On this 8-day tour of the Eastern Escarpment we visit:

  • The Panorama Route
  • Kruger National Park
  • Swaziland
  • Zululand
  • Hluhluwe Game Reserve
  • St. Lucia
  • Shakaland
  • Durban


The Itinerary

Day 1 – Early pick up in Johannesburg / Pretoria and drive over the central high plateau region. The afternoon is spent touring the Panorama Route – Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondawels, Wonder View and The Bourke’s Luck Potholes. Overnight in the White River area.

Day 2 – Visit the Kruger National Park. Enter the gates early in the morning and spend the entire day viewing the wildlife. Overnight in the park.

Day 3 – Whole day Kruger National Park. Overnight in the park.

Day 4 – Exit the park and drive through to cross the border into Swaziland. An afternoon sightseeing through beautiful mountain scenery gets the tour to the hotel situated in the Ezulwini valley at sunset. Overnight Swaziland.

Day 5 – Some sightseeing in the morning before crossing the border again to re-enter South Africa. Late afternoon check-in at a small private game lodge to overnight in the Hluhluwe area.

Day 6 – Early morning visit to the Hluhluwe Game Reserve. Leave the park before lunch and drive to St. Lucia. Afternoon boat trip on the estuary. Overnight St. Lucia.

Day 7 – From St. Lucia the tour heads to Shakaland. Enjoy the show and lunch and then continue to Durban. Overnight Durban.

Day 8 – Morning city tour includes the Indian Market as well as the Traditional Medicine Market. Tour ends at lunch time. Drop off in Durban.