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Friday March 20 - Tuesday March 31, 2020

Duration: 12 days/11 nights

Deposit: $600 due immediately


Price: $4,999 per person based on double occupancy

Travel Category:  International 

A valid passport with at least 6 months validity after the date of travel is required. While a visa is not required, you must have TWO CONSECUTIVE AND FACING blank visa pages in your passport 


Group size:  15

*Payment Plan based on double occupancy:

Due immediately: $600 deposit (non-refundable)

August 15:  $1,099.75

September 15: $1,099.75

October 15: $1,099.75

December 15:  $1,099.75

*Payment amounts may change due to fluctuating cost of airfare. Lock in your tour cost by paying in full.


  • Round trip airfare New York (JFK) to
    Johannesburg, South Africa (OR)

  • Round trip airfare between Johannesburg to Cape Town

  • Hotel transfers (airport-hotel-airport)

  • Overnight accommodations

  • Cape Town International Jazz Festival
    2 Day Pass

  • Entrance and Park fees for activities

  • Private tour guide

  • Meals included are as follows:
    - Daily breakfasts at all accommodations
    - Welcome dinner in Johannesburg
    - Lunch during Soweto Tour         in Johannesburg
    - Dinners during your stay at Bakubung Bush Lodge, Pilanesberg National Park
    - Dinner during Jazz Safari in Cape Town

Not Included:

  • Meals and/or beverages not included in itinerary

  • Gratuities/Tips

  • Personal expenses

  • Travel Protection Plus


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Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Airfare is included. All prices are expressed in US dollars. Travel Protection Plus is highly recommended and can be added. 

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 Join us for the Cape Town International Jazz Festival in 2020. It is the largest music event in sub-Saharan Africa. The festival is famous for its star-studded line up of local and international artists. Performances will occur on 5 stages with more than 40 artists performing over 2 nights.  Our tour package includes a two day pass to the jazz festival, a vineyard tour, "jazz safari" visit to a local musician’s home in Gugulethu for live music & a home cooked meal. The South Africa Jazz Tour is unique in that it includes 2 night stay in Pilanesberg National Park;  home to healthy populations of lion, leopard, black and white rhino, elephant and buffalo - Africa's Big Five.


The South Africa Jazz Tour will occur between two of the most fascinating cities in South Africa:


Johannesburg, also known as Jozi or Joburg, is the largest and wealthiest city in South Africa. Though Joburg is not officially one of South Africa's three capital cities, it is home to the Constitutional Court, the country's highest court. Because of its location on mineral-rich land, the city is known for its gold and diamond trade

Cape Town

Cape Town was originally colonized by the Dutch East India Company and it became a stop for ships sailing to other parts of the world. After being established as the first European settlement in Southern Africa in 1652, Cape Town quickly became an economic and cultural hub. The city remained a destination for immigrants and is now one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Resting between Table Mountain and the crystal blue waters of Table Bay, Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Vibrant city life is balanced with serene natural beauty that appeals to locals and travellers alike.


Day One:

Friday  March 20

Depart from New York - JFK on South African Airlines. 

Day Two:

Saturday March 21

Arrive in Johannesburg, South Africa.  On arrival at Tambo International Airport (OR), you will be met by a tour representative who will take time to explain the itinerary to you and answer any questions, which you might have about your holiday. You will be transferred to your hotel to check-in and later a tour to the Lion and Safari Park. End your day with a welcome dinner.



  • Lion and Safari Park: Game Drive and Lion Cub Interaction

Welcome Dinner

Meals: Dinner

Day Three:

Sunday March 22 

You will have an early start on this day, as you will embark on a historic journey of South Africa. After breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up for your Apartheid Museum and Soweto Tours.



  • Apartheid Museum

  • Soweto Tour includes:

               -  Kliptown Township Walk

               -  Hector Pietersen Museum

               -  Mandela House

               -  Visit orphanage – Othandweni Family Care Centre


Meals: Breakfast and Lunch at Sakhumzi Restaurant


Day Four:

Monday March 23 

After breakfast, check out of Da Vinci Hotel. Start off your day with a visit to Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre and later enjoy a drive to Pilanesberg National Park for your safari experience.



  • Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre

  • Afternoon game drive at Pilanesberg National Park


Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day Five:

Tuesday March 24 

Wake up early for your morning game drive, which starts early morning and lasts for about 3 hours. You will have breakfast when you return back at Bakubung Bush Lodge. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Sun City Resort to spend the rest of your day. Later return back to Bakubung Bush Lodge for your last overnight.



  • Morning game drive at Pilanesberg National Park

  • Sun City Resort

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day Six:

Wednesday March 25

After breakfast, check out of Bakubung Bush Lodge and transfer to Johannesburg for your flight to Cape Town. On arrival in Cape Town, you will be met and assisted by a tour representative and transferred to The Commodore Hotel. 

Meal: Breakfast

Day Seven:

Thursday March 26

After breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up for your cruise to Robben Island. Later, you will be transferred to Gugulethu for a Jazz Safari in a local jazz musician’s home. The Jazz Safari is a special and intimate preview into Cape Town’s rich musical heritage and is often regarded as one of the highlights of the Cape Town Jazz Tour.



  • Robben Island

  • Jazz Safari

​Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day Eight:

Friday March 27

After breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel for your City Tour. Later, return to your hotel to freshen up and proceed to day 1 of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival at Cape Town International Convention Centre.



  • City Tour: District Six Museum and The Castle of Goodhope

  • Cape Town International Jazz Festival: Day 1

Meals: Breakfast

Day Nine:

Saturday March 28

After breakfast, join your tour guide for the Cape Winelands Tour. The Cape Winelands is known as the culinary capital of South Africa; titillate your taste buds while savouring some of the world’s finest wines in Franschhoek, the French corner of the Cape. On your return from the Cape Winelands Tour, return to your hotel to freshen up and proceed to day 2 of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.



  • Cape Winelands

  • Cape Town International Jazz Festival: Day 2

Meals: Breakfast


Day Ten:

Sunday March 29

After breakfast, depart for your Cape Peninsula tour. This is one of the most scenic drives in South Africa and it includes the Chapman’s Peak Drive, Cape Point and Boulders Penguin Colony.  Boulders Penguin Colony is home to a unique and endangered colony of the African Penguin. Wooden walkways allow visitors to view the penguins in their natural habitat.



  • Peninsula Tour includes:

  • Chapman’s Peak Drive

  • Cape Point

  • Boulders Penguin Colony

Meals: Breakfast


Day Eleven:

Monday March 30

After breakfast, if time permits, do last minute shopping. Later, transfer to the airport for your flight back to USA. 

Meals: Breakfast

Day Twelve:

Tuesday March 31

Arrive at JFK Airport, New York.  


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The DaVinci Hotel

5 star hotel - A Contemporary Masterpiece

The Da Vinci Hotel is located in a prime position in Sandton, nestled within the mall, leading on to Nelson Mandela Square, where the finest luxurious shops in Sandton await you. The hotel offers luxury hotel rooms with a comfortable open plan design that allows for pure relaxation and enjoyment. The hotel features a private art collection that adorns the ground floor entrance and rooms designed to captivate you, The Da Vinci Hotel is one of a kind. The elegant upstairs lounge looks out over the swimming pool, outdoor entertainment area. A sweeping staircase at the Da Vinci Hotel’s reception, leads down to the Maximillien Restaurant and Legacy Corner Mall. Amenities include:  Free high-speed Wi-Fi,  swimming pool, spa and gym.

Bakubung Bush Lodge

4 star accommodations two hours outside of Johannesburg

Bakubung Bush Lodge has air-conditioned rooms with bath, shower, direct dial telephone, colour TV (8 channels), electric shaving plug (100/220V), hair dryer and internet connectivity. The rooms have doors leading onto either a patio or balcony and have panoramic views of the Park and the Hippo Pool. Pilanesberg National Park is a malaria free area. Amenities include free high-speed WiFi, game drives, bush walks, swimming pool, spa and gym. The standard King Rooms have one king size bed, air conditioning, bathrooms with separate bath, shower and toilet, DStv bouquet, direct dialling telephones, electric shaving plugs, coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer, international multi plugs, electronic safe and minibar stocked on request.

The Commodore Hotel

4 star hotel located at the Victoria & Alfred waterfront; panoramic views of Table Mountain & the Atlantic Ocean.

With panoramic views of Table Bay and Table Mountain, The Commodore Hotel is decorated in a nautical theme. It features an outdoor swimming pool and sauna, fitness and massage facilities. Apart from a breakfast buffet, Clipper Restaurant serves an à la carte menu featuring seafood dishes and regional wines. The Commodore Hotel has a prime location, as it is only a 5-minute walk to the V&A Waterfront, which offers the visitor an abundance of unforgettable experiences.  Amenities include:  Free high-speed Wi-Fi,  swimming pool, spa and gym.

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