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 Cape Town & South African Luxury Safari     10 days/9 nights

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Your private itinerary starts any day day of the year

Costs start at $6,400 pp

Similar itineraries can be customized to suit budget.

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Customizable luxury private safari

Start in the "Mother City" of Cape Town, considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With iconic Table Mountain as her backdrop, Cape Town is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city surrounded by stunning mountains and a spectacular coastline. Visit the impressive Cape of Good Hope, see a lively penguin colony, sample fine wines in the Wine Region and ascend Table Mountain for a panoramic view of the Cape Peninsula. Continue to the Timbavati and Sabi Sand Private Game Reserves for some of the continent's best "Big 5" safaris. A large variety of wildlife can be found in these private reserves that form part of the Greater Kruger National Park eco-system. Luxury accommodation and fine dining make for the ultimate luxury safari experience.

 
Overview
Duration: 10 Days
Departure: Daily
Highlights: Cape Town, Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope, Penguins, Wine Tasting, Private Tours, Luxury Safaris in South Africa
Itinerary can be customized to suit individual requirements
Day 01: Arrive Cape Town
Upon arrival you will receive our V.I.P. Meet and Assist. You will be assisted through Customs & Immigration and then with baggage collection. You will then be escorted to the arrivals halls where you will meet your driver who will take you to your hotel by private vehicle.
 
Scenically beautiful, Cape Town is a compelling mix of trendy modern and old-world elegance. Glamorous hotels, world-class dining and stunning vistas merge seamlessly with dynamic student suburbs and vibrant nightlife. Malay and African heritage are evident in the cuisine, traditions and entertainment while the architecture reveals a strong Dutch, German and English flavor and style. Contemporary art is proudly displayed in a variety of galleries and modern boutique hotels, and wine bars and brandy tasting lounges will appeal to the fashionable set. With its dramatic ocean vistas, sandy beaches and stunning stretches of hill and fynbos-covered mountainside, the coastal landscape of Cape Town and the Southern Peninsula are truly memorable. Side-walk cafes and vibrant promenades fringe glorious turquoise waters.
 
Overnight at Cape Grace Hotel
 
Included: Breakfast & private airport transfers
 
Day 02: Cape Town / Half Day Private Cape Town City & Table Mountain Tour
You will be met by your guide for a half day exploration of the Cape Town, known affectionately as the Mother City. Your tour will take in the Houses of Parliament, the Castle (built between 1666 and 1679, this is South Africa’s oldest building), lively Greenmarket Square with its daily market, the Company Gardens and of course Table Mountain which will give you spectacular views over the city and Peninsula. On our descent, we stop at the Bo Kaap, home to the Cape Malay community, with its cobbled streets and brightly colored houses. You will have the choice of being dropped off at the Waterfront to experience this vibrant location at your own pace, with its many shops, restaurants and pubs or at your hotel at the end of the tour.
 
Overnight at Cape Grace Hotel
 
Included: Breakfast, private guide and entrance fees

Day 03: Cape Town / Full Day Private Cape Peninsula Tour
Today you embark on a full day tour of the Cape Peninsula. Take in the beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay, before crossing over to Hout Bay, a quaint village and fishing harbor with magnificent mountains views and beaches. From here you drive to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve via Chapman’s Peak, one of the world’s most breathtaking coastal drives, where you will board a funicular (optional and for your own account) to get to the top of the Peninsula to witness the symbolic meeting of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans and enjoy spectacular views over False Bay. After lunch (for your own account), continue to Simonstown, the naval base, and visit the African Penguin breeding colony at Boulders Beach. Then stop at the world-renowned Kirstenbosch Gardens before arriving at your hotel for overnight.

Overnight at Cape Grace Hotel
 
Included: Breakfast, private guide and entrance fees
 
Day 04: Cape Town / Full Day Winelands Tour
This full day tour visits the Cape Winelands consisting of several towns including Stellenbosch, Paarl, and Franschhoek. Gracious Cape Dutch homesteads set against a backdrop of mountains, forests, and rolling vineyards provide an unforgettable landscape.  You will have the opportunity to sample and purchase noble vintages, to explore the realm of the winemaker and experience a rich historical and architectural tradition while you learn first-hand how this picturesque part of South Africa produces some of the world’s finest wines.
In the late afternoon you are dropped at your hotel in Cape Town

Overnight at Cape Grace Hotel
 
Included: Breakfast, private guide and entrance fees
Day 05: Cape Town to Timbavati Private Game Reserve
After breakfast this morning you are transferred to the airport.
 
FLIGHT CAPE TOWN - HOEDSPRUIT     NOT INCLUDED IN LAND PRICE
 
On arrival in Hoedspruit you are met and taken by vehicle to your camp.
 
The Timbavati is a 53 000 hectare private Game Reserve, adjoining the Kruger National Park. Since 1962, the Timbavati Association has been dedicated to conservation and this “Big Five” reserve and is now characterized by strong lion, leopard and cheetah populations, as well as large herds of buffalo, wild dog and elephant. Timbavati is the birth place of the famous white lions, only known to occur in the Timbavati region. 
 
Arrive in time for lunch and game viewing starts this afternoon.
 
Overnight Kings Camp
Included: All meals, transfers and game viewing activities

 

Day 06: Timbavati Private Game Reserve
Morning and afternoon game viewing activities.
 
Overnight Kings Camp
Included: All meals, transfers and game viewing activities

 

Day 07: Timbavati to Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve
After your morning game viewing activity and breakfast, you are transferred by road to the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve (approx. 3 hours).
 
The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is a 65 000 hectare reserve, pioneered by the land-owners  of the area in the 1950’s, when the internal fences were dropped and a shared environmental management program was put in place. The Reserve shares a 32 mile unfenced boundary with the Kruger National Park The wildlife in the Sabi Sand Reserve is well habituated resulting in unforgettable close encounters and prolific sightings, particularly of the elusive leopard. The Sabi and the Sand Rivers run through the reserve, which add further dimension to the bio-diversity of this area.
 
Overnight at Leopard Hills
Included: All meals, transfers and game viewing activities

 

Days 08 & 09: Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve
2 days of safari at Leopard Hills
 
Overnight at Leopard Hills
Day 10: Depart
After your morning game viewing activity and breakfast, you are transferred to the Kruger Mpumalanga Airport for your flight to Johannesburg and onward connection back home.
 
FLIGHT KRUGER MPUMALANGA – JOHANNESBURG – NOT INCLUDED IN LAND PRICE
 
Connect with your international flight back home.
Included      
  • V.I.P. Meet & Assist on arrival
  • Accommodation per the itinerary
  • Private airport transfers
  • Private touring unless only group tours are available
  • Game drives and game viewing activities as offered by each safari camp
  • All meals on safari and breakfast at city hotels
  • Inter-camp light aircraft flights if applicable and specified
  • Park fees
  • Taxes
  • Entrance fees
  • 24/7 local assistance

 

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