Wildlife Discovery (Northbound)
|Some of what you will see:
Kruger National Park
|Day 1 : DURBAN – ST LUCIA – SAFARI
Morning departure from your hotel in Durban, travelling north through KwaZulu-Natal towards St. Lucia, visit iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a World Heritage Site. Enjoy a river cruise on the estuary and view prolific wetlands bird life, fish eagles, hippo and crocodiles. Enjoy a game drive in your closed vehicle through the Hluhluwe Game Reserve. Arrive at your hotel late afternoon.
Protea Hotel Hluhluwe or similar – Bed and Breakfast basis
Day 2 : SWAZILAND – HAZYVIEW
After an early breakfast, travel via the town of Mkuze and enter the Kingdom of Swaziland. Travel via the Lebombo Mountains through North-Eastern Swaziland. Re-enter South Africa and travel through the Kruger National Park to arrive at your hotel in the late afternoon. Relax and enjoy dinner in the elegant dining room (not included).
Casa do Sol or similar – Bed and Breakfast basis
Day 3 : KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – LIMPOPO – SAFARI
Early breakfast and enter the world famous Kruger National Park established in 1898 and spanning over two million hectares in unrivalled diversity of flora and fauna. Spend the day in search of the Big Five, general wildlife and prolific bird life. Exit the park at Orpen Gate and arrive at your private game lodge for afternoon tea. Enjoy an evening game drive in an Open Safari Vehicle. Return to the lodge for dinner.
Day 4 : SAFARI – PANORAMA ROUTE – PILGRIM’S REST – SABIE
Early morning game drive followed by breakfast. Experience the breathtaking Panorama Route featuring the Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondavels, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window. Continue to the quaint mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest, Mac Mac Waterfalls and Sabie.
Day 5 : SABIE – LYDENBURG – DULLSTROOM – JOHANNESBURG
After a hearty breakfast on the veranda overlooking the Sabi River, our journey to Johannesburg begins with a visit to the Lone Creek Waterfall. Travel over the historic Long Tom Pass to the towns of Lydenburg, Dullstroom and Witbank. Drop off at your hotel or OR Tambo Airport.