2 DAY TOURS
TGCSA 4 STAR
OPTION 1 -2 DAY TOUR TO DRAKENSBERG MOUNTAINS, LION PARK, TALA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE & VALLEY OF 1000 HILLS
Day 1 – Depart 8am from Durban for the Royal National Park in the Drakensberg Mountains, a mere 2 hours away, which includes the spectacular view of the Drakensberg Amphitheatre. After a tour of the Royal National Park a stop for lunch at Bingelela, renowned for good food. After lunch a drive through the Central Drakensberg, stopping at a local carpet weaving/candle factory and other attractions. Afternoon tea at the foot of the mountains, with spectacular views. Overnight will be at the Sandford Park Resort.
Day 2 – A 8am departure for a 2 hour ride to the Lion Park where lions can be photographed at close quarters. A short 30 minute drive takes you to Tala Private Game Reserve, a 7000 acre reserve. Lunch will be at Tala Game Reserve and after lunch a leisurely drive through the game reserve to encounter Rhino, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Hippo and a wide variety of Antelope. Finally a drive through the Valley of 1000 Hills stopping at Rob Roy Hotel, overlooking the Valley of 1000 Hills, for afternoon tea.
OPTION 2 - 2 DAY GAME DRIVE TOUR TO SHAKALAND, CHEETAH BREEDING SITE & HLUHLUWE/IMFOLOZI BIG 5 GAME PARK
Day 1 - Depart from Durban 8.30am for a 1 ˝ hour drive from Durban to Shakaland. “The Greatest Zulu Experience in Africa” 11.00 am tour of Shakaland for 2 hours including a 40 minute Zulu Dancing experience which will keep you spellbound. A 1.00pm buffet lunch at Shakaland. At 2.00pm depart for Bonamanzi Private Game Park with a stop at the famous Zululand Arts & Crafts Centre. En-route we have a 1 ˝ hour tour of Emdoneni Cheetah Breeding Site where you will walk amongst Cheetah, Serval Cats, Nyala and other game species. A 6.00pm arrival at Bonamanzi Private Game Park, where accommodation is provided in air-conditioned, thatch style units with en-suite bathrooms, overlooking a picturesque dam. Dinner will be at Lalapanzi Restaurant & Bar.
Day 2 - Pick-up 5.30am for a game drive through Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Big 5 Game Park, from 6.00am to 2.30pm. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided on the game drive with refreshments. Depart Hluhluwe at approximately 2.30pm for the drive back to your hotel.
PRICES INCLUDE: TRANSPORT, SOFT DRINKS EN-ROUTE, ALL MEALS, ACCOMMODATION, ENTRANCE FEES & GUIDE FEES
(Min. 2 passengers/Max. 6 passengers)
Transport is in an air-conditioned VW Caravelle Minibus, with a small library of books on animals, birds, trees etc. Each couple will be provided with binoculars and umbrellas for use during the trip. Prices include shared accommodation with bathroom en-suite in a B&B, Guesthouse or Lodge with ALL meals included for the entire trip where applicable.
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