Day 8: Johannesburg – Cape Town
Morning Johannesburg City Tour
You will have the morning to explore Johannesburg on a morning city tour. Some of the highlights of this sprawling South African metropolis include the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the historic city centre and fascinating Museum Africa complex, as well as the Nelson Mandela Bridge and Nelson Mandela’s last residence in the leafy and upmarket suburb of Houghton.
Once your tour of Johannesburg comes to an end you will be transferred to OR Tambo International Airport to catch your flight to Cape Town.
Frequently voted as one of the world’s top travel destinations, Cape Town is a stunningly beautiful city on the southwestern tip of the African continent. With a diverse array of sights and attractions, there’s something for everyone in the Mother City, as Cape Town locals call their hometown. From the gorgeous white sand beaches that hug the city’s mountainous coastline to the vibrant shopping mecca at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, your time in Cape Town will undoubtedly leave you with countless fond memories.
Upon your arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met by a representative from Travel Republic Africa, who will accompany you on your transfer to the hotel of your choice:
Westin Cape Town***** or similar
Accommodation is on a Bed & Breakfast Basis.
Afternoon City & Table Mountain Tour
Once settled into your hotel, your first day in Cape Town will include a tour of Table Mountain (weather permitting), the iconic peak that towers above Cape Town city centre and that was recently named one of the 7 Wonders of the World. Atop the impressive natural formation you will enjoy unparalleled views of Cape Town, Table and False Bays, Robben Island and with good visibility the entire Cape Peninsula all the way to Cape Point. The rest of your day will be spent exploring the many attractions and points of interest to be found in and around Cape Town’s city centre, including Company Gardens, the Castle of Good Hope, the South African Museum and the vibrant market at Greenmarket Square, where you will be able to find a treasure trove of African arts, crafts and souvenirs.