Cape Town & Safari Express

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Travel to breathtaking South Africa and discover Cape Town and Kruger National Park on this incredible adventure! Explore Cape Town where you’ll visit the highlights of this spectacular city nestled at the base of historic Table Mountain. After your stay in Cape Town, journey to one of South Africa’s largest and most sought after game reserves, Kruger Nationa...

Overview

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

Highlights

    • Cape Town Orientation Tour
    • Table Mountain (Cape Town)
    • Cape Peninsula (Cape Town)
    • Winelands (near Cape Town)
    • Robben Island
    • Kruger National Park

What's this trip about?

    Travel to breathtaking South Africa and discover Cape Town and Kruger National Park on this incredible adventure! Explore Cape Town where you’ll visit the highlights of this spectacular city nestled at the base of historic Table Mountain. After your stay in Cape Town, journey to one of South Africa’s largest and most sought after game reserves, Kruger National Park, where you’ll have a good chance of catching a glimpse of the “big five” and other amazing wildlife on your safari game drives!

Details

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

Travel Themes

  • National Parks
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Safari

Destinations

  • Africa
  • South Africa

Attractions

  • Johannesburg
  • Kruger National Park
  • Robben Island

Activities

  • Bird watching
  • Game drive
  • Historic sightseeing
  • Nature
  • Safari
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Wine Tasting

Trip includes

    • Round-trip airfare from New York (JFK) via South African Airways
    • Airfare taxes, fees & fuel surcharges
    • Intra-South Africa flight and ground transport
    • Accommodations at superior first class hotels
    • 8 meals: 6 breakfasts (B) and 2 dinners (D)
    • Cape Town guided orientation tour
    • Full day open-vehicle guided safari in Kruger National Park, including admission fee
    • Experienced, English-speaking tour guides

Itinerary

Travel Map
Day 1: Depart USA.
Your fascinating sojourn on one of our South African Tours begins as you depart USA today.

Day 2: Arrive Cape Town.
Accommodation: Cape Sun Hotel or President Hotel Arrive for your Cape Town tours,  where you start in South Africa’s vibrant and most spectacular city, where you’ll be greeted at the airport and escorted to your upscale seaside hotel. En route to your hotel enjoy a gui...
Days 3-5: Cape Town.
Meals: Breakfast You’ll have three full days at leisure to explore stunning Cape Town and its environs at your own pace. Your hotel is conveniently located within an easy travel distance of many major attractions, as well as the best beaches, shopping and dining. You m...
Day 6: Cape Town/Kruger National Park.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner Accommodation: Premier Hotel The Winkler This morning board a short flight to Johannesburg, South Africa’s vibrant commercial and diamond mining center. From here, journey through the beautiful countryside to the picturesque town of Machad...
Day 7: Kruger National Park Safari.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner Today is devoted to exhilarating and unforgettable game drives to discover Kruger Park’s abundant wildlife. A local safari ranger leads you on a morning game drive, in open vehicles, in search of the parks many residents including the “Big F...
Day 8: Kruger Park/Mpumalanga/Depart South Africa.
Meals: Breakfast Today depart the Kruger Park area en route to Johannesburg. First arrive in Sabie, a small rural town nestled in a deep valley on the escarpment of the Drakensberg mountain range. Proceed to the town of Lydenburg, situated at the foothills of the famou...
Day 9: Arrive USA.
Your memorable journey of South African Tours & Cape town Safari parks come to an end as you touch down in USA this morning.

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Dates & Availability

Price From $1,999
Price per day$222
Single supplement (single occupancy)$250
Last Updated: 2/12/2023

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SmarTours Reviews & Ratings

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Rod

Mar 2020

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Fantastic Experience!

Would do it again in a heartbeat! My you tube playlist of our adventure....

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Luis

Jul 2018

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Amazing Trip

An unforgettable trip. My famiiy had an excellent time in a wonderful country. The Smartours staff is trained and they let you know the history of each city. Very gr...

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Mariano

Apr 2018

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Wow wow wow!

My daughter and I just completed what has been one of the most memorable and exciting trips we’ve ever had (and we have traveled a lot...). The entire package was to...

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Adam

Mar 2018

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I really enjoyed being able to choose the optional tours in Cape Town

My wife and I took their Cape Town and Safari Express tour to South Africa for our honeymoon. It was a trip of a lifetime. I really enjoyed being able to choose the ...

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Allie

Mar 2018

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Amazing Adventure!

South Africa has been on my bucket list for a long time, and Smartours did not disappoint with the Cape Town and Safari Express. It was well planned, and all the opt...

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Logistics

What's excluded

    • Baggage and personal insurance
    • Passport and visa fees
    • Gratuities and optional tours
    • Expenses of personal nature
    • Any items not specifically mentioned in the itinerary
    • Beverages
    • Meals other than specified in the trip itinerary
    • Items of a personal nature

Accommodation

,Night 1: International Flight: South African Airways Nights 2-5: Cape Town: Cape Sun Hotel Or Cape Town: President Hotel Nights 6-7: Kruger National Park: Premier Hotel The Winkler Night 8: International Flight: South African Airways
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Meals Included
6 Breakfasts and 2 Dinners
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Optional Activities
Cape Town and Safari Express tours below are the details: Cape town: Half-day cultural heritage tour & township tour from approx. $40 per person Cape town: Full day cape peninsula tour from approx. $70 per person Cape town: Robben island tour** from approx. $23 per person Cape town: Winelands tour from approx. $53 per person Cape town: Half-day city & table mountain tour from approx. $35 per person, plus cable car ticket fee Cape town: Full day great white shark cage diving***from approx. $159 per person, including breakfast, packed lunch and transfers
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Trip ID
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