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Cape to Kruger tour - 10 Days

Go on safari after a Cape crusade

Tour Prices

Standard
fr £1517pp

Valid between:

  • 01/09/2017 - 31/12/2017

Rates based on twinshare


Price includes

  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Transport by Air conditioned luxury vehicle
  • English speaking tour guide

Not included

  • International Airfares & Visas
  • Domestic Flight

International flights not included unless otherwise stated

South Africa is one of the world's most rewarding tourist destinations and on this 10 day trip, which begins in beautiful Cape Town and ends with a three day luxury safari stay in the stunning Kruger National Park, you get to see so many of the highlights. While staying at the Cape you have a trip to the winelands then fly to the modern and lively city of Johannesburg before arriving at the country's most famous national park for a wonderful wildlife experience.

Full Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Cape Town

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met and assisted with your transfer to your hotel. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town, is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.

Accommodation: Standard President Hotel

Day 2: Cape Town

In the afternoon you are picked up from your hotel for a city tour - a geographical and cultural extravaganza showing you Cape Town from its historical beginnings to modern buildings and malls. The tour starts with a trip to the top of Table Mountain on the cable car then back in the city you visit the Company Gardens, the S.A. Museum, the Castle of Good Hope and the vibrant and arty flea market in Greenmarket Square. As you will discover, this exceptionally scenic city is in a class of its own.

Accommodation: Standard President Hotel

Day 3: Winelands

Enjoy a full day Cape Winelands Tour. This is a delightful drive, which winds its way to the heart of the grape growing region through superb mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads. Stellenbosch, boasts great beauty and culture and with the sheer vastness of wine estates you are spoilt for choice. Travel over the Helshoogte Pass to the town of Franschhoek, the Gourmet Capital of South Africa, for a wine tasting before taking time to enjoy the fabled culinary skills of the local chefs at an award winning restaurant.

Accommodation: Standard President Hotel

Day 4: Cape Point Peninsula

Today you travel along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay, stopping at Llandudno look-out point before continuing to Hout Bay, a quaint village and fishing harbour. Continue on one of the world's most breathtaking coastal drives, to Cape Point and the Good Hope Nature Reserve. After a restaurant lunch, stop at historic Simon's Town - with its Victorian architecture and big penguin colony at beautiful Boulders Beach. End the day with a visit to the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Accommodation: Standard President Hotel

Day 5: Cape Town to Johannesburg

Leave Cape Town today for your flight to Johannesburg. On arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel and in the afternoon enjoy a city tour. Johannesburg is a booming, happening city and the area close to City Hall, Newtown Cultural Precinct and Maboneng Precinct, which has completely transformed the Market Theatre and surrounds, now forms the heart of urban revival. Visit the Ghandi Memorial, see how art is being used to revitalise and uplift the inner city and get a bird's eye view from the top of the Carlton Centre.

Accommodation: Standard Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton

Day 6: Johannesburg

This morning you are taken on a memorable trip to Soweto, a cluster of townships at the south western flank of Johannesburg from here that most of the struggle was fought against the injustices of the apartheid regime and it is home to sites of historical importance. Have lunch at a local township tavern before spending the remainder of your time exploring the Apartheid Museum, which includes provocative film footage, photographs and artifacts illustrating the events and human stories that are part of the epic saga.

Accommodation: Standard Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton

Day 7: Johannesburg to Kruger

Leave Johannesburg today and travel to the 'Land of the Rising Sun - Mpumalanga - via the magnificent Panorama Route. The most spectacular stretch of this route is the Blyde River Canyon. From many well-positioned vantage points you have views of the 30 mile long gorge, which starts at Bourke's Luck Potholes and ends at the Three Rondavels. Time and weather permitting, stop at God's Window. Late afternoon arrival at your hotel where you can freshen up before dinner.

Accommodation: Standard Perry's Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel

Day 8: Kruger

After breakfast you are driven to the Manyeleti Reserve, which shares unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park, for an authentic African bush stay. The camp offers a breathtaking wildlife experience while still pampering the senses with meticulous service and superb cuisine. Morning and evening game tracking drives in open 4 x 4 vehicles bring you into close contact with all the animals and birds. (The tour will use Moditlo Safari Lodge from the 1st of January 2018 onwards)

Accommodation: Standard Honeyguide or Moditlo Safari Lodge

Day 9: Kruger

Enjoy a full day of being treated like African Royalty while enjoying a memorable safari experience during the scheduled game viewing activities on offer at the Honeyguide Mantobeni Tented Camp. Today, during early morning and late afternoon game drives, you have every chance of seeing some or all of the Big Five - lion, leopard, buffalo rhino and elephant. Relax at the camp between trips into the bush and after sunset enjoy dinner under the vast African night sky.

Accommodation: Standard Honeyguide or Moditlo Safari Lodge

Day 10: End of tour

Time permitting, enjoy another early morning game drive seeing the animals at their most active before the heat of the day sets in. Then after breakfast at the camp you are picked up and driven to either Hoedspuit or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport where the tour ends. This wonderful 10 day adventure makes a great add on to any longer visit to South Africa or represents a great holiday in its own right that will leave you with so many wonderful memories.

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