Cape and Kruger

$6995-$7375/per person

Overview

Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more and you have 5 days to explore it all. A scheduled flight and road transfer takes you to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, within the Greater Kruger National Park for your first safari at the very special Notten's Bush Camp. Here you enjoy close encounters with Africa’s Big 5 Game. Continue on to RockFig Safari Lodge, in the Timbavati wilds, and see how the professional guides and trackers read the signs of the bush to anticipate the movements and behavior of birds and animals for the best possible viewing and photographic opportunities.

DAY
1-4

At A Glance

  • Meet our representative on arrival in South Africa
  • Private transfer from Cape Town International Airport to Four Rosmead Boutique Guesthouse
  • Stay at Four Rosmead Boutique Guesthouse for 4 nights
  • Breakfast included

Four Rosmead

Itinerary Details

Situated on the slopes of Table Mountain, Four Rosmead is an exclusive boutique hotel in the select residential suburb of Oranjezicht, within walking distance of Green Market Square and 10 minutes by car from the V&A Waterfront, Kirstenbosch Gardens and Clifton and Camps Bay beaches. The property enjoys 360º views of the mountain, Lions Head, Signal Hill, Table Bay and the city. It is within walking distance of the city as well as vibrant Kloof Street, which is well known for its restaurant and café culture.
Four Rosmead is a Cape contemporary classic with all the characteristics of a boutique style hotel; its location, style, authenticity and personal service all contribute to re-defining the Cape Town travel experience. Interiors are chic with a subtle, yet distinctive African spirit enhanced by original South African artwork. Accommodation consists of ten bespoke en-suite bedrooms which offer extra length king/twin beds, air-con, Samsung HD satellite TV, Bluray DVD player, Bluetooth Soundbar and Wi-fi internet connectivity. Some rooms have a private garden, balcony or courtyard. A heated salt water swimming pool and landscaped gardens allow guests to relax and unwind.

DAY
2

At A Glance

  • 8:30am / 9:00am your private guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you on a private Cape Town city tour
  • Your tour will commence with a cable-car ride up Table Mountain
  • Your tour will cover the highlights of the city including Bo-Kaap, City Center, markets and more
  • 5:00pm Drop off back at your hotel

Itinerary Details

South Africa’s oldest city lends itself to walking, with some of the oldest landmarks in easy reach of the city center. This guided tour will take in such sights as St George’s Mall – a lively pedestrian area with coffee shops, buskers and curio vendors; the colorful market of Greenmarket Square, Grand Parade and City Hall – the city’s oldest square; the Old Customs House; the Slave Tree site; the Castle of Good Hope – which is the oldest occupied building in SA; the Company Gardens, St. George’s Cathedral and the South African Museum among others. You then have the option of a walk through Bo Kaap, The Cape Malay community neighborhood distinguished by the rainbow colored houses, or a visit to the Jewish Heritage Museum. More than just a look at some ‘old buildings’, this is a journey back in time to glimpse what life was like over the last few centuries in the Mother City. Also included is an excursion to Table Mountain, providing spectacular views over the city and Peninsula (weather dependent). The five-minute ascent to the top of Table Mountain offers a 360° view of Cape Town, the ocean and the neighboring peaks.

DAY
3

At A Glance

  • 8:30am / 9:00am your private guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you on a private Cape Peninsula tour
  • Your tour will commence with a visit to the penguins at Boulders Beach
  • The tour will continue on to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Return to the city via the scenic Chapman Peak drive
  • 5:00pm Drop off back at your hotel

Itinerary Details

Begin this full day tour of the Cape Peninsula with a visit to the African Penguin breeding colony at Boulders Beach. From there you drive to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, one of the world’s most breathtaking coastal drives. The Cape of Good Hope functioned as something of a beacon for sailors for many years and is still widely referred to as ‘The Cape’ by seafarers. The reserve is home to an array of fynbos, over 250 species of birds, buck, baboons and Cape mountain zebra. If you are feeling energetic enough, we highly recommend a walk from the Cape of Good Hope to Cape Point. From there you will board a funicular to get to the Lighthouse (at the top of the Peninsula) to witness the symbolic meeting of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, offering spectacular views over False Bay. As you leave the reserve, you head to Noordhoek for a delightful lunch at The Food Barn (for your own account). You then return via a drive along Chapman’s Peak Drive to Constantia Nek and onto the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens or Constantia Winery for a taste of history.

DAY
4

At A Glance

  • 8:30am Your guide will collect you from your hotel and drive you to Stellenbosch
  • Join a small group for a half day walking tour in this historic town
  • After lunch, re-join your private guide for a tour of some local wineries
  • 5:00pm Drop off at your Cape Town hotel

Itinerary Details

Spend the morning savoring traditional food and wine of the Cape as your culinary guide leads you through the historic heart of Stellenbosch. Try Biltong and Bobotie, Koeksisters and Melktert while meeting a host of colourful characters en route! Between tasting stops, you’ll hear delightful stories about the historic places you visit as well. In the afternoon, you will have a private guide and vehicle to explore the Cape Winelands at your leisure.

DAY
5-7

At A Glance

  • Private transfer to Cape Town International Airport (± 45 minutes)
  • Scheduled flight Cape Town – Skukuza (cost not included)
  • Shared transfer Skukuza Airport to Nottens  (± 30 minutes)
  • Stay at Nottens Bush Camp in a Suite for 3 nights
  • Twice daily scheduled activities included
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Notten's Bush Camp

Itinerary Details

Notten’s Bush Camp is a jewel within the heart of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in Mpumalanga, which means “the land of the rising sun” in the locally spoken language, Shangaan. Notten’s is an exclusive and private safari lodge personally run by the Notten family. This beautiful, intimate safari lodge is situated within one of South Africa’s finest natural sanctuaries the Sabi Sand Reserve and Greater Kruger National Park. It is a destination that will truly touch your heart and soul. Each private suite is elegantly styled, spacious and cooled by ceiling fans. A magical atmosphere is created with the purposeful absence of electric lighting; the ambient candlelight and lanterns capturing an enchanting spirit of romance. With splendid panoramic views, this private game lodge is the perfect place for peace and relaxation while watching animals meander past.
The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is a remarkable natural sanctuary known for its exceptionally high concentration of animal and bird life. Safaris are led by experienced rangers in open-top land rovers, offering an adventurous discovery of the region’s prolific wildlife, including Big 5 game viewing. Unique walking safaris are offered daily giving guest the opportunity of discovering the hidden treasures of the region. This can be followed by lazy hours spent in the sparkling pool or having a massage at the Nature Spa. Under the cloak of nightfall one can enjoy the sounds of the African night, while dining in the enchanting candlelit boma beneath a canopy of stars.

DAY
8-10

At A Glance

  • Private transfer from Notten’s to Rockfig Lodge  (± 3 hours)
  • Stay at Rockfig Safari Lodge in a Luxury Suite for 3 nights
  • Twice daily scheduled activities included
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and local brand drinks included

RockFig Safari Lodge

Itinerary Details

Located in the Mpumalanga Province, north of the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve shares a fenceless border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park. The architect and interior designer of RockFig Safari Lodge were inspired by the Timbavati setting of this luxury South African safari lodge to create a relaxed ambience with indoor and outdoor guest spaces that segue into each other, and enable both communal and private moments suffused with an authentic bush feel. RockFig Safari Lodge is the perfect bush destination for families with children of all ages, or for groups of friends. RockFig Safari Lodge is wholeheartedly yours and we will strive to enhance both your experience and appreciation of this piece of heaven. Morning and afternoon game drives with professional guides and trackers, and a maximum of 4 guests per vehicle ensure incredible wildlife experiences that bring this wild corner of South Africa to life. Activities include two daily game viewing activities with a professional guide and tracker. You can tailor make your activities to suit your group. Game viewing is spectacular where any of the Big 5 can be experienced with the added bonus of tracking wild dogs, cheetah and white lions. Optional activities include rhino chipping, elephant collaring, Blyde River helicopter flips and micro light flights.

DAY
11

At A Glance

  • Private transfer from Rockfig Safari Lodge to Hoedspruit Airport (± 1 hour)
  • Scheduled flight Hoedspruit – Johannesburg  (cost not included)

Itinerary Details

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