South Africa Highlights

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Search for the Big 5 in Kruger National Park
  • Soweto Tour, an integral town in the fight against apartheid
  • Tsitsikamma National Park A marine and forest park in the heart of the famous Garden Route.
  • Cape Town A beautiful city surrounded by mountain and sea.
Start in Johannesburg and end in Cape Town, the South Africa Highlights trip is a guided active and outdoor tour that takes 14 days. You will travel through Hermanus, Soweto, Johannesburg and 7 other destinations in South Africa. South Africa Highlights is a small group trip which 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).
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT EXPLORE
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 177 reviews
AnneMaureenEdith's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • AnneMaureenEdith
  • On Dec 12 2019
“I think warn people that beds will likely be hard. Also reconsider the length of the trip and perhaps cut out the last day as mentioned earlier.”
Stephen's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Stephen
  • On Dec 31 2019
“Excellent”
Tony's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Tony
  • On Dec 01 2019
“Excellent”
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Johannesburg in the morning; Afternoon Soweto Township tour
  • Day 2 : Drive to Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, 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; Afternoon walk in Robberg Nature Reserve
  • Day 8 : Free morning to explore Plettenberg beaches, followed by afternoon wine tasting in The Crags wine region
  • Day 9 : Full day drive along the Garden Route to Hermanus, visiting Knysna and Albertinia along the way
  • 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 Download PDF Brochure
Meals
  • 13 Breakfast
Accommodation
  • 6 nights comfortable lodge
  • 7 nights comfortable hotel
Transport
  • Minibus
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader, Driver(s)
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. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this South Africa Highlights tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 301 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 26 May 2020 full payment is required.

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. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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