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 15th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct, contemplate the long history of South Western Townships, and ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Johannesburg online itinerary creator.

Chennai (Madras), India to Johannesburg is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chennai (Madras) to Johannesburg. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai (Madras) in May; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 26°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

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Mandela House
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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Cape of Good Hope (in Table Mountain National Park) and Boulders Beach (in Simon's Town). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of Groote Kerk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town holiday planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Cape Town sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can 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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