Kaleidoscope of South Africa is a 13 day / 12 night package tour by LED Tours & Travel

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Package Tour - Kaleidoscope of South Africa

Categories: Big 5 / City / Countryside / Cultural / Historical / Landmark / Nature / Sightseeing / Wildlife / Wine

The Best South Africa has to offer in one itinerary! Highlights include the Kruger National Park, Panorama Route, Zululand, Garden Route, Klein Karoo, Cape Winelands, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and lots more ...

At a Glance

Tour duration
13 days / 12 nights
Min / max group size
Minimum of 2 people per tour
Tour departs from
Johannesburg or Pretoria
From R36100 to R40244 per person

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Johannesburg or Pretoria to Pretoria
This morning we spend the full day touring Pretoria, the capital of South Africa. You start with a visit to the world famous Cullinan Diamond Mine. From here we visit some of the historical sights such as the Union Building, Voortrekker Monument, the City Hall, Kruger House and Church Square.

Overnight: Whistletree Lodge or Similar, (B & B)

Day 2: Pretoria to Graskop
Travel via Witbank to the Panorama Route famous for its fantastically scenic mountain passes, waterfalls and viewing points. Visit some of these sights as well as Pilgrim’s Rest, previously the heart of the “Gold Rush” before ending up in the quaint town of Graskop arriving at the hotel where time is on hand to relax.

Overnight: Graskop Hotel or Similar, (B & B)

Day 3: Graskop to Kruger National Park
After breakfast you will be taken on the panorama route of the Mpumulanga region, including visits to God's Window on the edge of the escarpment, which offers a magnificent view across the Blyde River Canyon, to Bourke's Luck Potholes, which are deep cylindrical holes formed by thousands of years of erosion, to the Mac Mac Falls, and to Pilgrims Rest, a historical town, which is now a National Monument.

Overnight: Honeyguide Tented Safari Lodge or Similar, (D,B & B + 2x Game Drives)

Day 4: Kruger National Park
This morning you will be collected in an open game viewing vehicle and head for the Kruger National Park. Plenty of opportunities are at hand for viewing game in this famous game reserve with good chances of spotting the "Big Five". After a full day of being at one with nature return to your lodge.

Overnight: Honeyguide Tented Safari Lodge or Similar, (FB + 2 Game Drives)

Day 5: Kruger National Park to Zululand
After a relaxing breakfast you will travel on to Swaziland and drive through this small African Kingdom, travelling via Piggs Peak to Mbabane and visit the Swazi craft markets. Before leaving Swaziland travel for a short while, driving past the National Stadium, Parliament Buildings and through Manzini, the industrial centre of Swaziland and past the Big Bend with the countries largest sugar plantations. Continue to Zululand and head for your next overnight stop near Pongola. Enjoy a game viewing activity on the Pongola Game Reserve, famous for its conservation of relocated Elephant, and perhaps an opportunity of seeing one or more of these magnificent creatures.

Overnight: White Elephant Bush Camp or Similar, (D, B&B + 1 Game Activity)

Day 6: Zululand to Ballito (Durban)
In the morning head for Lake St Lucia, a combined estuary and lagoon system rich in unique plant, bird and animal life. Board a boat for a cruise with chances of seeing hippos, crocodiles, aquatic and other birds. Continue traveling down the coast to Balito, with time to relax & enjoy the beauty of this seaside town.

Overnight: The Boathouse or Similar, (B & B)

Day 7: Ballito to Plettenberg Bay
Today you head inland for an en route stop at a traditional Zulu kraal and experience and learn about the Zulu culture followed by a typical African meal (Lunch Included). Arrive in Durban early afternoon where you will be either dropped off at Durban Airport for your flight to either George or Port Elizabeth (Flight NOT included in Price). On arrival at George / Port Elizabeth Airport you will be met and commence travelling along the Garden Route on your way to Knysna or Plettenberg Bay, one of the most popular seaside holiday resorts in South Africa, arriving at the lodge in late afternoon.

Overnight: Hog Hollow Country Lodge or Similar, (B & B)

Day 8: Plettenberg Bay
Today further time will be spent on the Garden Route, enjoying the stunningly beautiful scenery and sights. Time will also be available for just relaxing or for those with a love for nature and the sea, we recommend an optional "Ocean Blue Adventures" whale and dolphin boat cruise where it is possible to see up to eight different species either playing or feeding in the bay (Add on cost is R400.00 per person for a 2 hour boat close encounter).

Overnight: Hog Hollow Country Lodge or Similar, (B & B)

Day 9: Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn
This morning you leave the coast and head inland to the Small Karoo to South Africa's feather capital, Oudtshoorn, famous for the extensive Ostrich farming that takes place in the area. You will visit one of our natural wonders, Cango Caves as well as a visit to an Ostrich Farm to find out more about the worlds largest flightless bird.

Overnight: Rosenhof Country Lodge or Similar, (B & B)

Day 10: Oudtshoorn to Stellenbosch
After breakfast travel towards Cape Town via Mossel Bay and Swellendam where stops of interest will be made, such as the Old Post Office Tree and the Dias Museum. Continuing over the Sir Lowry's Pass, you head for the heart of the Cape Winelands and the quaint town of Stellenbosch.

Overnight: Lanzerac Hotel or Similar, (B & B)

Day 11: Stellenbosch to Bantry Bay, Cape Town
Depart for Cape Town and travel through spectacular vineyard covered valleys to Paarl where the first stop will be at the Taal (Language) monument. Thereafter, visit Franschhoek, a thriving town first settled by the French Huguenots, a short stop will be made at the Huguenot Monument. This whole area is also the home of many fine South African wines, a few of which can be sampled at your visits to a couple of the local wine estates. Arrival at your Cape Town hotel will be in the late afternoon

Overnight: O on Kloof or Similar, (B & B)

Day 12: Cape Town
This morning tour of the Cape Peninsula includes visits to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens before driving along the False Bay coastline, through Fishhoek and Simonstown to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. You will return to Cape Town via the scenic Atlantic Coastline over Constantia Neck (Chapman's Peak Drive is closed for renovations) to Hout Bay, and continue through Llandudno, Camps Bay and Sea Point.

Overnight: O on Kloof or Similar, (B & B)

Day 13: Cape Town
After breakfast you will have the balance of the day at leisure until your transfer to Cape Town Airport.

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