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A World In One Country

Resort:A World In One Country
Operator: Saga
Destination: South Africa
Price From: £2799.00

South Africa’s remarkable canvases will unfold before you on this popular tour…

South Africa is often described as a world in one country and during this popular tour its remarkable canvases unfold before you. Discover the incredible wildlife of Kruger National Park, Drakensberg’s mighty escarpment, the dramatic landscapes of the Garden Route and the magnificent Cape Coast.

Including…

15 nights in hotels and 2 in flight

35 meals: 15 breakfasts (B), 7 lunches (L) and 13 dinners (D)

Excursions and visits

  • Pretoria city tour
  • Safari in Kruger National Park
  • Scenic tour of the Drakensberg escarpment
  • Lake Jozini boat cruise
  • Shakaland cultural village
  • Visit to Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Knysna Lagoon cruise
  • Outeniqua tour
  • Tour around Cape Aghulas
  • Wine tasting in the Cape Winelands
  • Cape Town city tour and Table Mountain

Itinerary

Day 1 UK-Johannesburg

After taking Saga’s included UK door-to-door travel service to the airport, fly overnight to Johannesburg.

Day 2 Johannesburg-Pretoria

Enjoy an included orientation tour of Pretoria. Stay overnight at the Zebra Country Lodge (4Q). D

Day 3 Pretoria-Kruger National Park

Journey to Kruger National Park, Africa’s largest, stopping for an included lunch en route. Stay for three nights at the Protea Kruger Gate (3Q), Nkambeni Safari Camp (3Q) or Pestana Kruger Lodge (3Q), dependent on departure date. B,L,D

Day 4 Kruger Game Drive

Look out for the ‘big five’ on an included safari. B, D

Day 5 The Drakensberg Escarpment

An included tour explores some of the splendid natural landmarks of Limpopo Province.Lunch is included. B, L, D

Day 6 Kruger National Park-Ezulwini

Travel to Ezulwini and discover why this country is often referred to as the Switzerland of Africa. Stay overnight at the Lugogo Sun (3Q). B, L, D

Day 7 Ezulwini to Jozini

Continue your drive to Jozini, set in the heart of the Zulu Kingdom, where you’ll stay two nights at Jozini Tiger Lodge (4Q), on the banks of Lake Jozini. Enjoy an included lunch on arrival at your hotel. This afternoon look forward to an included ‘Sundowner’ cruise on Lake Jozini. B,L,D

Day 8 Jozini

Today is at leisure. Relax or perhaps join on the optional cruises available. B, D

Optional excursions

Nature Reserve |

Pehaps take an optional visit to a nature reserve atiSimangaliso Wetland Park.

Day 9 Jozini to Durban to Port Elizabeth

Travel to Durban, pausing for lunch and a cultural show at Shakaland en route. You then fly from Durban to Port Elizabeth where you stay overnight at The Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth (4Q). B,L,D

Day 10 Port Elizabeth to Knysna

Visit the coastal forest of Tsitsikamma National Park en route to Knysna, a highlight of the Garden Route. Spend two nights at The Rex Hotel (4Q), or Premier Hotel Knysna The Moorings (4Q), dependent on departure date.B,D

Day 11 Knysna

Enjoy an included cruise on Knysna Lagoon and free time to explore the town independently. B, D

Optional excursions

Knysna Lagoon |

Perhaps join an optional cruise on Knysna Lagoon.

Day 12 Knysna to Arniston via the Outeniqua Mountains

Drive the Garden Route to the seaside town of Arniston. En route visit the transport museum at Outeniqua, enjoy a mountain railcar ride, and stop at an ostrich farm, where you’ll be served an included lunch. Stay two nights at the Arniston Spa Hotel (4Q), or the Misty Waves Hotel (4Q), dependent on departure date. B,L,D

Day 13 Arniston

Arniston is close to the tip of Africa. An included excursion visits Cape Aghulas, the point at which the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. Stroll along the beach or explore the nature reserve. B,D

Day 14 Arniston to Cape Town

Travel to Cape Town, pausing for a wine tasting and lunch en route, and stay three nights at the Sun Square Cape Town Gardens (4Q).

Day 15 Cape Town

See the city’s highlights on an included morning tour. B

Day 16 Cape Town

Perhaps join an optional excursion to the Cape Peninsula. enjoy dinner outside the hotel this evening. B,D

Optional excursions

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens |

Perhaps join an optional excursion to the world-famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Day 17 – 18 UK

Travel to the airport for your overnight flight, arriving the following morning for your included UK door-to-door travel service. B