11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Montagu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Hermanus
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cape Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Montagu

Montagu ©
A gateway to the fertile hills and valleys of the Little Karoo and a stop on historic Route 62, the scenic village of Montagu captivates with its quaint Cape Dutch architecture and mineral hot springs.
Drostdy Museum and Hardys Memories of Africa African Art and Curios are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Platform 62 or Die Biltong Boetiek. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montagu: Robertson (Springfield Estate Winery & Marbrin Olive Growers), Lord's Wines (in McGregor) and Swellendam (Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery & Bee Things). There's still lots to do: stop by Montagu Dried Fruit & Nuts, view the masterpieces at Montagu Museum and Art Gallery, cruise along R 62 nel Klein Karoo, and do a tasting at Arabella Wines.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Montagu trip itinerary builder.

Mumbai (Bombay), India to Montagu is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) in June, things will get cooler in Montagu: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hermanus.

Things to do in Montagu

Shopping Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Swellendam, Ashton, Robertson, Hardys Memories of Africa African Art and Curios, Lord's Wines
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Marbrin Olive Growers ©
Marbrin Olive Growers
Springfield Estate Winery ©
Springfield Estate Winery
Drostdy Museum ©
Drostdy Museum

3
nights
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Strandveld Vineyards and Stanford Hills Estate. Head to Funky Vibes and The Book Collectorfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Grotto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Voelklip Beach, stop by OneLove The Fashion Shack, and do a tasting at Domaine Des Dieux.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hermanus vacation builder.

You can drive from Montagu to Hermanus in 2 hours. June in Hermanus sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hermanus

Outdoors Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Stanford, Strandveld Vineyards
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Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Voelklip Beach ©
Voelklip Beach
Raka Wine ©
Raka Wine

2
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 a sense of the local culture at The Franschhoek Motor Museum and Groot Constantia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Biscuit Mill and Fairview Wine and Cheese. Take a break from Cape Town with a short trip to Boulders Beach in Simon's Town, about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at District Six Museum, do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, head off the coast to Robben Island, and wander the streets of Bo-kaap.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hermanus to Cape Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Cape Town sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Franschhoek Motor Museum, Fairview Wine and Cheese
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Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Fairview Wine and Cheese ©
Fairview Wine and Cheese

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