5 days in South Africa Itinerary

5 days in South Africa Itinerary

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5 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Fly:  30​h
1
Cape Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Plettenberg Bay
— Few hours
Fly:  34​h
End: Charleston

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park, take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, and then kick back and relax at Boulders Beach.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cape Town trip planner .

Charleston, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Charleston in May, expect Cape Town to be a bit cooler, temps between 69°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach
Chapman's Peak Drive ©
Chapman's Peak Drive

few
hours
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 19th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre and then stroll through Birds of Eden.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Plettenberg Bay are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

#Wildlife, #Parks
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Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

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