11 days in Victoria Falls & South Africa Itinerary

11 days in Victoria Falls & South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in Victoria Falls & South Africa Itinerary

London, United Kingdom
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Cape Town, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
London, United Kingdom

2
days
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
On the 21st (Mon), admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge. On the next day, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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London, UK to Victoria Falls is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Victoria Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, expect Victoria Falls to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

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Safaris
Zipline

2
days
Johannesburg, South Africa

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 23rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Mandela House and then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Gold Reef City and then enjoy breathtaking views from Carlton Centre.

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You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Victoria Falls in May: high temperatures in Johannesburg hover around 26°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pilanesberg National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Side Trip

Mandela House
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

few
hours
Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa

Pilanesberg National Park
For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Pilanesberg National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Johannesburg to Pilanesberg National Park in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Pilanesberg National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 25th (Fri), you're off toCape Town.

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days
Cape Town, South Africa

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: admire all the interesting features of Cape of Good Hope, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches, browse the eclectic array of goods at Greenmarket Square, and kick back and relax at Boulders Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Cape Town online itinerary creator.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pilanesberg National Park to Cape Town. Traveling from Pilanesberg National Park in May, expect nights in Cape Town to be a bit warmer, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Wed).

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Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach

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