Wednesday, January 12, 2011

South Africa Adventure in November

Join us for an adventure in South Africa this November. We'll spend 16 days touring and traveling around, visiting cities and going on safari. The trip leaves from Dulles. If you've always wanted to visit South Africa (and who hasn't?), this will be an amazing vacation (and at a terrific price, too.) Click here for the details or hop over to

South Africa Discovery
16 Days
11/03/2011 to 11/18/2011

Take the journey of a lifetime on this tour through South Africa and Swaziland.

Explore the region's rich culture and its vast nature and gaming preserves, catch a glimpse inside one of Cape Town's most notorious prisons, and stand at the edge of the edge of the world where two oceans meet.

Price: $5,213.00 per person based on two people traveling together, which includes round trip airfare from Dulles. It's so nice to have trip that includes airfare. Visit for more information and for the solo cost.)

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 - Johannesburg
Begin your adventure with an overnight flight to Johannesburg.
Included meals: breakfast (in flight)

Day 2 - Johannesburg
Welcome to South Africa! A Go Ahead representative greets you after you clear
customs and assists you with check-in at your hotel. If you took the pre-tour
extension, join the rest of your tour today. Become acquainted with your fellow
travelers at this evening's included dinner.
Included meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 3 - Kruger Region
This morning, travel across the open savannah of Gauteng Highveld. This
afternoon, arrive in the region of Kruger National Park, which, at two million
hectares, is the largest game reserve in South Africa. Settle into your hotel
and enjoy dinner with your group.
Included meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 4 - Kruger Region
Today, set out for a full day of game drives where you'll have a chance to see
the Big Five game animals: buffalo, elephants, leopards, lions and rhinos.
Kruger National Park has more species of mammals than any other African Game
Reserve. Here, you'll also spot the mighty baobab tree, the "tree of life" that
may just be the oldest life form on the African continent.
Included meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 5 - Swaziland
Today you'll enter the Kingdom of Swaziland, one of Africa's smallest countries.
Thanks to its rigorous attitude towards wildlife and environmental conservation,
Swaziland is also one of Africa's most lush and beautiful. En route, drive
through Mbabane, its capital city to visit a local market. Arrive in time for
an included dinner.
Included meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 6 - Hluhluwe
Begin your day with a journey to the Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Game Reserve. Situated in
the heart of Zululand, Umfolozi is Africa's oldest game reserve and was where
Zulu kings hunted and enacted the first conservation laws. In the 1950s and 60s,
Imfolozi was the home of Operation Rhino and became world renowned for its white
rhino conservation. Today, it is one of the best reserves thanks to its many
watering holes which attract a plethora of game. This afternoon, you'll enjoy an
included game drive on which you might spot the white rhinos for which the game
reserve is famous. Arrive at your hotel this evening.
Included meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 7 - Hluhluwe
Today, depart for the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park for an ECO cruise tour
exploring the St. Lucia Estuary for hippos, bush bucks, crocodiles, fish-eagles,
mangroves, monkeys, kingfishers and mudskippers. Return to your hotel in
Hulhluwe (Tonight may instead be spent in Durban, depending on flight
Included meals: breakfast
Included entrances: St. Lucia Estuary

Day 8 - Port Elizabeth
Today, travel to Durban and board your flight to the sun-drenched shores of Port
Elizabeth, where your guide introduces you to this major seaport and vacation
destination set on the shores of the beautiful Algoa Bay. With 40 km of
unspoiled coastline, it is the ideal spot for a bit of relaxation. Later, enjoy
an included dinner with your group.
Included meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 9 - Port Elizabeth
On today's excursion, visit the Pumba Private Game Reserve, where you'll enjoy a
game drive and included lunch. This evening, opt for our Township Tour & Dinner
Included meals: breakfast, lunch
Included entrances: Pumba Private Game Reserve

Day 10 - Knysna
Continue on to Knysna, heading through the Garden Route to Tsitsikamma National
Park, where forests, rivers and fynbos roll down verdant slopes and rocky shores
to the sea. Enjoy an included lunch then ready yourself for spectacular scenery
on a guided, tractor-drawn wagon tour through the Garden Route forests (weather
Included meals: breakfast, lunch
Included entrances: Tsitsikamma National Park

Day 11 - Knysna
Embark on a ferry ride to Featherbed Nature Reserve, a pristine piece of
paradise only accessible by boat. Enjoy an included lunch beneath the milkwood
trees. Take 4-by-4's up to an impressive viewpoint and enjoy a guided nature
walk along the coast. Tonight, opt to visit an Elephant Sanctuary, where you'll
interact with these gentle giants and enjoy dinner.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch
Included entrances: Featherbed Nature Reserve

Day 12 - Cape Town
Leave Knysna as for Cape Town this morning, stopping along the way to visit a
local wine estate for lunch. Celebrate your arrival in Cape Town with an
included dinner this evening.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 13 - Cape Town
Enjoy a tour of the beautiful city of Cape Town, the "Mother City", with a cable
car ride up Table Mountain (weather permitting) and a visit to the South Africa
Museum. Catch glimpses of the National Gallery and the Houses of Parliament as
you drive through the city and stop in the Malay District. This afternoon, take
a tour of Robben Island (weather permitting), the historic symbol of apartheid
and South Africa's struggle for freedom. Included meals: breakfast
Included entrances: Table Mountain, South African Museum

Day 14 - Cape Town
Travel to Hout Bay and enjoy lunch with your group at Cape of Good Hope Nature
Reserve, where the Atlantic and Southern Oceans meet. This evening, opt for our
Wine Tour & Dinner excursion.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch
Enjoy a free day to explore Cape Town on your own before an included Farewell
Dinner with your group this evening.
Included meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 16 - Cape Town
Transfer to the airport to board your flight home.
Included meals: breakfast

Day 17 - Cape Town
Arrive home.

The trip is organized through Go Ahead Tours/South Africa.  In
addition to being one of the more respected tour operators on the planet, Go
Ahead give you a price that includes all your accommodation, excursions and air
fare. Visit to find out more about this amazing

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