8 days in South Africa Itinerary

8 days in South Africa Itinerary

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8 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Fly:  24​h
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Johannesburg
— Few hours
Fly:  25​h
End: Richmond

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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.
Robben Island and Maclear's Beacon will appeal to history buffs. Visit Boulders Beach and Clifton Beaches for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Prins & Prins, stroll through Cape of Good Hope, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cape Town trip maker site .

Richmond, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 7 hours. Traveling from Richmond in July, expect Cape Town to be colder, temps between 63°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Robben Island Museum ©
Robben Island Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in July, Johannesburg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum

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