South Africa

South Africa is a popular tourist destination, with some 14 million arrivals registered in 2013.

Garden Route, South Africa

Garden Route, South Africa

South Africa is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems. Inland safari destination Kruger National Park covers vast shrublands populated by big game; the Western Cape encompasses lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, wild beaches, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the city of Cape Town, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain.

Scenic South Africa (8 Nights & 9 Days)

Port Elizabeth - Garden Route - Cape Town - Sun City - Johannesburg

Day 01: Port Elizabeth

Upon your arrival at O R TAMBO International Airport you will be met by an English speaking Nimbus Tours & Travels Representative, who will hand over your travel documents.

Make your way to domestic departures for your flight to Port Elizabeth Airport (flight cost not included in the rate). Arrive at Port Elizabeth and depart on a private road transfer to your hotel. Arrive at the hotel and check in & enjoy your day free at leisure.


Dinner will be served at a local restaurant
Included meals : Dinner
Overnight : Boardwalk Hotel****

Day 02: Garden Route

Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Depart overland to Knynsa along Route 62 – Drive time from Port Elizabeth to Knsyna is +/- 3.5 hours. Arrive at Knynsa and check into your hotel. Depart for a Sunset Cruise on the Knysna Lagoon.


Dinner will be served at a local Indian restaurant
Included meals : Breakfast/Dinner
Overnight : Hyatt Regency Ou Baai****

Day 03: Garden Route

Breakfast will be served at the hotel.

08:00 - Depart for a full day tour to Oudtshoorn is a town in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. With 80,336 inhabitants it is the largest town in the Little Karoo region. The town is home to the world's largest Ostrich population with a number of specialized ostrich breeding farms such as the Safari Show Farm.

10:00 - Cango Caves – the Klein Karoo’s oldest and most popular attraction…. One of the world’s natural wonders.

12:00 - Cango Wildlife Ranch – here you will have the opportunity to view some of the animal species that inhabited the Karoo Region in the early days.

14:00 - Visit the Safari Ostrich Farm – the ultimate “ostrich experience” with thousands of ostriches to view from incubation stage to full grown adults that visitors can ride. The farm has an excellent restaurant specializing in South African Cuisine, especially ostrich meat. It also boasts a curio shop including an excellent range of ostrich products.

Dinner will be served at a local Indian restaurant
Included meals : Breakfast/Dinner
Overnight : Hyatt Regency Ou Baai****

Day 04: Cape Town

Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Depart overland to Cape Town along Route 62 – Drive time from Knsyna to Capetown is +/- 6.5 hours. Arrive in the Mother City and check into your hotel. Enjoy your afternoon free at leisure


Dinner will be served at a local Indian restaurant
Included meals : Breakfast/Dinner
Overnight : Winchester Mansions****

Day 05: Cape Town

Breakfast will be served at the hotel.

Depart in a Private Cape Town city Tour, Take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain (Table Mountain is weather permitting) for a panoramic view of the city and coastline. Continue through the historic Malay Quarter, past the South African Museum, with its famed Bushmen exhibits, the Castle and other interesting sights. Towards the end of the morning a visit is made at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. This is South Africa's most talked about tourist venue with many shops and restaurants.

Dinner will be served at a local Indian restaurant
Included meals : Breakfast/Dinner
Overnight : Winchester Mansions****

Day 06: Serengeti National Park

Full day spent in the Serengeti National Park with morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at & beyond Serengeti under Canvas.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 07: Serengeti National Park

Full day spent in the Serengeti National Park with morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at & beyond Serengeti under Canvas.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 08: Departure from South Africa

After breakfast, check out and transferred to the nearest local airstrip for your scheduled flight back to Kilimanjaro Airport, where you will be able to connect your Outbound flight back home. A Nimbus Tours representative will assist you at check-in and reconfirm your onward flight.

Hotels Provided

City Hotels
Lake Manyara National Park & Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Ngorongoro Cons. Area & Beyond Ngorongoro Crater lodge
Serengeti National Park & Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas

Package Includes:

  • Arrival and departure airport / airstrip transfers
  • 2 nights accommodation at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge package includes - Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, laundry, emergency medical evacuation insurance.
    Excludes: - Items of personal nature, champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits, gratuities, refreshments on game drives. Closed APRIL.
  • 2 nights accommodation at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge – Package - Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, laundry, emergency medical evacuation insurance.
    Excludes:- Items of personal nature, champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits, gratuities
  • 3 nights accommodation at Serengeti Under Canvas package includes; - Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, laundry, emergency medical evacuation insurance.
    Excludes:- Items of personal nature, champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits, gratuities
  • One Crater visit.
  • All game drives as per itinerary.
  • All park entrance fees.
  • Transport in a 7-seater 4 x 4 vehicle.
  • Services of a qualified English Speaking Driver Guide.
  • Game drives.

Package Excludes:

  • All International Flights + Taxes.
  • Visas.
  • Travel & Personal accident insurance.
  • Tips & personal expenses such as telephone calls…etc.
  • Excursions not detailed in above program.