The Palace of the Lost City

5

Days

For this tour you would need to book your international flights to arrive and depart from Johannesburg unless you select one of the below safari or tour extensions.

Your tour highlights:


  • Soweto Tour

  • Sun City

  • Pilanesberg ”Big 5” Game Reserve

Recommended Extensions:


  • Kruger Safari

  • Madikwe Safari

  • Cape Town

  • Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe or Zambia

  • Chobe - Botswana

  • Okavango Delta

Included:


  • “Meet & Greet” on arrival at the airport

  • Tourism levies, taxes, fees & service charges

  • 5 Star accommodations: 3 Nights

  • 3 Meals: 3 Breakfasts

  • All local transfers & transport

  • Professional English-speaking guide - transfers & tours

  • Conservation & entrance fees per itinerary

Day 1:


Depart for South Africa on an overnight flight to arrive the next morning. If this is not convenient or you can get a better deal, if you book an earlier flight, then please let us know and we will plan accordingly.


Day 2:


Your guide for the day will meet you upon your morning arrival in Johannesburg at O R Tambo International Airport. From here we depart for a short township tour of Soweto for a glimpse of neighbourhood life and to reflect on the apartheid history of South Africa. This vibrant city is home to a host of interesting attractions, such as the Twin Towers and Freedom Square, as well as Vilakazi Street which is the only street in the world where two Nobel Peace Prize recipients resided namely Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the great Nelson Mandela. Included in this tour is a visit to the Nelson Mandela “Matchbox” House Museum and then the Apartheid Museum. You might like to get a bite to eat at the Truth Café found at the museum complex. Afternoon check-in at your hotel situated on Mandela Square in Sandton City. Dinner can be enjoyed at anyone of the numerous great restaurants found near your hotel. Overnight in Johannesburg.


Accommodation:  Sandton City - Johannesburg

Meals:  None


Included Activity:


  • SOWETO Tour


Day 3 & 4:


After breakfast, your driver / guide will meet you at your hotel in Sandton and then transfer you (2 hours) to Sun City also known as “The place where the sun never sets”. The legendary Palace of the Lost City was designed by dreamers for luxury seekers, luring visitors from all over the world for three decades. This luxurious hotel set among the Pilanesberg Mountains on an extinct volcanic site was built with passion and an amazing attention to detail. You have the afternoon and next day to enjoy what Sun City has to offer:


Open vehicle safaris in the Pilanesberg ”Big 5” Game Reserve, golf, valley of the waves, water sports, horse riding, visit to the crocodile farm and local cultural village, gambling, cabaret shows, movies and a whole lot more. All meals during your stay can be had at your hotel or anyone of several restaurants found at the Sun City complex. Overnight at Sun City.


Accommodation:  The Palace of the Lost City

Meals:  Breakfast


Day 5:


We will transfer you back to Johannesburg after breakfast and a leisurely morning, in order for you to catch your flight home or onward flight to your next destination, as per your selected safari or tour extension.


Accommodation:  None

Meals:  Breakfast