Johannesburg to Cape Town

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4.6 Based on 36 Reviews
  • duration 20 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7582
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Kruger and the Drakensberg
  • Eswatini (Swaziland) and Lesotho
  • Cape Town and the Garden Route
The "Johannesburg To Cape Town" trip starts in Johannesburg and ends in Cape Town. The "Johannesburg To Cape Town" trip is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 20 days. You will travel through Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland and visit Saint Lucia, Johannesburg, Mpumalamga and 11 other destinations. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This epic journey explores the different facets of three very diverse countries. In South Africa we go on game drives in the Kruger National Park, walk in the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains, travel along the Garden Route, enjoy wine tasting amid the country’s renowned vineyards and visit exciting Cape Town and journey through the mountain kingdoms of Eswatini (Swaziland) and Lesotho.

This three week trip has something for everyone: prolific wildlife, incredible scenery, beautiful beaches, awe-inspiring mountains and, of course, the rich culture which makes these countries what they are today.
  • Day 1: Start Johannesburg; drive to Mpumalanga.
  • Day 2: Explore Panorama Route; to Letaba Ranch Reserve; night game drive.
  • Day 3: Morning game walk; to Kruger N.P.
  • Day 4: Game drives in Kruger N.P.
  • Day 5: To Hlane Game Reserve, Eswatini (Swaziland), optional nature walk.
  • Day 6: To St. Lucia on the Elephant Coast.
  • Day 7: Boat trip and game walk; afternoon at Cape Vidal.
  • Day 8: To Dundee via Rourke's Drift
  • Day 9: To Royal Natal N.P.; optional afternoon walk
  • Day 10: Daywalk in the Drakensberg.
  • Day 11: To the Kingdom of Lesotho.
  • Day 12: Free day to enjoy Lesotho's culture and mountain scenery.
  • Day 13: To Graaf Reinet in the Karoo.
  • Day 14: To Tsitsikamma N.P on the Garden Route.
  • Day 15: Free day to go on walks, relax or explore the region.
  • Day 16: To Hermanus; whale watching in season.
  • Day 17: Visit South Africa's wine region en route to Cape Town.
  • Day 18: Cape Peninsula tour, Cape Point and Simonstown's penguins.
  • Day 19: Free day in Cape Town.
  • Day 20: End Cape Town.
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 16 lunches, 13 dinners
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation
  • Visas or vaccinations
4.6 - Excellent
Based on 36 reviews
  • Evelyn Patricia Dodson
  • From Australia
  • On Aug 11 2019
4 - Very Good
An amazing experience
This tour showcases a spectacular and varied landscape, with a good chance to view Africa's amazing wildlife, along with a wide selection of activities, excellent personnel and great food. I'm very glad to have chosen this tour.
  • Elizabeth Bie
  • From Australia
  • On Jul 15 2019
4 - Very Good
Very Good
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  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 23 2019
4 - Very Good
What does this mean?
Varied itinerary, unusual overnights.Food quality very mixed.
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 18 2019
4 - Very Good
Trip from Johannesburg to Cape town
This was a very memorable trip which took in so much of South Africa's wild life, past histories and south Africa as it is now. Our guides were excellent in their information about South Africa, the animals and the cultural and... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Johannesburg to Cape Town tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 10 September 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 10 September 2023, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Johannesburg to Cape Town 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.


For this Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 traveling 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.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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