South Africa Trips, Travel Itineraries, and Journeys | GeoEx

The Many Worlds of South Africa

Complex Cultures, World-Class Wines, and Safari

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The Many Worlds of South Africa

Custom Travel | 11 Days
  • A private journey customized for you 
  • Explore unparalleled diversity, from urban art galleries to idyllic scenery 
  • Johannesburg, Cape Town, and the Wine Country with acclaimed guides
  • Overnight in a series of superb inns and luxury lodges 
  • Opt to add a safari in Kruger National Park or beyond

There may be no other country on the planet that contains such a rich collection of worlds as South Africa, from the urbanity of Cape Town to the wild game lands of Kruger, with a taste of just about everything in between. You’ll get to experience it all on this customizable journey—this South Africa trip itinerary is just a starting point. With in-country experts leading the way, you’ll explore cosmopolitan Johannesburg; the Cape’s vineyard-strewn mountains (and world-class vintages), penguin-dotted coast, and incredible restaurants and galleries; and, if you wish, one of the world’s most revered national parks.


Helicopters can whisk you to remote corners, provide sensational and unique vantage points, and offer wonderful exclusivity. To learn more about how helicopters can be woven into your next custom adventure, call GeoEx's destination experts at 888-570-7108.

Trip Overview

This was planned as the trip of a lifetime, and it was. It greatly exceeded expectations, especially in the safari experiences and in the richness of our guide experiences in Cape Town and Johannesburg, not to mention that we stayed in some of the best hotels and camps we have ever experienced. Extraordinary!

– JIM L.
1 – 3

In Johannesburg, two exceptional guides—Robin Binckes and Jo Buitendach—share the city, from its townships to the burgeoning public art scene.

4 – 5

Fly to the Cape and head for the Winelands, experiencing the best winery towns, including Stellenbosch, Boschendal, and Constantia.

6 – 7

A scenic drive takes you to Walker Bay and Grootbos Private Nature Reserve for beach picnics, cave exploring, walks in ancient milkwood forest, and watching for southern right whales.

8 – 11

Explore beguiling Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula based from the distinguished Ellerman House, an Edwardian mansion with a spectacular ocean view Depart for home or safari extension.

11 – 14

Optional safari extension:
Enjoy wildlife viewing in Kruger National Park and Sabi Sand Reserve, staying at plush lodgings known for hospitality, conservation, and community.



A small portion of your trip cost contributes to the school you visit with Mr. Robin Binckes in the Alexandra township of Johannesburg. It's just one of the many organizations that GeoEx supports through our Giving Back program.



For a more private, personalized, and flexible safari, we'll line up your own dedicated guides, game-viewing vehicles, and excursions. Options abound to make your safari even more exclusive, from romantic picnics and trips by private plane to a private mobile safari.

Dates & Prices


Custom Trips offered year-round


Custom Trip: From $13,250 per person


Optional safari extension (4 days): From $7,150 per person


based on two travelers, double occupancy; please call for individually tailored recommendations and pricing


  • Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • Services of GeoEx’s in-house air reservations team
  • All accommodations
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • Sightseeing, game drives, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • All park and conservation fees
  • Most meals
  • Bottled water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • Services of a GeoEx trip leader, professional wildlife guides/drivers and camp staff
  • Some gratuities
  • Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance

A Journey Built Just For You

Take customization to the next level on a journey fully tailored to you. GeoEx's destination specialists will gladly tailor this existing itinerary—or build one completely from scratch—to suit your style, interests, and time frame. Contact us to see what's possible.

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