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A trip designed to delight the explorer in you, this eleven-day tour begins with a romantic Sunset Cruise at Cape Town and takes you to Karongwe Private game reserve near Johannesburg. On the way, you will get to experience some of the most appealing scenery while traveling through the certain world-famous roadways like Chapman Peak’s Drive and discover several African species as you search for the African Big Five in the Kruger National Park. Get ready to buckle yourselves up for this amazing safari that is sure to keep you on your toes!
Arrival at Cape Town
Upon your arrival at Cape Town, one of our representatives will meet you at the airport and drive you to the hotel. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy and rest. Get set for an exciting and romantic sunset cruise in the evening! Sunset at Western Cape is one of the most enjoyable and scenic experiences one can get and should not be missed.
After a romantic start, it’s time for rest and the day concludes with an overnight stay at Cape Town.
Historical tour of Cape Town and Table Mountain
Beginning with a hearty breakfast, the day brings with it a truckload of sightseeing and activities. They include getting to watch the scenic views atop Table Mountain, passing through the Malay Quarter, visiting the Town Ocean Aquarium, driving past the Castle of Good Hope, Glancing at the Company Gardens and Houses of Parliament, Driving up to Sea Point and Camps Bay to enjoy the scenic ocean vistas. The half-day tour ends with a visit to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront.
After a fun-filled morning, you can either enjoy your evening at your leisure or pick out one of the optional activities offered like riding the Cape Wheel or enjoying the sunset again, but this time from a Helicopter.
Not only the sunset but the entire town is visible from up there, making it a special ride and a wonderful end to a joyful day. Some of the popular spots you can view from the Helicopter ride include Clifton Beach, Camps Bay, and Table Mountain. Another night will be spent in Cape Town.
Excursion to Cape Peninsula
The third day begins as with an early breakfast at the hotel, followed by an excursion to Cape Peninsula around 8 am. The journey in itself is a tour, with the beauty of the Cape Peninsula drawing your eyes in. Through the trip, you will get to experience and enjoy the views of Hout Bay, Chapman’s Peak Drive, NBlack Cormorant and if it is summer, you can expect to view thousands of Cape Fur Seals lolloping among the kelps. The sight of the wildflowers covering the entire landscape is a grand sight that welcomes you as you enter the South Western tip of the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve.
In the Cape of Good Hope, you get to observe the new lighthouse, which is said to be the most powerful one in the world. It’s a beam of 19 million candle power that can be seen across the ocean. Along the way, you will encounter the penguin colony at Boulders Beach as you ascend the top of the Flying Dutchman Funicular. The trip ends with a drive through Simon’s Town, a historic naval base town.
After a scenic trip, the night will be spent at Cape Town.
Cape Town Wineland tour
The day begins with a relaxed breakfast. The afternoon is spent visiting the Winelands in the countryside. This will be followed by a trip to Stellenbosch, known for its historical significance, and explore the architecture of Cape Dutch. The main attraction of the tour is the wine tasting opportunity at the wine estate. This is a great opportunity to buy local wine as a souvenir to take back home.
Because of South Africa’s stringent drinking laws, the wine tasting is usually done in the day and lasts for about half-day. Both stimulating and educative, the wine tasting is led by experienced and educated guides usually trained by the Cape Wine Academy. The trip usually consists of about 10 people per tasting and they get to taste anywhere between four to six wines per estate.
After the tasteful afternoon, the evening is yours to spend at leisure, relaxing and recuperating for the next day.
Cape Town to Johannesburg
The fifth day of the tour begins with a flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival, our representative will meet you at the airport and guide you to your hotel.
After a brief rest followed by a scrumptious lunch, it’s time for the Johannesburg City Orientation Tour.
The half-day tour consists of visiting the Carlton Centre and then going downtown to see the Anglo American Headquarters and the Supreme Court. The rest of the evening is yours to rest or spend at leisure. The overnight stay will be in Johannesburg.
Greater Kruger Area
The day begins with a trip that takes you through the picturesque Panorama Route, a sight for sore eyes, and one of the best views in the world. Our destination for today is the Kruger National Park.
En route, we will be exploring Blyde River Canyon, Luck Potholes, and will stop to enjoy the view of the panoramic forests visible from God’s Window viewpoint.
Once we reach the park, it’s usually time for a typical South African dinner, served in a boma filled with local delicacies.
Kruger National Park
It’s time for a jeep safari that explores Kruger National Park and the diverse variety of wildlife it houses. Known for the large mammals that roam around the reserve, Kruger is famous for Giraffes, Elephants, Lions and the occasional Leopard, if you’re lucky.
After exploring the Park’s wildlands made up of both savanna and scrublands, it’s time to return to the lodge and spend the night enjoying the sounds of the nocturnal creatures living here.
Kruger - Karongwe Private Game Reserve
After an early breakfast at the lodge, we will be heading down to the Greater Kruger area to explore the Karong Private Game Reserve.
A forty-five-minute drive from Kruger National Park, Karongwe Private Game Reserve is known for its varied birdlife, diverse flora and fauna and one of the main attractions here is the Leopard. The trained staff and trackers help you efficiently spot the Big Five and Magnificent Seven as they take you on carefully planned game drives and Safaris.
After an afternoon spent enjoying the game drive, it’s time to relax and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.
Karongwe Private Game Reserve
The ninth day of this tour begins with an exploration of the Karongwe Reserve, looking for the famous African Big Five (Buffaloes, Lions, Leopards, Elephants, and Rhinos) on a drive through shrublands in the bushveld.
The rest of the day is yours to explore the grounds further or take rest.
Karongwe Private Game Reserve -Johannesburg
The last day of the tour consists of the final safari that takes you through the several animals and species that have made Karongwe their home. The tour is followed by a drive to Johannesburg, where you will spend the night at the hotel arranged for your accommodation.
Depending on your departure flight and it’s timings, you will be transferred to the nearest airport. The tour concludes with your flight back home.