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MannaBay-Cape-Town boschendal Thornybush the River Lodge

This holiday is the perfect offering for first time visitors to South Africa. It's a bespoke itinerary offering spectacular scenery, iconic tourist attractions, memorable wildlife experiences and ultra-luxurious accommodation. First, enjoy a few days in one of the world's most beautiful cities, Cape Town, before slowing down a notch and exploring the gastronomic route that is the Cape Winelands. Then fly to the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga Province for a chance to catch some of the most beautiful scenery in Africa including the Blyde River Canyon. End on a high with a Big 5-safari in a private reserve bordering the Kruger Park. All the accommodations are exclusive offerings for those looking to luxuriate in the best of South Africa's hospitality.

Quick Facts:

Day 1

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International

Day 2 - 5

4 nights at MannaBay

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will make your way to the car hire desk to collect your hire car. From here you will drive yourself to Cape Town.

Room Type: Flamingo Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast

Day 6 - 7

2 nights at Boschendal

Today you will take the drive to the Winelands.

Room Type: 1 bedroom werf cottage Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast

Day 8 - 9

Today you will take the drive back to Cape Town International Airport where you drop off your hire car and connect with your flight to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your lodge in the Panorama Route.

Room Type: Luxury Tented Suite Meal Basis: HB Half Board

Day 10 - 13

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to the Thornybush Private Game Reserve.

Room Type: Suite Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities

Day 14

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to Hoedspruit Airport where you will connect with your onward flight home via Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport.

Day 15

Arrive at JFK

Tailor-made itinerary from $8,430 pp

Includes

  • International flights from JFK
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by Thornybush The River Lodge
  • Car hire, group C car (Toyota Corolla or similar) including full cover, unlimited km and taxes
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Beverages (excluding premium brands) at Thornybush The River Lodge

Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Petrol
  • Beverages with the exception of Thornybush The River Lodge

Flights

  • Outward Flight:
  • Overnight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • Return Flight:
  • Overnight from Johannesburg OR Tambo International to JFK
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