Essence of South Africa

DISCOVER THE HIGHLIGHTS OF SOUTH AFRICA, FROM THE CONTRASTING CITIES OF CAPE TOWN AND JOHANNESBURG, TO SAFARI GAME DRIVES IN SEARCH OF THE MAGNIFICENT 'BIG 5'.

Bush, beach and two vibrant cities - capture the essence of South Africa on this culmination of a Cape Town to Kruger experience, including Johannesburg, the 'City of Gold'.

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What's included

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9 nights

Accommodation

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19 Meals

9 breakfasts, 5 lunches (including Be My Guest), 5 dinners

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On-trip Transport

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The Trafalgar difference

Connect with Locals

in Hermanus, joining a local business owner for a traditional braai (barbecue) and some of his homemade wine against a clifftop backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. (Day 4)

Dive into Culture

Hear first hand about the traditions and cultures of the Shangaan people and how their village promotes eco and wildlife education. (Day 8) Learn about South Africa's turbulent past on an interactive Johannesburg and Soweto Freedom tour. (Day 9)

Local Specialist

Join an experienced tracker-guide on 4x4 safari game drives

Stays with Stories

Your stay at Becks Safari Lodge in Karongwe Private Game Reserve contributes to the area's environmental sustainability and community development. (Day 5)


Sightseeing highlights

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CITY TOUR in Cape Town

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VIEW the Castle of Good Hope, Boulder's Beach penguin colony, Mandela House in Soweto

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VISIT Table Mountain, Bo-Kaap, Cape of Good Hope, Franschhoek, Hermanus, the Karongwe Private Game Reserve, Hector Pieterson Museum in Soweto, the Apartheid Museum

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