7 nights / 8 days, Daily Departures
A 7 night / 8 day itinerary combining a safari within the Kruger National Park staying at Simbambili Game Lodge followed by a 5 night stay at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel to explore the city and culture of Cape Town.
Day 1-3 Upon arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport you are met and assisted to check in for your flight to Hoedpsruit, a flight of approximately an hour and fifteen minutes. You are met at Hoedspruit Airport and transferred by road to Simbambili Game Lodge. Spend the next three nights at Simbambili Game Lodge in a standard double suite, including all meals and scheduled game viewing activities.
Day 4 You are collected this morning and transferred to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Cape Town, via Johannesburg. On your arrival in Cape Town you will be met and transferred to the Victoria & Alfred Hotel, where you will spend 4 nights in a standard piazza facing room on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 5 You will be collected this morning from the reception area of the V&A Hotel for your half day scheduled City and Mountain Tour. Take a step back in time and join in on an exploration of the "Mother City" with its views, its history and its people. Travel by Cable car to the top of the world famous Table Mountain and enjoy spectacular views of the city (weather permitting). Take a city orientation tour and visit the castle. Other visits will take you to the Flower Market, the Muslim (Malay) Quarter and Green Market Square - South Africa's oldest market.
Day 6 After breakfast this morning you are collected from the V&A Hotel for your scheduled full day Peninsula Tour, one of the most popular tours on offer in Cape Town. The tour offers a spectacular costal journey through to Cape Point where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. The highlights of the tour include a visit to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach with the penguin colony and Hout Bay seal cruise (optional extra). Take a stroll through Simonstown, a historical Naval Base and admire the Fynbos vegetation in the area. There is a good chance to see baboons, bontebok, ostrich, bird life and the Southern Right Whales (seasonal). Last but not least, visit the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
Day 7 This morning you will be collected for your full day scheduled Winelands Tour.
Visit the Cape Winelands with its backdrop of majestic mountains, lush valleys, quaint villages and scenic vineyards. The highlights of your tour include a visit to Stellenbosch with its tree-lined streets, historical architecture, alfresco cafes and good shopping. The tour will also take you to The Franschhoek Valley with its endless mountain vistas and Paarl, the pearl of the Cape and home to the Afrikaans language. Enjoy wine tasting on some of the finest cape wine estates and take the opportunity of a cellar tour
Day 8 After breakfast this morning you are collected and transferred to Cape Town International Airport for your flight back to Johannesburg.