Spectacular South Africa

Tour Duration

8 Nights / 9 Days

holiday type

Customised

Spectacular South Africa

Highlights:

  •     Explore the glorious diversity of the South African culture at the Lesedi Cultural Village
  •     Stay at the Bush Lodge in Pilanesberg National Park. Enjoy Game drives in its purest form
  •     Learn more about the oppressive system of racial discrimination that once dominated the lives of the South Africans, at the Apartheid Museum
  •     Drive through the famous Garden Route, visit the Ostrich Farm, Wildlife Ranch, Cango Caves
  •     Visit the Table mountain (one of the few oldest mountains in the world)
  •     Full day tour to Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope. Enjoy a stunning view of the mountain ranges and the Atlantic Ocean together
  •     Walk through the corridors of the high security prison in Robben Island. See Mr. Nelson Mandela’s Maximum Security Prison
  •     Enjoy local cuisine on certain days
  •     Services of an experienced Intersight Holidays Tour Manager from Cochin

Hotels used:

  • 1 night at Lesedi African Lodge & Cultural Village
  • 2 nights at Kwa Maritane Lodge (4 star) or similar – Pilanesberg
  • 2 nights at Knysna Log Inn (4 star) or similar  – Knysna
  • 3 nights at Southern Sun Waterfront hotel (4 star) or similar  – Cape Town
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  • 24 Apr: Arrive Johannesburg. Onto Lesedi

Upon arrival at Johannesburg International Airport, our local representative meets you for a transfer to your pre-booked accommodation in Lesedi.
 
Check into the Lodge.
 
Overnight at the Lodge (Dinner)
 


  • 25 Apr: Lesedi - Pilanesberg

After breakfast, enjoy a cultural activity. Later checkout and transfer to Pilanesberg National Park.
 
Overnight at the lodge (All Meals)


  • 26 Apr: Pilanesberg

Enjoy the morning and afternoon game drives.
 
Overnight at the Lodge (All Meals)


 


  • 27 Apr: Pilanesberg – Joburg – George - Knysna

After breakfast, checkout and depart to Johannesburg International airport for a flight to George. On the way to the airport, visit the Apartheid Museum. 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 (All meals)
 

 


  • 28 Apr: 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 (All meals)


  • 29 Apr: Knysna – Cape Town

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)
 


  • 30 Apr: Cape Town – Robben Island & City Tour

After breakfast leave for the Robben Island tour.
 
In the afternoon, 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. A cable car ride, takes you up the Table Mountain (weather permitting otherwise Signal Hill) for a breath taking view over the city (entrance is included)
 
Return to your hotel.  
 
Overnight at Hotel (All meals)


  • 01 May: Cape Town - Peninsula Tour

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 (All meals)


  • 02 May: Departure

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