Safari to Cape Experience

Suggested Holiday Itinerary

Safari to Cape Experience

Summary Of The Route and Costs

For a traditional yet luxurious safari holiday, look no further. Stay in a serene lodge overlooking a dam that is frequented by wildlife day and night, explore the Garden Route from your base at a rustic 5* country house set on its own estate, stay on a 325 year old wine estate in the heart of the Winelands, and finally let your senses be overcome by untold luxury in a boutique Cape Town hotel that is literally 'fit for a queen'.

Chitwa Chitwa is more than just a luxury private game lodge in the bush. It's a wholly sensorial experience which starts at sunrise and captures the very essence of the magnificent wildlife heritage and natural landscape of Africa before sunset. Your individually decorated suite opens onto a private lake-view deck with your own private plunge pool, framed by a spacious timber deck that overlooks the nearby water - a popular drinking hole for a wealth of wildlife.

After your safari, you fly down to Port Elizabeth for one night, before heading to Kurland Hotel. Whether its lazy days by the pool or enjoying the Spa or a more active holiday enjoying mountain and quad bikes, polo, horse riding or tennis - you can do it all here. The restaurant has won countless awards over the years.

Your next stop is Lanzerac Wine Estate, where your bedroom or suite leads onto a patio overlooking manicured lush lawns with a stunning backdrop of grandiose mountains and vineyards.

Finally, you end your trip in Cape Town at the 5* Queen Victoria Hotel, offering luxury and sophistication throughout. When not out and about in Cape Town, relax in the spa, work out in the state-of-the-art gym or sunbathe around the pool area at the neighbouring sister hotel, The Dock House.

 

 

 

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Summary Of The Itinerary

Holiday Title: Safari to Cape Experience

Countries Visited: South Africa


Day 1

Arrive into Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Once you have collected your luggage, you need to make your way into the Arrivals Hall, where you will be met by a representative from FedAir. You will then be transferred to the private FedAir departure lounge, where you can relax before boarding your flight across to the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Please note that there is a baggage restriction of 20 kg per person, and you have to have a 'soft' bag (for easy storage in the plane). If you are returning by FedAir, you can leave any excess baggage safely with FedAir, which you can then pick up when you return.

FedAir (Light Aircraft): Fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB) departing at 10:30 to Sabi Sand North Airstrip, arriving at 12:00

You will be met at the airstrip and transferred to your lodge. Chitwa Chitwa is highly acclaimed for its excellent game viewing, and during your stay here, morning and afternoon game drives with your highly qualified guide and Shangaan tracker will ensure an unforgettable African safari by enriching the safari experience with their profound knowledge regarding this animal kingdom and its complex habitat. Guests are treated to spell-binding sightings of the abundant wildlife and leave with affectionate memories of the very best of the African bush.


Day 4

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

FedAir (Light Aircraft): Fly from Sabi Sand North Airstrip departing at 11:00 to Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB), arriving at 12:30

You will be transferred to the Domestic Departure Terminal where you will check in for your flight 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 your hotel.

Built in 1898, and nestled in a lush English garden setting in the leafy suburb of Walmer, Hacklewood Hill is one of the few remaining Victorian Manor Houses in the city, and as such retains much of the elegance and grace it would have boasted when its first inhabitants - a young doctor and his family - once lived here.


Day 5

Your hire car will be delivered at 09:00.

11 Day Car Rental: Group D: Honda Jazz or similar (on Super Cover)

Drive to near Plettenberg Bay (approx 210 km / 2 h 0 mins). Enjoy a unique vacation experience at the family owned and operated 5* Kurland Hotel, located near the picturesque beach resorts of Plettenberg Bay and Nature's Valley, in the heart of the Garden Route.


Day 8

Drive to the Cape Winelands (approx 495 km / 4 h 40 mins). Steeped in a history dating back to 1692 and nestled in the foothills of the idyllic Jonkershoek Valley of Stellenbosch, the 320 year old Lanzerac Wine Estate is synonymous with old-world charm and rich Cape heritage. A mere 5 minutes from the historic town of Stellenbosch, the Estate boasts dramatic mountain ranges, endless rows of lush vineyards and hectares of landscaped gardens shaded by giant oak trees.


Day 10

Drive to Cape Town (approx 85 km / 1 h 0 mins). Luxury and sophistication emanate throughout the 5* Queen Victoria Hotel, from the elegant reception area to the 3 suites and 32 luxury rooms, each one individually designed and curated. What sets the Queen Victoria Hotel apart from other hotels at the world-renowned V&A Waterfront is undoubtedly its position. Located within a precinct of heritage buildings, the Queen Victoria Hotel gives you a sense of being within the Waterfront's vicinity but removed from the frenetic pace of it.


Day 15
Drive to Cape Town Airport, return your hire car, and check in for your flight home.
 
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Example Cost

Holiday Title: Safari to Cape Experience

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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