14 days in South Africa Itinerary

14 days in South Africa Itinerary

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14 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Train + Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Cape Agulhas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Knysna
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  8​h 15​min
4
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Brussels

3
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Robben Island Museum and First South African Perfume Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Franschhoek Motor Museum and Stony Point Penguin Colony. When in Cape Town, make a side trip to see Grotto Beach in Hermanus, approximately Hermanus away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Platteklip Gorge, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, admire all the interesting features of Cape Point, and do a tasting at Klein Constantia.

For maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Cape Town is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Brussels in February; daily highs in Cape Town reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cape Agulhas.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Stony Point Penguin Colony, Grotto Beach
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum

1
night
Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas ©
On the 27th (Thu), make a trip to Cape Agulhas Lighthouse and then get to know the fascinating history of Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa.

To find photos, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Agulhas travel site .

You can drive from Cape Town to Cape Agulhas in 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Cape Agulhas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Knysna.

Things to do in Cape Agulhas

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Cape Agulhas Lighthouse ©
Cape Agulhas Lighthouse

4
nights
Knysna

Knysna ©
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Garden Route National Park and Brenton on Sea. Visiting Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary and Wilderness Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Knysna: The Crags (Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary & Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Buffalo Bay, explore the activities along Knysna Lagoon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Knysna trip planner.

Drive from Cape Agulhas to Knysna in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness Beach
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Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach

3
nights
Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve has been added to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Kruger National Park and Wolhuter Wilderness Trail. Spend the 4th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Knysna to Kruger National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Knysna in March: highs in Kruger National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 20°C. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
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Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve ©
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park

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