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From the wilds of Kruger National Park to the cosmopolitan sophistication of Cape Town, you will come to understand why South Africa is dubbed A World In One Country. From Johannesburg, your journey takes you to the quaint historical town of Pilgrim’s Rest, and on through the breathtaking scenery of Blyde River Canyon and God’s Window. You are enroute to one of the world’s most famous game parks, Kruger National Park, and here, in open safari vehicles, you will be excitedly tracking the sport of the legendary Big 5. You travels continue to the little Kingdom of Swaziland for an authentic cultural experience and traditional craft market, before embarking on a lazy cruise of Lake St. Lucia, a world heritage site, and enjoy ample sitings of the resident hippos and crocodiles. Heading down the coast, journey through the dense, cool forest of age-old trees in the exquisite Tsitsikamma National Park. Board a ferry for the scenic crossing to the Featherbed Nature Reserve, right at the entrance of Knysna Lagoon. And from the oysters of Knysna to the ostriches of Oudtshoorn, you are in the feather capital of the world. One of the world’s most majestic sights is that of whales breaching off the Cape coast, and if you’re fortunate - July to November only that’s just what you might see. Hermanus offers the best land-based whale watching in the world! The Cape coast is well worth exploring, and you’ll be winding your way along this exquisite coastline, photo opportunities a-plenty. And for the wine lovers, no trip to South Africa is complete without a signature wine-tasting at one of the Cape’s famed wine estates! A world in one country, by now you will know why! Highlights Panorama Route Kruger National Park safari Swaziland & Zululand Multi-cultural experiences Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve safari UNESCO World Heritage Site - iSimangaliso Wetland Park Durban's beaches and Indian market Encounter with elephants Garden Route Route 62 CapeTown City Cape Peninsula & Winelands Table Mountain
Day 1 : Johannesburg
Touch down in 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 expense). At 7pm meet up at reception for a briefing on the tour and a chance to meet your fellow travelers. Accommodation: Protea Hotel Wanderers or similar.
Day 2 : Depart Johannesburg
Depart 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, travel via Sabie and arrive late afternoon into Hazyview, the safari hub of the Kruger National Park. Accommodation: Perry’s Bridge Hollow (standard room).
Day 3 : Panorama Dpite
After a sumptuous early morning breakfast, 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), Bourkes Luck Potholes and Gods Window 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).
Day 4 : 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. Savor the magic of this enormous wilderness. 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).
Day 5 : 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.
Day 6 : The Kingdom of the Zulus
After a leisurely breakfast travel into Zululand, passing traditional round huts and endless vistas. Arrive mid-afternoon at our hotel in the Umfolozi area. Accommodation: Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris or similar.
Day 7 : 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. 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.
Day 8 : Port Elizabeth/knysna
Enjoy breakfast before being collected and transferred to the airport for a morning flight (cost of flight not included). Be met by our Tour Guide and once everyone has arrived, set off to explore the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park. Be treated to magnificent coastal views and soak up the beauty of the glorious, indigenous Tsitsikamma Forest. Late this afternoon 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.
Day 9 : Kynsna
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 Knysnas huge tidal lagoon, and the forests, marshes and pristine beaches beyond. After lunch the remainder of the day at leisure to enjoy this lovely and special town. Accommodation: Knysna Hollow Country Estate or similar.
Day 10 : Oudtshoorn
This morning head underground for a fascinating tour of the Cango Caves, one of South Africas 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 its the centerof South Africa's ostrich industry. After lunch, which features Ostrich Steak on the menu, learn more about these hardy, enigmatic creatures during a tour of an ostrich farm. Accommodation: Queens
Day 11 : Cape Town
This is a day of magnificent vistas. Enjoy the ever-changing passing canvas as you 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 Africas version of Americas ‘Route 66. Accommodation: President Hotel or similar.
Day 12 : 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 Simons Town on our way back to Cape Town. Accommodation: President Hotel or similar.
Day 13 : Cape Winelands
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.
Day 14 : Cape Town
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.
|No of pax||Age Limit||Price per pax (Rs)|
|Adult||Above 12 years||$ 3299 / Adult|
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