Access Expeditions: Exquisite South Africa

Marvel at the exquisite sights and sensations of South Africa. From an epic morning safari drive to a sunset dinner cruise, each stop offers breathtaking moments you won’t get anywhere else.

Day 1

Arrival in Johannesburg – Pretoria – Lanseria

Group will be welcomed by the local guide upon arrival at O.R Tambo International Airport. From there the group will head to Pretoria for guided tour of South Africa’s Executive Capital City. Proceed after to Lanseria for lunch at the South African Lion Park (at own expense). You will then have the opportunity to interact with lion cubs and experience the Guided Walk with Lions. Near the park is Lesedi Village, where you can enjoy some of the local culture. Afterwards, the group will check in at the hotel for an overnight stay. Dinner at own expense.

Day 2

Hot Air Balloon Safari Flight – Hazyview

After an early wake up call to checkout, the group will travel to Kloofzicht Lodge, where the launch site for the Hot Air Balloon is located. You will receive Flight Certificates after landing with complimentary sparkling wine, then breakfast to follow at the lodge’s restaurant. The group will then go on a long drive heading to Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel, with lunch along the way at own expense. BOMA dinner will be at The Shangaan River Club at the Hippo Hollow Country Estate with some live entertainment (weather permitting). Overnight at hotel.

Day 3

Moholoholo Rehabilitation Center – Karongwe Game Reserve

After breakfast at the hotel, check-out for a tour of Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, where guests will have an opportunity to interact and view certain animals like lion, leopard, serval, cheetah, hyenas and other baby animals they may have at the time. A drive to Karongwe Private Game Reserve to follow, where you will enjoy lunch at the lodge and check-in at the Shiduli Private Game Lodge. There will be a guided 4x4 safari game drive during the afternoon, with sundowner drinks to be enjoyed in the bush during sunset. Game drive ends in the lodge and dinner to be served at the lodge’s restaurant.

Day 4

Karongwe Private Game Reserve (Greater Kruger National Park Area)

Early wake-up call for a guided morning 4x4 safari game drive. Breakfast will be served after the game drive at the lodge. Guests can freshen up and spend leisure time until the afternoon safari game drive at around 1600H. Each game drive is a different experience, with different routes taken each time. If luck is on your side, you may catch the Big 5 in just 1 game drive.

 

Day 5

Pretoria – Cape Town

Early wake-up call for another safari experience (optional), then check-out after breakfast. The group will then head out to meet Jessica, the hippo that was raised by human parents. She eats, sleeps, swims and plays with retired Game Rangers Tonie and Shirley Joubert. Next on the schedule is the Panoramic Route, which covers the Blyde River Canyon and Three Rondavels, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Lisbon Falls and God’s Window. A long drive will follow as the group heads back to Johannesburg. Lunch and dinner are at the guests’ expense.

Day 6

Capetown – Table Mountain – Sunset Catamaran Cruise

After breakfast at the hotel, guests will depart for Cape Town via a 2h10min flight from Johannesburg. Upon arrival, the group will be brought to V&A Waterfront to take their lunch at own expense. Weather permitting, you will then be taken to Table Mountain for a tour. Head back to V&A Waterfront for free leisure time before taking the Ameera Champagne Sunset Catamaran Cruise. Complimentary champagne and fruit juice to be served during the cruise. Dinner will be at the restaurant of your choice (at own expense), then check-in at The Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence.

Day 7

Helicopter Flight – Peninsula Tour

Breakfast at hotel, then depart for Cape Town Helicopter Company located in the V&A Waterfront where guests will enjoy a 15-minute helicopter flight over Cape Town. The flight will pass by the City Bowl, Green Point Stadium, the famous 4 beaches of Clifton, White Sands of Camp’s Bay and the majestic 12 Apostles. A city tour will follow where you will see the Castle of Good Hope, Houses of Parliament, City Hall, Iziko Slave Museum, the Company Gardens, Bo Kaap and Malay Quarters. The group will then proceed to Fish Hoek town, where a seafood lunch will be served. Next stop will be the Boulders Beach, where you will go on a guided tour of the Penguin Colony. The wooden walkways will allow the guests to view the African Penguins in their natural habitat. Afterwards, a furnicular will take you to the Cape Point Nature Reserve’s lighthouse and from there, proceed to the most south-westerly point of the African Continent known as The Cape of Good Hope. Head back to Cape Town and enjoy dinner at the restaurant of choice (own expense) before proceeding back to the hotel.

Day 10

Flight to Manila

Check-out after breakfast, then guests will be escorted to the international check-in terminal. Assistance in VAT Claiming and flight check-in procedures are available.

Day 8

Vineyards Tour

Breakfast at hotel before the transfer for Franshhoek for a guided tour. The group will go on The Chocolate Experience tour of The Huguenot Chocolate Factory and receive 2 packs of chocolates as souvenir gifts. Proceed to Stellenbosch for lunch at restaurant of choice (guests’ own expense) before heading to a wine estate for a cellar tour with Sabrage demonstration and Chocolate & Wine Pairing. Dinner will be at The Moyo Restaurant Blouberg, with a Table Mountain sunset view. Proceed back to hotel after dinner.

Day 9

Free & Easy Day

Breakfast at the hotel, then the rest of the day is free for the guests’ own leisure. Optional tours available.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Non-refundable deposit of USD1000per pax
50% deposit upon approval of the VISA will be applied
Full cancellation charges will be applied to any cancellation made 2 weeks before departure date
Minimum 12 ADULTS must travel as a group to run this tour, otherwise we will provide a new rate based on the current running number of people
All rates are starting rates, and these are subject to change depending on your chosen travel dates.
Itinerary is subject to change due to local condition.
Rates can change due to foreign exchange rate.
Please note that some countries may request visa based on your nationality.

Rate starts at
USD 3,400 / person
based on twin sharing

INCLUSIONS

Accommodations as per the itinerary (or similar class of hotels, subject to availability & price)
All transfers as per the itinerary
Meals as per the itinerary
Entrance fees for excursions as per the itinerary
Porters at the airports (from 10 pax onwards)
Porters at the hotels
English-speaking Tour Guide
English-speaking Coach Driver
2 500ml bottles of water per day per passenger

EXCLUSIONS

Roundtrip Airfare and Domestic Flights (Optional)
Philippine Travel Tax (Php 1,620)
Airline Tax (TBD upon booking)
Insurance against the cancellation or postponement of trip
Medical Insurance
Entrance fees for attractions not mentioned in the itinerary
Meals and drinks not included in the itinerary
Tips to Driver and Guide (at guest’s discretion)
Other fees which are personal in nature
Other services not mentioned in the itinerary

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