10 Day Johannesburg & Cape Town

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$1629*

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10 Day Johannesburg & Cape Town

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$1629*

Air & Land



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Plan A
@Sandton Hotel Johannesburg
Radisson Red Cape Town Cape Town

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2022 Dates & Prices Single Supplement: $450
Hotel Dates Embark Tour Starts Ship Land Only Air & Land
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$2189*
 
2023 Dates & Prices Single Supplement: $450
Hotel Dates Embark Tour Starts Ship Land Only Air & Land
$1929*
$1689*
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$1709*
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2022 Dates & Prices Single Supplement: $550
Hotel Dates Embark Tour Starts Ship Land Only Air & Land
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$1869*
$1869*
$1879*
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$1889*
$2369*
 
2023 Dates & Prices Single Supplement: $550
Hotel Dates Embark Tour Starts Ship Land Only Air & Land
$2109*
$1869*
$1809*
$1809*
$1869*
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$1889*
$1879*

*Not Included:
Arrival & departure transfers, optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Transfers for domestic flight Johannesburg-Cape Town are included.

Please note, all passport holders should have two or more entirely blank (unstamped) visa pages in their passport when traveling to South Africa. Click here for more information.

Accommodation Details:
Triple rooms are not available for this package.


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your trip. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria. A variety of airfare options are available for this program, including some low-cost fares which may exclude complimentary checked luggage and advance seat assignments. Please read each offering to ensure you choose the option that best fits your wishes. This is an Independent program. For more information, click here.

Accommodation Details





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Additional Nights

Flight Details




Independent Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Johannesburg, Cape Town-New York
  • Some departure dates may be offered from an alternate nearby airport. Check flight itinerary options when booking.
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Intra-flight Johannesburg-Cape Town
  • 8 nights accommodations in your choice of hotels
    • 3 nights Johannesburg
    • 5 nights Cape Town
  • Breakfast daily

Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your trip. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. Hotel locations, services and amenities differ according to the Plan. Read the descriptions in full and locate the hotels on our provided map to ensure the Hotel/Plan you select meets your desired criteria. A variety of airfare options are available for this program, including some low-cost fares which may exclude complimentary checked luggage and advance seat assignments. Please read each offering to ensure you choose the option that best fits your wishes. This is an Independent program. For more information, click here.

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DAY 1, Sunday - Depart for South Africa
Depart for South Africa

DAY 2, Monday - Arrive in Johannesburg
Arrive in Johannesburg, South Africa. Born a gold mining town, it's often called "Gauteng - the City of Gold." Transfer to your hotel; time to rest, relax and acclimate to your new time zone
Overnight: Johannesburg

DAY 3, Tuesday - Full Day in Johannesburg
Spend the day at leisure to explore the city on your own. Perhaps, join the optional Half Day Walking Tour of Johannesburg. Embark on a walking tour through the heart of Johannesburg, and get an insight into the city's history. Begin at the Chancellor House, once home to Nelson Mandela & Oliver Tambo's law firm. Then, visit Mad Giant, a renowned local craft brewery and taste some of their beers. The tour continues past the Johannesburg City Library, Luthuli House, the Rissik Street Post Office, Beyers Naude Square, Johannesburg Magistrate Court and concludes at the statue of Apartheid fighters Walter and Albertina Sisulu
Optional: Half Day Walking Tour of Johannesburg (AM)
Overnight: Johannesburg
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Wednesday - Full Day in Johannesburg
Spend another day at leisure, or participate in the optional Full Day Rise to Freedom Tour. Journey along the heroic footpaths of South Africa's freedom fighters with your guide dressed in costume, and experience the city through their eyes. Celebrate the local community's success stories and learn about South Africa's liberation. Highlights include visiting Liliesleaf Farm, Hector Pieterson Memorial (photo opportunity only), Vilakazi street Soweto, June 16 Memorial Acre, and Walter Sisulu Freedom Square
Optional: Full Day Rise to Freedom Tour (AM)
Overnight: Johannesburg
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Thursday - Arrive in Cape Town
Today, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cape Town. Arrive in Cape Town, undeniably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. As you transfer to your hotel, you'll see the towering symbol of the city, Table Mountain. The rest of the day is at leisure in this magnificent seaside city
Overnight: Cape Town
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Friday - Full Day in Cape Town
Spend the day at leisure, or join the optional Half Day Table Mountain & Cape Town City Tour. Driving to the city center, pass famous landmarks such as the Castle of Good Hope built in 1666 by the Dutch East India Company and City Hall, a splendid baroque building, and of course the Grand Parade. View St. George's Cathedral, the Anglican Diocese of Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Pass the Company Gardens and the Malay Quarter. Witness the art of diamond cutting during a tour of a jeweler and learn about the three-billion-year-old story of diamonds. Option to continue to Kloof Nek and the magnificent Table Mountain. Ascend to the top (weather permitting) by means of a cable car. At the summit, see wildflowers, the famous silver tree, and marvel at a birds-eye view of the city and its beaches
Optional: Half Day Table Mountain & Cape Town City Tour (AM)
Overnight: Cape Town
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Saturday - Full Day in Cape Town
Enjoy the day at leisure in Cape Town. Perhaps, participate in the optional Half Day Winelands Tour which takes you along the country's principal wine route to the scenic towns of Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch with tastings along the way
Optional: Half Day Winelands Tour (PM)
Overnight: Cape Town
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Sunday - Full Day in Cape Town
Another day at leisure to explore the city on your own. Don't miss the optional Full Day Aquila Private Game Reserve. Travel to the Aquila Game Reserve, and embark on a game drive. Accompanied by a ranger, uncover the magic of the African bush in this wildlife wonderland. Get excited to see the 'Big Five' (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino). Following your game drive return to Cape Town
Optional: Full Day Aquila Private Game Reserve (AM)
Overnight: Cape Town
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Monday - Full Day in Cape Town
Spend your last day at leisure. Thrill seekers will not want to miss the optional excursion to "Shark Alley" to experience great white shark cage diving. Early this morning, head east to the coastal fishing town of Gansbaai. Upon arrival, the crew of your expedition boat will review the day's activities, safety etiquette and provide fascinating insight to these marine predators. Return to Cape Town in the afternoon
Optional: Full Day Great White Shark Cage Diving
Overnight: Cape Town
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Tuesday - Depart South Africa
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Half Day Johannesburg Walking Tour 9:00 AM

Embark on a walking tour through the heart of Johannesburg, also called "Gauteng", the city of gold, and get an insight into the city's history. Begin at the Chancellor House, once home to Nelson Mandela & Oliver Tambo's law firm. Then, visit Mad Giant, a renowned local craft brewery and taste some of their beers. The tour continues past the Johannesburg City Library, Luthuli House, the Rissik Street Post Office, Beyers Naude Square, Johannesburg Magistrate Court and concludes at the statue of Apartheid fighters Walter and Albertina Sisulu.

Approximate tour duration is 6 hours.

Day #3 01 Sep 2022 - 31 Oct 2022 $89.00
01 Nov 2022 - 31 Mar 2023 $95.00
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Full Day Rise to Freedom Tour (AM)

Journey along the heroic footpaths of South Africa's freedom fighters with your guide dressed in costume, and experience the city through their eyes. Celebrate the local community's success stories and learn about South Africa's liberation. Highlights include visiting Liliesleaf Farm, Hector Pieterson Memorial (photo opportunity only), Vilakazi street Soweto, June 16 Memorial Acre, and Walter Sisulu Freedom Square.

Approximate tour duration is 8.5 hours.

Day #4 01 Sep 2022 - 31 Oct 2022 $119.00
01 Nov 2022 - 31 Mar 2023 $125.00
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Half Day Table Mountain & Cape Town City Tour 8:00 AM

Driving to the city center, pass famous landmarks such as the Castle of Good Hope built in 1666 by the Dutch East India Company and City Hall, a splendid baroque building, and of course the Grand Parade. View St. George's Cathedral, the Anglican Diocese of Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Pass the Company Gardens and the Malay Quarter. Witness the art of diamond cutting during a tour of a jeweler and learn about the three-billion-year-old story of diamonds.
Option to continue to Kloof Nek and the magnificent Table Mountain. Ascend to the top (weather permitting) by means of a cable car. At the summit, see wildflowers, the famous silver tree, and marvel at a birds-eye view of the city and its beaches

Approximate tour duration is 6.5 hours.

Day #6 01 Sep 2022 - 31 Oct 2022 $37.00
01 Nov 2022 - 31 Mar 2023 $39.00
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Half Day Winelands Tour 2:00 PM

Explore the Cape Winelands as you wind through South Africa's fertile valleys, prized for their renowned vintages. Discover the rustic beauty of sprawling estates shaded by giant oaks and rows of vines running as far as the eye can see. Travel the country's principal wine route to Stellenbosch, South Africa's second oldest town and the historic heart of the country's wine region. First recognized as an ideal location for vineyards in 1679, viticulture has been entwined with the town's history ever since. Also of interest is the town's fascinating variety of architecture, including buildings in Cape Dutch, Georgian, and Victorian styles. Enjoy a wine tasting at a fine wine estate. Proceed to a second wine tasting (time permitting) before returning to Cape Town.

Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #7 01 Sep 2022 - 31 Oct 2022 $55.00
01 Nov 2022 - 31 Mar 2023 $59.00
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Full Day Aquila Private Game Reserve 9:00 AM

Travel through the incredible Hex River Valley to Aquila Private Game Reserve for a thrilling full day open-vehicle game drive, led by an expert ranger. The diverse environment of the reserve offers great game and wildlife viewing opportunities. You may have a chance to see lion, elephant, giraffe, rhino, zebra and many other types of wildlife. The reserve is also home to 172 species of birds, including the Black Eagle. After stopping at the lodge for lunch, continue your game drive. With any luck, you may even see cheetah and leopard. After the day's excitement, return back to Cape Town.

Approximate tour duration is 8 hours.

Day #8 01 Sep 2022 - 31 Oct 2022 $169.00
01 Nov 2022 - 31 Mar 2023 $169.00
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Full Day Great White Shark Cage Diving 6:00 AM

Join a thrilling full day excursion to "Shark Alley" to experience great white shark cage diving. Early this morning depart Cape Town and head east to the coastal fishing town of Gansbaai. Upon arrival, the crew of your expedition boat will review the day's activities, safety etiquette and provide fascinating insight to these marine predators. Enjoy a light breakfast before boarding your boat and heading out into the open waters between Geyser Rock and Dyer Islander where great white hunt for seals and penguins. Outfitted with a wetsuit, lifejacket and snorkeling mask, climb through the top of the cage secured to the boat. You will take turns with your fellow divers watching these predators under water and from the comfort of the ship deck. Later, make your way back to the port. Relax as the marine biologist recaps your adventure and answers any remaining questions before your return to Cape Town.

*Departure from the hotel will be approximately 4:00 am and the drive from Cape Town to Gansbaai is approximately 2.5 hours (one way). The boat will be launched around 9:00 am and the boat trip will last between 3-5 hours depending on the weather and sea conditions. Shower facilities will be available after the ship returns from the dive. The return transfer to Cape Town will be at approximately 2:00 pm and arrival at 4:30 pm. Pick-up and drop-off times are approximate and will be advised locally.

*Due to limited capacity, advanced booking is recommended for this tour. This is not an exclusive tour and therefore you may be with passengers from other tour companies. Shark sightings are not guaranteed and are dependent upon weather and sea conditions. Due to inclement weather and/or rough seas, this tour may be canceled and refunded.

*Sea conditions can be unpredictable and may become choppy or very rough at times. As a result, some customers experience discomfort and/or seasickness. Some over-the-counter medications, such as Dramamine or Benadryl, may help reduce or prevent seasickness. Clients who are prone to seasickness are advised not to participate in this tour.

Day #9 01 Sep 2022 - 31 Oct 2022 $209.00
01 Nov 2022 - 31 Mar 2023 $219.00
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