Kruger & Swazi Overland

Kruger & Swazi Overland information and booking

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  • Duration
    9
    Days
  • Camping
  • Difficulty
    Hard
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Highlights

Enjoy the scenery of the Panoramic Route, spot crocs in the St Lucia Estuary, track the Big Five in Kruger National Park, drink in the culture of tiny villages.

Tour description provided by G Adventures

In Africa, the cultural exchange rate is always favourable. This eye-opening journey into South Africa and Swaziland promises ample face time with the region’s famed wildlife and life-changing contact with the people who make this land their home. Here, you’ll marvel at hippopotami in their natural habitat, dine on local favourites and amazing camp meals, and meet the beneficiaries of Planeterra’s efforts in the region. And with a reliable and knowledgeable CEO on hand at all times, your comfort zone will expand by miles.

Itinerary

Day 1 Johannesburg
Arrive in Johannesburg at any time and make your way to the joining point hotel. Additional Notes Please make sure you have all of the necessary visas for this tour by the time of the welcome meeting. It is very important to read the visa section in our trip details to make sure which visas you will need, if any. Please note that not all nationalities are able to obtain a visa on arrival at the border. Our starting hotel is located outside of the city of Johannesburg, but take some time to enjoy an excursion to Soweto or to the famous Apartheid Museum. Included Activities Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Johannesburg/Manyeleti (1B, 1L, 1D)
Included Activities Shangaan Dinner and Dance Transport Overland truck (8.00 hour(s))
Day 3 Manyeleti/Kruger National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Included Activities Hope Africa Children's Day School Kruger Game Drive
Day 4 Kruger National Park/Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cross the border from South Africa to Swaziland. Explore Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, which is situated in the Swaziland’s “Valley of Heaven”, the Ezulwini Valley. Take advantage of free time to go horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, or game viewing. Included Activities Border Crossing (South Africa - Swaziland) Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary Visit Transport Overland truck (3.50 hour(s), 200km)
Day 5 Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (1B, 1L, 1D)
Included Activities Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary Visit
Day 6 Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary/Saint Lucia (1B, 1L)
Depart for the beautiful Zululand area, re-entering South Africa in one of its most diverse regions. Stay in the St Lucia area near the coast. Here, take an optional boat trip on the estuary or go for a horse ride on the beach. The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park stands as a beacon to the efforts for conservation in South Africa. Included Activities Border Crossing (Swaziland - South Africa) Transport Overland truck (6.00 hour(s), 277km)
Day 7 Saint Lucia (1B, 1D)
;;; Spend most of the day travelling the coast to Durban. Explore the beach and dive into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean just out the front door of our guest house. Additional Notes This tour is part of a longer tour that combines multiple tours. Some travellers may continue travelling together after this final evening. Included Activities Miners Gumboot Dance Transport Overland truck (6.00 hour(s), 275km)
Day 8 Saint Lucia/Durban (1B, 1L, 1D)
Included Activities Departure Day