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ACCESSIBLE AFRICA

17 Day South Africa Highlights (5-star)

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Mobility Impairment Tour

TOUR CODE EAI-MIT07

Length: 12 DAYS

 

Accessible Africa

This all-South African tour starts off with a couple of days at a wonderful 5-star luxury game lodge. Enjoy first-class game-viewing, observing the famous "Big Five". After our game-viewing experience, we make our way to Cape Town, where you will experience the rhythm of the Cape and surrounding areas.

From sampling some our local cuisine and trying some of our award-winning wines, to taking in the beauty of the Cape Peninsula and Garden Route, this tour combines some of the best attractions that South Africa has to offer. Spend a couple of days and nights in Cape Town, enjoying various excursions, for example, no visit to Cape Town would be complete without a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain – Cape Town’s most popular landmark.

After enjoying a couple of days in Cape Town, we will take you along the scenically beautiful Garden Route – popular with tourists and locals alike. The Garden Route offers one a kaleidoscope of stunning scenery with plenty to do see and do along the way.

One of your highlights will be the unique opportunity to touch a live Cheetah at the Cango Wildlife Ranch in Oudtshoorn. The tour ends with a couple of days enjoyed at a well-known golf estate and spa, where one can revel in the luxury of spa treatments with lots of time to relax before contemplating the long journey back home.

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ITINERARY

Please note that the itinerary below could be running in reverse or other changes may occur due to accommodation availability or other unforeseen circumstances.

Day 01:

Upon arrival at Johannesburg Int. Airport, you will be met by a local English-speaking tour guide and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Lunch will be served at your hotel. After lunch, depart the hotel for an afternoon tour to Soweto township, where you will experience a taste of vibrant township life. Explore the historical, social and artistic aspects of Soweto life.

This is your opportunity to gain a new perspective and personal insight into one of the largest black cities in Africa. Visit one of the biggest hospitals, former house of Nelson and Winnie Mandela, the Hector Pieterson Memorial, Kliptown freedom square, Apartheid Museum, shebeens, etc. Late afternoon return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at the Michelangelo Hotel – B/L/D

 

Day 02:

After breakfast, you guide will collect you for your airport transfer to Johannesburg International Airport for your flight to Mala Mala Game Reserve – situated in the eastern part of South Africa in the province of Mpumalanga. It shares a common border with the Kruger National Park. Mala Mala is South Africa’s legendary and exclusive safari destination. Internationally acknowledged as “the top game-viewing destination in the world”, it is set in beautiful surroundings on the banks of the Sand River. Overnight Mala Mala Game Lodge – Fully Inclusive Basis – B/L/D

 

Day 03-04:

The following 2 days are for you to enjoy the luxury that Mala Mala has to offer. This exclusive safari lodge prides itself on being one of the few safari destinations which is able to offer a fully equipped disabled suite – designed in accordance with the Disabled People’s Information Service of South Africa and is in line with international standards.

The luxury and comfort of the camp, combined with the exhilarating game drives and guided walks in beautiful unspoilt wilderness dramatized by the close encounters with Africa’s game, big and small, is incomparable. Only guests accommodated at one of Mala Mala’s camps are permitted to traverse this immense tract of privately owned game land. Overnight Mala Mala Game Lodge – Fully Inclusive Basis – B/L/D

 

 Day 05:

Today you will depart Mala Mala and return to Johannesburg, in time to connect with your flight to Cape Town. Upon arrival at Cape Town’s International Airport, you will be met by an English-speaking, registered tour guide and welcomed into South Africa’s popular "Mother City". Your guide will transfer you to your luxury hotel, situated within the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront complex. After check-in, there will be some time to relax and freshen up after your flights. Dinner which will be served at your hotel, at the Atlantic Restaurant, and you will overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – DB&B basis.

 

Day 06: 

Today is for you to enjoy a full day at your leisure, taking in the various sights and sounds of South Africa’s popular "Mother City". Your guide & vehicle will be at your disposal for the entire day (24hr prior notice is required for services on this day). Lunch and dinner will be arranged. Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – B/L/D.

 

Day 07:

After breakfast we will depart the hotel for a morning excursion to Cape Town’s most popular garden – Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – to acquaint ourselves with some of the Cape’s indigenous flora. The beautiful Kirstenbosch gardens cover an area of 528 hectares with 36 hectares of cultivated garden.

The gardens are a celebration of South African flora - showcasing only indigenous South African plants. Fynbos, proteas, cycads and rolling lawns are intermingled with streams and ponds and well-laid out pathways for easy walking. Leisurely lunch will be served at Kirstenbosch Restaurant.

After lunch we will make our way to Cape Town’s most famous landmark - Table Mountain. A visit to Cape Town would not be complete without a cable car ride to the top of this massif (weather permitting). The top of Table Mountain offers spectacular views in all directions and gives a bird’s eye view of the city. The upper cable car station is situated at 1067 metres and the revolving cable car makes sure that your trip up and down gives you a good look in all directions.

After our visit to Table Mountain, we will transfer to the Mount Nelson Hotel for High Tea, followed by a return transfer to your hotel. During the evening we will drive through the newly renovated Malay Quarter, where we will stop for dinner at one of the many trendy restaurants in the area. Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – B/L/D.

 

Day 08:

Enjoy another leisure day in Cape Town. Again, your guide, vehicle and scooter will be at your disposal for the entire day (24hrs notice is required for services on this day). All your meals will be included. Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – B/L/D.

Day 09:

Today will be a full day’s excursion where we will take a scenic drive along the Cape Peninsula. Included in todays’ excursion will be a short boat cruise to Seal Island to view our large Cape Fur Seal Colony. At the tip of the Cape Peninsula you will find Cape Point situated within the Cape Peninsula National Park where we will transfer to the lighthouse lookout by funicular or on foot for spectacular views over the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Lunch will be served en route at a local Seafood restaurant.

After lunch we visit Boulders Beach to view our resident African Penguin Colony. In the evening we visit Signal Hill for a sunset view over Cape Town, followed by a transfer to the V&A Waterfront for dinner. Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – B/L/D.

 

Day 10:

Another free day for you to enjoy, with your vehicle and guide at disposal for the day. Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – B/L/D.

Day 11:

This morning is for you to enjoy some leisure time or shopping at the Waterfront. Today we will enjoy an ethnic lunch experience at Lelapa Restaurant – situated in the midst of Langa, one of Cape Town’s local townships, while traditional Marimba dancers entertain us.

During the late afternoon we will depart from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront for a sundowner cruise on board a boat called 'Alice'. Travelling via Mouille Point and Seapoint, we will arrive in Clifton where we will enjoy a barbeque on board whilst taking in one of Cape Town’s stunning sunsets. Kayaking is also available from the boat. We shall return to the Waterfront after sunset. Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel – B/L/D.

 

Day 12:

Today we will transfer to the Cape’s breathtaking winelands, visiting the valleys of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch to sample some of the best wines our country has to offer. Lunch will be served at one of the numerous local wine estates. During the afternoon we will pay a visit to the Stellenbosch museum, followed by a late afternoon arrival at your hotel - the 300 year old luxury Lanzerac Manor & Winery is located on a private working wine estate in the world-famous Jonkers-hoek Valley, surrounded by the dramatic Helderberg mountains. Dinner and overnight at Lanzerac Manor – B/L/D.

 

Day 13:

After breakfast, late morning departure for the coastal holiday village of Hermanus, situated approx. 1.5hrs drive from Cape Town. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in town, followed by leisure time for shopping, etc. Hermanus is famous for its wonderful whale-watching opportunities, especially of the Southern Right whales (main whale-watching season runs from July – November ). Enjoy some leisure time sight-seeing and shopping in one of our most popular seaside holiday villages. Overnight at the Marine Hotel, Hermanus – B/L/D

 

Day 14:

Today, we depart Hermanus for the start of our journey along the scenically beautiful Garden Route. Travelling via Mossel Bay, our next destination is George, and the well-known Fancourt Golf & Country Estate - one of South Africa’s finest golfing estates, on a par with international golfing estates the world over. At the estate’s wonderful health and beauty spa, one can relax and be pampered in truly beautiful and superbly appointed surroundings, enjoying an unrivalled range of therapies, treatments and leisure activities.

All meals are included at any one of the five fabulous restaurants on the estate, each offering a variety of excellent dining experiences in truly delightful settings. Overnight at Fancourt Golf & Country Estate – B/L/D.

 

Day 15:

After a leisurely breakfast, we will depart the hotel for Oudtshoorn, situated in the heart of the Karoo region. We will spend the full day in Oudtshoorn, visiting one of the local ostrich farms in the area and we will also enjoy a tour to the Cango Cheetah & Wildlife Ranch. Lunch will be served en route at a local restaurant. Late afternoon return transfer to your hotel in George. Overnight at Fancourt Golf & Country Estate – DB&B basi.

 

Day 16:

Today we travel further along the Garden Route to visit the Tsitsikamma National Park. Spectacular scenery includes the Indian Ocean breakers, pounding rocky shores beneath 180 m high cliffs, ever-green forests and fynbos (proteas and heath) rolling down to the sea in a lush carpet where ancient rivers have carved their path to the ocean through rocky ravines. Afterwards we visit the coastal village of Knysna – once voted as South Africa’s favourite town.

Lunch will be served at the Knysna Waterfront, followed by leisure time/ shopping. Knysna Lagoon is popular for sailing, canoeing, water-ski-ing, windsurfing and fishing. Great restaurants and shopping can be found at Knysna’s Waterfront. Knysna is also noted for its superb oysters, which can definitely be recommended! In the afternoon enjoy a sundowner cruise on the Knysna Lagoon on board the ‘John Benn’. Overnight at Fancourt Golf & Country Estate – B/L/D.

 

Day 17:

Transfer to George Airport in time to connect with your flight to Johannesburg.

 

   

*Prices subject to government taxes/levies or prices beyond our control. Prices and programs are subject to change without notice. All prices quoted in US dollars. For booking information, liability waiver, and terms and conditions contact Eco-Adventure International, LLC. Airfare and air schedules subject to change without prior notice.


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