Safari Extravaganza

Suggested Holiday Itinerary

Safari Extravaganza

Summary Of The Route and Costs

On this holiday, you'll go on an unforgettable safari in the Kruger National Park, tracking wild animals deep into the bush. You'll also drive the famous Garden Route and stay in a stunning treetop suite within an easy drive of all the main attractions here. After that, you'll head to the pretty village of Franschhoek, staying at a real 'home from home' boutique hotel where nothing is too much trouble for the staff. Finally, you end in Cape Town where you stay in a property dating back to the early 1800s, but with a bold and quirky style that brings the hotel firmly into the 21st century.

3 nights to start your trip at Lion Sands Tinga will completely restore your energy and allow you to truly relax into the holiday mood. With 5,000 hectares of wilderness in this private concession within the world-renowned Kruger National Park, you can go exploring off-road, follow in the footsteps of a leopard, track down a herd of elephant, or simply wait for them to come to you.

Hard as it will be to leave here, you can rest assured that the rest of your trip will still be superb. After the safari, you fly down to Port Elizabeth, where you stay for just one night before heading off to the Garden Route. Beautiful coastlines, breathtaking mountains and valleys, tall forests, deep blue lakes and lagoons - these are the reasons why the Garden Route is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Africa. You will stay in a hideway suite amidst the treetops of an age-old indigenous forest, where you can take a dip in your private plunge pool and be eye-to-eye with the birdlife. Breakfast can be served in the morning sunlight on the spectacular dining deck, suspended above the forest floor.

Your next stop is Akademie Street in Franschhoek, the heart of the South African Wine Valley. Individually styled suites and peacefully situated cottages provide a blissful base from which to explore the landscapes, vineyards and Chef’s tables of South Africa’s Culinary Capital.

Finally, you finish your trip in Cape Town at the Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel. Each of the 15 rooms has been individually decorated, marrying a touch of yesteryear with contemporary chic and bohemian influence. Join fellow guests after sunset for an aperitif and canapés before heading off for dinner to a nearby restaurant along the vibrant Kloof Street.

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Summary Of The Itinerary

Holiday Title: Safari Extravaganza

Countries Visited: South Africa


Day 1

Arrive into Skukuza Airport. Collect your luggage, then make your way into the Arrivals Hall where you will be met and transferred to Lion Sands Tinga Lodge.

Situated right on the Sabie River in a private concession within the Kruger National Park itself, you will find yourself surrounded entirely by bush and sky. Head into the wild on morning and afternoon game drives with your guide and tracker and discover a world usually only reserved for your TV screen during 'Animal Planet'. It is an escape that everyone should enjoy at least once in their lifetime.


Day 5

After you return from your morning game drive, you will have time to enjoy breakfast at the lodge before you are transferred back to the airport.

Airlink 4Z862 (Economy Class): Fly from Skukuza Airport (SZK) departing at 13:30 to O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), arriving at 14:35

Connect with your onward flight down to Port Elizabeth.

British Airways BA6237 (Economy Class): Fly from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) departing at 16:10 to Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ), arriving at 17:50

Collect your luggage, then make your way into the Arrivals Hall where your driver will be waiting for you, holding a sign board with your name on it. You will then be transferred to The Radisson Blu for an overnight stay.


Day 6

Your hire car will be delivered at 09:00.

10 Day Car Rental: Group F: Audi A3 or similar - Automatic Transmission (on Super Cover)

Drive to the Garden Route (approx 240 km / 2 h 40 mins) to Tsala Treetop Lodge, set in stunning woodlands near Plettenberg Bay. The views are breathtaking, whether from the exotic dining room, intimate glassed-in lounge, or large open decks high above the forest floor. As well as stylish accommodation and excellent food, all of the attractions of the Garden Route are within easy reach.


Day 9

Drive to Franschhoek (approx 465 km / 4 h 30 mins). Hospitality and comfort lie at the heart of the Akademie Street experience. This luxurious property with its fragrant landscaped gardens is designed to be a haven of sumptuous tranquility with attention to detail throughout. The discreet, personal service is warm and welcoming, attentive and unlimited.


Day 11

Allow an hour to drive to Cape Town. Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel is situated in the Gardens suburb, one of the city's oldest and most sophisticated neighbourhoods. This is authentic Cape Town at its loveliest, offering beauty, charm, and a quirky personality in equal measure. Set just off the buzzing Kloof Street, you can live like a local but still be treated as a VIP guest. Comfort is never compromised and the warmth of the charming environment seeps its way through to every corner.


Day 15
Drive to Cape Town Airport, return your hire car, and check in for your flight home.
 
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Holiday Title: Safari Extravaganza

Holiday Destination: Holiday to South Africa for 14 nights

Passengers: 2 Adults

Example Cost for 2 Adults: * per person sharing.

*Excludes international flights from your home country - please ask us if you would like us to include these for you.

All monies paid by UK customers for the air package holiday shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10245.

When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong.

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