9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  18​h
1
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Nelspruit
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: New Delhi

4
nights
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, parks, sightseeing, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park, head off the coast to Robben Island, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach, and take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Cape Town is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in September: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

2
nights
Nelspruit

Nelspruit ©
Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
On the 13th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nelspruit custom trip planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in September: high temperatures in Nelspruit hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Nature Parks
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Mandela House and then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Constitution Hill, try to win big at Montecasino, and then don't miss a visit to Nelson Mandela Square.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Nelspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Johannesburg when traveling from Nelspruit in September, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Historic Sites Museums Casinos

Side Trip

Sandton
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Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

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