Drakensberg Mountains Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 647

If you like the itinerary below please quote REF AFRICA 647 when enquiring for further details.

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Johannesburg city

Day 1: Johannesburg

Welcome to Sensational South Africa and the start of your adventure! Arriving at the airport catch the hotels shuttle for check in.

Modern art in Johannesburg

Days 2-7: Johannesburg

A full day tour of the city takes you to visit the visit the Apartheid Museum and Museum Africa which records the continent’s past, when the first civilizations thrived. The tour also passes through the banking district, the Magistrates court, and the Supreme Court. Visit the “top of Africa” at the Carlton Centre from where you have endless views over Johannesburg. You will also get to drive through some of the most picturesque and avant-garde suburbs in the country. Entrance fees included.

Hotel on the beachfront

Day 8: Johannesburg - Drakensberg Mountains

By 12 noon check in today you have arrived at your hotel, nestled in the unspoiled surroundings of the Drakensberg mountain range.

Waterfall in the Drakensberg Mountains

Days 9-10: Drakensberg Mountains

Enjoy your own organised activities in the Drakensberg Mountains for today and tomorrow. You have your rental vehicle to be able to go out and explore.

Day 11: Drakensberg Mountains - Port Elizabeth

Today make sure you are at Durban Airport in time to drop off your vehicle and attend to the usual paperwork formalities (make sure it's dropped off at the same time as when you picked it up for you get charged an extra day). Thereafter, catch your flight to Port Elizabeth. FLIGHT DURBAN TO PORT ELIZABETH NOT INCLUDED. Arriving here, make your way to the car rental agency desk to collect your rental vehicle as per inclusions on the quote page. Make your way to your included hotel.

Day 12: Port Elizabeth - Knysna

Today you should arrive into Kanonkop (Knysna) to check into your accommodation.

Days 13-15: Knysna

Enjoy time to explore the region with your rental vehicle ad superb self catering accommodations.

Sandy beach at Tsitsikamma

Day 16: Knysna - Cape Town

Today you should arrive into Cape Town to check into your accommodation.

Cape Point, South Africa

Day 17: Cape Town

Enjoy time today to explore the region with your rental vehicle. Be sure to drop off your rental vehicle as instructed on your documents today (make sure it's dropped off at the same time as when you picked it up for you get charged an extra day).

One of the many bays around Cape Town

Day 18: Cape Town - Pretoria

Make your own way in good time to embark the The Blue Train destined for Pretoria all the way from Cape Town. Registration and check in takes place at 07:30 and the train leaves at 08:30. Sit back and enjoy the opulent facilities and service on board. A stop is also made for you to visit Matjiesfontein today at around 14:30.

Elephant in a canal in the delta

Days 19-24: Pretoria

The train arrives at around 13:00 into Pretoria station, make your own way to the hotel that you have pre booked at your own arrangements - The next days are then at your own arrangements.

The Smoke that Thunders

Day 25: Pretoria - Victoria Falls

Welcome to Victoria Falls Airport, arriving here a transfer awaits to drive you to your accommodation. Tonight included transfers will take you to and from the river for a romantic sunset cruise.

Victoria Falls, ZImbabwe

Days 26-27: Victoria Falls

While away the next two days here, exploring the area and enjoying a range of incredible activities. You can choose to partake in two of the following activities below. Transfers from and back to your lodge are included for all activities (national park fees are payable locally on some) • White river rafting (USD 10 park fees, payable locally) • Victoria Falls scenic flight • Full day canoe safari • Elephant back safari • Half day wire adrenalin

Eelephant in Victoria Falls National Park

Day 28: Victoria Falls - Johannesburg

Departure transfer to to the airport. FLIGHT VICTORIA FALLS TO JOHANNESBURG NOT INCLUDED. Arriving at the airport catch the hotels shuttle for check in.

Bird coming in to land

Day 29: Johannesburg

Sadly your journey through South Africa comes to an end, catch the hotels shuttle bus back to the airport in time for your flight home.

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