We immerse ourselves in Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa, as we spend our time visiting Table Mountain, the Cape Winelands, local townships, and Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for almost 30 years. From Cape Town we make our way to Kruger National Park and enjoy the exotic wildlife that Africa has to offer.

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 Cape Cadogan, a fabulous boutique hotel.
Cape Cadogan (dinner)

Day 3: Cape Town

Today we embark on a private tour of Cape Town's city center. We delve into the beauty, culture, and history of the city, once a stopping point for Dutch ships on their way to Indonesia. We visit the harbor, the Cape Castle, the Bo Kaap, the African market at Greenmarket Square, the Company Gardens, and much more.
Cape Cadogan (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 beautiful. We have a mid morning English tea at the famous Mount Nelson Hotel. That afternoon we enjoy the beautiful Camps Bay area and we do some leisurely shopping at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
Cape Cadogan (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 5: Cape Town

Today we visit some of the local townships to not only experience this part of South Africa's culture, but also to learn about the history and impact of the Apartheid Era. This also gives us the chance to talk to and mingle with men and women who actually lived through Apartheid in South Africa. We conclude the day with a visit to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for many years.
Cape Cadogan (breakfast, lunch, dinner)


Day 6: 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 Cadogan (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 7: Cape Town

Today we explore the Cape winelands of Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. We tour several vineyards where we have the chance to meet the wine makers and sample some of South Africa's fabulous wines.
Cape Cadogan (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 8: Cape Town/Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

After a refreshing breakfast, we transfer to the airport for our flight to Notten's Bush Camp, located in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve. That afternoon we set off on safari for our first look at the exciting African wildlife
Notten's Bush Camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 9 & 10: Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

Over the next two days we embark on many exciting safaris to view the magnificent wildlife that Africa has to offer, such as prides of lions, elusive leopards, herds of elephant, rhinos, Cape Buffalo, and much more. These classic safaris are one of the highlights of visiting Africa and a truly unforgettable experience.
Notten's Bush Camp (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 11: Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve/Johannesburg

After one last memorable safari, we transfer back to Johannesburg where we board our international flights home.
(breakfast)

Day 12: En Route

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