Day 1 Cape Town There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Cape Town (1B, 1D) Enjoy a full day in Cape Town with options to visit Robben Island or Table Mountain. Choose to explore Cape Point or embark on a wine tour around Stellenbosch. In the evening, experience an authentic meal in a local home in a nearby township.
Day 3 Cape Town/Johannesburg (1B) Board the Shosholoza Meyl train at Cape Town station. Enjoy the day with your travel companions playing cards, meeting the locals, and checking out the dining car. Drift to sleep to the rhythm of the train. Wake up and opt for a tasty breakfast on board.
Please note that bedding can be rented for a small fee (ZAR60 per person, approximately USD5) in the 4-bed sleeper compartments and may be mixed gender.
This train is often delayed arriving to Johannesburg.
Overnight train (beds) (26.00-30.00 hours)
Day 4 Johannesburg (1L) Scheduled arrival into Johannesburg is noon (this train is often late however). Enjoy a tour of the surrounding area.
Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours)
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))
Day 5 Johannesburg/Manyeleti (1B, 1D) Take the scenic route between Johannesburg and Shalati, in the Greater Kruger Area.
Later, enjoy a traditional dance on the lodge grounds, learning more about the local culture. Opt to go for a swim or sit by a fire in the evening.
Traditional Dance Experience
Enjoy sights along the Panorama Route en route to the Greater Kruger Area.
Day 6 Manyeleti (1B, 1D) Enjoy visiting the G Adventures-supported preschool in Shalati. Meet the kids and learn more about how the project is contributing positively to this small community. With free time, opt for a wildlife safari drive in Manyeleti Reserve in an open safari vehicle. In the afternoon, head out in our touring vehicle to Kruger NP to try to spot Africa's famous animals in the wild.
Hope Africa Children's Day School
Kruger Wildlife Safari Drive
Day 7 Manyeleti/Johannesburg (1B) Travel to Johannesburg where the tour ends on arrival at the airport. All onward travel can be booked after 5pm.
Private Vehicle (8.50 hour(s))