SA 07: 14 Nights/15 Days Kruger, Zululand, Golden Route, Lesotho, Mountain Zebra National Park and Cape Town Safari
Day 1: Johannesburg
Day at leisure in Johannesburg. We are met by our guide at the reception of the hotel at +-18h00. Ridgeway Hotel or similar. (Breakfast only).
Day 2-3: Kruger National Park
We travel to this famous wildlife sanctuary, the oldest in Africa, which has 130 species of mammals, 114 species of reptiles, 468 species of birds and 300 varieties of trees. During game drives we observe zebra, giraffe, buffalo, lion, elephant etc. Rest camps/ guesthouse or similar. (Breakfast and dinner).
Day 4-5: Mkuzi Game Reserve – Zululand
From special hides we have the opportunity to see a wealth of game such as black and white rhino, giraffe, nyala, kudu, wildebeest, suni etc. The Nsumo Pan has numerous waterbirds. Rest camp or similar. (Breakfast and dinner).
Day 6: Golden Gate National Park
Massive golden sandstone cliffs tower over a grassy plateau forming an impressive sight when entering this park nestled among the Drakensberg Mountains. Rest camp/ chalets. (Breakfast and dinner).
Day 7: Lesotho
We cross the border into the Kingdom of Lesotho driving through picturesque mountain scenery and experiencing the unique tribal life of the area. Malealea Lodge or similar. (Breakfast and dinner).
Day 8: Mountain Zebra National Park
With its rocky outcrops and mountainous heights, this 6.536ha park is home to about 200 unique orange muzzled Cape Mountain Zebra, along with a variety of antelope such as eland, blessbok, springbok etc. The largest predator here is the elusive caracal. Chalet/ rest camp. (Breakfast and dinner).
Day 9-10: Oudtshoorn – Knysna-Garden Route
Travelling through quaint villages along the garden route we visit an Ostrich Farm with an authentic “Feather Palace" (Homestead built during the boom days before 1914) and explore the Cango Caves, which are amongst the most spectacular caves in the world consisting of a fantastic collection of stalactites and stalagmites. Fairy Knowe Hotel *** or similar. (Breakfast and dinner).
Day 11-12: Wine Route – Stellenbosch
Our day includes tasting wines at a wine estate and visiting the historic town of Stellenbosch and the beautiful Franschhoek Valley. Devon Valley Hotel *** or similar. (Breakfast and dinner).
Day 13-14: Cape Town
The mother city lies in a most spectacular setting between Table Mountain and Table Bay. We take a cable car up Table Mountain, one of the most well known landmarks in the world (weather permitting). A leisurely drive to the Cape of Good Hope takes us through the scenic Hout Bay and Chapman’s Peak. Cape Manor Hotel *** or similar. (Breakfast).
Day 15: Cape Town
Transfer to the airport after a memorable tour of South Africa. (Breakfast only).