If you love the great outdoors, this itinerary is designed for you. It covers everything from hiking the majestic Drakensberg mountains, to swimming or diving the warm waters of the Indian Ocean at iSimangaliso Wetland Park (also known as St Lucia), to a unique walking safari in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi wilderness area and finally a luxury game lodge experience in the private reserve, Phinda. In the Drakensberg you will have the opportunity to discover prehistoric San rock art and take a trip up Sani Pass into the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. If you are interested in discovering South Africa’s historic battlefields, a trip to Fugitives Drift can be included.

Recommended length: 10 nights

Indicative cost: From USD 2 200 per person sharing, depending on your choice of accommodation. Excludes international flights.

Johannesburg — Drakensberg & Lesotho — iSimangaliso Wetland Park (St Lucia) — Hluhluwe-Imfolozi — Phinda