Spectacular South Africa
11 Nights / 12 Days
4 nights Cape Town, Half Day Table Mountain & City Tour, Full Day Cape Peninsular, 3 nights on safari in the Greater Kruger, 4 nights in Sun City at leisure.
Day 01 - Cape Town & Surrounds
On arrival at Cape Town Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for your four-night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure. Cape Town is one of the most beautifully situated cities in the world. Cradled by Table Mountain, it has immense charm and historical interest whilst its unique cultural blend; part African, part European and part Asian, makes for a cosmopolitan dining experience. Overnight Cape Town Hotel/Guesthouse/Villa of your choice. Meals: Breakfast
Day 02 - Cape Town & Surrounds
This is a great orientation tour of Cape Town. You are collected by your guide between 7.45 am and 8.00 am (for the morning tour) and between 13:30 and 14:00 for the afternoon. You begin with a journey by cable car to the top of Table Mountain for a panoramic view of the whole of the Cape Peninsula. Our guide will point out the highlights of this world-famous view. The cable car tickets are for your account as the ascent is weather-dependent. Afterwards, you travel through ‘Bo Kaap‘ also known as the Malay quarter, a historic picturesque area of the city with original Malay buildings and narrow streets. The architecture here is typical of Cape Town 200 years ago. Then you head into the historic centre of Cape Town with its many 18th century buildings. You drive past the President’s official residence and the Parliament buildings before continuing to Signal Hill. The tour then continues with a diamond workshop tour to learn the history of diamonds in South Africa and see the craftsmen at work before returning to your hotel. Meals: Breakfast
Day 03 - Cape Town & Surrounds
You travel along the coastal road through the chic suburbs of Clifton, Camps Bay and onto the picturesque fishing community of Hout Bay. Next, you enjoy a scenic drive along Chapmans Peak as it hugs the cliffside and continues south to reach Cape Point in the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, said to be the romantic meeting point of two mighty oceans, the Atlantic and the Indian. Sir Francis Drake, the famous explorer, once called it “the fairest Cape that we saw in the whole circumference of the Globe.” Returning along the Indian Ocean you stop to visit the unique penguin colonies at Boulders beach, often a highlight of your time in Cape Town, and meander through the historic naval base of Simonstown and onto Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens, which must surely be some of the finest gardens in Africa, nestling on the lower slopes of Table Mountain. We walk through the gardens where 4,000 of the 22,000 Southern African flowering plants are cultivated in a setting of mountain streams, pools and rolling lawns. In the late afternoon, you are dropped off at your hotel. Meals: Breakfast
Day 04 - Cape Town & Surrounds
Today is at leisure but we can arrange some tours for you: visiting the Cape Winelands, seeing the whales at Hermanus or taking a boat out to visit Robben Island. Or you can simply relax at the hotel pool or enjoy some shopping. Meals: Breakfast
Day 05 - 07 Kruger National Park
Today you are transferred back to Cape Town Airport for your flight to Hoedspruit. On arrival, you are met and transferred to the Timbavati Game Reserve in the Greater Kruger National Park. You will spend three nights on Safari. The Hoedspruit Research and Breeding Centre for endangered species is situated on 100 hectares within the Kapama Reserve and can be visited during your stay. Amenities: Full Board and game activities.
Day 08 - 11 Sun City
This morning transfer to Hoedpruit Airport for your flight to Johannesburg, upon arrival meet and greet your guide and transfer to Sun City. You have 4 days at leisure to enjoy the resort: go hot air ballooning, an Elephant Interaction if you missed out in the Timbavati or perhaps take a game drive in the Pilanesburg Game Reserve. The resort offers numerous attractions – how about taking a dip at the inland beach or braving the ‘Temple of Courage’ water rides? Health spas, tennis, squash, horse riding, all kinds of water sports are all available. Meals: Breakfast
Day 12 Johannesburg Airport
Today you are collected from Sun City and transferred to Johannesburg airport in time for your onward journey.
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