From the white sand beaches and majestic mountains of Cape Town, which is rated by Travel & Leisure as the World’s 4th Best City, to the exciting safaris in MalaMala Game Reserve, this premier luxury vacation will leave us feeling exhilarated. We finish this vacation with three nights at one of Africa's most fabulous tropical getaways, Benguerra Lodge located in the Bazaruto Archipelago. If you are looking for an outstanding vacation, one that offers an African paradise, this is the trip to consider.

Day 1: En Route

Depart from home; en route to Cape Town, South Africa.

Day 2: Cape Town

Today we arrive in Cape Town, South Africa where we are met by our Lark Tours guide. We transfer to the Cape Grace Hotel located in the exclusive Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
Cape Grace Hotel (dinner)

Day 3: Cape Town


Today embark on a private tour of the magnificent Cape Peninsula, also known as the Cape of Good Hope. This all-day tour includes stops at Duiker Island to watch the seal colony, at Boulders Beach where the endemic African Penguins live, and at Cape Point.
Cape Grace Hotel (breakfast, lunch, dinner)


Day 4: Cape Town

We begin the day by visiting the top of Table Mountain, where the views overlooking the city and the Atlantic Ocean are fabulous. We then briefly tour the City Bowl on our way to the Cape Winelands, where we visit vineyards and taste famous South African wines. 
Cape Grace Hotel (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 5: Cape Town/MalaMala Game Reserve


We transfer to MalaMala Game Reserve, located in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park. That afternoon we embark on a thrilling safari. 
MalaMala Game Reserve (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 6 & 7: MalaMala Game Reserve

We spend the next two days on safari in search of all the magnificent wildlife Africa has to offer, from herds of elephants, to lions on the hunt, to elusive leopards, and everything in between. When we're not on safari, we spend time relaxing, enjoying MalaMala's fine cuisine, and soaking in the African surroundings. 
MalaMala Game Reserve (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 8: MalaMala Game Reserve/Benguerra Island

After one last safari we transfer to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport and board our flight to Benguerra Lodge via Vilanculos, Mozambique. Benguerra Lodge is located on Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago off the coast of Mozambique, and is considered to be one of Africa's premier tropical island getaways.
Benguerra Lodge (breakfast, dinner)

Day 9: Benguerra Island


We set off on a new kind of safari - of the underwater variety! We spend the day snorkeling in Bazaruto's pristine coral reefs.
Benguerra Lodge (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 10 & 11: Benguerra Island

For the next two days we can choose from a number of activities including a tour of the island, deep see fishing, or dhow cruising. 
Benguerra Lodge (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 12: Benguerra Lodge/Johannesburg


Transfer to Johannesburg; we board our international flight home.
(breakfast)

Day 13: En Route

We arrive back home and share all our fabulous stories and photos with friends and family