THE AFRICAN DREAM
On this journey you will experience big city life, wonderful vineyards, magnificent scenery, exciting safaris and some of the country's finest beaches. Dream trip starts in Cape Town. Here are the experiences in line: Head the good hope, Table Mountain, Robben Island, exciting markets and beautiful beaches. There will also be a trip to the wine area outside Cape Town. Then you fly to Durban and move on to some of the most exciting areas of Zululand with some of the oldest game areas and reserves in Africa.
DAY 1: CAPE TOWN
Upon arrival Cape Town you will be met and driven to the hotel, centrally and of a good standard. Dinner at one of the many seafood restaurants at the V&A Waterfront is definitely recommended. If you arrive in time, we recommend taking the cable car up to Cape Town's Landmark Table Mountain and enjoying the sunset over the city and down to the Cape of Good Hope. A perfect start to your holiday!
DAY 2: CAPE TOWN
The trip goes to the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa's southernmost point. On the way you will experience magnificent scenery with white sandy beaches and dramatic cliffs. The trip also goes to Simon's Town with the well-known Cape penguins, the world's only ground-breaking penguin colony. After a day of wonderful nature experiences and discharged photo camera, you will be driven back to Cape Town.
DAY 3: CAPE TOWN
Cape Town is an exciting city, here it is not lacking on activities to fill the days with. Enjoy fine dining and wine at some of the country's best restaurants, visit the colorful Bo-Kaap houses, go shopping and experience one of the city's many markets. We also recommend excursion to the island of Robben Island or a day in the town's townships with the organization Uthando. Ask us for advice - we can Cape Town!
DAY 4: STELLENBOSCH
The trip goes to the wine area that surrounds Cape Town, the country's oldest town, Stellenbosch. Now you are in the middle of South Africa's most important wine-producing area with stunning landscapes: mighty mountains and rows of vines as far as the eye can see. It is full of pleasant vineyards, and the restaurants are among the best in the country. Accommodation at vineyard or guesthouse in central Stellenbosch.
DAY 5: GUIDED TOUR IN THE WINE AREA
The whole day is spent in wine country, and you get to taste several of the well-known export products. Wine is among South Africa's pride, and the country has its own grape used by many vineyards - Pinotage. We gladly give you recommendations on which vineyards you can visit and where you can have lunch; There is a lot to choose from. What about a picnic lunch at one of the vineyards?
DAY 6 and XNUM: ISIMANGALISO
Flights to Durban where you get a rental car and drive to St.Lucia. There are good roads and nice driving conditions in South Africa. Accommodation at a wonderful safari lodge in iSimangaliso wetland area, one of UNESCO's World Heritage sites. This is a nature lover's paradise, with pristine beaches, vast wetlands and wildlife reserves with fabulous animal and bird life.
Boat cruise on the 12 mile long lake located by the lodge. You will surely see many hippos and crocodiles as well as many other animals and birds.
DAY 8: BIG FVE SAFARI
It's time for another type of safari experience, now you're going to look for The Big Five: elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and leopard, as well as other animals such as zebra, giraffe, antelope, hippopotamus and warthog. You stay at a fantastic safari lodge located inside the reserve itself. Now awaits days of excitement and wonderful nature experiences. Just sharpen your senses and enjoy all the impressions!
DAY 9XNUM SAFARI
A typical day in the wildlife reserve starts early. The morning sun creates beautiful light and atmosphere in the bush, and there are good chances of seeing animals at this time of day. Suddenly an elephant flock stands in the way and you have to wait for a walk, before you spot the lions relaxing in the shade, good and satisfied after the night's catch. Afterwards, healthy and good "brunch" awaits at the lodge, followed by relaxation at the pool. In the afternoon you go out again on safari. The day ends with dinner under the African starry sky.
DAY 11: THONGA BEACH LODGE
You drive on to the untouched coastal strip all the way to the border with Mozambique. Here you live at the exclusive Thonga lodge, right on the beach. This is a paradise! Endless sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, crystal clear waters, amazing food and exciting activities await.
DAY 12 AND 13: THONGA BEACH LODGE
Thonga offers excellent conditions for snorkeling and diving. The lodge has its own instructors who offer lightning courses, so that everyone can experience the coral reef that is compared to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. November-February is the season when the large sea turtles lay eggs. The large turtles strive up on the beach to dig deep holes into the eggs they lay before using the last remnant of forces to get out into the sea again.
DAY 14: DEPARTURE
You drive back to Durban airport. Along the way, you can stop at local markets where they sell a lot of fine craftsmanship. Fly home to Norway.
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