SOUTH AFRICA EXPLORER

Day1 - JOHANNESBURG
Transfer from the Johannesburg Airport to your hotel. After check in, spend the balance of the day at leisure.
Day2 - JOHANNESBURG I KRUGER PARK
Transfer from your hotel to the Johannesburg Airport for your flight to Hoedspruit Airport. Upon arrival, transfer to your lodge in Kruger National Park. In the afternoon, set out for your first game drive in an open 4x4 safari vehicle. This premier game sanctuary covers more than 7,700 square miles of land between the Crocodile River and the Limpopo and boasts the greatest species diversity in Africa. Send your camera into overdrive photographing more than 140 resident mammal species, including lions, elephants, leopards, buffaloes, and rhinos. Return to the lodge for dinner in the evening. (B, L, D)
Day3 - KRUGER PARK
Begin these two days with early morning game drives into the wild, followed by breakfast at the lodge. Spend the balance of the mornings to mid-afternoons at leisure. In the late afternoon, hop on board your dedicated 4x4 safari vehicle again for another drive to see magnificent wild animals in their natural habitats before returning to the lodge for dinner. (B, L, D)
Day 4 - KRUGER PARK
Begin these two days with early morning game drives into the wild, followed by breakfast at the lodge. Spend the balance of the mornings to mid-afternoons at leisure. In the late afternoon, hop on board your dedicated 4x4 safari vehicle again for another drive to see magnificent wild animals in their natural habitats before returning to the lodge for dinner. (B, L, D)
Day5 - KRUGER PARK I CAPE TOWN
Enjoy your final, exciting early morning game drive through Kruger National Park. After breakfast, transfer to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Cape Town. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend the balance of the evening at leisure to relax and explore this cosmopolitan city on your own. (B)
Day 6 - CAPE TOWN
Begin an informative tour of Cape Town. One of the most picturesque tourist destinations in the world, Cape Town is situated amidst majestic mountains and surrounded by pristine white beaches. Weather permitting, take a cable car to the top of Table Mountain, a soaring flat topped-mountain, to observe and learn about exotic flora and fauna and take in one of the best views in all of Africa. Tour the Malay Quarter, Company Gardens, the Edwardian-styled Town Hall, of Good Hope, Table Bay at the base of Table Mountain, and Cape Town’s Diamond Works, a fine jewelry manufacturer. Spend the balance of the day at leisure to rest or explore Cape Town on your own. (B)
Day7 - CAPE TOWN
During your second day in Cape Town, travel via the 12 Apostles and Hout Bay to Chapman’s Peak for one of the region’s most dramatic panoramic views over the city. This full day Cape Peninsula tour will visit Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, and the African penguin colony at Boulders Beach. (B)
Day 8 - CAPE TOWN
Spend this full day at leisure to relax, explore Cape Town on your own, or participate in several optional activities including a Robben Island tour, visit to the winelands, or shopping expeditions. (B)
Day9 - CAPE TOWN TO USA
Transfer from your hotel to the Cape Town International Airport for your departure flight or extend your vacation with the Blue Train Extension shown below. (B)