13 days in South Africa & Windhoek Itinerary

13 days in South Africa & Windhoek Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
2
Windhoek, Namibia
— 4 nights
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights

4
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

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: Pretoria (Voortrekker Monument, Union Buildings, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, admire all the interesting features of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, try your luck at Montecasino, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg trip builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Johannesburg is minus 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Singapore in January since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Tours

Side Trips

Pretoria, Sandton
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, don't miss a visit to Heroes Acre, and stop by Wecke & Voigts.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Windhoek road trip site.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Windhoek in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Johannesburg in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Safaris
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve ©
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, and head off the coast to Robben Island Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town day trip website.

Getting from Windhoek to Cape Town by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Windhoek in January, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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