Luxury South Africa holiday modules

On this page you find and overview of all our individual self drive South Africa tours. After arrival in Cape Town or Johannesburg you'll be brought to your hotel by private transfer.

Rather want to book a complete luxury South Africa itinerary? Have a look at our overview of complete suggested South Africa itineraries.

All below modules can be booked seperately. It is not required to create a complete itinerary. All modules can be booked in reverse order. We gladly assist you in creating your own tailor made holiday: extending or shortening a module is always possible.

Johannesburg or Pretoria starter pack. Chic!

Johannesburg or Pretoria (Gauteng) Johannesburg airport hotel

Knowing that your hotel is arranged after a ten hour flight is a comfortable feeling. For travellers arriving either in the morning or evening we prefer booking a hotel near the airport. This way we avoid long tranfer times in a new country and you don't have to drive yourself. There's a schedules transfer service between OR Tambo International Airport and the hotel (leaving every half hour). Travellers that would like to stay a bit more out of the city we offer a perfect country lodge between Johannesburg and Pretoria.


Tour duration: 2 days, 1 night
Price: From £ 89 per person for two adults sharing
Best time to visit: all year round

Africa's Big 5: Up close in Sabi Sands reserve

Johannesburg - Hazyview - Sabi Sand private game reserve - Johannesburg / Swaziland luxury safari holiday South Africa

Sabi Sands Game Reserve is world famous for being one of the best game reserves on earth and therefore attracts many safari enthusiasts. To avoid the feeling of chasing wildlife in hordes of camera happy tourists, staying in an exlusive private game reserve is your best option to enjoy nature and see game by far. You will discover Sabi Sands during your luxury safari holiday in a unique way, accompanied by professional guides and while enjoying a very comfortable stay in one of these truly unforgettable places. Besides that, we also scheduled some time for you to visit the Panorama Route. This luxury travel module is the ultimate option for those travellers that want an affordable choice for staying in one of Africa's best game reserves.


Tour duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Price: From £ 714 per person for two adults sharing
Best time to visit: all year round

South Africa safari with children? View our "Family bush camping. Chic!" special module

Bush camping. Chic!

Johannesburg - Hazyview - Makalali private game reserve - Swaziland / Johannesburg luxury safari holiday South Africa

Miles away from civilization you stay in luxury safari tents in Makalali private game reserve. An unfenced lodge where you hear animals move slowly close to the lodge through the canvas: are they hunting, or are they just searching for the waterhole in front of the lodge? This is the quintessential example of a true South African safari. Only few travellers have the opportunity visiting Makalali near Kruger National Park: there is a very limited number of lodges in the area. As such, you will only see very few other safari vehicles while on gamedrive. After five days in the African bush you have experienced a unique dream for many travellers.


Tour duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Price: From £ 784 per person for two adults sharing
Best time to visit: all year round

Unwind on tropical beaches after a Kruger safari? View our "Mozambique Island Escape" module

Mountains & Wetlands: Swaziland to St. Lucia

Kruger private game reserve - Swaziland - St. Lucia - Durban St Lucia Swaziland luxuru Africa safari

In order to travel from one of the private game reserves in or near Kruger National Park there is a wonderful possibility travelling through Swaziland and KwaZulu Natal. It specifically proves a good route for travellers that want a little more down to earth experience after the lavish days in the bush. There is plenty to see and do during this five day kuxury Africa safari. Trough tiny Swaziland you travel southbound to the friendly village of St. Lucia, right in the middle of the St. Lucia Wetland Park. This nature reserve has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Here you find a unique 175 mile long coastal nature reserve


Tour duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Price: From £ 299 per person for two adults sharing
Best time to visit: all year round

Want more safari chic!? View our special Phinda private game reserve module

A view from the top: Drakensberg mountains

St. Lucia - Drakensberg north - Drakensberg south - Durban Drakensberg

he eastern boundary of the tiny Kingdom of Lesotho is formed by the Drakensberg Mountains. With peaks higher than 3000 meters this is the highest mountain range in Southern Africa. This vast playground for outdoor enthusiasts offers an ideal opportunity to get out of your rental car and become really active. You will get to see two different places in the Drakensberg, travelling from the northern part to the southern part of the "Berg". This is not a travel module for travellers looking for entertainment, shopping malls and bustling cities. Instead, the Drakensberg offers rest, incredible views, great food, friendly people -and above all- excellent hiking trails.


Tour duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Price: From £ 364 per person for two adults sharing
Best time to visit: all year round

Garden Route essentials

Port Elizabeth - Plettenberg Bay - Oudtshoorn (Swartberg Pass) - Swellendam - Cape Town / Hermanus luxury Garden Route holiday tour

South Africa's Garden Route is at its most beautiful in September and October, when all flora just starts to bloom. Also when you travel outside South African spring, the Garden Route is a destination not to be missed. The Garden Route bursts of possibilities and activities, all in a beautiful setting. This luxuxry Garden Route holiday combines the best that the Garden Route has to offer. From ancient coastal forests, extremely pretty beaches, a whole lot of (child friendly) activities, to the starry starry nights in the Klein Karoo semi desert. If you choose for this travel module, you get the ultimate Garden Route experience is just six days time and three different locations.


Tour duration: 6 days, 5 nights
Price: From £ 469 per person for two adults sharing
Best time to visit: all year round

A taste of Africa: wine & whales in the Overberg

Swellendam - Hermanus - Franschhoek - Cape Town cape winelands tour South Africa

Many travellers driving from the Garden Route to Cape Town tend to overlook the Cape Overberg. It is a beaitiful area with some lesser known -but very charming- villages. We advise you to leave the beaten track for a couple of days and follow our self-drive itinerary taking you to winefarms and some of the most spectacular ocean views you might have ever seen. It is a route showing you historic architecture, real South African country life, stunning wine esates and some of South Africa's best restaurants. In five days time you visit the gourmet capital if South Africa and the surrounding winelands. You will also visit the Cape's southern coast and stay in a cosy seaside town where -during whale season (July to November)- you can be certain to see a whole lot of these gentle giants.


Tour duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Price: From £ 449 per person for two adults sharing
Best time to visit: all year round

Play golf in the Western Cape? View our "South Africa golf safari" special module

Discovering Cape Town. Chic!

Cape Town and Cape Peninsula luxury Cape Town holiday

For many travellers Cape Town contitutes that start or end of a luxury South Africa holiday. We selected two excellent luxury boutique hotels in Cape Town. Both offer something different, but we can assure you this is the very best choice for a Cape Town luxury holiday. The first hotel is located in the historic Oranjezicht are and offers a panoramic view of Cape Town. It is a very popular boutique hotel for the discerning traveller. The city centre is just a stone's throw away, but also other Cape Town highlights are never far away. The second option is the perfect choice for travellers searching for a cosmopolitan atmosphere: in the middle of a lively district, mountains in the background and some stunning Atlantic Ocean views. A true gem of a hotel.


Tour duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Price: From £ 334 per person for two adults sharing
Best time to visit: all year round

On honeymoon? Extend your holiday in exotic Mauritius

The Cederberg: safari for the soul

Cape Town - Cederberg - Cape Town Cederberg South Africa

At about 250 kilometres distance from Cape Town, hidden in the rugged red-orange coloured landscape, lies a nature reserve that impresses us time and time again. Probably the best feature of the Cederberg is that one of the world's best hotels can be found here. The dry landscape surprises with immense open plains, spectacular waterfalls and deep ravines that are especially well visible when walking through the area. In three days time you can completely rejuvenate yourself in the Cederberg, a welcome addition to the adventurous type of travel in South Africa. Besides the wonderful landscapes there is also wildlife to be seen in the Cederberg, smaller species like zebra and springbok occur in great numbers.


Tour duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Price: From £ 369 per person for two adults sharing
Best time to visit: all year round

A world in one country by Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail classic rail journey from Cape Town to Pretoria rovos rail south africaluxury journey

Of all modes of travel, one certainly enjoys our preference. To explore a country by train is the ultimate form of relaxation, it is luxurious and takes you places normally unseen when travelling by car. In Cape Town starts a classic rail journey knows as "Pride of Africa", run by Rovos Rail. This classic train runs all the way from Cape Town to Pretoria, then onwards to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and even Tanzania. The most popular route of train runs from Cape Town to Pretoria (or vice versa): a 48 hour journey over almost a thousand miles. This once in a lifetime experience can easily be combined with any of out other luxury travel modules starting from Cape Town or Johannesburg.


Tour duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Price: From £ 1049 per person for two adults sharing
Best time to visit: all year round

Special Southern Africa luxury holiday modules

Special South Africa tours and itineraries off the beaten path luxury holiday South Africa

Besides our regular luxury holiday modules South Africa Chic! also offers a range of special tours and inineraries off the beaten path. Maybe you are interested in playing golf on a couple of the best golf courses that the Western Cape has to offer? Want to extend your luxury South Africa holiday to the romantic Victoria Falls or exotic beaches of Mozambique? Then this is the page to look for a special Southern Africa destination. Of course, all of these special modules can be fitted in our complete suggested luxury itineraries.


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