20 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

20 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

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Johannesburg
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Cape Town
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Johannesburg — 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Johannesburg side-trips: The Oval (in Centurion), Pretoria (Voortrekker Monument & Horseback Africa) and The Cradle of Humankind (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site). Spend the 6th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History, visit Maboneng Precinct, and try to win big at Emperors Palace.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg sightseeing site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Johannesburg. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in April; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly to Cape Town.
Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Outdoors
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Cape Town — 11 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: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, admire all the interesting features of Cape Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Signal Hill, and step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum.

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You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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