AFRICA - 11 DAY
ZAMBIA / BOTSWANA / CAPE TOWN
(11 Days / 10 Nights)
We will always try to accommodate the needs of the traveller.
Arrive in S.A and transfer to hotel. At leisure.
Day 2. S.A. - Zambia
Arrive in OR Tambo, Johannesburg. Same day, take a flight from OR Tambo to Livingstone Airport. Guests will be met and greeted at the airport by a representative at Livingstone airport and transported to Zambezi Sun. Afternoon Sundowner cruises on the African Queen. Overnight in Zambia
Day 3. Zambia (B)
After breakfast transfer to the Elephant back Safari venue in Zimbabwe for a safari experience from the back of an elephant. Afterwards, return to hotel. In the afternoon, those wishing to fish can depart for a half-day of tiger fishing. The other guests can relax at the hotel or walk to the viewpoint of the falls. Overnight in Zambia.
Day 4. Zambia (B)
Fishermen can spend the day tiger fishing with an experienced fishing guide while the rest of the group can choose from the many other options available. Overnight in Zambia.
Day 5. Botswana (B)
After breakfast, transfer to Kasane by road (1 and a half hrs) and on to Chobe Marina Lodge for lunch. Afternoon game drive in a nearby game reserve like Chobe National Park. Dinner and overnight Botswana.
Day 6. Botswana (B)
Morning cruise to spot elephant, hippo and crocodile along the Chobe River. A boat is also available (holds 3 pax) for fishing for the day. After lunch at leisure or go on a game drive Overnight in Botswana.
Day 7. Botswana (B)
A morning cruise and the afternoon at leisure or choose from the different activities. Overnight in Botswana.
Day 8. Botswana – S.A. (B, D)
After breakfast, morning transfer to Livingstone Airport for Flight to Jhb. Connect to Cape Town. Arrive in Cape Town and transfer to the 7 on Kloof guesthouse and enjoy a home cooked dinner by Yolanda, the guesthouse owner (she is a great cook) Overnight 7 on Kloof.
Day 9. Cape Town (B)
A morning Township tour which gives the visitor a true experience of the diverse cultures. This tour includes a craft market, visit to a shebeen (Irish word for place of drinking) where you can drink real African beer and also a herbal doctor, (Sangoma). Afterwards, take a city tour, which includes the famous Table Mountain (weather permitting). This city tour will also take you to the SA museum and the Company Gardens started by the Dutch East India Company in order for sailors to have some nourishment.
Day 10. Cape Town (B)
After breakfast a guided full day Cape Point tour.
Drive via the Atlantic Coast, passing beaches like Clifton and
Camp's Bay, beautifully located on the base of the Twelve Apostles
mountain range. We travel to Hout Bay over the Suikerbossie pass.
(Sugar Bush) Guests have a choice of a boat ride, to Seal Island (45mins).
Thereafter depart for Cape Point via Chapman's Peak drive
(subject to road conditions) otherwise via Constantia, the beautiful wine
valley where wines were first made in South Africa with the arrival of the
Dutch. Guests have an option of visiting an Ostrich farm where they also
have a wonderful shop and restaurant. This farm is situated on the way to
Cape Point,not far from the entrance. We will spend 2 - 3 hrs in the
Cape Of Good Hope Nature Reserve and have a lunch break.
Guests have a choice of the Deli or the Two Oceans restaurant with breathtaking views. Guests will have the option of
taking the funicular train ride on "The Flying Dutchman" to the top or simply just walk up the pathway to the lighthouse. We then depart through the Reserve, looking out for animals such as the Cape Mountain Zebra, different kinds of antelope and even Ostrich.
Carry on via the Indian Ocean to the home of the African Penguin in Simonstown, named after the second Governor of the Cape, Simon Van Der Stel. A quaint little seaside village with steep narrow streets. There, you can see the statue of "Just nuisance", the Great Dane who was given a seaman's burial. Simons town was also the Main base for the Royal Navy in the South Atlantic from 1815 to 1957. Continue via the coast, passing fishing villages like Kalk Bay where the catch of the day can still be bought direct from the boats. Our afternoon ends at the world re-nowned Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens.
Day 11. Cape Town – Departure (B)
Winelands tour: After breakfast visit 3 famous wine areas, Franschoek, Paarl and Stellenbosch for 3 wine tastings, 1 cheese tasting and 1 cellar tour. Haute Cabriere in Franschoek, is famous for it's sparkling wine and is known all over the world. Franschoek (French corner) is the area given to the French Huegenots in 1688, when they were fleeing from the Protestant war.
This region which was cultivated by the French is still one of the most popular. En route we will pass the Drakenstein prison formerly known as Victor Verster where Nelson Mandela was released in 1990 after 27 years in various prisons. There is also a statue of him at the entrance. (Picture opportunity) Paarl is also a winegrowing region and its name is derived from the fact that the mountains look like pearls. KWV is well known for it's Brandy and also it's award-winning wines paired with chocolate. Stellenbosch is the second oldest town and also the largest wine-growing region. Guests will have an orientation of this university town where the streets are laden with Oak trees as the town is also known as the city of Oak.(Die Eikestad). Then at leisure until departure.
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