Splendid South Africa

Experience what South Africa has to offer on a 17 day tour in way of scenery, wildlife and culture. Travel the magnificent Panorama Route to the 'Land of the Rising Sun', explore the world-renowned Kruger National Park, multi-cultural experiences, Durban’s distinctive beachfront, the breath taking Garden Route, Cape Town City, Peninsula, Winelands and one of the new 7 wonders of nature Table Mountain.

Splendid South Africa

What we like...

  • Scheduled small group departures
  • Experience a 17 day tour in way of scenery, wildlife and culture
  • Travel the magnificent Panorama Route
  • Explore the world-renowned Kruger National Park
  • Experience the tranquil and breath taking Garden Route
  • Explore Cape Town and the surroundings with included Cape Peninsula and Winelands tours
Air-Inclusive from
$4,499
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for scheduled departures on a Saturday from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) valid between January 10 - May 31, 2017 and also September 01 - December 09, 2017

Itinerary

DAY 1: TRAVELING

Depart from New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles (IAD) for your South African Airways flight to South Africa.

 

DAY 2: JOHANNESBURG

On arrival at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Faircity Quatermain Hotel

    
 
 

DAY 3: LOWVELD

After breakfast you will be met and will depart Johannesburg and head towards the 'Land of the Rising Sun' Mpumalanga via the magnificent Panorama Route.

Late afternoon arrival at your hotel. Relax and freshen up for dinner.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Perry's Bridge Hollow Hotel

    
 
 

DAY 4: LOWVELD

After an early breakfast you will be met and transferred to the Kruger National Park for a morning safari drive.

Return to your hotel in the afternoon and spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Perry's Bridge Hollow Hotel

    
 
 

DAY 5: SWAZILAND

After breakfast you will be met and depart to the Royal Kingdom of Swaziland.

Take in the beautiful scenery and enjoy a showcase of traditional Swazi culture followed by a traditional lunch at the Matsamo Cultural Village.

(Dinner is to your own arrangements.)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Royal Swazi Spa

    
 
 

DAY 6: KWAZULU NATAL GAME RESERVES

Depart the hotel after breakfast for a day of activities.

Arrive at your hotel in the afternoon where you will embark on an afternoon scenic drive, visit a local and authentic Zulu homestead and eventually stop for sundowners.

Return to the hotel.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Ghost Mountain Inn

    
 
 

DAY 7: KWAZULU NATAL GAME RESERVES

Enjoy the morning at leisure.

After lunch (to own account) you will be met and transferred to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve for game viewing. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Ghost Mountain Inn

    
 
 

DAY 8: DURBAN

After breakfast depart the hotel and head towards St Lucia along the Elephant Coast.

Upon arrival you will embark on an estuarine boat trip and continue towards Durban where you will arrive at your hotel in the afternoon.

(Dinner is to your own arrangements.)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The Benjamin Boutique Hotel

    
 
 

DAY 9: PORT ELIZABETH

Depending on departure time of flight, embark on a morning city tour of Durban and enjoy what the city has to offer.

Proceed to King Shaka International Airport for your flight to Port Elizabeth Airport.

On arrival at Port Elizabeth Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

(Dinner is to your own arrangements.)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth Hotel

Fish Tank  Fat Fish  Tank
 
 

DAY 10: PLETTENBERG BAY

After breakfast depart and travel via the coastline towards the beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park.

Enjoy a walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River mouth gorge.

Continue to your hotel in Plettenberg Bay.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Tarn Country House

    
 
 

DAY 11: PLETTENBERG BAY

After breakfast enjoy an up-close-and-personal experience at the Elephant Sanctuary.

After lunch (to own account), travel to Plettenberg Bay for a visit to Birds of Eden.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Tarn Country House

    
 
 

DAY 12: OUDTSHOORN

After breakfast depart and proceed on an informative cruise up the Keurbooms River towards Knysna and enjoy some time at leisure.

Travel to Oudtshoorn and visit a working ostrich farm.

Arrive at your hotel in the late afternoon.

Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at De Opstal Country Lodge

Cango Caves  Meerkats  Ostriches
 
 

DAY 13: CAPE TOWN

After breakfast depart the hotel and enjoy a morning tour of the Cango Caves.

Afterward, travel towards Cape Town via Route 62. Lunch (to own account).

Arrive at your hotel.

(Dinner is to your own arrangements.)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Radisson BLU Le Vendome

Interior  Caves  Crawling Through Gap
 
 

DAY 14: CAPE TOWN

After breakfast you will be collected for your scheduled full day Cape Point and Peninsula Tour. (Lunch at own account).

Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.

(Dinner to own arrangements)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Radisson BLU Le Vendome

  Panorama   
 
 

DAY 15: CAPE TOWN

After breakfast you will be collected for your scheduled full day Cape Winelands Tour. (Lunch at own account)

Time permitting, a visit to a Paarl region estate would be included to round off the day’s wine-tasting experiences before heading back to your hotel in Cape Town.

(Dinner to own arrangements)

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Radisson BLU Le Vendome

Stellies vineyards  Vines  Vineyards
 
 

DAY 16: DEPARTURE

After breakfast you will be collected from the hotel for a scheduled City Tour. (Cable car fee not included)

You will be dropped off at the hotel by 12:30.

In the late afternoon you will be met and transferred to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport for your onward flight to the US.

TM and Stadium    
 
 

DAY 17: TRAVELING

Arrival in the United States at New York JFK or Washington Dulles airports.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York (JFK) or Washington (IAD) Airport to South Africa Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport; Domestic coach air in South Africa as per the itinerary (Durban - Port Elizabeth and Cape Town - Johannesburg); Accommodation as per the itinerary; Most meals as per the itinerary (14x breakfast, 1x lunch, 7x dinner); Ground transfers as per the itinerary; All park fees and safari activities; Scheduled Cape Peninsula Tour; Scheduled Winelands Tour

 

EXCLUDES

Add-on air from other U.S. cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Any items of personal expense, i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc.; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers

 

Your accommodation is as outlined in the itinerary above. All our programs are full customizable to your needs. 

Air-Inclusive from
$4,499
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for scheduled departures on a Saturday from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) valid between January 10 - May 31, 2017 and also September 01 - December 09, 2017

Price is per person based on double occupancy. Valid as of September 07, 2016 for scheduled departures on a Saturday from New York (JFK) between January 10 - May 31, 2017 and also September 01 - December 09, 2017 with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Other departure points and domestic flights within the U.S. can be booked. Price for other departure cities and/or travel dates may vary. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Package includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply.