Kruger & Swazi Overland

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Johannesburg to Durban

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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 hippos in their natural habitat and dine on local favourites and amazing camp meals. And with a reliable and knowledgeable Chief Experience Officer (CEO) on hand at all times, your comfort zone will expand by miles.

What’s included

  • Kruger NP entrance and wildlife safari drive in our vehicle
  • Traditional dinner and local dancing
  • Traditional Durban dinner
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Enjoy the scenery of the panorama route
  • Visit the ezulwini valley in swaziland
  • Spot crocs in the st lucia estuary
  • Track the "big five" in kruger national park
  • Drink in the culture of tiny villages.

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: Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Johannesburg to Greater Kruger Area (1B, 1L, 1D) Drive through scenic mountains, and experience a traditional dinner and local dancing in the evening. Included Activities: Traditional Dinner and Local Dancing Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s))
Day 3 Kruger National Park (1B, 1L, 1D) Enjoy a wildlife safari drive in Kruger and watch wildlife from the comfort of the touring vehicle. Included Activities: Kruger Wildlife Safari Drive
Day 4 Kruger National Park/Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (1B, 1L, 1D) Cross the border from South Africa to Swaziland. Visit the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. Included Activities: Border Crossing (South Africa - Swaziland) Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (3.30 hour(s), 200km)
Day 5 Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (1B, 1L, 1D) 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 wildlife viewing. Included Activities: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary Visit
Day 6 Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary/Saint Lucia (1B, 1L, 1D) 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: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 277km)
Day 7 Saint Lucia (1B, 1L, 1D) Get out and explore. Opt to visit the Hluhluwe - iMfolozi Park, which is a safe haven for both the white and black rhino. Lions, buffalo, elephants, and leopards also call this reserve home.
Day 8 Saint Lucia/Durban (1B, 1L, 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. Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 275km)
Day 9 Durban (1B) Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
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