15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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15 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Cape Town
— 8 nights
2
Johannesburg
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

8
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Greenmarket Square and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Get some historical perspective at Robben Island and Castle of Good Hope. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Boulders Beach (in Simon's Town) and Cape of Good Hope (in Table Mountain National Park). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and stop by Prins & Prins.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cape Town vacation planner.

Mumbai (Bombay), India to Cape Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) to Cape Town, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) in May, things will get much colder in Cape Town: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

5
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Market on Main or Sandton City Shopping Centre. Your inner history buff will appreciate Constitution Hill and Union Buildings. Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Montecasino (in Sandton) and Wild Cave Adventures (in Krugersdorp). Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, take in panoramic vistas at Top of Africa, and wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Johannesburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Side Trips

Sandton, Union Buildings, Wild Cave Adventures
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Montecasino ©
Montecasino
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

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