15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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15 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Johannesburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Explore Johannesburg's surroundings by going to Pretoria (Voortrekker Monument & Union Buildings), Montecasino (in Sandton) and Wild Cave Adventures (in Krugersdorp). Pack the 29th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum and steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg vacation planner.

Mumbai (Bombay), India to Johannesburg is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) in June, with highs in Johannesburg at 21°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pretoria, Montecasino, Wild Cave Adventures
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

3
nights
Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Get out of town with these interesting Hoedspruit side-trips: Kruger National Park (Thornybush Game Reserve, Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park, & more). There's more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hippo Jessica.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Hoedspruit trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in July, with highs in Hoedspruit at 26°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Safaris
Hippo Jessica ©
Hippo Jessica

6
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Explore Cape Town's surroundings by going to Cape of Good Hope (in Table Mountain National Park) and Boulders Beach (in Simon's Town). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and step into the grandiose world of Castle of Good Hope.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Hoedspruit to Cape Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Hoedspruit in July, with highs in Cape Town at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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