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  • City Tour
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21 Day South African Splendor Tour

Cape Town - Lesotho - Drakensberg - Kruger Park
Unique about this tour:
  • From Cape Town to Table Mountain
  • Family-friendly and couples accommodation
  • Safari trips
  • Family or individual trips

This is an intensive and educational trip that covers South Africa and its neighboring countries. Enjoy the scenery and architecture of these regions!

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  • Accommodation in a bed and breakfast, unless otherwise not mentioned
  • All meals, as mentioned on the itinerary
  • All excursions and sightseeing, as mention on the itinerary
  • Conservation fees, if applicable
  • Entrance fees
  • English-speaking driver and guide for the duration of the tour
  • All flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Visas / passports
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of personal nature
  • All drinks
  • Optional activities
  • Water
Optional (Available upon request)
  • As per the itinerary

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Cape Town  

Welcome to Cape Town!

Welcome to Cape Town!

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you'll be met and picked up by your guide. You can withdraw or change money to the local currency at the airport or en-route to your hotel.

Check-in to your comfortable hotel for a much-needed rest to prepare for your exciting tour ahead!

Standard Accommodation: Townhouse Hotel

Day 1

Cape Town  

Tour the city of Cape Town

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel, prepare to explore Cape Town by cable car! Don't forget to bring your camera as you'll witness spectacular aerial views of Table Mountain.

Afterward, enjoy a ferry ride to the historic Robben Island. Did you know this is the place where the former South African president, Nelson Mandela was jailed for 18 of his 27 years?

The rest of the day is yours to enjoy - grab a bite to eat, explore on your own, or relax at your hotel for the rest of the evening. 

Standard Accommodation: Townhouse Hotel

Day 2

Cape Town  

Tour the Cape of Good Hope

After breakfast at your hotel, you'll head out to the Cape of Good Hope, known as the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. 

You'll also stop at popular destinations along the journey, including Duiker Island, Boulders Beach, Chapman’s Peak, and Houtbaai. 


Standard Accommodation: Townhouse Hotel

Day 3

Plettenberg Bay  

Local Wine Tasting en route to Plettenberg Bay

Start your day with a delicious breakfast before checking our your hotel. Get ready for the next part of your adventure in Plettenberg Bay.

En route to Plettenberg Bay, you'll make a quick stop at Stellenbosch for a wine tasting and a short walk in the town to see the Cape Holland buildings. You'll be amazed by the stunning architectural style that developed in Cape Town in the 18th Century. 

Finally, upon arrival in the seaside town of Plettenberg Bay check-in your hotel and the rest of the evening is up to you: you may choose to get a head start exploring the beach or simply relax. 


Day 4
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

The Dunes Hotel

Plettenberg Bay  

Explore Tsitsikamma National Park

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Tsitsikamma National Park.

Guests have the choice to walk a part of the Otter Hiking Trail or a hike to the suspension bridge. Enjoy the optional activities in the afternoon.

Standard Accommodation: The Dunes Hotel

Day 5


Sundown Safari en route to Oudtshoorn

After enjoying a hearty breakfast at your hotel, it's time to say goodbye to Plettenberg. After checking out of your hotel, you'll head over to Oudtshoorn. Oudtshoorn is approximately a two-hour drive from Plettenberg Bay and is famous for its many ostrich farms. 

Before you arrive in Oudtshoorn, you'll stop at the Buffelsdrift Game Lodge where you'll enjoy a two-hour sundowner game drive. Witness the variety of animals including elephants, zebras, giraffes, hippos, and more! Don't forget to bring your camera! 

After an eventful afternoon, you'll head to your hotel in Oudtshoorn where you'll check-in and can enjoy the rest of your evening exploring or call it a day. 

Standard Accommodation: La Plume Boutique Guest House

Day 6


Welcome to Oudtshoorn!

After breakfast, we hope you're ready for a day of adventure! First, you'll start the day with a tour of Oudtshoorn, then a visit to the world-famous Cango Ostrich Farm! You'll get the opportunity to feed, sit, and if you're adventurous enough, ride the ostriches! 

Afterward, you'll visit the Cango Caves, which is over 20 million-years-old and a popular landmark in South Africa. 

After a full day of exploring, head back to your hotel to have a meal, relax, or explore some more on your own! 

Standard Accommodation: La Plume Boutique Guest House

Day 7


Good-bye Oudtshoorn, Hello Graaff-Reinet!

After breakfast, you'll check out of your hotel and depart from Oudtshoorn to head to Graaff-Reinet.

En route, you'll take and excurseion through the Valley of Desolation. The Valley of Desolation is a geological phenomenon located in the Camdeboo National Park. 

Afterward, you'll arrive and check-in at Camdeboo Cottages. This is a perfect time to explore the area or rest for tomorrow's journey. 

Day 8
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Camdeboo Cottages


Travel from Graaff-Reinet to Lesotho

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your cottage, you'll check out and it's time to hit the road again. 

You'll depart from Graaff-Reinet to Lesotho. Lesotho is known for its high altitude and is primarily highlands.

Upon arrival, make yourself at home - check in your hotel and relax for the rest of the evening.

Day 9
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Malealea Lodge


Pony Trekking in Lesotho

Welcome to Lesotho! After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel, you'll enjoy a 3-hour pony trek. Make sure you wear comfortable clothing and sneakers! 

Did you know that pony trekking is the transport of choice for most of the locals? Enjoy the scenery during the trek, and you'll have plenty of opportunities to take in the wonderful scenery, enjoy the views, and stop near a waterfall.

Afterward, you'll return back to your hotel where you can retire for the rest of the evening. 


Standard Accommodation: Malealea Lodge

Day 10


Head from Lesotho to Drakensberg

After breakfast, you'll check-out your hotel for a ride to your next part of the tour n Drakensberg. Drakensberg is known for having the highest mountain tops in Southern Africa.

Upon arrival, you'll check-in your hotel where you can relax, grab a bite the eat or explore the area on your own. 

Please note: Any beverages purchased outside your hotel are subject to a corkage fee. To avoid the fee, beverages must be purchased at the hotel.


Standard Accommodation: Sandford Park Hotel

Day 11


Explore Royal Natal National Park

Today is a free day, you have the opportunity to explore Drakensberg at your own pace. 

Sleep in or spend the day joining a variety of fun activities, including, hiking at the Royal Natal National Park nearby. 

Standard Accommodation: Sandford Park Hotel

Day 12

St Lucia  

Drive from Royal Natal National Park to Saint Lucia

Enjoy a big breakfast at your hotel, check-out, and get ready for a drive to St. Lucia. 

Upon arrival, you'll enjoy a boat cruise in Saint Lucia where you can admire the landscape and witness the wildlife! 

Afterward, check-in to the Elephant Lake Inn where you'll spend the rest of the evening. 

Day 13
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Elephant Lake Inn

St Lucia  

Enjoy a Khula Cultural Experience

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, get ready to enjoy a Khula Cultural experience.

You'll be taken to a local community in Khula Village, where you can get a glimpse and learn the daily life, beliefs, and traditions of the local the Zulu people. 

Next, you'll return back to your hotel where you can relax or enjoy a meal at your discretion. 


Standard Accommodation: Elephant Lake Inn

Day 14


Travel from Saint Lucia to Swaziland

In the morning, you'll have breakfast and check out of your hotel. It's time to say good-bye to Saint Lucia and head to the next part of the tour to Swaziland. 

Swaziland is known for its vast wilderness reserves,  festivals, and home to one of the last absolute monarchies in the world! 

Upon arrival, check-in to you comfortable hotel and spend the rest of the day, as you wish. 

Day 15
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Hawane Resort


Explore the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

After breakfast, you will be guided through an authentic Umphakatsi Experience!

You will explore the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, visit the Swazi Village and engage in other exciting activities. 

Afterward, you'll return to your hotel where you'll spend the rest of the evening.  

Standard Accommodation: Hawane Resort

Day 16

Krüger National Park  

Leave Swaziland for Kruger

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and check out. Depart from Swaziland to Kruger National Park.

Once you are here, the rest of the day is yours to spend as you wish.

Standard Accommodation: Skukuza Rest Camp

Day 17


Spend time in Shalati Adventure Lodge

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel before you check out.

Echo Africa will you up for an Open Game Drive Transfer – from Skukuza Rest Camp through the Kruger National Park! Witness the natural landscape of the park and spot plenty of wildlife - including the "big five"! 

Your driver/guide will then take you to your lodge where you can retrieve your luggage, check-in, and relax for the evening. 


Standard Accommodation: Shalati Adventure Lodge

Day 18


Full day exploration in Kruger National Park

After breakfast at your hotel, if you didn't get enough yesterday, you're in for a treat! Today, you will spend another day in the Kruger National Park area.

You'll have a game drive through the park. Don't forget to bring your camera for all the incredible wildlife you'll see. 

Afterward, you'll return back to your hotel. 

Standard Accommodation: Shalati Adventure Lodge

Day 19


Discover Pretoria

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and check out. Leave from Shalati Adventure Lodge via Blyderiver Canyon to O.R. Pretoria.

Visit the Three Rondawels, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window.

Day 20
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Fair City Roodevalley


Farewell, South Africa!

You will have breakfast today at the hotel and check out. Afterward, transfer to the OR Tambo International for your departure flight.

Safe travels home, and visit again soon!

Day 21