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Luxury South Africa Highlights

Luxury South Africa Highlights

Venture to pristine wilderness at Kruger National Park in South Africa, a mesmerizing place that will keep your senses on high alert as you get up-close and personal with Africa's Big Five – lions, leopards, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo – and more. Book-ended by two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this private itinerary takes you to Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain and the lush, misty rainforests of Victoria Falls.

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10 DAYS

Starting from $10,790 per person

Pricing includes everything from your international arrival to your departure, with the exception of flights and a few lunches and dinners.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Embark on a cable car journey up Table Mountain for panoramic views over the "Mother City" of Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Taste your way through the winelands of South Africa, dotted with picturesque farms and fascinating towns.
  • Observe the Big 5 animals at Sabi Sands in Kruger National Park: lions, leopards, rhinoceros, elephants, and buffalo.
  • Off-road through pristine wilderness on exclusive night drives, often to the call of a Nightjar darting overhead and always under endless night skies.
  • Wander the far reaches of Victoria Falls rainforest, newly baptized in the mist, while your ears hold the echo of thundering water from the falls.
  • Cruise down the Zambezi River, bird watching as you absorb the sun’s warm rays.

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Sample Itinerary

Welcome to South Africa! Today is a transit day, and after a long flight, you're probably looking forward to a nice meal and some relaxation. On arrival, you will be transferred to your handpicked accommodations in Cape Town, home to a compelling mix of trendy modern and old-world elegance.

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Today you will journey to the top of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Table Mountain, by cable car, and let incredible panoramas wow your soul. A short hike later, having left the crowds behind, you’ll peer down at the fascinating city and magnificent stretches of the ocean below. Next, you’ll wander the inner city, soaking up the magical vibe of Cape Town, through a combination of tales of the past juxtaposed with modern day culture. Focusing on food, design, politics, and the arts, you’ll be guided through brightly colored 17th-century houses, artistic centers of the city, and historical sites, which stood as the backdrop for memorable icons who changed the world.

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Your day begins at Kalk Bay, best known for its working fishing harbor and bohemian feel. Next, head over to Simon’s Town to find out more about the rich history surrounding this naval town. There following, a gentle hike takes you to the Cape Peninsula Reserve, where you’ll explore secluded beaches and this region’s unique wildlife. The return journey weaves back to Cape Town via Noordhoek Farm Village, a food artisan hub of the Peninsula, or pop into a gorgeous wine estate in Constantia, a well-known wine-producing area and one of the oldest in the southern hemisphere.

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Today you will explore one of the most scenically beautiful areas in South Africa, visiting fascinating towns and taking a look into off-the-beaten-track farms which revel in their old-world roots and influences. First, you'll spend time in Stellenbosch, browsing through its wealth of appealing stores, museums, and cafes. Your tasting experience will begin at one of the iconic, larger wine estates with pairings that will awaken your senses while you enjoy breathtaking views of mountain ranges and lush gardens. After lunch, you will visit smaller, boutique, and family-owned wine estates for more intimate wine tasting sessions.

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After breakfast, you'll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Kruger National Park. On arrival, your guide will greet you and transfer you along park roads, the sun warm upon your face, to the pristine wilderness within Kruger National Park. Home to Africa's Big 5 animals, your senses will be on high alert as you 4x4 your way to your private reserve lodge, which will be your base for the next three nights.

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With over 2 million hectares of pristine wilderness, Kruger National Park’s biodiversity sustains numerous species of game and birds. On the western borders, your lodge sits in Sabi Sands private reserve, offering an exclusive game experience with the flexibility of night drives and off-road 4x4 safaris.

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Home to 500 species of birds, including the Big Six of the bird world (lappet-faced vulture, martial eagle, saddle-billed stork, kori bustard, ground hornbill, and Pel’s fishing owl), as well as Africa's iconic safari species (elephant, lion, cheetah, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, and zebra), and regarded as the best place in the world to see leopards, your Sabi Sands safari experience in Kruger National Park today is guaranteed to leave you awe-struck.

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Today you'll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Victoria Falls, where the ancient Zambezi River plummets dramatically into the Batoka Gorge, painting the landscape in billowing clouds. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred through lush rainforest to your handpicked lodge in the Zambezi National Park, strung along the banks of the mighty Zambezi River.

Today you’ll explore your second UNESCO World Heritage Site of the trip, Victoria Falls, on an exclusive guided tour, taking in the sheer splendor of one of Africa’s most famous landmarks. Guided by local experts with intimate knowledge of the endemic fauna and flora and other points of interest, coupled with suggestions for the best viewing spots, you'll create magical memories to last a lifetime.

Say farewell to a life-changing Africa experience as you head to the Victoria Falls airport for your connecting flight to your international departure.

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