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South Africa is renowned for its majestic landscapes, exotic wildlife, and for being associated with revolutionary leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. To introduce you to all the myriad aspects of this African country, Yatra has come up with an amazing Splendid South Africa - 10 Day Tour with Sun City package. This meticulously planned travel package is a perfect blend of sightseeing and adventure. Gandhi and Nelson Mandela Squares at Joburg; Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, Cape of Good Hope and Cape Town are a few attractions that you will explore while here. Just so you can witness the diverse wildlife of South Africa, a trip to an ostrich farm, Cango Wildlife Ranch, Boulder’s Beach and Seal Island is also included in the itinerary. Adventure opportunities include hiking, quad biking and cable car ride. Furthermore, a day spent in the luxury resort town of Sun City precisely justifies why it is among the top holiday destinations in the country. Visit Gandhi and Mandela Squares in Johannesburg Enjoy a lavish stay in Sun City Soak in the serenity of Mossel Bay See fascinating stalactites and stalagmites in Cango Caves Explore an ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn Come face to face with crocodiles, cheetahs and tigers at Cango Wildlife Ranch Enjoy a cable car ride to Table Mountain Learn about the heritage of Cape Town with an extensive city tourService tax @ 4.35% & TIPS OF 04 USD PER PERSON PER DAY All expenses of personal nature like tips, mineral water, laundry charges, telephone charges, food and drinks not forming part of the group menus and optional tours. Travel Insurance Any meals at Sun City. Any items not specifically mentioned in "tour cost includes".
Day 1 : Johannesburg
Post arrival in Johannesburg, meet a Yatra representative, and embark on a sightseeing tour.
Johannesburg, one of the largest cities in South Africa, is also among the most frequented destinations in the world. Joburg or Jozi, as it is fondly called, has a milieu for both leisure and adventure. From insightful museums and historical squares to majestic wildlife reserves and botanical gardens, the city boasts several attractions that interest eclectic travelers. Besides, it is also dotted with several state-of-the-art stadiums, chic restaurants and stunning skyscrapers.
The first place to visit on the city sightseeing tour is the famed Gandhi Square, named after the leader to commemorate his continuous struggle for the welfare of humanity. Here, you can see the 2.5-metre tall bronze statue of the revered Indian leader.
Next, move on to pay tribute to the legendary African leader, at Nelson Mandela Square. You can click pictures with the 6-metre tall statue of the leader, which was erected in 2004 to commemorate a decade of democracy in the country. The place is also a well-known shopping point, and you may utilise the free time to buy gifts for friends or family back home.
Thereafter, transfer to the hotel and check-in to rest. Also, enjoy delicious dinner, made by our chefs or at a local Indian restaurant.
Day 2 : Johannesburg - Sun City
Following a delectable breakfast, travel to Sun City.
Sun City is just not a luxury resort; it is a destination full of fun, entertainment, relaxation and adventure. While the opulence of The Palace of the Lost City and The Cascades hotels will leave you awe-struck, a multitude of things to do like golfing and water sports will keep you busy during your time here. The resort is referred to as Africa’s Kingdom of Pleasure, and it delightfully proves to be the same.
On reaching here, check-in at the hotel and relax for some time.
In your free time, you can explore the aviary or try a number of thrilling activities like quad biking, jet skiing, parasailing and banana ride. You can also go for sunset lake cruise or a casino game.
Following this eventful day, return to the hotel and enjoy a good night’s sleep.
Day 3 : Suncity - Johannesburg - George Or Port Elizabeth Or Cape Town - Mossel Bay
Early in the morning, check-out from the hotel and proceed to the Johannesburg airport to board the flight to George.
On reaching the airport in George, travel to Mossel Bay.
With more than 60 km of shoreline, along the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean, Mossel Bay is a premier beach holiday destination in South Africa. The Harbour town is famous for a plethora of adventure sports like hiking, diving, surfing and 4*4 trail.
Upon arrival in Mossel Bay, check-in at the hotel and later head to relax in a natural tidal pool.
In the evening, it is time to go for a hike to Cape St Blaize, a lighthouse situated atop a cliff. It has been overlooking the magnificent Mossel Bay since 1864.
Later, enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 : Mossel Bay - Oudtshoorn - Mossel Bay
Following a delectable breakfast, head out for an exciting tour of Oudtshoorn.
A town in Western Cape, Oudtshoorn is often referred to as the Ostrich Capital of the World. Besides being home to the large flightless bird, it has plenty of other attractions too like fascinating cave systems and a wildlife reserve that draw many tourists.
Begin exploring the town with a visit to the famous Cango Caves.
About 29 km from Oudtshoorn, this underground wonder is located in the heart of Klein Karoo region, at the tip of the Cango Valley. You can see amazing formations of stalagmites and stalactites here. The dripstone caverns and halls in this cave offer a mix of heritage and adventure for visitors.
After exploring the caves, move to a local Ostrich Farm to learn about these birds and play with them. Here, you will also have the unique opportunity to enjoy a ride on an ostrich. Besides, you can also stand on their eggs to know how strong they are.
To introduce yourself to the diverse wildlife that thrives in the region, make a visit to Cango Wildlife Ranch. Established as Cango Crocodile Farm in 1977, this park is now home to dozens of species of aquatic and land animals. Lion, cheetah, bat-eared fox, green anaconda, snapping turtle, ball python, forest cobra and call duck to name a few. In the Cheetahland section of this ranch, besides cheetahs, you can also see white lions, Royal Bengal tigers and the rare white tiger. Cango Wildlife Ranch is also home to many Nile crocodiles, and one look at these ferocious creatures will surely give you goosebumps.
After spending some exhilarating time here, return to Mossel Bay for dinner and rest at the hotel.
Day 5 : Mossel Bay - Knysna - Mossel Bay
Following a hearty breakfast at the hotel, the rest of the day can be spent at leisure. You can explore the surroundings or choose to enjoy exciting activities like quad biking and others.
A helicopter ride is a good option to capture enticing aerial views of the South African landscape.
You can also go for a speedboat ride on the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean.
Else you can use the free time to explore the various attractions of Mossel Bay like the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, Zorgfontein Game Farm and Boggomsbaai, on your own.
End this thrilling day with a filling meal and a relaxing sleep at the hotel.
Day 6 : Mossel Bay
After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Knysna.
Situated on the famous Garden Route, Knysna is a well-known holiday destination in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The cheerful town is known for the annual lifestyle and sports festival, Oyster; besides offering myriad adventure opportunities, luxurious guest houses and splendid view of Knysna headlands.
During this excursion, halt at the famous Bloukrans Bridge. More than just admiring the African landscape, you can go for an adrenaline-pumping bungee jumping adventure. Famed as the world’s highest bungee jumping spot, it allows you to jump from a heart-stopping height of 216 metres.
On reaching the town of Knysna, get ready for a cruise on the gleaming Knysna River.
After the cruise, continue your journey and cross some charming coastal towns.
Later, return to Mossel Bay for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7 : Mossel Bay - Cape Town
Post a savoury meal in the morning, embark on a journey to Cape Town.
The port city of Cape Town is known for its cuisine, wine, culture and natural heritage. Often referred to as the Mother City, it is beautifully laid-out with parts of it lying on the steep slopes of the Table Mountain. The dramatic landscape of Cape Town makes it perfect for a plethora of adventure sports like scuba diving and Paragliding.
After reaching the city, check-in at the hotel and rest for some time.
Thereafter, head to Canal Walk and go on a shopping spree.
With about 400 shops of many local and global brands, it is a paradise for any shopaholic. This also presents a brilliant opportunity for you to buy gifts for your loved ones.
Later, enjoy dinner and a good night’s sleep at the hotel.
Day 8 : Cape Town
Following breakfast, proceed to Cape Point, and stop at Boulder’s Beach en route to see the colony of penguins. These small birds are definitely a unique and surprising sight in Africa.
After playing with these penguins for some time, continue your journey.
Cape Point, a nature reserve within Table Mountain National Park, sprawls over an area of about 7750 hectares of land. Bucks, baboons, Cape Mountain zebras, and 250 species of birds are found here.
Also, spend some time at Cape of Good Hope, a rocky promontory situated at the meeting point of the warm currents of the Indian Ocean and the cool currents of the Atlantic Ocean.
After admiring the view from here for some time, retreat to Cape Town and en route visit Seal Island.
This island in False Bay is home to over 60000 of these cheerful and humorous mammals. The herd of seals practically cover almost the whole surface of the island, making for an impressive sight.
In the evening, pay a visit to Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, to capture awe-inspiring views of the Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. This charming historical Harbour of Cape Town is a prominent hub for shopping, entertainment, dining, and a plethora of other leisure activities.
After dinner, enjoy a comfortable sleep at the hotel.
Day 9 : Cape Town
After relishing breakfast, head out to make this day extraordinarily memorable.
If weather permits, go for a cable car ride to Table Mountain. Ascending to the top in this 85-year old Table Mountain Cable way, you will have the chance to capture panoramic views of Cape Town’s landscape.
Later, during the Cape Town Orientation tour, visit Green market Square, Company’s Garden, Houses of Parliament, Castle of Good Hope, Signal Hill, Sea Point, water front, Malay Quarter, business district of Cape Town, Clifton, and finally, Hout Bay.
After the tour, return to the hotel and sleep for the night
Day 10 : Cape Town - Home Bound
Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to the Johannesburg airport to board your flight for the onward journey.
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