16 Days: South African Splendor with Kenya Safari

16 Days: South African Splendor with Kenya Safari

Sun City | Johannesburg | Port Elizabeth | Garden Route | Cape Town |Nairobi | Masai Mara | Lake Elementaita | Nyahururu | Aberdare
Description

This 16-day tour consists of a trip around some of the most scenic sites across Africa. We begin our journey in Sun City and end in Aberdare. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

2 nts at The Cabanas or similar in Sun City.
1 nt at Peermont Metcourt or similar in Johannesburg.
1 nt at Paxton or similar at Port Elizabeth.
2 nts at Diaz / PH Outeniqua or similar on the Garden Route.
3 nts at Holiday Inn Strand Towers / PH Mariott Cape Castle or similar in Cape Town.
1 nt at Royal Azure/Tamarind or similar in Nairobi.
2 nts at Mara Simba Lodge or similar in Masai Mara.
1 nt at Lake Elementaita Sentrim or similar in Lake Elementaita.
1 nt at Panari Resort or similar in Nyahururu.
1 nt at Aberdare Country Club or similar in Aberdare.

Meals
  • Enjoy American Buffet Breakfast Everyday
    Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Eggs, Fruits, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice
  • Enjoy Lunches and Dinners prepared by your very own chef in Garden Route and Cape Town.
  • Enjoy 1 Indian Dish and Masala Tea during Breakfast prepared by your very own chef in Garden Route and Cape Town.
  • Enjoy Local/Indian/Picnic Lunches and Dinners at Indian Restaurants in Sun City, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth ,Nairobi
    & at the lodges in Kenya.
Itinerary
Day 1: JOHANNESBURG – SUN CITY (D)

On arrival at Johannesburg International Airport after clearing customs & immigration and picking your luggage we proceed to board our coach to the resort of Suncity. Overnight in Sun City.

Day 2: SUNCITY (B, L, D)

Today you have the whole day to yourself to explore the vast complex of Suncity on your own.You will be amazed at this oasis in the desert, with a man-made sea, complete with waves and beaches. Enjoy wind surfing or go swimming at the Valley of the Waves or relax at the Water World. Take a walk over the Bridge of Time into the Entertainment Center where fantasies really come true. Overnight in Sun City.

Day 3: SUNCITY – JOHANNESBURG (B, L, D)

This morning you drive early to Johannesburg. South Africa’s biggest city, was once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. You have the time to relax or explore the city on your own. Overnight in Johannesburg.

Day 4: JOHANNESBURG – PORT ELIZABETH (B, PL, D)

We take an early morning flight to Port Elizabeth, A major port, it’s also known for its numerous beaches. A superb value-for-money holiday base, Port Elizabeth offers a diverse selection of attractions as a family-fun holiday destination including scenic nature trails, historic heritage, magnificent wildlife, cultural experiences and countless water sport activities. Overnight in Port Elizabeth.

Day 5: PORT ELIZABETH – GARDEN ROUTE (B, PL, D)

This morning you drive to the Garden Route’, a scenic stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa, stretching from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River. Enroute there is a stop at The Bloukraans Bridge in Tistsikamma National Park where you have a chance to bungee jump off one of the highest Bungee-jump bridges in the world (On your own). Overnight on The Garden Route.

Day 6: GARDEN ROUTE (B, HPL, D)

Today, after breakfast you proceed to Oudtshoorn. Enroute there is a stop at Cango Caves, where you are taken to see the first two chambers. The stalactite and stalagmite formations are an incredible sight. You then proceed to Cango Wildlife Ranch, where you can discover a variety of animals seldom seen. Venture into Crocodile enclosures, visit Snake Park and Cheetahland. Next there is a visit to an Ostrich Farm where you will get a chance to see these magnificent birds. Overnight on The Garden Route.

Day 7: CAPE TOWN (B, HPL, D)

Today, we check-out and continue our journey by coach along the Garden Route to Cape Town. Also known as the ‘Mother City’ in the Western Cape, Cape Town is the oldest city in South Africa. Overnight in Cape Town.

Day 8: CAPE TOWN (B, L, D)

Today after breakfast, enjoy a guided city tour of Cape Town with its majestic Table Mountain backdrop. See the Houses of Parliament and the ‘Tuinhuis’ (President’s Office), the Company Gardens, St. George’s’ Cathedral and the Malay Quarter. Visit the world-famous Table Mountain, (weather permitting). Overnight in Cape Town.

Day 9: CAPE TOWN (B, HPL, D)

Today you will be taken to visit the Cape of Good Hope. Your tour takes you to the fishing harbor of Hout Bay, from where you take a short cruise to the Seal Island. You also drive via the Atlantic Coast to Cape Point. Marvel at the view of the southernmost tip of South Africa. You then take a funicular ride up to the lighthouse to truly absorb this majestic view. Then visit Boulders Beach, situated just after the picturesque village of Simons’s Town. This beach has a healthy population of African Penguins. Overnight in Cape Town.

Day 10: CAPE TOWN – NAIROBI (B, D)

Today we take a flight to Nairobi.Jambo! Welcome to Kenya. On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be picked up and taken to your hotel in Nairobi (Checkin after 1500 hrs). Situated on the Nairobi River, the city is not only the largest and fastest growing city in Kenya, but one of the largest in Africa. Overnight in Nairobi.

Day 11: NAIROBI – MASAI MARA (B, L, D)

Today you proceed by your safari van towards the Masai Mara National Reserve. Before departing you are taken to the Giraffe Centre where you get an opportunity to get up close and personal with the giraffes & also do a brief Orientation tour of this capital city. Enroute there is also a stop at the edge of the Great Rift Valley for a magnificent view of the valley and the two volcanoes.Maasai Mara National Reserve is an area of preserved savannah & its animals include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos. Overnight in Masai Mara.

Day 12: MASAI MARA (B, PL, D)

Today you will be taken for an extensive drive into the reserve to see varied kinds of game, such as crocodiles and hippos resting in the water. Game drives are designed to take you close to the wildlife rich spots in the Maasai Mara, where your ranger spots the best possible game.In the afternoon return to your lodge. Overnight in Masai Mara.

Day 13: MASAI MARA – LAKE ELEMNTAITA (B, L, D)

Early this morning you will be driven to Lake Elementaita, a shallow soda lake in the Great Rift Valley, which is home to pelicans, storks and flamingos. Overnight in Lake Elementaita.

Day 14: LAKE ELEMNTAITA – NYAHURURU (B, L, D)

Today you proceed towards Nayhururu to view the Thompson Falls, a scenic 74 m (243 ft) waterfall on the Ewaso Ng’iro river, named after fur trapper David Thompson. Upstream from the falls is one of the highest hippo pools in Kenya. Overnight in Nyahururu.

Day 15: NYAHURURU- ABERDARE (B, L, D)

This morning you are driven to the Solio Ranch, a privately owned wildlife conservancy, geared toward rhino conservation. Here there is a good chance of your spotting these huge animals. Later we drive to the Aberdare, picturesque, steep forested ravines and open moorland characterise the Aberdare National Park.Overnight in Aberdare.

Day 16: RETURN HOME (B)

Today you take your flight home. It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your SOTC holiday. We would like you to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and give us your suggestions.


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – IL=International Lunch – D=Dinner – ID=International Dinner – LD=Local Dinner – HPL=Hot Picnic Lunch
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107