Combining Cape Town with a stay on South Africa's east coast in the province of KwaZulu Natal, this itinerary offers a city break, a beach stay and a safari in one holiday. Perfect for any time of year, this may particularly suit those travelling in South Africa's winter months from June to August where the weather in KwaZulu Natal is normally pleasantly warm and dry.
Beginning in Cape Town, spend your time exploring all that the city has to offer before flying to the coastal city of Durban. Here you can expect a sub-tropical climate, beautiful beaches and an array of activities. The highlight of the trip will undoubtedly be the Big 5 Safari at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge in the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, around 3-4 hours north of Durban. You will stay at in a luxurious suite and enjoy exhilarating game drives, guided walks and candlelit dinners under African night sky.
Whatever your budget, our travel experts will work with you and give expert advice to make the very most of your available time and funds. They will guide you on the best time of year to travel, select the best value destinations and secure the little ‘add-ons’ that will make your tailor-made trip that extra bit special.
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Catch your overnight flight from Philadelphia International Airport to Cape Town International
Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will assist you to the car hire desk to collect your hire car. From here you will drive yourselves to your hotel.
Today you will take the drive to Cape Town International Airport where you will drop off your hire car and catch your domestic flight to Durban. Here you will collect a further hire car and drive to the town of Umhlanga Rocks, north of Durban.
Today you will take the drive to the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve.
Today you will drive yourselves back to Durban Airport where you will catch your flight to Johannesburg and your international flight home.
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