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8 Day Wildlife and Scenery package in South Africa – Johannesburg to Cape Town (Code: SC-01)

Wildlife and Scenery Tour – Johannesburg to Cape Town This is the perfect tour package for those with little time to see the most popular wildlife and scenery in South Africa over a period of 8 days! Also included is the Panorama Route. The tour departs daily from both Cape Town and Johannesburg. DAY 1. Johannesburg – Kruger National Park (wildlife and scenery) This tour specializes in the major wildlife and scenic areas of South Africa! We start off with a drive eastwards via Witbank and Middelburg to Nelspruit and enter the Kruger National Park in the south. Our encounter with the wildlife starts here. At the end of an exciting day we enter our camp for dinner and overnight. The accommodation in the camps is free-standing round ‘rondavel’ type rooms with air-conditioning and en-suite bathroom. DAY 2.  Big Five Kruger National Park Tour Today is devoted to game viewing as we search above all for the ‘Big Five’ animals (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo).  After another exciting day in the wild, we reach our camp at sunset for dinner and overnight. Some may want to do a night drive in an open game-viewing vehicle utilising high powered spotlights to find the nocturnal animals (optional). DAY 3. Kruger National Park – Panoramic Route – Hazyview After a final game drive and breakfast, we exit the park and drive via Klaserie and the Abel Erasmus Pass to the Escarpment where we enter the Panoramic Route. Visit the Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s Window and Pinnacle Rock. Travel via Graskop and Sabi to our hotel. Overnight at Ligna Lodge. DAY 4. Pilgrim’s Rest – JNB – Port Elizabeth Breakfast and afterwards a visit to the Lone Creek Falls. Travel to the national heritage town of Pilgrim’s Rest. We take

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Panoramic Route scenery

8 Days Touch of Wildlife and Scenery – Cape Town to Johannesburg (Code: SC-01C)

Wildlife and Scenery – Cape Town to Johannesburg The touch of wildlife and scenery package is is the perfect tour package for those with little time to see South Africa’s most popular wildlife and scenic areas in only 8 days! Also included is the Panorama Route. The tour departs daily from both Cape Town and Johannesburg. DAY 1.  Cape Town – Hermanus – Swellendam – Mossel Bay This wildlife and scenery tour package highlights the diversity of South Africa. Depart from Cape Town at around 09h00 and drive eastwards via the beautiful coastal route between Gordon’s Bay and Hermanus, a seaside holiday town (Hermanus is the best place in the World to spot Whales from land – July to Dec). Afterwards drive on to Mossel Bay. Here we visit arguably the oldest post office in Africa, the Post Office Tree.  The Portuguese explorer Bartholomew Dias made landfall here in 1488. Overnight at Bar -T-Nique Lodge. DAY 2.  Mossel Bay – Oudtshoorn – Cango Caves – Ostrich Farm. The 2nd Day of the 8 Days touch of Wildlife and Scenery, starts over the Outeniqua Mountains in the Little Karoo to visit an Ostrich Show Farm for unique experiences. We visit the Cango caves, regarded as one of South Africa’s foremost natural wonders. The fascinating calcite caves comprise an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Visit Oudtshoorn, also called the “Feather capital” of the world, as one finds over ninety percent of the world’s ostrich farms here. Overnight La Plume Lodge. DAY 3.  Oudtshoorn – Cango Wildlife Ranch – Garden Route – Knysna After breakfast we visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch and Valley of Ancients, an endangered species breeding facility extraordinaire. Then depart for George and Wilderness National Park. We skirt around the lakes with stops at scenic viewpoints to Knysna. The town is situated

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10 Day Touring South Africa Guided Tour (Code: SC-02/10)

10 Day Taste of South Africa Guided Tour This tour is just that, a taste of South Africa and it’s diversity. The tour incorporates the Panoramic Route, Kruger National Park, a private reserve in the Greater Kruger area, Eswatini (Swaziland), Zululand and another private reserve, enter the first proclaimed world heritage site in South Africa, iSimangaliso, and a boat cruise on Lake St Lucia. The last three days we travel through the scenic Garden Route and finally ending in Cape Town. This tour truly covers travel in South Africa! DAY 1.  Johannesburg – Dullstroom – Panoramic Route – Sabie You are collected from your hotel at around 09h00 to start your tour. Collection from the O R Tambo International Airport outside Johannesburg can also be arranged. We travel from Johannesburg via Middelburg, Dullstroom, and Lydenburg. Continue to Pilgrim´s Rest, the early gold mining town turned into a living museum. Rich deposits of alluvial gold were found here at the end of the 19th century around the town deep in the mountains. We continue to Sabie. Overnight at the Ligna Lodge. DAY 2.   Panoramic Route – Private Game Reserve We visit Lone Creek Falls and travel via Graskop. Marvel at scenic areas such as God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon, and some of the spectacular waterfalls in the area. Finally, we descend to the Lowveld via Abel Erasmus Pass and the Strijdom Tunnel to arrive at Mohlabetsi Lodge in the Balule private game reserve. This afternoon our encounter with Africa’s wildlife begins as we travel on an open vehicle to search for the game. Enjoy a great dinner under the stars tonight (weather permitting). DAY 3.   Private Game Reserve – Kruger National Park After an early morning safari, conditions permitting a search for the wild on foot, and breakfast we enter the

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Garden Route and Wildlife

A taste of South Africa 11 Day Guided Tour (Code: SC-02/11)

11 Day Taste of South Africa Guided Tour This tour is just that, a taste of South Africa and it’s diversity. The tour incorporates the Panoramic Route, Kruger National Park, a private reserve in the greater kruger area, eSwathini (Swaziland), Zululand and another private reserve, enter the first proclaimed world heritage site in South Africa, iSimangaliso, and a boat cruise on lake St Lucia. The last four days we travel through the scenic Garden Route ending in Cape Town. DAY 1. Johannesburg – Dullstroom – Panoramic Route – Sabie (Safari) Your first taste of South Africa starts with our day on safari, takes us from Johannesburg via Middelburg, Dullstroom and Lydenburg to Pilgrim´s Rest, the early gold mining town turned into a living museum. Rich deposits of alluvial gold were found here at the end of the 19th century. We continue to Sabie. Overnight Ligna Lodge. DAY 2.  Panoramic Route – Private Game Reserve We visit Lone Creek Falls and travel via Graskop to marvel at scenic areas such as God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon, and some of the spectacular waterfalls in the area.  After that, we descend to the Lowveld via Abel Erasmus Pass and the Strijdom Tunnel to arrive at Mohlabetsi in the Balule private game reserve. This afternoon our encounter with Africa’s wildlife begins as we travel on an open vehicle to search for the game. Enjoy a great dinner under the stars tonight (weather permitting). Overnight Mohlabetsi Lodge. DAY 3. Private Game Reserve – Kruger National Park After an early morning hike, searching for the wild on foot, and breakfast we enter the Kruger National Park and spend the rest of the day in this magnificent reserve around 2 million ha in extent. DAY 4. Kruger National Park  – Swaziland We rise early for a game

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Robben Island

15 Day Deluxe South African Experience Guided Tour (Code: SC-02P)

  15-Day Taste of South Africa and Cape Town This tour truly provides you with a taste of South Africa and  Cape Town added to the end. The tour incorporates the Panoramic Route, Kruger National Park, a private reserve in the greater kruger area, eSwathini (Swaziland), Zululand and another private reserve, enter the first proclaimed world heritage site in South Africa, iSimangaliso, and a boat cruise on lake St Lucia. We travel through the scenic Garden Route and ending in Cape Town. The tour includes a 4-night stay-over in Cape Town with tours of the city and peninsula and an optional winelands tour. DAY 01. Gauteng – Panoramic Route (Taste of South Africa and Cape Town) Our first day of this South African holiday takes us from Johannesburg via Middelburg, Dullstroom and Robber’s Pass to Pilgrim´s Rest, the early gold mining town turned into a living museum. Rich deposits of alluvial gold were found here at the end of the 19th century, hence the existence of the town deep in the mountains. After exploring this quaint old town, we continue to Sabie where we have a pleasant walk through indigenous forest to visit Lone Creek Falls. We overnight in Sabie at Ligna Lodge.  DAY 02.  Panoramic Route – Private Reserve After Graskop we marvel at scenic areas such the Pinnacle, God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, Bourke’s Luck Potholes (a walk down the hill to this unique trick of nature is worth the effort), and the magnificent Three Rondavels view site at the Blyde River Canyon. We walk along the cliffs to really appreciate the breathtaking views.  Finally we descend to the Lowveld via Abel Erasmus pass and the Strijdom Tunnel to arrive at Mohlabetsi in the Balule private game reserve,  a part of the Greater Kruger National Park. This afternoon our encounter with Africa’s

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11 Days Classic South Africa Highlights Tour (Code: SC-03)

Highlights of South Africa This tour truly features all the highlights of South Africa. We start off with the scenic panoramic route, then into the kruger National Park, travel through eSwathini (Swaziland), Zululand and its wildlife including Lake St Lucia ij the iSimangaliso world heritage site. The second part  of the tour we visit the southern Drakensberg Mountains, ascent via the Sani Pass into the kingdom of Lesotho for a lunch in Africa’s highest pub! The third phase of the tour includes the scenic Garden Route before the tour ends in Cape Town DAY 01.   Gauteng – Panoramic Route (Highlights of South Africa) Our first day on the highlights of South African takes us from Johannesburg via Middelburg, Dullstroom, and Ohrigstad to the magnificent Three Rondavels view the site at the Blyde River Canyon. We travel further to marvel at scenic areas such as Bourke’s Luck Potholes (a walk down the hill to see this unique trick of nature is worth the experience), Lisbon Falls, God’s Window and the Pinnacle before a short visit to Pilgrim’s Rest, an early gold mining town declared a National Monument. Rich deposits of alluvial gold were found here at the end of the last century and hence the existence of the town deep in the mountains. Overnight at Ligna Lodge. DAY 02.  Panoramic Route – Kruger National Park After an early breakfast, we do a pleasant walk through the indigenous forest to see the Lone Creek Falls. Then we follow a scenic route to Hazyview and enter the Kruger National Park. We spend the rest of the day in this magnificent reserve around 2 million ha in extent. We overnight in the reserve in chalets in one of the rest camps. DAY 03.   Kruger National Park – Swaziland We rise early for a

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12 Day South African Explorer Guided Tour (Code: SC-04)

South African Explorer The South African Explorer  does just that, you will be doing a lot of exploring; firstly around five days of wildlife and scenery to Durban, the holiday mecca of South Africa. Then we travel further along the Wild Coast and Garden Route ending in Cape Town. DAY 1. Johannesburg – Panoramic Route (Safari and scenery) Our first day on the South African Explorer takes us from Johannesburg via Middelburg, Dullstroom and Robber’s Pass to Pilgrim´s Rest, the early gold mining town turned into a living museum. Rich deposits of alluvial gold were found here at the end of the 19th century. Afterwards, we continue to Sabie. Here we have a pleasant walk through indigenous forest to visit Lone Creek Falls. Afterwards travel to Ligna Lodge. DAY 2.  Panoramic Route – Private Reserve On the 2nd day we travel via Graskop and marvel at the scenic areas, for instance, the Pinnacle, God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, Bourke’s Luck Potholes (a walk down the hill to this unique trick of nature is worth the effort), and the magnificent Three Rondavels view and the breathtaking sight at the Blyde River Canyon. Afterwards, we descend to the Lowveld via Abel Erasmus Pass and the Strijdom Tunnel to arrive at Mohlabetsi in the Balule private game reserve,  a part of the Greater Kruger National Park. This afternoon our encounter with Africa’s wildlife begins as we travel on an open vehicle to search for the game. We enjoy a great dinner under the stars. (weather permitting). Overnight Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge. DAY 3.  Private Reserve –  Kruger National Park After an early morning open vehicle game drive or, if available and conditions are favourable, we hike on foot searching for the animals. After breakfast, we leave for the Kruger National Park.  We spend the day

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wildlife scenery and flowers

13 Day Wildlife, Scenery and Flowers Tour – (Code: SC-05)

Wildlife Scenery and Flowers Tour – SC-05   DAY 1. Gauteng – Panoramic Route (wildlife, scenery and flowers) Our first day on this wildlife, scenery and flowers excursion takes us from Johannesburg via Middelburg, Dullstroom and Robber’s Pass to Pilgrim´s Rest, the early gold mining town turned into a living museum. Rich deposits of alluvial gold were found here at the end of the 19th century. After exploring this quaint old town, we continue to Sabie where we have a pleasant walk through indigenous forest to visit Lone Creek Falls. Overnight Ligna Lodge. DAY 2.  Panoramic Route – Private Game Reserve We travel via Graskop to marvel at scenic areas such the Pinnacle, God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, Bourke’s Luck Potholes (a walk down the hill to this unique trick of nature is worth the effort), and the magnificent Three Rondavels view site at the Blyde River Canyon. We walk along the cliffs to really appreciate the breathtaking views. Then we descend to the Lowveld via Abel Erasmus pass and the Strijdom Tunnel to arrive at Mohlabetsi in the Balule private game reserve, a part of the Greater Kruger National Park. This afternoon our encounter with Africa’s wildlife begins as we travel on an open vehicle to search for the game. Enjoy a great dinner under the stars tonight (weather permitting). Overnight Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge. DAY 3.  Private Game Reserve – Kruger National Park After an early morning open vehicle game drive, and conditions permitting, a hike on foot searching for the animals, we enjoy breakfast an then leave for the Kruger National Park. We spend the rest of day in this magnificent reserve around 2 million ha in extent. We overnight in chalets in one of the rest camps in the park. DAY 4. Kruger National Park – Swaziland Today we

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The Grand South African – 19 Day Guided Tour (Code:SC-06)

The Grand South African Tour This Grand South African tour epitomises almost all the popular spots and even some hidden gems of South Africa. We travel through the country on this tour engaging in all its diversity; from the abundance of wildlife to rugged beauty  – the diversity in the scenery is mind-blowing.  This gives a whole lot of truth to the saying;  South Africa is a world in one country! DAY 1  Johannesburg – Dullstroom – Sabie – Panoramic Route (The Grand South African Tour Package) Our first day on the Grand South African tour package takes us from Johannesburg via Middelburg, Dullstroom, and Lydenburg to Pilgrim´s Rest, the early gold mining town turned into a living museum. Rich deposits of alluvial gold were found here at the end of the 19th century, hence the existence of the town deep in the mountains. Overnight Ligna Lodge. DAY 2  Panoramic Route – Private Game Reserve We visit Lone Creek Falls and travel via Graskop to marvel at scenic areas such as God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon, and some of the spectacular waterfalls in the area. Finally, we descend to the Lowveld via Abel Erasmus Pass and the Strijdom Tunnel. Arrive a little later at Mohlabetsi in the Balule private game reserve. This afternoon our encounter with Africa’s wildlife begins as we travel on an open vehicle to search for the game. Enjoy a great dinner under the stars tonight (weather permitting). Overnight Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge. DAY 3  Private Game Reserve – Kruger National Park After an early morning safari and if conditions permit, searching for the wild on foot, and breakfast we enter the Kruger National Park and spend the rest of day in this magnificent reserve around 2 million ha in extent. DAY 4   Kruger National

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Countrywide Holiday Packages

At Southern Circle Tours & Safaris we create holidays for everyone visiting South Africa and further around our mystical continent. With our countrywide holiday packages, you can explore a magnificent Kruger National Park safari, travel up the Drakensberg Mountains, enjoy the scenic Garden Route and a trip to Table Mountain! You can even design your own package by adding shorter tours together to form the package of your choice. Merely start off with the city where you want to depart from. Choose your tour then click on the city your tour arrives at to find the tour departing from there. Find your favourite tour from here and add it to the previous one and so on.

You will notice that most of our tours can easily be added with perhaps a single night between them to form countrywide packages. We’ll arrange accommodation for those nights or you can do it yourself. Ask us to assist you if you get stuck.

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