11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  24​h
1
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  3​h
3
Hermanus
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  25​h
End: New Delhi

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.
Get in touch with nature at Robben Island and Table Mountain National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Old Biscuit Mill and Clifton Beaches. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: The Franschhoek Motor Museum (in Franschhoek) and Fairview Wine and Cheese (in Suider Paarl). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cape of Good Hope, learn about winemaking at Groot Constantia, take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Cape Town online itinerary creator.

New Delhi, India to Cape Town is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in June; daily highs in Cape Town reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franschhoek Motor Museum, Fairview Wine and Cheese
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The Old Biscuit Mill ©
The Old Biscuit Mill
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the striking landscape of Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, then identify plant and animal life at Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, and finally steep yourself in history at Nelson Bay Cave. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Brenton on Sea, then explore the activities along Knysna Lagoon, and then pick up some local products at Elephant Walk Farm Stall.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Plettenberg Bay can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Hermanus.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
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Garden Route National Park ©
Garden Route National Park
Brenton on Sea ©
Brenton on Sea
Knysna Lagoon ©
Knysna Lagoon

1
night
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for gifts at Funky Vibes and then enjoy the sand and surf at Voelklip Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at LEMBU gallery, learn about winemaking at Domaine Des Dieux, enjoy the sand and surf at Grotto Beach, then stop by The Book Collector, and finally stop by Hemingways of Hermanus.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hermanus itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Plettenberg Bay to Hermanus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Plettenberg Bay in June since evenings lows in Hermanus dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hermanus

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Voelklip Beach ©
Voelklip Beach
Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Domaine Des Dieux ©
Domaine Des Dieux

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