11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Drive:  5​h
1
Beaufort West
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Bloemfontein
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Cradock
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
4
Grahamstown
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Knysna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Cape Agulhas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Cape Town

1
night
Beaufort West

Beaufort West
Beaufort West is a town in the Western Cape province in South Africa. For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Beaufort West trip planner .

Cape Town to Beaufort West is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll set off for Bloemfontein on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Beaufort West

Parks Nature Historic Sites

4
nights
Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein
Poetically hailed as the "city of roses" and the birthplace of J.
To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bloemfontein trip planner.

Traveling by car from Beaufort West to Bloemfontein takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. December in Bloemfontein sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Cradock.

Things to do in Bloemfontein

Parks Museums Wildlife

few
hours
Cradock

Cradock
Cradock is a town in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, in the upper valley of the Great Fish River, 250km by road northeast of Port Elizabeth. To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cradock trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bloemfontein to Cradock takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Grahamstown.

Things to do in Cradock

Parks Nature Historic Sites

1
night
Grahamstown

Grahamstown
Grahamstown is a city of about 70,000 people in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Grahamstown trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Cradock to Grahamstown takes 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Knysna.

Things to do in Grahamstown

Tours Museums Outdoors

2
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.
Plan a trip to Knysna easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from Grahamstown to Knysna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Arniston.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

2
nights
Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Agulhas Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Lomond Wine and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Struisbaai Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cape Agulhas tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Knysna to Cape Agulhas in 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Cape Agulhas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 31st (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Cape Agulhas

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Lomond Wine
Highlights from your plan
Cape Agulhas Lighthouse ©
Cape Agulhas Lighthouse

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