Kruger & Swazi Overland
9 days with G Adventures Rating:
Restricted to Ages 18-39
Day 1 Johannesburg
Arrive at any time.
Arrive in Johannesburg at any time and make your way to the joining point hotel.
Day 2 Johannesburg/Greater Kruger Area
Drive through scenic mountains, and experience a traditional dinner and local dancing in the evening. (B, L, D)
Day 3 Kruger National Park
Enjoy a wildlife safari drive in Kruger and watch wildlife from the comfort of the touring vehicle. (B, L, D)
Day 4 Greater Kruger Area/Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Cross the border from South Africa to Swaziland. Visit the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. (B, L, D)
Day 5 Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Get out and explore Swaziland. Opt to go hiking, or mountain biking.
Explore Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, which is situated in the Swaziland’s “Valley of Heaven”, the Ezulwini Valley. Take advantage of free time to go horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, or wildlife viewing. (B, L, D)
Day 6 Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary/Saint Lucia
Depart for the beautiful Zululand area, re-entering South Africa in one of its most diverse regions. Opt to take a boat cruise on the St Lucia estuary.
Stay in the St Lucia area near the coast. Here, take an optional boat trip on the estuary or go for a horse ride on the beach. The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park stands as a beacon to the efforts for conservation in South Africa. (B, L, D)
Day 7 Saint Lucia
Get out and explore. Opt to visit the Hluhluwe - iMfolozi Park, which is a safe haven for both the white and black rhino. Lions, buffalo, elephants, and leopards also call this reserve home. (B, L, D)
Day 8 Saint Lucia/Durban
Head down the coast for a final night out in Durban. Enjoy a traditional Durban meal of "bunny chow" (hollowed out loaf of bread filled with curry).
Spend most of the day travelling the coast to Durban. Explore the beach and dive into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean just out the front door of our guest house. (B, L, D)
Day 9 Durban
Depart at any time. (B)
All This Included
In Africa, the cultural exchange rate is always favourable. This eye-opening journey into South Africa and Swaziland promises ample face time with the region’s famed wildlife and life-changing contact with the people who make this land their home. Here, you’ll marvel at hippos in their natural habitat and dine on local favourites and amazing camp meals. And with a reliable and knowledgeable Chief Experience Officer (CEO) on hand at all times, your comfort zone will expand by miles.
Simple hotel (1 nt)
Johannesburg, South Africa: Airport Game Lodge (or similar)
Participation camping (6 nts)
Kruger National Park, South Africa: Aan de Vliet Camping (or similar)
Saint Lucia, South Africa: Sugarloaf Camp (or similar)
Hostel (1 nt, multi-share)
Durban, South Africa: Ansteys Backpacker Lodge (or similar)
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