9 Days Africa Tour
Breathtaking South Africa
AS LOW AS USD2,888/PAX
Based on twin. Including airfare
Travel dates: July 2 – 12, 2017
- Roundtrip airfare via Emirates.
- Domestic flight from JNB – CPT
- 3-4 Star hotel accom. in standard rooms
- Daily breakfast / 1 Lunch & 2 dinners
- Meet and Greet at the Airport
- Full day “Cape Peninsula” & a half-day “Mother City” Tour in Cape Town
- All transfers & sightseeing is on
- Day visit to Congo Caves and Wildlife RanchOstrich Farm and a cruise on the vast Knysna Lagoon.
- All entrance fees as per the itinerary
- Full day Game drive in Kruger
- A guided tour to Gold Reef City
- Travel Tax : USD33.00)
- Airfare taxes: TBA
- Some Lunches and Dinners
- P5,000 Visa and service fee (Visa fees are subject to change)
- Tips for local Guide, driver, restaurant and porters (USD10.00/day)
- Travel Insurance: $30.00/pax
- Insurance for 61-69 Y.O.–P500.00
Day 1 JUL 02 DEPART MANILA – JOHANNESBURG
Depart Manila, aboard your favorite airline, enjoy amenities meals and entertainment.
Day 2 JUL 03 JOHANNESBURG
Arrival in JOHANNESBURG. Border procedures after which our transfer unit will be waiting to take you to your hotel. Rest of the day free.
Day 3 JUL 04JOHANNESBURG -MPUMALANGA -KRUGER
Breakfast. An early departure for Kruger National Park via MPUMALANGA, a region to the north-east of South Africa with some of the most fascinating natural marvels of the world and therefore one of the areas of the country in most demand. This region also has a large historical diversity of countryside and fauna and undoubtedly one of the most refined retirement areas. We will visit places of impressive beauty such as Bourke´s Luck Potholes in the Blyde River Canyon (visits subject to time and weather). Arrival in the afternoon in the KRUGER NATIONAL PARK just in time to freshen up before dinner. Dinner included and accommodation.
Day 4 JUL 05KRUGER
Breakfast. Full day’s SAFARI in the Kruger National Park in open 4X4. It is one of the most famous natural parks in the world and appears as one of the largest in southern Africa and one of the oldest of the continent, now with almost a century of history. Here you can see the five Big Five (lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes and rhinoceroses), and also cheetahs, giraffes, hippopotamuses and all kinds of antelopes and small animals. The park has an extension of 350 Km2, and is on the border with Mozambique. Around 2000 km of roads criss-cross it. Return to the hotel in the afternoon. Dinner included and accommodation. Note: The hotel will provide picnic boxes with breakfast as the estimated departure for this activity is 5:30 AM (approximately). We stop at one of the camps in the park where passengers can choose between eating in a restaurant or in a cafeteria. You can’t leave the roads in the Kruger National Park.
Day 5 JUL 06 KRUGER – JOHANNESBURG – CAPE TOWN
Departure by road for PRETORIA, the administrative capital of South Africa and the centre of various higher education institutions. Panoramic tour of this city with wide boulevards lined with jacarandas. We will see “Church Square”, the central axis of the city, and consider the building where the presidential offices are which Nelson Mandela occupied during his presidency in the “Union Buildings”. This is a masterpiece by the British architect Herbert Baker, who designed many of the public buildings in this country (the visit does not include entrance to the monuments, which will be seen along the route). Arrival in Johannesburg and transfer to the airport to leave Cape Town (flight included, recommended departure time 7 PM). Arrival in CAPE TOWN and transfer to the hotel with Spanish-speaking guide/driver. Accommodation.
Day 6 JUL 07 CAPE TOWN
We include an Excursion to the Cape Peninsula one of the most spectacular routes with one of the Floral Kingdoms of the World and the Cape Fauna along the peninsula coastline, with an opportunity to take photographs. You will also have the chance to see where the two main currents that give temperature to two of the oceans of our planet that project come together. The first stop will be at “Hout Bay” where you will go on a boat to do a miniature cruise to an island inhabited by a colony of seals, passing Chapman’s Peak (if weather conditions allow) and will then go on to visit the Good Hope Nature Reserve, where you will see the Cape of Good Hope and then have the chance to take the cable car (the cost of the cable car is NOT included) to go up to the ancient lighthouse and enjoy one of the views of the famous False Bay. You will also visit Simon’s Town, which is the general headquarters of the South African Navy, and where there is the famous colony of African penguins, an endangered species. On the way to the hotel, time allowing, you will be able to enjoy a stroll in the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Lunch included. Return to the hotel and accommodation.
Day 7 JUL08 CAPE TOWN
Free day to get to know the city under your own steam. Weather permitting, we advise you to get on the chairlift to Table Mountain where you will have the chance to see the marvelous views of the city and of the bay. Don’t miss interesting places like the picturesque Bo Kaap district, St George’s Cathedral, the Company’s Garden, the Grand Parade, the former City Hall and the Castle of Good Hope.
Day 8 JUL09 CAPE TOWN – OUDSTHOORN
We leave Cape Town in the morning to start the tour of the GARDEN ROUTE, a tourist jewel of the country. You will travel via Worcester and Montagu on the R 62 towards OUDTSHOORN, a village which is historically related to ostrich breeding, an animal that was about to become extinct due to its massive hunting for the use of its feathers as decoration in the courts of Europe. In the 19th century, ostrich farms began to appear, around which a wealthy society began to form, whose reflection can be seen in the opulent stone palaces. On the way you will visit the CANGO CAVES, one of Africa’s natural marvels, famous for its fascinating calcite caves forming an amazing underground world of stalactites and stalagmites, as well as a ‘frozen waterfall’. You will enjoy a light lunch included followed by an entertaining tour of an ostrich farm before being transferred to your hotel.
Day 9 JUL 10 OUDSTHOORN – KNYSNA
Breakfast in the hotel. Departure for Tsitsikama Natural Reserve, the largest protected marine area in the world, although it also includes some forests. Here we can see monkeys and antelopes, while the waters provide us with otters, seals and dolphins. We go on our way towards KNYSNA, a beautiful town on the banks of a lagoon which opens up between two large stone cliffs, one of the jewels of the Garden Route. Accommodation.
Day 10 JUL 11 KNYSNA – CAPE TOWN – MANILA
Breakfast in the hotel. Return to Cape Town via the fishing village of HERMANUS, where we can see the whales .
Arrival at the Airport in Cape Town at approximately 5:30 PM.
Day 11 JUL 12 ARRIVE– MANILA
Arrived Manila from a very memorable and enjoyable trip
- Passport valid for 6 months
- 4 copies of recent passport size pictures
- Certificate of Employment with
- Leave of Absence & Salary Declaration
- Bank Certificate & Bank Statement
- Income Tax Return (orig. &photocopy)
- Travel Insurance valid for 45 days
- Marriage Contract / Affidavit of Consent
- if not traveling with spouse
- Birth Certificate
- Additional if Self-Employed
- Business Registration (orig. & photocopy)
- Income Tax Return of Business
- Annual Declaration of Income
- Airline Taxes(Approximately=usd336)
- Philippine Travel Tax- Php1620
- Guide Tipping
- DOMESTIC TICKET (OPTIONAL)
- EK 335 02 JUL MNL/DXB 2355-0420
- EK 763 03 JUL DXB/JNB 1005-1625
- SA 367 06 JUL JNB/CPT 1930-2140
- EK 779 11JUL CPT/DXB 2005-0725
- EK 334 12JUL DXB/MNL 0920-2210
- $300 booking deposit is nonrefundable.
- Minimum of 10 pax to run this tour
- SINGLE SUPP. USD 800.00