SOUTH AFRICA

Guided Tours By Springbok Atlas & Temba




SOUTH AFRICA GUIDED TOURS THROUGH SPRINGBOK ATLAS

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

 

DATE

ROUTING

DAY 1

JOHANNESBURG – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

DAY 2

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

DAY 3

MPUMALANGA

DAY 4

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - JHB - CAPE TOWN

DAY 5

CAPE TOWN

DAY 6

CAPE TOWN (UNESCORTED)

DAY 7

CAPE TOWN – PRINCE ALBERT

DAY 8

PRINCE ALBERT - OUDTSHOORN

DAY 9

OUDTSHOORN - KNYSNA 

DAY 10

KNYSNA 

DAY 11

KNYSNA – PORT ELIZABETH

 

END OF TOUR

 


TOUR BY DATE

DAY 1 – Tues   JOHANNESBURG - KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

After being collected from your hotel, head east to the Mpumalanga region. After freshening up at your lodge enter the world famous Kruger National Park and spend the afternoon game viewing (closed vehicle).

Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.[Dinner]


DAY 2 – WED     KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Head off on a thrilling open vehicle game drive (with an English speaking game ranger) through Kruger National Park with pre-packed breakfast. Return to the lodge for lunch (own account). Enjoy an afternoon of game viewing (closed vehicle). [Breakfast & Dinner]



DAY 3 – THURS  MPUMALANGA

Explore the magnificent Panorama Route, One of the most scenic routes in the region, Offering glorious views, spectaculor landscapes and exquisite waterfalls. [Breakfast & Dinner]



 

DAY 4 – FRI  KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – JOHANNESBURG – CAPE TOWN

Travel to OR Tambo International Airport for an onward flight to Cape Town, where you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. Remainder of the day is yours to relax or explore the city (unescorted). [Breakfast]

DAY 5 – SAT - CAPE TOWN  

Full day tour of the Cape Peninsula. [Breakfast]

DAY 6 – SUN  CAPE TOWN (UNESCORTED)

A full day at leisure. Overnight in Cape Town. [Breakfast]

DAY 7 – MON  CAPE TOWN – PRINCE ALBERT

Travel through the picturesque Hex River Valley, surrounded by magnificent mountains. This area is considered to be the biggest producer of table grapes in South Africa. Enjoy a wine tasting along a route that boasts with the longest harvest season in the world. Continue to Matjiesfontein, a National Heritage Site. Continue to Prince Albert, another delightful village. [Breakfast]                       

DAY 8 – TEUS    PRINCE ALBERT – OUDTSHOORN

After breakfast, enjoy a spectacular drive through Meiringspoort Pass, with breathtaking rock formations and jaw-dropping beauty, as the road winds its way through the Swartberg Mountains to the quaint Little Karoo village of De Rust. Continue to Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the world and home to the spectacular limestone caverns of the Cango Caves. Enjoy a tour of one of the world’s great natural wonders, sculpted by nature through the ages. In the afternoon, visit an Ostrich Farm for a guided tour.            
Overnight in Oudtshoorn. [Breakfast & Dinner]

DAY 9 – WED      OUDTSHOORN - KNYSNA

Travel over the Outeniqua Pass to George and continue via Wilderness, to Knysna. Enjoy a lagoon cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve, and a trailer ride to the top of the Western Head to enjoy panoramic views, returning for lunch under the milkwood trees. The afternoon is at leisure. [Breakfast & Lunch]

DAY 10 – THURS    KNYSNA

Visit to the Garden of Eden, set in the lush, green, indigenous Knysna forest and Monkeyland Primate Sancturay. Contnue to the famous Eastern Head with spectacular views of the Knysna Heads (weather permitting) and finally to Brenton on Sea, with its unspoilt beaches and peaceful surroundings. Rest of day at leisure. [Breakfast]

DAY 10 – FRIDAY    KNYSNA – PORT ELIZABETH

After breakfast, you’ll be transferred (unescorted, driver only) to Port Elizabeth. You’ll head eastwards along the Tsitsikamma Forest to Port Elizabeth, known as the “friendly city”, with a wonderful climate. The tour ends on arrival in Port Elizabeth. [B]
Guests may disembark, on request, at Port Elizabeth Airport. [Breakfast]

 

DURATION

11 days/10 nights


Minimum 2 guests required / Maximum 25 guests


Selected departure dates


ROUTING

JOHANNESBURG – PORT ELIZABETH


INCLUDES


10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners, accommodation, transportation, open vehicle safaris, porterage and sightseeing as specified

EXCLUDES

Flight and departure tax between Johannesburg and Cape Town, departing after 15h00.


Please book JNB/CPT flight to depart Johannesburg after 15h00


DEPARTURE DATES

 

Dec17

Jan18

Feb18

Mar18

Apr18

May18

Jun18

Jul18

Aug18

Sep18

Oct18

Nov18

Dec18

Ger/Eng

 

 

6

6

 

 

 

 

14

4

2

6

 

English

12

2;16;30

6;13;20;27

6;13;20;27

10;24

8;22

5;19

3;17;31

14;28

4;11;18;25

2;9;16;23;30

6;13;20;27

11


We offer 3 different accommodation options on the tour that guests can choose from:


The Comfortable Option mostly offers “standard room” types
The Cut Above Option is mostly, but not limited to, a mix of “standard room” and “superior room” types
The Premium Option is mostly, but not limited to, “superior room” types

The “Cut Above” and “Premium” options feature upgraded accommodation where applicable and you will note from the accommodation list of these options, that on certain days of the tour, the same room types are featured on both the “Cut Above” and “Premium” options.

 

“Comfortable Option”:


RACK RATES (High Season) valid 01/12/17-31/03/18 & 01/10/18 - 31/12/18


R 28 400.00 per person sharing twin/double accommodation
R 34 600.00 per single person


RACK RATES (Low Season) valid 01/04/18 - 30/09/18


R 27 100.00 per person sharing twin/double accommodation
R 32 450.00 per single person


Accommodation used:


PH Kruger Gate or similar x 3 nights 
Sunsquare Cape Town or similar x 3 nights
Swartberg Hotel or similar x 1 night
La Plume Guest House (luxury room) or similar x 1 night
Rex Hotel (standard room) or similar x 1 night

 

“A cut above Option”:


RACK RATES (High Season) valid 01/12/17-31/03/18 & 01/10/18 - 31/12/18


R 29 100.00 per person sharing twin/double accommodation
R 35 800.00 per single person


RACK RATES (Low Season) valid 01/04/18 - 30/09/18


R 27 700.00 per person sharing twin/double accommodation
R 33 600.00 per single person


Accommodation used:


PH Kruger Gate or similar x 3 nights
PH Sea Point or similar x 3 nights 
Swartberg Hotel or similar x 1 night
La Plume Guest House (luxury room) or similar x 1 night
Rex Hotel (studio luxury apartments) or similar x 1 night

 

“Premium”:


RACK RATES (High Season) valid 01/12/17-31/03/18 & 01/10/18 - 31/12/18


R 29 400.00 per person sharing twin/double accommodation
R 37 100.00 per single person


RACK RATES (Low Season) valid 01/04/18 - 30/09/18


R 27 900.00 per person sharing twin/double accommodation
R 34 600.00 per single person


Please note that the guests will be travelling on the same vehicle, but will be dropped off at different accommodation, depending on their accommodation choices.

 

LANGUAGE

All departures are in English. German/English commentary is available on selected departures

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