- The popular resort of Knysna
Kynsa is located on a beautiful lagoon surrounded by lush forests, mountains, lakes and golden sandy beaches.
- Perhaps see leopards on safari
Have the chance to see the ‘big five’ on your included excursion to Kruger National Park.
- Table Mountain
Featured in the flag of Cape Town, flat-topped Table Mountain is often shrouded in cloud.
- The stunning Garden Route
Journey along some of South Africa's celebrated Garden Route.
- Cape Town
Experience this vibrant city set against the backdrop of majestic Table Mountain.
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A World in One Country
South Africafrom £3,349 per person
2 passengers 20 nights Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £155 if not required
- VIP door to door
Discover the diverse landscapes and cultures of South Africa's Kruger National Park, the Garden Route, magnificent Cape Coast and more
South Africa is often described as a world in one country and during this popular tour its remarkable canvases unfold before you. Discover the incredible wildlife of Kruger National Park, Drakensberg's mighty escarpment, the dramatic landscapes of the Garden Route and the magnificent Cape Coast.
18 nights in hotels and 2 in flight
42 meals: 18 breakfasts (B), 9 lunches (L) and 15 dinners (D)
Saga tour manager
Plus all this...
- Return flights and transfers
- Welcome drink reception
- Porterage at all hotels
Excursions and visits
- Pretoria city tour
- Safari in Kruger National Park
- Highlights of the Panorama Route and Drakensburg Escarpment
- Lake Jozini boat cruise
- Zulu cultural village
- Visit to Tsitsikamma National Park
- Tour around Cape Aghulas
- Wine tasting in the Cape Winelands
- Cape Town city tour and Table Mountain
Use of audio headsets on guided tours
- Day 1 UK-Johannesburg
- Day 2 Johannesburg-Pretoria
- Day 3 Pretoria-Kruger National Park
- Day 4 Kruger Game Drive
- Day 5 Highlights of the Panorama Route and visit to Drakensburg Escarpment
- Day 6 Kruger National Park-Ezulwini
- Day 7 Ezulwini to Mkuzei
- Day 8 Jozini
- Day 9 Jozini-Richards Bay
- Day 10 Richards Bay-Sani Pass
- Day 11 Sani Pass
- Day 12 Sani Pass-Durban
- Day 13 Durban-Knysna
- Day 14 Knysna
- Day 15 Knysna-Arniston
- Day 16 Arniston
- Day 17 Arniston-Cape Town
- Day 18 Cape Town
- Day 19 Cape Town
- Day 20 - 21 Cape Town - UK
Zebra Country Lodge
Protea Kruger Gate
Royal Swazi Spa
Ghost Mountain Inn
Bon Hotel Waterfront
Sani Pass Hotel
Protea Hotel by Marriott Umhalanga
The Rex Hotel Knysna
Arniston Spa Hotel
Day 1 UK-Johannesburg
After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to the airport, fly overnight to Johannesburg.
Day 2 Johannesburg-Pretoria
On arrival make the one hour transfer to Pretoria. Enjoy an included orientation tour of this attractive city with an air of history to much of its centre, before checking into your hotel.
Stay overnight at the locally rated 4-star Zebra Country Lodge (4Q), bordering a game reserve. D
Day 3 Pretoria-Kruger National Park
Journey to Kruger National Park, Africa's largest, stopping for an included lunch en route. The journey of 420 kilometres will take approximately five and-a-half hours.
Stay for three nights at the locally rated 4-star Protea Kruger Gate Hotel (4Q). B, L, D
Day 4 Kruger Game Drive
Enjoy a full-day game viewing in one of the largest and oldest National Parks, where you may be lucky enough to see Africa’s ‘big five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino – in their native habitat. B, D
Day 5 Highlights of the Panorama Route and visit to Drakensburg Escarpment
An included tour explores Limpopo Province. See some of the highlights of the Panorama route including scenic Blyde River Canyon and the ‘Three Rondavels’, visit Bourke’s Luck Potholes, and God’s Window, for superb views across the lowveld. Lunch is included. B, L, D
Day 6 Kruger National Park-Ezulwini
Stop for an included lunch as you travel to picturesque Ezulwini Valley and discover why this country is often referred to as the Switzerland of Africa.
Stay overnight at the locally rated 4-star Royal Swazi Spa (4Q). B, L, D
Day 7 Ezulwini to Mkuzei
Continue your drive to Jozini, set in the heart of the Zulu Kingdom, where you'll stay two nights at the locally rated 4-star Ghost Mountain Inn (4Q), set at the foot of Ghost Mountain in Mkuze.
Enjoy an included lunch on arrival at your hotel. B, L, D
Day 8 Jozini
After breakfast enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Jozini with snacks included. Spend this afternoon at leisure or perhaps join an optional game drive to Mkuze. B,D
Day 9 Jozini-Richards Bay
Visit Hluhluwe Game Reserve for a game drive. The oldest proclaimed nature reserve in South Africa is home to populations of both white and black rhino.
After lunch, enjoy a performance at a Zulu cultural village, then continue to Richards Bay. Stay overnight at the locally rated 4-star Bon Hotel Waterfront (4Q). B, L, D
Day 10 Richards Bay-Sani Pass
Depart today for the Sani Pass pausing en route at the impressive waterfall of Howick Falls, whose waters tumble more than 300 feet.
Late this afternoon arrive at the locally rated 3-star Sani Pass Hotel (3Q) where you stay for the next two nights. B, D
Day 11 Sani Pass
Enjoy a full day tour into the Sani Pass which rises to some 9,400 feet, and onto Lesotho. Travelling by 4-4 vehicle, look forward to visiting a village and enjoying lunch at the highest pub in Africa! B,L,D
Day 12 Sani Pass-Durban
Your journey continues as you head first for the beautiful Botanical Gardens of Durban where you can enjoy tea and scones.
Afterwards, continue to Umhalanga – a stylish suburb of the city, where you stay overnight at the locally rated 3-star Protea Hotel by Marriott Umhalanga (4Q). B, L, D
Day 13 Durban-Knysna
After an early start, fly to Port Elizabeth, from where you’ll travel along the famous Garden Route to Knysna, pausing en route to see Storms River at Tsistikamma National Park.
Stay for the next two nights at the locally rated 4-star The Rex Hotel Knysna (3Q). B, D
Day 14 Knysna
Enjoy today at leisure. B, D
Day 15 Knysna-Arniston
Depart for Outdsthoorn, the ‘ostrich capital’ where you can enjoy a morning tour and lunch at an Ostrick Farm.
Afterwards enjoy a scenic journey to Arniston, a journey of approximately 3 hours, where you spend the next two nights at the locally rated 4-star Arniston Spa Hotel (4Q). B, L, D
Day 16 Arniston
Enjoy a morning tour to Cape Aghullas where the Atlantic and Indian oceans collide, where you can stroll along the beach or explore the nature reserves. Enjoy this afternoon at leisure. B,D
Day 17 Arniston-Cape Town
Enjoy a scenic drive to Franschhoek where you can enjoy a stroll through the town.
Afterwards, look forward to enjoying lunch at Rickety Bridge Wine Farm as well as a wine tasting before continuing to Cape Town where you will spend the next three nights at the locally rated 4-star Commodore Hotel (4Q). B, L
Day 18 Cape Town
Set off for a half day tour of the city taking in famous Table Mountain. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. B, D
Day 19 Cape Town
Today is at leisure to relax, or perhaps join an optional visit touring the Cape Peninsula. B
Day 20 - 21 Cape Town - UK
Transfer to the airport for your return overnight flight to the UK. B
Post-holiday extension - bed and breakfast
Extend your tour with a three-night stay at the locally rated 4-star Commodore Hotel (4Q) on a bed-and-breakfast basis.
Alternatively upgrade to the elegant Table Bay Hotel (5Q) on a bed-and-breakfast basis, set in the heart of Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront – the hub of one of the world’s most picturesque working harbours. It's conveniently situated near the bars, cafes and restaurants, and offers a wealth of shopping opportunities. The hotel combines the elegance of neo-Victorian architecture with traditional hospitality. A Saga representative is available on a daily basis to help you plan your time in Cape Town.
Post-holiday extension - Half board
Extend your tour with a three-night stay at the Protea Sea Point on a half-board basis. Alternatively upgrade to the elegant Table Bay Hotel on a bed-and-breakfast basis, set in the heart of Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront – the hub of one of the world’s most picturesque working harbours. It's conveniently situated near the bars, cafes and restaurants, and offers a wealth of shopping opportunities. The hotel combines the elegance of neo-Victorian architecture with traditional hospitality. A Saga representative is available on a daily basis to help you plan your time in Cape Town.
Pre-holiday extension - Half board
Extend your holiday with a stay at the locally rated 4-star Victoria Falls Safari Lodge (4Q) in Zimbabwe. This optional pre-extension includes accommodation with half board, the services of a Saga-appointed host in Victoria Falls, and transport and flights as specified.
Day 1: UK-Johannesburg-Victoria Falls. Before your main tour, depart the UK and fly to Victoria Falls airport, from where you will transfer to the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe, for a three night stay.
Day 2: Victoria Falls; included walking tour. Spend a full day enjoying the programme of activities. After an early breakfast, you can explore the Falls and marvel at the majesty of Victoria Falls from various angles. Above turbulent Victoria Falls the Zambezi is a languid, placid river, on which you set sail for a sunset cruise where you can sit back and relax as you sip sundowners whilst looking out for hippos and crocodiles in the water.
Day 3: Victoria Falls; optional excursions. Spend today at leisure. Your Saga Host will advise you of any optional excursions that may be organised.
Day 4: Victoria Falls to Johannesburg. After breakfast, you may have free time for further exploration before travelling to the airport for your short flight back to Johannesburg International Airport, where you will then join day 2 of the main tour. Due to your arrival time, it will not be possible for you to have the included orientation tour of Pretoria.
South Africafrom £3,349 per person
20 nights Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £155 if not required