Day 1 – Depart UK
Overnight scheduled flight to Cape Town from your preferred airport.
Day 2 – Cape Town
Morning arrival in Cape Town where we are met by our tour manager who will accompany us throughout our tour – coach tour of the city, a cable car to the top of Table Mountain and tour along Camps Bay, Clifton and Sea Point – check in to the Capetonian Hotel.
Day 3 – Cape Peninsula
Tour along Cape Peninsula, one of the world’s great marine drives – drive to the fishing village of Hout Bay for a short boat ride to see the hundreds of seals at Seal Island – continue to Simon’s Town to Boulder's Beach to see the African Penguin – drive through the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve with its flowering plants and antelope to Cape Point, where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans merge – visit the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain – optional sunset cruise on board the Nauticat.
Day 4 – Cape Winelands
Full day excursion to the Cape Winelands with visits to Paarl, Franschoek and Stellenbosch and an included cellar tour and two wine tastings during the day – check in to the Protea Stellenbosch Hotel.
Day 5 – Oudtshoorn
Travel via Montague along Route 62 to Oudtshoorn – check in to the Protea Riempie Estate Hotel in Oudtshoorn – visit an ostrich farm in the Little Karoo where we have a BBQ dinner.
Day 6 - Cango Caves & Knysna
Guided tour of the Cango Caves, a fabulous collection of dripstone formations – travel through the awe inspiring Outeniqua Mountain Pass through to Knysna – check in to the Protea Knysna Quays.
Day 7 – Featherbed Nature Reserve
Morning visit to Featherbed Nature Reserve which includes a boat ride from Knysna – evening free to enjoy the setting of the Knysna Quays.
Day 8 – Tsitsikamma National Park
Continue along the Garden Route, past Plettenberg Bay – Tsitsikamma National Park is an almost untouched natural landscape with indigenous Yellowood trees and diverse birdlife – check in to the Protea Tsitsikamma Village.
Day 9 – Port Elizabeth & Johannesburg
Cross over the Storms River Bridge and on to Port Elizabeth for our flight to Johannesburg – on arrival at Johannesburg International Airport, we are met by our coach and transfer to the Westcliff Hotel.
Day 10 – Pilgrim’s Rest & Mpumalanga
En route to Mpumalanga we stop at Pilgrim’s Rest, a finely restored original gold mining village retracing the wagon routes of Percy Fitzpatrick and his famous dog, Jock of the Bushveld – continue on a scenic sightseeing tour of Mpumalanga, via the Panorama Route taking in God's Window, Bourke's Luck Potholes and the Blyde River Canyon – check in to the Protea Kruger Gate Lodge and dinner in the hotel.
Day 11 – Kruger National Park
Early morning departure for the Kruger National Park for one of the highlights of our tour, a full day game viewing by coach – today we will be tracking the ‘Big 5’ but hunting only for great photographs and extraordinary wildlife memories – return to the Lodge in the late afternoon for dinner.
Day 12 – Kruger National Park
Spend full day at leisure or optional second day of game viewing in the Kruger National Park but this time on an open top safari vehicle, a whole new experience – dinner at the Lodge.
Day 13 – Pretoria & Johannesburg
Travel to Pretoria for a city tour taking in the Voortrekker Monument, the Union Buildings, the administrative headquarters of the government, Church Square and Melrose House and Kruger House – travel on to Johannesburg and check in to Westcliff Hotel.
Day 14 – Johannesburg to UK
Most of the day free or time to take an optional tour of Soweto – late afternoon transfer to the airport for our scheduled flight home.
Day 15 – Arrive UK
Full programme of included daily excursions
‘Big Five’ game drive
Professional tour manager
Scheduled flights to Cape Town, returning
Executive coach in South Africa
One free place per 15 paying passengers
Oudtshoorn & BBQ dinner at an ostrich farm.
Cango Caves & Outeniqua Mountain Pass
Featherbed Nature Reserve
Plettenberg Bay & Tsitsikamma National Park
Sightseeing tour of Mpumalanga
Kruger National Park & ‘Big 5’ game drive
City tour of Pretoria
Sunset cruise on board the Nauticat
Open top game viewing in the Kruger National Park
Tour of Soweto
Good quality hotels on bed & breakfast basis (half board at the Kruger National Park):
• Capetonian, Cape Town - two nights
• Protea Stellenbosch Hotel - one night
• Protea Riempie Estate Hotel, Oudtshoorn - one night
• Protea Knysna Quays - two nights
• Protea Tsitsikamma Village - one night
• Westcliff Hotel, Johannesburg - two nights
• Protea Kruger Gate Lodge - three nights (half board)
All rooms have en suite private facilities.
Single room supplement £299
Entrance fees to places of interest
Optional cruise and safari
Tailor-make this tour
Remember that this tour is just our suggestion to provide inspiration and whet your appetite. Every one of our tours is tailor made exclusively for your group and your group alone. So if you like the look of this tour but want to alter it to suit your group, that’s fine. Tell us how you want to change it and we’ll send you a proposal that meets the exact requirements for your group tour. Then, combining our experience with your understanding of the profile and interests of your members, together we can fine tune the itinerary so that you get the perfect tour at the right price for your group.
Call us on
020 7064 4970
to tailor this tour
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Tailor make your group tour
Remember this itinerary is just our suggestion. Tailor make this tour exclusively for your group to suit your members’ budget or preferences. You could:
- stay at hotels with different star ratings
- with more dinners included
- for more (or fewer) days
- include different excursions
- include UK airport coachtransfers
- include all entrance fee
Call us on
020 7064 4970
to tailor make the perfect tour
for your group