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Discover The Drakensberg - Chauffeured Fly Drive
Immerse yourself in the wonder of Mother Nature on this captivating adventure into the rugged scenery of the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains.
- Style: Chauffeured Fly Drive
- Duration: 10 days/9 nights
- Starts in: Durban
Guide Price £1689
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Chauffeured transfer service between airports and all hotels
- Midlands Meander
- Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park
- Nambiti Hills Private Game Lodge
Days 1-2 Durban to Nottingham Road, Midlands Meander
Upon arrival into Durban airport, meet your Ilios driver who will hand you your relevant documents and provide important information about your onward pick up times and transfers. You will then be transferred 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.
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
You have two full days here to explore the ‘Central Berg’. Why not hike around Monk’s Cowl or view 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
Meet your driver at 10am and head north. 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, your driver will take you 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 PGR to Johannesburg
After a final morning game drive, it’s time to say goodbye and pick up your transfer back to Johannesburg airport.
Prefer to do this holiday in reverse? No problem - just ask your Trailfinders consultant.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 5 days of private chauffeured transfers between airports and all hotels with an English speaking driver, bottled water, fuel, any applicable toll fees, public liability insurance and 24 hour emergency assistance included.
- 9 nights 3 to 5 accommodation
- 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 7 dinners
- Drakensberg Canopy Tour
- 4 game drives
- International flights
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