Plane tickets from Johannesburg to Upington

Upington is a town located in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. It is situated along the banks of the Orange River, and it is known for its semi-arid climate and strong cultural heritage. The town is well known for its excellent wine farms and its proximity to the Kalahari Desert. The town is home to the Upington International Airport, servicing local and regional destinations.

Getting to Know Upington

The town has a population of over 63,000 people and attracts visitors from all over the world for its fantastic wine estates and its natural attractions, such as Augrabies Falls National Park and the Orange River. Upington is in the South African Standard Time Zone (SAST), which is UTC+2. According to the latest census, Upington had a population of 63,984 people. The main language spoken in Upington is Afrikaans, but English and Afrikaans are both widely spoken in the city. The Kalahari San also speaks a dialect of the Khoisan language. The currency in Upington is the South African Rand (ZAR). Yes, there are cafes and restaurants, as well as currency exchange services, available in Upington Airport. According to Google Maps, the length of the city of Upington is 11.7 kilometers.

Climate and Weather

The most comfortable weather in Upington during the summertime is usually between around 20 and 25 degrees Celsius (68-77F). During the winter time the average temperature is between 5 and 15 degrees Celsius (41-59F).

Touring Upington: Airport and Transportation

The flight time from Johannesburg to Upington in South Africa is about 1 hour and 40 minutes. The arrival airport of Upington when it was built was Upington Airport (UTN). The cost of travelling from the Airport to the city center by bus in Upington is 39 South African Rand (ZAR) per person. By car, the cost will depend on the route selected and is likely to cost more than the bus option. The distance from the Upington Airport to the city center is approximately 13 kilometers. Yes, it is possible to get from the airport of Upington to the city center by taxi. There are several licensed taxi companies offering this service. There are a wide variety of restaurants and accommodations to cater to the needs of tourists.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Upington

Upington has seen significant economic growth in the past decade, mainly due to the investments from the government in the industrial and agricultural sectors. The town is also well known for its religious diversity with seven major religions co-existing in the town. Upington is a city in South Africa. ? Upington is best known for being the gateway to the Kalahari Desert. It was founded in 1873 as a mission station of the London Missionary Society and it is located in South Africa's Northern Cape Province. 1. Orange River Wine Valley - A renowned wine region with an incredible landscape, active bird life and a multitude of exciting activities. 2. Augrabies National Park - One of South Africa’s most staggering landscapes, with fascinating wildlife, spectacular scenery and fascinating cultural activities. 3. The Kalahari Desert - Explore the vast, red dunes of the Kalahari Desert, from 4x4 trips to walking safaris, you’ll find the true essence of the African wilderness there. The Orange River is the most popular place to visit in Upington. Activities on the river include boating, fishing, and sundowner cruises, as well as stunning sunsets, stunning views of the Kalahari desert, and a variety of wildlife. Tourists in Upington are generally treated well and with great hospitality. Locals are welcoming and friendly and enjoy sharing their culture with visitors. The citizens of Upington also take pride in their clean and safe streets, making it an pleasant environment for tourists to explore.
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