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South African Safari

with optional Victoria Falls Extension
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South African Safari

with optional Victoria Falls Extension 14 day tour - April 4, 2018

Tour Information

Visit the countries of South Africa, Swaziland & Lesotho

This is the trip you’ve always dreamed of – an African Safari with all of its wonder and beauty. If you have ever wanted to visit Africa and experience a picture taking Safari, this is the time!  Fly direct from the U.S. to South Africa and back.  A direct flight saves you 2 days of sitting in airports in Europe!!
For this tour we will visit 3 countries:  Our tour we are visiting South Africa, Swaziland and the tiny country of Lesotho “luh-SOE-toe” (on top of a mountain, accessible only by 4 wheel drive vehicles).
Our optional extension to the Majestic Victoria falls can add an additional 2 or 3 countries visited:  Zambia and Botswana – you can also walk across the bridge to the Zimbabwe side of the falls for an additional country.
Some of the many sites you will discover and explore:  Cape Town, Table Mountain, Durban, Swaziland, Lesotho, the Zulu’s with a tribal show, Shaka land and King Shaka’s game reserve, the world heritage site St. Lucia game reserve, world famous Kruger National Park game reserve, the Great Panorama Road, Johannesburg and a lot more!
Similar itineraries to ours cost $5,500 to $6,500
The Fun For Less tour is 14 days long – that’s 50% longer than other advertised tours and the Fun For Less tour includes several days of safaris in open air vehicles.

Package Price Includes:

Important Note: Many travel companies show a low price, but by the time you add everything in, they become expensive.
Our pricing is a package that will actually give you more for less!  Below we have listed what is included in our discounted package price.
  • Includes airfare from Cape Town to Durban.
  • All land taxes and booking fees.
  • All tours, buses, guides entrance fees and Safaris.
  • All game safaris are in open air 4 wheel drive vehicles.
  • All transfers to and from airports, hotels and tours.
  • Deluxe Hotels and game lodges.
  • Boat cruises on lakes, rivers and the ocean.
  • Special Guest Educator:  Diederik Van’t Hof.
  • Fun For Less Tours staff throughout the tour and extension – “We don’t send you, We take you”
  • Victoria Falls Extension is not included in our Package Price: We give you the OPTION to purchase our Victoria Falls Extension for $1,390 Includes African village tour, roundtrip air Johannesburg & Victoria Falls and taxes and fees. Does not include other optional excursions and tips in Victoria Falls area.

Package Price: $3,689*

*Per person cash discount price, based on double occupancy.
Includes flight from Cape Town to Durban.
Does not include optional extension, airfare and tips.

Airfare examples:
JFK Roundtrip Airfare (Includes JFK Hotel): $1,887
SLC Roundtrip Airfare (Includes JFK Hotel): $2,287
Please call if originating from another city, it may vary from the examples above.
You may also purchase your own airfare.
If you purchase your own airfare your middle flights will have an increase in price. Call for details in regards to doing your own airfare.

Pre Day 1: April 3:
If you are purchasing Fun For Less Tour’s airfare, you will need to fly into JFK New York the day before the international flight and overnight.
Day 1: April 4:
Today we will depart JKF New York mid-morning for your flight to Johannesburg and then to Cape Town on South African Airlines. This allows us to skip going through Europe and the extremely long layovers. Flying this way usually gives you an extra 2 days in South Africa.
Day 2: April 5: Cape Town
We will have a late afternoon arrival into Cape Town South Africa. After our arrival if time permits we will have a little free time around the water front or city tour. Afterwards we will transfer to your hotel to relax for the night.
Day 3, 4 & 5: April 6, 7 & 8: Cape Town
Today your journey begins by visiting Cape Town one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We will spend the next three days around  the Cape Town area. Your tour will include visits to Table Mountain (if weather permits), Hout Bay boat trip to seal island, Peninsula Tour to Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope (one of the most southern points in Africa). Our tour will travel by boat to Robben Island. We will tour the prison where Nelson Mandella was held prisoner for many years. We will also spend time visiting a local penguin colony and more. We will fly April 9th to Durban and transfer to your hotel. (B)
Day 6: April 9: Durban-Lesotho
A very early morning departure taking breakfast packs from the hotel to eat en-route. We will drive through the scenic Natal Midlands to the foot of the Drakensberg Massif where we leave the coaches and step aboard the 4X4 vehicles waiting to take us through the approximately 9000 foot Sani Pass. At the top we cross the border into the country of Lesotho that can only be reached by horse or 4X4 vehicles. We will visit the local village and enjoy a relaxing lunch in this quiet country on top of one of the tallest mountains in South Africa. Lunch is included. (B,L)
Day 7: April 10: Shakaland & St Lucia
We will have a morning departure and drive along the Indian Ocean seaboard to a Zulu Tribe. We will enjoy a cultural tour and dancing show put on by the Zulu’s. Lunch is included. We then travel through Zululand to the World Heritage Site: St. Lucia. We embark on a boat cruise on the estuary which is home to many large crocodiles and Hippos. Late this afternoon we drive to the Hluhluwe Game Reserve area, where we will overnight. (B,L,D)
Day 8: April 11: Hluhluwe
Early morning departure for the gates of the Hluhluwe Game Reserve. In open air vehicles, enjoy a full day in the wilds exploring this, the oldest Wild Animal Park in South Africa. This was once the private hunting grounds of King Shaka. A Lunch Barbeque included. We then return to our lodge outside the gate. (B,L,D)
Day 9: April 12: Swaziland
Depart after breakfast and head Northwards to the kingdom of Swaziland where we will cross the border at the Golela border post. After crossing the border we will continue driving through the low lying area flanking the Lebombo Mountains before ascending the escarpment to arrive in the Ezulwini Valley. We will arrive at our hotel in the late afternoon. The rest of the day will be free time for you to shop, swim or just relax. (B)
Day 10: April 13: Kruger Park
Early morning departure for the Country of South Africa and Kruger Park. The world famous Kruger National Park forms the border between South Africa and Mozambique. We enter the park via the Crocodile Bridge gate where our 4×4 open air vehicles will be waiting for us. We spend the rest of the day in this wildlife paradise. Kruger National Park is the home of the “Big 5”. (B)
Day 11: April 14: Kruger National Park
Today you enjoy a full day in your open air vehicle in the world famous Kruger National Park. (B)
Day 12: April 15: Kruger National Park- Johannesburg
Our tour today takes us on the Great “Panorama Route” – The scenic highlights of God’s Window, Bourk’s Luck Potholes and Blyde River Canyon (much like the Grand Canyon). We will then drive to Johannesburg where we will overnight. (B)
Day 13: April 16: Johannesburg or Victoria Falls Extension
For those passengers who will be doing the Victoria Falls extension you will transfer to the airport for a morning flight to the Victoria Falls area. Everyone else who does not do Victoria Falls will have a free day in Johannesburg to relax or enjoy on your own and will transfer late this afternoon to the airport and for your return flight home. (B)
Day 14: April 17: Arrive Home
Morning arrival into JFK New York and continue back to your homes.

OPTIONAL – 3 DAY EXTENSION TO VICTORIA FALLS, ZAMBIA AND BOTSWANA

Optional Extension Pricing: $1,390*
*Per person cash discount price, based on double occupancy.
Includes African village tour, roundtrip air Johannesburg & Victoria Falls and taxes and fees.
Does not include other optional excursions and tips in Victoria Falls area.

VICTORIA FALLS AREA, ZAMBIA

Extension Includes: 3 nights hotel in a Zambia Luxury Resort overlooking the Falls. Entrance to the falls is just out the back door of the resort. Included will be round trip flight to Zambia, visits to the local handicraft market, Victoria falls guided tour and a local African village tour. The Country of Zimbabwe is just a 5 minute walk across the bridge located within easy walking distance of our fantastic hotel. This is one extension that should not be missed. During your stay to Victoria Falls you will also have the option to purchase a tour to Botswana and Chobe National Park. For more information call Fun For Less.

Victoria Falls walking2