Essence of Dubai and South Africa: Dubai, Cape Town & Kruger
- 12 Days
- Prices From:
- US$ 4,099
FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Your trip begins in the futuristic city of Dubai. There is plenty of time to explore and marvel at the modern wonders and enjoy a desert safari. Next up, South Africa - where you'll experience two stunning regions and must sees or any traveller. After exploring the Western Cape, experience the thrill of an African Safari at a private game reserve in the Greater Kruger.
This 12-day, first-class trip invites you to explore one of the world’s powerhouse cities before taking you to the Rainbow Nation. Experience the diversity, history, and beauty of Cape Town, then embark on game drives in one of the world’s great nature parks, Kruger.
Always changing, always fascinating, Dubai seduces its visitors with sky-high ambition and memorable desert nights. Experience both on a 3-night stopover with your time mostly at leisure. Explore the souks that preserve the traditional side of the Emirates, take in the view from the top of the man-made world at Burj Khalifa, go indoor skiing in the desert, or shop up a storm in this retail-loving city. Included is a desert safari and dinner under the desert stars, where you’ll enjoy a taste of traditional Arab cuisine and culture.
Fly on to South Africa, and begin the journey in Cape Town. Enjoy a full day of private sightseeing, including a cooking class in the colourful Bo-Kaap Malay neighbourhood. Summit Table Mountain, and learn about the fascinating stories that have shaped Cape Town through good times and bad. Part of the city’s appeal is its incredible location. A full-day peninsula tour takes you by the houses of Millionaire’s Paradise, along with the Cape of Good Hope and Boulder’s Beach, home of the country’s most famous penguin colony. Just as famous are South Africa’s wines, so a full day in the Winelands brings your Cape Town escape to a perfect end.
Fly to Timbavati Game Reserve in Kruger National Park. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives, with the ideal sighting opportunities only a private game reserve can offer. Before you depart, you’ll have plenty of downtime to relax and enjoy the facilities of your lodge and the Kruger wilderness.
- 12 Days
- Prices From:
- US$ 4,099
Itinerary View Trip Map
Upon arrival, you will be met by Goway’s local representative and assisted to your transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Aloft Palm Jumeirah
Aloft Palm Jumeirah
Located on the Eastern crescent of Dubai's iconic landmark, Aloft Palm Jumeirah brings a distinct lifestyle experience to the region. Designed for the "always-on" global travelers, the Palm Jumeirah sets the stage for an urban beach escape. 206 loft-inspired rooms with unmatched views and a …
Located on the Eastern crescent of Dubai's iconic landmark, Aloft Palm Jumeirah brings a distinct lifestyle experience to the region.
Designed for the "always-on" global travelers, the Palm Jumeirah sets the stage for an urban beach escape. 206 loft-inspired rooms with unmatched views and a vibrant social scene with 7 restaurants and bars, provide bold experiences.
Enjoy the hottest music at the W XYZ Bar or soak up the sun at the outdoor Splash pool. Show up and show off at the pool bar.
Keep the vibe going at the beach side bar or end the night in style at our authentic Mexican Cantina & Rooftop Bar Luchador, overlooking the iconic Burj Al Arab, the majestic Jumeirah palaces and the Arabian Sea.
Find your surge of energy 24/7 at the re:charge gym, with 24h room service and the grab and go eatery re:fuel by Aloft.
Sunset Desert Safari
This evening the mysterious desert will beckon you for a magical evening out - an adventure you'll never forget. Leaving behind the bustle of the city in the afternoon, your safari guide will transport you by four wheel drive vehicle for a thrilling journey over the rolling dunes through the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Stop at Startent where you will watch the sun cast its orange glow over the vast expanse of rippling sand all round you as it sets (optional sandboarding available weather permitting). Like a shimmering mirage in the distance you will see theflickering lights of your camp where a traditional Arabian welcome awaits you. The encampment conjures up images of the Arabian Nights, relax on comfortable low cushions in Bedu Tents where you can quench your thirst, you could also have your hands painted with intricate henna designs, experience a short camel ride, get up close to a falcon or just enjoy the aromatic shisha. A feast of grilled meats, fresh salads and delectable Arab sweets is served. Under a galaxy of stars you will be entertained by the bewitching belly dancer swaying to the haunting strains of the Arabian music.
Dubai at Leisure
Today is totally free and at your leisure. You are free to simply relax. take advantage of the hotel's facilities, or take on an optional excursion at your own cost.
Dubai to Cape Town
Check out this morning and board your flight to Cape Town arriving later today (Flight cost not included).
On arrival in Cape Town, you will be met by a Goway representative and shown to your driver. You will then be transferred to your hotel, where the remainder of your day is at your leisure.
President Hotel Cape Town
President Hotel Cape Town
President Hotel is situated in the heart of scenic Bantry Bay, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and majestic Lions Head. The hotel is decorated in a nautical theme, evident in the imposing oil seascapes that adorn the walls. Enjoy a mix of Creole, Indian and French …
President Hotel is situated in the heart of scenic Bantry Bay, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and majestic Lions Head. The hotel is decorated in a nautical theme, evident in the imposing oil seascapes that adorn the walls.
Enjoy a mix of Creole, Indian and French Cuisine at The Islands Restaurant or enjoy a sundowner at The Senate, a stylish laid back bar and lounge. The palm fringed pool deck, with stunning views is a great place to unwind.
- Conference Facilities
- Gym/Fitness Centre
- Hair/Beauty Salon
- Internet Access
- Pool (s)
- Squash courts
- Water sports/ Equipment
- Watersport Activities
- Wheelchair Accessible Rooms
Cape Town Sightseeing
This morning after breakfast, set off on your day of private sightseeing around Cape Town. Start with the Bo-Kaap Cooking Experience - a fully immersive social and cultural experience combining a walking tour, hands-on cooking workshop, and 2-course lunch. This 3 and a half hour experience will introduce you to the food, culture, and traditions of the Cape Malay's of Bo-Kaap. The Bo-Kaap Cooking Tour takes you on a voyage into the life, food, and culture of the Cape Malay's in Bo-Kaap whilst offering you a hands-on, practical lesson on how to cook like a real Cape Malay 'Auntie'! Learn how to make a variety of Cape Malay favourites and how to mix Masala for that perfect pot of Cape Malay Curry! Learn how to mix Masala, and make Roti's, Samoosa's, Dhaltjies, and Chicken Curry from scratch.
This afternoon, continue your sightseeing tour of the Mother City. Summit the legendary Table Mountain by cable car (included, weather permitting) before visiting the country's oldest building, The Castle followed by the Company Gardens, both historically fascinating and well conserved. Sense the depth of history as you drive past Parliament Buildings, City Hall, and the Slave Lodge. Finally, trace the moves of a professional diamond cutter as he creates every girl's dream stone.
|Breakfast and Lunch
This morning you will be collected from your hotel. You drive along the exquisite stretch of coastline known as Millionaire's Paradise - from Clifton to Camps Bay, to the exclusive beach hamlet of Llandudno - towards the charming working harbour of Hout Bay. Wind along the legendary Chapman's Peak Drive, hugging the cliffs and relishing the breath-taking ocean views, before visiting the wild and beautiful Cape of Good Hope Section of the Table Mountain National Park, an integral part of the world-renowned Cape Floral Kingdom. After lunch (own account), you meander back along the historical naval port of Simon's Town and the endearing penguin colony at Boulder's Beach before making your way back to Cape Town.
This morning after a leisurely breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel for your day of touring around sightseeing. After arriving at Boschendal Wine Estate, enjoy a leisurely soft adventure E-bike cycle through the stunning Estate. This tour is suited to guests who know how to ride a bicycle but may not have been on an E-bike before. The tour starts at the Boschendal Wine Estate and combines a leisurely cycle on the jeep tracks and scenic well-maintained single-track trails around the working wine farm with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You will be led by an experienced cycle guide who will be setting the pace and assisting you with helpful cycle tips whilst you are riding. Enjoy the beauty of the South African winelands and picturesque mountain views. After the cycling concludes, enjoy a cellar tour and wine tasting at Babylonstoren returning to Cape Town later this afternoon (please note the E-biking operates only on Wednesdays & Saturdays weekly).
Cape Town to Timbavati Game Reserve
After breakfast this morning at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport in time for your onward flight to Hoedspruit Airport (flight cost not included). Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your private game reserve. On arrival at your lodge, enjoy some time at leisure, and time permitting head out on your first 4x4 game drive to try to spot the Big 5.
|Breakfast and Dinner
Kambaku Safari Lodge
Kambaku Safari Lodge
Kambaku Safari Lodge provides the ultimate escape from busy schedules with its home-away-from-home ambiance. Attracting guests from around the world, Kambaku Safari Lodge combines simple luxury with a high level of environmental consciousness - relying totally on solar power for the production of all their …
Kambaku Safari Lodge provides the ultimate escape from busy schedules with its home-away-from-home ambiance. Attracting guests from around the world, Kambaku Safari Lodge combines simple luxury with a high level of environmental consciousness - relying totally on solar power for the production of all their electricity. Accommodation is exclusive yet affordable, meticulously designed, beautifully constructed and tastefully decorated to blend in with the charm and serenity of the surrounding bush. This family friendly lodge has a feeling of relaxed intimacy, accommodates only sixteen guests and is ideal for hosting small family gatherings or groups of friends.
Timbavati Game Reserve
The next three days are devoted to the wildlife in the reserve and taking in the facilities of your lodge. Included in your stay are early morning and afternoon 4x4 game drives.
|Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Today, enjoy one last game drive (time permitting) before transferring to the airport in time for your onward flight (flight cost not included).
Daily: 1 November 2022 to 31 October 2023
- Meet and assist in Dubai
- Meet and greet on arrival in Cape Town
- Private round trip airport transfers in Dubai
- Shared round trip airport transfers in Cape Town
- Shared round trip airport transfers Hoedspruit to Kambaku
- 11 nights First-class accommodation
- Shared Sunset Desert Safari (Max 6 guests)
- Shared Bo-Kaap Cooking Experience
- Private Cape Town City Tour
- Shared Cape Peninsula Tour (Max 18 guests)
- Private winelands tour with shared E-biking tour
- Shared game viewing activities at Kambabku Safari Lodge (Max 8 per vehicle)
- Timbavati Conservation levy
- Local brand beverages including house wines, local beers, local spirits, soft drinks, teas and coffees at Kambaku
- 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
- Travel insurance
- Meals and beverages not explicitly indicated as included
- Optional excursions
- Items of a personal nature
- Visa fees if applicable
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.
15 Aug 2023