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:  16​h
1
Johannesburg
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Hoedspruit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Nelspruit
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, stop by Piece, and then explore the galleries of Art Eye Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg road trip site .

New Delhi, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in June, things will get colder in Johannesburg: highs are around 22°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Shopping
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Art Eye Gallery ©
Art Eye Gallery

1
night
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 6th (Thu), stop by Kumbaya Home Decor, then view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery, then buy something for everyone on your list at 24 Degrees South, and finally explore the galleries of iNyoka Art Gallery.

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You can fly from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in June, with highs in Hoedspruit at 26°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Shopping Museums
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Kingfisher Gallery ©
Kingfisher Gallery
iNyoka Art Gallery ©
iNyoka Art Gallery
24 Degrees South ©
24 Degrees South

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nelspruit tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Hoedspruit to Nelspruit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In June in Nelspruit, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Nature Parks
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

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.
For shopping fun, head to Greenmarket Square or Prins & Prins. Get some cultural insight at Robben Island Museum and Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate. There's much more to do: stroll through Boulders Beach, view the masterpieces at Martin Osner Fine Art Photography Gallery, get great views at Cape of Good Hope, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Nelspruit to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nelspruit in June, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Robben Island Museum ©
Robben Island Museum

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