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Your Insider Access to Stunning South Africa

Discover the sights, sounds and stories of South Africa as you visit Cape Town, Johannesburg, Soweto and other cities. You’ll be treated to sightings of exotic animals one day and learn the influential stories of locally-born heroes the next. It’s an extraordinary adventure you won’t soon forget, so contact us today!

A South Africa Family Adventure
Presented by African Travel, Inc
9 Nights • Available April – October, 2011

Cape Town (3 nights) • Knysna (2 nights) • Port Elizabeth • Eastern Cape (3 nights)

Experience Includes:
• Nine nights’ accommodations including a stay at an eco-award
  winning private reserve
• Two full days of custom sightseeing in Cape Town including a local
  drum making workshop and lesson
• Visit the primate center, and elephant sanctuary and a haven for
  exotic birds
• Choose from activities along the Garden Route including a sundowner
  cruise on Knysna harbor or a visit to Bayworld Museum
• Meet the local people at township and village visits, and participate in
  the “Safari with a Sole” project

Virtuoso rates from $4,095 per adult, from $2,895 per child

 
VIRTUOSO EXCLUSIVE
Complimentary fourth night in Cape Town, and visits to Born Free Foundation Big Cat Rescue and Shamwari Animal Rehabilitation Center in the Eastern Cape
 
 
South Africa Biking
Presented by Butterfield & Robinson
7 Nights • Available September 27 & November 1, 2011

The Cape Peninsula • Franschhoek (2 nights) • Montagu (2 nights) • Hermanus (2 nights)

Experience Includes:
• Seven nights’ accommodations including Cape Grace, Le Quartier
  Français, and Birkenhead House
• All breakfasts, seven lunches and six dinners, including wine
• Butterfield & Robinson guides, local guides and vehicle support
• Bike ride through the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve in
  The Cape Peninsula
• Wine tastings and vineyard tours
• Bike through the Cape Winelands in Franschhoek, the Robertson
  Wine Valley and Montagu
• Sea kayaking at Hermanus and watch for dolphins, penguins and
  southern right whales
• All airport transfers

Virtuoso rates from $6,995 per person

 
VIRTUOSO EXCLUSIVE
Welcome bottle of wine
 
 
South African Sojourn
Presented by Monograms
9 Days • Available through December 31, 2011
Book by April 5, 2011

Experience Includes:
• All accommodations
• American breakfast daily, some lunches and dinners
• Experienced driver/guide
• Local host service
• Sightseeing and game drives

Virtuoso rates from $2,729 per person (land only)

 
VIRTUOSO EXCLUSIVE
Receive $250 off per person on any Exotics vacation when booked air-inclusive or on any Monograms Exotics vacation of three cities or more
 
 
South Africa: An Elegant Adventure
Presented by Tauck
11 Nights • Available through December 26, 2011
Book by June 30, 2011

Cape Town (3 nights) • Sabi Sands (2 nights) • Kruger National Park (2 nights) • Tinga • Johannesburg • Soweto • Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Experience Includes:
• 11-nights’ accommodations including stays Cape Grace and
  The Victoria Falls Hotel
• 11 breakfasts, six lunches and nine dinners
• Private game drives with skilled rangers and trackers in or near
  Kruger National Park
• Visit to Cape Town’s Robben Island, a World Heritage Site
• Ferry ride across Table Bay with views of Table Mountain with
  guided tour of island
• Exclusive cultural discoveries in historic Soweto, including visits to
  the homes of Winnie Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
• Enjoy a dance performance at a Youth Center in Soweto
• Savor a wine-pairing dinner in the Cape Winelands
• Visit to an elephant sanctuary and a private sundowner river cruise in
  Victoria Falls
• Airport transfers

Virtuoso rates from $6,090 per person, double occupancy

 
VIRTUOSO EXCLUSIVE
Complimentary $100 MasterCard gift card per booking
 
 
Comfort for the Long Haul
Presented by South African Airways
Available through July 31, 2011

South African Airways, “Africa’s Most Awarded Airline” and a preferred airline for Virtuoso, offers the most service from the U.S. to South Africa. Daily flights are offered from New York-JFK Airport and Washington, DC-Dulles Airport to South Africa, with connections to over 40 destinations throughout Africa. It is no wonder that South African Airways has been ranked as the most comfortable and convenient way to South Africa for discerning travelers.

Experience Includes:
• Award-winning Premium Business Class, 180° fully flat-bed seats
  with large pillow and fluffy duvet
• Extensive menu of entertainment options through on-demand
  audio and video programming
• Gourmet meals to delight any palette
• Excellent wine selection from some of South Africa’s finest vintages

Virtuoso exclusive Business Class rates from $4,750 per person, roundtrip

Awe-Inspiring Attractions

  • Come face to face with the “Big 5” in Kruger National Park including lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo
  • Learn about the local culture first hand by participating in the Safari with a Sole project
  • Travel by bicycle through the Cape Peninsula where you’ll be treated to dramatic vistas and other stunning scenery
  • Visit the homes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Winnie Mandela in historic Soweto
  • Discover the story of the South African freedom fighters and see where Nelson Mandela was held for decades
  • Catch glimpses of everything from cheetah and giraffe to hyena and wildebeest in the private game reserves

Off-the-Beaten Path

  • Have a swim with a few dozen penguins in Cape Town’s False Bay
  • Sample delicious vintages at local wineries throughout South Africa
  • Stroll through an Elephant Sanctuary and enjoy the opportunity to feed, touch and ride these magnificent animals
  • Hike through the lush landscape of Knysna Forest, the largest in South Africa
  • Shop for handmade goods at the many markets that line the coastal roads
  • Enjoy a hot air balloon ride above Hartbeespoortdam or the Winelands

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