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South AfricaSafari, winelands and city escape

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If you've only got 11 days to spare and are seeking to combine South Africa's wildlife, award-winning wines, and beautiful landscapes into one comprehensive trip, look no further. From the sunny coast of Cape Town, you'll journey through the lush, exquisite Winelands, set off on a safari in Kruger National Park, gaze up at the Milky Way in the secluded wilderness of Karongwe Private Game Reserve, ...

If you've only got 11 days to spare and are seeking to combine South Africa's wildlife, award-winning wines, and beautiful landscapes into one comprehensive trip, look no further. From the sunny coast of Cape Town, you'll journey through the lushexquisite Winelands, set off on a safari in Kruger National Park, gaze up at the Milky Way in the secluded wilderness of Karongwe Private Game Reserve, look out over the impressive Blyde River Canyon, and round off your trip exploring the buzzing city of Johannesburg. Perfect for a romantic getaway with your significant other. 

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Trip highlights
  • Wine tasting
    Wine tasting
  • Savannah
    Savannah
  • Safari
    Safari
  • City
    City
  • Countryside
    Countryside

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Day 1: Welcome to South Africa!

• Begin with a Cape Town city tour

• Visit the Castle of Good Hope, Company Gardens, Bo-Kaap, and the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

• If weather allows, take the cable car up to Table Mountain to discover the view

Visited:
Cape Town
Accommodation
Night at Cape Town Hollow (Cape Town)

Day 2: The Cape Peninsula

See the Island the Seals! 

• After breakfast, set off on a full-day visit of the Cape Peninsula

• Stop en-route at Hout Bay to board a boat to Seal Island and Chapman's Peak Drive

• Last stop, Cape Point Lighthouse

Visited:
Cape Town
Accommodation
Night at Cape Town Hollow (Cape Town)

Day 3: Robben Island by boat

• Jump on a boat to Robben Island

• Marvel at the sights of Cape Town from the aerial cable car and plateau on Table Mountain

• Have a bite to eat in the restaurant at the top

Visited:
Cape Town
Accommodation
Night at Cape Town Hollow (Cape Town)

Day 4: Enter the Winelands

Local specialties at its best...

• Spend the day along the Cape Wine Route 

• Visit Stellenbosch, Paarl, and Franschhoek! 

 Taste wines and cheeses from the region

Accommodation
Night at Bonne Esperance (Stellenbosch)

Day 5: Free day in the Winelands

• Enjoy breakfast at your hotel

• Take the day to relax in the sunshine and taste local produce

Visited:
Stellenbosch
Accommodation
Night at Bonne Esperance (Stellenbosch)

Day 6: Kruger National Park

Unforgettable animal sightings! 

• Depart to legendary Kruger National Park for a safari adventure

• Marvel at the rich wildlife from sunrise to sunset 

• Lunch in the park at a rest camp, or request a packed lunch from your hotel

Accommodation
Night at Perry`s Bridge Hollow Hotel (Hazyview)

Day 7: Karongwe private game reserve

•  Arrive at Karongwe Reserve, in the heart of the Limpopo

• Safari until sunset

• Set off on a star-gazing adventure

Visited:
Kruger National ParkKarongwe
Accommodation
Night at Shiduli Private Game Reserve (Karongwe)

Day 8: Game-drive at ​Karongwe Reserve

Spot the big five! 

• Breakfast at your hotel

• Continue to discover Karongwe Reserve on another full day safari

Visited:
Karongwe
Accommodation
Night at Shiduli Private Game Reserve (Karongwe)

Day 9: Heading up to Mpumalanga

• Rise early for a morning game-drive before breakfast

• Head to Blyde River Canyon, the third largest in the world!

• Visit the village of Pilgrim's Rest 

Visited:
Karongwe, Mpumalanga
Accommodation
Graskop Mogodi Lodge (Mpumalanga)

Day 10: Discover Johannesburg

Welcome to South Africa's largest city

• Breakfast at the hotel

• Transfer to the beautiful city of Johannesburg!

Accommodation
Night at Southern Sun Montecasino (Johannesburg)

Day 11: Final day is a city tour

We hope you have enjoyed you stay with us! 

• Breakfast, then set off on a half/full-day city tour of Johannesburg

This itinerary can be extended to suit your needs. Do you wish to stay longer?

Visited:
Johannesburg

Cape TownStellenboschKruger National ParkHazyviewKarongweMpumalangaJohannesburg

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent
  • In-trip flights
  • Car rental

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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