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20 Days - South African Explorer NAJC
Johannesburg to Cape Town

Rate till 31 Dec 2011 R 19,950 pp Single Supp. R 2,820
Rate till 31 Dec 2012 R 16,950 pp Activity Package: R 1,320 pp Single Supp: R 2,570

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NAJC – 20-Day – Accommodated South African Explorer          

Discover all the well known highlights and best kept secrets of this fantastic country. This tour spans the length and breadth of what South Africa has to offer. Breathtaking scenery, abundant wildlife, remarkable history, exciting adventures of all kinds and of course, the interesting and diverse people.

Day 1 South Africa – Panorama Route

Two per room L,D

Leaving behind Johannesburg, the city of gold, we head through the province of Mpumalanga and some breathtaking vistas of the Lowveld. Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and Bourke’s Luck Potholes will be some of today’s highlights. We will spend the evening just outside of Kruger National Park.

Day 2/3 Kruger National Park

Two per room B,L,D

We get up early and visit a wildlife rehabilitation centre for an educational experience before we enter Kruger National Park. The next two days are spent exploring the southern part of this vast reserve and we stand a good chance of sighting Africa's famed big five. An optional night drive with one of the South African National Park (SANP) rangers is an excellent way to see some of the nocturnal animals.

Optional Activities: SANP Night Drive or Dawn Game Walk.

Day 4/5 Swaziland - Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Two per Beehive Hut B,L,D

Today we leave the Kruger Park and cross the border into Swaziland. We spend the next two nights in the Mlilwane Nature Reserve where we are able to explore the area on foot. We will also experience the wonderful Swazi culture first hand by visiting a traditional village.

Optional Activities: Mountain Biking, Hiking, Horse Riding and Game Viewing.

Day 6/7 South Africa – The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park – Durban

Two per room B,L,D (D day 6 only)

Leaving Swaziland, we travel through the subtropical region towards the Indian Ocean. We spend the afternoon exploring the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park and enjoying the unique sights. The following day we journey down the coast to Durban. We will spend the night in this vibrant city. It is a great option to go out this evening to try one of Durban’s famous Indian restaurants.

Optional Activities: Lagoon Cruise on St Lucia. Dinner and night out in Durban.

Day 8/9 Drakensberg

Two per room B,L,D

We leave Durban and the Kwa Zulu Natal coast and travel to the Royal Natal National Park and the mighty Drakensberg escarpment. The next day is spent at leisure. You can choose any of the local activities such as horse riding or take a short hike in the spectacular surroundings.

Optional Activities: Horse Riding, Hiking.

Day 10/11 Lesotho

Two per room B,L,D

After a long but scenic drive we arrive in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. When border formalities are completed we ascend into the mountains to our rustic overnight spot. The next day we get up early and those going on the Pony Trek will ride into the remote hills of Lesotho accompanied by local guides. If you choose to remain behind you can simply relax or visit the local village, school or craft market.

Optional Activities: Pony Trekking Excursion, Hiking, Village and School visit.

Day 12/13 South Africa - Coffee Bay

Two per room B,L,D

We exit Lesotho and head to Coffee Bay. We arrive at this beautiful location where we will spend the next two nights. The next day we have a full day to relax. We have a full day to relax on the beach or go on a hike to the famous ‘Hole in the Wall’.

Optional Activities: Xhosa Village Visit.

Day 14 Addo Elephant National Park

Two per room B,L,D

We spend our time in Addo Elephant National Park surrounded by elephants! These magnificent creatures are always a highlight and Addo provides us with many fantastic photographic opportunities.

Day 15/16 Tsitsikamma National Park

Two per B,L,D

After an early morning game drive we bid farewell to the elephants and drive further along the sunshine coast until we reach Tsitsikamma National Park. This beautiful coastal park provides us with some amazing hikes, including the first section of the well-known Otter Trail.

Optional Activities: Bungee Jumping (highest in the world), Tubing, Treetop Tour.

Day 17/18 Knysna – Oudtshoorn

Two per room B,L,D

It is a short distance to Knysna and there are many activities on offer here as well as the chance to explore this interesting town. Go fishing on the lagoon, shopping in the town or abseil off the Knysna Heads – the choice is yours. The next day we travel on via the Outeniqua Mountains as we head for Oudtshoorn, where we take a tour of the Cango Caves. Later in the day you have the option of visiting an Ostrich Farm.

Optional Activities: Ostrich Farm visit and Ostrich Riding.

Day 19 Stellenbosch Wine Route

Two per room B,L,D

After breakfast we set off for Stellenbosch. As this is the last night on tour we will go out to a local restaurant for dinner. In whale season (between June and November), we spend the day in Hermanus where there is a possibility of encountering world famous whales.

Optional Activity: Meal Out.

Day 20 Cape Town

Tour ends Own Arrangements B

After a leisurely breakfast, we set off to do some wine tasting before reaching Cape Town. The journey ends on arrival at central Cape Town.

2011 / 12 Departures

Translator Provided (G) German, (SP) Spanish. (Fam) Family departure

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NAJC 2011 1157 Departs: 28-Jul-2011 Returns : 16-Aug-2011
NAJC 2011 1161 Departs: 11-Aug-2011 Returns : 30-Aug-2011
NAJC 2011 1165 Departs: 25-Aug-2011 Returns : 13-Sep-2011
NAJC 2011 1169 Departs: 08-Sep-2011 Returns : 27-Sep-2011
NAJC 2011 1173 Departs: 22-Sep-2011 Returns : 11-Oct-2011
NAJC 2011 1177 Departs: 06-Oct-2011 Returns : 25-Oct-2011
NAJC 2011 1181 Departs: 20-Oct-2011 Returns : 08-Nov-2011
NAJC 2011 1185 Departs: 03-Nov-2011 Returns : 22-Nov-2011
NAJC 2011 1189 Departs: 17-Nov-2011 Returns : 06-Dec-2011
NAJC 2011 1193 Departs: 01-Dec-2011 Returns : 20-Dec-2011
NAJC 2011 1197 Departs: 15-Dec-2011 Returns : 03-Jan-2012
NAJC 2011 1201 Departs: 29-Dec-2011 Returns : 17-Jan-2012
NAJC 2012 1202 Departs: 02-Jan-2012 Returns: 21-Jan-2012
NAJC 2012 1206 Departs: 16-Jan-2012 Returns: 04-Feb-2012
NAJC 2012 1210 Departs: 30-Jan-2012 Returns: 18-Feb-2012 (G)
NAJC 2012 1214 Departs: 13-Feb-2012 Returns: 03-Mar-2012
NAJC 2012 1218 Departs: 27-Feb-2012 Returns: 17-Mar-2012
NAJC 2012 1222 Departs: 12-Mar-2012 Returns: 31-Mar-2012 (G)
NAJC 2012 1226 Departs: 26-Mar-2012 Returns: 14-Apr-2012
NAJC 2012 1230 Departs: 09-Apr-2012 Returns: 28-Apr-2012
NAJC 2012 1234 Departs: 23-Apr-2012 Returns: 12-May-2012 (G)
NAJC 2012 1238 Departs: 07-May-2012 Returns: 26-May-2012
NAJC 2012 1242 Departs: 21-May-2012 Returns: 09-Jun-2012
NAJC 2012 1246 Departs: 04-Jun-2012 Returns: 23-Jun-2012 (G)
NAJC 2012 1250 Departs: 18-Jun-2012 Returns: 07-Jul-2012
NAJC 2012 1254 Departs: 02-Jul-2012 Returns: 21-Jul-2012 (SP)
NAJC 2012 1258 Departs: 16-Jul-2012 Returns: 04-Aug-2012 (G)
NAJC 2012 1262 Departs: 30-Jul-2012 Returns: 18-Aug-2012
NAJC 2012 1266 Departs: 13-Aug-2012 Returns: 01-Sep-2012
NAJC 2012 1270 Departs: 27-Aug-2012 Returns: 15-Sep-2012 (G)
NAJC 2012 1274 Departs: 10-Sep-2012 Returns: 29-Sep-2012
NAJC 2012 1278 Departs: 24-Sep-2012 Returns: 13-Oct-2012
NAJC 2012 1282 Departs: 08-Oct-2012 Returns: 27-Oct-2012 (G)
NAJC 2012 1286 Departs: 22-Oct-2012 Returns: 10-Nov-2012
NAJC 2012 1290 Departs: 05-Nov-2012 Returns: 24-Nov-2012
NAJC 2012 1294 Departs: 19-Nov-2012 Returns: 08-Dec-2012 (G)
NAJC 2012 1298 Departs: 03-Dec-2012 Returns: 22-Dec-2012
NAJC 2012 1302 Departs: 17-Dec-2012 Returns: 05-Jan-2013
NAJC 2012 1306 Departs: 31-Dec-2012 Returns: 19-Jan-2013 (G)

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