Experience a world class wildlife in the Kruger National Park combines with a visit to one of the most beautiful cities in the world: Cape Town. Then enjoy grace and elegance by travelling through the panoramic countryside of South Africa aboard a Luxury train. If history and culture are your fort round off this trip with a visit to Soweto or the Apartheid museum.
Summary of your trip
- 3 Nights Kruger Park – Dulini Lodge – Luxury Suite on Fully Inclusive (All meals, 2 Game Activities & drinks)
- 3 Nights Cape Town – Ellerman House – Superior House Room on Bed & Breakfast
- 2 Nights Rovos Rail Cape Town to Pretoria – Pullman Suite on Fully Inclusive (All meals, Activities & drinks)
- 1 Night Johannesburg – Da Vinci Hotel & Suites – Deluxe room on Bed & Breakfast
Day 1 – 3 Johannesburg to Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Your journey starts in Johannesburg’s O.R Tambo International airport where you will be met and transferred to Federal Air Private. Depending on your flight option you will depart either at 10h30 OR 12h30. On arrival at Ulusaba airstrip, you will be welcome by the lodge’s team and driven to Dulini lodge located in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve which shares a 50km unfenced border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park to the East. The Sabi Sands is one of the parks that make up the Greater Kruger National Park and is reputed to be one of Africa’s finest safari destinations because it has one of the richest game populations in the country but also because it encompasses some of the world’s most luxurious lodges and Dulini Lodge is one of them.
The superb volume of game and quality of sightings combined with wonderful facilities, set the Dulini River Lodge in Sabi Sands Game Reserve apart from other lodges. The sheer comfort and position of this lodge makes it ideal for a honeymoon safari and those looking for a romantic escape.
Service excellence and effortless personal attention as well as consistent rave reviews from guests for the food and dining experiences have made Dulini Lodge one of the most sought-after bush retreat in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Guests visiting Dulini will be treated to 4 x 4 morning and afternoon/early evening Game Drives led by a highly qualified and experienced team of ranger and tracker dedicated to delivering exceptional sightings. Game drives inside Private Reserves are usually amazing because the area is not overcrowded but also because rangers can go off road whenever necessary to get closer to predator sightings, hence creating good photography opportunities.
While on Game Drive, you will stop for Sundowners at a magnificent location and toast the splendour of Africa as you watch the sun sink into the dusty horizon. Continue on with the game drive after dark. Your skilled tracker will scan the landscape using a spotlight which illuminates animals’ eyes. A variety of completely different species can be seen on the night drive back to the lodge. On your return to the lodge, take and outdoor shower in your suite or soak in a deep relaxing scented bath. Savour Pan-African cuisine in an open-air setting while you listen to the sounds of the African bush.
Following three nights of Sabi Sands Game Reserve safari bliss, you will be transferred by road to Skukuza Airport for the connecting flight to Cape Town.
Day 4 Sabi Sands Game Reserve to Cape Town
Early morning wake up call for your last game drive. Enjoy tea or coffee together with muffins and rusks before boarding on your 4 x4 game viewer for one last safari experience. Return to the lodge for a heathy breakfast. Afterwards complete the check-out procedures before being transferred to Skukuza airport for your flight back to Cape Town.
Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to Ellerman House where you will be spending the next 3 nights in a Superior House Room with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. You stay is on Bed & Breakfast.
Created for the enjoyment of the finer things in life, Ellerman House is a grand hotel in Bantry Bay that features luxury accommodation, exceptional hospitality and outstanding cuisine in Cape Town.
Ellerman House is renowned for exceeding expectations of hospitality and delightful cuisine. The hotel has a beautiful location overlooking Bantry Bay. Guests are treated to the stunning blue skies that hang above the sparkling water of the Atlantic Ocean.
There are eleven rooms, two suites and villas with breath-taking sea views, the finest linen, extra-large beds and complete privacy at this Cape Town beach accommodation.
The rest of the day is at leisure
Day 5 Cape Town – Half Day City Tour including Table Mountain
After breakfast at the hotel you will be collected by your local guide for private Half Day
Table Mountain and City Tour.
Summit the legendary Table Mountain (the cableway ticket is not included as the mountain visit is weather depending) before visiting the country’s oldest building, The Castle of Good Hope followed by the Company Gardens, both historically fascinating and well conserved. Sense the depth of history as you drive past Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the Slave Lodge before moving up the cobblestoned hills to the Malay Quarter to marvel at the ice-cream colours of the quaint Bo-Kaap homes. Finally, trace the moves of a professional diamond cutter as he creates every girl’s dream stone
- Cable car to summit of Table Mountain (own account and weather permitting); The Castle; The Company Gardens; Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the Slave Lodge; Malay Quarter
- Diamond cutter visit
- In the Afternoon embark on a Robben Island Tour.
The afternoon is at leisure to partake at sightings of your choice or visit the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront South Africa’s most-visited destination which boasts the highest rate of foreign tourists of any attraction in the country. The 123-hectare property is where exciting shopping and entertainment venues are intermingled with imaginative office locations, world-class hotels and luxury apartments in the residential marina. It offers something to every visitor being adults or children.
Day 6 Full Day Cape Peninsula
After Breakfast depart on a private Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour
The Cape Peninsula boasts some of the most spectacular and unique scenery in the world. Including the magical combinations of mountains, oceans, beaches, wildlife and flowers, this tour is sure to thrill every tourist to Cape Town.
It is an ideal way to see the highlights and appreciate the surrounding natural beauty of the Peninsula. You’ll travel along the Atlantic seaboard with its sparkling white beaches and impressive mountains, to Hout Bay. There is the option of taking a 45-Minute boat trip to a Cape Fur Seal colony. You’ll continue on Chapman’s Peak Drive, renowned as one of the most spectacular scenic routes in the world. You’ll visit the Cape Point Nature Reserve, the tip of the Cape Peninsula with its captivating scenery and fascinating history. This is the Cape of Good Hope.
The return journey to Cape Town takes you along False Bay coast with the option of visiting the colony of rare African Penguins at Boulders Beach. You’ll pass through the naval village of Simon’s Town and the coastal suburbs of Fish Hoek, Kalk Bay and Muizenberg.
If time permits, you’ll visit the world-famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens before arriving back at your hotel
- Clifton & Camps Bay
- Twelve Apostles
- Hout Bay (optional boat trip to Seal Island)
- Chapmans Peak Drive
- Ostrich viewing drive by
- Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
- Cape Point
- Cape of Good Hope
- Penguin Colony (optional)
- Simons Town
- Constantia and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Day 7 Cape Town to Rovos Rail
After breakfast your private chauffeur will transfer you to the Rovos Rail Private lounge at Cape Town Station
11:00 Departure from Platform 23 at Cape Town Station. Your journey takes you towards the town of Worcester, and then onto the historic village of Matjiesfontein, with its Victorian era atmosphere. You arrive here at 18h00, and there is time for you to visit the area.
Day 8 Rovos Rail
The Train takes you further inland, to the famed town of Kimberley, where you arrive at 14h30. You are met by a bus which takes you on a fascinating tour of the Big Hole (the largest man-made excavation in the world) and the Diamond Mine Museum. Return to the train for the 16h00 departure. Enjoy some leisure time before getting ready for your sumptuous dinner at 19h30.
Day 9 Pretoria
Your tranquil journey continues to Pretoria
12:00 Arrival at Rovos Rail’s Capital Park Station
On arrival you will be met and transfer to Da Vinci Hotel & Suites in Sandton, perfect address.
The hotel enjoys the most central spot in the middle of Sandton on the famous Nelson Mandela Square. Guests staying at this luxurious establishment have the convenience of swanky shopping malls, outstanding restaurants, principal head offices and business as well as excellent leisure options right at their doorstep.
Providing direct access to the Nelson Mandela Square and located only a short walking distance away from Sandton City and the Sandton Convention Centre, this Hotel in Sandton offers guests exclusive facilities and convenient services to make for a pleasant stay.
Your stay at Da Vinci is not short of options: visit Mandela Square and Sandton City for some shopping or if History and culture are your fort, we will be happy to book you on a Soweto or Apartheid Museum tour (at an extra cost) to learn about the during the dark inhumane of Apartheid days.
Day 10 Aurevoir
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel.
Later you will be picked up and be driven to OR Tambo International Airport for your flight back home.
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