Travel 2 Touring 18/19

AFRICA

Hazyview

2

Pretoria

Mbabane Nelspruit

Johannesburg

1

1

2 LAND AIR RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED SWAZILAND

Hluhluwe Umfolozi National Park

SOUTH AFRICA

LESOTHO

1

Umhlanga

Pietermaritzburg

1

Durban

LAND NIGHTS STAYED

Grahamstown

1

Oudtshoorn

Plettenberg Bay

4 Cape Town Stellenbosch

1

1

2

Port Elizabeth

George

Tsitsikamma National Park

LAND AIR NIGHTS STAYED

1

INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • The spectacular scenery of Blyde River Canyon and God’s Window • A visit to the Kruger National Park to search for the ‘Big 5’ • A journey through cultural Swaziland and Zululand • The scenic Garden Route • 4 nights in fabulous Cape Town LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1

ESCORTED TOUR PRICES FROM £2899pp

16 day Grand Tour of South Africa Johannesburg • Panorama Route • Kruger National Park • Swaziland • Zululand • Durban • Port Elizabeth • Garden Route • Oudtshoorn • Cape Town

LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED

1

Day 1: Arrive Johannesburg On arrival at Johannesburg Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Faircity Quatermain Days 2 & 3: Johannesburg - Kruger National Park Depart Johannesburg and travel to the Kruger area for a 2-night stay via the magnificent Panorama Route and the 33km long Blyde River Canyon. On day 3, depart early morning on an open vehicle safari through the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Relax back at your hotel before returning to Kruger for an evening safari. (BD) Perry’s Bridge Hollow Day 4: Mpumalanga - Swaziland Enter the Kingdom of Swaziland. This tiny mountainous kingdom is filled with bygone African traditions and culture. (BL) Royal Swazi Sun Days 5 & 6: Swaziland - Zululand Enter KwaZulu-Natal and enjoy an afternoon scenic drive up the Ubombo Mountains. After lunch on day 6, enter Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve for an afternoon of game viewing. (BD) Ghost Mountain Inn Day 7: Zululand - Durban Continue your journey to the St. Lucia Wetlands and embark on an estuarine boat trip to view crocodiles, hippo and numerous bird species. Arrive in Durban in the late afternoon. (B) The Benjamin Hotel Day 8: Durban - Port Elizabeth Enjoy a brief Durban City Tour, where you will spend the morning discovering the cultural and historical contrasts of the city before your flight to Port Elizabeth. On arrival at Port Elizabeth Airport, transfer to your hotel. (B) Radisson Blu Days 9 & 10: Port Elizabeth - Garden Route Travel through the Tsitsikamma Mountains to Plettenberg Bay. The following day, after breakfast, visit Birds of Eden – the largest free-flight bird aviary in the world. Proceed on a horse-drawn carriage trip through the Plettenberg Bay wine region. Optional: Marine Encounter boat trip (weather and time permitting; additional charge) before returning to the lodge for the remainder of the afternoon at leisure. (BD) Hunter’s Country House

Day 11: Knysna - Oudtshoorn Enjoy the scenic drive to Oudtshoorn, where you will visit an ostrich farm for a guided tour. (BD) De Opstal Country Lodge Days 12-15: Oudtshoorn - Cape Town After a morning tour of the Cango Caves, depart through the Little Karoo for Cape Town arriving in the late afternoon where you will spend 4 nights. On Friday, enjoy a full-day Cape Point and Penninsula Tour; on Saturday spend a full day discovering the Cape Winelands and on Sunday morning discover the city on a morning Cape Town City Tour. (B) Southern Sun Waterfront Day 16: Cape Town Transfer to the airport for your onward journey. (B)

LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

1

TOUR DETAILS

£2899 per person

PRICES FROM:

PRICES INCLUDE • 15 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 15 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 7 dinners • Touring by air-conditioned tour coach • Services of a qualified English speaking guide throughout • Internal flight between Durban/Port Elizabeth • Airport transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary

DEPARTURES Sundays.

TOUR STYLE: Escorted

GROUP SIZE: 16 max (minimum 2 passengers)

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

Optional Pre/Post Stay Add-on nights are available in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Please call for details.

ACCOMMODATION LEVEL: 4 stars

Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

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