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Self-drive and Train Journey in South Africa

DURATION

14  days

COUNTRIES

1  country

TRANSPORT

Transfers + rail included

MEALS

Certain Meals (see itinerary) + drinks at certain lodges included (see itinerary)

ACTIVITIES

Lodge game activities + Cape Town Tours as listed

Visiting: Southern Africa > South Africa > Johannesburg > Cape Town > Franschhoek > Oudtshoorn > Eastern Cape

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International flights, visas, travel insurance, gratuities

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From $ 6350 /USD

per person per tour ? Can be customised based on your budget and requirements. International flights not included.

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Is This Trip for Me?

This 2 weeks journey is a perfect way to appreciate what South Africa has to offer. Starting with a trip on the Blue Train, we have included a stay in Cape Town and then a self-drive through the Winelands, Oudtshoorn and St Francis Bay, ending in Shamwari Game Reserve for a chance to see the Big Five. This trip works for adventure-seeking couples, as well as for families with children of 10 years+.

 

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What you'll Experience on this Tour

Your Itinerary

Day 1

Johannesburg

Arrive at Johannesburg OR Tambo where you are met by our driver and transferred to the hotel. Depending on your...

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Day 2

The Blue Train

Breakfast and check out. You will be transferred at the Pretoria Train Station on time for the departure of the...

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Day 3

The Blue Train

Breakfast on board before the arrival in Kimberley. You will disembark and a short bus ride will take you to...

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Day 4-6

Cape Town

The day is spent in the train including lunch and you arrive at Cape Town station around 18h00. You are...

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Day 7

Franschhoek

Today you drive through to the Winelands area for a night at La Cle, a lovely property located within Franschhoek....

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Day 8-9

Oudtshoorn

Continue your journey via the scenic R62 route to reach Oudtshoorn and Buffelsdrift Lodge. Your 2 nights stay includes: an...

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Day 10-11

St Francis Bay

Last breakfast and safari outing before you continue your journey for a stop to the beach. Drive back to the...

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Day 12-13

Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Breakfast and depart early to reach Shamwari game Lodge. Ideally, arrive at the lodge for a late lunch and relax...

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Day 14

End Of Itinerary

Last morning on safari, enjoy breakfast and transfer back at the gate to collect your vehicle. Drive to Port Elizabeth...

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