7 Days City & Safari 2 – The Northwest Experience

Tour Code ZA7D2

Johannesburg – Pretoria – Sun City – Pilanesberg Game Reserve – Pretoria – Johannesburg

Day 1: On arrival at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, personal welcome by our representative and transferred to your Hotel in Pretoria for check in and freshen up. In the afternoon, starting from 13h00 enjoy a half day tour of Pretoria, the Capital City of South Africa, visiting various landmarks and attractions of the City, finishing up with a visit to the famous Union Buildings and Gardens. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 2: After breakfast, leave Pretoria for a full day tour of Johannesburg city, visiting Soweto, the largest African Township in South Africa where the late Nelson Mandela lived in his early days. Visit the Hector Pieterson Memorial and the Regina Mundy Convent, getting historical information on the liberation movement against Apartheid. Follow up this with a visit to the Apartheid Museum & the adjoining Gold Reef City, doing the underground mine tour to learn the gold mining process. In the evening, return to Pretoria, driving through Johannesburg city center. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 3: We depart for a full day tour visiting the Sterkfontein Caves & Maropeng, the cradle of humankind and the Lion park, both within an hour’s drive. We first visit the Sterkfontein Caves, with its amazing stalagmite and stalagtite formations and the history, followed by a visit to Maropeng, the museum depicting the origins of human kind, aptly called the “cradle of humankind’. After lunch, we visit the Lion Park to see these majestic animals in their natural habitat, while we drive in their midst, returning to have an interaction with Lion Cubs in the Cubs enclosure near the entrance. In the evening, we return to your Hotel over overnight stay.

Day 4: After an early breakfast, we depart the Hotel in Pretoria and drive to Sun City, the famous Resort in the middle of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve area. Visit the Entertainment Centre, the Valley of Waves, an artificial wave pool with its beach style setting, enjoy the rustic setting of the Bridge of the Lost city for half the day. In the afternoon, we drive to the Ivory Tree Game Lodge, located in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve for your check in for two nights stay at the Lodge.

Day 4 & Day 5: Relax in 5 star luxury in the Ivory Tree Game Lodge on an all -inclusive stay (Beverages not included), enjoying two game drives each day, in the early mornings and in the late afternoons.

Day 6: After your early morning game drive and a leisurely breakfast, we depart the Lodge, to drive back to Pretoria and check in to your Hotel. Afternoon at leisure. In the evening, we drive to Lesedi Cultural Village, near Pretoria for an African Cultural experience and traditional African cuisine based Dinner. Late in the night, we return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 7: Depending on your return flight times, we depart the Hotel for transfer to OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg to check in for your flight. End of Tour.

Price per person (based on a minimum of 4 persons on the tour)

4 & 5 Star package: Adult ZAR 18,830 EUR 1,255 Child (5 -12 years) ZAR 9,050 EUR 610

Price includes:

  • 6 overnights accommodation on sharing basis in a double or twin room, inclusive of full hot & cold buffet breakfast and all applicable taxes.
  • All land transportation from arrival to departure
  • Services of English Speaking Accredited Guide & Driver (Other Language Guide by prior arrangement)
  • Entry fees to all attractions per itinerary, two nights’ stay at the Ivory Tree Game Lodge, Pilanesberg Game Reserve on Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, high teas and 2 game drives per day on Game Drive Vehicle and Dinner only at Lesedi Cultural Village.
  • All taxes as currently applicable. Changes to this may vary the price, prior notice of which will be given to the Agent by Arcadia Tours in writing.

Price excludes:

  • Cost of return International flights to South Africa
  • Meals for Lunch & Dinner, except where specified as inclusive.
  • All taxes as currently applicable. Changes to this may vary the price, prior notice of which will be given to the Agent by Arcadia Tours in writing.
  • Gratuities, Purchase of items of personal nature
  • Costs of additional excursion options, not covered by the itinerary