Duration: 9 nights, 10 days
Departs: Alternate Days
Minimum: 2 persons
Day 1 – Johannesburg
Enjoy a leisurely morning after breakfast in the hotel and depart for a Johannesburg and Soweto tour visiting: Carlton Centre – Top of Africa: this is a view of Johannesburg from the highest building in Africa. Continue to Soweto: Soweto has a culture of its own. Sites include Nelson Mandela’s former home and the Hector Petersen Memorial.
Day 2 – Johannesburg
After breakfast drive to the south of Johannesburg to visit the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for girls. Continue to the Apartheid Museum. Learn about the conditions that existed in South Africa before the turn of the century in pre-democratic South Africa. Relive the tales of Apartheid captured within the walls of this museum. This informative experience will leave the visitor in awe of the transformation of a truly diverse nation.
Day 3- Johannesburg – Lesedi
After a leisurely breakfast embark on a tour of the Lesedi Cultural Village experiencing various cultural performances and lunch. Lesedi is a Multi-cultural African Village set amongst the pristine Bushveld and Rock Hills. After lunch depart Lesedi for a visit to the Lion and Rhino Park situated in the Cradle of Humankind. Dinner at Moyo.
Day 4 – Sun City-Pilanesburg
Depart to Sun City where you will explore this world famous resort visiting the Palace of the Lost City. Try your hand at the gaming tables or slot machines. Our motor coach will take us to Pilansburg private game reserve where we will check into Bakubung Bush Lodge in time for the evening game drive. Dinner will be at the lodge
Day 5 – Pilanesburg-Johannesberg-Cape Town
Early morning game drives before returning to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast depart for Johannesburg to arrive at OR Tambo Int. Airport for the early afternoon flight to Cape Town.
Day 6 – Cape Town
Full day tour offering a wealth of insight into South Africa’s history, financially supports five different community-based organizations through the entrance fees they levy [incl. in the tour price]. Brief educational introduction to Cape Town with a visit to Bo-Kaap, the picturesque “Malay Quarter”, the dynamic District Six Museum and an informal school. Continue on a walking tour of Langa. You will have the opportunity to interact with residents. Try the traditional African sorghum beer or ginger beer at a township shop or tavern. Visit a Reconstruction and Development Plan housing project. After lunch (own expense) you will board the ferry for a short trip to Robben Island for a specialist guided tour. Robben Island is the former prison, now a museum, where former president Nelson Mandela and hundreds of other political prisoners were held for many years.
Day 7 – Cape Town
This morning after breakfast you will be collected from the hotel for a tour of the Mother city. The first part of the day will be spent on Table Mountain- a cable car will take you to the 1086 m-mountain top towering over Cape Town. Spend the afternoon doing last minute shopping or explore the city on your own.
Day 8- – Cape Town – Victoria Falls
Early morning transfer to the airport for flight to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Arrive at Victoria Falls Airport, meet and greet with your road transfer to the hotel in Victoria Falls. This evening experience a show of traditional music and dance at the African Boma. On arrival you will take your place beside a large open fireplace and the drums start beating out a slow, hypnotic, ancient, rhythm.
Day 9 – Victoria Falls
This morning you will visit a unique African village. Then proceed on a tour of the Falls, visiting devil’s Cataract, the Main Falls and the Rain Forest. Thereafter visit the Big Tree and the craft market. Return to your hotel where you may spend the rest of the day at leisure. This evening you will be transferred to the jetty for a Sunset Cruise up the mighty Zambezi River. Take in the sights and sounds of the wildlife and view the spectacular sunset while enjoying drinks and snacks.
Day 10- Victoria Falls/ Johannesberg/ Depart
Spend the morning at leisure or perhaps visit the Craft Market. Later transfer to Victoria Falls airport for your flight home connecting in Johannesburg.
» All rates are indicated on a per person basis.
Our costs include: accommodation as stipulated in the itinerary, Transport in custom built Open Roof Safari Cruisers, services of an english speaking tour driver/ guide, game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as per itinerary all government taxes and levies, mineral water during game drives only, flying doctors society membership for one month, free safari hat and t-shirt
Our costs exclude: all items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc, tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver/ guide, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks , any local or international flight and departure taxes, laundry services, any other item not included in our itinerary, holiday supplements over easter, christmas & new year.
Transportation: Open Roof Safari Cruisers