15 Days Visiting : Johannesburg, Pretoria, Mpumalanga, Kruger
National Park, Victoria Falls, Chobe National park & Cape
ACTC TOURS SPECIAL FEATURES :
First class Hotels, Rest camp with private
American Breakfast daily, 2 Lunches & 5 Dinners.
Walking tour of Victoria Falls.
Baggage handling and porterage.
Big 5 Game viewing with expert game rangers.
Scenic Cape peninsula tour.
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Visit a traditional African Craft Market in
African Spectacular dance & Music show.
Visit a Crocodile Farm.
Sunset Cruises on Zambezi & Chobe River.
Cape wine tasting.
Your Journey begins :
DEPART NORTH AMERICA
Your tour to fascinating South Africa
begins as you board your South African Airways overnight
flight for Johannesburg.
This afternoon arrive in Johannesburg, standing on the
southern slopes of the Witwatersrand, a rich gold-mining
region that serves as South Africa's industrial
heartland. You will be welcomed upon arrival and
escorted to your Hotel in Sandton.
Tour Pretoria, the capital of South
Africa. Visit some of the historical sites, the Union
Building, Voortrekker Monument, the City Hall, Kruger
House and Church Square. Your afternoon is at leisure.
MPUMALANGA/KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
After an early breakfast, you will be
driven via Belfast to Nelspruit and Hazyview. Continue
to the Kruger National Park. This evening embark on your
first game drive in an open safari vehicle Accompanied
by an experienced game ranger and tracker, bringing you
face to face with Africa at its best.
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
Roam the reserve today in an open
land rover led by experienced rangers and trackers using
radio alerts, in search of elephant, leopard, cheetah,
kudu, giraffe, Cape buffalo, hippo and other species.
Start with a dawn safari than retire at the camp for a
soothing midday siesta or relax followed by late
afternoon game drive. Private viewing and photo
opportunities abound as huge herds of animals and
hundreds of species of birds participate in this
incredible procession of wildlife.
early morning balloon ride & champagne bush breakfast.
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK/JOHANNESBURG
Your pre-breakfast game drive
provides yet another chance to see and photograph a wide
variety of the immense concentrations of wildlife here.
After breakfast, continue on yet another game drive in a
different area of the park. After lunch you will be
driven back to Johannesburg / Sandton.
Fly across to Zimbabwe & Victoria
Falls. Without doubt, the Victoria Falls constitutes one
of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world.
Visit the Crocodile Farm, followed by a cruise on the
Zambezi River as the sunsets. This evening enjoy a
special Dinner at `The Boma'. The Boma provides not just
a meal but also a unique cultural experience that
bombards the senses with the tastes, sights of Africa.
Entertainment incorporates a troupe of vibrant Shangaan
dancers and singers & Sangoma a traditional
storyteller, teaching you the country's folklore,
culture and heritage.
TOUR OF FALLS & CRAFTS VILLAGE
Tour the awesome Victoria Falls, the
world's largest sheet of falling water. Although its
fame has spread far and wide, the site has been
tastefully preserved with unobstructed views from many
vantage points connected by paved paths. As you approach
the falls, a great roar fills the air; rainbows appear
and mist spews in all directions. Later visit a native
craft village, depicting several traditional Zimbabwean
villages and their various handicrafts.
VICTORIA FALLS/CHOBE NATIONAL PARK
You will be transferred to Chobe
National Park, where the varied landscape and permanent
waters ensure large concentrations of game and their
predators. The riverine forests are rich in bird-life
and renowned for the huge herds of elephant. Late this
afternoon take a relaxing sunset river cruise, which is
sure to please nature lovers and photographers alike.
CHOBE GAME VIEWING
A splendid and flamboyant park, Chobe
National Park has one of the world's largest elephant
populations. Game drives in open four-wheel-drive
vehicles and powerboats are organized for close-up game
viewing. Later, enjoy a canoe ride for excellent bird
watching. At day's end, return to the lodge for a
spectacular sunset on the banks of the lazy Chobe River.
After a morning game drive, you are
driven back across the border to Zimbabwe where you will
board your fight to Cape Town, South Africa's oldest
City also known as the "mother City". A harmonious blend
of architectural styles reflects the tastes and dictates
the past and today's more functional requirements.
Between the high-rise office blocks, Edwardian and
Victorian buildings have been meticulously preserved,
and many outstanding examples of Cape Dutch architecture
are found in the city.
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
Enjoy a full day of sightseeing -
much of your journey is along the pristine coastline,
with majestic views of the mountains and ocean. Visit
Cape Point where the cold Atlantic and warm Indian
Oceans meet. Returning to Cape Town we drive through the
historic naval village of Simon's Town.
Escape to the tranquility and 'old
world charm' of the Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch
wine areas. Our first stop is the famous 'Afrikaans'
Language Monument'. Situated on Paarl Rock, it also
offers spectacular views of the surrounding area. Travel
to a prize-winning wine estate for a wine tasting and
tour. A second wine tasting is enjoyed at another of
South Africa's prize winning estates, after which we
visit the Huguenot Monument and Museum in Franschhoek.
Then continuing to Dorp Street in Stellenbosch to visit
the world-famous 19th Century Shop, 'Oom Samies se
Winkel', before returning to your hotel in Cape Town.
CAPE TOWN/DEPART AFRICA
The day is free, providing time to
shop or simply relax. Late this evening bid Africa
farewell as you board your homeward flight.
Arrive home with a new appreciation
of Africa and its unique heritage.