13D10N SOUTH AFRICA SPECIAL + VICTORIA FALLS
From North Africa's cultural cauldron to Southern Africa's boundless bonanza of wildlife safaris and sweeping savannahs - there is truly no place on earth like Africa. Whether you are a curious traveler or an intrepid adventurer, epic Africa, with its time-honored traditions and peerless nature, has no parallel. Come and prepare to fall in love with Africa, where it all began.
Day 1 : SINGAPORE - CAPE TOWN (-/-/-)
Departure from Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Cape Town.
Day 2 : CAPE TOWN (Meals on Board/Ostrich Lunch/Sliced Abalone Dinner)
Upon arrival, visit an ostrich farm, where you may have opportunities to take photos with one of these birds. Enjoy an ostrich lunch before embarking on a city tour, driving past Castle of Good Hope, the restored fort of Cape Town, City Hall, Houses of Parliament and the historic Malay quarter. Take a cable car ride to ascend the famous Table Mountain, if weather permits. Thereafter, proceed to Signal Hill to enjoy the views of Cape Town. Next, visit a local flea market to shop for traditional crafts and souvenirs.
Cable car ride is subject to weather conditions and maintenance works and will be replaced with a dinner in Cape Town on day 4 if unavailable.
Day 3 : CAPE TOWN - CAPE TOWN PENINSULA - CAPE TOWN (B/Lobster Lunch/African Dinner)
Enjoy a full-day tour of Cape Peninsula to the Atlantic suburbs of Sea Point, Clifton, Camps Bay as well as Hout Bay. Enjoy a leisure boat ride to Seal Island if weather permits. Drive past Muizenberg and stop by seaside village Fish Hoek for a sumptuouslobster lunch. Continue to Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town to catch a glimpse of the endangered African penguins. Thereafter, travel along False Bay to the Cape of Good Hope before arriving at Cape Point, popularly believed to be the meeting point of Atlantic and Indian Ocean.
Day 4 : CAPE TOWN (B/Western Lunch/-)
This morning, enjoy a 12-minute scenic helicopter ride over Cape Town. Fly over Green Point Garden, the city bowl, the famous 4 beaches of Clifton, the white sands of Camps Bay and the majestic Twelve Apostles. Next, escape to the beauty and tranquility of Stellenbosch, the 2nd-oldest town in South Africa. Tour a local wineryand enjoy a wine-tasting session. Thereafter, head to Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, the entertainment centre of Cape Town, for some shopping.
Helicopter ride is subject to weather conditions and will be replaced with 2 meals in Sun City if unavailable.
Day 5 : SAPA - JOHANNESBURG - PRETORIA - SUN CITY (B/L/-)
Transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Johannesburg. Continue to Pretoria, South Africa’s administrative capital, to see the Voortrekker Monument. Drive past Church Square and Union Buildings, the site of the inauguration of President Mbeki and Nelson Mandela. Proceed to Soweto Township, the site of the tragic 1976 riots. Despite its crowded, chaotic conditions, there is still a tangible sense of community in these neighbourhoods that you cannot find in the orderly, walled suburbs. Thereafter, proceed to Sun City, a premier holiday resort experience in South Africa.
Day 6 : SUN CITY (B/-/-)
Sun City is a photographer’s dream come true with its magnificent architecture and beautiful landscapes. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy a game of golf at any one of the 2 championship courses here or partake in water sports at Sun City Waterworld, a man-made lake, at your own expense. In the evening, you can catch a Sun City show at your own expense.
Day 7 : SUN CITY - GAME RESERVE (B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to a game reserve. Spend some time at leisure before you set off in an open-top bush vehicle for a guided game drive in the late afternoon. View and photograph abundant wildlife at close range and enjoy the breathtaking African sunset while your ranger explains the animals’ survival tactics in the wilderness.
Minimum age for game drive applies, subject to each game reserve’s rules and regulations. Infants under age of 2 are not allowed on the game drive and must be left behind under the supervision of 1 adult.
Day 8 : GAME RESERVE - JOHANNESBURG (B/Game Meat Lunch/D)
Embark on an early morning guided game drive before you transfer back to Johannesburg. Enjoy a cultural experience at Lesedi Cultural Village that comprises a visit to the craft market, a multi-visual presentation on the history of South Africans, a tour of the homesteads, and traditional singing and dancing performance.
Day 9 : JOHANNESBURG - VICTORIA FALLS - HWANGE NATIONAL PARK (B/-/D)
This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Upon arrival, visit the famous Hwange National Park, where you can find all Zimbabwe’s protected animals. Spend your afternoon at the viewing platform, overlooking the waterhole observing the animals and their interactions. This evening, get adventurous for a night guided game drive and view the nocturnal species that inhabit the area.
Please bring along a hand luggage for your 1-night stay in Hwange National Park. Room type, interior configuration and amenities may vary with each lodge in Hwange National Park.
Day 10 : HWANGE NATIONAL PARK - VICTORIA FALLS (B/-/-)
This morning, enjoy a morning guided walk in the wild safari, with well trained and experienced guides to track and follow some of the most feared animals of Africa. Thereafter, head back to Victoria Falls and embark on a tour of the falls, where the waters thunder into the gorge of Zambezi River, creating a mist that keeps the surrounding area permanently wet. This magnificent setting has rendered Victoria Falls as one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World.
Minimum age for morning walk applies, subject to each game reserve’s rules and regulations. Children under age of 13 are not allowed on the game drive and must be left behind under the supervision of 1 adult.
Day 11 : VICTORIA FALLS - JOHANNESBURG (B/-/-)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 12 : JOHANNESBURG - SINGAPORE (B/Meals on Board/-)
If time permits, you can do some last-minute shopping before you transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Day 13 : ARRIVE IN SINGAPORE (-/-/-)
Home Sweet Home.
- Proposed Flight on Singapore Airlines
- SINGAPORE/CAPE TOWN SQ478 01:30/09:25
- JOHANNESBURG/SINGAPORE SQ175 13:45/06:10
- 10 night accommodation
- Meals as per itinerary
- Tour and transport as per programme