Dates to be decided
Dear Chris, Denise and Heather,
This will be a wonderful trip - I have added two nights in Johannesburg and a private tour of the Apartheid Museum and Soweto - I think two nights will be perfect but if you can only do one, let me know.
You will spend 12 days exploring, with private tours in Cape Town, Winelands, and Johannesburg and shared game drives and activities in the Kruger.
Sunset over Table Mountain
Private Tour of Cape Town and Cape Point and Johannesburg
Private Wine Tasting Tour
The Big Five and More
12 nights of luxury accommodation
Private tours and shared game drives
Internal flights and transfers
Full board in the Kruger and Breakfast in Cape Town, Winelands and Johannesburg
Discover Cape Town's unique cultures, architecture, historical sites and unforgettable scenery on a private guided tour. You’ll be shown around Bo Kaap, a neighbourhood with a rich cultural, religious and architectural heritage, and taken up atop the iconic Table Mountain by cable car for breathtaking panoramic views. Other highlights include Company Gardens and Castle of Good Hope, which date back to 17th century Dutch settlers, as well as the buzzing Green Square Market.
Explore the Cape Peninsula, named by early explorers as the ‘Fairest Cape’, on a private tour taking in beautiful beaches, remarkable scenery, the mythical meeting place of the two oceans, local wildlife and world-famous botanical gardens. Highlights include wildlife on Seal Island and the Cape of Good Hope, the most south-western point of the African continent known as Cape Point, visiting the penguins on Boulders Beach and the lush Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.
One of Franschhoek’s most historic homesteads, just a short walk from the heart of the village.
Just inland from Cape Town, South Africa's Winelands are home to some of the most prestigious wineries on the planet. Surrounding the historic towns of Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl that can trace their founding back to 17th-century Dutch colonists and French Huguenot refugees who soon began growing grapes in this idyllic setting. Today it is a beautiful area of combed green vineyards dotted with its distinctive Cape Dutch farmhouses backed by rugged mountains and blue skies with much to taste and explore.
A comfortable lodge overlooking a waterhole in the heart of wildlife-rich Sand Reserve, adjacent to the unfenced Kruger.
Spot South Africa’s most iconic wildlife on safari in a private reserve bordering the legendary Kruger National Park. Morning and afternoon game drives are a staple and the best way to see elephants, lions, rhinos and giraffes. Leopards are a particular highlight of the area, best spotted on early evening excursions as they venture out to hunt. Lodge and season dependent, immersive walking safaris led by expert trackers and exciting night drives get you closer to nature and more unusual species, while unique dining experiences out in the bush under the stars will stay with you for years to come
Johannesburg, Joburg or simply Jozi, is South Africa's largest city and is the main commercial and cultural hub in southern Africa. Diverse and energetic, this is the place to learn about the nation's past while experiencing its modern face. Chat to us to learn more about its art scene, the best restaurants and nightlife.
This tour seamlessly combines Soweto township, the biggest urban settlement in Africa, with South Africa's rich and challenging political history. Highlights include views from Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital’s footbridge, the Hector Pieterson Memorial and Mandela House Museum, before a visit to the Apartheid Museum which illustrates the story of a nation’s resistance, courage and fortitude.
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