Day 1 - Sunday
Upon arrival at OR Tambo International Airport, transfer to your hotel. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight Protea Hotel Balalaika (standard room) or similar.
Day 2 - Monday (B)
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and the morning free. Johannesburg City Tour. Overnight Protea Hotel Balalaika (standard room) or similar.
Day 3 - Tuesday (BL)
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a morning visit to Soweto. It was the fight against the injustices of
the apartheid regime and is home to sites of historical importance. Have lunch followed by the Apartheid Museum.OvernightProtea Hotel Balalaika (standard room) or similar.
Day 4 - Wednesday (B)
Depart Johannesburg and the Land of the Rising Sun - Mpumalanga - via the magnificent Panorama Route. Time and weather permitting, stop at God's Window. Late afternoon arrival at your hotel. Check into the hotel. Dinner at leisure. Overnight Perry's BridgeHollow (standard room) or similar.
Day 5 - Thursday (B)
Early morning view of the Kruger National Park. Early morning view from the south of the reserve. Exit the Kruger Park via Malelane and continue to the Royal Kingdom of Swaziland. Continue to the Nsangwini Rock Shelter which is the largest example of Swaziland art in the country. The paintings are remarkably clear and informative interpretations are given by members of the Nsangwini community, wholesome time at the Mbabane craft markets. Overnight Lugogo Sun (standard room) or similar.
Day 6 - Friday (B)
The Swazi Candle Factory followed by a visit to the Swazi. Continue to the MlilwaneWildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy a hands-on experience of our neighboring lady chief 'Inkhosikati' in her homestead 'Umphakatsi' - a very real glimpse of Swaziland's culture. Swazi ranger. Return to the hotel for overnight. Overnight Lugogo Sun (standard room) or similar.
Day 7 - Saturday (BD)
Breakfast and check-out of the hotel. Enjoy the drive through the southern region of Swaziland. After border formalities, continue to the town of Hluhluwe. Enjoy dinner at the hotel before retiring for the night. Overnight ZuluNyala Heritage Safari Lodge (standard room) or similar.
Day 8 - Sunday (BD)
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoying a cultural experience by visiting the Zulu region. Having a traditional lifestyle within a westernized culture of South Africa. This visit is followed by an afternoon game drive into the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. End the day with dinner at the hotel. Overnight Zulu Nyala HeritageSafari Lodge (standard room) or similar.
Day 9 - Monday (B)
Continue the journey along the Elephant Coast of KwaZulu Natal to the iSimangaliso WetlandPark - a World Heritage Site. Here you embark on a boat trip, which provides an opportunity to view crocodiles, hippo and numerous bird species, including the elusive fish Eagle, in their natural habitat. Continue toKing Shaka International Airport where you will connect with your late afternoon/evening flight to Cape Town (flight not included). Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, transfer to your hotel for overnight.
Overnight Cape Town Lodge (standard room) or similar.
Day 10 - Tuesday (B)
Depart Cape Town and travel along Route 62to Barrydale for lunch (not included in cost). Continue to Oudtshoorn - the 'feather capital' of the world. Visit a working farm for a guided tour. Check into your accommodation in the late afternoon. Overnight Hlangana Lodge (standard room) or similar.
Day 11 - Wednesday (B)
Enjoy a morning tour of the Cango Caves - one of the natural wonders of the world. Continue the Garden Route. This is a hands-on, indoor oyster demonstration where you learn about this famous delicacy. The remainder of the day at leisure. OvernightKnysna Hollow Country Estate (standard room) or similar.
Day 12 - Thursday (B)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel by the lake to the Knysna Heads. Continue to The Crags near Plettenberg Bay where you would visit Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary and Birds of Eden Spend some time in the town of Plettenberg Bay or white sandy beaches before returning to Knysna for overnight. Overnight Knysna Hollow Country Estate (standard room) or similar.
Day 13 - Friday (B)
Breakfast and check-out of the hotel. Travel to Mossel Bay where you will visit the BartholomeuDiaz Maritime Museum and the Old PostOffice Tree. Continue the journey to Swellendamwhich is the third oldest town in South Africa. Here you will stop for lunch (to own account), and, time permitting, visit the old DutchReformed Church. The day ends on arrival at the coastal village of Hermanus. Overnight Auberge Burgundy (standard room) or similar.
Day 14 - Saturday (B)
A myriad of activities and sites of interest near Hermanus. Start the day with a drive through the streets and walk to the old harbour museum. During the season (July to December) you may be full enough to spot whales frolicking in the bay. Continue to Creation Wines for a wine tasting experience. Shark Cage Diving (to own account). Overnight Auberge Burgundy (standard room) or similar.
Day 15 - Sunday (B)
After breakfast, proceed to the Mother City. Morning visit to the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, situated in the centre of the coastal fynbos region where the flora is at its richest. The Garden is also renowned for its waterfalls and amber pools. Continue to Stony Point Penguin breeding colony which is near an old abandoned station. Continue the scenic drive along the route also known as the Cape Riviera. Many stops along the way for panoramic views and photo opportunities. Arrives in Cape Town in the afternoon and spend the remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight Cape TownLodge (standard room) or similar.
Day 16 - Monday (B)
City Tour - a geographical and cultural extravaganza showing you Cape Town from its historical beginnings to modern buildings and malls. Return to the hotel in the early evening. Overnight Cape Town Lodge (standard room) or similar.
Day 17 - Tuesday (B)
Cape Point & Peninsula Tour - an awe-inspiring tour passing magnificent beaches breath-taking views and historic & picturesque coastal villages to the towering headland known as Cape Point. The tour ends at the hotel during the late afternoon. Overnight CapeTown Lodge (standard room) or similar.
Day 18 - Wednesday (B)
Today you will be able to enjoy the Cape Winelands Tour. This is a delightful drive through the superb mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads. Return to Cape Town during the late afternoon. Overnight Cape Town Lodge (standard room) or similar.
Day 19 - Thursday (B)
Breakfast and check-out of the hotel. Today you will be connected to your onward flight arrangements.
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