9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + foot + train:  14​h 30​min
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Singapore

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Apartheid Museum and Maboneng Precinct. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hazel Food Market and Fourways Farmers Market. Change things up with a short trip to Union Buildings in Pretoria (about 56 minutes away). The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, and look for gifts at Sandton City Shopping Centre.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Johannesburg vacation builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Johannesburg, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in July; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 22°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trips

Pretoria, Mandela House
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Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Maboneng Precinct ©
Maboneng Precinct

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.
For shopping fun, head to Greenmarket Square or Prins & Prins. Take a break from the city and head to Boulders Beach and Cape of Good Hope. Step out of Cape Town with an excursion to Shimansky Jewellers in Cape Town Central--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Robben Island, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and stop by Uwe Koetter.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cape Town, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

#Parks, #Shopping, #Nature
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Robben Island ©
Robben Island
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach

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