MAGIC OF AFRICA
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HOLIDAYS OF A LIFETIME
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Afrikaans Language Monument
The Three Rondavels
Franschhoek City Hall
F.Y.I. this is an official Trade Mark of Goway
Each couple receives a copy of Goway's unique Travel Companion booklet. (practical & historical information, diary, animal checklist)
All Goway Magic of Africa departures have a designated "fun theme" adding a particular "flavour" to each tour.
Why this is the BEST FULLY ESCORTED TOUR from North America?
Unbeatable value for money
Stay in the first class hotels
Professional caring escorts
No worries about luggage
See the very best of Southern Africa
All tipping is included (except your tour director).
ALL INCLUSIVE FIRST CLASS TOURING
Magic Of Africa
South Africa, Chobe National Park (Botswana) & Victoria Falls
Limited exclusive departures for 16 days
Carrying our promise of something special, Goway's "Magic of Africa" is a very special inclusive and exclusive vacation where our professional escort takes care of all the day to day details… all the way from North America back to North America.
Don't expect just another escorted tour… you are on a Holidays of A Lifetime!
Day 1. Depart your hometown to our recommended departure cities of Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver or Toronto. F
Day 2. Arrive Cape Town. On arrival, you will be met by your Tour Director who will be with you for the next 15 days and will transfer you to your hotel. Welcome to Africa. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Twelve Apostles. (4 nights)
Day 3. Cape Peninsula. Depart after breakfast on a full day's touring of the ruggedly beautiful Cape Peninsula. Travel to Hout Bay, Noordhoek and through Ou Kaapse Weg to the Cape Point Nature Reserve. Ride the funicular to the viewpoint. A delicious lunch is included in Simon's Town, before visiting Boulders Beach and the Penguin Colony on our way back to Cape Town. BL
Day 4. Robben Island. This morning board a ferry to Robben Island (weather permitting), cruel home of icon Nelson Mandela for more than a quarter of a century, and realize how far South Africa has come from those days. Rest of the day is at leisure. This evening, enjoy a contemporary South African dinner with panoramic views of Table Mountain. BD
Day 5. Explore Cape Town. Today is at leisure to further explore this fascinating city. Perhaps visit the attractive Victoria and Alfred waterfront with its many shops and restaurants or take a trip up Table Mountain by cable car and marvel at the panoramic views of the city. Or you could visit the historic houses of parliament. Dinner this evening at the hotel. BD
Day 6. Franschhoek. We journey into the tranquil Cape Winelands of Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch where we visit some world famous wineries and enjoy wine tasting at two well-known estates. We also visit the Huguenot Memorial in Franschhoek, with time to stroll the streets of this quaint little town before visiting the Afrikaans Language Monument. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Overnight in Franschhoek.
Day 7. Cape Town to Kruger Park. After breakfast, we transfer to Cape Town airport for our flight to Kruger Mpumalanga International airport. Upon arrival, we will be met and transferred to our luxurious private game lodge located in the world famous Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve bordering the Kruger National Park. Arrive in time to freshen up and depart on your first safari in open 4x4 vehicles. Enjoy luxurious accommodations and world-class game viewing.
Lion Sands Private Game Reserve - River Lodge (3 nights) BLD
Day 8. Lion Sands Private Game Lodge. We set off before breakfast in open safari vehicles in search of lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard, and other wondrous wildlife including birds and plants. Later, we enjoy a morning outing to Henna Pre School. BLD
Day 9. Lion Sands Private Game Lodge - Sabi Sand. We set off before breakfast in open safari vehicles in search of the "Big 5" and more. Today we have an option to enjoy a morning bushwalk guided by a ranger where you will learn about a wide variety of subjects ranging from the medicinal use of certain plants to the basic skills of tracking animals. Tonight we experience a private bush dinner. BLD
Day 10. Kruger to Chobe National Park. After breakfast and an early morning game drive, we transfer back to Kruger Mpumalanga airport for our flight to Livingstone. Upon arrival we will be met and transferred by road to Chobe Game Lodge in Botswana where the remainder of our day is at leisure. The lodge features a large swimming pool, bar with an outdoor patio overlooking the Chobe River, and a cigar bar with a champion size billiard table.
Chobe Game Lodge (2 nights) BLD
Day 11. Chobe National Park. After some light refreshments we set off before breakfast in our open safari vehicles in search of all manner of wondrous wildlife including birds and plants. The Chobe National Park is home to 450 species of birds and the largest concentration of elephants in Africa. BLD
Day 12. Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls. After breakfast we will be transferred to by road and boat to our lodge idyllically located on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, a short drive away from Victoria Falls. This afternoon enjoy a Sundowner cruise on the Zambezi as the sun sets on the river before returning to the lodge for a gourmet dinner.
Sussi and Chuma Lodge (3 nights) BLD
Day 13. Victoria Falls. We take a guided walk to the Falls, considered the largest curtain of falling water in the world and known as Mosi-oa-Tunya or "the Smoke that Thunders as the falls make a constant roar accompanied by a cloud of brilliant spray." Rainbows constantly form and collapse in the tropical sunlight over the waterfall. This afternoon we visit Nakatindi village which comprises around 3000 people who live in simple mud and brick houses. We will also visit the Nakatindi Community School which is responsible for the education of its 440 pupils of which approximately 285 are orphans. BLD
Day 14. Livingstone. Today is at leisure to simply enjoy the perfect setting. You can relax at the swimming pool or have a drink at the elevated bar. However, if you feel energetic, you can take a game drives in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park (included), the only place in Zambia to view white rhino. BLD
Day 15. Livingstone to North America. After breakfast, we will transfer to the airport to board our onward flight to Johannesburg and then connect to North America. BF
Day 16. Arrive North America. You will arrive back in North America this morning. F
- Game Drives in search of the “Big Five” - Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Rhino & Elephant.
- Visit National Parks & Game Reserves: Kruger, Chobe & Zambezi.
- Robben Island Tour
- Cape Winelands Tour with wine tasting
- Cape Peninsula Tour
- Huguenot Museum and Memorial
- Spectacular Victoria Falls with Guided Walking Tours.
- Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
- Elephants in Botswana's Chobe National Park
- Visit to local pre-school in Kruger Park
- Visit local village and Community School in Livingstone
- Twin share guarantee.
- Exclusive special interest “fun themes” for more excitement on each departure.
- Best value priced inclusive tours available.
- The services of an experienced Goway Tour Director throughout, plus local guides.
- First class or Deluxe class hotels throughout.
- 13 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches and 10 Dinners.
- Luxury touring coaches.
- All tips included (except to your Tour Director)
- Full luggage service.
- Flights Cape Town/Kruger Park/Livingstone/Johannesburg.
- All sightseeing as listed (with no hidden costs).
- Hotels taxes where applicable.
- Our unique "Goway Travel Companion" (info booklet, diary, animal checklist).
- Neck pillow, baggage tags, flight bag & wallet.
- Contemporary South African dinner
- Private Bush Dinner
- Dinner on the banks of the Chobe and the Zambezi Rivers
- Special Farewell Dinner
A supplement applies. We will try to match singles willing to share.
16 Day Tour
CAD Prices Per Person
Ex North America
Price in CAD$
Price in CAD$
|29 Jun 2013||30 Jun 2013||$11,159||$13,620|
|19 Sep 2013||20 Sep 2013||$11,159||$13,620|
|17 Oct 2013||18 Oct 2013||$11,159||$13,620|
|6 Nov 2013||7 Nov 2013||$10,469||$12,340|
|11 Jan 2014||12 Jan 2014||$10,599||$12,550|
|15 Feb 2014||16 Feb 2014||$10,599||$12,550|
|15 Mar 2014||16 Mar 2014||$10,599||$12,550|
|15 May 2014||16 May 2014||$10,781||$12,735|
PRICE INCLUDES (CAD):
Domestic flights between Cape Town/Kruger/Livingstone/Johannesburg excluding government and airline taxes, accommodation at First Class and Deluxe hotels with private facilities and air-conditioning, meals as shown as BLD, sightseeing by private bus, professional escort from North America plus local English-speaking guides, all transfers, taxes and entrance fees.
16 Day Tour
USD Prices Per Person
Ex North America
Price in USD$
Price in USD$
|29 Jun 2013||30 Jun 2013||$11,569||$14,030|
|19 Sep 2013||20 Sep 2013||$11,569||$14,030|
|17 Oct 2013||18 Oct 2013||$11,569||$14,030|
|6 Nov 2013||7 Nov 2013||$10,879||$12,750|
|11 Jan 2014||12 Jan 2014||$10,999||$12,960|
|15 Feb 2014||16 Feb 2014||$10,999||$12,960|
|15 Mar 2014||16 Mar 2014||$10,999||$12,960|
|15 May 2014||16 May 2014||$11,189||$13,145|
PRICE INCLUDES (USD):
Domestic flights between Cape Town/Kruger/Livingstone/Johannesburg including government and airline departure taxes within South Africa, accommodation at First Class and Deluxe hotels with private facilities and air-conditioning, meals as shown as BLD, sightseeing by private bus, professional escort from North America plus local English-speaking guides, all transfers, taxes and entrance fees.
For information on the inclusions for this special idea, click here.
|DEPARTURES - 2013/14 ITINERARY||THEMES|
|17 Oct 2013, 15 Feb 2014||A|
|29 Jun, 6 Nov 2013, 15 Mar 2014||G|
|19 Sep 2013, 11 Jan, 15 May 2014||L|
|6 Nov 2013||X|
A (Animal and Plant Life), G (Geography and History), L (Lifestyles and Native Cultures), X (Pre-Holiday Shopping) are Fun Themes
International airfares, International government and airport taxes, insurance, optional excursions, items of a personal nature such as laundry, dry cleaning, phone calls, drinks, excess baggage charges, Zambia visa (Cost of a visa for Canadian citizens is US$75 and for US citizens is US$45 (subject to change).