South Africa Walking Adventure

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-16407
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Ends Johannesburg, South Africa
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Search for wildlife on a walking safari and game drives in Kruger National Park
  • Enjoy mountain walks in the Drakensberg Mountains, including an ascent of the Amphitheatre
  • Experience the Mpumalanga Panorama Route
  • Explore the historical battlefields of Zululand
  • Discover the rich cultural heritage of Swaziland (eSwatini)
  • Behold the scenic views on a walk in the Blyde River Canyon
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Starting and ending in Johannesburg, the "South Africa Walking Adventure" tour is a guided wildlife safaris and game drives tour that takes 14 days. You will be touring through Hluhluwe game reserve, Zululand, Mpumalanga and 5 other destinations in Lesotho, South Africa and Tanzania. "South Africa Walking Adventure" is a small group tour which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

Explore the best of South Africa on foot from the Drakensberg Mountains to Zululand and the kingdom of Swaziland (eSwatini), with a search for big game in Kruger National Park. This spectacular journey offers the perfect mix of walking, game viewing and history amongst the stunning diverse landscapes of the northern region of South Africa. During a series of selected day walks of varying grades, we explore the Drakensberg Mountains which is the highest range in South Africa, including a strenuous ascent of the Amphitheatre. We undertake mountain walks and cultural sightseeing along the Mpumalanga Panorama Route, Blyde River Canyon and Zululand, and visit the fascinating kingdom of Swaziland (eSwatini). Our South Africa adventure is complete with a game walk and game drives in search of the 'Big Five' in the renowned Kruger National Park.
  • Day 1 : Join Johannesburg, early morning drive to Mpumalanga (460 kms; 6-7 hrs)
  • Day 2 : Blyde River Canyon
  • Day 3-4 : Kruger National Park (270 kms; 5-6 hrs)
  • Day 5-6 : Kingdom of Swaziland / eSwatini (330 kms; 5-6 hrs)
  • Day 7-8 : Hluhluwe Game Reserve and Msinene River (320 kms; 6 hrs)
  • Day 9-10 : Zululand (330 kms; 5.5 hrs)
  • Day 11-12 : Drakensberg Mountains (120 kms; 2.5 hrs)
  • Day 13 : Ascend the Amphitheatre, Drakensberg Mountains (120 kms; 2 hrs)
  • Day 14 : Drive to Johannesburg (360 kms; 5-6 hrs)
  • 11 nights in comfortable hotels, lodges and guesthouses on a twinshare basis
  • 13 breakfasts, 14 lunches and 10 dinners
  • Private transport in minibus / safari truck
  • English speaking local guide
  • 2 nights in permanent safari camps on a twinshare basis
  • Game drives, day walks and excursions as listed in itinerary
  • National park fees and site entrance fees as listed in itinerary
  • Optional activities
  • Bottled water, aerated and alcoholic drinks
  • Items of a personal nature (i.e laundry, phone calls, tips, etc)
  • International flights and taxes
  • Visas
  • Airport and departure taxes
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips & gratuities
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 25 2017
5 - Excellent
The South Africa Walking Adventure trip was incredible! I was blown away by the diverse range of wildlife including the Big 5, lovely landscapes, interesting culture and history; with the highlight being the fabulous hiking in... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this South Africa Walking Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 29 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 29 July 2024, a deposit of 317 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

South Africa Walking Adventure tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this South Africa Walking Adventure tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Smaller group sizes have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19 and to ensure that the tour complies with local authorities’ guidelines.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Guides are trained in our COVID-19 response plan that has been developed in line with state government medical provisions.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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