6 days in South Africa Itinerary

6 days in South Africa Itinerary

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6 days in South Africa Itinerary

Johannesburg
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Johannesburg

2
days
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 20th (Wed): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill, and then examine the collection at Lindfield Victorian House Museum. On the next day, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg holiday planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Johannesburg. In September, daytime highs in Johannesburg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

4
days
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Groote Kerk, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, and stop by Shimansky Jewellers.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town vacation builder.

Fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, you will find days in Cape Town are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope

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