3 days in South Africa Itinerary

3 days in South Africa Itinerary

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3 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Bloemfontein
1
Bloemfontein
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Cape Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Bloemfontein

1
day
Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein ©
Poetically hailed as the "city of roses" and the birthplace of J.
On the 17th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Oliewenhuis Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anglo Boer War Museum, and then explore the galleries of Gallery on Leviseur.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bloemfontein day trip app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Bloemfontein. In December in Bloemfontein, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Bloemfontein

Museums Shopping
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Anglo Boer War Museum ©
Anglo Boer War Museum
Oliewenhuis Art Museum ©
Oliewenhuis Art Museum
Gallery on Leviseur ©
Gallery on Leviseur

2
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and then admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, then take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, and finally do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Cape Town day trip website .

Getting from Bloemfontein to Cape Town by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bloemfontein in December: highs in Cape Town hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Robben Island Museum ©
Robben Island Museum

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