9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  24​h
New Delhi

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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.
Pack the 17th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, make a trip to Constitution Hill, and steep yourself in history at Mandela House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg vacation builder.

New Delhi, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 3 hours. When traveling from New Delhi in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Johannesburg, with highs around 27°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Mandela House, Nelson Mandela Square
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

4
days
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, sightseeing, beaches, parks, and wildlife areas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach, get to know the fascinating history of St Georges Mall, and step off the mainland to explore Robben Island.

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Getting from Johannesburg to Cape Town by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Beaches
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Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

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