South Africa packages can be planned with the maximum number of nights to explore all the scenic and enthralling sites. While the tour can be completed in 3nights or even 15 nights, here is the best way to spend 10 days in South Africa with the best-picked destinations and activities you can try.
South Africa being a new vacation destination offers a luxurious holiday with cultural tinge and historical tours. From Johannesburg to the garden route and national parks, the Wineland and beaches, one can discover the diversity in each corner.
Day 1- Johannesburg
Start the vacation from Johannesburg arriving at the International Airport, O.R Tambo International Airport that is connected with some of the major countries of the world. You can rest for the day as the long journey from the home country to Johannesburg will be tiring and you need a fresh and energetic mind to start the South Africa holiday package. Explore the local attractions and the best food and shop complex in Johannesburg for the evening.
Day 2-3 Pilanesberg Game drives
Safari is one of the most fascinating things one try in South Africa. While the country houses several national parks and game reserves to discover the wilds of Africa, Pilanesberg is the nearest national park one can reach from Johannesburg. A two to three-hour drive and you will reach the wild terrains of Pilanesberg for an enthralling safari drive.
There will be three game drives- one morning and two-afternoon game drive arranged for you where you can discover the habitat of big five and the endemic African wilds like the wild dog, impala and more.
The park is host to other endangered species such as the nocturnal Brown Hyena, the fleet-footed Cheetah, the magnificent Sable, Giraffe, Zebra, Hippo among Crocodile and other wildlife. Standing high above the surrounding bushveld, Pilanesberg National Park unfolds in a series of colourful hues and panoramas which is a delight for photographers and guests for a fascinating South Africa safari packages.
Day 4-5 Knysna with Oudtshoorn
The Garden Route city, Knysna is one of the most scenic attractions of South Africa housing the pristine beaches and opening up the gateway for utmost amazing road trips. The travellers during the Knysna visit are charmed not just by the amazing serene, but the architecture and history. With the lagoon Knysna in the centre of the city, you can consider other attractions. In brief, a tour in Knysna ensures that you will certainly find something interesting for the outing.
You will drive to Johannesburg from Pilanesberg to board the flight for George. It will take an hour drive to reach Knysna from the airport and you have the day to rest. Evening calls for an amazing John Benn Lagoon Cruise where you can enjoy the food and dinner, the tasty cuisines and beautiful scenery around you.
The next day for South Africa holiday package will take you to the ostrich capital of South Africa, Oudtshoorn. Oudtshoorn offers several thrilling things to experience when travelling. The Cango Caves, the Klein Karoo wine range, and the many Ostrich show farms are the best places to explorer. The Ostrich show farm and the Safari show farm, are the key to tourism with a specialized number of Ostrich breeds. The farms supply the tourist with ostrich eating and closely watching.
The Cango Caves are located 29 kilometres from Oudtshoorn town that offers you a splendid adventure trip through the steep and narrow rocks. The cellars propose both the heritage and adventure tour to discover Oudtshoorn’s spectacular scenery.
The journey to the caves of Cango requires approximately 90 minutes witnessing the most suspense and impressive creation in the caves. Adding thrill to your South Africa packages, you’ll have to crawl through the slim path, cover up the way from the step ladder to the tiny hole and crawl to the narrow rooms. There are even some quickly sculpted accessible caves and slopes that render this journey a little uncomplicated.
Cango Wildlife Ranch
The Cango Wildlife Ranch is the conservatory for the endangered wildlife that is preserved along with breeding facilities. The tour brings a close encounter with the wilds conserved in their natural environment as touching a cheetah and spending time with the tiger cubs.
Adding the tour on your South Africa tour packages, you can explore the habitat of some of the wilds like the crocodiles, cheetahs, Bengal tiger cubs and more.
Ostrich Farm show
Enjoy the wonderful Ostrich Farm show that leads you to the Oudtshoorn ostrich tour getting closer to the giant birds. You can try some amazing activities like ostrich feeding, standing in their eggs and more that can be both fascinating and thrilling. This privately managed Ostrich farm welcomes the tourist to educate them on the history & industry of ostrich farming.
Day 6- Cape Wineland
It takes around 4-5 hours to reach the Cape Wineland from Knysna. Housing the best vineyards and the wine cellars, the oldest estates and some elegant cafes and restaurants, Cape Wineland is a major attraction, especially for romantic South Africa honeymoon packages.
The day is at leisure but you are always free to plan things as per your desire. The Cape Winelands is a place for those who enjoy food, nature and the romantic backdoor in our viticulture in South Africa.
Touring the wineries you can visit Stellenbosch’s majestic territory and Cape Town’s Franschhoek, regarded as the great wine-growers of South Africa’s nation.
Day 7 -10 Cape Town
Cape Town can be best explored in 4 days or say 3 nights where you can try hiking, shopping, driving and some of the amazing tours covering the best places here. The Wineland is just 2-hour drive from Cape Town so leaving in the morning you can easily reach your hotel by the afternoon. You have three days to explore so spend the leisure with some shopping and sunset cruises. Plan the next two days wandering around Table Mountain, Robben Island and the complete Cape point tour.
There are the shopping centres and eateries that make V&A Waterfront region the most happening site of Cape Town. Situated on the Atlantic shore, Table Bay Harbour of Cape Town, you can spend the best time here admiring the charm of the city. Book your sunset cruise for South Africa holiday package and enjoy the evening admiring the beauty of Table Mountain and the sunset.
Table Mountain is worth visiting, the legendary mountain with a glimpse of the beauty of Cape Town. The perfect way to discover the wonders of Cape Town is through the relaxing landscape in the Sunrise and Sunset Table Mountain Tours. Walks, abseiling and cable cars can be the best activity you can try there while adding on the Kirstenbosch botanical garden at the top will let you discover the endemic flora of the region.
Cape Peninsula tour
Talking about the Cape Peninsula Tour, the path is lined by the few yet incredible attractions from Atlantic coast, the Camps Bay and Sea Point, the Hout Bay to the Duiker Island. The activity here includes a boat trip to Seal Island, Sea Point, and Camps Bay, Hout Bay Fishing Village. The rest of the day is to explore Cape Point via the top of Chapman. The next attraction of Cape Town tour is Cape of Good Hope that is nominated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The penguins, dassie, antelopes and southern right whale are some of the wildlife that attracts a significant number of tourists. Cape Town city tour for South Africa travel package is incomplete without the cultural tour to Simon’s Town that exhibits the culture and history.