Day 1: You get transferred to a guesthouse in an area called Fourways near Johannesburg. You check in to a 4 star guesthouse called River-bend Country House a real country place with beautiful gardens about 40 minutes from the airport where you can relax and rest after the long flight. If your flight arrives early you go to Monte-casino and see the bird park and watch a bird show with birds of prey in the early afternoon. Tonight a welcome BBQ at the guesthouse.
Day 2: Today you leave at about 8 am for the area called the Cradle of Humankind. You go visit Maropeng - an interactive museum dedicated to mans origins and how we have evolved. You also visit Sterkfontein Caves near where the first bones of humans where found You also go visit the Rhino and Lion Park.
Day 3: This morning you go visit Glen Afric- a private game reserve where you can walk with there 2 or 3 elephants and see there leopard and also there smaller game. After that you at about 12 am you go up the cable car to admire the view. After lunch you head for the snake and reptile park where you see these feared creatures and after that you go back to the guesthouse.
Day 4: You leave today for a tour of Soweto - one of the biggest metropolitan areas in South Africa and a sign of the struggle against Apartheid. You will see Mandelas and Archbishop Tutus Home as well as memorials dedicated to the 1976 Uprising and see the more affluent areas. After that you go see Gold Reef City an amusement park set in the style of old Johannesburg, plenty of rids for the kids, the Apartheid Museum and see an old gold Mine.
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