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Trip Type Trip Type Classic Tour Groups are between 25-60 people, typically ~30-40. Usually there will be many opportunities to split off and enjoy meals and excursions in smaller groups. This is the most economical way to travel, saving up to 40% versus booking the same itinerary yourself.
Small Group Guided Experiences Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
River Cruise These vessels are smaller than most ocean cruisers, limiting which amenties are available. Passenger counts can vary. One of the biggest advantages of a river cruise is the ability to dock at smaller ports and local villages.
Small Ocean Cruise Small ship cruises usually have a max passenger count of 500. The primary purpose of these trips is to spend time off the vessel in local ports (e.g. Mediterranean) or experiencing nature (e.g Galapagos or Antarctica). Cabins can vary from budget to luxury.
Private Tour Private tours give you the undivided attention of a guide, and often involve special access to sites and unique experiences not available to larger groups. This is a great option for families, couples, and small friend groups. Expect to pay a bit more for the extra service.
Independent Package A travel company plans your itinerary and arranges all the logistics including lodging, local activities, and transportantion. You have the flexibility of a solo trip while still getting the convience and time savings of expert planning. Get 90% of the benefits of a tour, without a guide.
Vacation / Holiday Package Similar to a self guided tour, this usually involves a home base, such as a hotel or resort, with packaged activities and day tours as a part of the stay.
Large Ocean Cruise This is the "floating city" experience, with multiple ways to enjoy your vacation aboard the ship as much as on land. Ships are multiple floors, provide several activities, culinary, and shopping options. They often make fewer stops and have less time available for shore excursions.

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Lodging Level Lodging Level Camping Typically involves most nights sleeping in tents (sometimes permanent tented sites) or in rustic cabins and lodges.
Basic - 2 star You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Value - 3 star Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Premium - 4 star 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Luxury - 5 star The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

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Physical Level Physical Level Very Easy Minimal walking - motor vehicles available for all major parts of trip.
Easy Normal generally flat walking in urban or suburban environments.
Moderate Walking or physical activity half to most of day - no carrying equipment.
Strenuous All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included.
Extreme Very challenging all day hiking and backpacking carrying significant equipment.

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Cape Insights

2 trips with 2 reviews

All Cape Insights tours, river cruises, expedition cruises, and adventure trips. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages. Average rating of 5.0 for all Cape Insights trips.

Cape Insights

2 trips with 2 reviews

All Cape Insights tours, river cruises, expedition cruises, and adventure trips. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages. Average rating of 5.0 for all Cape Insights trips.

 
South Africa: Archaeology Tour tour
9 days

South Africa: Archaeology Tour

5.0 | Excellent | 2 Reviews
Type:
Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits:
South Africa, Johannesburg, Table Mountain
$ 3,709
$ 412per day
Highlights
  • Explore 8,000 years of history and archaeology in a window-in-time museum housed in a 1740 wine cellar
  • Visit a site that contains the greatest diversity of five-million year old fossils in the world
  • In Johannesburg examine recent archaeological fossil finds that unlock our understanding of the genus Homo and his transition from pre-human to human made by headline-capturing palaeo-anthropologists
  • Gain insight into the San / Bushmen heritage and folklore from cultural interpreters who share their tracking skills, hunting methods
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Gardens Tour tour
11 days

Gardens Tour

5.0 | Excellent | 2 Reviews
Type:
Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Visits:
South Africa, Cape Town, Johannesburg
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Highlights
  • Visit gardens timed for peak spring flowering, some captivating private jewels, some public showcases, such as Kirstenbosch –  one of the world’s Magnificent Seven and Harold Porter coastal botanical garden, some featured in the BBC series Around the World in 80 Gardens such as Brenthurst, others exciting newcomers like Babylonstoren.
  • Meet luminaries and locals, hearing from ‘green’ champions about sustainability successes, environmental challenges and collaborations between the wine industry and the conservation sector.
  • Discover unexpected botanical gems in hand picked places. Delight in secluded spots, less travelled roads and spring-filled abundance.
  • In the Cradle of Humankind celebrate unequalled fossil finds in this World Heritage Site, alongside acres of landscaped and art-filled garden in Nirox Sculpture Park, a cultural hub that’s a ”union of art, nature and human resolve”.
  • Stay in stylish hotels – three are Relais & Châteaux, savouring a variety of exciting flavours and sampling award-winning wines.
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