2 days in Gauteng Itinerary

2 days in Gauteng Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Gauteng sightseeing planner

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Johannesburg
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Johannesburg

— 1 night

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and then gain some tasty knowledge on Time Anchor Distillery. Keep things going the next day: try out the rides at Gold Reef City.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip site.

Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Casinos · Museums
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Gauteng travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Casinos · Landmarks
On a trip to Gauteng, you'll witness the golden roots of South Africa, and the World Heritage-listed Cradle of Humankind. The region's name means "place of gold" in the Sesotho language, and dates from the beginnings of the gold industry in Johannesburg in 1886. Mine tours tell the tale of this booming era, while today the region encompasses tall skyscrapers, Indian markets, and African medicine lodges. Topping most Gauteng itineraries, bustling Jo'burg contends with the fascinating valley revealing the origins of human civilization. Enrich your trip with tranquil nature reserves and museums tracing South Africa's complex heritage.