CAPE TOWN, KRUGER & ZIMBABWE

Cape Town to Victoria Falls

Southern Africa is so packed full of diverse highlights that we’re taking two weeks to explore a few of them in depth. Wildlife is the region’s calling card and there will be plenty of chances to spot the Big Five in Kruger, Hwange, and Matobo national parks. Aside from animals, there’ll be many occasions to experience the unique regional cultures of Soweto, Shalati, and Victoria Falls. And you’ll come away with an even deeper understanding of what makes this part of the world truly special. Age Restriction 18-39.

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Highlights:

Cape Town | Johannesburg | Manyeleti | Kruger National Park | Beitbridge | Great Zimbabwe Monument Area | Matobo National Park | Hwange National Park | Victoria Falls

Includes:

• Hotels/guesthouses (seven nights), lodges (four nights), adventure tents (one night)
• Ten breakfasts, three dinners (allow USD280-365 for meals not included)
• Plane, private van, safari vehicles
• Chief Experience Officer (CEO) & driver throughout, local guides

Level of support:

Guided

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12 nights

From $3,299* p.p.


March, April 2020

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Day 1: Cape Town
Arrive at any time. There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 2: Cape Town
Enjoy a full day in Cape Town with the option to visit Table Mountain, choose to explore Cape Point, or embark on a wine tour around Stellenbosch. In the evening, opt to join your group for meal at one of Cape Town's many great restaurants.

Day 3: Cape Town/Johannesburg
Take a short flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg. In the afternoon, travel to Soweto for a bicycle tour and learn more about its important history and significant role in bringing the issues of segregation to the forefront.

Day 4: Johannesburg/Greater Kruger Area
Take the Panorama Route into the Kruger National Park area. In the evening, enjoy a traditional dinner and dance experience.

Day 5: Kruger National Park
Enjoy a full day wildlife safari drive in the Kruger NP (own vehicle). Keep an eye out for elephants, lions, rhinos, leopards, and buffalo—Africa's famed Big Five.

Day 6: Greater Kruger Area
Unfenced from the Kruger National Park, Letaba Ranch is known for its large herds of giraffe, elephant and buffalo. At night, listen to the sounds of the animals as they move along the banks of the river, and through the camp.

Day 7: Greater Kruger Area/Morning Sun Nature Reserve
Opt for a morning safari drive, or soak up the atmosphere in the camp, before traveling to the next lodge, in the Morning Sun Nature Reserve. Free afternoon to relax by the pool, or opt to take one of the hikes in the surrounding Soutpansberg Mountains.

Day 8: Morning Sun NR/Great Zimbabwe Monument Area
Get an earlier start and cross the border into Zimbabwe. Continue on to the Great Zimbabwe Monument.

Day 9: Great Zimbabwe Monument Area/Matobo National Park
Start the day with a visit to the Great Zimbabwe National Monument, Africa's most significant ruins site south of Cairo. Learn the history of the ruins and climb to the citadel for a view over the site. Continue on to Matobo National Park.

Day 10: Matobo National Park
Wake up early and opt to explore ancient cave paintings, visit the grave of Rhodes, hike the unique and stunning landscape, or hang out by the pool. In the afternoon, enjoy an included rhino walk, with the opportunity to get up close and personal with this endangered species.

Day 11: Matobo National Park/Hwange National Park
Travel to Hwange National Park for an opportunity to spot more wildlife. Opt to enjoy an evening wildlife safari drive in a safari vehicle.

Day 12: Hwange National Park/Victoria Falls
Continue on to Victoria Falls. Marvel at the spectacular falls from the Zimbabwean side, then enjoy free time in the afternoon to explore further.

Day 13: Victoria Falls
We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience everything Victoria Falls and the Zambezi area has to offer.

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