29 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

29 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

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29 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Johannesburg
— 12 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Cape Town
— 16 nights
End: Cape Town

12
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ukutula Lion Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sterkfontein Cave and Liliesleaf Farm & Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Johannesburg: Pretoria (Horseback Africa, Union Buildings, & more), Zipline (in Rustenburg) and Zonderwater Italian POW (in Cullinan). Spend the 30th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Hector Pieterson Museum, stroll through Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg trip itinerary planning website .

Cape Town to Johannesburg is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Johannesburg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Pretoria, Brits, Sterkfontein Cave, Germiston Golf Club, Phaladingwe Hiking Trail
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Safaris
Zipline
Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center

16
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Lynx Wines and Robben Island Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Platteklip Gorge and Cape of Good Hope. Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Town: Fairview Wine and Cheese (in Suider Paarl), Shark Diving (in Gansbaai) and Stellenbosch (Absolut Art Gallery, Marze Botha Art Gallery, & more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach, examine the collection at The Heart of Cape Town Museum, do a tasting at Buitenverwachting, and hike along Helderberg Nature Reserve.

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Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Langebaan Lagoon, Chapman's Peak Drive, West Coast Fossil Park
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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