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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 1JohannesburgUrban Bistros, Historical Sites, Beautiful Architecture, Musical Rhythms
1 - 3Northern DrakensbergMountain Kingdom, Golden Gate National Park, Wildlife, Hiking & OutdoorsMontusi Mountain Lodge
3 - 5Northern LesothoSpectacular Mountain Scenery, Sani Top Chalet, Tsehlanyane National ParkMaliba Mountain Lodge
5 - 6Eastern LesothoSani Pass, Basotho Culture, Hike & Horse RidingSani Mountain Lodge
6 - 8Southern DrakensbergDrakensberg Mountains, Sani Pass, Hiking & Horse RidingSani Valley Lodge, Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse
8 - 12Eastern Wild CoastBreathtaking Coastlines, Desolate Beaches, Craggy Cliff FacesN'taba River Lodge, Umngazi River Bungalows
12 - 12DurbanBeachfront Copacabana Vibes, Contemporary Cosmopolitan Culture, Diving

Ideal For

  • Adventure
  • Landscape
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 1

International arrival

Make your own way to the Johannesburg airport and pick up your rental car

Johannesburg

0 Nights

Discover South Africa’s beating heart! Johannesburg, or Jo’burg’ is a dynamic, cosmopolitan city with great places to eat and interesting sites to visit.

Day 1 - 3

Drive to Northern Drakensberg (4-5 hrs)

Northern Drakensberg

2 Nights

See scenic mountain views in southern Africa! The magnificent Drakensberg mountains tower over Lesotho and much of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa.

Included Activities

Explore Northern Drakensberg on Your Own
Escape to the idyllic Northern Drakensberg for a few days of respite or adventure, depending on your preference. Go hiking, mountain biking, or trail running on any one of the scenic routes around the hills or through the forests. Alternatively, you could explore the beautiful trails on horseback. There are several more interesting walks to choose from such as the full moon walk or the bird-watching trail, which change from season to season. For the thrill-seekers, there are a number of adventure sports to select from. Take a ride in the cable car, try the Freefall king swing, flying trapeze, or the bungee jump. If you want to take it easy, then spend a leisurely day at the golf course. Play a game of tennis with fellow travelers and later, cool down with a dip in the swimming pool. Fishing enthusiasts can also get busy fly fishing for rainbow trout. (Full Day; Self Exploring Activity; For Self drive guests no transfers; Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate; Please bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and sunglasses)

Hotel Options
RoomGarden Suite
MealsFull Board
StyleBoutique
Day 3 - 5

Drive to Northern Lesotho (6-7 hrs)

Northern Lesotho

2 Nights

Spectacular mountain views and diverse outdoor experiences await you in Northern Lesotho! It offers great hiking and horse riding and even downhill skiing!

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Room
MealsFull Board, Drinks & Laundry
StyleLodge
Day 5 - 6

Drive to Eastern Lesotho

Eastern Lesotho

1 Night

Eastern Lesotho offers some of the most scenic views in Africa. Explore the two giant dams at Katse and Mohale and the dramatic Sani Pass.

Hotel Options
RoomRondavel
MealsHalfboard
StyleLodge
Day 6 - 8

Drive to Southern Drakensberg (7 hrs)

Southern Drakensberg

2 Nights

Explore the less visited and quieter southern part of the breathtaking Drakensberg mountains which are tower over KwaZulu Natal in South Africa.

Included Activities

Explore Southern Drakensberg on your own
Explore Southern Drakensberg with a drive through the tricky Sani Pass to Lesotho. Hop into your 4×4 vehicle for your off-road adventure as you navigate thrilling bends and curves. Stop a moment to soak up the picturesque views and capture them on camera. When you reach Lesotho, take a well-deserved break and grab a bite in the highest pub in Africa at 2874 meters! Once you are sufficiently rested, there is a host of exciting activities to explore. Set off on one of the many hiking trails to discover the wildlife or cultural heritage of surrounding areas. If you love horse-riding, then saddle up and get on horseback to ride through scenic trails. Choose from among a number of adventure sports for you and your family or just spend a relaxed day trout-fishing. (Full Day; Self-Exploring Activity; For self drive guests no Transfers; A 4×4 vehicle is mandatory for the drive along Sani Pass; Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate; Please bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and sunglasses)

Hotel Options
RoomSunset Lodge
MealsHalfboard
RoomLuxury Suite
MealsFull Board & Drinks
StyleBoutique
Day 8 - 12

Drive to Eastern Wild Coast (6-7 hrs)

Eastern Wild Coast

4 Nights

Rugged coastlines, indigenous forests, crystal clear waters, pristine beaches and breath taking scenery are some of what makes the Wild Coast unlike any other in the world.

Included Activities

Umngazi River Bungalows: Sunset Cruise
Embark on a relaxing sunset cruise on the Umngazi river to experience the unspoiled greenery and lush biodiversity of the hilly, eastern wild coast in South Africa. Spot a variety of birds such as the African Fish Eagles, and listen to the call of the jungle as you glide along the river. Observe the small thatched huts on the rolling hillsides framed by open blue skies above. Watch the playful shadows of the evening sky in the calm waters as you listen to your guide’s commentary on the region’s uniqueness and indigenous flora and fauna. Treat yourself to delicious local snacks and chilled beverages before you disembark from the cruise. (Duration: 1 hr; Times: Winter 1600 hrs to 1700 hrs, Summer 1700 hrs to 1800 hrs; Shared Activity and Transfers).

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleLodge
RoomSea View
MealsFull Board & Drinks
StyleHeritage
Day 12 - 12

Drive to Durban (5-6 hrs)

Make your own way to the Durban airport and drop off your rental car

Durban

0 Nights

Experience the eclectic! Durban is a sprawling, friendly city with beautiful beaches, often compared to Miami Beach.

International departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 2,290 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 3,390 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation & meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Activities & excursions as specified in the itinerary
  • Transportation services as specified in the itinerary
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact supporting you during your trip

Not Included

  • Entrance fees & meals, unless mentioned in the itinerary description
  • Tips & personal expenses
  • Visa & tourism fees
  • Travel, health and cancellation insurance
  • International airfare
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Road Trip: Lesotho’s Mountain Kingdom and the Wild Coast

12 days $ 2,290 / person

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