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Discover The Drakensberg

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Discover The Drakensberg

Immerse yourself in the wonder of Mother Nature on this captivating adventure into the rugged scenery of the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains.      

  • Style: Fly Drive Holiday
  • Duration: 10 days/9 nights
  • Starts in: Durban
Guide Price £1405
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Midlands Meander
  • Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park
  • Nambiti Hills Private Game Lodge

Days 1-2 Durban to Nottingham Road, Midlands Meander  
Pick up your car at Durban airport and head north west to the heart of the scenic Midlands Meander. Based around a network of five hugely popular driving routes, the Meander boasts over 150 art and craft studios, cafés, farms and restaurants. On arrival at your hotel, be sure to pick up a Meander map to help you to fully explore this vibrant region.      

Day 3 Nottingham Road, Midlands Meander to the Central Drakensberg
The Drakensberg stretch for over 600 miles, reaching their greatest elevation in the area just east of Lesotho. Once settled at your hotel, located in one of the most picturesque corners of South Africa, country walks and relaxing nature activities are the order of the day. Alternatively, enjoy the range of facilities on offer including a pool, bowling green and spa.      

Days 4-5 The Central Drakensberg  
With two full days to explore the ‘Central Berg’, don’t miss a hike around Monk’s Cowl or viewing the spectacular peaks of Champagne Castle and Cathkin by helicopter. The following day, get your adrenaline racing as you soar high above the treetops on a Drakensberg Canopy Tour, which is bound to be a real highlight of your trip.    

Days 6-7 The Central Drakensberg to the Northern Drakensberg  
Explore river valleys on horseback, test your skills on a mountain bike trail, at fly fishing or at golf. Don’t miss a trek in the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park for stunning mountain scenery and to marvel at the incredible Drakensberg Amphitheatre, a sheer 500m high cliff face which stretches over 3 miles, complete with one of the highest waterfalls in the world, Tugela Falls.      

Day 8 The Northern Drakensberg to Nambiti Private Game Reserve    
Today, head east towards the unspoiled Nambiti Private Game Reserve, just a 2 hour drive away, and check in to your lodge – a true haven of luxury and relaxation.  

Day 9 Nambiti Private Game Reserve      
Boasting almost 9,000 hectares of grassland, bush and savannah, guests will have the chance to spot some of the Big 5 here as well as diverse bird species. In between drives, soak up the amazing panoramic views from the pool deck or take advantage of the indulgent spa treatments on offer.  

Day 10 Nambiti Private Game Reserve to Johannesburg    
After a final morning game drive, it’s time to head to Johannesburg airport.

Additional Options:
Like this holiday but don't want to drive? This holiday is also available as a Chauffeured Fly Drive, meaning you can enjoy this itinerary without actually having to drive yourself.    

Guide Price £1405
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • 10 days Intermediate SUV Premium Cover car hire including zero insurance excess, 7% early booking discount, unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance and 1 additional driver. A one way drop-off fee is payable locally
  • 9 nights 3★ to 5★ accommodation
  • 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 7 dinners
  • Drakensberg Canopy Tour
  • 4 game drives
Not Included
  • International flights
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Special Offers We negotiate new offers daily from discounted flights, tours and vehicle hire to free upgrades, added value and unique inclusions. Please call for our latest offers.

The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/12/2019 to 31/12/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Discover The Drakensberg

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