7 days in South Africa Itinerary

7 days in South Africa Itinerary

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7 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  16​h
1
Johannesburg
— 1 day
2
Cape Town
— 2 nights
3
Mossel Bay
— 1 night
4
Durban
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
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.
On the 2nd (Sun), try your luck at Emperors Palace.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Johannesburg, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Johannesburg when traveling from New Delhi in February, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Emperors Palace
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Emperors Palace ©
Emperors Palace

2
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, hunt for treasures at Greenmarket Square, and then admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Cape Point, then stroll through Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and then look for gifts at Rolling Wood Surf and Skate.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cape Town using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

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

1
night
Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay ©
A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): kick back and relax at Santos Beach, then look for gifts at La Chocolaterie Rococo, then take an in-depth tour of Janine Iron and Washing Museum, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at The Shark Lab.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mossel Bay trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Mossel Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mossel Bay: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Santos Beach ©
Santos Beach
La Chocolaterie Rococo ©
La Chocolaterie Rococo

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night
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.
On the 6th (Thu), browse the different shops at Gateway Theatre of Shopping and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Durban planner .

Getting from Mossel Bay to Durban by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mossel Bay in February, expect Durban to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durban

Shopping Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Gateway Theatre of Shopping
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Shark Diving
Gateway Theatre of Shopping ©
Gateway Theatre of Shopping

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