Travel to South Africa & Eswatini

South Africa & Eswatini

11 Days & 10 Nights

May 25 – June 4, 2024

Prices from

$3,500/px

single & double occupancy available

South Africa & Eswatini

– Bushfire Festival-

Our adventure throughout South Africa and Swaziland truly provides the best of both worlds; the scenic beauty of South Africa and MTN Bushfire Festival in eSwatini (formerly known as Swaziland).

Begin your tour in the Mother City of Cape Town where you will view the city from the top of Table Mountain, indulge in the best wine South Africa offers on our wine tasting experience and bicycle through Langa for our Community Outreach Program.

Explore the Culture, History and Art of Johannesburg before traveling to the bordering country of eSwatini. Embrace yourself for an experience of a lifetime as you learn traditional dancing and drumming before we head to our 3 Day Glamping Adventure at 2024 MTN Bushfire!

Add-Ons Available

Please schedule a phone call or send us a message to inquire about international round trip flights.

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Day to Day Itinerary

DAY 1

Namkelekili Mzantsi (Welcome to South Afrika)

Saturday, May 25, 2024

After landing at Cape Town, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), also known as the Mother City, your private Away to Africa driver will transport you to your lodging with a backdrop of the Table Mountain.

Rest a little before departing to enjoy your welcome dinner at one of our favourite South African restaurants./span>

  The Capital 15 on Orange .   Dinner Included

DAY 2

Table Mountain & Wine Vineyards

Sunday, May 26, 2024

Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure as we take a cable car up one of the oldest mountains in the world, Table Mountain. You will have the option of taking a brief tour on the top of the mountain or take time to yourself to enjoy the view.

Afterwards, relax, dine, and sip on your South African wine of choice as we tour vineyards before heading to the hotel for dinner.

  The Capital 15 on Orange .   Breakfast Included

DAY 3

Cape Town’s Freedom Fighters & Community Outreach

Monday, May 27, 2024

Today you will spend your day on a historical excursion visiting Robben Island, the jail that held Nelson Mandela and Robert Sobukwe.

Afterwards, you will meet Away to Africa’s extended family on a bicycle/walking tour throughout Langa Township.

Enjoy a heartwarming meal while listening to music and the history of Langa.

  The Capital 15 on Orange .   Breakfast Included
Away to Africa Spas in South Africa

DAY 4

Rest & Relaxation

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Take a morning flight into Johannesburg and prepare for a day of relaxation.

Option for a spa and massage at your hotel.

  VOCO Hotel .   Breakfast Included

DAY 5

Revolution in Soweto

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Enjoy breakfast this morning and prepare for a day in the heart of Jo’burg, Soweto.

You will learn the history of Apartheid at the Apartheid Museum and then head to Soweto to explore Hector Pieterson Museum and Nelson Mandela’s home.

Have dinner and dance the night away listening to South African House and Amapiano.

  VOCO Hotel .   Breakfast Included
Pilnesburg national Park

DAY 6

Dinokeng or Pilanesberg National Park

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Today we will drive to Dinokeng National or Pilanesberg Park.

Enjoy a day of viewing Africa’s Lions, Leopards, Rhinos, Tigers and Buffalos. You will also experience hundreds of other mammals who make their home in Rhino Lion Game Reserve such as giraffes, zebras, and springbok.

  VOCO Hotel .   Breakfast Included
Away to Africa-Bushfire Festival Drumming

DAY 7

Travel From Johannesburg To Eswatini, Day 1 BushFire Festival

Friday, May 31, 2024

Today you will depart Johannesburg for Eswatini.

Check-in and refresh in your accommodation before transferring for Bushfire Festival Day 1.

  Bushfire festitval  

DAY 8

MTN Swaziland Bushfire

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Today morning you will go for a guided half day cultural tour of Eswatini before returning to your accommodation to freshen up, and head out for BushFire Festival Day 2.

  Bushfire festitval  

DAY 9

Manzini-Mbabane City Tour & BushFire Finale

Sunday, June 2, 2024

Today morning you will go for a guided tour of Manzini and Mbabane.
The City of Manzini, otherwise known as the hub of Eswatini, is the commercial mecca of the Kingdom of Eswatini. In fact, it is where the first economic and commercial activities of the Kingdom began over 100 years ago.

Mbabane is the capital city of Eswatini and houses Sibebe Rock, one of the biggest mountains in Africa. You will then return to your accommodation to freshen up, and head out for the last day of BushFire Festival.

  BUshfire festval .   breakfast Included
Game Drive Zimbabwe Away to Africa Stanley Livingstone

DAY 10

Hlane Game Drive

Monday, June 3, 2024

Today you will go for a morning game drive in Hlane Royal National Park before spending your afternoon resting and recharging.

    Breakfast Included
Away to Africa Cape Town South Africa

DAY 10

Depart Mama Afrika

Tuesday, June 4, 2024


Take time and reflect on your visit to Mama Afrika before heading to the airport for your departure home.

  Traveling .   Breakfast Included

“Umhambi uyahlinzekwa.”

A traveller is provided for.
(It is a good thing to look after those who have visited you)

– ISIXHOSA PROVERB

Your Investment

WE offer flexible & custom payment plans
contact us for a quote with flights included

Single room for one person. Couples are considered double occupancy.

May 25 – June 4, 2024

$4,000/pp

DEPOSIT $250

For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

Custom Payment plans available at booking

One room with two beds. Paired travelers will share a room.*

May 25 – June 4, 2024

$3,500/pp

DEPOSIT $250

For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

Custom Payment plans available at booking

*If booking a double room as a solo traveler we will attempt to pair you with another solo traveler. If we’re unable to match within 60 days of tour, you must upgrade and pay a single traveler supplement (single occupancy).*

Included

Our tour to Eswatini & South Africa includes enjoying diverse cultural expeditions throughout the country based on single/double occupancy ensuite for all lodging.

  • Swag Bag including our ‘I Met God’ T-shirt upon arrival
  • Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg. (The inclusion of listed flights is contingent on your selected tour package).
  • All Lodging Accommodations.
  • Specified Meals throughout the entire tour.
  • An Away to Africa Tour Representative that travels with you 100% of the time on the ground during the duration of the tour.
  • All Transportation Costs which includes Personal Driver and Airport Pickup & Drop-off.
  • Entry Fees into all Excursions and all lounges we attend as a group.
  • Pricing is contingent on the time which tickets are purchased.

Not Included

  • International Round Trip Flight Add-On is available for each departure.
  • Required travel documentation (Valid Passport &/or Visa).
  • Parties and Events not included in package.
  • Transport outside of tours.
  • Gratuities for Guides & Drivers.
  • Travel Insurance (More Info About Insurance).*affiliate link*
  • Hotel Room Charges, Personal Telephone Calls on Hotel Phones & Laundry.
  • Souvenirs & Snacks, Lunch, Dinner & Alcoholic drinks.
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    DAY 1

    Namkelekili Mzantsi (Welcome to South Afrika)

    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    After landing at Cape Town, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), also known as the Mother City, your private Away to Africa driver will transport you to your lodging with a backdrop of the Table Mountain.

    Rest a little before departing to enjoy your welcome dinner at one of our favourite South African restaurants.

      The Capital 15 on Orange .   Dinner Included

    DAY 2

    Table Mountain & Wine Vineyards

    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure as we take a cable car up one of the oldest mountains in the world, Table Mountain. You will have the option of taking a brief tour on the top of the mountain or take time to yourself to enjoy the view.

    Afterwards, relax, dine, and sip on your South African wine of choice as we tour vineyards before heading to the hotel for dinner.

      The Capital 15 on Orange .   Breakfast Included

    DAY 3

    Cape Town’s Freedom Fighters & Community Outreach

    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Today you will spend your day on a historical excursion visiting Robben Island, the jail that held Nelson Mandela and Robert Sobukwe.

    Afterwards, you will meet Away to Africa’s extended family on a bicycle/walking tour throughout Langa Township.

    Enjoy a heartwarming meal while listening to music and the history of Langa.

      The Capital 15 on Orange .   Breakfast Included
    Away to Africa Spas in South Africa

    DAY 4

    Rest & Relaxation

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Take a morning flight into Johannesburg and prepare for a day of relaxation.

    Option for a spa and massage at your hotel.

      VOCO Hotel .   Breakfast Included

    DAY 5

    Revolution in Soweto

    Wednesday, May 29, 2024

    Enjoy breakfast this morning and prepare for a day in the heart of Jo’burg, Soweto.

    You will learn the history of Apartheid at the Apartheid Museum and then head to Soweto to explore Hector Pieterson Museum and Nelson Mandela’s home.

    Have dinner and dance the night away listening to South African House and Amapiano.

      VOCO Hotel .   Breakfast Included
    Pilnesburg national Park

    DAY 6

    Dinokeng or Pilanesberg National Park

    Thursday, May 30, 2024

    Today we will drive to Dinokeng National or Pilanesberg Park.

    Enjoy a day of viewing Africa’s Lions, Leopards, Rhinos, Tigers and Buffalos. You will also experience hundreds of other mammals who make their home in Rhino Lion Game Reserve such as giraffes, zebras, and springbok.

      VOCO Hotel .   Breakfast Included

    DAY 7

    Travel From Johannesburg To Eswatini, Day 1 BushFire Festival

    Friday, May 31, 2024

    Today you will depart Johannesburg for Eswatini.

    Check-in and refresh in your accommodation before transferring for Bushfire Festival Day 1.

      Bushfire festitval  
    Away to Africa-Bushfire Festival Drumming

    DAY 8

    MTN Swaziland Bushfire

    Saturday, June 1, 2024

    Today morning you will go for a guided half day cultural tour of Eswatini before returning to your accommodation to freshen up, and head out for BushFire Festival Day 2.

      Bushfire festitval  

    DAY 9

    Manzini-Mbabane City Tour & BushFire Finale

    Sunday, June 2, 2024

    Today morning you will go for a guided tour of Manzini and Mbabane. The City of Manzini, otherwise known as the hub of Eswatini, is the commercial mecca of the Kingdom of Eswatini. In fact, it is where the first economic and commercial activities of the Kingdom began over 100 years ago.

    Mbabane is the capital city of Eswatini and houses Sibebe Rock, one of the biggest mountains in Africa. You will then return to your accommodation to freshen up, and head out for the last day of BushFire Festival.

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    DAY 10

    Hlane Game Drive

    Monday, June 3, 2024

    Today you will go for a morning game drive in Hlane Royal National Park before spending your afternoon resting and recharging.

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    DAY 10

    Depart Mama Afrika

    Tuesday, June 4, 2024


    Take time and reflect on your visit to Mama Afrika before heading to the airport for your departure home.

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    Away to Africa Cape Town South Africa

    “Umhambi uyahlinzekwa.”

    A traveller is provided for.
    (It is a good thing to look after those who have visited you)

    – ISIXHOSA PROVERB

    Your Investment

    WE offer flexible & custom payment plans
    contact us for a quote with flights included

    Single room for one person. Couples are considered double occupancy.

    May 25 – June 4, 2024

    $4,000/pp

    DEPOSIT $250

    For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

    Custom Payment plans available at booking

    One room with two beds. Paired travelers will share a room.*

    May 25 – June 4, 2024

    $3,500/pp

    DEPOSIT $250

    For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

    Custom Payment plans available at booking

    *If booking a double room as a solo traveler we will attempt to pair you with another solo traveler. If we’re unable to match within 60 days of tour, you must upgrade and pay a single traveler supplement (single occupancy).*

    Included

    Our tour to Eswatini & South Africa includes enjoying diverse cultural expeditions throughout the country based on single/double occupancy ensuite for all lodging.

    • Swag Bag including our ‘I Met God’ T-shirt upon arrival
    • Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg. (The inclusion of listed flights is contingent on your selected tour package).
    • All Lodging Accommodations.
    • Specified Meals throughout the entire tour.
    • An Away to Africa Tour Representative that travels with you 100% of the time on the ground during the duration of the tour.
    • All Transportation Costs which includes Personal Driver and Airport Pickup & Drop-off.
    • Entry Fees into all Excursions and all lounges we attend as a group.
    • Pricing is contingent on the time which tickets are purchased.

    Not Included

  • International Round Trip Flight Add-On is available for each departure.
  • Required travel documentation (Valid Passport &/or Visa).
  • Parties and Events not included in package.
  • Transport outside of tours.
  • Gratuities for Guides & Drivers.
  • Travel Insurance (More Info About Insurance).*affiliate link*
  • Hotel Room Charges, Personal Telephone Calls on Hotel Phones & Laundry.
  • Souvenirs & Snacks, Lunch, Dinner & Alcoholic drinks.
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