South Africa

  • Destination: South Africa
  • Duration: 13 days
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Overview

South Africa has an extensive road infrastructure including national highways and secondary roads. Speed limits are set at 120km/h on highways; 100km/h on secondary roads; and 60km/h in urban areas. Most roads are in good condition, but there are a few exceptions. There are rail connections between the main centres, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Itinerary

Day 1
o Upon arrival, meet & greet by a Kashish Representative at Port Elizabeth Airport o Flight to Port Elizabeth (not included in the rate) o On arrival, private transfer from Port Elizabeth to Knysna o Check in and freshen up. Rest of the day at leisure o Sunset cruise on the Knysna Lagoon Overnight: The Lake Pleasant Living ***** www.lakepleasantliving.co.za Meals: Breakfast
Day 2
o Breakfast at the hotel o Full day tour of Oudtshoorn, highlights include: o Safari Ostrich Farm – During your visit experience the world’s largest bird which lays the largest egg, has the most beautiful feathers and eyes that make you want to fall in love and hug them. At Safari you can enjoy riding the birds at your own risk, stand on their eggs, touch the birds and cuddle the chicks all in approximately 1 1/2 hours. o Cango Caves – The Klein Karoo’s oldest and most popular attraction … one of the world’s natural wonders. o Cango Wildlife Ranch – here you will have the opportunity to view some of the animal species which inhabited the Karoo region in the early days. o Evening at leisure Overnight: The Lake Pleasant Living ***** Meals: Breakfast
Day 3
o Breakfast at the hotel o Private Garden Route Tour. Overland from Knysna to Cape Town. Highlights en route include: Mossel Bay & Wilderness. o Check in and freshen up. Rest of the evening at leisure Overnight: The Table Bay Hotel ***** www.suninternational.co.za Meals: Breakfast
Day 4
o Breakfast at the hotel o Private Morning Half Day City Tour Cape Town & Table Mountain. This tour gives you the opportunity to discover the spirit of the Mother City, experience her vibrant cultures and history and enjoy botanical scenery. Highlights include: Table Mountain – weather permitting (otherwise Signal Hill), Scenic coastal drive through Clifton & Sea Point, Green Market Square, District Six, Walk through the Company Gardens, Scenic City tour passing the Houses of Parliament, the City Hall, the Castle and Slave lodge. o Afternoon at leisure – no services Overnight: The Table Bay Hotel ***** Meals: Breakfast
Day 5
o Breakfast at the hotel o Private Full Day Cape Point tour. Join us on Africa’s premier tour route to the romantic meeting place of the Indian & Atlantic Oceans. Sir Francis Drake the explorer called it “the fairest Cape that we saw in the circumference of the Globe” This tour offers a full and exciting day out. Includes: Hout Bay, 30-minute cruise to the seal colony in a glass bottom boat (weather permitting), Cape Point nature reserve, Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope, stop for lunch at Fish Hoek Galley (extra cost) – swimming in Indian ocean possible, penguin colony in Simonstown and Kirstenbosch botanical gardens. o Evening at leisure Overnight: The Table Bay Hotel ***** Meals: Breakfast
Day 6
o Breakfast at the hotel o Private transfer from the hotel to Cape Town International Airport o Flight to HDS Airport (not included in the rate)o On arrival, lodge transfer from the airport to the lodge o Check in and freshen up o Afternoon game drive on 4×4 open safari vehicles (time permitting) o Dinner at the lodge Overnight: Imbali Safari Lodge www.imbali.com Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 7
o Morning game drive on 4×4 open safari vehicles o Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at the lodge o Afternoon game drive on 4×4 open safari vehicles Overnight: Imbali Safari Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 8
o Morning game drive on 4×4 open safari vehicles o Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at the lodge o Afternoon game drive on 4×4 open safari vehicles Overnight: Imbali Safari Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 9
o Morning game drive on 4×4 open safari vehicles (time permitting) o Breakfast at the lodge o Lodge transfer from the lodge to HDS Airport o Flight to Johannesburg (not included in the rate) o On arrival, private transfer from JNB OR Tambo International Airport to Sun City o Check in and freshen up. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: The Palace Hotel ***** www.suninternational.co.za Meals: Breakfast
Day 10
o Breakfast at the hotel o Full Day at leisure to explore the resort including the Valley of the Waves. Overnight: The Palace Hotel ***** Meals: Breakfast
Day 11
o Breakfast at the hotel o Private transfer from Sun City to the Emperors Palace Resort & Casino o Check in and freshen up. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: The D’Oreale Grande Hotel ***** www.emperorspalace.co.za Meals: Breakfast
Day 12
Breakfast at the hotel o Gold Reef City tour. A wonderful opportunity to descend into a vast gold mine at Gold Reef City, named after the richness upon which the city of Johannesburg was built. Watch a gold pour, see the miners carry out their traditional tribal and gum boot dancing, learn a bit of their specially devised mine language – still used today to cover the many and diverse tribes who worked here. Stroll through the theme park reflecting the life of the mining town at the turn of the last century. There is plenty to do for young and old but remember to wear comfortable walking shoes and Gold Reef City is closed on Mondays & Tuesdays. Children under 6 yrs of age not allowed underground. o Transfer back to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure Overnight: The D’Oreale Grande Hotel ***** Meals: Breakfast
Day 13
o Breakfast at the hotel o Take the complimentary hotel shuttle to JNB OR Tambo International Airport o Flight Back home