This is a customized itinerary, consisting of 7 Days/6 Nights in Southern Africa, requiring 2 travel days/nights, with direct flights from JFK and Washington D.C. on South African Airways or on Delta Airlines from Atlanta to South Africa and back to the U.S.A.
Begin your journey flying to Cape Town, the “Mother City” of South Africa, where you will spend 3 nights. Some highlights during your stay in Cape Town are taking the cable car to the top of Table Mountain, visiting the most south-western point of the African Continent, seeing the African Penguins at Boulders Beach, and visiting one of the wine estates in the area.
Next fly to Hoedspruit for your unforgettable safari experience in the Kapama Private Game Reserve in Greater Kruger Park for 3 nights. Game viewing here is fantastic and this lovely lodge will enhance your experience in this beautiful area of South Africa.
Optional available extensions to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Chobe, Botswana.
This truly will be a memorable trip of a life-time!
14 Days / 13 Nights
Reference Number: 2019 March Discover SA VF CH with NTaba – was Diane Mason Incentive Group
FOR GROUND PORTIONS ONLY:
South Africa – Cape Town & Greater Kruger Safari :
US$3530.00 per person sharing on Double Occupancy
US$4730.00 per single Occupancy
Optional Extension to Victoria Falls:
US$1045.00 per person sharing on Double Occupancy
US$1305.00 per single Occupancy
Total South Africa & Victoria Falls:
US$4575.00 per person sharing on Double Occupancy
US$6035.00 per single Occupancy
Optional Extension to Chobe:
US$990.00 per person sharing on Double Occupancy
US$1180.00 per single Occupancy
Total South Africa, Victoria Falls & Chobe:
US$5565.00 per person sharing on Double Occupancy
US$7215.00 per single Occupancy
PLEASE NOTE: The above prices are subject to change should there be a significant change in the exchange rate. The above pricing is based on 12 travellers in the group and subject to change should the number of travellers change.
Cape Town, Kapama Private Game Reserve, Johannesburg, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Chobe River Front.
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Arrive at the Johannesburg Airport. Go through passport control and customs, and check in for your flight to Cape Town. Upon arrival at the Cape Town Airport, be met by your driver/guide and transferred to your hotel in Cape Town, the Commodore Hotel, conveniently located on the famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Check into your standard room for 3 nights on Bed & Breakfast basis. Enjoy a free evening, with dinner on your own account.
After breakfast, visit Table Mountain via the Cable Car (weather permitting), the World’s new Seventh Wonder, or visit Signal Hill (if weather does not allow visit to Table Mountain’s summit). Visit Jewel Africa for a diamond cutting demonstration. You will also find exquisitely unique hand-crafted jewelry pieces, authentic African craft, décor and gift items. Have a City Tour and see some of the places of interest in South Africa’s “Mother City” such as Bokaap before proceeding to the Groot Constantia Wine Estate, the oldest wine estate in South Africa, for a cellar tour and a wine tasting of some of their locally grown wines. You will have lunch at the local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Original T-Bag Designs in Hout Bay, a local community project. Return to your hotel for a free evening. Dinner is on your own account and can be enjoyed at the hotel or at one of the many restaurants on the V&A Waterfront which lies within easy walking distance.
After breakfast, depart from your hotel with your private driver/guide. Travel along the beautiful coast to Hout Bay and along the spectacular Chapman’s Peak. Visit Cape Point, the most south-western point of the African Continent. Walk to the top of the mountain and enjoy the beautiful view of the ocean and the surrounding area. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant overlooking False Bay. After lunch visit the local African Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach. On your way back to town, stop in Simons Town, South Africa’s Naval Base, to visit the statue of “Just Nuisance” and hear the story about this legend. In the afternoon, visit the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy this beautiful garden and the diverse selection of local plants and flowers. At the exit of the garden is a gift shop worth browsing through. Return to your hotel for a free evening. Dinner is on your own account.
After an early breakfast, check out of your hotel and be transferred to the Cape Town Airport. Check in for your flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit in the Greater Kruger Park. Upon arrival at the Hoedspruit Airport, be met by your game ranger and transferred in your open safari vehicle to the Kapama River Lodge in the Kapama Private Game Reserve. Check into your standard suite for 3 night. Enjoy lunch and your first game drive that afternoon.
A typical day in the Game Reserve:
Each morning, expect an early wake-up call. Gather for refreshments before heading out at first light. The “big cats” may still be around after their night of hunting. Game drives are conducted in open game vehicles with your skilled ranger and tracker to find the animals of Africa for you to admire.
Between your morning and afternoon game drives, have some free time go on a guided walking safari, to relax or be treated at the local Spa. Late afternoon, convene for high tea, before departing for the day’s second African Bush Safari. Enjoy a sundowner drink along the way, get out of the vehicle to stretch your legs, and watch the sun set. Return to the lodge for dinner.
Enjoy the next few days at this lovely in the private game reserve on safari.
Enjoy your last game drive in Kapama Game Reserve. After breakfast, check out of the lodge and be transferred to the Hoedspruit Airport by your game ranger. Check in for your flight to Johannesburg and your connecting flight back to the USA or fly to Johannesburg, collect your luggage and walk through the airport to the City Lodge Hotel at the Johannesburg airport for an optional 1 night stay on Bed & Breakfast basis. Continue your journey the next morning with a flight to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe for the optional Victoria Falls and Chobe, Botswana extensions.
After breakfast, check out and walk to the airport terminal to check in for your flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls. Be sure to have your $30.00 in cash to pay for your Zimbabwe visa when you arrive at the Victoria Falls Airport. Go through passport control, collect your luggage and proceed through customs. Be met at the airport and transferred to the Elephant Hills Resort to check into your Standard Room for 2 nights. You can order a light lunch at the Lodge (on your own account). In the afternoon, transfer to the Zambezi River for an unforgettable luxury Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi Royal. Enjoy the abundant wildlife and the beautiful sunset scenes. Wine and savory refreshments will be served along the way. Return to the lodge for dinner served at 7:00 pm.
After breakfast, tour the spectacular Victoria Falls. Visit the local craft market, then be transferred to the Lookout Point for lunch (the meal is included; drinks are on own account). You will also have the opportunity to participate in some optional activities on your own account, such as the gorge swing or the Flying Fox. Be returned to the lodge for an afternoon at your leisure. During your stay at this lodge, you will meet with a local historian who will tell you the story of David Livingstone. At 7:00 pm, be transferred to the Boma for an enjoyable and festive evening with a traditional dinner and live entertainment. Return to the lodge for overnight.
After breakfast and check out, be picked up from the Elephant Hills Resort to be transferred across the border into Botswana. Remember to have your $30.00 in cash for the Botswana Tourism Levy payable at the border. Be transferred to the Chobe Safari Lodge which lies on the banks of the Chobe River adjacent to the Chobe National Park. If you enjoy bird watching, this is the place to be! Check into your rooms for 2 nights.
Enjoy lunch before departing for your afternoon game activity, a sunset game cruise on the Chobe River. You will have the chance of seeing abundant game such as hippos, elephants, and crocodile, as well as abundant bird life. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
During your stay at Chobe Safari Lodge, two daily safari activities are included, a morning game drive in the Chobe National Park and an afternoon boat cruise on the Chobe River. During the day, enjoy this lovely lodge and spend time enjoying the lodge.
Enjoy breakfast, check out and be transferred to the airport to check in for your flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival in Johannesburg, check in for your flight back home, arriving back home the following day.
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READ FULL ITINERARY: 2019 March Discover South Africa Victoria Falls and Chobe with Ntaba – Includes accommodation, map, transport & destination information.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The above daily itinerary is preliminary and therefore subject to change. If any major changes occur, you will be notified by Ntaba African Safaris. If changes occur while on tour, you will be notified by your guide/leader.
NOTE ON FLIGHTS: Ntaba African Safaris will assist you in booking your flights. Please contact us for further details.