8 Day – “Wildlife and Leisure” Tour

Not too much travelling is required as this is a short compact tour, this tour offers breathtaking views on the Panorama Route in the province of Mpumalanga, great wildlife in the world-renowned Kruger National Park, time to relax and enjoy the tropical island of Inhaca in Mozambique.

Minimum number of persons: 4

Size of group: Max 8

 

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Description

Dates – On Demand

Duration: – 7 Nights / 8 Days

Recommended add-on Tour: – 4 Nights – Cape Town / 4 Nights – Victoria Falls

Meals:(B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)

Various standards of accommodation are available on a tour to South Africa

* Accommodation is subject to availability, if the under mentioned accommodation is not available we shall endeavor to supply comparable facilities.


Day 1:

Your guide will meet you on arrival at Johannesburg’s O R Tambo International Airport . Travel via Middelburg, Dullstroom, Lydenburg and Sabie (Long Tom Pass) to Hazyview situated in the province of Mpumalanga.Visit the old gold rush town of Pilgrim’s Rest a museum in its entirety. Depending on availability – enjoy some African culture with singing, dancing and dinner at Shangana, a traditional Shangaan village, meet the chief with his 3 wives and 36 children. Overnight in Hazyview.

Accommodation: Hippo Hollow Country Lodge (D) Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Three Star

Elephant Blockade  - Kruger National Park Giraffe balancing the sunset -  Kruger National Park, South Africa
Elephant Blockade – Kruger National Park, South Africa Giraffe balancing the sunset – Kruger National Park, South Africa


Day 2:

Travel the “Panorama Route” of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, admire the natural beauty of God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the Blyde River Canyon, which is the third deepest canyon in the world. Lunch along the way, then it is off to the world-renowned Kruger National Park (KNP), enter the park through Orpen Gate. Enjoy the rest of the day in the KNP. Overnight in the KNP.

Accommodation: Satara Camp (B) Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Three Star

Optional activities: Sunset open vehicle safari with a park ranger.


Day 3:

Enjoy a full day travelling south in the KNP in search of the “Big 5” and a host of other animals. Overnight in the KNP.

Accommodation: Lower Sabie Camp (B) Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Three Star

Optional activities: Early morning bush walk with the local game rangers.


Day 4:

We depart from the Kruger National Park via Crocodile Bridge Gate. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast on route before entering Mozambique at the Komatipoort border post. Travel to Maputo where we then catch our 15 minute charter flight to the tropical island of Inhaca. The island is set in the Indian Ocean, whose calm, warm waters are perfect for leisure pursuits. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight on the island.

Accommodation: Pestana Inhaca Lodge (B & D) Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Four Star

Maputo Airport - Departing to Inhaca Island, Mozambique Pestana Inhaca Hotel - Accommodation - Inhaca Island, Mozambique
Maputo Airport – Departing to
Inhaca Island, Mozambique
Pestana Inhaca Hotel – Accommodation
Inhaca Island, Mozambique


Day 5 and 6:

Spend these two days relaxing on the island or enjoy a host of optional activities, such as deep sea charter fishing trips for the opportunity to catch King / Queen / Mackerel / Tuna and Barracuda, excellent snorkelling at Santa Maria Bay, 4 x 4 drives / hike to the historical lighthouse or take a romantic sunset boat cruise to Portuguese Island. Dinners will be served at the hotel or at the one and only Lucas Restaurant, which serves up superb food. Overnight on the island.

Accommodation: Pestana Inhaca Lodge (B & D) Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Four Star

Deep Sea Fishing in the warm Indian Ocean - Inhaca Island, Mozambique Diving off Inhaca Island, Mozambique
Deep Sea Fishing in the warm Indian Ocean
Inhaca Island, Mozambique
Diving off Inhaca Island, Mozambique


Day 7:

After a leisurely breakfast we make our way back to the mainland by plane or boat. Travel back to South Africa via Komatipoort border post and again through the KNP to White River. Overnight near White River.

Accommodation: Kirby Country Lodge (B) Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Four Star


Day 8:

Return to Johannesburg the commercial hub of South Africa via Nelspruit, Waterfal-Boven, Machadodorp and Middelburg. This afternoon there is an included township tour of Soweto – reflex on the “Apartheid” era of South Africa’s history. There might even be time for last minute shopping before we say our goodbyes at the airport.

Accommodation: (B)

OR

Recommended – Cape Town Add-on Tour:

Travel to Johannesburg in order to catch your flight to Cape Town. Your guide will meet you on arrival in Cape Town. He / she will then transfer you to your hotel. Dinner can be enjoyed at one of the numerous excellent restaurants on the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Overnight in Cape Town on the V & A Waterfront.

Accommodation: : (D)
V & A City Lodge Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Three Star or
President Hotel Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Four Star or
Commodore Hotel Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Five Star


Day 9:

Take a scenic drive around the “Cape Peninsula”. Visit Hout Bay and the Cape Fur Seal colony on Duiker Island, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point, Boulders – Penguins. Optional and weather permitting – we take the cableway up Table Mountain. Evening at leisure. Overnight in Cape Town on the V & A Waterfront.

Accommodation: : (B)
V & A City Lodge Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Three Star or
President Hotel Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Four Star or
Commodore Hotel Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Five Star

Table Mountain - Cape Town, South Africa Penguins - Boulders Beach, Simonstown, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
Table Mountain – Cape Town, South Africa Penguins – Boulders Beach, Simonstown
Cape Peninsula, South Africa


Day 10:

A day at leisure, where you can do the following optional activities – a city orientation tour of South Africa’s beautiful Mother City on the “hop-on hop-off bus” or visit a local township or visit Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 17 years or visit to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens or visit one of the numerous beautiful beaches around the Cape or for the energetic – take a hike up Table Mountain or for the brave – shark cage diving. Evening at leisure. Overnight in Cape Town on the V & A Waterfront.

Accommodation: : (B)
V & A City Lodge Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Three Star or
President Hotel Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Four Star or
Commodore Hotel Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Five Star


Day 11:

Wine tastings and a cellar tour at various wine estates along the Cape’s world-renowned Stellenbosch Wine Route, also spend some time in the picturesque towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Enjoy your farewell dinner at Vijff Vlieghen (Five Flies) Restaurant. Overnight in Cape Town on the V & A Waterfront.

Accommodation: : (B & D)
V & A City Lodge Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Three Star or
President Hotel Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Four Star or
Commodore Hotel Tour South Africa - Accommodation Rating Five Star


Day 12:

Morning at leisure. Lunch at the V & A Waterfront, time for last minute shopping and weather permitting an optional helicopter flight over the “Cape Peninsula”. Transfer to Cape Town International Airport in order for you to catch your flight home.

Accommodation: (B)



Included:

Air ticket – charter flight or boat trip to / from the Island, airport taxes for Mozambique, accommodation (3 – 4 *), transport, guide, meals as indicated, porter-age, conservation fees and entrance fees to places of interest.

Excluded:

Air ticket (international flight), passport / visa fees and airport taxes, travel insurance, phone calls, facsimiles, gratuities, beverages, items of a personal nature, excess baggage and optional excursions not included in the tour.

 



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