6 days in South Africa Itinerary

6 days in South Africa Itinerary

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6 days in South Africa Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum.

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London, UK to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Johannesburg at 32°C and lows at 19°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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, parks, sightseeing, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Robben Island, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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