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Glatt Safaris 2022 – Winter Vacation in Johannesburg, South Africa

From 26/July/21 (17 Av) to 5/Aug/21 (27 Av)

Fly over the thundering Victoria Falls in a helicopter, ride an elephant on Safari, visit Table Mountain, Kruger National Park and much more on this luxury adventure to South Africa and East Africa.

Our trip also takes in Chobe National Park, in Botswana, home to 60,000 African elephants, the largest concentration in the world, as well as hippos, crocodiles and lions.

We’ll stay in 5 star hotels throughout the 11-day trip.

Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, is one of the highlights, on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. It’s the biggest waterfall on the planet, twice as high as Niagara.

At sunrise and sunset, we’ll drive through the iconic Kruger National Park on a jeep safari to see the famous Big Five – lions, leopards, rhinoceros, elephants, and buffaloes.

We’ll also take a boat trip to spot whales and seals, we’ll see African penguins waddling at the Cape of Good Hope, huge ostrich sprinting at up to 45mph . . . and we’ll probably chance upon wild baboon crossing the road.Table Mountain, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, dominates the Cape Town skyline. We’ll take a cable car up there to another world, with unbelievable views of the city and its beaches below.

The price includes:

  • Three Kosher LeMehadrin meals a day, supervised by בד”ץ קייפטאון
  • Two domestic flights within South Africa.
  • Accommodation in luxury hotels.
  • Comfortable air-conditioned tour buses.
  • Mineral water on buses throughout the tour.
  • Entrance fees to all the reserves.

Day 1 (Sunday) New York/London – Johannesburg

  • Fly to Johannesburg

Day 2 (Monday) Johannesburg – Kruger National Park

  • Land in Johannesburg
  • Visit Lion Park on– a Private Safari – pet cheetahs and lions and snap photos to show your friends back home. (Don’t worry, it’s safe!)
  • Take a bus to the vast Kruger National Park, with more animal species than any other reserve in the world – 150 mammals, 500-plus birds and 100 reptiles. Also home to the famous Big Five – lions, leopards, rhinoceros, elephants, giraffes and buffaloes.
  • Sleep in the Safari Reserve Area

Day 3-4 (Tuesday-Wednesday) – Kruger National Park

  • Our safari schedule is uniquely designed for your game viewing pleasure – we take full advantage of the best hours of the day, so that you can see as many animals as possible, for longer periods of time!
  • Rise early, (before dawn), for coffee and biscuits. Enter the park to begin our search for the active nocturnal animals such as lions, leopards, and antelope, as well as other species they prey on. Since the animals are always on the move, every game drive is completely unique – what one vehicle is lucky enough to spot, the next might miss by a few seconds!
  • Back to the hotel for dinner.
  • Sleep in the Safari Reserve Area

Day 5 (Thursday) Kruger – Wine route – Hermanus – Cape Town

  • Early start, fly to Cape Town (via Johannesburg).
  • Discover Stellenbosch wine world, visit a charming winery in one of the private estates and taste the local produce.
  • Take a boat to an observation point in Hermanus for whale watching.
  • Sleep in Cape Town

Day 6 (Friday)  Cape Town

  • Take a cable car up the 1,067m-high, 3km-long Table Mountain in the morning, (weather permitting), for breathtaking views of the city and its beaches, as well as the chance to see a huge variety of rare plant and animal life.
  • Tour the city, visit Company’s Garden, Bo Kaap, the Jewish museum of South Africa and Greenmarket square. (Time dependant).
  • Return to the hotel three hours before Shabbos.
  • Sleep in Cape Town.

Day 7 (Shabbos) Cape Town

  • Shabbos in Cape Town with a walking tour of the city
  • Friday night we will enjoy a leisurely Shabbos dinner.
  • Shabbos morning we will relax over morning coffee and cookies.
  • Walk to a picturesque shul close to our hotel.
  • Shabbos meal After Shul.
  • Shalosh Seudot and Melave Malka.
  • Sleep in Cape Town.

Day 8 (Sunday) – Cape Town – Cape of Good Hope

  • Visit the Cape Peninsula, where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet.
  • Take a boat to Seal Island.
  • Drive along one of the most beautiful coastal routes to the Cape of Good Hope.
  • Visit Rookery of the Penguins
  • Sleep in Cape Town

Day 9 (Monday) Cape Town – Victoria Falls

  • Fly to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, the largest singular waterfall in the world.
  • Cruise the Zambezi River in the afternoon until sunset.
  • Sleep in Victoria Falls

Day 10 (Tuesday)  Victoria Falls – Elephant ride – helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls

  • Visit Victoria Falls in the morning and see the water crash down from heights of up to 108m, creating smoke-like clouds.
  • Walk in the rainforest under the rainbow splash of the falls and stop at amazing vantage points.
  • See the ancient baobab trees, up to 1,500-years old!
  • View the Falls from both the Zambia & Zimbabwe sides.
    Elephant ride – Discover the world of elephants! Learn their life stories, behaviour patterns and all about their anatomy from the knowledgeable Indunas, who accompany each safari. After a 45-minute ride in the African bush, (where you are sure to encounter abundant wildlife!), it’s time to get up close and personal with your gentle giant – feed, pet and bond with your new animal friend!
  • Spectacular helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls – known as the ‘Flight of Angels’.
  • Sleep in Victoria Falls

Day 11 (Wednesday) Victoria Falls – Chobe Park, Botswana

  • Cross the border to Chobe National Park, Botswana, famed for its spectacular elephant population.
  • Cruise the Chobe River, (approximately three hours), on the border between Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Botswana. A chance to see elephants and hippos.
  • Lunch will be served after the cruise.
  • Tour the park in safari vehicles in the afternoon.
  • Return in the late afternoon to Victoria Falls.
  • Sleep in Victoria Falls

Day 12 (Thursday) Victoria Falls – Home

  • Breakfast.
  • Fly back home.

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    May, 2022




    August 26,2019

    • Tuesday
    • 9:00am - 10:00am
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