20 Day Guided or Self Drive African Dream Tour - 20 day / 19 night package tour

Umzantsi Afrika Tours

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Package Tour by Umzantsi Afrika Tours20 Day Guided or Self Drive African Dream Tour

Big 5 Self Drive Wildlife

At a Glance

  • Tour duration: 20 days / 19 nights
  • Group size: Minimum of 2 people per tour
  • Tour departs from: Cape Town or Johannesburg
  • Price: No price range submitted

Tour Highlights

  • Kruger National Park
  • Mlilwane Royal National Park
  • Hluhluwe Game Reserve
  • Drakensberg
  • Cape Mountain Zebra Park
  • Hogsback
  • Addo Elephant National Park
  • Tsitsikamma National Park and adventure activities
  • Garden Route

Tour Itinerary

  1. DAY 1: Johannesburg to Pilgrims Rest

    Departing from Johannesburg we head east towards Mpumalanga. A landscape characterized by mountains, panoramic passes, valleys, rivers, waterfalls and forests. We will stay the night in the old gold rush town of Pilgrims Rest, a living museum dating back to 1873. We explore the quaint town.

    OVERNIGHT: Pilgrims Rest

  2. DAY 2: Pilgrims Rest to Kruger National Park

    This morning we travel via the Panaroma Route before heading for the Kruger National Park. Big game country - exciting game drives provide us with excellent game viewing. Spot lion, elephant, rhino and other animals in one of the last African wildernesses. Early morning and afternoon game drives get us close to the wildlife.

    OVERNIGHT: Skukuza Rest Camp

  3. DAY 3: Kruger National Park

    Another day in the Kruger National Park.

    OVERNIGHT: Skukuza Rest Camp

  4. DAY 4: Kruger National Park to Swaziland

    The mountainous Kingdom of Swaziland, lead by King Mswati III, is one of 3 monarchies in Africa. Swazi’s are proud of their traditional lifestyle & cultures. Mlilwane is a home to white rhino, zebra, giraffe, elephant, ostrich, crocodile, wildebeest and impala as well as small populations of lion, cheetah, leopard and hyena.

    OVERNIGHT: Mlilwane Royal National Park

  5. DAY 5: Swaziland

    Another day in Swaziland........

    OVERNIGHT: Mlilwane Royal National Park Rest Camp

  6. DAY 6: Swaziland to Hluhluwe - Imfolozi Game Reserve - Swaziland- Mliwane

    We travel from Mlilwane to the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, in Zululand, this is a safe haven for the white rhino. We have an afternoon and the following morning to do game drives in our vehicle and stop at hides and waterholes to watch game come down to drink. The first afternoon we visit a local Zulu village to learn about their culture, traditions and lifestyle.

    OVERNIGHT: Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve

  7. DAY 7: Zululand to Drakensburg

    Departing this morning we travel via Ladysmith to the magnificient, picturesque Drakensberg Mountains. We spend 2 nights at Didima Lodge to enable you to explore, hike in this beautiful area of SA.

    OVERNIGHT: Didima Lodge

  8. DAY 8: Drakensberg

    Another day in this beautiful mountain range ............

    OVERNIGHT: Didima Lodge

  9. DAY 9: Drakensberg to Lesotho

    Today we cross the border into Lesotho and make our way way along the western border of Lesotho. After a long day we arrive at Malealea Lodge, where we spend two nights. Malealea is situated in a remote part of Western Lesotho that is breathtaking in its beauty. This is a chance to experience traditional Basotho life.

    OVERNIGHT: Malealea Lodge

  10. DAY 10: Lesotho

    Today we enjoy pony trekking through the magnificent landscapes that Lesotho has to offer. Still in and around Lesotho

    OVERNIGHT: Malealea Lodge

  11. DAY 11: Lesotho to Burgersdorp

    We leave this beautiful mountainous country of Lesotho and cross the border back into South Africa to the Eastern Cape Region, breaking our journey with a stopover in Burgersdorp, a lovely quaint town with 10 National Monuments. The hotel was built in 1889 and has been restored to it's former glory

    OVERNIGHT: Jubilee Hotel

  12. DAY 12: Burgersdorp to Cradock

    We drive to the historical Karoo town of Cradock. Founded in 1814 as a frontier stronghold, the town is an important agricultural centre with traditional Karoo hospitality, situated close to natural sulphur springs. We visit the Cape Mountain Zebra Park.

    OVERNIGHT: Cape Mountain National Zebra Park

  13. DAY 13: Cradock to Hogsback

    After another game drive we depart the Karoo and enter the Eastern Cape Region to the beautiful, quaint village of Hogsback in the Amathole Mountain Range. We visit this picturesque mystical community where there is the opportunity to enjoy a couple of easy walking trails

    OVERNIGHT: The Arminel

  14. DAY 14: Hogsback

    We spend another day is this beautiful hamlet with a variety of things to do or you can just relax and enjoy the scenery

    OVERNIGHT: The Arminel

  15. DAY 15: Hogsback to Addo Elephant National Park

    A conservation success, Addo Elephant N.P. offers a unique wildlife area, famous for the Addo elephants. We head out on game drives in search of elephant, black rhino, lion, buffalo, leopard and various other animals and antelope. Evening viewing at the floodlit waterhole allows us to watch the nocturnal animals.

    OVERNIGHT: Addo Elephant National Park

  16. DAY 16: Addo Elephant National Park to Tsitsikamma

    We depart from Addo and travel west to start the world famous Garden Route. We visit the indigenous Tsitsikamma forest and walk the swing bridge over the Storms River Mouth. There is an option of world’s highest bungi jump (own expense). Whale watching in season (July to November).

    OVERNIGHT: Tsitaikamma Village Inn

  17. DAY 17: Tsitsikamma

    We spend another day in this beautiful area that is abound with a variety of activities and exciting things to see and do.

    OVERNIGHT: Tsitsikamma Village Inn

  18. DAY 18: Tsitsikamma to Oudtshoorn

    After visiting ‘The Heads’ in Knysna, a town nestled on a tranquil lagoon we travel over the Outeniqua Mountains into the Little Karoo. In Oudtshoorn we visit an ostrich farm. We overnight in Oudtshoorn and enjoy our final night under Africa’s starry skies.

    OVERNIGHT: Fosters Manor

  19. DAY 19: Oudtshoorn to Franschoek

    After visiting the world famous Cango Caves we travel the R62 through lovely early history towns, villages and enter Cape Town over the Franschoek Pass, arriving in Franschoek in the afternoon

    OVERNIGHT: Auberge La Dauphine

  20. DAY 20: Franschoek to Cape Town

    After breakfast visit the wine estates in Franschoek and Stellenbosch before traveling in to the Mother City of Cape Town

    OVERNIGHT: END OF TOUR

    TOUR ENDS

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October 2008 - 10 Reviews

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