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Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm  •  Saturday: By Appointment   •   Sunday: Closed

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa is an exceptionally beautiful 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.

DAY 1:  USA - CAPE TOWN          [DEPART USA]
Dinner and a movie aloft as you make your way to Cape Town (overnight flight).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
time afterward to explore the Cape Peninsula, including Sea Point, Bantry Bay, Clifton, magnificent views of the Twelve Apostles, and some time to explore the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. 
 
DAY 5:  CAPE TOWN - SABI SAND GAME RESERVE          [ARRIVE SABI SAND PRIVATE 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 Kruger National Park.  Enjoy one of the best safari lodges in Africa!
 
DAYS 6 AND 7:  SABI SAND GAME RESERVE          [ENJOY THE SAFARI]
With abundant games and remarkable landscapes, this is a photographer’s paradise. Activities can include early morning and evening game drives to see the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino & Cape Buffalo) and the “Little Ten” (cheetah, hippo, crocodile, zebra, giraffe, impala, hyena, nyeri, gnu, reptiles), bush walks, stargazing, fantastic bird watching, and romantic moonlit dinners.
 
DAY 8: SABI SAND GAME RESERVE - NGALA GAME RESERVE          [ARRIVE NGALA GAME RESERVE]
Today you’ll move locations by charter plane, heading to the pristine open wilderness of Ngala Private Game Reserve to the north.  Experience beauty of the bush within one of nature’s most untouched places.
 
DAYS 9 AND 10:  NGALA GAME RESERVE          [FREE DAYS]
Activities at this game reserve include game drives, walking safari, specialist tracking safari, and photographic safaris!  All meals and game drive included.
 
DAY 11:  NGALA GAME RESERVE - HOEDSPRUIT - JOHANNESBURG          [RETURN HOME]
Transfer to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Tambo Airport in Johannesburg, connecting to home-bound overnight flights.
 
DAY 12:  USA          [ARRIVE USA]
Arrive in the USA. Welcome home!
DAY 2: CAPE TOWN          [CAPE TOWN]
Arrive in Cape Town, where you will be met for the transfer to your centrally located hotel. Free time to relax and explore your new neighborhood.  Restaurant suggestions will be provided throughout.
 
DAY  3:  CAPE  TOWN  -  TABLE  MOUNTAIN  -  CAPE  TOWN      [EXPLORE  CAPE  TOWN]
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. Chance in the afternoon to take a cable car to the summit of Table Mountain for some truly spectacular views of the cape.
 
DAY 4:  CAPE  TOWN  -  CAPE  WINELANDS  -  PENINSULA  -  CAPE  TOWN        
Detailed private sightseeing of the Winelands region nestled below the Boland Mountains with a few key wine tastings along the way.  Free

Encounter the Spectacular Wildlife of a Land Teeming with Beauty

Take a look at this 12-day itinerary, or consider extending to include the nearby wonders of Zambia, Botswana, and beyond!