south africa tour-14-days
south africa tour will start in Johannesburg (South Africa) & ends in Cape Town (South Africa) You'll visit Johannesburg (City), Mpumalanga, Kruger NP, Ezulwini Valley (Highlight), Zululand (Highlight), Durban (City & Beach), Knysna (Garden Route), Oudtshoorn (Garden Route) & Cape Town (City)
south africa tour A magnificent 14-day accommodated tour, where you will experience the immense richness of South Africa. From the magnificent wildlife of Kruger National Park, the cultural heritage of Swaziland and Zululand, through the natural beauty of the Garden Route to the scenic city of Cape Town and surroundings, you will appreciate why South Africa is called A World in One Country.
Day 1: Arrival
You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the magnificent suburban shopping malls. At 7:00pm we all meet at reception for a briefing on the tour and a chance to meet your fellow travellers.
Day 2: Mpumalanga
south africa tour,We depart by 08:30am and head for Pretoria, South Africa’s capital city, for a short orientation tour, before continuing east to the escarpment. We travel via some historic towns and book into your hotel on the famous Long Tom Pass. The afternoon is at leisure to take in the panoramic views across the escarpment or to participate in one of the many optional activities such as mountain biking, hiking or trout fishing.
Day 3-4: Kruger NP
south africa tour,Travel along the spectacular Panorama Route and visit the impressive God’s Window, waterfalls and Blyde River Canyon, before arriving at our overnight hotel.
Explore this magnificent wilderness in an open vehicle and get a chance to observe the diversity of wildlife and search for lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard. An optional activity is spending an afternoon interacting with elephants - guests have the opportunity to touch, feed and brush down these magnificent animals.
Day 5: Swaziland
Enjoy an enchanting drive through rolling hills of the Kingdom of Swaziland and experience interactive cultural traditions including war dances, group performances and singing. Afterwards we continue to the beautiful Ezulwini Valley for our overnight stay.
Day 6: Zululand
Start the day with a true African shopping experience at the vibrant Ezulwini Craft Market. Travelling to Zululand, we pass through endless vistas to arrive at our hotel in the Umfolozi area. Optional activity is an exciting afternoon game drive in an open vehicle in the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park.
Day 7: Durban
Enjoy a cruise on Lake St Lucia in the morning before travelling south through sugar cane fields en-route to Durban. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure enjoying the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Optional activity: afternoon city tour of Durban.
Day 8-9: Knysna
south africa tour,After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for the morning flight to Port Elizabeth (flight not included in price). The group will be met by the new tour director and once everyone has arrived, we set off to explore the Tsitsikamma Forest. Soak up the magnificent coastal views and the beautiful forests. From here we depart for Knysna in the heart of the renowned Garden Route.
Cruise on the extensive Knysna Lagoon and enjoy an amazing view of the imposing sandstone ‘Heads’, forests, marshes and pristine beaches. After lunch we have the remainder of the day at leisure to enjoy this lovely town.
Day 10: Oudtshoorn
Traverse the spectacular Outeniqua Pass en-route to Oudtshoorn, South Africa’s center of the ostrich industry. Learn more about these enigmatic creatures during a tour of an ostrich farm before heading to the world famous Cango Caves and marvel at it's magnificent limestone formations.
Day 11-13: Cape Town
Day 11 - south africa tour,Enjoy the ever-changing vistas as we travel to Cape Town. During the whale season (July to November only) we will travel via the seaside village of Hermanus in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the southern right whales. Out of season we will return to Cape Town along the scenic ‘Route 62’.
Day 12 - 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 an optional cruise to Seal Island. Then we continue to the Cape Point Nature Reserve, before stopping off to see the lovable penguins at Boulders Beach.
Day 13 - south africa tour ,We journey into the beautiful and tranquil Cape Winelands for wine tasting at two well-known estates in the vicinity of Stellenbosch and Paarl.
Day 14: Departure
This brings us to the end of south africa tour. After breakfast, check out of your hotel and be transferred to the airport for your return flight.