Johannesburg Itinerary 5 Days
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- Apartheid Museum
- Museum Africa
- Mai Mai Flea Market
- Regina Mundi
- Mandela House Museum
- Vilakazi Street
- Hector Pieterson Museum
- Hector Pieterson Memorial And Museum
- Soweto Bicycle Tour
- Carlton Centre Observation Deck
- Johannesburg Art Gallery
- The Market Theatre
- Orlando Towers
- Nelson Mandela National Museum
- Credo Mutwa Cultural Village
- Wandies Place
- Johannesburg Zoo
- South African National Museum Of Military History
- Satyagraha House
5 Days in Johannesburg - Perfect Vacation Guide
The second largest city in Africa, Johannesburg is a sprawling city and one of the biggest financial and industrial metropolis of South Africa. The city’s history of gold mining and the apartheid has put it on a global map. A safari stopover, Jo’burg is also known for its many art & culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
South African Visa:
If you are visiting Johannesburg for holiday purposes, you will to need to possess a valid tourist visa. This visa is valid for 90 days and allows single entry. For more visa types, you can visit the official website of the South African Embassy for your country.
What to see in Johannesburg in 5 days?
Day 1 in Johannesburg – City Tour
Start your 5D/4N Johannesburg city tour by first visiting the city’s important historical sites. After breakfast at Sarasota Spur Steak Ranch make way to the Constitution Hill. Originally built as a military fort, this place was later converted into a prison. A reminder of the country’s tragic history, this prison once housed Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi. With an optional quick stop at the Johannesburg Art Gallery, next visit the Arts on Main. Once a no-go zone, Maboneng later went on to become one of the hippest towns in SA. Here you will find many art galleries, coffee shops, and restaurants that will keep your afternoon busy. In the evening, visit the Carlton Centre. Located in downtown Johannesburg, this skyscraper has an observation tower at the top floor which offers sweeping views of the city. Finish off the day with dinner at The Potato Shed. A cosy restaurant with great cocktails.
Day 2 in Johannesburg – Soweto
Make a day trip to Soweto today. But not before stopping at one of the best sites in Johannesburg. After a hearty breakfast, head to The Apartheid Museum. One of the best museums that graphically highlights the apartheid story through its many photos, video footage, artefacts, newspaper cut-outs, and personal accounts. The many temporary and permanent collections here speak volumes of the emotional journey that South Africa went through. Next stop at the Hector Pieterson Museum, a site where Hector Pieterson was killed. Hector was the first student who went on to become a symbol of youth resistance to the apartheid. In Soweto, a visit to Mandela House Museum and Freedom Square is a must. Soweto (short for Southwestern Townships) is best known as a house of country’s both Nobel Prize Winners- Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu.
Day 3 in Johannesburg – Montecasino, botanical gardens and zoo
Reserve your day 3 of the 5-day Johannesburg tour for entertainment. Montecasino is located about 40 kilometres north of the city and has many entertainment options, thrill games, events, dining, and shopping. The venue is designed to resemble an ancient Tuscan village. Post lunch, make your way back in the city and visit the Johannesburg Zoo. Spread over 55 hectares of land, this zoo is aimed at providing accommodation, enrichment, husbandry, and medical care to over 300 animal species. Later in the evening, visit the Johannesburg Botanical Garden. This park has many plants species and a large rose garden apart from grassy and open green spaces.
Day 4 in Johannesburg – Gold Reef City
Spend an entire day at the Gold Reef City. Located on a site of an old gold mine which closed in 1971, this amusement park has a gold rush theme. The many attractions here include water rides, roller coasters, museum, food courts, gift shops, and Gold Reef City Casino.
Day 5 in Johannesburg – Food and Shopping
Your Johannesburg 5 Days Holiday Package must have an element of food and shopping. On your last day, head to one of the city’s bustling markets to buy the best food and local produce in the country. You can also choose to sign up for a food tour that will take you to all the best places to eat in Johannesburg. The city’s shopping scenes are ever-growing. From modern shopping centres to local markets, there are plenty of avenues to choose from.
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