South Africa Highlights

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17387
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit Kruger National park -one of the world's greatest wildlife-watching destinations
  • Stellenbosch - the food and wine capital of South Africa
  • Emerge yourselves in the breathtaking natural beauty of Cape Town
The "South Africa Highlights" tour starts in Johannesburg and ends in Cape Town. It is an active and outdoor tour that takes 14 days taking you through Stellenbosch, Hermanus, Soweto and 5 other destinations in South Africa. "South Africa Highlights" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

A trip to discover the highlights of South Africa, including understanding the turbulent history in Soweto, searching for wildlife in Kruger, travelling along the iconic Garden Route to see penguins and try delicious wines in the Cape Winelands, all before ending in colourful Cape Town.



Tsitsikamma National Park - A marine and forest park in the heart of the famous Garden Route

Stellenbosch - World renowned vineyards overlooked by stunning, rugged mountains

Hermanus - The best place in Southern Africa to admire whales (in season, selected dates).
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Johannesburg in the morning; afternoon Soweto Township tour
  • Day 2 : Drive to the Kruger, stopping at Blyde River Canyon viewpoints along the way
  • Day 3 : Full day safari inside Kruger National Park in search of the Big Five
  • Day 4 : Morning and afternoon game drives in Kruger National Park
  • Day 5 : Travel back to Johannesburg before a late afternoon flight down to Port Elizabeth
  • Day 6 : Spend the day exploring Storms River Mouth in Tsitsikamma National Park; a marine and forest wonderland
  • Day 7 : An opportunity to explore the rainforest on an adventurous canopy tour. Continue to Knysna, evening sunset lagoon cruise
  • Day 8 : Free day to explore Knysna's beaches and activities
  • Day 9 : Full day drive along the Garden Route to Hermanus, stopping frequently to stretch legs
  • Day 10 : Land-based whale watching in Hermanus (seasonal), or walk in Fernkloof Nature Reserve (out of season)
  • Day 11 : Visit the African Penguin colony at Betty's Bay; arrive in Stellenbosch for optional wine tasting or walking food tour
  • Day 12 : Travel on to Cape Town and visit Table Mountain by cable car
  • Day 13 : Free day or optional trips to Robben Island or Cape Point
  • Day 14 : Trip ends in Cape Town
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • 13 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners
Accommodation
  • Holiday Inn Rosebank (1 night)
  • Hotel Numbi (3 nights)
  • The Kelway Hotel (1 night)
  • Storms River Mouth Restcamp (1 night)
  • Knysna Hollow (2 nights)
  • Windsor Hotel (2 nights)
  • Stellenbosch Hotel (1 night)
  • Harbour Bridge Hotel (2 nights)
Transport
  • Flight
  • Minibus
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader
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 South Africa Highlights tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this South Africa Highlights tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 20 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 July 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

South Africa Highlights tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this South Africa Highlights 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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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