14 days in South Africa Itinerary

14 days in South Africa Itinerary

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14 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  26​h
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Montagu
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
3
Johannesburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

5
nights
Cape Town

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 some stellar pictures from Cape Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, and trek along Platteklip Gorge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cape Town online trip maker .

Minneapolis, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Cape Town, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in February, with highs in Cape Town at 81°F and lows at 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Montagu.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

3
nights
Montagu

Montagu ©
A gateway to the fertile hills and valleys of the Little Karoo and a stop on historic Route 62, the scenic village of Montagu captivates with its quaint Cape Dutch architecture and mineral hot springs.
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montagu: Robertson (Marbrin Olive Growers & Rietvallei Wine Estate) and Swellendam (Drostdy Museum & Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery). The adventure continues: head outdoors with American Dream Cars, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mildred's Chapelry, take in the exciting artwork at IBIS Gallery, and admire all the interesting features of R 62 nel Klein Karoo.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Montagu road trip site .

Drive from Cape Town to Montagu in 2.5 hours. March in Montagu sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Montagu

Outdoors Wineries Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Robertson, Swellendam
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Marbrin Olive Growers ©
Marbrin Olive Growers
Drostdy Museum ©
Drostdy Museum
American Dream Cars ©
American Dream Cars

4
nights
Johannesburg

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.
Johannesburg is known for museums, wildlife, theme parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill, and don't miss a visit to Nelson Mandela Square.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Montagu to Johannesburg. In March in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

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