Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Winelands, Durban, St Lucia, Hluhluwe
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Scenic Cape Peninsula. Wine tasting at well-known estates. All game drives undertaken in open safari vehicles. Contemporary Zulu Cultural Experience. Enjoy a boat cruise on lake St Lucia - A World Heritage Site.
Day 1: Cape Town
On arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the joys of the 'Mother City'. A perfect opportunity to visit the VA Waterfront. Accommodation: Protea Hotel President or similar
Day 2: Cape of Good Hope (B)
Enjoy a full day's sightseeing in the world?s hot-test tourist destination. Much of our journey is along the achingly beautiful coastline, with majestic views of mountain and ocean. We visit Cape Point, one of the best spots in Cape Town for spotting whales and dolphins. On our return to the city we drive through the quaint naval village of Simon's Town.Accommodation: Protea Hotel President or similar
Day 3: Cape Winelands (B)
We tour the Cape's famous wine making cou-ntry, visiting two well-known estates for wine tasting.Accommodation: Protea Hotel President or similar
Day 4: Cape Town / Durban (B)
Spend the morning at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your flight to Durban (onward flight not included). On arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.Accommodation: Protea Hotel Edward or similar
Day 5: Durban / St Lucia / Hluhluwe (BD)
We leave Durban at 09h00, arriving at Mtuba-tuba by 11h30 where we meet our guide. We change vehicle and transfer to Veyane Zulu Cultural Village where we will have the opportunity to learn more about the contemporary way of life of the local Zulu people. We watch and join in on bead making, mat weaving, and the playing of local instruments. We will meet a sangoma (witchdoctor) and watch traditional Zulu dancing. Following our cultural experience we head into St Lucia before enjoying a boat cruise on the St Lucia Estuary part of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, a world heritage site with the opportunity of viewing hippos and crocodiles, African fish eagles and other birds. Following the boat cruise we transfer to our overnight lodge (situated on a small private reserve) for dinner and overnight.Accommodation: Gazebo Safari Lodge or similar.
Day 6: Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve (BD)
A full day's game viewing awaits in an open game viewing vehicle in Hluhluwe-Imfo-lozi Game Reserve renowned for its rhino conservation as well as home to the 'Big Five' plus an abundance of other animal species in-cluding zebra, giraffe, cheetah and wild dog. We depart early morning with breakfast packs prepared and undertake our game drive early when the animals are most visible and active. Today we will also visit the reserves renowned Centenary Centre and the museum that depicts the history of live game capture and trans-location of game, especially the white rhino that would no doubt be extinct without the creation of this reserve. With a bit of luck there will be an opportunity for a close-up encounter with an animal or two in the capture bomas (enclosures), awaiting their big move to other reserves. We return to our lodge in the late afternoon before enjoying a boma dinner rem-iniscing about the day's sightings.Accommodation: Gazebo Safari lodge or similar
Day 7: Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve / Durban (B)
Another early wake-up for a final game drive within the unique and wonderful Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. We return to our lodge in time to check-out and connect onto the transfer shuttle back to Durban, arriving in the city at about 16h00 where the tour ends.
The internal flight between Cape Town and Durban, on day 4, is not included and can be booked at any time suitable to the client. We can assist you with obtaining these flights.
Transportation Tour in air-conditioned micro-buses or 16-seater mini-buses, and 10-seater open safari vehicles.
Professionally Escorted Discover the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi game Reserve and the Western Cape with our professional tour guides.
Accommodation Rooms with private facilities, on a twin share basis. Dining Inclusions 6 Breakfasts
Airport transfers included.
Hotel porterage included.
Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Conservation Levy Included.
The internal flight between Cape Town and Durban, on day 4, is not included and can be booked at any time suitable to the client.
Meals not specified
All items of a personal nature
Flights and airport taxes