14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Manchester
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Hawking Centre, The Lion King, London Tours by Taxi, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at The Hawking Centre. On your second day here, join in the after-dark buzz at London Tours by Taxi, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and then take in a show at The Lion King.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London attractions planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Johannesburg to London, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, expect London to be much colder, temps between 11°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Tours Nightlife Parks

Side Trip

The Hawking Centre
Highlights from your plan
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
The Lion King ©
The Lion King

3
nights
Manchester

Manchester
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mountain Goat Tours as well as Alton Towers. Do some cultural sightseeing at Albert Dock and Liverpool Cathedral. When in Manchester, make a side trip to see Chester Zoo in Chester, approximately 1h 05 min away.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Manchester trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Manchester in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Manchester

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Liverpool, Chester Zoo, Mountain Goat Tours, Alton Towers
Highlights from your plan
Alton Towers
Alton Towers
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral

7
nights
London

London ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Borough Market, The London Eye, Houses of Parliament, and other attractions. Do your shopping at Camden Market and Alexis Jewels. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Imperial Bird of Prey Academy and St. James's Park. Enjoy London some more: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at British Museum, take a stroll through Piccadilly Circus, and browse the range of quality goods at Harrods.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the London holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Manchester to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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