6 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

6 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

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Johannesburg
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Cape Town
— 3 nights

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©

City of Light

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct and Union Buildings. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lesedi Cultural Village and Hector Pieterson Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Johannesburg: Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris (in Magaliesburg), Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre (in Brits) and Sterkfontein Cave (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at SAB World of Beer.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Johannesburg. In July, daily temperatures in Johannesburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©

Mother City

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 Platteklip Gorge. You'll explore and learn at Franschhoek Motor Museum and Heart of Cape Town Museum. Explore Cape Town's surroundings by going to Delaire Graff Estate (in Stellenbosch) and La Motte Wine Estate (in Franschhoek). There's much more to do: meet some fierce fish with Pisces Divers, kick back and relax at Fish Hoek Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cape Town online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (21°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Platteklip Gorge
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Pisces Divers
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