Escorted tour of South Africa itinerary

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Escorted tour of South Africa itinerary

28 DAY ESCORTED TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA

18 November - 15 December 2015

16 November - 13 December 2016

Day 1

If travelling with the main group, depart London Heathrow to Cape Town.

Day 2

Arrive Cape Town where your tour escorts will greet you and you will be transferred to a central Cape Town hotel, where you will enjoy a welcome meal in the company of your fellow travellers.
Overnight Cape Town Hotel.

Day 3

Transfer to the motorhome depot where a representative of the company will demonstrate your vehicle. An easy drive (15 miles) to the first campsite will allow you to stock up on supplies.
Overnight Melkbosstrand campsite.

Day 4

Full day guided coach excursion to Cape Town including the summit of Table Mountain (weather permitting), the Castle of Good Hope, the Grootte Kerk, St Georges Cathedral and Greenmarket Square.
Overnight Melkbosstrand campsite.

Day 5

Travel to Hermanus (91 miles), the whale watching capital of South Africa.
Overnight Hermanus campsite.

Day 6

Drive to Swellendam (89 miles) – pick up some of South Africa’s finest wines en-route.
Overnight Swellendam campsite.

Day 7

Head back to the coast and enjoy Tsitsikamma (229 miles), with the local wildlife including the African wild dog, the wolf and the black backed jackal at the wolf sanctuary.
Overnight Tsitsikamma campsite.

Day 8

Free time to explore the Tsitsikamma area – enjoy the dolphins swimming off the coast.
Overnight Tsitsikamma campsite.

Day 9

Continuing along the Garden Route we enter Addo Elephant Park (156 miles), with one of Africa’s densest elephant populations and home to the unique flightless dung beetle. The park boasts the “Big Seven” (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo, leopard, southern right whale and the great white shark). Explore the park – try parking at a watering hole and having lunch while observing the local wildlife.
Overnight Addo campsite.

Day 10

Free day to enjoy Addo Elephant Park where you can continue to marvel at the animals in their natural environment.
Overnight Addo campsite.

Day 11

Early start for the drive to the Gariep Dam Nature Reserve (276 miles), home to many species including the Cape Mountain Zebra.
Overnight Gariep Damn campsite.

Day 12

Another long day as we travel to Ladybrand (200 miles) in the Caledon Valley, with its rich Paleolithic history.
Overnight Ladybrand campsite.

Day 13

Drive to the Golden Gate National Park (106 miles). The park derives its name from the brilliant shades of gold cast by the sun on the park's sandstone cliffs, especially the imposing Brandwag rock.
Overnight Golden Gate campsite.

Day 14

Take the short journey to the Royal Natal National Park (72 miles) which contains some of the most spectacular scenery on South Africa. Revel in the beautiful scenery of the Drakensberg Mountains. Do not miss the Amphitheatre or the Tugela Falls.
Overnight National Park campsite.

Day 15

Travel to Dundee in the heart of KwaZulu Natal (107 miles).
Overnight Dundee campsite.

Day 16

Half day coach excursion with local guide who will point out the most interesting battlefields, including Rorke’s Drift.
Overnight Dundee campsite.

Day 17

Travel to Eshowe (133 miles) to experience the Zulu way of life at Shakaland. You will be treated to a Zulu meal and spend the night in a beehive hut.
Overnight Shakaland.

Day 18

Travel to Hluhluwe (113 miles), situated between Greater St Lucia Wetland Park and Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve on the banks of the Hluhluwe River.
Overnight Hlhuhluwe campsite.

Day 19

Free day to explore the area around Hlhuhluwe.
Overnight Hlhuhluwe campsite.

Day 20

Enter into Swaziland and travel to the Mlilwane Wildlife Park (169 miles) home to white rhino, sabie, buffalo, hippo and crocodile.
Overnight Mlilwane campsite.

Day 21

Travel back into South Africa and Skukuza (138 miles) in the Kruger National Park. Look out for the big game on the way. Overnight Skukuza campsite.

Day 22

Free day to explore Kruger – be back at the camp in time for the evening safari with local guides.
Overnight Skukuza campsite.

Day 23

Head north through the park to Satara (58 miles) – try parking up at a waterhole for lunch and let the animals come to you. Overnight Satara campsite.

Day 24

Travel to Blydepoort (119 miles) – make a side trip to the Three Rondawels.
Overnight Blydepoort campsite.

Day 25

A short drive to Sabie (56 miles) but with plenty to see on the way. Visit Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s Window, the Graskop waterfalls and the Sudwala Caves. Tonight we will have an evening farewell meal. Overnight Sabie campsite.

Day 26

Drive to Pretoria via the Long Tom Pass, famous for battles between the Boers and the British (127 miles).  Overnight Pretoria campsite.

Day 27

Travel to Johannesburg (91 miles), return motorhomes and transfer to airport. Return flight to the UK.

Day 28

Arrive UK. This ends the tour travel arrangements.

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