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Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Lesotho top 20

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Lesotho top 20

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Lesotho top 20

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Lesotho top 20

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Lesotho top 20

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Lesotho top 20

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Lesotho top 20

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Lesotho top 20

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Lesotho top 20

Swazi and Lesotho Trek
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Swazi and Lesotho Trek

This tour takes you from Johannesburg to Johannesburg in 13 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

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13 days



Tour Summary

Travel to two countries within a country! Discover the mountainous Kingdom of Swaziland, explore the Battlefields of the Blood River and see game at the Royal Natal National Park. End your journey by meeting the Basotho people of Lesotho.


General Notes

The following highlights are also included in this trip: Swazi Royal Enclosure, uShaka Marine World, Zulu Village Tour, Crocodile and Snake Park and Basotho Village Walk.

The age restriction for this trip is 18 - 39. Should your age fall out of this bracket, please enquire for alternative options.

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

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Day 1, Johannesburg to Hazyview

Johannesburg is where your tour will begin. Today is a travelling day so we have a early morning departure. We make our way to the outskirts of the renown Kruger National Park - home of the Big 5.

Day 2, Hazyview to Kruger National Park

Game Drives and animal spotting take up our day with the odd stop for lunch or a swim if the weather allows.

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Day 3, Kruger National Park to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

We bid farewell to the Kruger region and make our way to the Kingdom of Swaziland, using the rest of the day to explore the rich Swazi culture and activities on offer in the Mlilwane National park.

Day 4, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Our day here is spent at leisure as we explore the many optional activities. Choose between mountain biking, horse riding or self-guided walks through the sanctuary.

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Day 5, 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.

Day 6, St. Lucia Wetlands

Our day is at leisure in the charming town of St Lucia. Explore the nearby Hluhluwe/Umfolozi National Park, relax on the beach or take part in one of many optional activities.

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

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 to 10, Durban to Drakensberg

Leaving Durban we travel to Dundee and the 'Battlefields' region. The battles fought in this region played an immense role in shaping South Africa’s history. The Drakensburg Mountains are our next stop where we have the opportunity to see some bushman paintings explore the stunning landscape.

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Day 11 to 13, Drakensberg to Johannesburg

An early start as we travel through the Royal Natal National Park and into Lesotho where we spend the next two nights. Meet the traditional Basotho people and try a pony trek or guided walk through this gorgeous country. We then cross the border into South Africa and head for Johannesburg.

Meals included in your tour cost

10 Breakfasts, 1 Lunches, 10 Dinners

Highlights included in your tour cost

Swazi and Lesotho Trek

Kruger National Park Game Drive

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

There are optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

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This tour goes through: Kruger National Park, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Durban, Drakensberg & 3 other destination(s) in Africa.


Crew: 2 crew
Vehicle: Minibus

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