Spectacular South Africa
Starting at $249913 days • 21 meals
Tour HighlightsJohannesburg, Soweto, Panoramic Route, Kruger National Park, Safari Game Drive, Garden Route, Knysna, Featherbed Nature Reserve, Ostrich Farm Visit, Wine Pairing Dinner, Cape Town, Table Mountain
TOUR DESCRIPTIONSouth Africa’s cosmopolitan cities, posh resorts, expansive desert, magnificent wildlife and fertile wine country combine with a harmonious mix of many cultures to create a beautiful mosaic to discover on this 13-day tour. Explore Soweto, birthplace of Nelson Mandela. Search out the “Big Five” during open-air safari game drives. Travel the lush Garden Route between the mountains and the balmy Indian Ocean. Visit a working ostrich farm. Relax among the vineyards in the winelands region, and enjoy a wine paring dinner Have a leisurely stay in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
- Search for the “Big 5” during your included open-air safari game drive!
- Visit the oldest working ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn, South Africa, the “Ostrich Capital of the World,” and learn about these fascinating animals.
- See the breathtaking Drakensburg Mountains, the highest mountains in southern Africa, as you travel along the Panoramic Route.
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Passport & visa information
Certain countries require a minimum of 6 months passport validity. You are strongly urged to contact the appropriate consulate for details. Visit www.travel.state.gov for the U.S. State Department for the latest details about passports and visa requirements.
IMPORTANT: We recommend that our clients travelling abroad take a photocopy of their passport and applicable visas. It should be packed separately from your actual passport and visa. We also recommend leaving a copy at home with your emergency contact.
Destination Facts & Stats
South Africa is 7 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (6 hours during Daylight Saving Time).
An adaptor (which changes the physical plug) and/or converter (which changes the electric current) are necessary if you plan to use an appliance with voltage different from the standard within the country you are visiting. Please note, if your appliance has dual voltage you may still need an adaptor for the plug. When packing your electronic items for travel, please review the converter electric current level to make sure it is the same or greater than the items you are planning on using. If you plan on utilizing or transporting a sleep apnea machine, please remember to pack an extension cord and adapter plug to ensure proper function.
Johannesburg has an elevation of 6,000 ft above sea level.