On arrival at Johannesburg at ?? hrs, clear the Immigration & Customs and check-in for the connecting flight to Cape Town. On arrival at ??? hrs, transfer to the hotel for check-in. Afterwards, relax in the room to get over the jet lag. In the evening, take a hotel shuttle or taxi to go to the elegant Victoria & Albert waterfront area, full of shops, restaurants, bars etc. Later, return to the hotel for overnight stay
Overnight: Hotel on St Georges*** (or similar) www.hotelonstgeorges.co.za
Breakfast. Later, pick-up from hotel for a half-day tour of the Table Mountain with a cable car (weather permitting) which offers spectacular bird’s eye view of the city. The upper cable car station is situated at 1067 metres and the revolving cable car allows a 360 degree aerial view of the city.
After lunch break, go for a brief orientation tour covering the major attractions like Signal Hill, Lion’s Head, House of Parliament, Company Gardens, Malay Quarter etc. End the city tour with a visit to the Victoria & Albert Waterfront for some shopping. Overnight stay.
Optional: Musical or theatre show in the evening
Overnight: 4* Hotel on Southern Sun Waterfront (or similar)
Breakfast. Later, pick-up from hotel for the tour of Cape Point. En route, visit Hout Bay harbour which still retains a charm of days gone by. Enjoy a half-hour cruise to Seal Island or walk around the Mariners Wharf area. Continue alongside the Indian Ocean and stop to see the Jackass penguin colony at Boulders beach. Then travel onwards until reaching Cape Point & Cape of Good Hope, the meeting place of two mighty oceans. Our last stop of the day is at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, home of over 3500 species of fauna & flora. Later, return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Overnight: 4* Hotel Souther Sun Waterfront
Breakfast. Later, check out and depart by road to Knysna via the picturesque Garden Route. Reach Knysna in approx 7 hours with stops en route, including at a well-known winery area . On arrival at Knysna, check in to the hotel. In the evening, go for a cruise in the picturesque Knysna lagoon. Evening free to walk around this quaint & small town. Overnight stay.
Garden Route includes one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline that winds its way for some 200 km via George, Wilderness,Sedgefield and Knysna on to Plettenberg Bay and is a fairyland of giant trees, ferns and bird life.
Mountains crowd close to a shoreline dotted with beaches & bays, and vividly coloured wild flowers delight the eye.
Between Heidelberg and Storms River, the Garden Route runs parallel to a coastline featuring lakes, mountains, tall indigenous forests, amber-coloured rivers and golden beaches
Overnight: 4*Knysna Log Inn(www.log-inn.co.za)
Breakfast at the hotel. Later, depart on a full day tour of Oudtshoorn and visit the Safari Ostrich Farm, the ultimate “ostrich experience” with thousands of ostriches to view from incubation stage to full grown adults that you can ride. It also boasts a curio shop including an excellent range of ostrich products
After lunch at the above farm, visit the Cango Caves and continue to Cango Wildlife Ranch to view some animal species that inhabited the Karoo Region in the early days.
Return to Knysna by late afternoon. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay.
Overnight: 4* PH King George
Early breakfast. Transfer to the George airport (140 kms/2.5 hours) for a morning flight to Johannesburg. On arrival at Johannesburg, transfer to Sun City by a private van and reach in approx 2.5 hours. On arrival at Sun City, check in to the hotel. Evening free to walk around Sun City on your own to enjoy its various indoor & outdoor attractions. Dinner at a local restaurant. Later, visit the casinos or enjoy other entertainment shows held regularly there. Overnight stay
Overnight: 4* Sun City Main Hotelwww.south-african-hotels.com
Breakfast. Full day free at Sun City to enjoy its various attractions like Palace of Lost City, Valley of Waves etc on your own using the complimentary shuttle service. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Morning free to relax or walk around Sun City. Around noon, transfer to Pilansburg National Park in a safari vehicle. Reach in approx 45 minutes and check-in at the lodge. In the afternoon, go for a game drive in an open safari vehicle. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay
Pilansburg National Park is one of the popular game reserves in Africa, mainly due to its proximity to Sun City and the possibility of seeing several species of animals including the Big Fives.
Overnight: 4* Bakubang Lodge www.bakubung.co.za
Wake up and go for an early morning games drive. Return to the lodge for breakfast .
Later, transfer to Johannesburg by a private vehicle. On arrival, proceed on a half-day tour to Gold Reef City Theme Park which is an unique destination combining fun & fantasy. Descend in to a vast gold mine and see a gold pour demonstration and see the miners carry out their traditional dance.
In the afternoon, visit the Lions Park for a half-day tour. Return to the hotel by late afternoon. Evening free. Overnight stay.
Overnight: 4* Peermont Mondior www.peermont.com/
Breakfast. Take the hotel’s complimentary shuttle to the Johannesburg Airport to check-in by 0800 hrs for the flight to Livingstone at 1040 hrs. On arrival at 1230 hrs, transfer to the hotel. Relax in the hotel in the afternoon. In the evening, go for a cruise on the Zambezi River and see the animals which come close to the water. Drinks and heavy snacks on the cruise. Overnight stay
Note: Its is suggested that you keep the large bags in the hotel’s luggage room and travel to Victoria Falls with only a hand bag which will save your time for check-in.
Victoria Falls is approximately 5600 feet wide and twice the height of Niagara Falls and 1½ times wider. The Falls are divided into five separate sections: Devil's Cataract, Main Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Rainbow Falls and Eastern Cataract. The resulting spray rises up to 1650 feet into the air.
Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River which feed the falls form the border between Zambia & Zimbabwe. The Zambezi River is over 1650 miles long and is Africa's fourth largest river after the Nile, Zaire & Niger and the only one to flow into the Indian Ocean.
Overnight: *** Zambezi Waterfront Lodge ( thezambeziwaterfront.com/)
Breakfast at the hotel. Later, depart on a half-day guided tour of the Falls. Afternoon on your own for walking around the Falls area or for taking optional activities like helicopter flight, elephant ride, walk with the lion tour etc. Overnight stay
Overnight: As above
Breakfast. Morning free. Later, transfer to the Livingstone Airport to check-in for your morning flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival at Johannesburg at 1500 hrs, take the Metcourt’s complimentary shuttle to the hotel. In the afternoon, go for a half-day city tour Evening free to walk around or visit the restaurants, shops, casinos etc in the Emperor’s Palace Complex. Overnight stay.
Overnight: 4*Peermont Mondior (www.peermont.com)
Breakfast. Later, take a hotel shuttle to go to the Johannesburg International Airport to check-in for your flight to Delhi departing at ??? hrs. Lunch & dinner on the flight Arrive in Mumbai by 0005 hrs on day 14
Overnight: Not applicable