Sunrise at the peaks in Lesotho, South Africa

Hidden South Africa Two-Week Tour

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Countries Visited

South Africa

Places Visited

Johannesburg, Drakensberg, Durban, Port St Johns...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Highly authentic and vested in the local culture, this adventurous, two-week tour celebrates experiences that are yet to make the guidebooks. Venture off the beaten track in South Africa, and you will unravel the threads of a Rainbow Nation. Think Xhosa lifestyles, Zulu traditions, Bushman art, township culture, and enchanting histories that are narrated by specialist guides. Trek to the world’s second-highest waterfall, lounge on Durban beaches, and uncover the cradle of humankind.

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Trip Highlights

  • Connect with a traditional Xhosa culture during your three days in the Transkei region
  • Trek to the world’s second-highest waterfall: Tugela Falls in the Drakensberg
  • Explore the colorful history of Bo Kaap, District Six, and Woodstock, which are three unique Cape Town neighborhoods
  • Discover the Zulu way of life by visiting a rural, KwaZulu-Natal community
  • Surround yourself with ancient stories when exploring rock art in the Drakensberg
  • Wander along a historical trail through Soweto and follow in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela
  • Bask in a day spent in Lesotho, which is a mountainous kingdom that is completely off the beaten track
  • Lounge on Durban beaches and feast on the city’s multicultural heritage
  • Marvel at the sunset from a secret point on Table Mountain
  • Uncover the Cradle of Humankind, which is home to 40% of the world’s hominid fossils

Starting Price

$8,185 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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