Rating in Swaziland
$ 1352

Kruger and The Kingdoms

Safari
Safari
min $ 1352
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Swaziland, Kruger National Park, Hazyview, Johannesburg
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1352
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  • Descriptions
  • Inclusions
  • Pricing Information & Dates
  • Itinerary

Descriptions

It’s a truly royal seven days, fully escorted, so you’re taken directly to some of South Africa’s finest scenic sights and most prolific Big Five game-viewing country. Culture and wildlife come alive with vibrant finesse.

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 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 2016to31 Dec 2017$1185
01 Jan 2018to30 Apr 2018$1352
01 May 2018to31 Aug 2018$1310
01 Sep 2018to31 Dec 2018$1352

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 travellers.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Wanderers or similar

Distance travelled today: 35 km.


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 travelled today: 425 km.


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 before arriving back in Hazyview in the early afternoon.
The free time allows for a lazy afternoon relaxing around the pool or an exciting afternoon game activity in the Kruger National park (own account).

Accommodation: Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel or similar

Distance traveled today: 320 km.


Day 4
Wednesday
Big Five game viewing in Kruger National Park

Set off before breakfast for a morning in search of lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard, and all manner of wondrous wildlife, birds 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: 100 km.


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, bead work and carvings.

Accommodation: Royal Swazi Spa Hotel or similar

Distance traveled today: 310 km.


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 Hluhluwe area.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris or similar

Distance traveled today: 360 km.


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. End the tour before lunch, either at the airport or at a central Durban hotel.

Distance traveled today: 475 km.

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