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19 DAY WORLD IN ONE COUNTRY AFRICAN SAFARI

From A Remote Escape In A Bush Camp To A Luxurious Idyllic Resort

VISITING: Visiting: Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Jozini, Hluhluwe, Durban, Drakensberg, Hermanus, Cape Town.

DAY 1/2 - MALTA - DUBAI - JOHANNESBERG

DAY 1: Meet your Tour Manager at the Malta International Airport for your flight to Johannesburg via Larnaca and Dubai.

DAY 2: Upon arrival at Tambo International Airport you will be met by our partners in South Africa and be assisted to the coach for transfer to the 4* Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch,to drop off your luggage until check-in. Depart to Apartheid Museum for an afternoon tour.

DAY 3 - JOHANNESBURG - KRUGER

After breakfast, gasp in awe at the glory that is God’s Window, which offers a boundless view of forested mountains and fertile plains and enjoy a different view of the spectacular Three Rondavels at Blyde River. Explore Bourke’s Luck Potholes and other highlights, including the waterfalls at Graskop, before arriving at Kruger, where we check-in at the 4* Kruger Gate Hotel. Dinner included.

DAY 4 – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Breakfast and try to imagine a national park the size of Israel, with huge tracts of acacia, sycamore figs and bush willow interrupted by open savannah, rushing rivers and the occasional rocky bluff. Now fill it with lions, leopards, elephants, cape buffaloes and black rhinos (the Big Five), plus cheetahs, giraffes, hippos, and many species of smaller animals. Today you will experience all this first hand as we take you on a full day Kruger National Park open-vehicle game drive. Dinner included.

DAY 5 – KRUGER - JOZINI

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then depart to Jozini and check-in at the 4* Jozini Tiger Lodge. Dinner included.

DAY 6 - JOZINI
 

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Afternoon game viewing cruise to explore the splendour of Lake Jozini in true style. Dinner included.
 

DAY 7 – JOZINI - HLUHLUWE

Breakfast and transfer to Hluhluwe. Named after the many thorny climbers that were once found along the Hluhluwe River, on whose banks the town rests, Hluhluwe is nestled between the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park and the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. This fact ensures that visitors will be treated to incredibly scenic surroundings. Duna Zulu cultural tour including lunch and an afternoon game drive. If you visit KwaZulu-Natal, you can’t leave without visiting the Big Five country in the oldest park in South Africa. This is the legendary park where a dedicated team made worldwide conservation history with their successful efforts to bring the white rhino back from the brink of extinction. You won’t simply be enthralled with this game-rich reserve and the extraordinary beauty of the terrain, but also with the sense of history having been made here. Our specialist tour is conducted in specially modified open safari vehicles to enhance your game viewing, and give photographers the very best vantage point to capture that perfect image. You’ll be equally spellbound by the smallest of creatures, to the most beautiful of trees. You’ll be hooked on the camaraderie of being together when you meet that elephant, or spot that lion, and you’ll be back. That’s for sure. Check-in at the 4* Bon Hotel Waterfront Richards Bay. Lunch and Dinner included.

 

DAY 8  – HLUHLUWE - DURBAN

After breakfast, depart for Durban city orientation tour and check-in at the 5* Oyster Box Hotel.

 

DAY 9 – DURBAN

Breakfast and a day at leisure.

DAY 10/11 - DRAKENSBERG

After breakfast, depart to the Drakensberg Mountains where you will spend two nights at your resort. Check-in at the 4* Champagne Castle Hotel which is nestled below the second highest peak in South Africa, Champagne Castle (3377m), part of the main escarpment within the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg mountain range, the highest mountain range in South Africa.

Due to its diversity of plant, bird and insect life along with the richest collection of San Rock paintings in Africa; it has been declared a Mixed World Heritage Site. For visual impact, recreational variety and luxurious splendour, Champagne Castle Hotel is pretty close to being an ultimate experience. Your stay will be characterised by the proximity you gain to the most dramatic and immediate views of the Drakensberg Escarpment and the ‘Barrier of Spears’. Whether you walk or hike, trout fish or horse ride, play golf or tennis, swim or bowl, everything here has been configured to embrace this unparalleled setting. Lunch and dinner included.

DAY 12 – DURBAN - HERMANUS

Enjoy breakfast, followed by your transfer to King Shaka Airport for your flight to Cape Town. Transfer to Hermanus and check-in at the 5* Marine Hotel.

DAY 13 – HERMANUS

Begin your day with breakfast and enjoy a day of magnificent vistas. Hermanus has grown from a small seaside resort town to possibly the best-known place for whale watching in the world, and the best way to enjoy whale watching in Hermanus is by boat (weather permitting).
DAY 14 – CAPE TOWN

Enjoy the ever-changing passing canvas as we travel to Cape Town stopping at the cableway and take the cable car up Table Mountain, to enjoy spectacular views of the city and surrounds (weather permitting). Check-in at the 5* Table Bay Hotel.


DAY 15 – CAPE TOWN

After breakfast join us on the ultimate ‘Mother City’ experience, designed to orientate and give you a full-colour insight into the extraordinary magic of Cape Town. We’ve chosen iconic buildings, snatches of its history, and experiences unique to this City. We visit the country’s oldest building, The Castle (closed Sundays), and a short distance away, the Company Gardens, both historically fascinating and well conserved. Our drive continues past Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the Slave Lodge, where you will sense the depth of history via their distinctive architecture. Colonial then changes to colourful, as we move up the cobblestoned hills to the Malay Quarter, and marvel at the ice-cream colours of the quaint Bo-Kaap homes. Our day ends on a sparkling note, as we trace the moves of a professional diamond cutter, as he creates every girl’s dream stone. Perhaps you’ll be taking one home.


DAY 16 – CAPE TOWN

After breakfast, depart on a full day tour of the Cape Peninsula. Drive along Millionaire’s Paradise from Clifton to Camps Bay and on to Llandudno, before an up-close-and-personal Seal Island cruise and wind along Chapman’s Peak Drive. Proceed to Cape Point Nature Reserve which lies at the south-western tip of Africa, offering great views, a restaurant and a funicular which takes you up to the old lighthouse. The spectacular scenery, coupled with zebras, baboons, deserted beaches and plenty of fynbos to make this one of the Cape’s must-see destinations. Drive to Simon’s Town where you will stop for lunch (own account). Visit the penguin colony at Boulders Beach, then travel back to Cape Town, stopping at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens en route.

DAY 17 – CAPE TOWN

Enjoy breakfast and proceed to a superb day dedicated to celebrating the glorious grape, the exceptional winelands region, and the heavenly scenery! The area is rich with history, aand we can’t help but feel it as we move through the region to experience a wine cellar tour and tasting. Here, you’ll learn all about the process of winemaking, from grape to goblet. We visit Neethlingshof for a cellar tour and wine tasting. Afternoon excursion to Robben Island (weather permitting) the icon of struggle, freedom and hope made famous by Nelson Mandela’s imprisonment here.


DAY 18/19 – CAPE TOWN

Begin your day with breakfast and enjoy time at leisure for personal sightseeing and shopping. Transfer from your hotel to the Cape Town International Airport, for yo
ur flight to Malta via Dubai. Arrival in Malta.
 

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PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON

OBLIGATORY EXCURSIONS
 

Please be advised that excursions and/or extras, listed in our itineraries are obligatory for all participants. These excursions/extras have been carefully selected to enhance the travel experience on our guided holidays and ensure a comprehensive exploration of the destination. The details and costs for these obligatory extras are clearly displayed in our brochure and website. Therefore, such costs need to be added to the main package price. We thank you in advance and look forward to welcoming you on a journey filled with discovery, exploration, and unforgettable experiences.

THE ROCS PACKAGES INCLUDE

  • RETURN INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS MALTA / JOHANNESBERG / CAPE TOWN / MALTA

  • ONE WAY FLIGHT FROM DURBAN TO CAPE TOWN

  • AIRLINE TAXES AND FUEL CHARGES

  • 1 NIGHT IN JOHANNESBERG AT THE 4*JOHANNESBURG MARRIOTT MELROSE ARCH

  • 2 NIGHTS IN KRUGER AT THE 4* KRUGER GATE HOTEL

  • 2 NIGHTS IN JOZINI AT THE 4* JOZINI TIGER LODGE

  • 1 NIGHT IN HLUHLUWE AT THE 4* BON HOTEL WATERFRONT RICHARDS BAY

  • 2 NIGHTS IN DURBAN AT THE 5* OYSTER BOX HOTEL

  • 2 NIGHTS IN DRAKENSBERG AT THE 4* CHAMPAGNE CASTLE HOTEL

  • 2 NIGHTS IN HERMANUS AT THE 5* MARINE HOTEL 

  • 4 NIGHTS IN CAPE TOWN AT THE 5* TABLE BAY HOTEL

  • DAILY MEALS: 16 BREAKFASTS / 3 LUNCHES / 7 DINNERS

  • ALL TRANSFERS P ALL EXCURSIONS AS PER ITINERARY

  • LOCAL ENGLISH-SPEAKING GUIDE

  • COMPREHENSIVE GUIDED SIGHTSEEING

  • ACTIVE ITINERARY WITH UNIQUE CULTURAL FEATURES

  • SERVICES OF AN EXPERIENCED ROCS TRAVEL TOUR MANAGER

EXCURSIONS AND SUPPLEMENTS

SUPPLEMENT FOR ROOM UPGRADE

  • KRUGER GATE HOTEL IN FAMILY ROOM
    TWIN 
    € 14
    SINGLE N/A

  • MARINE HERMANUS HOTEL IN LUXURY ROOM SEA FACING
    TWIN € 75 

    SINGLE  € 150


PRICE PER PERSON PER NIGHT 

NOTES

VISA REQUIRED

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

  • HOT AIR BALLOONING IN THE DRAKENSBERG FOR A SCENIC FLIGHT € 235 PP
    THE FLIGHT IS A 45 – 60 MINUTE SCENIC FLIGHT SPARKLING WINE IS SERVED ON LANDING
    A FARMHOUSE BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED

     

  • DRAKENSBERG CANOPY TOUR € 44 PP

  • DRAKENSBERG 45 MINUTES HELICOPTER FLIGHT € 171 PP

  • SHARK CAGE DIVE IN GANSBAAI € 144 PP

  • GAME DRIVE IN MANYONI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE € 56 PP

    MORNING DRIVES: 06H00
    MIDDAY DRIVES: 11H00
    AFTERNOON DRIVES: 15H00
    GAME DRIVES ARE APPROX. 3 HOURS LONG AND INCLUDES A WATER PER PERSON.

    ONLY ONE GAME VIEWER AVAILABLE, ACCOMMODATING A MAXIMUM OF 10 GUESTS