South Africa’s long suffering currency of the Rand is making this an even more affordable destination to visit right now. Suggested Daily Budget: 1,347 South African Rand £59 ($77).
Travelers can spend in average £13 ($17) in meals for just one day. Some of the typical dishes to try are Biltong & Droewors (local cured meat), Cape Malay curry, Chakalaka & pap ( cold vegetable dish made of onions, tomatoes, peppers, carrots, beans and spices), Braai/Shisa nyama (barbecued street meat) and Amarula Don Pedro (liqueur made from the local Marula fruit).
Plan to spend in average £10 ($12) for a bed in a hostel, and £30 ($39) to £50 ($65) for a night in a budget hotel.
– If you love nature – Cape Town is the place to go to experience powder white sands, turquoise seas, lush forests, mountain views and gorgeous vineyards all in one afternoon.
– Visit the beach penguins in Simon’s Town – And climb (or jump in a cable car!) up Table Mountain for a spectacular view of the bay and beyond.
– View Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – Take in the flora and fauna at the stunning Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, one of the greatest in the world.
– Relax with a glass of wine and tapas in Constantia – Discover here the secret of South African wine, and drive down the Constantia Wine Route which links the many wineries dotting the Constantia Valley.
– Enjoy a waterfront dinner at the beautiful Camps Bay – Camps Bay is known for its fine white sand, natural rock swimming pool and views of the Twelve Apostles mountains. Behind the beach, posh seafood restaurants, mellow cafes and cocktail bars with patios overlook the gorgeous landscape.