9 days / 8 nights
Friday 5th – Saturday August 13th 2016 [Please depart from your country origin on Thursday 4th August 2016 ]
The package includes:
The package comes without international flights and visa (provided on arrival) but includes local transportation including return transfers to airport, local flights, breakfast and dinner only, 3* hotel accommodation and entrance fees to sites of interest mentioned in the itinerary below, local qualified and registered guide. Sample itinerary (Subject to slight modifications). Each day there will be a brief for the day, spiritual reminders throughout the day with important historical facts and points by our guide and an evening summary.
Day 1: Arrival and transfers from Airport Johannesburg . Settle in. Jumuah Salaah. Visit Muslim community and see legacy of Islam during apartheid and now (Fordsburg and Fietas). Dinner provided. Orientation and overnight stay in Johannesburg.
Day 2: Breakfast. Apartheid Museum. Soweto Tour (Hector Peterson/mandela house). Exchange with Muslims in Soweto. Afternoon interaction with lions. Dinner provided.
Day 3: Breakfast. Drive to Hazyview via the Sudwala Caves and lunch break in Sabie. Afternoon at leisure and overnight stay in Hazyview.
Day 4: Early morning coffee. Early morning Safari. Breakfast in the Kruger Park. Return to accommodation for lunch (not provided) and rest after midday. Afternoon at leisure. Early supper provided. Evening game drive into the Kruger Park and overnight stay in Hazyview.
Day 5: . Breakfast then depart for Johannesburg Via Panorama route (Hazyview-Graskop-Pinnacle- Gods Window-Berlin Falls-Lisbon Falls-Lone creek falls). Lunch in Graskop. Overnight stay and dinner provided in Johannesburg
Day 6: Breakfast. Transfers to airport for flight to Cape Town. Hotel check in. Robben Island Visit. Kirstenbosch Gardens visit. Dinner provided and overnight stay in Cape Town.
Day 7: Breakfast. Full day of touring visiting Sea Point, Hout Bay, Seal Island, Chapman’s Peak (subject to opening), Cape Point, Ostrich Farm, Simonstown and Penguin Reserve. Dinner provided and overnight stay in Cape Town.
Day 8: Early Breakfast. Table Mountain visit. Cape Malay Islamic tour to Bo Kaap, District Six and Auwal Masjid. Jumuah prayers. Visit to Macassar and Gatesville. Dinner provided and overnight stay in Cape Town.
Day 9: Breakfast. Final thoughts. Morning free time until airport transfers. Shopping available at factory shops. Departure from Cape Town International. (Or add on packages available)
* Johannesburg – 3 nights
* Hazyview or Kruger Park - 2 nights
* Cape Town Accommodation – 3 nights
Overland journeys may be tiring and sometimes uncomfortable due to changes in altitude, temperature and humidity, therefore a basic level of fitness is required to fully benefit from this trip. Days will begin relatively early at around 8.00 am but exact times will be provided by our guide. Suitable places for lunch and dinner will be suggested by our guide.
Getting to South Africa:
As flights to and from South Africa are not included in the package, you are advised to book flights according to the dates advertised.
Destination: O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
Arrival Date: Friday 5th August 2016 [Please depart from your country origin on Thursday 4th August 2016 ]
Time: Any time in the morning, preferably before 11 am
Departure Location: Cape Town International Airport (LIM)
Departure Date: Saturday 13th August 2016
Time: Any time
Upon arrival to South Africa our local operatives will take over all transportation within the country, including to and from the airport.
3 star hotels in convenient locations will allow you to easily reach the most important attractions. Participants will typically spend 1-2 nights in each city or town.
Rooms: The standard is twin rooms (2 separate beds in a room) or 1 double bed for couples. A triple room (3 single beds in a room) can be arranged for larger families if available. Rooms include en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet, air-conditioning, wi-fi internet connection in most hotels and TV.