Exceptional South Africa

Begin your tour in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Continue along the South Coast of South Africa where lies one of the most beautiful and picturesque stretches of coastline, home to the Garden Route. Spend some time in the bustling city of Johannesburg and end off your tour with an authentic African bush experience.

Beaches on South African Tour

What we like...

  • Scheduled small group departures
  • Explore Cape Town and the surroundings with included Cape Peninsula and Winelands tours
  • Experience the lush and tranquil Garden Route
  • Experience a tour of Johannesburg, including Soweto
  • Exciting game and safari experience
Air-Inclusive from
$3,999
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for scheduled departures on a Saturday from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) valid between May 01 - 31, 2017

Itinerary

DAY 1: TRAVELING

Depart from New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles (IAD) for your South African Airways flight to South Africa.

 

DAY 2: CAPE TOWN

On arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Spend the day at leisure.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The President Hotel or similar

Table Mountain silhouette from beach CT Aerial Cape Winelands
 
 

DAY 3: CAPE TOWN

Spend the morning at leisure.

At 13h30 you will be collected for your scheduled City tour. (Cable car fee not included)

You will be returned to the hotel by 17h30.

(Dinner to own arrangements)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The President Hotel or similar

TM and Stadium Company gardens Bo Kaap
 
 

DAY 4: CAPE TOWN

After breakfast you will be collected for your scheduled full day Cape Point and Peninsula Tour. (Lunch at own account).

Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.

(Dinner to own arrangements)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The President Hotel or similar

Boulders Beach Panorama Boulders Beach
 
 

DAY 5: CAPE TOWN

After breakfast you will be collected for your scheduled full day Cape Winelands Tour. (Lunch at own account)

Time permitting, a visit to a Paarl region estate would be included to round off the day’s wine-tasting experiences before heading back to your hotel in Cape Town.

(Dinner to own arrangements)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The President Hotel or similar

Stellies vineyards Vines Vineyards
 
 

DAY 6: OUDTSHOORN

After an early breakfast depart Cape Town and travel along Route 62. Lunch (to own account)

Travel to Oudtshoorn and visit a working ostrich farm.

Arrive at your hotel in the late afternoon.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Surval Boutique Olive Estate or similar

Cango Caves Meerkats Ostriches
 
 

DAY 7: PLETTENBERG BAY

After breakfast depart the hotel and enjoy a morning tour of the Cango Caves.

Continue towards Knysna and enjoy some time at leisure.

Embark on an informative cruise up the Keurbooms River.

Arrive at your accommodation and freshen up for dinner.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Hog Hollow Country House or similar

Interior Caves Crawling Through Gap
 
 

DAY 8: PLETTENBERG BAY

After breakfast, have an up-close-and-personal experience at the Elephant Sanctuary.

After lunch (to own account), travel to Plettenberg Bay for a visit to Birds of Eden.

Balance of the day at leisure.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Hog Hollow Country House or similar

Birds of Eden Birds of Eden Birds of Eden
 
 

DAY 9: PORT ELIZABETH

After breakfast depart and journey along the final leg of the Garden Route to the beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park.

Enjoy a walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River mouth gorge.

Arrive in Port Elizabeth at approximately 18h00 and you will be dropped off at the hotel.

(Dinner is to your own arrangements)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth Hotel or similar

Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay Fort Frederick Port Elizabeth
 
 

DAY 10: JOHANNESBURG

After breakfast you will be transferred to Port Elizabeth Airport for your flight to Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport.

Upon arrival at OR Tambo International Airport you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

At 13h30 you will be collected for a scheduled Johannesburg City tour.

Return to your hotel for remainder of the evening at leisure.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Protea Hotel Balalaika or similar

City of Johannesburg Johannesburg Anglo-Boer War Memorial
 
 

DAY 11: JOHANNESBURG

After breakfast you will be collected for your scheduled morning Half Day Soweto tour.

Lunch at a local township tavern before proceeding to spend the remainder of the afternoon exploring the exhibit at The Apartheid Museum.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Protea Hotel Balalaika or similar

Sign Ext A Ropes
 
 

DAY 12: HAZYVIEW

After breakfast you will be met and will depart Johannesburg and head towards the 'Land of the Rising Sun' Mpumalanga via the magnificent Panorama Route.

Late afternoon arrival at your hotel. Relax and freshen up for dinner.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Perry's Bridge Hollow Hotel or similar

Mpumalanga Mpumalanga Blyde River Canyon
 
 

DAYS 13 - 14: KRUGER PRIVATE RESERVES

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Manyeleti Reserve.

Morning and evening game tracking drives in open 4 x 4 vehicles.

Highly experienced guides will take you on foot to bring into clear focus the magic of the bush.

The following day enjoy a full day of being treated like African Royalty whilst creating a memorable safari experience on the scheduled game viewing activities on offer.

Overnight for 2 nights on a full board basis at Honeyguide Tented Safari Camp or similar

Zebra seen on safari Lioness and cub seen on safari Baby waterhogs drinking seen on safari
 
 

DAY 15: DEPARTURE

Time permitting, embark on your final early morning game viewing activity before returning to camp for breakfast.

You will then be met and transferred to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport for your onward flight to the US.

 

DAY 16: TRAVELING

Arrival in the United States at New York JFK or Washington Dulles airports.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York (JFK) or Washington (IAD) Airport to South Africa Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport; Domestic coach air in South Africa as per the itinerary (Cape Town - Port Elizabeth - Johannesburg); Accommodation as per the itinerary; Most meals as per the itinerary (13x breakfast, 3x lunch, 6x dinner); Ground transfers as per the itinerary; All park fees and safari activities; Scheduled Cape Peninsula Tour; Scheduled Winelands Tour

 

EXCLUDES

Add-on air from other U.S. cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Entrance fees on Cape Peninsula tour to Kirstenbosch, Seal Island cruise; Any items of personal expense, i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc.; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers

 

Your accommodation is as outlined in the itinerary above. All our programs are full customizable to your needs. 

Air-Inclusive from
$3,999
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for scheduled departures on a Saturday from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) valid between May 01 - 31, 2017

Price is per person based on double occupancy. Valid as of December 22, 2016 for scheduled departures on a Saturday from New York (JFK) between May 01 - 31, 2017 with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Other departure points and domestic flights within the U.S. can be booked. Price for other departure cities and/or travel dates may vary. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Package includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply.