Customized tours in South Africa

South Africa Customized Tours and Custom Trips 2024/2025

Personally crafted tailor-made tours based on local expertise from South Africa's best trip designers

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  • Step 1 Tell us your requirements What does your ideal trip look like? Read more What does your ideal trip look like? Answer our short trip questionnaire and share your preferences and ideas to help us plan the perfect tour package for you. Read less
  • Step 2 Connect with a travel expert Next, we'll match you with a local trip planner. Read more Next, we'll match you with a local trip planner. Based on your trip input, we will connect you with an expert trip designer who has first-hand, local knowledge of your trip destination(s). Together, you will build the perfect trip. Read less
  • Step 3 Securely book your trip Book when you are satisfied with your planned trip. Read more Book when you are satisfied with your planned trip. Once the tour has been customized to your liking, including accommodations, activities, and daily itinerary, you can securely book your trip. Sit back and relax! Read less

Introducing South Africa

Swarthy savannas, golden beaches, jagged mountain ranges, and plentiful nature reserves are just a few of South Africa's noteworthy attractions. Cape Winelands, studded with colonial mansions and covered with rows after rows of vineyards, rivals the best in the world when it comes to fine wine, while the Rhebok Trail is chockablock with Instagram-worthy highlights. If you are planning for a personalized South Africa trip, you have so many places you can cover.

Feel free to contact our local travel experts to design your own customized tour to South Africa.

When to go to South Africa

South Africa is a year-round destination with diverse regional climate conditions. Many travelers find it best to explore South Africa between May and September when the weather is cool. These months are also ideal for big game viewing. The country receives a fair bit of rain between November to February, but this is when birdwatchers descend in droves on its national parks for sightings of rare avian species. Learn more.

How long to stay in South Africa

Do not miss the chance to chase penguins at Boulders Beach and experience wine tasting in Stellenbosch if you have seven days to spare. Anything lesser than that, and you will be forced to make sacrifices, so we suggest you spend at least ten days in South Africa. This is just the right amount of time to get under the skin of the country, sample its unique cuisine and world-class wine, and maybe even tick the Big Five off your bucket list without exhausting yourself. Learn more.

Must-visit destinations in South Africa

Having taken in the sights and sounds of Cape Town, head to Kruger National Park for an ultimate wildlife safari experience. A drive through the Panorama Route is a rite of passage for anyone who claims that they have set their foot in the country. The Drakensberg, whose 10,000-foot basalt peaks beckon travelers from all over the world, is a must for those who wish to soak up the raw, unvarnished beauty of South Africa, while the untamed wilderness hidden beneath the waters of False Bay offers unparalleled glimpses of the marine life off the country’s coast. Learn more.

 

Why book a customized tour?

LOCAL INSIGHT Whatever your interests, our expert trip designers have local knowledge of all the best spots to eat, sleep and visit, including famous sites and the off-the-beaten-path hidden gems. They know the places you want to go and will ensure you have the most memorable experiences.
PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCE Travel where and when you want, with only places and activities you choose. We’ll build a trip that matches your unique interests and special requirements 100%.
STRESS-FREE TRAVEL Our trip designers will book your accommodation, transport, activities etc. to ensure that you get a completely stress-free tour. If you need support during the trip, you can always write or call the local specialist for help and recommendations.
TRAVEL LIKE A PRO Think of our trip designers as your ticket backstage. Special access, great prices, and local tips. Their job is to make sure your entire trip is perfectly planned, secure, and completely stress-free.

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South Africa Travel Essentials & Insight

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The Big 5: Everything You Need to Know

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10 Safari Holidays in South Africa: Itinerary Possibilities

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13 Best Things to do in Cape Town

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Gansbaai: The Best Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

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Robben Island Tour: South Africa's Most Significant Historic Site

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Top Tours in South Africa

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How Long to Stay in South Africa

To help you plan the right trip duration

Great South Africa Itineraries: How Many Days to Spend?

If you’re looking for a country with sunshine, adventure, wildlife, and wine, these South Africa itineraries will have you racing to plan your next trip. In one unforgettable vacation... Read more

2 Weeks in South Africa: Our Recommendations

Going on a wildlife safari and spotting the Big Five might be an experience of a lifetime for many, although it is merely a prelude to a 2 weeks trip to South Africa. With a fortnight at han... Read more

One Week in South Africa: Our Recommendations

In addition to its ‘Big Five’ population, a trip to South Africa will include jaw-dropping coastlines, sun-soaked beaches, dramatic mountains, and idyllic towns. If you plan it&... Read more

10 Days in South Africa: Our Recommendations

Home to roaming lions, leopards, rhinos, and elephants, a trip to South Africa offers the opportunity to explore wildlife in a way few countries can match. 10 days in South Africa opens up a... Read more

Whale Watching in Hermanus: The Ultimate Guide

Selected as one of the top 12 whale watching locations in the world by WWF, and with a location easily accessible from Cape Town, Hermanus is a prime destination for those hoping for a close... Read more

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South Africa Travel Information

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10 Best Tropical Vacations Around the World

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The 25 Best Places to Visit

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Top 12 Things to do in Durban

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