Big Five’ South Africa – Experience South Africa with tours of Cape Town, and Robben Island. Visit the Winelands of Cape Town, ride the elevator up Table Mountain, and go on a game drive in Kruger National Park.
Arrive Cape Town; meet assist and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront
Morning at leisure This afternoon take the ferry to Robben Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; spend the evening along The Victoria and Alfred Water Front. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront
Morning Tour of Table Mountain by cable car; the state-of-the-art car rotates 360 degrees on its way to the top, offering a panoramic view of The City; at the summit take short walks enjoy the magnificent view of Cape Town. Continue on to the Cape Peninsula experience some of the most spectacular views in the world. The tour begins with a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast passing through the fishing village of Hout Bay. Here you will have the option of taking a short boat trip to Duiker Island to view the Cape Fur seals (own account). The tour then heads along Chapman’s Peak Drive (if open) on to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. From there we travel to False Bay and return to Cape Town by way of the Simon’s Town naval base where we visit the Penguin colony at Boulders Beach (optional, for own account). Travel via Fishhoek fishing village and Muizenberg to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens for a short walking tour of these beautiful gardens. Continue to the Cape Winelands.
After breakfast drive to Franschhoek, a picturesque village with spectacular vineyards covering the mountain slopes. French Huguenots settled in the area more than 300 years ago, bringing with them their age-old French wine and food culture. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Overnight at The Spier Hotel
After breakfast, return to Cape Town with a stop in Paarl Region known for its history, architecture, and magnificent scenery – lunch at a local restaurant – wine tasting in Paarl optional – arrive in Cape town in time for dinner. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront
Day at leisure in Cape town Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront
Transfer to airport for the flight to Kruger National Park; arrive Kruger, meet assist and transfer to the hotel. Arrive in time for lunch – this evening enjoy an evening game drive. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Overnight at Protea Lodge Hayzview
Enjoy a full day of game viewing in open vehicles in search of the “Big Five” namely lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos and leopards. During the heat of the day, stop for a leisurely lunch at one of the rest camps. Return to the camp in time for dinner. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Overnight at Protea Lodge Hayzview
After breakfast return to Johannesburg via the Panoramic route -one of the most exhilarating scenic stretches in Southern Africa. The vast escarpment of the Northern Drakensberg mountain range, which dramatically drops away some 1,600m to a vast low-lying terrain, affords spectacular views, not to mention a sense of panoramic grandeur, as the hot Lowveld plains below stretch away to a shimmering horizon with a stop for lunch – arrive Johannesburg in late afternoon. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Overnight at Rivonia Guest House
After breakfast go on a full day tour of Johannesburg that includes Pretoria; Soweto & The Apartheid Museum for an in depth history of South Africa Drive to Pretoria also known as Tswane – visit the Voortrekker Monument to learn the history of the Afrikaaners people of South Africa and the Union Building, which currently houses the president of South Africa enjoy the wonderful d view of Pretoria and perfect place to take pictures. Continue onto Soweto, visit the Hector Peterson Museum the location of the 1976 Youth rising. The Nelson Mandela House on Vilakazi Street set up to reflect days before Nelson Mandela went to prison and Bishop Desmond Tutu’s House. Enjoy a buffet lunch at a local restaurant. End the day with a visit of Apartheid Museum, learn about the Apartheid History and South Africa’s Liberation Struggle Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch Overnight at Rivonia Guest House
After breakfast go on a full day guided tour of Victoria Falls; go on a guided tour of the Falls and traditional village. Here you will view the spectacular Devil’s Cataract, Main Falls as well as the Horseshoe Falls. At the village you will have the opportunity to purchase some of Zimbabwe’s arts and crafts. In the afternoon you will be collected for a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River including drinks (beer and wine) and light snacks. Meal(s) Included: Breakfast & Dinner Overnight at Rivonia Guest House
Day at leisure until you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight Meal(s) Included: Breakfast