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The British & Irish Lions Tour to SA: Option B – The Leopard Tour

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Countries visited

South Africa

Destinations

  • 2 Nights Johannesburg
  • 2 Nights Hermanus
  • 5 Nights Cape Town
  • 4 Nights Game Reserve
  • 3 Nights Johannesburg

Dates

22 July – 09 August (19 days / 18 nights)

Cost

FOR GROUND PORTION ONLY:
Category A Match Tickets:
Standard Accommodation Package FROM Price: US$7090.00 per person sharing; US$9870.00 per person single.
Superior Accommodation Package FROM Price: US$8130.00 per person sharing; US$11,940.00 per person single.

Category B Match Tickets:
Standard Accommodation Package FROM Price: US$6960.00 per person sharing; US$9730.00 per person single.
Superior Accommodation Package FROM Price: US$8000.00 per person sharing; US$11,800.00 per person single.

OPTIONAL FULL DAY TOURS: TBD

OPTIONAL Two (2) Nights Victoria Falls: TBD

PLEASE NOTE: The above price is subject to change should there be a significant change in the exchange rate. The above price is based on the hotels and lodges mentioned in the itinerary and is valid for travel during July/August 2021 as noted in the itinerary.

A NOTE ON FLIGHTS:
NO flights are included in the quoted price. Ntaba African Safaris will assist in securing all flights needed for this trip at the best-priced flights available at the time of booking. A one-time non-refundable service fee of $50.00 per person will be applied.

Itinerary Overview

Thursday, July, 22Overnight Travel - Day 01

Depart from the U.S.A. for South Africa.

Friday, July, 23Johannesburg - Day 02

– Upon arrival at the Johannesburg Airport, you will be met and greeted at arrivals at transferred to Michelangelo Hotel (or hotel included in the SART Test Match Package).
– Check in for 2 nights on Bed & Breakfast basis.

(PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART: Airport/Hotel/Stadium/Airport Transfers, Accommodation, Match Ticket)

Saturday, July, 24Johannesburg: 1st Test Match FNB Stadium - Day 03

PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART: Airport/Hotel/Stadium/Airport Transfers, Accommodation, Match Ticket

Sunday, July, 25Hermanus - Days 04

– Transfer to the Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport to check-in for your flight to Cape Town
– Upon arrival in Cape Town, you will be met at arrivals with a name board and escorted to your transfer vehicle to be transferred to Hermanus
– Drive along the coast to Hermanus, enjoying spectacular views over the ocean, False Bay and Cape Town with Table Mountain in the distance. Check into your accommodation in Hermanus for 2 nights

Monday, July, 26Hermanus - Day 05

– Enjoy this day Whale Watching in Hermanus. Hermanus is known for being the best spot for land-based whale watching in the world.

Optional activity: Boat Whale Watching Experience.

Tuesday, July, 27Cape Town - Day 06

– Today you travel to Cape Town via the Winelands. Stop along the way for a wine tasting at one of the wine estates in these famous Cape Winelands.
– Check into your hotel in Cape Town for 5 nights, the Commodore Hotel (or hotel included in the SART Test Match Package).

(PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART: Airport/Hotel/Stadium/Airport Transfers, Accommodation, Match Ticket)

Wednesday, July, 28Cape Town - Day 7

– Today, with your private driver/guide, you will visit Table Mountain via the Cable Car (weather permitting), the World’s new Seventh Wonder, or Signal Hill (weather dependant)
– 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.
– Embark on 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
– In the afternoon, visit Original T-Bag Designs in Hout Bay, a local community project
– 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

Thursday, July, 29Cape Town - Day 8

– Start the day by travelling 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 in Simons Town overlooking False Bay, on your own account
– Visit the statue of “Just Nuisance” and hear the story about this legend
– After lunch visit the local African Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach
– Then visit the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy this beautiful garden and the diverse selection of local plants and flowers

Friday, July, 30Cape Town - Day 9

Wine Tasting with Ultimate Rugby Experience Package (Full Day)

Following breakfast, you will be met at your hotel to depart for the Full Day Wine Tasting with Ultimate Rugby Experience Package.

Experience includes:

– Wine Tasting at Simonsig, including Wine Cellar Tour with guide
– Wine tasting includes five wines from Cap Classique and other Red & White wines
– Personalized Private Tours through Ultimate Rugby Experience
– Lunch at the Ultimate Rugby Experience (eg Pizza or Burgers, Two Bottles of Wine & a Beer)
Wine includes:
– Special commemorative Ultimate Rugby Experience Red or White Wine from world-class vineyards
– Red or White Wine from world-class Vineyards from the Cape Winelands
– Christo Brand (Nelson Mandela Prison Warden) Guest Speaker
– Big Screen entertainment of prior British & Irish Lions Tours games at the expanded Tent area
– Night: Staying in Cape Town

(PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART: Airport/Hotel/Stadium/Airport Transfers, Accommodation, Match Ticket)

Saturday, July, 31Cape Town - Day 10

2nd Test Match – Cape Town, Cape Town Stadium

PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART: Airport/Hotel/Stadium/Airport Transfers, Accommodation, Match Ticket

Sunday, August, 01 - 04Kapama Private Game Reserve - Day 11 - 14

– Today you will fly to Hoedspruit (PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART) for a safari!
– Upon arrival at the Hoedspruit Airport, you will be met by your game ranger and transferred in your open safari vehicle to the
– Kapama River Lodge in the Kapama Private Game Reserve (or alternative lodges offered) where you will stay for 4 nights
– Enjoy lunch and your first game drive that afternoon. You will have the chance to see the Big 5 – elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard

A typical day in the Game Reserve:

– Each morning, expect an early wake-up call. The “big cats” may still be around after their night of hunting
– Between your morning and afternoon game drives, you 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 sunset

On one of the days during your stay in the game reserve, participate in a Rugby Clinic at a local township

Thursday, August, 05Johannesburg - Day 15

– After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Cape Town Airport for your flight to Johannesburg
– In Johannesburg, you will be transferred to the Michelangelo Hotel (or hotel included in the SART Test Match Package).

(PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART: Airport/Hotel/Stadium/Airport Transfers, Accommodation, Match Ticket)

Friday, August, 06Johannesburg - Day 16

FULL DAY WITH OPTIONAL TOURS

OPTION 1: Full Day Soweto & Johannesburg Tour

OPTION 2: Full Day Cradle of Humankind & Lesedi Cultural Village

OPTION 3: Full Day Pretoria Tour

(PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART: Airport/Hotel/Stadium/Airport Transfers, Accommodation, Match Ticket)

Saturday, August, 07Johannesburg: 3rd Test Match - Emirates Airline Park - Day 17

PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART: Airport/Hotel/Stadium/Airport Transfers, Accommodation, Match Ticket

Sunday, August, 08Overnight travel - Day 18

Check out of your hotel and be transferred to the Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport to check in for your flight back to the U.S.A.

PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART: Airport/Hotel/Stadium/Airport Transfers, Accommodation, Match Ticket

Monday, August, 09End of itinerary - Day 19

Arrive back in the U.S.A.

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