5 days in South Africa Itinerary

5 days in South Africa Itinerary

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5 days in South Africa Itinerary

Philadelphia
train + Fly:  22​h 45​min
Cape Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Plettenberg Bay
— Few hours
Fly:  28​h
Philadelphia

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles and then kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at District Six Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Biscuit Mill, then take a stroll through Bo-kaap, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Company's Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary maker website .

Philadelphia, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 23-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Cape Town is 7 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in July: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 63°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

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Clifton Beaches ©
Clifton Beaches
District Six Museum ©
District Six Museum
Old Biscuit Mill ©
Old Biscuit Mill

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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 3rd (Tue), stroll through Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, take in the views from Storms River Suspension Bridge, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Plettenberg Bay when traveling from Cape Town in July, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife

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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Storms River Suspension Bridge ©
Storms River Suspension Bridge

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