SOUTH AFRICA SUMMER SPECIAL
Arrive: Johannesburg
Depart: Cape Town - Europe

12 Days / 11 Nights
Day 1
JHB - PRETORIA
Arriving OR Tambo (Johannesburg) International Airport, you are met by a representative of Africa Experience. From the airport, you drive to Pretoria, the capital of South Africa, and visit the Voortrekker Monument and explore the Union Buildings.
Accommodation: Zebra Country Lodge. Meals: Dinner
Day 2
PRETORIA - KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast we drive to the province of Mpumalanga, the heartland of the Panorama Route. Pilgrim's Rest, a historical gold mine town and home of the first "Gold Rush" of the era, is visited. We also visit The 3 Rondavels with breathtaking views. We check in to our lodge on the private wildlife concession of Balule, which also forms part of the world-renowned Kruger National Park. At sunset you leave on your first night safari in open game viewing vehicles.
Accommodation: Andy's Camp. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 3
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
A full day in the area. A morning- and afternoon game drive is included in your package. Mid-day is siesta time for both humans and animals and you can relax at the pool. An option of a very casual walking safari is available in the afternoon - experience the African Bush first hand!
Accommodation: Andy's Camp. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 4
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - WITRIVIER
After breakfast, we travel south again and visit the amazing Bourke's Luck Potholes and jaw-dropping God's Window. We also visit one of the several waterfalls for a photo opportunity. We arrive in Witrivier mid-afternoon and check in at our overnight accommodation. The rest of the afternoon is spent at leisure.
Accommodation: Stille Wonings Guest House. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 5
WITRIVIER - JOHANNESBURG - PORT ELIZABETH
After breakfast we drive back to Johannesburg and check in at domestic departures for your two hour flight to Port Elizabeth. From Port Elizabeth International Airport, you are transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is spent at leisure - go for a casual walk on the promenade and/or visit the small shops in the area.
Accommodation: PE Beach Hotel. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 6
PORT ELIZABETH - TSITSIKAMMA (GARDEN ROUTE)
Today we explore the Tsitsikamma Forest-area which is also the beginning of the world famous Garden Route. We visit the Tsitsikamma National Park where you will have the opportunity to walk along the beach towards the Stormsriver and cross it via a newly built suspension bridge. Mid-afternoon we check in at Tsitsikamma Lodge
Accommodation: Tsitsikamma Lodge. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 7
TSITSIKAMMA - OUDTSHOORN
Our morning departure takes us to the beautiful town of Knysna and also known as the heart of the Garden Route. You will have time to visit the Waterfront and do shopping. From Knysna we drive via George to Oudtshoorn. Oudtshoorn is the Ostrich Capital of the World and we visit a working Ostrich Farm for a short guided tour. After our visit to the Ostrich Farm, we check in at our overnight accommodation. The rest of the afternoon is spent at leisure.
Accommodation: Thorntree Country Lodge. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 8
OUDTSHOORN
This morning you leave on a cultural tour via De Rust (Optional Extra Lunch Stop), Meiringspoort, Great Karoo, Prince Albert and the "super scenic" Swartberg Pass back to Oudtshoorn. Enjoy the exiting transition in vegetation, climate, and farming methods of the Little and Great Karoo. Stunning views all along the road! Is this the most spectacular route in the country?? See for yourself. You also visit a house built out of hay bales for tea and apple tart. A traditional South African dinner is served at "Kobus se Gat" from where you return to the lodge.
Accommodation: Thorntree Country Lodge. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 9
OUDTSHOORN - GARDEN ROUTE GAME LODGE
After breakfast we visit the Cango Caves - one of the most impressive drip-stone caves in the world! From Oudtshoorn we depart for Mosselbay via the Robertson Pass. We visit the Karveel Museum and stop at the Post Office Tree in Mosselbay. A replica of one of the Portuguese ships that passed here in the 1400's is also visited. Mid-afternoon we arrive at Garden Route Game Lodge and partake in a safari in open vehicles. Animals of note include Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant.
Accommodation: Garden Route Game Lodge. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 10
GARDEN ROUTE GAME LODGE - CAPE TOWN
An early morning game drive is available for the brave! After breakfast we pack our bags and leave for Cape Town. Weather permitting, you ascend Table Mountain via cable car for sweeping views of Cape Town, the Peninsula and Robben Island, Nelson Mandela's Prison below. We check in at Afton Grove late afternoon.
Accommodation: Afton Grove. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 11
CAPE TOWN
Today we explore the beauty of Cape Town! We visit the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point as well as the penguin colony at Boulders Beach.
Accommodation: Afton Grove. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 12
CAPE TOWN - HOME
Your last few hours in Sunny South Africa are spent in the Winelands of South Africa. Taste the nectar of the gods and buy a few bottles at the cellar? Time permitting, we also visit the Afrikaans Language Monument from where we leave for Cape Town International Airport, for your departure flight back home, late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast


PRICES FROM GBP1050 / Euro 1150 per person
Accommodation
All accommodation selected for this tour is en-suite.
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