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South Africa – The Ultimate Holiday

Price ₹180000 9 Nights / 10 Days
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South Africa – The Ultimate Holiday

₹180000 per person

South Africa is the southernmost country in Africa and is bordered by Namibia to the northwest, by Botswana and Zimbabwe to the north, and by Mozambique and Swaziland to the northeast and east. Lesotho, an independent country, is an enclave in the eastern part of the republic, entirely surrounded by South African territory. With over 60 million people, South Africa is the world’s 24th-most populous nation and covers an area of 1,221,037 square kilometres (471,445 square miles).

South Africa is a biodiversity hotspot with unique biomes, plant and animal life. The country has 12 official languages including Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, South African Sign Language, Swazi, Tshivenda, Xhosa, Xitsonga and Zulu.

Famed for its amazing wildlife and landscapes, superb local cuisine, warm hospitality and great weather, it’s easy to understand why tourism is so big in South Africa.

South Africa is a diverse and captivating destination that offers something for everyone. Whether you want to experience wildlife, culture, history, or adventure, you will find it in this rainbow nation. You can explore the stunning landscapes of the Garden Route, the Cape Peninsula, and the Drakensberg Mountains, or discover the vibrant cities of Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban, with their museums, markets, and nightlife. You can also indulge in the world-class wines and cuisine of the Cape Winelands, or learn about the struggles and triumphs of the anti-apartheid movement at the Robben Island and Apartheid Museum. And of course, you can witness the majestic animals of the Big Five and more at the Kruger National Park and other safari destinations.

South Africa is worth visiting for its diversity alone. Each region has its own distinct personality and culture, offering a captivating blend of cosmopolitan cities, enthralling wildlife, rich history and remote wilderness.

This carefully crafted tour, organized by The Vacation Studio will be taking you across Cape Town, George, Oudtshoorn, Sun City and Johannesburg. The Cape Peninsular Tour, Penguin Colony Visit, Table Mountain trip, Mossel Bay, Ostrich Farm Visit, Suncity, Pilanesberg National Park, Johannesburg city tour, and even a visit to Mr. Nelson Mandela’s House is covered in this curated itinerary.

  • Tour Duration
    9 Nights / 10 Days
  • Best Season
    All 12 Months
  • Cities Covered
    Cape Town, George, Oudtshoorn, Sun City, Johannesburg
  • Tour Category
    TVS Classic
DAY 1 – Arrive At Suncity
On arrival at OR Tambo International Airport, Complete the formalities. Then driver will assist with their luggage to the Sun City Resort. Sun City Resort is known as an entertainment Mecca, offering excellent restaurants, superb entertainment options, two leading golf courses, a dazzling casino, a water world and a safari experience second to none.  
DAY 2 – Explore Sun City
You have this day to relax and unwind and explore the Resort which offers a unique holiday experience for all ages. Great for a romantic getaway, a wild weekend or a family break within a beautiful setting. We have included a Big 5 game drive in the neighbouring Pilanesberg National Park, which can be done either in the morning or afternoon, depending on Your preference. Things to do and Places to visit: Valley of the Waves water theme park Water world – wake board, water ski, jet ski, parasail, bumper boats (By Own) Gary Player Golf Course (By Own) Crocodile Sanctuary (By Own) Maze of the Lost City (By Own) Sun City Casino Butterfly Sanctuary Bird & Tree Park Animal World For those preferring an Indian meal, this can be enjoyed again at the Raj Restaurant (Optional at additional cost) but You can also opt for a change and enjoy the varied cuisines at the many restaurants located at the Resort. After dinner You may choose to catch a movie, watch one of the glamorous cabaret productions or maybe try their luck at the slots. Then Overnight Stay at Hotel.
DAY 3 – Pilanesberg National Park
After a leisurely breakfast, you will proceed on a scheduled transfer to Bakubung Bush Lodge. Set in Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung Bush Lodge is an upscale, family-friendly bush lodge. This beautifully appointed luxury Lodge takes its name from the local word, Bakubung, which means “People of the Hippo.” Bakubung offers visitors ample opportunity to enjoy the surrounding pristine bush whether you’re relaxing on your private balcony or watching the wildlife saunter to and from the nearby watering hole. At the Marula Restaurant, Bakubung Bush Lodge's famous traditional restaurant, you will be spoilt for choice with traditional favourites, as well as some tempting authentic local food (At Your Own). The buffet is tantalizing, and the restaurant caters to you for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Overnight Stay at Hotel.
DAY 4 – Fly To Knysna
After breakfast and check out, you will be transferred to OR Tambo International Airport for their flight to George. (Flight Tickets Are Not Included) On arrival at George Airport, you will be meet to Our Representative and Proceed to Knysna. Knysna is a quaint coastal town located on the edge of a vast estuary which flows into the Indian Ocean through two giant sandstone heads situated in the heart of the Garden Route and the perfect base from which to explore the Garden Route. The next two nights will be spent at Blackwaters River Lodge, a magical piece of paradise, tucked away in a beautiful valley on the banks of the Goukamma River. Set on several hectares of pristine gardens, it is surrounded by indigenous forest and offers peace, tranquillity and the opportunity for complete relaxation. Activities are available on the property: mashie golf course and canoes for hire. You can enjoy a relaxed evening at the hotel. Overnight Stay at Hotel.
DAY 5 – Explore Knysna
After breakfast, you will depart on a full day tour exploring the surrounding areas of Plettenberg Bay, known for its sandy beaches, vineyards and outdoor activity options. Visit the lush forests of the Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve, where you can walk over the suspension bridges that cross the river mouth, an awesome photo opportunity. There are also a number of optional adventure activities to be enjoyed in this area, including the world highest bungee jump off the Bloukrans Bridge, a Kayak and Lilo adventure, zip lining and Segway tours, (You Can opt for the same at additional Cost) Today You will end their Garden Route experience with a visit the popular Knysna Waterfront, which boasts some boutique shops, a range of restaurants and a superior marina. You will depart on a John Benn Sunset cruise on the lagoon, the perfect ending to this day. Dinner will be enjoyed at any one of the local restaurants (At Additional cost) serving a variety of cuisines, or back at the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
DAY 6 – Proceed to Ostrich Capital of the world
After breakfast, you will depart on a full day tour to Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Capital of the world, and is just one of the many attractions in this area of exceptional contrasts and natural beauty. On arrival in the town a visit will be made to the famous Cango Caves where you can experience a guided Heritage Tour - an easy walk through the largest and most spectacular chambers of these limestone caverns, to marvel at the stalactite and stalagmite formations. The next stop is Safari Ostrich Show Farm, where you will learn more about these giant flightless birds and the history of their farming in the area. Lunch will also be enjoyed here (At Additional Cost) and can cater to all dietary requirements. The last stop for the day will be to Cango Wildlife Ranch, a unique world-class facility which strives to provide wildlife conservation through education by means of various projects, initiatives and informative guided tours. Once checked-in at Turnberry Boutique Hotel. You can relax in this haven where you can experience comfort and luxury like no other in the heart of Oudtshoorn. With a rich history, this 4-Star boutique hotel is known for its beautifully decorated rooms and their Scottish themed pub and restaurant. Overnight stay at Hotel
DAY 7 – Proceed To Cape Town
After a leisurely breakfast and check out, you will travel to Cape Town along the famous Route 62 – recently voted as the World’s Best Road trip. The ever-changing colours of the majestic mountains, scenic passes, rivers, vineyards and orchards, as well as the multitude of interesting attractions. This drive will take between 5 and 6 hours, and a comfort and lunch stop (At Additional Cost) will be made along the way. The Cresta Grande Cape Town (check-in after 14h00) is located in the heart of the city and within walking distance to most tourist attractions, large corporations, shopping, museums, Cape Town International Convention Centre, and restaurants and nightlife. Dinner (At Additional Cost) can be enjoyed at the in-house restaurant, or at the V&A Waterfront. Alternatively, you preferring an Indian meal can enjoy dinner at The Raj in Camps Bay - serving traditional North Indian Cuisine with an unobstructed view of Camps Bay Beach known for its white sands, nightlife and memorable sunsets. An early or late dinner can be arranged as per request. An early dinner in Camps Bay leaves them free time to take in the vibrant atmosphere of the strip, which includes several well-known bars and other nightlife spots or to enjoy a stroll along the beachfront enjoying the sounds of the crashing waves and breathing in the fresh sea air by your own. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 8 – Explore Cape Town
Today You will be taken on a Scheduled Half Day City Orientation Tour - to learn all about Cape Town’s rich history and vibrant cultures. Some of the highlight stops will be the beautiful Company Gardens and the Castle of Good Hope, a historical fort which is the oldest building in the country. You will also visit the colourful Bo Kaap area, previously known as the Malay Quarter, situated on the slopes of Signal Hill this is the spiritual home of Cape Town’s Muslim community and one of Cape Town’s most popular stops for Instagrammers. We then take a trip up Cape Town’s landmark and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Table Mountain. A 5-minute cableway ride takes you to the top of the mountain from where you will enjoy uninterrupted views over the city bowl and across the peninsula. *Please note, this activity is weather permitting and an alternative will be arranged by the guide should the cableway be closed. The rest of the day can be spent at leisure at the vibrant V&A Waterfront, where you can do some shopping, have a meal, soak up the exciting atmosphere, take a trip on the observation wheel, visit the aquarium or perhaps do the Robben Island excursion the choices are endless! Alternatively, you can return to their hotel and enjoy the quietness and comforts provided. This evening you can enjoy either a local dinner or an Indian dinner (At additional cost) at My Favor8 Restaurant in the city center. The opulent setting offers a welcome retreat to the hustle and bustle of Cape Town CBD. An early or late dinner can be arranged as per the Your’ preference before returning to their accommodation prior to curfew (if this is in place).
DAY 9 –Day Tour - The Scenic Cape Peninsula
After breakfast today your will head out for a Scheduled full day tour of the scenic Cape Peninsula travelling along the Atlantic Seaboard to Hout Bay, passing magnificent beaches and the wealthy coastal suburbs of Clifton, Camps Bay and Llandadno. From Hout Bay Harbour they have the option to proceed on a boat trip to Duiker Island (not included), to see the thousands of Cape Fur Seals living on this rocky outcrop. Hout Bay Harbour is a busy fishing harbour sure to keep them entertained and their cameras snapping. Browse for souvenirs at the Hout Bay Craft Market or take a walk on the beach and paddle their feet in the sea. The tour continues over Chapman’s Peak, known as one of the most spectacular scenic drives in the world, all the way along the Peninsula to the southern tip at Cape Point. An invigorating walk takes them to the two lighthouses at the top and bottom of the headland, from where they will enjoy extraordinary views of the cliffs and the ocean below. Alternatively, they could take a short funicular ride to the top (By Own). Take a photo down at the most south western point of the African continent at the Cape of Good Hope Beach. Lunch will be enjoyed at a seaside restaurant (At additional Cost) before travelling along the False Bay coastline to the Naval village of Simon’s Town. You will visit the delightful African Penguins of Boulders Beach and then the drive takes them back via Cape Town’s coastal and southern suburbs for a final stop at the beautiful Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens (time permitting and at additional cost). This evening Yous can enjoy an Indian dinner (At additional Cost) at Vintage India Restaurant, at a time that is convenient for them. The Restaurants' soothing ambience is complemented by attentive service and an outstanding menu delicately planned by an executive chef from India, giving the taste of Indian culinary delights. Again, those Yous who would prefer to sample some local cuisine or dine at a non-Indian restaurant, this is easily arranged.
DAY 10 – Departure
After savoring breakfast, The Vacation Studio’s representative will provide departure transfers to the Airport, in time for you to board your flight back to home.

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Value for Money

  • 2 Nights' Accommodation in Sun City at Soho Hotel or similar
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Pilanesberg at Bakubung Bush Lodge or similar
  • 2 Nights' Accommodation in Knysna at Blackwaters River Lodge or similar
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Oudtshoorn at Turnberry Boutique Hotel or similar
  • 3 Nights' Accommodation  in Cape Town at Cresta Grande or similar
  • Daily Breakfast (Except on Day of Arrival)
  • Dinner at Pilanesberg
  • Private Transfers Throughout the tour
  • English-speaking driver cum guide
  • Complimentary Access to Valley of the waves
  • Afternoon Game Drive in Pilanesberg
  • Entrance with standard scheduled guided tour at Cango Wildlife Ranch, Cango
  • Caves and Safari Ostrich Farm
  • John Benn Sunset Cruise and Tsitsikamma National Park entrance
  • Return Table Mountain cableway tickets
  • Entrance to Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point, Boulders Beach Penguins and Seal Island Cruise
  • International & Domestic Airfare
  • GST 5% on Final Billing
  • TCS 5% or 20% based on Govt. Norms
  • Optional Tours & Transfers if any
  • Australia Tourist Visa Charges
  • Travel & Personal Insurance Cost (Mandatory for Travel to South Africa) Gratuities
  • Visa Charges
  • Meals during the tour
  • Services of Guide
  • Entrance Fees for Monument, Temple & Museums, National Parks if any
  • Any kind of drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated) & Meals other than specified Any expense incurred or loss caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural Calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays / rescheduling / cancellations, any accidents / medical evacuations, riots/strikes/war etc. (borne by the You, which is directly payable on the spot).
  •  Any expenses incurred on extra transport, apart from the ones covered in the package
  • Medical & Travel insurance/ RTPCR/ RAT Test cost
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, Room heater, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, & porterage. Mini bar
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Guide Charges & tips
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  •  Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Tour Package Inclusions”