8 days in South Africa Itinerary

8 days in South Africa Itinerary

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8 days in South Africa Itinerary

Chicago
Fly:  24​h
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Johannesburg
— Few hours
Fly:  23​h
Chicago

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days
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get in touch with nature at Cape of Good Hope and Robben Island. District Six Museum and First South African Perfume Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, stroll through Llandudno Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of St Georges Mall.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cape Town online holiday planner .

Chicago, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Cape Town. Traveling from Chicago in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Cape Town: highs are around 75°F and lows about 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Robben Island ©
Robben Island
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach

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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 29th (Sun): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum

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