South Africa 9 DAYS & 8 NIGHTS - Private journey: Cape Town, Cape Peninsula, Cape Winelands & Kapama Game Reserve
Discover the highlights of the Cape Peninsula and the Winelands before embarking on a classic safari on this exciting journey through South Africa. Begin your travels in the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town where you’ll ascend iconic Table Mountain, visit Robben Island and explore the scenic Cape Peninsula. Sample some of South Africa’s most famous exports in the rolling fields and vineyards of the Winelands. Then, search for lion leopard, rhino and more on safari in the private Kapama Game Reserve.
Arrive Cape Town Upon arrival in Cape Town, you will be welcomed by your Cox & Kings local representative and accompanied to your hotel. Victoria & Alfred Hotel - 5 Nights
Cape TownBoard a cable car for the five-minute ride to the top of Table Mountain. Return to the city via the old Cape Malay Quarter for a walk through the botanical gardens. Stroll through the city to Greenmarket Square to browse its bustling market stalls. Drive to the Castle, then take in the Grand Parade where Nelson Mandela addressed the nation upon his release in 1990. Move on to the District Six Museum. Relish lunch at one of the city's popular restaurants. Victoria & Alfred Hotel (B, L)
Cape Town Depart the city for the fishing village of Hout Bay. Here, board a boat to view the Cape Fur Seal colony on Duiker Island. Traverse Chapman's Peak Drive, one of the world's most spectacular passes. Explore the rocky coastline and spot endemic fauna in the Cape of Good Hope National Park. Enjoy vistas from the famous Cape Point Lighthouse and visit the fabled Cape of Good Hope. After lunch at a coastal restaurant, visit Boulders Beach, for a close-up with a colony of African Penguins. Head home through fishing villages and seaside havens. Victoria & Alfred Hotel (B, L)
Cape Town Enjoy tastings of high-quality reds and whites as well as Cap Classiques (South African "Champagnes") in areas including Stellenbosch, Simonsberg, Paarl and Franschhoek. Savor lunch at one of the many classic restaurants in the area. See the Afrikaans Language Monument with panoramic Boland views, historic Cape Dutch architecture in Stellenbosch and the idyllic Franschhoek Valley. Victoria & Alfred Hotel (B, L)
Cape Town Enjoy a morning excursion by ferry across Table Bay to Robben Island, one of South Africa's most revered national monuments, was once a prison. Among its more famous inmates was the 19th-century tribal chief, Makana, and South Africa's first democratically elected president, Nelson Mandela. He spent two decades of his life on the island, along with some 3 000 other political detainees, many of whom were icons of the resistance and became leaders of the new South Africa. Victoria & Alfred Hotel (B)
To the Kapama Game Reserve Fly to Hoedspruit's East Gate Airport, where you are met and accompanied to your camp in the private Kapama Game Reserve, located in the Greater Kruger National Park region. Enjoy your first afternoon game drive, searching beyond sunset for Africa's large mammals, rare birds and elusive big cats. Kapama Buffalo Camp - 3 Nights (B, D)
Day 7 - 8
Kapama Game Reserve Early-morning and afternoon game drives reveal the many species of animals and birds native to the region. Search for Africa's "Big Five" - leopard, lion, elephant, buffalo and rhino. Your experienced ranger/guide takes you to the best spots for sighting game. Kapama Buffalo Camp (B, L, D) Day 9 Depart Johannesburg Enjoy your final morning activity before you are accompanied to the airport in Hoedspruit for your flight to Johannesburg, where you connect with your onward flight. (B)
Depart Johannesburg Enjoy your final morning activity before you are accompanied to the airport in Hoedspruit for your flight to Johannesburg, where you connect with your onward flight. (B)
Why Cox & Kings?
They are the world’s longest-running travel company, and have been designing, organizing and leading exceptional journeys for 255 years now. You can expect:
Insider access to the world’s most exotic places. Hands-on, experiential travel. Wildlife encounters - up close and personal. The perfect honeymoon. Group journeys with like-minded travelers. Small ship cruises in distant waters. Custom-designed, off-the-beaten path adventures.
But what else makes their programs so remarkable?
It's the difference between "seeing" and "doing." We deliver hands-on travel experiences that will deepen your understanding of what you see and where you are. When you travel with Cox & Kings, you won't just see elephants - you'll ride them, feed them and play with them.
The well-trod path is not on our map. When others go west, we head east. We have our ear to the ground all over the world, and we constantly discover new and unique experiences - so that you have a one-of-a-kind, unforgettable trip.
A well-designed journey should send your heart soaring, surprise you and stimulate your sense of wonder. Just as an expert sommelier pairs the perfect red with that dry-aged filet, our experienced Product Managers combine the elements of travel into a sumptuous travel experience.
Everyone is different, with different dreams, different interests, different pace and different aspirations. We begin by listening to what you want - and then work to create the journey that's perfect for you.
Don't worry - they'll sweat the details, pay constant attention to world events, stay in close contact with theirr people on the ground. And they offer some of the best travel insurance coverage in the industry - even for pre-existing conditions - to protect your travel investment.
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Pricing based on 4 people.
For a private group of 2 people please add $500 to the price per person.
Private arrival and departure airport transfers to and from your hotel
All planning, handling and operational charges
Accommodation based on double occupancy
Privately guided sightseeing in air-conditioned vehicle (exceptions may apply)
Services of Professional English-Speaking Guide(s) and/or Tour Escort as detailed in your itinerary
All entrance fees mentioned in itinerary
Meals as mentioned in itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D=Dinner)\
Baggage handling, 2 pieces per person unless otherwise noted. (Please note that any additional luggage may require modification in vehicle size) Other inclusions as noted in your itinerary
Exclusions: International and internal region airfare, unless otherwise stated. Meals other than those mentioned in itinerary.The cost of personal items such as laundry, drinks with meals or otherwise, additional incidentals, etc. Airport Security Charges if levied by any airport to cover the cost of security arrangements and payable locally and Airport. Departure Taxes (if applicable). Optional and additional sightseeing not included in itinerary. Cost of obtaining passports or required visas where necessary. Any fees associated with using air miles for your air travel Transport between your home and home airport/port/station. Gratuities unless stated in "What Your Land Price Includes" Travel Protection Insurance. Other inclusions if not noted under "Includes"