11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  13​h
1
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Franschhoek
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Oudtshoorn
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Wilderness
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Cape Agulhas
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Gansbaai
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Pringle Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Cape Town
— Few hours
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Clifton Beaches, Table Mountain National Park, Bo-kaap, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park, wander the streets of Bo-kaap, then examine the collection at District Six Museum, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town holiday builder site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Cape Town is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in October, expect Cape Town to be much colder, temps between 27°C and 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for Franschhoek.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

2
nights
Franschhoek

Franschhoek ©
Situated in a fertile valley between two mountains, the picturesque village of Franschhoek bills itself as a culinary heaven, with renowned wine estates dotting its surroundings.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Franschhoek Wine Tram. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): indulge your senses at Franschhoek Wine Tram. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Franschhoek Pass and then steep yourself in history at Boschendal Wine Estate.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Franschhoek vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Cape Town to Franschhoek takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Franschhoek can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Franschhoek

Tours Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Franschhoek Wine Tram ©
Franschhoek Wine Tram
Franschhoek Pass ©
Franschhoek Pass
Boschendal Wine Estate ©
Boschendal Wine Estate

few
hours
Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cango Wildlife Ranch. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stroll through Cango Wildlife Ranch.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oudtshoorn trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Franschhoek to Oudtshoorn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride to Wilderness.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

2
nights
Wilderness

Wilderness ©
On a vacation in Wilderness, a coastal resort town on the Garden Route, you'll have easy access to a multitude of nature trails and activities set among the rivers, beaches, and forests of Wilderness National Park and Goukama Nature Reserve.
Plan my day in Wilderness using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by bus from Oudtshoorn to Wilderness takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sun) before leaving for Cape Agulhas.

Things to do in Wilderness

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Map of Africa Viewpoint ©
Map of Africa Viewpoint
Dolphin Point Lookout ©
Dolphin Point Lookout

few
hours
Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cape Agulhas online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Wilderness to Cape Agulhas takes 4 hours. October in Cape Agulhas sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gansbaai.

Things to do in Cape Agulhas

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Gansbaai

Gansbaai ©
Nature lovers will enjoy a holiday in Gansbaai, a fishing village and tourism haven notable for its diverse marine life and numerous opportunities for outdoor activities.
Klipgat Caves has been added to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gansbaai trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Cape Agulhas to Gansbaai in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Gansbaai can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for Pringle Bay.

Things to do in Gansbaai

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Stanford, Klipgat Caves
Highlights from your plan
Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary ©
Klein River Cheese ©
Klein River Cheese
Klipgat Caves ©
Klipgat Caves

few
hours
Pringle Bay

Pringle Bay
Pringle Bay is a small coastal town of ca. To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pringle Bay trip builder website .

You can drive from Gansbaai to Pringle Bay in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 29th (Tue), you're off toCape Town.

Things to do in Pringle Bay

Outdoors Parks Shopping

few
hours
Cape Town

Cape Town
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cape Town trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Pringle Bay to Cape Town takes 1.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Cape Town

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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