Kruger and Canyon

Kruger and Canyon

  • Johannesburg, City of Gold
  • Soweto & Apartheid Museum
  • Magnificent Panorama Route
  • Exciting game viewing and safari Experience

Take in an unforgettable safari followed by breath-taking views of vast canyons as far as the eye can see.

This weekly departure sees you exploring the vibrate and colourful city of Johannesburg for two nights where the hard history of this amazing country helps you understand how far they have come today. Visit the Apartheid museum as well as the half day Soweto Tour.

Itinerary

Day 1 ( Johannesburg )

Johannesburg City Tour and Ghandi Memorial

On arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Afternoon collection from your hotel for a scheduled afternoon Johannesburg City Tour. Johannesburg is a booming, happening city and the area close to City Hall, Newtown Cultural Precinct and Maboneng Precinct, which has completely transformed the Market Theatre and surrounds, now forms the heart of urban revival. Visit the Ghandi Memorial, see how art is being used to revitalise and uplift the inner city of Johannesburg and get a bird’s eye view of Johannesburg from the top of Carlton Centre.

Return to your hotel for remainder of the evening at leisure.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Balalaika, Sandton

Day 1 ( Johannesburg )

Day 2 ( Johannesburg )

Half Day Soweto Tour - Lunch at a local township tavern

This morning you will be collected for your scheduled morning Half Day Soweto Tour. Soweto is a cluster of townships located at the South Western flank of Johannesburg. It is from here that most of the struggle was fought against the injustices of the apartheid regime and is home to sites of historical importance.

The tour ends with lunch at a local township tavern before proceeding to spend the remainder of the afternoon exploring the exhibit at The Apartheid Museum. The Apartheid Museum opened in 2001 and is acknowledged as the pre-eminent museum in the world dealing with 20th Century South Africa, at the heart of which is the apartheid story.

For anyone wanting to understand and experience what apartheid South Africa was really like, a visit to the Apartheid Museum is fundamental.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel Balalaika, Sandton

Day 2 ( Johannesburg )

Day 3 ( Johannesburg - Mpumalanga )

Magnificent Panorama Route - Blyde River Canyon

Depart Johannesburg and travel to the ‘Land of the Rising Sun – Mpumalanga – via the magnificent Panorama Route. The most spectacular stretch of the Panorama Route is the Blyde River Canyon. From many well-positioned vantage points one has a view of the 33 km long gorge, which starts at "Bourke's Luck Potholes" and ends at the "Three Rondavels". Time and weather permitting, stop at God’s Window. Late afternoon arrival at your hotel. Check in and freshen up before dinner.

Accommodation: Perry’s Bridge Hollow

Day 3 ( Johannesburg - Mpumalanga )

Day 4 ( Mpumalanga )

Transfered to your lodge for Safari

After breakfast and check-out formalities, you will be transferred to your lodge located in a private reserve adjacent to the Greater Kruger National Park for an African Safari Experience. Morning and evening game tracking drives in open 4x4 vehicles, allows you to be in close contact with South Africa’s extensive wildlife.

Accommodation: Moditlo River Lodge

Day 4 ( Mpumalanga )

Day 5 ( Safari )

Leisure and Safari

Enjoy a full day of relaxation, combined with the excitement of a memorable safari experience with the scheduled game viewing activities and lodge facilities. Accommodation: Moditlo River Lodge

Day 5 ( Safari )

Day 6 ( Mpumalanga - Airport )

Travel back to Johannesburg via Hoedspruit

Time permitting, embark on your final early morning game viewing activity before returning to camp for breakfast followed by check-out formalities. You shall be collected for your transfer to Hoedspuit Or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport where the tour ends.

Day 6 ( Mpumalanga - Airport )

Pricing

High Season from 1st September 2018 - 31st December 2018

Important Info


Note: 'From' prices are per person based on 2 people sharing one room travelling in the season dates indicated and are subject to availability. Call us today for an instant price based on your specific travel dates and travel party requirements.

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