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Pretoria, Johannesburg, Apartheid Museum and Kruger National Park Multi Tour

Mashalas Travel / Pretoria, Johannesburg, Apartheid Museum and Kruger National Park Multi Tour

Pretoria, Johannesburg, Apartheid Museum and Kruger National Park Multi Tour

R16500 per person

Enjoy the African dream in a balance of both cultural and natural experiences. During your first day in this tour you will be taken to the national administration city known as Pretoria.

Kruger National Park, which is the second leg of the tour, is a combination of safari adventure and culture to give you the ultimate wildlife experience.

Highlights:

  • Learn about the history of Afrikaner people at Voortrekker Monument.
  • Learn about the government of South Africa at the Union Building
  • Enjoy an open air 4×4 Safari game drive
  • Experience the big five
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Your confirmed hotel
  • Dress Code
    Comfortable athletic clothing. Closed shoes
  • Included
    Pretoria, Johannesburg, Apartheid Museum and Kruger National Park Multi Tour
    Snacks
    Tour Guide
    Entrance fee
    Water Bottles and Snacks
    Pick up and drop off to your confirmed hotel
  • Not Included
    Alcoholic Beverages
    Gratitudes
    Souvenirs
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Day 1
Upon your arrival in Pretoria you will be taken to Voortrekker Monument to learn about the history of Afrikaner people of Southern Africa. You will then proceed to the Union Buildings, the official seat of the national government, and the office of the presidency, built at the highest point of South Africa's capital city, Pretoria. An important South African heritage site, the impressive building is surrounded by scenic terraced gardens that offer panoramic views over the city. It is indeed an interesting site to drive around. During the drive in the city of Pretoria you will go to Ditsong Museum where you will get an overview of South Africa’s history, nature and geology. Exhibits at the museum include hominid fossils from the Human of Cradle Kind World Heritage Site, skeletons, skins, including Mrs Ples which is about 2.1 million years old. You will conclude the day by learning of the history of Paul Kruger at Paul Kruger house. Kruger House is the historical Pretoria residence of the Boer leader and President of the South African Republic, Paul Kruger. It was built in 1884.
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Day 2
Guests are collected from the hotel to South Africa’s busiest city known as Johannesburg. On your arrival to the Old Fort Prison, you will learn about the history of criminals in the rising mining town. The prison became the city’s first military fort after the Jameson Raid in 1896, when the British attempted to overthrow the Boer government. Learn about the Rainbow Nation when witnessing the unity in both levels of lifestyle in this wonderful city of Johannesburg. Drive around the city central passing on Nelson Mandela Bridge while learning about gold. We will then proceed to the Apartheid Museum to learn about the story of triumph of the human spirit over adversity, which was the Apartheid Era. The exhibits are from film footages, photographs, text panels and artefacts illustrating the events and human stories that are part of the epic saga, known as apartheid. You will conclude your day by heading to Soweto. At the Mandela house you will learn about the 1976 uprising, which contributes a big part of the history of the youth of South Africa. Vilakazi Street is also part of the itinerary, which produced two Nobel Peace Prize winners Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first democratically elected president and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. It is the most famous street in Soweto. The day ends with a visit to the iron made houses in the sprawling township of Soweto.
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Day 3
The usual morning starts around 6:00am. Scenic views, fine bush dining and close proximity game viewing is at the heart of this 3 day experience. Your tour guide will depart with you to Kruger National Park, with an introduction of the beautiful South Africa. The focus of this overview will be particularly on the two provinces namely, Gauteng and Mpumalanga. Along this journey you will have sightseeing stops giving you insight to historical places and mineral rich provinces. Lots of pictures will be taken as we get to our formal break. After resting, you then head toward the undiscovered jewel of South Africa, Belfast. Offering great sightseeing possibilities in the form of monuments, as well as the natural beauty that can be seen anywhere in the town. After about 2 hours you will arrive at a small town called Hazyview. It has more than three entrances within a radius of less than 10 Km to our confirmed lodge. At this point the true value of this experience will come to life. You check in to your lodge, enjoy a light lunch, then head to Kruger National Park. Arrive at Kruger National Park after a 4-5 hour drive. Two nights will be spent in one of the best lodges in Kruger National Park. After checking in to your hotel and having lunch, you head out for a game drive to greet the kings and queens of the wild. We will witness the sights and sounds of the African bushveld! Enjoy an authentic safari, track the ‘Big 5’; and spot Africa’s rarest birds. Your experienced tour guide will use all his or her senses & knowledge to seek out interesting animal sightings such as lions hunting, a herd of zebras, the black and white buffalo or a leopard sneaking into the meal of a lion. A great safari experience awaits you in the wild and untamed African bushveld. Have supper before falling asleep to the sound of chirping birds.
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Day 4
This is a morning preparation for a full day 4 x 4 open air Safari Game Drive. After a full day in the park, you will have an option of going for a night drive with the Kruger National Park Rangers at own cost and have supper either before or after the drive.
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Day 5
We will be in a closed vehicle on this 5 hour safari. This will be your last opportunity on the tour to see the big 5 up close. After checking out we will have lunch at the hotel. Thereafter we will head back to Johannesburg.

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