South Africa is one of the most geographically varied countries of the African continent, comprising territory that ranges from the rolling, fertile plains of the highveld and the wide open savanna of the Eastern Transvaal to the Kalahari desert and the peaks of the Drakensberg Mountains. While all of its diverse regions offer ample opportunities for adventure travel, the focus in South Africa as in much of sub-Saharan Africa is the safari.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Cape Town
Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, a Travcare representative meets you for a transfer to your pre-booked hotel.
Cape Town is one of the most popular long haul destinations in the world. Due to its unique topography, it is also one of the easiest places in which to orientate oneself as long as you remember that with Table Mountain behind you and Robben Island before you - you are facing north, looking across Table Bay and up the west coast of Africa. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Cape Town City Tour
After breakfast leave on a half-day Mother City tour. You will go for a scenic coastal drive through Clifton, Sea Point and later tour
passes the Houses of Parliament, the Castle, the SA Museum, and a few other historical sights – District Six, Bo-Kaap, Slave Lodge and ending at the bustling green market square. A cable car ride, takes you up the Table Mountain (weather permitting otherwise Signal Hill) for breathtaking view over the city (entrance is included). Return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa, and is featured in the Flag of Cape Town and other ...
Plateau Rd, Simon's Town, Cape Town, 7995, South Africa
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Day 3: Cape Town To Peninsula Tour
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart on a full day Peninsula tour - this comprehensive tour shows you the best of the spectacular Cape Peninsula and why it is called the Fairest Cape. Travel past Sea Point and Camps Bay, past the famous beaches of Clifton and Llandudno towards Hout Bay. Drive along the Atlantic Seaboard, Pass through Noordhoek and Scarborough. Later you will take to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Enjoy the funicular ride aboard the “Flying Dutchman” and enjoy the unforgettable spectacular views. Later get the photo opportunity to take some pictures at the second southern most tip of the African continent. From here you will drive along the Indian Ocean coastline, where you can visit the beautiful Boulders Beach and have the option to sit among the famous colony of Jackass Penguins. Thereafter we enjoy a short stop at the Naval port of Simon's Town and know about the legend of “Able Seaman Just Nuisance” the Great Dane Dog that was inducted in Royal Navy. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Cape Town
After breakfast enjoy optional activities (own cost): Hot Air Ballooning, Shark Cage diving, Paragliding, Sky Diving, Helicopter ride, Robben Island tour, Sunset Cruise and Grand-West Casino. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Cape Town To Oudtshoorn
After breakfast leave for Oudtshoorn. It is known as the ‘Feather Capital of the World’ thanks to its huge
On way you will visit a crocodile Park where you have opportunity to take
pictures with Cheetah. In Oudtshoorn you go underground to marvel at the icy
formations in the Cango Caves, regarded as one of South Africa’s most
spectacular natural wonders. Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn
Day 6: Oudtshoorn To Knysna
After breakfast you will transfer to Knysna and go on a cruise on the vast Knysna Lagoon.
Enjoy an amazing view of the imposing sandstone ‘Heads’ which guard the sea
entrance to Knysna’s huge tidal lagoon, and the forests, marshes and pristine
beaches surrounding it. After lunch (own account) spend the rest of the day
discovering the joys of the town’s many art galleries, craft shops and coffee
bars. Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Oudtshoorn to Knysna
Bus via Knysna
Day 7: Knysna To George -johannesburg To Sun City
After breakfast transfer to George airport to board a flight to Joburg. Arrive and transfer to Sun City.
The Sun City complex is surrounded by two championship golf courses,
numerous swimming pools and a huge man made lake offering various water
sports. Optional activities include Hot Air Ballooning. Enjoy lunch at the Raj
Indian Restaurant (own account). Then you could relax at the Valley of the
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 a multitude of
restaurants to cater for every taste. Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Knysna to Sun City
Bus, fly to Asyut, travel
Day 8: Sun City To Mabula Game Reserve
After breakfast you will transfer to Mabula Game reserve.
Arrive and check in at Mabula Lodge.
Later in the afternoon you will enjoy game drive. Overnight stay at the lodge.
Travel from Sun City to Mabula Game Reserve
Travel to Asyut, fly to Johannesburg, bus, taxi
Travel to Asyut, fly to Sun City, drive
Day 9: Pilanesberg To Johannesburg
Early morning you will leave for game drive. After breakfast transfer to Johannesburg.
On arrival you leave for a Gold Reef City tour. (Closed on Mondays and
Where you will see reconstruction of Johannesburg during the Gold Rush era,
built around a mine. Activities include a Victorian fun fair, miners' houses,
brewery, pubs, restaurants and stock exchange. You can watch molten gold
being poured and take a trip down an old mine shaft. Tribal dancing adds to
After the tour you check in the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Mabula Game Reserve to Johannesburg
Taxi, bus, train
Day 10: Departure
After breakfast, transfer to OR Tambo International for flight back home.