Hiking South Africa

Introduction

This lively tour through South Africa is filled with enough excitement to keep you active and on your feet. Hike up the famous Table Mountain. Explore the kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland. Discover the true meaning of “Ubuntu” as you dance and laugh with the locals over a traditional meal in the Kruger area. Whether you get a taste of the beach or the biltong, this 17-day journey will satisfy any craving for adventure.

What's included

  • Accommodation: Simple hotels/guesthouses (13 nts), participation camping (3 nts)
  • Meals: 10 breakfasts, 5 dinners
  • Hike up Table Mountain
  • Table Mountain cable car ticket (one way)
  • Park entrances to Addo Elephant National Park and Kruger National Park with wildlife safari drives in our vehicle
  • Entrances to Tsitsikamma National Park with day hike on the Otter Trail
  • Tugela Gorge hike
  • Visit to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Traditional dinner and local dancing
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Itinerary

Day 1 Cape Town

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Cape Town

Enjoy an included hike to the top of Table Mountain, taking in the views of the city bowl, peninsula, and Robben Island. In the evening have dinner at the Waterfront, or one of the great restaurants in the city.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3 Cape Town/Oudtshoorn

Travel into the Klein Karoo on the famous Route 62. Opt to enjoy a wine tasting along the way.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4 Oudtshoorn/Stormsrivier

Before leaving Oudtshoorn, opt to explore the Cango Caves or visit an ostrich farm. Cross over the Outeniqua Mountains into the Garden Route. Stop at the Bloukrans Bridge for those brave enough to try the bungee jump, and arrive in the forest village of Stormsrivier for the night.

Day 5 Tsitsikamma National Park

Set out on an included hike along the famous Otter Trail, inside the Tsitsikamma National Park. This beautiful coastal trail passes the picturesque suspension bridges, and visits breathtaking waterfalls.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6 Addo Elephant National Park

Enjoy a wildlife safari drive in our vehicle. Be on the watch for elephants and other wildlife. Spend the night camping under the stars.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7 Addo Elephant National Park/Graaff-Reinet

Travel into the vast semi-desert of the Great Karoo and overnight in the town of Graaff-Reinet, just outside the Camdeboo National Park. Opt to hike in the Valley of Desolation for beautiful views over the surrounding area, or explore this quaint Karoo town.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8 Graaff-Reinet/Lesotho

Cross the border into the highest independent state in the world.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 9 Lesotho

Enjoy free time in the morning for horseback riding, or mountain biking, through this beautiful mountainous country. In the afternoon hike with a local guide to discover hidden waterfalls, before watching the sun set over “The Kingdom in the Sky’.

Day 10 Lesotho/Drakensberg

Return to South Africa and set up camp in the foothills of the mountain.

Meals included:

Dinner

Day 11 Drakensberg

Set off on an included hike along Tugela Gorge in Royal Natal NP.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 12 Drakensberg/Saint Lucia

Travel through KwaZulu-Natal to Saint Lucia on the coast of Zululand.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 13 Saint Lucia

Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to take a wildlife safari drive in Hluluwe – iMfolozi Park, go horseback riding on the beach, or join the CEO for a walk through town and out to the beach, where you can spot hippos and crocodiles in the estuary.

Day 14 Saint Lucia/Swaziland

Cross another border into Swaziland and stay in traditional beehive huts in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary.

Day 15 Swaziland/Hazyview

Continue exploring Mlilwane Sanctuary in the morning, joining your CEO on a walk to see some of the resident wildlife, then cross back into South Africa, and head to our safari camp just outside the famous Kruger National Park.

Meals included:

Dinner

Day 16 Kruger National Park

Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the Kruger Park (in our vehicle). Experience a traditional dinner and local dancing in the evening.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 17 Hazyview/Johannesburg

Transfer back to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city. The tour ends upon arrival.

Meals included:

Breakfast

NOTES

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

 

My Own Room – From $649.00

If you’re travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip.

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