Africa 10N/11D


Africa is the second largest continent in terms of both land area and population and has 54 sovereign countries—the most on any continent. South Africa is located at the southern tip of Africa. It is bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho (which is completely surrounded by South Africa). South Africa is renowned for its wines and is one of the world’s largest producers of gold. South Africa has the strongest economy in Africa, and is an influential player in African politics. In 2010, South Africa hosted the first Football World Cup to be held on the African continent. While the first activity most people associate with Africa is safaris, there are endless possibilities for adventure. You can purchase crafts in markets, venture into the Sahara with a Tuareg caravan, visit pygmy villages, hike through jungle to watch gorillas, relax on tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, snack on exotic treats, travel down a river in a dugout “pirogue”, travel across savanna on a colonial-era railway, and much more. Africa is a very diverse continent, with each country, or even each part of a country having its own unique culture.

Africa

  • Highlights

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Inclusions

  • Exclusions

  • Reviews

Highlights of the tour


  • Cape town
  • Suncity
  • Knysna
  • Oudtshoorn
  • Johannesburg

Detailed Itinerary of the tour


  • Day 01 : Cape town

    • Today, embark on your exciting tour of South Africa
    • On arrival at Cape Town, you will be transferred to your conveniently located hotel Tonight enjoy a delicious dinner at a local Indian restaurant
    • Overnight stay at Hotel


  • Day 02 : Cape town city tour

    • After an American breakfast at the hotel, we proceed on an exciting sightseeing tour of this beautiful city with its majestic Table Mountain backdrop. Enjoy a scenic view at the top of Table Mountain Cable Car 3600 (weather permitting) for a panoramic view of the city and coastline
    • Enjoy a guided tour of the NewLands Cricket Stadium
    • Visit the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
    • Enjoy a delicious Indian lunch
    • Later visit the famous Victoria and the Alfred waterfront, one of Cape Town’s biggest tourist attractions where you enjoy a guided boat cruise of the waterfront. Also drive past Green Market square, District Six, Company Gardens, Houses of the Parliament, the City Hall, the Castle and Slave Lodge
    • The rest of the day is free
    • Today enjoy an Indian dinner at a local restaurant
    • Overnight stay at Hotel


  • Day 03 : Cape town

    • After American breakfast at the hotel, proceed on an exciting full-day tour to the Cape of Good Hope
    • We drive via the Ou Kaapse Weg and the Atlantic Coast to Cape Point.Here the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean are said to meet. Marvel at the view from the southern most tip of South Africa
    • Today enjoy a sumptuous Indian lunch
    • Enjoy Funicular Ride at the Cape of Good Hope
    • Today you enjoy a cruise to Hout Bay to the Seal Colony (weather permitting). We return along the False Bay Coast visiting the Jackass penguins at Boulders Beach. Afterwards, enjoy a short stop at the Simon’s Town. This scenic town is also an important Naval base
    • Enjoy dinner at a local Indian restaurant
    • Overnight stay at Hotel


  • Day 04 : Knysna

    • After an American breakfast checkout and start your journey to Knysna via Mosselbay. Mossel Bay is a harbour town where you visit the Bartolomeu Dias Museum complex which is the largest of the museums in Mossel Bay
    • Later visit Post Office Tree – A post box in the shape of an old boot has now been erected under the tree, and the tree declared a national heritage site
    • After enjoying a hot lunch continue your scenic journey to Knysna, proceed to your conveniently located hotel and check in
    • Later depart for your scenic Sunset Cruise. Tonight enjoy Indian dinner at local restaurant
    • Overnight stay at hotel


  • Day 05 : Oudtshoorn

    • After an American breakfast in your hotel, you will head to Oudtshoorn, which is set in a semi-arid valley. Drive through the Wine lands along the Breede River, Valley to Oudtshoorn – ‘The Feather Capital of the World’. Visit the famous Cango Caves, where the stalaclite and stalagmite formations are an incredible sight
    • Later, proceed to the Ostrich Farm where you can enjoy shows performed by well-trained birds
    • You also have a chance to ride this magnificent bird and try your luck at breaking an ostrich egg, which is an impossible task
    • Enjoy Lunch. Thereafter, drive to ‘Cheetah Ranch’, where you can marvel at the grace and beauty of the world’s fastest animal. Visit Crocodile Enclosure
    • We then driver back to Knysna. Later tonight, enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant
    • Overnight stay at hotel


  • Day 06 : Kwantu private game reserve

    • After an American Breakfast, proceed to the beautiful Kwantu private game reserve. Check in enjoy Lunch at the Lodge
    • Later in the afternoon get ready for a thrilling game drive in Kwantu private game reserve and get a chance to spot wild animals, spot a kill etc
    • Enjoy dinner at the Lodge.
      Overnight stay at hotel


  • Day 07 : Kwantu

    • Early morning, (before sunrise) you set out on an exciting game-drive to view the teeming wildlife savoring their morning kill followed by breakfast at the Lodge
    • Today enjoy a sumptuous Indian Lunch at the Lodge. Later in the afternoon get ready for another thrilling game drive which gives you a chance to spot the animals by the river side
    • Tonight enjoy dinner at the Lodge.
    • Overnight stay at hotel


  • Day 08 : Sun city

    • After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to the airport to take your flight to Johannesburg
    • On arrival at Johannesburg, you are transferred to the fantastic man-made wonder of the world – Sun City. It is a city that knows no limits, a city that never sleeps! Enjoy Lunch. Each day and every night, from the heart of an ancient volcano, Sun City rocks you like you have never been rocked before
    • The rest of the day is free at leisure
    • Later in the evening, enjoy an Indian dinner at a local restaurant
    • Overnight stay at hotel


  • Day 09 : Sun City

    • After an American Breakfast at the hotel, the rest of the day is free for you to relax and enjoy this wonderful city on your own at leisure
    • Enjoy Lunch
    • Later in the evening, enjoy an Indian dinner at a local restaurant
    • Overnight stay at hotel


  • Day 10 : Johannesburg

    • After an American Breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Johannesburg
    • Today, after a packed lunch, we go for a Tour of the Gold Reef City. Here you have a wonderful opportunity to descend into a vast gold mine, named after the richness upon which the city of Johannesburg was built. Watch gold pouring, see the miners carry out their traditional tribal and gum boot dancing, learn a bit of their specially devised mine language – still used today to cover the many and diverse tribes who worked here. Stroll through the theme park reflecting the life of the mining town. Enjoy tour of this beautiful city and check into your conveniently located hotel
    • Enjoy a sumptuous dinner at a local Indian restaurant
    • Overnight stay at hotel


  • Day 11 : Return home

    • After an American breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Johannesburg International Airport for your flight back home

     


Inclusions of the tour


  • 03 nights accommodation in Cape Town.
  • 02 nights accommodation in Knysna
  • 02 nights accommodation in Kwantu.
  • 02 nights accommodation in Sun City.
  • 01 night accommodation in Johannesburg.
  • Daily American breakfast
  • 09 basic Indian vegetarian lunches
  • 10 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Dinners

Exclusions of the tour


  • Visa cost
  • Porterage and tips,mineral water, laundry, telephone or any other expense personal in nature
  • Personal insurance
  • Other optional tour if any
  • Drinks and lunches/dinner except where mentioned
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays, excess baggage, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, war, airline or hotel policies etc
  • Any entrance fees and excursions not mentioned above
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