South Africa Encompassed

Aerial view of iconic Cape Town, South Africa

Independent Tours

This 13-day tour of South Africa allows you to experience the freedom of life on the open road as well as the knowledge of local professional guides. It’s an ideal balance between independence and peace of mind coupled with some of South Africa’s best-loved small towns and most dramatic coastal scenery. Starting with three nights in Cape Town you’ll be invited on guided tours of the city and the Cape Peninsula. It’s the perfect precursor to a five-day road trip on the Garden Route before flying to Greater Kruger National Park by way of Johannesburg and Hoedspruit. This is where your holiday in South Africa gets wild as you settle into an all-inclusive luxury safari lodge for three nights and embark on two daily game drives in the company of local wildlife experts and professional trackers. If you’re looking for a South African experience that encompasses the culture, the landscapes and the wildlife, this is the one for you.

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6 meals

  • 2 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 dinners


12 nights in accommodation (9 nights in hotels and 3 nights in luxury safari lodges)

Excursions and visits

  • Guided tours of Cape Town, Cape Point and the Peninsula
  • Experience South Africa’s Garden Route at your own pace
  • Overnight in Swellendam, Oudtshoorn and Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)
  • Take time out for whale and dolphin watching in Plettenburg Bay
  • Three nights in an all-inclusive safari lodge in Greater Kruger National Park
  • Experience two daily big game drives as you search for Africa’s Big Five

Not included

  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Optional excursions


All transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with English-speaking driver

5 days’ car hire

All domestic flights


  • 12 nights

  • Africa . South Africa . Cape Town

  • International flights not included

From £2,569 per person

Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm


Duration: 13 days

South Africa Encompassed map


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