SOUTH AFRICA

Encounter the Spectacular Wildlife

in a Land of Exquisite Beauty

South Africa is an exceptional place. From its inviting people and rich culture to its striking landscapes and wildly diverse flora and fauna, this is a destination that should not be missed.  Cape Town is widely considered the “Carmel” of Africa offering a combination of natural beauty, sophisticated dining and shopping and rewarding day trips offering the visitor everything from fine wines to the history of Nelson Mandel’s imprisonment and leadership of his nation.  South Africa’s game viewing opportunities are truly incredible and the safari regions around Kruger might just be the best in the world! Having traveled there extensively, we know these areas very well and will happily offer you guidance and advice in selecting the best safari vacation for you and your family!

UNIQUELY BETHESDA TRAVEL CENTER

“It All Starts with a Conversation!”

 

Together, in our detailed consultation we create the vision of your very own personalized itinerary. We determine how much time to spend in each destination, choose from our favorite hotels, arrange appropriate transportation and create unique experiences with our dynamic local guides! Relax while our team brings everything to life. Our customized travel app gives you easy access to all itinerary details, plus suggestions for your free time and some dining ideas! We seamlessly integrate technology, experience and attention to detail to create your very own custom-tailored “Trip of a Lifetime!”

OUR SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1 

Welcome to Cape Town

Arrive in Cape Town, where you will be met for the private transfer to your centrally located hotel. Free time to relax and explore your new neighborhood.  Restaurant suggestions will be provided throughout

 

Day 2

Immerse in the Wonders of Capetown and Soak up Breathtaking Views on Table Mountain

Daily breakfasts in each of your hotels.  Detailed private sightseeing of the city of Cape Town, including a stroll down Government Avenue and through the Old Town Square, continuing on to the castle and the District Six Museum. A chance in the afternoon to take a cable car to the summit of Table Mountain for some truly spectacular views over the city. Restaurant suggestions provided throughout

Day 3

Discover the Historic Winelands

Detailed private sightseeing of the Winelands region nestled below the Boland Mountains with a few key wine tastings along the way. Afterwards, explore the Cape Peninsula, including Sea Point, Bantry Bay, Clifton, magnificent views of the Twelve Apostles, with time for a visit to the Cape of Good Hope

 

Day 4

Sink into the Glamor of Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Transfer to Cape Town Airport for your flight to Nelspruit (Kruger) Airport, where you’ll be met for the charter flight to your 3-night stay at Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park.  Enjoy one of the best safari lodges in Africa!

Day

5 & 6

Encounter the Rich Wildlife at Sabi Sand Game Reserve

With abundant wildlife and remarkable landscapes, this is a photographer’s paradise! Activities will include early morning and evening game drives searching for the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino & buffalo) and so many more, including cheetah, hippo, croc, zebra, giraffe, impala, hyena, nyeri, and gnu), bush walks, stargazing, fantastic bird watching and romantic moonlit dinners

Day 7

Escape into the Beauty of Ngala Game Preserve

Today you’ll move locations by charter plane, heading to the pristine open wilderness of Ngala Private Game Reserve to the north. Experience the beauty of the bush within one of nature’s most untouched places

Day

8 & 9

Relish Opportunities for Game Drives

Activities at this game reserve include game drives, walking safari, specialist tracking safari, and photographic safaris!  All meals and game drive included

 

Day 10

Depart to Johannesburg

Transfer to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Tambo Airport in Johannesburg, connecting to home-bound overnight flights

Day 11

Return Home

Arrive in the USA. Welcome home!

When should I go?

The ideal time is Year Round {note that the summer (our winter) tends to be very hot with more moderate temps in our summer (their winter)}

Please give us a call!  Our professional and experienced travel team knows South Africa and with our in-country network of drivers and guides we are uniquely able to craft a personalized itinerary for you and your family!  Have extra time?? Why not extend your trip? Consider adding time in Botswana’s Okavango Delta which is teeming with wildlife and offers a different landscape and daily activity pattern among the animals!  Oh, also don't forget the mighty Victoria Falls!! There are so many feasible ways to expand your visit! We will gladly tailor your vacation to your heart's desire! Remember! Our specialty is listening to YOU as we work together to craft the very best itinerary, pace and hotel selections for you and your family!  

 

And now, Buon Viaggio!  We are just a phone call or an email away!

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