8 days in South Africa Itinerary

8 days in South Africa Itinerary

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8 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Manama

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), try your luck at Montecasino and then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg itinerary planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Johannesburg is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manama to Johannesburg. Traveling from Manama in August, things will get cooler in Johannesburg: highs are around 27°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Museums Casinos

Side Trip

Montecasino
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Montecasino ©
Montecasino
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

4
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, sightseeing, beaches, parks, and wildlife areas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park, meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, and learn about winemaking at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Johannesburg in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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