10 DAY SOUTH
AFRICAN TOUR ITINERARY
a full breakfast continuing eastwards to the Sudwala Caves
An ideal spot to
have a break
the 2nd largest cave
system in South Africa full of various shaped stalactite &
stalagmite formations. Spend some time in the full size
where scientists believe could have been the cradle of human
our ancestral roots
you climb up over the scenic mountains to the little
Sabie for a light
in one of the many interesting little restaurants in the main
your final stop for the day,
historic gold mining village of Pilgrims Rest, now declared
a national monument
is an excellent idea.
This village is steeped in history and is a must see. The
historic story of "Jock of the Bushveld" (a dog)
originates from this town.
The original little Royal Hotel was a Roman Catholic church
in Maputo which was disassembled and carried by ox wagon to
it current location.
Sabie, the little timber capital of Mpumalanga,
you will overnight.
is Bed & Breakfast.
The northern Drakensberg mountain range provides a majestic
backdrop to the largest private game lodge in the Greater
Kruger National Park region. Although large, it is stylish,
roomy and beautifully positioned along a dry riverbed that
guests canít help but fall in love with.
Each spacious room at your private game Lodge
features a full en-suite bathroom and a terrace with uninterrupted
views into the leafy-green Big 5 game reserve. The central
guest entertainment areas include a large rim-flow swimming
pool with sun umbrellas and recliners for lazy afternoons.
The long L-shaped relaxation lounge and bar under a double-volume
thatch, curves around the pool and on either side is a huge
double-sided fireplace creating a wondrous open-plan yet cosy
atmosphere. The Rhino Boma dining area with tables arranged
under a low thatch in a horseshoe curve has a central open
space where a roaring outdoor fire gives a glow to evening
meals. Buffet-style meals introduce African flavours with
Pan African dishes using fresh local ingredients and specialist
dishes featuring venison like kudu and impala.
Accompanied by highly skilled game rangers, guests
set out on early morning and evening game drives, to discover
the wonder of the African bush and a unique encounter with
its majestic inhabitants.
(Optional) On one of the days you could enjoy an elephant
back safari. During the elephant-back safari, guests
are seated on comfortable canvas-covered saddles positioned
behind an experienced elephant handler. From this vantage
point, they are able to view game from close proximity as
the elephants move silently and in single file through the
bush. The unique and memorable experience of interacting
with Africa's gentle giants will be savoured long after guests
alight from the patiently kneeling elephants.
You will also have the opportunity to visit the
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre. Established in
1990 as a breeding programme for cheetah, the Centre now also
breeds and conserves other African species for re-introduction
into the wild. On the guided tours, visitors have the
opportunity to view rare and endangered species from close
range - including the extremely rare King Cheetah.
Included in the package
meals per day Ė full English breakfast, light luncheon and
dinner in the open-air boma or thatched dining room.
coffees, cakes, pastries and afternoon teatime snacks.
game drives daily (including night drive by spotlight) in
open safari vehicles, accompanied by experienced rangers
and expert Shangaan trackers. Spoil yourself !
After a hearty breakfast it will be time to leave this luxurious
safari lodge and drive to Hazyview
where you will be accommodated at
a charming private country lodge and enjoy sumptuous
Balance of the day is for your relaxation either in the pool
or with your feet up on a sun bed. Being
in the middle of 24-hectare estate with panoramic views
of forests, gorges and great ravines it
is easy to forget that the world around
you even exists.
Board basis is Dinner, Bed & Breakfast.
breakfast it is time to set off westwards where you will be
staying in a cultural village - Gauteng's most exciting
showcase of African cultures. Visitors
to this village are introduced
to tribal arts, dancing, history, tribal legend and cuisine
of five of Southern Africaís greatest tribes. Have a
traditional sangoma (witch
doctor) throw the bones and read your fortune
and enjoy the greatest feast and dance show in Africa.
Bed & Breakfast and cultural experience.
9 - Sun City
After enjoying a
traditional breakfast it is time
to say goodbye to the tribes and head off for your final stop
- Sun City a little bit of Las Vegas in
place where the excitement never sets' - Sun
City has something for everyone with a wide range of hotels
to suit every taste and an exceptional range of sporting and
leisure facilities. Two visually breathtaking championship
golf courses, designed by Gary Player, offer a challenge to
golfers of all abilities. The Valley of Waves offers
even more, from surfing two-metre-high waves to relaxing on
the Lazy River ride. You can even spot the Big Five
at the adjoining Pilanesberg National Park or be pampered
with a range of health, skin and beauty treatments at the
world-class spa. Enjoy magnificent gaming at the casinos,
explore the nightclubs, cinemas, coffee shops, restaurants
and curio stores - the possibilities are simply endless.
Kamp Kwena Children's Club is a dream-come-true for children.
Mum and dad can feel free to enjoy all the resort has to offer,
safe in the knowledge that your children are having a great
time in the supervised children's entertainment programme.
Surround yourself with quiet luxury in the rich, warm,
welcoming atmosphere of this gracious hotel. A relaxing
stroll through the picturesque gardens and aviary or the lush
tropical forest with its cascading waterfalls and refreshing
swimming pools will expose you to the timeless romance and
rhythms of Africa.
Board basis is Bed and Breakfast.
on the time of your flight, you could still enjoy some of
the activities on offer. Eventually the time arrives
to load up your suitcases and head back to Johannesburg
(approx a 2 hour drive)
and bid South Africa a
farewell taking with you your memorable holiday captured on
Selftours supply a comfortable 1400cc vehicle with air-conditioner,
power steering and radio/CD for your 10-day 9-night
tour. The package gives you unlimited free kilometres
and with comprehensive supercover insurance for two
drivers. 100% supercover insurance means no
excess liability for you to pay in the event of an accident
or theft of the car, subject to terms & conditions
that will be supplied to you on collection of your rental
car. Upgrades to larger vehicles are also available
on request as an optional extra.
Extension to your South African holiday
can be added on, for example :-
Falls 3 day fly in Packages
The Paradise island of Mauritius
The Mystical Island of Madagascar
The Spice Island of Zanzibar
is included in the package.
Upmarket en suite accommodation including full English
- Dinner at Machadodorp, Private
Safari Lodge, Graskop country lodge and the tribal village.
- Fully inclusive wildlife experience.
- Complimentary entrance to cheetah
- Fully inclusive Tribal cultural
- Car hire Unlimited free Kilometres
and super-cover insurance for two drivers.
- Your comprehensive Selftours Tour
- All road maps of your tour area.
- Various brochures to introduce
you to activities in your area.
- Your car is collected from the
airport and on departure returned to the airport.
is not included.
International and/or domestic airline tickets.
if required - for info. visit
- Meals not specified, snacks, alcohol
- Entrance fees
- Tips & Gratuity
The above costs are correct at time of print.
Car hire, flights, tours, accommodation are subject to
availability at time of your confirmation.
The above does not include airline tickets,
petrol, gratuities, visas etc.
Selftours reserves the right to change accommodation and
or adjust tariffs should there be any price increase between
the designing of this proposal and the date of your confirmation.
Terms and conditions apply