Cape Town and Kruger Safari From Nairobi
Beautiful scenery combined with historical sites such as the Castle of Good Hope built by the Dutch, Cape Town City Hall, the Grand Parade, where Nelson Mandela first addressed the nation as a free man after 27 years in jail, Church Square, where slaves would wait for their owners under the slave tree, Slave Lodge, devoted to the history and experience of slaves and their descendants in the Cape, Greenmarket Square, with a daily crafts and souvenir market, surrounded by the Old Town House and art-deco architecture, St George’s Cathedral, known as the people’s cathedral for its role against Apartheid, the Bo-Kaap with its colourful houses and narrow cobbled streets, the Western Cape High Court, Company’s Gardens, South African Museum, South African National Gallery, Old Synagogue, Houses of Parliament, St Mary’s Cathedral and the District Six Museum where the walk ends.
This is the best way to experience a bit of everything that the Western Cape has to offer. Go on a 10 day journey from Cape Town along the Garden Route. Hang out with ostriches in Oudtshoorn, jump the highest bungee jump in the world, visit the elephants in Addo National Park, explore the waters of Wilderness in a canoe and much more!
Leave Johannesburg via a scenic route of the province of Mpumalanga which means “rising sun” in the Nguni languages. Arrive at your four-star lodge in the warm, subtropical area of the world famous Kruger National Park. Later in the afternoon, you will depart for a sunset safari with your skilled game ranger in one of the special open game viewing vehicles.
Take in the characteristic buzz of the African bush, the wide open star-studded sky, and the sights and sounds of predators on the hunt. Return to the lodge in the early evening to partake of the chef's delights. The meal provided on this day is dinner.
Depart early morning for another exhilarating game drive, after some refreshments at the lodge. Experience wildlife in the park as the sun rises. A steaming hot and scrumptious breakfast will await you on your return. A delightful interaction with one of the reserve's elephants is a real treat to look forward to in the afternoon.
Later, after a memorable night safari spotting the big five - lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, and rhinoceros and other numerous game species, there is still the enchanting African sky after dark, clear and star-filled, and a magical full moon. The meals provided on this day are breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Leave for Johannesburg early morning via another scenic route and arrive at O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) for your flight to Cape Town. At Cape Town International Airport (CPT), you will be met and greeted by the staff and transferred to your centrally situated four-star hotel. Spend the rest of day at leisure in and around the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront shops and many other attractions.
Today is a day for leisure. As optional activities, you may decide to ascend Table Mountain by cable car, visit the Slave Lodge Museum and other museums, and tour the historical Bo-Kaap. You will stay overnight as per previous night.
Today, you will experience a guided tour around the Cape Peninsula. The tour exposes you to the stunning views of sea and mountains for which the Cape of Good Hope is world-renowned. The center of it is Cape Point itself, where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. On your way there, you will be driven over Chapmans Peak, one of the world’s most beautiful stretches of coastline to visit the picturesque fishing harbor of Hout Bay.
On your way back, you will visit Boulders Beach with its famous African penguins and Groot Constantia, the very first place vines were grown at the Cape. Set on the wooded slope of the mountains, it a beautiful historic and peaceful place to finish the day. Take a stroll on the grounds, visit the museum and restaurant, or just put your feet up for a moment before returning to Cape Town for a relaxing evening.
This is the day of your departure. The transport is on standby to transfer you to Cape Town International Airport (CPT).