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14 Day Lesotho, Swaziland and Kruger (Comfort) North

R20,250

+ Single Supplement ZAR 2990

+ Optional Activity Package ZAR 2280

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Tour Style Accommodated
Countries Visited South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland
Starts Port Elizabeth
Ends Johannesburg
Group Size Max 20
Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older

This South Africa budget tour taking in Lesotho, Swaziland and Kruger budget adventurous tour explores the very best of South Africa.

 

 

Tour Overview

Departing from Port Elizabeth
Ends in
Johannesburg

On this tour you will explore the wonderful landscape, wildlife and warm, friendly people of South Africa , Lesotho and Swaziland. This budget adventurous 14 day small group accommodated tour explores the very best of South Africa. Experience animals, mountains and amazing culture.

Included

  • Meals - 13 Breakfast, 9 Lunch, 12 Dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Registered guides
  • Transport per itinerary

Excluded

  • International Airfares
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Visa costs
  • Border taxes
  • Passports
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • Activity Package and Optional Activities
  • Unscheduled or optional national / game parks and other activities
  • Gratuities
  • Sleeping bag if needed
  • Restaurant meals (other than those listed)
  • All drinks - Alcohol, Soft Drinks, Bottled Water
  • Tips
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs
  • Laundry
  • Other items of a personal nature

SKU: ACS0478
 

Itinerary

Day 1

Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa

We start our tour today, travelling along the coastline and up to the third largest National Park of South Africa, The Addo Elephant National Park. This Park is home to many of Africa’s big game. Our vehicle gives us a better view on our game drive during the afternoon, especially for the photographers amongst us.

Accommodation: Permanent Tents: Kudu Ridge Lodge
Facilities: : Two per permanent tent with En-suite Bathroom Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Included Highlight: Morning game drive in truck

Day 2

Graaff Reinet, South Africa

We leave the Addo National Park today  and we travel to the heartland of the Great Karoo. Upom arrival we enjoy a historical walking tour with out local guide where you will be introduced to the enriching history of the fourth oldest town in South Africa ‘ the gem of the Karoo”. An optional sundowner visit to the Valley of Desolation is available this evening for those wanting to participate in the activity.

Accommodation: Two per Room with  Profcon Resort
Facilities: En-suite Bathroom Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Addo (via Port Elizabeth) to Graaff Reinet
Activity Package: Graaff Reinet Historical Tour

Day 3 - 4

Lesotho – Malealea, Lesotho

Today we will make our entrance into the incredible mountain kingdom of Lesotho. Lesotho is one of the world’s highest countries, lying over 1000m above sea level. The following day we wake up early and are given an opportunity to partake in a Pony Trekking Excursion through the secluded hills of Lesotho, accompanied by local guides. On your way back to our camping site, the group will visit the local village and school.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Malealea Lodge
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Graaff Reinet to Lesotho
Included Highlight : Lesotho Village Visit, Hike with the guide
Optional Activity: Pony Trekking, Pitseng hike
Border Post: South Africa: Van Rooyens Gate, Open: 06h00-22h00 Lesotho: Van Rooyens Gate, Open: 06h00-22h00

Day 5 - 6

South Africa – Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa

The Drakensberg Mountains range is comprised of South Africa’s highest and most incredible mountains. We explore the mountain trails and take our time to enjoy the breathtaking sights in the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg (Royal Natal) National Park. On our second day, we go for a guided hike to see some of the renowned San rock paintings.

Accommodation Two Per Room: Drakensville Resort or Amphitheatre
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Lesotho to Drakensberg
Included Highlight:Sterkfontein vulture centre, Oliviers Hoek pass, Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
Border Post: Lesotho: Maseru Bridge, Tel: +27 51 924 4300, Open: 24hrs South Africa: Maseru Bridge, Tel: +27 51 924 4300, Open: 24hrs

Day 7

KwaZulu-Natal Coast – Durban, South Africa

We will travel downwards as we leave the mountains and make our way to the KwaZulu-Natal Coast. The lively city of Durban is South Africa’s most famous surfing spot. We will spend our night in the centre of the city and it is here that you will get the chance to taste the spicy Indian cuisine and enjoy this coastal city’s vibrant nightlife.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Garden Court South Beach Hotel
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Drakensberg to Durban
Included Highlight: Visit to the Mandela Capture Site, visit Howick Falls
Optional Activity: Dinner out

Day 8

iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa

This morning is spent at leisure enjoying the picturesque beaches and Indian Ocean. If you looking for more excitement, feel free to visit Ushaka Marine World. Leaving the city behind we make our way along the beautiful coastline to Zululand. Enjoy an enriching cultural experience this evening with some local beer and learning about the family traditions.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Shonalanga
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Durban to St Lucia
Included Highlight: Zulu Cultural Evening
Optional Activity: Visit to Ushaka Marine World

Day 9

Hluhluwe – Umfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa

In the morning we travel to the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve for a game drive in open 4×4 vehicles. The park is the only conservation managed by the state in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, where all the Big Five can be found. The park now has the largest population of white rhino in the world, due to conservation efforts. In the afternoon, we cross the border into Swaziland and enjoy a boat cruise on St Lucia estuary.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Shonalanga
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Activity Package: Game Drive in Hluhluwe/Imfolozi National Park, St. Lucia Boat Cruise

umfolozi-rhino

Day 10

Swaziland – Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Swaziland

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is Swaziland’s oldest sanctuary, covering a surface of 4,560 hectares. No predators can be found in this section, which gives the opportunity for self-guided hikes. Hiking is a terrific way to get close to nature and wildlife. In addition to the wonderful views, we also enjoy a traditional dinner followed by a bit of traditional Swazi dancing entertainment. Take part in the many activities on offer here.

Accommodation: Beehive huts: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary or Mbuluzi Game Lodge
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: St. Lucia to Swaziland
Optional Activity: Game Drives, Swazi Cultural Experience, Mountain Biking and Hiking
Border Post: South Africa: Golela Border Post, Tel: +27(0)34 435 1070 Open: 07h00-22h00 Swaziland: Lavumisa Town Board, Tel: +268 20 790 93, Open: 07h00-22h00

Day 11 - 12

South Africa – Kruger National Park, South Africa

We begin the morning with  a nature walk and visiting a craft market before crossing the border into South Africa again today and continue to travel to the Greater Kruger National Park for two memorable days of game driving. The Greater Kruger National Park is home to Africa’s Big 5 as well as plenty of other African animal species. Our vehicle gives us a height advantage to take better pictures of the incredible area. We will have several game drives to get the chance to spot different animal wildlife. The evening of the next day is free to take an optional game drive.

Accommodation: Permanent Tents: Nkambeni Reserve
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Swaziland to Kruger National Park area
Included Highlight: Full day 4×4 Game Drive, Guided nature walk with the guide
Border Post: Swaziland: Jeppes Reef Border, Tel: +27(0)13 781 0382, Open: 07h00 – 20h00 South Africa: Mananga, Tel: +27 (0) 13 793 7075, Open: 07h00-18h00

Nomad Kruger National Park

Day 13

Greater Kruger Area, South Africa

We will make the most of our day game driving through the Park. Today you have the opportunity of experience Kruger in an optional open 4×4 safari vehicle. Leaving Kruger conservation area behind us, we travel to Timbavati safari lodge. In the afternoon you have the chance to extend your day with an optional sunset game drive. In the evening, we will experience some traditional South African cooking while enjoying a traditional song and dance evening at our campsite.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Nkambeni Reserve
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Activity Package: Full day 4×4 Game Drive Kruger National Park
Optional Activity: Sunset Drive

Day 14

Panorama Route – Johannesburg, South Africa

Our final day will be spent driving along the scenic Panorama Route, stopping for incredible views of Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and Bourke’s Luck Potholes. The tour will finish once we reach Johannesburg, although most will enjoy an optional dinner out on our last night together.

Accommodation: Own Arrangements / Post tour accommodation can be booked through us.
Route: Great Kruger National Park area to Johannesburg
Included Highlight: Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window
Optional Activity: Farewell dinner at Belvedere Estate

 

Activities

The Activity Package of ZAR 2280 (optional on this trip) includes the following:

  • Graaff Reinet historical tour ZAR350
  • Hluhluwe game drive ZAR750
  • St Lucia boat cruise ZAR430
  • 4x4 Game drive in Kruger National Park ZAR750


Other Activities

  • Addo Elephant Park, Addo Night Drive
  • Malealea Pony Trekking, Pitseng Day Hike
  • Durban, Dinner Out
  • iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Visit to Ushaka Marine World
  • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Game Drives, Swazi Cultural Experience, Mountain Biking and Hiking
  • Greater Kruger, Sunset Drive

 

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Price

R20,250

+ Single Supplement ZAR 2990

+ Optional Activity Package ZAR 2280





R20,250

+ Single Supplement ZAR 2990

+ Activity Package (Optional) ZAR 2280

Small Group Departures ZAR 26250

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