Essence of South Africa

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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About this trip


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

You'll savour the flavours of traditional dishes enjoyed by Xhosa families, gain insights into their culture and practice your Xhosa 'click'. (Day 4)

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)Tap into the verve of Johannesburg at its Protea Hotel Fire and Ice, located in the buzzing entertainment and restaurant hub of Melrose Arch. (Day 8)

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


Sightseeing highlights

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CITY TOUR in Cape Town

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

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

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