9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Chennai (Madras)
Fly:
18​h 15​min
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
Fly:
4​h 15​min
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:
24​h
Chennai (Madras)

3
days
Johannesburg

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.
Pack the 15th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Constitution Hill, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, and contemplate the long history of South Western Townships.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg holiday planner.

Chennai (Madras), India to Johannesburg is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai (Madras) to Johannesburg, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Chennai (Madras) in May: high temperatures in Johannesburg hover around 26°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Mandela House
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Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill

4
days
Cape Town

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boulders Beach (in Simon's Town) and Cape of Good Hope (in Table Mountain National Park). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain, admire all the interesting features of Robben Island, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Groote Kerk.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip builder.

Getting from Johannesburg to Cape Town by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Table Mountain National Park
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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