South Africa is one of the richest and most diverse destinations in the world… the Cape Town’s style and unmatched beauty combined with fantastic private wildlife reserves near Kruger National Park where the big five abound while staying in an intimate safari lodge and in an ideally located hotel in the V&A Waterfront area with day-tours in Cape Town offers a great chance to explore and experience the best of South Africa on this 8-days / 7-nights itinerary.
Day 1: Cape Town
Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met by our representatives, assisted and transferred to your hotel. You spent the day at leisure acclimatizing after your long-haul flight.
Day 2: Table Mountain and City
Morning breakfast, later you will be picked and transferred to the cableway station for an optional ascent of the Table Mountain by aerial cable car (weather permitting). Thereafter, you will explore Cape Town on a City Tour which includes sightseeing places of interest. Later after seeing the highlights of Cape Town you will be transferred back to your hotel. Afternoon is left at leisure to explore Waterfront. Overnight at the hotel on full board.
Day 3: Cape Point & Peninsula
After breakfast join a scheduled ‘Seat in Coach’ for a Cape Point & Peninsula Tour. Travel along the Atlantic coastline on a scenic drive from Oudekraal to Hout Bay (optional boat cruise to seal island). Cross over the mountain at Constantia and drive to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Partake a walk using the funicular to the main viewing site at Cape Point. Thereafter, we then leave the reserve and continue along the False Bay Coastline for visiting the Penguin colony at Boulders beach. Final stop is at the Kristenbosch Botanical Gardens and then a drive back to your hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight at the hotel on full board.
Day 4: V&A Waterfront
These day is left at your own leisure with optional tours or simply relax while enjoying the hotel’s facilities and explore the city in a relaxed mode or take optional visits to, Robben Island or a township cultural experience or to Hermanus for whale watching (July through October) or an adventurous shark cage diving and for wine lovers Stellenbosch/ Paarl Wine Lands for a guided day tour. Overnight at the hotel on full board.
Day 5: Greater Kruger Park
After breakfast you will be picked for a private transfer to the Airport for the flight to Hoedspruit Airport. On arrival, you will be transferred by road to the game lodge situated on a private game reserve that shares an unfenced border with the Kruger National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in an open safari vehicle and encounter a variety of plains game and the Big 5 – Lion, Leopard, Elephant, and Buffalo & Rhino. Thereafter return to the lodge for dinner and overnight on full board basis.
Day 6 & 7: Greater Kruger Park
Enjoy early morning game drives before returning to the lodge for a full breakfast, mid-morning will be at leisure for your relaxation and enjoy the lodge facilities. Lunch meals will be at the lodge before embarking on your late afternoon game drives and thereafter at dusk returning to your lodge for freshening, Overnight at the hotel on full board..
Day 8: Johannesburg
After a last morning game drive and a leisurely full breakfast, freshen up and thereafter you will be picked and transferred back to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Johannesburg where you will connect with your homebound flight.