Spectacular South Africa

INR 76,500 + ZAR 16,960

Tour Duration

8 Nights / 9 Days

departure date

16 Apr 2018

holiday type

Escorted

Highlights of Spectacular South Africa Tour

  • Explore the history of South Africa’s Apartheid era at the Apartheid Museum. 
  • Experience an extraordinary encounter with South Africa’s bushveld at the Mabula Game Lodge. 
  • Cruise through the Knysna Heads to explore the coves, caves and bays of its rugged and beautiful coastline.
  • Be seduced by the glorious natural beauty of the picturesque lakes, lagoons, rolling hills and mountain ranges along the famous Garden Route.
  • Visit the Ostrich Farm, Wildlife Ranch, Cango Caves.
  • Board the cable car to the top of the Table Mountain (one of the few oldest mountains in the world) and take in dramatic views of the city of Cape Town and its coastline.
  • Enjoy a stunning view of the mountain ranges and the Atlantic Ocean together.
  • Get mesmerised by the scenic beauty and natural landscapes of South Africa’s Cape Peninsula.
  • Enjoy local cuisine on certain days.
  • All expenses covered tour with the services of a Tour Manager from Cochin.
 
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  • 16 April 2018: Arrive Johannesburg

Upon arrival at Johannesburg International Airport, our local representative meets you for a transfer to your pre-booked accommodation in Johannesberg.

•    Overnight at the hotel (Dinner)
 


  • 25 April 2018: Johannesberg - Mabula

After breakfast, visit the Apartheid Museum. Later checkout and transfer to Mabula Game Reserve.

An Extraordinary encounter with South Africa’s bushveld awaits you at the Mabula Game Lodge.

Revel in the sheer variety of animal, bird and plant life; the diverse landscapes ranging from grassland plains to rocky outcrops creating an ideal habitat for the free roaming Big Five and all the little creatures that contribute to a magical wildlife experience you’ll never forget.

•    Overnight at the lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 


  • 18 April 2018: Mabula Game Reserve

Enjoy the morning and afternoon game drives.

Home to some 60 mammals, 300 bird species, 100 plant types and numerous reptile and insect species, at Mabula Game Reserve, all natures' wonders are revered - from the 'Big Five' (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino) to the 'small five' (ant lion, leopard tortoise, buffalo weaver, elephant shrew and rhino beetle). This is the Heartland of the South African Safari experience.

All of Mabula Game Reserve's activities have a common goal - to awaken the senses and quicken the pulse by presenting the African bush in ways you would never have imagined. Highly qualified game rangers with years of experience and knowledge expertly handle all activities.

Morning and evening game drives are daily highlights, surpassed in pleasure only by the feeling of camaraderie in sipping sundowners as you watch a truly spectacular African sunset from the luxury of one of Mabula's four wheel drive vehicles.

•    Overnight at the Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


 


  • 19 April 2018: Mabula – Joburg – George - Knysna

After breakfast, checkout and depart to Johannesburg International airport for a flight to George. Arrive George and transfer to Knysna.
 
Arrive & leave for a cruise on the vast Knysna Lagoon

Enjoy an amazing view of the imposing sandstone ‘Heads’ which guard the sea entrance to Knysna’s huge tidal lagoon, and the forests, marshes and pristine beaches surrounding it.

•    Overnight at Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 

 


  • 20 April 2018: Knysna – Oudtshoorn – Knysna

After breakfast leave for Oudtshoorn. It is known as the ‘Feather Capital of the World’ thanks to its huge ostrich industry.

Arrive and enjoy a tour of the Cango Caves. In Oudtshoorn you go underground to marvel at the icy formations in the Cango Caves, regarded as one of South Africa’s most spectacular natural wonders.

Enjoy a tour of the Wildlife Ranch where you will visit a crocodile Park where you have opportunity to take pictures with Cheetah.

Later enjoy a tour of the Ostrich Farm before your transfer back to Knysna.

Check in at the hotel and spend rest of evening in the comfort of your hotel.

•    Overnight at Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


  • 21 April 2018: Knysna – Cape Town. Table Mountain

After breakfast transfer to Cape Town to your pre-booked hotel.
 
Cape Town is one of the most popular long haul destinations in the world. Due to its unique topography, it is also one of the easiest places in which to orientate oneself as long as you remember that with Table Mountain behind you and Robben Island before you; you are facing north, looking across Table Bay and up the west coast of Africa.
 
Overnight at Hotel (All meals)
 


  • 22 April 2018: Cape Town – City Tour

After breakfast, leave on a half-day Mother City tour.
 
You will go for a scenic coastal drive through Clifton & Sea Point & later tour passes the Houses of Parliament, the Castle, the SA Museum, and a few other historical sights – District Six, Bo-Kaap, Slave Lodge & ending at the bustling Greenmarket Square.

In the afternoon, spend some time at the Green Market Square and District Six.

Return to your hotel.  

•    Overnight at Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 


  • 23 April 2018: Cape Town - Peninsula Tour (Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point, etc.)

Breakfast is taken at the hotel. Depart on a full day Peninsula tour

This comprehensive tour shows you the best of the spectacular Cape Peninsula and why it is it's called the Fairest Cape. Travel past Sea Point and Camps Bay, past the famous beaches of Clifton and Llandudno towards Hout Bay for a Seal Island Cruise. Drive along the Atlantic Seaboard. Pass through Noordhoek and Scarborough. Later you will take to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Enjoy the funicular ride aboard the “Flying Dutchman” and enjoy the unforgettable spectacular views. Later get the photo opportunity to take some pictures at the second southernmost tip of the African continent.

Visit the beautiful Boulders Beach, and have the option to sit among the famous colony of Jackass Penguins. Thereafter we enjoy a short stop at the naval port of Simon's Town and know about the legend of “Able Seaman Just Nuisance” the Great Dane Dog that was inducted in Royal Navy. Return to the hotel.

•    Overnight at Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
                         


  • 24 April 2018: Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Cape Town International airport for flight back home. (Breakfast)


What your Tour Price Includes:

•    Meet and Greet Representation at the Airport
•    Accommodation in standard rooms in above or similar on bed & breakfast basis
•    All transfers & sightseeing is on Private basis in an air conditioned luxury vehicle.
•    Cost of your round trip economy class airfare on Qatar Airways valid for the duration of the tour
•    Internal flight from Johannesburg - George
•    All entrance fees as per the itinerary with Table Mountain Cable car ride.
•    Game drives in Mabula Game Reserve
•    All lunches and dinners as per itinerary
•    Cost of the South African Visa needed to participate in the tour
•    Cost of Overseas Travel Insurance policy valid for the tour. (Passengers above 60 years of age will have to pay the actual difference of the insurance premium along with the medical reports)
•    Tips to the driver and guide
•    Services of an experienced Intersight Holidays Tour Manager

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What your Tour Price does not include:

•    Government service tax of 5% (subject to change)
•    Laundry, telephone or any other expense personal in nature.
•    Drinks and lunches/dinner except where mentioned
•    Items of a personal nature, driver and guide gratuities
•    All entrance fees and excursions not mentioned above
•    Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, medical evacuations, riots, airline or hotel policies etc.
•    Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box
•    Surcharges applicable owing to events / exhibitions / Festive periods etc.

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Payment Policy:

Booking deposit: Rs. 25,000/- while confirming your booking. (Non Refundable)
Balance Payment: Immediately after obtaining the visas or 45 days before departure whichever is early.

09 Days Spectacular South Africa Tour Price

 

Minimum no. of adults

Package Cost per person on twin / triple sharing

35

INR 76,500 + ZAR 16,960

 

Single room supplement: ZAR 4,700 per person

 

Package Cost per child with an extra bed: INR 76,500 + ZAR 7,100

 

Package Cost per child sharing bed with 2 adults: INR 76,500 + ZAR 3,500

 

** G.S.T. of 5% applicable extra on the above tour price

Please Note:


•    Single passengers, travelling without family, will share a room either on twin or triple sharing basis depending on the bookings. If there is no other single person travelling in the group, then a single room will have to be taken by paying a single supplement cost.
•    Existing rate of exchange is applicable at the time of making the final payment.

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Visa Requirements:

All the clients travelling on an Intersight Holiday tour must be in possession of a valid visa. Kindly note that grant or refusal of visa is at the sole discretion of the concerned Consulate / Authorities and the Company will not be held responsible for the same. The Company is not at all liable for such cases nor has any influence on the Consulate/Embassy’s decision. The Company will not be responsible for non-issuance of visa due to receipt of incomplete / delayed documents from the passengers. The passengers might be requested by the Consulate to appear for a personal interview on a case to case basis. In event of the same, the expenses of attending the interview should be borne by the passenger. Upon denial of visa, if the passenger wishes to reapply for the visa, he/she is liable to pay again the requisite fee to the Consulate and cannot claim the same from Intersight.

Cancellation policy:

If you want to cancel your booking for any reason, you must intimate in writing to the Company and deliver it to the concerned officer you are dealing with at the sales outlet. In case of cancellations the following cancellation charges would apply.

Cancellation Period Charges

46 days prior to departure: Rs. 25000/- per person
31 to 45 days prior to departure: 50% of the total cost
16 to 30 days prior to departure: 75% of the total cost
01 to 15 days prior to departure: 100% of the total cost