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We Specialize In Creating Wow Memories of Southern Africa
info@southerncircle.com
We Specialize In Creating Wow Memories of Southern Africa
+27 31 572 4227
info@southerncircle.com
We Specialize In Creating Wow Memories of Southern Africa
+27 31 572 4227

Tours

kenya

Serengeti and Masai Mara Safari

Serengeti and Masai Mara Safari. We present you with a 12-day Safari which includes arguably some of the best safari regions in Africa! While on this safari you can also encounter the great migration when East Africa’s wide-open grasslands become the setting for this amazing phenomenon. Hundred thousands of wildebeests, Burchell’s zebras, antelopes and other herd animals migrate between the Serengeti in Tanzania and the Masai Mara in Kenya.  Contact us today to secure your once in a lifetime adventure! Day 1.      Nairobi – the beginning of your Serengeti and Masai Mara Safari! On your arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport near Nairobi, you will be met by your guide and transferred to the Nairobi Serena Hotel. Overnight at the hotel  in a Deluxe Balcony room http://www.serenahotels.com/serenanairobi/media-en.html Day_2      Nairobi – Amboseli National Park After breakfast your guide will meet you at the hotel for your trip to the Amboseli National Park. Arrive in time for lunch at the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge. On a clear day, Mount Kilimanjaro is visible in the distance.  Your close encounter with Africa’s amazing wildlife starts this afternoon on you first safari. Amboseli has an abundance of lion, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, baboon, gazelle, hippo and wildebeest among others. After this introduction to what you can expect on the rest of the safari, return to our accommodation for  dinner and overnight. Overnight at the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge http://www.serenahotels.com/serenaamboseli/media-en.html   Day_3      Amboseli National Park “Amboseli” is the Masai word for “salty dust”. Today join an early morning safari in this reserve. After lunch and some relaxing time, we join another wildlife experience. This park is known for its large herds of elephants up close. Explore five different habitats here, ranging from the dried-up beds  and wetlands with Sulphur springs to savannah and woodlands –

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Wildlife Safari and Zulu Culture (SCDI)

This convenient 1-day guided trip includes a morning and afternoon wildlife safari and Zulu culture experience. It departs from and return to Durban and surrounds. The Valley of a 1000 Hills is an exceptionally scenic hilly area west of Durban. This full day tour departs from Durban and starts off with a drive through the wealthy Kloof area to the edge of the impressive Valley of a 1000 Hills. On arrival at PheZulu Safari Park, we join a 4 x 4 safari for around an hour into the valley and enjoy the impressive views and wildlife including bush buck, wildebeest, impala, blesbok, zebra, giraffe and a variety of bird species.  Back at the PheZulu Safari Park we visit a crocodile farm and snake park. Your guide explains the ways of these strange creatures, sometimes we are lucky to see them being fed! Afterwards, we introduce you to the ancient Zulu culture. Take a tour of the traditional Zulu huts while enjoying the excellent view over the valley!  Zulu tribal dancers may entertain us for a while! We enjoy lunch at the Nguni Café. Afterwards we travel to the Tala Private Game Reserve for an afternoon open vehicle safari. On arrival you have time to enjoy a quick refreshment in the local restaurant (optional) before commencing with the 2-hour safari. We stand a chance to encounter wildlife such as rhino, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, hippo, and a wide variety of antelope. Return to Durban after a very exciting day arriving early evening. NOTES: The wildlife safari and Zulu culture tour is designed for those who do not have much time, but would like to encounter this experience whilst in the area. For cruise liners that depart before our arrival in Durban, we have a shortened version excluding the first safari and reptile

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3 day victoria falls tour
1030 US$

3-Day Victoria Falls – Zimbabwe

A great way to see Vic Falls is starting with a flight from Johannesburg. The package includes airport/hotel transfers, a guided tour to Vic falls, the Boma dinner and a sun-downer cruise on the mighty Zambezi River. Enjoy the African scenery and wildlife while sipping your favourite alcoholic or non-alcoholic refreshment and watching the sunset over the Zambezi River! Optional activities such as a helicopter or fixed-wing flights over the area,  additional game viewing, visits to a cultural village, bungee jumping, etc can be added. DAY 1. Johannesburg – Vic Falls We start the Vic Falls package in Johannesburg and fly from the O R Tambo International Airport to Vic Falls Airport and on arrival a transfer to your hotel. Later this afternoon embark on a 2-hour Sundowner Cruise on the Zambezi River. Enjoy finger snacks with your favourite alcoholic or soft drink on the Zambezi River. The cruise is a superb way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the river. You have the opportunity to see a variety of game including hippo, crocodile, elephant and sometimes even rhino, as well as many bird species. Overnight at the Kingdom Hotel. DAY 2. Vic Falls The Vic Falls is in its 150 millionths fantastic year, a truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell, the humbling feeling that this may indeed be nature’s supreme masterpiece. Nothing prepares one for your first sight of it. On this guided tour, you will be accompanied through the rainforest by a qualified guide who will give a brief history of the area as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird and wildlife and other points of interest. We return to the hotel later or you can do our own exploring. A great option is to ask the bus driver to drop you

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southern africa tours
990 US$

3-Day Victoria Falls – Zambia

The 3-day Victoria Falls tour is a great way to see the Victoria Falls starting with a flight from Johannesburg. This Victoria Falls tour includes airport/hotel transfers and unlimited access to the falls along a pathway a few hundred metres from the hotel.  Also included is a sun-downer cruise on the Zambezi River. Enjoy the African scenery and wildlife while sipping your favourite alcoholic or non-alcoholic refreshment and watching the amazing sunset over Africa! Optional activities such as a helicopter or fixed-wing flight over the area,  additional game viewing, visits to a cultural village, bungee jumping, etc. can be added. You can book these activites with us beforehand to avoid possible disappointment. Why not add a night or two – just let us know! DAY 1. Johannesburg – Livingstone – Victoria Falls The Victoria Falls tour commences from Johannesburg with a flight from the O R Tambo International Airport to Livingstone Airport and on arrival, a transfer to your hotel. This afternoon you have the opportunity to explore the area on your own. Overnight at the Avani Victoria Falls Resort.  (Departures from Cape Town and Durban is possible with added flights). DAY 2. Victoria Falls The Victoria Falls is in its 150 millionth fantastic year! Truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell, the humbling feeling that this may indeed be nature’s supreme masterpiece. Nothing prepares one for your first sight of it. This tour does not include a guided tour of the falls, but you have unlimited access to the falls from the hotel – a few hundred metres easy walk. You can also book an optional guided tour, where you will be accompanied by a qualified guide who will give a brief history of the area as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird and wildlife

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Vic Falls and Chobe Safari

5-Day Kenya Big Five Safari

This is truly that iconic Kenya big five safari for those who just want to experience deep Africa in luxury! Safaris are in Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Game Reserve! Day 1      Nairobi On arriving at Jomo Kenyatta International airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.  Overnight at the hotel where you are booked on bed and breakfast. Sarova Panafric Hotel  http://www.sarovahotels.com/panafric-nairobi/gallery.html   Day 2     Nairobi – Lake Nakuru National Park After a hearty breakfast, we depart to Lake Nakuru National Park. We arrive at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for lunch then depart on an afternoon safari. The scenic 188 square kilometres Lake Nakuru game park is home to the black and white rhino, lion, cape buffalo, waterbuck, reticulated giraffe, hartebeest among many others. When the water levels in the lake are low, the now alkaline lake is famous for the thousands of greater and lesser flamingos. The park has the largest euphorbia forest in Africa. Dinner and overnight. Overnight Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge http://www.sarovahotels.com/lionhill-nakuru/gallery.html   Day 3      Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara Game Reserve Enjoy an early breakfast. Then travel to the Masai Mara National Reserve arriving at our camp for lunch. Depart on an afternoon safari in search of the wildlife species this game reserve is famous for. These also include the lion, Cape buffalo, the savannah elephant, black rhino and the elusive leopard, impalas, Masai giraffes, waterbucks, warthogs, Thompson & grant’s gazelles, topis, the resident wildebeests among many others. Enjoy dinner and overnight. Ashnil Mara Camp   Day 4      Masai Mara Game Reserve OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Balloon Safari over the Masai Mara plains – US$ 420 Per Person or visit a traditional Masai Village (at an extra cost – US$ 30 per person). After an early morning

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kenya
ZAR 23325

Etosha National Park Safari – 5 Days

The Etosha National Park is one of Namibia’s prime safari destinations in a real African environment. It displays a rugged beauty of an African desert with all its harshness and colours. Day 1. Johannesburg – Windhoek The tour departs from Johannesburg with a flight to Windhoek and a transfer to your hotel in the city. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to enjoy your new environment. Avani Hotel & Casino, No meals included today Day 2. Windhoek – Etosha National Park We travel north to Namibia’s prime wildlife sanctuary, the Etosha National Park. Upon arrival, we check-in and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Take in the environment and relax on the private veranda of your chalet and even take a swim in the sparkling pool. Lodge/Camp on the border of the Etosha National Park – Dinner   Day 3. Etosha National Park We devote today to open vehicle safari to search for the huge variety of wildlife in the Etosha National Park surrounding a salty desert known as the Etosha Pan. One finds 4 of the Big Five here;  elephant, lion, leopard and rhino. Etosha is Namibia’s first conservation area, proclaimed in 1907 by the then German Governor, von Lindequist. We focus game viewing around the waterholes. Some of them are spring-fed and some from a borehole. The waterholes are ideal places to sit and watch the wildlife as well as more than 340 bird species. You will find wildlife such as giraffe, blue wildebeest, plains and mountain zebra, leopard, hyena, lion and antelopes such as oryx, kudu, eland here, with some of the endangered species such as Black rhino, cheetah and the black-faced impala included. A  network of roads links the over 30 water holes allowing for an opportunity to do a real safari

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Cape Town city tour
R1295

Half Day Cape Town City Tour (Code: SCCC)

Cape Town City Tour, one of the most beautiful cities in the world! The Cape Town city tour shows off the electric mix of architectural styles and cobblestone streets.  Feel the cultural diversity with a cosmopolitan ambience. Some of the highlighted activities are the cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (Optional and weather permitting – Signal Hill if the cable car is not operating) Castle of Good Hope and the SA Museum. Afterwards, we visit some of the museums, unique historic or tourist attractions and the city’s many popular restaurants (you can visit at your leisure)! Drive past the Parliament Complex, Company Gardens, Malay Quarters and Milnerton for a full view of Table Mountain. You can request an optional tour of Robben Island to add to this tour. Other scenic areas and highlights around Cape Town are the Cape peninsula which includes Boulders Beach where one can see the rare African penguins. Visit Kirstenbosch, placed as one of the world’s great botanical gardens and afterwards a short trip to Constantia wine route. Taste some of arguably the world’s best wines while having a truly local meal in their restaurant. OTHER TOURS THAT MAY INTEREST YOU: Cape Peninsula Day Tour Winelands Day To Whale Watching Day Tour      

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1-day peninsula tour
R1910

1-Day Cape Peninsula Tour (Code: SCCK)

See Mother Nature’s plant life with the 1-day Cape Peninsula tour package On this  round-trip adventurous 1-day Peninsula tour of Cape Town you will visit the following highlights: Depart from the city of Cape Town to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens with over seven thousand plant species, half of which being indigenous plants and of those, some two thousand six hundred being endemic to the peninsula. From here you drive via the Constantia Valley which is the oldest winemaking centre in South Africa. The African Penguins at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town. Simon’s Town is also the headquarters of the S.A Navy. Cape of Good Hope is the most south-western extremity of the African continent. Cape point which is the second-best viewpoint after Table Mountain. The fynbos rich Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and the spectacular scenic drive over Chapman’s Peak along the west of the Peninsula, that will take you back to the city via a few small towns after this eventful day on this 1-day Cape Peninsula tour. Other tours that may interest you: Half-Day Cape Town City Tour – Code: SCCC Full-day Winelands Tour – Code: SCCW We also offer tours to the famous Garden Route from Cape Town. They start with a duration of three, up to six days and some include the semi-desert Karoo, others include wildlife, but all traverse through the Garden Route and the coastal towns! Click here to see more.

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Winelands day tour - Cape Town

Full Day Cape Winelands Tour (Code: SCCW)

Discover the history of wine-making in the Paarl Winelands tour of Cape Town South Africa Highlights of the Cape Winelands guided tour include Paarl with its rich history of winemaking and the role it played in the development of the Afrikaans language and Franschhoek Valley where French settlers settled after fleeing persecution in France in the late 17th century. Partake in luxurious wine tasting tours of Cape Town and visit some of this area’s most famous wine estates. We spend time in Stellenbosch with its many historic buildings and some unique shopping opportunities. A great tour to taste of South Africa’s best wine! At the end of your day out on the Cape Winelands guided tour, we return to your hotel, late afternoon. White wines followed by red wines have soared in popularity and also quality since the ’60s and ’70s. Afterwards, the Stellenbosch Wine Route was launched, the first of its kind.  South Africa fell in the spotlight after Mandela was released from prison and received better acceptance of its wine. Today, it is accepted and enjoyed all over the world! You may be interested in these tours too: Full day Peninsula Tour – Code SCCK Full day Four Mountain Passes Tour – Code SCCM Cape Town City Tour – Code SCCC

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kruger national park

6-Day Kruger Park Safari from Johannesburg ending in Durban (SCMD)

6-Day Safari in South Africa. The tour includes the Panorama Route, Kruger National Park and two private reserves, Eswatini, Zulu culture and Lake St Lucia. There is nothing quite like being on safari in South Africa! You feel the crisp, fresh morning air in your face – alert, excited – taking in the smells! You hear the birds – some closer, others in the distance – otherwise silence! Surrounded by the African bush, the early morning sun streaking through branches, you watch a majestic elephant bull standing just metres away looking straight at the safari vehicle with ears moving slightly – inspecting… Sounds like something you are yearning to do? Then why not book your African adventure today, pay a deposit and hold the price for travelling from now until the end of October next year! We can also arrange your entire trip to our region. Contact us now to assist with your plans, or click here to book this tour! It departs from Johannesburg (click here for a departure from Durban) and travels through some of the most scenic areas in the country. Still, the main focus is on the safaris, both in two private reserves and the Kruger National Park. You also join a boat safari on Lake St Lucia, situated in the iSimangaliso world heritage site! The scenic areas include the Panorama Route, Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland) mountains and the Zululand forests and lakes. The tour ends in Johannesburg in the afternoon of the sixth day.   DAY 1. Johannesburg – Panoramic Route (African Wildlife) Our first morning on this 6-day safari in South Africa takes us from Johannesburg via Middelburg, Dullstroom and Robber’s Pass to Pilgrim´s Rest, the early gold mining town turned into a living museum. Rich deposits of alluvial gold were found here

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3-Day Kruger Park Safari from and return to Johannesburg (SCJK)

Our 3-day Kruger Park safari departs daily from Johannesburg to the famous Kruger National Park in search of Africa’s Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo). There is a host of other wildlife such as the over 140 species of mammals found here! This tour is designed for those with little time, but who still want to experience the famous Kruger Park, the biggest reserve in Africa at around 20 000 sq km – slightly smaller than Belgium!  So, why not book your tour today, pay a small deposit and hold the price for travelling from now until the end of October 2022! Click here to find out how! Please click here for a virtual safari to whet your appetite in the meantime! DAY 1.   Johannesburg – Kruger National Park – Wildlife Safari Our first day on this wildlife safari tour takes us from Johannesburg via Nelspruit to the famous Kruger National Park. Enter the reserve in the south where our encounter with Africa’s amazing wildlife commences.  During the rest of the afternoon, you search for the Big Five and many other species of wildlife such as giraffe, zebra and antelope such as kudu, nyala, impala, etc. Arrive at the camp late afternoon after an exciting couple of hours for dinner and overnight. Overnight in a Bungalow. (Dinner included) DAY 2.  Kruger National Park Wildlife Safari Tour We devote today to searching for wildlife of the Kruger National Park’s wild animals.  Your guide will arrange a lunch stop (optional) during the mid-day period.  After another game viewing session, arrive back at the camp at sunset for dinner and overnight.  You can book an optional night safari.  The safari vehicle utilizes high powered spotlights to find nocturnal animals.  Overnight in a bungalow. (Breakfast and dinner included) DAY 3.   Panoramic Route

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4-Day Kruger Park Safari from and return to Johannesburg (SCJL)

Our 4-day Kruger Park safari tour departs daily and includes the Panoramic Route as well as the wildlife aspect. There is nothing quite like being on a safari vehicle in Africa! You feel the crisp morning breeze in your face – alert, excited – taking in the smells, hearing the bird and animal sounds around you – some closer, others in the distance! Surrounded by the African bush with the morning sun streaming through it – you watch a majestic elephant bull standing just metres from you, looking straight at the vehicle with waving ears – inspecting… So, why not book your 4-day Kruger Park safari today, pay a small deposit and hold the price for travelling from now until the end of October next year! Click here to find out how!   Day 1.  Johannesburg – Kruger National Park Safari Tour Depart early morning on your safari tour and drive eastwards to Kruger Park via Nelspruit and enter the park in the south.  Your encounter with Africa’s wildlife starts here as we begin our thrilling safari. Tonight you arrive at a camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight in comfortable free-standing ‘rondavel’ type rooms with air-conditioning and an en-suite bathroom. Day 2.  Kruger National Park Safari Tour This morning we devote our time in the Kruger to game viewing in search of the ‘Big Five’ among other animals. Reach the next camp at sunset for dinner and overnight. Some may also want to do a night drive in an open safari vehicle utilising high powered spotlights in search of the nocturnal animals (optional). Day 3.  Panoramic Route After a final game drive in the Kruger and breakfast, leave the park and drive via Klaserie and the Abel Erasmus Pass to the Escarpment.  You visit the Blyde River Canyon viewpoint, Bourke’s Luck

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