7 days in South Africa Itinerary

7 days in South Africa Itinerary

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7 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
1
Mossel Bay
— Few hours
2
Cape Town
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
3
Stellenbosch
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Langebaan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Johannesburg

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Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay
A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): cool off at Hartenbos Waterpark.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mossel Bay attractions planning site .

Johannesburg to Mossel Bay is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in January, you will find days in Mossel Bay are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Theme Parks
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Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Kids will enjoy Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and Boulders Beach Penguin Colony. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, learn about winemaking at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, and take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Mossel Bay to Cape Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Cape Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Stellenbosch.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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Stellenbosch

Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Waterford Estate and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Stellenbosch fast, fun, and easy.

You can take a bus from Cape Town to Stellenbosch in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Stellenbosch can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Langebaan.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Tours Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings

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nights
Langebaan

Langebaan ©
On the 20th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Paternoster Beach and then explore the striking landscape of West Coast National Park. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon and then enjoy the sand and surf at Langebaan Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Langebaan road trip website .

Traveling by car from Stellenbosch to Langebaan takes 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Langebaan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Langebaan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Paternoster Beach, West Coast National Park
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West Coast National Park ©
West Coast National Park
Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon ©
Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon
Paternoster Beach ©
Paternoster Beach

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