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South Africa's Natural Beauty and Wildlife

offered by supplier M17273 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 15 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): South Africa  
Specialty Categories: National Parks   Multi-activity  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 4155 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 6890 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Meet at Johannesburg Airport with our representatives and transfer to a Sandton Hotel. Time to relax and freshen up. Then will follow an afternoon tour of Johannesburg and Soweto. Overnight at Sandton Holiday Inn, or Sandton Towers, Westcliffe Hotel, Palazzo Hotel.

Day 2: Johannesburg - Kruger National Park. Depart Johannesburg and head eastwards through the towns of Witbank, Dullstroom, Lydenburg and Graskop. After a stop for lunch the beauty of the Panorama route is taken in. Stop at God’s Window, The Blyde River Canyon and other attractions. Drive down the scenic Able Erasmus pass into the "lowveld" and to a private game lodge. Arrive in time for the afternoon/ evening game drive in an open safari vehicle. Overnight: Four Star Lodges (Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge, Gwalagwala Luxury Tented Camp) or Five Star Lodges (Honeyguide Camp, Lukimbi Safari Lodge, Kuname River Lodge, Kings Camp, Mala Mala, Tintswalo Safari Lodge, Kapama Buffalo Camp, Leopard Hills, Lion Sands).

Day 3: Kruger National Park. A very early morning wake up call an a welcome mug of coffee with your ranger before departing on the early morning game drive. Return to the lodge for hearty breakfast, after breakfast there is time to go on a game walk with your ranger or freshen up then enjoy the lodge surroundings. Escape the midday heat by spending time in or around the swimming pool, relaxing in a hammock, being pampered in the "sala" with a massage or enjoy a siesta. Meet your ranger for an afternoon tea and snacks before departing on the afternoon/evening game drive. After the sun set stop for a drink the drive is continued with the aid of spot lights looking for any animals not yet spotted. We end the evening with dinner and drinks around a fire in a traditional "boma".

Day 4: Kruger National Park. A very early morning wake up call an a welcome mug of coffee with your ranger before departing on the early morning game drive. Return to the lodge for hearty breakfast, after breakfast there is time to freshen up then enjoy the lodge surroundings before leaving the lodge and traveling a short distance to another lodge, arriving in time for lunch. Spend time exploring the new lodge surroundings before meeting your ranger for an afternoon tea and snacks and departing on the afternoon/evening game drive. After the sun set stop for a drink the drive is continued with the aid of spot lights looking for any animals not jet spotted. Return to the lodge and we end the evening with dinner and drinks around a fire in a traditional "boma".

Day 5: Kruger Park - Johannesburg. Start the day with an early morning walk or drive, followed by a healthy breakfast, and then leave the lodge and transfer to the airport for a flight to Johannesburg. Meet at Johannesburg Airport and take a short transfer to your hotel in Johannesburg. Enjoy dinner at one of the top class restaurants, Moyo's is great for a traditional African atmosphere and meal.

Day 6: Johannesburg - Livingstone - Victoria Falls. After breakfast we will transfer you to JHB airport in time to check in for a flight to Victoria Falls. Arrive at Livingston Airport at 1:45 pm. You will be met by our representative and transferred to the Hotel of your choice, a 15 minute drive. After a welcome drink and check in you will have time to relax and visit the awesome Victoria Falls. End the day off with a dinner at one of the restaurants.

Day 7: Victoria Falls. After breakfast go to the Falls Center to depart on one of the many activities available from the hotel. These include river rafting, bungee jumping, helicopter flights, micro-light flights, river cruises, canoe safaris, elephant and horse back safaris, jet boat river safaris and fishing. Daily tours to the Chobe National Park in Botswana. After a busy day for the adrenaline junkies or a relaxing day for the not so adventurous enjoy dinner at one of the restaurants. Overnight: The Zambezi Sun, The Royal Livingstone, Thorntree River Lodge.

Day 8: Victoria falls - Cape Town. Enjoy a hearty breakfast and time for one last visit to the Falls. Transfer to Livingstone Airport at 1:45 pm. Arriving in Johannesburg at 3:15 pm and take a connecting flight to Cape Town. You will be met at Cape Town Airport and transferred to your hotel. The hotel in Cape Town to be decided after consultation with you due to the huge variety available, to suite every budget. You can choose from these options: The Table Bay Hotel, Cape Grace, The Twelve Apostles, The Radisson, Lagoon Beach Arabella Sheraton.

Day 9: Wine-lands Tour. You have two opportunities, one is Stellenbosch Wine Route and another is Paarl Wine Route. Taking the first option you will visit a Wine Estate known for the superior wines they produce, the stunning views and natural beauty, as well as the beautiful historical Cape Dutch Architecture. Following the second route you will visit a wine estate that produces excellent wines and also produce their own cheese which they offer as part of the "wine and cheese" tasting. The wine tasting center with its thatched roof has a spectacular view towards Paarl and the Klein Drakenstein Mountains. Then visit the quaint village of Franschhoek and the Huguenot Memorial.

Lunch in Franschhoek. Visit a wine estate situated on the crest of the Helshoogte Pass and known as the "vineyards in the sky" where one can enjoy the amazing view while sampling "the fruits of the harvest". Overnight in Cape Town. There are also many excellent B&B's and luxury suite hotels to choose from.

Day 10: Cape Point. Enjoy a scenic full day Peninsular Tour including: scenic Millionaires' Mile (Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay), picturesque Hout Bay with boat trip to Seal Island, Cape of Good Hope Nature reserve with its abundance of natural beauty, including the Historical Cape of Good Hope and the spectacular Cape Point, penguins at Boulders Beach, Simon's Town - a naval village and scenic Boyes drive. Overnight in Cape Town.

Day 11: Cape Town. After breakfast take a trip to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. This is a day for you to explore on your own. Take the Topless City bus for a tour around the City. Visit Robben Island and Table Mountain is a popular choice. Evening at leisure.

Day 12: Cape Town - Oudtshoorn. After breakfast your guide will meet you for the Garden Route Tour. Depart for Oudtshoorn after breakfast. Cross Du Toits Kloof and descend into a picturesque gorge on the way to Breede river valley. Stop at quaint Barrydale to sample delicious bobotie. Visit the port in Calitzdorp. Enjoy a home cooked meal at your country lodge. Karoo country evenings are best for peaceful sleep.

Day 13: Cango Caves and Knysna. Depart for Cango Caves after breakfast for standard tour. Cheetah wildlife ranch, or Ostrich farm visit. Outeniqua pass to George and Wilderness. Knysna Lagoon experience and Waterfront visit.

Day 14: Knysna - Plettenberg Bay. Depart for Plettenberg Bay after breakfast. Visit Robberg Reserve. Stop at Tsitsikamma National Park and Storms River Mouth. Visit Jeffrey's Bay. Port Elizabeth overnight stop.

Day 15: Plettenberg Bay and return flight. Enjoy your last breakfast before catching your connecting flight. Pier and beach stroll, or Sardian Bay drive to Sacramento wreck site. Transfer to Port Elizabeth airport. Connecting flight to Johannesburg for flight home.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
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Location: South Africa
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2007

M17273 offers an excellent product backed with top class, professional, friendly and reliable service. Our enthusiastic and well trained staff and guides will make your holiday in South Africa a memorable experience and will ensure your holiday and or conference will be a wonderful success. M17273 has been in the...

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