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Best time to visit

Dec - Feb

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6-7 Days

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Weather in Cape town

Tue, Jun 18 2019

18.28ºC | 11.68ºC

Clear in morning and afternoon and clouds from evening to night

66.29% Humidity

Wed, Jun 19 2019

17.41ºC | 16.95ºC

Clouds from morning to night

70.13% Humidity

Thu, Jun 20 2019

17.01ºC | 16.51ºC

Clouds from morning to night

75.0% Humidity

Fri, Jun 21 2019

16.58ºC | 13.65ºC

Rain from morning to night

69.38% Humidity

Sat, Jun 22 2019

14.55ºC | 13.66ºC

Rain in morning and clear from afternoon to night

64.13% Humidity

Sun, Jun 23 2019

13.95ºC | 13.95ºC

Clear from morning to night

59.0% Humidity

Best Time To Visit Cape town

Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination

Experiencing a warm Mediterranean climate, Cape Town can be visited throughout the year.The best time to visit Cape Town depends on the kind of holiday you are looking for. The ideal time for a beach holiday is from December to February, when Cape Town experiences the hottest weather; while for trekking and hiking, the slight chill of April to June is perfect. Cape Town harbours are also known for whale watching, which can be best experienced from July to September when migratory whales arrive along the coast.

The whole of South Africa experiences seasons at opposite times than that of Northern hemisphere. So from October to April, when the northern countries have cold winters, Cape Town has warm and dry summer conditions.

March to May (15°C to 27°C)

March to May is the autumn shoulder season for Cape Town, which means the summer crowd thins out and prices go down a little bit. During this time, there will be occasional cold fronts to announce the upcoming winter. By the middle of May, it cools down significantly in the port town and there is also the first Cape Town rainfall of the moist winter.

June to August (10°C to 15°C)

June, July and August are the winter season in Cape Town. While beach activities are low during this season, there are other attractions to enjoy. The best thing about visiting during June-August is the low crowd and the worst thing is the sporadic rainfall. The weather is nice and crisp, except the occasional dampness on the rainy days.

September to November (13°C to 20°C)

Come September, and here is the season of spring. This is the perfect time to catch stretches of wildflowers in bloom all along the Western Cape. As the weather is quite pleasant, this is also an excellent time to watch the last batch of migratory whales along the shore. Crowds are still thin and thus there will be fewer queues at the attractions.

December to February (23°C to 29°C)

Weather in Cape Town in December is warm with dry conditions, a beginning of the long, hot summer. This is the peak season in the city, and the beaches, sightseeing destinations and national parks are full of people from all around the world. The famous south-easterly winds blow during this time, sometimes covering the summit of Table Mountain with white clouds, which is locally called the Table Cloth.


Climate in Cape town

Summer Season in Cape town

Cape Town summer ranges through the last and first three months of the year. If you are coming from India, you will be able to enjoy the holiday season and Christmas in a warm, dry climate. There will be plenty of outdoor activities to indulge in during summer. Other than spending time at the beach, there are different festivals and events to attend. Summer season sees long days, with sunlight visible long into the evening, which makes staying out at the beach fun.


Monsoon Season in Cape town

Monsoons come along with the winter season in Cape Town. June and July are the wettest months, and May and August have partial wet days as well.


Winter Season in Cape town

From around June to October, there is a long and occasionally humid Cape Town winter, characterised by the hiking season early on and whale watching holidays for the rest of the time.


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      It was a wonderful trip overall...had amazing time. Mr Inderjeet had helped us throughout from start to end...with all extra help also...and was available to us even after reaching SAF....no issues at all... Cape town is very beautiful scenic must required 4 nights Kwantu game reserve must do place...it has d best hospitality and well mainted Skip Johannesburg if possible...just d best thing was walk with lion... pls skip suncity nothing gr8 to do...its basically theme park style...hotels r also ok very conjusted... Nothing gr8 in garden route...but instead of taking stay in knysna or outshoorn or hermanus just take 5 or 6 nights stay in mossel bay...more convenient and easy to travel...
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      The service provided by travel agent was fully satisfactory. Hotel facilities were excellent. Drivers/ guides were caring and polite. The promises made during booking were one hundred percent fulfilled. Lot of... Table mountain, cape point, seal island, safari....
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    FAQ's of Cape Town

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    The best time to visit Cape Town is from late January to April, when the summer has just ended and the dry winter is yet to come.

    Hout Bay, Clifton Beaches and Camps Bay Beaches are the nearest and most visited in and around Cape Town.

    Cape Town International Airport is 20 minutes out of the city in normal traffic. One can hire cabs, shuttles or avail the MyCiti bus rapid transit system that links the airport with the city centre.

    By flight it takes only a little more than 2 hours to reach Johannesburg, and there are plenty of carriers every day. By road, it is a much longer journey of 13 hours 40 minutes or so. There are trains which take around 10-11 hours.

    The common languages spoken in Cape Town are English and Afrikaans. The people involved in tourism are usually English-spoken.

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