11 DAY CAPE TOWN, KRUGER & VICTORIA FALLS SAMPLE ITINERARY
Day 1: MEET & GREET CITY TOUR
CAPE TOWN – CAMPS BAY
Our staff will receive you at Cape Town International Airport. Depending on your arrival time we will do a City Tour which also serves as an introduction to the Mother City, pointing out Historical Landmarks, shopping hot spots and recommended restaurants. On arrival at your Hotel or Guest House we explain the itinerary confirming times and personal requests.
Day 2: CAPE POINT & PENINSULA TOUR
CAPE TOWN – SIMON’S TOWN – CAPE POINT
With its breath-taking scenic beauty and rugged coastline it is one of the Cape’s most popular day Tours. You will enjoy many attractions from African Penguins, historical towns and unique flora & fauna at the mighty Cape of Good Hope with a walk to the Cape Point Lighthouse. A stop at the most South Westerly tip of the African continent is also quite stunning. This day Tour must rank amongst the best in the world when it comes to variety. Other highlights are Baboons, coastal towns, Mountain Passes and much more. Lunch can be at the Two Oceans Restaurant or along the route as there is plenty to choose from.
Day 3: TABLE MOUNTAIN & ROBBEN ISLAND TOUR
CAPE TOWN AND WATERFRONT
We combine two of Cape Town’s most iconic landmarks in a Full Day experience that will be both spectacular and also emotional as well! When you visit the cell that Nelson Mandela lived in for 18 years of his 27 year incarceration, tears have been known to flow. The day is divided into two parts, Table Mountain in the morning and then Robben Island in the afternoon. This is because weather can be a factor, normally the conditions are more favorable for the mountain in the mornings. Lunch will be at the V & A Waterfront.
Day 4: PRIVATE CAPE WINELANDS TOUR – OVERLAND
CAPE TOWN – STELLENBOSCH – FRANSCHHOEK
Without a doubt one of the most alluring activities in Cape Town is a visit to the wine country with its vast and verdant beauty, historical wine estates and towns and world famous wines! On this day tour you will experience the art of wine tasting as well as learning a little about the colourful history of the region. The Cape Wine route is the first commercial wine route in the world and today it is regarded as one of the best. Lunch can be at Boschendal Wine Estate on the day. A selection of top wine estates will be experienced in the Stellenbosch region.
Day 5: PRIVATE CAPE WINELANDS – OVERLAND
STELLENBOSCH – SOMERSET WEST – GORDON’S BAY – STRAND
On day two we explore wine farms in the Somerset West and coastal region and you will be able to taste the difference in the wine, sampling from estates which are inland as well as ones that are located near to the sea with a maritime climate. It is amazing to experience the difference in style and taste and how climate influences the flavours. All the wine farms that we visit have been pre-sampled and approved by our Tour Guides. Apart from the wine tasting we also do a coastal drive to Gordon’s Bay and the Strand. We return to Cape Town in the late afternoon.
Day 6: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
CAPE TOWN – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you will be transferred to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to Eastgate Airport in Hoedspruit which is on the doorstep of Kruger National Park. On arrival you will be met by a representative and transported to Kapama Buffalo Camp which is reminiscent of a traditional African Safari camp from a bygone era with exquisite tented accommodation. Depending on your time of arrival you will enjoy an evening safari drive into the bush with a qualified game ranger to seek out some wild life which is in abundance! When you return dinner will be enjoyed at the camp.
Day 7 – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
An early morning start takes you into the vast area of Kapama which comprises of 13000 hectares and is home to 40 different species of mammals including the famed and dangerous African big five, namely Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo. There are also 350 bird species in this vast paradise of natural bush veld. Lunch is enjoyed in the bush at a safe and controlled area. After spending a day in the bush you return to your tented accommodation to relax before enjoying another excellent dinner at the camp.
Day 8 KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – JOHANNESBURG
After a good breakfast and a relaxing morning around the Camp is enjoyed at your leisure. Savour the last few hours that you have at this really special place. A last minute safari drive is also an option for the morning’s entertainment or even a visit to the animal hospital which is most interesting as well. After your final lunch at Kapama you are transported to the airport for your flight to O R Tambo international in Johannesburg where you will be met by staff who will take you to your overnight accommodation, dinner will be enjoyed at the hotel.
Day 9: VICTORIA FALLS
JOHANNESBURG – VICTORIA FALLS
After breakfast you will be transferred from the hotel back to O R Tambo International airport for your flight to the town of Victoria Falls, named after the majestic falls near which it is located. The Victoria Falls is without a doubt one of the most spectacular natural sights in the entire world. The falls occur where the mighty Zambezi River stretches to approximately 1 688m wide and, from its highest point, plummets 108m meters in a thundering roar of white waters and spiraling mists. This occurrence has earned it the local name of “Mosi-oa-Tunya” – the smoke that thunders. Time devoted to a Victoria Falls tour is followed by a visit to the Victoria Falls Craft Market, where some of Africa’s finest artwork is on display. Guests will then be assisted with check-in at the elegant Victoria Falls hotel.
Day 10: ELEPHANT BACK SAFARI
VICTORIA FALLS – ZAMBEZI RIVER
The morning is devoted to an elephant-back safari in a wilderness area not far from Victoria Falls. An experienced elephant minder accompanies each elephant and visitor. Upon mounting the elephants, the safari begins. View game whilst riding game and savor the experience of crashing through the African bush atop a gigantic pachyderm. Your safari ends with a short training session and interaction with the elephants, followed by a late breakfast or early lunch. Guests then return to the hotel, where they are met during the late afternoon for a sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River. View game coming to the water’s edge for a late afternoon drink, whilst the setting sun creates a splendid display of color over one of Africa’s finest wilderness areas.
Day 11: JOHANNESBURG
VICTORIA FALLS – JOHANNESBURG
Guests spend the morning at leisure after which they will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport for a flight to Johannesburg. Guests will be met at O R Tambo International Airport and then assisted in transferring to an international flight back to their country of origin after a memorable tour of Southern Africa.