Guest will be picked up from their homes, and transferred to OR Tambo airport. Time for the pickup, transfer and flight will be confirmed closer to the date. It will be around 07h30. Depart on the domestic flight around 10h00, from Johannesburg to Umtata.
Your host will be waiting for you on arrival around 12h00. Depart from the airport on a scenic drive towards Port St Johns. Book into our accommodations where we will be staying for the next 4 nights
Day 2: Tuesday 13 September
Today is spend at leisure, relax enjoy the ocean, river and gardens. All meals will be at the Hotel. Enjoy a sunset cruise on the Umngazi River with snacks and drinks.
Day 3: Wednesday 14 September
Depending on the season enjoy a Bird walk - Venture out on a relaxing amble with our experienced birding guides, Albert and Freedom. They will show you an impressive array of birdlife attracted to the area due to the rich estuarine and mangrove environments found on the Wild Coast. A local bird list is available. OR
A Walk in the Mngazana Mangrove is the third largest forest in South Africa. Bees are attracted to the Black Mangroves which has led to the formation of the Cwebeni Village Bee Farming Project, located on the hill above the Mangroves. The honey has a distinct sweet & sour flavour and is available for sale in the Umngazi shop (seasonal).
Day 4: Thursday 15 September
Today at leisure, visit the spa. Sit on the beach, swim, and relax
Day 5: Friday 16 September
We depart today with a stopover in the Drakensberg. Lunch on route. Overnight in the Drakensberg at Premier Hotel Sani Pass - Himeville for 2 nights
Day 6: Saturday 17 September
Today weather permitting we will do a 4 x 4 guided drive up Sani Pass. This tour is rated No 1. of things to do in Sani on Trip Advisor. Travel through the incredible Sani Pass into Lesotho. Receive a warm welcome at a private homestead & learn their culture. Go to the top of Black Mountain at 3244 m. Enjoy a drink at the Highest Pub in Southern Africa before we return back to our Hotel.
Day 7: Sunday 18 September
After breakfast, we depart back to Johannesburg. Arrive late afternoon