9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Kruger National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  28​h 30​min
2
Nelspruit
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Kruger National Park is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Kruger National Park. Traveling from Mumbai in November, expect Kruger National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 15°C. You'll set off for Nelspruit on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

1
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kruger National Park. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nelspruit online route planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You'll set off for Johannesburg on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Nelspruit

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, then view the masterpieces at I was shot in Joburg, and then deepen your understanding of the past and present with Constitution Hill.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Johannesburg online travel route planner .

You can fly from Nelspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Maboneng Precinct ©
Maboneng Precinct
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
I was shot in Joburg ©
I was shot in Joburg

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate District Six Museum and Michaelis Collection at the Iziko Old Town House. Get some cultural insight at Robben Island Museum and Maclear's Beacon. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Greenmarket Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Fish Hoek Beach, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cape Town tour itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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