08 Oct SOUTH AFRICA – IN STYLE
This ‘High End’ programme is just a little glimpse of what our DMC in South Africa can construct for you and your clients.
Arrive at O.R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.
Transfer pick up from Airport.
We’ll take the Soweto Tour and Apartheid Museum including lunch
After we’ll transfer to Castello Di Monte in Waterkloof for dinner and overnight
ROVOS RAIL to CAPE TOWN
This 1,600-kilometre meander is a perfect illustration of South Africa as a world in one country. Travel the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld to the haunting barrenness of the Great Karoo. Highlights of the southbound routes include a visit to the historic village of Matjiesfontein; this authentic perfectly preserved Victorian Village – founded by Mr Logan as a refreshment stop in 1890 – also boasts an impressive museum on the platform. Another stop is made in Kimberley providing an opportunity to enjoy a city tour and a visit to the Diamond Mine Museum and the world’s largest man-made excavation, the Big Hole
15.00hrs Depart from Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria. Dinner and overnight on the train. *Evening – Dress Formal
Meal Times – Breakfast 07.00hrs-10.00hrs • Lunch 13.00hrs • Tea 16.30hrs • *Dinner 19.30hrs
10.00hrs The train arrives in Kimberley. Passengers visit the Big Hole and the Diamond Mine Museum.
12.30hrs Depart Kimberley and proceed overnight via De Aar and Beaufort West to Matjiesfontein. Evening – Dress Formal
08.15hrs Enjoy a visit to the historic village of Matjiesfontein.
10.30hrs The train departs for Cape Town via Touws River and Worcester.
18.00hrs Arrive at Cape Town Station’s Platform 24.
Meet and greet at Cape Town Train Station and transfer to your hotel.
Check in at the One & Only Hotel
Evening at Leisure
After breakfast we’ll take a Full day Cape Point and Peninsula Tour which includes the following highlights.
Boat trip to Seal Island (Subject to weather conditions on the day) – Clifton Camp Bay Beach – Cape Point – The most South – Westerly Trip of the African Continent – False Bay – The Largest Bay in Southern Africa – Cape Point Ostrich Farm – Boulders Penguin Colony – Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – Good Hope Nature Reserve.
Evening at Leisure
After breakfast we will be visiting Robben Island whose most famous resident was Nelson Mandela. The visit will include highlights as follows:
Ferry trip to and from the Island (Subject to weather conditions on the day) – Breath-taking view of Cape Town and Table Mountain – Bus Tour around the Island – Visit Nelson Mandela Cell – Walking tour of Prison (Conducted by former inmates) – Penguin Colony – Late Afternoon to the Two Ocean Aquarium (Closes at 18h00)
Evening at Leisure
After breakfast we take the Cape Town City Tour which includes highlights as follows:
Cape Town Cable Mountain (Subject to weather conditions on the day) – Green Market Square – Castle of Good Hope – Company Gardens.
After lunch it’s off on the Wineland Tour which includes the highlights of Paarl, Stellenbosch, Wine, Cheese and Olive Tasting.
Evening Dinner at GOLD Restaurant – a vibrant pan-African experience offering a set Cape Malay and African menu, together with live entertainment and ‘djembe’ drumming 7 nights a week. Operating from an old warehouse building and a modern function venue, GOLD offers visitors a sophisticated African experience.
DAY 8 – DAY 9
After breakfast we head to Cape Town Airport * and fly to Sabi Sands Game Reserve.
We’ll be met and transferred to Ulusaba – in Sir Richard Branson’s Private Game Reserve
* Depending on flight availability, you might have to fly via Johannesburg for the connection flight to Sabi Sands Game Reserve Airstrip.
During your stay at Ulusaba you can enjoy:
Two Game drives daily and walking safari – All food and drinks i.e. quality wine list, fine champagne and premium branded spirits.
Fully equipped gymnasium, tennis courts, observatory – perfect for stargazing – laundry service and complimentary WIFI.
Information talks on flora and fauna and conservation that can be organised on request for both adults and children
Lounges at each lodge are equipped with DVD’s, CD’s and a small library
After breakfast we fly back to Johannesburg to get our connecting flight back home.
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