9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Chennai (Madras)
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  24​h
Chennai (Madras)

3
days
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.
Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at South Western Townships, take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct, and ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg holiday planner.

Chennai (Madras), India to Johannesburg is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chennai (Madras) to Johannesburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai (Madras) in May, expect Johannesburg to be much colder, temps between 26°C and 9°C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cape Town.

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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

4
days
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Explore Cape Town's surroundings by going to Boulders Beach (in Simon's Town) and Cape of Good Hope (in Table Mountain National Park). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Groote Kerk, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cape Town online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

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