Best of South Africa

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  • COVID-19protected
  • Explorer
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 48
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • SEE South Africa's wildlife and birds on safari
  • VIEW Blyde River Canyon, God's Window, the Drakensberg mountains and Storms River Mouth
  • VISIT Bourke's Luck Potholes, Kruger National Park, eSwatini (formerly Swaziland), Port Elizabeth, Tsitsikamma National Park, Knysna and Table Mountain by Cable Car
  • Connect with Locals in Knysna join host Ella and friends for a traditional meal and insights into the local Xhosa culture, including traditional dress, language and songs. (Day 11)
The Best of South Africa tour starts in Johannesburg and ends in Cape Town. The Best of South Africa is an explorer tour that takes 15 days taking you from Johannesburg to Cape Town and through other destinations in South Africa.

Connect with the culture of two countries as you travel from the north to south to encounter South Africa's legacy of Mandela and the cosmopolitan spirit of Cape Town.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT TRAFALGAR
5 - Excellent
Based on 7 reviews
  • Donald
  • From USA
  • On Sep 26 2021
5 - Excellent
Donald's review for another Trafalgar tour
“Excellent itinerary, guides, facilities, and food. The only difficulty was the Covid requirements of the airlines and host countries which Trafalgar had to follow.”
  • Noemi
  • From Canada
  • On Nov 12 2019
4 - Very Good
Noemi's review for another Trafalgar tour
“Very Good”
  • Christine
  • From Canada
  • On Oct 07 2019
5 - Excellent
Christine's review for another Trafalgar tour
“Excellent”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrive Johannesburg
  • Day 2: Johannesburg Kruger National Park Area (2 Nights)
  • Day 3: Kruger National Park Safari Game Drive
  • Day 4: Kruger National Park Area Mbabane (eSwatini) (formerly Swaziland)
  • Day 5: Mbabane (eSwatini) Hluhluwe
  • Day 6: Hluhluwe Durban (Umhlanga Rocks)
  • Day 7: Durban (Umhlanga Rocks) Southern Drakensberg Mountains (2 Nights)
  • Day 8: Drakensberg Mountains Free Day or Sani Pass Excursion to Lesotho
  • Day 9: Southern Drakensberg Mountains Eastern Cape Beaches
  • Day 10: Eastern Cape Beaches Port Elizabeth
  • Day 11: Port Elizabeth Tsitsikamma National Park Knysna (2 Nights)
  • Day 12: Knysna Free Day
  • Day 13: Knysna Cape Town (2 Nights)
  • Day 14: Cape Town Free Day
  • Day 15: Depart Cape Town
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hand-picked hotels, lodges and luxury safari camps
Meals
  • 14 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches (including Be My Guest)
  • 10 dinners
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Guide
  • An expert Travel Director, Driver Guide or Trafalgar Representative
Others
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Johannesburg and from Cape Town are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of South Africa tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of South Africa tour. You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 89 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 25 December 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 December 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 89 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of South Africa tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Best of South Africa tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Small group version of this tour may be available, which limits the group size to generally 20 people.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • This trip will operate with a number of empty seats to ensure that we always allow for appropriate extra physical distancing.
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