12 days in New Delhi & South Africa Itinerary

12 days in New Delhi & South Africa Itinerary

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12 days in New Delhi & South Africa Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
1
New Delhi, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
2
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Nelspruit, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: New Delhi, India

2
nights
New Delhi, India

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and make a trip to India Gate.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New Delhi trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Food Tours
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar

1
night
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill. Keep things going the next day: try out the rides at Gold Reef City and then take in panoramic vistas at Carlton Centre.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Johannesburg online itinerary planner .

You can fly from New Delhi to Johannesburg in 16 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Johannesburg due to the time zone difference. In December, Johannesburg is somewhat warmer than New Delhi - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Theme Parks
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

2
nights
Nelspruit, South Africa

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.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves, then admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, and then stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nelspruit online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Johannesburg to Nelspruit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Nelspruit can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Lowveld National Botanical Garden ©
Lowveld National Botanical Garden
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves

4
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, parks, beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches, contemplate the long history of Robben Island, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cape Town trip builder site .

You can fly from Nelspruit to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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