Bush, beach and two vibrant cities – capture the essence of South Africa on this culmination of a Cape Town to Kruger experience, including Johannesburg, the ‘City of Gold’.

Travel Best Bets Package Includes:
  • International Airfare to Capetown and return from Johannesburg
  • 9 night guided vacation
  • 9 nights accommodation in hand picked hotels, lodges and safari camps (or similar)
    • Capetown – African Pride 15 On Orange
    • Kruger National – Becks Luxury Private Safari Lodge
    • Johannesburg – Protea Fire and Ice
  • 17 meals: 9 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing highlights as listed
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities, hotel tips and taxes
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Services of a qualified English Speaking Travel Director, Driver Guide

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City Tour in Cape Town
  • View Boulder’s Beach penguin colony, Mandela House in Soweto
  • Visit Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope, Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, the Karongwe Private Game Reserve, Hector Pieterson Museum in Soweto, the Apartheid Museum

Travel Highlights

  • Stays with Stories
    Your stay at Becks Safari Lodge in Karongwe Private Game Reserve contributes to the area’s environmental sustainability and community development. (Day 5)Tap into the verve of Johannesburg at its Protea Hotel Fire and Ice, located in the buzzing entertainment and restaurant hub of Melrose Arch. (Day 8)
  • Connect with Locals
    Indulge in a traditional Cape lunch and wine tasting with a member of the De Waal family, whose heritage is intrinsically linked with the wine traditions of the Stellenbosch Kloof Valley. (Day 4)
  • Dive into Culture
    Hear first hand about the traditions and cultures of the Shangaan people and how their village promotes eco and wildlife education. (Day 8) Learn about South Africa’s turbulent past on an interactive Johannesburg and Soweto Freedom tour. (Day 9)
  • Local Specialist
    Join an experienced tracker-guide on 4×4 safari game drives

Travel Best Best Exclusive! Book and pay by January 17, 2019 and save $600  per person (savings reflected in pricing)!

June 14, 2019 Based on Double or Single Share
Vancouver $6699 + $981 tax
Victoria, Kelowna from $400 more
Calgary, Edmonton from $300 more
Toronto from $200 less
Single Room Supplement add $1780


* Kenya: Canadian passport holders can obtain an e-Visa approx. U$51pp prior to departure online at http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html Subject to change. Details will be attached with your invoice. * Tanzania: Canadian passport holders are required to obtain a visa prior to departure, applied through the Consulate in Ottawa. Approx. fee of C$80pp Subject to change. Details will be attached with your invoice.

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DAY 1 ARRIVE CAPE TOWN (4 NIGHTS)
South Africa’s ‘Mother City’ and her iconic Table Mountain extend a warm welcome as you embark on a journey that will reveal the highlights of South Africa. Spend the day delving into Cape Town’s cosmopolitan surrounds before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception.
MEAL(S) – Welcome Reception
HOTEL – African Pride 15 On Orange

DAY 2 TABLE MOUNTAIN AND CAPE TOWN CITY TOUR
This morning, we encounter Table Mountain firsthand, ascending via aerial cableway to its vast flat top a rocky wonderland of rich Cape fynbos and curious dassies (hyraxes). Peer over the bustling City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard keeping a keen eye out for the landmarks your Travel Director will show you during this afternoon’s city tour. The rest of the day is yours to explore Cape Town at leisure. Ramble up Bree Street to sample the city’s vibrant coffee culture or take a stroll along the Sea Point promenade with the fellow outdoor enthusiasts.
MEAL(S) – Buffet Breakfast

DAY 3 CAPE PENINSULA TOUR
Circumnavigate the Cape Peninsula, from trendy Camps Bay to Cape Point and back. The crashing waves of the Atlantic to your right, the rocky 12 Apostles to your left, wind your way along one of the world’s most magnificent coastal roads towards the outcrop that is Africa’s most extreme southwestern tip. Say a quiet hello to the shy penguins of Boulders Beach, see the Cape of Good Hope and travel through charming coastal towns along the way.
MEAL(S) – Buffet Breakfast

DAY 4 CAPE WINELANDS EXCURSION AND CAPE TOWN FREE TIME
Venture to the town of Franschhoek and see during your orientation why it is proclaimed as one of the most beautiful wine valleys in the world. In the nearby Stellenbosch Kloof Valley, you’ll ‘Connect with Locals’ over a Be My Guest traditional Cape lunch. Gain insights into the wine heritage of the De Waal family, who have been making wine in this valley since the early 18th century. Join a family member for wine tasting, then explore their beautiful 1791 Cape Dutch Manor House. Return to Cape Town for an evening at leisure.
MEAL(S) – Buffet Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5 CAPE TOWN – GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK AREA (3 NIGHTS)
This morning you’ll bid farewell to the ‘Mother City’ and fly to Hoedspruit where a private game reserve near South Africa’s great Kruger National Park beckons. Then kick back, relax and settle in to one of Trafalgar’s ‘Stays with Stories’, the Becks Luxury Private Safari Lodge, your home in the bush for the next three nights.
MEAL(S) – Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL – Becks Luxury Private Safari Lodge

DAY 6 KARONGWE PRIVATE RESERVE SAFARI GAME DRIVES
The action begins as we embark on an early morning game drive through Karongwe Private Reserve with a Local Specialist game ranger and Shangaan trackerguide.
The rising sun awakens the birds and insects that share your journey into the bush, as you scour the dense brush for signs of the Big 5. After lunch, and time for a siesta and a swim, return to the bush bush, as you scour the dense brush for signs of the Big 5. After lunch, and time for a siesta and a swim, return to the bush for an afternoon safari drive.
MEAL(S) – Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 KARONGWE PRIVATE RESERVE SAFARI GAME DRIVES
Today enjoy another full day of game drives through Karongwe Private Reserve. Continue to scour the dense brush with your Local Specialist for incredible encounters with Africa’s iconic wildlife. End the day with a traditional sundowner drink overlooking the Game Reserve, keeping your eyes peeled for signs of wildlife that emerge from their cover of darkness.
MEAL(S) – Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8 GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK AREA – JOHANNESBURG (2 NIGHTS)
Our time in the South African bushveld comes to a close with a ‘Dive Into Culture’ visit to a local Shangaan village. Learn about the traditions and customs of the Shangaan people and how the Eco Academy there provides eco and wildlife education. Fly to Johannesburg and check into one of Trafalgar’s ‘Stays with Stories’ located in the restaurant and entertainment hub of Melrose Arch.
MEAL(S) – Buffet Breakfast
HOTEL – Protea Fire and Ice

DAY 9 JOHANNESBURG SIGHTSEEING
Unlock the secrets of the ‘city of gold’ on a fullday tour to view several iconic sites including the Regina Mundi Church and Mandela’s house in Soweto. ‘Dive into Culture’ during a visit to the Hector Pieterson Museum and the Apartheid Museum,
which chronicles South Africa’s tumultuous Apartheid years.
MEAL(S) – Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

DAY 10 DEPART JOHANNESBURG
Our epic encounter with South Africa’s iconic sites comes to an end today. Transfer to Johannesburg International Airport for your onward flight.
MEAL(S) – Buffet Breakfast

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