Elephants and Elegance

Suggested Holiday Itinerary

Elephants and Elegance

Summary Of The Route and Costs

This 10 night trip will whisk you from Kruger to the Cape with a whole host of experiences in between. Meeting elephants, seeing waterfalls and looking down into one of the largest green canyons in the world, and dining at one of Cape Town's finest restaurants are just a snapshot of what you can expect from this holiday.

Beginning in Hazyview, you can spend 3 nights exploring the Lowveld Panarama Route and taking game drives into Kruger National Park itself. One of the highlights is visiting Blyde River Canyon, the second largest canyon in Africa and 'green' due to the subtropical foliage.

Then, you'll dive headfirst into a unique safari experience, spending 3 nights at the Relais & Chateux Camp Jabulani. Here, you'll stay in a luxurious suite buried deep in the bush with its very own private splash pool and viewing deck. The reserve itself is rich with wildlife and a place of breathtaking natural beauty.  You also can meet the Camp Jabulani elephants, whose herd has matured over time to become a very close knit family group. Each elephant has its own character and shares a unique bond with the rest of the group.

You'll then hop on a quick flight to Cape Town where you'll spend 4 nights at the 5* One&Only Cape Town, in the heart of the beautifully restored Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, a brilliant base for exploring the city.  Dine one evening at the hotel's top restaurant, Nobu, where innovative Japanese cuisine is infused with flavours and spices unique to South Africa.

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Summary Of The Itinerary

Holiday Title: Elephants and Elegance

Countries Visited: South Africa


Day 1
You will need to clear Customs and Immigration upon arrival at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Collect your luggage, then make your way to the Domestic Departure Terminal to check in for your next flight.

South African Airways SA8841 (ECONOMY CLASS): Fly from Johannesburg O.R. Tambo (JNB) departing at 11:00 to Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga (MQP), arriving at 11:55

Make your way into the Arrivals Hall and find the Bidvest Car Rental office. Complete the necessary paperwork - you will need to present your driving licence, passport and credit card. The keys to your hire car will then be handed over to you.

7 Day Car Rental: Group K: Mitsubishi ASX or similar (on Super Cover)

Drive to Hazyview (approx 45 km/ 45 mins). The small village of Hazyview is an ideal place to base yourself for a couple of days to explore the beautiful Lowveld area around the Kruger National Park.


Day 4

Allow about 2 hours to drive to the Eastgate/Hoedspruit Airport, where you will meet a representative from Bidvest who will take the hire car away. You will then be met by someone from Camp Jabulani, and transferred to the camp. The camp is guaranteed to offer first class accommodation, cuisine, facilities and personalised service, but its most notable feature is the herd of African elephants, which were rescued by the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre. Visitors can experience the extraordinary through watching the elephants at play in the waterhole or casually browsing in their natural wild habitat near the stables.

Kapama Game Reserve

3 nights at Jabulani Safari


Day 7

After you return from your morning activity, you will be able to enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the camp before you are transferred back to the airport.

South African Airways SA1242 (ECONOMY CLASS): Fly from Hoedspruit Afb (HDS) departing at 13:10 to Cape Town (CPT), arriving at 16:20

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 One&Only Cape Town, a vibrant resort situated in the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.


Day 11

Private luxury transfer from the One&Only Cape Town to Cape Town Airport

 
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Example Cost

Holiday Title: Elephants and Elegance

Holiday Destination: Holiday to South Africa for 10 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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