Day 1 – MPUMALANGA
Arrive Johannesburg and meet your guide. Continue to Mpumalanga and visit Mac Mac Falls, two falls with beautiful views and from there to Graskop. A small town situated in the magnificent Mpumalanga Province touristic region and a gateway to the Panorama Route. It’s one of those one street towns with many restaurants and craft shops. Graskop hotel is a unique artistic experience offering friendly hospitality, contemporary South African art in a variety and unique South African food to be remembered.
Overnight – Graskop Hotel (Dinner & breakfast)
Day 2 – PANORAMA ROUTE – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
A day tour of the Panorama Route. Visit the scenic gorge with the Pinacle Rock and God’s Window. Continue to Bourk’s Luck Potholes. The potholes were named after a gold digger, Tom Burke who staked a claim nearby. Although his claim didn’t produce a single ounce of gold, he correctly predicted that large gold deposits would be found in the area. This natural water feature marks the beginning of Blyde River Canyon. Through countless eons the swirling whirlpools which occur as the Treur River plunges into the Blyde River caused waterborne sand and rock to grind huge, cylindrical potholes into the bedrock of the river. We next stop at the Three Rondawels viewpoint for a spectacular view of the canyon and dam. We enter the world’s famous Kruger National Park. One of the most famous and oldest National Park in the world, founded by Paul Kruger in 1898 and is South Africa’s most exciting destination.
Overnight – Kruger National Park Rest Camp (Breakfast)
Day 3: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – JOHANNESBURG
Morning drive through the park is search for wildlife and return to Johannesburg.
Overnight– Metcourt Suites (Breakfast)
Day 4 – PORT ELIZABETH – STORMS RIVER – TSITSIKAMMA – KNYSNA
Travel to Tsitskamma National Park, an area of the Garden Route National Park, on South Africa’s southern coast. It encompasses a marine reserve, deep gorges and local vegetation like the Big Tree, a towering yellowwood. The Mouth Trail crosses a suspension bridge over Storms River. The Otter Trail leads to Nature’s Valley, with birds including the Cape batis. The park is also home to small mammals, including bush pigs. Stop at Storms River Bloukrans Bridge the entrance to the Garden Route. From the bridge are the highest Bungee jumps at 216 metres. Continue to Mokeyland, the world’s first free roaming multi-specie primate sanctuary. Monkeyland has as one of its aims, to create awareness about the plight of primates and to show that with a greater understanding of our primate cousins, that we can all live in harmony. Also visit Birds of Eden Birds of Eden’s unique two hectare dome (the World’s largest) spans over a gorge of indigenous forest. The sanctuary has its own mysterious ruin, which incorporates a walk-behind waterfall. Take a cruise to the Featherbed Reserve. Your guide will tell you fascinating stories about the lagoon, the early shipping industry and oyster cultivation.
Overnight– Knysna Premier hotel (Breakfast)
Day 5 – OUDTSHOORN
Travel to Oudtshoorn a town renown for Ostrich feather industry. Visit Wildlife Cango Ranch, an endangered species breeding facility. The oldest and biggest Cheetah contact centre worldwide for a rare opportunity of interacting with Cheetahs. Continue Safari Ostrich Farm to learn about Ostrich farming and breeding. The brave ones can take a ride on an Ostrich.
Overnight– Hlangana Lodge (Breakfast)
Day 6 – OUDTSHOORN – MOSSEL BAY – CAPE TOWN
Travel to Mossel Bay to visit Dias Museum where you will see the “Old Post Office Tree”, a 500 years old Milkwood tree used by 15th century Portuguese sailors as a mail box. The replica boat used by Diaz to sail to South Africa. Visit the Shell Museum, the largest collection of shells from around the world. Continue to Cape Town.
Overnight in Cape Town – Cape Manor hotel (Breakfast)
Day 7 – CAPE PENINSULA
Take a half-hour boat trip to Duiker Island to see a Cape Fur Seal colony. Continue on Chapman’s Peak Drive (if open), renowned as one of the most stunning roadways in the world. Visit the Cape Point Nature Reserve, the tip of the Cape Peninsula that has captivated travelers for centuries with its dramatic scenery and fascinating history. The return journey to Cape Town takes us along False Bay coast to visit the colony of rare African Penguins Colony at the Boulders. We pass through the naval village of Simon’s Town, Fish Hoek, Kalk Bay and Muizenberg. We then visit the world-famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, world renowned for the beauty and diversity of the Cape flora it displays and for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain.
Overnight in Cape Town – Cape Manor hotel (Breakfast)
Day 8 – CAPE TOWN – JOHANNESBURG
Visit up Table Mountain by cableway (weather permitting) world famous landmark rises 1,086 metres. From here unfold spectacular view of the city and Ocean. Continue on a panoramic tour of the City Centre, house of parliament, City Hall, Castle of Good Hope, Company Gardens, South African Museum, Jewish Museum, the “Bo Kaap” known as the Malay Quarter and Green Market. Visit the V & A Waterfront, unique shopping centre, restaurants and activities. Visit the Two Oceans Aquarium displaying the Atlantic Ocean Gallery, Indian Ocean Gallery, I&J Predator Exhibit, the Sappi River Meander, and Kelp Forest Exhibit. As you walk between galleries, you’ll be delighted to see sharks, penguins, seahorses, jellyfish, and too many fish species to count. Evening transfer to the airport for a flight to Johannesburg. Transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Johannesburg – Metcourt Suites (Breakfast)
Day 9 – VICTORIA FALLS
Flight to Victoria Falls. Meet your guide and go for a relaxing sundowner cruise on the Zambezi river. Drinks and snacks are included. There is a good chance to see hippo and crocodile along the banks of the river, as well as elephant, buffalo and many aquatic birds.
Overnight in Victoria Falls – Kingdom hotel (Breakfast)
Day 10 – VICTORIA FALLS – JOHANNESBURG
Enjoy a morning tour of the Falls, one of the seventh’s world wonders. En-route see the famous Livingstone Baobab Big Tree, thought to be about 1500 years old. Breath taking view of the falls, the rainforest, flora, fauna, birds & wildlife. Transfer to the airport for a flight to Johannesburg and back home.
Chobe National Park, in northern Botswana in driving distance from Victoria Falls.It has one of the largest concentrations of game in African continent, offers a lifetime safari experience by boat and by 4×4.