14 Day South & East Africa Safari

Combine the best of both East and South Africa. Explore Cape Town and the spectacular Western Cape in South Africa combined with incredible game viewing in the Serengeti and Masi Mara in Eastern Africa.  This private safari ticks all the right boxes for exploring these areas. Our private tours are all tailored to suit your interests!

Day 1 ~ Cape Town 

On arrival in Johannesburg board an onward flight to Cape Town. (included)
Airport pickup and transfer to the hotel. Free afternoon to explore the city and Waterfront.

(Dinner transfers are excluded but the guest house will gladly assist you with these)

ACCOMMODATION: An African Villa

MEALS: There are many fabulous restaurants to choose from.

Day 2 ~ Cape Town 

Today have an option to visit Robben Island or Table mountain weather permitting (these options are not included as the weather can be unreliable and will need to be paid directly) Otherwise we tour the peninsula, making many stops along the way at the many attractions such as a penguin colony, Cape Point and round past the beautiful beaches of Camps Bay and Boulders Beach.

ACCOMMODATION: An African Villa

MEALS: Breakfast

Day 3 ~ Cape Town 

Shark Cage diving with Great Whites today!!! A truly amazing experience but please note it comes with a very early morning start pickup times can be as early at 4am! 

  • Depart Cape Town approximately 2,5 hours prior to trip
  • Arrive in Kleinbaai
  • Welcome, Breakfast, Briefing and Education at our crew house, education centre.
  • Boat launches from Kleinbaai Harbour approximately an hour after arrival at Crew House.
  • Exclusive videographer will be filming the tour. (R350.00 per copy)
  • Boat anchors and cage lowered into the water approximately 30 minutes after launching.
  • Divers kit up for the experience of a life time
  • 2 to 3 hours diving and viewing with this awesome Apex Predator “The Great White Shark”. Length of time depends on season, weather and sea conditions.
  • Lunch, refreshments, candy & fruit served on board.
  • Educational on the sharks sighted & logged for research
  • Educational on the environment, islands and history of the area
  • Pick up anchor and return to shore.
  • Return to Kleinbaai harbour
  • Coffee, cheese & biscuits served whilst watching the footage
  • Depart for Cape Town approximately 1 hour after returning to shore.
  • Arrive back in Cape Town approximately 2,5 hours later.

ACCOMMODATION: An African Villa

MEALS: Breakfast

Day 4 ~ Oudtshoorn

Driving inland this morning your journey takes you north through rolling wheat fields to the Langeberg Mountains and on to the pristine semi-desert environment of the Little Karoo. Shortly after Barrydale on Route 62, you can stop at Warmwaterberg Spa for lunch and a relaxing swim in 43-degree natural hot springs. Optional.

In the afternoon we drive through Ladismith and Calitzdorp to the capital of the Little Karoo, Oudtshoorn. Known as the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn is situated in a beautiful valley between the Outeniqua and Swartberg Mountains. Here there is an option to view and ride one of these prehistoric birds on a working farm or go on a guided tour of the Cango Endangered Wildlife Ranch for an opportunity to pet cheetah, cage dive with crocodiles and view many rare and endangered animal species.

ACCOMMODATION: Yamkela Guest House

MEALS: 

Day 5 ~ Knysna 

Scenic drive along the Garden route stopping at Knysna Elephant Centre for lunch. In the afternoon. In the afternoon explore the beautiful town. Optional boat cruise on the lagoon available. 

ACCOMMODATION: Panorama Lodge

MEALS: Breakfast

Day 6 ~ Stormsriver

Begin the day with a short 20km drive to the magnificent Cango Caves. Here embark on a 1-hour guided tour of the cave system to view its massive caverns and a wonderland of stalactite and stalagmite formations, millions of years old. Cango Caves is a world heritage site and one of the great wonders of the natural world.

After our visit to the caves, we leave the Karoo and travel 60km to the coast through the magnificent Outeniqua Pass. Entering the Garden Route for the first time in George and take a leisurely drive up the coast to Knysna, rated South Africa’s most beautiful town. Here we’ll take a walk to the entrance of the lagoon to explore the captivating scenery surrounding the famous Knysna Heads. In the afternoon we drive to the highest road bridge in Africa at Bloukrans Bridge. At a height of 216m this is also the site of the highest bungy jump in the world! For those wishing to take the leap, this is your opportunity!
Above all optional activities.

ACCOMMODATION: Storms River Mouth
Chalets in the National Park overlooking the ocean.

MEALS: Breakfast

Day 7 ~ Port Elizabeth – Johannesburg- Dar Es Salaam 

We leave early this morning to reach Port Elizabeth in time for an early afternoon flight via Johannesburg and on to Dar Es Salaam where you will be met by the hotel driver and transferred onto the hotel.

ACCOMMODATION: Protea Hotel Dar Es Salaam

MEALS: 

Day 8 ~ Arusha

Morning flight onto Arusha.
Here you will be met by the hotel shuttle service and transferred to Green Mountain Hotel.

ACCOMMODATION: Arusha Green Mountain Hotel

MEALS: 

Day 9 ~ Lake Manyara National Park 

This portion of your safari is conducted by our safari partners in Tanzania. The below is a basic breakdown of the tour but it is subject to confirmation.

Safari in Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater can range widely in cost – depending on how many days, the level of luxury you’re looking for.

Game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.
We depart from your lodge in Arusha and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park. Although small in size, this park is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley, before which lies the ground water forest, areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore, and the Soda Lake. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this area, which consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree-climbing lions.

ACCOMMODATION: Nsya Lodge

MEALS: Dinner.

Day 10 ~ Serengeti National Park

We proceed to Olduvai Gorge, known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’. It was here, in the Great Rift Valley, that the remains of early hominids dating back 2 million years were uncovered. Afterward, we visit the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world – Serengeti National Park. The word ‘Serengeti’ means ‘endless plains’, which describes the park’s 5,600 square mile boundary. Yet for its sprawling area, the Serengeti does not disappoint when it comes to rich game-viewing. The Serengeti ecosystem is one of the oldest on earth. We make our way to our lodging for the night. Breakfast & Dinner

ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Wild Tented Lodge

MEALS: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 11 ~ Serengeti National Park

We embark on an encore game drive in the expansive Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti boasts one of the most varied collection of wildlife on the planet. Annually, from May to December, millions of animals embark on a migration which brings them from central Serengeti to Kenya’s Masai Mara and back again in an incredible spectacle. Even during the ‘down-time’, vast herds of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle roam here, along with groups of elephant, giraffe, and buffalo, as the lions, leopard, cheetah, hyenas and jackals stalk their meals. We make our way to our lodging for the night.

ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Wild Tented Lodge

MEALS: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 12 ~ Ngorongoro crater

We depart from the Serengeti to visit the largest intact volcanic crater in the world, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. At more than 2,000 feet deep and 12 miles in diameter, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘big 5′ – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard. This truly world-class attraction is also known as the ‘8th Wonder of the World’. We make our way to our lodging for the night.

ACCOMMODATION: Ngorongoro Wild Tented Lodge

MEALS: Full Board

Day 13 ~ Arusha

After breakfast, we depart the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and head back to Arusha and dropped off at your hotel. 

ACCOMMODATION: Arusha Green Mountain Hotel

MEALS: Breakfast

Day 14 ~ Arusha

Depart Airport transfer for onward flight to Dar Es Salaam.

Tour ends

MEALS: Breakfast

Tanzanian tour information:

Includes

• Accommodation as per the itinerary
• Lodges/camps on Full Board / cook for camping safari
• Road transportation in 4wd land Cruiser safari vehicle
• Game drives as per the itinerary
• Tents and other camping gears{ for budget camping safaris}
• Park entrance fees and crater service fees
• English Speaking guides available for the safari

Price Excludes

• Visit to Masai Cultural Village
• All International Flights/local Flights + Taxes
• Visa fees, Travel & Personal accident insurance
• Excursions, services and activities not mentioned in this program
• Personal expenses e.g. laundry, telephone calls, Drinks, Tips and gratuities

 

Passenger Information

• Passengers should bring only duffle bags safaris{not suitcases}
• All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them for internal flights.
• Baggage on domestic flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage). Any excess baggage will be charged by the airline at check-in.
• Passengers arriving to Tanzania may be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate
• Tourist Visa will be obtained at the entry points, but it is advisable to double check before travelling to Tanzania.

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14 Day South & East Africa Safari

* Based on 3 people sharing triple, twin and single rooms.

ZAR 105,775 pp* 14 DAYS

INCLUDES:
Private safari, All accommodations, Meals as specified. (B-Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner), Activities as specified, All transfers, All flights are subject to availability and price increases (please note all flights need to be paid along with deposit)
Johannesburg – Cape Town oneway R1200pp
Port Elizabeth – Johannesburg one way R1500pp
Johannesburg – Dar es Salaam – Arusha R13000pp including the below Arusha – Dar es Salaam
EXCLUDES:
Visas, Optional activities, Items of a personal nature, Gratuities, Personal travel insurance.

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