11-Night Africa All Gay Safari and Tour, Nov 23-Dec 3, 2018
Includes Cape Town, Safari and Victoria Falls
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11-day African adventure including Cape Town, Safari and Victoria Falls!
From exotic game drives to wine tours, enjoy the finest accommodations, as Brand g Vacations explores South Africa’s vibrant Cape Town, Kruger National Park and acclaimed Victoria Falls!
We begin in Cape Town, were you will be amazed by the beauty of the city, with its gorgeous beach scene, great restaurants and active nightlife. Included is a tour of the Cape Winelands, visit to Cape of Good Hope and a trip to Table Mountain, recently voted as one of the New 7-Natural Wonders of the World.
From Cape Town, fly to Nelspruit and transfer to South Africa’s premier private game viewing destination, the Sabi Sabi Game Reserve. This acclaimed reserve offers exceptional game viewing and equally exceptional accommodations. The success of big game viewing within the Sabi Sabi is legendary. Elephants, leopard, lion, rhino, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, zebra, antelope and other species can be closely observed in their natural environment.
No trip to Africa would be complete without a visit to Victoria Falls, which you’ll have the opportunity to explore by water, land, and helicopter. Here we will overnight at the internationally acclaimed Victoria Falls Hotel. The Victoria Falls Hotel, popularly known as “the grand old lady of the Falls”, is situated in the Victoria Falls National Park.
Package Highlights: 11-day fully escorted with the services of a Brand g host throughout the trip
- Stay in Luxury Mountain View Rooms at Table Bay Hotel, for 4 nights, including daily breakfast
- Visit Table Mountain with cable car ride to the summit
- Full day tour of the Cape Winelands
- Full day tour of the Cape Peninsula, including Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, a funicular ride to the summit as well as Boulders Beach
- Transfer to Cape Town Airport for outbound flights
- Flight from Cape Town to Nelspruit
Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve:
- Accommodations at the 5 Star Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve
- 2 Nights at Earth Lodge
- 2 Nights at Camp Selati
- 2 Daily 4×4 game drives
- Open bar highlighting South African wines, beers and spirits
- All gourmet meals
- All airport transfers to and from the game reserve
- Flight from Nelspruit to Livingstone
- 5 Star Accommodations at the Victoria Falls Hotel
- Lunch at Lookout Café with view of Victoria Falls Gorge
- Sunset Cruise on Zambezi River
- A Traditional African Dinner at a Boma with entertainment
- Professionally guided tour of the Falls
- 25 minute helicopter flight over the Falls
- Land transfers to airports
- Transfer to Victoria Falls Airport for flight to Johannesburg – arrives (JNB) at 3:35 pm
- Personal expenses and Visa Fees
- International flight to Cape Town and home from Johannesburg
Table Bay Hotel
The Table Bay offers the ultimate in 5-star luxury hotel accommodation in Cape Town. Considered to be the best address in Cape Town, this sophisticated Sun International property was opened in May 1997 by former South African president, Nelson Mandela. As part of the Sunlux Collection, The Table Bay continues to set its own standards in international service, cuisine and luxury.
Inspired by the boundless creative energy of the city that it calls home, The Table Bay offers unrivalled Victoria and Alfred Waterfront accommodation which celebrates Cape Town’s colourful cultural heritage, evocative romance and irresistible spirit of adventure. Straddling the working harbour and vibrant city bowl beneath the majestic zenith of Table Mountain, The Table Bay enjoys the best address in Cape Town, and invites you to discover an authentic South African 5-star experience in the Mother City.
Earth Lodge is a sanctuary. Uniquely so, as it is for both humans and animals. For the former it is a retreat to the wilderness. For the latter, part of a vast conservation known as Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve. The lodge’s organic architecture is completely respectful of the environment. Whilst submerged in nature, its size and form never intrude on its magnificent host. The entire lodge features an unusual, unadorned finish that has been achieved by blending natural elements such as straw, stone and pigment into the cement plaster. The natural bush vegetation that grows right up to the lodge building further enhances this natural feel.
The style of the unique architecture was inspired by ‘Earth Shelter Architecture’ from the Middle Ages, where the buildings are excavated into the slopes of the site, and the sand and plants are put back onto the roofs. The result is what has been termed by a visiting conservationist ‘the most ecologically-sensitively-designed lodge in Africa’. The buildings merge so well into the landscape, they are virtually invisible.
To visit Selati Camp is to travel back in time. Small, exclusive and brimming with history, colonial elegance and African legend, the camp is perched near the historic Selati Railway line after which it was named. Fashioned in the colonial, ‘Out of Africa’ style, Selati nestles under majestic Acacia Trees lining the Msuthlu River. Situated between the Sabie and Sand Rivers, Selati lies on an animal migration path, with game traversing between the Kruger National Park and Sabi Sand Reserve. This daily search for water and food is an ancient rhythm and here it happens right around you as you sip your sundowner or wake to a dawn chorus of hundreds of bushveld birds.
Nights at Selati are quiet, intimate and possess a rare magic. Some say it is the hand of Selati’s namesake, the legendary female chief of the ancient Thubela tribe, others, the gentle glow of the lamps. Whatever it is, it has made Selati Camp an essential pilgrimage for romantic souls far and wide.
Victoria Falls Hotel
The internationally acclaimed Victoria Falls Hotel is set in acres of private gardens, and was established in 1904. For over 90 years visiting members of Royal families, Heads of State, celebrities, authors, journalists and poets, have preferred to stay at the Victoria Falls Hotel where they are assured of total privacy, comfort and care.
All rooms are well appointed, cool and comfortable – each room is air-conditioned, with every modern amenity. The beautifully appointed Edwardian swimming pool, surrounded by lush gardens and exotic trees, give total privacy.
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|Nov 23||Cape Town||Meet and greet, with transfer to the Table Bay Hotel Enjoy Luxury Mountain View Rooms, including daily breakfast. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or resting. Early evening transfer to Green Point for inter-active drumming and set menu dinner with entertainment at the Gold Restaurant.|
|Nov 24||Cape Town||Travel to Table Mountain for a cable car ride to the summit. Short city orientation en route to the Table Bay Hotel. Dinner this evening will be at Sevruga Restaurant, located just outside the hotel on the Waterfront. (B/D)|
|Nov 25||Cape Town||After breakfast, enjoy a full day tour of the Cape Peninsula, including Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, a funicular ride to the summit as well as Boulders Beach Simons Town. A set menu lunch will be served at Black Marlin Restaurant near Simons Town. Return to the city, arriving back at the hotel late afternoon. Evening is at your leisure to explore Cape Town’s fantastic restaurants and nightlife. (B/L)|
|Nov 26||Cape Town||Depart this morning for a full day tour of the Cape Winelands. Enjoy a short scenic drive to Sooth Africa’s famous wine producing areas of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Two wine tastings will be included during the day of touring in addition to a light 2-course al fresco lunch. Some free time will be provided, in the wine village of Franschhoek, for those interested in some shopping, before travelling to a private Wine Estate for an included 3-course dinner. (B/L/D)|
|Nov 27||Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve||Following breakfast, transfer to Cape Town Airport for flight to Nelspruit airport, near Kruger National Park. Stay at the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, for 2 nights each at Selati Camp and Earth Lodge. The stay includes all meals, teas/coffees, snacks, selected beverages, luxury accommodation, morning and afternoon game drives and optional walking safaris after breakfast. Earth Lodge also includes laundry.|
|Nov 28||Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve||Morning coffee and tea before a sunrise game drive. After the drive we will return to the lodge for a buffet breakfast. Enjoy some free time before a late lunch, and another game drive at sunset. (B/L/D)|
|Nov 29||Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve||Morning coffee and tea before a sunrise bush walk. After the walk we will return to the lodge for a breakfast. Enjoy some free time before a late lunch, and another game drive at sunset. (B/L/D)|
|Nov 30||Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve||Morning coffee and tea before a sunrise game drive. After the drive we will return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast. Enjoy some free time before a late lunch, and another game drive at sunset. (B/L/D)|
|Dec 1||Victoria Falls||Our day begins with a land transfer to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Nelspruit, for a commercial (direct) flight to Livingstone, where you will be greeted by a Brand g representative and transferred to Victoria Falls Hotel in Zimbabwe. Accommodation in Signature Stable Wing Rooms at the Victoria Falls Hotel. Afternoon helicopter tour over the falls. (B/D)|
|Dec 2||Victoria Falls||Morning walking tour of the falls. Lunch at the Lookout Café overlooking the Victoria Falls Gorge. Your afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the hotel, or you may choose to participate in an optional afternoon adventure excursion. Dinner at the Boma, including live entertainment. (B/L/D)|
|Dec 3||Victoria Falls||After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy time at leisure before transferring to the Livingstone Airport in Zambia. (B)|
- Bicycle Touring
- Bird Watching
- Fitness Center
- Motorcycle Touring
- Mountain Biking
- Music Festivals
- Nature Observance
- Sea Kayaking
- Urban Adventure
- Wine Tasting
- Beach Volleyball
- Pricing is in US funds, per person, based on double occupancy. Single Supplement is 70% of twin price. A down payment of $850 per person is required to secure a reservation. Final payments will be charged on July 26, 2018. Prepaid Gratuities are an additional $290 per guest. Price does not include international air, however it does include intra-Africa flights. Guests will be responsible for booking their own flights to Cape Town and from Johannesburg. Botswana Extension *Double occupancy pricing: $3,399 per person Single occupancy pricing: $6,798. All prices and availability are subject to change without prior notice. Not responsible for errors and omissions.
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