9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
2
Cape Town
— 5 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct and Mandela House. Head to Sandton City Shopping Centre and The Bryanston Organic and Natural Marketfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, try to win big at Montecasino, and don't miss a visit to South Western Townships.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip itinerary planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in July, things will get cooler in Johannesburg: highs are around 22°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

Sandton, The Bryanston Organic and Natural Market
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Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Old Biscuit Mill and Uwe Koetter Jewellers. Escape the urban bustle at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Table Mountain National Park. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Robben Island Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Good Hope, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Greenmarket Square.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Town travel route planning website.

Getting from Johannesburg to Cape Town by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cape Town are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Shopping · Nature
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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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