12 day johannesburg, kruger, cape town & victoria falls safari 4-5 star

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  • Falcon Safaris Tel: (+263-13) 41 840/ +263 731 633 331

    Email: info@falconsafaris.com Web: www.falconsafaris.com

    12 Day Johannesburg, Kruger, Cape Town & Victoria Falls Safari

    Day 1: Johannesburg Please book your international flight into Johannesburg to arrive in the morning in order to be able to join the tour of Soweto and Johannesburg in the afternoon. If this is not possible, we can book an additional night in Johannesburg for you. One of our representatives will meet you at the airport. Depending on the time of your arrival, you may have time to go check into your hotel first. Should your flight arrive between 13h00-14h00, you will go directly on the afternoon tour and check in at your hotel after the tour. The tour includes a panoramic view of the city, a drive within the business district, visit to traditional African shops, the bohemian Hillbrow and Museum Africa in Newtown (closed on Mondays) and the cultural district of Johannesburg. From here we move on to Soweto. A sprawling, self-sufficient home to millions, Soweto grapples with democratic change, but its spirit resonates in a plethora of shebeens. The tour takes you past the Barragwaneth Hospital, the biggest hospital in the Southern Hemisphere, the Hector Pietersen Monument, the Regina Mundi Church, Kliptown and Vilakazi street, the only street in the world where 2 Nobel Peace Prize winners used to live! (No meals included) Day 2: Johannesburg Vitoria Falls, Zimbabwe After breakfast you will be transferred back to ORT airport for your 1hr 45 min flight to Victoria Falls where you will be met by your guide. You have time to check into your hotel before going on a sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River. The cruise includes drinks & snacks and takes around 2 hours. From here you go directly to The Boma for an evening of African entertainment and a taste of African cuisine in the form of a buffet dinner. (Breakfast & dinner included) Day 3: Victoria Falls This morning you have the choice between an Elephant Back Safari or Lion Walk (3-4 hours, incl. a light breakfast) or a 12 minute Helicopter flight over the falls after breakfast at your hotel. You will have to make your choice when making your reservation. In the afternoon your guide will fetch you for your tour of one of the most magnificent sights in the world, the Victoria Fal ls! The tour takes around 2 hours and rain coats and bottled water is provided. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Dinner tonight is at the Livingstone Room at the iconic Victoria Falls Hotel! Built in 1903, it is the oldest hotel in the area and is steeped in history. Dress is smart casual and although you are not expected to wear black tie, jeans and sneakers are not allowed. (Breakfast & dinner included) Day 4: Victoria Falls to Johannesburg Depending on your flight time back to Johannesburg, you may have time for an optional activity this morning, such as one of the activities you did not partake in yesterday. Your flight from Victoria Falls should arrive in the afternoon in Johannesburg and you will be met by one of our representatives for your transfer to the hotel. (Breakfast included) Day 5: Johannesburg Greater Kruger Park A short transfer back to the airport will get you onto your flight to the Lowveld and yet another World Icon, the Greater Kruger National Park! The transfer time from the airport to your luxury game lodge will depend on the available lodge. You should be able to reach your lodge in time for lunch and the afternoon game drive. The luxury lodges in and around the Kruger National Park are world renowned for their comfort, excellent service and exceptional game viewing! (Breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

  • Falcon Safaris Tel: (+263-13) 41 840/ +263 731 633 331

    Email: info@falconsafaris.com Web: www.falconsafaris.com

    Day 6 & 7 Greater Kruger Park Two days of pure safari bliss follow where you can forget about the outside world and immerse yourself in unrivaled wildlife! The typical day at a luxury lodge usually starts with an early wake-up call for tea/coffee and a light snack, followed by the morning game drive in a specially adapted open 4x4 vehicle. The drive generally takes around 3-4 hours and you can expect to see an abundance of wildlife including plains game, predators, loads of birds and so much more. After the drive you return to the lodge for a scrumptious breakfast. Some lodges offer an optional bush walk after breakfast, which is usually included in the price. Lunch is general served around 13h30-14h00, after which you have time for a short siesta before afternoon tea and the afternoon game drive. After dinner, some lodges offer a night drive, while others extend their afternoon drive to include time driving with spotlights to try to find nocturnal animals. Some lodges offer optional extra activities such as elephant interaction, a visit to the local cheetah breeding projects or spa treatments. Availability permitting, we can book with the lodge which provides the optional extra activities you are interested in, so please make sure to mention these during the booking process. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner included) Day 8: Greater Kruger Park Cape Town The sun rises over your final day in the bush and you have one last chance to find the animals that have eluded you thus far. After breakfast you will be transferred to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport (Nelspruit) for your 2 hour 40 min flight directly to Cape Town, the Mother City! On arrival you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel. We make use of several hotels in the Cape and the most popular tends to be the ones within easy walking distance of the V & A Waterfront. Again your preferences and personal tastes can be batered for, so be sure to mention these when making your booking. Cape Town is well known for her numerous excellent restaurants and the concierge at your hotel will be able to make recommendations and arrange for dinner transfers. (Breakfast included) Day 9: Cape Peninsula Today you explore one of the most beautiful places in the world on a tour of the Cape Peninsula! This tour will take you along the very scenic peninsula to visit attractions such as Table Mountain, the Cape of Good Hope National Park which is located on the southern t ip of the peninsula, Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and the village of Hout Bay. You will stop somewhere along the way for lunch (own expense). One of the highlights of visiting South Africa is undoubtedly going up Table Mountain! Since the weather on the mountain can change at the drop of a hat, you will visit the mountain immediately on departure. Tickets for the cable way are not included in the price, since we cannot guarantee that you will be able to go up. These tickets can be bought at the ticketing office at the mountain. The return ticket price is currently R220 per adult. After a day of exploring one of the places in the world that has captured the imagination of people from all around the world, your guide will take you hotel. You have the evening at leisure to explore the city or visit the Waterfront again. (Breakfast included) Day 10: Cape Wine Region You have the morning at leisure and can either go up Table Mountain again, visit Robben Island or do some shopping. Your guide will collect you at 14h00 for your tour of the Cape Wine Region! This tour takes you through the towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek with its beautiful surrounding wine farms and includes wine tasting at 2 different wine farms. We have dinner at the well know Lord Neethling Restaurant on the Neethlingshof Wine Estate. After dinner you return to your hotel. (Breakfast& dinner included)

  • Falcon Safaris Tel: (+263-13) 41 840/ +263 731 633 331

    Email: info@falconsafaris.com Web: www.falconsafaris.com

    Day 11: Cape Town Today you have a full day for optional activities. We generally do not like to leave days open like this, but experience over the years has taught us that our clients love to have some time in Cape Town to explore on their own. You can discuss options with your guide or with the concierge at your hotel but you are also welcome to make prior arrangements with us if you have something specific in mind. (Breakfast included) Day 12: Cape Town to Johannesburg Depending on the time of your flight out of Johannesburg, you may have time to explore some of Cape Town this morning. No activity is however included in the price, allowing you the freedom to choose what you would like to do. One of our representatives will meet you at the hotel 2 hours before your flight to take you to the airport for your flight back to Johannesburg. (Breakfast included)

    Notes: Flights are not included in the tour price and should you prefer to book these flights yourself or through your agent back home, please see the details of the flights most suitable for this itinerary. Please note that should you book different flights, it may impact on the itinerary and its costs. We require a copy of each passengers passport in order to book the flights and full payment is required for all flight reservations. Flights to suit this itinerary SA 040 JNBVFA 1050 1235 SA 041 VFAJNB 1315 1455 SA8843 JNBMQP 1000 1050 SA8664 MQPCPT 1315 1555 SA 332 CPTJNB 1200 1400 Included:

    Transport for the duration of your tour Professional drivers/guides (FGASA registered Field Guides Association of Southern Africa) Meals as specified per itinerary All game drives in the Greater Kruger National Park in an open game drive vehicle All activities as specified in the itinerary All entry fees and daily conservation levies, unless specified otherwise Accommodation as specified when making your reservation All airport transfers as per the itinerary in Johannesburg, Victoria Falls, the Kruger area and Cape Town

    Excluded:

    Meals not specified in itinerary Cable way tickets to Table Mountain & optional Seal cruise in Hout Bay Optional extra activities Items of a personal nature Gratuities

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