If you think you have seen it all, done it all, think again! We bring a trip that is as novel as it is thrilling. Come travel with us to the southernmost region of Africa – South Africa, the land of extreme contrasts. This 9 nights and 10 days trip would take you from Cape Town to Johannesburg. You would cover places like the Table Mountain, Robben Island, Cape Peninsula, Oudtshoorn, Knysna Lagoon, Sun City, and Mabula Game Reserve among others.
You would find yourself in a land that offers an effervescent blend of old and new. The diverse geography, rich history, and culture of this country, make it an absolute favourite among travellers from all across the world. In addition to enjoying the many vistas on display here, you could also experience various adventure activities like Hot Air Ballooning, Shark Cage Diving, Paragliding, and Sunset Cruise.
This trip to South Africa from Cape Town to Johannesburg is sure to leave you wanting for more and with memories that would last a lifetime.
Day 01: Cape Town
You arrive at Cape Town International Airport and are greeted by one of our representatives who would take you to the hotel. Cape Town is an exceptionally popular travel destination, particularly known for its unique and diverse topography. With Table Mountain on one side and Robben Island on the other, it is pretty easy to find your way around here. Reach the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Cape Town - City Tour
The next day we have our breakfast and leave for a half a day city tour. On the menu this day are spectacular coastal drives through Sea Point and Clifton, SA Museum, Houses of Parliament, the Castle, and some historically significant sights like the Slave Lodge, District Six, Bo-Kaap and the ever busy Greenmarket Square. The most thrilling part of the day would definitely be the cable car ride to the Table Mountain (weather dependent) or Signal hill from where you would get breath-taking views of the city. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 03: Cape Town - Peninsula Tour
We have our breakfast at the hotel and head out for an entire day of fun to Cape Peninsula. This full day tour offers the best of this place and you learn why it is known as the Fairest Cape. We drive past Camps Bay, Sea Point and cross the popular beaches of Llandudno and Clifton, towards Hout Bay. We also pass through Noordhoek and Scarborough, driving along the Atlantic Seaboard. Post this we go to the Good Hope Nature Reserve where we enjoy a fun ride aboard the “Flying Dutchman” and stop for a photo-op. Then we drive along the India Ocean coastline and visit the stunning Boulders beach and enjoy the company of Jackass Penguins. At last we make a pit-stop at the Naval port of Simon’s Town and gather information about the legend of the Able Seaman Just Nuisance, the Great Dane dog, who was a part of the Royal Navy. We end the day at return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Cape Town
Post breakfast, there are many optional fun activities that you could enjoy (at additional cost), like Hot Air Ballooning, Paragliding, Helicopter Ride, Sunset Cruise, Shark Cage Diving, Grand west Casino, Robben Island Tour. We return to the hotel in the evening for an overnight stay.
Day 05: Cape Town – Oudtshoorn
We have our breakfast as head out to visit the Feather Capital of the World – Oudtshoorn. On our way we make a stop at the crocodile park where we could also get snapped with Cheetahs. In Oudtshoorn, you would get the opportunity to be amazed by going underground to look at the Cango Caves with their icy formations. It is South Africa’s one of the most popular natural wonders.
Day 06: Oudtshoorn –Knysna
After enjoying breakfast, we take you on an unforgettable cruise on the vast Knysna Lagoon. This is one breath-taking location with the grand and imposing sandstone Heads seemingly guarding the sea entrance to the tidal lagoon. It is perfectly surrounded by marshes, forests and serene beaches. We have our lunch and spend the remaining part of the day exploring this magnificent place that has craft shops, art galleries and many coffee bars. We stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Knysna – George -Johannesburg - Sun City
Post breakfast we take you to the George Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. After landing you are taken to the Sun City complex that has two championship golf courses, a number of swimming pools and a water sports park of sorts. You also have the option of enjoying Hot Air Ballooning here. You could have your lunch here at an Indian Restaurant (own expense). Post this you could either take a leisurely stroll through the gardens of the Lost City or unwind at the Valley of the Waves. Johannesburg is a magical city and a paradise for travellers. There is just no limit to the amount of fun you could have here. You could even try your luck at one of the casinos and relish various cuisines on offer across a multitude of restaurants. We come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 08: Sun City – Mabula Game Reserve
Have breakfast we take you to the Mabula Game Reserve where we check in at the Mabula Lodge. In the afternoon we take you for an enjoyable game drive. Post this we return to the lodge for an overnight stay.
Day 09: Pilanesberg - Johannesburg
In the morning you are taken for another game drive. Post this we have breakfast and head back to Johannesburg. This day we take you for the famed Gold reef city tour (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays). You enjoy activities like Victorian fun fair, miners’ houses, pubs, breweries etc and also watch some tribal dancing that adds to the experience. Post this you are taken back to the hotel where you check in and stay overnight.
Day 10: Johannesburg
After breakfast we take you to the OR Tambo International for your journey back home.
Duration: 9 Nights / 10 days
Location: South Africa - Cape Town, Oudtshoorn, Knysna, George, Johannesburg, Sun City, Johannesburg
25th May, 8th June, 15th June, 2015
1. Meet and Greet Representation at the Airport
2. Full day Cape Peninsula and a half-day Mother City Tour in Cape Town.
3. Accommodation in standard rooms in above or similar on full board basis
4. Dinners at Indian restaurants and lunches will be non-Indian like Italian Pasta / Pizza etc.
5. All transfers and sightseeing on Seat-in-a-coach basis in an air conditioned luxury vehicle
6. Day visit to Cango Caves and Wildlife Ranch, Ostrich Farm and a cruise on the vast Knysna Lagoon
7. All entrance fees as per the itinerary with Table Mountain Cable car ride
8. Game drives at Addo elephant National Park /at Kuzuko /Kwantu Private Game reserve
9. English Driver / Guide or separate Driver and Guide in-case of vehicles bigger than Quantum / small Sprinters
1. All flights, portage and tips, mineral water, laundry, telephone or any other expense personal in nature
2. Personal Insurance, we strongly suggest that the passengers take out there own insurance before departing for South Africa
3. Drinks and lunches/dinner except where mentioned
4. Items of a personal nature, driver and guide gratuities
5. All entrance fees and excursions not mentioned above
6. Portage at hotels and airports
7. Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays, excess baggage, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, war, airline or hotel policies etc.