13 days in South Africa & Windhoek Itinerary

13 days in South Africa & Windhoek Itinerary

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13 days in South Africa & Windhoek Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Windhoek, Namibia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Singapore, Singapore


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4
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Johannesburg: Pretoria (Voortrekker Monument, Union Buildings, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get in on the family fun at Gold Reef City, and contemplate the long history of Mandela House.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg road trip planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Johannesburg is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Pretoria, Sandton
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

4
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, look for gifts at Wecke & Voigts, and get a taste of life in the country at Okapuka Ranch.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Windhoek trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Johannesburg to Windhoek in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in January, you will find days in Windhoek are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Tours
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

3
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
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, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town day trip site .

Fly from Windhoek to Cape Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Windhoek in January, expect nights in Cape Town to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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