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:  16​h 30​min
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Port Elizabeth
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Nelspruit
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Durban
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

5
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 enjoy Cape Point and Boulders Beach Penguin Colony. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive, and take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Cape Town is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In June, Cape Town is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

2
nights
Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth ©
The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dockside Brewery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shamwari Game Reserve. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Seaview Lion Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Bayworld, and then try to win big at The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment World.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Elizabeth trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Port Elizabeth are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Shamwari Game Reserve ©
Shamwari Game Reserve
Seaview Lion Park ©
Seaview Lion Park
Bayworld ©
Bayworld

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hazyview (Elephant Whispers & Perry's Bridge Reptile Park), Safaris (in Kruger National Park) and Antiques & Artifacts (in White River). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonder View, look for gifts at Joubert en Seuns Padstal, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nelspruit tour planner .

Fly from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Nelspruit, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hazyview, Safaris, Wonder View, Antiques & Artifacts
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Safaris
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park ©
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves

4
nights
Durban

Durban ©
Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy uShaka Marine World and Golden Mile. There's lots more to do: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, look for gifts at Awesome Africa, browse the exhibits of Makiwa Gallery, and make a splash at uShaka Wet 'n Wild.

Before you visit Durban, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Nelspruit to Durban in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Nelspruit in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Durban. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Umhlanga Rocks
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uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
uShaka Wet 'n Wild ©
uShaka Wet 'n Wild
Umhlanga Main Beach ©
Umhlanga Main Beach

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