Erika & Jeff’s South Africa honeymoon

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ITINERARY

DAY 1, MONday 14th October: YOUR HONEYMOON BEGINS

  • Depart Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) at 18:05 (6:05pm) on Air France flight 55

DAY 2, TUesday 15th OctoBER: ARRIVE Cape Town

  • Arrive Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG) at 07:35

  • Depart Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG) at 09:40 on Air France flight 864

  • Arrive Cape Town International Airport (CPT) at 21:20 (9:20pm)

  • Upon arrival in South Africa make your way through immigration then head to baggage claim to collect your checked luggage. Your driver will meet you in the arrivals hall and will be holding a sign with your names on it. They will transfer you the 25mins to your Cape Town hotel for the next four nights.


MORE QUARTERS, LUXURY ROOM

Inclusions: Daily breakfast, complimentary wifi & shared shuttle transfers within 4miles of the hotel
Check-in: 2pm, Check-out: 11am

 
 

DAY 3, WEDNEsday 16th OctoBER: TABLE MOUNTAIN

  • Today Cape Town is yours to discover. Start your stay in the city with a 25 minute 360 degree scenic tour of Table Mountain and the stunning blue and white coastline that the city is famous for.

  • 10:30am meet your driver in the hotel reception for the 10min drive to the waterfront.

  • 11:00am Three Bays Tour with NAC Helicopters Cape Town
    A: East Pier Road, V&A Waterfront | T: +27 (0)21 425 3868

  • From the waterfront you have two options:
    1) Walk to the V&A food market and Watershed to buy lunch (we highly recommend the flatbreads) before catching an Uber to colourful Bo’Kaap (Wale St & Chiappini St). After, make your way to the lower cableway to venture up the flat top mountain that looms over the city in time for sunset.

  • 2) Walk to the V&A food market and Watershed to buy lunch before catching an Uber to the lower cableway to venture up Table Mountain at the peak of the day, then catch an Uber to stroll through Bo’Kaap once you are down.
    ** Your Table Mountain tickets allow you cable car access between 1:00pm and 5:00pm. Please check the conditions for the cable car here prior to making the journey to the Lower Cableway as they can be closed suddenly due to high winds.

  • 8:00pm La Colombe Dinner Reservation

DAY 4, THURSday 17th OctoBER: Boulders Beach & CAPE POINT

  • 8:00am pick-up rental car from Hertz downtown office
    A: 40 Loop Street, Cape Town | T: +27 (0)21 410 6800 | Confirmation # 12MBQV

  • Drive 1hr south of the city to Muizenberg Beach to soak up the sun at the colourful beach huts. From there continue 30mins south to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony where you will want to spend an hour or so with the penguins on the beach (continue further down the walking path to reach the beach access point). Now you are only 35mins drive from Cape Point Lighthouse and Cape of Good Hope. Turn back around 4pm to reach Cape Town before sunset and to return your rental car by 6pm.

DAY 5, FRIday 18th OctoBER: A day of wineries

  • 10:00am meet your driver in the hotel reception.

  • Located one hour drive from Cape Town are some of South Africa’s most famous wine regions. Today you will visit three fantastic wineries in Stellenbosch - Waterford, Babylonstoren (we have made you a lunch reservation here, which will be an additional cost to your tour) and Delheim for a mixture of wine tastings in this warm wine region.

DAY 6, Saturday 19th OctoBER: CLIFTON BEACH

  • Spend your last day in Cape Town overlooking the city’s famous beaches - Clifton and Camps Bay. After breakfast this morning take the MORE Quarters transfer to your beautiful hotel overlooking Clifton Beach.

  • Check-in to your hotel then spend the remainder of the day enjoying the garden, pool and views or venture down to the beach itself.

CAPE VIEW CLIFTON, JUNIOR SUITE

Inclusions: Daily breakfast & complimentary wifi
Check-in: 2pm, Check-out: 11am

DAY 7, Sunday 20th OctoBEr: Cape town to Johannesburg

  • 10:45am meet your driver in the hotel reception for the 30min drive to the airport.

  • Depart Cape Town International Airport (CPT) at 12:20 on British Airways flight 6414 | Confirmation # NZODNE

  • Arrive O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) at 14:20 (2:20pm)

  • Upon arrival in Johannesburg collect your luggage and head to the arrivals hall. Your driver will be there holding a sign with your names on. You will then be transferred the 3hrs to your safari lodge in the Kololo Game Reserve.


    IZINGWE LODGE, ENTIRE PLACE

Inclusions: All meals, soft drinks, laundry, daily game drives, wifi and conservation fees
Check-in: 2pm, Check-out: 11am

 
 

DAY 8, Monday 21st October: safari

  • Start your stay enjoying the benefits of this small camp where you will be the only guests. Enjoy the views from your room before breakfast and your first South African safari.

  • In between game drives perhaps relax by the pool, read a book or take a nap to get over the jet-lag.

DAY 9, Tuesday 22nd October: safari

  • Wake up in the wild this morning! After breakfast head out on safari to see how many of the big five you can tick off your list.

DAY 10, Wednesday 23rd October: SAFARI

  • Let your driver know if there is anything left on your big five bucket list and they will try their best to make your final day incredible!

  • Enjoy one last restful sleep in the wilderness tonight before packing up to leave tomorrow.

DAY 11, Thursday 24th OctoBER: Johannesburg

  • After breakfast and check-out this morning your driver will meet you at the lodge to transfer you the 3hrs back to Johannesburg.

  • Once back in Jo’burg check-in to your the final hotel of your South African honeymoon.


FAIRLAWNS HOTEL & SPA, grand chateau suite

Inclusions: Daily breakfast & complimentary wifi
Check-in: 2pm, Check-out: 11am

 
 

DAY 12, Friday 25th OctoBER: all good things must come to an end!

  • After check-out this morning stay and use the hotels facilities until your transfer to the airport at 5:00pm

  • Depart O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) at 20:35 (8:35pm) on Alitalia flight 849

DAY 13, Saturday 26th OctoBER: Arrive home

  • Arrive Rome Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) at 06:50

  • Depart Rome Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) at 09:30 on Alitalia flight 618

  • Arrive Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) at 13:30 (1:30pm)

 

 

TRIP COST

$16,860 USD Total for two adults

INCLUSIONS

  • 10 nights accommodation in Cape Town, Clifton Beach, Izingwe Lodge and Johannesburg including en suite bathroom, wifi and sales tax throughout

  • Breakfast daily

  • Domestic one-way flight Cape Town to Johannesburg including 1 handbag/laptop bag, 1 cabin bag & 1 checked bag at 23kg (51lbs) per person

  • Private arrival and departure transfers in Cape Town, Clifton Beach and Johannesburg

  • Return road transfer Johannesburg Airport to Izingwe Lodge, Izingwe Lodge to Fairlawns Hotel & Spa

  • Game reserve conservation fees

  • All meals and soft drinks at Izingwe Lodge

  • Daily private game drives in 4x4 safari jeep at Izingwe Lodge

  • Wednesday 16th October: 360 degree Table Mountain scenic helicopter flight, 25mins, shared

  • Wednesday 16th October: Table Mountain cable car tickets

  • Thursday 17th October: One-day Hertz rental car, Toyota Corolla or similar, including sales tax and unlimited mileage

  • Friday 18th October: Full day private car and driver

  • Friday 18th October: Three wine tours and tastings in Stellenbosch wine region at Waterford, Babylonstoren & Delheim. A lunch reservation has been made for you at Babylonstoren but is at an additional cost to the tour so please ensure you settle your bill when you are finished.

EXCLUSIONS

  • Return one-stop premium economy flights Washington to Cape Town, Johannesburg to Washington

  • Travel insurance: medical and trip cancellation ** medical insurance is mandatory for entry to South Africa

  • Lunches and dinners in Cape Town, Clifton Beach and Johannesburg

  • Guide and driver gratuities

  • Additional rental car charges, including but not limited to, additional drivers, re-fuelling, tolls, traffic violation charges etc.
    ** A credit card deposit for the full excess amount plus 1,650 ZAR will be processed at the time of pick up. This will be refunded at return provided the vehicle is returned in the same condition as rented.

  • Additional activities, entrance fees and transportation, including but not limited to, ride shares, spa treatments etc.

  • Items of a personal nature, including but not limited to, cellular usage and roaming charges, room incidentals, shopping etc.

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