Summary of this Budget Safari

Journey from beautiful Cape Town to Hermanus, famous for its superb whale watching, and on to the rugged southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas. Traverse breathtaking mountain passes into the Little Karoo to explore the subterranean Cango Caves and get up close to ostriches.

Head south to the stunning sandy beaches and picturesque scenery of the Garden Route, exploring the charming town of Knysna and the forests and dramatic coast of the diverse Tsitsikamma National Park. Go game viewing in Addo Elephant Park, visit the Nelson Mandela Museum in the Eastern Cape and enjoy the remote Wild Coast and its unspoilt beaches.

Discover Durban, the battlefields of Natal and Zulu culture, before hiking in the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains, the highest range in South Africa. Embark on a game drive in the prestigious Hluhluwe Game Reserve, relax in coastal St Lucia and cross into Swaziland for Swazi cultural encounters and game viewing in Milwane Wildlife Sanctuary. Return to South Africa for rewarding game viewing in the world-famous Kruger National Park and drive to Johannesburg via the scenic Panorama Route.

This is a comprehensive budget lodge tour, taking in Southern Africa's diverse natural splendours, finest wildlife gems and cultural highlights.

Itinerary for this Tour

Tour Highlights:

Cape Town, Cape Wine Tour, Hermanus & Cape Agulhus

Oudtshoorn, ostrich farm & Cango Caves in the Klein Karoo

Knysna & Tsitsikamma National Park on the Garden Route

Addo Elephant National Park & the Nelson Mandela Museum

Coffee Bay & Hole in The Wall on the remote Wild Coast

Durban, Ushaka Marine World & Valley of a Thousand Hills

Royal National Park, Drakensburg Mountains & Amphitheatre

KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields - Talana, Blood River & Rorke’s Drift

St Lucia, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve & Zulu Village

Mlilwane National Park, Swazi Royal Enclosure & Swazi Village

Game viewing in the world-renowned Kruger National Park

Moholohlo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre & Greater Kruger

Blyde River Canyon & Three Rondavels on the Panorama Route

Day 1: Cape Town to Hermanus – South Africa

This Budget Lodge Safari kicks off in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

We depart from picturesque Cape Town early in the morning making our way south along the dramatic coastline dotted with rustic little fishing hamlets. Arriving in Hermanus we have lunch at our first destination, located on the rugged southwestern coast of South Africa.

Hermanus is famous for whale watching and is considered one of the best places in the world to watch whales (in season). After lunch you can embark on an optional whale watching tour, choosing from land and boat based trips. There is a boardwalk along the sea shore, which also offers good opportunities for spotting whales and other aquatic creatures, such as dolphins and seals. You can also walk around the seaside town of Hermanus, perusing its array of gift and curio shops.

Another option is visiting the unique Old Harbour of Hermanus, which is an open-air museum where you can see the history of this once small fishing village. This harbour museum is one of only two fully preserved fishing harbours in the world, and a Western Cape heritage site.

On our first night we stay at a lodge in the middle of this vibrant town, where you can enjoy some local night life.

Highlights: Cape Town, Cape Wine Tasting, Hermanus - Whale Watching, Museum

Accommodation: Travellers lodge or similar (Twin share rooms with shared facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast

Travel: about 130km / half day drive

Day 2: Hermanus to Oudtshoorn – South Africa

On day two we set off from Hermanus making our way further south along the striking coastal stretch known as the Cape of Storms.

Our drive takes us through Cape Agulhas where we stop to see the renowned old lighthouse and its small museum. Cape Agulhas is the southernmost tip of Africa and it is here that the Atlantic and Indian Oceans are said to meet. The lighthouse is the third oldest in the country and second oldest in operation. 

Then we veer inland, driving over the Outeniqua Mountains and into the Klein (Little) Karoo region of South Africa. Our next stop is the historic town of Oudtshoorn, surrounded by the Swartberg and Outeniqua Mountains. The town is located in a ecological hotspot - where Cape thicket, succulent Karoo and Fynbos vegetation zones converge

Home to one of the largest populations of the world's biggest bird, the ostrich, Oudtshoorn has been named the ostrich capital of the world. We visit an ostrich breeding farm to see these large flightless birds, watch the locals race on ostrich back and even take a ride on one of these powerful birds. 

Having learnt about ostriches and all their uses, from feathers and eggs to leather and meat, we spend the night in peaceful Oudtshoorn.

Highlights: Hermanus, Cape Agulhas, historical lighthouse, Ostrich farm

Accommodation: Travellers Lodge or similar (Twin share rooms with shared facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 450Km / full day drive

Day 3: Oudtshoorn to Knysna – South Africa

Today we explore the famous Cango Caves near Oudtshoorn, walking through the cavernous halls and subterranean tunnels on a guided tour. This extensive cave system, Africa's largest cave that is open to tourists, features enchanting limestone rock formations, including hanging stalactites and towering stalagmites. 

Leaving the still Little Karoo our journey takes us over scenic mountain passes to the seaside town of Knysna. In the afternoon and evening you are free to explore the charming town and beautiful natural surroundings of the Garden Route.

Go shopping in Knysna, browsing the colourful boutiques and local arts and crafts stores, or take a walk along the scenic estuary and in the forests around the town. There are plenty of things to do in Knysna so you will be spoilt for choice, especially when it comes to outdoor activities. This popular holiday town is renowned for its annual Oyster Festival and offers excellent seafood year round. This evening after dinner, you can pop in at a cosy local tavern or visit the lively waterfront.

Tour Highlights: Cango caves, Knysna

Accommodation: Travellers Lodge or similar (Twin share rooms with shared facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 140km / ¼ day drive

Day 4: Knysna & Tsitsikamma National Park – South Africa

On day four of our Cape Town to Kruger Lodge Safari we wake up in the pretty setting of Knysna, flanked by the Outeniqua Mountains. We have breakfast before visiting the Knysna Heads with our guide, to admire the panoramic views from these high seaside cliffs. Look out over the natural lagoon, deep blue Indian ocean and charming town, before enjoying a day of leisure on the Garden Route.

After our stop at the iconic Knysna Heads we continue along the Garden Route to the Storms River area, near Nature's Valley. Here we head into the diverse Tsitsikamma National Park, part of the larger Garden Route National Park. You are free to participate in some of the adventure and outdoor activities available in this forested coastal park, best known for its fantastic hiking trails.

The Tsitsikamma Park incorporates marine and terrestrial ecosystems, offering opportunities to snorkel, swim, canoe and hike in the rolling Fynbos covered hills and verdant forests. Walk along a rugged coastal stretch of the famous Otter Trail and over the suspension bridge at Storms River mouth, looking out for exotic looking birds and small animals.

You can also go bungee jumping at the Bloukrans Bridge, just outside Tsitsikamma National Park. This is the highest commercial bungee jump in the world, sure to get your adrenalin pumping!

In the evening we return to our lodge in Knysna for dinner cooked by our hosts and some free time to explore Knysna and its waterfront a bit more.

Tour Highlights: Knysna Heads, Optional activities

Accommodation: Travellers Lodge or similar (Twin share rooms with shared facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 60km

Day 5: Knysna to Addo Elephant – South Africa

This morning we get an early start, travelling further along the Garden Route and into the less westernised Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.

We turn slightly inland entering our first game viewing destination, Addo Elephant National Park. In the afternoon we embark on a game drive in Addo Park, going in search of the abundant wildlife found here, including the Big Five of Africa (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant). Although Addo covers diverse landscapes from the Zuurberg mountains to the east coast, it is predominantly flat which makes for excellent visibility on game drives.

The third largest national park in South Africa, Addo covers some 180 000 hectares and boasts one of the densest elephant populations in Africa. The game park is home to over 450 African elephants, along with a great variety of antelope species, zebras and hyenas. We visit some of the watering holes in the game park to spot various wild animals as they come to drink.

This evening we stay over just outside of Addo Park at a scenic lodge located in the Sundays River Valley. Sit back and sip on some sundowners beside the meandering river, listening to the twitter of birds and taking in this peaceful setting.

Travel Highlights: Addo Elephant Park

Accommodation: Cabins or similar (Twin share rooms with shared facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 330km / ½ day drive

Day 6: Addo Elephant National Park to Coffee Bay – South Africa

Another early start today, sees us travelling to our next destination on the remote Wild Coast of South Africa.

Most of today is spent driving through the rugged Eastern Cape Province as we make our way towards the rural Indian Ocean coast. Our drive takes us into more typically African surroundings, as we pass over coastal mountains and rolling hills dotted with mud huts, aloes and acacias. Formerly an independent homeland, called the Transkei, this is a historically significant and culturally rich region. The Wild Coast is mostly home to Xhosa people, one of South Africa's major ethnic groups of African descent. 

We travel via the town of Mthatha (formerly Umtata) to visit the Nelson Mandela Museum, which is located in the little village of Qunu just outside on Mthatha. This international icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner was born in Mthatha and raised in Qunu. The museum houses photographs, memorabilia and art works of world-famous Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first democratically elected president. 

We continue through the farmlands winding our way down to the rustic seaside hamlet of Coffee Bay. The town is named after coffee plants that are said to have grown in the area after a shipwreck spilled its beans here. In the afternoon we walk down to the unspoilt beach to see the defining local landmark of Hole in The Wall. This natural feature consists of a towering cliff wall with a large hole eroded through it, hence the name  - Hole in The Wall. This distinctive rock formation sits just off the beach and holds cultural significance for the local Xhosa people, who call it the place of thunder.

We spend the evening relaxing in the rustic Wild Coast town of Coffee Bay, listening to the waves and settling into the laid-back rhythm of rural Africa.

Travel Highlights: Wild Coast, Xhosa Villages, Hole in the wall

Accommodation: Holiday village or similar (Twin share rooms with en-suit facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 560km / full day drive

Day 7: Coffee Bay & Hole in The Wall – South Africa

Most of the day is free for you to explore Coffee Bay and the Wild Coast around it, at your own pace.

The only planned activity for the day is a village visit in the morning. This guided tour of a nearby Xhosa village takes you on a walk amid the mud huts to meet the local people and see how they live. Learn a bit about the Xhosa customs and culture, maybe even meeting a sangoma (traditional healer).

For the remainder of the day you can walk in the coastal forests and rolling hills of the Wild Coast or stroll on one of the spectacular beaches, taking a dip in the warm Indian Ocean and soaking up the sunshine. Other outdoor activities include fishing, snorkelling, surfing and horse riding, as well as canoeing and mountain biking. Coffee Bay is located at the mouth of the Nenga River, which means river of the whale. This area is known for its excellent fishing, fantastic walking trails and great surf.

Travel Highlights: Coffee Bay beach, local village walk

Accommodation: Holiday village or similar (Twin share rooms with en-suit facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Coffee Bay & Wild Coast to Durban – South Africa

In the morning we leave Coffee Bay behind, travelling back via Mthatha towards the lush Kwa-Zulu Natal Province. Our hilly drive brings us to the popular beach holiday destination of Durban, the largest city in the province.

A fusion of Zulu, colonial European and Indian cultures meet in sub-tropical Durban, which has a vibrant African feel. One of the largest commercial ports in Africa, Durban's beach front and golden beaches are key features of this city. We stop in at the Ushaka Marine World to encounter the aquatic creatures inhabiting the salt water tanks and rocky outdoor enclosures. Here at the 5th largest aquarium in the world, you can see dolphins, seals, penguins, rays and sharks, as well as an array of colourful fishes.

Early this evening we head out for dinner at a local restaurant in Durban, known for its fine cuisine and Indian flavours.

Travel Highlights: Durban & Ushaka Marine World

Accommodation: Lodge or similar (Twin share cabins with en-suite facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 520km / full day drive

Day 9: Durban to Drakensberg Mountains – South Africa

On day nine we bid farewell to the city bustle and follow a winding road up into rural Zululand and the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountain Range, known as uKhahlamba, which means the Barrier of Spears.

Along the way we pause at Botha’s Hill to look out over the undulating hills of the secluded Inanda Valley, or the Valley of a Thousand Hills. This is Zulu territory, rich in Zulu heritage and culture. As we travel through the scenic green hills and valleys we pass Zulu farms and homesteads, stopping in a traditional village. Our guided walk through the Zulu village gives you a chance to gain insight into the culture of South Africa's largest ethnic group. We witness a lively dance performance by villagers, admiring the striking Zulu beadwork and attire.

The Zulu village visit is followed by a tour of the nearby reptile park, where we get up close to some of slithering and scaly creatures of South Africa. After the snakes and crocodiles we browse some local arts and crafts shops stocked with brightly coloured beadwork and expertly woven curios.Then it's lunch time, enjoyed at a small characterful restaurant with superb views over the fertile countryside. Next we drive through the leafy city of Pietermaritzburg, set on the rolling hills of the Natal-Midlands. This capital city of KwaZulu-Natal hosts Victorian architecture and is surrounded by pretty countryside near the Drakensberg foothills.

At night we unwind at our next lodge, situated in an idyllic natural setting overlooking the verdant mountains and Amphitheatre in the Northern Drakensberg.

Travel Highlights: Traditional dance show, Zulu village tour, Reptile Farm

Accommodation: Lodge (Twin share cabins with shared facilities)

Meals included: Dinner

Travel: about 260km / full day drive

Day 10: Drakensburg & Royal National Park – South Africa

Enjoy a light breakfast before we set off for the nearby Royal National Park with day packs.

Part of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, a World Heritage Site, the Royal Natal Park is renowned for its breathtaking mountainous scenery. This KwaZulu-Natal park is considered one of the most beautiful mountain reserves in Africa.

Hiking is hugely popular in the tranquil Royal Natal National Park, which features several walking trails through the dramatic mountains and lush valleys with clear mountain streams. You have the option of taking a walk in the scenic mountains enjoying the fresh air and inspiring views. There are also horseback trails available, if you prefer to ride through the majestic mountains.

The famous Amphitheatre, a sheer rock face about 5 km's long and 500 metres high, is a highlight of our nature walk here. The Tugela Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in the world, flows down the rocky wall of the Amphitheatre. The source of the Orange River, the longest river in South Africa, is also found in these towering Drakensberg mountains.

While exploring this premier reserve we also view some ancient rock art in caves nearby. Then we head to our lodge close to the Amphitheatre, to enjoy a wholesome meal and admire the picturesque mountain surroundings with our feet up.

Please Note: We may take an alternative hiking trail when visibility is poor and or weather conditions are unfavourable.

Travel Highlights: Royal National Park Entry fees, rock painting, various hiking trails

Accommodation: Lodge (Twin share cabins with shared facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 50km

Day 11: Drakensburg &  Battlefields to St Lucia – South Africa

Today our Cape Town to Kruger Lodge Safari takes us to the famous Natal battlefields, passing through Ladysmith.

We visit the historic site of Talana, near Dundee, where the start of the Boer War was signalled by firing shots from the hilltop. Then we visit the famous Rorke’s Drift to see the battlefield where a small troop of 150 British soldiers defeated over 3000 Zulu warriors. Our next stop is the historic Blood River where the world-famous battle that took place between colonial Dutch settlers and the Zulu warriors.

We proceed towards the warm Indian Ocean, passing through the small town of Vryheid as we descend to the coastal plains. In the late afternoon we arrive at the peaceful town of St Lucia, located near the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, formerly called the St Lucia Wetlands Park.

Travel Highlights: Talana, Blood River, Rorke’s Drift, Entry fees

Accommodation: Chalets or similar (Twin share rooms with shared facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 490km / full day drive

Day 12: St Lucia & Hluhluwe Game Reserve – South Africa

Day 12 starts with an early breakfast before we head into Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Reserve on an early morning game viewing drive. One of the oldest game reserves in South Africa, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve is home to Africa’s Big Five and numerous other wildlife, offering superb game viewing opportunities. The prestigious Hluhluwe-Imfolozi is a leader in wildlife conservation management and is best known for the pivotal role the park played in saving the white rhino from extinction.

After our rewarding game drive in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park we make our way back to St Lucia and the untamed coast. This afternoon you can explore the beautiful coastal area, taking a walk on one of the pretty trails or swimming in the warm Indian Ocean. As the afternoon fades you have the option of embarking on a sunset boat cruise along one of the estuary channels. The river boat cruise is a great way to admire the wild scenery and spot animals and birds, especially lurking crocodiles and wallowing hippos.

Back at our lodge we tuck into a tasty dinner and then you can venture into town to sample the local night life at one of the quaint pubs.

Travel Highlights: Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Morning game drive

Accommodation: Chalets or similar (Twin share rooms with shared facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 120km / ¼ day game drive

Day 13: St Lucia, South Africa to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary – Swaziland

From St Lucia we continue into Kwa-Zulu Natal where we visit a traditional Zulu village and learn more about their courageous warriors and distinct customs. Then we drive into the Drakensberg Mountains, crossing into Swaziland, a small landlocked country bordering South Africa and Mozambique.

Here we meet the gentle tribes of this peaceful nation and enjoy their warm hospitality. We spend the next two nights in Swaziland’s Big Game Parks area where the Hlane Royal National park, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary and Mkhaya Game Reserve are situated. We stay at the scenic Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary situated in the “Valley of Heaven”. Mlilwane is the oldest protected area in Swaziland, covering 4 560 hectares of mountains and grassland plains inhabited by numerous wild animals.

Spend some time unwinding at the lodge, swimming in the pool and watching game at the hippo pool, while having lunch at the restaurant (own account). You can also watch some traditional Swazi dancing and choose from the optional activities available here, including horse riding, mountain biking and hiking.

Travel Highlights: Zulu cultural interaction, Mlilwane

Accommodation: Mlilwane camp or similar (Twin share Swazi bee hive cozy huts with shared facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 320km / full day drive

Day 14: The Kingdom of Swaziland

This morning we wake up to the twittering of birds in the wilderness of scenic Swaziland and have breakfast at our lovely wooded camp.

We head into Mlilwane to visit the Royal Kraal, or Enclosure, where the colourful Reeds Festival, known as Umhlanga, is celebrated. Moving on from this important cultural site we take a walk through a traditional Swazi village with a local guide. Our Swazi guide gives us insight into the ceremonies and cultural practises of the peaceful Swazi people as we explore the village on foot. Along the way we get to browse some craft markets and interact with the friendly local people.

Leaving the village behind we return to Mlilwane and have lunch before an afternoon of leisure time. There are plenty of optional activities to enjoy in the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, which is known for its walking trails. You can explore the sanctuary on horse rides or mountain biking outings, as well as guided walks. Alternatively you can laze around at the pool and catch a nap at the shaded camp.

Keep an eye out for the wildlife of Mlilwane, including giraffes, zebras, warthogs and a variety of antelope species. Warthogs, hippos, crocodiles, ostriches and baboons are frequently spotted in the sanctuary. You may see the fierce honey badger, striped polecat, aardwolf and dwarf mongoose too.

This evening we sit back and sip on some refreshing sundowners looking out for visiting animals at the hippo pool. Dinner is prepared by your guides and enjoyed out under the starry skies.

Tour Highlights: Royal Enclosure, Swazi village walk, craft markets, candle factory Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Accommodation: Camp or similar (Twin share Swazi bee hive huts with shared facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 60km / ¼ day drive

Day 15: Swaziland to Kruger National Park – South Africa

Tuck into breakfast before we drive back into South Africa and travel to the acclaimed Kruger National Park.

Along the way we pass by the capital of Swaziland, Mbabane, and stop to visit a renowned glass factory. At the Ngwenya glass factory we get to see glass blowers make ornaments and other delightful objects using recycled glass.

Then we wind our way out of the hilly Kingdom of Swaziland traversing spectacular mountain passes and the Crocodile River. The next stretch of our drive north passes through farmlands, rural towns and Shangaan villages, with a brief stop in Nelspruit.

The final destination for today is a private game lodge located within the Greater Kruger area, which surrounds Kruger National park proper.

Tour Highlights: Ezulwini Valley, Ngwenya glass factory,

Accommodation: Bush lodge or similar (Twin share cabins with en-suite facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 420km / full day drive

Day 16: Kruger National Park – South Africa

We get up bright and early today and make our way to the world famous Kruger National Park as the sun rises. As soon as the gates open we enter this huge game park and the game viewing adventure begins.  

We spend a full day exploring South Africa's flagship national park, going in search of the wild animals and birds inhabiting the untamed wilderness. Our guide helps us spot the creatures of the wild, including the Big Five of Africa - lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant.

Kruger Park covers some 19485 km² of African bush in the Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces of northeastern South Africa, bordering on Mozambique and Zimbabwe. This is one of Africa's largest game reserves, incorporating around 16 eco-zones which host an array of species, including some 507 birds, 336 trees, 145 mammals, 114 reptiles, 34 amphibians and even 49 fish species!

Whether this is your first game viewing adventure or you are a seasoned safari goer, Kruger Park provides an outstanding African wildlife experience. The park is renowned for its leading conservation policies and park management practises. During the heat of the day we retreat to one of the shady rest camps, usually one with a pool for a refreshing swim. The rest camp features a restaurant and cafe for lunch (own account) along with facilities such as a gift shop and museum.

Late in the afternoon we leave Kruger Park, game viewing en route. We return to our lodge in Greater Kruger for dinner and relaxation around the flickering camp fire.

If you want to experience more game viewing there is the option of embarking on a thrilling night drive in Kruger Park on the last evening of our safari. The night game drive is a great way to spot the more elusive nocturnal animals.

Tour Highlights: Full day game drive in Kruger National Park

Accommodation: Bush lodge or similar (Twin share cabins with en-suite facilities)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel: about 120km

Day 17: Greater Kruger Park, South Africa - Johannesburg

On the final day of our Cape Town to Kruger Lodge Safari, we leave the untamed bush of Greater Kruger behind and head back to civilization.

En route to Johannesburg city we stop at the Moholohlo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre at the foot of Mariepskop, near Hoedspruit. This wildlife centre works to conserve endangered animals and rehabilitate orphaned, injured and poisoned wildlife and birds rescued from across South Africa. Dedicated staff and volunteers take care of the animals and birds, with the aim of releasing species back into the wild where possible. The centre also raises awareness and helps to educate people about wildlife conservation. Moholohlo is the only place in South Africa where endangered Crowned Eagles have been bred successfully, as well as running a successful Serval Breeding Project. Here we get to see lion, leopard, serval, cheetah, hyena and honey badger, as well as eagles, vultures and other young animals.

After our close wildlife encounters at Moholohlo we leave the lowveld, climbing up the Drakensberg Escarpment and continuing along the scenic Panorama Route.

The Panorama Route takes us through one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa, travelling via the Blyde River Canyon. We stop to view the massive rock formations, known as the Three Rondavels and marvel at the views over the canyon and distant lowveld below. Our scenic drive through the Mpumalanga Province comes to an end in bustling Johannesburg. This memorable Southern African adventure comes to a close in Johannesburg in the late afternoon.

Tour Highlights: Moholohlo Wildlife Centre, Panorama Route - Three Rondavels & Blyde River Canyon.

Meals included: Breakfast

Travel: about 500km / full day drive

Tour Accommodation:

On this small group tour accommodation is mostly in shared rooms with twin beds in chalets, bungalows or cabins, or in guesthouses with shared facilities. Many of the places that we stay at are located in picturesque settings with a swimming pool, restaurant and bar. Some of the accommodation is a little more basic but still comfortable, clean and secure.

Tour Transport:

Transport on this tour will be in a comfortable mini-bus or microbus. Maximum group size: 12 passengers.

Participation on this Tour:

This is an active participation tour; which means everybody helps out with the daily chores. The chores are usually shared on a roster basis and include tasks like shopping and cooking. 

The active participation on this tour provides good opportunities to meet local people and get to know your fellow travellers. Your contribution helps to make sure that your trip is successful and enjoyable for everyone. Sharing the responsibilities means that nobody has to work too hard! On past tours most people have found that the more they get involved, the more they enjoy themselves. With a sense of adventure and a flexible attitude you will be sure to have a wonderful trip.

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