SA1 - Classic South Africa

Johannesburg, Kruger, Swaziland, Zululand, Durban, Knysna, Oudtshoorn & Cape Town      14 Days from $--

Overview

Tour Style

Classic Tours

Tour Length

14 Days/13 Nights

Departs

Land Only - contact us for an air quote.

Starts

Sundays from Johannesburg

Finishes

Saturdays in Cape Town

Highlights

No information

Included Features

• Domestic Flight to Port Elizabeth.
• 13 Nights accommodation in South Africa: Johannesburg (1), Mpumalanga (3), Swaziland (1), Zululand (1), Durban (1), Knysna (2), Oudtshoorn (1) & Cape Town (3)
• Service of an English-speaking driver/guide
• Sightseeing and game drives as detailed in the itinerary, including site and park entrance fees.
• All transfers in South Africa.
• Meals as per itinerary.

Additional Information

No Information

Itinerary at a glance

Day 1 (Sun) – Johannesburg
Day 2 (Mon) – Pretoria / Mpumalanga
Day 3 (Tue) – Mpumalanga / Panorama Route
Day 4 (Wed) – Kruger National Park
Day 5 (Thu) – Mpumalanga / Swaziland
Day 6 (Fri) – Zululand
Day 7 (Sat) – Durban
Day 8 (Sun) – Port Elizabeth / Knysna
Day 9 (Mon) – Knysna
Day 10 (Tue) – Oudtshoorn
Day 11 (Wed) – Cape Town
Day 12 (Thu) – Cape Town Peninsula
Day 13 (Fri) – Cape Winelands
Day 14 (Sat) – Cape Town / En Route

Itinerary

Day 1 Sunday – Johannesburg

Welcome to South Africa! Upon arrival at the airport in Johannesburg, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

 

Day 2 Monday – Pretoria / Mpumalanga

Begin your day with a drive to Pretoria, South Africa's capital, for a short panoramic tour. Continue to Mpumalanga. The Drakensberg Escarpment divides Mpumalanga into a westerly half consisting mainly of high-altitude grassland called the Highveld and an eastern half situated in low-altitude subtropical Lowveld, mostly savanna habitat. Arrive at your hotel and enjoy some time at leisure. (B)

 

Day 3 Tuesday – Mpumalanga / Panorama Route

After breakfast, take the scenic Panorama Route for breathtaking views of plunging waterfalls, lush forestry and eagles flying above you. View the third largest canyon, After viewing the Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window. Return to your hotel for some time of leisure. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

 

Day 4 Wednesday – Mpumalanga / Kruger National Park

After breakfast, enjoy a portion of the day in search of the “Big Five” in the famous Kruger National Park. Kruger offers arguably the most exciting game-viewing in Africa: great herds of buffalo, elephants, rhinos and leopards, and lions. Observe predators chasing their prey and enjoying their kill in these surroundings. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

 

Day 5 Thursday – Mpumalanga / Swaziland

In the morning, begin your day with a drive to the Kingdom of Swaziland, a sovereign state in Southern Africa. It is neighboured by Mozambique to its northeast and by South Africa to its north, west and south. Visit the  bustling craft markets in Ezulwini Valley. Arrive at your hotel. Enjoy a day at leisure. (BLD)

 

Day 6 Friday – Zululand

Today drive through Zululand to Umfolozi and Hluhluwe. This area is situated between the two Umfolozi Rivers where they divide into the Mfolozi emnyama to the north and the Mfolozi emhlophe to the south. Hluhluwe is situated on the elephant coast, an area known for its national parks, natural diversity and cultural heritage. Enjoy some time at leisure. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

 

Day 7 Saturday – Durban

Cruise on the beautiful Lake St. Lucia before departing for the coastal city of Durban. Hug the lush KwaZulu-Natal coastline en route to Durban, watching the sugar cane fields. Continue to Durban and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure by the coast. (B)

 

Day 8 Sunday – Port Elizabeth / Knysna

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for a flight to Port Elizabeth. Upon arrival, start your exploration of the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park. Here we are treated to magnificent coastal views along with the breathtaking views of Tsitsikamma Forest. Late this afternoon we arrive in Knysna, the heart of the famous Garden Route. Overnight at your hotel. (BD)

 

Day 9 Monday – Knysna

After breakfast, cruise on Knysna Lagoon and visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Enjoy an amazing view of the imposing sandstone ‘Heads’ which guard the sea entrance to Knysna’s huge tidal lagoon and beyond. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure exploring this unique town on your own. Overnight at your hotel. (BL)

 

Day 10 Tuesday – Oudtshoorn

After breakfast, begin your day underground for a tour of the Cango Caves. The principal cave is one of the country's finest. Continue to the spectacular Outeniqua Pass en route to Oudtshoorn, the ‘feather capital of the world’, aptly named for its ostrich industry. Visit an ostrich farm where you may have an opportunity to taste ostrich meat. Continue to your hotel for overnight. (BL)

 

Day 11 Wednesday – Cape Town

Today, enjoy breathtaking views along the highway as you travel to the coastal city of Cape Town. The city is famous for its harbour, for its natural setting in the Cape Floristic Region, as well as for such well-known landmarks as Table Mountain and Cape Point. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

 

Day 12 Thursday – Cape Town Peninsula

Today, enjoy touring of the Cape Peninsula. Visit a fishing village of Hout Bay, where you may have an opportunity to visit Seal Island on your own. Continue to Cape Point Nature Reserve and Boulders Beach to watch penguins play. On your return to Cape Town, stop in the naval Simon's Town, located on the shores of False Bay. Overnight at your hotel. (BD)

 

Day 13 Friday – Cape Winelands

Today visit the Cape Winelands, stopping at Paarl and Stellenbosch before wine tasting at two well-known estates. Pass by the infamous Huguenot Memorial Museum (built in 1967) and the Afrikaans Language Monument offering a historical perspectives. Return to your hotel. (B)

 

Day 14 Saturday – Cape Town

Today, say goodbye to the country that has hosted you as we transfer you to the airport for your return flight.

Prices

Pricing available upon request.

 

 

Accommodation Guide:

City

Accommodation

Johannesburg

Protea Hotel Wanderers or similar

Mpumalanga

Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel or similar

Swaziland

Royal Swazi Spa Hotel or similar

Zululand

Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris or similar

Durban

Protea Hotel Edward or similar

Knysna

Knysna Hollow Country Estate or similar

Oudtshoorn

Queens Hotel or similar

Cape town

President Hotel or similar

 

Accommodations are subject to availability.

Tour Search

  • Destination:
  • Duration:
  • Price (CAD):

Combination Tour Search

  • Destination:
  • Duration:
  • Price (CAD):

Testimonials 


Thanks for putting such a wonderful trip together. This was my second trip in my life and I have to say, I don't think I will ever top it. He is such a wonderful guide and person. We felt so safe with him.


L. P. (Egypt)

View All