AN AFRICAN DREAM
14 DAYS - DEPARTS EVERY 2nd AND 4th SUNDAY
Day 1 Sunday Johannesburg
Arrive Johannesburg Airport and transfer to town. Afternoon tour of Gold Reef City. Overnight at the Sandton Sun Hotel. (Bed and Breakfast)
Day 2 Monday Botswana
Travel via Pretoria for a tea stop. Then we continue via Alldays to Pontdrif, the border post with Botswana. Collected by Matshatu Game Ranger in open Landrover and taken across the Limpopo River to Matshatu Main Camp.
Afternoon game viewing from open vehicle. Overnight at Mashatu Main Camp. (Full board including game drives)
Day 3 Tuesday Botswana
Weather permitting most of the day spent gameviewing the vast number of
elephants in the area. Overnight at Mashatu Main Camp. (Full board including game drives)
Day 4 Wednesday North Eastern Transvaal
Early morning drive before breakfast, return to Pontrif and re-enter South Africa. Travel through the Soutpansberg mountains and via the scenically beautiful Duiwelskloof to Tzaneen to our hotel for the night with its beautiful setting in mountains and surrounded by forests. Overnight at the Coach House. (Dinner, Bed and Breakfast)
Day 5 Thursday North Eastern Transvaal
Explore the Magoebaskloof and its citrus and tea estates before heading southeast towards the famous Blyde River Canyon. We continue through magnificent scenery to Hazyview. Overnight at the famous Country Lodge. (Dinner, Bed and Breakfast)
Day 6 Friday Johannesburg/Cape Town
After breakfast travel to Sabi, explore the Mac Falls and Continue to Pilgrims Rest. After exploring this historical "Gold Sight" continue via Robbers Pass, Belfast and Witbank to Johannesburg. Fly from Johannesburg Airport to Cape Town. Overnight at the Cape Sun. (Bed and Breakfast)
Day 7 Saturday Cape Town
Depart from Cape Town to visit the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
Continue via the Indian Ocean Coast Line to the Cape Point Nature Reserve.
Lunch in the reserve then continue over Chapmans Peak, Llandudno, Clifton and
cosmopolitan Sea Point to Cape Town and back to your hotel. Overnight at the Cape Sun Hotel. (Bed and Breakfast + Lunch)
Day 8 Sunday Garden Route
Depart via Sir Lowry's Pass and the apple country of Grabouw to historic
Swellendam, continue past Riverdale to Mosselbay where we visit the Post Office Tree. Then via Robinson Pass to Oudtshoorn. Overnight at the Oudtshoorn Garden Court. (Dinner, Bed and Breakfast)
Day 9 Monday Wilderness
After breakfast travel to the world famous Cango Caves and an Ostrich farm.
After our visit we head back towards George on the coast via the majestic
Outeniqua Pass to the resort of the wilderness. Overnight at the Wilderness Garden Court. (Dinner, Bed and Breakfast)
Day 10 Tuesday Port Elizabeth/Durban
After breakfast travel via Knysna with its magnificent lagoon and the Garden of Eden, over the Groot River and Boukrans Pass, then through the rural landscape of the Eastern Cape to Port Elizabeth. Fly from Port Elizabeth to Durban. Overnight at the Maharani Garden Court. (Bed and Breakfast)
Day 11 Wednesday Hluhluwe
Depart from Durban and travel towards the sub-tropical coast and bushveld of
Zululand - home of the mighty Zulu nation. Stop en route at a Zulu Kraal and
after lunch depart for Hluhluwe. Overnight at a Game Lodge. (Dinner, Bed and Breakfast)
Day 12 Thursday Hluhluwe/Phinda Reserve
Early morning breakfast and off to Hluhluwe Game Reserve, home of the famous
white rhino and other indigenous game. From here travel to Phinda Reserve for check-in and lunch. Afterwards depart to the Mzinene river for a River Boat cruise with sundowners on board. Tonight we indulge in activities such as a night game drive in a open vehicle searching for game with powerful spotlights and a sumptuous dinner in the open boma around a campfire. Overnight at Phinda Reserve. (Full board)
Day 1 Friday Durban
An early morning wake up call for yet another exciting game drive, followed by breakfast. Time to leave this paradise and on to St. Lucia for a boat ride spotting the numerous bird species, hippo and crocodiles. Return to Durban in the late afternoon. Overnight at the Maharani Garden Court. (Bed and Breakfast)
Day14 Saturday Durban/Johnannesburg
Morning at leisure and afternoon transfer to the airport to return to Johannesburg.
Stay in Durban or Johannesburg can be extended on request.
Tour available in total or can be sub-divided to suit your itinerary.