Private luxury tours in South Africa

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Luxury South Africa Tours

A Week in South Africa
(7 days)
Cape Town, Singita Sabi Sand Reserve or Kruger National Park

Highlights of South Africa & Victoria Falls
(9 days)
Cape Town, Victoria Falls, Singita Sabi Sand Reserve

Family Tour of South Africa
(9 days)
Singita Sabi Sand Reserve, Victoria Falls (Zambia), Cape Town

Luxuries of South Africa
(11 days)
Winelands, Cape Town, Thornybush Reserve, Singita Sabi Sand Reserve

Malaria-free South Africa
(10 days)
Madikwe Reserve, Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, Cape Town

Essence of South Africa
(12 days)
Cape Town, Blue Train, Johannesburg, Victoria Falls (Zambia), Singita Sabi Sand Reserve

City, Desert & Safari
(10 days)
Singita Sabi Sand Reserve, Kalahari Desert, Cape Town

Multi-country Tours

Classic South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls
(13 days)
Cape Winelands, Cape Town, Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, Singita Sabi Sand Reserve

Exclusive Botswana & South Africa
(11 days)
Moremi Game Reserve, Johannesburg, Singita Sabi Sand Reserve, Cape Town

Romantic South Africa & Seychelles
(10 days)
Cape Town, Singita Kruger National Park, Seychelles

Cairo to the Cape: Egypt & South Africa
(16 days)
Cairo, Nile Cruise, Singita Sabi Sand Reserve, Cape Town

Essence of South Africa

(12 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Cape Town, Blue Train, Johannesburg, Victoria Falls (Zambia), Sabi Sand Game Reserve

This private tour includes South Africa’s best cultural and natural wonders as well as a luxury rail journey, an impressive game-viewing safari at Singita in the Sabi Sand Reserve, and a side trip to Victoria Falls (in Zambia).

Begin in beautiful Cape Town and stay at one of our favorite luxury properties. Enjoy comprehensive private touring with one of Cape Town’s most knowledgeable guides. Learn about the city’s fascinating history and architecture; take a cable car to the top of the iconic Table Mountain; experience local markets, boutiques, museums, and noted African art galleries; and enjoy Cape Town’s incredible food and wine scene, including reservations at top restaurants. Depending on your interests, enjoy other highlights, such as Robben Island, Bo Kaap (the Cape Malay Quarter), and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden. One day, take a private excursion along the scenic coastal road to the Cape Peninsula and visit the Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach and quaint seaside towns or opt to spend a day in the Winelands region with personalized wine tastings at South Africa’s best vineyards and a visit to the charming towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Private yacht cruises, scenic helicopter flights, adventure activities, and day trips to Hermanus can also be arranged, upon request.

Next, enjoy one of Africa’s most famous rail journeys. Board the Blue Train for an overnight luxury train ride to Pretoria. Take in spectacular scenery while enjoying fine dining and first class accommodation aboard the train. En route, enjoy stops at the quaint historic town of Matjiesfontein.

Spend two nights in Johannesburg’s most exclusive residential neighborhood and enjoy private touring of the city’s highlights. “Joburg” also has an excellent shopping and art scene and you might like to visit the city’s best gallery districts, designer shops, local African art markets, and up-and-coming neighborhoods or opt to visit to the excellent Apartheid Museum, have an insider’s tour of Soweto, or take a day trip to the Cradle of Humankind.

Continue to Livingstone, Zambia for two nights at Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Enjoy a private sundowner cruise, a private walking tour of the falls, and other activities such as a scenic helicopter ride over the falls, kayaking on the Zambezi River, an elephant-back safari, or a visit to a Mukuni village.

Conclude your tour with three-night luxury safari at Singita in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, a private reserve that borders Kruger National Park. This area is renowned for its diverse wildlife—including the Big Five—and is particularly known for leopard sightings. Stay at an ultra-luxurious safari lodge and enjoy morning and afternoon game drives and guided bush walks during your stay. If desired, a visit to a local community can be arranged. There will also be time to indulge in spa treatments and enjoy elaborate gourmet meals paired with South Africa’s best wines. Return to Johannesburg, where you will be assisted to your international flight.

Please contact one of our Africa travel specialists to begin planning your perfect tour.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Cape Town, South Africa

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights

Day 2 Cape Town

Full-day private touring in Cape Town

Day 3 Cape Town

Full-day private touring in Cape Town or private excursion to the Cape Peninsula or Winelands

Day 4 Cape Town – Blue Train

Private transfer to the Blue Train for overnight train journey, with touring stop en route
* Option is available to travel via the 2-night Rovos Rail, upon request

Day 5 Blue Train –Johannesburg

Train arrives in Pretoria. Private transfer to Johannesburg for two nights. Introductory city tour

Day 6 Johannesburg

Private touring in Johannesburg or excursion to the Cradle of Humankind

Day 7 Johannesburg - Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Transfer and flight to Livingstone for 2 nights at Victoria Falls. Private sundowner cruise

Day 8 Victoria Falls

Private touring at the falls, including option for village visit, fishing, river cruising, elephant-back safari or helicopter tour

Day 9 Victoria Falls – Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Transfer and flight to the Sabi Sand Reserve for 3-night luxury safari at Singita

Day 10 Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Morning and afternoon wildlife safaris

Day 11 Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Continue twice-daily game drives. Option for local community visit or walking safari

Day 12 Depart South Africa

Private airport transfer. Flight to Johannesburg


Accommodation
Cape Town:

Cape Grace

Luxury Train: Blue Train or Rovos Rail*
(*supplement applies for2-night Rovos Rail)
Johannesburg:

The Saxon

Victoria Falls (Zambia):

The Royal Livingstone or Tongabezi

Sabi Sand Reserve:

Singita Boulders Lodge


Cost
Upon request Per person (double occupancy)