Travel to the Lowveld and along the Panorama Route, through the Blyde River Canyon. Then visit Modjadji Cycad Forest that is home to the hereditary Modjadji Rain Queen before visiting Letaba Ranch Provincial Park, adjoining the Kruger Park, known for large herds of elephant and buffalo. 

Visit the Soutpansberg where the baobab is the symbol that stands resolute in the magnificence of this expansive landscape. The UNESCO Vhembe Biosphere Reserve is characterised by myths and legends of the vhaVenda people and is awash with the vivid colour of blue skies, and prolific wildlife.

Enjoy a community homestay and local activities in Makushu village. Visit the almost untouched remains of the palace sites in Mapungubwe, that developed into the largest kingdom on the sub-continent before it was abandoned in the 14th century. Hike in the mountains.

Visit the majestic Makgabeng Plateau and equally impressive neighbour the Blouberg. View ancient rock art paintings dating back to the first African ancestors to ever inhabit and walk on the African landscape. Your adventure completes in the savannah Waterberg Biosphere Reserve.

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Day 1: Arrival in Johannesburg
Day 2: Johannesburg – Graskop
Day 3: Graskop – Tzaneen
Day 4: Tzaneen – Mtomeni Safari Camp
Day 5: Mtomeni Safari Camp
Day 6: Mtomeni Safari Camp – Klein Letaba River
Day 7: Klein Letaba River – Soutpansberg Mountain Range (Awelani Lodge)
Day 8: Soutpansberg Mountain Range (Awelani Lodge)
Day 9: Soutpansberg Mountain Range (Awelani Lodge) – Makushu (community experience)
Day 10: Makushu (Community experience), including a selection of activities
Day 11: Makushu (Community experience), including a selection of activities
Day 12: Makushu (Community experience) – Mapungubwe National Park
Day 13: Mapungubwe National Park
Day 14: Mapungubwe NP – Soutpansberg Mountain Range (Blouberg Hiking Camp)
Day 15: Soutpansberg Mountain Range (Blouberg Hiking Camp)
Day 16: Soutpansberg Mountain Range (Blouberg Hiking Camp) – Masebe Nature Reserve
Day 17: Masebe Nature Reserve – Kololo Game Reserve, including a game drive
Day 18: Kololo Game Reserve, including a game drive
Day 19: Kololo Game Reserve – departure Johannesburg

Meet & Greet at arrival

Welcome package with route description and sim-card

Car rental 

  • Group B EDMR car rental, Hyundai Grand i10
  • Pick up day 2 at OR Tambo International Airport and drop off day 19 at International Airport
  • Includes daily rental fee, contract fee, unlimited km use, second driver registration and Super Cover insurance

Excursions (seated-group)

  • TAHS-SA: Selection of activities
  • Kololo: 1 Game drive per day

Conservation levy

  • Kruger National Park

Meal basis

  • Bed & Breakfast basis 
  • Exceptions: Self-catering basis at Nthubu Camp, Baleni Camp, Awelani Lodge and Blouberg Hiking Camp, Half board basis at Kololo Game Reserve and Full board basis at Mtomeni Safari Camp and TAHS-SA