Beautiful South Africa – Luxury

Duration : 12 nights Guided

Price : from R 75.230 per person Based on two pax

Date of Departure : any date requested by the client - this is a private safari

Accommodation : 4* and 5*

Itinerary Map

Highlights

  • Cape Town – Bo Kaap, Green Market square, Parliament, Company’s gardens, V&A Waterfront
  • Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
  • Table Mountain National Park
  • Boulders beach – African penguins
  • Kirstenbosch botanical garden
  • Stellenbosch and Franschhoek with wine cellar tour
  • Whale watching in season
  • Garden Route – Tzitzikamma National Park, Phantom Forest, Plattenberg Bay, Robberg Nature Reserve
  • Ghandi House
  • 4×4 Safari in Timbavati Game Reserve
  • Walking Safari in Timbavati Game Reserve

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Cape Town

You will be welcomed by your private guide at Cape Town International Airport.
After settling into your room, visit the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront or relax at the beautiful Steenberg farm.
Enjoy dinner at the famous Catarina’s Restaurant.

Included: Half board and overnight @ Steenberg Hotel

Day 2

Cape Town – Cape peninsula

Enjoy Chapman’s Peak; this coastal road is considered one of the more scenic in the world. Proceed to the Nature Reserve of Cape of Good hope and reach Cape Point, where it is believed that the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean meet. Here you can admire more than 1100 different species of fynbos plants including 25 different kinds of protea and an astonishing 52 orchid species, you will have a good chance to see mountain zebra, ostriches, tortoises and different kind of antelopes. If you love to walk you cannot miss the breath taking trail that goes from the Cape of Good Hope till the starting point of the Flying Dutchman funicular.
Continue with the visit of Boulders Beach with its Jackass Penguin colony.
Included: Guided activities, park fees. Overnight with breakfast @ Steenberg Hotel

Day 3

Cape Town

The visit of the Mother City start with Bo Kaap, the historic area that became home to many Muslims and freed slaves with the abolition of slavery. Colourful houses, steep cobbled streets, the muezzin’s calls to prayer and the smell of spicy food worth this visit!
Proceed to Green Market square, the parliament and the Company’s gardens. In the afternoon visit Kirstenbosch Botanical garden: an area of 528 hectares of which 36 are cultivated. Proteas, cycads, daisy, remarkable trees, succulent and birds will leave you breathless.
With the cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain recently proclaimed one of the 7 Natural Wonder on earth. Upon reaching the summit, explore the many viewpoints, from which spectacular views of the Cape Peninsula and Cape Town will be enjoyed during sunset.
Included: Guided activities, entry fees, cable car ticket. Overnight with breakfast @ Steenberg Hotel

Day 4

Cape Town – Wine Route – Die Kelders

Today visit the wine route: visit Stellenbosch with its oak-lined streets and beautiful Cape Dutch architecture. Enjoy the visit to one of the historic wineries in Stellenbosch followed by a wine tasting.
Travels to the town of Franschhoek, which was established by the first French settlers in South Africa. Here you will find some of South Africa’s finest restaurant where you can enjoy a light lunch.
Afterwards, your guide will take you through Franschhoek Pass till the next destination.
Guided activities, wine tasting. Half board @ De Kelders Private Villa

Day 5

Die Kelders

Go for a whale watching excursion! You can admire the Right Whale only few meters from the boat, it is a breath taking experience!!! This activity is seasonal and weather dependent therefore not included in the price.
Afternoon at leisure.
Included: Half board @ De Kelders Private Villa

Day 6

Knysna

Enjoy breakfast and embark your journey towards Knysna. On the way, visit the town of Swellendam, admire Victoria Bay, Wilderness and Sedgefield. Check in @ Phantom forest before sunset. A 5 course dinner will be served at the lodge.
Included: half board @ Phantom Forest hotel

Day 7 & 8

Knysna

During this two days, visit the most beautiful part of the garden route; the magnificent Robberg Nature Reserve with its seal colony, Plettenberg Bay and Tsitsikamma National Park. Be amazed by the beauty of the landscape and generosity of the nature that conserve some enormous podocarpus trees in one of the most lush forest in the country. The birdlife is prolific!
Go for a 3 hours excursion to Fetherbed Nature Reserve, you will cross Knysna Lagoon on a ferry and proceed on the western side of Knysna head. On a 4×4 vehicle you will reach the view point on top of the reserve. Here you will see the blue duiker and the gorgeous Knysna Lourie. In this area the Coelacanths, a prehistoric fish that were thought to have gone extinct in the Late Cretaceous, around 66 million years ago, were rediscovered in 1938.
Dinners at leisure. Your guide is available to take you to one of the many restaurants in Knysna, if you wish.
Included: Activities, park fees, breakfast and overnight @ Phantom Forest hotel

Day 9

Johannesburg – Ghandi house

Farewell to your guide in the late morning and fly to Johannesburg where you will meet by one of our representative.
Tonight you will stay in one of the many houses where Ghandi lived while in South Africa. The house has been transformed in a retreat that preserve the full spirit of the Mahatma Ghandi, a very inspiring place. You will enjoy a vegetarian dinner prepared by the in house chef.
Included: half board @ Satyagra House

Day 10, 11 and 12

Timbavati Private Game Reserve

Our representative will take you to the airport for your flight to Hoedspruit and the close Timbavati Private Game Reserve which is part of the greater Kruger National Park.
After lunch get ready for the first game drive. Expert ranger and tracker will take you in open safari vehicle to a close contact with the wide variety of wildlife. We expect to see all the BIG 5 (Elephant, buffalo, rhinoceros, lion and leopard) together with cheetahs and hopefully wild dogs. After sundowner, return to the lodge with the help of spotlight and search for nocturnal animals such as pangolin, genet, honey badger, civet to mention a few. Dinner is served under the African sky.
The following days have an early wake up call for a coffee’ and departure for a new game drive. In this time of the day the animal are more active and the possibilities to see predators in action are bigger. Brunch at the lodge.
You have the possibility to go for a walking safari escorted by an armed ranger, just after brunch. Your guide will teach to identify different animals tracks and learn about the medicinal use of plants and traditions of the tribes that for centuries shared this land with big mammals.
The lodge has got also an excellent SPA, a gym and a very well stocked curio shop with African art.
Sundowner in the bush.
3 meals a day, 2 safaris a day, 2 walking safari and parks fees @ Kings camp

Day 13

Timbavati Private Game Reserve – Johannesburg airport

Time to go for another safari and enjoy brunch. Meet your driver and reach the airport for your flight to Johannesburg Airport where you will arrive in the early afternoon.

End of the service.

Included

  • Professional private guide from day 1 till day 9 in the morning
  • All land transfers
  • Overnight in hotel and lodge as per your choice
  • All meals as per program:
  • Excursion as specified in the program:
  • – V&A Waterfront
    – Bo Kaap, Green Market square, Parliament, Company’s gardens
    – Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
    – Boulders beach – penguins colony
    – Kirstenbosch botanical garden
    – Table Mountain National Park
    – Stellenbosch and Franschhoek with wine cellar tour
    – Whale watching in season
    – Garden Route – Tzitzikamma National Park, Phantom Forest, Plattenberg Bay, Robberg Nature Reserve
    – Ghandi House
    – 6 game drives in Timbavati Game Reserve
    – 2 walking safaris

  • All entry to the parks
  • Museum entry
  • Cable car
  • Touristic Tax
  • Flights
  • – George – Johannesburg
    – Johannesburg – Hoedspruit
    – Hoedspruit – Johannesburg

Not included

  • All drinks and meals not specified
  • Every extra of personal nature
  • Whale watching cruise
  • Tips
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance

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