Grand Tour (11 Days / 10 Nights)
Bring the whole family along on this grand tour where you will explore the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, the gorgeous Garden Route & the scenic Eastern Cape, Sun City & the Wildlife safaris. With well known sights like Table Mountain, V&A Waterfront and Robben Island, as well as many gorgeous beaches, a melting pot of culture and great wine and food, it’s not hard to see why Cape Town was voted World’s Best Destination 2011. The itinerary encompasses everything from the big cities to the Big 5, giving you a chance to experience the country’s best-known highlights along the way. Go on a game safari in Mabula and travel the beautiful Garden Route en route to Cape Town (& Vice – Versa) – this tour has it all! For a shorter variation or to customize your tour, please contact us!
Day 1: Cape Town
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - Thursday, December 19, 2019
Upon arrival, meet & greet by SST Representative Transfer from Cape Town International Airport to the Hotel Check in and freshen up - Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Cape Town
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - Friday, December 20, 2019
Breakfast at the hotel Morning City Tour of Cape Town including Table Mountain. This tour gives you the opportunity to discover the spirit of the Mother City, experience her vibrant cultures and history and enjoy botanical scenery. Highlights include: Table Mountain – weather permitting (otherwise Signal Hill), Scenic coastal drive through Clifton & Sea Point, Green Market Square, District Six, Walk through the Company Gardens, Scenic City tour passing the Houses of Parliament, the City Hall, the Castle and Slave lodge.
Day 3: Cape Town
Friday, December 20, 2019 - Saturday, December 21, 2019
Breakfast at the hotel Private Full Day Cape Point Tour. Join us on Africas premier tour route to the romantic meeting place of the Indian & Atlantic Oceans. Sir Francis Drake the explorer called it "the fairest Cape that we saw in the circumference of the Globe" This tour offers a full and exciting day out. Includes: Hout Bay, 30-minute cruise to the seal colony in a glass bottom boat (weather permitting), Cape Point nature reserve, Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope, stop for lunch at Fish Hoek Galley (extra cost) - swimming in Indian ocean possible, penguin colony in Simonstown and Kirstenbosch botanical gardens. Evening at leisure.
Day 4: Cape Town - Knysna
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - Sunday, December 22, 2019
Breakfast at the hotel Private Garden Route Tour. Overland from Cape Town to Knysna. Highlights en route include: Mossel Bay, Wilderness & sunset cruise on the Knysna Lagoon Check in and freshen up – Rest of the afternoon at leisure
Day 5: Knysna
Sunday, December 22, 2019 - Monday, December 23, 2019
Breakfast at the hotel Full day touring in Oudtshoorn. Highlights include: Highgate Ostrich Farm – During your visit experience the worlds largest bird which lays the largest egg, has the most beautiful feathers and eyes that make you want to fall in love and hug them. At Highgate you can enjoy riding the birds at your own risk, stand on their eggs, touch the birds and cuddle the chicks all in approximately 1 1/2 hours. Professional multilingual guides take you on a conducted tour where you will learn about the birds, experience laughter & beauty situated in a valley surrounded by thousands of ostriches and majestic mountains.
Cango Caves – The klein Karoo’s oldest and most popular attraction … one of the world’s natural wonders.
Cango Wildlife Ranch – here you will have the opportunity to view some of the animal species which inhabited the Karoo region in the early days.
Day 6: Knysna - Johannesburg - Sun City
Monday, December 23, 2019 - Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Breakfast at the hotel Private transfer from Hotel to George Airport Flight to O R Tambo International Airport (Not Included in rate) Upon arrival, SIC transfer from Airport to Sun City (+- 2.5 hours) Check In (14h00) and freshen up - Rest of afternoon at leisure
Day 7: Sun City
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Breakfast at the hotel Full day at leisure to explore the Sun City Complex (no services provided)
Day 8: Sun City - Mabula
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - Thursday, December 26, 2019
Breakfast at the hotel SIC transfer from Sun City to Mabula Game Reserve Lunch at the lodge Check In (14h00) and freshen up Afternoon Game Drive in open 4X4 safari vehicle (time permitting) Children under 06 years not allowed on game drives Dinner at the lodge
Day 9: Mabula
Thursday, December 26, 2019 - Friday, December 27, 2019
Morning game drive in open 4X4 safari vehicle Breakfast, lunch & dinner at the lodge Afternoon game drive in open 4X4 safari vehicle
Day 10: Mabula - Johannesburg
Friday, December 27, 2019 - Saturday, December 28, 2019
Breakfast at the hotel Private transfer from Mabula to Johannesburg City. On arrival, check in and freshen up – Rest of the afternoon at leisure to explore Emperors Palace.
Day 11: Johannesburg
Saturday, December 28, 2019 - Sunday, December 29, 2019
Breakfast at the hotel Complimentary Shuttle from Hotel to O R Tambo International Airport Flight back HOME!