A World Cafe Travel Adventure to
Departing September 19 – October 1, 2017
Our World Cafe Travel Adventure to South Africa will include multiple Cafe sessions from some of the best new and leading artists.
Stay tuned. It's going to be big fun.
For more information contact Collette
1-800-581-8942 Refer to booking #802999
12 Days • 19 Meals: 10 Breakfasts • 4 Lunches • 5 Dinners
Per Person Rates*: Double $6,149; Single $7,149; Triple $6,099
*All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change
Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Philadelphia International Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers
Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $350 per person.
Posted rates valid on bookings deposited by 4/20/2017.
For current pricing and availability please call Collette at:
1-800-581-8942. Reference booking #802999.
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Additional rate of: Business Class $6,990
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IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject to increase after you make full payment except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees. Once deposited, you have 7 days to send us written consumer consent or withdraw consent and receive a full refund. (See registration form for consent.)
Day 2: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Sandton, South Africa - Tour Begins Your journey begins in Sandton, a city established in 1969. Famous for its rich veins of gold and other valuable minerals, it is now the bustling cosmopolitan center of greater Johannesburg.
Day 3: Thursday, September 21, 2017 Sandton - Soweto - Sandton Today your Tour Manager helps you discover the history of the languages you will experience on your tour along with key words and phrases. Visit the Apartheid Museum which commemorates the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa. A guided tour of Soweto – South West Township – showcases luxurious mansions and informal settlements as you learn about the historical significance of the area. Experience the regional lifestyle when joining locals for lunch at a nearby Shebeen, or house tavern. This afternoon, have some time to ponder history at Liliesleaf, the location of Nelson Mandela's arrest and the former center and place of refuge of the liberation movement. Gather this evening with your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Friday, September 22, 2017 Johannesburg Today is yours to explore and relax. Your Tour Manager will be able to offer suggestions. (B)
Day 5: Saturday, September 23, 2017 Panoramic Route - Kruger National Park Travel through the spectacular Northern Drakensberg Mountain Range en route to Kruger National Park, the largest game reserve in South Africa. Scenic wonders surround you as you pass through the Blyde River Canyon, made mostly of red sandstone and known as one of Africa's greatest natural wonders. Set against the triple mountain formation of the Three Rondovals, resembling traditional round houses of the indigenous people, the canyon is the third largest in the world. Along this magnificent route you will also see Bourke's Luck Potholes, the dramatic natural cylinders shaped by millions of years of natural erosion caused by fast-flowing sand-filled waters. This evening, enjoy a traditional BOMA dinner under the stars, where you may sample some local game meat! (B, D)
Day 7: Monday, September 25, 2017 Kruger National Park Enjoy another full-day open-air-vehicle safari drive where you will have more opportunities to see wildlife. (B, L, D)
Day 8: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Kruger National Park - Cape Town Travel back to Johannesburg to board your flight to Cape Town. Upon arrival, enjoy a panoramic tour of this beautiful harbor side city. Cape Town celebrates its noted architecture that fuses the traditions of the French, German and Dutch. (B)
Day 9: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Cape Town Today visit the countryside of the Franschhoek Valley where you will go from vineyard to vineyard by way of an open air tram bus. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch at one of the winery's before departing for the next vineyard. (B, L)
Day 10: Thursday, September 28, 2017 Cape Town Explore the coastal scenery and charming towns that populate the Cape Peninsula. Travel out to Cape Point, stopping for a visit with the penguins at Boulders Beach. (B)
Day 11: Friday, September 29, 2017 Cape Town Enjoy a thrilling ride on a cable car as it whisks you to an altitude of more than 3,000 feet, landing atop the aptly named – and flat-topped – Table Mountain.* The views of Cape Town, Robben Island and Lion's Head will leave you breathless. Return to the city via Table Bay, passing through the Malay Quarter with its mosques and minarets. Make a special stop at the Milnerton Lighthouse. The remaining part of your day will be at leisure. This evening, experience a unique farewell to Africa as you enjoy a lesson on the djembe drums to learn the local beat. Then, experience a soothing hand washing ceremony before a communal African dining experience! (B, D)
Day 12: Saturday, September 30, 2017 Cape Town - Tour Ends Your tour ends today in Cape Town. (B)
You can extend your vacation to Victoria Falls! Click here for more details.
|YOUR ITINERARY AT A GLANCE|
|Day||2 – 4||Da Vinci Hotel and Suites, Sandton|
|Day||5 – 7||Kruger Park Lodge, Kruger National Park|
|Day||8 – 11||Southern Sun the Cullinan Hotel, Cape Town|
|On some dates alternate hotels may be used.|
Economy air rate and schedule are applicable for groups of 10 or more traveling on the same flights and dates.
Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis. Triples are not available on this tour. Rooms to accommodate a child are limited and available on request only.
*Table Mountain Cableway is subject to change and availability due to weather conditions.
Malaria pills are recommended when visiting Kruger National Park. Consult your physician 2-3 weeks prior to departure.
To complete your tour, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing our airfare with your tour. If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers. Please note that all transfers will leave at prescheduled times.
Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed.
If travelling internationally with a child under the age of 18, please check directly with the airline for the legal documentation that is required. It is the sole responsibility of the guest to procure the proper documentation to travel and many requirements vary by airline and destination.
Collette will not be responsible for costs incurred for missed flights or canceled tours where a guest fails to secure proper documentation. If you are traveling with children under the age of 18, South Africa requires that those children must have documented consent from both parents when traveling into or out of the Republic. Please refer to www.home-affairs.gov.za for details of requirements.
For guests transiting via Europe, an additional overnight flight will be required. Day rooms or overnight stays can be arranged for a cost upon request.
Each guest is responsible for proper documentation and inoculations that may be required and/or recommended to participate on this tour. Please contact your local travel clinic or doctor for specific details on the destinations you are traveling to and from.
The internal flights on this program are not included in the land price of your tour. These flights need to be arranged and purchased separately if you arrange your own air. Internal flights are included with the air portion of your tour if you purchase air through us.
This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.
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