Berg, Bush and Battlefields Tour South Africa
7 Nights/8 Days

Enjoy KwaZulu Natal at it's best - experience the spectacular views from the Drakensburg Mountains, the historical battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift as well as the pristine Hluhluwe Game reserve and St.Lucia Estuary.

Day 1

Depart Durban early morning & travel to Underberg at the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains. Transfer to 4x4 vehicles & travel up the precipitous Sani Pass to the Kingdom of Lesotho. Visit a remote Basutho village before enjoying lunch at the Sani Top Chalet. This is the highest pub in Africa at over 3000m & boasts spectacular views. Overnight Moorcroft Manor, a luxury 5 star hotel (or similar) Dinner(own account).

Day 2

Breakfast. Travel through the Midlands to Cathedral Peak Hotel in the Northern Drakensberg. Arrive in time for lunch (own account). Afternoon at leisure. Dinner.

Day 3

Breakfast - the day is yours to explore the area, take a walk, go horse riding, take a helicopter flight, visit the San Art Centre or enjoy the hotel’s many facilities. Dinner.

Day 4

After breakfast, depart for the Battlefields. Stop at the Talana Museum outside Dundee for lunch (own account) Continue on to Fugitive’s Drift Lodge (or similar) Check in & relax. Dinner.

Day 5

An early breakfast, then off to the Isandlwana Battlefield. You will spend the morning here, reliving the day when Zulu warriors defeated British soldiers, on the 22 January 1879. Return to the Lodge for lunch. Relax before the presentation of the Battle of Rorke’s Drift. 110 British soldiers fought off 4000 Zulu warriors through the night of the 22 January 1879. 11 VC’s were awarded after this hard-fought battle. Dinner.

Day 6

Breakfast, then drive through historic Zululand to the hotel/lodge. Check in & freshen up before you’re off again on an afternoon game drive into the Hluhluwe Game Reserve (HGR), home to Africa’s “Big 5”. Dinner.

Day 7

A morning game drive into the HGR. Breakfast. Swim & watch the animals from the pool area before lunch and your afternoon game drive into the HGR. Dinner.

Day 8

After breakfast a brief stop at Ilala Weavers before departing to St.Lucia. Here we embark on a 1˝-hour boat cruise on the St.Lucia Estuary, which is situated in a World Heritage Site, before we return to Durban.

  • 1 night at Moorcroft Manor (or similar) - B&B
  • Trip up the Sani Pass, with lunch
  • 2 nights at Cathedral Peak Hotel - DB&B
  • 2 nights at Fugitive’s Drift - all Meals
  • Battle of Isandlwana & Rorke’s Drift
  • 2 nights at a hotel/lodge - DB&B
  • 3 game drives in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve
  • Boat cruise on the St.Lucia Estuary & snack lunch
  • All drinks for own account.
  • Luxury, air-conditioned transport, with full vehicle insurance
  • Qualified driver/Theta guide
(Option to stay at an up-market, private game reserve with the “Big 5”and game drives on the property is available).

Tour Price on Request


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