Wildlife and the Cape Tour

Johannesburg - Stellenbosch (or reverse)
Duration: 8 Days
Departs: Johannesburg or Cape Town Hotels or Airports
Returns: Returns to Johannesburg or Cape Town Airports or Hotels

An 8 day partly escorted tour running from Cape Town to Johannesburg or Johannesburg to Cape Town. The one half of the tour takes visitors into Mpumalanga to the Kruger National Park in search of game. After 2.5 days in the Park the tour then returns to Johannesburg and flies to Cape Town. Upon arrival in Cape Town visitors are given time to explore the city centre on their own, shopping at the V&A Waterfront or relaxing next to the hotels pool. The second day in Cape Town is then spent on a day tour along the Cape Peninsula to Cape Point, taking in the magnificent surroundings. The final organised day of the tour is a tour of the Winelands.

Daily Planner
Day 1: Johannesburg

Touch down at OR Tambo International Air-port (Johannesburg) where you'll be met and transferred to your hotel for check in. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation

Metcourt Laurel Hotel or similar

Day 2: Mpumalanga / Kruger National Park

After an early breakfast, you will be collected from your hotel by 07h45 and whisked off to the world famous Kruger National Park via Hazyview, where your safari begins, as you board an open safari vehicle. Game sightings abound virtually from the moment you enter this extraordinary reserve. Enjoy your first night in this unique patch of African wilderness.

Meals Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation

Kruger - Rest Camp or similar

Day 3: Kruger National Park

With an entire day in Kruger ahead, we adapt your behavior to that of the animals: set off on a dawn safari, retire to the camp for a soothing midday siesta, and then enjoy a late afternoon game drive

Meals Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation

Kruger - Rest Camp or similar

Day 4: Kruger National Park / Johannesburg

There's time to savour another sunrise safari then tuck into a hearty breakfast before returning to camp around mid morning. We leave the reserve and travel back to Johannesburg, arriving at about 19h00.

Meals Breakfast
Accommodation

Metcourt Laurel Hotel or similar

Day 5: Cape Town

It's off to Cape Town this morning (onward flight not included). On arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the joys of the 'Mother City'. A perfect opportunity to visit the V&A Waterfront.

Meals Breakfast
Accommodation

Protea Hotel President or similar

Day 6: Cape of Good Hope

Enjoy a full day sightseeing in the world's hottest tourist destination. Much of our journey is along the achingly beautiful coastline, with majestic views of mountain and ocean. We visit Cape Point, one of the best spots in Cape Town for spotting whales and dolphins. On our return to the city we drive through the quaint naval village of Simons Town.

Meals Breakfast
Accommodation

Protea Hotel President or similar

Day 7: Cape Winelands

We tour the Cape's famous wine making country, visiting two well known estates for wine tastings.

Meals Breakfast
Accommodation

Protea Hotel President or similar

Day 8: Departure

Spend the day at leisure until your transfer to the airport.

Meals Breakfast
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Wildlife and the Cape Tour
Giraffe's spotted while on gae drive with Thompsons Tours
Highlights
  • V&A Waterfront
  • Naval village of Simon's Town
  • Wine Tasting in the Cape Winelands
  • Cape Point
  • Sunrise and sunset safaris in the Kruger National Park
Inclusions
Includes 7 Breakfasts and 2 Dinners. Game Drives. Cape Town attractions.

Excludes Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg or Johannesburg to Cape Town.