11 Day Best of Cape Town and Johannesburg

Private Tour Operated by Private car and local guides
Round trip airfare from NYC, 7 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
Classic Package
  • 7 nights accommodations in the following order
  • 4 nights at the [Park Inn By Radisson Foreshore], Cape Town, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 3 nights at the [Park Inn Sandton], Johannesburg, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • All transfers
  • Breakfast daily
  • Domestic air CPT/JNB included in our land only rate
  • Sightseeing as specified
  • Service of English Speaking Local Tour hosts
Deluxe Package
  • 7 nights accommodations in the following order
  • 4 nights at the [Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence], Cape Town, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 3 nights at the [Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton], Johannesburg, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • All transfers
  • Breakfast daily
  • Domestic air CPT/JNB included in our land only rate
  • Sightseeing as specified
  • Service of English Speaking Local Tour hosts
Luxury Package
  • 7 nights accommodations in the following order
  • 4 nights at the [Radisson Blu Waterfront], Cape Town, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 3 nights at the [Michelangelo Hotel], Johannesburg, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • All transfers
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts
  • Domestic air CPT/JNB included in our land only rate
  • Sightseeing as specified
  • Service of English Speaking Local Tour hosts
Special Features
  • The beauty and sophistication of the Cape, with its world-class Wine lands and the world most desirable city, Cape Town
  • Experience one of the most beautiful cities in the world. we have a coastal drive through Camps Bay, Clifton and Sea Point
  • Our journey to Cape Point takes us along the scenic Atlantic seaboard coastal road. We pass the pristine beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay with their soft white sand and assure blue water.
  • Victiria and Alfred Waterfront to board a ferry for Robben Island World Heritage Site
  • Relax and take in all the best that Cape Town has to offer. Browse the sophisticated Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, join the Wine tour and explore a fascinating area of Winelands
  • Hector Pieterson Museum, where we start to unravel the cause of the devastating riots, before travelling past Mandela House, where you have the possibility to visit this small museum.
  • Our next significant stop is the fascinating Regina Mundi Church, site of so many of the underground meetings of the then banned political parties
  • Visit the legendary Apartheid Museum. This is an interactive voyage of discovery, one which takes you from the dark days of whites only privilege, through to Nelson Mandela historic release
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Departure from USA

  • Depart the USA to Cape Town. Your flight includes meals, drinks and in-flight entertainment.
DAY 2: Connect in Dubai

  • Arrival to Dubai and change plane to Cape Town.
DAY 3: Arrival to Cape Town

  • Upon arriving in Cape Town, South Africa Mother City, you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your luxurious hotel. The rest of your day is at your leisure to begin exploring one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
DAY 4: Cape Town, Experience the City

  • Experience one of the most beautiful cities in the world. After departing the hotel, we have a coastal drive through Camps Bay, Clifton and Sea Point. Drive past Cape Town Stadium and through the V & A Waterfront. See the City Centre and Greenmarket Square. Walk through the Company Gardens. Drive past Houses of Parliament, City Hall, the Castle and Slave Lodge.
  • Visit brightly colored Bo Kaap Malay Quarter to hear about the interesting history of this area. Join the fascinating Diamond and Tanzanite experience at Jewel Africa. Discover the secrets of Diamonds, Tanzanite and other authentic African Treasures. You will be dazzled by the diamond tour where we learn about the history of these sparkling gems.
  • Ascend Signal Hill and witness the firing of the Noon gun (except Sundays and Public Holidays). Apart from the excitement of hearing and seeing the cannon fired, you will find out why this cannon is here and what it is used for, while enjoying spectacular views of the city, Cape Town Stadium and the whole of Table Bay. This is a great photo opportunity
  • We continue to Table Mountain cable station. Table Mountain is one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. You have the option of admiring the views from the lower cable station or you can purchase your ticket (own account to reach the summit (weather permitting +/- 23 USD). A variety of food and refreshment options are available for purchase, both at the lower cable station and on top of the mountain.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 5: Cape Town, Explore the Cape of Good Hope

  • Our journey to Cape Point takes us along the scenic Atlantic seaboard coastal road. We pass the pristine beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay with their soft white sand and assure blue water. The formidable 12 Apostles Peaks rise above the road on one side, while sheer cliffs and incredible rock formations into the icy Atlantic Ocean on the other side. There is no doubt the coast of the Cape peninsula offers magnificent scenery with its great biodiversity. We arrive at the quaint fishing village of Hout Bay with its imposing Sentinel.
  • Visit Seal Island (Optional weather permitting, for own account +/- 7 USD per person) or shop for souvenirs at the craft market at the harbor. Our tour continues over Chapmans Peak which offers amazing photo opportunities, and onto the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. This area is home to magnificent fynbos, many different species of buck and birds, the Cape Mountain Zebra, and mischievous baboons. These creatures entertain guests enjoying lunch (own account) at the restaurant which has splendid views of False Bay. Take the funicular (weather permitting) to the lighthouse for an even better vantage point.
  • After a fantastic drive we will make a stop for lunch and enjoy a famous Cape cuisine. We visit Boulders Beach to see the African penguins before arriving at the naval base of Simonstown, and then heading to Cape Town for relaxing evening in Mother City.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 6: Cape Town - Robben Island Tour

  • After enjoying a delicious breakfast, you will meet with your guide and depart to Victiria and Alfren Waterfront to board a ferry for Robben Island World Heritage Site (weather permitted tour, own account and should be confirmed in advance). The island became infamous during South Africa years under Apartheid rule. The government banished dissidents and political prisoners to the island, the most famous one being former president, Nelson Mandela. This tour will reveal the enormous struggles, hopes, and dreams of freedom made famous by Nelson Mandelas imprisonment here. This notorious prison, located on an island off the coast of Cape Town in Table Bay is where South Africa&rsquos political prisoners were kept during the colonial and apartheid years of the country.
  • Note: The operation of the Robben Island ferry is dependent on weather and sea conditions. If the ferry is cancelled, the visit to Robben Island will be replaced with alternate sightseeing.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 7: Cape Town – Full day at leisure in fantastic city

  • Relax and take in all the best that Cape Town has to offer. Browse the sophisticated Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, join the Wine tour and explore a fascinating area of Winelands, seek the thrill in a cage dive with one of the foremost predators in the world, the Great White Shark (weather permitting and optional +/- 220 USD) or experience an memorable live evening performance and African gastronomy in one of the nest restaurants in Western Cape.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 8: Cape Town - Johannesburg

  • After a hearty breakfast and fly off to Johannesburg. Upon arriving in Johannesburg, you&rsquoll be warmly welcomed and transferred to your luxurious hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 9: Johannesburg, Journey to Freedom Tour

  • After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Cape Town International airport to board the flight to Johannesburg. On arrival at Johannesburg International Airport, you will be met by the local guide for the transfer to the hotel. After check in and short break you will you will be met by the guide for a full day Journey to Freedom Tour beginning at the Hector Pieterson Museum, where we start to unravel the cause of the devastating riots, before travelling past Mandela House, where you have the possibility to visit this small museum. Our next significant stop is the fascinating Regina Mundi Church, site of so many of the underground meetings of the then banned political parties. Standing there, you can feel the tension picture the intensity, the strain on the faces of those unthinkably brave souls, committed at any cost to changing the way of life of a nation. Lunch is in Soweto at a local restaurant (own account), before visiting the legendary Apartheid Museum. This is an interactive voyage of discovery, one which takes you from the dark days of whites only privilege, through to Nelson Mandela`s historic release. The Apartheid Museum is a multimedia experience, with documentary film snippets, texts, sound clips and live accounts, recapturing life in the dark days of South Africa.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 10: Departure

  • After breakfast transfer Johannesburg airport to connect with your international evening flight.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 11: Arrival to USA

  • Arrival to USA.

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Notes :
  • 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:
  • SOUTH AFRICA - Upon entry, passport holders are required to have at least one, entirely blank (unstamped) visa page (i.e. one side of such a page not front and back thereof) in their passport, each time entry is sought into South Africa. This includes re-entry from Swaziland. These pages are in addition to the endorsement/amendment pages at the back of the passport. South African government regulations prohibit airlines from boarding passengers without the required blank visa page.
Not Included
  • Table Mountain Cable Car
  • Optional tour and gratuities
  • Personal Items
  • Beverage during meals
  • Tips to drivers, porters, and guides

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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