9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Dammam
Fly:  20​h
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Dammam

5
days
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and Two Oceans Aquarium. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, learn about winemaking at Klein Constantia, examine the collection at District Six Museum, and kick back and relax at Boulders Beach.

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Cape Town is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dammam to Cape Town. Traveling from Dammam in July, things will get much colder in Cape Town: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

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Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope

2
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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 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum and then head outdoors with Lion and Safari Park. Keep things going the next day: try out the rides at Gold Reef City.

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Getting from Cape Town to Johannesburg by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Lion and Safari Park ©
Lion and Safari Park
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum

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