7 days in South Africa Itinerary

7 days in South Africa Itinerary

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7 days in South Africa Itinerary

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

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.
Step out of Johannesburg with an excursion to Montecasino in Sandton--about 32 minutes away. Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill, and enjoy breathtaking views from Carlton Centre.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg journey site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Johannesburg. In February, daily temperatures in Johannesburg can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Cape Town.

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Montecasino
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Montecasino ©
Montecasino

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.
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, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island, stop by Shimansky Jewellers, and kick back and relax at Boulders Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town online travel planner .

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Cape Town are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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