4 days in South Africa & Maseru Itinerary

4 days in South Africa & Maseru Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Drive:  4 h 15 min
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Clarens, South Africa
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
2
Maseru, Lesotho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Bloemfontein, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Parys, South Africa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

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Clarens, South Africa

Clarens ©
Clarens is a small town situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains in the Free State province of South Africa and nicknamed the "Jewel of the Eastern Free State". Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Clarens Brewery.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Clarens online trip itinerary builder.

Johannesburg to Clarens is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, Clarens is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Maseru.

Things to do in Clarens

Breweries & Distilleries
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Clarens Brewery ©
Clarens Brewery

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Maseru, Lesotho

Maseru ©
Founded in 1869 by the British, Lesotho's main city--Maseru--lies on the border with South Africa on a plateau surrounded by red hills.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): try your luck at Lesotho Sun Casino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral, thenbrowse the exhibits of National Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Thaba-Bosiu National Monument, and finally explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Maseru trip builder website.

You can drive from Clarens to Maseru in 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Clarens in December since evenings lows in Maseru dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bloemfontein.

Things to do in Maseru

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Thaba-Bosiu National Monument ©
Thaba-Bosiu National Monument
National Museum ©
National Museum

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Bloemfontein, South Africa

Bloemfontein ©
Poetically hailed as the "city of roses" and the birthplace of J.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Naval Hill Planetarium, thenadmire the masterpieces at Oliewenhuis Art Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Gallery on Leviseur.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bloemfontein day trip app.

Getting from Maseru to Bloemfontein by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Maseru in December, expect nights in Bloemfontein to be a bit cooler, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Parys.

Things to do in Bloemfontein

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Oliewenhuis Art Museum ©
Oliewenhuis Art Museum
Naval Hill Planetarium ©
Naval Hill Planetarium
Gallery on Leviseur ©
Gallery on Leviseur

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Parys, South Africa

Parys ©
Parys is a town situated on the banks of the Vaal River in the Free State province of South Africa. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bon-Af Berry Farm. On the 10th (Thu), stop by Kiki’s Vintage Photo Studio, experience rural life at Bon-Af Berry Farm, thenstroll through The Dell Cheetah Centre, and finally make a trip to Mariaan Kotze Gallery and Art Studio.

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Getting from Bloemfontein to Parys by car takes about 3.5 hours. December in Parys sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Parys

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Mariaan Kotze Gallery and Art Studio
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Bon-Af Berry Farm ©
Bon-Af Berry Farm
Kiki’s Vintage Photo Studio ©
Kiki’s Vintage Photo Studio

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