GROUP – 10 Days / 7 Nights

This fascinating tour of South Africa will give you a true flavour of its history, cultures and natural

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Home > Cape Town


Day 2: Cape Town

Day 3: Cape Peninsula

Day 4: Cape Winelands

Day 5: Cape Town > Johannesburg > Pilgrim’s Rest

Day 6: Pilgrim’s Rest > Panorama Route > Kruger National Park

Day 7: Kruger National Park

Day 8: Kruger National Park > Pretoria


Day 9: Pretoria > Soweto > Johannesburg > Home

Day 10: Home

Day 1: Home > Cape Town

Fly to Cape Town.

Day 2: Cape Town

On arriving at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met by your guide and transferred to the


city centre for the start of your amazing trip in South Africa!

You will discover Cape Town, the “Mother city” passing by the Houses of Parliament, The Castle

(oldest building in South Africa), the old Malay Quarter, known as the Bo-Kaap. You will walk through

the Company Gardens and visit the South African Museum.

At the end of the day, you will go up to Signal Hill or jump into a cable car to access the top of Table

Mountain. A fantastic view over the city is waiting for you!

Day 3: Cape Peninsula

Today you will enjoy a full day tour of the Cape Peninsula, starting with a boat cruise from Hout Bay

to view the seals at Seal Island and then continue via the scenic Chapmans Peak pass to the Cape of

Good Hope Nature Reserve. On your way back to the city, you will visit the breeding colony of

penguins at Boulders’ Beach.

At the end of the afternoon, you will be taken to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens and

discover the great variety of plants and trees Africa can offer.

For dinner, you will be transferred to Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, situated in Cape Town’s

working harbour, where there are a myriad of restaurants, hotels, shops and craft markets. Fresh

sea breezes and the warm sun add zest to a cosmopolitan, vibrant atmosphere. Experience the city’s

nightlife at your own pace.

Several interesting museums are also located there such as The Springbok Experience and the Cape

Town Diamond Museum.

Day 4: Cape Wine Lands

You will discover today the Cape Wine Lands, a region dedicated to viticulture. Gourmet food and

fantastic wine are on the menu!

During the day, you will visit Stellenbosch, in the heart of the Cape Wine Lands and Franschhoek,

situated in the “Valley of the Vignerons” and settled by the French Huguenots in the 16th Century.

You will learn about the History of the region and its early settlers when visiting the museum and its


You will enjoy lunch at one of the many gourmet restaurants and finally try some of the best wines

this region offers during a wine tasting.

Day 5: Cape Town  Johannesburg > Pilgrim’s Rest

You will be transferred to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to Johannesburg.

On arriving at Johannesburg, you will take the road direction Mpumalanga Province to Pilgrims’ Rest.

On your way, you will be able to see Steenkampsberg mountains and its peak, « Die Berg » (2332


You will be able to relax after your long journey in this pretty village known for its old gold mines.

Your guide will take you for a walk about and explained you the History of those 19th century

pioneers coming in this town to find their fortunes in gold.

Day 6: Pilgrim’s Rest > Panorama Route > Kruger National Park

Today you will visit the beautiful region of Drakensberg, which is a South African geological wonder

and which is known as the Panorama Route. Follow this scenic route as it winds its way long the

Blyde River Canyon. Some of the views are the most beautiful from God’s Window’s, and the Three

Rondavels, which are three huge rocks that appear in the form of Zulu huts some 700 m above the

river. You will also see the Bourke’s Luck Potholes which are one of the most beautiful examples of

rocks formed by the force of the water and stones.

Day 7: Kruger National Park

This entire day will be dedicated to the discovery of the very well-known national park, the Kruger

National Park.

This reserve was created by former President Paul Kruger in 1898 as a sanctuary for animals, which

currently comprise about 450 different birds, 106 different types of mammals, ie elephant, rhino,

giraffe, zebra, hippo’s, kudu, impala, and lion . The park is about 220 miles long and 37 miles wide,

but there is every chance of seeing the Big 5, ie Lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant.

Suggested activities: full day or half day 4×4 Game Drive + professional ranger

Day 8: Kruger National Park > Pretoria

Kruger National Park

En route to Pretoria, you will travel through the Kwandebele area where the Ndebele people come

from, and who are well known for their colourful houses and paintings.

You will stop at a working farm, where you will enjoy lunch and take a tour of a local Ndebele


Coming closer to Pretoria, you will stop and visit the Premier Diamond Mine where Thomas Cullinan

discovered in 1905 the biggest diamond in history, weighing 3024, 75 carats. This diamond was

divided into 7 parts and currently the biggest section forms part of the crown of the Queen of


Day 9: Pretoria > Soweto > Johannesburg  Home

For your last in South Africa, you will first enjoy a city orientation tour of Pretoria known for its

flowering Jacaranda trees during spring and summer. You will visit the Voortrekker Monument,

drive by the Union Buildings, seat of the Government, and the main square in Pretoria, namely

Church Square, where you will also see the statue of Paul Kruger (President during 1884 – 1901).

After visiting the Apartheid Museum, you will be able to discover the most famous township in

South Africa: Soweto! This panoramic visit will be guided by an inhabitant of Soweto and he/she will

share with you the daily life and the History of this area.

For lunch, you will be taken to a local shebeen (restaurant), and will meet several Soweto residents.

After having said good bye, you will be transferred back to Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport for

your flight home.

Day 10: Home

Your unforgettable holiday ends here!


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