The South Africa Experience

South Africa · December 5 - 19 2020

Welcome to the "Rainbow Nation", a diverse country, rich with culture and abundant with activities that offer magical sceneries. 

Overview

Let us transport you deep into the vibrant heart of "The Rainbow Nation" A country ripe with history, offering ample activities from beaches to hiking to mountains to wine farms, this country offers it all. We begin our experience in "The Mother City", Cape Town, which is nestled in the belly of Table Mountain. We will awaken your tastebuds with a wine farm tour in Franschhoek Valley. Explore the beautiful coastal towns of Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay, where you can indulge in optional activities of visiting the Elephant Sanctuary, bungee jumping, etc. From here, prepare to be in awe, as you will next be transported to the majestic mountain range in the Drakensberg. From here we will visit Rorkes Drift and be enthralled by tales from the battle fields when the Zulus and British Army clashes. And last but not least, as no trip to South Africa is complete without a safari, we will be enjoying morning and evening safaris at Hluhluwe.

Included
  • ALL TRANSFERS
  • ALL ACCOMMODATION
  • 4 nights in Cape Town
  • 1 night in Winelands
  • 1 night in Hermanus
  • 2 nights in Plettenberg Bay
  • 2 nights in Drakensberg
  • 2 nights in Battlefields
  • 2 nights on Safari
  • MEALS
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner at Champagne Valley
  • Lunch and Dinner on Safari
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Visit and entry to Table Mountain
  • Visit and entry to Robben Island
  • Visit and entry to Cape Point
  • Entry to Chapmans Peak
  • Visit and entry to Penguins at Boulders Beach.
  • Hiking Monks Crowl
  • Visit and entry to Battlefields Tour
  • 4x Game Drive

Hosts

Highlights

Cape Town

Cape Town

Since the official opening in 1929 over 25 million visitors have enjoyed views from one of the Seven Natural Wonders. Take a 5 minute cable car to the top, which is 1089 meters above Cape Town.

Safari

Safari

A trip to South Africa is not complete without a Safari Experience. Morning and evening drives make the most of the times to view the animals, and if you are lucky, you can tick off all of the "Big Five".

Wine Farms

Wine Farms

Surrounded by lush valleys, with award winning wine farms at every corner, it's every wine lover's dream destination. Be sure to try the Pinotage, which is unique to South Africa.

Food

Food

South African cuisine is as diverse as the cultures that form the heritage. The most loved form of cooking is refereed to as "a braai" and is similar to a barbecue, but on an open, wood fire. Meat and veggies are cooked this way.

Penguins at Boulders Beach

Penguins at Boulders Beach

Currently classified as endangered, the African penguins are only found along the coasts of South Africa and Namibia. Boulders Beach, home to a colony of African penguins, is the only place where you can see them up close.

Elephant Sanctuary

Elephant Sanctuary

These facilities are home to orphaned elephants. An unforgettable experience to see these gentle giants up close. Touch, walk with or feed them, a rare opportunity to "walk on the wild side".

Battlefields

Battlefields

Two of the most famous battles between the British Armies and native Zulus were fought here. This eerie tour will take you through the memories of the famous battles amongst beautiful scenery.

Drakensberg

Drakensberg

Translated to Dragons Mountains in Afrikaans, this area boasts the highest mountains in Southern Africa ranging up to 3 482 meters and stretching over 300km. It's a heritage site, boasting the most spectacular sceneries.

Location

South Africa

Overview

South Africa is part of Africa, but not nearly as wild as one would expect. No, there are no lions roaming around the streets, only in Game parks. South Africa is loving referred to as "The Rainbow Nation", and it's a very colourful nation. Home to many indigenous tribes, its not surprising that the country has 11 official languages. South Africa has a little bit of everything for every traveller. Bustling cities with great 5 star restaurants, quaint towns surrounded by beauty and a beautiful coastline offering all kinds of amazing beaches.

DID YOU KNOW

  • South Africa is home the the world's second largest waterfall? Tugela Falls in the Drakensberg measures at 850 meters. 

  • South Africa has 11 official languages. Zulu and Xhosa are most commonly spoken, followed by Afrikaans and English.

  • Table Mountain is one of the oldest mountains and home to 2 200 species of plants.

  • South Africa has hosted the rugby (1995) cricket (2003) and soccer (2010) world cups, the only other country besides England to boast this. 

The Plan

Day 1: Arrive in Cape Town

Day 2: Cape Town

Day 3: Cape Town

Day 4: Cape Town

Day 5: Travel to Winelands

Day 6: Travel to Hermanus

Day 7: Travel to Plettenberg Bay via The Garden Route

Day 8: Plettenberg Bay

Day 9: Travel to Drakensberg

Day 10: Drakensberg

Day 11: Travel to Battlefields

Day 12: Battlefields

Day 13: Travel to Safari

Day 14: Safari

Day 15: Final day and transfer back to the airport