The South Africa packages can be tailored with the best destination and tours that can let you experience very colour of South Africa. Being the best gateway for families and honeymooners, the tours can be easily customized picking up the cities that attract you the most. No matter you are looking out for a leisure tour, wildlife tour, self-drive tour, beach tours or complete South Africa tour, the packages suit the interest of every traveller.
When it’s about spending 12 days of your vacation in South Africa, here is a rough sketch of itinerary with detailed city description you can possibly choose for the upcoming holiday.
Day 1-3 Cape Town
Start the 12 days South Africa tour Package with the Cape Town city discovering the attraction and the places of tourist interest. As you arrive you can plan three days where you can add on activities like a tour of Table Mountain, Cape peninsula and boulders’ beach and day tour to Cape Wineland.
Cape Peninsula can be roughly sketched as rigged rocky region or landform in the shape of the peninsula that is enclosed by Atlantic oceans by three sides. Here the tour attraction includes Camps Bay and the Sea Point, Hout Bay, the Duiker Island, Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope. With the perfect scenic stretch along with the oceanic beauty, the tour offers you a lot to explore with the best-known self-drive tours and cruises.
The iconic mountain overlooking the charm of Cape Town, Table Mountain is worth a visit. Planning the day from the dawn to dusk, you will come across several adventures, engaging your day. The sunrise and sunset Table mountain tours are best where you can discover the beauty of Cape Town drenched in the refreshing crimson hue. Hiking, abseiling and cable cars are the option to add on more to your Table mountain tour for South Africa package. The Kirstenbosch botanical garden at the top will let you discover the endemic flora of the region.
Wine tasting tour
The final day in Cape Town can be nothing better than spending a day in the Wineland cities. With Stellenbosch and Franschhoek you can tour around the wine cellars that are inspired by the vintage look of French estates. Picnic lunch or wine tasting tour is basically preferred where you can taste the exotic African wines along with chocolate and cheese. The best way to plan a day in Wineland is to book the hop-on-hop-off wine tram tour wandering around the famous vineyards of the valley.
Day 4-6 Garden route
Cape Town is just a drive away from the Garden Route cities you can add on to your package. The three cities-Knysna, Oudtshoorn and Hermanus can easily occupy three days of your tour where you will come across the most thrilling and breathtaking adventure.
Knysna with the overlooking Outeniqua Mountains is the most visited and beautiful city lying close to Cape Town. With the beaches around the Indian Ocean, Knysna is somewhere that romantic gateway couples are looking out for their South Africa honeymoon packages. While the entire day drive to Knysna can be tiring, the evening John Ben sunset cruise is perfect for romantic and scenic bliss. Mossel Bay hosts other adventure as sky diving, helicopter ride, hiking and more.
The ostrich capital of South Africa, Oudtshoorn has specialized number of ostrich breeding farms. Your day here can be amidst the largest birds, Ostrich where you can feed them, stand on their egg and try the tempting dishes at the famous ostrich farm. Moreover, Cango caves can never be ignored for their unique limestone formation inside the caves that make the visit both thrilling and heritage. Other attraction for the tour may include the tour of Cango Wildlife Ranch, meerkat safari, stargazing or morning hot air ballooning.
What makes Hermanus the best place for your thrilling South Africa tour Package is the exceptional activities operated there. Now it’s whale watching and shark cage diving that attracts the adrenaline junkies to spend a day or night here. Moreover, one can find some elegant property around the beaches with calm aura for a comfy stay. If you are not an adventure freak, Hermanus can be your leisure gateway where you can hike up the trails or enjoy bird watching at Fernkloof Nature Reserve.
Day 7-8 Johannesburg
George, the city of Garden Route connects with Johannesburg via a flight. There are regular domestic flights available to reach Johannesburg from the airport at George. The home of Nelson Mandela, Johannesburg has some of the historic sites and museum, cultural villages and galleries to discover the past and the bygone era of South Africa.
Spending 2nights in Johannesburg means your days are going to be filled with tales and facts that define the traditional and political history of the city.
Soweto tour is one of the most famous city tour options you can get for your South Africa Package where the political history of South Africa is preserved. It is a city that is developed as a society for black people under the apartheid system of South Africa. There are attractions like Hector Pieterson memorial and Soweto museum for public visit.
Lesedi Cultural Village
The cultural village of South Africa, Lesedi cultural village is not to be missed in Johannesburg. Exhibiting the culture, art and lifestyle, the tradition and customs of Zulu, Pedi, Xhosa, Basotho, Nguni and Ndebele tribes, this is the best place to discover the diversity of tribal societies belonging to ancient Africa.
The great place for family tours, Lions Park is an ideal place to closely encounter the big wild cats. There are interaction tours and additional activities like cheetah and lion walks, night feeding tours, predator tours and lion cub interaction sessions available for visitors. This park is basically a breeding ground and a sanctuary for the endangered species like Wild Dog, the rare White Lion and Cheetah.
A day tour to Pretoria from Johannesburg is a great alternative for a day of your South Africa tour Package. The city is home to the culture and history of South Africa where you can discover the museums and galleries like Melrose House, Sammy Marks museum, the Pioneer Museum and the Voortrekker Monument. The streets lined with the purple blossom-bedecked trees appear magical with the old buildings and monuments that define the architectural beauty. One can also enjoy the steam train ride around the city.
Day 9- Sun City
In-between the Pilanesberg and Eland River the Sun City resort is easy to reach from Johannesburg. Offering you the most thrilling entertainment at The Palace of the Lost City, the Cascades, the Nedbank Golf Challenge and the Valley of Waves, this is the ultimate for entertainment and fun. Here are casinos, shopping malls, theatres and some luxury accommodation option. Ideal for a family vacation or South Africa honeymoon packages, Sun City is famous for leisure tours in the country. What makes Sun City famous for thrill is the short distance from Pilanesberg national park offering you an option for safari.
Day 10-12-Kruger National Park
With the abundance of wilderness, Kruger National Park is one of the largest national reserves in the country. Kruger houses the luxury and budget lodges and resorts adding on comfort to your safari tour. When it comes to discovering the wilderness of the region, one can spot the lion, elephant, leopard, cheetah, Buffalo-weaver, martial eagle, owl, antlion and other ingenious wildlife. Briefing the wildlife there are 145 mammals, 335 tree species, 110 reptiles and 30 amphibians making it the best national park for South Africa safari. Spending 2nights in Kruger you can enjoy one morning and two afternoon game drives followed by tours like bushwalk and sundowners.
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