22 days in Morondava & Greater Johannesburg Itinerary

22 days in Morondava & Greater Johannesburg Itinerary

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Morondava, Madagascar
— 2 nights
Fly to OR Tambo International Airport, Drive to Nigel
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Nigel, South Africa
— 1 day
Drive
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 13 nights
Drive
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Magaliesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive to OR Tambo International Airport, Fly to Rogue Valley International Medford Airport

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Morondava, Madagascar

— 2 nights
Known for its iconic road lined with ancient Baobab trees, the sleepy coastal village of Morondava serves as a popular base for travelers looking to explore the national parks and nature reserves of Madagascar.
On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Avenue of the Baobabs and then take a peaceful walk through Kirindy Forest Morondava Madagascar.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Morondava trip maker website.

Medford, USA to Morondava is an approximately 41-hour flight. Traveling from Medford to Morondava, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for Nigel on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Morondava

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Nigel, South Africa

— 1 day
Nigel is a small gold mining town in Gauteng Province, South Africa. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Springs Mall and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marievale Bird Sanctuary.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nigel day trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Morondava to Nigel. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Morondava to Nigel due to the time zone difference. In January in Nigel, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Nigel

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

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Johannesburg, South Africa

— 13 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Liliesleaf and Sci-Bono Discovery Centre. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Apartheid Museum and Origins Centre Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Krugersdorp (Silverstar Casino, Krugersdorp, Wonder Caves, &more). Spend the 17th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square, try to win big at Gold Reef City, and take in the exciting artwork at Rosebank Art & Craft Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nigel to Johannesburg takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Johannesburg can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Magaliesburg.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Wildlife · Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos

Side Trips

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Magaliesburg, South Africa

— 2 nights
A getaway for residents of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Magaliesburg sits at the heart of a region known for its mountains, rivers, and valleys.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Mountain Sanctuary Park. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Sterkfontein Cave and then relax in the rural setting at Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Magaliesburg trip planner.

You can drive from Johannesburg to Magaliesburg in 1.5 hours. In January in Magaliesburg, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Magaliesburg

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Greater Johannesburg travel guide

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Casinos · Specialty Museums · Landmarks