Expert Africa 2012 by yaohongm


									          TRIP IDEAS
            & PRICES
                                          TRIP IDEAS FOR THE CAPE                                                                                          Eastern Cape Safari Add-ons
                                                                                                                                                          These trips are designed to be added onto
                                          Our fly-drives between the Cape and Namibia are completely flexible and tailor-                                   any self-drive safaris that, like the Bontebok
                                          made to suit you; remember, you can easily start in one country, and finish in the                               and Waterbuck, end in Port Elizabeth; they
                                          other.                                                                                                          include car hire and reflect 2012 prices.

                                          Self-drive Safaris                                                                                              Elephant House Safari Add-on
                                                                                                                                                          2n Addo Elephant National Park
                                          Bontebok Self-drive Safari                                Meerkat Self-drive Safari                             – Elephant House (bb)
                                          14 nights/15 days                                         16 nights/17 days
                                          Collect car in Cape Town and drop in Port Elizabeth.      Collect car in Upington, drop it in Cape Town.        Costs £275pp sharing (Jan–Apr); £201 (May–Sep);
                                                                                                                                                          £283 (Oct–Dec).
                                          3n Cape Town – Bishopscourt (bb)                          1n Kgalagadi – Twee Rivieren (ao)
                                          2n Franschhoek – Rusthof Country House (bb)               2n Kgalagadi – Grootkolk Wilderness Camp (ao)
                                          1n Swellendam – The Old Mill (bb)                         2n Kgalagadi – Kalahari Tented Camp (ao)
                                                                                                                                                          Kwandwe Safari Add-on
                                          2n Little Karoo – Oulap (dbb)                             1n Kgalagadi – Kielie Krankie Wilderness Camp (ao)    2n Eastern Cape
                                          2n Plettenberg Bay – Southern Cross Lodge (bb)            2n Augrabies Falls – Augrabies Restcamp (ao)          – Kwandwe Fish River Lodge or Ecca Lodge (fba)
                                          2n Tsitsikamma – Storm’s River Restcamp (ao)              1n Springbok – Mountain View (bb)                     Costs £835pp sharing (Jan, Mar, 17–30 Apr: Oct &
                                                                                                    2n Langebaan – The Farmhouse (bb)                     Nov); £1,159 (Feb & 1–16 Apr); £693 (May–Sep & 1–
                                          Waterbuck Self-drive Safari                               3n Cape Town – The Vineyard (bb)                      19 Dec).
                                          14 nights/15 days
                                          Collect car in Cape Town and drop in Port Elizabeth.                                                            Samara Safari Add-on
                                                                                                    Black Wildebeest Self-drive Safari
                                          3n Cape Town – The Cellars-Hohenort (bb)                  21 nights/22 days                                     2n Eastern Cape – Samara Karoo Lodge (fba)
                                          2n Franschhoek – Le Quartier Français (bb)                Collect car in Cape Town, drop it in Windhoek.
                                          1n Swellendam – The Old Mill (bb)                                                                               Costs £579 pp sharing (May–Aug); £880 for the rest of
                                          2n Little Karoo – Rosenhof Country Lodge (bb)             3n Cape Town – Constantia Uitsig (bb)                 the year.
                                          2n Knysna – Phantom Forest (bb)                           2n Clanwilliam – Ndedema Lodge (bb)
                                          2n Plettenberg Bay – Hog Hollow (bb)                      1n Springbok – Annie’s Cottage (bb)
                                                                                                    2n Fish River – Cañon Lodge (bb)
                                          Cape Mountain Zebra Self-drive Safari                     1n Southern Namib – Sinclair Guest Farm (hb)           Prices Include
                                          14 nights/15 days                                         2n Sesriem area – Desert Homestead (hb)
                                                                                                                                                           The prices shown for these fly-drive trip ideas include
                                          Collect and drop car in Cape Town                         2n Swakopmund – Sam’s Giardino (bb)
     Prices are for January–                                                                                                                               convenient scheduled South African Airways flights
                                                                                                    1n Central Highlands – Erongo Wilderness (hb)          between London Heathrow and Cape Town. Alternative
    December 2012; contact                5n Cape Town – Camps Bay Retreat (bb)                     3n Western Etosha – Okaukuejo (bb)
                                          2n Namaqualand                                                                                                   flights with other airlines, including British Airways or Air
          us for 2013 prices                                                                        2n Central Highlands – Okonjima Main Camp (hb)         Namibia, are easily arranged on request, at a similar
                                          – Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve (fba)                                                                        cost. We can also arrange trips excluding flights if you
                                          2n Paarl – Babylonstoren (bb)                              Accommodation Codes                                   are based outside of the UK, or would rather arrange
                                          3n Hermanus – Grootbos (fba)                                                                                     them separately.
                                                                                                     ao... accommodation only
                                                                                                                                                           Also included are conservancy fees, unlimited-mileage
                                                                                                     bb... bed & breakfast
                                                                                                                                                           car hire (based on two people sharing a Group B car),
                                                                                                     hb... half board                                      and complete car cover. The prices do not include:
G Prices are quoted per person, based                                                                fb.... full board                                     regional flights within the UK, personal travel insurance
  on two people sharing a room;                                                                      fba...full board and activities                       (see page 274), petrol or park entry fees.
  single supplements are available on
G Departure date generally
  determines pricing. If your trip         THE CAPE SAFARI PRICES
  straddles two pricing bands, then                                                     Safari duration          1 Jan -           1 Apr -     1 May -   1 Aug -         1 Sep -           1 Oct -           29 Oct
  request a precise quote.
                                                                                                                 31 Mar            30 Apr       31 Jul   31 Aug          30 Sep            28 Oct            7 Dec
G Credit card payments will incur a
  processing charge. You will always       Bontebok Self-drive Safari ¶              14 nights / 15 days     £2,203         £2,203         £1,977        £1,977         £2,044        £2,203        £2,238
  be advised of this at the time of        Waterbuck Self-drive Safari * ¶ ß         14 nights / 15 days     £2,755         £2,675         £2,323        £2,390         £2,390        £2,793        £2,807
                                           Cape Mountain Zebra Self-drive Safari % ø 14 nights / 15 days     £3,369         £3,199         £2,457        £2,558         £2,728        £3,185        £3,807
G An additional voluntary amount
  (currently £21) will be automatically    Meerkat Self-drive Safari ^ ¶             16 nights / 17 days     £2,110         £2,137         £2,076        £2,092         £2,138        £2,138        £2,199
  added to your invoice. This is to        Black Wildebeest Self-drive Safari ¶ ~    21 nights / 22 days     £2,965         £2,752         £2,752        £2,905         £2,905        £3,150        £3,249
  offset the carbon emissions caused       ¶ Between 11–28 Oct the Bontebok, Waterbuck, Meerkat and Black Wildebeest Self-drive Safaris all have a flight supplement of £168 per person.
  by your international flights and to      * Between 11–30 Sep the Waterbuck Self-drive Safari has an accommodation supplement £58 per person; 1–29 Feb £24 per person
  support the Travel Foundation. This      % Between 1–31 Jul the Cape Mountain Zebra Self-drive Safari has an accommodation supplement of £101 per person.
  is not compulsory; if you do not         ø Between 11–28 Oct the Cape Mountain Zebra Self-drive Safari has a flight supplement of £216 per person.
  wish to pay it, then simply subtract
                                           ^ Between 16–30 Apr the Meerkat Self-drive Safari has an accommodation reduction of £53 per person.
  it from your final payment. You can
                                           ~ Between 15–31 Mar the Black Wildebeest Self-drive Safari has an accommodation supplement of £11 per person; 1–30 Jun £63 per person; 1–14 Jul £92 per person and
  read more about these voluntary
  donations on page 277.
                                           15–31 Jul £119 per person.
                                           ß Hog Hollow is closed 1–22 June.

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