FEBRUARY 16 – 27, 2021
11 days of thrill and awe. See the full itinerary.
SINGLE OCCUPANCY Price: $3923.60
DEPOSIT: $250.00 PER PERSON (NON-REFUNDABLE)
*Deposit Due upon booking OR by November 25, 2019 *Final Balance Due by October 9, 2020
THIS IS A LAND ONLY PACKAGE (limited seats available) FLIGHTS & INSURANCE IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS PRICE.
Flights will be open to book 11 months prior to departure (around end of March 2020). Insurance is highly suggested and available at an additional cost through the travel agent. To make payments – credit card authorization form must be filled and returned to our office.
FEBRUARY 16 CAPE TOWN
Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be meet and greet by our local representative and then transfer to hotel.
Accommodation: Commodore Hotel (standard room) or similar – 04 nights
FEBRUARY 17 CAPE TOWN
After breakfast at the hotel, depart for full day tour of Robben Island, Table Mountain and City Orientation tour (if weather permits).
Robben Island, the unique symbol of “the triumph of the human spirit over adversity, suffering and injustice” with a rich 500 year old multi-layered history, is visited every year by thousands of people eager to understand and honor the important aspects of South Africa’s history that the Island represents.
In the afternoon, you will be dropped at V&A waterfront for lunch at own expense.
Later, the group will visit Table Mountain (Cable Car Ticket Included – weather dependent)
Drive by Parliament, City Hall and visit The Castle (closed Sunday), then drive through Bo Kaap and Malay Quarters.
Rest of the day is free at leisure.
FEBRUARY 18 CAPE TOWN
Depart after breakfast on a full day's touring of the ruggedly beautiful Cape Peninsula. Travel along the exquisite stretch of coastline known as the Millionaire's Paradise - from Camps Bay and Clifton to the exclusive beach of Llandudno - towards the charming working harbour of Hout Bay for an Seal Island cruise. Wind along the legendary Chapman's Peak Drive, hugging the cliffs and relishing the breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, then visit the cape point (funicular tickets included).
Lunch at Bertha's Restaurant in Simon's Town, later visit Boulders Beach penguin colony, is a fascinating excursion.
FEBRUARY 19 CAPE TOWN
After breakfast at the hotel, full day is free OR optional Tour of Wineland OPTIONAL: Full day Wineland Tour @ US$135.00 per person including lunch (based on minimum 10 passengers if pre-booked)
Depart for full day tour of Franschhoek. We journey into the tranquil town of Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands. This quaint village is known internationally as the gourmet capital of South Africa. You will go for Franschhoek walking tour of the town and wine tasting.
Later will visit Stellenbosch wine estate. The group will go for Stellenbosch orientation tour with wine tasting and lunch. Return to the hotel and rest of the evening is free at leisure.
FEBRUARY 20 CAPE TOWN – KRUGER
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Cape Town Airport to board the flight for Kruger Mpumalanga Airport. (Flights not included).
Upon arrival at Kruger Mpumalanga Airport, you will be meet and greet by our local representative and then transfer to your hotel/lodge.
Accommodation: Hippo Hollow Country Estate (standard room) or similar – 02 nights
FEBRUARY 21 KRUGER
Full day open-vehicle game drive in Kruger Park, lunch in the park (own account).
FEBRUARY 22 KRUGER – JOHANNESBURG
After an early morning breakfast, you'll drive along the spectacular 'Panorama Route', offering views of amazing scenery including the 26 kilometre-long Blyde River Canyon (home to the Three Rondavels), Bourke's Luck Potholes' and historic God's Window.
Lunch at local restaurant, then continue drive to Johannesburg and transfer to your hotel.
Accommodation: Southern Sun Katherine Street (standard room) or similar – 03 nights
FEBRUARY 23 JOHANNESBURG
Today you will enjoy a Full Day Soweto & Apartheid Museum.
You know the name. It's a legend. SOWETO, acronym for South Western Township, is home to over 2 million people, who, despite living in crowded and chaotic conditions, have a tangible sense of community, one which ironically, the ordered, walled, elitist northern suburbs lack.
Inside Soweto, you will visit the Hector Pieterson Museum, and discover the cause of the tragic riots which led to his death; your journey continues to Regina Mundi Church, site of many secret underground meetings of the then banned political parties. Later will take photo stop at Mandela House.
Lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch you will visit Apartheid Museum. The Apartheid Museum is a museum in Johannesburg, South Africa illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa. The museum, part of the Gold Reef City complex, was opened in November 2001.
Drive back to hotel and the evening is free at leisure.
FEBRUARY 24 JOHANNESBURG
After breakfast at the hotel, full day is free at leisure.
OPTIONAL: Lesedi Village and Cradle of Humankind @ US$140.00 per person including lunch (based on minimum 10 passengers if pre-booked)
Depart to visit Lesedi Cultural Village & Cradle of Humankind.
For an authentic, traditional African experience, visit Lesedi Cultural Village near Broederstroom, north of Johannesburg. A melting pot of different cultures, Lesedi offers insights into the traditions and habits of the different people who live there – Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho, Nguni and Ndebele.
Established in 1993 and situated in the Cradle of Humankind, near Hartbeespoort Dam, Lesedi is a place that immerses you in South African culture and tradition, offering a rich education in the village's people, their background and culture.
Lesedi, meaning “light” in Sotho, features the homesteads of different South African people – Xhosa, Zulu, Nguni, Ndebele, Pedi and Basotho – and offers guests the chance to observe and participate in cultural activities.
The Cradle of Humankind is a paleoanthropological site about 50 km northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa, in the Gauteng province. Declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999, the site currently occupies 47,000 hectares and contains a complex of limestone caves.
Return to the hotel and rest of the day is at leisure.
FEBRUARY 25 JOHANNESBURG – VICTORIA FALLS
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Johannesburg Airport to board the flight for Victoria Falls (flights not included)
Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you will be meet and greet by our local representative and then transfer to hotel.
In the evening experience the sunset cruise on Zambezi River.
Accommodation: Ilala Lodge (standard room) or similar – 02 nights.
FEBRUARY 26 VICTORIA FALLS
After breakfast at the hotel, you will proceed to the guided tour of the Victoria Falls.
Return to the hotel and rest of the day is free at leisure.
In the evening experience The Boma Dinner.
The Boma – Dinner & Drum show is non-stop entertainment from the moment you are ceremoniously dressed in your “chitenge” (sarong), to the traditional dance performances, face painting, a fortune teller and more, to the renowned interactive drumming show.
FEBRUARY 27 VICTORIA FALLS - JOHANNESBURG
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Victoria Falls airport to board the flight to Johannesburg (flight not included).
Upon arrival at Johannesburg, you will be transferred to international terminal for return flight.