SPECTACULAR SOUTH AFRICA

PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS:

 
  • Capetown     City tour, Victoria & Alfred waterfront and view Cape Town illuminated by night from Signal hill. Cape of Good Hope, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and the Manor house.
  • Garden route Cango caves, Ostrich farm, Cheetah land, Tjoe choo train ride & cruise on the Knysna lagoon.
  • Durban University the Botanical gardens and the Victoria Street market.
  • Pretoria Voortrekker monument, Kruger house, Church square, African window museum, the Union buildings.
  • Johannesburg Gold reef city tour.



ITINERARY:

 

Day 01

Cape Town –  ‘The Mother City’

On arrival, you will be met by our local representative and transferred to the Hotel Ritz or similar. Later in the afternoon we take you for a city tour of Cape Town which includes houses of Parliament and the “Tuinhuis” (the President`s office), the Company Gardens, St. Georges Cathedral and the Malay Quarter. There’s time for you to explore the Victoria and the Alfred waterfront, one of Cape Town’s biggest tourist attractions. After enjoying an Indian dinner we drive to Signal hill to view Cape Town and Table Mountain illuminated by night. Overnight at Hotel Ritz or similar.

 

Day 02

Cape Town - visit ‘The Cape of Good Hope’

After breakfast, we set off for a full day excursion to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope. We first visit the little fishing harbour of Hout Bay for a short cruise to Seal Island. Continue our journey to Chapman’s peak along the Atlantic coast - one of the most beautiful drives in the world to Cape Point where the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean meets.  On the way back, we drive along False Bay coast visiting the Jackass penguins, Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens and the Manor House of Groot Constantia. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Ritz or similar.

 

Day 03

Oudtshoorn – ‘Begin The Garden Route’

After breakfast, we drive through the Winelands, across the Outeniqua Mountains into the area known as the little Karoo, to the town of Oudtshoorn – often called the “Feather capital” of the world. This afternoon we learn how the ostrich birds are reared at the ostrich farm; you also have an opportunity to ride one of these magnificent birds. Dinner and overnight at Queens Hotel or similar.

 

Day 04

Knysna –  ‘Beautiful land, a gift of God’

After a hearty South African breakfast, we check out of the Hotel and proceed to Knysna. Enroute we stop to visit Cango caves with their incredible stalactite and stalagmite formation. We later proceed to the Cango Wildlife Ranch, where you have an opportunity to touch the world’s fastest animal, the cheetah, at an additional cost. We drive to George also known as ‘the gateway to the garden route’ to board the ‘Outeniqua Choo – Tjoe’ steam train for a journey along the coast and the lakes of the wilderness to Knysna. Evening cruise onboard the John Benn on the Knysna lagoon. Dinner and overnight at Knysna Log-Inn hotel or similar.

 

Day 05 

Durban – ‘The place where the earth & the ocean are said to meet’

After a buffet breakfast, we check out and drive down the scenic garden route to Port Elizabeth Airport in time for flight to Durban. On arrival in Durban you will be taken to the Tropicana Hotel or similar. The rest of the evening is free for you to explore the “Golden mile” on your own. Visit the amusement park centre, fun world, amphitheatre garden, water wonderland or ride a cable car that offers a birds eye view of the beachfront.  Dinner at an Indian restaurant.  Overnight at Tropicana Hotel or similar.

 

Day 06

Valley of 1000 Hills

After a hearty buffet breakfast, we check out early and drive along the coast to take on a full day tour to the Valley of 1000 hills. Visit the traditional Zulu Village. Dinner and overnight at Tropicana or similar.

 

Day 07

Arrive Johannesburg  ‘The financial capital’

After breakfast, we transfer you to Durban Airport enroute we take you for a panoramic city tour. Stop at Durban University from where you will get an excellent view of the city. Drive past the Vasco da Gama clock, Dick King’s statue and the sugar terminal. Arrive at Durban Airport in time for your flight to Johannesburg.  On arrival we take you for a city tour of Pretoria – only 58 kms north of Johannesburg. Pretoria is South Africa’s administrative capital, which provides a complete contrast to the city of gold – Johannesburg. Pretoria is also known as the garden city.  We visit the Voortrekker Monument, Kruger house, Church Square, and the Union buildings. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at Holiday Inn Garden Court Sandton City or similar. 

 

Day 08

Sun City  ‘The fun city’

After buffet breakfast, check out of the Hotel. (You may take an optional tour to Kruger National Park for 02 nights / 03 days).  Enroute to Sun City we stop at Gold Reef city  – a replica of an old mining town where you will be able to visit the underground workings of a gold mine and also watch molten gold being poured. We later proceed to Sun City. After a brief orientation tour, the evening is free to explore this huge complex on your own. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at the Cabanas.

 

Day 09

Sun City                                

After breakfast the day is free to enjoy the golden city of fun and sizzling hot entertainment where one can play at the world-class casinos, enjoy superb sporting facilities and glitzy extravaganza shows. Provide an endless pleasurable pastime. Dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight at the Cabanas.

 

Day 10

Return home

After breakfast we check out of the Hotel and transfer to Johannesburg International Airport in time for your flight home

 

 

 

TOUR EXTENSION

Kruger National Park - 02 Nights / 03 Days

 

 

Day 01

Panoramic route

After a buffet breakfast we drive along the scenic panorama route with its magnificent views of the Blyde River Canyon to the Kruger National Park. Later this afternoon we enter the world famous Kruger National Park which is the largest game reserve in southern Africa, with its rich variety of habitats and species. The evening is free for you to relax and enjoy the sounds of the wild. Dinner at the Camp restaurant.  Overnight at the Rest Camp.  

 

Day 02

Kruger National Park

After breakfast spend the whole day on game drive through this sanctuary. There is a possibility of seeing lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalos, the elusive leopards, the gracious giraffe, zebras, impalas and many other antelope species, not to mention many different birds. Return to the camp late in the evening. Dinner at the Camp restaurant.  Overnight at the Rest Camp.  

 

Day 03

Sun City                                     

This day we check out early morning and proceed to Gold Reef city tour enroute we have breakfast. (The remaining itinerary continues from day 08 of the main itinerary till day 10).

 

It’ s time to say good bye to all new friends you have made and take back warm memories of your trip.

 

 

 

Visa requirements:

You must be in possession of a single entry South African visa. Visa charges will be applicable.

 

 

Passport and P.O.E.:

To undertake the tour you must be in possession of a Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond your date of travel. You must also ensure that your passport bears the notation – ‘Emigration Clearance Not Required’. Passport issuance & renewal & Emigration Clearance Required Suspension charges will be applicable.

 

 

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SOUTH AFRICA – CITY PACKAGES

 

 

JOHANNESBURG

Day 1:                         Arrive Johannesburg International Airport and SIC transfer to Park Plaza Hotel or similar. Rest of the day at leisure to explore Johannesburg, Southern Africa's largest and most vibrant city. Overnight at Hotel..

 

Day 2:                         After breakfast in the morning, visit to Gold Reef City. Gold Reef City is a reconstruction of Old Johannesburg, where you will be taken underground in the old mine workings and see a bar of gold poured. After the tour return to the Hotel. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

 

Day 3:                         After breakfast, we transfer to Johannesburg International Airport for your return flight.

 

 

 

SUN CITY

 

Day 1:                         Arrive Johannesburg International Airport and SIC transfer to the Sun City Cabanas Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Sun City is an exotic oasis in the African bush. Full day at leisure to explore the magnificent gardens of the "Lost City", wonder at the "Valley of Waves", visit the Kwena Gardens, Crocodile Ranch or try your luck at gambling. In the evening there is an opportunity to enjoy the Extravaganza show. Overnight at the Hotel Cabanas.


Day 2:                         After breakfast, day at leisure to explore Sun City. Overnight at the Hotel.


Day 3:                         After breakfast, we transfer to Johannesburg International Airport for your return flight.

 

 

 

GARDEN ROUTE

 

Day 1:             Transfer from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn; visit an Ostrich Show Farm en route. Overnight at Queens Hotel or similar.

 

Day 2:                         Full day sightseeing including the Cango Caves and Cango Wildlife Ranch. Drive to George in time to board the Outeniqua Choo-tjoe for a steam train journey to Knysna. Check into the Knysna Protea Hotel or similar before we depart for a Sunset cruise on the Lagoon.  Overnight at the Hotel.

 

Day 3:                         After breakfast, drive back to Capetown International Airport for return flight.

 

 

 

DURBAN

 

Day 1:                         Arrive Durban International Airport and transfer to the Hotel Tropicana or similar. Rest of the day at leisure. Apart from the effervescent Ocean lined with golden beaches, Durban offers a subtropical Carnival atmosphere & summer sunshine all year round with an excellent one-stop shopping center where you can buy anything from photographic equipment to clothing and rare Antiques. Flea markets & crafts trails attract leisurely browsers. Overnight at Hotel Tropicana or similar.

 

Day 2:                         After breakfast, we take you on a Half-day City tour. On the tour we drive past the beachfront and the entrance to the Harbour. Stop at the University from where there are excellent views of the city, the Botanical Gardens & the Victoria Street Market where the air is filled with the pungent aromas of spices & curries. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel Tropicana or similar.

 

Day 3:                         This morning after breakfast, transfer to Durban International Airport for your return flight.

 

 

CAPE TOWN

 

Day 1:                         Arrive Cape Town International Airport and SIC transfer to Ritz Hotel or similar. Rest of the day at leisure. With its majestic Table Mountain backdrop, Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Cape Town has an endless variety of shopping options. Elegant Malls, Antique shops, Craft Markets, Flea Markets & Art galleries.  Overnight at Hotel Ritz or similar.

 

Day 2:             After breakfast, full day excursion starting with a trip up to Table Mountain (Weather permitting – cost not included), then continue along the peninsula to Cape Point & the Cape of Good Hope. You will visit the little Fishing Harbour of Hout Bay from where you take a short boat trip to Seal Island. Continue along the Atlantic Coast to Cape Point. On the return journey along the False Bay coast, visit the Jackass Penguins & the National Botanical Gardens at Kirstenbosch. Overnight at Hotel Ritz.

 

Day 3:                         This morning after breakfast we transfer to Cape Town International Airport for your flight home.

 

VICTORIA FALLS

 

Day 1:                         Arrive Victoria Falls Airport and transfer to  A’Zambezi River Lodge. Rest of the day at leisure to explore Victoria Falls. In the evening, enjoy a display of African Tribal dancing. Overnight at A’Zambezi River Lodge or similar.

 

Day 2:                         After breakfast, enjoy a tour of the falls themselves and the African Craft Village. In the late afternoon enjoy a Zambezi river cruise. Overnight at A’Zambezi River Lodge or similar.

 

Day 3:                         After breakfast, you will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport for your return flight.

 

 

 

OPTIONAL TOURS:

 

OPTIONAL

Valley of 1000 hills – Half day

Wine Lands – Full day

Gold Reef City Tour