5 days in Cape Town & Plettenberg Bay Itinerary

5 days in Cape Town & Plettenberg Bay Itinerary

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Cape Town
— 1 night
Plettenberg Bay
— 3 nights


Cape Town

— 1 night

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 Gourmet Wine Tours. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and then indulge your senses at Gourmet Wine Tours. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Klein Constantia, take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

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If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiport is Cape Town International Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can fly to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Wildlife
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Plettenberg Bay

— 3 nights
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
On the 19th (Thu), stroll through Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, stroll through Birds of Eden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Garden Route National Park. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Knysna Heads, stroll through Knysna Elephant Park, and then stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Plettenberg Bay sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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