Our most recommended things to do in Sandton City, South Africa

Johannesburg: Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Caves Tour

1. Johannesburg: Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Caves Tour

The Cradle of Humankind is a paleoanthropological site and is located about 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa, in the Gauteng province. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999, the site is home to the largest concentration of human ancestral remains anywhere in the world. The site currently occupies 47,000 hectares (180 sq mi)[6] and contains a complex system of limestone caves. The registered name of the site in the list of World Heritage Sites is fossil human hominid sites South africa The Sterkfontein Caves were the site of the discovery of a 2.3-million-year-old fossil Australopithecus africanus (nicknamed "Mrs. Ples"), found in 1947 by Robert Broom and John T. Robinson. The find helped corroborate the 1924 discovery of the juvenile Australopithecus africanus skull known as the "Taung Child", by Raymond Dart, at Taung in the North West Province of South Africa, where excavations still continue. The Maropeng Visitor Centre is an award-winning, world-class exhibition, focusing on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years. Take a journey through time, starting with the formation of the planet and moving all the way through the evolutionary processes that culminated in the world as we know it today.

Pretoria: Private City Tour and Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour

2. Pretoria: Private City Tour and Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour

pickup at 8:00 am Pretoria tour with 4 main highlight 9:00 am Voortrekkers Monument. a monument with a the granite structure is located on a hilltop, and was raised to commemorate the Vootrekkers who left Cape Colony between 1835 and 1854. 10:00 am Kruger house. the historical president house of the Boer leader and president of south African Republic, Paul kruger. 10:45 am Church Square. Originally Market square, is the the square at the historic centre of the city of Pretoria. statues of four anonymous Boer citizen-soldiers surround that of kruger on a lower level of the plinth. 11:15 am union building. the imposing buildings at the north of Arcadia, close to Church square it can be seen form the Voortrekker monument. it used as the presidential house and office. lunch (optional) 40 minutes drive to Cullinan mine. 2:00 tour in Cullinan. Cullinan is small town in the Gauteng province. it is located 30 km east of Pretoria along the diamond route . the Cullinan diamond is the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever found, weighing 3,106.16 carats(621.35 g) discovered at the Premier No.2 mine in Cullinan at 26 January 1905. 4:00 trop off to the pick up point

Johannesburg: Lion Park Safari and Cultural Village Tour

3. Johannesburg: Lion Park Safari and Cultural Village Tour

Depart from your hotel at 8am and head towards the Lion and Safari Park located in the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site and one of the richest and most productive palaeo-anthropological sites in the world. The Lion and Safari Park is a 600-hectare wilderness reserve offering visitors an incredible opportunity to get up close to many of South Africa’s most iconic animals. Upon arrival, climb aboard a 4x4 safari vehicle for a one-and-a-half-hour game drive to see Africa’s predators, including lions, hyenas, wild dogs, cheetahs and leopards. The park’s knowledgeable guides will take you through the lion and wild enclosures, and take you to see three hyena species. During your game drive, you will also spot many other animals such as giraffes, ostriches and a variety of antelope species that roam freely on the reserve. When the safari tour has concluded, you are welcome to use the restaurant facilities at the park (at your own expense). The beautifully designed playground next to the restaurants will keep the young ones entertained. From the Lion and Safari Park, proceed to the Lesedi Cultural Village, located in the heart of the African bushveld amidst the rocky hills within the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site. Discover the fascinating cultures and traditions of the people of Africa, visiting five traditional homesteads inhabited by Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho, and Ndebele tribes who live according to tribal folklore and traditions of their ancestors. “Our culture is the light of our nation – whoever walks here amongst our cultures at Lesedi Cultural Village can also see the light.” Guests are also invited to enjoy the essence of Ubuntu at Lesedi Cultural Village, where the song, music, and warmth of our cultural hospitality add a truly unique touch to your conference, and depart for your return trip to Johannesburg. You will arrive back at your hotel at approximately 5pm depending on traffic.

Johannesburg: Soweto History Private Tour with African Lunch

4. Johannesburg: Soweto History Private Tour with African Lunch

From Johannesburg heading to South Western township call Soweto 8:00am Pick-up 9:00am Starting by the World cup stadium. 9:25am welcoming Board of Soweto. 9:40am Passing by the biggest hospital in Africa 10:00am stopping by Orlando towers. 10:30am Kliptown and Sisulu square (the poorest side of Soweto)(gratuities and Donation it optional). 12:00am Lunch(Samkuzi/Chad pozi) 2:00pm Visiting museums(Mandela's house) pointing tutu's house at Vilakazi street. 3:00pm Hector Pieterson Square. 4:00pm Winnies Mandela's House. 5h00 pm Dropoff

3 Days 2 Nights Panorama Tour & Kruger National park Safari

5. 3 Days 2 Nights Panorama Tour & Kruger National park Safari

Day 1. Depart from the City of Johannesburg to Mpumalanga the province where the sun rises at 06:00am. Stop at the town of Dullstroom known for its crystal-clear dams, fishing, and outdoor activity, for refreshments and to stretch your legs before continuing on to the Blyde River Canyon which is a 26km long Canyon located in Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is the third-largest canyon on Earth, behind the Grand Canyon and the Fish River Canyon. While at the Bylde River Canyon explore God’s Window which will be also another stop for a picturesque viewpoint. Continue on to the Berlin Falls which are a waterfall in Mpumalanga, South Africa. They are located close to God's Window and are the highest waterfall in South Africa's Mpumalanga province. Bourke’s Luck Potholes will also be being amongst the best of Mpumalanga attractions as a popular geological attraction formed by water erosion, with walkways & bridges that take one’s breath away. Experience the Three Rondavels which are also amongst the offerings. The Three Rondavels which are three round mountain tops with slightly pointed tops, remarkably like the traditional round or oval African homesteads made with local materials called rondavels. After the Panorama Route, make your way to Protea Hotel Hazyview which is where your overnight accommodation is. Day 2. Awaken at dawn and listen to the birds before driving out of camp hoping to find some of the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo). Enjoy a hearty breakfast, then continue to a waterhole to see hippos, crocodiles, and birds before returning to your camp for a siesta or perhaps an afternoon swim. The Kruger National Park, in northeastern South Africa, is one of Africa’s largest game reserves. It has a high density of wild animals which includes the Big 5: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalos. Hundreds of other mammals make their home here, as do diverse bird species such as vultures, eagles, and storks. Mountains, bush plains and tropical forests are all part of the landscape Leave the lodge at 5.00 Am to start looking for wildlife till late in the afternoon. At around 5 pm head back to Protea Hotel in Hazyview and relax and start looking at the photos taken and remembering the great fun had. Day 3. Wake up in the morning at Protea Hotel in Hazyview and enjoy your hearty breakfast before checking out of overnight accommodation at 10:00am and heading back to Johannesburg. Enjoy the scenery some more on your journey back reflecting on the memories you had.

2days kruger National Park

6. 2days kruger National Park

Day1 8:00am pickup heading to kruger 1:30pm arrive in logde 2:30pm afternoon game drive 6:00pm out from the park Day 2 6:00am early drive in the park 1:30pm out of the park heading to Pretoria/Johannesburg. 6:00pm drop-off

Elephant Sanctuary Tour from Johannesburg

7. Elephant Sanctuary Tour from Johannesburg

Embark on an unforgettable adventure at the Elephant Sanctuary near Hartebeespoortdam! Get up close and personal with these majestic creatures in a safe and ethical environment. Our main unique selling points include feeding, and walking these gentle giants, while learning about their conservation efforts. Itinerary: 1. Arrival and Welcome: Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our friendly staff who will provide an overview of the sanctuary and its mission. 2. Feeding Session: Experience the joy of feeding elephants as you interact with them and learn about their dietary needs. 3. Elephant Interaction: Get ready for an incredible encounter as you walk alongside these magnificent creatures. Learn about their behavior, communication, and social dynamics. 4. Educational Talk: Engage in an informative session to deepen your understanding of elephant conservation efforts and the challenges they face in the wild. 5. Departure: At the end of your visit, you will be dropped off at your hotel, with memories of an extraordinary elephant encounter. At the Elephant Sanctuary near Hartebeespoortdam, you will explore, experience, and enjoy an up-close interaction with these gentle giants. Our trained guides will ensure your safety and provide insightful information throughout the visit. Don't miss this opportunity to support elephant conservation while creating unforgettable memories.

From Pretoria: 4-Day Guided Trip to Kruger Park and Graskop

8. From Pretoria: 4-Day Guided Trip to Kruger Park and Graskop

Day 1 8:00 am pickup from the hotel heading to Hazyview. 12:30 pm arriving on the lodge, (numbi hotel, shinganala B&B or Tatenga guest house) checking in. 3:30pm a sunset game drive for3 hours 7:45 pm dinner Day 2 Night at logde booked 6 hours game drive 6:30am a full day safari Break after 3 hours 3:30 pm back in the lodge. 7:00pm dinner Last night at the lodge Day 3 7:30 am breakfast 9:00 am leaving to graskop ( Panorama road). Starting at tree rondavels, potholes Berlin falls, lasbon falls, and God's window. It all called Blyde River Canyon. 6:00 pm Checking in in the hotel at Pretoria 7:30 dinner Day 4 5:30am heading to ukutula for a walk with the lion 1:30pm drop of.

Gauteng Province Full Day Tour

9. Gauteng Province Full Day Tour

Pretoria City Tour Church Square, Pretoria Station, Kruger House, Union Buildings (Office of the President) Voortrekker Monument /Freedom Park Johannesburg Tour Constitutional Hill and Constitutional Court Mining square and Stock exchange Apartheid Museum /Soweto Museum Tour (1/5 -2 Hours) Diepkloof Ext and Hostel Baragwanth Hospital Orlando Cooling Towers Nomzamo Squatter ( Home visit ) Any toys or kids' presents welcomed Vilakazi Street (2 Nobel Laurante ) Desmond Tutu House Mandela House Museum Hector Peterson Memorial

4days Johannesburg

10. 4days Johannesburg

Day 1 8:30 pick up 7 hours tour Visiting Johannesburg Starting in con hill Mandela's bridge, Mandela's office and old ferriera mine 11:00pm apartheid museum 13:00pm lunch in Soweto 14:00 pm Soweto Desmond tutu's house, Mandela's house, Hector pieterson Square 16:00 pm visit of a slum(poor side of Soweto) Please bring some old cloth and shoes for the Day2 Pretoria 8:00ampick up Voortrekkers Monument, Kruger house Church Square passing by the Cbd, union building 1:00pm a break 2:00pm mine tour 6:00pm drop off Day3 6:00am pick up 8:00am walking with the lions 12:00pm a break 2:00pm interaction the elephant. 6:30pm drop off Day 4 8:00am pick up Lesedi and cradle of Humankind 5:00 pm drop off

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