South Africa

Gay Group Trip: Into Africa

11 days£6675
Group Trip

On this luxury gay group trip, you’ll discover the unique charms of Cape Town, the most cosmopolitan city in Africa. The dramatic Table Mountain looms over the city. At the top of the mountain, you’ll be greeted with one of the best views in the world. You’ll also discover the buzzing nightlife of the De Waterkant district and the chic V & A Waterfront.

After exploring the capital, you’ll fly to Sabi Sand and Lion Sands Game Reserve. You’ll have cocktails at dusk, pursue the Big 5 and discover the magic of the African bush. A direct flight will take us directly to the mighty waterfall in Zambia. A cruise along the Zambezi with “sundowners” awaits. A great place to end your African safari – observing elephants and giraffes drinking at the edge of this mighty river.

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Group Trip Breakdown

Cape Town

Day 1: Cape Town

When you arrive at Cape Town International Airport, you’ll be transferred to your 5-star hotel. Evening at leisure.

Cape Town

Day 2: Cape Town

Today you’ll go for a half-day city tour and explore Cape Town. You’ll see the scenic highlights of Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront and Signal Hill. We’ll have a welcome dinner in the evening.

Meals included: Breakfast and welcome dinner

Cape Town

Day 3: Cape Town

It’s a spectacular drive to Cape Point. Highlights include Noordhoek Beach, Hout Bay, Chapman’s Peak, the Cape Point Nature Reserve and the Boulders Penguin Colony. From Hout Bay, you’ll join a short cruise to Seal Island. It’ll then be time to drive to the Cape of Good Hope, passing the famous Chapman’s Peak on the way.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Belmond Mount Nelson Cape Town

Day 4: Cape Town

Wine lovers rejoice. Today you’ll be heading to the famous wine regions – Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. You’ll be sampling South Africa’s finest wines surrounded by the stunning backdrop of the Hottentots Holland Mountains.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Sabi Sabi Game Reserve South Africa

Day 5: Cape Town to Sabi Sands Game Reserve

After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the airport to catch a flight to Skuzuza. From here you’ll transfer to Lion Sands River Lodge. This spectacular setting will be your home for the next three days. You can unwind in the lounge bar and library and keep an eye out for game on the viewing deck.

There are 20 thatched rooms connected to the main building by wooden walkways. After lunch, you’ll have some time to settle into your room. It’ll then be time for the first game drive.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Gay Group Trip: Into Africa

Day 6: Lion Sands River Lodge

Wake up early to see the pale morning light. In the afternoon, guests will congregate to enjoy high tea followed by an open car game drive. Your expert ranger will take you deep into the bush where you’ll learn about and see Africa’s fabled wildlife.

We’ll have sundowners at the end of the day then set out on a nighttime safari. With the aid of spotlights, we’ll seek out the most elusive nocturnal game.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Lion Sands Game Reserve

Day 7: Lion Sands River Lodge

Today you’ll set out on safaris at dawn and dusk – the bush is most active at dusk. See if you can spot the Big Five: elephant, lion, leopard, rhino and buffalo.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Livingstone, Zambia

Day 8: Sabi Sands to Livingstone, Zambia

After breakfast, you’ll transfer to Nelspruit for your flight to Livingstone. We’ll be staying at a luxury hotel set in a dramatic riverine. The glamour of the hotel calls to mind a bygone era. You’ll feel like a Victorian explorer. Today you’ll go for a spectacular sunset cruise along the Zambezi.

Meals included: Breakfast

Victoria Falls

Day 9: Royal Livingstone

Join a walking tour of Victoria Falls and explore the Zimbabwe side. Victoria Falls is one of the wonders of the natural world. It’s a sight you’ll never forget. You’ll learn about how the Falls were formed. The tour ends at an arts and craft centre. You can even join an optional elephant back safari tour in the afternoon.

Meals included: Breakfast

Victoria Falls

Day 10: Royal Livingstone

Day at leisure to enjoy Victoria Falls at your own pace. If you’re looking for action you can opt for a helicopter ride or try your hand at whitewater rafting. If you’d prefer to unwind you can relax by the pool.

Meals included: Breakfast

Victoria Falls

Day 11: Departure

Today you’ll be transferred to Livingston Airport. You’ll fly to Johannesburg to catch your return flight home.

Meals included: Breakfast

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