Safari, Beach & Cape Town

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Duration

13 day tour – This tour runs the whole year, just give us your dates and we will make it happen.

Price

€2750 per person sharing
€270 extra for your own room

Group sizes

Min - 1 per group
Max - 12 per group

Pick up & Drop off

Pick up: OR Tambo Int Airport
Drop off: Cape Town Int Airport

Physical Rating 4/5

On this tour we will be doing some short walks and walk up to Table Mountain

Highlights

Soweto, Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Zululand, Private Game Reserve, St Lucia, Cape Town

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Itinerary

Day 1 – Introduction:
On this day you will be picked up from the airport and taken to your accommodation.
You will then continue to do a half day trip to Soweto, the famous township not only of Johannesburg, but the whole of South Africa.
You will have the opportunity to see  the Orlando Towers, Vilikazi Street, Mandela’s House and the Hector Pietersen Memorial.
We then head towards our accommodation to freshen up before dinner in town.

Driving distance: 100 km for the day
Lunch: Included
Dinner: Included
Included activities: Visit Soweto

Days 2 – 3 Kruger National Park:
After our breakfast we will drive towards the Kruger National park, our biggest national park here in South Africa, 20,000sq km and home to a huge variety of animals including the Big 5. Our accommodation is outside the park, very close to the Malelane Gate, where we will be staying for two nights. Hoping to find the most amazing and elusive animals of the African Bush, we will be spending our next two days doing morning and afternoons game drives.

Driving distance: 420 km for the day
Breakfast: Included
Lunch: Included
Dinner: Included
Included activities: Kruger National Park fees and 4×4 afternoon & full day game drives

Day 4 Swaziland:
We will leave Kruger National Park to make our way towards the Kingdom of eSwatini (Swaziland) where your first contact with the Swazi people will be at the Ngwenya Glass factory, which is the only glass factory in the country. We will continue making our way through the Kingdom towards our restaurant for lunch which is next to a local craft market and candle factory mostly known for its Swazi Candles. After our meal, you will be able to glance at the Swazi craft and then learn about the making of these beautiful candles, before heading towards our accommodation inside the Mlilwane Game Reserve, the first reserve ever established in Swaziland, where we will be sleeping in a traditional Swazi huts. Before the end of the day we can take a short walk in the reserve if the weather permits. The day is finished off with a nice traditional dinner and Swazi dance.

Driving distance: 260 km for the day
Breakfast: Included
Lunch: Included
Dinner: Included
Included activities: Ngwenya glass factory, Swazi Candles, Mlilwane entry fees

Days 5 – 6 Private Game Reserve in Zululand:
We leave the Kingdom of Swaziland to make our way towards the Rhino Game Reserve. Upon our arrival, we will check in and then have some time to relax before we embark on an afternoon 4×4 game drive. On day 7 we will do morning and afternoon game drives with a 4×4 vehicle in this Big 5 Private Game Reserve.

Driving distance: 230 km for the day
Breakfast: Included
Lunch: Included
Dinner: Included
Included activities: Entry fees to the Private Game Reserve, 4×4 Game drives

Days 7 – 8 St. Lucia:
After a morning game drive we will head to the coast.
Upon our arrival, you will be taken to the activity center where you will be able to book your optional activities for the following day. Afterwards you will be able to enjoy a free afternoon, either by walking in town, relaxing by the pool or simply organizing a trip with your guide to go to the beach.

Driving distance: 130 km for the day
Breakfast: Included
Lunch: Own expense
Dinner: Own expense
Included activities: Morning Game drives
Optional activities: Check SHAKABARKER activity list

Day – 9 Cape Town:
Today we drive to the King Shaka International Airport to take our flight towards the mother city, Cape Town. It’s about a 2h30 flight. On our arrival, we will head towards our accommodation where we will check out and where you will have some time to refresh, before heading towards the famous Waterfront for a little bit of shopping and dinner in one of its stunning restaurants.

Driving distance:  30 km for the day
Breakfast: Included
Lunch: Own expense
Dinner: Own expense
Included activities: Visit of the famous Waterfront
Optional activities: N/A

Day 10 – Cape Town, Peninsula tour:
On this day we will do the scenic route of the Peninsula tour, known for its breath-taking landscapes. We will be stopping at a fishermen town in Hout Bay, drive through Chapman’s Peak, visit the Cape of Good Hope Reserve and its famous Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope, and the penguins of Boulders Beach.
After this spectacular day, we will head towards our accommodation for freshening up before we go to a traditional restaurant with local live music for dinner.

Driving distance: 180 km for the day
Breakfast: Included
Lunch: Own expense
Dinner: Own expense
Included activities: Hout bay, Entries to Cape of Good Hope Reserve, Boulders Beach
Optional activities: Seal Island  boat cruise at Hout Bay

Day 11 – Cape Town, Table Mountain & Kristenbosch Gardens:
On this day you will have the opportunity to climb Table Mountain. The steep walk can take up to 5 hours depending on your physical condition. While climbing, you will enjoy the magnificent view of the city and once you get to the top you will admire the mountain range plus other views of Cape Town. If you don’t feel like climbing, you are more than welcome to go up with the cable car.
Please note that this will be at your own expense. In the afternoon we will visit the Botanical Garden of Cape Town, The Kirstenbosch Gardens.

Driving distance: 80 km for the day
Breakfast: Included
Lunch: Own expense
Dinner: Own expense
Included activities: Climbing Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden
Optional activities: N/A

Day 12 – Cape Town, Wine tasting & City center:
We depart towards the town of Stellenbosch for some wine tasting at different vineyards.
After the tour, you will have some time to explore the city center of Cape Town on foot.

Driving distance: 60 km for the day
Accommodation: Guest House
Breakfast: Included
Lunch: Own expense
Dinner: Own expense
Included activities: Wine tasting, City tour
Optional activities: N/A

Day 13 – Cape Town, departure day:
Time to say our good byes.
Departure day.

Driving distance: 30 km for the day
Breakfast: Included
Included activities: N/A
Optional activities: N/A

 

Included & Not Included

Tour include:
3 – 4 Star accommodation
All camping material
Meals shown on itinerary
All activities shown on the itinerary
All entry fees to the parks
Vehicle, toll gates and fuel
Professional guide/driver
Pick up and drop off at airport/hotel
Flights shown on the itinerary

Tour don’t include:
International flights
Some own expense meals
Entry visas for Botswana and Zimbabwe
Optional activities
Souvenirs
Gratuities
Drinks
Travel insurance
Airport taxes

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