8 day escorted tour Itinerary

Wildlife and Warriors

Explore South Africa and Swaziland

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This extensive tour offers you breath-taking scenery and wildlife along with cultural experiences, as you journey between Johannesburg and Durban.

Breathe deeply as you take a leisurely drive along the awe-inspiring Panorama Route, punctuated by cascading waterfalls, dense forests, caves and imposing mountains. Embark on a thrilling safari and track the Big Five in Kruger National Park and Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve. Immerse yourself in authentic Swazi culture – from age-old folk songs and dance performances to food, art and crafts – at markets and in villages; and spend time exploring the sights of buzzy beach city,  Durban.


Our Experts Recommend:
  • Spot the Big Five in Kruger National Park
  • Discover traditional Swazi culture
  • Visit picturesque KwaZulu Natal
  • Spend time at Greater St Lucia Wetland Park
  • Take a Durban city tour and visit the Durban Botanical Gardens

Sample Itinerary Summary

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8 days
Destination Breakdown
Group basis
  • Accommodation as detailed in a double or twin room with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of year).
  • Meals as stated.
  • Air conditioned transportation (excluding open air game drive vehicles).
  • Services of a qualified English speaking local driver/guide.
Not included
  • International flights.
  • Visa fees.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Tips for the driver/guide.
  • Johannesburg

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Go to the iconic Nelson Mandela Bridge
    • Take a Soweto bike tour
    • Visit Museum Africa and learn about Johannesburg’s social and cultural history
  • Mpumalanga

    Itinerary Highlights

    • See Blyde River Canyon
    • Take the scenic Panorama Route
  • Kruger National Park

    Itinerary Highlights

    • World-class game viewing on a Big Five safari
    • Take a guided bush walk
    • Experience a night game drive, for a different perspective
  • Swaziland

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Experience traditional Swazi culture
    • Discover the Mbabane craft markets
    • Visit the Swazi Candle Factory and Ngwenya Glass Works
  • KwaZulu Natal

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Enjoy spectacular views from the top of the Ubombo Mountains
    • Experience game drives in Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve
    • Take a boat ride in St Lucia Wetland Park
  • Durban

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Explore Durban Botanical Gardens
    • Relax on the sandy beaches of the Golden Mile
    • Visit the Mahatma Gandhi Settlement