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This is exactly why we travel! Are you ready for unforgettable encounters? Image: Marko Roth Productions.
Following the steps of our film crew, you will experience unique moments. Image: Marko Roth Productions.
Look forward to great experiences. There is much to see in the metropolis of Johannesburg - this is where you will start your journey. Image: Marko Roth Productions.
On to Kapama Private Game Reserve: exciting game drives await you here. Image: Marko Roth Productions.
Africa, unfiltered - don't forget to pack your camera! Image: Marko Roth Productions.
Get closer than ever before to Africa's wild animals. Image: Marko Roth Productions.
With a little luck, you may even see all representatives of the Big Five. Image: Marko Roth Productions.
Take great shots of zebras, ... Image: Marko Roth Productions.
... and giraffes. Image: Marko Roth Productions.
These photos will stay in your memory for a long time! Image: Marko Roth Productions.
A domestic flight takes you to the "Mother City" at the famous Table Mountain. Image: Marko Roth Productions.
We can book great excursions for you. Don't miss out on seeing the Cape of Good Hope! Image: Marko Roth Productions.
Your hotel in the Kapama Private Game Reserve is the luxurious Kapama River Lodge.
You will have your unforgettable safari experience in the middle of the African bush.
Includes 4 game drives in an open safari jeep
Includes category K rental car - Mitsubishi ASX or similar.
Overnight stays in luxury hotels, lodges & guest houses
Known from "Stern" and "Geo”
For that moment - "This is why we travel" is the motto of a video series we launched in the summer of 2015. The series kicks off in South Africa. Driving a rental car, you will follow the track of our film crew at the lowest tip of Africa.
Exciting game drives will give you close-up look at wild animals and, with a little luck, at the Big Five - your personal safari experience. A plane will take you to the famous Table Mountain. You will spend unforgettable days in the stylish metropolis of Cape Town, between mountain ranges and the Atlantic Ocean. A country with countless angles - pull out your camera, because every moment is worth it!
Game viewing at Kapama Private Game Reserve is possible all year round. However, as it can get very hot and rainy in the South African summer, we recommend a safari from April to September.
The best time to visit Cape Town is the South African spring, from September to November, and the fall, between April and May - temperatures are pleasantly warm and rainfall is very low. The summer months, from December to February, are also a popular time to travel. Since many accommodations are booked up quickly because of the South African summer vacations, we recommend booking your trip well in advance.
Welcome to South Africa. You will land at Johannesburg International Airport and receive a warm welcome from a representative of our partner agency in the arrivals hall. After receiving your travel documents, you will go together to the rental car station to pick up your car. Your liaison will be happy to help you. With valuable little tips, you will make your way to your first accommodation, the elegant The Peech Boutique Hotel.
Time spent traveling from the airport to the hotel: approx. 30 minutes / approx. 23 km
1 night at The Peech Boutique Hotel**** with breakfast in Classic Room, Johannesburg, South Africa
Good morning in Johannesburg! After a rich breakfast, you will set off early in the morning for your next stop, the Tanamera Lodge, which is about four hours away. Unpack your camera right away - you will drive along the famous Panorama Route and enjoy fantastic views of South Africa's picturesque landscape. Among the most famous sights are Pinnacle Rock, a secluded rock jutting out of a deep valley, and God's Window, a viewing platform over the seemingly endless expanse of South Africa. This way you will not miss a single highlight!
With great photos in your gallery, you will arrive at Tanamera Lodge - at the gates of Kruger National Park - in the afternoon.
After freshening up in your room and if you are feeling up for it, you can go on an optional, unforgettable elephant ride through the African bush. Just contact us and we will make it happen.
Time spent traveling from Johannesburg to Hazyview: approx. 5 hours / approx. 406 km
4 nights at Tanamera Lodge*** with breakfast and dinner included in Luxury Chalet, Hazyview, South Africa
Start the morning with a rich breakfast before organizing and spending the day according to your wishes… But we have some suggestions for you, of course.
How about a trip to the Blyde River Canyon, the third largest canyon in the world? Take the Panorama route and visit one of the most spectacular natural phenomena of South Africa. Pull out your camera - you will experience a canyon that is about 26 kilometers long and up to 800 meters deep in some places.
Another place you can't miss is Bourke's Luck Potholes. Strap on your hiking boots - wooden paths and bridges lead you to various vantage points from which you can view the impressive rock outcrops and small waterfalls from different angles. We would like to recommend a short side trip to two waterfalls, the Lisbon and Berlin Falls. These natural wonders are located about 20 minutes away from Bourke's Luck Potholes.
After an eventful day in the African bush, a traditional Boma Dinner (optional) will be just the right thing for you. With classical delicacies, songs and dances, you will get to know the typical African tradition - it doesn't get any better than this!
Today your itinerary takes you to the vast Kapama Private Game Reserve. Here, on the edge of the Kruger National Park, the luxurious Kapama River Lodge awaits you - you will experience your unforgettable safari experience in the middle of the African bush!
Do you hear the roar of the lions? Pack your camera! Don't forget your binoculars either! During exciting game drives with experienced rangers you will get closer to Africa's rich wildlife than ever before. You will follow the tracks of the legendary Big Five and, with a little bit of luck, you might get to see them all - lions, rhinos, buffalos, leopards and elephants - in their natural habitat. Take fascinating pictures of giraffes, wildebeests and zebras - these will stay in your memory for a long time.
Time spent driving from Hazyview to the Kapama Private Game Reserve: 100 km / approx. 1,5 hours
3 nights at the Kapama River Lodge***** with full board and activities (max. 2 daily game drives) in a standard suite, Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Let the sounds of nature wake you up for the last time - at the Kapama River Lodge, you will experience an unfiltered version of Africa with a dreamy view of the Drakensberg Mountains. After breakfast and depending on the time of your flight, you will leave your luxury safari lodge and drive to Hoedspruit Airport, where you will drop off your rental car and board the domestic flight to Cape Town.
After flying over the endless expanses and barren landscapes, you will reach the fascinating metropolis on the Atlantic Ocean in the afternoon.
You will pick up your rental car at the airport and drive to the luxurious Abbey Manor, your home for the next four days of great experiences. Located in the popular Gardens district, this romantic boutique hotel is the ideal accommodation for your Cape Town stay. There is a lot to see in the Mother City at the foot of Table Mountain!
Here are some excursions that you can book (optionally).
- City tour & Table Mountain: A German or English speaking guide will help you get to know the most important places of the big city and learn interesting facts about the metropolis. Later on you will take the cable car up to the famous Table Mountain - a view you can’t miss.
- Abseiling from Table Mountain: Are you ready for a real adventure? After your guide gives you the safety instructions, you're off. Wearing professional safety gear, you will go down about 170 meters , experiencing a fabulous view of Cape Town in addition to pure adrenaline. If you are afraid of heights, however, this particular experience isn’t for you.
- Three Bays Helicopter Flight: Want to experience a spectacular city panorama live? Strap in - We'll show you Cape Town's beauty from a different perspective.
- Sunset Cruise at the Waterfront: What better way to end an eventful day in the "Mother City" than with a romantic boat trip at sunset? Make yourself comfortable on board and enjoy a dreamy view of the famous Table Mountain and the Milnerton Lighthouse while sipping a glass of champagne. Pure romance!
- Cape Point & Peninsula: A day trip to the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point is an essential experience for everyone visiting Cape Town. When do you ever get the chance to visit the most southwestern point of Africa?
- Township Tour: Do you want to experience the other side of Cape Town? Here you will visit the oldest quarters of the metropolis with a guide - the contrast could not be greater!
- Paragliding from Signal Hill: Feel the wind in your hair as you enjoy magnificent views of Cape Town, the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean - pure adrenaline!
Time spent flying from the Hoedspruit airport to Cape Town: approx. 2.5 hours
4 nights at Abbey Manor**** with breakfast included in the Grand Room, Cape Town, South Africa
Before you know it, the last day of your trip has arrived. After breakfast at the hotel, you will drive to the airport, return your rental car and start your return flight.
We hope you had an unforgettable time in South Africa. If you are not ready to say goodbye, however, we would be happy to organize an extension on site or in another region for you. Just contact us!
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The Peech Boutique Hotel****, Johannesburg, South Africa (1 night)
Located in the heart of the city, the elegant and eco-friendly The Peech Boutique Hotel is the ideal accommodation for your first night in South Africa. All 16 rooms and suites are stylishly decorated and feature en-suite bathrooms with rain showers, free internet and flat-screen TVs. Overlooking the manicured garden, enjoy local, seasonal dishes in the bistro restaurant, as well as home-grown vegetables from the hotel's own garden.
Tanamera Lodge****, Hazyview, South Africa (4 nights)
This luxurious lodge is tucked away in the Lowveld forest with unique views of the verdant Sabie Valley. Only seven stylishly furnished lodges are available at the property, all of which feature fireplaces, en-suite bathrooms with rain showers and private outdoor decks. Relax here from your hectic daily life and enjoy the wonderful views of the seemingly endless expanse of land. A bar, lounge, library and dining room can be found in the main lodge. Look forward to local produce, fresh fish and local fruits to sweeten your day.
Kapama River Lodge*****, Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa (3 nights)
Overlooking the Drakensberg Mountains, you'll have your unforgettable safari experience at what is arguably the largest 5* luxury lodge near Kruger National Park. Here, a feel-good atmosphere is guaranteed! The 64 suites are furnished with great attention to detail and African style elements, offering a private bathroom, a minibar and a small, private deck. Look forward to exciting safaris with experienced rangers - with a little luck, you may even see the legendary Big Five up close. Relax by the spacious outdoor pool and in the Kapama Spa. Kapama River Lodge leaves nothing to be desired.
Abbey Manor*****, Cape Town, South Africa (4 nights)
On the slopes of Table Mountain, the luxurious Abbey Manor welcomes you to the quiet suburb of Oranjezicht. Built more than a century ago, this home boasts old-world charm and individually decorated rooms. Amenities include satellite TV, a telephone, air conditioning, a minibar, and coffee and tea facilities. Enjoy magnificent views of the city and surrounding mountains from your room. The view from the rooftop terrace is amazing. While enjoying a cool drink, you can let your eyes wander over the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. If you're looking for relaxation, the outdoor pool and cozy lounge are available. A tip for wine lovers is the in-house bar with a great selection of local wines.
Duration of the trip: 13 days / 12 nights