5 days in Johannesburg Itinerary

5 days in Johannesburg Itinerary

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5 days in Johannesburg Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  6​h
1
Johannesburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Accra

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pretoria (Union Buildings & Voortrekker Monument). Spend the 26th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, stop by Finders Keepers Market, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and view the masterpieces at I was shot in Joburg.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip maker website .

Accra, Ghana to Johannesburg is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Ghana Mean Time (GMT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Accra in May: highs in Johannesburg hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Pretoria, Sandton, Emperors Palace
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Safaris
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Montecasino

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