4.5
14 reviews
South Africa Escape - 14 Days - Expat Explore Travel
14 days

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
From
$2,955
-44%
US $1,665
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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

Itinerary

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

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  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
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    4.1
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  • KL
    · March 05, 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 2
    · November 28, 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 24, 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 14, 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 12, 2019
    what is there to say. we were given a kaleidoscopic view of an amazingly diverse country
    Trip date: October 2019
  • JS
    · September 09, 2019
    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.... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • NP
    · July 15, 2019
    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... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • MS
    · July 07, 2019
    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... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • AP
    · April 21, 2019
    Was very good except for 6 days on garden route we were changing hotels every day & waking at 5.30am so was quite exhausting
    Trip date: March 2019
  • DT
    · November 25, 2018
    Tour guide Mathew provided excellent and good humoured leadership.
    Trip date: November 2018

Dates & Availability

14 days
South Africa Escape - 14 Days
From Cape Town to Johannesburg
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FAQs

  • 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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    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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    • For any tour departing before 17 May 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 17 May 2020, 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 45 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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