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Scenic Cape Town and Kruger

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South Africa

10 days from $4,895* per person

* Prices are in US dollars, Based on double occupancy, incl. taxes & fuel surcharges, restrictions apply

4 Nights Cape Town 3 Nights Thornybush Nature Reserve

The Highlights of Scenic Cape Town and Kruger

This leisurely exploration of Cape Town, voted “one of the world’s most beautiful cities,” combined with a Big Five safari near Kruger creates the perfect introduction to South Africa’s rich attractions. Beginning with a helicopter flight along the Atlantic Seaboard, you’ll have several days to explore “the Mother City.” Delve into the bustling waterfront and scenic Cape Peninsula, take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain, or visit Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned – the days are yours to fill as you wish. Next, fly off to your private game lodge adjacent to Kruger National park for exhilarating wildlife.

 

*All prices are in US Dollars per person based on double occupancy accommodations unless otherwise stated. Fuel surcharges, government taxes, departure taxes and September 11th Security Fees are included. 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. Once final payment is received, the program is non-refundable. To protect your investment, trip cancellation insurance is available at an additional cost. For additional Terms & Conditions please contact one of our safari specialists. CST # 207144-20.

 


Highlights

Explore beautiful Cape Town, including a spectacular helicopter flight along the sparkling coastline.

Discover the thrill of searching and photographing the Big Five, with twice-daily game viewing from your lodge, located on a private reserve.

Enjoy sharing the day's adventures around the campfire, as the Southern Cross begins to twinkle in the endless skies.

Accommodations

1. The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

South Africa, Cape Town

The award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is poised above the Atlantic Ocean, nestled against the majestic Twelve Apostles mountain range.  The guest rooms are designed with thoughtful touches offering all the comforts of home and the latest state-of-the-art facilities.  Amenities include individual air conditioning, entertainment centers with DVD, digital telephone system with voicemail, complimentary internet, bathrobes, hairdryers, slippers, electronic safe, tea/coffee making facilities, and 24-hour room service.  The Azure Restaurant serves indigenous and international cuisine, while the more relaxed Café Grill is an alfresco 24-hour café for bistro-style food.  The Leopard Bar offers panoramic views of the ocean and mountain, and is a great place to enjoy "Tea by the Sea" or your favorite cocktail.  The Spa at The Twelve Apostles embraces the healing energies of earth, air and water.  Sublime treatment packages use the exclusive B|Africa range of professional spa products.  Additional facilities include a private cinema, a heated infinity pool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, a rock pool and heated Jacuzzi.  There is also complimentary internet and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and a 24-hour business center.

 

2. 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.

 

 

3. Thornybush Waterside Lodge

South Africa, Kruger Private Reserve

Adjacent to the Greater Kruger National Park, the lodge is set on the banks of a tranquil lake with breath-taking views of the African bushveld. The air-conditioned thatched suites blend into the natural habitat and are scattered along pathways surrounded by abundant trees and manicured gardens. Each suite features an en-suite bathroom, indoor shower and private deck area, separate bath and shower, hairdryer, telephone, mini bar, safe and tea/coffee making facilities. Additional lodge amenities include a library with internet access, curio shop and boma.  Relax and take in the African surrounds after breakfast on the main deck area overlooking the lake, the swimming pool or, alternatively, retreat to the comfort of your suite or pamper yourself in the spa.  

Itinerary

Day 1. New York / Johannesburg, South Africa

Depart from New York on board your flight to Johannesburg. Trust South African Airways to deliver a world-class experience on your flight, and begin to mentally prepare for the most exhilarating vacation of your life.

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Day 2. Johannesburg / Cape Town

When you arrive in Johannesburg, connect to a short domestic flight to Cape Town, where you will be met by an African Travel, Inc. representative and whisked away to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day unwinding.

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa or Victoria & Alfred Hotel

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Day 3. Cape Town

Cape Town grants easy access to a multitude of exciting excursions; potential activities are limited only by the imagination. Enjoy another day 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. Spend some time in the historic Company’s Gardens or Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – their outdoor concerts are legendary. Consider asking your hotel concierge for personalized recommendations, as the options are exhaustive! (B)

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa or Victoria & Alfred Hotel

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Day 4. Cape Town

Few cities in the world offer as many potential activities as Cape Town. We've included an exclusive Value Add to enhance your Cape Town experience.

Hidden Gem: - Start your morning with a magnificent aerial view of the Atlantic Seaboard on a helicopter ride from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront over the city bowl and white sandy beaches.

It won't be long before you discover why Cape Town is frequently listed as a top destination by travel magazines and adventure travel bloggers. (B)

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa or Victoria & Alfred Hotel

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Day 5. Cape Town

If you have yet to get your heart pounding in the Mother City, perhaps today is the day. Adventures await beyond every corner, from cavorting with the Boulder's Beach penguins to descending into the shark-infested Atlantic in a reinforced cage dive. The adventure-minded crowd are never disappointed in Cape Town, and even the more conservative can push their comfort zone with an endless array of award-winning restaurants in every imaginable style of cuisine. (B)

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa or Victoria & Alfred Hotel

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Day 6. Cape Town / Thornybush Nature Reserve

Bid farewell to Cape Town as you fly off to your next safari destination. You will be transferred to a private lodge in the Thornybush Nature Reserve, which has earned its reputation as one of the country’s finest bush experiences. Arrive in time for lunch and relax until time for an afternoon game drive with fellow lodge guests. In the company of an experienced game ranger, the game viewing activity extends into a thrilling night drive in search of nocturnal animals in action - lion, leopard, hyena or jackal on their nightly prowls in search of food. Return to the camp for dinner and a relaxing evening around the fireplace sharing your days experience with the other guests. (BLD)

Thornybush Waterside Lodge

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Day 7. Thornybush Nature Reserve

Twice-daily game drives throughout the reserve, accompanied by expert guides and trackers, provide plenty of opportunities to witness wildlife. As part of the greater Kruger area, the Big Five – the most iconic of the African animals – are residents of Thornybush, along with a remarkable array of fauna and flora. Ask your guide about what you can do to help support sustainable tourism efforts. (BLD)

Thornybush Waterside Lodge

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Day 8. Thornybush Nature Reserve

Explore the rarer sights and wonders of the bush with your skilled ranger during your game viewing activities today. Perhaps take a guided walk through the bush or pamper yourself at the Amani African Spa. Tonight arrange for a candle-lit alfresco dinner as the Southern Cross begins to twinkle in the endless skies. (BLD)

Thornybush Waterside Lodge

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Day 9. Thornybush Nature Reserve / Johannesburg / New York

Take one last early morning game drive and keep a lookout for any animals that may have eluded you so far. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before continuing to Johannesburg. Once you have landed in Johannesburg, connect to your ongoing South African Airways flight and head back to the US. (B)

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Day 10. New York

Arrive in New York with memories to last a lifetime.

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Pricing

Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Nov 7, 2017 - Nov 16, 2017
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Single Room Supplement From $1,485
Departure Dates Dec 1, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017
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Single Room Supplement From $1,325
Departure Dates Jan 14, 2018 - Jan 23, 2018
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Single Room Supplement From $1,795
Departure Dates Feb 20, 2018 - Mar 1, 2018
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Departure Dates Mar 11, 2018 - Mar 20, 2018
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Departure Dates Apr 9, 2018 - Apr 18, 2018
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Departure Dates May 9, 2018 - May 18, 2018
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Departure Dates May 31, 2018 - Jun 9, 2018
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Departure Dates Jul 1, 2018 - Jul 10, 2018
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Departure Dates Sep 11, 2018 - Sep 20, 2018
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Departure Dates Oct 13, 2018 - Oct 22, 2018
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Departure Dates Nov 9, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018
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Departure Dates Nov 30, 2018 - Dec 9, 2018
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**Surcharges Apply *Cape Town hotel accommodations may vary for select departures..

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