Herd of springbok antelopes in South Africa

10-Day Classic South Africa Safari for First-Timers

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

South Africa

Places Visited

Cape Town, Franschhoek, Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Suggested Duration

10 Days

Let Cape Town’s cosmopolitan charm and cultural allure dazzle you, Franschhoek’s deep-rooted history and wine-making heritage entice you, and Sabi Sands Game Reserve’s gorgeous green grasslands and abundant wildlife enchant you on this 10-day classic South African tour and safari. With guided experiences and time at leisure allowing you to experience the best of these destinations, the stage is set for a spectacular stay.

Customizable Itinerary

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Trip Highlights

  • Welcome the cultural character and majestic scenery of the Western Cape on an extensive tour of the Cape Peninsula leading from Cape Town to Hout Bay and along Chapman’s Peak towards the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, the Cape of Good Hope
  • Spend a day exploring Cape Town at your pace, delving into the country’s dramatic past at commemorative displays of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, or admiring the Western Cape’s vast coastal beauty from the looming summit of Table Mountain
  • Appease your discerning palate during a sommelier-guided Cape Winelands tour to the world-famous region’s elite estates peppering the breathtaking rolling vineyards veiling the Western Cape from Constantia to Stellenbosch and beyond
  • Tuck into an assortment of delightful farm-to-table delicacies while sipping on famous Franschhoek wines, and dabble in the Huguenot history underpinning the Franschhoek valley during visits of its coveted monuments and museums
  • Explore the vast, untamed environments of Sabi Sands on guided 4x4 safaris that will share sensational encounters with South Africa’s iconic wildlife, including the Big Five, giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, springbok, and so much more
  • Trek through the bushveld on guided bushwalks alongside armed rangers to get up close with your natural surroundings, appreciating the smallest beautiful floral details blossoming across the park as well as the curious creatures, such as the Little Five
  • Indulge in vitalizing pampering at a wellness center surrounded by the luxuriant wilderness and feel your worries melt away while soaking up the spa therapies and scenic panoramas
  • Capture quintessential African images, such as the blazing sunsets silhouetting the bushveld and lions taking down their prey on a unique photographic safari set in the Sabi Sands stage

Starting Price

$4,295 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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