10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Hoedspruit
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
3
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Pune

1
night
Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
On the 28th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor, buy something for everyone on your list at 24 Degrees South, then take in the exciting artwork at Kingfisher Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at iNyoka Art Gallery.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hoedspruit travel route builder .

Pune, India to Hoedspruit is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Pune to Hoedspruit, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Shopping Parks Trails

Side Trip

Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park
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24 Degrees South ©
24 Degrees South
Kingfisher Gallery ©
Kingfisher Gallery

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park, and then stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Hoedspruit to Plettenberg Bay takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Hoedspruit, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Plettenberg Bay, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Knysna Elephant Park
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get in touch with nature at Cape of Good Hope and Clifton Beaches. We've included these beaches for you: Boulders Beach and Llandudno Beach. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Greenmarket Square, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, stroll through Platteklip Gorge, and learn about winemaking at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Plettenberg Bay in November: highs in Cape Town hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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