African Romance Honeymoon

African Romance Honeymoon

This is a combination of Kenya and South Africa the revel in a colorful kaleidoscope of romantic destinations and experiences during this comprehensive African honeymoon. The places to visitare Aberdare National Park, Naivasha in Kenya then fly down to Mpumalanga Highlands, Sabi Sand Private Reserve and Cape Winelands in South Africa.


Day 1: Nairobi-Mt. Kenya Safari Club

After breakfast depart Nairobi at around 7a.m and head north through Thika Road to Aberdare Country Club. We are expected to arrive in good time, enjoy our lunch and have the rest of the afternoon at leisure enjoying the hotel facilities like the swimming pool and the beautiful gardens.

You have a choice of taking an evening walking safari in the country club’s game sanctuary and a romantic sundowner at the top of the Mwiga hill within the club.

Day 2: The Mt. Kenya Safari Club

You have this whole day at leisure. In the evening you will take a game drive within the Aberdares National park.

The Aberdare Park is a habitat for animals like elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbuck. You will also enjoy Bird watching as the park has over 250 species of birds including the Jackson's Francolin, Sparrow hawks, goshawks, eagles, sunbirds and plovers.

You will be back to the hotel in good time for dinner and have the rest of the evening at leisure.

Day 3: The Mt. Kenya Safari Club – The Ark

On this day you will have the morning at leisure but after lunch you will take an afternoon game drive to Aberdare national park. After the game drive you will be transferred to The Ark.

The Ark is a tree hotel, resembling and named after Noah’s Ark. It overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick, which attracts a host of awesome wildlife and you, can watch them from the balcony of your room.

You will enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure then later proceed for dinner and have the evening at leisure.

Day 4: The Ark -Naivasha

After Breakfast, you will check out of the Ark and embark on your trip that will take you to Naivasha. You are expected to arrive in good time for lunch then you can have the afternoon for a boat ride.

You are expected back to the hotel in good time for dinner and have the rest of the evening at leisure.

Day 5 and Day 6: Naivasha – Johannesburg

On this day, you will depart immediately after your breakfast and drive to Nairobi to catch your flight to Johannesburg, South Africa. On arrival at ORTambo International in Johannesburg you will be met by our representative and you South African Romance honeymoon begin. We travel east, traversing the towns of Witbank and Belfast en route to Dullstroom. Before reaching Dullstroom, a visit is made to the Bird of Prey & Rehabilitation Center where a large number of different raptor species may be observed. Dullstroom dates back to the early 1880's when Dutch settlers made their way to the place of "eternal mist". The town is situated at 2100m above sea level, making it one of the highest towns in the country. The architecture is a mixture of 19th and 20th century. A short distance outside Dullstroom is Walkersons Country Estate, one of South Africa's finest country escapes.

DAY 7 and Day 8: Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve

Guests are met after breakfast. The morning is devoted to visiting the highlights of the Panorama Route. Upon entering the Panorama via the Long Tom Pass from Lydenburg at 2,149m above sea level, we travel along the highest tarred road in South Africa. The pass is named after old cannon used in the Anglo Boer War, which was commonly referred to as Long Tom. From the crest of Mount Anderson we may look down into the valley 1000 meters below at the largest man-made forest in the country.

Stops are made at God's Window with its sweeping views of the Lowveld region, as well as the triplet peaks of the Three Rondavels. This affords one of the most scenic views along the Blyde River Canyon - the third largest of all the worlds' canyons. The route then crosses and descends the eastern escarpment and makes its way into the heart of South Africa's Big Five country and the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park.

DAY 9: Cape Winelands

After breakfast, guests are transferred to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport for a flight to Cape Town where they are met and transferred to the scenic town of Franschhoek set in the beautiful Drakenstein Valley. The late afternoon is spent at leisure relaxing in these tranquil surroundings.

DAY 10 and Day 11: Cape Town

Guests are met after breakfast. This day of your South African honeymoon is devoted to exploring the Cape winelands . The stark contrast between the vineyards and rugged mountains creates the perfect backdrop for a tour of the town of Stellenbosch.

Stellenbosch is known for its world-class wine farms and its historic status as South Africa’s second oldest town. Nicknamed the ‘City of Oaks’ for its charming oak tree-lined lanes, the town itself offers a fine selection of gourmet restaurants and cafes to seduce even the most discerning gastronome. The surrounding winelands produce some of the country’s most award-winning wines. Enjoy a visit to one of these estates for a tasting experience and to learn more about the art of wine making.

During the late afternoon we reach our overnight destination in Camps Bay, one of Cape Town's most attractive beachfront suburbs. Camps Bay is nestled between the ocean and rugged mountains which characterize the Western Cape. Guests spend three nights at Ocean View House with breakfast included. A host of different entertainment options are available in the area, not least being the opportunity to relax on one of Cape Town's popular premier beaches.

Day 12: Departure

A last breakfast overlooking Camps Bay beach is followed then transferred to Cape Town International airport for your flight back home.

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