Rating in South Africa
$ 2641

A World in One Country

Safari
Safari
min $ 2641
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Hazyview, Johannesburg
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 2641
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  • Descriptions
  • Inclusions
  • Pricing Information & Dates
  • Itinerary

Descriptions

A Glorious 14-day Southern African experience, where you’ll see and savor the immense richness of the country. From the wilds of Kruger National Park to the cosmopolitan sophistication of Cape Town, you’ll come to understand why South Africa is dubbed ‘A World in One Country’.

This tour departs every Sunday from Johannesburg.

Inclusions

Included

  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (on all days)

Excluded

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day)

Pricing Information & Dates

Itinerary DatesFrom Price
01 Sep 2017to31 Dec 2017$2473
01 Jan 2018to30 Apr 2018$2849
01 May 2018to31 Aug 2018$2641
01 Sep 2018to31 Dec 2018$2849

Itinerary

Day 1
Sunday
Johannesburg

Touch down at OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg) where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the magnificent suburban shopping malls or take an optional afternoon Soweto Tour (own account).
At 19h00 we all meet up at reception for a briefing on the tour and a chance to meet your fellow travelers.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Wanderers or similar

Distance traveled today: 35 kms.


Day 2
Monday
Pretoria / Mpumalanga

Depart by 08h00 leaving Johannesburg’s distinctive skyline behind and head for Pretoria, South Africa’s capital city, for a short orientation tour before continuing to Mpumalanga. Dropping several hundred feet into the lush subtropical region of the Lowveld, we travel via the historic towns of Dullstroom and Lydenburg.
After traversing the famous Long Tom Pass, we travel via Sabie and arrive late afternoon into Hazyview, the safari hub of the Kruger National Park.

Accommodation: Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel or similar

Distance traveled today: 425 kms.


Day 3
Tuesday
Panorama Route

After a sumptuous early morning breakfast, we journey up the awe inspiring Panorama Route with its forested mountains and fertile plains. After viewing the Blyde River Canyon (home to the Three Rondavels), Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window we arrive back in Hazyview in the early afternoon.
The free time allows for a lazy afternoon relaxing around the pool or an exciting afternoon game experience in the Kruger National Park (own account).

Accommodation: Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel or similar

Distance traveled today: 320 kms.


Day 4
Wednesday
A Morning Big Five game viewing in Kruger National Park

Set off before breakfast for a morning in search of lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard, and all manner of wondrous bird and plant species. Savour the magic of this enormous wilderness. We return to Hazyview around lunch time and you have the afternoon at leisure.
For the animal enthusiast, an additional afternoon game drive in the park or an unforgettable elephant interaction is available as an optional extra (own account).

Accommodation: Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel or similar

Distance traveled today: 120 kms.


Day 5
Thursday
The Kingdom of Swaziland

Enjoy an enchanting drive to the tiny Kingdom of Swaziland, a former British Protection Territory, now ruled by King MsWati III. An interactive cultural experience introduces us to the charming people of Swaziland and their traditions.
We continue through the capital city, Mbabane, and on to the beautiful Ezulwini Valley for a true African shopping experience at the vibrant Ezulwini Craft Market which is packed with woven baskets, beadwork and carvings.

Accommodation: Royal Swazi Spa Hotel or similar

Distance traveled today: 310 kms.


Day 6
Friday
The Kingdom of the Zulu’s

After a leisurely breakfast we travel into Zululand, passing traditional round huts and endless vistas. We arrive mid-afternoon at our hotel in the Umfolozi area.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris or similar

Distance traveled today: 360 kms.


Day 7
Saturday
Durban

This morning enjoy a cruise on Lake St Lucia before departing for Durban. Hug the lush KwaZulu-Natal coastline en route to Durban, watching the sugar cane fields do their own version of the Mexican wave at the urging of the wind.
We arrive into Durban early afternoon and the remainder of the afternoon is at leisure, to enjoy the golden beaches and warm waters of the Indian Ocean or take a stroll along the lively promenade.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Edward or similar

Distance traveled today: 275 kms.


Day 8
Sunday
Port Elizabeth / Knysna

We enjoy breakfast before being collected and transferred to the airport for a morning flight (cost of flight not included) to Port Elizabeth. We will be met by our Tour Guide and once everyone has arrived, we set off to explore the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park. Here we are treated to magnificent coastal views and soak up the beauty of the glorious, indigenous Tsitsikamma Forest. Late this afternoon we arrive in Knysna, perhaps South Africa’s most visually stunning resort, in the heart of the famous Garden Route.

Accommodation: Knysna Hollow Country Estate or similar

Distance traveled today: 360 kms.


Day 9
Monday
Knysna

Cruise on the vast Knysna Lagoon and visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Enjoy an amazing view of the imposing sandstone ‘Heads’ which guard the sea entrance to Knysna’s huge tidal lagoon, and the forests, marshes and pristine beaches beyond. After lunch we have the remainder of the day at leisure to enjoy this lovely and special town.

Accommodation: Knysna Hollow Country Estate or similar

Distance traveled today: 10 kms.


Day 10
Tuesday
Oudtshoorn

This morning we head underground for a fascinating tour of the Cango Caves, one of South Africa’s most incredible natural wonders and enjoy the wonderful views of the spectacular Outeniqua Pass en route to Oudtshoorn, the ‘feather capital of the world’, so named because it’s the centre of South Africa’s ostrich industry.
After lunch, which features Ostrich Steak on the menu, we learn more about these hardy, enigmatic creatures during a tour of an ostrich farm.

Accommodation: Queens Hotel or similar

Distance traveled today: 210 kms.


Day 11
Wednesday
Cape Town

This is a day of magnificent vistas. Enjoy the ever-changing passing canvas as we travel to Cape Town. During the whale season we will travel via the seaside village of Hermanus in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the southern right whales, which frolic offshore (July to November only). Out of season we will return to Cape Town along ‘Route 62’, South Africa’s version of America’s ‘Route 66’.

Accommodation: President Hotel or similar

Distance traveled today: 475 kms.


Day 12
Thursday
Cape Peninsula

A full day touring of the ruggedly beautiful Cape Peninsula winding our way through some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in the world. We stop at the fishing village of Hout Bay, where you can opt to take a cruise (own account) to Seal Island to watch the antics of these natural performers.
Then we continue to the Cape Point Nature Reserve, before stopping off to see the lovable penguins at Boulders Beach. We drive through the quaint naval village of Simon’s Town on our way back to Cape Town.

Accommodation: President Hotel or similar

Distance traveled today: 200 kms.


Day 13
Friday
Cape Winelands

We journey into the beautiful and tranquil Cape Winelands, visiting both Paarl and Stellenbosch before stopping for wine tasting at two well-known estates. Pass by the impressive Huguenot Memorial Museum and the Afrikaans Language Monument which provide a historical perspective.

Accommodation: President Hotel or similar

Distance traveled today: 200 kms.


Day 14
Saturday
Cape Town International Airport

This brings us to the end of our ‘World in One Country’. Check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Distance traveled today: 35 kms.

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