10 days / 7 nights South Africa- Unique dream trip to the land
of good hope including visit to the world famous Kruger National Park, visit
Cape Town and drive along the scenic Garden Route.
Day 1: Departure from Dublin
Flight to Cape Town.
Day 2: Arrival Cape Town
After arrival, take a scenic drive through Cape Town and visit the Company Garden. Package, Part I: Drive to Cape Town's famous Waterfront. In the evening atmosphere, Cape Town can be experienced again very different. Overnight in Cape Town.
Day 3: Cape Town
Enjoy the breathtaking panorama of Cape Town's landmark, the famous Table Mountain (subject to change due to weather conditions). Package, Part II: A trip to the Cape of Good Hope takes you today across the picturesque coastal road Chapman's Peak Drive * to the Cape. Spectacular views and fantastic photo opportunities await you here. On the way stop at an ostrich farm. Overnight in Cape Town.
Day 4: Cape Town - Wilderness
Drive from Cape Town past stunning scenery in the Wilderness region. On the way you visit a winery with wine tasting. Overnight in the Wilderness area.
Day 5: Wilderness–Tsitsikamma -Knysna
Dive into the unique diversity of flora and fauna in the Tsitsikamma National Park and marvel at the many natural wonders, such as the "Big Tree", a more than 800 years old and 37 m high yellowwood tree. Then you visit the beautiful town of Knysna and can stroll along the promenade. The charming town, with many artists, bars and interesting shops, nestles between the Outeniqua forest Mountains and a large saltwater lagoon, which was declared a National Natural Monument. When booking the culture and enjoyment package (Part III), take a boat trip in the beautiful Knysna Lagoon. Overnight in the Wilderness area.
Day 6: Wilderness - Port Elizatbeth - Johannesburg/Pretoria
Today drive to Port Elizabeth. Flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg. You spend the night in Pretoria / Centurion.
Day 7: Pretoria–Kruger
Drive to the region of the Kruger National Park on the unique panoramic route with a visit to the Blyde River Canyon, where you can admire the impressive rock formations of the "Three Rondavels". Overnight near the Kruger National Park.
Day 8: Kruger
Bussafari in the Kruger National Park. An experience of a special kind awaits you. With a bit of luck, admire lions, leopards, buffalos, elephants and many other animals in the fascinating nature of the national park. Overnight near the Kruger National Park.
Day 9: Kruger - Johannesburg - Departure
Today you can enjoy wonderful views and unforgettable landscapes along the way to the capital Pretoria. Take a city tour in Pretoria and visit the magnificent seat of government. Then, unfortunately, it is time to say goodbye to the great travel destination South Africa. Return flight from Johannesburg.
Day 10: Arrival in Dublin
Because of the special nature of the trip, we have to book both the flight tickets, hotel, and ground transportation in advance. If you cancel the trip after we have booked the flight, hotel, and transportation, the cancellation fee amounts to the full cost. We therefore recommend that you buy travel insurance that covers the cost of cancelling.
Due to weather conditions on Table Mountain the cable car can be closed. If necessary, program adjustments may be required.
The trip is unsuitable for people with limited walking capability.
We reserve the right to make small changes in the itinerary.
Minimum number of participants : 30
Comfortable, good-quality South Africa hotel (mid-range hotels / safari lodges).
We have carefully reviewed and selected accommodation with reception and restaurant or breakfast room. The rooms are equipped with bath or shower, toilet, telephone and TV (telephone and TV may not be guaranteed for overnight stay in the Kruger National Park). In the morning, enjoy a rich and varied breakfast buffet.
- Scheduled flight with renowned airline to Cape Town and from Johannesburg back (possibly connecting flights)
- 7 nights in comfortable, good middle class hotels
- Accommodation in a double room
- 1 domestic flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
- 7 x rich breakfast
- All transfers and overland trips with comfortable air-conditioned coaches
- English speaking tour guide.
Included excursion program
- City tour Cape Town and ramp Table Mountain (due to weather conditions)
- Bus safari through the Kruger National Park incl. admission
- Tsitsikamma National Park incl. admission Big Tree
- Panoramic trip to the Blyde River Canyon
- Visit to a winery with wine tasting
- City Tour Pretoria
- City sightseeing Knysna
- Culture & enjoyment package:
Package Part I: Drive to the waterfront in Cape Town
Package Part II: Excursion to the Cape of Good Hope with a visit to an ostrich farm
Package Part III: Boat trip in the lagoon of Knysna
+ 6 dinners
- Single room supplement