9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Cape Town
— 6 nights
2
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Cairo

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach and Cape of Good Hope. Family-friendly places like Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and Two Oceans Aquarium will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Robben Island, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp's Bay Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip generator.

Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town is an approximately 14-hour flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cairo in February, with highs in Cape Town at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chapman's Peak Drive, First South African Perfume Museum
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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 8th (Thu), examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and then wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Johannesburg can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Maboneng Precinct ©
Maboneng Precinct
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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