KRUGER AND THE KINGDOMS

PRICED FROM ZAR 18 370 PER PERSON SHARING

7 DAYS | 2 COUNTRIES

JOHANNESBURG > MPUMALANGA > SWAZILAND > ZULULAND > DURBAN

7
Days
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. Culture and wildlife come alive with vibrant finesse.
 
God’s Window is one of the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve’s most spectacular viewpoints. At God’s Window, majestic cliffs plunge down 700m and, on a clear day, you’ll be able to see over the famous Kruger National Park towards the Lebombo Mountains on South Africa’s border to Mozambique.

DAY

1

(SUN) JOHANNESBURG

Upon arrival you will be met and assisted to your shuttle transfer service to the hotel. You have the remainder of the day at leisure until 19h00 when we all meet at the hotel reception for a briefing on the tour and a chance to meet up with your fellow travellers.
**Protea Hotel Wanderers (standard room) or similar**
Distance travelled today: 35 kms

DAY

2

(MON) JOHANNESBURG > MPUMALANGA (B)

This morning we leave for Mpumalanga, dropping several hundred feet into the lush subtropical region of the Lowveld. Travel along the circular Panorama Route via Graskop, visiting the view sites of the Blyde River Canyon, one of the natural wonders of Africa; gasp at the glory of God’s Window, with a boundless view of mountains and fertile plains and finally a visit to Bourke’s Luck Potholes before heading to Hazyview.
**Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel (standard room) or similar**
Distance travelled today: 425 kms

DAY

3

(TUE) MPUMALANGA (B)

After an early morning breakfast, we’ll drive along the spectacular ‘Panorama Route’, offering views of amazing scenery including the 26 kilometre-long Blyde River Canyon (home to the Three Rondavels), Bourke’s Luck Potholes’ and historic God’s Window, a breathtaking view (weather permitting) of the edge of the escarpment taking in the Kruger National Park. We arrive back in Hazyview in the early afternoon, where the remainder of the day is at leisure to relax or join an afternoon game experience (optional and for own account).
**Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel (standard room) or similar**
Distance travelled today: 320 kms

DAY

4

(WED) MPUMALANGA

The day begins with early morning coffee or tea, followed by a thrilling open vehicle safari (with English speaking game ranger) through Kruger National Park with pre-packed breakfast. Kruger is one of the world’s greatest national parks, home to a stunning array of wildlife. Search for the ‘Big Five’ (rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, and elephant) as well as prolific birdlife and numerous other game. The afternoon is at leisure at your hotel. Late afternoon open vehicle game drives are available (optional & for own account).
**Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel (standard room) or similar**
Distance travelled today: 120 kms

DAY

5

(THU) MPUMALANGA > SWAZILAND (BLD)

This morning we travel to Swaziland, an independent Kingdom within the borders of South Africa, known for its lovely scenery, crafts and colourful indigenous culture. An interactive cultural experience introduces us to the charming people of Swaziland and their traditions. We travel via the capital city, Mbabane, and on to the beautiful Ezulwini Valley for a true African shopping experience at the Ezulwini Craft Market which is packed with woven baskets, beadwork and carvings. Overnight in Swaziland.
**Royal Swazi Sun (standard room) or similar**
Distance travelled today: 310 kms

DAY

6

(FRI) SWAZILAND > ZULULAND (B)

After breakfast we will continue south through Swaziland, before re-entering South Africa. Travel into Zululand, passing traditional round huts and endless vistas. 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. Overnight in Hluhluwe-Umfolozi region.
**Anew Hotel Hluhluwe (standard room) or similar**
Distance travelled today: 360 kms

DAY

7

(SAT) ZULULAND > DURBAN (UMHLANGA) (B)

This morning we will join a cruise on Lake St Lucia (depending on favourable weather conditions) before departing for Durban. Our journey takes us past traditional Zulu Kraals, Eucalyptus plantations and sugar cane fields. We arrive in Durban in the early afternoon where the tour ends on arrival.
Distance travelled today: 275 kms

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

6 Breakfasts | 1 Lunch | 1 Dinner
Accommodation | Transportation | Porterage
Sightseeing as specified

EXCLUSIONS:
VISA REQUIREMENTS
This tour travels through Swaziland. Please check visa requirements, as certain nationalities may require visas in order to travel through Swaziland.

2019 DEPARTURE DATES
All departures are in English on dates below.
6, 13, 20, 27 Jan
3, 10, 17, 24 Feb               
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Mar       
7, 14, 21, 28 Apr
5, 12, 19, 26 May              
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Jun           
7, 14, 21, 28 Jul 
4, 11, 18, 25 Aug
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Sep          
6, 13, 20, 27 Oct
3, 10, 17, 24 Nov              
1, 8, 15 Dec
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