9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Arusha
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Arusha

6
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get some historical perspective at Robben Island and Maclear's Beacon. Get a sense of the local culture at Table Mountain National Park and Groot Constantia. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach, stop by Uwe Koetter, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner.

Arusha, Tanzania to Cape Town is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Arusha to Cape Town is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Arusha in April, Cape Town is little chillier at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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.
On the 24th (Tue), learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History and then hunt for treasures at Market on Main. On the next day, examine the collection at Apartheid Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip site .

You can fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Market on Main ©
Market on Main

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