South Africa

Oct 3 - Oct 13, 2022

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Flying into Johannesburg, South Africa you will enjoy a nights rest before moving on to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Two magical days experiencing one of the “SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD” and the mighty Zambezi river. Flying to Cape Town, South Africa you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of mountains, oceans and wildlife while tasting amazing food and wine that this region and the nearby Cape winelands has to offer. Finally end this amazing itinerary on safari for 3 days in the Timbavati private game reserve, bordering the well known Kruger National Park.

An itinerary that will include all of the absolute must see sights in Southern Africa. 

Day 1 - Monday, Oct 3

InterContinental Johannesburg

Johannesburg is one of Africa’s biggest and most vibrant cities. It is the economic capital of Africa and the gateway to Southern Africa. Although not as famous as other South African destinations, there is plenty to do in Johannesburg and nearby Pretoria. The old city is a multi-cultural mixture of traditional medicine shops, Chinese restaurants, taxi ranks and ultra-modern skyscrapers. There are excellent museums, art galleries and organised tours of historical and political interest. The shopping is Southern Africa’s best and the many restaurants cater for all tastes. The nearby township of Soweto is Johannesburg’s most popular tourist attraction.

Day 2 - Tuesday, Oct 4

Ilala Lodge Hotel, Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

Victoria Falls is one of the world’s most impressive waterfalls. It is set on the magnificent Zambezi River which creates the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. These spectacular falls can be easily visited and viewed from the Zimbabwean side. Considered to be the world’s widest waterfalls, Victoria Falls measures 1708 metres in width. The small town of Victoria Falls, which lies adjacent to the waterfalls, serves as a great base from which to explore the attractions this area of Zimbabwe has to offer. The surrounding area provides a wide range of adrenalin-filled activities for adventure lovers. Visitors can look forward to an array of wonderful activities including: scenic flights, micro lighting, white water rafting, bungee jumping, kayaking and trips to the Chobe National Park.

Day 3 - Wednesday, Oct 5

ilala Lodge hotel, zimbabwe

Ilala Lodge Hotel is ideally located only 8 minutes away from the spectacular Victoria Falls. A family run hotel, Ilala Lodge has 73 stylish, well-appointed spacious rooms, that offer the ultimate in comfort and luxury. As we are the closest hotel to the beautiful Victoria Falls, the spray makes for a perfect backdrop during your stay.

Experience a culinary journey at the award-winning Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel. Centrally located only minutes away from the Victoria Falls, The Palm Restaurant offers a magnificent à la carte menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can choose from an extensive list of South Africa’s finest wines, cocktails and artisan gins. We offer an unrivalled al-fresco dining experience under the starlit African sky, with the sound of the Falls in the background. The Palm Restaurant is an adventure for the appetite that is not to be missed.

Relive the historical journey embarked by David Livingstone exploring the mighty Zambezi River aboard the Ra-Ikane fleet. Named after his instrumental guide, the boats represent the grace of a bygone era honouring the rich history of Victoria Falls and its explorers, adventurers and heroes. The Ra-Ikane offers a variety of cruises, including breakfast, lunch and sunset, as well as private charters.

Day 4 - Thursday, Oct 6

table bay hotel, cape town

Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic oceans, situated between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is fortunate to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.

Day 6 - Saturday, Oct 8

TAble bay hotel, cape town

The Boulders Penguin Colony Visitor Centre is home to a famous colony of Penguins, known for their hilarious braying call. This is a truly special experience, and Table Mountain National Park staff are knowledgeable and offer guided tours. After you have fallen in love with the penguins, head to the secluded Boulders Beach and take a swim in the comparatively warm waters of the False Bay.

Day 8 - Monday, Oct 10

Located in the Mpumalanga Province, the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve shares a fenceless border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park. This magnificent 60 000 hectare reserve is best known for its two very rare white lions discovered here in the 1970s, which gave this destination its name. Meaning 'the place where something sacred came down to earth from the heavens', the park lives up to the hype with its enthralling African savannah, abundant wildlife, and friendly people. Visitors have the opportunity to see 40 mammal species, 360 bird species and the famous Big Five (lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo). Enjoy a wide array of activities including daytime safaris, guided night game drives, bush walks, and excellent bird watching.

Day 7 - Sunday, Oct 9

Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard, Franschhoek

Welcome to Mont Rochelle, a stunning 26-bedroom hotel and vineyard just under an hour’s drive from Cape Town in the town of Franschhoek in South Africa. Franschhoek is a traditional vineyard town in the Western Cape Province famously known
as the French Corner of the Cape and is considered to be the food and wine capital of South Africa.

Escape to this picturesque corner of South Africa at the foot of the Klein Dassenberg Mountain Range for relaxation and a superb culinary experience accompanied by some outstanding wines.

RockFig Safari Lodge, Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

Day 11 - Thursday, Oct 13


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Day 5 - Friday, Oct 7

table bay hotel, cape town

The Table Bay offers the ultimate in 5-star luxury hotel accommodation in Cape Town. Considered to be the best address in Cape Town, this sophisticated Sun International property was opened in May 1997 by former South African president, Nelson Mandela.
Situated on the historic Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, The Table Bay hotel is perfectly positioned against the stunning backdrop of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean and provides easy access to the top places to visit in Cape Town.

Day 9 - Tuesday, Oct 11

The architect and interior designer of RockFig Safari Lodge were inspired by the Timbavati setting of this luxury South African safari lodge to create a relaxed ambience with indoor and outdoor guest spaces that segue into each other, and enable both communal and private moments suffused with an authentic bush feel. RockFig Safari Lodge is the perfect bush destination for families with children of all ages, or for groups of friends. RockFig Safari Lodge is wholeheartedly yours, and we will strive to enhance both your experience and appreciation of this piece of heaven. Morning and afternoon game drives with professional guides and trackers, and a maximum of 4 guests per vehicle ensure incredible wildlife experiences that bring this wild corner of South Africa to life. Activities include two daily game viewing activities with a professional guide and tracker. You can tailor make your activities to suit your group. Game viewing is spectacular where any of the Big 5 can be experienced with the added bonus of tracking wild dogs, cheetah, and white lions. Optional activities include rhino chipping, elephant collaring, Blyde River helicopter flips, and micro light flights.

RockFig Safari Lodge, Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

Day 10 - Wednesday, Oct 12

Rise early this morning for your morning game drive. Returning for breakfast, you will enjoy a nice relaxing day before setting out in the cooling afternoon for your evening game drive.

RockFig Safari Lodge, Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

After your morning safari activities and breakfast, you will be greeted and transferred to the airport for a flight to Johannesburg. Enjoy a day room to relax and refresh before your departure flight.

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