Reise mit dem Zug wie die Einheimischen, halte in den Krüger und Hwange Nationalparks Ausschau nach den Big Five, genieße eine lokale Mahlzeit mit einer einheimischen Familie, besuche die Kids in der von Planeterra unterstützten Hope Africa Vorschule, spaziere mit den Nashörnern im Matobo-Nationalpark.
Südafrika ist so vollgestopft mit unzähligen verschiedenen Highlights, dass wir uns zwei Wochen Zeit nehmen, um einige von ihnen richtig gut kennenzulernen. Die Tierwelt ist die Hauptattraktion der Region, und in den Nationalparks Krüger, Hwange und Matobo wird es mehr als genug Gelegenheiten geben, die Big Five zu sehen. Abgesehen von den Tieren hast du auch zahlreichen Gelegenheiten, die einzigartigen regionalen Kulturen in Soweto, Shalati und an den Victoriafällen zu erkunden. Nimm dazu noch die Chance, auf Zugfahrten die Einheimischen in drei Ländern kennenzulernen, gemeinsame Mahlzeiten mit einheimischen Familien zu genießen und die Kids in der von Planeterra unterstützten G Hope Africa Vorschule zu besuchen, und nach dieser Reise wirst du ganz genau wissen, was diesen Teil der Welt so besonders macht.
Ankunft zu jeder Zeit möglich.
Genieße einen ganzen Tag in Kapstadt. Optional kannst du Robben Island oder den Tafelberg besuchen, Cape Point erkunden oder eine Weintour rund um Stellenbosch machen. Am Abend erlebst du eine authentische Mahlzeit bei einer einheimischen Familie in einer nahegelegenen Township.
Steige am Bahnhof Kapstadt an Bord des Fernzuges Shosholoza Meyl. Genieße einen entspannten Tag und spiele Karten mit deinen Mitreisenden, lerne die Einheimischen kennen und sieh dir an, was der Speisewagen zu bieten hat. Du wirst in den Schlaf gewogen vom gleichmäßigen Rattern der Räder. Nach dem Aufwachen kannst du ein optionales köstliches Frühstück an Bord genießen.
Geplante Ankunft in Johannesburg zu Mittag. Triff Fahrer und lokalen Guide und weiter geht es zu einem Besuch der Soweto Township. Genieße eine dreistündige Radtour in der Region.
Nimm die Panorama Route in das Gebiet des Krüger Nationalparks. Besuche die von Planeterra unterstützte G Hope Africa Vorschule. Danach eine Pirschfahrt am Nachmittag im Krüger Nationalpark (im eigenen Fahrzeug). Halte die Augen offen nach Elefanten, Löwen, Nashörnern, Leoparden und Büffeln – Afrikas berühmten Big Five. Am Abend genießt du ein traditionelles Tanz-Erlebnis in Shalati.
Starte früh los zu einer langen Fahrt mitten hinein in den Krüger-Nationalpark. Auf der Fahrt vom Norden ins Zentrum des Parks wirst du zahlreiche Gelegenheiten haben, vom Minibus aus wilde Tiere zu beobachten.
Fahrt zur Grenze nach Simbabwe und weiter zum Nationaldenkmal Groß-Simbabwe. Reise durch die abwechslungsreiche Landschaft und genieße den Sonnenuntergang über dem Lake Mutirikwe.
Beginne den Tag mit einem Besuch des Nationaldenkmals Groß-Simbabwe, Afrikas bedeutendster historischer Stätte südlich von Kairo. Lerne die Geschichte dieser Ruinenstadt kennen und erklimme die Bergfestung für einen Überblick über die Ausgrabungen. Weiter geht es zum Matobo-Nationalpark. Genieße am Tag 10 einen inbegriffenen Spaziergang, auf dem du gefährdete Nashörner aus nächster Nähe beobachten kannst. Am Nachmittag kannst du dir uralte Höhlenmalereien ansehen, das Grab von Cecil Rhodes besuchen, in der einzigartigen und atemberaubenden Landschaft wandern oder einfach am Pool abhängen.
Reise in den Hwange-Nationalpark und nutze die letzte Gelegenheit, um die Tierwelt zu beobachten. Genieße eine Pirschfahrt in unserem Touring-Wagen.
Am Vormittag kannst du noch mehr Tierbeobachtungen machen, bevor es dann weitergeht zu den Victoriafällen in Simbabwe. Genieße die spektakulären Wasserfälle, bevor du die Grenze nach Livingstone in Sambia überquerst.
Abreise zu jeder Zeit möglich. Wir empfehlen dringend, nach dem Trip eine Unterkunft hier zu buchen, um Livingstone und die Umgebung von Sambesi richtig zu geniessen.
Reise mit dem Zug wie die Einheimischen, halte in den Krüger und Hwange Nationalparks Ausschau nach den Big Five, genieße eine lokale Mahlzeit mit einer einheimischen Familie, besuche die Kids in der von Planeterra unterstützten Hope Africa Vorschule, spaziere mit den Nashörnern im Matobo-Nationalpark.
1. TRANSPORTATION This is not a physically demanding journey; however, travelling can be difficult, with long drives and poor road conditions at times. Despite this, most clients feel that the diversity of the African landscape, countries, culture and wildlife are all well worth the experience. We use a comfortable and safe air-conditioned touring vehicle for the long drives. 2. YELLOW FEVER It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate if you are traveling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. It is compulsory to show a valid Yellow Fever Certificate if you are travelling to Botswana from a Yellow Fever endemic country. Entry into Botswana when travelling from the following countries (but not limited to) will require a Yellow Fever Certificate: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Zambia, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela 3. COMBO TRIP Please note that this tour is a combination of several G Adventures tours. As such, your group CEO, fellow passengers, or vehicle may change between the individual tour sections. 4. EXTRAS Looking to add to your experience? Check out our Extras! Specially designed for travellers with unique interests, theme packs are optional add-ons to your G adventures trip that make your adventure more you-centric. Extras must be booked prior to departure, please see details in our optional activities field and ask you sales CEO.
On this tour, you will be accompanied by a group Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and an expert driver. The Chief Experience Officer (CEO) will be the group manager and leader. All of our leaders in southern Africa are registered and licensed tourism guides, meaning they’ve studied to have a broad knowledge base of the region’s history, cultures, and wildlife, and are legally certified to lead/guide tours in the regions visited. Most of our leaders in the region are from South Africa, though it may be possible that you’ll have a leader from another country in the southern African region. As the group manager and leader, the aim of the group leader is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places where are travelling, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. He/she will take care of the small things so you can concentrate on enjoying your adventure. In addition, as an integral part of the team, your driver is skilled and experienced driver who has intimate knowledge of the vehicle and routes travelled. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting.
Max. 18, im Schnitt 14.
9x Frühstück, 1x Mittagessen, 4x Abendessen.
Eating is a big part of travelling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available in southern Africa. On this tour, we provide only a few meals for you and your group members, so as to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility in you choices. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though - while in the larger centres, your group leader will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. For the included meals, vegetarian meal requests and other dietary requirements need to be specified prior to arrival.
Plane 300-350 USD für nicht inbegriffene Mahlzeiten ein.
Zug, privater Minibus, Safari-Wagen, zu Fuß.
For this trip we use a private local bus for most of the journey and an overnight on the local Shosholoza Meyl train between Cape Town and Johannesburg. With air conditioning, and sliding windows, this style of transportation is a comfortable way to travel through the region. In addition, even with a full group, there will be extra space for the benefit of the group. Having our own private vehicle for most of the tour allows us the flexibility of making stops when needed. In addition, we are able to travel to out-of-the-way locations where public transportation does not reach.
Hotels/Pensionen (7 Nächte), Lodges (4 Nächte), Nachtzug (1 Nacht, gemischtes Mehrbettzimmer).
Lady Hamilton Hotel 10 Union Street, Gardens Cape Town Western Cape South Africa +27 (0)21 423 3888
On arrival into Cape Town an arrival transfer is not included. Please make your way to the joining hotel. Cape Town International Airport is about 22 km from downtown. There are a variety of ways to get into the city. To take a taxi, leave the international terminal, cross the first road and you will see the taxi stand. Official taxis have the kilometre rate on the door. If you wish to take a shuttle to the city centre, when arriving at the international terminal, turn immediately left and walk straight ahead and you'll see the shuttle services desk. Cost is approximately 80ZAR. If you have a pre-arranged transfer, upon walking out of the international arrivals look for a transfer person holding a G Adventures sign and your name. Ask him/her what hotel he/she will take you to (do not volunteer this information). Then present your passport for proof of identity. A brief departure meeting will be held in the hotel reception area in evening on Day 1 of your tour (usually between 5pm and 7pm). Upon arrival, look for information from your CEO regarding meeting time and also the rest of the tour.
Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel. EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Operator (South Africa) After Hours Emergency number: From outside South Africa: +27 82 5757 434 From within South Africa: 082 5757 434 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0844 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 01805 70 90 30 00 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999
You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. Your baggage should be clearly labelled and restricted to one soft compact suitcase (please avoid a hard-top case), or sports bag, maximum 15kg, plus a daypack. Luggage limits on airlines are strictly enforced and space on vehicles is limited. Porters are not often available, so be prepared to carry your own bags. It is important to pack clothes for warm days and cool evenings, as well as a warm jacket for early morning game drives. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable. During the winter months (May to October), the temperatures can get quite cold. It is wise to bring plenty of layers for cool mornings and evenings. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable.
-Documents -Passport -Insurance info -Flight info -Cash, credit and debit cards -Vouchers and pre-departure information -Required visas or vaccination certificates -Yellow Fever certificate -Weather-appropriate clothing -Fleece or wool jumper/jacket -Windproof/waterproof jacket -Small towel and swimwear -4 shirts/t-shirts, cool and breathable -Long-sleeved shirt or sweater for evenings -1 pair of shorts -2 pairs of long trousers -1 pair hiking pants/track pants -Comfortable shoes -Sport sandals -Sun hat, Bandana -Sunblock -Sunglasses -Sleeping bag/sleep sheet -Watch or alarm clock -First-aid kit (should contain Lip balm with sunscreen, Aspirin, Ibuprofin , Malaria pills, bandaids/plasters, tape, anti-histamine, Antiseptic cream, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhoea, rehydration powder, insect repellent, extra prescription drugs you may be taking) -Toiletries (biodegradable) -Toilet paper -Day pack -Camera with extra memory cards and batteries -Personal Entertainment -Binoculars -Waterproof backpack cover -Flashlight/Torch -Outlet adapter -Insect Repellent -Moneybelt -Antibacterial wipes/gel -Reusable water bottle -Pocketknife -Water purification tablets or filter (optional)
Please note that you will be on the move a lot, and as such there will not be a lot of time for same-day laundry service. Please ask your guide/CEO to arrange if any laundry needs to be done, so that he / she can advise or make arrangements for you. Most travellers on this trip find that Swakopmund and Windhoek are convenient places to get their washing done, though facilities are available as well in Cape Town, Lambert's Bay, and Livingstone.
All countries require travellers to have a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity), and you are required to acquire the entry visas for each of the countries visited. Please double check with your agent and/or visa agent what the visa requirements are for each country that you will be traveling to. Some countries do require that you get your visa before arrival. If you show up at a border and should you not have the required visa you will be denied entry to the country and be sent back to the closest embassy/high commission to get the visa. All arrangements and expenses for that will be at your own cost. The CEO will assist you with travel arrangements but will not be able to accompany you. You will also have to catch up with the group at their next destination at your own cost. Zambia ***Please be sure to visit http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm to determine if your nationality requires a Visa, can purchase one upon arrival or must apply for one in advance. Note that Zambia and Zimbabwe have come out with a UNIVISA. This Visa allows holders to cross back and forth between Zambia and Zimbabwe as many times as they would like within a 30-day period (giving the passenger the ability to see Victoria Falls from both sides). These Visa’s can be purchased at Livingstone and Lusaka airports and the border posts at Victoria Falls and Kazangula for 50USD. We would recommend this Visa to our passengers as a single entry Visa to Zimbabwe costs 30USD and upwards, and a single entry Visa to Zambia costs 50USD and upwards (therefore, the UNIVISA offers more value). Information below is in regards to Zambian Visas only. http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=92&Itemid=117 Most nationals can purchase their visas upon arrival. Some nationals do have to obtain a visa before arriving in Lusaka such as Greek, Turkish, Indian, Chinese. But please double check with your agent and/or closest embassy. Types of VISAS and the Applicable Fees – Please use as guideline only. Single Entry- US $50. Double Entry- US $80 Multiple Entry- US $80 Zimbabwe ***Please be sure to do your research to determine if your nationality requires a Visa, can purchase one upon arrival or must apply for one in advance. Note that Zambia and Zimbabwe have come out with a UNIVISA. This Visa allows holders to cross back and forth between Zambia and Zimbabwe as many times as they would like within a 30-day period (giving the passenger the ability to see Victoria Falls from both sides). These Visa’s can be purchased at Livingstone and Lusaka airports and the border posts at Victoria Falls and Kazangula for 50USD. We would recommend this Visa to our passengers as a single entry Visa to Zimbabwe costs 30USD and upwards, and a single entry Visa to Zambia costs 50USD and upwards (therefore, the UNIVISA offers more value). Information below is in regards to Zimbabwe Visas only. http://www.victoriafalls-guide.net/zimbabwe-visa.html A Visa to enter Zimbabwe is required by several nationalities, please read the full details listed below. There are 3 categories: CATEGORY A: Countries whose nationals do NOT require a Zimbabwe Visa. Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Fiji, Grenada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Leeward Islands, Lesotho, Malaysia, Malawi, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Samoa Western, Singapore, South Africa , Solomon Islands, St Kitts, St Lucia, St Vincent, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Turk & Caicoa Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda Vanuatu, Zambia *South Africa - gratis (FREE) visas issued at point of entry CATEGORY B: Countries whose nationals are granted a Zimbabwe Visa at port of entry on payment of requisite visa fees. See costs below Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Brunei, *Canada, Cook Island, Denmark, Dominic Rep, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, *Ghana, Greece, Indonesia, Iceland, *Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palau Islands, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Seychelles, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, *United Kingdom, United States of America, Vatican, Virgin Islands CATEGORY B: ZIMBABWE VISA FEES - * See CATEGORY B: Exceptions Table Single Entry US$ 30 Double Entry US$ 45 Multiple Entry US$ 55 CATEGORY B: EXCEPTIONS British and Irish Single Entry US$ 55 Double Entry US$ 70 Canada Single Entry US$ 75 Canadian Passport holders can ONLY get a Single entry Zimbabwe Visa at the port of Entry. Cost is US$75 Category C nationals can only get a single entry Zimbabwe visa CATEGORY C: Countries whose nationals are required to apply for and obtain a Zimbabwe visa prior to travelling. Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde Island, Central Africa Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros Islands, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Cote d'Voire, Croatia, Cuba , Czech Rep, Djibouti Rep, El Salvador, Equator, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Eyrom, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French West Indies, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Gibraltar, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea,Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (DPRK), Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macau, Madagascar, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nieu, Niger, Nigeria, Norfolk Islands, Northern Mariana, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Principe, Qatar , Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa (America), San Marino, Sao Tome, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovak Rep, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen Rep, Yugoslavia CATEGORY C: ZIMBABWE VISA FEES Single Entry US$65 to US$100 If you have purchased a single entry visa upon arrival and then decide to leave Zimbabwe, even for a few hours, you will need to buy another visa to re-enter Zimbabwe. In this instance you should buy a double entry visa upon arrival, it works out cheaper. NB - Multiple Entry Visas - cannot be obtained at the port of entry into Zimbabwe. You may enter Zimbabwe on a single entry visa and then obtain a Multiple Entry Visa from the town office - but this may take up to 7 working days to be issued. Alternatively a multiple entry visa can be obtained from the Zimbabwe Embassy in your country prior to departure for Zimbabwe South Africa http://www.dha.gov.za/Counties%20Exempy%20from%20SA%20Visaa.html Visas are not issued at South African ports of entry, and airline officials are obliged to insist on visas before allowing passengers to board. If you arrive without a visa, immigration officials are obliged to put you onto a flight back to your home country. If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 90 days: African Union / Unity Laissez Passes, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States of America, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica If you are a passport holder of the following countries/areas you do not need a visa for stays of LESS THAN 30 days: Antigua and Barbuda,Barbados,Belize,Benin,Bolivia,Hong Kong,Hungary,Jordan,Lesotho,Malaysia Cape Verde,Costa Rica,Cyprus,Gabon,Guyana,Peru,Poland,Seychelles,Slovak Republic ,South Korea,Swaziland,Thailand,Turkey,Zambia This information is accurate at the time of writing, and please contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements and costs, regarding these, and the other countries visited, or see your travel agent. It is your responsibility to have the correct travel documentation.
The currency in South Africa is the South African Rand (ZAR). The South African rand is also often an accepted form of payment in Zimbabwe. It is advisable to pay in US$ in Zambia, as it is not that easy to get a good exchange rate, however, change will then be in Kwacha. Each currency can be obtained locally by changing foreign currency or by using ATMs (where available) which will disperse local currency. Your CEO will inform you where you can change money throughout the tour and approximately how much money you will need. The easiest foreign currency to exchange for locally for any of the local currencies is the $US; however the British Pound and Euro may also be exchanged as well. Please note that due to past problems with forgery, $US notes that are older than year 2006 are not accepted in Africa. Large note ($US 50, $US 100 etc) can be difficult to change in some places, but will gain you the best exchange rate. If you plan to rely on cash, please bring foreign currency (Euro, Pound, USD) with you, as it is often expensive to buy these currencies locally. And in more rural areas, it is often not likely. If you plan to buy your visas at borders, you will need to bring $USD cash to pay for these visas. Please note you cannot use the local currency or any other currency to buy these visas- they must be purchased in USD. Please do not bring Travellers’ cheques toAfrica. They are difficult if not impossible to exchange in many places. Visa/Plus system cards are the most widely accepted debit cards. it is harder to find machines Mastercard/Cirrus cards. We highly recommend that if you hold a Mastercard, you obtain a Visa card prior to departure and travel with both. This is also useful should somethingunforeseen happen to one of your cards during your travels. While there are many ATMs in the major centres, there are no guarantees that your credit or debit cards will actually work in Africa. Check with your bank. Credit cards can be used in major cities and towns ONLY but please do not rely on them as a method of payment because they are generally not widely accepted. You should be aware that to purchase products or services on a credit card a fee of 5%-10% usually applies. The majority of our optional activities can also be paid by credit card. Your CEO will advise on these. Please note that in many areas there may be occasional power-outages, where there will be no electricity for hours at a time. In addition, ATMs outside of larger centers often run out of cash or can be out of order unexpectedly. These factors could affect your ability to access money from ATMs. As such, please do not rely on credit or debit cards as your only source of money. A combination of foreign currency and debit/credit cards for cash advances is best. Always take more rather than less, as you don't want to spoil the trip by constantly feeling short of funds. As currency exchange rates can fluctuate often we ask that you refer to the following website for daily exchange rates: www.xe.com.
Tipping is an expected - though not compulsory and optional (up to the discretion of the group/guest) - component of your tour program and an expression of satisfaction with the persons who have assisted you on your tour. It is one of the most direct ways that you can have a positive economic impact within the African community. Although it may not be customary for you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, as an important source of income for those in the tourism industry. Giving a tip should be a seen as a formal 'thank you', and the action should in no way be awkward. The best method of tipping someone that has served the whole group is to plan in advance, and not rush when it comes to saying goodbye. A suggestion would be for each group member to contribute anonymously by putting their tip into an envelope. This often works the best and the group as a whole should gather to present the gift to the recipient(s), offering their thanks and showing their appreciation. This method brings the action out into the open, allowing for a friendly and appreciative interaction between the group and the recipient(s). You may use the following as a guideline, all given in a per client format: Restaurant/Café servers: 10% of cost of bill, especially when in a large group (no envelope required); Driver / Camp Cook / CEO: up to the discretion of the guest.
All prices are per person, are in US dollar amounts, are subject to availability and are only an indication due to currency fluctuations. The optional activities in South Africa need to be paid in Rands. SOUTH AFRICA Cape Town Home Dinner- $50 p/p (Incl. Transfer&Guide) Table Mountain Cableway- one way ticket- $12 p/p Table Mountain Cableway- return ticket- $23 p/p Township tour $77 Robben Island (Tour times are: 9:00, 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00) $30 p/p (3 hrs) For bookings: +27 21 413 4263/4 (Credit card details required). In peak season it is recommendable to book 3 days in advance. Boulders Beach (where the Jackass Penguins can be seen) Entrance- $5 p/p Cape of Good Hope (Cape Point) Entrance- $10 p/p Shark viewing and cage diving (including transport): $175 p/p Two Oceans Aquarium Adults- $13 p/p Children (14-17 yrs)- $8 p/p Table mountain hike to Platteklip (3 hrs) $60 City sightseeing bus tour (hop on hop off bus) One day pass- $20 p/p Winetasting Stellenbosch (8hrs, min3 pax) $85 ZAMBIA Livingstone: Breakfast Cruise USD55 Lunch or Sunset Cruise USD70 Lady Livingstone Sunset Cruise USD85 White Water Rafting: River conditions are vary depending on the seasons. Low water season generally runs from August to January each year - this is when the Zambezi is at its very wildest. High water season is from about February to July with a "closed season" for a few months, usually in March, and April, depending on the season's rains. During this time rafting on the river is not permitted. Full Day (Low Water) - inc lift USD185 Half Day AM (Low Water) - no lift USD160 Half Day PM (Low Water) or High Water - inc lift USD160 White Water Rafting / River Boarding Combo Full Day (Low Water) - inc lift USD225 Half Day AM (Low Water) - no lift USD195 Half Day PM (Low Water) or High Water - inc lift USD195 Overnight White Water Rafting 2 Days, 1 Night Rapid 1 - 25 USD345 3.5 Days, 3 Night Rapid 1 to Moemba Falls USD1110 Raft Float on Upper Zambezi USD100 Upper Zambezi Canoe: Half Day USD120 Full Day USD155 Overnight Canoeing USD285 Abseiling: Full Day USD162 Half Day USD139 Gorge Swing - (single / tandem) USD95/116 Flying Fox or Cable Slide (excl transfer) USD58 Vic Falls Bungee: Big Air Experience (Combo) USD198 Bungee jump USD157 Bridge Swing USD157 Bridge Slide USD47 Bridge Tour USD70 *Excludes transfers River Safaris Morning / Lunch / Sunset *$10 Park fee to be paid direct USD100 Jet Boating * includes cable car USD116 Fishing Safaris Half Day AM/PM USD145 Full Day (with lunch) USD296 Game Drive USD65 Zambezi Elephant Trail (AM/PM Ride) USD195 Lion Encounter (AM/PM Walk): USD160 Chobe Game Park (Kasane - Botswana) Day Trip (Excludes Visa Fees) USD190 VICTORIA FALLS: Falls Tour (Zambia) (Excludes Visa Fees and USD20 park fee) USD35 Flights over the Falls: Helicopter Short flight (approx 15mins) USD185 Helicopter Long flight (approx 30mins) USD370 Microlight Short flight (approx 15mins) USD175 Microlight Long flight (approx 30mins) USD350 Livingstone Island (Devil's Pool) Morning Breezer USD90 Lunch USD150 High Tea USD120 *Excludes transfers Livingstone Tour USD50 Mukuni Village USD50 Visit a typical African village, purchase food from the local market, enjoy a cooking lesson, interact with the Tokayela people and learn their rich culture while having lunch with them. In your tour prize a donation to the village community project is included. African Culture tour (markets, cooking lunch, languages) USD60 Learn about the African culture on food and the basic languages used in the Livingstone area. It also offers clients an experience of shopping at an African market the way the Africans do it plus an overview on the history of Zambia and Livingstone town.
Please note inoculations may be required for the country visited. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure. We recommend you contact your family physician, or your local travel clinic for the most up-to-date health information at least one month before departure. Travelers should also carry a basic first-aid kit, hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes. Travellers to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia should observe similar precautio
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