9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Munich

5
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 Cape Town Holocaust Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Greenmarket Square and Old Biscuit Millfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Good Hope, and take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Cape Town sightseeing planner.

Berlin, Germany to Cape Town is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Cape Town. In September, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to 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
Robben Island Museum ©
Robben Island Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum and then enjoy breathtaking views from Carlton Centre. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill, try your luck at Montecasino, and then look for gifts at Sandton City Shopping Centre.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Cape Town to Johannesburg by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Johannesburg, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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