South Africa
Kenya
Tanzenia

International / SPECTACULAR SOUTHERN AFRICA
 
 

Kenya

16 Nights / 17 Days

DAY 1 : Arrive Cape Town  Welcome to South Africa as you arrive into Johannesburg this morning. Post clearing the customs, you connect to your flight to Cape Town, one of the 5 best cities in the world! Upon arrival you are met and are transferred to your hotel. Relax and enjoy the rest of the evening. Overnight in Cape Town.

DAY 2 : Cape Town Following breakfast this morning, you are taken on a city tour that includes visits to the Houses of Parliament, the castle, the South African Museum and other historical sights. The cable car ride takes you to the top of Table Mountain for a fantastic view of the city. The famous Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is the last stop where you can spend time shopping before you make your own way to the hotel. Overnight in Cape Town.

DAY 3 : Cape Town Set off on a full day Peninsula Tour that introduces you to the spectacular Cape Peninsula, also called the Fairest Cape. Take a leisurely walk in the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Travel past Sea Point and Camps Bay, past the famous beaches of Clifton and Llandudno, towards Hout Bay. Drive along the Atlantic Seaboard. Visit the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Seal Island. Drive along the Indian Ocean coastline, where you can visit the beautiful Boulders Beach, and perhaps sit among the colony of Jackass Penguins. Its then time to return to your hotel. Overnight in Cape Town.

DAY 4 : Cape Town/Spier This morning you to head off to the wine growing area of Spier. This is a great place to enjoy nature and unwind. Check into your accommodation and spend the rest of the Day soaking in the ambience. Overnight in Spier.

DAY 5 : Spier Following a lazy breakfast, you can indulge in a variety of options including visiting the Wine Centre, the open air theatre, the swimming pools, the spa, craft exhibitions, wildlife encounters or even wine tasting on horseback! Overnight in Spier.

DAY 6 : Spier/Oudtshoorn No holiday to South Africa is complete without visiting the Garden Route and that is exactly where you are headed this morning following breakfast. Drive down to Mossel Bay via the Robinson Pass to Oudtshoorn. It is also known as the Feather Capital of the World, thanks to its huge ostrich industry. Overnight in Oudtshoorn.

DAY 7 : Oudtshoorn/Knysna Visit the Crocodile and Cheetah Park and take pictures of yourself with the cheetah. Check out the Cango Caves, regarded one of South Africa’s most spectacular natural wonders, to marvel at the icy formations underground and then head off to the ostrich farm. You then proceed onwards to Knysna. Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight in Knysna.

DAY 8 : Knysna Take a cruise on the Knysna Lagoon. Guarding the lagoon are the Heads, imposing sandstone cliffs that provide powerful protection against the Indian Ocean. Knysna’s forests, marshes and pristine beaches are home to a variety of rare animals and birds. Proceed to the Tsitsikamma National Park and spend the rest of the Day discovering the joys of the town’s many art galleries, craft shops and coffee bars. Overnight in Knysna.

DAY 9 : Knysna/Kruger Catch your flight this morning from George Airport to Kruger. The fabulous Kruger National Park is home to an impressive number of species: 147 mammals, 114 reptiles, 507 birds, 49 fish, 34 amphibians and 336 trees,. Upon arrival, you are met and are driven into the interiors of the park, to your private game reserve lodge. Post lunch, its time to experience the game drive you have been waiting for. Overnight in Kruger.

DAY 10 : Kruger Wake up at dawn and leave for a game drive into the jungle, prior to sunrise. Return to your lodge for some sumptuous breakfast. Enjoy two more game drives during the Day and relax the night away. Overnight in Kruger.

DAY 11 : Kruger/Johannesburg Head to the airport to catch your flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival you are met and are transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Johannesburg.

DAY 12 : Johannesburg/Livingstone Its time for you to be transferred to the airport to catch your flight to Zambia, the land of the mammoth Victoria Falls. Upon arrival at Livingstone, you are met and are transferred to your hotel at the banks of the picturesque Zambezi River. Check in and relax. Later in the evening, its time to enjoy a stunning sunset cruise on the river. Overnight at Livingstone at the Royal Livingstone Hotel or Zambezi Sun Hotel.

DAY 13 : Livingstone This morning you set out to see the Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The Victoria Falls was so named by Scottish explorer David Livingstone. The older, indigenous name is Mosi-oa-Tunya, which means ‘smoke that thunders’. At 1,708 meters wide, it is the largest curtain of water in the world and is situated between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe. It drops between 90 meters to 107 meters unto the Zambezi Gorge. The sheer marvel of the towering column of spray, the thunder of the falling waters, the terrifying abyss and the tranquil lagoons upstream in which the hippos and the deadly crocodiles lurk, leaves you speechless and wanting for more. Return to the hotel in the afternoon. The rest of the Day is free at leisure. There are many options to choose from. Experience the Zambezi river on a jet boat or slow down on a catamaran sunset cruise. Elephant back rides or river safaris. For the more adventurous, adrenaline experiences range from a micro flight for a spectacular aerial view of waterfalls, whitewater river rafting to bungee jumping. You could choose to enjoy dinner aboard the luxury train - the Royal Livingstone Express. Overnight at Livingstone at the Royal Livingstone Hotel or Zambezi Sun Hotel.

DAY 14 : Livingstone/Johannesburg/Sun City Wake up to breakfast this morning, post which you are escorted to the airport to catch your flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival you are met and are transferred to the beautiful, man-made wonder called Sun City! The drive takes approximately 2 hours. Check in and relax. The rest of the Day is free for you to explore this fabulous resort and enjoy the incredible facilities it provides. Loads of evening entertainment awaits you here. Overnight in Sun City.

DAY 15 : Sun City The Day is yours to relax and unwind. Sun City offers myriad entertainment options to keep you busy. From slots to safaris; theatre extravaganza to a games arcade for children; horse riding to golf; Segway experience to the adrenalin-filled Zip slide; the Valley of Waves to the Lost City….the resort facilities are endless. The Palace of the Lost City Casino has over 850 slot machines and 38 gaming tables with a huge array of gaming choices. Check out the Gary Player Country Club and the Lost City Golf Course – both international-standard 18-hole golf courses. The Lost City Golf Course is famed for the crocodiles in the water feature of the 13th hole.  Overnight in Sun City.

DAY 16 : Sun City/Johannesburg Following a relaxed breakfast, its time to be transferred back to Johannesburg. On arrival you have the option of checking into your hotel and exploring the city on your own. Else you could opt for a guided Gold Reef city tour. Overnight in Johannesburg.

DAY 17 : Depart Johannesburg
Your holiday comes to an end today, as you are transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

Your Tour Includes :

Meet & greet by an local representative at JNB Airport
Accommodation as per the itinerary based on standard rooms on a B&B basis except for The Protea Hotel Kruger Gate which is on a DBB basis. Makalali Private Game Lodge and Kapama Private Game Reserve which are on a FB Basis (breakfast, lunch, dinner & 02 game drives per day)
All transport services provided in luxury air conditioned vehicles as per the itinerary with English speaking driver
All tours provided in luxury air conditioned vehicles as per the itinerary with English speaking driver/guide on a private basis except for transfers from hotels in JNB to JNB Airport which are based on hotel complimentary shuttle transfers
Tours & Entrance Fees as per the itinerary
Meals as per itinerary:
3* = Breakfast x 16 / No Lunch / Dinner x 02
4* & 5* = Breakfast x 16 / Lunch x 01 / Dinner x 02
Game Drives as per itinerary:
3* - 1 x AM Game Drive + 1 x PM Game Drive
4* & 5* = 2 x AM Game Drive + 2 x PM Game Drive (Please note: PM Game Drive on day of arrival and AM Game Drive on day of departure from the lodges is time permitting)

Your Tour Excludes :

Airfares and ticket taxes
Visa Charges
Meals not specified above
Transfers (unless mentioned)
Conservation fees at KNP
Surcharges applicable (especially during Christmas, New Year etc)
Travel and Medical Insurance
Tips and Porterage
Expenses of personal nature
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions above
Normal Check in time is 1400 hrs and Check out is at 1200 hrs.  Early Check in is never guaranteed and can only be requested for.  In case the client would like a Guaranteed Early Check in the room will need to be booked from the previous Night.

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