Southern Africa is so packed full of diverse highlights that were 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, therell be many occasions to experience the unique regional cultures of Soweto, Shalati, and Victoria Falls. Come away with an even deeper understanding of what makes this part of the world truly special.
There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
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, experience an authentic meal in a local home in a nearby township.
If you are interested in visiting Robben Island - you must book it directly with the museum on their website prior to travel: http://www.robben-island.org.za Due to high demand, it is common that this tour can be sold out over one month in advance.
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. Opt to visit Nelson Mandela's home and the Apartheid Museum.
Soweto Bicycle Tour
Plane (2.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours)
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))
Take the scenic route between Johannesburg and the Greater Kruger Area.
Later, enjoy a traditional dinner and dance, learning more about the local culture. Opt to go for a swim or sit by a fire in the evening.
Traditional Dinner and Local Dancing
Enjoy sights along the Panorama Route en route to the Greater Kruger Area.
With free time, opt for a wildlife safari drive in Manyeleti Reserve in an open safari vehicle. In the afternoon, head out in our vehicle to try to spot Africa's famous animals in the wild.
Kruger Wildlife Safari Drive
Start early for a long day driving straight up the middle of Kruger National Park. While transferring to the northern part of the park there will be ample opportunity to spot animals from our vehicle.
Enjoy a free morning, and opt to take a wildlife safari drive in the northern region of Kruger NP. Travel to Mashovhela Lodge for the night.
Get an earlier start and cross the border into Zimbabwe. Continue on to the Great Zimbabwe Monument and spend the afternoon enjoying free time to explore the surrounding area.
Accommodations on this night have shared bathroom facilities.
Border Crossing (South Africa - Zimbabwe)
Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
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.
Great Zimbabwe National Monument Visit
Private Vehicle (4.50-5.50 hours)
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.
Guided Rhino Walk
Travel to Hwange National Park for an opportunity to spot more wildlife. Opt to enjoy an evening wildlife safari drive in a safari vehicle.
Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours)
Opt for more wildlife viewing in the morning before continuing on to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Enjoy the spectacular falls.
Your accommodation is in Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and NOT Livingstone (Zambia). Please make sure you have the necessary visa.
Victoria Falls Visit
Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours)
We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience everything Victoria Falls and the Zambezi area has to offer.
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Trip Name: Cape Town, Kruger & Zimbabwe
Duration: 13 Days
From Price: 2199
Trip Code: 145002
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