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14 Days A World In One Country
13 Nights
South Africa, Swaziland
Starting from
KES 337027
per person

 

Overview
Johannesburg 1nts, Mpumalanga 3nts, Lobamba 1nts, Zululand 1nts, Durban 1nts, Knynsa 2nts, Oudtshoorn 1nts, Cape Town 3nts

A Glorious 14-day Southern African experience, where you’llsee and savour the immense richness of the country. From the wilds of KrugerNational Park to the cosmopolitan sophistication of Cape Town, you’ll come tounderstand why South Africa is dubbed 'A World in One Country'.

 

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    Itinerary

    Day 1: Johannesburg

    On arrival in Johannesburg at OR Tambo International Airport, you’ll be met by your representative and transferred to your hotel. Johannesburg is the largest and most populous city in South Africa. It is also the source of a large-scale gold and diamond trade, due to its location on the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills. The remainder of the day is at leisure & unescorted. Why not enjoy a sightseeing tour or simply relax at your hotel. At 19h00 we will meet up at reception for a briefing on the tour and a chance to meet fellow travellers.  

    Distance travelled today: 35 kms


    Day 2: Johannesburg - Mpumalanga

    Depart Johannesburg after breakfast and head for Pretoria, South Africa’s capital city, for a short orientation tour, before continuing to the Mpumalanga Province, known as “Paradise Country”. 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. [Breakfast]

    Distance travelled today: 425 kms


    Day 3: Mpumalanga 

    After an early morning breakfast, we’ll drive along the spectacular “Panorama Route”, offering views of amazing scenery including the 26 kilometre-long Blyde River Canyon (home to the Three Rondavels), Bourke’s Luck Potholes’ and historic God’s Window, a breathtaking view (weather permitting) of the edge of the escarpment taking in the Kruger National Park. 

    We arrive back in Hazyview in the early afternoon, where the remainder of the day is at leisure to relax or join an afternoon game experience (optional and for own account). [Breakfast]

    Distance travelled today: 320 kms


    Day 4: Mpumalanga 

    The day begins with early morning coffee or tea, followed by a thrilling open vehicle safari (with English speaking game ranger) through Kruger National Park with pre-packed breakfast. Kruger is one of the world’s greatest national parks, home to a stunning array of wildlife. Search for the ‘Big Five’ (rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, and elephant) as well as prolific birdlife and numerous other game. The afternoon is at leisure at your hotel. Late afternoon open vehicle game drives are available (optional & for own account). [Breakfast]

    Distance travelled today: 120 kms


     

    Day 5: Mpumalanga - Swaziland

    This morning we travel to Swaziland, an independent Kingdom within the borders of South Africa, known for its lovely scenery, crafts and colourful indigenous culture. An interactive cultural experience introduces us to the charming people of Swaziland and their traditions. We travel via the capital city, Mbabane, and on to the beautiful Ezulwini Valley for a true African shopping experience at the Ezulwini Craft Market which is packed with woven baskets, beadwork and carvings. 

    Overnight in Swaziland. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

    Distance travelled today: 310 kms


    Day 6: Swaziland - Zululand

    After breakfast we will continue south through Swaziland, before re-entering South Africa. Travel into Zululand, passing traditional round huts and endless vistas. There is an option to enjoy an afternoon open vehicle safari (optional and for own account with an English speaking game ranger) in the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, which contains an immense diversity of fauna and flora and is particularly famous for its conservation of black and white rhino.

    Overnight in Hluhluwe-Umfolozi region. [Breakfast]

    Distance travelled today: 360 kms


    Day 7: Zululand – Durban (Umhlanga)

    This morning we will join a cruise on Lake St Lucia (depending on favourable weather conditions) before departing for Durban. Our journey takes us past traditional Zulu Kraals, Eucalyptus plantations and sugar cane fields. We arrive early afternoon and the remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy the golden beaches of the Indian Ocean. Overnight in Durban (Umhlanga). [Breakfast] 

    Distance travelled today: 275 kms


    Day 8: Durban (Umhlanga) - Knysna

    After breakfast, transfer to Durban (Umhlanga) airport for the short southward flight to Port Elizabeth, where we will be met by our representative and once everyone has arrived, we set off to explore the magnificent beauty of the indigenous Tsitsikamma Forest. Visit the spectacularly beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park and Storms River Mouth (weather permitting). We’ll arrive at our hotel in Knysna, known as the oyster box of South Africa, nestling on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the Garden Route. Overnight in Knysna. [Breakfast & Dinner]

    Distance travelled today: 360 kms


    Day 9: Knysna

    After a leisurely breakfast we’ll enjoy a lagoon cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve (weather permitting), where we can take a trailer ride to the top of the Western Head to enjoy panoramic views of the town and lagoon, returning for lunch. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore this charming town set around a natural harbour lagoon. [Breakfast & Lunch]

    Distance travelled today: 15 kms


    Day 10: Knysna - Oudtshoorn

    Travel through the Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn, known as the “ostrich capital” and the centre of the world’s Ostrich farming industry. We’ll visit an Ostrich Farm for a guided tour and light lunch, before taking a tour of the spectacular limestone caverns of the Cango Caves, one of the world’s great natural wonders, sculpted by nature through the ages. We will arrive at our hotel in the late afternoon, in time to check in and relax before dinner (for own account).

    Overnight in Oudtshoorn. [Breakfast & Lunch]

    Distance travelled today: 210 kms


    Day 11: Oudtshoorn – Cape Town

    There is an option (for own account and subject to availability) to enjoy an early morning Meerkat Safari. Witness these incredible wild habituated creatures emerging out of their burrows, in time to soak up the sun before they head about their daily activities (weather permitting). After this thrilling experience, head back for a delicious breakfast. After breakfast, the journey continues through the ‘Little Karoo’ to Barrydale, where you will have the opportunity to visit a local farm school, interact with the children and teachers, spending time with them in the classroom learning more about the local farming community, before travelling to Montagu, a picturesque and historic spa town. (The school visit is subject to the school being open). Continue straight through to Cape Town, spectacularly set at the foot of Table Mountain. (The tour will travel via Franschhoek, if there are guests booked on the Franschhoek option) 

    Overnight in Cape Town [Breakfast]

    Distance travelled today: 468 kms


    Day 12: Cape Town (Unescorted)

    Enjoy a full day at leisure. Perhaps join a sightseeing tour to Table Mountain (own account) or simply explore the city. Although a small city, Cape Town is packed with sightseeing attractions, excellent bars, cafes and restaurants as well as colourful craft markets. Alternatively relax on one of Cape Town’s many pristine beaches. Enjoy an evening of delicious Cape food, captivating theatre and entertaining tales and songs about the people of the Cape.    

    Overnight in Cape Town. [Breakfast & Dinner]

    Distance travelled today: 10 kms


    Day 13: Cape Town 

    Enjoy a full day tour of the Cape Peninsula, offering some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in the world. Drive through Sea Point, the seaside village of Hout Bay (where you can enjoy an optional and for own account seal island boat cruise) and then on to Cape Point where (by tradition) it is said that the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. We'll return to Cape Town by way of Simon's Town, where we visit the Penguin colony at Boulders Beach (entrance fee for own account), Fish Hoek fishing village and Muizenberg. Overnight in Cape Town. [Breakfast]

    Distance travelled today: 200 kms


    Day 14: Cape Town

    Enjoy some last minute shopping (unescorted) or sightseeing (own account). The Robben Island Tour (for own account & time permitting), which departs from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, offers a fascinating excursion or perhaps just wander through the variety of shops and boutiques catering for all tastes and budgets. Later you will be transferred to the airport, harbour or railway station for your onward journey. [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    
    3 Star (Option 1) - Johannesburg ( 3 Star ) , Mpumalanga ( 3 Star ) , Lobamba ( 3 Star ) , Zululand ( 3 Star ) , Durban ( 3 Star ) , Knynsa ( 3 Star ) , Oudtshoorn ( 3 Star ) , Cape Town ( 3 Star )

    01/01/2019 - 30/04/2019 (13 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 444256 KES 366287
    01/05/2019 - 31/08/2019 (13 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 402572 KES 337027
    01/09/2019 - 31/12/2019 (13 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 444256 KES 366287
    4 Star (Option 1) - Johannesburg ( 4 Star ) , Mpumalanga ( 4 Star ) , Lobamba ( 4 Star ) , Zululand ( 4 Star ) , Durban ( 4 Star ) , Knynsa ( 4 Star ) , Oudtshoorn ( 4 Star ) , Cape Town ( 4 Star )

    01/01/2019 - 30/04/2019 (13 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 452096 KES 370913
    01/05/2019 - 31/08/2019 (13 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 412255 KES 343796
    01/09/2019 - 31/12/2019 (13 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 452096 KES 370913
    5 Star (Option 1) - Johannesburg ( 5 Star ) , Mpumalanga ( 5 Star ) , Lobamba ( 5 Star ) , Zululand ( 5 Star ) , Durban ( 5 Star ) , Knynsa ( 5 Star ) , Oudtshoorn ( 5 Star ) , Cape Town ( 5 Star )

    01/05/2019 - 31/08/2019 (13 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 415467 KES 345637
    01/01/2019 - 30/04/2019 (13 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 465805 KES 378668
    01/09/2019 - 31/12/2019 (13 Nights)
      Pax Range SGL DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 4 KES 465805 KES 378668

    Inclusions

    • 13 Breakfasts | 3 Lunches | 4 Dinners
    • 13 Nights Accommodation
    • Airport transfers
    • 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.)

    Important Note

    • This tour departs every week on a Sunday.
    • All guests are requested to book flight SA1334 departing 09h15 to arrive in Port Elizabeth at 10h35.
    • On day eight the tour departs from Port Elizabeth between 11h00 and 12h00. Any guests arriving after 12h00 will need to arrange for a transfer to join the group in Knysna. Visa conditions apply for Swaziland and passports are required.
    • Children 0 - 7 years are not permitted. Children 8 - 18 years pay adult rate.

    Exclusions

    • The internal flight between Durban and Port Elizabeth is not included.
    • Tips and Gratuities
    • Visa charges
    • Personal items such as laundry, telephone or mobile service charges, all beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)and other personal expenses
    • Airfares and Airport taxes
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