19 days in Cape Town, Hermanus & Johannesburg Itinerary

19 days in Cape Town, Hermanus & Johannesburg Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Hermanus
— 5 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5 h
3
Johannesburg
— 7 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

5
nights
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, and cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary builder site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cape Town is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in November, Cape Town is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hermanus.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

5
nights
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Get out of town with these interesting Hermanus side-trips: Oneiric Wines (in Elgin), Shark Diving (in Gansbaai) and Betty's Bay (Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens & Stony Point Penguin Colony). There's much more to do: stroll through Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary, stop by Funky Vibes, enjoy the sand and surf at Grotto Beach, and learn about winemaking at Creation.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hermanus trip builder website.

Getting from Cape Town to Hermanus by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. November in Hermanus sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hermanus

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Betty's Bay, Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary, Oneiric Wines, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary ©
Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary
Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens
Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens

7
nights
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Change things up with these side-trips from Johannesburg: Pretoria (Voortrekker Monument, Union Buildings, &more). see Go Safari. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, learn about all things military at South African National Museum of Military History, wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct, and don't miss a visit to Nelson Mandela Square.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg visit planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hermanus to Johannesburg in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Johannesburg are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will leave for home on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Casinos Outdoors

Side Trips

Pretoria, Sandton
Highlights from your plan
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

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