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Grand Tour of South Africa {Johannesburg to Cape Town}

johannesburg & beyond Tours Grand Tour of South Africa

Grand Tour of South Africa

From majestic Table Mountain to the Big 5 of Kruger National Park, discover the highlights of this alluring country with a small group of up to 16 like-minded travellers.      

  • Style: Guided Group Journey
  • Duration: 16 days/15 nights
  • Starts in: Johannesburg
Guide Price £2364
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Highlights:
  • Game drive in Kruger National Park
  • Game drive in HluhluweiMfolozi Park
  • Boat trip in iSimangaliso Wetland Park
  • Keurbooms River cruise
  • Spectacular Blyde River Canyon
  • Tour of the incredible Cango Caves
  • Matsamo Cultural Village visit
  • Cape Point & Peninsula tour
  • Cape Winelands tour
  • Cape Town city tour
  • Durban city tour
Itinerary:

Day 1  Johannesburg, South Africa        
Arrive in Johannesburg and transfer to your hotel.          

Day 2  Johannesburg to Hazyview        
Depart Johannesburg and travel via the Panorama Route to Hazyview. En route, stop at Blyde River Canyon and take in the spectacular views from God’s Window.          

Day 3  Kruger NP      
Look out for the Big 5 on a full day game drive in Kruger National Park. Keep your eyes peeled for lion, buffalo, elephant and rhino.  

Day 4  Hazyview to Ezulwini Valley, eSwatini
Depart for eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) and see traditional Swazi culture at Matsamo Cultural Village and Ngwenya Glass Works.    

Day 5  Ezulwini Valley to Mkuze, South Africa        
Head for KwaZulu-Natal and take in the amazing scenery before a visit to an authentic Zulu homestead.        

Day 6  Mkuze      
Relax this morning before a thrilling afternoon game drive at renowned Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, home to the white rhino. Look out for the Big 5 and other wildlife found at this scenic game park.          

Day 7  Mkuze to Durban        
View local wildlife, including hippo and crocodile on an estuarine boat trip in iSimangaliso Wetland Park before continuing on to Durban.  

Day 8  Durban to Port Elizabeth
Explore Durban during a morning city tour before heading to the airport for a flight (not included in price) to Port Elizabeth.

Day 9  Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay        
Travel to spectacular Tsitsikamma National Park and stroll across the suspension bridge at Storms River to take in the stunning views. Continue to Plettenberg Bay for the evening.  

Day 10  Plettenberg Bay        
Visit Birds of Eden, the largest free-flight bird aviary in the world before spending the afternoon on the Plettenberg wine route for a horse-drawn carriage ride through  the vineyards and wine tasting.        

Day 11  Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn        
Travel to Knysna and take a cruise on the nearby scenic Keurbooms River. Once back on dry land, continue to Oudtshoorn and visit an ostrich farm.

Day 12  Oudtshoorn to Cape Town
Explore the Cango Caves with their vast halls and towering formations before driving to Cape Town on Route 62.  

Day 13  Cape Town
Enjoy a scenic Cape Point & Peninsula tour. Visit famous Boulders Beach to watch the amusing local penguin colony.        

Day 14  Cape Town        
Visit the towns of Stellenbosch, Paarl  and Franschhoek on this full day tour  of the Cape Winelands and sample locally produced wine.        

Day 15  Cape Town        
Enjoy a morning city tour and learn about Cape Town’s fascinating history. The afternoon is at leisure.        

Day 16  Cape Town        
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Departs:
2020 Departures:        
7, 21 Jun      
5, 19 Jul      
2, 9, 16, 23 Aug        
6, 13, 20, 27 Sep        
4, 11, 18, 25 Oct      

2021 Departures:
10, 17, 24, 31 Jan      
7, 14, 21, 28 Feb      
7, 14, 21, 28 Mar      
4, 11, 25 Apr      
3, 9, 23 May      
2, 8, 22 Aug      
5, 12, 19 Sep      
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Oct      
7, 14, 28 Nov    

Prices
Guide Price £2364
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Inclusions
  • Return airport transfers
  • 15 nights 3star to 4star accommodation
  • 15 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 7 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
  • Internal flight between Durban and Port Elizabeth
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Special Offers We negotiate new offers daily from discounted flights, tours and vehicle hire to free upgrades, added value and unique inclusions. Please call for our latest offers.

The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/03/2020 to 31/12/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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Grand Tour of South Africa {Johannesburg to Cape Town}
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