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South African Horizons - Semi Customized

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Journey to the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, visit the Cape Winelands, the penguin�s on boulders beach, enjoying the fantastic food and wine and visit the game rich area of Kruger National Park for game drives and game walks.

Day-by-day itinerary

Day 1 Depart USA on South African Airways from your choice of gateways.

Day 2 Cape Town: The Cape Grace Hotel
Arrive into Johannesburg and connect with your flight to Cape Town. Arrive into Cape Town, where you will be met by an AfricaTours representative and escorted to your choice of hotel. A unique setting on its own promontory surrounded by water on three sides means that all rooms open onto views of Table Mountain, the yacht marina or a working harbor. Unpretentious luxury and service as an art and honor to dispense. . . Guests are welcomed into a world of quiet and calm comfort, which invites you to be yourself. Cape Grace offers a wide choice of accommodation. All guest rooms and suites are air-conditioned, have separate dressing rooms, walk in showers, separate toilets, double vanities, cable TV, direct dial telephone and generous lounge areas. One.waterfront Restaurant at the Cape Grace has spectacular views of Table Mountain, the restaurant features creative, imaginative and modern food with a distinct South African influence, reflecting the high quality and cutting edge style at Cape Grace. . Enjoy a cocktail or 35 year old single malt scotch at Cape Grace’s Bascule Bar. Situated on the water's edge, the elegantly decorated Bascule Bar overlooks a bustling yacht marina. Bascule's smooth, sleek and minimalist use of warm burgundies, rich blues and lighting charms both the conservative and chic sets. The unique bar boasts whiskies from Scotland to the USA to Japan. With a whisky collection of over 360 malts, this sophisticated bar host’s intimate whisky tastings weekly, for up to 6 people. Bascule Bar offers al fresco dining for lunch and dinner. The hotel has a 15-meter swimming pool, complimentary access to the nearby health club, business and secretarial services, gift shop, and 24-hour room service, underground parking and conference center.

Day 3 Cape Town: The Cape Grace Hotel (BL)
Enjoy a full day private tour of the beautiful Cape Peninsular, as this is a private tour, flexibility is the key. Highlights of the tour will include time in Hout Bay, once a fishing community and now a thriving residential area, a drive over dramatic Chapman’s Peak (PROVIDED THAT IT IS OPEN) with a 200 meter drop on one side and a 200 meter rise on the other. Enjoy a visit to Fishoek beach the Jackass penguin colony at Boulders Beach just outside of Simonstown, Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope, and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Enjoy lunch at Black Marlin.  A camellia-decked garden leads into a beautiful old house with lovely views of False Bay for lazy days or evenings gorging on seafood.  The Black Marlin has an impressive wine list with sparkling wine by the glass and auction wines as features, and a menu boasting coconut prawn tempura, Knysna oysters, mussels in Madeira wine sauce, kingklip on the spit, seafood platters, crayfish thermidor, LM prawns and lubbers’ fare like ostrich steaks and carpetbagger fillet.  There are pasta dishes too. Lunch has been pre-paid, in some instances there may be a surcharge for certain dishes – drinks are not included. You will be arriving between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to allow for some flexibility.

Day 4 Cape Town: The Cape Grace Hotel (BL)
Enjoy a full day private tour of the famous Cape Winelands, as this is a private tour, flexibility is the key. Travel via the National Highway to Paarl. Continue to a family-run wine farm for wine tasting and visit of its vineyards. To Boschendal for wine tasting, and Stellenbosch. Tour of the village. Experience the unforgiving crags that rise up in a haze of splendor around these renowned Winelands with their range of award winning wines. Or, simply marvel at the majesty of it all. A rare find. Return to Cape Town in the late afternoon. Enjoy lunch at La Petite Ferme. This popular, family-run farmhouse restaurant, with miniscule working wine cellar, is always packed though enclosing the veranda has allowed for more tables in inclement weather and brings guests closer to the wrap-around view. Chef Lizette Crabtree is introducing new dishes like black mussels, fragrant with lemon grass and ginger; and meltingly tender individual servings of aubergine-coated slow-roasted lamb in garlic yoghurt sauce. Bestsellers are still home-smoked, boned trout with horseradish sauce, vegetarian quiches, pickled fish, aromatic bobotie and perennially popular 'plum crazy' dessert topped with meringue. The Wine list: Order the farms own wine it's made with the food in mind. Lunch has been pre-paid, in some instances there may be a surcharge for certain dishes – drinks are not included. You will be arriving between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to allow for some flexibility.

Day 5 Cape Town: The Cape Grace Hotel (B)
You will have a full day at leisure to explore “The Mother City”, you may wish to visit the Irma Stern and SA Museum, take the ferry and tour to Robben Island, visit the Cape Townships, walk around the Cape Malay Quarter, and visit the many art galleries and more!!

Day 6 Private Game Reserve: Singita Boulders (BLD)
After breakfast, you will be driven to the airport for your flight to Nelspruit and connecting flight to Singita.  Arrive into the Singita airstrip, where you will be met by a camp representative and driven to the lodge.   Enjoy an afternoon game drive.  Singita - “the miracle” - is the Sabi Sand’s best kept secret; an intimate lodge nestled into giant ebony and knobthorn trees above the steep banks of the Sand River.  Geared to the very top of the range, Singita sets new standards in facilities, discerning service and cuisine Singita offers a superbly stocked wine cellar, an extensive library and reading room, and a beautiful pool.  At Singita your body clock discovers its natural rhythm.  It may be a moonlight game drive or a dawn wash in your private open air shower - laze in a hot tub or walk out under the African sun.  At Singita you set the pace.  Boulders Lodge is sensational, first world comforts may abound, but Singita’s ambience is distinctly African.  Each of the nine lavish suites is styled in a fusion of avande garde African Design and fine antiques and opens to a sprawling deck of Malaysian Teak, private swimming pool and dramatic views of the Sand River.  Each suite, built into the landscape on a cliff's edge, will allow you to view the wildlife on the flat, open plains across the Sand River, while soaking in your Victoria-styled bath.  Walls of sliding glass accentuate breathtaking views.  Each suite has air-conditioning, fireplace, en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower.  Enjoy a gentle workout in the modern fitness center, or relax in a steam bath.  Your personal health consultant will set up a massage bed on your private deck or in the spa so you can indulge in a full body massage and facial combining ancient arts of Oriental accupressure, Ayurveda, and traditional European massage.  Be pampered from top to toe and dose to the sounds of the river, trumpeting elephants and the haunting cry of the African Fish Eagle.

Day 7 Private Game Reserve: Singita Boulders (BLD)
Enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive.  A typical day consists of an early wake up call at approximately 5:30 am where you will be served tea, coffee and cookies in the Lodge before your start off on your early morning game drive.  You will return to the lodge at approximately 10:00 am where you will enjoy a full breakfast.  The rest of the morning is yours to enjoy catching up on your sleep, swimming in the pool, browsing in the curio shop or participating in a game walk.  Lunch is served at around 1:00 pm.  At 3:30 pm enjoy tea and coffee before setting out on your afternoon/evening game drive.  You will return to the lodge at around 7:30 pm in time to get ready for dinner either in the lodge or the boma (a boma is a reed enclosed outdoor eating area.  You will eat under a starry African night with the calls of the wild in the distance – a truly memorable event)

Day 8 Private Game Reserve: Singita Boulders (BLD)
Enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive.

Day 9 Private Game Reserve: Singita Boulders (BLD)
Enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive.

Day 10 Departure (B)
After a morning game drive and some leisure time, fly via light aircraft to Johannesburg and connecting South African Airways Flight to JFK.

Day 11 Arrive into the USA

Rates for the South African Horizons - Semi Customized

Land, per person double occupancy

01 Nov '17- 30 Nov '17 $12,380
01 Dec '17 - 17 Dec '17 $12,170
18 Dec '17 - 31 Dec '17 $12,525
01 Jan '18 - 28 Feb '18 $13,130
01 Mar -18 - 31 Jul '18 $112,970
01 Aug '18 - 30 Nov '18 $12,975
01 Dec '18 - 31 Dec '18 On request
Single Supplement On request

Land and Air from New York, per person double occupancy

01 Nov '17 - 22 Dec '17 $16,060
23 Dec '17 - 31 Dec '17 $16,205
01 Jan '18 - 31 Jan '18 $16,445
01 Feb '18 - 30 Apr '18 $16,720
01 May '18 - 04 Oct '18 $17,315
05 Oct '18 - 31 Oct '18 $16,905
01 Nov '18 - 06 Dec '18 $17,420
07 Dec'18 - 31 Dec '18 On request

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation for 8 nights.
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Transfers
  • All mentioned tours
  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages at Singita (except premium alcohol & champagne)
  • Laundry at Singita
  • FLIGHTS: Nelspruit – Singita - Johannesburg
  • Game drives and park entry fees

Price Excludes:

  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages in Cape Town
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Laundry in Cape Town
  • THE LAND ONLY PRICE EXCLUDES FLIGHTS FROM CAPE TOWN TO NELSPRUIT
  • Airline Taxes

 

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