10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  28​h
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  31​h
End: New York City

2
nights
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.
On the 28th (Tue), examine the collection at Apartheid Museum and then take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at South African National Museum of Military History and then stop by Sandton City Shopping Centre.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip itinerary maker.

New York City, USA to Johannesburg is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Johannesburg, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from New York City in March, with highs in Johannesburg at 78°F and lows at 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Sandton City Shopping Centre
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Maboneng Precinct ©
Maboneng Precinct

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Take a break from the city and head to Boulders Beach and Cape of Good Hope. Your inner history buff will appreciate Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Robben Island. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain, stop by Uwe Koetter, hunt for treasures at Greenmarket Square, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Cape Town are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Shopping
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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