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ABOUT THE TRIP

SOUTH AFRICA

A Tale of Two Cities

Trip date: February 8-27, 2025 (10 days & 9 nights)

A Tale of Two Cities begins in Johannesburg to experience history, culture and local scenes. Cape Town's stunning nature, history and chilled vibe.

Begin on a captivating journey through South Africa with Elevate Travel & Events' "A Tale of Two Cities" experience. Commencing in Johannesburg, immerse yourself in the vibrant cityscape, exploring the eclectic neighborhoods of Maboneng and Newtown and gaining profound insights at the Apartheid Museum. Traverse the historic Soweto township, engaging with local artisans and relishing authentic cuisine. Transition to Cape Town for an adventure through its fashion districts, cultural landmarks, and a culinary odyssey. Delight in wine tastings at renowned vineyards and partake in a township tour for a firsthand cultural experience. Conclude your sojourn with leisurely explorations in Cape Town before bidding farewell to this unforgettable tale of two vibrant cities.

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Johannesburg:

Immerse in Johannesburg's vibrant culture, exploring diverse neighborhoods like Maboneng and Newtown, while gaining historical perspectives at the Apartheid Museum and savoring a traditional South African dinner. Johannesburg's fashion districts, studios, and boutiques in Rosebank, Melville, and Sandton, uncovering unique clothing, accessories, and crafts.Delve into the history of anti-apartheid struggles in Soweto. Visit significant sites, interact with local artisans, and relish authentic South African cuisine amidst a vibrant township culture.

Krueger National Park Safari:

Cape Town:

From the historical narratives at District Six Museum to the contemporary art at MOCAA, the journey through Cape Town offers diverse cultural experiences. Journey through the picturesque Cape Peninsula, indulging in coastal views and a wine-tasting experience at Stellenbosch or Franschoek, culminating in a gourmet lunch paired with local wines.

ITINERARY AND INCLUSION

DAY 1: Arrival in Johannesburg
DAY 2: Soweto Tour & History of Jo'Burg
DAY 3: Art, Fashion and Shopping in Johannesburg
DAY 4 & 5: Kruger National Park Overnight Safari
DAY 6: Cape Town Fashion and Design
DAY 7: Robben Island and Table Mountain
DAY 8: Cape Peninsula Tour
DAY 9: Township Tour and Cultural Experience
DAY 10: Departure Day

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

9 Nights/10 Days @ 4 Star Hotels (Double Occupancy – Up Charge for Single Occupancy $1,600)

Airport Transfers in Argentina & Luggage Service

All Group Ground Transportation

Welcome Reception & Orientation

Gratuities for Tours, Services and Dining

Daily Full Breakfast, 5 Lunch and 5 Dinner Experiences @ Renowned Restaurants

Cultural Experiences, Excursions and Adventures (Art, Music, Dance & Culinary Arts)

Independent Time for Personal Exploration

Experience Leader/Personal Concierge – Adriane Alfred

Knowledgeable Argentinian Experience Guides (Tango, Wine and History)

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?

Any meals not mentioned

Alcoholic beverages

Personal expenses for souvenirs, etc.

Any required Covid testing 

Any Immunization Cost

Traveler insurance

Gratuity

Costs of optional excursions not included in package

International and domestic flights to and from home country

ADDITIONAL TRIP INFORMATION

Our Expertise & Connections 

 … unique cultural travel experiences

Elevate Travel & Events team has over 15 years of experience in travel design and curation, event planning and university study abroad. Elevate Travel & Events offerings are well planned, engaging, and flexible.  A perfect balance of relaxation, adventure, and education as you explore the breathtaking landscapes of Costa Rica.

Travel for A Cause

 … up to 10% tax deduction

By selecting Elevate Travel & Events as your travel experience provider, you are also supporting Peace thru Culture, a 501(c)3 organization's scholarship program to provide global education programs to youth from under-resourced communities. Check them out at Peace Thru Culture.

Payment Options

 … priceless travel experiences, affordable payment options

  • A deposit of $300 is required to reserve your space and is non-refundable unless the organizer cancels.

  • Installment payments are accepted and must be of equal or greater value of the deposit.  

  • 50% of the trip total is due 60 days in advance of the trip, and the balance is due within 30 days of the trip.

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