Highlights of South Africa

14 Days

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Highlights of South Africa

Experience the melting pot of diverse cultures, fascinating history, breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary wildlife that make up the land of South Africa on this incredible 15-day grand tour. Soak up the glorious natural beauty of the Cape’s famous Garden Route; taste some of the world’s best vintages in the Cape Winelands and enjoy the spectacular scenery, beautiful beaches, cosmopolitan vibe and rich culture and history of Cape Town, travel from the City of Gold to the towering mountain peaks and massive escarpments of Mpumalanga, ‘the place where the sun rises’
Small group departure. 
Starting Price CAD$ 3,820 p.p.*

Itinerary

  • Day 1 – Arrival Cape Town

    Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met and assisted with your transfer to your hotel.
    Check in at your hotel and spend the remainder of the day at leisure.
    Overnight at President Hotel (sea-facing room) or similar

  • Day 2 - Cape Town

    Afternoon collection from the hotel for a scheduled City Tour – a geographical and cultural extravaganza showing you Cape Town from its historical beginnings to modern buildings and malls. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon.
    Overnight at President Hotel (sea-facing room)  or similar B

  • Day 3 – Cape Town

    This morning you will be collected for your full day Cape Point & Peninsula Tour – an awe-inspiring tour passing magnificent beaches, breath-taking views and historic and picturesque coastal villages to the towering headland known as Cape Point. The tour ends upon return to your hotel during the late afternoon.
    Overnight at President Hotel (sea-facing room)  or similar B

  • Day 4 - Cape Town

    Today you embark on a scheduled full day Cape Winelands Tour. This is a delightful drive, which winds its way to the heart of the Cape Winelands through superb mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads. Return to Cape Town during the late afternoon.
    Overnight at President Hotel (sea-facing room)  or similar B

  • Day 5 - Garden Route

    Depart Cape Town and travel along Route 62 to Barrydale for lunch (not included in cost). Continue to Oudtshoorn – the ‘feather capital’ of the world.  Visit a working ostrich farm for a guided tour.  Check into your accommodation in the late afternoon before enjoying dinner.
    Overnight Surval Boutique Olive Estate  (standard room) or similar BD

  • Day 6 - Garden Route

    Enjoy a morning tour of the Cango Caves – one of the natural wonders of the world. Continue to the lagoon side town of Knysna – the gem of the Garden Route. Enjoy some time at leisure at the Knysna Waterfront before proceeding to The Crags near Plettenberg Bay. Embark on an informative cruise up the Keurbooms River before arriving at your accommodation where you shall spend the following two nights. Freshen up before dinner at the lodge.
    Overnight Hog Hollow Country House (standard room) or similar BD

  • Day 7 – Garden Route

    After breakfast, get up-close-and-personal with nature at the Elephant Sanctuary. The visit presents you with the opportunity to touch, feed and photograph these gentle giants. After lunch (to own account), travel to Plettenberg Bay for a visit to Birds of Eden – the largest free-flight bird aviary in the world. Balance of the day at leisure.
    Overnight Hog Hollow Country House (standard room) or similar BD

  • Day 8 - Port Elizabeth

    After breakfast and check-out formalities, journey along the final leg of the Garden Route to the beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park.  Described as the ‘garden of the Garden Route’, the Tsitsikamma actually deserves a more vivid description to encapsulate the beauty of the place. Enjoy a walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River mouth gorge which offers visitors incredible views and photo opportunities.  Arrive in Port Elizabeth at approximately 18h00.
    Overnight Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth B

  • Day 9 - Johannesburg

    This morning you shall be transferred to Port Elizabeth Airport for your flight to Johannesburg, the City of Gold. Upon arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport, transfer to your hotel.
    Afternoon collection from your hotel for an afternoon Johannesburg City Tour. Explore the area close to City Hall, Newtown Cultural Precinct and Maboneng Precinct, which has completely transformed the Market Theatre and surrounds.
    Overnight Protea Hotel Balalaika (standard room) or similar B

  • Day 10 - Johannesburg

    Breakfast at the hotel, followed by a morning visit to Soweto. It is from here that most of the struggle was fought against the injustices of the apartheid regime and is home to sites of historical importance. Enjoy lunch followed by a visit to the Apartheid Museum.
    Overnight Protea Hotel Balalaika (standard room) or similar BL

  • Day 11 – Panorama Route

    Depart Johannesburg and travel to the ‘Land of the Rising Sun – Mpumalanga – via the magnificent Panorama Route. Time and weather permitting, stop at God’s Window. Late afternoon arrival at your hotel. Check in and freshen up before dinner.
    Overnight Perry’s Bridge Hollow (standard room) or similar BD

  • Day 12 - Kruger National Park

    After breakfast and check-out formalities, you will be transferred to your African safari experience. Morning and evening game tracking drives in open 4 x 4 vehicles bring you into close contact with the Big Five as well as the other aspects of our wildlife. Highly experienced guides will take you on foot to bring into clear focus the magic of the bush with its myriad of busy insects and resplendent birdlife during your stay.
    Overnight Honeyguide Tented Safari Camp (tented suite) or Bongani Mountain Lodge (std room) BLD

  • Day 13 - Kruger National Park

    Enjoy a full day of being treated like African Royalty whilst creating a memorable safari experience on the scheduled game viewing activities on offer.
    Overnight Honeyguide Tented Safari Camp (tented suite) or Bongani Mountain Lodge (std room) B

  • Day 14 - Departure Day

    Time permitting, embark on your final early morning game viewing activity before returning to camp for breakfast followed by check-out formalities.
    You shall be collected for your transfer to Hoedspruit OR Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport where the tour ends. B

     

  • Price

    01 Jan to 30 Apr 17 –    CAD$ 4,070 per person
    01 May to 30 Sept 17 – CAD$ 3,820 per person
    01 Oct to 31 Dec 17 –     CAD$ 4,070 per person
    This tour departs every Sundays with min 2, max 16 guests.

     

  • Included

    Accommodations and meals as indicated in the itinerary National Park fees are included
    Tour in air-conditioned micro-buses or 18-seater mini-buses
    Game drives in open 4×4 in Kruger National park
    Professionally escorted: Discover South Africa with our professional tour guides.
    Local flights Port Elizabeth/Johannesburg – Kruger/Johannesburg  as indicated in the itinerary

     

  • Not included

    International flights
    Travel Insurance, Visas
    Meals and Beverages unless otherwise specified

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