60 days in Cape Town & Johannesburg Itinerary

60 days in Cape Town & Johannesburg Itinerary

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60 days in Cape Town & Johannesburg Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
1
Cape Town
— 27 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Johannesburg
— 32 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Cape Town

27
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Premier Classe Train has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Town: Robertson (Marbrin Olive Growers & Excelsior Wine Estate), Hermanus (Wine Tours & Tastings, Kwaaiwater, & more) and Iona Wine Farm (in Grabouw). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Cape Town. In September, daytime highs in Cape Town are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Paarl, Hermanus, Robertson, Tulbagh
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Premier Classe Train ©
Premier Classe Train
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

32
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.
Explore Johannesburg's surroundings by going to Pretoria (Pretoria Main Train Station, Pretoria Farmers Market, & more), Centurion (Centurion Society Of Model Engineers & The Oval) and Walking tours (in Cullinan). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, stroll through The Cradle of Humankind, and contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in October, you will find days in Johannesburg are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pretoria, Sandton, Parys, Greater Johannesburg, Modderfontein
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©

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