11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Johannesburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
London

6
days
Cape Town

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: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium, and head off the coast to Robben Island.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Cape Town is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Cape Town, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
Accommodations
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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope

3
days
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Voortrekker Monument (in Pretoria) and Montecasino (in Sandton). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market on Main, take in panoramic vistas at Carlton Centre, and get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Johannesburg are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will leave for home on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Montecasino, Voortrekker Monument, Mandela House
Accommodations
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

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