Best South Africa Tour

TZA01: 9 Days Private Tour of Johannesburg - Kruger National Park - Cape Town
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide: English-speaking driver guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Vehicle: Air-conditioned car, spacious and comfortable
Accommodation: 4-star handpicked hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
From $2919 per person Free Inquiry
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Day 1 Arrival in Johannesburg, Airport pick-up
Welcome to Johannesburg to join the best South Africa tours! Your driver guide will pick you up at OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and transfer you to the hotel. You can use rest of the free time to visit landmarks in this "the city of gold".

Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton
Day 2 Fly to Kruger National Park, Private Panorama Route tour
In the morning, your driver will transfer you to Johannesburg Airport, for your flight to Kruger National Park. Upon arrival, the experienced driver guide will pick you up and we will start touring the Panorama Route. It is a scenic road, connecting multiple attractions. We will visit God's Window, Bourke's Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon and the famous Three Rondawels on the way. 

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Rissington Inn or similar
Day 3 Transfer to Kruger National Park, Sunset safari
The destination of today's best tours of South Africa is Safari Lodge of Balule Nature Reserve. You will be accompanied by an experienced ranger and a local tracker with other lodge members to have a safari on open-vehicle game drives. Finding 'Big 5' (lions, leopard, elephants, buffaloes and rhinos) is an important task, and you will have opportunities to see other wild animals! Finally we will send you back to the lodge to enjoy your dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge
Day 4 Full day at Kruger National Park (shared vehicle)
We will start today's best South Africa tours at Kruger National Park in the early morning. The ranger and the local tracker will help you a lot during safari. There are opportunities for photography because the vehicle will drive close to the animals. After about 3 hours, we will return to the lodge to eat breakfast. Then you can relax in the swimming pool or participate in the bush walk with the company of the armed game ranger. The game drive in this afternoon is the same as yesterday basically.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge
Day 5 Sunrise safari, Fly to Cape Town, Airport pick-up
After enjoying your sunrise game drive in the morning, we will send you to the near airport. You will fly to Cape Town in 3 hours. The private driver there will transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town
Day 6 Cape Town city tour, Table Mountain and Robben Island tour
We will visit historical sites in Cape Town like Castle of Good Hope and Cape Town City Hall, which can help you get better understanding about this city. Then we will go to St. George's Cathedral - the oldest church in Cape Town. Walking through Company Gardens, we will find Bo-Kaap (also called Cape Malay quarter), which is the cultural center of the city. Next, we will go to Table Mountain, also known as 'God's Dining Table' and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Weather Permitting, we will take the cable car to the highest point and appreciate the impressive natural scenery.

Afterwards, we will take ferry to Robben Island and visit the former prison in South Africa. Nelson Mandela, the first black president and the father of nation, was imprisoned here for 18 years.

Notice: Robben Island requires guests to provide identification when purchasing tickets and boarding the ferry. All visitors only need to provide one of the following proofs: identification, passport, birth certificate, driving license. Copies are also acceptable.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town
Day 7 Full day private Cape Peninsula tour
Today we are going to explore Cape Peninsula. With the beautiful scenery of Clifton and Camp's Bay, the Sea Point extends to Hout Bay. You will take a boat from here to Duiker Island, which is a home of thousands of seals. Then we will move to the southern end of the Cape Peninsula - Cape Point Nature Reserve. It is home to a variety of small wildlife. Take the funicular to the lighthouse, which was built to warn that ships are entering the dreaded 'Cape of Storms'. Afterwards, stroll along the trail or the steep hillside to the white sand beach.

Next, we will arrive at Simon's Town. Boulders Beach next to the town is one of the habitats of endangered African penguins. Finally, pass Kalk Bay and the surfing paradise Muizenberg, we will arrive at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. There are about 7,000 plant species planted here.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town
Day 8 Full day private winelands tour
South Africa is famous for its rich white, red, mixed and sparkling wines. Today we will travel to the most important wine producing areas in South Africa: Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. You can not only learn wine making techniques and tasting skills, but also taste world-class wines.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town
Day 9 Departure from Cape Town, Airport see-off
Today is the last day of our best tours of South Africa. We will transfer you to the airport for your return flight. Wish you a pleasant journey!

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
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  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 12% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Domestic airfares (economy class): Johannesburg - Nelspruit/ Hoedspruit - Cape Town
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Service of English speaking driver guide as itinerary specifices
  • Private transfer in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Price Excludes
  • International flights into and out South Africa
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for the driver guide, hotel and lodge
  • Personal travel insurance
  • South Africa visa fees
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