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DURATION - 7 Days - Minimum 2 guests/Maximum 25 guests DEPARTURE DAY - Sunday, selected departure dates
Detailed Itinerary

Guests arriving at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport will be met by a representative and transferred to their hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure (unescorted). Overnight in Johannesburg.

Departure from Johannesburg, travelling to Pretoria.
Arrive in Pretoria, short orientation tour around the Union Buildings, to view the statue of Nelson Mandela.
Depart Pretoria and travel to Dullstroom.
Arrive in Dullstroom for lunch (for own account).
Depart Dullstroom and travel via Lydenburg, Long Tom Pass to Sabie.
Continue to your hotel in Hazyview for overnight.

An early departure from your hotel, travelling towards the famous Blyde River (Happy River) Canyon for a scenic stop.
Arrive at the Three Rondawels - South Africa’s 2nd most photographed natural phenomenon after Table Mountain.
Depart for Bourke’s Luck Potholes.
Arrive at Bourke’s Luck Potholes for a scenic stop.
Depart Bourke’s Luck Potholes for God’s Window, travelling through Eucalyptus and Pine plantations.
Arrive at God’s Window for a view of the edge of the escarpment taking in the Kruger National Park and the huge plantations of the so-called Lowveld.
Depart God’s Window and travel to Graskop.
Arrive in Graskop for a lunch stop (lunch for own account)
Depart Graskop and return to your hotel in Hazyview.
Arrive in Hazyview for your overnight stay.

*Wake up times for Day 4:
Sep - March 04h00;
April 04h30;
May - Aug 05h00

INFORMATION:
• No feeding of animals in the park
• No picking of flowers/plants in Park
• Laundry opportunity

This morning guests are met at the Hotel for an open vehicle game drive in the Kruger National Park. In this world-famous reserve we should encounter the full spectrum of wildlife - from the “Big Five” to insects and sunbirds.
There is a stop to enjoy a packed breakfast.
Remainder of the morning is spent searching for the “Big Five”.
Arrive back at your hotel in time for lunch - optional and for own account.
Remainder of afternoon at leisure or take an open vehicle game drive (for guest own account & subject to availability).
Overnight in Hazyview.

INFORMATION
• Passports are necessary at the border post.
• Certain Nationalities require visas and have to be obtained before travel
• The people of Eswatini don’t like photos taken of them. In their culture every photo taken takes away the spirits of their ancestors.

After an early breakfast, we depart Hazyview and enter the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland) and travel through beautiful countryside (plantations).
Stop at Komati valley look-out point for scenic photo opportunity.
Depart and travel along hilly road to a Cultural Village.
Visit Matsamo Cultural Village for a tour and lunch.
Depart Matsamo Cultural Village and travel to the Ngwenya glass factory.
There is time to explore the factory through the viewing deck where you can watch the local craftsmen at work. There is also a shop where you can buy various products.
Depart glass factory for your hotel.
Arrive in the beautiful Ezulwini Valley and check in to your hotel.
Dinner at your hotel.
Overnight in Swaziland.

INFORMATION: Passports are necessary at the border post

After breakfast we depart the Hotel and travel southwards towards the border. Visit the Candle Centre and Market en route.
Enter northern Zululand.
Arrive at your hotel with the opportunity to have lunch (for own account).
Remainder of the afternoon is at leisure or alternatively enjoy an optional (for own account) afternoon game drive in the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve.
Overnight in the Greater Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Region

After breakfast, travel to Lake St Lucia for a 2hr boat cruise (dependant on favourable weather conditions)
After the cruise on Lake St Lucia, depart for Durban.
En route we pass traditional Zulu kraals, Eucalyptus plantations and sugar cane fields.
Arrive in Durban (Umhlanga), where the tour ends on arrival.

Inclusions

• 6 Breakfasts
• 1 Lunch
• 1 Dinner
• Accommodation
• Transport
• Porterage at hotels
• Sightseeing as specified

Exclusions

International airfares
Optional activities
Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
Personal equipment
Travel insurance
Gratuities
Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
Travel and medical insurance
Any items not mentioned as included

Notes

TOUR VALIDITY: South Africa: 01 January 2020 - 31 December 2020

PICK UP SERVICE: From Sandton area hotels, others on request

LANGUAGE DEPARTURES : All departures in English with German only commentary on selected departures

Cost for Optional tours are available on request.

ACCOMMODATION
Protea Hotel Wanderers or similar
Perry’s Bridge Hollow or similar
Royal Swazi Sun or similar
Anew Hotel Hluhluwe or similar

Trip Highlights

JOHANNESBURG - MPUMALANGA - KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - MPUMALANGA – ESWATINI - ZULULAND - UMHLANGA

Departure Period

01 Sep, 2020 to 31 Dec, 2020
AUD 1,604 P P twin share
AUD 1,922 P P single

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