SOUTH AFRICA ROMANCE SAFARI
11-Day Luxury Safari and Deluxe Train Journey to Cape Town
From breakfasts in bed to romantic sundowners and private bush dinners, this super-luxury trip is perfect for those who enjoy the finer things in life. Enjoy game viewing, nature walks, and city tours in beautiful South Africa. A 2-night luxury train trip through the interior creates an unforgettable romantic escape.

DAY 1
PHINDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE: Arrive in Johannesburg, and after clearing customs and immigration, you’ll be met and assisted to your connecting scheduled charter flight to Richards Bay. Then take a 2-hour road transfer to Phinda Private Game Reserve in the Kwazulu-Natal Region. Here, you’ll enjoy spectacular game viewing, beautiful scenery (within seven different ecosystems) white sand beaches, and much more. You can enjoy morning and afternoon game drives, guided nature walks, boat cruises, and canoe trips. You’ll have the chance to see many types of wildlife including lions, elephants, zebra, and birds. Dinner and overnight at Phinda Vlei Lodge. (D, Dr)

DAYS 2, 3, & 4 – KWAZULU-NATAL/PHINDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE:
Enjoy three more days at Phinda enjoying daily game activities and the Reserve’s unique vlei (wetland) system along the edge of the rare sand forest. The Phinda Vlei Lodge hosts six thatched suites complete with luxurious ensuite bathroom, dressing room, private plunge pool and game viewing deck. (B, L, D, Dr)

DAY 5 – PHINDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE/JOHANNESBURG:
After an early morning activity and breakfast you’ll drive to Richard’s Bay and fly to Johannesburg. Upon your arrival, you’ll be transferred to the elegant Atholl Place within the leafy, upmarket suburb of Johannesburg. Here, guests are spoiled by attentive staff, mouth-watering menus and elegant accommodation. 10 individually decorated suites boast a lovely ensuite bathroom (with under-floor heating), a personal bar and a private balcony. (B, L, D)

DAYS 6 & 7 – ROVOS RAIL:
Have breakfast, and then transfer to the Rovos Rail Station for your two-night train trip through the interior on board the luxurious Rovos Rail. There’s no finer way to see the country than on this thousand-mile journey. You’ll pass through the beautiful winelands, Hex River Valley, the quaint village of Matjiesfontein, Karoo and Kimberley (city of De Beers and diamonds). All meals and overnights included. (B, L, D, Dr)

DAYS 8, 9 &
10 – CAPE TOWN: Arrive in Cape Town where you’ll be met and driven to Kensington Place, a boutique hotel nestled on the slopes of the world-renowned Table Mountain, only a stone’s throw away from Cape Town’s city center. With its distinct contemporary feel, the hotel offers a visually stimulating atmosphere in which to relax and unwind. Eight individually decorated rooms boast beautiful ensuite bathrooms and private terraces – which overlook the city skyline and harbor. You don’t have to venture far from the hotel to enjoy some of Cape Town’s popular hotspots, beaches and cultural attractions. We can arrange tours to the Winelands, Cape Town, Cape Peninsula, Robben Island and many more. Overnights Kensington Place. (B)

DAY 11 – CAPE TOWN:
After breakfast, you’ll be driven to the Cape Town airport for your onward flight. (B)

Duration
11 days

2014 Departures
Anytime


Accommodations
Luxury hotels, lodges and deluxe rail suite

Fitness Rating
Easy

Activities
Romantic meals, game drives, nature walks,
city tours, train journey

Land-only price*
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Flight prices
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* Price is per person based on double occupancy. Changes to itinerary may apply.  Price includes all accommodations, meals, transfers, guides, vehicles, park fees, activities as indicated, and a $25 donation to a worthy African charity. Price excludes international flights, visas, tips, inoculations, insurance and anything not specified above. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and AMEX. No refunds - see terms and conditions.

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Photo courtesy Rovos Rail