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Essence of South Africa (10 Days) - Trafalgar

Essence of South Africa (10 Days)

10 days
4.5
(1,671)
From Cape Town to Johannesburg
Tour Operator:
Trafalgar
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
119097
Hygiene Measures:
Included
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+ $518 additional upfront costs
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Highlights

  • See Cape Town from the top of the iconic Table Mountain
  • Enjoy a lunch with locals and wine tasting in Franschhoek
  • Spot the iconic Big 5 in Karongwe Private Game Reserve
  • Get an insight into the traditions of the Shangaan people
  • Ramble in Johannesburg and visit the Apartheid Museum

Itinerary

Start in Cape Town and end in Johannesburg! With the Explorer tour Essence of South Africa (10 Days), you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Cape Town, South Africa and 5 other destinations in South Africa. Essence of South Africa (10 Days) includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Cape Town
  2. Day 2: Table Mountain and Tour Cape Town
  3. Day 3: Circumnavigate the Cape Peninsula
  4. Day 4: Cape Winelands and Hermanus Excursion Connect with Locals
  5. Day 5: From City to Safari Stays With Stories
  6. Day 6: Safari in Karongwe Private Game Reserve
  7. Day 7: Seek out the 'Big 5' Safari Animals in Karongwe
  8. Day 8: Journey to Johannesburg
  9. Day 9: Discover Historical Soweto Dive Into Culture
  10. Day 10: Farewell Johannesburg
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Lodge

Sustainability Initiatives

Reducing Carbon Emissions

Animal Welfare

Supporting Destinations

Sustainability Programs

Reviews About This Operator

  • Terry
    · November 8th, 2022
    Due to a problem between Tourradar and Trafalgar, I almost did not have a spot on the the tour bus. I paid for my... Show more
  • Julie
    · October 15th, 2022
    An amazing experience. Complete, thoughtful and a lot of fun. Great staff, great people.

Dates & Availability

10 days
Essence of South Africa (10 Days)
From Cape Town to Johannesburg
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Good to Know

  • Currency
    R
    Rand
    South Africa
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types D, M.

    Type D
    South Africa
    Type M
    South Africa
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for South Africa. Ideally 10 days before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before April 4th, 2023 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after April 4th, 2023, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Trafalgar. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Trafalgar will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "Trafalgar" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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