7 days in South Africa Itinerary

7 days in South Africa Itinerary

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7 days in South Africa Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
Plettenberg Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 15​min
London

3
days
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, parks, beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Cape of Good Hope, stroll through Boulders Beach, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cape Town travel planner.

London, UK to Cape Town is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Cape Town, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in November, plan for much warmer days in Cape Town, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

2
days
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 22nd (Wed): stroll through Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, and then stroll through Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary and then stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in November, plan for little chillier days in Plettenberg Bay, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

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