September 28 – October 8, 2024

11 Day Escorted
Deluxe Class Tour

Tour Guide from USA
Adriana Helbig

plus: Cape Peninsula, Hermanus and Franschhoek

Tour Land cost:         $6990 Land rate per person in double room
Single supplement:   $TBA
Gratuities:                  $200
Arriving:                     Cape Town
Departing:                  Johannesburg

Tour Highlights – you will visit:  Table Mountain, Bo-Kaap, Cape of Good Hope, Franschhoek, Hermanus, Kruger National Park, the Karongwe Private Game Reserve, Hector Pieterson Museum in Soweto, the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg and Chobe National Park.

Tour Highlights – you will view: the Castle of Good Hope, Boulder’s Beach penguin colony, Mandela’s House in Soweto and Victoria Falls.

SPECIAL NOTICE: All travel is subject to global health guidelines. Scope Travel follows the CDC’s travel recommendations to stay safe during these strenuous times

Day 1

Sep 28, 2024 Saturday

Departure from USA

Day 2

Sep 29, 2024 Sunday

Welcome to Cape Town
South Africa’s ‘Mother City’ and her iconic Table Mountain extend a warm welcome as you embark on a small group journey that will showcase the highlights of South Africa. Spend the day delving into Cape Town’s cosmopolitan surrounds before joining your fellow travelers and Travel Director for a Welcome Dinner.
Accommodation: Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town
Included Meals: Dinner

Day 3

Sep 30, 2024 Monday

Table Mountain and Tour Cape Town
This morning, we encounter Table Mountain first-hand, ascending via aerial cableway to its vast flat top – a rocky wonderland of rich Cape fynbos and curious dassies (hyraxes). Peer over the bustling City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard, keeping a keen eye out for the landmarks your Travel Director will show you during this morning’s city tour, including Company Gardens, Bo-Kaap and the Castle of Good Hope. The rest of the day is yours to explore Cape Town at leisure. Ramble up Bree Street to sample the city’s vibrant coffee culture or take a stroll along the Sea Point promenade with fellow outdoor enthusiasts. Consider joining our Optional Experience to explore infamous Robben Island, with your guide revealing its turbulent past and the cell where Nelson Mandela spent the majority of his prison term.
Accommodation: Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town
Included Meals: Breakfast

Table Mountain Visit
Spend the day discovering the wonderful views of Table Mountain.
Included With Trip

Cape Town City Tour
Take in the landmarks of Cape Town during a city tour with your Travel Director. See the Company Gardens, Bo-Kaap and the Castle of Good Hope.
Included With Trip

Day 4

Oct 1, 2024 Tuesday

Circumnavigate the Cape Peninsula
Circumnavigate the Cape Peninsula, from trendy Camps Bay to Cape Point and back. With crashing waves of the Atlantic to your right, rocky 12 Apostles to your left, wind your way along one of the world’s most magnificent coastal roads towards the outcrop that is Africa’s most extreme south-western tip. Say a quiet hello to the shy penguins of Boulders Beach; see the Cape of Good Hope and travel through charming coastal towns along the way.

Accommodation: Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town
Included Meals: Breakfast

See the Twelve Apostles
Discover the incredible views of the Twelve Apostles.
Included With Trip

Boulders Beach Visit
Spend the day surrounded by penguins on Boulders Beach. 
Included With Trip

Day 5

Oct 2, 2024 Wednesday

Cape Winelands and Hermanus Excursion
Venture to the town of Franschhoek and see during your orientation why it is proclaimed as one of the most beautiful wine valleys in the world. Take the scenic Franschhoek Pass to the coastal town of Hermanus for your Be My Guest experience. Connect With Locals when you meet local business owner Stefan, who will treat you to a delicious traditional braai (barbecue) featuring delicacies such as boerewors, pap and melktert. Over a glass of his homemade wine, he’ll share stories of his life in South Africa’s whale watching capital. Return to Cape Town via a scenic driving route, arriving in the late afternoon. Enjoy your evening at leisure.
Accommodation: Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town
Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest

Hermanus Traditional Braai Lunch
Join a local Hermanus business owner for a traditional braai (barbecue) and some of his homemade wine against a clifftop backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean.
Included With Trip

Franschhoek Orientation
Take in the spectacular wine valleys of Franschhoek.
Included With Trip

Day 6

Oct 3, 2024 Thursday

From City to Safari
This morning you’ll bid farewell to the ‘Mother City’ and fly to Hoedspruit, where a private game reserve near South Africa’s great Kruger National Park beckons. Kick back, relax and settle in to one of Trafalgar’s Stays With Stories, Becks Safari Lodge, your home in the bush for the next three nights.
Accommodation: Becks Safari Lodge Karongwe Private Game Reserve
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Oct 4, 2024 Friday

Safari in Karongwe Private Game Reserve
The action begins as we embark on an early morning game drive through Karongwe Private Reserve with a Local Specialist game ranger and Shangaan tracker-guide. The rising sun awakens the birds and insects that share your journey into the bush, as you search the dense brush for signs of the Big 5. After lunch, and time for a siesta and a swim, return to the bush for an afternoon safari drive.
Accommodation: Becks Safari Lodge Karongwe Private Game Reserve
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Iconic Experience Reserve Tour with a Shangaan Tracker – Guide
Have your camera ready to capture the beautiful scenery and fascinating wildlife on your Reserve Tour with a Shangaan tracker – guide. 
Included With Trip

Day 8

Oct 5, 2024 Saturday

Seek out the ‘Big 5’ Safari Animals in Karongwe
Today enjoy another full day of game drives through Karongwe Private Reserve. Continue to scour the dense brush with your Local Specialist for incredible encounters with Africa’s iconic wildlife. End the day with a traditional sundowner drink overlooking the Game Reserve, keeping your eyes peeled for signs of wildlife that emerge from their cover of darkness.
Accommodation: Becks Safari Lodge Karongwe Private Game Reserve
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Karongwe Private Reserve Visit
Spend the day marveling at Africa’s iconic wildlife on your Karongwe Private Reserve.
Included With Trip

Day 9

Oct 6, 2024 Sunday

Journey to Johannesburg
Our time in the South African bushveld comes to a close with a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience visit to a local Shangaan village. Learn about the traditions and customs of the Shangaan people and how the Eco Academy there provides eco and wildlife education. This visit includes a simple meal of grilled chicken, pap, Shangaan style cabbage, and for the brave, the opportunity to try mopani worms! Fly to Johannesburg and check into your hotel in the heart of Sandton that is well located for exploring the nearby restaurants and shopping during your free evening.
Accommodation: Michelangelo Hotel Johannesburg
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Visit a local Shangaan Village in Hoedspruit.
Support a local Shangaan village, its Eco Academy and work in the local community with your visit.
Included With Trip

Day 10

Oct 7, 2024 Monday

Discover Historical Soweto
Unlock the secrets of the ‘city of gold’ on a full-day tour to view several iconic sites including the Regina Mundi Church and Mandela’s house in Soweto. Dive Into Culture during a visit to the Hector Pieterson Museum and the Apartheid Museum, which chronicles South Africa’s tumultuous Apartheid years.
Accommodation: Michelangelo Hotel Johannesburg
Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Dive Into Culture Johannesburg and Soweto Freedom Tour
Learn about South Africa’s turbulent past on an interactive Johannesburg and Soweto Freedom tour.
Included With Trip
Iconic Experience Johannesburg City Tour
Spend the day seeing the iconic sight of Mandela’s house on your Johannesburg City Tour.
Included With Trip

Day 11

Oct 8, 2024 Tuesday

Departure to USA


• Airport transfers
• Centrally located five star hotels or best available
• Internal air: Cape Town – Kruger Park – Johannesburg
• Daily breakfast and 3 dinners
• Welcome dinner in Cape Town
• Cape winelands tasting and lunch
• Farewell dinner in Johannesburg
• Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
• English-speaking Tour Director
• Licensed Local Guides
• Sightseeing tours, as per itinerary
• Admission included where indicated
• Hotel taxes and service charges


• Cape Town – Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town****
• Kruger Park – Becks Safari Lodge Karongwe Private Game Preserve*****
• Johannesburg – Michelangelo Hotel*****

Not included: International Airfare We can assist you in purchasing your airline ticket.