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The South Africa Experience

The South Africa Experience
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Discover the untamed, spectacular and pulsating rhythm of the
African Bushveld. Explore the Mother City, a rare cultural gem.
A Rare Cultural Gem
DAY 1
Upon arrival at Cape Town
International Airport, you will be met
by a Go Touch Down Travel and Tours
representative. Transfer to Burgundy
Apartments for a welcome drink and
snacks and unwind before dinner.
DAY 2
Tour the city’s historic sites from the
hop-on-off double-decker, open-roof
bus. First stop, Table Mountain, to take
in the spectacular views from the cable
car. Visit the Two Oceans Aquarium, a
top attraction at the V & A Waterfront.
DAY 3
Journey through the Winelands to
beautiful Durbanville Hills and
Neethlingshof Estate and taste the
complexities of South African wines.
The next stop is Franschhoek, the Food
and Wine Capital of South Africa.
DAY 4
Visit the Penguin Colony in Simon’s
Town. Continue on to Hout Bay for
some leisure time at Mariners Wharf.
Walk to the summit of Cape Point, then
cruise to Seal Island. Tour the World of
Birds, featuring over 3,000 birds
representing 400 species.
DAY 5
Tour Robben Island where Nelson
Mandela was incarcerated. Lunch at
the V & A Waterfront and explore the
local pubs, specialty shops and craft
markets. Tonight we travel along the
sunset strip of Camps Bay.
DAY 6
After breakfast at Gordon’s Bay enjoy
the scenic drive to Hermanus, known
for the best land-based whale-
watching in the world. Then witness
beautiful flora and fauna at Harold
Porter National Botanical Gardens.
DAY 7
Interact with the local community on a
half-day Township Tour, starting with
District 6. Savor a memorable lunch in
the Kayalitsha Township. Next, visit
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, a
UNESCO World Heritage Site.
DAY 8
Today marks the end of your Cape
Town tour. This morning you will be
transferred to Cape Town International
Airport for your onward flight home.
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the
airport as you bid farewell to your
Capetonian friends.
Cape Town Tour
Affectionately referred to as "The Mother City", Cape Town is a rare cultural gem with a colorful history spanning over 300
years. The city lies at the foot of an African wonder. Table Mountain towers 3,500 feet above sea level with breathtaking views
of Cape Point, where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. Famed for its unique botanic kingdom, Cape Town boasts white
sandy beaches, magnificent seascapes and panoramic vistas.
What you will be doing
Explore city sights from an open-top double-decker bus. Take in the panoramic views on a cable car ride to the summit of Table
Mountain. Visit Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for nearly two decades. Enjoy guided tours of popular
destinations such as Cape Point, Camps Bay, Hout Bay, the Winelands, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and so much more.
What activities are included
With daily excursions from wine tasting to whale watching, the world is your oyster. Meet the charming children of
the townships, witness the Cape Floral Kingdom, shop and dine at the V and A Waterfront. Walk with penguins, and in
whale calving season, see the magnificent creatures close up, right from the shore.
V and A Waterfront
Robben Island
Botanical Gardens
Where you will be staying
A blend of comfort, convenience and contemporary style, Burgundy Condos is your home away from home.
Centrally located in the winelands of Cape Town, it also affords access to nearby restaurants and shops.
Winelands and Estates
Table Mountain
Dining
The term “Rainbow Nation” not only applies South Africa’s people but also to our cuisine. This is especially true in
Cape Town. You will savor everything from Sushi to traditional South African specialties. All of your meals are included.
Moyo Blouberg
Grande Provence
Wharfside Grill
Bloemendal
Hermanus Cape Point Nature Reserve
Cape Townships
Boulders Beach Penguins
Cassia
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An Unforgetable Experience that Lasts a Lifetime
DAY 1
Upon arrival at OR Tambo International
Airport, you will be met by a friendly Go
Touch Down Travel and Tours
representative, then transferred to the
beautiful Dunkeld Country Estate in
Dulstroom.
DAY 2
Tour the Panorama Route and will visit
the Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck
Pot holes, the Three Rondavels, God's
Window and Lisbon Waterfalls. Savor a
tasty lunch in Graskop before your
elephant interaction.
DAY 3
Transfer to the Humala River Lodge
within the Songimvelo Game Reserve.
Following high tea, enjoy a sunset safari
tour. This is your first opportunity to
see the animals in their natural habitat.
DAY 4
Head out to the bush at first light with
your professional guide. If you are
lucky, the nocturnal animals will still be
around after their night of hunting.
Enjoy leisure time at Humala River
Lodge before your evening safari.
DAY 5
Relish another early morning safari. In
the afternoon, revel in the leisurely
activities that Humala offers include
swimming, bush walks or visiting the
wellness centre. Following high tea,
enjoy your last sunset safari.
DAY 6
Venture into The Kruger National Park
for the opportunity to complete your
sighting of the Big 5 animals. Lunch will
be enjoyed in Park. Back at Humala,
enjoy a traditional Boma Braai dinner
outdoors under the stars.
DAY 7
After breakfast, transfer to our award-
winning resort, Seasons Sport & Spa. In
the afternoon take an exhilarating
cable car ride to the top of the
Magaliesburg Mountains. Afterwards,
get close to the big cats at Lion Park.
DAY 8
Enjoy breakfast at Seasons before
checking out of the resort. You may
still take advantage of the resort's
amenities until you are transferred to
the OR Tambo International Airport for
your onward flight.
Safari Adventure
Discover the untamed, spectacular and pulsing rhythm of the African bushveld. In the northeastern corner of South Africa you
will discover some of the world's most renowned animal kingdoms, Songimvelo Game Reserve and the legendary Greater Kruger
National Park. Songimvelo Game Reserve is the largest Provincial Game Reserve in South Africa, covering 200,000 acres. Enjoy a
safari in one of the most captivating places on earth, where herds of Wildebeest graze, Cheetah cubs learn to hunt and where
every day is a fight for survival.
What you will be doing
Game drives, bushwalks, and close-up wildlife encounters ensure a life-changing experience. Guided tours to Blyde River Canyon,
Gods Window, Lisbon Falls and Bourke’s Luck Potholes showcase the beauty of South Africa’s Lowveld.
Relax at Dunkeld Country Estate in Dullstroom - the perfect wildlife, fly fishing and equestrian getaway. Wind down at the
award-winning Seasons Sport & Spa. Experience luxury in the bush at Humala River Lodge in Songimvelo Game Reserve.
What activities are included
Feel Africa underfoot on guided bush walks; set off on sunrise and sunset game drives. Tour the Panoramic Route, enjoy the
heartwarming elephant interaction, glide to the top of ancient mountains on the Harties Cableway, and get close to big cats and
other wildlife at Lion Park.
Game Drives
Bush Walks
Panorama Route
Elephant Interaction
Where you will be staying
Harties Cableway
Lion Park
Dining
From Dunkeld’s elegant 1883 restaurant, to a traditional braai (barbeque) under the stars, expect a mélange of cultures,
flavors and spices that comprise South African cuisine. All your meals are included; breakfast, lunch and dinner.
1883
Tanglewood Terrace
Humala Boma
Humala Safari Deck
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The Best of Both Worlds
Signature Tour
This popular 10-day tour presents both the beauty of the bushveld and the pulse of the city.
What you will be doing
Tame the wild and bask in awe of the Big 5 on Safari, take a selfie with the Penguins on Boulders Beach, sip fine South African
wine and savor sumptuous food. Experience a true taste of South Africa on our Cape Town and Safari Signature Tour.
DAY 6
Transfer to Lanseria airport. Upon
arrival at Cape Town International
Airport, you will be met by a Go Touch
Down representative who will transfer
you to Burgundy Estate. You will have
time to unwind before dinner out.
DAY 7
Tour the city’s historic sites from the
hop-on, hop-off bus. First stop, Table
Mountain, to take in the spectacular
views from the cable car. Visit the Two
Oceans Aquarium, one of the top
attractions at the V & A Waterfront.
DAY 8
Journey through the Winelands to
beautiful Durbanville Hills and
Neethlingshof Estate and taste the
complexities of South African wines.
The next stop is Franschhoek, the Food
and Wine Capital of South Africa.
DAY 9
Visit the Penguin Colony in Simon’s
Town. Continue to Hout Bay for some
leisure time at Mariners Wharf. Walk to
the summit of Cape Point, then cruise
to Seal Island. Tour the World of Birds.
DAY 10
Rise and shine, take a deep breath and
savor your last morning on South
African soil. Transfer to Cape Town
International Airport for your onward
flight home.
DAY 1
Upon arrival at OR Tambo International
Airport, you will be met by a friendly Go
Touch Down Travel and Tours
representative then transferred to the
beautiful Seasons Sport & Spa. Enjoy
time to relax before dinner on property.
DAY 2
Transfer to Humala River Lodge located
within the Songimvelo Game Reserve.
Following afternoon snacks, enjoy a
sunset safari. Back at the Lodge, indulge
in a drink at the Safari Lounge deck and
Bar before a fabulous dinner.
DAY 3
Head out to the bush at first light with
your professional guide. After brunch,
lounge, swim, go on a bush walk, or hike
to see San rock art. Enjoy your final
sunset safari. After dinner, join the
Swazi dancers around the Boma fire.
DAY 4
Return to our award-winning Seasons
Sport & Spa. Local excursions include an
exhilarating cable car ride to the top of
the Magaliesburg Mountains and a visit
to Lion Park to learn about conservation.
DAY 5
Venture into Pilanesberg National Park,
a fascinating, accessible game reserve.
This vast area promises thrilling Big 5
game viewing. Tonight, enjoy a festive
farewell dinner at Seasons Sport & Spa.
Relax at our award-winning Seasons Sport & Spa. Experience luxury in the bush at Humala River Lodge in Songimvelo
Game Reserve. Enjoy the Burgundy's convenient location and comforts of home.
What activities are included
Our Signature Tour showcases the best of South Africa. You will journey through savage, untamed wilderness to the
sophistication of the Mother City in style. We’ll take it slow on safari, then kick it up a notch or three in Cape Town.
Game Drives and Bush Walks
Boulders Beach Penguins
Harties Cableway
Lion Park
Dining
From regional delicacies to national cuisine, South Africa’s culinary scene is as colorful as its history. Savor game
meats, seafood, a potpourri of curries, seasonal local produce, and fresh-from-the-oven baked goods. All your meals
are included; breakfast, lunch and dinner. You are in for some tantalizing treats – bon appetit!
Winelands and Estates
Where you will be staying
Cape Point Nature Reserve
Table Mountain Cableway
V and A Waterfront
Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Enjoy the affordable
luxury that Go Touch
Down offers.
• Three meals per day
• All lodging
• Daily excursions
• Personal cell phone
• Tours depart weekly
• Guide and driver 24/7
• No single supplement
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