12 days in Victoria Falls, Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

12 days in Victoria Falls, Johannesburg & Cape Town Itinerary

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
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Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
For shopping fun, head to Cultural Vibes Music Shop or Prime Art Gallery. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, test your problem-solving skills at Tribal Trap Escape Rooms, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Victoria Falls trip planner.

Miami, USA to Victoria Falls is an approximately 31-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Miami in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Victoria Falls, with highs around 81°F, while nights are colder with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
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Walking tour
Walking tours
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Spa / Wellness
Spas & Wellness
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Cultural Vibes Music Shop
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Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Apartheid Museum and I was shot in Joburg. Get a sense of the local culture at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct and Mandela House. The adventure continues: try to win big at Montecasino, buy something for everyone on your list at Sandton City Shopping Centre, and stop by Jack Friedman Sandton City.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Johannesburg holiday planner.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Victoria Falls in May; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 72°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — 29:
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Must see
Apartheid Museum
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Historic Site
Mandela House
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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
District Six Museum and The Cape Malay Art Exhibition- Bo Kaap will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at Prins & Prins and Greenmarket Square. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, contemplate the long history of Groot Constantia, and take a stroll through Bo-kaap.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town itinerary planner.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Cape Town sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:
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Historic Site
Groot Constantia
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Specialty Museum
District Six Museum
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