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.