20 days in South Africa & Mauritius Itinerary

20 days in South Africa & Mauritius Itinerary

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20 days in South Africa & Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Stellenbosch, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
5
Trou aux Biches, Mauritius
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Amsterdam, Holland


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4
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

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, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fish Hoek Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town trip itinerary website .

Amsterdam, Holland to Cape Town is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Cape Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in August; daily highs in Cape Town reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Stellenbosch.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

2
nights
Stellenbosch, South Africa

Stellenbosch ©
Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
On the 9th (Fri), examine the collection at Franschhoek Motor Museum and then learn about winemaking at Eikehof.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stellenbosch trip itinerary website .

Traveling by bus from Cape Town to Stellenbosch takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Stellenbosch are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cape Town.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Stony Point Penguin Colony
Highlights from your plan
Stony Point Penguin Colony ©
Stony Point Penguin Colony
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum
Spier Wine Farm ©
Spier Wine Farm

few
hours
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
On the 11th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town online itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Stellenbosch to Cape Town in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Clifton Beaches ©
Clifton Beaches
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

5
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

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.
Step out of Johannesburg to go to Brits and see Ukutula Conservation Center, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Spend the 12th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, find something for the whole family at Gold Reef City, and ponder the world of politics at Constitution Hill.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in August, expect nights in Johannesburg to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Trou aux Biches.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Wildlife Tours Fun & Games

Side Trip

Ukutula Conservation Center
Highlights from your plan
Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Safaris
Room Escape Games

7
nights
Trou aux Biches, Mauritius

Trou aux Biches ©
Named the world's leading beach destination at the World Travel Awards in 2011, Trou aux Biches ranks among the most beautiful resorts on the island of Mauritius.
Get out of town with these interesting Trou aux Biches side-trips: Moka (Nature Photo Gallery Moka Mauritius & Martin Beffert Jewellery Design), Rissers Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada (in Petite Riviere) and Port Louis (St Louis Cathedral, Kaylasson Temple, & more). On the 20th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, visit a coastal fixture at Phare d'Albion, play a few rounds at Mont Choisy Le Golf, and kick back and relax at Mont Choisy Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Trou aux Biches trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Johannesburg to Trou aux Biches. Traveling from Johannesburg to Trou aux Biches, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in Trou aux Biches, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Trou aux Biches

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Port Louis, Balaclava, Moka, Mont Choisy, Phare d'Albion
Highlights from your plan
Mont Choisy Le Golf ©
Mont Choisy Le Golf
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach

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