South Africa Suggested Itineraries
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Southern Africa tour - 7 day fully escorted tour exploring Kruger, the Panoramic Route, Swaziland and Zululand departing from Johannesburg and ending in Durban.

It’s a truly royal seven days, fully escorted, so you’re taken directly to some of South Africa’s finest scenic sights and most prolific Big Five game-viewing country.

2019 Rates:
01 January - 30 April 2020: R 21,765 per person sharing twin/double accommodation (R 25,975 per single person)
01 May – 31 August 2020: R 20,730 per person sharing twin/double accommodation (R 24,870 per single person)
01 September - 31 December 2019: R 21,985 per person sharing twin/double accommodation (R 26,350 per single person)

Departs weekly on a Sunday but we do have other tours operating on other days so just give us your requirements and we can match you up with the most suitable Southern African safari tour.

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Kruger safari - Rhino
This is an example itinerary and we can customize your own tour to match your requirements.
Day 1: (Sun) Johannesburg
Touch down at OR Tambo International Airport (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 account). At 7pm we all meet up at reception for a briefing on the tour and a chance to meet your fellow travelers.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Wanderers or similar
Distance traveled today: 35 kms

Day 2: (Mon) Pretoria / Mpumalanga
Depart by 8am leaving 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, we travel via Sabie and arrive late afternoon into Hazyview, the safari hub of the Kruger National Park.

Accommodation: Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel or similar
Distance traveled today: 425 kms

Day 3: (Tue) Panorama Route

After a sumptuous early morning breakfast, we journey up the awe inspiring Panorama Route with its forested mountains and fertile plains. After viewing the Blyde River Canyon (home to the Three Rondawels), Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window before arriving back in Hazyview in the early afternoon. The free time allows for a lazy afternoon relaxing around the pool or an exciting afternoon game activity in the Kruger National park (own account).

Accommodation: Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel or similar
Distance traveled today: 320 kms

Day 4: (Wed) A ‘Big Five’ Game Viewing in Kruger
Set off before breakfast for a morning in search of lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard, and all manner of wondrous wildlife, birds and plant species. Savour the magic of this enormous wilderness. We 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).  

Accommodation: Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel or similar
Distance traveled today: 100 kms

Day 5: (Thu) The Kingdom of 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 or similar
Distance traveled today: 310 kms

Day 6: (Fri) The Kingdom of the Zulu’s
After a leisurely breakfast we travel into Zululand, passing traditional round huts and endless vistas.  We arrive mid-afternoon at our hotel in the Hluhluwe area.
There is an option to enjoy an afternoon open vehicle safari (optional and for own account with an English speaking game ranger) in the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, which contains an immense diversity of fauna and flora and is particularly famous for its conservation of black and white rhino.

Accommodation: Anew Hotel Hluhluwe or similar
Distance traveled today: 360 kms

Day 7: (Sat) 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. End the tour before lunch, either at the airport or at a central Durban hotel.

Distance traveled today: 475 kms
Please note:
Departure point: OR Tambo International Airport.
Minimum 2 people - no maximum.
Multiple Entry Visas for South Africa where applicable. For Swaziland entry, passport and visa conditions apply.

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