13 days in South Africa Itinerary

13 days in South Africa Itinerary

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13 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
George
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
3
Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Knysna
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: New Delhi

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.
Go for a jaunt from Cape Town to Stellenbosch to see Yonder Hill Wine Estate about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, do a tasting at High Constantia Wine Cellar, explore the activities along Hout Bay, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cape Town online tour itinerary builder .

New Delhi, India to Cape Town is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Cape Town is minus 3 hours. In September, Cape Town is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to George.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Yonder Hill Wine Estate
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Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

2
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George

George ©
Benefiting from a pleasant climate and prime location on the Garden Route, the town of George serves as the Southern Cape's premier tourism hub.
On the 14th (Sat), tee off at George Golf Club, then learn about winemaking at Herold Wine Estate, and then view the masterpieces at Cape Palette Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Reformed Mother Church and then tee off at Fancourt Country Club.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our George itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to George takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in George, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in George

Golf Outdoors Wineries
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Fancourt Country Club ©
Fancourt Country Club
Dutch Reformed Mother Church ©
Dutch Reformed Mother Church
Cape Palette Art Gallery ©
Cape Palette Art Gallery

2
nights
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.
On the 16th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cango Wildlife Ranch, then explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves, and then admire all the interesting features of Safari Ostrich Show Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at St Jude's Anglican Church, admire all the interesting features of Wilgewandel Holiday Farm, then cruise along Swartberg Pass, and finally browse the exhibits of Greg Kerr Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oudtshoorn vacation tool .

You can take a bus from George to Oudtshoorn in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Oudtshoorn are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Knysna.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Greg Kerr Art Gallery
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The Cango Caves ©
The Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

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Knysna

Knysna ©
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
Venture out of the city with trips to Birds of Eden (in The Crags) and Robberg Nature Reserve (in Plettenberg Bay). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Knysna Heads, trek along Terblans Nature Walk, get outside with Tony Cook Adventures, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Knysna travel route planning app .

You can drive from Oudtshoorn to Knysna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Knysna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Plettenberg Bay
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

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