Overview

Recommended for Age Group 14 - 18 years. 

South Africa is an often overlooked gem of the world, full of distinct ecosystems and magnificent wildlife. Craggy cliffs, brooding forests, lagoons, and sandy beaches are some of the spectacular sights of this multiethnic country. Experience the different cultures of South Africa as you journey through the city of Cape Town. Visit the World Heritage Site of the Table Mountain and the Castle of Good Hope, the oldest building in South Africa.

Study the fascinating wildlife at the natural reserves, aquariums, through guided nature walks, and cruise rides for whale watching. Spot the African Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, white rhino, hippopotamus, giraffe, and hyena wandering in their natural habitat. With over 22,000 species of plants, South Africa is also a botanist’s delight! The sheer variety of flora and fauna in the region is bound to leave a lasting impression on the minds of every nature lover.

Combine adventure, fun, and learning at the picturesque locales of South Africa this summer. Start your journey into the heart of South Africa with us by booking your seat today!

9 Nights 10 Days Available on request
Highlights
  • A “Students’ Special” departure
  • Pune to Pune escorted trip
  • Camp charges inclusive of air travel
  • Ascend the Table Top Mountain for breathtaking views of Cape Town.
  • Visit Castle of Good Hope, the oldest building in South Africa, and Malay Quarters
  • Visit the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden exhibiting plants from the different ecosystems of South Africa
  • Observe the rare marine life like translucent jellyfish and the Knysna seahorse at the Two Oceans Aquarium
  • Enjoy a Sunset Cruise at the V&A Waterfront
  • Witness the playful lives of seals on a Seal island Boat Cruise
  • See a colony of tiny African Penguins on Boulders Beach
  • Observe the magnificent Southern Right Whales on a whale watching tour at Hermanus
  • Take a Heritage Walk through the prehistoric Cango Caves
  • Interact with baby crocodiles and terrapins at the Cango Wildlife Ranch
  • Discover the secrets of the spectacular and unique wilderness of Tsitsikamma Indigenous forest through a canopy tour
  • See the African Elephant in it natural habitat with a guided tour at the Knysna Elephant
  • Travel Insurance
Itinerary

Day 1: Pune to Mumbai.
Depart for Mumbai in the late evening.

Day 2: Cape Town
Arrive at Mumbai early in the morning. Leave for Cape Town by morning flight.
Arrival at Cape Town by evening . Transfer and check in to the hotel.
Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Cape Town.
(Meals: Dinner)

Day 3: Cape Town
Post breakfast, leave for the Table Mountain by cable car. The Table Mountain is a World Heritage Site and renowned for its flat, plateau-like top which is often covered by clouds. Enjoy the amazing views of Cape Town from up above as you explore this natural wonder and the steep cliffs dropping down either side. Descend by cable car.
Lunch en-route. Post lunch, set out on a tour of the Castle of Good Hope, the oldest surviving building in South Africa. The fort, built in 1679 by the Dutch East India Company has a rich history, which you can learn as you walk through the cobbled streets of the town.
Later, visit the Malay Quarters, located on the slopes of the Signal Hill. A multicultural, multiethnic, bustling place, it offers a colourful glimpse of Malay culture.
Dinner and Overnight at Hotel in Cape Town.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 4: Cape Town
Visit the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden which has a variety of plants from five different South African ecosystems, including the Savannah, Fynbos, Karoo, and more. The botanical garden is one of the 10 most important National Gardens of the country.
Later, we visit the Two Oceans Aquarium, located where the Indian Ocean meets the Atlantic Ocean. Get a glimpse of marine sealife here, including the translucent jellyfish, giant spider crabs, and the rare Knysna seahorse.
Take a walk down the picturesque Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, followed by a peaceful sunset cruise on the Atlantic ocean.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 5: Full Day Peninsula Tour
Head out for a full-day Peninsula Tour post breakfast. First up is a Seal Island Boat Cruise in the Hout Bay. Here you get to see thousands of Cape Fur seals basking on the rocks and frolicking about on the island.
Next, we drive up Chapman’s Peak along a winding road that offers scenic, one-of-a-kind views of the Atlantic Ocean. This is followed by a trail around the Cape Point Nature Reserve, where you get to see the local flora and fauna. Enjoy mesmerising views of the Atlantic Ocean in the Funicular Railway Ride at Cape Point.  Wind up the day with a visit to the Boulders Beach where you can see the tiny African Penguins playing about!
Dinner and Overnight at Hotel in Cape Town.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 6: Cape Town - Hermanus
Set out on a once-in-a-lifetime experience as you spend time with the peaceful giants of the sea - the Southern Right Whales. Observe these beautiful and majestic mammals on a whale cruise at Hermanus. Study their lifestyle and learn all about their habits, in this incredible whale-watching trip. The power and grace of these kings of the seas is absolutely breathtaking and this expedition is sure to be an unforgettable experience in the tour.
Dinner and overnight at hotel in Hermanus.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 7: Hermanus - Oudtshoorn - Knysna
Post breakfast, proceed towards Oudtshoorn.
Explore the Cango Caves, dating back to prehistoric times, on a heritage walk in the foothills of the Swartberg range. Made of limestone, these caves are decorated with cave paintings and artifacts that prove their age, through the Middle and Stone Ages.
Later, head out for some fresh air at the Cango Wildlife Ranch. The 30-year-old ranch is home to over 90 species of animals. Enter through the intimidating ruins of the Zimbakwe Temple, on a guided tour across the ranch. Watch colourful cichlids, baby crocodiles, and terrapins in an underwater viewing tank. Walk among endemic animals and exotic birds like the giant flying fox and blue duiker.
Dinner and overnight at hotel in Knysna.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 8: Knysna tour full day
The day starts off with a Canopy Tour through the Tsitsikamma National Park, a beautiful indigenous rainforest of South Africa. The lush greenery is interspersed with viewing platforms built on yellowwood trees that are over 700 years old! Observe the scenery, birdlife, and wildlife from a lofty height and learn all about the ecology of the forest. Hone your bird-watching skills as you try to spot the elusive Knysna Lorries and the Narina Trogon!
After this exciting experience amidst nature, take a walk on the wild side - literally! Walk along the Bloukrans Bridge, an engineering marvel that is also the world’s highest point for bridge bungee jumping. Enjoy picturesque views of the Bloukrans River Gorge and the Tsitsikamma mountains from a height of 216m, as you reach the center of the arch.  You can even see the bungee jumping operation here, up, close, and personal!
Next up is a guided tour through Birds of Eden, the world’s largest bird sanctuary and free aviary. The place is home to over 220 species of birds, from exotic to native African. Interacting with these extremely human-friendly birds is a must-have experience for every bird lover!
Dinner and overnight at hotel in Knysna.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 9: Knysna - Cape Town.
Post breakfast, it is time to bid adieu to Africa. Check-out and leave for Cape Town. Board the flight to Mumbai late evening.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 10: Mumbai - Pune.
Reach Mumbai by evening. Leave for Pune by private vehicle.

Camp Charges

Camp Fees: Rs. 1,72,900 + 5% GST
(Published costs in Indian Rupees are calculated considering ZAR at 5. Any increase in the rate of ZAR will be applicable in proportion.The prevailing ZAR rate on the day of final payment will be applicable)

Avail Group Discount of Rs.4,000 per student for a group of 4 students or more.

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Pune - Mumbai International Airport - Pune transfers by chartered vehicle.
  • Mumbai - Cape Town - Mumbai economy class airfares.
  • Internal Transfers by a 13 seater vehicle.
  • All meals starting from dinner on day 2 to dinner on day 9.
  • Accommodation in luxury hotels at Cape Town, Hermanus and Knysna on triple sharing basis.
  • Sightseeing and entry fees as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Adventure Activities as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • In-house expert from Foliage Outdoors.
  • Visa fees and visa processing charges.
  • Travel Insurance

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Extra Mineral water / cold drinks / beverages during journey or at any place.
  • Room service, laundry, fax, telephone, internet and concierge charge during the stay.
  • Personal expenditure and shopping of any kind during the duration of camp.
  • Any fuel surcharges, revised govt. taxes.
  • Medical Expenses if any / if incurred.
  • Expenses that are incurred due to reasons beyond control of the organizers.
  • Any other charges not mentioned in “Charges Include”.
  • Goods and Services Tax as applicable.
Offers
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- Group of 4 or more Save Rs4000
Why Choose Foliage Outdoors

Experience and Expertise:
With an experience of 18+ years in planning and organizing tours, Foliage Outdoors helps your child have an amazing camping experience.

Safety and Reliability:
Safety, reliability, experience, and attention to detail - the four pillars of Foliage Outdoors that help us plan the best and safest adventures for your child.

Physical and Emotional safety:
Adventures can quickly turn to disasters if the proper safety rules are not maintained. We consider the safety of our participants of paramount importance and have only qualified supervisors, who are trained to handle all physical and emotional upheavals.

Our Instructors and Volunteers:
A great camp begins with a great camp Leader, which is why, we have instructors and volunteers who are knowledgeable and experienced in dealing with various age-groups and situations.

Team capabilities:
A strong, qualified, and professional team trained in medicine and safety protocol accompanies your child. We have a standing ratio of no more than 10 : 1 (Participants : Instructor), to ensure complete safety and comfort of our participants. All our team members undertake refresher course at regular intervals and have hands-on experience in dealing with various situations.

Knowledgeable and Enthusiastic team:
Enthusiatic, knowledgeable, experienced, trained professionals, who genuinely love the great outdoors - that's our team for you!

First Aid and Medical back-up facility:
In case of an emergency, our team is trained to provide first aid and CPR. All camps are well-connected to the nearest hospital and some have doctors-on-call as well.

24X7 Assistance and SMS updates:
We send daily SMS updates about your child's camp. Additionally, you can find out about all camp activities by dialing 020-66447777.

Camp Category
International Camps
Age Groups
Students (14 to18 yrs)