The African continent is home to thousands of species of animals, including the heaviest and tallest land mammals (respectively) in the world. See if you can spot them on this week-long safari through Kruger National Park, filled with game-sighting opportunities and interactive experiences.
South Africa 7-Day Tours & Itineraries
One week in South Africa is enough time for a quick tour of several regions, or a deeper dive into just one or two. Mix and match the big cities—Cape Town and Johannesburg—with the coast, Winelands, and Garden Route. You should also prioritize time in the famed wildlife safari areas like Kruger National Park or Botswana's Chobe National Park—adventurous travelers can opt to spend the whole trip in the African bush, fully immersed in wildlife viewings and the beautiful South African landscapes.
Check out the options below, or read about our favorite 7-day tours in South Africa.
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Spend a week exploring South Africa's Cape Town and Kruger National Park. You'll begin in Cape Town, discovering its highlights and history before driving along the Atlantic and False Bay coasts to reach destinations like Chapman's Peak, Cape Point, and Boulders Penguin Colony, ending the venture with stops at a couple of world-class wineries. Next, you'll have three days to go on day and night safaris to see Big Five animals, like elephants, leopards, lions, and rhinoceros, as well as plenty of avian species.
Spend a week surveying southern Africa's wildlife on this seven-day outing. Spend three days touring Cape Town and its surroundings before you fly off to see the rush of Victoria Falls. Stay on the water with a riverboat safari down the Zambezi river to watch for animals on the banks.
"Chase the light" as you explore mesmerizing mountains, rivers, coastlines, and plateaus across the Western and Eastern Capes in South Africa. Flexible for all budgets and skill levels, photographers will explore the shadows of Cape Town's colorful neighborhoods, capture stunning sunrises atop Table Mountain, and cruise the Stanford River in search of glistening sunbeams. End your trip by heading east along the coastal Garden Route for even more photographic scenes of nature and wildlife, including rare rhinos and meerkats in their natural habitats.
This romantic and luxurious seven-day honeymoon getaway covers the best of South Africa's sights. You'll enjoy refined metropolitan dining and wine tasting in the Cape Winelands, then transfer to a private safari lodge to see Africa's Big 5 and enjoy world-class relaxation with your special someone.
Take a week to wheel your wee ones through South Africa's family attractions. Lounge on the beach, rotate your way up the cable car of Table Mountain, and frolic through Franschhoek before spending three days finding the animals of the Shamwari Game Reserve.
Find some of the most famous attractions in Cape Town and its surroundings on this seven-day saunter. Drive along the coastal cliffs to natural sights like the Cape of Good Hope, paddle through Table Bay at sunrise, and cycle through the vineyards of the Winelands before you make your way to a safari on the Eastern Cape.
Focusing on South Africa's famed Cape Town, you'll enjoy a week exploring the multicultural city and nearby highlights, including the Winelands, Robben Island, and Cape Point. Dynamic Cape Town boasts world-class food and wine to go along with its multifaceted history, botanical gardens, and rocky ocean coasts, and you can experience them all on this tour.
This 7-day wildlife tour starts in the bustling city of Cape Town, where you'll enjoy strolling its busy harbor and discovering its natural beauty along the Cape Peninsula and Kalk Bay. Visit the penguin colonies on Boulders Beach, go whale watching near Hermanus, and drive the scenic Chapman Peak at sunset. Then catch your flight to Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve where you sleep in luxury while enjoying daily safaris and bushwalks, tracking the continent's famous Big Five wildlife.
Whether you're sipping world-class vintages in the Winelands or barbecuing around the braai, you'll sample many of the typical flavors of South Africa with this weeklong itinerary. Split your time between Cape Town and Johannesburg for wine tours, food walks, interactive storytelling experiences, and more.
This wildlife adventure combines some of Southern Africa's most beautiful natural sights, including Victoria Falls and safaris in Kruger National Park. Perfect for those wishing to see wild game roaming the savanna while sipping their morning coffee in luxury accommodation, this trip offers endless opportunities to marvel at wildlife in their natural habitats. Traverse three countries while enjoying sunset river cruises and multiple safaris in a region with Africa's largest concentration of elephants.
Discover some of the most beautiful coastal views of South Africa on this weeklong journey that hugs the shores. Start in Cape Town, where you'll explore the city's highlights before venturing on an epic ocean drive. Meander along the famous Route 62 for expansive mountain range vistas. Visit national parks and coastal villages along the Garden Route, which runs from the west to the Eastern Cape. Finish your trip in search of the "Big Five" with a safari game drive in Addo Elephant National Park.
Take a week to try out some of South Africa's land attractions on this trip. Drive the scenic routes surrounding Cape Town up the coast, dig in to the agricultural scene of Stellenbosch and all its delicious products, and hike the caves and mountains of Cederberg in search of ancient art.
Discover wildlife and natural beauty up close on this weeklong adventure that takes you to South Africa and Zimbabwe's most spectacular sites. Start in Kruger National Park to explore by safari as you observe "Big Five" wildlife by day and nocturnal beasts in the evening. Enjoy life at the lodge and experience a traditional meal grilled over open flames. Finish your expedition by marveling at the overwhelming beauty of Victoria Falls and trying out some extreme sports activities.