8 Days
Air-Inclusive
Departs Daily

Overview

Experience the culture of Johannesburg by bicycle, followed by 2 nights on safari at Black Rhino Game Lodge in the "Malaria Free" Pilanesberg National Park.


Itinerary

Day 1

Traveling

Depart from New York JFK or Washington Dulles on your South African Airways flight.

Day 2

JOHANNESBURG

On arrival in Johannesburg, you will be met and transferred to your hotel, where you can spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Southern Sun Katherine Street Hotel.

Day 3

JOHANNESBURG

Today you will explore Soweto by bicycle and then visit the legendary Apartheid Museum.

This is an interactive voyage of discovery, one which takes you from the dark days of ‘whites only’ privilege, through to Nelson Mandela’s historic release. The Apartheid Museum is a multimedia experience, with documentary film snippets, texts, sound clips and live accounts, recapturing life in the dark days of South Africa.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Southern Sun Katherine Street Hotel.

Day 4

JOHANNESBURG

A full day at leisure to explore Johannesburg. Perhaps visit the World Heritage site of The Cradle of Humankind on a journey through early human history. Or spend the day exploring the incredible myriad of cultures found in South Africa at the Lesedi Cultural Village, where five African tribes live harmoniously together in traditional homesteads.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Southern Sun Katherine Street Hotel.

Day 5-6

PILANESBERG NATIONAL PARK View Accommodation

After breakfast you will be transferred to the "Big 5" Pilanesberg National Park.

This afternoon you will depart on your first safari drive. Learn about the stunning diversity of fauna and flora, including the Big Five whilst you experience the majestic beauty of Africa. Seek out the elusive "Big Five" (lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and Cape buffalo) with the help of an experienced driver. A wide variety of other rare mammal species also exist in the park such as the nocturnal brown hyena, the fleet footed cheetah and the majestic sable antelope.

Enjoy two scheduled safari activities per day.

Overnight for two nights on a full board basis at Black Rhino Game Lodge.

Day 7

DEPARTURE

Your morning is at leisure until your transfer to the Johannesburg airport for your flight to the United States.

Day 8

Traveling

Arrival in the United States at New York JFK or Washington Dulles airport.


Includes

Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York John F Kennedy or Washington Dulles airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport; Accommodations as per the itinerary; Meals as per the itinerary; Ground transfers as per the itinerary; Scheduled Apartheid Museum Tour and Soweto Cycle; two scheduled safari activities per day


Excludes

Add on air from other US cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Any items of personal expense - i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers