Cape to Kruger 5 Star (10 Days) ZCK3ST

Franschhoek| Panorama Route| Kapama Private Game Reserve| Western Cape| Gauteng| Mpumalanga Highlands| Dullstroom| Cape Town| South Africa| Africa| Johannesburg| Hoedspruit| Kruger Private Reserves| Kruger National Park

Overview

Introduction

This popular 10-day tour covers the essential sights that must be seen when touring South Africa. Explore Cape Town and its colourful history spanning over 300 years. Enjoy iconic vista’s like Table Mountain, Cape Point and Kirstenbosch before heading off to the African bushveld. In the northeastern corner of South Africa lies the legendary Kruger National Park which is surrounded by private game reserves and, collectively, this is known as the Greater Kruger National Park. Experience a safari in one the most captivating places on earth to see the Big Five.
This tour is available in 3-star, 4-star and 5-star accommodation

Accommodation

4 Nights Cape Grace

Room: Luxury Room
Welcome to Cape Grace. Situated on a private quay between Cape Town’s bustling V&A Waterfront and the tranquil yacht marina, there is no better position from ...

1 Night The Michelangelo Hotel

Room: Superior Room
Johannesburg’s upscale Sandton neighborhood is the city's business center where many major international companies house their headquarters. Its heart is Nelson Mandela Square with its large, six-meter ...

1 Night Dunkeld Country & Equestrian Estate

Room: Dunkeld Equestrian Estate Luxury Lodge Room
If you are looking for a place to unwind and rejuvenate body and soul in the sunny Mpumalanga, you do not need to look much further than Dullstroom. While ...

3 Nights Kapama Southern Camp

Room: Southern Camp Luxury Villa
Offering an authentic African safari experience and stretching across 13 000 hectares, towards the Kruger area, Kapama embodies a range of stylish accommodation across four sophisticated bush camps and lodges. Each ...

Itinerary

+ Day 1

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met by your tour representative and transferred to your hotel. After check-in at your hotel, you visit the world heritage site of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Evening at your own leisure.
Overnight: Cape Grace or similar

Activities and Services

+ Day 2

This morning you will enjoy spectacular views from the cable car and mountain summit during your tour of Table Mountain. Then embark on a scenic tour of the Company Gardens, a park and heritage site in the heart of the city, created in the 1650s by European settlers to grow fresh produce to replenish ships rounding the tip of Africa. Visit Parliament, a neoclassical heritage site. The flea market in Greenmarket Square is where you will have lunch and acquire a vibrant cultural experience along with local crafts. Tour the Castle of Good Hope, which is one of the oldest structures in Africa. Dinner is a 14-dish tasting menu honouring African culinary traditions combined with modern techniques.
Overnight: Cape Grace or similar

Activities and Services

Recommended

+ Day 3

Today is a full scheduled tour of the Cape Winelands. It begins with a delightful drive that winds its way through superb mountain ranges intersected by vineyards of the Cape Dutch Homesteads. You enter wine country by way of Stellenbosch, which is the heart of South Africa’s wine industry and boasts great beauty, culture, and history.  Explore oak-lined Dorp Street which is famous for its heritage buildings,  museums, and coffee shops. The old Lutheran Church, also an art gallery, provides a fitting backdrop to this historical lane. Take in the classic Cape Dutch architecture on the way to your first wine tasting at the premier estate, Delaire Graff. Then, on to Boschendal Wine Farm and its 300-year old manor house and gardens - you will enjoy a picnic lunch in the Rhone Rose Garden. A tour of the cellar comes before you indulge in a chocolate and wine tasting. Afterward, you will explore Franschhoek, its quaint stores, and the Huguenot Memorial. Dinner is a food and wine pairing at Grand Provence, before returning to Cape Town.
Overnight: Cape Grace or similar

Activities and Services

+ Day 4

This full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula begins with a drive of never-ending breath-taking scenery along the Atlantic Seaboard, stretching from the V&A Waterfront to your first stop in Hout Bay. From this quaint village’s fishing harbour, you will take a 40-minute cruise charter, past the famous Maori Bay Wreck, to the protected home of thousands of wild Cape Fur Seals - Duiker Island Seal Colony. You then journey, via Chapman’s Peak where there will be a photo-stop, to Boulders Beach to see the colony of vulnerable African Penguins in their natural habitat. You will visit nearby Simon's Town for lunch. Then, take in the countryside en-route to the southern-most point of the Cape Peninsula - Cape of Good Hope. There are three promontories that tower over 200m above the sea - Cape of Good Hope, Cape Maclear and Cape Point. At Cape Point you take the Funicular Railway to the old lighthouse and panoramic views at the summit. Evening at your own leisure.
Overnight: Cape Grace or similar

Activities and Services

+ Day 5

After breakfast, transfer to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to OR Tambo International Airport where you will be met by your tour representative and will depart for Soweto, a cluster of townships located southwest of Johannesburg. Lunch is for your choice on the most famous street in Soweto, Vilakazi Street. Today you will learn about South Africa’s journey to democracy as presented in the Nelson Mandela and Apartheid National Museums. Then in the Johannesburg precinct, Constitution Hill, you visit the seat of the Constitutional Court of South Africa which is a living museum that tells an ultimately inspiring story. After check-in at your hotel, rest of the day at your own leisure.
Overnight: The Michelangelo Hotel or similar

Activities and Services

Recommended

+ Day 6

Three hours from Johannesburg, deep within a magnificent forest, is a place commonly referred to as ‘Scotland’s Only Outpost in Africa’ or ‘the Place of Eternal Mist’. On the map, it’s called Dullstroom. Despite its widespread appeal, Dullstroom still has its own calm, distinctive, and singular atmosphere. After lunch, explore the original architecture, quaint stores, artisan shops, art galleries and spas which line Dullstroom’s main street. At 6,814 feet above sea level, Dullstroom has the highest railway station in South Africa. This picturesque area is known as the fly-fishing mecca of South Africa and attracts anglers from across the world. Dunkeld Country & Equestrian Estate and its many recreational facilities include fly-fishing and, between the many activities offered on the estate, you can also just sit beside a log fire with a glass of red wine.
Overnight: Dunkeld Country & Equestrian Estate or similar

Activities and Services

Recommended

+ Day 7

After breakfast depart for the magnificent bushveld via the Panorama Route. You will enjoy photo-stops at God's Window, Lisbon Falls, Bourke's Luck Potholes, Three Rondavels and the iconic Blyde River Canyon. You will arrive at Kapama Private Game Reserve, in time for lunch. Kapama’s luxury lodges are nestled between the Blyde River Valley and the Kruger National Park. Here, over 40 different species of mammals including the Big 5 - elephant, lion, leopard, African buffalo, and rhinoceros - as well as 350 bird species, thrive in their natural habitat. Your stay is fully inclusive of a continental and/or full English breakfast, lunch, High Tea, dinner, soft drinks, local alcoholic and premium beverages. Kapama also boasts two award-winning Spas. Enjoy twice-daily guided game drives. After lunch and High Tea, you will be taken on your first sunset game drive. After dinner, time is at your own leisure
Overnight: Kapama Southern Camp or similar

Activities and Services

+ Day 8

Today is your first of two full days on safari so make sure to explore all Kapama has to offer. Apart from your two daily game drives (at sunrise and at sunset), you can choose to go on nature walks, secure a once-in-a-lifetime interaction with elephants at Camp Jabulani, or even learn about rehabilitating wildlife at the Hoedspruit Centre for Endangered Species and view them at close range. For the adventurous, a romantic sleep out under the stars on an elevated bush platform is just one of the additional experiences you can add. Your stay is fully inclusive of a continental and/or full English breakfast, lunch, High Tea, dinner, soft drinks, local alcoholic and premium beverages.
Overnight: Kapama Southern Camp or similar

Activities and Services

Recommended

+ Day 9

Today is your last full day on safari so start off bright and early with your 5 am sunrise game drive. Today is also your last chance to complete your wish list of bushveld experiences, or you may simply want to relax and absorb the sights and sounds. Perhaps a massage in the unique open treatment rooms surrounded by water and the sweeping bushveld. Your stay is fully inclusive of a continental and/or full English breakfast, lunch, High Tea, dinner, soft drinks, local alcoholic and premium beverages.
Overnight: Kapama Southern Camp or similar

Activities and Services

Recommended

+ Day 10

After your last sunrise game drive and breakfast on safari, transfer to Hoedspruit Airport for onward flight home or the next leg of your vacation.

Activities and Services

Terms and Conditions

Includes

  • 9 nights accommodation
  • 34 excursions/activities, includes 6 game drives with experienced guides
  • 19 meals including the gratuities - 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • In addition to above meals: 3 High Teas, 3 morning coffees, soft drinks, local alcoholic and premium beverages at Kapama Southern Camp
  • Standard transfers to and from airports, accommodations, and activities as outlined in detailed itinerary
  • Transport in an air-conditioned luxury vehicle and bottled water provided daily
  • Game drives in an open 9 seat off-road vehicle
  • Local one-way flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg inclusive of taxes
  • Dedicated driver/guide

Excludes

​Unless otherwise specified

  • All flights, related costs, and taxes (international and local)
  • All meals and beverages (bottled water, coffee, tea, soda, specialty beverages and alcohol)
  • Visa and passport fees
  • Porterage and tipping
  • Trip insurance and items of a personal nature