16 Days
Air-Inclusive

Overview

Begin your tour in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Continue along the South Coast of South Africa where lies one of the most beautiful and picturesque stretches of coastline, home to the Garden Route. Spend some time in the bustling city of Johannesburg and end off your tour with an authentic African bush experience.


Itinerary

Day 1

Traveling

Depart from New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles (IAD) for your South African Airways flight to South Africa.

Day 2

Cape Town

On arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Spend the day at leisure.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The President Hotel or similar

Day 3

CAPE TOWN

Spend the morning at leisure.

At 13h30 you will be collected for your scheduled City tour. (Cable car fee not included)

You will be returned to the hotel by 17h30.

(Dinner to own arrangements)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The President Hotel or similar

Day 4

Cape Town

After breakfast you will be collected for your scheduled full day Cape Point and Peninsula Tour. (Lunch at own account).

Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.

(Dinner to own arrangements)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The President Hotel or similar

Day 5

Cape Town

After breakfast you will be collected for your scheduled full day Cape Winelands Tour. (Lunch at own account)

Time permitting, a visit to a Paarl region estate would be included to round off the day’s wine-tasting experiences before heading back to your hotel in Cape Town.

(Dinner to own arrangements)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The President Hotel or similar

Day 6

OUDTSHOORN

After an early breakfast depart Cape Town and travel along Route 62. Lunch (to own account)

Travel to Oudtshoorn and visit a working ostrich farm.

Arrive at your hotel in the late afternoon.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Surval Boutique Olive Estate or similar

Day 7

PLETTENBERG BAY

After breakfast depart the hotel and enjoy a morning tour of the Cango Caves.

Continue towards Knysna and enjoy some time at leisure.

Embark on an informative cruise up the Keurbooms River.

Arrive at your accommodation and freshen up for dinner.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Hog Hollow Country House or similar

Day 8

PLETTENBERG BAY

After breakfast, have an up-close-and-personal experience at the Elephant Sanctuary.

After lunch (to own account), travel to Plettenberg Bay for a visit to Birds of Eden.

Balance of the day at leisure.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Hog Hollow Country House or similar

Day 9

PORT ELIZABETH

After breakfast depart and journey along the final leg of the Garden Route to the beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park.

Enjoy a walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River mouth gorge.

Arrive in Port Elizabeth at approximately 6 PM and you will be dropped off at the hotel.

(Dinner is on your own arrangements)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth Hotel or similar

Day 10

JOHANNESBURG

After breakfast you will be transferred to Port Elizabeth Airport for your flight to Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport.

Upon arrival at OR Tambo International Airport you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

At 13h30 you will be collected for a scheduled Johannesburg City tour.

Return to your hotel for remainder of the evening at leisure.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Protea Hotel Balalaika or similar

Day 11

JOHANNESBURG

After breakfast you will be collected for your scheduled morning Half Day Soweto tour.

Lunch at a local township tavern before proceeding to spend the remainder of the afternoon exploring the exhibit at The Apartheid Museum.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Protea Hotel Balalaika or similar

Day 12

HAZYVIEW

After breakfast you will be met and will depart Johannesburg and head towards the 'Land of the Rising Sun' Mpumalanga via the magnificent Panorama Route.

Late afternoon arrival at your hotel. Relax and freshen up for dinner.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Perry's Bridge Hollow Hotel or similar

Day 13-14

KRUGER PRIVATE RESERVES

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Manyeleti Reserve.

Morning and evening game tracking drives in open 4 x 4 vehicles.

Highly experienced guides will take you on foot to bring into clear focus the magic of the bush.

The following day enjoy a full day of being treated like African Royalty whilst creating a memorable safari experience on the scheduled game viewing activities on offer.

Overnight for 2 nights on a full board basis at Honeyguide Tented Safari Camp or similar

Day 15

Departure

Time permitting, embark on your final early morning game viewing activity before returning to camp for breakfast.

You will then be met and transferred to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport for your onward flight to the US.

Day 16

TRAVELING

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


Includes

Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York John F Kennedy or Washington Dulles Airports to Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport; Domestic coach air in South Africa as per the itinerary (Cape Town - Port Elizabeth - Johannesburg); Accommodation as per the itinerary; Most meals as per the itinerary (13x breakfast, 3x lunch, 6x dinner); Ground transfers as per the itinerary; All park fees and safari activities; Scheduled Cape Peninsula Tour; Scheduled Winelands Tour


Excludes

Add-on air from other U.S. cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Entrance fees on Cape Peninsula tour to Kirstenbosch, Seal Island cruise; Any items of personal expense, i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc.; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers