• 16+ years
    • 12-15 years
    • 2-11 years
    • 0-23 months

.Day 1 Introduction:
On this day you will be picked up from the airport and taken to your accommodation. This day is a day of leisure, either to relax or to go on an optional half day trip to Soweto, the famous township not only of Johannesburg, but the whole of South Africa. You will get to visit the Orlando Towers, Vilikazi Street, Mandela’s House and the Hector Pietersen Memorial.
You will only need to be ready for your brief that will taking place at 19h00 at your accommodation. You will be introduced to your guide before he/she starts explaining in detail the itinerary of the tour and also answer all of your questions.

Driving distance: n/a
Meals: Lunch: own expense
Dinner: own expense
Included activities: n/a
Optional activities: Soweto half day trip, 50euros per person

.Day 2 Graskop:
On our first day on the road we will make our way towards the Highveld where we will have our first stop at the town of Dullstroom which is the highest village in South Africa, 2200m above sea level. You will have the opportunity to walk around and admire some cafes, restaurants and curio shops. Then we will continue towards the colonial village of Pilgrim Rest where we will have lunch and then you will have free time to discover the town of Pilgrim Rest with its original buildings dating back to the latest 1800’s before arriving to our accommodation. We will finish our day by settling in into our hotel in the town of Graskop, a town that is completely devoted to the tourism industry, and where we will be spending two nights.

Driving distance: 520km for the day
Meals: Breakfast: included
Lunch: own expense
Dinner: included
Included activities: Visit of Dullstroom, Pilgrim’s Rest
Optional activities: n/a

.Day 3 Blyde River Canyon:
From Graskop we will drive towards The Blyde Canyon which is the third largest canyon in the world stretching for 26km. We will be making stops to discover the beautiful scenery of the canyon. The Bourke’s Luck Potholes, famous for their formation and discovery of gold during the gold, and the magnificent Three Rondavels, before doing a scenic walk in the canyon of 4 hours.

Driving distance: 120km for the day
Meals: Breakfast: included
Lunch: included
Dinner: own expense
Included activities: Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Three Rondavels, Canyon walk
Optional activities: n/a

.Days 4 – 5 Kruger National Park:
After our breakfast, will drive towards the Kruger National park, our biggest national park here in South Africa, 20,000sq km and home to a huge variety of animals including the Big 5. Our accommodation is outside the park, very close to the Malelane Gate, where we will be staying for two nights. Hoping to find the most amazing and elusive animals of the African Bush, we will be spending our next two days doing morning and afternoons game drives.

Driving distance: 120km for the day
Meals: Breakfast: included
Lunch: included
Dinner: included
Included activities: Kruger national park fees and 4X4 morning/afternoons game drives
Optional activities: n/a

.Day 6 Swaziland:
We will leave Kruger National Park to make our way towards the Kingdom of Swaziland where your first contact with the Swazi people will be at the Ngwenya Glass factory, which is the only glass factory in the country. We will continue making our way through the Kingdom towards our restaurant for lunch which is next to a local craft market and candle factory mostly known for its Swazi Candles.
After our meal, you will be able to glance at the Swazi craft and then learn about the making of these beautiful candles, before heading towards our accommodation inside the Mlilwane Game Reserve, the first reserve ever created in Swaziland, where we will be sleeping in a traditional Swazi hut. Before the end of the day we can take a short walk in the reserve if the weather permits it before enjoying a nice local dinner and ending our day with a Swazi dance.

Driving distance: 260km for the day
Meals: Breakfast: included
Lunch: own expense
Dinner: included
Included activities: Ngwenya glass factory, Swazi Candles, Mlilwane entry fees
Optional activities: n/a

.Days 7 – 8 Private Game Reserve in Zululand:
We leave the Kingdom of Swaziland to make our way towards the Rhino Game Reserve. Upon our arrival, we will check in and then have some time to relax before we embark on an afternoon 4×4 game drive.
On day 8 we will do a morning and afternoon game drives with a 4×4 vehicle in the reserve.

Driving distance: 230km for the day
Meals: Breakfast: included
Lunches: included
Dinners: included
Included activities: Entry fees to the Private Game Reserve, 4×4 game drives
Optional activities: n/a

.Days 9 –  10 St. Lucia:
Upon our arrival, you will be taken to the activity center where you will be able to book your optional activities for the following day. Afterwards you will be able to enjoy a free afternoon, either by walking in town, or relaxing by the pool or simply organising a trip with your guide to go to the beach.
Please note that the lunches and dinners will be at your own expense.

Driving distance: 130km for the day
Meals: Breakfast: included
Lunches: own expense
Dinners: own expense
Included activities: morning game drive on a 4×4
Optional activities: Check SHAKABARKER activity list

.Day 11 Cape Town:
Today we drive towards the King Shaka airport to take our flight towards the mother city, Cape Town. It’s about a 2h30 flight. On our arrival, we will head towards our accommodation where we will check out and where you will have some time to refresh, before heading towards the famous Waterfront for a little bit of shopping and dinner in one of the restaurants.

Driving distance:  30km for the day
Meals: Breakfast: included
Lunch: own expense
Dinner: own expense
Included activities: visit of the famous Waterfront
Optional activities: n/a

.Day 12 Cape Town, Peninsula tour:
On this day we will do the scenic route of the Peninsula tour, known for its breath-taking landscapes. We will be stopping at a fishermen town in Hout Bay, drive through Chapman’s Peak, visit the Cape of Good Hope Reserve and its famous Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope, and the penguins of Boulders Beach. After this spectacular day, we will head towards our accommodation for freshening up before we go to a local restaurant for dinner.

Driving distance: 180 km for the day
Meals: Breakfast: included
Lunch: own expense
Dinner: own expense
Included activities: Hout bay, entries to Cape of Good Hope Reserve, Boulders Beach
Optional activities: Seal boat cruise at Hout Bay

.Day 13 Cape Town, Table Mountain & Kristenbosch Gardens:
On this day you will have the opportunity to climb Table Mountain. The steep walk can take up to 2hours depending on your physical condition. While climbing, you will enjoy the magnificent view of the city and once you get to the top you will admire the mountain range plus other views of Cape Town.
If you don’t feel like climbing, you are more than welcome to go up with the cable car. Please note that this will be at your own expense.
In the afternoon we will visit the famous Botanical Garden of Cape Town, The Kirstenbosch Gardens.

Driving distance: 80km for the day
Meals: Breakfast: included
Lunch: own expense
Dinner: own expense
Included activities: Climbing Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch botanical garden
Optional activities: n/a

.Day 14 Cape Town, Wine tasting & City center:
We depart towards the town of Stellenbosch for some wine tasting at different vineyards. After the tour, you will have some time to explore the city center of Cape Town on foot.

Driving distance: 60km for the day
Accommodation: Bergzitch guest house, or similar
Meals: Breakfast: Bergzitch guest house
Lunch: own expense
Dinner: own expense
Included activities: Wine tasting, Walking city tour
Optional activities: n/a

.Day 15 Cape Town, departure day:
Time to say our good byes.
Departure day.

Driving distance: 30km for the day
Meals: Breakfast: included
Included activities: n/a
Optional activities: n/a

 

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