General

12 Day Grand Tour – a Snapshot of Africa

12 Days of superb luxury in South Africa. Spend time in the beautiful city of Cape Town, relaxing in the style of a bygone era on the Luxury Rovos Rail. End your trip with a few days on Safari in the famous Kruger National Park

The below itinerary is a sample itinerary only which can be tailor made to suit your individual requirements, interests and budget.

Costs will vary dependant on your season of travel and level accommodation booked in Cape Town & on Safari. Rovos Rail remains optional

Private guided touring has been included in Cape Town – Self Drive option available.

Contact us to tailor make your holiday.

Day 1 – Day 5: Cape Town

Arrive at Cape Town Airport and met by your African Welcome Safaris private tour guide. Transfer to the luxury Cape Grace Hotel or the Moderate Victoria & Alfred Hotel for the following 5 Nights.

Enjoy the next few days with your tour guide, exploring the delights of Cape Town and it’s surrounds – taking in the highlights of Table Mountain and the splendor of the Cape Winelands. Take in the spectacular views at Cape Point, ending your day enjoying Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Day 6 – Day 7: (Rovos Rail remains optional on the Moderate package) – Rovos Rail

Transfer with your Tour guide to the Rovos Rail check in lounge. Enjoy two nights on this luxurious train from Cape Town to Pretoria, including all your meals and excursions to Matjiesfontein and the Big Hole in Kimberley.

Day 8: Rovos Rail – Pretoria

On arrival at Capital Park station in Pretoria, met by your African Welcome Safaris representative and transfer to the tranquil and elegant Illyria House or The Peech Hotel for the night. Enjoy fine dining and perhaps a Spa Treatment.

Day 9 – Day 11: Kruger National Park Safari

Enjoy a private transfer from Illyria House or the Peech Hotel to the Federal Air departure lounge near Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Depart on a direct schedule Federal Air flight from Johannesburg to one of the following super luxury lodges – Singita Ebony or Boulders Lodge situated in the world renowned Kruger National Park. Option of moderate accommodation at Sabi Sabi Selati Camp in the Sabi Sands area

Experience Africa at it’s best – in luxurious accommodation whilst enjoying the delights of dusk and dawn Game Drives in open Safari vehicles. Spend 3 days spotting Africa’s Big Game, sipping cocktails whilst absorbing the tranquility of the bush. Top class cuisine and ultimate luxury complete this true “Out of Africa” experience.

Day 12: Departure Day

Relish your last early morning Game Drive followed by a sumptuous breakfast, before departing on your direct Federal Air flight back to Johannesburg.