3 days in Bloemfontein & Barberton Itinerary

3 days in Bloemfontein & Barberton Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Africa tour planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bloemfontein
Drive
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Barberton
— 1 night
Drive to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Fly to Cape Town

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Bloemfontein

City of Roses

Poetically hailed as the "city of roses" and the birthplace of J. R. R. Tolkien, Bloemfontein blends a variety of African and European cultures, creating an environment suited for both business and leisure.
On the 24th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Anglo Boer War Museum and then take some stellar pictures from Naval Hill.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bloemfontein travel planner.

Cape Town to Bloemfontein is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Bloemfontein, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barberton.

Things to do in Bloemfontein

Museums
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Barberton

— 1 night
Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region. On the 25th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Barberton History & Mining Museum, see the interesting displays at Barberton Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barberton online journey planner.

Getting from Bloemfontein to Barberton by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barberton when traveling from Bloemfontein in September, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barberton

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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