9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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9 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Port Elizabeth
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
East London
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Montagu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Port Elizabeth

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East London

East London
East London is a city on the southeast coast of South Africa in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality of the Eastern Cape province. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Nahoon Beach and then take in the exciting artwork at Marlene Neumann Center for Photography and Light.

Make your East London itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Port Elizabeth to East London is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in East London can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in East London

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Cape Point. Do some cultural sightseeing at Robben Island Museum and Groot Constantia. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platteklip Gorge, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lion's Head.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from East London to Cape Town. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from East London in June; daily highs in Cape Town reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Montagu.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Robben Island Museum ©
Robben Island Museum

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night
Montagu

Montagu ©
A gateway to the fertile hills and valleys of the Little Karoo and a stop on historic Route 62, the scenic village of Montagu captivates with its quaint Cape Dutch architecture and mineral hot springs.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take a memorable drive along R 62 nel Klein Karoo, then get outside with American Dream Cars, and then do a tasting at Excelsior Wine Estate.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Montagu trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Cape Town to Montagu takes 2.5 hours. In June in Montagu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Montagu

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wineries

Side Trip

Excelsior Wine Estate
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American Dream Cars ©
American Dream Cars
R 62 nel Klein Karoo ©
R 62 nel Klein Karoo
Excelsior Wine Estate ©
Excelsior Wine Estate

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): experience rural life at Du'SwaRoo Wine and Olive farm, then Head underground at Cango Caves, and then admire all the interesting features of Swartberg Pass. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Cango Wildlife Ranch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, then explore the stunning scenery at Meiringspoort, and finally learn about winemaking at Doornkraal Padstal.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Oudtshoorn trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Montagu to Oudtshoorn in 3 hours. June in Oudtshoorn sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

De Rust, Du'SwaRoo Wine and Olive farm
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

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