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Travelers once considered Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city, as no more than a quick stopping point before departing for Cape Town or a safari. And while the city is still largely divided—northern Joburg is predominantly white—certain pockets are slowly but surely gentrifying, bringing a smattering of hotels, cool eateries and bohemian shops to the once violent metropolis. Despite this, an edgy, anxious feeling still pervades the city, a reminder of a not so distant past.

  • Perfect for
    Adventurers | Trailblazers | Intellectuals | Soul Searchers
  • When to go
  • Ideal length of stay
    1-2 Nights

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    2 Days: Essential Johannesburg

    Experience the best of Johannesburg with an itinerary that includes tours of the Apartheid Museum and a guided visit to a local township. Here is just one example of what our experts can create for you.

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