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South Africa - Mar 2023

CApe Town (5/6/7 - 11)
Safari (11 - 16)
Johannesburg (16 -17)
zAnzibar (17 - 22)

Hello, 

I present to you the latest version of your plan/proposal.   

 

Please take a look and let me know if you have any questions.   

 

As we continue defining things, I will keep adding details on the page to have everything in just one place. 

Cape Town

Monday, March 6, to Saturday, March 11 (5 nights)

Departing Sunday, March 5th 

Travel: Qatar Airways (24-26 hours)

  1. Flight to Cape Town

    • ​​Sunday, Mar 5th, 2023
      • Departing at 03:10 PM from LAX
        • Flight with Qatar Airways - QR 740
        • Booking Reference: L877UM
    • Monday, Mar 6th, 2023
      • ​Arriving at 5:20 PM at DOHA International
      • Departing at 8:00 PM
        • Flight with  Qatar Airways - QR 1371
    • ​Tuesday, Mar 7th, 2023
      • ​Arriving at  ​05:00 AM at Cape Town International
      • Driver will be waitnig outside. 

  1. Flight to Sabi Sands Reserve (Hoedspruit Airstrip)

    • ​​Saturday, Mar 11th, 2023

      • Departing at 10:40 AM from Cape Town, arriving at 01:10 PM

      • ​​Flight with Fly Airlink  - AIRLINK (4Z657)

      • 08:30 AM Airport Shuttle

Accommodation:  Apartment in City Bowl area.  Central, walking distance to many city attractions. 

  1. Address: Cartwright Corner, 19 Adderly Street, Cape Town (Here)

    • ​Keys to be collected & left in post box of 1003. (at reception desk)

    • Hostess information: Charmaine (+27824451243)

Activities

  • March 7

    • This​ day can be free for you to explore on your own pace and schedule.  Near where you live you have downtown/historic sites, the waterfront, and more. 

      • You could even join a walking tour in the afternoon if you'd like; some take off near where you are staying. 

    • 08:30 PM - Dinner reservation at Sevruga

  • March 8 (8am - 4pm) - Robben Island, Table Mountain, and Bo-Kaap 

    • ​Private transportation to visit Robben Island, Table Mountain and Bo-Kaap.  Tickets included and purchased in advance to skip lines. 

      • Guide won't enter with you to places, but will wait and give you time to enjoy on your own.

      • Tour guide: Fiston

      • Guide's number: (+27729734423)

      • Guide will pick you up at your accommodation a 8AM.  Please be ready at the lobby.  Feel free to contact Fiston as needed.   

  • March 9 (9am - 5pm) - Visit wine Stellenbosch Winelands 

    • Join a small group to visit three wineries. About 14-17 wines to taste. Beautiful settings to enjoy some of the best wine in the world. ​

      • Transportation, guide, tasting, and snacks included.​

      • Guide: Blaine: (+27 79 513 6644) - They have Remy's number and will contact you with any updates.  

      • 08:00 PM - Dinner reservation at Beluga

  • March 10 

    • Free day to explore on your own or schedule an additional experience.

    • 01:00 PM - Lunch reservation at Test Kitchen.

  • March 11 - Departure ​

Other Options:

I put together this City GUIDE with the help of our local contact.  Additional recommendations, suggestions, and good-to-know things about the city. 

Check it out. Let me know if you have any questions. 

  • Beach Days

  • Visit towns nearby (i.e. Simonstown, Franschhoek)

  • Discover different parts of the city (Cape Quarter, V&A, Cliff, Woodstock)

  • Discover old town area

  • Museums

  • Food experiences

  • Cape of good Hope

  • Boulder’s Beach

Some Restaurants to Check out: (recommendations from friends and clients who have been there)

Safari (Sabi Sands Reserve, at the Kruger National Park)
Saturday, Mar 11 to Thursday, Mar 16 (5 nights)


Travel: Flight from Cape town in to the park (2.5 hrs), where you will be picked up and taken to the hotel (2.5 hrs)

 

  1. Flight to Sabii Sands Reserve (Hoedspruit Airstrip)

    • ​​Saturday, Mar 11th, 2023. 

      • Departing at 10:40 AM from Cape Town, arriving at 01:10 PM

      • ​​Flight with Fly Airlink  - AIRLINK (4Z657)

      • Booking Reference: TJVPUL

      • Shuttle will be waiting to take you to lodge.  

  2. Flight to Johannesburg 

    • ​Thursday, Mar 16th, 2023

      • Departing  at 12:05 PM from Hoesdspruit, arriving at 01:10 PM at Johannesburg Tambo International (JNB)

      • Flight with Fly Airlink  - AIRLINK  (4Z872)

      • Booking Reference: TJVPUL 

      • 08:00 AM - Shuttle to Airport 



Accommodation: Chitwa Chitwa - All inclusive package with Luxury Suites.  Meals, drinks, game drives, and more.  

Activities: Daily game drives to the bush and plains. Community involvement.  Enjoy hotel facilities. 

Johannesburg
Thursday, March 16 to Friday , March 17 (1 night)


Travel: Short flight from Sabi Sands Reserve.
 

  1. Flight from Sabi Sands

    • Thursday, March 16th

      • Arriving at 01:10 PM at Johannesburg Tambo International (JNB)

      • Driver will be waiting outside with a sign.

  2. Flight to Zanzibar

    • ​​Friday, Mar 17th, 2023

      • Departing at 12:10 PM from JNB, arriving at Nairobi (NBO) at 05:15 PM

      • ​​Flight with Kenya Airways (KQ 761) 

      • Booking Reference: T37PJA

      • 09:00 AM Airport Shuttle

    • Friday, Mar 17th, 2023

      • Departing at 06:30 PM from Nairobi (NBO)​

      • Flight with Kenya Airways (KQ 494)

      • Arriving to Zanzibar at 07:50PM 

Accommodations: Voco Johannesburg Rosebank an IHG Hotel . This is a 5-star hotel located in Rosebank. A central, safe, and very popular area in the heart of the city.   
 



Beach Days 
Zanzibar
Friday, March 17
 to Wednesday , March 22 (5 nights)

Travel: Flight from Johannesburg to Zanzibar (One Stop)

 

  1. Flight fromJohannesburg, Via Nairobi

    • Friday, March 17th

      • Arriving at 07:50 PM at Zanzibar International (ZNZ) 

      • Shuttle will be waiting for you to take to resort. 

  2. Flight to LAX

    • Wednesday, March 22nd​

      • Departing at 11:35 PM from Zanzibar (ZNZ)​

        • Flight with Qatar Airways - QR 1492

        • Booking Reference: L877UM

        • 07:00 PM - Shuttle to airport 

    • Thursday, Mar 23rd, 2023

      • ​Arriving at 05:25 AM at DOHA International

      • Departing at 07:55 AM to LAX

      • Flight with  Qatar Airways - QR 739

      • Arriving at  ​02:10 PM at LAX


Accommodations: Kilindi Zanzibar. Beach 5-star resort.  1 hr drive from airport.  Private villa with pool.  All meals included.  other options available.

Activities: Hotel accommodations (beach, pool, spa, restaurants), water sports, visit main town, spice markets, hiking, etc.