Penguins in Cape Town in South Africa

African Safari to Coast Explorer: A Loop Across South Africa Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

South Africa, Swaziland

Places Visited

Johannesburg, Blyde River Canyon, Kruger National Park, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

If South Africa is the Rainbow Nation, then this is the rainbow itinerary, a 14-day kaleidoscope of experiences and destinations, with each as symbolic and inspiring as the last. Lions chasing kudu across the Sabi Sands, hippos in lakes beside the Indian Ocean, traditional Zulu villages, Swaziland, Blyde River Canyon, and Hluhluwe-Umfolozi. It's a journey across sublime landscapes, connecting the great reverie of Southern African travel. And of course, there's plenty of big game safari on this...

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Trip Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the wonders of big five safari with two full days in the Sabi Sands, South Africa's premium luxury reserve
  • Continue the wild game adventure with a variety of diverse reserves, including the hippos of St. Lucia Lake and a beautiful horse riding safari in Swaziland's Mlilwane Game Reserve
  • Travel across the surreal landscapes of Southern Africa, epitomized by weaving a path across the top of Blyde River Canyon
  • Spend a day in Africa's oldest game reserve, Hluhluwe-Umfolozi, a destination that's home to an astonishing abundance of wild rhinos
  • Travel from bush to beach, and relax on the Indian Ocean beaches of Durban and St. Lucia
  • Feel the serenity of two days in the Drakensberg and hike along South Africa's premier mountain trails
  • Explore the Kingdom of Swaziland and discover a culture that delights in its portrayal of ancient African traditions
  • Always be welcomed by the smiles of locals, including when you visit Mandela's former home in Soweto and see rustic Zulu villages lost in the hills

Starting Price

$10,005 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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