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15 Days South African Surprise
14 Nights
South Africa, Swaziland
Starting from
KES 212445
per person

 

Overview
Johannesburg 1nts, Mpumalanga 2nts, Mbabane 1nts, Zululand 2nts, Durban 3nts, Port Elizabeth 1nts, Knynsa 1nts, Oudtshoorn 1nts, Cape Town 2nts

It’s an adventure unlike any other - South Africa, a vast land of un imaginable beauty and diversity of experiences, is set to take your breath away.

 

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    Itinerary

    Day 1: Johannesburg

    Upon arrival you will be met and assisted to your shuttle transfer service to the hotel. You have the remainder of the day at leisure until 19h00 when we all meet at the hotel reception for a briefing on the tour and a chance to meet up with your fellow travelers.


    Day 2: Johannesburg - Mpumalanga

    This morning we 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. [Breakfast]


    Day 3: Mpumalanga

    We have a bright and early start to the day in order to experience the wonders of exploring the Kruger National Park in our closed vehicle.  Spend a morning with the Big Five in the Kruger National Park. The Kruger National Park is an internationally renowned game reserve of nearly 2 million hectares and supports the largest variety of wildlife species on the African continent.  Keep a lookout for the wonderful flora and bird life that abounds.   We return to our hotel around lunch time and your afternoon is at leisure. [Packed Breakfast]


    Day 4: Mpumalanga - Swaziland

    This morning after breakfast, we check out and depart on our journey to Swaziland. We proceed south to Malalane and then onto Swaziland where this afternoon you will visit a real Chief’s village and have the fantastic opportunity to gain an authentic knowledge of traditional Swazi culture. [Breakfast]


    Day 5: Swaziland – St. Lucia and Surrounds

    This morning we journey through Swaziland into Zululand.  Our journey continues 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. [Breakfast]


    Day 6: St. Lucia and Surrounds

    Guests have the option to lie in or take an optional morning boat cruise (own account) or simply soak up the atmosphere of this tourist town St Lucia before heading off later in the morning towards Durban. An orientation tour introduces us to this multicultural, vibrant seaside city before arriving at our hotel late afternoon. [Breakfast]


    Day 7: Durban - Drakensberg

    This morning, enjoy a leisurely breakfast or perhaps take an early morning cab ride to the bustling Umhlanga Beach for a stroll along the Promenade mile which buzzes with energy as surfers, joggers and cyclists take to this seaside playground. Then we head into the majestic Southern Drakensberg Mountains. We proceed on a visit to the 300 foot high Howick Falls, continuing through the Southern Midlands Meander Route, arriving at our 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). [Breakfast & Dinner]


    Day 8: Drakensberg

    Enjoy a full day at leisure to soak up the surroundings of the magnificent Southern Drakensberg Mountains. There are also many leisure activities to be enjoyed at the Resort. [Breakfast & Dinner]


    Day 9: Drakensberg – Eastern Cape Coast

    This morning we continue south to the Eastern Cape entering the fourth of the provinces and the birth place of Nelson Mandela (fondly known as Madiba). En route we see the old traditional way of life in the homeland area known as the Transkei and stop for lunch (own account) outside the capital of Umtata.  We continue via Nelson Mandela’s birth place and house, arriving late afternoon at our accommodation in Chinsta East, on the beautiful, unspoilt Eastern Cape Coast. [Breakfast & Dinner]


    Day 10: Eastern Cape Coast – Port Elizabeth

    We 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.  We set off heading south to Port Elizabeth. [Breakfast]


    Day 11: Port Elizabeth - Knysna

    Today our journey continues towards the Cape. Visit the Tsitsikamma Forest, which provides scenic walking opportunities.  A short walk to the Storms River Mouth offers some magnificent views of the gorge and river below. Arrive in Knysna late afternoon for check in at our hotel. [Breakfast & Dinner]


    Day 12: Knysna – Oudtshoorn – Mossel Bay

    After breakfast, we travel inland over the spectacular Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn, known as the ‘feather capital of the world’ because of its ostrich industry. We 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. [Breakfast]


    Day 13: Mossel Bay – Cape Town

    Today’s journey ends in Cape Town. On the way we stop off in Albertinia to visit a well-known aloe factory. In this area, the Cape Aloe grows wild on many farms, and is still harvested in the traditional, labour-intensive way, providing a livelihood for unskilled, independent tappers. We drive via Swellendam, Worcester and through the Huguenot Tunnel before arriving in Cape Town in the late afternoon. [Breakfast]


    Day 14: Cape Town (UNESCORTED)

    Enjoy a day of leisure in the ‘Mother City’ where a visit to the V&A Waterfront is recommended. Enjoy quality time exploring this beautiful city. [Breakfast]


    Day 15: Cape Town 

    This morning after breakfast, check out of the hotel by 11h00. The remainder of the day will be at leisure until your transfer to Cape Town International airport. [Breakfast]

     

    Tour Cost
    SGL :-  SINGLE TRAVELLER , DBL/TWIN :-  PER PERSON IN DOUBLE/TWIN SHARING , TPL :-  PER PRESON IN TRIPLE SHARING ,
    CWB :-  CHILD WITH BED , CWOB :-  CHILD WITHOUT BED    
    4 Star (Option 1) - Johannesburg (Protea Hotel Transit OR Tambo Airport(Standard Room Room on Bed and Breakfast Basis ) OR Similar) , Mpumalanga (Hippo Hollow Country Estate (Standard Room with Courtyard View Room on Bed and Breakfast Basis ) OR Similar) , Mbabane (Lugogo Sun Hotel(Standard Room Room on Bed and Breakfast Basis ) OR Similar) , Zululand (Protea Hotel Hluhluwe Safaris (Standard Double Room Room on Bed and Breakfast Basis ) OR Similar) , Durban (City Lodge Umhlanga Ridge(Standard Room Room on Bed and Breakfast Basis ) OR Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort(Standard Room Room on Bed and Breakfast Basis) OR Similar) , Port Elizabeth (Crawfords Beach Lodge(Kingfisher Lodge Room on Bed and Breakfast Basis ) OR Similar) , Knynsa (Knysna Hollow Country Estate (Standard Room Room on Bed and Breakfast Basis ) OR Similar) , Oudtshoorn (Garden Court Mossel Bay(Standard Room Room on Bed and Breakfast Basis ) OR Similar) , Cape Town (SunSquare Cape Town Gardens(Standard Room Room on Bed and Breakfast Basis ) OR Similar)

    01/08/2018 - 31/12/2018 (14 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 274409 KES 212445
    01/01/2019 - 30/04/2019 (14 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 373891 KES 284367
    01/05/2019 - 31/07/2019 (14 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 352013 KES 265708
    01/08/2019 - 31/12/2019 (14 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 373891 KES 284367

    Inclusions

    •  14 Nights' Accommodation | 14 Breakfasts | 4 Dinners

    •  Arrival airport shuttle transfer and departure transfer

    •  Morning visit to the Kruger National Park

    •  Arrival airport shuttle transfer and departure transfer

    •  Hotel porterage

    •  Kruger National Park conservation levy (Please note that conservation levies are subject to increase without prior notice and is at the discretion of the game park.)


    Note:

    •  Children 0 - 7 years are not permitted on tour. Children 8 - 18 years pay applicable adult rate.

    •  Guided Journey Special Departures on specified Sundays.

    Exclusions

    • Visa charges
    • Travel insurance
    • Personal items such as laundry, telephone or mobile service charges, all beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)and other personal expenses
    • Other services not listed in includes listed above
    • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
    • Airfares and Airport taxes
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