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Embark on a mesmerizing 9-day journey with Heritage Explorer to explore the breathtaking beauty of Kerala. Wander through the picturesque landscapes of Munnar, encounter wildlife wonders in Thekkady, and unwind on the tranquil backwaters of Alleppey. End the adventure in the cultural haven of Trivandrum, making unforgettable memories in the idyllic realm of Kerala.

 

 

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town

Day 2: Exploring Cape Town's Highlights

Day 3: Cape Peninsula Exploration

Day 4: Winelands Excursion

Day 5: Flight to Johannesburg and Soweto Tour

Day 6: Safari Experience in Kruger National Park

Day 7: Full Day Safari in Kruger National Park

Day 8: Panorama Route and Return to Johannesburg

Day 9: Departure from Johannesburg

Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town

Upon your arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our representative and transferred to your selected hotel in Cape Town. After the long journey, take some time to rest and recover from jet lag, while also admiring the scenic views and vibrant atmosphere of the city. Depending on your arrival time, you might have the opportunity to explore the immediate surroundings or relax at the hotel.

 

Day 2: Exploring Cape Town's Highlights

After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, your South African adventure begins with a full-day guided city tour of Cape Town. Start your day by ascending Table Mountain, a landmark offering stunning panoramic views of the city, ocean, and surrounding landscapes (weather permitting). Descend to the historic Company's Garden, a green oasis in the heart of the city, where you'll learn about its historical significance. Continue to Bo-Kaap, known for its colorful houses and cultural diversity. Your tour concludes at the vibrant V&A Waterfront, where you can explore shops, restaurants, and attractions at your own pace.

 

Day 3: Cape Peninsula Exploration

Today's adventure takes you along the picturesque Cape Peninsula. Drive along the stunning coastline to Hout Bay, a charming coastal town. From there, experience the breathtaking Chapman's Peak Drive, a scenic route with awe-inspiring vistas. Continue to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, where you'll have the opportunity to take a short hike to the lighthouse and witness the meeting of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Your journey continues to Boulders Beach, home to a penguin colony, where you can get up close with these adorable creatures.

 

Day 4: Winelands Excursion

Indulge in the flavors of South Africa's renowned Winelands. After breakfast, depart for Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, two charming towns nestled in picturesque wine country. Explore the historic streets, visit local wineries, and enjoy wine tasting sessions, savoring the unique blends produced in this region. As you stroll through the vineyards and taste exquisite wines, you'll also enjoy the beautiful landscapes that make the Winelands a must-visit destination.

 

Day 5: Flight to Johannesburg and Soweto Tour

Bid farewell to Cape Town as you check out and transfer to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival in Johannesburg, delve into the country's history with a tour of Soweto (South Western Township). Visit Vilakazi Street, the only street in the world to have been home to two Nobel Prize winners – Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The tour also includes a visit to the Apartheid Museum, offering insights into South Africa's turbulent past and the journey towards freedom.

 

Day 6: Safari Experience in Kruger National Park

After breakfast, depart for Kruger National Park, a renowned wildlife reserve. Arrive in time for an afternoon game drive in an open safari vehicle. Experience the thrill of spotting the "Big Five" – lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros – as well as a diverse array of other wildlife and bird species. Your knowledgeable guide will provide insights into the park's ecology and conservation efforts.

Day 7: Full Day Safari in Kruger National Park

Embrace the African wilderness with a full day of game drives. Early morning and late afternoon drives provide the best chances of encountering elusive wildlife. Your guide will share their expertise, enhancing your understanding of the park's ecosystem. Between drives, relax at the lodge, taking in the serene surroundings and sharing stories of your safari experiences with fellow travelers.

 

Day 8: Panorama Route and Return to Johannesburg

Today, experience the natural wonders of the Panorama Route. Witness the awe-inspiring Blyde River Canyon, one of the largest canyons in the world. Marvel at Bourke's Luck Potholes, fascinating rock formations carved by centuries of swirling water. Enjoy breathtaking vistas from God's Window, where the landscapes seem to stretch to the horizon. Return to Johannesburg in the evening, reflecting on the diverse landscapes and wildlife you've encountered during your journey.

 

Day 9: Departure from Johannesburg

After breakfast, spend your final morning at leisure, perhaps doing some last-minute shopping or exploring Johannesburg's urban attractions. Depending on your departure time, you'll be transferred to Johannesburg International Airport for your onward journey, carrying cherished memories of your South African adventure.

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Breakfast at all hotels/lodges
  • Domestic flights (Cape Town to Johannesburg)
  • Airport transfers
  • Guided tours and activities as specified
  • Entrance fees to attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Game drives in Kruger National Park
  • Some meals as mentioned in the itinerary

Exclusions

  • 5% GST
  • 20% TCS
  • International flights
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Optional activities not included in the itinerary
  • Any expenses of a personal nature

 

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