8 Days Discovering Johannesburg and Sun City

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Johannesburg is one of Africa’s largest and most vibrant cities. It is the economic capital of Africa and the gateway to Southern Africa. This bustling city offers a wide range of activities, attractions and plenty to do in and around the city including nearby Pretoria.

Johannesburg is one of Africa’s largest and most vibrant cities. It is the economic capital of Africa and the gateway to Southern Africa. This bustling city offers a wide range of activities, attractions and plenty to do in and around the city including nearby Pretoria. Downtown is a multi-cultural mixture of traditional medicine shops, Chinese restaurants, taxi ranks and ultra-modern skyscrapers. There are excellent museums, art galleries and organised tours of historical and political interest. The shopping is Southern Africa’s best and the many restaurants cater for all tastes. The nearby township of Soweto is Johannesburg’s most popular tourist attraction.

Day 1: Arrival at Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) - Sandton Sun (Welcome Dinner)

Upon arrival at Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), meet and greet then transfer to the hotel.

4 times arrival transfer provided: 10:00am - 1:00pm - 4:00pm - 6:00pm, please make sure you meet the driver on time at arrival hall because the pick-up team will leave airport on time. (If your arrival time differs from what we provide, please arrange your own transport to hotel)

The hotel’s check-in time is 2:00pm onward, but the hotel sometimes changes the time according to its own room status. If you cannot check in, you can store your luggage and check in again later.

7:00pm - Welcome Dinner at hotel. After that, free at leisure.

Overnight at Sandton Sun


Day 2: Full Day Soweto Day Tour (Breakfast/Lunch/-)

Breakfast in hotel.

Depart on a full-day tour of Johannesburg and Soweto.

[Soweto] the highlights of this iconic township including Nelson Mandela’s former home and the Hector Pieterson museum. He was one of the school children who was shot in the 1976 Soweto Uprising. You will get close to Soweto Culture, meeting the people, trying local foods and maybe even some Omqombothi (traditional beer) at a shebeen. Experience township life, the humanity, hospitality and warmth of the people.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Transfer back to the hotel.

Dinner at own arrangement. 

Overnight at Sandton Sun


Day 3: Full Day Cullinan Diamond Mine (Breakfast/Lunch/-)

Breakfast in hotel.

Depart on a full-day tour to Cullinan Diamond Mine.

[Cullinan Diamond Mine] The world's largest diamond (3106ct) was discovered at the Cullinan Diamond Mine. Visitors can take a guided tour of this historic mine.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Transfer back to the hotel.

Dinner at own arrangement.

Overnight at Sandton Sun


Day  4: Full Day Pilanesberg National Park Tour (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Breakfast in hotel.

Transfer to Pilanesberg National Park for an overnight stay.

Lunch in lodge.

Depart on the afternoon game drive.

[Pilanesberg National Park] The world-famous Pilanesberg Game Reserve is situated in South Africa’s North West Province, north of Rustenburg. Set inside an alkaline volcanic crater, characterised by vast ridges, the park’s fascinating rock and history attracts geologists and photographers from all over the world. Pilanesberg is also known for its mammoth achievement of re-introducing numerous long-vanished species and is home to roughly 360 bird species. It is a beautiful place in which to catch sight of the ‘Big Five’ as well as cheetah, giraffe, hippo, zebra, crocodile, and many other animals. Around 360 bird species also inhabit the park. An array of activities are on offer, including guided walks, game drives, and hot-air balloon rides. It is also possible to watch traditional tribal dance performances, participate in music workshops, and enjoy luxury spa experiences.

Dinner in lodge.

Overnight at Bakubung Bush Lodge


Day  5: Full Day Sun City Tour (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Breakfast in lodge.

Depart on a day visit to Sun City Resort.

Lunch in resort.

[Sun City] Stretching along the border of the Pilanesberg National Park, in the North West Province, Sun City is internationally renowned as South Africa's premier holiday resort and offers a multitude of attractions and activities. With its combination of golfing, gaming, and gambling, as well as world-class hotels, this destination is often referred to as a 'mini Las Vegas in the African bush'. Families can enjoy the impressive waterpark and maze, while nature lovers can explore the incredible Pilanesberg National Park, where they can see all of the Big Five. Make sure to take the fascinating Leeto-Kgolo Village Tour to get an idea of the area's ancient culture. Sun City is also known as the only surf-and-safari destination within a two-hour drive of the landlocked city of Johannesburg.

Transfer back to the lodge.

Dinner in lodge.

Overnight at Bakubung Bush Lodge


Day  6: Full Day Pretoria City Tour (Breakfast/Lunch/-)

Breakfast in hotel.

Transfer to Johannesburg via Pretoria City Tour, stop at the union Buildings for a photo opportunity.

[Pretoria] is the capital city of South Africa, that consists a few natural and cultural attractions, and worth for exploring their old buldings and museums.

[Union Buildings] Pretoria is South Africa’s administrative capital and the Union Buildings are the headquarters of the government in the region, housing the Presidential Offices. They were constructed between 1910 and 1913 from light-coloured sandstone. The complex is impressive, stretching across almost 300 metres in a semicircular shape and featuring ornate towers on either side. It is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens encompassing a number of statues and memorials.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Transfer back to the hotel.

Dinner at own arrangement.

Overnight at Sandton Sun


Day 7: Full Day Johannesburg Tour (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Breakfast in hotel.

Depart on a tour to the Cradle of Humankind visiting Maropeng Visitors Centre.

[Cradle of Humankind visiting Maropeng Visitors Centre] a World Heritage Site between Johannesburg and Pretoria. Morapeng is the official visitors' centre for the Cradle of Humankind, which bring a meaning of "returning to the place of origin". It provide an overview of the significance area and story of the human developments.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Transfer to the hotel.

Farewell Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight at Sandton Sun


Day 8: Sandton Sun - Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) (Breakfast)

After breakfast, transfer to Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) according to your departure time.

4 times departure transfer provided: 6:00am - 9:00am - 12:00noon - 3:00pm, please make sure you are in the hotel lobby on time, because the team will leave on time.

Please check out before 10:00am. In case of late check-out, please pay the additional fee at the front desk of the hotel.

What's Included

  • 5 nights stay at Sandton Sun (Standard) or similar
  • 2 nights stay at Bakubung Bush Lodge (Standard) or similar
  • 7 Breakfasts at hotel
  • 6 lunches and 4 dinners (include Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner)
  • Full Day Soweto Day Tour
  • Full Day Cullinan Diamond Mine
  • Full Day Pilanesberg National Park Tour
  • Full Day Sun City Tour
  • Full Day Pretoria City Tour 
  • Full Day Johannesburg Tour
  • 4 times return airport transfer
  • All tours & transfer as described in program with using private vehicle
  • Entrance ticket as per itinerary indicated (First entrance ticket provided)
  • English Speaking Tour Guide Service
  • Tour Guide & Driver tipping

What's NOT Included

  • Air Ticket
  • Africa Tourist Visa (if needed)
  • Drinks / beverages during the meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Other Expenses that do not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended
  • All Covid PCR Tests

Sandton Sun 5*

Address: Corner Fifth and Alice Streets, Sandton, Sandton, 2146 Johannesburg, South Africa

Located in the heart of Johannesburg’s economic hub, connected to Sandton Convention Centre. It offers spacious rooms, a variety of dining options and a state-of-the-art Business Suite.

Sandton Sun is also connected to the luxury shopping centre, Sandton City. It is located 40 minutes from O R Tambo and 650 m from the Gautrain.

Guests can choose from many dining options, including a bar, a restaurant, a show kitchen, and a deck. All menus are seasonal and ingredients are sourced from local farmers.

Sandton Sun features VIP check-in facilities. The Spa is open 7 days a week, offering a variety of relaxing treatments and massages. There is also a fully equipped 24-hour fitness centre.

Hotel features:

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Spa and Wellness Centre
  • Free Wi-Fi

Check-in from:    2:00pm
Check-out until: 11:00am

Bakubung Bush Lodge 4*

Address: Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park , 0300 Ledig, South Africa

Featuring a pool surrounded by lush vegetation, it is located in the Pilanesberg National Park. It offers a variety of massages, and has elegantly decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi.

Opening out onto a veranda with panoramic garden views, the elegant rooms at the Bakubung come with a flat-screen satellite TV. Private bathrooms come with a separate bath and shower.

Guests can enjoy the mix of local and international dishes prepared at the restaurant, where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served every day. A coffee shop and bar are also available, while room service is also possible.

A tennis court and a children’s playground are available on site, and the Sun City Casino is 10 km away.

The Pilanesberg airport is 16 km away, and a shuttle service can be arranged upon request.

Hotel features:

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Spa and Wellness Centre
  • Free Wi-Fi

Check-in from:    2:00pm
Check-out until: 10:00am

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