12 Days In Johanesburg/Durban/Garden Route/Cape Town
JOHANNESBURG – GAME LODGE: (Dinner)
On arrival at OR Tambo International Airport, meet and greet by representative and transfer to Game lodge with an afternoon Game Drive, Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring at your own pace. Overnight at the hotel.
GAME LODGE – SUN CITY:
(Breakfast / Dinner) After breakfast, transfer to Sun City. The Sun City complex is surrounded by two championship golf courses, numerous swimming pools and a Huge manmade lake offering various water sports. Optional activities include hot Air Ballooning. Then you could relax at the Valley of Waves or take a walk through the gardens of the lost city. This magical city knows no limits you have the chance to win a fortune at the Casino and entertainment centre, there are lavish extravaganzas and multitude of restaurants to cater for every taste. Overnight at the hotel.
SUN CITY - JOHANNESBURG (Breakfast / Dinner)
After breakfast depart for Johannesburg City tour: Spend the afternoon exploring Johannesburg and taking in the highlights, including Liliesleaf, Westcliff view, Wits, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Museum Africa, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, the Carlton Centre and Constitution Hill. This landlocked city surrounded by golden mountains, is able to take you back to its humble beginnings as a mining settlement and its progress to becoming the 40th largest metropolitan area in the world. Travel our streets reliving the South African dream. Overnight at the hotel
JOHANNESBURG – DRAKENSBURG: (Breakfast/ Dinner)
Enjoy your hearty breakfast at the hotel; depart for Drakensberg. . The Drakensberg Mountains, with their awe-inspiring basalt cliffs, snow-capped in winter, tower over river line bush, lush yellowwood forests and cascading waterfalls, form a massive barrier separating KwaZulu-Natal from the Kingdom of Lesotho. Overnight at the hotel Overnight at the hotel.
DRAKENSBURG -DURBAN :( Breakfast/dinner)
Enjoy your hearty breakfast; Visit President Nelson Mandela’s capture site in Howick and Howick Falls. In Pietermaritzburg visit railway station: where Mahatma Gandhi was thrown out of the train because he was a non-white with a first class ticket; down church street see Mahatma Gandhi statue. Overnight at hotel.
DURBAN :( Breakfast/dinner)
Durban city tour on a rickshaw bus (open top bus). The ideal introductory tour of Durban, which has been shaped by the early Colonial settlers, the indigenous Zulus and the Indians who arrived as indentured labourers in the 19th Century. Drive along the 'Golden Mile' (Beachfront area). Visit The Kwa Muhle Museum -uncover the past's harsh system of labour control (closed on Sundays). Stop at Moses Mabihda stadium and Victoria Street Market. Discover the rich Indian history of Durban and experience the unique "Bunny Chow" cuisine. Overnight at the hotel
DURBAN -PE (Breakfast/dinner)
Enjoy your hearty breakfast at the hotel, Depart for Durban on a scenic drive. On route stop at Umtata to see the Nelson Mandela Museum (world’s famous area where Nelson Mandela was born.)Overnight at the hotel
PE - OUDTSHOORN: (Breakfast/dinner)
Enjoy your hearty breakfast; Visit Plattenburg Bay (optional bungee jumping at Storms River) Later proceed to Knysna. “Knysna” is one of the best known lagoons in South Africa. Nestled between the Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean just outside the town of Knysna, the Lagoon is protected from the ocean by the Knysna Heads. The Lagoon's rich marine life includes the rare and endangered Seahorse. Knysna area is one of the most scenic in the world and offers beaches, lakes and lush forests to play. Depart for Cango wild ranch: human beings have always been inquisitive creatures by nature and at the Cango Wildlife Ranch are sure to quench your thirst for knowledge. Find out how old crocodiles become and why crocs only eat in summer. Let our fully bilingual guides take you on an adventure where you can explore the facts and fiction surrounding these ancient relics of the past. Come and have a close up view of exquisite tigers, deadly jaguars, magnificent lions and the elegant cheetah while your guide introduces these glorious creatures to you.Overnight at the hotel
OUDTSHOORN - CAPE TOWN: (Breakfast/dinner)
Enjoy your hearty breakfast at the hotel; and be transfer to depart for the town of Oudtshoorn it is known as the 'Feather Capital of the World' thanks to its huge ostrich industry. Travel via Du Toitskloof Pass to Worcester. Continue through the Klein Karoo to Oudtshoorn, the ‘Ostrich capital’. Visit an Ostrich Farm at Oudtshoorn for the ultimate Ostrich experience. Witness the various stages of an Ostrich’s life – from incubation to adulthood. If you have the courage, you can even ride a full-grown ostrich. Close by there is Cango Caves. This tour delivers a fascinating visit to the Cango Caves, see the famous Cango Caves. Overnight at the hotel
FULL DAY CAPE PENINSULA: (Breakfast/dinner)
Today is for fun and adventure, proceed on a full day guided Cape Peninsula tourExperience some of the most spectacular views in the world. The tour begins with a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast passing through the fishing village of Hout Bay. Here you will have the option of taking a short boat trip to Duiker Island to view the Cape Fur seals. The tour then heads along Chapman's Peak Drive (if open) on to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. From there we travel to False Bay and return to Cape Town by way of the Simon's Town naval base where we visit the Penguin colony at Boulders Beach. Travel via Fishhoek fishing village and Muizenberg to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens for a short walking tour of these beautiful gardens. Return to Cape Town in the late afternoon.Overnight at the hotel
CAPE TOWN CITY TOUR &TABLE MOUNTAIN: (Breakfast/dinner)
Enjoy your hearty breakfast at the hotel; and proceed on a guided orientation City tour of Cape Town. A comprehensive city orientation tour starting with a trip up Table Mountain by cable car (weather permitting). The state-of-the-art cable car rotates 360 degrees on its way to the top, offering a panoramic view. At the summit are short walks to enjoy the magnificent vistas. Other highlights include a brief tour of the Malay Quarter, city centre, Company Gardens, Castle of Good Hope (time permitting) and Diamond Works. The tour then travels to Milnerton Lighthouse for an opportunity to photograph Table Mountain from across Table Bay (time permitting on afternoon tour). Depart for V & A Waterfront is one of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions; the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbour. Much of its charm lies in the fact that this busy commercial harbour is set in the midst of a huge entertainment venue with pubs, restaurants, specialty shops, craft markets, theatres and movies. Overnight at the hotel
Your fascinating South Africa tour ends as you check out of the hotel, then be transfer to the OR TAMBO International airport for your flight back home with wonderful memories