From 1,462
Available from:
22 April 2023
Available to:
1 December 2023
Paris + 5 cities
7 nights
1 to 14
Meal plan:
Star rating:
3 stars
Transport  Car hire 

Take a road trip through South Africa and experience an adventure unlike any other. This mixed Southern African destination will thrill you with its stunning landscapes, abundant wildlife, cultural diversity and vibrant metropoles. On arrival at Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport, you’ll be met by a French-speaking tour assistant who will hand over your rental car and provide valuable advice before you hit the road. Your first stop will be Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa, nestled at an altitude of 1,500 meters. After a day of sightseeing and a night’s rest, you’ll head into Mpumalanga to Pilgrim’s Rest, a small museum town which attracted a gold rush in 1873 and is now a protected provincial heritage site. You will drive the scenic route to the Blyde River Canyon to enjoy spectacular views of the gorges, waterfalls and rock formations as part of this French tour South Africa road trip itinerary tour Kruger National Park.

The next two days of your trip will be spent exploring Kruger National Park, one of the largest wildlife reserves on the African continent. With the help of a park ranger, you will alternate between paved roads and tracks to observe a plethora of wildlife and a variety of plant species. You will complete your journey by visiting the Chimp Eden (a centre for the protection of the great primates of Africa), the Sudwala Caves (the oldest-known caves in the world), the replica of a Ndebele village at Corn & Cob (a farm in a rural setting) before arriving at Soweto back in Johannesburg after your French tour South Africa road trip itinerary tour Kruger National Park.

From 1,462 per person for 10 days and 7 nights. Non-contractual information as of 23 May 2024.


Departures are from Grenoble, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Paris and Toulouse.

  • A French-speaking tour assistant will give you the best advice and guidance before starting your trip independently.
  • You will enjoy two game drives in the Kruger National Park with an English-speaking ranger.
  • Visit South Africa’s only chimpanzee sanctuary, Chimp Eden, and the oldest caves in the world, Sudwala.
  • South Africa is home to more than 80% of the world’s rhinos (approximately 2,000 black rhinos and 20,000 white rhinos). It is also the country with the greatest diversity of animals on the African continent and has a total of 350 private reserves.
  • South African is home to more mammal species than Europe and Asia combined. It is also home to about 10,000 plant species and is one of the richest flora biodiversity’s in the world.
  • South Africa has long been the leading producer of gold on the African continent (surpassed by Ghana in 2019). It was ranked as the largest producer of gold in the world during the first half of the 20th-century (some mines went up to 5 kilometres underground and the ambient temperature reached 60°C). Its deposits and mineral reserves, now largely depleted, provided half of the gold amassed throughout history.
  • You will be reimbursed 100% in case of covid-19 restrictions.
  • In addition to breakfast, a total of 4 dinners are included in the program.
  • At the time of booking, you have the option of upgrading to 4-star accommodation and spending additional nights in private game reserves within the Kruger National Park.