Spectacular South Africa

Tour Duration

8 Nights / 9 Days

holiday type

Customised

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)