4 days in Johannesburg & Durban Itinerary

4 days in Johannesburg & Durban Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Durban
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Union Buildings and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Johannesburg. In December in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Jack Friedman Eastgate, Union Buildings
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Safaris
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

2
nights
Durban

Durban ©
Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at uShaka Marine World and then enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Mile. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Umhlanga Main Beach and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Durban sightseeing tool.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Durban in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Durban. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Umhlanga Main Beach
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uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Shark Diving
Golden Mile ©
Golden Mile

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