9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Raipur
Fly:  25​h
1
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Hoedspruit
— 2 nights
3
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Raipur

3
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get some cultural insight at Robben Island and Castle of Good Hope. Relax by the water at Boulders Beach and Clifton Beaches. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, learn about winemaking at Steenberg Vineyards, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town road trip planning website .

Raipur, India to Cape Town is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Raipur to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Raipur, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Clifton Beaches ©
Clifton Beaches

2
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.
On the 14th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Ukuthula Designs, then take in the exciting artwork at Kingfisher Gallery, and then stroll through Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit travel route planner .

Fly from Cape Town to Hoedspruit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Hoedspruit can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park
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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 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg online trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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