10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Athens
Subway + Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Athens

2
nights
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.
Johannesburg is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, try to win big at Montecasino, get in on the family fun at Gold Reef City, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jack Friedman Eastgate.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Johannesburg road trip app.

Athens, Greece to Johannesburg is an approximately 18- hour combination of subway and flight. Traveling from Athens in February, you will find days in Johannesburg are warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

Jack Friedman Eastgate, Montecasino
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©

6
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, trek along Platteklip Gorge, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cape Town trip planner.

Fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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