South Africa March 2019 | Craig Travel

South Africa March 2019

South Africa
Plus Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park
March 8, 2019 to March 29, 2019
22 Days
Meals:
40
Escorted By:
CT Rating 3 Moderately Challenging
3 Moderately Challenging

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Often described as ‘The World in One Country’, South Africa is blessed with a diversity of climate, geography, wildlife and cultural heritage not possible anywhere else.
Each day we find new and exciting vistas spread before us: the rolling pasturelands of the Mpumalanga; the rugged peaks of the Drakensberg; the bush with its endless varieties of game and bird life; miles of golden sand beaches; quaint country towns, modern thriving cities and much more.
South Africa has undergone a number of tremendous political and social changes over the past two decades, from minority white rule and apartheid to representative government. Today we find a country that is living in harmony, both with nature and man. We have special opportunities on this journey to meet with and to learn from different ethnic groups within South Africa.
Our previous departures to South Africa filled extremely quickly. We urge you to enroll early.

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South Africa

We want to thank Gary Smith, a frequent Craig Traveller, for this exceptional video which covers many of the areas that we will visit on our upcoming journey. Gary has a longer (60 min.) version of this video which is available for purchase. For additional information please contact Gary directly - gjsmith@rogers.com

Alternate Departures

Friday, February 1, 2019
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
CT Rating 3 Moderately Challenging
3 Moderately Challenging

While relatively easy, this journey features long flights, a number of walks over uneven ground (some with steps) and some hot humid days. Members should be physically active to fully enjoy this tour. Hotels are comfortable, roads are good and the food is excellent throughout the region.

Highlights Inclusive Features
  • Enjoy three nights in Africa’s most beautiful city, Cape Town with tours to the Cape of Good Hope, Table Mountain and the surrounding Wine Districts
  • Discover the arid Little Karoo and Oudtshoorn, home of the ostrich
  • Travel the Garden Route via Tsitsikamma Forest, Wilderness, Knysna, and Plettenberg Bay
  • Visit the homelands of the Zulu and the Kingdom of Swaziland with opportunities to see tribal activities
  • Kruger and Chobe National Parks for the best game viewing and scenic drives in southern Africa
  • Explore Pretoria, national capital of South Africa, Johannesburg and Bishop Desmond Tutu’s Soweto
  • Excursion to Victoria Falls, Africa’s most magnificent waterfall on the Zambesi River and Chobe National Park on the flood plains of the Chobe River
  • Return economy airfare on Air Canada and South African Airways plus domestic flights within each country
  • Return economy airfare on Air Canada and South African Airways plus domestic flights within each country
  • Extensive sightseeing throughout including all admissions plus more than five game drives
  • Special opportunities to meet and share with local South Africans through fellowship, receptions and hosted meals
  • 40 meals included as noted in the itinerary (B - 19 breakfasts, L - 10 lunches, D - 11 dinners)
  • Services of your tour escort plus Beverley Gossayn, our very popular expert guide in South Africa
  • All gratuities, surcharges, taxes and fees for included services
  • Airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value with purchase of group airfare

Pricing

Tour Cost in Canadian dollars, per person
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Land only* (Join Cape Town / Leave Victoria Falls)
$7,695
Toronto / Montreal / Ottawa
$10,575
Winnipeg
$10,675
Halifax / St. John’s / Moncton
$10,925
Regina / Saskatoon
$10,775
Calgary / Edmonton / Vancouver / Victoria
$10,775
Single Supplement
$2,095

Tour price is based on sharing a twin-bedded room. Prices are based on a minimum 20 members and on rates, taxes and fees effective February 2018 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. Group to be escorted with a minimum of 20 travellers.

*Land only price includes no flights. International and internal flights are only included if booking air-inclusive.
Preliminary Air Pricing: Air inclusive prices are estimated and subject to change. Final pricing will be published, and booked passengers notified, once air is available. Air inclusive rates: Airfares from other gateways are available on request. International flights will be on South African Airways travelling via Washington.

Pricing Details

Prices DO NOT INCLUDE the cost of insurance which is available and is highly recommended. Premiums vary with the cost, length of the trip, and the traveller’s age. For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $456 to $663 pp plus applicable taxes. Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $243 to $516 pp plus applicable taxes. Clients 86 years and older and/or clients residing outside Ontario - please contact our staff for procedures. Clients 86 years and older and/or clients residing outside Ontario – please contact our staff for procedures. This insurance is effective from the date of purchase and carries limitations on pre-existing medical conditions. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information. 

Deposit Amount:
$600
Final Payment Date:
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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