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15 Days/14 Nights
Johannesburg (international can be arranged)
Cities visited: Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Swaziland, St Lucia, Durban, Drakensberg, Eastern Cape Coast, Port Elizabeth, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Mossed Bay & Cape Town
Tour Details

Departure & Return Location

Johannesburg to Cape Town (international flights can be arranged)

Tour Includes

  • 14 Nights accommodation in South Africa
  • Game park fees
  • Services of experienced English-speaking driver-guides
  • All sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary, including entrance fees.
  • Meals as per itinerary (as described by: B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
  • All transportation as per itinerary

Tour Excludes

  • Visitor's Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Gratuities to guide, driver, hotels, etc.
  • International airfare
  • Flight from Durban to Port Elizabeth & departure tax
Itinerary

Day 1 SundayJohannesburg

Welcome to South Africa! Upon arrival at the airport in Johannesburg, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2 MondayPretoria / Mpumalanga (your access to Kruger National Park)

This morning leave for Mpumalanga, dropping several hundred feet into the lush subtropical region of the Lowveld. Travel along the circular Panorama Route via Graskop, visiting the view sites of the Blyde River Canyon, one of the natural wonders of Africa; gasp at the glory of God’s Window, with a boundless view of mountains and fertile plains and finally a visit to Bourke’s Luck Potholes before heading to Hazyview. (B)

Day 3 TuesdayMpumalanga / Kruger National Park

After breakfast, enjoy a portion of the day in search of the “Big Five” in the famous Kruger National Park. Kruger offers arguably the most exciting game-viewing in Africa: great herds of buffalo, elephants, rhinos and leopards, and lions. Observe predators chasing their prey and enjoying their kill in these surroundings. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 4 Wednesday Mpumalanga / Swaziland

In the morning, begin your day with a drive to the Kingdom of Swaziland, a sovereign state in Southern Africa. It is neighboured by Mozambique to its northeast and by South Africa to its north, west and south. Visit the bustling craft markets in Ezulwini Valley. Arrive at your hotel. Enjoy a day at leisure. (BLD)

Day 5 ThursdaySwaziland / Zululand

Today drive into the Kingdom of KwaZulu-Natal where ancient traditions and modern cultures of both Zulu and Settler have combined into a vibrant society living in peace and harmony. Arrive this afternoon in the Umfolozi area for your overnight stay. (B)

Day 6 FridayZululand / Durban

Cruise on the beautiful Lake St. Lucia before departing for the coastal city of Durban. Hug the lush KwaZulu-Natal coastline en route to Durban, watching the sugar cane fields. Continue to Durban and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure by the coast. (B)

Day 7 SaturdayDurban / Drakensberg

Enjoy a morning at leisure. Then head into the majestic Southern Drakensberg Mountains. Proceed on a visit to the 300 foot high Howick Falls, continuing through the Southern Midlands Meander Route, arriving at the hotel mid-afternoon. Your afternoon is at leisure to soak up the surroundings, or go fishing, hiking and even horse riding in clean mountain air (own account). (BD)

Day 8 SundayDrakensberg

Enjoy a day at leisure to enjoy the surroundings of the magnificent Southern Drakensberg Mountains. There are many leisure activities to partake in at your hotel. (BD)

Day 9 MondayDrakensberg / Eastern Cape Coast

After breakfast, drive south to the Eastern Cape entering the fourth of the provinces and the birth place of Nelson Mandela (fondly known as Madiba). En route see the old traditional way of life in the homeland area known as the Transkei. Continue via Nelson Mandela’s birth place and house, arriving late afternoon at the accommodation in Chinsta East, on the beautiful, unspoilt Eastern Cape Coast. (BD)

Day 10 TuesdayEastern Cape Coast / Port Elizabeth

Awake to the sounds of the crashing waves and have the morning at leisure to unwind with beach sand between our toes. The beach stretches on uninterrupted for many kilometres and the thick indigenous beach forest is a haven for an amazing variety of birdlife. Set off heading south to Port Elizabeth. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 11 WednesdayPort Elizabeth / Knysna

After breakfast, start your exploration of the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park. Here we are treated to magnificent coastal views along with the breathtaking views of Tsitsikamma Forest. Late this afternoon we arrive in Knysna, the heart of the famous Garden Route. Overnight at your hotel. (BD)

Day 12 ThursdayKnysna / Oudtshoorn / Mossel Bay

After breakfast, drive to the spectacular Outeniqua Pass en route to Oudtshoorn, the ‘feather capital of the world’, aptly named for its ostrich industry. Visit a working ostrich farm and then explore the famous Cango Caves. Walk (the more adventurous may crawl!) around the famous Cango Caves with their magnificent dripstone formations of stalactites and stalagmites. Overnight in Mossel Bay. (B)

Day 13 FridayMossel Bay / Cape Town

Today, enjoy breathtaking views along the highway as you travel to the coastal city of Cape Town. The city is famous for its harbour, for its natural setting in the Cape Floristic Region, as well as for such well-known landmarks as Table Mountain and Cape Point. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 14 SaturdayCape Town

Enjoy a day at leisure. You may like to visit the winelands of Cape Town or Robben Island. Return to your hotel. (B)

Day 15 SundayCape Town / En Route

Today, say goodbye to the country that has hosted you as we transfer you to the airport for your return flight.

Rates

Pricing available upon request.

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Accommodations

City

Hotel

Johannesburg

Protea Hotel or Tambo

Mpumalanga

Hippo Hollow Country Estate

Swaziland

Lugogo Sun

Zululand

Anew Hotel Hluhluwe and Safaris

Durban

Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge

Drakensberg

Drakensberg Gardens Hotel

Eastern Cape Coast

Crawford’s Beach Lodge

Port Elizabeth

Garden Court Kings Beach

Knysna

Premier Hotel The Moorings

Mossel Bay

Diaz Hotel and Resort

Cape Town

Sunsquare Cape Town Gardens

** Similar accommodations may be used. Subject to availability.