Tour Price: $5989
Join Dr. Edward Viljoen as he returns to his home land of South Africa with Reverend Karen Fry and Spirit Tours. We will stay at “And Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge” in a private game reserve in Kruger National Park for 4 days of game viewing and bush walks. This will be a truly unforgettable and authentic Big Five experience. We will spend 4 days in Capetown, one of the world’s most beautiful cities, enjoying diverse cultures through local cuisine, entertainment and craft markets. We will venture to the township of Langa for dinner at Nomade’s house for authentic African cuisine and music. We will take the inspirational journey to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 17 years. We will ascend Table Mountain in a cable car, visit the famous Kirstenbosch Gardens, and travel along one of the world’s most breathtaking drives coastal drives to Cape Point on the very tip of Southwestern Africa. This tour is also a home- coming for Dr. Edward who was originally from South Africa and now is a US citizen making his home in Santa Rosa. This will be Edwards first trip back to South Africa since 2007. He is excited to share the beauty of South Africa with every Spirit Tours member.
Day 1: Private transfer from Airport to Atlantic Seaboard. Relax in your beautiful ocean front hotel with an evening free to explore the grounds.
Day 2: Cape Town – Private guided tour to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 17 years. Welcome Dinner in the Africa town ship of Langa, the oldest township in Capetown at the home of Nomande
Day 3: Cape Town – Walk out to Cape Point and Cape Point Nature Reserve one of Africa’s most southern points. Stop at Boulders Beach to see the Penguin colony and have lunch in Simons Town.
Day 4: Cape Town – Ascend Table Mountain on a cable car and enjoy the 360 degree views of the Cape Town peninsula. Walk the sky canopy and experience the rich botanical diversity at the world famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Dinner at the African Cafe
Day 5: Cape Town – Kruger. Depart early to Kruger National Park, one of Africa’s largest game reserves, measuring in at 7,523 Sq Mi. We will be through the bush on our way to Ngala Private Game reserve. Upon arrival in Ngala, we will check in and then be taken on a late afternoon game viewing drive. Delicious African cuisine will be served daily at Ngala.
Day 6:Kruger – Rise early, at dawn, for breakfast before our morning game viewing drive through the Game Reserve with a Ngala Game warden. After returning to the Lodge for lunch enjoy the optional bush walk or lounge by the pool with views of the watering hole. In the late afternoon we will depart for an afternoon /sunset game viewing drive. Welcome dinner with our Ngala guides.
Day 7: Kruger – Rise early at dawn for breakfast before our morning game viewing drive through the Game Reserve with a Ngala Game warden. After returning to the Lodge for lunch enjoy the optional bush walk or lounge by the pool with views of the watering hole. In the late afternoon we will depart for an afternoon/sunset game viewing drive.
Day 8: Kruger – Rise early at dawn for breakfast before our morning game viewing drive to through the Reserve with a Ngala Game warden. We will return to the Lodge around 10:00am to check out of the Lodge and be transferred to nearby Hoedspruit Airport to fly to Johannesburg or Capetown for our international flight home.
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