17 days in Cape Town & Durban Itinerary

17 days in Cape Town & Durban Itinerary

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17 days in Cape Town & Durban Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Cape Town
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Durban
— 6 nights
End: Durban

10
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get outdoors at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Platteklip Gorge. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Robben Island Museum and Groot Constantia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Town: Franschhoek (Franschhoek Motor Museum, First South African Perfume Museum, & more) and Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden (in Stellenbosch). There's still lots to do: get great views at Cape Point, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, appreciate the extensive heritage of Maclear's Beacon, and hunt for treasures at Greenmarket Square.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cape Town online holiday planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Cape Town is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Robben Island Museum ©
Robben Island Museum

6
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Gateway Theatre of Shopping and Elizabeth Gordon Gallery. Get outdoors at Shark Diving and Umhlanga Main Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durban: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Umkomaas), The Buddhist Retreat Centre (in Ixopo) and Piggly Wiggly Country Village (in Nottingham Road). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Makiwa Gallery, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at uShaka Marine World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple, and steep yourself in history at The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa Durban.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Durban trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Cape Town to Durban in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in December: high temperatures in Durban hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Durban

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Umhlanga Rocks, Piggly Wiggly Country Village, Scuba & Snorkeling, KwaZulu-Natal Museum, KartingKZN Galleria
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Scuba & Snorkeling
Umhlanga Main Beach ©
Umhlanga Main Beach

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