Drakensberg

12 – 19 March 2017

(8 days, 7 nights) – NB!!! PASSPORTS REQUIRED (for Sani Pass activity)

Highlights include: Sani Pass, Drakensberg Boys Choir, Royal Natal Park & Amphitheatre, Golden Gate, Clarens & plenty more.

Day 1

Early morning departure from Mossel Bay & George.

Our journey is along the Garden Route. Stop at Storms River Bridge for lunch. Our route takes us along N2, via Port Elizabeth, Grahamstown, King William’s Town and East London to the Wild Coast. Overnight at beautiful Chintsa.

Day 2

Our route is along the former Transkei, route N2, via Butterworth, Mthatha (previously Umtata), and Kokstad to Himeville where we overnight 2 nights.

Day 3

4 x 4 outing to exquisite Sani Pass! – day trip, into Lesotho. Have a drink in the highest pub in Africa. Overnight Himeville.

Day 4

Follow route R617 to Howick. Visit the beautiful waterfall.

Proceed along route N3 via Mooi River & Estcourt to Winterton.

A visit to the Drakensberg will be incomplete without a visit to the Drakensberg Boys Choir – enjoy a live show in their auditorium!

Day 5

Weather permitting, we’ll do an interesting activity before leaving the area.

Pop in to see Winterton’s interesting museum. Proceed to Cathedral Peak’s Didima camp, in the Central Berg. Closer to nature you can’t get – spectacular scenery in the mountains!  Overnight in luxury 3 star chalets at Didima camp.

Day 6

Visit Royal Natal National Park, to get closer to the “Amphitheatre”! Go on an easy hiking trail to The Cascades, on a flat surface (wheelchair friendly).

Our route takes us up Oliviershoek pass, past Sterkfontein dam. Follow the route through the spectacular Golden Gate National Park and spend some time to appreciate the beauty of the awesome scenery.

Drive to the picturesque little town of Clarens to overnight.

Day 7

Spend some time in Clarens, renowned for its many artists.

Continue our journey via Bethlehem & Paul Roux to Senekal. Visit the sandstone Dutch Reformed Church.

Now onto the N2 to Bloemfontein. Last stop for the day is near the Gariep dam, on the banks of the Orange River.

Day 8

Via Colesberg, Middelburg, Lootsberg pass to Graaff-Reinet.

Tea at Willowmore. Final stretch home is via De Rust to Oudtshoorn, Mossel Bay & George.

Tour package: R10.800 per person sharing.

(Package includes: dinner, bed & breakfast, Theta accredited Tourist guides, transport & entrance fees to activities, except 4×4 outing at Sani Pass).

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