Mauritius & South Africa Extravaganza - 19 Days

Duration:

19 Days

Destinations:

  • Day 01: London – Mauritius
  • Day 02: Arrive – Mauritius
  • Day 03: Mauritius – City tour
  • Day 04: A kaleidoscope of Mauritius
  • Day 05:Mauritius - Johannesburg
  • Day 06: Tour of Johannesburg
  • Day 07: Johannesburg – Sun city
  • Day 08: Sun City - Ladysmith
  • Day 09: Ladysmith – Durban
  • Day 10: Durban
  • Day 11: Durban – Port Elizabeth
  • Day 12: Port Elisabeth – Knynsa
  • Day 13: Knynsa
  • Day 14: Knysna - Oudtshoorn
  • Day 15: Oudtshoorn – Cape Agulhas
  • Day 16: Cape Agulhas – Cape town
  • Day 17: Cape Town – Cape of Good Hope – Cape Point
  • Day 18: Cape Town – Table Mountain
  • Day 19: Cape Town - London
  • Extension: Victoria falls:
  • Extension Kruger national park:
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*Note: The distances mentioned on the itinerary are approximate travelling in coach per day.

What you see: 2 countries: Mauritius, South Africa

  • South Africa: Cape town, Garden Route, Oudsthoorn, Knysna, Sun city, Durban, Port Elizabeth
  • Mauritius: Port Louis, Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens, La Vanille Nature Reserve

What you get:

  • Meal plans as indicated at the bottom of your daily itinerary
  • Entrances to sightseeing's and excursions as per the itinerary
  • All transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • Return flights from London Heathrow Airport
  • Internal flights
  • Premium services of Bi-lingual Cheap Coach Tours Director

Price Excludes:

  • Visa charges
  • Tips (for land portion is approx. $10 per person per day) and compulsory daily
  • Items of personal nature viz. telephone calls, drinks, laundry bills, lunch etc.
  • Any extra meals other than stated above
  • Any cost of beverages, alcohols with the set dinners in the restaurants
  • Any significant increase in fuel price, currency translation or increase in any suppliers' costs before the time of booking.
  • All those which are not Mentioned under INCLUDES header

 

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Note: The above price is based on minimum of 10 passengers travelling at the same time. If there is less than 10 passengers, there will be an additional supplement charge. Any extensions may occur a supplement charge. Price includes current fuel supplement.
Flights are from London and subject to availability of seat classes. Full details and flight timings are available at the time of booking. The itinerary is subject to change due to flight timings.

Mauritius & South Africa Extravaganza - 19 Days

Day 01: London – Mauritius

Today board your overnight flight to Mauritius

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Day 02: Arrive – Mauritius

Upon arrival you will be transferred to the hotel. Today relax by the pool and enjoy the hotel facilities and surroundings for the rest of the day.

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Day 03: Mauritius – City tour

After a refreshing breakfast, depart to visit the enchanting and mostly undeveloped south coast. The drive leads up the High Plateau towards 'Grand Bassin', a sacred lake for the local Hindus who believe that its water originates from the Ganges. Grand Bassin is the most important area of worship of the Mauritian Hindus, every year during Maha Shivaratri, over 300,000 Hindus undertake the pilgrimage to the temples of the sacred lake. Later in the afternoon, visit the cliffs of 'Gris-Gris' which provide a stunning display of the wild nature of this rugged coast. The final highlight will be a walk through 'La Vanille Nature Reserve'. This lush tropical valley is home to a large number of regional flora and fauna including the giant tortoises and a breeding place for thousands of crocodiles.

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Day 04: A kaleidoscope of Mauritius

This morning start with a visit of the capital, Port Louis. From Fort Adelaide, the old citadel above the city, one has a magnificent view over the town and its harbour. You will also visit the busy city centre of Port Louis, the booming capital with its contrasting architecture. This city is a fascinating mix between old and new. Discover the colonial style "Government House', which overlooks the 'Place d'Armes", the heart of the city. The route then leads you around Moka and the Pieter Both mountain and descends down the long mountain road through the most scenic countryside towards Ville Bague and the plains of Pamplemousses. A visit of the magnificent Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens is the final highlight. It is from here since 1770, Pierre Poivre started to cultivate the area with spices and plants from all over the world. The Gardens are now world renowned for the variety as well as the rarity of its species. There are 500 plant and tree species in the gardens today including 80 varieties of palms.

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Day 05:Mauritius - Johannesburg

Today morning you are at leisure until your transfer to International Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel, where you have time ro relax and enjoy the hotel facilities.

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Day 06: Tour of Johannesburg

Today you visit the biggest township in South Africa, the birthplace of the Apartheid movement. You drive past the residence of Nelson and Winnie Mandela. Later visit the famous Indian market.

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Day 07: Johannesburg – Sun city

After breakfast you drive to Sun City for your overnight stay. Today enjoy your hand at a bit of gambling or relax by the pool, enjoy the hotel facilities or take a walk around and discover this man made oasis. Later tonight after dinner enjoy the amazing, extravaganza show.

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Day 08: Sun City - Ladysmith

Today you leave Sun City and drive to Ladysmith. Located on the banks of the erratic Klip River, Ladysmith was founded by a group of ranchers in 1847. Today Ladysmith is an important road and rail junction where the main routes from Durban diverge towards the Orange Free State and Gauteng. The main activity in the area is horse breeding and ranching.

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Day 09: Ladysmith – Durban

After breakfast, drive to Durban, which is a major, holiday resort. It has many high rise hotels along the 'Golden Mile' beachfront. It has long been a favorite seaside escape destination for the landlocked white residents of Pretoria and Johannesburg. The wide Durban promenade is full of Zulu ladies selling hand-woven baskets and beautiful beadwork, while the men try to lure you into a rickshaw for a ride around town. With a large population of Indians who came here to work in the sugarcane fields, it would not be out of place to call Durban the 'Curry Capital of South Africa'.

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Day 10: Durban

Today you have a full day free to enjoy Durban, the many shopping areas or just sit back and relax in your hotel and enjoy the nice sunny climate.

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Day 11: Durban – Port Elizabeth

Today morning transfer to the airport to board your flight to Port Elizabeth. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your seaside hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day in this 'very English' seaside resort of South Africa. Port Elizabeth is known as 'The Friendly City', with its sandy beaches, pleasant parks and a thriving nightlife. Settlers Park includes 54 hectares of cultivated and natural gardens in the valley of the Baakens River, with the many native plants and flowers attracting many colourful birds.

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Day 12: Port Elisabeth – Knynsa

After breakfast you drive via the lush forests to Knysna. You will travel through Nature's Valley to Tsitsikamma Forest - home of the mighty yellowwood trees. Here you enjoy a tractor-drawn wagon ride through the forests with a picnic lunch before driving on to Knysna.

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Day 13: Knynsa

In the land of lakes and lagoons. Knysna lazes by a warm, shallow lagoon, which ebbs and flows with tides that gush through the narrow rocky entrance at the Heads. The road climbing to the top of the eastern Head yields superb views especially towards sunset. You can watch yachts surf through the narrow ocean channel to the safety of their moorings. Later you take a ride on the narrow gauge Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe train which hugs the coast and crosses lagoons. This is one of the most majestic and spectacular scenic steam train rides in the world.

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Day 14: Knysna - Oudtshoorn

This morning you drive past the lakes and the beaches of Wilderness and navigate the Outenique Pass. You visit a crocodile farm and go down the famous Cango Caves before checking into our hotel at Oudtshoorn. Oudtshoorn is the tourist capital of the Little Karoo and the ostrich capital of South Africa, with thousands of the beady-eyed birds all over the place. With big bodies but small brains, these long-legged monsters eat pebbles to aid digestion and are particularly attracted to the odd earring or glinting necklace from unsuspecting tourists.

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Day 15: Oudtshoorn – Cape Agulhas

Post breakfast, depart for a visit to an ostrich farm before continuing on to Swellendam. You drive through the semi-desert area of the little Karoo with its wealth of Anglo-Boer war history and its sheep farms. Long before white settlers established Swellendam as the third European town in South Africa, vast herds of game grazed on pastures lush with an abundance of water from the confluence of two major rivers. Later you arrive at the southern most tip of Africa – Cape Agulhas.

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Day 16: Cape Agulhas – Cape town

Today depart from Cape Agulgus and drive along the coastal road to the village of Hermanus, where sheltered bays are home to the Southern Right whale in calving season (July to November). After looking for these wonderful mammals you continue to Cape Town. Three nights at the Cape hotel.

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Day 17: Cape Town – Cape of Good Hope – Cape Point

This morning you depart for a full day Tour of the Cape Peninsula, driving along the scenic Chapmans Peak drive to The Cape Of Good Hope and Cape Point. You continue to the penguin breeding colony at Boulders Beach, Simonstown and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

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Day 18: Cape Town – Table Mountain

This morning you take a cable car trip up Table Mountain. Rest of the day is free to shop or relax in the hotel and enjoy the beaches.

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Day 19: Cape Town - London

Today after breakfast transfer to airport to board your flight back to London. Or take optional excursion to Kruger National Park or the Victoria falls.

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Extension: Victoria falls

Day 01: Johannesburg - Zambia

Transfer to O.R Tambo International and make your way to International departures for your scheduled flight to Livingston Airport. On arrival you are transferred to your hotel for check in and relax. In the evening you will enjoy a spectacular African Tribal Dance.

[P] Breakfast [x] Indian Lunch [x] Indian Dinner


Day 02: Victoria Falls - African art and craft village - Sun set cruise

After breakfast you have the whole day at leisure. Just a walking distance from the hotel you can take a tour of the gigantic Victoria Falls- a 1708 meters wide making it the largest curtain of water in the world. Later stroll around the African art and craft village where you can purchase various African souvenirs. In late afternoon you will be transferred onto River Zambezi for a Sun Set cruise on the African Queen. Evening free at leisure.

[P] Breakfast [x] Indian Lunch [x] Indian Dinner


Day 03: Zambia - Johannesburg - UK

This morning you depart from Livingston Airport for your scheduled flight to O R TAMBO International Airport. Arrive at O.R Tambo International and make your way to international departures for your flight back home!

[P] Breakfast [x] Indian Lunch [x] Indian Dinner


Extension: Kruger national park:

Day 01: Johannesburg - Kruger National Park

Early morning you depart on an overland transfer to the Kruger National Park. (Drive time from Johannesburg to Kruger is +/- 6.5 hours) The Kruger National Park is an enormous nature reserve stretching three hundred and fifty kilometres along the Mozambican border and being sixty kilometres wide on average. The savannah of South Africa and the green paradise where hundreds of Impala lambs are born; staple diet of all the predators. Arrive at the lodge and check in. In the late afternoon you depart on a Game Drive in an open 4X4 game vehicle.

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Day 02: Kruger National Park

Early morning (06:00) you go out for a game drive before returning back to the hotel for breakfast.

Rest of the morning is free at leisure. In the late afternoon you go for your second game drive in search for the 'Big Five' - Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino- the flagship of Africa and South Africa's game reserves.

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Day 03: Kruger National Park - Johannesburg - UK

This morning you leave early from Kruger National Park for your drive back to Johannesburg. On arrival transfer to O R Tambo International Airport for your return flight back to UK.

[] Breakfast [x] Lunch [x] Dinner.

Price From

Month Date Adult Child
    $ $
Sep 22 £ 3500 $ 5250 £ 2540 $3810
Oct 20 £ 3500 $5250 £ 2540 $3810
Nov 10 £ 3800 $5700 £ 2760 $4140
Dec 24 £ 4200 $6300 £ 3500 $4575
Jan 13 12 £ 3800 $5700 £ 2760 $4140
Feb 13 09 £ 3500 $5250 £ 2540 $3810

  • Price per adult based on twin sharing.
  • Child (2 -11 years) price based on 2 adults sharing
  • Maximum capacity 3 in a room.
  • Dollar prices are fixed but GBP may vary if there are significant changes in the exchange rate.

Kruger Extension
Price From $
2 Pax £960 $1150
4 Pax £625 $940
6 Pax £550 $825
8 Pax £550 $825
10 Pax £520 $780
Single Supplement £190 $290
Child £190 $290

Victoria Fall Extension Cost  
Adult & Child
$
£490
$ 740
Single
Traveller

$
£650
$ 980


Victoria Falls Package Include:


  • Return JNB-LVI-JNB flight ticket (excluding all taxes)
  • Return Hotel Airport Transfers
  • Self Guided tour of the Vic Falls
  • Sun Set cruise on the Zambezi River
  • Tribal Dance Show

Victoria Falls Package Exclude:

  • All taxes on flight ticket
  • All meals
  • All visas and costs thereof
 

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