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‘Big Five’ South Africa Tour: Cape Town, Kruger & Victoria Falls 12 Days

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‘Big Five’ South Africa Tour: Cape Town, Kruger & Victoria Falls 12 Days

South Africa (Cape Town & Cape Winelands, Table Mountain, Kruger National Park & Victoria Falls)

Experience South Africa with tours of Cape Town, and Robben Island. Visit the Cape Town Winelands, ride to the top of Table Mountain and enjoy a game drive in Kruger National park.

Day 1: ARRIVE CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

Arrive Cape Town; meet assist and transfer to Hotel.

Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront

 

Day 2: CAPE TOWN- ROBBEN ISLAND

Morning at leisure

This afternoon take the ferry to Robben Island,  a UNESCO World Heritage Site; spend the evening along The Victoria and Alfred Water Front.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront

 

Day 3: CAPE TOWN -FULL DAY CAPE PENINSULA TOUR

Morning Tour of Table Mountain by cable car; the state-of-the-art car rotates 360 degrees on its way to the top, offering a panoramic view of The City; at the summit take short walks enjoy the magnificent view of Cape Town. Continue on to the Cape Peninsula experience some of the most spectacular views in the world. The tour begins with a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast passing through the fishing village of Hout Bay. Here you will have the option of taking a short boat trip to Duiker Island to view the Cape Fur seals (own account). The tour then heads along Chapman’s Peak Drive (if open) on to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. From there we travel to False Bay and return to Cape Town by way of the Simon’s Town naval base where we visit the Penguin colony at Boulders Beach (optional, for own account). Travel via Fishhoek fishing village and Muizenberg to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens for a short walking tour of these beautiful gardens.  Continue to the Cape Winelands.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at The Spier Hotel

 

Day 4: FRANSCHHOEK – WINELANDS

After breakfast drive to Franschhoek, a picturesque village with spectacular vineyards covering the mountain slopes. French Huguenots settled in the area more than 300 years ago, bringing with them their age-old French wine and food culture.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight at The Spier Hotel

 

Day 5: PAARL WINE REGION –CAPE TOWN

After breakfast, return to Cape Town with a stop in Paarl Region  known for its history, architecture, magnificent scenery – lunch at a local restaurant – wine tasting in Paarl optional –  arrive Cape town in time for dinner.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront

 

Day 6: CAPE TOWN

Day at leisure in Cape town

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast  & Dinner

Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront

 

Day 7: CAPETOWN –  KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Transfer to airport for the flight to Kruger National Park; arrive Kruger, meet assist and transfer to the hotel. Evening game drive.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Protea Kruger

 

Day 8: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Enjoy a full day of game viewing in open vehicles in search of the “Big Five” namely lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos and leopards. During the heat of the day, stop for a leisurely lunch at one of the rest camps. Return to the camp in time for dinner.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Protea Kruger

 

Day 9: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – JOHANNESBURG

Early morning game drive – after breakfast return to Johannesburg via the Panoramic route -one of the most exhilarating scenic stretches in Southern Africa. The vast escarpment of the Northern Drakensberg mountain range, which dramatically drops away some 1,600m to a vast low-lying terrain, affords spectacular views, not to mention a sense of panoramic grandeur, as the hot Lowveld plains below stretch away to a shimmering horizon with a stop for lunch – arrive Johannesburg in late afternoon.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Overnight at Rivonia Guest House

 

 Day 10:  JOHANNESBURG- VICTORIA FALLS

Transfer to airport for flight to Victoria Falls meet assist and transfer to hotel. This evening attend an African theme dinner with local music and dancing.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Ilala Lodge

 

Day 11: VICTORIA FALLS

After breakfast go on a full day guided tour of Victoria Falls; go on a guided tour of the Falls and traditional village. Here you will view the spectacular Devil’s Cataract, Main Falls as well as the Horseshoe Falls. At the village you will have the opportunity to purchase some of Zimbabwe’s arts and crafts. In the afternoon you will be collected for a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River including drinks (beer and wine) and light snacks.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Lunch, Dinner

Overnight at Ilala Lodge

 

Day 12: VICTORIA FALLS- JOHANNESBURG -DEPART

Transfer to airport for flight to Johannesburg –make connecting flight home.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

Tour Dates 2018

  • September 3 – 12
  • November 5-14

Tour Dates 2019

  • March 5- 14
  • August 6 – 15
  • October 1 – 10

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated

TOUR PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide
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