World in one country tour

Day 1 – On arrival in Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International airport you will be met by your guide for the first part of you tour. He will drive to the lovely country town of Dullstroom. You overnight at the beautiful Critchley Hackle Lodge DBB (overnight near airport if flight arrives later in the day) Your stay includes dinner and breakfast the next morning, lunch own account.

O/N  Critchley Hackle Lodge (or similar) in town of Dullstroom.

Day 2 – Today is all about scenery and you will explore the scenic Panorama Route with included visits to Gods Window, Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and Lisbon waterfall (all included)

Your stay includes dinner and breakfast the next morning, lunch own account.

O/N  Hippo Hollow Country lodge (or similar) outside town of Hazyview. 

Day 3 – After an early breakfast we head to the entrance gate of Kruger Park.

We take a safari drive in our van (included) and enjoy the search for the huge variety of mammals and birds which call this home. 

Later in the afternoon your guide will drop you at the Umlani safari lodge (or similar), your home in bush for the next 3 nights. (Here all safari activities and meals and drinks are included for the duration of your stay)

You still in be time for your afternoon jeep safari which will continue till after dark. Return to the lodge for dinner. Lunch today is for your own account and dinner is included at safari lodge.

O/N Umlani Safari lodge (or similar) in Timbavati Game reserve -  Greater Kruger Park. 

Day 4 – An adventurous day ahead as you search for the Big 5 during morning and afternoon safaris. During the heat of the day you can relax by the pool or take a free bushwalk with an armed ranger. 

Your stay at Umlani includes twice a day  safari drives as well as a bushwalk with a armed ranger.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included every day.

O/N Umlani Safari Lodge in Timbavati Game reserve

Day 5 - Morning and afternoon safaris are departing from Umlani safari lodge in the heart of the Timbavati Game Reserve. After morning safari another change to do the free optional bushwalk if you didn’t do it yesterday. 

Includes all safari activities breakfast, lunch and dinner.

O/N Umlani Safari lodge in Timbavati Game Reserve 

Day 6 – No safari drive this morning because after breakfast we say good bye to the bush and mammals and travel back to Johannesburg  OR Tambo airport to catch a domestic flight (included)  to Port Elizabeth- the southernmost city in Africa. Once at you hotel in Port Elizabeth you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon strolling along the promenade and visit Boardwalk shopping centre and casino. Breakfast and dinner included today,  lunch own account. 

O/N  Beach Hotel (or similar) - Summerstrand 

Day 7 - Exciting day ahead as we travel west toward the beautiful Garden Route area. Here is the only indigenous forest area in South Africa. We first pay a visit to the 1000 year old Big Tree (included) and later enter the Tsitsikamma National Park (included) we you can walk the 1km scenic mouth trail which will be one of the highlights of your trip.

Your lunch is for own account, dinner is included as well as breakfast tomorrow morning.

O/N Tsitsikamma Village Inn (or similar) – Town of Storms River

Day 8 – After breakfast we make a stop to view the highest Bungy jump in the world at the Bloukrans bridge. We then travel to the beautiful town of Knysna next to a natural estuary. Here you will enjoy a lovely cruise to Featherbed Nature reserve. Once in the reserve you partake in a downhill hike with spectacular views of the surrounding cliffs and ocean – another highlight. After the easy walk back to the jetty you can enjoy a buffet lunch (included) under the Milk wood trees. 

After a fun day  we continue to a drier region the country namely the Small Karoo, translated as Small Dry place. The road takes us via the towns of Sedgefield, Wilderness George to the ostrich capital of the world namely Oudtshoorn for a 2 night stay. 

Lunch, dinner and breakfast next morning included.

O/N Berluda (or similar) outside town of Oudtshoorn . 

Day 9 - After breakfast you depart for the world-renowned Cango Caves - vast limestone grottoes with extraordinary calcium formations built up over thousands of years. Here you join a included guided Heritage Tour of the Caves, showing these amazing formations. After your caves adventure your make your way to the Cango Ostrich show farm and enjoy a very informative guided tour of the ostrich farm with lunch included afterwards. The remainder of the afternoon you can relax by the pool or do an optional visit to the nearby Cango wildlife ranch.

 Lunch, dinner and breakfast next morning all included. 

O/N Berluda (or similar) outside town of Oudtshoorn

Day 10 - After breakfast drive along another famous road in South Africa - Route 62 with a stop in Barrydale and/or Montagu. Later enter the Breede river wine region with a wine tasting at Van Loveren. Here one can also enjoy a big or a small lunch at Christina’s Bistro. Our day continue with a scenic drive through the vineyards and mountains to the lovely town of Franschoek (French corner). 

Lunch and dinner own account, breakfast included next morning. 

O/N La Cabriere (or similar) town of Franschoek

Day 11 - Today we start the journey to our final destination but first you can enjoy a walk through the historic town of Stellenbosch or opt for another wine tasting at Spier wine estate. Your guide will continue to the beautiful city Cape Town and if weather allows you will head directly to the most famous landmark of South Africa - Table Mountain and take a ride with the cable car to the top where spectacular view and vistas awaits.

Breakfast included this morning, lunch and dinner own account. 

O/N Hotel Sky (or similar) in Cape Town. 

Day 12 - Full day tour of Cape Peninsula. Your guide will drive along the Atlantic coast to Hout Bay where you can enjoy a 45 minute cruise (included) to Seal Island,home to hundreds of Cape fur seals.

Next the road winds up the very spectacular and photogenic Chapmans Peak Drive taking you to Simon’s Town home to the local African penguin colony (included) at Boulders Beach. Cape Point Nature reserve (included) with the famous Cape Point Light House is your lunch stop and on the way back to Cape Town your guide will stop at “the Southernmost western point of Africa” called Cape of Good Hope(included).

Breakfast included this morning, Lunch and dinner are own account. 

O/N Hotel Sky (or similar) Cape Town

Day 13 - On your last day (if time allows- depends on departure time of international flight ) enjoy a city tour and take time to explore the Mother City with a city orientation tour of Cape Town. 

Your tour guide will point out historical landmarks such as The Castle of Good Hope, Houses of Parliament, Anglican Cathedral and Bo- Kaap. 

Hidden in central Cape Town is the Company’s garden, the original vegetable farm of the VOC. The site is important historically, and is also home to the South African Museum and the Cape Town Holocaust Centre. 

Afterwards we visit the V&A Waterfront. The V&A Waterfront is an iconic mixed-use destination located in the oldest working harbour in the Southern Hemisphere. There are a huge variety shops, restaurants, attractions and activities to enjoy.

Your guide will transfer you to Cape Town International airport for departure flight. 

Breakfast included this morning and lunch own account.

Dinner in flight.

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