3 days in Durban & Butha-Buthe Itinerary

3 days in Durban & Butha-Buthe Itinerary

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Durban, South Africa
— 1 day
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Butha-Buthe, Lesotho
— 2 nights
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Durban, South Africa

— 1 day

Surf City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, see the interesting displays at Phansi Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Durban Botanic Gardens, and finally stop by Joe's Corner Shop.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Durban trip itinerary tool.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is King Shaka International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Butha-Buthe.

Things to do in Durban

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
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Butha-Buthe, Lesotho

— 2 nights
Butha-Buthe is the capital city or camptown of the Butha-Buthe District in Lesotho. Liphofung Caves has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Mafika Lisiu Pass and then explore the fascinating underground world of Liphofung Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Afriski Mountain Resort.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Butha-Buthe trip site.

Traveling by car from Durban to Butha-Buthe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Durban in June: highs in Butha-Buthe hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Butha-Buthe

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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