Touring Date


06 Jan 2019  - 31 Dec 2019

General

The Classic Southern Africa Safari Adventure  is a 9 night/ 10 days package , that takes you on a journey of three wonderful highlights, starting with a safari near Kruger National Park, then moving onto a wonderful stay in Cape Town for Shabbat, and finally ending on a highlight at Victoria Falls.

The Tour starts every Monday,  in Johannesburg International airport, and ends on a Wednesday in Johannesburg international airport

Our first 3 nights are spent at an owner run, intimate  safari lodge, set deep in one of the premier central regions  bordering on Kruger National Park.

The next 4 nights are enjoyed  in Cape Town, including Shabbat,  in a hotel that is very familiar with Kosher guests, in an upmarket suburb, walking distance to Orthodox Shuls, some Kosher eateries, and short driving distance from the ocean, Table Mountain and the Victoria and Alfred waterfront.

The final 2 nights  are up  in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in a boutique style safari lodge setting, far away from the mass tourism hotels  of the busy central town, but close enough to enjoy all the major attractions of this natural wonder of the world.

Starts every Monday in Johannesburg International airport, and ends on Wednesday back in Johannesburg international airport, with guaranteed departure based on a minimum of 2 participating guests.

All tours in Cape Town are private, with your own dedicated tour guide. All tours in Kruger National Park and Victoria Falls, are shared with a maximum of 6 other guests in your safari vehicle.

Options to upgrade to private vehicles in Vic Falls and Kruger are available on request, at an extra cost.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE CLICK ON THIS ITINERARY

https://www.wetu.com/Itinerary/Overview/1EC34CD1-B2F9-4BF2-88BD-D03E74CF3E9E?m=d

Activities

DAY 1 : HOEDSPRUIT

Monday: Arrive Johannesburg preferably on a morning flight.

Fly 1 hour to Hoedspruit 12h00- 13h00. Road transfer 40 minutes to our private bush lodge in central Kruger National Park. Enjoy a sunset game drive, and welcome dinner. 

 
EXPERT TIPS

Kusudalweni lodge and spa, has a separate Kosher kitchen, set in another building, apart from the rest of the lodge. They can cater all the way up to Chalav Yisrael dairy, and Mehadrin commission meat. Please ensure you make special mention of this level of ingredient, if required on your enquiry form. 

Kusudalweni is located in the central point of a triangle of eco systems, including the Guernsey Bushveld and Manyeleti reserve for 4 x 4 safari drives,  the Kruger National Park for a full day journey into this premier national park,  and the magnificent Blyde River Canyon and panorama route, set above the African savanna in the back round. 

 
DAY 2 : HOEDSPRUIT

Tuesday: Early morning breakfast, and then depart for Manyeleti  gate, for Big 5 safari, return to lodge for lunch and some siesta time to recover from jetlag. Afternoon depart again for a sunset drive in the area of Kusudalweni. 

 
 
DAY 3 : HOEDSPRUIT

Wednesday: Early morning breakfast, and then depart on a Full day safari into Kruger National Park with experienced safari guides. A   picnic lunch will be served deep in Kruger, at a lovely view-site. Three Kosher meals included.

King ChaletKing Chalet
 
 
DAY 4 : CAPE TOWN

Thursday: After breakfast transfer to Hoedspruit airport for your2 hour 30 minute  flight to Cape Town, arrive mid afternoon, short orientation tour including going up a view site to overlook the city, and then check in at the hotel. Welcome dinner. 

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EXPERT TIPS

Clarendon Fresnaye belongs to good family friends of ours, owner run, and set in a lovely upmarket Jewish suburb, within walking distance of a few orthodox schuls, and Kosher eateries slightly further down the hill. Emmy, Nicci and her team have become a true gem to our Kosher guests, going the extra mile for our Kosher guests. 

Kosher meals are delivered by our preferred Kosher caterers, as well as Shabbat meals and are included in the price. 

 
DAY 5 : CAPE TOWN

Friday: Full day private Cape Town City & Table Mountain tour. Includes: vehicle, guide, Table Mountain tickets, visit to two museums, Castle of Good Hope. Walk to the Local Orthodox Shul ( 15 minute walk in a safe area). Thereafter enjoy Sabbath meal at the Hotel. 

Table Mountain CablewayTable MountainRobben Island
 
 
DAY 6 : CAPE TOWN

Saturday: Walk to the Shul for morning services. Afternoon at leisure with Sabbath meals included. 

PanoramaGreen Point Stadium
 
 
DAY 7 : CAPE TOWN

Sunday: Full day private Cape Point tour. Includes: vehicle, guide, Chapmans Peak coastal cliff drive, visit to Cape Point lighthouse and the famous Cape of Good Hope.  & funicular, visit the Penguin Colony at Boulders beach. Excludes: lunch. Dinner served back at the hotel. 

Bo-KaapStreet Art
 
 
DAY 8 : VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE

Monday: Early morning road transfer to Cape town airport, Fly 3 hours to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Pick up and transfer 20 minutes to the hotel.  That afternoon enjoy a sunset boat cruise on the Zambezi river, to see swimming elephants, fish eagle, hippos, crocodiles and many bird species. Return to the hotel for dinner. 

 
EXPERT TIPS

Stanley and Livingstone has recently undergone a massive refurbishment, and in relation to their 5 star quality, at 4 star prices, and a family who own the lodge, that are empathetic to the Jewish cause, we can only but strongly recommend them as our handpicked option in Victoria Falls. 

 

 
DAY 9 : VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE

Tuesday: Morning  guided tour of the Victoria Falls and the protected rainforest within the national park, return to hotel for some refreshments  and then afternoon african village visit  included. Return for sunset, and your farewell dinner. 

 
 
DAY 10 : END OF ITINERARY
Wednesday: After breakfast, road transfer to Victoria Falls International Airport. Fly just under 2 hours from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg International airport . Flight 13H30- 15H05. Connect onto your outgoing international flight from 18h00 onwards. End of our services. 
 

Available departures

This tour is repeated every weekday (working day).

Full Itinerary

HOEDSPRUIT DAYS 1 - 4

Resting at the foot of the Klein Drakensberg, in the beautiful Limpopo Province, the town of Hoedspruit is surrounded by the largest privately owned conservation area in the world. It is sandwiched between the world famous Kruger National Park and the breathtaking Blyde River Canyon. Hoedspruit serves as a great base from which to explore the surrounding game reserves and natural attractions. This spectacular landscape features towering cliffs shadowing over enormous stretches of bushveld that give way to marula, acacia and mopane woodlands. Within this wilderness paradise, some of Africa’s most captivating wildlife can be spotted. Visitors can enjoy a number of activities including: Big 5 game drives, whitewater rafting, horse riding safaris, visiting the Khamai Reptile Park as well as the Daktari Wildlife Orphanage.

 
 
CAPE TOWN DAYS 4 - 8

Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic oceans, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.

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Pricing

 

Last minute January 2019 offer: 

U$ 5150 per person sharing in a double. 

U$ 6570  per person in a single room. 

Valid 5 Jan 2019- 31 Jan 2019

Main season offer: 

U$ 5475 per person sharing in a double. 

U$ 6875 per person in a single room. 

Valid from 1 Feb 2019- 30 September 2019

Final quarter offer:

U$ 5650 per person sharing in a double. 

U$ 7495  per person in a single room. 

Valid from 1 October 2019 - 19 December 2019

>Please note this is not a group tour: Prices are based on a minimum of 2 people travelling, to guarantee departure.  

This is a bespoke private tour, ideal for couples or small families wanting to set their own dates. 

>Prices are based on the current exchange rate of U$ 1 = 13.5 South African Rands. If the exchange rate fluctuates significantly, we reserve the right to adjust the price accordingly. 

>Prices are subject to availability of accommodations, and services. If accommodations are fully booked, we will ensure good alternatives are sourced and communicated upon receiving the enquiry with  your preferred dates. Book now to avoid disappointment! 

>Starts every Monday,  in Johannesburg International airport, and ends on a  Wednesday  back in Johannesburg international airport, with guaranteed departure based on a minimum of 2 participating guests. 

 

Includes:

Accommodation with Kosher meals (as specified) in the itinerary

Domestic and Regional Flights as listed in the itinerary. 

Airport transfers 

Day tours clearly listed in the itinerary as included, unless stated as optional.

All tourism and government related taxes.

Arrangements made for Sabbath meals in the cities, and Kosher meals at safari lodges. 

Guided tours with English speaking guides 

* Please note: ( Parev and Milchik meals are served in Zimbabwe. Fleischik meals on request, as Kosher meat is not always freely available in this nation, due to immense constraints on meat imports)

Excludes:

International flights to & from South Africa

Optional day tours, activities, spa treatments etc, that are not part of the daily included program. 

Any meals not clearly stipulated as included. 

Scheduled domestic and regional airline ticket fluctuations due to availability of seats in the class or fare basis quoted.

Accommodation price fluctuations due to availability or room category upgrades. 

Visas ( Normally free of charge into South Africa, and U$ 50 per person bought on arrival in Zimbabwe, at the Victoria Falls airport)

Fleischik meals in Victoria Falls.