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Addo Elephant National Park South-Africa

Discover South Africa

Addo Elephant National Park South-Africa

Discover South Africa

Addo Elephant National Park South-Africa

Discover South Africa
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Discover South Africa

This tour takes you from Johannesburg to Cape Town in 20 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

UP TO 10% OFF - BOOK NOW!!

Book any one of the following selected departure dates during the month of September 2015 and save up to 10% off the trip cost!

*Discount does not apply to local payment or single supplement if applicable

Enquire icon30 Nov 2015,

Current Price

ZAR 21950  Currency Converter + ZAR 2660 Local Payment ZAR 3370 Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

20 days

Type

Accommodated Tours,

Accommodation

Lodge, hostel, chalet or permanent tents

Tour Summary

Discover southern Africa between Johannesburg and Cape Town including Kruger National Park and Durban as well as the kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland. Explore the famous Garden Route and sip on wine in the Stellenbosch Winelands before ending your journey in Cape Town!

 

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Tour Code

JCT(A)20-13

A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.


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Day 1, Johannesburg to Timbavati

An early departure from Johannesburg as we start our scenic drive through Mpumalanga and the breathtaking vistas of the
Lowveld. Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and Bourke’s Luck Potholes will be some of today’s highlights.

Day 2 to 3, Kruger National Park

An early morning as we visit a wildlife rehabilitation centre before entering the world famous Kruger National Park. We spend the next 2 days game driving through the park taking in the bush sights and sounds as we search for the 'Big 5'.

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Day 4 to 5, Kruger National Park to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Today we leave the Kruger National Park and cross the border into Swaziland where we will spend the next two nights. Experience the wonderful Swazi culture at one of the many markets or explore the Mlilwane Nature reserve on foot.

Day 6, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary to St. Lucia Wetlands

Leaving Swaziland we re-enter South Africa and make our way down to the warm Indian Ocean coast. Our afternoon is spent exploring the Greater St Lucia Wetland park - which is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Weather depending we could spend some time on a boat cruise on the lagoon.

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Day 7, St. Lucia Wetlands to Durban

Leaving the town of St Lucia we make our way to the coastal city of Durban which is also known as a surfer's paradise!

Day 8, Durban to Drakensberg

From Durban we head inland to the majestic Drakensberg Mountain Range. the Drakensberg has always been favourite among hikers and nature lovers with various viewpoints and hiking trails.

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Day 9, Drakensberg

A free day in this magnificent mountain region allows time to relax, take a day trip to Lesotho, mountain bike, Heritage site hike, rock climb or horse ride.

Day 10, Drakensberg to Malealea via (Golden Gate Highlands National Park)

En route to Lesotho we travel through the Golden Gate Highlands area with its majestic towering sandstone cliffs and make several stops at quaint villages and towns on the way. Crossing the border we are welcomed by the 'Moutnian Kingdom' of Swaziland. 

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Day 11, Malealea

We spend the day in this landlocked country exploring the lifestyle of the Basotho and their ponies. We might go on a short pony trek in the mountains or a guided walk with one of the Basotho men telling us all about their culture and way of life.

Day 12 to 14, Malealea to Addo Elephant National Park

Leaving Lesotho behind us we head for the coast of South Africa. Take time to relax, try a gentle hike in the surrounding area or try out some optional activities.

We then travel inland again to Addo Elephant National Park - home to one of the densest concentrations of African elephants on the continent and a park which boasts the 'Big 7'!

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Day 15, Addo Elephant National Park to Tsitsikamma National Park

We make our way down the Indian Ocean coast to the indigenous forests of Tsitsikamma. This famous area along the Garden route rewards visitors with spectacular scenery and bird watching.

Day 16, Tsitsikamma National Park

Our day is at leisure to explore all the optional activities on offer in this adventure village. From Tree top Canopy tours, Blackwater Tubing and Forest tours to the World's highest Bungee jump!   

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Day 17, Tsitsikamma National Park to Knysna via (Plettenberg Bay)

After breakfast we drive through Plettenberg Bay and into Knysna. This quaint little town in the heart of the Garden Route has plenty to offer. You might want to spend your time on an optional Lagoon or River Cruise.

Day 18, Knysna to Oudtshoorn

We take the scenic Outeniqua Pass into the Karoo and head to Oudtshoorn, famous for it's many Ostrich farms.

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Day 19, Oudtshoorn to Stellenbosch

Leaving the ostrich capital behind us we drive a beautiful scenic route to Stellenbosch - one of the oldest and best preserved settlements in South Africa. Known today as the heart of the Cape Winelands, you might want to try out some of the delicious local wines and cheeses.

Day 20, Stellenbosch to Cape Town

Today we arrive in the 'Mother City' of Cape Town. So much to see and do with stunning scenery and numerous landmarks to keep you busy. Start with a trip up Table Mountain for awesome views of this beautiful city.

Meals included in your tour cost

19 Breakfasts, 19 Lunches, 16 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

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Cango Caves

Used in the Stone Age South Africa's oldest tourist attraction Guided tours


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Cape Winelands Wine Tour

Stunning mountains and rolling vineyards Some of the worlds best wine farms Gorgeous Cape Dutch architecture Wine and cheese feast


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Kruger National Park Game Drive

View the Big 5 in their own environment World Famous Kruger National Park


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St Lucia Boat Cruise

World Heritage Site Hippo, Crocodile and numerous bird species Huge system of estuaries Bird lovers paradise


There are 11 optional activities available on this trip.

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ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Kruger National Park, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Durban, Drakensberg, Malealea & 7 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 2 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck
Other: Sleeping mat included

Recent Feedback

Left quoteThe highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!Right quote

Anne B (27) from Ireland

Left quoteThe trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!Right quote

Michael & Silke from Germany

Left quoteI loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)Right quote

JoJo E (61) from Switzerland

Left quoteFinally home and had a great time…. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…Right quote

John E from Canada

Left quoteI did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.Right quote

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