4 days in Pretoria & Cape Town Itinerary

4 days in Pretoria & Cape Town Itinerary

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Pretoria
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Cape Town
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Pretoria

Pretoria ©
A hub of research and education, Pretoria remains a quiet city filled with significant historic buildings and fascinating museums.
On the 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Kruger House Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseback Africa, then get outside with Pretoria Main Train Station, and finally steep yourself in history at Union Buildings.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pretoria travel route planner.

Johannesburg to Pretoria is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Johannesburg in October, plan for slightly colder days in Pretoria, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Pretoria

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Historic Sites
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Horseback Africa ©
Horseback Africa
Union Buildings ©
Union Buildings
Kruger House Museum ©
Kruger House Museum

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fairview Wine and Cheese and Twelve Apostles. Visiting Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Platteklip Gorge will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Franschhoek (Franschhoek Motor Museum, Eikehof, &more). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, and look for gifts at Baraka Gifts and Decor.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cape Town trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Pretoria to Cape Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pretoria in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cape Town, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum

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