6 days in South Africa Itinerary

6 days in South Africa Itinerary

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6 days in South Africa Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  19​h
Johannesburg
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Manchester

1
day
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 (Mon): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Johannesburg trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Johannesburg is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Johannesburg is 2 hours. Traveling from Manchester in November, expect nights in Johannesburg to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are much hotter, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums
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Apartheid Museum

3
days
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, sightseeing, beaches, parks, and wildlife areas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park, meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Johannesburg in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
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Table Mountain National Park
Cape of Good Hope

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