Vehicle: Luxury Sedan / Luxury Microbus / Luxury Mini Coach
Languages Available: English – German. Various language guides available on request.
Visa/ Passport: Multiple entry visa’s for South Africa where applicable. For Swaziland entry, passport and visa conditions apply.
Day 1 :
Depart from Johannesburg and travel to the 'Province of the Rising Sun', Mpumalanga, via the historic towns of Witbank, Dullstroom and Lydenburg. Travel over the famous Long Tom Pass on to the small town of Sabie. Visit the Lone Creek Waterfall before arriving at your elegant hideaway. Enjoy a delectable dinner that can only be described as a 'culinary masterpiece'.
Lone Creek River Lodge (Timber Cottages) or similar - dinner, bed and breakfast basis
After breakfast, visit the Mac Mac Waterfalls. Pay a short visit to the historic town of Pilgrim's Rest, where the richest alluvial gold deposits in South Africa were discovered in 1873. Continue exploring the Panorama Route featuring the Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondavels, Bourke's Luck Potholes, God's Window and various waterfalls. Continue to your private game lodge near the Kruger National Park arriving in time for afternoon tea, followed by your evening game drive in an open safari vehicle. Return to the lodge for a diverse selection of eclectic cuisine.
Makalali Private Game Reserve or similar - dinner, bed and breakfast basis + 2 game viewing activities
Early morning game drive followed by breakfast. Enter the world famous Kruger National Park established in 1898 at Orpen Gate. This national park spanning over two million hectares is unrivalled in the diversity of its flora and fauna. Spend the day looking for the 'Big Five', general game and prolific bird life. After a late afternoon arrival at your hotel, relax and enjoy a well deserved dinner in the elegant dining room.
Casa Do Sol Hotel or similar - dinner bed and breakfast basis
After breakfast travel via Nelspruit and to the Kingdom of Swaziland. Drive through North-Eastern Swaziland along the Lebombo Mountains. Leave Swaziland and continue via the town of Pongola to your lodge in the Ubizane Game Reserve, arriving in the late afternoon. Dinner is served in the boma under the African sky (weather permitting).
Ubizane Game Reserve or similar - dinner, bed and breakfast basis + 1 game viewing activity
After breakfast enjoy an enriching experience affording a better understanding of the Zulu nation, its people and their intriguing customs. Highlights include: the sight of assegaaiwielding warriors, sharing the fascinating secrets of the Sangomas and witnessing traditional customs such as tribal dancing, spear making and the beer-drinking ceremonies. Mid-morning departure to Durban for drop off at your hotel or Durban International Airport.
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