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
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Constitution Hill and Mandela House. Get some cultural insight at Apartheid Museum and South Western Townships. Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: The Bryanston Organic and Natural Market (in Bryanston) and Montecasino (in Sandton). There's more to do: take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct and look for gifts at Sandton City Shopping Centre.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Johannesburg. Traveling from Singapore in July, things will get cooler in Johannesburg: highs are around 22°C and lows about 4°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Bryanston Organic and Natural Market, Montecasino, Mandela House
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Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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.
Get some historical perspective at Robben Island and Castle of Good Hope. Head to Greenmarket Square and Baraka Gifts and Decorfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Town: Cape of Good Hope (in Table Mountain National Park) and Boulders Beach (in Simon's Town). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and stop by Prins & Prins.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 8°C in Cape Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to 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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