7 days in South Africa Itinerary

7 days in South Africa Itinerary

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7 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Constitution Hill, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and then hunt for treasures at Market on Main. On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Neighbourgoods Market and then contemplate the long history of Mandela House.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg trip tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Johannesburg. January in Johannesburg sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Boulders Beach and Clifton Beaches. Step out of the city life by going to Cape of Good Hope and Table Mountain National Park. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Greenmarket Square, look for gifts at Baraka Gifts and Decor, examine the collection at District Six Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Robben Island.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip tool .

Fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Cape Town are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Shopping Nature
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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