6 days in Gauteng Itinerary

6 days in Gauteng Itinerary

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6 days in Gauteng Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
1
Johannesburg
— 1 day
train:  45​min
2
Pretoria
— 3 nights
3
Pretoria
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
End: Johannesburg

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Johannesburg road trip planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Johannesburg. In September, daily temperatures in Johannesburg can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a train to Pretoria.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Pretoria

A hub of research and education, Pretoria remains a quiet city filled with significant historic buildings and fascinating museums.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Pretoria Farmers Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nan Hua Temple, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Sammy Marks House, then buy something for everyone on your list at Irene Village Mall, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pretoria travel route planning site .

Traveling by train from Johannesburg to Pretoria takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Johannesburg in September: highs in Pretoria hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 19°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pretoria.

Things to do in Pretoria

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Irene Village Mall, Nan Hua Temple
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Safaris
Nan Hua Temple ©
Nan Hua Temple
Horseback Africa ©
Horseback Africa

2
nights
Pretoria

Pretoria ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Smuts House Museum, see the interesting displays at Kruger House Museum, then steep yourself in history at Melrose House, and finally contemplate the long history of Union Buildings. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Rosemary Hill Mountain Bike Park, hike along Hennops Hiking Trail, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pretoria route tool .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Pretoria

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Wonder Caves, Horseback Riding Tours
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Hennops Hiking Trail ©
Hennops Hiking Trail
Wonder Caves ©
Wonder Caves
Melrose House ©
Melrose House

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