12 days in South Africa Itinerary

12 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
2
Cape Town
— 7 nights

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Apartheid Museum and Mandela House. Get some historical perspective at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct and Union Buildings. When in Johannesburg, make a side trip to see Wild Cave Adventures in Krugersdorp, approximately Krugersdorp away. There's lots more to do: try to win big at Montecasino, learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History, and stop by Maboneng Precinct.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Johannesburg is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in April, you will find days in Johannesburg are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are cooler (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

Union Buildings, Wild Cave Adventures, Montecasino
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

7
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Escape the urban bustle at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Clifton Beaches. Do some cultural sightseeing at Robben Island Museum and Castle of Good Hope. The adventure continues: stroll through Cape Point, take in the awesome beauty at Lion's Head, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, and wander the streets of Bo-kaap.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner.

Fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 7:
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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