8 days in South Africa Itinerary

8 days in South Africa Itinerary

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8 days in South Africa Itinerary

Baden-Baden
Fly:  25​h
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
Baden-Baden

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Klein Constantia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Clifton Beaches and District Six Museum. There's much more to do: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, take in the awesome beauty at Twelve Apostles, enjoy the sand and surf at Bloubergstrand Beach, and stroll through Boulders Beach.

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Baden-Baden, Germany to Cape Town is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Baden-Baden to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Baden-Baden in December; daily highs in Cape Town reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

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Bloubergstrand Beach
Bloubergstrand Beach
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach
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Cape of Good Hope

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Radical Raptors. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Wilderness National Park.

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Getting from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cape Town in December: highs in Plettenberg Bay hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Wilderness National Park
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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
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Wilderness National Park
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Radical Raptors

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