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Classic South Africa

South Africa

8 days from $3,495 per person

* Prices are in US dollars, based on double occupancy.

4 Nights Cape Town 3 Nights Kruger Private Reserve

Classic South Africa

South Africa’s astounding natural beauty and awe-inspiring wildlife is sure to fulfill your safari dream list. Explore Cape Town from the top of iconic Table Mountain to the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, with plenty of time for optional excursions to the surrounding winelands, Boulders Beach penguins, or even Gansbaai, for shark cage diving. Then, head off to the world famous Kruger National Park for close encounters with Africa’s Big Five in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. 

 

*All prices are in US Dollars per person based on double occupancy accommodations unless otherwise stated. Package is subject to availability, may change without notice, blackouts, peak period surcharges, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply. A 50% deposit due at the time of booking to confirm program. Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure. Click here for additional Terms & Conditions. CST # 207144-20


Highlights

Explore the southern tip of the peninsula on an optional full day tour, and discover why it is known as the ‘Fairest Cape’. Wind your way along the coast, past pristine beaches and over legendary Chapman’s peak.

Discover the Cape’s longstanding tradition of winemaking on an optional day tour. The breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, fine wines and world-class cuisine is the perfect complement to your city stay.

Experience twice daily game drives in search of Africa’s “Big Five” the leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo and the mighty lion.

Enjoy the golden glow of an African sunset as you pause for a sundowner on your first afternoon game drive.

Accommodations

1. Victoria & Alfred Hotel

South Africa, Cape Town

Victoria & Alfred Hotel was built in 1904 as the North Quay Warehouse.  Later in 1990, it was converted to a luxury hotel named in honor of the Queen of England and her son. The spacious, air-conditioned, en-suite bedrooms are spread over three floors. All the rooms have coffee and tea making facilities, with private bar, electronic safe, Satellite television, international plugs and wireless internet. In addition, every room has a view over the ever-awake Alfred Basin or Piazza. A stone’s throw from the water’s edge, the inviting Ginja Restaurant has one of the finest dining locations in the heart of the V&A Waterfront. Additional facilities include laundry services, 24-hour room service, a designer spa, gym facilities and a pool with manicured gardens at neighboring Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa.

 

 

2. Kings Camp

South Africa, Kruger Private Reserve

Situated in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kings Camp reflects the charm and romance of a colonial past in a pristine corner of unspoiled Africa. The generously spaced thatched suites are luxuriously equipped with soft cascading mosquito nets, remote controlled air-conditioning, tea and coffee facilities, Victorian ball-and-claw bath, indoor and outdoor double shower, hairdryer, fully stocked mini-bar, safe, telephone, and private verandah with hammock. In between game drives, take a dip in the swimming pool, relax in the lounge and bar areas, or soak up the tranquility on the viewing deck overlooking the waterhole. Breakfast and lunch are served in the dining room while dinners are always a unique experience. Dine under the stars in the heart of the bush; in the traditional boma, in the garden under a large knobthorn tree; alongside the swimming pool, or on your suite verandah. Along with a well-equipped gym, Kings Camp offers an array of pampering treatments to complete your safari experience. Under the guidance of skilled rangers and Shangaan trackers, go off road for close wildlife encounters on open vehicle safari drives or discover the rarer sights and wonders of the bush on walking safaris.

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Cape Town, South Africa

With a warm welcome upon your arrival in Cape Town, South Africa’s “Mother City,” you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure to enjoy one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in the world.

Victoria & Alfred Hotel

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Day 2. Cape Town

Enjoy the day at leisure. We suggest a half day Cape Town City tour (additional cost). Spend the day exploring the city's grandeur, from iconic Table Mountain to the cobblestone streets of the quaint and colorful Malay Quarter. (B)

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Day 3. Cape Town

Enjoy another day at leisure in the fascinating city of Cape Town. We suggest a Cape Peninsula Tour (additional cost). Immerse yourself in spectacular ocean vistas on today’s full day exploration of "The Fairest Cape." Drive past the sparkling beaches of Camps Bay, Clifton and Llandudno and along the legendary Chapman's Peak drive to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve making a stop at Boulders Beach to visit the endearing penguin colony. (B)

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Day 4. Cape Town

Your final day in the city is at leisure. Perhaps a sojourn to the nearby Cape Winelands' to sample gourmet fare or a visit to Robben Island, a UNESCO World Heritage site and place of incarceration of South Africa's beloved Nelson Mandela or if you want to get your heart pounding, descend into the shark infested Atlantic Ocean in a reinforced cage. (B)

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Day 5. Cape Town / Kruger Private Reserve

With a couple of short flights, you’ll be on your way to your safari adventure within a private reserve bordering the famous Kruger National Park. Settle in and soak up the tranquility of the African bush before embarking on your late afternoon game drive. This superb sanctuary is home to an abundance of wildlife so keep your eyes peeled. (BLD)

Kings Camp

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Day 6. Kruger Private Reserve

Just as the wildlife awaken, meet your expert safari ranger and hop aboard your open safari vehicle for a thrilling game drive. Photograph away as you spot the Big Five and other wildlife, found on the reserve. On your late afternoon drive, pause for a sundowner as the sun dips below the horizon. (BLD)

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Day 7. Kruger Private Reserve

With your skilled ranger, explore the rarer sights and wonders of the bush during your game viewing activities today. Perhaps take a guided walk through the bush or arrange for a candle-lit alfresco dinner as the Southern Cross begins to twinkle in the endless skies. (BLD)

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Day 8. Kruger Private Reserve / Depart

Set out on your final game drive in search of those hard-to-spot cheetahs. Head back to camp for a hearty breakfast and relax until it’s time to transfer to the airport for your flight bound for Johannesburg and your connecting arrangements. You may be leaving Africa behind, but you’ll return home with memories that will last forever. (B)

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Pricing

Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Nov 20, 2017 - Nov 27, 2017
Share Twin/Double From $3,495
Single Room Supplement From $1,195
Departure Dates Nov 27, 2017 - Dec 4, 2017
Share Twin/Double From $3,495
Single Room Supplement From $1,195

**Surcharges Apply .

Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

Cape Town - Kruger Park - Johannesburg

Economy Class per person from $585

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