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Welcome to South Africa

10 Days from £2,249

This is the perfect introduction to South Africa. Discover Capetown and its surrounds before enjoying a game drive in Kruger National Park.

Departure from: Oct 2018 - Nov 2019

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YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • ​Return flights from Heathrow with British Airways
  • 7 nights in 3-star hotels plus 2 nights in flight
  • 10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Specialist Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
CLASSIC TOURING
ALL BREAKFASTS

Included holiday highlights

  • Cape Town tour and Table Mountain
  • Cape Peninsula and Cape Point
  • See the penguins at Boulders Beach
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Stellenbosch winelands cellar tour and tasting
  • Game drive in Kruger National Park
  • Drive the scenic Panorama Route​





Your Itinerary

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DAY 1 UK/Cape Town

Depart on your overnight flight to Cape Town.​

DAY 2 Cape Town

You'll waste no time in discovering this beautiful city with an orientation tour en route to your hotel. Set on the shores of the Atlantic, with Table Mountain as a backdrop, Cape Town is set in a spectacular location and you'll take in fabulous views as we approach it. We'll introduce you to some of the city's many attractions, whetting your appetite for the days ahead, and if the weather is good enough, perhaps you'll take the opportunity to go up Table Mountain.​ On some days the top of the mountain is shrouded by clouds, a natural phenomenon known as the tablecloth. It's a beautiful sight, but don't worry if it means the cable car is closed, you'll have an opportunity to return at your leisure on day 4.

DAY 3 Cape Peninsula

Not far from the city you'll find the Cape Peninsula – the southernmost tip of South Africa. Passing Hout Bay, you'll travel along Chapman's Peak Drive, a spectacular, winding coastal route, towards Cape Point Nature Reserve and Cape Point. A visit to the lighthouse here is recommended, either via the steps, or the funicular. The views are spectacular! Lunch in Simon's Town is followed by a visit to Boulder's Beach where a colony of endangered penguins reside. Then Fish Hoek and Muizenberg lead you on to the famous botanical gardens of Kirstenbosch before you head back to Cape Town.​


DAY 4 Cape Town

You'll have some free time today to explore this beautiful city further, or relax at your leisure. The mix of Indonesian, Dutch, French, English and German influences on the city make it a delight to explore. Admire the different architectural styles as you wander through the cobbled streets.  The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is  one of the city's most popular destinations. Set in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour and with a backdrop of mountains and the sea, the waterfront is a hive of activity and the perfect spot for a bit of peoplewatching over a coffee.​

DAY 5 Stellenbosch

Made famous for its wines, Stellenbosch and its surrounding winelands are a must for any visitor to this region. The second-oldest town in South Africa, Stellenbosch is surrounded by the Stellenbosch mountains and occupies a beautiful position in the Jonkershoek River Valley. You'll be taken on a tour of the winelands where you'll discover more about the history of the area and the production of wine before getting to sample some for yourself.​


DAY 6 Johannesburg

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg. You'll then head to your base for the next three nights, Kruger National Park. There is time this afternoon to relax at your hotel.​

DAY 7 Kruger National Park

South Africa's largest game reserve, Kruger is home to the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino, along with many other animals and birds. Your included morning game drive will be the perfect chance to spot some of these amazing creatures, so keep your eyes peeled and your camera ready! You'll travel in an open safari vehicle with an expert guide who will talk to other drivers and track down the best wildlife sightings - it's a wonderful way to experience the African wilderness.
There is the option to take another game drive this afternoon. Alternatively, you can return to your hotel to relax.​

DAY 8 Kruger National Park

You have yet more chances to see nature at it's finest with further optional game drives today. Alternatively, you could relax at your hotel.​

DAY 9 Panorama Route/UK

​More amazing sights await today as you travel towards Johannesburg along the stunning Panorama Route. You'll visit Bourke's Luck Potholes – a collection of cylindrical red and yellow rock formations created by the meeting of the Blyde and Treur Rivers, the Three Rondavels – huge swirls of colourful dolomite rock that rise upwards – and God's Window, which offers arguably the best views along the route. Keep a lookout for some incredible wildlife in this area too, including monkeys, baboons and bushbabies. You'll arrive in Johannesburg late this afternoon and transfer to the airport for your scheduled overnight flight to the UK.​

DAY 10 UK

​You'll arrive in the UK today​.


Accommodation

Every hotel you will stay in on your holiday is hand-picked by us. We relish the challenge of finding the right accommodation for each and every tour, whether it's chosen for its location, its facilities or its downright quirkiness.

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Day 2 - 4 :

SunSquare Cape Town Gardens
Sun Square Hotel is located at the base of Table Mountain. Room facilities include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, desks and tea/ coffee-making facilities. Other hotel amenities include restaurant and a bar, outdoor swimming pool and a gym.

Day 5 :

NH Cape Town The Lord Charles
Classically-styled rooms feature free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and tea and coffee-making facilities. Dining options include 2 restaurants, a pub and a lounge with a fireplace. Other amenities include a spa, 2 outdoor pools, a hot tub and an exercise room, as well as 3 tennis courts and an outdoor chess board.

Day 6 - 8 :

Sabi River Sun Resort
Located in close proximity to the Kruger National Park, The Sabi River Sun is comfortable and homely, enhanced by spectacular views, a rich natural heritage, and abundant wildlife. Standard rooms have two double beds and an en-suite bathroom. Amenities in each of these rooms include air-conditioning, flat screen television, tea and coffee making facilities and free WiFi. Other amenities include 5 outdoor pools, a casual restaurant and a cocktail bar, as well as an 18-hole golf course and a spa offering massages for a fee.


Dates and Prices

 
DEPARTURE
DATE
DEPARTING
FROM
DEPARTURE
WAS
NOW
STATUS
 

MON 15 OCT 18

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£2,619

£2,519

Available

Outbound
British Airways

Monday 15 October 2018

Departs

21:40 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

10:10 Cape Town (Intl)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Tuesday 23 October 2018

Departs

19:20 Johannesburg (O R Tambo)

Arrives

05:30 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

British Airways

MON 12 NOV 18

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£2,619

£2,519

Available

Outbound
British Airways

Monday 12 November 2018

Departs

21:30 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

11:05 Cape Town (Intl)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Departs

20:15 Johannesburg (O R Tambo)

Arrives

05:25 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

British Airways

MON 18 FEB 19

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£2,569

£2,469

Available

Outbound
British Airways

Monday 18 February 2019

Departs

21:35 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

10:00 Cape Town (Intl)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Departs

19:20 Johannesburg (O R Tambo)

Arrives

05:30 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

British Airways

MON 29 APR 19

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£2,349

£2,249

Available

Outbound
British Airways

Monday 29 April 2019

Departs

21:35 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

10:00 Cape Town (Intl)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Tuesday 07 May 2019

Departs

19:20 Johannesburg (O R Tambo)

Arrives

05:30 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

British Airways

MON 14 OCT 19

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£2,669

£2,569

Available

Outbound
British Airways

Monday 14 October 2019

Departs

21:35 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

10:00 Cape Town (Intl)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Departs

19:20 Johannesburg (O R Tambo)

Arrives

05:30 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

British Airways

MON 11 NOV 19

London (Heathrow)

GUARANTEED

£2,669

£2,569

Available

Outbound
British Airways

Monday 11 November 2019

Departs

21:35 London (Heathrow)

Arrives

10:00 Cape Town (Intl)

Operated by

British Airways

Inbound
British Airways - BA

Tuesday 19 November 2019

Departs

19:20 Johannesburg (O R Tambo)

Arrives

05:30 London (Heathrow)

Operated by

British Airways

Travelsphere have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.


Add-on

Take the opportunity to maximise your travel experience and extend your holiday with an add-on. The number of days shown is inclusive of the main tour and the price shown is in addition to the cost of the main tour:

Welcome to South Africa with Victoria Falls Add-on

Extend your holiday to 14 days from £1,299

Oct 2018 - Nov 2019 Departures

Extend your holiday for a further 4 nights with 1 night in Johannesburg before flying to Livingstone in Zambia for 3 nights. Enjoy a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River, with the chance of seeing elephants and giraffes. The next day, enjoy a guided tour of the famous Victoria Falls. Many optional activities are available including a full day safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Accommodation is on a bed and breakfast basis. You will have the services of a local representative.

Local Knowledge

We asked some of our Tour Managers to sum up what they really love about this tour. Here's what they said:

FAVOURITE MOMENTS

Standing at the southern tip of the African continent is a highlight of a splendid journey around the Cape Peninsula.