the spectacular Kapama Lodge (www.kapama.co.za) in the heart of the game reserve, the 20 luxurious, thatched chalets boast sweeping views across a tranquil lake. In the afternoon, a fully guided game drive searches out lion, elephant, and wildebeest in their natural habitat.
Days 7 – 8 Fly to Johannesburg for a two-night stay at the Sandton Hilton (www.sandton.hilton.com).
A full-day tour with a visit to Soweto Township is followed by a visit to the Apartheid Museum.
Best Deal From May 1—Aug. 31, 2005, the rate on the eight-day excursion is $2,490 per person and based on double occupancy. It also includes all breakfasts for the eight days and meals at the game reserves. 800 545-1910; www.Premiertours.com.