6 days in Gauteng Itinerary

6 days in Gauteng Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Gauteng sightseeing planner

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Johannesburg
— 1 day
Drive
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Boksburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Benoni
— 1 night
Drive
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Pretoria
— 3 nights

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Johannesburg

— 1 day

City of Light

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.
On the 5th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, see the interesting displays at Lindfield Victorian House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Liliesleaf, and finally look for gifts at Jack Friedman Sandton City.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Johannesburg day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Johannesburg. In March in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Boksburg.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:

Boksburg

— 1 night
Boksburg is a city on the East Rand of Gauteng province of South Africa. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stop by Smallville Comics, then buy something for everyone on your list at East Rand Mall, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Ama-Zing African Safaris - Day Tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Boksburg trip maker tool.

Boksburg is just a short distance from Johannesburg. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Benoni.

Things to do in Boksburg

Shopping · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:

Benoni

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): browse the different shops at Springs Mall, stroll around Bunny Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pretvan Tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Benoni road trip planner.

Benoni is very close to Boksburg. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pretoria.

Things to do in Benoni

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 7:

Pretoria

— 3 nights
A hub of research and education, Pretoria remains a quiet city filled with significant historic buildings and fascinating museums.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hennops Hiking Trail and Kruger House Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Pretoria: Bronkhorstspruit (Anton Smit Sculpture Park & Nan Hua Temple). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Statue of Nelson Mandela, tour the pleasant surroundings at Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Union Buildings, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pretoria trip planner.

You can drive from Benoni to Pretoria in an hour. Traveling from Benoni in March, Pretoria is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C.

Things to do in Pretoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 10:

Gauteng travel guide

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Casinos · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
On a trip to Gauteng, you'll witness the golden roots of South Africa, and the World Heritage-listed Cradle of Humankind. The region's name means "place of gold" in the Sesotho language, and dates from the beginnings of the gold industry in Johannesburg in 1886. Mine tours tell the tale of this booming era, while today the region encompasses tall skyscrapers, Indian markets, and African medicine lodges. Topping most Gauteng itineraries, bustling Jo'burg contends with the fascinating valley revealing the origins of human civilization. Enrich your trip with tranquil nature reserves and museums tracing South Africa's complex heritage.