7-Day Safari Scenery and History

Safaris South Africa
6369.00 Dollar US$  


This tour offer; The Drakensberg mountains, natures marvel which was home to the famous Bushmen/San people millions of years ago. Zulu named "Barrier of Spears" or English named "Dragon Mountains" live up to these names, inspiring awe and wonder in all who experience this pristine beauty; and just when you think it cannot get any better you will be exposed to total indulgence in a myriad of wildlife experiences. A very special slice of Africa, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park & much more awaits you.

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South Africa

You will visit:
Johannesburg (City), uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park (Mountain Range), Himeville (Town), Sani Pass, St Lucia (Town), ISimangaliso Wetland Park, Lake St. Lucia, Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve

Group or private:
Medium group

Comfort level:

Wildlife viewing:
Wild life viewing as well as scenic tour

Viewing by:
Open-sided 4x4 vehicle, Boat, Air conditioned luxury mini Bus

Getting around:
Air conditioned luxury mini Bus

Getting there:
Accommodation on the day or days prior to start of the tour as well as overnight accommodation at the end of the tour can be arranged at an additional cost. Pick up and drop off will be at the airport or Pretoria, however other pick-up or drop off points may be arranged at an additional transfer cost.
DETAILED TOUR DESCRIPTION Day to Day activities of this tour

Day 1
Depart Johannesburg, travel to UKhahlamba Drakensberg Mountains (World Heritage Site).
We will explore the wonders of the Drakensberg Midlands Meander. We will reach our destination late afternoon.
Two nights in the Southern Drakensberg Mountains. **** Accommodation Moorcroft Manor Country Hotel - Breakfast & Dinner included.
Approx. 600Km

Day 2
After breakfast we travel up Sani Pass to visit the highest “Pub” in Africa. Passport required (Optional: Lunch & Visit to cultural village).
We return late afternoon.

Day 3
After breakfast we travel to St Lucia Estuary (World Heritage Site).
Late afternoon boat cruise through the ISimangaliso Wetland Park.
Overnight in St Lucia. *** Accommodation Umlilo Lodge - Breakfast & Dinner included.
Approx. 500Km

Day 4
After early breakfast enjoy the best deep-sea experience possible and view a +- 40 ton Whale from as close as 100m from the boat in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. (June-November), or take an Advantage Cruiser and explore Lake St. Lucia for hippos, crocs, fish eagle, heron, mangroves, kingfishers, mudskippers etc.
Approx. 100Km

Day 5
After breakfast we travel to Hluhluwe Game Reserve (The home of the Black Rhino).
Overnight at the Hill Top Rest camp. The camp is renown for its most spectacular views.
We stay here for two nights. *** Accommodation - Breakfast & Dinner included.
Late afternoon game drive in an open game viewing vehicle.
Approx. 100Km

Day 6
Agter an early morning breakfast we depart for the Umfolozi Game Reserve. We go looking for the Big Five! We return late afternoon for early dinner. Later that night we will do a night game drive in an open game viewing vehicle.
Approx. 100Km

Day 7
After a relaxing breakfast we will depart back to Johannesburg. Arrive approximately 18h00
Approx. 600Km
ABOUT RATES Rates are for 2 people sharing and exclude international flights

1: Additional Rate Information
• The tour is offered in $ USD for ease of reference however should be paid in ZAR
• A minimum of 4 people required.
• 50% payable at tour booking date and final payment 30 days prior to start of tour.
• Full deposit will be forfeited if tour is cancelled 30 days prior to departure.
• Payments are currently by bank transfer and guests are required to pay the transfer fees.

2: Rates Include
• Park fees
• Accommodation and meals as mentioned in the tour description
• Transportation as mentioned in the tour description
• All activities as mentioned in the tour description
• A professional driver/guide
• Personal attention / service excellence

3: Rates Exclude
• International flights from home and return
• Drinks, Tips & Porterage
• All lunches
• Visa fees (if applicable)
• Travel insurance
• Other personal items
• All other items as mentioned in the tour itinerary

DEPARTURE DATES This tour doesn't have fixed departure dates. Instead, the departure dates can be customized in consultation with Flight of the Eagle Safaris & Tours. The final departure dates will depend on the client's preferences and availability of accommodations and/or other components of this tour.
TAKE NOTE ● The itinerary of this tour can be customized
● In case an accommodation is fully booked we'll suggest a comparable alternative
● This tour requires a minimum of 3 or more people, please see the 'rates' tab for more info