10 days in Stellenbosch & Cape Town Itinerary

10 days in Stellenbosch & Cape Town Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Cape travel planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Stellenbosch & Cape Town Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  14 h 15 min
1
Stellenbosch
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch ©
Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
Change things up with a short trip to First South African Perfume Museum in Franschhoek (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Waterford Estate, look for gifts at Local Works, get engrossed in the history at The Stellenbosch Village Museum, and see the interesting displays at Rupert Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Stellenbosch trip planner .

Johannesburg to Stellenbosch is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Cape Town.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Wineries Museums Tours

Side Trip

Franschhoek
Highlights from your plan
First South African Perfume Museum ©
First South African Perfume Museum
Waterford Estate ©
Waterford Estate
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum

6
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: admire all the interesting features of Cape Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, and take in the awesome beauty at Lion's Head.

Plan a trip to Cape Town easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by bus from Stellenbosch to Cape Town takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Similar Plans

11 days in Cape Town BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Cape Town & Stellenbosch BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Cape Town BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Cape Town BY A USER FROM FINLAND February, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Garden Route, Stellenbosch & Cape Town BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Durban & Cape Town BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Cape Town & Durban BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 59 days in Europe & Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Cape Verde, Kenya & Cape Town BY A USER FROM BRAZIL September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Cape Town BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Johannesburg & Cape Town BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Cape Town BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans