11 days in South Africa & London Itinerary

11 days in South Africa & London Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa & London Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, United States
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Fly:  14​h 15​min
2
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
5
London, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Miami, United States

1
day
London, United Kingdom

London
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London road trip planning site .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to London is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, tram, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November, with highs in London at 53°F and lows at 41°F. You'll set off for Johannesburg on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Melville, South Western Townships, Apartheid Museum, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Constitution Hill, then hunt for treasures at Neighbourgoods Market, and then take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Rosebank Sunday Market, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market on Main, then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, then steep yourself in history at South Western Townships, and finally take a stroll through Melville.

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Traveling by flight from London to Johannesburg takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Johannesburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in November, you will find days in Johannesburg are much warmer (80°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (56°F). You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Bela Bela.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Union Buildings
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Melville ©
Melville
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Union Buildings ©
Union Buildings

2
nights
Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa

Pilanesberg National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tee off at The Palace of the Lost City and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mphebatho Cultural Museum & Moruleng Cultural Precinct. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Pilanesberg National Park.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pilanesberg National Park road trip planning app .

You can drive from Johannesburg to Pilanesberg National Park in 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in November: high temperatures in Pilanesberg National Park hover around 88°F and lows are around 63°F. You will leave for Cape Town on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Pilanesberg National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Sun City
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Robben Island, Boulders Beach and Spier Wine Farm. Do your shopping at Greenmarket Square and Baraka Gifts and Decor. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Boschendal Wine Estate and Fairview Wine and Cheese. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town route planning app .

Explore your travel options from Pilanesberg National Park to Cape Town with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Pilanesberg National Park in November; daily highs in Cape Town reach 75°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Cape Town

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chapman's Peak Drive, Fairview Wine and Cheese, Spier Wine Farm, Boschendal Wine Estate
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Spier Wine Farm ©
Spier Wine Farm
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Fairview Wine and Cheese ©
Fairview Wine and Cheese

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hours
London, United Kingdom

London
To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to London takes 14.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to London is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Cape Town in November, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in London: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 41°F at night. On the 11th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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