47 days in Port Elizabeth & Cape Town Itinerary

47 days in Port Elizabeth & Cape Town Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Africa holiday planner

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Port Elizabeth
— 25 nights
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Cape Town
— 20 nights
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Port Elizabeth

— 25 nights

Windy City

The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
Get out of town with these interesting Port Elizabeth side-trips: Grahamstown (Cathedral of St Michael and St George, National English Literary Museum, &more), Addo Elephant National Park (Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre & Parque Nacional dos Elefantes Addo) and Liquid Lines (in Cape St Francis). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shamwari Game Reserve, steep yourself in history at Prince Alfred's Guard Memorial, take in nature's colorful creations at Quin Sculpture Garden, and trek along Chokka Trail.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Port Elizabeth vacation maker website.

Bangkok, Thailand to Port Elizabeth is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. When traveling from Bangkok in October, plan for slightly colder days in Port Elizabeth, with highs around 25°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Cape Town

— 20 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: SA Fisheries Museum (in Velddrif), Kloovenburg Wine and Olive Estate (in Riebeek Kasteel) and Simply Bee Obsevation Centre (in Hopefield). The adventure continues: get great views at Cape Point, examine the collection at District Six Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Platteklip Gorge.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Cape Town trip planner.

You can fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips