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The British & Irish Lions tour to SA: Option A – The Lion King Tour

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Safari Details

Countries visited

South Africa

Destinations

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

 

Dates

22 July – 08 August (19 days / 18 nights)

Cost

FOR GROUND PORTION ONLY:
Category A Match Tickets:
Standard Accommodation Package FROM Price: US$7320.00 per person sharing; US$9880.00 per person single.
Superior Accommodation Package FROM Price: US$8190.00 per person sharing; US$11,570.00 per person single.

Category B Match Tickets:
Standard Accommodation Package FROM Price: US$6970.00 per person sharing; US$9530.00 per person single.
Superior Accommodation Package FROM Price: US$7840.00 per person sharing; US$11,220.00 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, 25 - 28Kapama Private Game Reserve - Days 04 - 07

– After breakfast, be transferred to the Johannesburg O.R. Tambo for your flight to Hoedspruit (PACKAGED PRODUCT PROVIDED BY SART).
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 (or alternative lodges offered).
– Check in 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.
– 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, 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. Return to the lodge for dinner.

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

Thursday, July, 29Cape Town - Day 08

– After your morning game drive and breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cape Town.
– At Cape Town Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Cape Town, the Commodore Hotel (or hotel included in the SART Test Match Package).
– Check into your standard room for 5 nights on Bed & Breakfast basis. Enjoy an evening to spend at your leisure.

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

Friday, July, 30Cape Town - Day 09

Wine Tasting with Ultimate Rugby Experience Package (Full Day)

After breakfast, 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: 2nd Test Match - Cape Town Stadium - Day 10

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

Sunday, August, 1Cape Town - Day 11

– Visit Table Mountain via the Cable Car (weather permitting)
– Visit Jewel Africa for a diamond cutting demonstration
– 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.
– In the afternoon, visit Original T-Bag Designs in Hout Bay, a local community project
– Return to the hotel to spend the evening at your own leisure

Monday, August, 2Cape Town - Day 12

– 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.
– After lunch, visit the statue of “Just Nuisance” and hear the story about this legend
– Visit the local African Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach
– Next, visit the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Tuesday, August, 03Hermanus - Day 13

– After breakfast, check out of your hotel and be picked up to travel to Hermanus via the Winelands
– Stop along the way for a wine tasting at one of the wine estates in these famous Cape Winelands
– Continue 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

Wednesday, August, 04Hermanus - Day 14

– 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

Enjoy the day exploring this quaint seaside village

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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