7 days in South Africa Itinerary

7 days in South Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Africa tour itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in South Africa Itinerary

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

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.
On the 26th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, take in the exciting artwork at I was shot in Joburg, then stop by Finders Keepers Market, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Kim Sacks Gallery.

Plan my Johannesburg trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

New Delhi, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Johannesburg. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in August; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 26°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Kim Sacks Gallery ©
Kim Sacks Gallery
I was shot in Joburg ©
I was shot in Joburg

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park and then do a tasting at Amarula Lapa. On your second day here, stop by Kumbaya Home Decor, browse the different shops at 24 Degrees South, then take in the exciting artwork at Kingfisher Gallery, and finally browse the exhibits of iNyoka Art Gallery.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hoedspruit vacation site .

Getting from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hoedspruit, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Amarula Lapa, Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Kingfisher Gallery ©
Kingfisher Gallery
24 Degrees South ©
24 Degrees South

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.
On the 29th (Thu), hunt for treasures at Greenmarket Square, look for gifts at Prins & Prins, then stroll through Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Cape Quarter Mall. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and then admire all the interesting features of Cape Point.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Hoedspruit to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Hoedspruit in August: highs in Cape Town hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Greenmarket Square ©
Greenmarket Square

Similar Plans

8 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA January, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND August, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 14 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in South Africa, Egypt & Istanbul BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in South Africa, Tanzania & Kenya BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans