Vegan South Africa Tour

      Cape Town, South Africa

      Oct 12 - 24, 2023
      Group size: 10 - 30
      Vegan South Africa Tour
      Cape Town, South Africa

      Oct 12 - 24, 2023
      Group size: 10 - 30

      About this trip

      Join vegan chef and holistic nutritionist, Dr. Ruby Lathon and friends, for a vegan tour of Cape Town, South Africa and Zimbabwe.  We will tour the must-see sights in Cape Town including the Cape of Good Hope, Robbin Island. We will then make our way to Kruger National Park for two day of safari, then on  to one of the 7 wonders of the world, Victoria Falls!  Along the way, we will delight in wonderful vegan fair (non-vegan options available if desired) and enjoy an unforgettable tour!

      FAQ - Vaccinations, VISAS & Travel Notes


      • In order to enter South Africa and Zimbabwe, U.S. and Canadian citizens need a valid passport with an expiration date extending at least six months beyond the date of reentry.
      • We recommend having at least three blank passport pages for entry stamps.
      • There is no visa required for U.S. and Canadian citizens to enter South Africa.
      • U.S. and Canadian passport holders must obtain a visa in order to enter Zimbabwe. We recommend obtaining your individual visa by purchasing it on arrival at the airport, at the cost of $30USD to $50USD. You are REQUIRED TO HAVE AT LEAST 3 BLANK PASSPORT PAGES TO ENTER ZIMBABWE.
      • If you are not a U.S. or Canadian citizen, you must contact each destination country’s consulate for your specific entry requirements.


      -No COVID test or vaccination is required to leave the US or to enter South Africa. 

      -Proof of vaccination (vaccination card) OR a negative COVID test (taken within 48 hours of entry) IS REQUIRED to enter Zimbabwe. 

      -If your are not vaccinated, we can arrange for you to have a COVID test 48 hours before our departure to Zimbabwe. We will be going to Zimbabwe near the end or our Tour.

      Currency & Exchanging Money

      • Currency exchange is not required, but you can exchange money if you prefer. The US dollar (USD) or Rand (ZAR) is accepted in South Africa and Zimbabwe. The US dollar is the official currency in Zimbabwe. 
      • Plan carry US dollars, Rand and credit cards. American Express is accepted in most large establishments such as hotels, but many smaller merchants do not accept American Express. 
      • When you withdraw money from ATMS, it is usually in RAND unless you are at a bank that can provide USD.

      Visit for further details and cancelation policy. 

      What’s included

      • Local flights
        Local flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg and Zimbabwe to Johanesburg
      • Lodging
        All hotel stays during the tour.
      • Food
        All food is included except on days noted below
      • Charter bus travel
        Air conditioned tour bus to destinations; Pickup from and to the airport.
      • Tours
        Cape Town City, Cape Peninsula, Robbin Island, 2-day Safari at Kruger National Park, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Zambezi River Sundown Cruise,
      • Workshops
        Opening reception, Mini-retreat with Restorative Health Workshop with Dr. Ruby, Local food preparation demo
      • International flights
        Flights to Capetown from your home destination and flights from Johannesburg to your home destination
      • 2 Lunches & 1 Dinner
        Lunch on 2 explorer days and 1 dinner
      • Snacks & Incidentals
        Snacks, souvenirs and incidentals are on your own
      • Tips to tour guides
        Tips are at your discretion, but highly suggested

      Available Packages

      Double Occupancy
      Available until July 31, 202328 left

      Double occupancy with twin beds. Share a room with a friend or we may help find a rooming buddy. Payment plan is optional.

      Deposit: $500
      Single Occupancy
      Available until July 31, 202310 left

      Single room occupancy. Have a room to yourself throughout the entire trip.  Payment plan is optional.

      Deposit: $500

      Available options


      Day 1: Travel Day
      Take your overnight flight to Cape Town; Depart Thursday Oct 12-13th

      See Suggested Flights:

      Departs Washington Dulles Intl. (IAD)

      United Airlines Flight 2222  ; 6:35pm (non-stop flight)

      14h 45m flight time; BOEING 787-9 (S)

      Arrives:  Cape Town Intl. (CPT):  Fri, Oct 13, 3:20pm

      Plan to arrive by:  6pm

      Return flight:

      Departs Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Intl. (JNB)

      United Airlines Flight 187 ; 8pm (1 stop)

      15h 50m flight time; BOEING 787-9; 

      Arrives  Tue, Oct 24 at 5:50am -Newark Liberty Intl. (EWR)

      Layover: 2h 40m in Newark

      United Flight 4402 operated by Gojet Airlines DBA United Express

      Departs Newark Liberty Intl. (EWR) at 8:30am

      1h 23m flight time

      Arrive Tues, Oct 24 at 9:53am -Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) 

      IF you prefer to arrive back in Washington Dulles Intl. (IAD) instead of Regan, the SAME outbound flight from Johannesburg is suggested with a the following flight departing from Newark:

      Layover: 4h 20m in Newark

      United Flight 1936 

      Departs Newark Liberty Intl. (EWR) at 10:10am

      1h 24m flight time; Airbus A320

      Arrive Tues, Oct 24 at 11:34am -Washington Dulles Intl. (IAD)

      Your Organizer

      Roadmap to Holistic Health with Dr. Ruby
      Roadmap to Holistic Health, LLC was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Washington, DC. Through the leadership of Dr. Ruby Lathon, PhD, a sought-after speaker throughout the wellness industry. Roadmap to Holistic Health specializes in health, wellness, and whole foods nutrition education. This education includes seminars, workshops, cooking instruction, etc. Roadmap to Holistic Health works with individuals, companies, and civic organizations to deliver scalable and customized programs to meet individual and organizational needs.