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USD 3,804

Kwazulu-natal Insights Tour

Country: South Africa
City: Durban
Duration: 9 Day(s) - 8 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Evocative Battlefields, African Wilderness & Unspoiled Sub-Tropical Beaches

This 9 day holiday starts at the historic Battlefields, followed by an easy drive to one of South Africa’s foremost private luxury game reserves and finishing off with a stay in the pristine Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve.

Tour Itinerary

Day One

Depart early moring from OR Tambo to arrive in Durban, King Shaka Intl Airport. Our representative will collect you and the tour will depart, driving to Bergville via Mooi Rivier and Winterton.

Enjoy lunch at the lodge. Afternoon at leisure. Why not explore the area on horseback with wonderful views of the Spioenkop Battlefield, game reserve and Drakensberg Mountains. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. [LD]

Day Two

After breakfast depart on a half day tour of the Battle of Spioenkop. Visit Spioenkop's summit where the second and bloodiest attempt by the Brits to relieve Ladysmith occurred. This tour recounts fascinating tales of the Anglo-Boer and Anglo-Zulu wars and is lead by an expert guide. Return to the lodge for lunch. Afternoon at leisure. [B,L,D]

Day Three

After breakfast drive to Phinda Private Game Reserve. Lunch and afternoon high tea followed by an open vehicle game drive. Dinner and overnight at lodge. [B,L,D]

Day Four & Five

Early morning tea and coffee followed by an open vehicle game drive. Return to the lodge for breakfast followed by an optional bush walk. Lunch and afternoon high tea followed by an open vehicle game drive. Dinner and overnight at lodge [B,L,D]

Day Six

Early morning tea and coffee followed by open vehicle game drive (time permitting). Return to lodge for breakfast. Drive to the Coastal Forest Reserve where you will leave your rental vehicle. Scheduled transfer to the lodge set above a secluded bay. Enjoy lunch; afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at lodge. [B,L,D]

Day Seven & Eight

Full day at leisure. Choose from the activities on offer such as snorkelling, scuba diving (optional), guided walks, kayaking, bird-watching, fishing, Tsonga Cultural Experience and turtle-tracking (in season, optional). [B,L,D]

Day Nine

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Scheduled transfer to Coastal Forest Reserve entrance. Collect rental vehicle and drive to Durban. [B]

** END OF TOUR **

(Note: The itinerary described above may be subjected to change depending on unforeseen circumstances e.g. weather condition.)

What's included:

  • 08 Nights accommodation in double/twin tented rooms. Single travellers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room.
  • 8 Breakfasts, 7 dinners, 7 lunches
  • 9 Experiences (including guided walking tours, orientation walks, driving tours of cities plus other exciting experiences).
  • Modern air conditioned coach with reclining seats, TV for showing DVDs, and toilet.
  • Free Wi-Fi (where applicable)
  • Services of your tour leader who will be on hand with advice and tips and ensure that you get the most from your trip. You can also book any of the optional excursions available during your tour with your tour leader.
  • All taxes and fees
  • Any public transport used as part of the tour (excludes free days)
  • Free tour souvenir – a memorable gift of your once in a lifetime trip.

REMEMBER ALL TOURS ARE GUARANTEED DEPARTURES AND WILL OPERATE.

Many other companies that operate tours of South Africa cancel tours if minimum numbers are not achieved or will only guarantee some departure dates. All tours operated by our company are guaranteed departures and will operate.*

* See terms and conditions for further details.

What's excluded:

  • International air ticket to / from Johannesburg
  • Pre and Post Tour accommodation
  • Transport cost to and from your residence our departure point (to be advised) in Johannesburg
  • Parking fees (if applicable) - for own account
  • Breakfast on the 1st morning of your tour as well as dinner on your last day of tour.
  • Personal expenses, for example; the use of a telephone, extra room service, etc.
  • Any breakage of furniture, building fixtures, bus equipment (for own account)
  • Any refreshments you may want to enjoy, for example; drinks, etc.
  • Any optional outings that you want to organise for yourself.
  • Visa arrangements for South Africa
  • Meals other than mentioned ( B = Breakfast , L = Lunch , D = Dinner )
  • Tips and porters at the hotels
  • Porter fees at airports

Tour Notes:

Subject to minimum 4 guests maximum 48 guests

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