4 days in Johannesburg & Kenya Itinerary

4 days in Johannesburg & Kenya Itinerary

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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 1 day
Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights


Johannesburg, South Africa — 1 day

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.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Mandela House, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg trip planner.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are OR Tambo International Airport and Pilanesberg International Airport. In March in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Nairobi.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Nairobi, Kenya — 2 nights

Green City in the Sun

You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nairobi National Park and Karen Blixen Museum. Spend the 19th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, look for gifts at Ocean Sole (Flip the Flop Tour), and admire the striking features of African Heritage House.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nairobi road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Johannesburg to Nairobi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Nairobi. In March, daily temperatures in Nairobi can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Kenya travel guide

Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.