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Grand South Africa Discovery

Pilgrims Rest | Kruger | Swaziland | Hluhuwe | Durban | Knysna | Oudtshoorn | Cape Town

The very best of South Africa on a 14 day grand tour around this remarkable country. As part of a small group, you will have time to absorb the culture and your enthusiastic guides will ensure you never miss a place of interest or photo opportunity.

 

Highlights

  • Blyde River Canyon 
  • God's Window
  • Game drive in the Kruger National Park 
  • Kingdom of Swaziland
  • Lake St Lucia cruise
  • Hluhuwe game drive
  • Zululand
  • Free time in Durban
  • Tsitsikamma National Park 
  • Cango Caves 
  • Ostrich farm experience
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Wine tastings


Day 1 - Kruger National Park

Depart Johannesburg and travel along the Panorama Route via the spectacular Blyde River Canyon. Time and weather permitting, stop at God's Window before arriving at your Hazyview hotel in the late afternoon.

Overnight at Perry's Bridge Hollow 
 
Day 2 - Kruger National Park  
Set off before breakfast for an open vehicle safari in search of lion, elephant and other big game which make the Kruger National Park famous. Relax in the afternoon or take an optional game drive before dinner.

Overnight at Perry's Bridge Hollow  
  
Day 3 - Swaziland
Leave the Kruger for an enchanting drive to the Kingdom of Swaziland. Travel through the capital city, Mbabane, known for its vibrant markets before a night in the beautiful Ezulwini Valley.

Overnight at Royal Swazi Spa

Day 4 - KwaZulu-Natal
Enjoy a morning visit to the Swazi Candle Factory before travelling on into KwaZulu-Natal. You'll arrive in the afternoon just in time to take on an afternoon drive up the Ubombo Mountains, offering views over Lake Jozini. You will also visit an authentic Zulu homestead before dinner.

Overnight at Ghost Mountain Inn.

Day 5 - KwaZulu-Natal 
Today, travel to Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve for a thrilling afternoon of game viewing. The reserve covers a combined area of 90000 hectares and it was here that the white rhino was saved from extinction. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Overnight at Ghost Mountain Inn

Day 6 - Durban
Continue to St Lucia, here you take a boat trip which provides an opportunity to view crocodiles, hippo and numerous bird species in their natural habitat. Continue to Durban, where you overnight.

Overnight at The Benjamin Boutique Hotel

Day 7 - Port Elizabeth
Enjoy a city tour of Durban before travelling to the airport for your early afternoon flight to Port Elizabeth where a new guide will meet you. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight at Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth  

Day 8 - Plettenberg Bay 
Travel along the coast to the Tsitsikamma National Park, enjoy a walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River mouth gorge for incredible views and photo opportunities. The next two nights are in Plettenberg Bay. 

Overnight at The Country House.

Day 9 - Plettenberg Bay 
After breakfast visit Birds of Eden - the largest free-flight bird aviary in the world. Proceed to Bramon Wine Estate for a tasting followed by lunch (own account), before returning to the lodge for the remainder of the afternoon at leisure. 

Overnight at Hunter's House

Day 10 - Oudtshoorn
After breakfast head for Knysna for a cruise on the Keurbooms River, before heading to the waterfront complex in town for some free time. Later continue onto Oudtshoorn to visit a working ostrich farm for a guided tour, before heading to your hotel. 

Overnight at De Opstal Country Lodge

Day 11 - Cape Town
Enjoy a morning tour of Cango Caves before departing Oudtshoorn to travel along the scenic Route 62 to Cape Town. 

Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront
  
Day 12 - Cape Town
This morning head off on a full day Cape Point and Peninsula Tour taking in magnificent beaches, breath-taking views and pretty coastal villages along the way. This evening is at leisure to enjoy Cape Town independently.

Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront

Day 13 - Cape Town
Take a full day Cape Winelands Tour. This delightful drive takes you via superb mountain ranges, vineyards and past Cape Dutch homesteads. Return to Cape Town in the late afternoon.

Overnight at Southern Sun Waterfront

Day 14 - Cape Town and farewell
Morning city tour before travelling to the airport for your onward flight.

14 day tour from £2634

SPECIAL OFFER - FREE pre tour night in Johannesburg and FREE post tour night in Cape Town. 

Departs weekly on Mondays from Johannesburg. Selected departures from Cape Town. Tour price includes en-suite accommodation with breakfast, 1 lunch and 7 dinners but excludes the Durban to Port Elizabeth flight. This tour also operates in reverse. Accommodation specified is subject to availability and may be substituted to a similar standard if necessary. Flights not included. Discount flights available from most UK airports.

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Grand South Africa Discovery

Small Group Tour

Make friends along the way as you discover the sights and experience the culture of this fascinating region.

Your small group tour includes:

  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Max 18 passengers
  • Expert guide throughout tour
  • Air conditioned vehicles
  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 7 dinners



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Africa Experts

  • Expert staff who have travelled in Africa
  • Friendly advice and professional service
  • Make the most of your time and budget
  • Local agents on hand at all times

Designed for you

  • Your entire holiday is designed around your requirements
  • Pick and choose the places you want to visit
  • Wide range of twin and multi-centre holiday options
  • One consultant to make all your arrangements

Best value

  • Tailor made service at package tour prices
  • Breakfast included in most locations
  • Free nights and upgrades at many top resorts
  • Book now with a low deposit and pay in full later

Peace of mind

  • Part of Freedom Destinations, a leading UK travel company
  • Established for over 12 years
  • Your holiday fully ABTA and ATOL protected
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