14 days in South Africa Itinerary

14 days in South Africa Itinerary

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14 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Stellenbosch
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hermanus
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Addo Elephant National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: London

4
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, steep yourself in history at Robben Island Museum, and kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town online vacation maker .

London, UK to Cape Town is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from London in November, plan for much hotter days in Cape Town, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Stellenbosch.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

2
nights
Stellenbosch

Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): do a tasting at Spier Wine Farm and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Eikehof, then cruise along Franschhoek Pass, and then examine the collection at Franschhoek Motor Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Stellenbosch tour builder .

You can take a bus from Cape Town to Stellenbosch in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Stellenbosch can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hermanus.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Tours Wineries Outdoors

Side Trip

Franschhoek
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum
Franschhoek Pass ©
Franschhoek Pass

1
night
Hermanus

Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Kwaaiwater.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hermanus trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Stellenbosch to Hermanus in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. November in Hermanus sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Hermanus

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Kwaaiwater ©
Kwaaiwater

2
nights
Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
On the 14th (Thu), stroll through Birds of Eden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Knysna Heads, then explore the striking landscape of Garden Route National Park, and then stroll through Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre.

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Drive from Hermanus to Plettenberg Bay in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hermanus in November: highs in Plettenberg Bay hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Addo Elephant National Park.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

2
nights
Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stroll through Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre and then stroll around Parque Nacional dos Elefantes Addo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): stop by Jah Drums.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Addo Elephant National Park trip maker site .

Drive from Plettenberg Bay to Addo Elephant National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November in Addo Elephant National Park, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Addo Elephant National Park

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Jah Drums
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Parque Nacional dos Elefantes Addo ©
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre ©
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre

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