Cape Town & Safari with Mauritius

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See two diverse regions in South Africa and an island off the continent's coast on this 11-night vacation. Begin in the postcard-perfect city of Cape Town, see lions and giraffes near Kruger National Park, and end your journey on the heavenly island of Mauritius. A breathtaking city, wide-open savannah, and dreamy beaches: this really is the trip of a lifetime!


Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Trip pace
Full schedule


    • Begin in Cape Town, known as the Mother City, and enjoy three tours taking you to the city, wine country and coastline.
    • Travel to three different wineries and taste incredible South African wine. A bottle makes a great souvenir!
    • Enjoy daily safari drives at Thornybush Game Reserve next to the world-famous Kruger National Park.
    • Succumb to Mauritius' charms: white sandy beaches, jungle-clad mountains, glistening blue lagoons, and more.
    • Taste multicultural Mauritius on a plate, made up of Indian, Chinese, French and Creole influences

What's this trip about?

    See two diverse regions in South Africa and an island off the continent's coast on this 11-night vacation. Begin in the postcard-perfect city of Cape Town, see lions and giraffes near Kruger National Park, and end your journey on the heavenly island of Mauritius. A breathtaking city, wide-open savannah, and dreamy beaches: this really is the trip of a lifetime!

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Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityCape Town
End CityCape Town

Travel Themes

  • Cultural
  • National Parks
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Safari


  • Africa
  • Mauritius
  • South Africa


  • Kruger National Park
  • Table Mountain


  • Bird watching
  • Culture
  • Nature
  • Safari
  • Wildlife viewing

Trip includes

    • Round-trip economy class airfare into Cape Town (CPT), out of Johannesburg (JNB)
    • All airport transfers
    • 4 nights in Cape Town at the Commodore Hotel, or similar
    • Cape Peninsula Tour (full-day)
    • Winelands Tour (full-day)
    • Cape Town City & Table Mountain Tour (half-day)
    • One-way economy class flight from Cape Town (CPT) to Hoedspruit Airport (HDS)
    • 3 nights in the Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park) at the Thornybush Waterside Lodge, or similar
    • Lunch and dinner daily while at Thornybush Game Reserve
    • Twice-daily safari drives while at Thornybush Game Reserve
    • One-way economy class flight from Hoedspruit Aiport (HDS) to Johannesburg (JNB)
    • One-way economy class flight from Johannesburg (JNB) to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)
    • 4 nights in Bel Ombre (Mauritius) at the Tamassa All Inclusive Resort, or similar
    • Lunch and dinner daily while on Mauritius
    • Breakfast daily

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Travel Map

Day 1: Welcome to Cape Town!

Accommodation: Commodore Hotel

Greetings from the Mother City! Arrive in Cape Town and enjoy a private transfer to your hotel, located near the city's scenic waterfront.

Spend your first night in South Africa dining on local cuisine. Grilled meat known a...

Day 2: Cape Town

On your first full day in Cape Town, enjoy a scenic tour of the Cape Peninsula led by an English-speaking guide. Visit Cape Point, Chapman's Peak and Boulders Beach!

Return to your hotel in late afternoon and enjoy a sunset stroll on the historic V&A Waterfront just a few minutes walk from your hotel.

Cape Peninsula Tour (Full-Day)

Make the most of this one-day tour through the Cape Peninsula where you'll have the opportunity to visit Chapman's Peak, the Cape Point Nature Reserve where a beautiful old lighthouse stands over beautiful greenery, zebras, baboons, and birds, and Boulders Beach, which is known for its penguins!

Day 3: Cape Town

Taste incredible wine and see beautiful landscapes on a full-day tour in South Africa's Winelands. Stops include the Paarl Wine Region, Franschhoek Valley, and the town of Stellenbosch.

Winelands Tour (Full-Day)

Tour through South Africa's Winelands by starting with a brief tour of Paarl, home to wine producers such as Laborie, Nederburg, Fairview, KWV, Plaisir de Merle, and more. Work your way through to Franschhoek, a cozy little town home to some of the country's top resta...

Day 4: Cape Town

Begin your last day in Cape Town with a half-day tour taking you to the top of the iconic Table Mountain and the lush Company Gardens.

After the tour, consider a visit to District Six Museum which celebrates the multi-racial area of Cape Town that was destroyed...

Day 5: Cape Town - Kruger National Park

After an early breakfast, transfer to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to Hoedspruit Airport. Then enjoy a transfer to your lodge in the Thornybush Game Reserve. Adjacent to Kruger National Park, Thornybush is a private nature reserve that has scooped n...

Check In - Thornybush Waterside Lodge

Kruger, South Africa 5 Out Of 5 Stars

Experience tranquility on the shores of a serene lake while staying at the Thornybush Waterside Lodge. Instant relaxation greets all who spend their nights here. With amazing safari adventures led by skilled rangers and trackers working to provide plenty of opportunit...

Day 6: Kruger National Park

Enjoy your first full day in the African savannah. Situated within thousands of acres of pristine wilderness, Thornybush Game Reserve is truly a nature lover's dream come true.

Enjoy safari games in the morning and afternoon and get up close to some of your favorite wild animals. Rest assured that you'll see countless mammals, reptiles, birds, and amphibians.

Day 7: Kruger National Park

On your second and last full day at Thornybush, explore more of the facilities at the lodge. Dine on fresh and delicious cuisine at the restaurant and enjoy a relaxing spa treatment.

Sip a glass of 'Cap Classique' sparkling wine as you watch the golden sun dip over the savannah.

Day 8: Kruger National Park - Johannesburg - Mauritius

Leave Thornybush this morning and transfer to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Johannesburg, where you will connect with your flight to Mauritius. Once you arrive in Mauritius, you will be met and transferred to the Tamassa All Inclusive Resort, situated at Bel Ombre in the southwest of Mauritius.

Toast to your first night in Mauritius as you watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean.

Transfer to Hoedspruit Airport (HDS)

Fly to Mauritius!

Fly to Johannesburg (JNB), then catch your connecting flight to Mauritius (MRU)

Transfer to Mauritius resort

Check In - Tamassa

Bel Ombre, Mauritius      4 Out Of 5 Stars

Located in Bel Ombre in the southwest of Mau...

Day 9: Mauritius

Enjoy a relaxing morning at your resort, either lounging on the white sandy beach or snorkeling in the turquoise lagoon rich in wildlife. With so much to see and do, you may never want to leave the resort!

In the afternoon, head to the bustling capital of Port ...

Day 10: Mauritius

Release endorphins on a morning hike up Le Morne Brabant mountain, towering over Le Morne Peninsula. Take in the incredible views once you reach the top of the mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Then head to Chamarel to see the waterfall and the Terres de ...

Day 11: Mauritius

Begin your last day in Mauritius at Eureka, a historical plantation mansion that's now a museum offering a glimpse into the island's colonial past.

Then enjoy an afternoon on the beach in the charmingly-named seaside town of Flic-en-Flac. The public white sandy...

Day 12: Depart Mauritius

Say au revoir to Mauritius as you transfer to the aiport for your scheduled flight to Johannesburg. From there, you will catch your flight home. On the plane, take one last look at the impossibly blue Indian ocean! Fly home!

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