12 days in South Africa Itinerary

12 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Johannesburg
— 2 nights
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Knysna
— 4 nights
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Hermanus
— 2 nights
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Cape Town
— 2 nights

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©

City of Light

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.
On the 16th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Sammy Marks House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Union Buildings, then hunt for treasures at Hazel Food Market, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Wild Cave Adventures.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg sightseeing planner.

Bengaluru, India to Johannesburg is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Johannesburg is minus 3.5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in June; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 22°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Knysna.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Historic Sites · Casinos · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Sammy Marks House ©
Sammy Marks House
Wild Cave Adventures ©
Wild Cave Adventures
Union Buildings ©
Union Buildings

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St Peters Anglican Church and Holy Trinity Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wilderness Beach and Nelson Bay Cave. Venture out of the city with trips to Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary (in The Crags) and Wilderness National Park (in Wilderness). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at The Waterfront Knysna Quays.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Knysna route maker website.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Knysna in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, Knysna is a bit warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Hermanus.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Wilderness National Park ©
Wilderness National Park
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary

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Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stroll through Grotto Beach and then stroll through African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Lembu Gallery & Studio and then learn about winemaking at Sumaridge Wine Estate.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hermanus trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Knysna to Hermanus in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Knysna in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Hermanus, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hermanus

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trip

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Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Sumaridge Wine Estate ©
Sumaridge Wine Estate
Lembu Gallery & Studio ©
Lembu Gallery & Studio

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Chapman's Peak Drive, Table Mountain Walks and Canal Walk Shopping Centre. Do your shopping at Uwe Koetter Jewellers and The Old Biscuit Mill. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip planner.

You can drive from Hermanus to Cape Town in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Shopping · Parks · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:
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Uwe Koetter Jewellers ©
Uwe Koetter Jewellers
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Chapman's Peak Drive ©
Chapman's Peak Drive

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