Experience what South Africa has to offer on a scheduled 17-day tour in way of scenery, wildlife and culture. Travel the magnificent Panorama Route to the 'Land of the Rising Sun', explore the world-renowned Kruger National Park, multi-cultural experiences, Durban’s distinctive beachfront, the breathtaking Garden Route, Cape Town City, Peninsula, Winelands and one of the new 7 wonders of nature Table Mountain.
Depart from New York JFK or Washington Dulles on your South African Airways flight.
LOWVELD View Accommodation
After breakfast you will be met, depart Johannesburg and head towards the 'Land of the Rising Sun' Mpumalanga via the magnificent Panorama Route.
Late afternoon arrival at your hotel. Relax and freshen up for dinner.
Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Perry's Bridge Hollow Hotel.
After breakfast you will be met and depart to the Royal Kingdom of Swaziland.
Take in the beautiful scenery and enjoy a showcase of traditional Swazi culture followed by a traditional lunch at the Matsamo Cultural Village.
(Dinner is to your own arrangements.)
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Royal Swazi Spa.
KWAZULU NATAL GAME RESERVES View Accommodation
Depart the hotel after breakfast for a day of activities.
Arrive at your hotel in the afternoon where you will embark on an afternoon scenic drive, visit a local and authentic Zulu homestead and eventually stop for sundowners. Return to the hotel.
Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Ghost Mountain Inn.
After breakfast, depart the hotel and head towards St Lucia along the Elephant Coast.
Upon arrival you will embark on an estuarine boat trip and continue towards Durban where you will arrive at your hotel in the afternoon.
(Dinner is on your own arrangements.)
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The Benjamin Boutique Hotel.
Depending on departure time of flight, embark on a morning city tour of Durban and enjoy what the city has to offer.
Proceed to the Durban airport for your flight to Port Elizabeth.
On arrival at the Port Elizabeth airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
(Dinner is on your own arrangements.)
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth Hotel.
After breakfast, depart and travel via the coastline towards the beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park.
Enjoy a walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River mouth gorge.
Continue to your hotel in Plettenberg Bay.
Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Tarn Country House.
After breakfast depart and proceed on an informative cruise up the Keurbooms River towards Knysna and enjoy some time at leisure.
Travel to Oudtshoorn and visit a working ostrich farm.
Arrive at your hotel in the late afternoon.
Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at De Opstal Country Lodge.
After breakfast, you will depart on your scheduled full-day Cape Winelands Tour. (Lunch is on your own account.)
Time permitting, a visit to a Paarl region estate would be included to round off the day’s wine-tasting experiences before heading back to your hotel in Cape Town.
(Dinner to own arrangements)
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Radisson BLU Le Vendome
After breakfast, you will depart on a scheduled City Tour. (Cable car fee not included.)
You will be dropped off at the hotel by 12:30 PM.
In the late afternoon, you will be met and transferred to the Cape Town airport for your flight to Johannesburg and connecting flight to the United States.
Arrival in the United States at New York JFK or Washington Dulles airport.
This tour can only start on Saturdays, departing from the United States.
Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York John F Kennedy or Washington Dulles to South Africa Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport; Domestic coach air in South Africa as per the itinerary (Durban - Port Elizabeth and Cape Town - Johannesburg); Accommodation as per the itinerary; Most meals as per the itinerary (14x breakfast, 1x lunch, 7x dinner); Ground transfers as per the itinerary; All park fees and safari activities; Scheduled Cape Peninsula Tour; Scheduled Winelands Tour
Add-on air from other U.S. cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Entrance fees on Cape Peninsula tour to Kirstenbosch, Seal Island cruise; Any items of personal expense, i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc.; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers