15 days in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein & Cape Town Itinerary

15 days in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein & Cape Town Itinerary

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Johannesburg
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Bloemfontein
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Cape Town
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Johannesburg — 3 nights

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.
Step out of Johannesburg with an excursion to Union Buildings in Pretoria--about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History, and contemplate the long history of Mandela House.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg tour itinerary builder app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in February; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Bloemfontein.
Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games · Theme Parks
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Bloemfontein — 3 nights

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.
Bloemfontein is known for museums, fun & games, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anglo Boer War Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Langenhoven Park Farmers Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Free State National Botanical Garden, and examine the collection at The National Museum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bloemfontein trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Bloemfontein are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Cape Town.
Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Parks
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Cape Town — 7 nights

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, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, examine the collection at District Six Museum, and kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town online trip maker.

You can fly from Bloemfontein to Cape Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bloemfontein in February: highs in Cape Town hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
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