Drakensberg Mountain in South Africa

South Africa Self Drive Tour & Safari

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Countries Visited

South Africa

Places Visited

Durban, Natal Midlands, Isandlwana, Hluhluwe / Umfolozi National Park...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

The Zulu Kingdom opens its heart on this evocative two week itinerary. Landscapes provide the drama as you self drive into dramatic mountains, pristine Indian Ocean beaches, immense natural water worlds, and untamed safari wildernesses. Then its residents lay on the charm, from thousands of white rhinos to traditionally dressed warriors, long-tusked elephants to hippos wading beside your canoe.

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Trip Highlights

  • Come face to face with Africa's largest elephants, most of them frolicking in waterholes just meters from your face, tusks almost as long as their trunks. Tembe Elephant Park also offers the Big Five and a delightful supporting cast
  • Savor the dramatic scenery of the uKhahlamb Drakensberg Mountains, the peaks rising almost vertically and towering over a serene land of hiking trails and fascinating San rock art
  • Drive through the world's greatest white rhino habitat, almost 10% of the planet's population living in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi National Park. They're not alone, and the full Big Five will keep you company on a spectacular two day South Africa safari experience
  • Lose yourself in the immense water world of iSimangaliso, a pristine habitat of lakes, hidden beaches, sandy forest, and hippo covered estuaries
  • Get guided through the evocative Zulu battlefields, listening to remarkable tales and sensing the secrets that fill ancient forts and eerie graveyards
  • Relax on the deserted beaches of St Lucia and Ballito on the Dolphin Coast, or wander into the nature reserves that surround this idyllic strip of Indian Ocean coastline

Starting Price

$7,275 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

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  • 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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