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South African 30 day tour.
4 star accommodation where available.

Day 1

Meet your guide at the airport in Johannesburg, and transfer to your hotel. Depending on what time you arrive, have a short orientation of the city, and Sandton, where you will be spending the next 3 nights
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Day 2

Drive out to Pretoria today, to see the capital of South Africa. Visit the Houses of parliament, Kruger House, Voortrekker Monument, and other historical sights. After lunch we will go to the Cullinan Diamond mine before returning to your hotel.
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Day 3

Today we can tour Soweto or Gold Reef City, go shopping, gambling, play golf (green fees not included) or just relax.
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Day 4

Leave Johannesburg today, heading for Mpumalanga. Lunch in Dullstroom, the highest town in the country, before heading for the historical town of Pilgrim's rest.
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Day 5

Head out this morning on the Panorama Route, visiting God's Window, Bourke's Luck Potholes, before arriving at your hotel on the edge of Kruger Park.
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Day 6

Very early departure for Kruger Park, for a full day's game viewing, arriving in the camp at dusk, in time to watch the sunset and drink a gin and tonic.
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Day 7

Another early morning, game viewing, before arriving at the next camp.
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Hot air ballooning over Kruger Park

Optional extra ? hot air ballooning

Day 8

Early again, but this time we head for the luxury lodge, in time for lunch, before going out on a night drive with one of the rangers in an open vehicle.
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Lion feeding
Lion feeding

Day 9

Early morning game drive on an open vehicle, before we leave the Kruger National Park, and head for Barberton.
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Day 10

Today you can sleep a little later! We will be leaving Mpumalanga, heading for Kwa-Zulu Natal, and the coast. Overnight in Mkuze, renowned for the bird life.
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Day 11

Tonight will be spent in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, known for the population of black and white rhino.

Day 12

This morning we head down the coast for Durban, where we will spend 2 nights in a 4* hotel near the beachfront.
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White Rhino

Day 13

Sleep late! All day if you like. Do a tour of the city, visiting the Indian market and uShaka Marine World.
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Day 14

Head inland again, via the Drakensberg and the Golden Gate National Park, to Clarens, in the Free State.

Day 15

Today we skirt the borders of Lesotho, heading for the Southern Free State, where we'll spend the night on another game farm.

Day 16

An easy drive today, via Queenstown, to Cradock, with a visit to the Mountain Zebra National Park. The hotel tonight is an old Victorian hotel, so if you brought your sequins, this is the chance to wear them.

Day 17

Leave Cradock after breakfast, and head for Addo Elephant National Park, where we'll spend 2 nights.
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Elephant

Day 18

Games drives in the morning, and afternoon, with relaxation time in the middle of the day.
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Day 19

We could start with a game drive, or head straight on out for Knysna, along the old Garden Route, which travels along the coast. Stop in Plettenberg Bay, and Storms River, for tea and cake! Arrive in time for a sunset cruise on the lagoon. Knysna is famous for its oysters!

Day 20

Spend the day wandering around the markets, catching up on postcards, or watching the rugby in the local pub.

Day 21

Catch the Outeniqua Choo Choo train to George, where you can wander around the railway museum, before heading out via the Outeniqua Pass for Oudtshoorn, the feather capital of South Africa.

Day 22

Visit the Cango Caves, and take a drive up the Swartberg Pass (weather permitting) before going to a small establishment in one of the towns on the Route 62.

Day 23

Travel via Swellendam and the fruit farms and wine farms, to spend the night in the quaint town of Franschhoek.

Day 24

Spend the day tasting the wines of the region, visit the estates and do a cellar tour, while seeing the various towns in the winelands.

Day 25

Go shopping in Stellenbosch, on the way to Cape Town, where you can go up Table Mountain if it isn't too windy. Irish coffee watching the sunset, before dinner.

Table Mountain

Day 26

Do a tour to Cape Point, visit the penguin colony at Simonstown, visit the seals at Hout Bay.

Day 27

Penguins

Tour the city this morning, visit Greenmarket square, the South African Museum, Company Gardens, and the Castle. Head to Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens for lunch.

Day 28

These next 2 days are really for doing what you still want to do - visiting friends, or go up the West Coast for a seafood banquet. Why not invite your friends along?

Day 29

Last minute shopping?

Day 30

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight home.

Included in the tour:All normal entrance fees, accommodation, 2 meals per day, transport, and the services of a fully qualified guide.
Excluded are entrance fees to Robben Island and Table Mountain as they are weather dependent, items of a personal nature, drinks, meals other than those provided.