Johannesburg, Blyde River Canyon
& Kruger National Park
12 May 2022 - 8 nights - 7 night tour
Fly UK to Johannesburg, South Africa
2 nights | Africlassic Rivonia by BON Hotels, Johannesburg | Half Board
Full Day Soweto Tour including a Tuk Tuk Tour, Hector Pieterson Museum and Mandela House
2 nights | Forever Resort Blyde Canyon, Panorama Route | Bed & Breakfast*
Panorama Route tour, a scenic route filled with natural beauty
3 nights | Buckler’s Africa Lodge by BON Hotels, Kruger National Park | Full Board
Village Tour and Game Drives
Return flight to UK
* Dinner is included on your first night
Day 1: UK to Johannesburg- fly from selected UK airports to Johannesburg.
Day 2: On arrival into Johannesburg International Airport, you will be collected by your driver to be transferred to Africlassic Rivonia by BON Hotels, where you will stay for 2 nights. Enjoy included lunch in Soweto and Moroccan themed evening dinner in the hotel.
Day 3: Start the day with included breakfast at the hotel before transferring to Soweto for a cultural Tuk Tuk tour through the township. Highlights of the tour include; a visit to Mzimhlophe Hostel to learn about the mine workers conditions during the Apartheid era; sampling some typical township delicacies from street stalls and traditional beer and Mageu; and stopping at the Hector Pieterson Memorial site, Mandela House and Desmond Tutu’s home. Today you’ll enjoy lunch and dinner in Soweto.
Day 4: Fuel up with an early breakfast at the hotel before departing Johannesburg to head to Forever Resort Blyde Canyon, where you will stay for 2 nights. Enjoy time and lunch at leisure, soaking in stunning scenery before an evening meal included at the hotel.
Day 5: Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, then start your Panorama Route tour where you can soak in the natural beauty of this scenic route and witness breathtaking natural wonders, including the Blyde River Canyon, fascinating rock formations, stunning waterfalls, and myriad fauna and flora… don’t forget your camera! Enjoy lunch at leisure during one of the stops and dinner at leisure when back at the hotel.
Day 6: Tuck into an early breakfast before departing the hotel and transferring to Buckler’s Africa Lodge by BON Hotels on the outskirts of Kruger National Park, where you’ll stay for 3 nights. This journey through Kruger National Park will be your first safari, providing the opportunity to spot one of the Big Five. Enjoy lunch at leisure during a stop and you’ll love the arrival drinks and included dinner at the hotel.
Day 7: Enjoy breakfast with a view and a morning at leisure, with the option of a safari at an additional cost. Savour an included lunch before embarking on a village tour to experience the local culture in this part of South Africa. Return to the Lodge for a hearty dinner (included).
Day 8: After breakfast, transfer to a sister property (where later you will enjoy an included lunch) in the Kruger National Park where you will begin a full day game drive, and hope to spot the Big Five. Once back at the lodge, get involved in a traditional Braai evening with a cultural dance show that will be sure to entertain.
Day 9: Depart the hotel after breakfast to journey back to Johannesburg for you flight back to the UK.
Hotel | Africlassic Rivonia by BON Hotels
Board basis: Half Board
A luxury property situated on the Braamfontein Spruit in Sandton, Johannesburg, Africlassic Rivonia by BON Hotels boasts a secluded, private location. Each room, along with the artefacts within, reflect different countries of Africa, providing a truly authentic experience.
The tribute to Africa and the true African atmosphere extend to the POIKIE Restaurant Patio, the Taste of Morocco Bedouin Tent and the Zanzibar beach area, and you’ll be amazed by the stunning views of the river, mesmerizing sunsets and lush green surroundings.
Hotel facilities include a gym, internet access (Complimentary), Pool, Restaurant, and Secure Parking.
Hotel | Forever Resort Blyde Canyon
Board basis: Bed & Breakfast*
This chalet resort is ideally located to enjoy views of the third largest canyon in the world, Blyde River Canyon. Forever Resort Blyde Canyon is occupies a great location, ideal for hiking trails and scenic trips by car to well-known Mpumalanga locations, including Pilgrim’s Rest.
Hotel facilities include a pool, various leisure activities including horse riding, hiking trails, trampolines, and PuttPutt, convenience stores, restaurant, and bar.
Hotel | Buckler’s Africa Lodge by BON Hotels
Board basis: Full Board
This exciting lodge offers luxury accommodation set within wide open tranquil space. It’s location on the Southern border of Kruger National Park, on the banks of Crocodile River, provides an experience like no other, where you can take in spectacular wildlife and catch sightings of baby elephants, lions and more, right on your doorstep!
Hotel facilities include: Pool, restaurant, spa, leisure activities including tiger fishing, golf and more.
Dates & Prices
12th May 2022
12th May 2022
12th May 2022
If outside 14 weeks of departure this holiday can be booked by paying a deposit of £150 per person. If within 14 weeks before the full balance is due. Call 0161 298 7477 to book.
This holiday is with fully ATOL protected. Dream of Lapland are members of ABTA under license number P7030. This can be verified at www.ABTA.com.