Kruger, Coast & Cape

Kruger, Coast & Cape information and booking

from
$2695
  • Duration
    21
    days
  • Physical rating
    6
  • Culture Shock
    6
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Schedule Details

Departs from
Johannesburg
Accommodation
Camping (with facilities), Dormitory, Homestay, Hotel, Lodge
Group Size
Maximum of 16 travellers per group
Transportation
4x4 Safari Vehicle, Overland vehicle
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.

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

Tour description provided by Intrepid

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.

Itinerary

Day 1 Johannesburg
It doesn't always have the best reputation, but Johannesburg has fascinating, vibrant places to explore like Soweto, Alexandra, Rosebank Flea Market and its wonderful museums.
Days 2-3 Kruger National Park
Created to control diminishing animal numbers due to hunting, Kruger National Park became official in 1926 and is now deservedly one of Africa's premier safari parks.
Day 4 Swaziland/Hlane Royal National Park
Once the private hunting ground of the Swazi royal family, Hlane Royal National Park's vast expanse of bushveld offers an amazing opportunity to track elephants and endangered rhinos on foot.
Days 5-6 Mozambique Beach Camp
One of Mozambique's many unspoiled beaches, Ponta Malongane is a popular diving spot due to its clear blue waters, extensive coral reefs and amazing tropical marine life.
Day 7 St Lucia Estuary
St Lucia Estuary is home to thousands of varieties of birds, mammals and reptiles - with its most popular residents being the hundreds of hippos and crocodiles.
Day 8 Zululand
The Valley of a Thousand Hills is the traditional heartland of the Zulu nation and its magnificent scenery is dotted with tribal communities amid the rolling hills.
Day 9 Durban
South Africa's second most populous city, Durban is a tourist magnet thanks to its wealth of golden, sandy beaches and glitzy nightlife.
Days 10-11 Drakensberg
The highest mountain range in Southern Africa, Drakensberg - known locally as the Dragon Mountains - is home to an amazing array of flora and fauna.
Days 12-13 Lesotho Highlands
Nestled like a small island in the middle of South Africa, the kingdom of Lesotho is blessed with beautiful mountain ranges and endless hiking trails.
Days 14-15 Wild Coast/Cintsa
A charming little town on South Africa's Wild Coast, Cintsa has stunning beaches and friendly locals, whose lifestyle is still deeply rooted in tribal traditions and customs.
Day 16 Addo Elephant National Park
Addo Elephant National Park was created in 1931 to protect the region's 11 remaining elephants. Today there are over 450 elephants in the park, as well as endangered black rhinos.
Days 17-18 Garden Route/Tsitsikamma National Park
Protecting both land and sea, Tsitsikamma National Park is a spectacular place for walking and wildlife viewing - dolphins and southern right whales are visitors, along with baboons, monkeys and birds.
Day 19 Oudtshoorn
Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world. There are literally thousands of ostriches being farmed for their meat, leather and feathers in the area.
Day 20 Swellendam Wine Region
The perfect base for exploring the local wine region, Swellendam is a picturesque town with something for everyone: plenty of great restaurants, adventure activities and wildlife.
Day 21 Cape Town
Dominated by spectacular Table Mountain, Cape Town is a city that keeps on giving with its beautiful coastlines, world-class cuisine, excellent wineries and beautiful architecture.