South Africa Safari
A 15-Day Journey
Hosted by Becky Roberts

bRoberts Travel Special Group Safari.
Visit Johannesburg, Tinga Game Reserve, Cape Town and the Winelands.

Special Optional Tours Available for Cape Town,
Grootbos Nature Reserve, Rovos Rail to Pretoria and Victoria Falls.

Main Tour
Johannesburg
African Safari
Cape Town, Winelands
    Arrive in Johannesburg where you'll get to know So. Africa through one of its major cities. Visit the Apartheid Museum and discover the segregation endured by South Africans more than decade ago. Look at photographs of the Soweto uprising and see the start of a new democracy with the release of Nelson Mandela and his ascendency to the Presidency. See Africa's wild animals from the Tinga (Legends or Narina) game reserve in Kruger National Park. These lodges offer the ultimate in luxury and first class service. You'll spend your days going on a Safari in an open top vehicle. With some luck, you'll get to see and photograph the "Big Five" (Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant.) Click to see photos from our last Tinga Safari. Go on the Cape Peninsula Tour and enjoy the beach at Champs Bay, see the view from Chapman's Peak, visit the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, and say hello to the Jackass Penguins at Boulders Beach. Then enjoy a half day Winelands Tour and taste the best that So. Africa has to offer. These estates have served the likes of Napoleon, Bismark and King Edward VII.

Optional Tour Extensions
#2 Grootbos
#3 Rovos Rail
#4 Victoria Falls
   Grootbos Nature Reserve is located amidst 2500 acres of indigenous bush. You'll be staying in large private cottages, each with its own balcony from which you can watch the ocean sun set. Best of all, you can experience the colors and scents from the world's largest fynbos garden. Besides the exotic fynbos, there over 600 species of flowing plants. Along the coast you can watch right whales. From the Cape Town rail station you can board a luxurious Rovos Rail train for Pretoria. You can relax as you the beautiful S. Africa landscape flows pass your Pullman car window. This is the ultimate in romance and relaxation. Game viewing activities as offered by Tinga. You will be welcomed at the Stanley and Livingstone (I presumed!) Hotel with its lush gardens and private nature reserve. The next morning, you'll get a guided tour of Victoria Falls (one of the 7 wonders of the world) with a walking tour through a magnificent rain forest. A visit to a craft village will offer an opportunity to see African lifestyles and markets. Later, you'll take a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.
Photos courtesy of B. Roberts travelers, Grootbos Nature Reserve, Rovos Rail and WildernessTravel.

MAP OF SOUTH AFRICA


Accommodations
MAIN TOUR
06 May
Dp. Rochester and Washington
07 May

Ar. Johannesburg, So. Africa. Overnight at the MIchelangelo Hotel.

 
08 May
Overnight at the Michelangelo Hotel - B,L
 
09 May
Overnight at the Michelangelo Hotel - B
 
10 May
Ar. Kruger Mpumalanga Airport. Overnight at Tinga Game Reserve (Legends or Narina) - Fl
 
11 May
Tinga Game Reserve (Legends or Narina) - Fl
   
12 May
Tinga Game Reserve (Legends or Narina) - Fl
   
13 May
Ar. Cape Town Airport, Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel - B
 
14 May
Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel - B, L
 
15 May
Overnight at the Table Bay Hotel - B, L
OPTIONAL EXTENSIONS
16-18 May
#1 - Cape Town - 2 nights.
Days at leisure, overnights at the Table Bay - B. Depart from Cape Town to Washington.
 
16-18 May
#2 - Grootbos Nature Reserve - 2 nights. Overnights at Forest Lodge - B,L,D. Depart from Johannesburg to Washington D.C.
   
18-20 May
#3 - Rovos Luxury Train - 2 nights. Overnights on board train in Pullman suite for a scenic ride to Pretoria, where you are met and transferred to airport for flight back to Washington, D.C.
   
20-23 May
#4 - Victoria Falls - 3 nights. Disembark from Rovos Rail and return to Johannesburg for an overnight at the Michelangelo Hotel (B). Take a flight to Victoria Falls and stay at the Stanley and Livingstone Hotel. B,L,D. Return home from the Johannesburg airport.
Note: You can take either Option #1 or Option #2. Subsequent options (#3 and #4) must be taken in sequence as shown in schedule above. Please phone Becky Roberts with any questions.

- Special PRICES -


South Africa Tours
*COST*
DEPOSIT
MAIN TOUR and SAFARI
$5430.
$500. pp
Cape Town, 2 extra nights.
$315.
Grootbos, 2nts.
$630.
 
Rovos Train, 2 nts.
$1120.
 
Victoria Falls, 3 nts.
$1440.
*Above prices include airfare from Rochester NY (via UA, SA), as well as intercity airfares in Africa and transfers.
*Rates are per person, based on double occupancy.
(Single supplement rates available on request.)
Note: The reduced prices (above) are based on an improved Rand/USD exchange rate and are subject to change.

Valid U.S. Passports are required .

This is the perfect time to go to S. Africa.
Hope to see you with us! - Becky

Becky Roberts or your bRoberts Travel agent
will be glad to answer any of your questions.

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