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South Africa Encompassed - World Expeditions
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17 days

South Africa Encompassed

From Johannesburg to Cape Town
Tour Operator:
World Expeditions
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14
Age range:
16 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
82819
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Highlights

  • Visit the home town of legendary Nelson Mandela.
  • Witness great herds of elephants, lions and antelopes.
  • View the towering, awe-inspiring Drakensberg Mountains.
  • Grab your camera and snap a shot of the Big Five.

Itinerary

Start in Johannesburg and end in Cape Town! With the in-depth cultural tour South Africa Encompassed, you have a 17 day tour package taking you through Johannesburg, South Africa and 8 other destinations in South Africa. South Africa Encompassed includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join Johannesburg, early morning drive to Mpumalanga (620 kms; 8 hrs)
  2. Day 2: Kruger National Park (150 kms; 2 hrs + 2 x 3 hour game drives)
  3. Day 3: Kruger National Park (150 kms; 2 hrs + 2 x 3 hour game drives)
  4. Day 4: Swaziland/eSwatini (200 kms; 4 hrs)
  5. Day 5-6: Hluhluwe Game Reserve and Msinene River (400 kms; 6 hrs)
  6. Day 7-8: Drakensberg Mountains (500 kms; 7 hrs)
  7. Day 9-10: To Wild Coast via Qunu (600 kms; 8.5 hrs)
  8. Day 11: Addo Elephant National Park (500 kms; 7.5 hrs)
  9. Day 12-13: The Garden Route - Knysna & Tsitsikamma (300 kms; 4.5 hrs)
  10. Day 14: The Garden Route - Hermanus (420 kms, 6 hrs)
  11. Day 15-16: To Cape Town via Stellenbosch (150 kms, 2 hrs on day 15 + 150 kms on day 16)
  12. Day 17: Ascend Table Mountain, trip concludes in Cape Town
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Lodge
Guesthouse

Customer Reviews

  • S
    · January 20, 2018
    Very disappointed with the Drakensberg part of the tour. We did not see any of what are considered to be the highlights of this park: Champagne Valley, Cathedral Peak, Injisuthi, Giant’s Castle, Amphitheatre. Instead, we were taken to Lotheni. My... Show more
    Trip date: November 2017

Dates & Availability

17 days
South Africa Encompassed
From Johannesburg to Cape Town
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FAQs

  • I'll be travelling alone, will I get my own room, or will I be sharing?

    An optional single supplement is available for this trip, if you want to have you own room. However if you are happy to share, you will be roomed with another passenger of the same gender.

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    Visa

    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.

    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.
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