12 Days | Experience South Africa

Main destination South Africa · About Escorted or Guided Tour

12 Days | Experience South Africa

Main destination South Africa · About Escorted or Guided Tour

What's Included

  • Just you Tour Manager as your host
  • 11 nights half board in 3 & 4- star hotels
  • 24 meals: 11 breakfast 2 lunches, 11 dinners
  • Special Local Guide
  • Welcome & farewell get - together
  • Porterage

Included Excursions

  • Cape Town city tour & visit to Table Mountain
  • Cape Peninsula
  • Winelands tour including wine-tasting
  • Cango Caves & ostrich farm
  • Featherbed Nature Reserve
  • Soweto tour
  • Game driving in Kruger National Park
  • Scenic panorama route

Optional Excursions

  • Cape Town township
  • Game Drives at Kruger National Park
  • Bush Walk

Local Knowledge

''Discover different side of Cape Town amidst the cobbled streets and brightly coloured houses of the multi-cultured Bo-Kaap district.''

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a spectacuiar natural wonder. Tour the Zambian side and take a cruise along the Zambezi River as the sun is setting. Several optional activities are available including a full-day trip to Chobe National Park in Botswana. You will spend one night in Johannesburg at the 4-star Peermont Metcourt, prior to your flight to Zambia, and then the 3-star Avani Victoria Falls Resort. Available on all dates on a bed-and-breakfast basis. You will be accompanied by a our Manager. A Zambian visa is required for this add on, from US$50 payable on arrival. Available on all dates.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cape Town

Cape Town

On arrival in Cape Town we've included a short orientation tour en route to your hotel. We also include a visit to Table Mountain, and, if the weather is favourable you'll have the opportunity to ascend the mountain on a thrilling cable car ride.

After the rest of the day at leisure, get to know your travelling companions better this evening during dinner at Richard's Supper Stage and Bistro. A sociable affair, your evening includes entertainment from local artistes and a delicious Cape buffet. The venue is also perfectly situated to offer great views of Robben Island. (D)

ONOMO HOTEL - INN ON THE SQUARE, CAPE TOWN

Day 2: Cape Peninsula

A day exploring the Cape Peninsula begins at Hout Bay and continues along Chapman's Peak - a spectacular coastal drive - as we make our way to Cape Nature Reserve and Cape Point, at the very tip of the peninsula.

During our return journey to Cape Town we stop at Boulders Beach where you can see the penguins that make their home here.We'll then continue through Simon's Town, Fish Hoek and Muizenberg, finally reaching Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, beautifully positioned against the slopes of Table Mountain. (B,D)

ONOMO HOTEL - INN ON THE SQUARE, CAPE TOWN

Day 3: Cape Town

Today has been left free for you to explore Cape Town at your own pace. The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront has sweeping views of the ocean, harbour, city bowl and Table Mountain and is the perfect place to relax with many excellent restaurants and attractions. We also offer an optional excursion today - a tour of Khayelitsha, Cape Town's largest black township. (B,D)

ONOMO HOTEL - INN ON THE SQUARE, CAPE TOWN

Day 4: Stellenbosch

 Stellenbosch

We're heading through vineyard-clad valleys to Stellenbosch today, the heart of the Western Cape Winelands region. Find your way around the wine making process during our tour, then discover your favourite tipple with a tasting. After this an afternoon at leisure might be just what's needed! (B,D)

PROTEA HOTEL BY MARRIOTT, STELLENBOSCH

Day 5: Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn

There's a scenic drive to look forward to today via Route 62 to Oudtshoorn. An afternoon visit to an ostrich farm will give you the opportunity to admire and possibly hand-feed these curious looking creatures. (B,D)

QUEENS HOTEL, OUDTSHOORN

Day 6: Knysna

Knysna

On our way to Knysna we'll make a stop at the Cango Caves, where we'll descend into an underground world of limestone caverns, stalactites and stalagmites sculptured by nature over millions of years. (B,D)

THE REX HOTEL, KNYSNA.

Day 7: Knysna

After a leisurely start, our day picks up steam with a visit to Featherbed Nature Reserve and a lunch cruise on Knysna Lagoon. This evening compare notes on your holiday so far with your fellow travellers over dinner in a local restaurant. (B,L,D)

THE REX HOTEL, KNYSNA

Day 8: Johannesburg

Johannesburg

We'll have an early drive to Port Elizabeth this morning to fly to Johannesburg. We include a tour of nearby Soweto - the country's most populous black urban residential area, which is infused with the history of the struggle against apartheid. (B,L,D)

CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL, JOHANNESBURG

Day 9: Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

The Panorama Route weaves its way through some of the most stunning scenery in South Africa - the rainforest at God's Window, Bourke's Luck potholes and Blyde Canyon to name just a few. It's also our route to Mpuma langa, the gateway to the iconic Kruger National Park. (B,D)

PROTEA HOTEL BY MARRIOTT, HAZYVIEW (3 STAR)

Day 10: Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

Wake up to the incredible sounds of the African bush as you embark on a thrilling early-morning game drive in Kruger. The park is home to an enthralling array of wildlife, so hopefully you'll tick off at least some, if not all, of the 'Big Five' - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. There's time to relax by the pool with a refreshing drink this afternoon before we offer a further optional game drive.(B,D)

PROTEA HOTEL BY MARRIOTT, HAZYVIEW (3 STAR)

Day 11: Kruger National Park

There's more time at leisure today but there are optional bush walks and game drives on offer if you want to see more of your thrilling surroundings and the resident wildlife. (B,D)

PROTEA HOTEL BY MARRIOTT, HAZYVIEW (3 STAR)

Day 12: Kruger

We head back to Johannesburg for your return flight home. Alternatively, join our optional add-on tour to Victoria Falls. (B)

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