10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Colesberg
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
3
Langebaan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

few
hours
Colesberg

Colesberg
Colesberg is a town with 17,354 inhabitants in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, located on the main N1 road from Cape Town to Johannesburg.In a sheep-farming area spread over half-a-million hectares, greater Colesberg breeds many of the country's top merinos. Start your trip to Colesberg by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Johannesburg to Colesberg is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll set off for Oudtshoorn on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Colesberg

Museums

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Cango Caves, then cruise along Swartberg Pass, and then contemplate the long history of St Jude's Anglican Church. On your second day here, stroll through Cango Wildlife Ranch, then stroll through Safari Ostrich Show Farm, then learn about winemaking at Doornkraal Padstal, and finally take in breathtaking views at Meiringspoort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Oudtshoorn trip planner.

Traveling by car from Colesberg to Oudtshoorn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Oudtshoorn can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Langebaan.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

De Rust
Highlights from your plan
Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

3
nights
Langebaan

Langebaan ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Paternoster Beach (in Paternoster) and Darling Olives (in Darling).

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Langebaan trip itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Oudtshoorn to Langebaan with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Cape Town.

Things to do in Langebaan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

West Coast National Park, Paternoster Beach, Darling Olives, Simply Bee Obsevation Centre, West Coast Fossil Park
Highlights from your plan
West Coast National Park ©
West Coast National Park
Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon ©
Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon
Simply Bee Obsevation Centre ©
Simply Bee Obsevation Centre

4
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum.

To plan Cape Town vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Langebaan to Cape Town in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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