A remarkable African odyssey across South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique and Lesotho

Enjoy an action-packed journey through some of the most stunning scenery in the world on this southern African adventure. With experiences to thrill, entertain, delight and inspire, this tour is a memorable way to experience the magic of Africa. Track down exotic wildlife on game drives in Kruger National Park, relax on golden beaches in Mozambique, visit remote Zulu to learn about tribal culture and mix it up in modern cities. Admire the changing scenery along the way. From the savanna of Kruger and the lush wetlands of the St Lucia Estuary to the dramatic coastal vistas of Cape Town, Africa is blessed with immense natural beauty and this trip captures the best of this stunning region.

Start
Johannesburg, South Africa
Finish
Cape Town, South Africa
Countries
South Africa,
Swaziland
Themes
Overland, Wildlife
Code
UBOSC
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1, Max 16
Carbon offset
1 076kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Encounter gentle giants in the Addo Elephant Park
  • Camp out in Africa's wilderness in the Zululand district
  • Delve into the astounding Cango Caves outside Oudtshoorn
  • Travel through the Golden Gate Highlands National Park
  • Sip delicious wines at a Swellendam vineyard
  • Meet the friendly people of Swaziland
  • Go wild on safari in Kruger National Park
  • Encounter endangered rhinos in the Hlane Royal National Park
  • Experience the glitz of the beachfront city of Durban
  • Relax on white-sand beaches in Mozambique

Itinerary

Welcome to Johannesburg, a captivating city with a definite attitude.
Journey along the beautiful Panorama Route to Kruger National Park. Enjoy time exploring the park on a safari and marvel at the sheer numbers of animals to be seen here - hopefully the elusive leopard makes an appearance.
Learn about Swazi culture in the small Kingdom of Swaziland before visiting Hlane Royal National Park, where tracking rare rhinos is an awesome experience.
Cross into Mozambique and enjoy this beachside haven. Perhaps go scuba diving or snorkelling, cruise the ocean in search of dolphins or chill out on the beach enjoying the local cuisine.
Enjoy this town’s relaxed vibe and take a boat cruise to appreciate the thousands of bird, mammal and reptile species that make St Lucia Estuary their home.
Travel to the Valley of a Thousand Hills in Zululand and enjoy local hospitality, traditional food and spirited song and dance on an enthralling homestay.
Travel to Durban and enjoy the beaches and restaurants of the famed Golden Mile.
Journey to the Drakensberg mountain range and enjoy hiking in this spectacular region of sun-kissed valleys and dramatic cliffs.
Known as the ‘Kingdom in the Sky’, Lesotho is abundant in beautiful mountain scenery, charming villages and colourful bird species.
Explore the beaches, forests and quiet streets of beguiling Cintsa. Experience traditional Xhosa life and choose from a number of outdoor activities on offer, from mountain biking to swimming.
Discover the beauty of Addo Elephant National Park, a successful conservation park and a wonderful place to encounter elephants and endangered rhinos.
Discover a mesmerising pocket of the Garden Route. Admire the ancient forests which tumble down to the pounding Indian Ocean. Daredevils have the option to test their mettle on the world's highest bungee jump.
Discover the Karoo while travelling to Oudtshoorn to meet some feathered friends.
Stretch legs at the Cango Caves before drinking in the beauty of Swellendam, a celebrated wine region at the foot of the Langenberg Mountains.
Make tracks to cosmopolitan Cape Town, a city nestled among stunning beaches, craggy mountains and eclectic coastal towns.
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Inclusions

Meals
20 breakfasts16 dinners
Transport
4x4 Safari Vehicle, Overland vehicle
Accommodation
Camping (with facilities) (11 nights), Camping (with shared facilities) (1 night), Dormitory (3 nights), Homestay (1 night), Lodge (2 nights)
Included activities
  • Addo National Elephant Park - Game drive
  • Cango Caves
  • Drakensburg - Short hike
  • Hlane Royal National Park - Walking safari
  • Swellendam Wine Tour

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Important notes

1. A single supplement is available on this trip.
2. This is a combination trip. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details.
3. This trip finishes upon arrival in Cape Town on Day 21. Please do not book any flights until after 10pm this evening.

Trip notes

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