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12 KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, CAPE TOWN & GARDEN ROUTE TOUR

TOUR INFORMATION

⇒Pretoria/Johannesburg - Kruger Park - Kruger Park Safari - Private Game Lodge - Johannesburg - Cape Town - Oudtshoorn - Knysna - George - Cape Town

Kruger National Park, Cape Town & Garden Route
Departs:
Departs Daily on request
Pick-up Location:
Any location in Pretoria/Johannesburg
Pick-up Time:
Between 06:00 and 08:00, depending on location
Drop off location:
Cape Town International Airport(or any other location in Cape Town)
Drop off Time:
Approximate 18:00
Passengers:
Minimum 2 - Maximum 8
Safari Price:
On Request

Per Person Sharing: the amount payable per adult sharing a twin/double room
Per Person Single: the amount payable per adult in a single room
Per Child: the amount payable per child under 12 sharing a room with parents
ZAR: South African Rand



INCLUDES/EXCLUDES

Including in the price

  • Accommodation as specified (subject to availability)
  • Meals as specified
  • Transport in air-conditioned vehichles or open game-viewing vehicles for safaris
  • Excursions and entry fees as described in the program
  • Service of a qualified and registered tour guide/driver
  • Flight Johannesburg/Cape Town - one way

Excluding in the safari price

  • Meals not specified
  • Drinks, gratuities, telephone calls & other items of personal nature


SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sight-seeing along the "Panorama Route"
  • Kruger National Park Safari
  • Sunset safari in an open vehicle in the Kruger National Park.
  • Exclusive Private Game Lodge - Two nights
  • Sunrise & sunset open vehicle safaris at the private game lodge
  • Table Mountain & afternoon Cape Town Tour
  • Cape Point Tour - Full Day Tour
  • Cape Wine lands Tour - Full Day Tour
  • 4 Days Touring the Garden Route


DETAILED ITINERY

Day 1 - Kruger National Park - Mpumalanga Province
Departure early in the morning from Pretoria/Johannesburg and as we travel in a eatern direction towards the Mpumalanga Province, we visit many attractions and view points along the Panorama Route,including the Bourkes Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels, Gods Window and the historic gold mining town of Pilgrims Rest. We descend in the late afternoon the eastern escarpment and travel through the lowveld to our country lodge, outside the Kruger National Park. Accommodation: Country Lodge
Dinner, bed & breakfast basis.
Distance traveled: 430km

Day 2 - Limpopo/Mpumalanga Province - Kruger National Park
Early in the morning, we will have breakfast at the lodge and then travel to the nearest entrance gate to the Kruger National Park. Inside the Kruger Park, we will start seeing some of the numerous animals that inhabit this magnificent wildlife sanctuary. We will travelling in a northen direction inside the Kruger Park and in the late afternoon, arriving at our camp. There is time for a short break before joining an exciting open vehicle sunset safari, looking for Africas Big Five - Rhino, Lion, Buffalo, Elephant and Leopard. Accommodation tonight is in comfortable en-suite bungalows or cottages. Supper is enjoyed in the camp restaurant.
Accommodation: Skukuza, Satara, Olifants or Lower Sabie Restcamp
Dinner, bed & breakfast basis.
Distance traveled: 55km

Day 3 - Limpopo/Mpumalanga Province - Private Game Reserve
We exit the Kruger Park after breakfast and travel to our exclusive lodge in a Private Game Reserve. Later during the day, we will undertake a exhilarating sunset safari in specially adapted open 4X4 vehicles.. At sunset, sundowners are enjoyed deep in the bush, and after sunset, the ranger will making use of spotlightsmaking to search for nocturnal animals. A specially prepared dinner is awaiting us under the stars around the campfire at the lodge. (weather permitting)
Accommodation: Private Game Lodge
All meals inclusive & sunset/sunrise safaris in open game vehichles.
Distance traveled: 105km

Day 4 - Limpopo/Mpumalanga Province - Private Game Reserve
An early wake up call signals the start of yet another exciting day in Big Five territory. You depart on an early morning safari in open 4x4 vehicles after which you return to the lodge for a late breakfast. After breakfast you can embark on a guided bush walk with an armed ranger, who will identify spoor and droppings and share with you some of the fascinating secrets of the bush. If you are lucky you may come across big game on foot - a truly exhilarating experience. This evening another safari in open 4x4 vehicles is undertaken, followed by a scrumptious South African dinner
Accommodation: Private Game Lodge
Fully inclusive of all meals & game-viewing activities.

Day 5 - Gauteng Province - Johannesburg
After a final open vehicle game drive and a late breakfast, we travel back to Johannesburg, where you are dropped off at your hotel, situated conveniently close to the Johannesburg Airport. There is a complimentary shuttle service to the airport.
Accommodation: The Metcourt Laurel Hotel at Emperor's Palace
Bed & Breakfast basis
Distance traveled: 458km / 284mi

Day 6 - Western Cape Province - Cape Town
After breakfast you take the complimentary shuttle bus to the Johannesburg Airport for a 2-hour domestic flight to Cape Town. Upon your arrival at the Cape Town Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel, ideally situated at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. After lunch you depart on an afternoon City, Blouberg Beach & Table MountainTour. Bring your camera! This tour of the Mother City offers you the chance to photograph her very best sights. We start our afternoon with a visit to Table Mountain for its spectacular views. After our descent we head into the City before visiting the beach at Blouberg, where we get a magnificent view of Table Mountain from across Table Bay!

Includes:

  • Table Mountain weather permitting (otherwise Signal Hill)
  • Scenic City tour passing the Houses of Parliament, the City Hall & the Castle
  • "Bo-Kaap" (traditional Malay Quarter)
  • Green Market Square
  • District Six
  • Blouberg Beach great photo opportunity

Excludes:

  • Cable car fare

You are requested to be ready for pick-up at 14:00, and will be back at the hotel at approximately 17:30
Accommodation: City Lodge Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Bed & Breakfast basis
Distance traveled:2 hours flight

Day 7 - Sunday - Western Cape Province - Cape Town
Today you undertake a full day Cape Point Tour, following Africa's premier tour route to the romantic meeting place of the Indian & Atlantic Oceans. Sir Francis Drake the explorer called it "the fairest cape that we saw in the circumference of the globe" This tour offers a full and exciting day out.

Includes:

  • Clifton & Camps Bay beach views
  • Houtbay, Optional trip to seal island
  • Champmans Peak Drive
  • Cape Point & Nature Reserve
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Optional stop for lunch at Fish Hoek Galley
  • Kirstenbosch botanical gardens

Please be ready for pick-up at 08:45, we will be back at the hotel at approximately 17:30
Accommodation: City Lodge Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Bed & Breakfast basis

Day 8 - Monday - Western Cape Province - Cape Town
A full day tour of the magnificent Cape Winelands

Today's most memorable features:

Paarl

  • A drive through the town of Paarl
  • Nelson's Creek cellar tour with wine tasting
  • Victor Verster prison, where Nelson Mandela was released in 1990
    Franschoek
  • Cheese and wine tasting at Franschoek vineyard
  • The village of Franschoek
  • The Huguenot Memorial
  • Lunch stop in Franschoek (lunch for own account)
    Stellenbosch
  • The Helshoogte Mountain Pass
  • City Tour of Stellenbosch
  • Some free time to explore on foot
  • Opportunity to touch a cheetah (Optional)
  • Informal wine tasting area
  • Minimum of 3 wine tastings, 1 with cheese

Please be ready for pick-up at 08:30, we will be back at the hotel at approximately 17:30
Accommodation: City Lodge Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Bed & Breakfast basis

Day 9 - Western Cape Province - Oudtshoorn
Depart from Cape Town and head to the Karoo town of Oudtshoorn for the first nights stay.

Todays most memorable features are:

  • The Du Toit's Kloof mountain pass
  • The town of Worcester
  • Wine Tasting
  • Oudtshoorn - ostrich capital of the world

Accommodation: La Plume Guest Farm
Bed & Breakfast basis
Distance traveled: 425km / 264mi

Day 10 - Western Cape Province - Knysna
Awake to the freshness of the Karoo. Today we explore Oudtshoorns finest sights before we set off to spend a night on the coast in Knysna.

Today's Highlights

:
  • The Cango Caves
  • The Cango Wildlife Ranch, where you can view crocodile, cheetah, tiger, lion, jaguar, puma and as a option touch a cheetah
  • An Ostrich farm

Accommodation: La Plume Guest Farm
Bed & Breakfast basis
Distance traveled: 125km / 78mi

Day 11 - Western Cape Province - George
Spend some time in Knysna or take part in the morning excursion towards Tsitsikamma Forest the choice is yours. We have an action packed day for you.

Todays most memorable features are:

  • The quaint town of knysna or -
  • A morning excursion of the Garden of Eden and the Big Tree
  • (option - Knysna Elephant Park - opportunity to touch an African Elephant)
  • The indigenous forests of the Garden Route
  • A cruise on the Knysna Lagoon to the Knysna Heads
  • The Featherbed Nature Reserve
  • Steam-train trip along one of the world's most picturesque rail routes (NB! Train does NOT operate between 1 May and 31 August)
  • Coastal drive including the town of Wilderness on our way to George

Accommodation: King George Hotel
Bed & Breakfast basis
Distance traveled: 65km / 41mi

Day 12 - End
We return to Cape Town via farmlands and the rolling hills of Swellendam after four fabulous days exploring the beautiful Garden Route!

Todays most memorable features are:

  • Mossel Bay, visiting the Post Office Tree, where early sailors left mail for homebound ships to Europe
  • Swellendam
  • Clarence Drive, a spectacular coastal road
  • You arrive back in Cape Town after four fabulous days exploring the Garden Route!

Distance traveled: 442km / 274mi


Pretoriuskop

The impressive granite dome known as "Shabeni hill" is not far from the Pretoriuskop Rest Camp, which is found in the south-western corner of teh world-renowned Kruger National Park. It is immediately apparent to any visitor that Pretoriuskop, Kruger oldest restcamp, is unlike any other restcamp in the Kruger National Park.
Brilliant red trees adorn Kruger like surroundngs, pre-dating the decision to make exclusive use of indegenous plants in laying out rest camp gardens.

Activities

  • Night Drive
  • Morning Drive
  • Guided Bush Walks
  • Sunset drive
  • Bush Breakfast/Braai
  • Swimming Pool

Things to Seek

  • Sable Antelope
  • Lichtenstein Hartebeest
  • Black Rhino
  • Kudu
  • Brown-headed Parrot



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