Highlights of South Africa
Africa
Countries Visted: South Africa
9 days / Trip Code: WES001
$4495.00 (double / per person)



Trip Overview:
Highlights Inlclude:

>Southern Sun Cullinan Hotel
>Cape Town
>Bo Kaap
>Cape Point Tour
>Township Tour
>Franchhoek
>Sabi Sands Reserve
>Johannesburg

This Adventure Includes:
>Accommodation in standard rooms at hotels, lodges and camps, unless otherwise indicated in the itinerary.
>Meals as indicated in itinerary.
>Entrance fees where applicable
>Tourism levies where applicable

This Adventure Does Not Include:
>Personal extras (curios, gifts etc.)
>Any gratuities.
>Porterage.
>Entrance fees not mentioned in the itinerary.
>Any airfare or airport departure taxes.
>Any medical or travel insurance.
>Any tourism levy on accommodation portion of itinerary. Properties reserve the right to charge such levies to clients direct at time of check-out.
>Optional tours and transfers are not included in the total person package cost.

Service Level:
Four Star Level (The Four Star service level features deluxe suite, 4 star accomodations. Some meals may be provided. Programs feature private guides and customized personal adventures.)

Physical Demand Rating:
2 (Easy)

Departure Info:


Additional Trip Notes:


Adventure Type:
Family Explorer, Luxury Exclusives, Wildlife Safari

Budget: $2501 ~ $5000

Days: 9

Day 1:
Arrive Cape Town
On arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met by a Welcome Tourism Services representative, who will assist you to the transfer vehicle. You will be transferred by road from the airport to The Cullinan Hotel. Guests will be transferred by road from The Southern Sun Cullinan to Gold Restaurant for dinner. Overnight
Southern Sun Cullinan -
Breakfast & Dinner

Day 2:
Cape Town Highlights
Greenmarket Square
You cannot visit Cape Town and not visit one of its oldest markets, set on a cobbled square between Short and long Market Streets. This is where Capetonians have been buying their clothing, jewellery, sandals, crafts and nick-nacks for years, and, whilst the face of the market may have changed a little . Visit Company Gradens and then Ferry off to Robben Island to kayak with the Penguin colony. vernight
Southern Sun Cullinan -
Breakfast & Lunch

Day 3:
Cape Town Activities
The Cape Malay Cooking Safari is a truly special Cape experience, and a model example of the philosophy of giving back to the communities that welcome us. A number of home businesses have sprouted up in this area as a direct result of the interest generated by this unique tour.
Table Mountain - Since the first person laid eyes on Table Mountain, it has exerted its powerful and charismatic pull, enchanting and drawing any and all who fall under its spell. The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. vernight
Southern Sun Cullinan -
Breakfast & Lunch

Day 4:
Cape Town Activities
Full Day Cape Point Tour |
Guests will be met by their guide at the hotel (pick up time: 09:00). They will travel via the 12 Apostles and Hout Bay, as well as Chapmans Peak (dependant on the road being open) – one of the regions most dramatic mountain drives offering amazing panoramic views over the city and environs.
Paddle with the Penguins
One of the most unique places in the world - a penguin colony in suburban Cape Town! And the best way to see it is from the water. Leave from Simon's Town Waterfront and paddle past the civilian and Naval Harbour and out to Boulder's Beach to see the penguins.
Continue to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, established in 1939 to protect 7750 ha of indigenous flora and fauna.
Chapman’s Peak Drive winds it way between Noordhoek and Hout Bay. Situated on the Atlantic Coast, at the south-western tip of South Africa, it is one of the most spectacular marine drives anywhere in the world.
overnight Southern Sun Cullinan -
Breakfast

Day 5:
Cape Town Community Project
Afternoon Community Project
Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants.
This afternoon you will be taken to a community project in one of the Cape Town townships:

• An orphan village in Langa, run by an ex-nursing sister who saw the plight of children in her community and converted her home into a safe haven for these things.
• A church non-profit organization in Gugulethu that is involved in community in various ways, i.e Hospice, after school programme, nutrition programmes, outreach programmes and sports ministry amongst other things.
• A social development programme in Khayelitsha/Langa/Gugulethu that focuses on transforming quality of life by creating, incubating and establishing social enterprises that work long term.
• An amateur soccer club (weekends only), that had a ladies team in the 2nd division and senior team in the top regional league.
• A primary school in Khayelitsha capped with, a visit non-profit organization, at the same venue, that uses soccer as a tool to combat crime, social ills within their community.
Overnight Southern Sun Cullinan -
Breakfast & Lunch

Day 6:
Cape Town to Franchhoek
From Cape Town you will travel to Stellenbosch and the Zevenwacht Wine Estate where you will spend the morning. Zewenwacht offers an unique hand on bread baking experience ending with a wine tasting and lunch served with your own freshly baked bread. Covering 200 hectares of the 450 hectare property, the vineyards are ideally situated for the growing of quality grapes. Zevenwacht is characterized by good quality, varied soils and the vineyards have been selectively planted with red and white noble varietals.

Transfer to the wine estate Haute Cabriere.
Cabrière is a wine farm steeped in history and local lore. Originally granted to a French Huguenot farmer, Pierre Jourdan, on the 22 December 1694, it has been part of the Franschhoek Wine Valley fabric for over 300 years. Overnight
L’Ermitage Chateau & Villas | 1 Bedroom Villa | Bed and breakfast basis

Day 7-9:
Cape Town Flight to Kruger
You will be transferred by road from Franschhoek to Cape Town Airport arriving in time to connect with a scheduled flight from Cape Town to Nelspruit. On arrival at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport you will be met and transferred by road to Lion Sands River Lodge situated in The Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Afternoon and Evening game drives.
Overnight Lion Sand River Lodge
All Meals and Drinks,

Day 9:
Flight to Johannesburg - Transfer out
Morning Game Drive, After tea/coffee and rusks in the lounge you will depart on an early morning game drive. Breakfast. Return to the lodge at about 09h00 for a hearty breakfast. Check Out & Transfer from The Sabi Sands Game Reserve to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport arriving in time to connect with a scheduled flight from Nelspruit to Johannesburg.


Pre-Trip Travel Information:
Planning for your vacation requires research and fact gathering. Please take a look at the Essentials page and the Guidebook icon located at each country home page Our mini guidebook page to each destination provides general information, facts, what to expect, weather & season facts and some helpful tips to make your trip more enjoyable.

Cancellation Policy:
CANCELLATION POLICY:

For More information, please review our Term & Conditions link
60 or more days: $150
30-60 days: $300 Advance payment cost unless deposit is higher
29–8 days: 40% of trip cost
7–0 days No refund

Client Note:
Some cruises and operators may require an additional deposit and have different cancellation policies. We will advise this at time of reservation. We strongly recommend travel insurance.


Required Deposit Per Person:
$300.00

Deposit Note:
A required deposit per person is $300.00 unless otherwise noted. The balance is due within 60 days of departure. This may vary depending on destination and requirements of our travel partners.

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