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South Africa Escape - 14 Days

South Africa Escape - 14 Days - Expat Explore Travel
South Africa Escape - 14 Days - Expat Explore Travel
Joseph "It was a really enjoyable trip with EXPAT EXPLORE that gave us such a comprehensive experience of what South Africa is about; the people,the culture, the scenery, the food and above all the wild life. With the exception of the last day, we didn't have any really long journeys, and the optional tours were all worth doing, including Soweto which I was a little apprehensive about. My only sugges..."
Excellent
9 reviews
Starts
Cape Town
Destinations
+21
Ends
Johannesburg
Map

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
Age range
10 to 90 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Lodge
Max Group Size
51
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Safari, Wildlife, Coach / Bus
Operator
Expat Explore Travel
Start in Cape Town and end in Johannesburg! With the in-depth cultural tour South Africa Escape - 14 Days, you have a 14 day tour package taking you from Cape Town to Johannesburg and through Cape Town, South Africa and 20 other destinations in South Africa. South Africa Escape - 14 Days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive in Cape Town
    Start point Cape Town International Airport, Matroosfontein, 7490, Matroosfontein, Western Cape, South Africa
  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
    End point Hotel Garden Court Oliver Tambo International Airport, 2 Hulley Road, Kempton Park, Gauteng 1619, South Africa 10:00

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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  • Additional Services

9 Reviews

Excellent
67%
Good
22%
Average
11%
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  • Written on September 9, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    This tour was amazing. The days were long, with early mornings and sometimes not arriving to the hotel until close to dinner time. But, we saw so much. We were lucky and saw the Big 5 all in one morning in Kruger, as well as so many other animals. Seeing... Read more

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  • NP
    Written on July 15, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour was amazing. Every day jam packed full of once in a lifetime experiences. Our Tour Guide Willem was excellent, going above and beyond to look after all the travelers on our tour and on hand to assist 24/7. This was a 5* tour experience and I would... Read more

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  • Written on July 7, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Overall a good trip, but a bit too rushed. The night at Cape St Francis was unnecessary. We, and others in the group, would have preferred a second night at Tsitsikama. We acknowledge that you cant please everyone in a group with every item on the tour.... Read more

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  • AP
    Written on April 21, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Was very good except for 6 days on garden route we were changing hotels every day & waking at 5.30am so was quite exhausting

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  • DT
    Written on November 25, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Tour guide Mathew provided excellent and good humoured leadership.

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  • South Africa Escape - 14 Days reviewer 6
    Written on October 27, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    Expat travel used the cheapest hotels possible especially the one near Kruger national park - buffalo hotel. They placed us in the last section of rooms which were dirty and plain disgusting. Our tour guide didn’t ask us how our rooms were nothing. So we... Read more

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  • South Africa Escape - 14 Days reviewer 7
    Written on October 13, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The South Africa 14 day escape was brilliant. The transportation was of excellent standard, all the accommodation was very good, good locations, good meals provided and the itinerary was great. We covered so much in the 14 days and got to have a real taste... Read more

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  • South Africa Escape - 14 Days reviewer 8
    Written on September 16, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip was absolutely amazing! I would highly recommend this tour to anyone traveling to SA.

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  • JV
    Written on March 10, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was a really enjoyable trip with EXPAT EXPLORE that gave us such a comprehensive experience of what South Africa is about; the people,the culture, the scenery, the food and above all the wild life. With the exception of the last day, we didn't have... Read more

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • 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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Vaccinations

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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Location
Cape Town is the starting point and Johannesburg is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Expat Explore Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 21 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 21 November 2019, 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 65 days 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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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,839 km.
  • Cape Town (South Africa)
  • 4 km
  • Table Mountain (South Africa)
  • 17 km
  • Robben Island (South Africa)
  • 25 km
  • Constantia (South Africa)
  • 19 km
  • Boulders Beach (South Africa)
  • 8 km
  • Kalk Bay (South Africa)
  • 23 km
  • Cape Town (South Africa)
  • 41 km
  • Stellenbosch (South Africa)
  • 65 km
  • Hermanus (South Africa)
  • 117 km
  • Swellendam (South Africa)
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