6 days in South Africa Itinerary

6 days in South Africa Itinerary

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6 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sun City
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
3
Cape Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Durban

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Johannesburg travel itinerary planner .

Durban to Johannesburg is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durban in September, Johannesburg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sun City.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

2
nights
Sun City

Sun City ©
Sun City is a luxury resort and casino, situated in the North West Province of South Africa. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pilanesberg National Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sun City trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Johannesburg to Sun City in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. When traveling from Johannesburg in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sun City, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Sun City

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Pilanesberg National Park ©
Pilanesberg National Park

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nights
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, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, examine the collection at District Six Museum, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, and take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Sun City to Cape Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Sun City in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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