Mpumalanga
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Day 0: Arrive in South Africa
Distance: 0-50km

Welcome to South Africa! Today is a bonus night, so you can arrive at anytime. A Sama representative will be waiting for you when you arrive amdl transfer you to your hotel in Pretoria where you can relax and unwind before your tour starts the next day. Your hotel is surrounded by many interesting shops and world class restaurants.

Day 1: Day tour of Pretoria
Distance: 0-50km
Highlights:
Township tour and BIG 5 motorcycle Safari

This morning we will hand over your motorcycle to you and sign all the paperwork and have a detailed tour briefing. We start off by taking a short tour of the city of Pretoria to experience all the vibrant colors, sounds and tastes of Africa. We will have lunch in a tavern in a township to taste some local South African food. Afterwards we enjoy a guided motorcycle ride through a BIG 5 nature reserve- on our motorcycles! Rhinos, giraffes, impala’s and wildebeest can all be spotted from your motorcycle. Tonight we have a welcome dinner in an African Boma.

Kwalata
Big 5 Safari in Dinokeng

 

Day 2: Pretoria To MagoebaskloofDistance: +-400km
Highlights: Magoebaskloof Mountain range, twisties, mountain passes and spectacular  valleys

Today you make your way up into South Africa’s wild Limpopo Province. As you head up north, the roads become mountainous with beautiful views of the rolling hills below. Enjoy the great twisties and arrive at the majestic Magoebaskloof hotel, situated on the top of a beautiful mountain pass with breathtaking views of the valley below. There is a lot to do at the hotel. You can take a walk to the waterfall, spotting birds and Samango Monkeys along the way or you can chill out at the Phoenix and Fireman Pub!

Mpumalanga road
One of Mpumalanga's beautiful mountain passes

Day 3: Panorama route
Distance: +- 250km
Highlights: Gods Window, Bourke's Luck Potholes, The Three Rondavels, Waterfalls, Magical Views Sites

Today we make our way down into Mpumalanga (an area known to Local Bikers as “Motorcycle Paradise”) the roads here are beautiful and curvy, and there are so many great view points, rock formations and waterfalls along the way. The route includes stops at Bourkes luck potholes, The Three Rondavels, and Gods Window. We will arrive in Hazyview in the late Afternoon and tonight we are booked in for the Shangana Cultural evening, which includes traditional African dances followed by an African feast!

Bourkes luck Potholes
Bourkes Luck Potholes

Day 4: Kruger National Park
Distance 0-50km
Highlights: Safari, Ride up Long Tom Pass

This morning you will depart bright and early for a half day safari into the world famous Kruger National Park- you will have a full morning of game viewing. This world famous wildlife reserve is home to the BIG 5 and is roughly the size of a small country. You will have the opportunity to spot lions, elephants, birds and many different species of animals. You will be returned to your hotel at noon and have the afternoon free to relax or go for a scenicride up Long top pass

Leopard
A secretive Leopard spotted in Kruger

Day 5: Hazyview to Swaziland
Distance: +-300km
Highlights: Kingdom of Swaziland

After breakfast we depart for the Kingdom of Swaziland, home of the friendly Swazi people. After border procedures (passport and possibly visa required), we weave our way along winding country roads and mountain passes. Today we visit Swaziland’s own glass factory (Ngwenya Glass) and see the world famous Swazi candles being handcrafted at Swazi Candles. There are many excellent restaurants, pubs and craft markets in the Ezulweni Valley where we will overnight at an excellent country lodge, with its own magnificent restaurant on a wooden deck with spectacular views.


Saddelbackpass leading into Lesotho

Day 6:  Swaziland to Pretoria
Distance: +- 400km
Highlights: Relaxing drive through African Countryside

Time to head back to Pretoria. After breakfast we start the journey back! It is a nice relaxing ride through the interior of South Africa

Day 7: End of tour
Distance: +- 0-50 km

Sadly your tour of South Africa has come to an end. We guarantee that you will take home loads of awesome photographs and fond memories of South Africa the warm people you have met. Transfers will be arranged to the airport.

Please note that we can book any post/pre tour accommodation and activities for you. Click here for add-on tours.

Pricing:

How does the pricing work:
All prices are quoted per motorcycle based on riding 1 up and sharing accommodation.
If you would like to bring a passenger add the "Pillion price" to the base price OR If you would like your own room, add the "Single Supplement price to the base price to get your total.
Prices are quoted in our currency (ZAR) For up-to-date exchange rates please visit www.xe.com

2018 Pricing

Dates 2018: 6-13 April, 14-21 Sep, 12-19 Oct

Bike
Price, riding 1 up
BMW F700GS
R 34,720
BMW F800GS
R 36,140
BMW LC R12000GS
R 38,130
BMW R1200GS ADV
R 40,250
 
Passenger/Pillion, add
R 15,010
Single Supplement, add
R 3,670

Currency

Price includes:

6 Days motorcycle rental
7 nights Accommodation in 3-4 star lodgings
All petrol and toll fees (Not in 2014)
Tour guide on a motorcycle
Back up vehicle
7 Breakfasts
5 lunches
2 Dinners
Bottle water and snacks
Shangaan evening festival
Kruger Park day Safari
Detailed Guide Book
Map of South Africa
Free Transfers to and from the Johannesburg International Airport


Price does not include

Visas and cross border fees
International and local flights
Items of a personal nature
All items not mentioned in "Price includes"
All meals other than those specified in "Price includes"
All Entrance fees other then those specified in "Price includes"
Drinks

 

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Mpumalanga Meander
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Pictures from this tour

Swazi Girl
Swazi Girl

3 Rondavels
The 3 Rondavels

Mac Mac Waterfall
Mac Mac Waterfall

 

 

 

 

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