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South Africa Surprise Tour

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  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 15 Days / 14 Nights
  • - Lodging; Hotels
  • - Group Size; Minimum 2
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: Johannesburg / Rosebank
- Your first day in Johannesburg is at your leisure.
- We meet up at the Rosebank Hotel at 19h00 for a quick briefing on your safari and a meet up with the guide.
- Accommodation: Rosebank Hotel or similar

Day 2: Johannesburg / Hazyview
- In the morning we leave Johannesburg and head towards the scenic lowveld town of Hazyview.
- Stopping en-route to take in the circular Panorama Route via Graskop, Bourke's Luck Potholes, God's Window and the Blyde River Canyon are all included.
- Accommodation: Hippo Hollow or similar (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 3:Kruger National Park
- An early start to the day and off we head to the Kruger National Park.
- The full day is spent within the park itself on games drive, spotting Africa's famed wildlife.
- Returning to our lodge in the early evening for dinner.
- Accommodation: Hippo Hollow or similar (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 4: Hazyview / Swaziland
- Today we journey into the Kingdom of the Swazi.
- We take in the famous Ngwenya Glass Factory as well as stopping off at craft markets along the way.
- The Swazi people are fantastic hosts in an awesome country.
- Accommodation: Lugogo Sun or similar (Breakfast)

Day 5: Swaziland / St Lucia
- Leaving Swaziland we head towards "The World Heritage Site" of St Lucia in Northern Natal.
- St Lucia estuary offers sightings of hippos, crocodile and the birdlife is second to none in South Africa.
- Accommodation: Elephant Lake Hotel or similar (Breakfast)

Day 6: St Lucia / Durban
- Durban is our next destination just a few hours drive away.
- We visit the Botanic Gardens and the famous Indian Market en-route to our hotel.
- Accommodation: Holiday Inn South Beach or similar (Breakfast)

Day 7: Durban / Drakensberg
- Driving in a westerly direction we leave Durban behind us and head towards the Drakensberg Mountain range.
- The whole afternoon is at your leisure, soak up the sun at the feet of one of Africa's great mountain ranges.
- Fishing, hiking, playing bowls or tennis and even horse riding in clean mountain air are all optional.
- Accommodation: Hotel (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 8:Drakensberg / Wild Coast
- The untamed coastline of the Wild Coast in Transkei is awaiting.
- Numerous scenic stops along the way.
- Our home for the night offers the most incredible views of this spectacular coastline.
- Accommodation: Ocean view Hotel or similar (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 9: Wild Coast / East London
- Overnight in East London, the only river port in Southern Africa.
- The drive here is very photographic.
- Accommodation: Kennaway Hotel or similar (Breakfast)

Day 10: East London / Port Elizabeth
- From East London we stop off via Grahamstown in "Settler Country" as we head towards Port Elizabeth
- The afternoon in Port Elizabeth is at you leisure, shop, relax go to the beach or a bar.
- Accommodation: Hotel (Breakfast)

Day 11: Port Elizabeth / Knysna
- Today we enter the Western Cape with our home for the night being the small yet famous town of Knysna.
- We visit the Tsitsikamma Forest, walk over the bridge at Storm's River whilst stopping at numerous markets along the route.
- We also have to the chance to explore Knysna on foot in the late afternoon.
- Accommodation: guesthouse or similar (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 12: Oudtshoorn
- Travelling back inland over scenic mountain passes we head towards the town of Oudtshoorn.
- From here we visit the famous Cango Caves and an Ostrich Farm.
- Return to Knysna for overnight
- Accommodation: guesthouse or similar (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 13: Knysna / Cape Town
- Cape Town here we come.
- With photo stops along the way we arrive in Cape Town in the mid-afternoon.
- After check-in the rest of the day is at your leisure, explore the night life of Cape Town.
- Accommodation: Hotel (Breakfast)

Day 14: Cape Town
- Enjoy a day of leisure in the 'Mother City' and a visit to the V&A Waterfront is recommended.
- Half day tour of the Cape Peninsula and/ or Cape Winelands are highly recommended.
- Accommodation: Hotel (Breakfast)

Day 15: Safari ends
- This morning after breakfast, you will be under own arrangements until your transfer to the airport for your international flight home.
- (Breakfast)

  • Rates from: ZAR 16 950.00
  • Per person sharing
  • Rates are in South African Rands
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - RSA; from £ 611
  • USA - RSA; from $ 1390
  • EUR - RSA; from € 495
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

  • Tour Includes
  • - Tour in luxury in our air-conditioned micro-buses, 16-seater minibuses or 25/44 seater luxury coaches
  • - Discover the wonders of South Africa with our enthusiastic, vibrant and professional tour guides
  • - Accommodation is on a twin share basis, and all rooms have private facilities. All accommodation is of a 3 star standard
  • - 14 Full Breakfasts and 4 Dinners included
  • - Departure airport transfer included
  • - Full day visit to the Kruger National Park
  • - Sightseeing/orientation in Durban, East London and Port Elizabeth
  • - Hotel porterage included
  • - Nelson Mandela Museum in Umtata
  • - Kruger National Park Conservation Levy included
  • Tour Excludes
  • - Local and International Flights
  • - Visas
  • - Insurance
  • - Items of a personal nature
  • - Gratuities
  • - Activities not included in above itinerary

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