South Africa 16 days
A 16 days medium range self drive safari to South Africa from R 21.250,- (about 1.440,- euro). Highlights: Mpumalanga, Swaziland, Mkuze Game Reserve, Isimangaliso Wetlands Park, Drakensberg.
Country: South Africa
Number of days: 16 Days
Accomodation: Hotel & Lodges
From R 21.250,- (about 1.440,- euro)
Safariclub South Africa
Born out of a desire to offer guests a true safari feel throughout their entire African trip, we created the ultimate bespoke overnight accommodation only 5 minutes from OR Tambo airport. 100% privately owned and managed, The Safari Club is one the best loved airport stays in Johannesburg.
Valley of the Rainbow Estate
The resort is an exclusive retreat that combines the extraordinary beauty of an awe-inspiring natural landscape with the convenience and hospitality of a luxury resort. Various accommodation available.
Forresters Arms Hotel
Set in stunning mountain countryside, Foresters Arms Hotel is a short, scenic drive from the capital, Mbabane, the perfect base for exploring all the attractions of this majestic Kingdom. Dating from colonial times, this country hotel is a traditional haven of comfort and a place of great character and charm.
Ghost Mountain Inn
At the foot of the legendary Ghost Mountain in Mkuze, Northern KwaZulu-Natal lies the enchanting Ghost Mountain Inn. A tale of family, history and an innate love for Africa, this intimate and award-winning hotel is the ideal location from which to explore the game and coastal reserves of Zululand and the Elephant Coast.
St. Lucia Eco Lodge
St Lucia Ecolodge is nestled between the St Lucia Estuary, the Indian Ocean and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, and is an ideal point from which to explore South Africa’s first World Heritage Site. The region is blessed with an all round summer, making it comfortable throughout the year.
Manaar House is located in the vibrant holiday town of Umhlanga Rocks, the jewel of Kwa Zulu Natal and the business hub of Durban. Guests have the choice of staying either in the Bed and Breakfast or the Self Catering apartment (vacation rental) at Manaar House.
The Cavern Resort
The Cavern Resort & Spa, named after the infamous Cannibal Cavern, is nestled in the foothills of the Northern Drakensberg in the Amphitheatre World Heritage Site area. A place of captivating beauty, it is surrounded by majestic, lush indigenous forests and clear ‘berg streams.
Once a humble homestead, rustic and simple, today The Cavern is a comfortable home-from-home for many families who holiday in these majestic mountains.
- Meet & Greet at the airport on arrival
- Airport transfer
- All accommodations
- All game drives
- All Park fees
- Car rental (Cat B) including unlimited mileage and super cover
- All meals as mentioned (see iternary)
- International flight
- Items for personal use
Safari Club SA is a lodge with an African theme located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Club is centrally situated in the economic heartland of South Africa – Gauteng Province.
Accommodation at Safari Club on a Bed and Breakfast Basis
Days 2 - 3
Divided by the Drakensberg Escarpment, Mpumalanga – meaning ‘where the sun rises’ – is a province in eastern South Africa.
Known as the Highveld, Mpumalanga’s western region features grassland, with the eastern ’Lowveld’ region mostly comprised of savanna.
Popular tourist attractions include the Sabi-Sand Game Reserve, known for its amazing leopard sightings and the Kruger National Park, home to the renowned Big Five.
Visitors can also look forward to a wide selection of wonderful activities such as excellent wildlife viewing, white water rafting down the Sabie River, and visiting the iconic Blyde River Canyon, one of the world’s largest and greenest canyons.
Other popular activities include: camping, bird watching, hiking, swimming, abseiling, canyoning, fishing and guided nature walks.
Overnight: Valley of the Rainbow Estate
Accommodation at Valley of the Rainbow on a Self Catering Basis
Days 4 - 5
This tiny, land-locked nation boasts a rich historical and cultural heritage. Swaziland encompasses a diverse array of ecosystems – towering mountains and low-lying savannah, tangled rainforests and lush river valleys. Highlights of this laid-back land include the mesmerizingly beautiful ‘Valley of Heaven’, the handicraft haven of the Malkerns Valley and the Hlane Royal National Park, famed for its white rhinos, antelopes and lions.
Overnight: Foresters Arms Hotel on a Bed and Breakfast Basis
Days 6 - 7
Mkuze Game Reserve
The 40.000 hectare, state-owned Mkuze Game Reserve is beautifully diverse, with thornveld on the hills and an enchanting fig tree forest near the pans. The reserve has exceptional birdlife, which covers 420 species. Making it more unique is a cultural village that offers a glimpse of the traditional lifestyle and crafts of the local Zulu community.
Accommodation at Ghost Mountain Inn on a Bed and Breakfast Basis
Days 8 - 10
St Lucia lies on the St Lucia Estuary and is a haven of tranquillity that only unspoilt nature can provide. Entirely surrounded by the iSimangaliso Wetlands Park, the residents of the little village are protective of their beautiful environment.
Mountain biking, hiking, bird watching and deep-sea fishing present opportunities to enjoy the surroundings. From the town, you can catch the Santa Lucia ferry and take a trip around the lower reaches of the lake where you can view water birds, crocodiles and hippos wallowing in the shallows.
Overnight: St Lucia Eco Lodge & Conference Centre on a Bed and Breakfast Basis
With its beautiful beaches, lively wining and dining scene, and rich cultural heritage, Durban is South Africa’s third largest city and KwaZulu Natal’s tourist hub. The swimming and surfing is rated the best of any major city across the world and because of the sub-tropical climate the water is warm all year round.
Known as the Golden Mile, this stretch of beaches and amusement parks is Durban’s major attraction with the recently developed UShaka Marine World at the southern end providing a world-class aquarium and other entertainments. Visitors can look forward to an array of wonderful activities including: strolling along the beachfront promenade, visiting the Durban Botanical Gardens and exploring the many Asian/Indian markets.
Overnight: Manaar House on a Bed and Breakfast Basis
Days 12 - 15
Situated in northeastern South Africa, the Northern Drakensberg rises up to 3.000 metres in height creating spectacularly scenic views from every direction. Featuring cascading waterfalls, sandstone caves and countless San rock art paintings, the Northern Drakensberg is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which also boasts a network of scenic hiking trails.
Falling within the Royal Natal National Park, the ‘Amphitheatre’, comprised of over 5 kilometres of sheer cliff, is regarded as one of the most impressive cliff faces on earth with the Tugela Falls, the world’s second tallest falls, plunging almost a kilometre from its clifftops. Nature lovers will delight in this unspoilt landscape and enjoy a wide variety of outdoor adventures.
Accommodation at The Cavern Resort on a Fully Inclusive Basis
Drive back to Johannesburg
The end of a great holiday and a special part of South Africa.