7 days in South Africa Itinerary

7 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  16 h
1
Johannesburg
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Cape Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Mossel Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): try your luck at Emperors Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip builder.

New Delhi, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Johannesburg when traveling from New Delhi in February, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Fun & Games

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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, hunt for treasures at Greenmarket Square, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and then look for gifts at Rolling Wood Surf and Skate.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Greenmarket Square ©
Greenmarket Square

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Santos Beach, look for gifts at La Chocolaterie Rococo, then get engrossed in the history at Janine Iron and Washing Museum, and finally meet the residents at The Shark Lab.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mossel Bay holiday builder app.

Getting from Cape Town to Mossel Bay by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in February, expect nights in Mossel Bay to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. 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
The Shark Lab ©
The Shark Lab

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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.
Kick off your visit 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 where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Durban trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Mossel Bay to Durban in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mossel Bay in February, with highs in Durban at 34°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Durban

Shopping Wildlife Outdoors

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

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