15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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15 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  18​h
1
Cape Town
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
3
Hazyview
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + train:  3​h 30​min
4
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: New Delhi

7
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Robben Island and Groot Constantia will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Cape of Good Hope and Maclear's Beacon. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Camp's Bay Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town day trip site .

New Delhi, India to Cape Town is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in August, expect Cape Town to be colder, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Robben Island ©
Robben Island
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park

3
nights
Hoedspruit

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.
Visiting Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoedspruit: Thornybush Game Reserve (in Kruger National Park) and Idube Game Reserve (in Sabi Sand Game Reserve). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hoedspruit planning site .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: highs in Hoedspruit hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hazyview.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park, Idube Game Reserve
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©

2
nights
Hazyview

Hazyview ©
A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
On the 27th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): stroll through Perry's Bridge Reptile Park and then stroll through Elephant Whispers.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hazyview online tour builder .

You can drive from Hoedspruit to Hazyview in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hazyview can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hazyview

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Mandela House and then steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg travel route planning site .

Getting from Hazyview to Johannesburg by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hazyview in August, Johannesburg is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Mandela House ©
Mandela House
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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