The Wonder Of The Wild

Cape Town, Greater Kruger, Zambia
8 Nights / 9 Days
Guided Tour

This Cape Town and Kruger combination certainly capture the essence of a South Africa’s most loved regions. Your days in Cape Town are filled with visits to Table Mountain, Cape Point and Boulders Beach. Your stay in Cape Town is not complete without a day spent in the beautiful Winelands. Cape Town is home to many restaurants from local flavours to fine dining and everything in between and is a real treat to end off a busy day.
Your time in the Greater Kruger is spent at two distinctive areas each unique in it’s own right. The Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve is a prime game viewing reserve with many luxury lodge accommodation to choose from. It is located on the south western border of the Kruger National Park with the wildlife passing through as there are no fences between Kruger and Sabi Sands. The Sabi Sands reserve is the oldest of all private reserves in South Africa. Your stay in the Greater Kruger area continues further north at the 13 000 hectare Kapama Private Game Reserve. The Kapama reserve is a mix of mainly savannah and riverine areas which yield great herds of buffalo, elephant and antelope, an abundance of predators and home to the Big 5.

Detailed Itinerary

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DAY 1

Welcome to Cape Town!
On arrival in Cape Town you will be met by your eAfricaSAFARI Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel. The balance of the day will be at leisure. Dinner under own arrangements. Overnight at your Hotel.

DAY 2

After breakfast you and your tour guide will depart for your full day Cape Peninsula Tour and start your day with an ascent by cable car to the notorious Table Mountain (weather permitting). Thereafter head south along the Atlantic Seaboard towards Hout Bay and over Chapman’s Peak, offering stunning views and perfect photo opportunities. Continue to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve where we will spend some time at Cape Point and witness the meeting of the Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean currents.

Enjoy lunch en-route followed by a visit to the penguin colony at Boulder's Beach before making your way back to your hotel. Dinner to own arrangements. Overnight at your hotel. (B, L)

DAY 3

After breakfast, depart the hotel for a full day tour of the beautiful Cape Winelands. The Winelands is well known for producing some of the world’s premium wines and rich in history and culture. Explore historical towns like Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek each town offers a variety of wines and lies within easy driving distance from each other. Your tour includes two or three (time permitting) wine tastings and a cellar tour at one of the estates. The estates we will visit today will be either of the following – Fairview, Nelson’s Creek, Solms Delta, Moreson, and Waterford. The Winelands is also the culinary capital of South Africa and no doubt you will enjoy lunch at either of the estates visited. Dinner to own arrangements. Overnight at your hotel. (B, L)

DAY 4

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning, followed by check out. Your eAfricaSAFARI Tours representative will collect you from the hotel and transfer you to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (booked under own arrangements).

On arrival at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, you will be met and transferred by road (approximately 2,5 hours) to your lodge located in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.On arrival at the lodge, you will be met by the lodge manager and assisted with check in. Enjoy some relaxation time before your first activity.

Enjoy a delicious high tea before departing on your afternoon game drive by open safari vehicles and accompanied by your lodge ranger and tracker. Your very knowledgeable ranger and tracker team will be your hosts on game drive and will endeavour to show off the fauna and flora that the Sabi Sands has to offer. Your tracker watches the road for spoor to follow. There might be some murmuring between ranger and tracker in Shangaan (the local language) as they discuss the spoor or if any interesting animals have been spotted. Your ranger will choose a spot where you can stretch your legs and enjoy sundowners to witness the spectacular African sunset. On return to the lodge you will have an opportunity to freshen up before dinner. Dinner will be served at the main area. Overnight at your lodge. (B, D)

DAY 5 & 6

After your early morning wakeup call from your ranger, enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or juice and some breakfast pastries before departing on your morning game drive.
Although it is still very early, the bush is already alive and bustling. Depending on the animal activity during the night, your ranger and tracker might continue where you left off last night or head in a different direction this morning. Return to the lodge after an adventurous morning drive. Enjoy a delicious breakfast on return to the lodge. Following breakfast depart for a guided morning bush walk (optional). The walk will offer you an opportunity to get close up experience of the bushveld.Return to the lodge in time for lunch and an afternoon siesta or relax at the pool. High tea will be served before departing for your afternoon game drive by open safari vehicle. Your ranger and tracker will continue the search for the big 5. Enjoy sundowners en-route your game drive. Return to the lodge for dinner. Overnight at your lodge. (B, L, D)

DAY 7

Enjoy some light breakfast pastries and coffee, tea or juice before departing for your morning game drive and one last opportunity for your ranger and tracker to impress you! Enjoy a delicious breakfast on return to the lodge, followed by check out. You will be collected from the lodge for your private road transfer to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport for your flight to Livingstone (booked under own arrangements).

You will be met on arrival at Livingstone International Airport and assisted with a transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a late lunch after check in and some time to relax and explore your hotel. Your local guide will collect you from your hotel for your Sunset Zambezi Cruise. The cruise is an excellent way to view a variety of game including hippo, crocodile and elephant in their natural environment as well as many bird species. Enjoy many photo opportunities as you watch an amazing African sunset. Return to your hotel for dinner. Overnight at your hotel in Livingstone. (B, L, D)

DAY 8

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel restaurant before departing on your morning activities. Your local guide will return this morning to collect you for your walking tour of The Falls. The Falls, also called Mosi-oa-Tunya – ‘the Smoke that Thunders’ because of the thick mist caused by the crashing water as it drops. Highlights of your walk include a vantage point at the Knife edge offering the finest view of the Eastern Cataract and the Main Falls as well as the Boiling Pot. Other vantage points include the Falls bridge and the Lookout Tree which commands a panoramic view across the Main Falls. Different times of the year will provide completely different experiences of the Falls. (Low water levels are experienced between September and January and a tour of the falls on the Zimbabwean side is suggested)

Following your walking Falls tour, continue to the helipad for a spectacular scenic flight over the Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River. Return to the hotel for lunch. You have the afternoon at leisure to enjoy the optional activities offered in Livingstone such as elephant back safari, walk with the lions, bungee jumping, canoeing or kayaking. Enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening. Overnight at your hotel in Livingstone. (B, L, D)

DAY 9

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel’s restaurant before checkout. Your local guide will collect you and assist with your transfer to Livingstone International Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. On arrival at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport you will need to connect with your international depart. (B)

Highlights:

  • Table Mountain

  • Cape Point
  • Boulders Beach
  • Hout Bay
  • Chapmans Peak
  • Stellenbosch
  • Franschhoek
  • Paarl
  • Big 5
  • Greater Kruger National Park
  • Sunset cruise down the Zambezi River
  • Walking tour of the Falls
  • Scenic helicopter flight over the Falls
  • Elephant Back Safari
  • Walk with the Lions
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Canoeing or kayaking
  • Transportation in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary. (8xB, 6xL, 5xD)
  • Services of a registered and experienced tour guide.
  • Services of a professional driver.
  • Entrance fees and excursions where stated in above itinerary.
  • Bottled water on all transfers (1pp).
  • Public Passenger Liability Insurance.
  • All meals unless stated otherwise in the above itinerary.
  • All other entrances and excursions than stated in above itinerary.
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, beverages, curio shop purchases etc.

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