This 6-day tour takes the guest from city to coast, exploring Johannesburg before encountering the ‘Big 5’ at the Kruger National Park. Visit the Kingdom of Eswatini and a World Heritage Site.





Price per person – ZAR

Seasons Twin Share Single
01 January to 31 December 2023 From ZAR 15,095 per person From ZAR 24,135 per single

Number of Days: 6


  1. Tour departs on selected Mondays.
  2. Accommodation may be different from properties listed due to availability but will be of a similar standard
  3. Minimum of 2 & maximum of 20 people on tour
  4. Vehicle for tour a 7 seater microbus, 18 seater mini coach or 28 seater luxury coach (all air-conditioned)

Package Includes:

  • 5 nights’ accommodation
  • 5 breakfast and 1 dinner
  • English speaking guide
  • All sightseeing specified in the itinerary.
  • ENTRANCE FEES: Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Wonder View, Kruger National Park conservation fee
  • GREEN SEAT: SANParks Honorary Rangers, Endangered Wildlife Trust, Trees for Tourism.
  • All transfers & transportation specified in the itinerary
  • Porterage


Day 1 – Arrive Johannesburg
Guests enjoy the day at leisure or alternatively take an optional, guided afternoon tour of Johannesburg and Soweto highlights (own account). Return to the hotel late afternoon. Guests enjoy dinner (own account) either at the hotel or at one of the many restaurants in Sandton.
Overnight Protea Hotel by Marriott Balalaika Sandton or similar – Breakfast

Day 2 – Johannesburg to Hazyview via Panorama Route
After breakfast, guests depart for the Panorama Route en route to Hazyview. The Blyde River Canyon and the Three Rondawels is the world’s largest green canyon, and is the first stop along the Panorama Route. Guests visit Bourke’s Luck Potholes and Wonder View, the highest viewpoint on this route. Guests stop for lunch (own account) in Graskop, arriving in the late afternoon at the overnight accommodation on the fringe of Hazyview. Relax prior to a leisurely dinner (own account) at the hotel.
Overnight at Casa do Sol Hotel & Resort or similar – Breakfast

Day 3 – Full Day in Kruger National Park
Leaving the hotel after an early breakfast, guests travel to the iconic Kruger National Park. They enjoy a guided closed vehicle game drive. The Kruger National Park supports a staggering variety of fauna and flora including some bird species rare and endemic to the area. Enjoy lunch (own account) at one of the park’s rest camps, before continuing on the bush adventure. An optional full day safari in an open safari vehicle is available (own account and excluding lunch). Guests exit the Kruger National Park and head back to the hotel to freshen up and enjoy pre-dinner drinks (own account) before dinner (own account).
Overnight at Casa do Sol Hotel & Resort or similar – Breakfast

Day 4 – Hazyview to Malelane via Kruger National Park
Guests enjoy an early breakfast before spending a second day on a guided closed vehicle game drive in the Kruger National Park. An optional full day safari in an open safari vehicle is available (own account and excluding lunch). Guests spend the day finding the ‘Big 5’ and many of the fauna and flora. Lunch (own account) at one of the park’s rest camps. Exit the park at Malelane Gate. Guests arrive in the late afternoon at the overnight accommodation, situated on the border of the famous park. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks (own account) on the deck overlooking the Crocodile River, before dinner at the hotel.
Overnight at Pestana Kruger Lodge or similar – Dinner and breakfast

Day 5 – Malelane to Hluhluwe via Eswatini
Guests depart the hotel after an early breakfast and travel to Hluhluwe via the Kingdom of Eswatini. Ezulwini Valley is commonly known as the ‘Valley of Heaven’ and contains a number of notable wildlife sanctuaries and craft markets. Enjoy lunch (own account) en route. Guests re-enter South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal en route to Hluhluwe. Arrive early evening at the hotel in time for a Zulu cultural show and dinner (own account).
Overnight at ANEW Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris or similar – Breakfast

NOTE: When entering the Kingdom of Eswatini, guests must ensure that they are in possession of a valid passport and for nationals of applicable countries, multi-entry visa regulations apply.

Day 6 – Hluhluwe to Durban via St Lucia
After breakfast, the tour heads for St Lucia, where guests can enjoy a boat cruise on the St Lucia Estuary (own account). View rare wildlife and birdlife, mangrove swamps and vegetated sand dunes that make for an interesting and educational cruise. The tour departs for Durban, with lunch en route (own account). Guests arrive at the hotel early afternoon.


To be advised

This tour gives you a great appreciation of the beauty of the South African landscape & some of its best wildlife in Kruger National Park and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi National Park. You may want to continue your travels south to one of the cities of the world, Cape Town or you may want to travel further north into Botswana, Zambia or Namibia to experience other regions of southern Africa. Another option is to relax on a beach in Mozambique before heading home.

Please contact us for these other options.

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