6 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

6 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

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6 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

Start: Entebbe
Fly:  7 h
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Entebbe

2
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.
On the 29th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Mandela House, see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, then categoryPhrases.phrase.deepen_your_understanding_of_the_past_and_present_with Constitution Hill, and finally take in the exciting artwork at I was shot in Joburg. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Nelson Mandela Foundation, enjoy breathtaking views from Carlton Centre, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see maps and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip planner.

Entebbe, Uganda to Johannesburg is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Entebbe to Johannesburg due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Entebbe in March since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©

3
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, get great views at Cape Point, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Signal Hill, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Cape Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Cape Town sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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