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South Africa Escape - 14 Days - Expat Explore Travel
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South Africa Escape - 14 Days

From Cape Town to Johannesburg
Tour Operator:
Expat Explore Travel
Max group size:
51
Age range:
10 to 90
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
99524
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US $1,785
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Highlights

  • See Castle of Good Hope and St. George’s Cathedral
  • Savour South Africa's signature wine, Pinotage
  • Spot the Big 5 on a game drive in Kruger National Park
  • Explore the Cango Caves on a heritage walking tour
  • Capture one of the oldest Baobab trees on camera

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Itinerary

Start in Cape Town and end in Johannesburg! With the In-depth Cultural tour South Africa Escape - 14 Days, you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Cape Town, South Africa and 17 other destinations in South Africa. South Africa Escape - 14 Days includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive in Cape Town
  2. Day 2: Cape Town city tour
  3. Day 3: Cape Town - Free day
  4. Day 4: Cape Winelands - Stellenbosch - Hermanus
  5. Day 5: Shark Diving Excursion - Swellendam - Mossel Bay
  6. Day 6: Garden Route: Game Drive - Knysna - Garden Route
  7. Day 7: Tsitsikamma National Park & Storms River - Eastern Cape
  8. Day 8: Fruit Route: Route 62 - Oudtshoorn Ostrich Farm - Cango Caves Excursion
  9. Day 9: George - Johannesburg - Kruger Gateway
  10. Day 10: Kruger National Park
  11. Day 11: Kruger National Park - Free day
  12. Day 12: Kruger National Park - Free day
  13. Day 13: Three Rondawels - Bourke’s Luck Potholes - Blyde River Canyon Viewpoint - Johannesburg
  14. Day 14: Johannesburg: End of tour
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  • Guide
  • Meals
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Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.3
  • 4.4
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  • N
    · October 5th, 2020
    South Africa was amazing. Our tour guide, Matt, was wonderful. Organised, friendly and very knowledgeable. The highlight was definitely Kruger National Park and the safari tours. With so many stops we got to see many different areas. We loved it so much... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • K
    · October 2nd, 2020
    We had the most fantastic time . Beautiful country and a very special tour guide. The best we’ve ever had. An absolutely wonderful trip which we’ll never forget. We will definitely do it again when possible.
    Trip date: August 2019
  • J
    · October 1st, 2020
    Action packed!! We loved the non-stop, activity-filled adventure. The early starts meant that you could get the most out of every day! Matt was a huge reason why our trip is so memorable - amazing tour guide! We have absolutely nothing bad to say about... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • DB
    · October 1st, 2020
    I would highly recommend this tour to everyone. Absolutely mind blowing once in a life time experiences. Came face to face with massive sharks off Dyer Island, got to within a few feet of a pride of lions in Krueger National Park and many more memories... Show more
    Trip date: February 2019
  • R
    · October 1st, 2020
    This was a really great trip to get in the main highlights that South Africa has to offer starting in Cape Town with some free time to explore the city, driving the coastal Garden Route with a quick stop to swim with some sharks, tasting delicious SA... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
  • KL
    · March 5th, 2020
    I dreamt for many years about going to South Africa and I couldn’t wait any longer. Tour Radar helped me find the perfect deal being a solo traveller, where I felt safe and everything I wanted to do was included. There are additional excursions... Show more
    Trip date: February 2020
  • South Africa Escape - 14 Days reviewer 7
    · November 28th, 2019
    To much pushed in to to short a time very early mornings 4am ,5.30 most days with no break arrivin g at next hotel late no time to relax only place that was ok was in Capetown Some hotels very poor hotel at krugar was not in krugar park which is another... Show more
    Trip date: November 2019
  • MC
    · November 24th, 2019
    I'm possibly over critical, changing from an experienced independent traveler to a tourist. First 3 days in Cape town were fine, the following 7 were crazy early starts and late finishers with not much in between, all too rushed really to be able to... Show more
    Trip date: November 2019
  • DF
    · November 14th, 2019
    As you see, I am very happy with my choice of Expat. One suggestion: It happens always that most tourists are only interested in the "big five" and to take pictures of them. As an ecologist myself, I know there is much more to see and to understand in... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • MJ
    · November 12th, 2019
    what is there to say. we were given a kaleidoscopic view of an amazingly diverse country
    Trip date: October 2019

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South Africa Escape - 14 Days
From Cape Town to Johannesburg
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there a hotel list available?

    All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date, and your specific accommodation details will be listed in your final tour documents. This is a list of accommodations that the operator will typically use on this tour:


    Cape Town Lodge
    Windsor Hotel
    Oceans Hotel
    Tsitsikamma Village Inn
    Tsitsikamma Lodge and Spa
    Tsogo Sun Beacon Island Resort
    Cape St Francis Resort
    De Oude Meul Country Lodge
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Oudtshroon Riempie Estate
    Bundu Lodge
    Timbavati Safari Lodge
    Bualo Hotel
    Garden Court Oliver Tambo International Airport


    Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

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  • 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 June 2nd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 2nd, 2021, a minimum payment of 10% is required to confirm your booking with Expat Explore Travel. 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 50 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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