South Africa March 2023 | Craig Travel
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South Africa March 2023

South Africa
Plus Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park
March 2, 2023 to March 23, 2023
22 Days
Meals:
40
Escorted By:
CT Rating 3 Moderately Challenging

3 Moderately Challenging

Email specialist Joilyn Doucette to discuss your travel plans

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’ll have special opportunities to meet with and to learn from different ethnic groups within South Africa throughout our journey. As our previous departures to South Africa fill extremely quickly, we urge you to enroll early.

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Alternate Departures

Monday, February 6, 2023 to Monday, February 27, 2023

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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
  • Return economy group airfare from Canada to South Africa on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines plus domestic flights within each country
  • Arid Little Karoo and Oudtshoorn, home of the ostrich
  • Garden Route via Tsitsikamma Forest, Wilderness, Knysna, and Plettenberg Bay
  • 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
  • Pretoria, national capital of South Africa, Johannesburg and Bishop Desmond Tutu’s Soweto
  • 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 group airfare from Canada to South Africa on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines plus domestic flights within each country
  • First class hotels and lodges as indicated or similar
  • Extensive sightseeing throughout including all admissions plus more than five game drives
  • Special opportunities to meet and share with local South Africans 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 / Leave Hotel)
$9,335
Toronto
$11,195
Montreal / Ottawa
$11,345
Halifax / St. John’s / Moncton / Winnipeg
$11,545
Regina / Saskatoon
$11,645
Calgary / Edmonton
$11,545
Vancouver / Victoria
$11,645
Single Supplement
$2,345

*Land only price excludes all flights and airport transfers. International and internal flights are only included if booking air-inclusive. Tour price is based on sharing a twin-bedded room. Prices are based on a group of 15 travellers plus one group escort  and on rates, taxes and fees effective March 2022 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. Group to be escorted with a minimum of 10 travellers.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCEYour health, safety and security are our top priority. Best practices to combat the spread of COVID-19 are ever-evolving. For peace of mind, your deposit for this journey is fully refundable until September 30, 2022.  Learn more...

VACCINATIONS AND TRAVELMost destinations require visitors to be fully vaccinated. To ensure a smooth journey we will be requiring all group members to be fully vaccinated, including booster shots if necessary, at least two weeks prior to departure. COVID-19 tests may also be required for entry and/or departure. This policy is subject to change to meet the evolving travel landscape. Learn more...

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 $525 to $697 pp plus applicable taxes. Premiums for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $1,002 to $1,223 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. Check our website for the most current information. Refer to the enrollment form for general information and conditions

Deposit Amount:
$800 per person
Final Payment Date:
Monday, November 28, 2022

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