Tour of Cape Town and Safari Drives in Pilanesberg National Park
South Africa is home to some of the continent’s most cosmopolitan cities as well as millions of acres of game preserves and national parks where lions, leopards, giraffes, and rhinos roam. You’ll get to experience both sides of South Africa on this 10-day, 7-night tour from Africa Answers, which includes round-trip airfare on South African Airways from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) or John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), a half-day Cape Town city tour, safari experiences, and all domestic ground and air transportation.
You’ll spend the first four nights in a one-bedroom deluxe suite at Pepper Club in Cape Town; your stay includes a gift card worth 250 rand (about US$28) to use at the hotel. During the next three nights you’ll stay in a suite at Ivory Tree Game Lodge in Pilanesberg National Park, where you’ll go on five safari game drives during the day. All meals at Ivory Tree Game Lodge.are included, plus tea and snacks.
Half-Day Cape Town Tour: This tour of Cape Town includes two tickets to Table Mountain (weather permitting), the towering peak that overlooks the city. A cable car whisks passengers to the summit for sweeping views of the ocean, islands, and the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point, which was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Pilanesberg National Park: You’ll go on five safari game drives in this reserve located in the northeastern part of the country, near Pretoria. Set in the crater of an extinct volcano, the park supports Bushveld vegetation and a flourishing animal population, including the Big Five—lions, leopards, rhinoceros, elephants, and buffalo. You may also catch a glimpse of cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, hippos, and crocodiles.