day 1 ARRIVE JOHANNESBURG
Upon arrival at Johannesburg O.R Tambo International Airport, meet & greet by our representative. Transfer from Airport to the Hotel in Johannesburg. Johannesburg city of South Africa is a hub for culture, food and art. City is known to be the home of Nelson Mandela and has some of the best museums and historical site preserving the history of South Africa.
Day is at leisure for you to settle down.
Overnight in Johannesburg
day 2 JOHANNESBURG - MABULA
After Breakfast at the hotel, check out from hotel & get transferred to Mabula Game Lodge. An Extraordinary encounter with South Africa’s bushveld awaits you at Mabula Game Lodge, located just two-and-a-half hours’ drive from Johannesburg in the Malaria Free Waterberg region of the Limpopo Province. 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.
Lunch at the Lodge, Proceed for Afternoon Game Drive in Mabula Game Reserve, Dinner at the Lodge.
Overnight in Mabula Lodge
day 3 MABULA- GAME RESERVE
Breakfast at the Lodge, Proceed for Morning Game Drive in Mabula Game Reserve, Lunch at the Lodge,Proceed for Afternoon Game Drive in Mabula Game Reserve, Dinner at the Lodge.
day 4 MABULA – JOHANNESBURG – GEORGE – KNYSNA
Proceed for Morning Game Drive in Mabula Game Reserve. Breakfast at the Lodge, check out & get transfers to Johannesburg Airport. Board flight to George Airport.
Upon Arrival, get transfer to your Hotel in Knysna. Knysna stands out on South Africa's famed Garden Route thanks to the sandstone cliffs that dramatically separate its tranquil lagoon from the pounding surf of the Indian Ocean. It's also home to the country's largest indigenous forest. Hop aboard a ferry for a ride through the scenic highlights. The Millwood Mines at Jubilee Creek, site of a major gold rush in 1885, provide a picturesque spot for a picnic.
day 5 KNYSNA – OUDTSHOORN – KNYSNA
Post Breakfast, Proceed for a guided trip to Oudtshoorn and Congo Caves. Dark tunnels and shadowy chambers of this popular Congo caves wind through nearly four kilometres of dimly lit underground passages. Walk through the steep rocky passes and through narrow tunnels, including a 15-centimeter-wide passage that visitors must navigate on their stomachs and elbows (you may or may not want to participate). Later arrive at an Ostrich farm for a fun and inter-active guided tour of a working farm where you will be able to get close and personal to these ancient birds. You can stand on ostrich eggs and feed them and learn how we farm. Later we take you to The Cango Wildlife Ranch & take a guided tour through the award-winning grounds for a look at flying foxes, exotic birds and water monitors. Cheetah land, an elevated catwalk that made this ranch famous, is also home to tigers, cheetahs and even a white lion. This popular attraction takes conservation and community education seriously, which means visitors see the wildlife that makes this country unique, and get a lesson in preserving it too.
Transfer back to the Hotel & evening at leisure
day 6 KNYSNA – FRANSCHHOEK
Breakfast at the Hotel. Check out & transfer to your hotel in Franshchoek. Franschhoek is a town in South Africa’s Western Cape with centuries-old vineyards and Cape Dutch architecture. Trails wind through flowers and wildlife at Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve to views over Franschhoek Valley. The Huguenot Memorial Museum and neighboring monument honor the area’s French settlers, who arrived in the 17th and 18th centuries. Franschhoek Motor Museum displays vintage cars amid mountain farmland.
day 7 FRANSCHHOEK – CAPE TOWN
Breakfast at the Hotel, check out & proceed for Wine Tram Tour in Franschhoek. The day starts with a journey by tram to a local wine estate where a knowledgeable wine guide weaves the facts, figures and scientific aspects of winemaking into interesting stories about Franschhoek’ s history of wine and culture. These are the hallmarks of the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in the heart of the Cape Winelands. This vintage-style railway tram will take you on a journey through Franschhoek Valley’s 300-year-old winemaking history while you sample some of South Africa’s prized wines. Transfer to your accommodation in Cape Town. Long, coastline, the lively aura and the cultural harmony portrays the City of Cape Town.
day 8 CAPE TOWN
Breakfast at the Hotel. Proceed for a Guided Cape Town City tour & Table Mountain tour - This morning you will be picked up from your hotel for a half-day Cape Town City tour. No visit to Cape Town is complete without a tour of the "Mother City". Sense the depth of history as you drive past Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the Slave Lodge before stopping for a short visit of the Castle of Good Hope, Learn more about the history of the Bo-Kaap and its people as we move up the cobblestoned hills to the Malay Quarter, and marvel at the ice-cream colours of the quaint Bo-Kaap homes. Trace the moves of a professional diamond cutter as he creates every girl's dream stone with a visit to a diamond cutting factory. After learning more about the history of diamonds and gold in South Africa, we drive past the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Stadium, Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay. We then make our way to Table Mountain where you will experience the revolving cable car ride to go up to the Table Mountain for a bird's-eye views of Cape Town and Peninsula from the top of the iconic Table Mountain (weather dependent). On a clear day it is even possible to see Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was confined, on one side and Cape Point on the other.
We will transfer you back to the Hotel.
day 9 CAPE TOWN - CAPE POINT - BOULDERS BEACH - SEAL ISLAND
Breakfast at the Hotel. We will set out for a guided Cape Point visit. After pick up from your hotel, we will make our way through Mouille Point, Three Anchor Bay, Sea Point, Bantry Bay, Clifton and then stopping at Maidens Cove for some photo opportunities. We continue on through Camps Bay, then on to Hout Bay where you will do join a Boat Trip to the Seal Island (weather permitting) to witness the thousands of seals who inhabit it. Once we depart from Hout Bay, we will make our way onto Chapmans Peak Drive, one of the world's most spectacular coastal drives with the views that will take your breath away, we will stop for a few minutes here. We now continue our journey towards the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point which is set at the southernmost tip of Africa where the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean meet. You can expect to witness the dramatic clash of the seas from the view point where you will arrive by using a Flying Dutchman Funicular (Two way tickets included). We will then continue Boulders Beach which is a home to a growing colony of the protected African penguins. Walk alongside these penguins as they waddle their way around, lazing about in the sun or diving deep for the catch of the day. Then, meander into the afternoon, as the Atlantic coastline hugs cloud-capped mountains at the seaside town of Muizenberg where you will spot the famous colourful huts surrounded by Rocky Mountains. Keep your eyes on the ocean as we drive back along this beach route to reach Cape Town by evening. Transfer back to hotel.