The landlocked city of Johannesburg, surrounded by golden mountains, is able to take you back to its humble beginnings as a mining settlement and its progress to becoming the 40th largest metropolitan area in the world.
When you are planning your tour of Johannesburg, there are a few things that you need to do to do ahead of time to ensure that you are going to have a memorable trip and a relaxing stay when on holiday.
The top 2 most important things on the list that come to mind are transportation and accommodation.
Hertz Car Hire South Africa and Namibia has a range of reliable and affordable rental cars available to suit your individual drive style, your budget and your needs. Make use of Hertz’s simple to use online car rental website, and you will soon be in your reliable rental vehicle, for a better journey.
Accommodation in Johannesburg
Accommodation in Johannesburg is easy to find. But if you are in the mood for quiet and discreet luxury, then you need to book into a boutique hotel. It is an experience in itself!
Ten Bompas Hotel
Ten Bompas Hotel, situated in the suburb of Dunkeld, is an architectural wonder, and is the perfect Home from Home in Africa. Boutique hotel accommodation is provided in 10 individually designed suites reflecting an emphasis on space, intimacy and originality.
Each suite leads on to a private terrace or garden. The manicured garden and hotel’s lap pool allow guests to make the most of the beautiful South African climate while in the heart of a business area.
The Hamilton Boutique Hotel
The Hamilton Boutique Hotel, offers luxurious accommodation for those who travel to the tranquil leafy suburb of Craighall Park.
Designed for the discerning business traveller who appreciates understated luxury, well-crafted design and personal service. Experience true South African charm & hospitality at this Johannesburg boutique hotel – The Hamilton.
Once you have booked both your rental vehicle as well as your accommodation, let the sights and the sounds of Johannesburg enthral you.
Discover Johannesburg and its surrounding areas and visit Gauteng’s most popular attractions such as the cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Sun City, the Lion Park and the Cradle of Humankind. Plan an excursion taking you to the famous landmarks such as the Apartheid Museum, Soweto, the Union buildings, Constitution Hill and many more. The choices are simply endless in the Gauteng province.
The Apartheid Museum opened in 2001 and is acknowledged as the pre-eminent museum in the world dealing with 20th century South Africa, at the heart of which is the apartheid story. This museum is the first of its kind, and it illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid.
The museum is a beacon of hope showing the world how South Africa is coming to terms with its oppressive past and working towards a future that all South Africans can call their own.
Situated on a hill overlooking the bustling Johannesburg city and the fostered suburbs, Constitution Hill provides a unique perspective of Johannesburg and its rich history. The site is home to the Women’s Gaol museum, Number Four museum, and Old Fort museum. These areas host gripping exhibitions with themes that showcase South Africa’s rich heritage and advocate human rights.
As you can see, Johannesburg is a must see for any history buff. This vibrant city is one place in South Africa where you are guaranteed to find something for everyone to enjoy on your trip.
Once your tour of Johannesburg has come to an end, simply return your rental vehicle to any one of Hertz Car Hire’s conveniently located branches in and around South Africa.