9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Montreal

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Mandela House and then hunt for treasures at Market on Main. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): try your luck at Montecasino, see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at Carlton Centre.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to Johannesburg is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, car, bus, and flight. Traveling from Montreal to Johannesburg, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in April, you will find days in Johannesburg are much hotter (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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, parks, beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, admire all the interesting features of Robben Island, and meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium.

Make your Cape Town itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Beaches
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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park

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