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Grand Tour of South Africa
Days : 8 | Nights : 7Cape Town , South Africa
No matter how much you may have heard about this beautiful country, you don’t know till you’ve seen it. Set out on a fun filled holiday with your entire family this holiday season and experience the beauty of the world’s natural hinterlands.
Cape town, the city of many wonders boasts of some of the most sought after tourist attractions which are sure to leave you gasping. The Robben Island tour takes you to witness the natural beauty and splendour of the beautiful mountain range. You can also experience the beauty of the crystal clear waters of the coast.
The Table Mountain tour is also perfect for backpackers and adventure seekers. Watch the beauty of the high mountains from soaring heights and take a moment to appreciate the spellbinding beauty.
The Kirstenbosch national botanical garden is another amazing site where you can get a glimpse into the amazing biodiversity that the country is famous for.
While you are in South Africa, a tour of the Kruger national Park is also an absolute must. Spot the big five on their prowl while staying in authentic tribal tents, cottages and lodging. Get a gist of the wild side in Kruger.Enjoy a truly fun filled wild vacation into the natural wonderland of the world with this amazing 8 days tour of Africa.
Day 01: Arrival Cape Town
Arrive at Cape Town International Airport, where you will be met and transferred to the hotel for check in. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: In Cape Town
Breakfast at the hotel. Half Day Private City Tour with English speaking guide. Travel by cable car to the top of Table Mountain (includes cableway ticket – weather permitting), then descend and pass through Malay Quarter, city centre and Company Gardens. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour
Breakfast at the hotel. Full Day Private Cape Peninsula Tour with English speaking guide.
Hout Bay Harbour: Step into the working harbour of Hout Bay at the end of Cape Town’s Atlantic seaboard for an authentic fishing village experience from the colourful fishing boats moored on the dock to the range of fish markets, restaurants, street markets and shops set overlooking the bay. Indulge in fresh seafood, fabulous views, adventure activities and shopping experiences – everything from jewellery and maritime artefacts to seashells and more. The beach stretches from here to Chapman’s Peak in the east.
Seal Island Cruise (weather permitting): Nauticat Charters offers a unique maritime adventure in its glass-bottomed 22m Catamaran. Based in beautiful Hout Bay on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard from where the cruise departs and heads to the large seal colony living just off its coastline. The glass viewing windows below decks offer spectacular underwater views of the seals as well as a host of other marine life. The Catamaran can seat up to 140 passengers with 60 below decks and 80 on the open upper deck. There are full toilet facilities on board as well as a wood-panelled saloon with fully-licensed bar. The boat can handle any weather conditions.
Chapman's Peak (weather permitting): Locals call this famous scenic drive that winds its way between Hout Bay and Noordhoek on Cape Town’s stunning Atlantic Ocean coastline “Chappies”. The toll route stretches nine kilometres along the coast taking over 100 curves in a road carved out by prisoners of war in the mid-1910s over a seven-year period. On the one side are towering cliffs and on the other a steep drop to the ocean. A favourite with visitors and locals alike for scenic hikes, cycles and drives, as well as picnicking.
Cape Of Good Hope: The famous Cape of Good Hope nature reserve, a World Heritage site, is set at the end of Cape Town’s south peninsula. Take a trip via funicular to the lighthouse at 286 metres above sea level (built to which warns ships they are approaching the feared “Cape of Storms”), stroll along the cliff paths or venture down the steep slopes to the stunning white-sand beaches below. The reserve is home to a variety of small wildlife and is a favoured picnicking, fishing (with a permit) and hiking destination with its rich plant biodiversity and inspiring landscapes.
Cape Point Funicular: The Flying Dutchman Funicular takes passengers uphill from the car park of the Cape Point Nature Reserve (a Natural World Heritage Site) to the old lighthouse sited at 249m overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The views from the lighthouse are spectacular and the air, coming off the Antarctic, is among the purest in the world. The funicular is believed to be the only commercial one of its kind in Africa and is named after a local legend of a ghost ship. The short three-minute trip passes through 585m of dense fynbos and over rocks to the upper lighthouse. The two cars can carry 40 passengers at a time and trips run continuously.
Boulders Beach (Penguins): The sheltered Simon’s Town beach of Boulders Beach is the home of an endangered land-based colony of African penguins (over 2 000 of them), as well as a favourite swimming and beach destination for locals and international travellers, particularly children. One can walk between the three pristine and sheltered beaches on boardwalks, which also link to the penguin-viewing area offering fantastic sightings of these unique and endearing animals in their natural habitat.
Kirstenbosch Gardens: Explore the diverse beauty of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, which is set up against Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain looking onto the city. There are plenty of spaces to picnic among the rich and varied displays of southern Africa’s plant life (more than 7 000 species are planted out) and a restaurant on site. It is the first botanical garden to be included within a natural World Heritage site. Paths are set out throughout the garden allowing visitors to easily wander past the natural displays.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Full Day Private Winelands Tour
Breakfast at the hotel. Full Day Private Winelands Tour with English speaking guide. There could be no better way to spend a day than indulging in a Cape Winelands experience packed with historic and modern architecture, fabulous cuisine, and, of course, world-class wines. The tour heads to the country’s principal wine routes of Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek – all of them with fascinating histories and their unique offerings. Traversing stunning landscapes, this full-day experience stops along the way for wine tasting at prestigious estates. South Africa is known for its quality white, reds, blends, and bubblies! Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Day at Leisure
After breakfast, a day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Cape Town - Kruger
After breakfast Check out and transfer from Cape Milner to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to Hoedspruit. Arrive at Hoedspruit Airport where you will be met and transferred to the lodge for check-in. Arrive in time for an afternoon game drive. Overnight at the hotel in Kruger.
Day 07: Kruger
Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives on the reserve. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Departure
After breakfast, if time permits, you will enjoy a final morning game drive before you transfer to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Johannesburg.
Days : 8 | Nights : 7