Kruger N.P. Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 797

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One of the many bays around Cape Town

Days 1-3: Johannesburg - Kruger N.P.

Welcome to South Africa and the start of your adventure with On the Go Tours! Upon your arrival into Johannesburg today board your flight (NOT INCLUDED) to Eastgate where you will be transferred to the Kapama Game Reserve, part of Greater Kruger National Park. Situated in the Limpopo Province, Kapama is one of South Africa's largest privately owned game reserves, occupying 13,000 hectares of prime 'Big Five' country in the Valley of the Olifant, which is situated between the northern Drakensberg mountains and the Greater Kruger National Park. The next three days are spent searching for the Big Five on various game drives in South Africa’s flagship park.

Finding the best leaves on the tree

Day 4: Kruger N.P. - Cape Town

After breakfast today you will be transferred to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport for your flight to Cape Town (flights not included). You will be met at the airport upon arrival and transferred to your guest house (Trevoyan Guest House) in the city where you will spend the next four nights.

Cape Point, South Africa

Day 5: Cape Town

Embark on a half day tour of Cape Town with the option at the end to take a cable car up Table Mountain for spectacular views of the city. Your tour will take in the Houses of Parliament, the Castle (built between 1666 and 1679 - making it South Africa's oldest building) and the lively Greenmarket Square with its daily market, the Company Gardens. If you choose to head up the mountain you will visit Bo-Kaap after this. Bo-Kaap is home to the Cape Malay community and is full of cobbled streets and brightly coloured houses. From here you have the choice to be dropped at the Waterfront to experience the vibrant location or at the hotel at the end of your tour.

Vineyard in the winelands region

Day 6: Cape Town

Today take an excursion to the beautiful Winelands for wine tasting on one of the many estates in Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl. This delightful drive winds its way through superb mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads. Your first stop is Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa with canal lined avenues, and magnificent examples of Cape Dutch architecture where you enjoy your first wine tasting. Onward over the scenic Helshoogte Pass to Franschoek, the culinary capital of South Africa. Your final stop is at the town of Paarl, at the foot of a cluster of remarkable granite domes where you do your last wine tasting before heading back to Cape Town.

Cablecar to Table Mountain

Day 7: Cape Town

Day at leisure.

Monkeys in the Kruger

Day 8: Cape Town - Victoria Falls

Flying into Victoria Falls (FLIGHT NOT INCLUDED), on the Zimbabwean side of the Falls and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Be sure to experience the Victoria Falls by foot or by air, catch up on the local history at the Livingstone Museum as well as the Railway Museum, shop at the extensive craft markets, get active with white water rafting, sport fishing and kayaking and enjoy unforgettable African sunsets on a river cruise. Overnight at the Cresta Sprayview Hotel.

Day 9: Victoria Falls

We take a tour of the mighty Victoria Falls in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. Described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800s as 'Mosi-oa-Tunya' - 'the Smoke that Thunders' and in more modern terms the greatest known curtain of falling water. Victoria Falls are a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, bodering Zambia and Zimbabwe. A path along the edge of the forest provides the visitor with an unparalleled series of views of the Falls, if you are prepared to brave the spray.

Tree lion in Victoria Falls

Day 10: Victoria Falls

Today is at leisure for you to explore Vic Falls independently.

Victoria Falls, ZImbabwe

Day 11: Victoria Falls

After breakfast you will be transferred to Victoria Falls airport for your onward flight.

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