R55930.00
PRICE
15 Days
DURATION
Max 20 People
GROUP SIZE
Sedan/Mini Buses/H1-Quantum/Sprinter
TRANSPORT

Embark on two weeks of adventure and amazing sightseeing on this small group privately guided overland safari tour and discover the magic of Southern Africa on this multi-day tours covering top highlights of South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. See African big 5 wildlife animals at top national parks such as Kruger National Park and Chobe. Discover all that Victoria Falls has to offer on this escorted beautiful tour. Explore all top attractions in Cape Town such as the penguins, Robben Island, wine tasting, Table Mountain and the famous Cape of Good Hope. Taste the wonders of the Garden Route of South Africa on this magical African holiday safari package.

What you can expect on this 15-Days Southern Africa City and Safari Highlights Tour from Cape Town to Victoria Falls & Chobe (including connecting flights).

Its time to pack your bags and take the trip of a lifetime by traveling through scenic towns, cities and the African Bushveld in South Africa and the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. From the spectacular views of the Cape Peninsula and Cape Garden Route to the African heartbeat of Johannesburg and Soweto and the Big Five animals on an African Safari in the Kruger National Park. Then, spread your wings to the magnificent Victoria Falls, take a cruise on the Zambezi River, and a safari in the Chobe National Park. We invite you to experience the Best of Africa in 15 Days like never before. 

Proposed and Custom Itinerary for 15-Days Southern Africa City and Safari Highlights Tour from Cape Town to Victoria Falls & Chobe (including connecting flights)

Day 1: Welcome – Meet & Greet Airport Transfer

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Cape Town 

  • Welcome to Cape Town, South Africa!
  • Upon your arrival at Cape Town International Airport, one of our representatives will meet you in the arrivals terminal for your transfer from the airport to your hotel in Cape Town. (Please include your arrival and departure flight details to ensure a smooth operation.)
  • Should you require assistance with local sim cards, airtime or foreign exchange, please speak directly to our representative and he/she will be delighted to assist you with your request.
  • Upon your arrival at the hotel, you will check into your accommodation and spend the rest of the day at your own leisure.
  • Dinner will be optional in the city for your own arrangements.

Day 2: Robben Island and Table Mountain Full-Day Tour

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Cape Town

  • 8:00 am: Pick up at accommodation after breakfast and transfer to the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island, V & A Waterfront. (Passport or copy thereof required for verification.)
  • 9:00 am Charter a shared boat trip to Robben Island. The entire tour takes up to 3.5 hours including ferry journey times. Upon reaching the island, disembark at Murray’s Bay Harbour and take a brief walk to the bus that will transport you around the island. A former political prisoner will give you a site tour, including a viewing of Nelson Mandela’s cell. After the tour, return to the Clocktower Precinct at the V&A Waterfront at between 12:30 and 13:00 pm. (Please note that Robben Island excursion is weather dependent. Should the excursion be canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions guests will be refunded for the cost of the Robben Island ticket.)
  • 13:00 pm: Enjoy an optional seafood lunch at a nearby restaurant in the V&A Waterfront. (Excluded)
  • 14:30 pm: Table Mountain is next on our agenda as we take the cable car to the top of the mountain for a guided tour. The iconic Table Mountain is one of the 7 Wonders of the World and is not to be missed on your Cape Town visit. (Please note that Table Mountain excursion is weather dependent. Should the excursion be canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions guests will be refunded for the cost of the Table Mountain ticket.)
  • 17:00 pm: Return to your hotel for freshening up and leisure before dinner time.
  • Dinner will be optional in the city for your own arrangements.

Day 3: Cape Peninsula Full-Day Tour

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Cape Town

  • 8:00 am: We begin with a brief drive-by City tour with views of historical monuments and museums like the Castle of Good Hope, City Hall, Slave Lodge, and Company Gardens. Then we proceed to the Bo-Kaap (Cape Malay Quarter) and stop for a photo opportunity with the colorful houses, which carries great historical significance. You may even have a chance to greet some of the locals if they are in sight.
  • 9:00 am: We take a scenic drive along the Atlantic Seaboard with the mountains on one side and the ocean on the other, passing through Clifton, Camps Bay and Llandudno. We stop at Maiden’s Cove for a photo opportunity with magnificent views of the Twelve Apostles.
  • 10:30 am: At Hout Bay Harbour we will stop to take a boat trip to Duiker Island to view the Seals colony. The entire boat trip lasts for 45-minutes.
  • 11:30 am: We drive along Chapman’s Peak and stop at the viewpoint for spectacular photos. It is little wonder that Chapman’s Peak is one of the most scenic routes in the world.
  • 12:30 pm: We proceed to the Cape of Good Hope. Here we will see the Dias Cross and other monuments. We will have a photo opportunity at the Cape of Good Hope name board and from there have the option to either take a short hike to Cape Point.
  • 14:00 pm: An optional seafood lunch will be enjoyed. (Excluded)
  • 15:30 pm: Take a drive to the Penguins colony at Boulder’s Beach where we will visit the African Penguins. You may encounter one of these enchanting creatures on the boardwalk for an up-close experience.
  • 18:00 pm: Drop off at accommodation in Cape Town.
  •  Dinner will be optional in the city for your own arrangements.

 

Day 4: Cape Winelands Full Day Tour

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Cape Town

  • 8:00 am: We depart for the town of Franschhoek which is known as the Food and Wine Capital of South Africa. The name Franschhoek means French Corner. Listen closely as your tour guide tells you about the French Huguenots who arrived in the Cape with their wine expertise while taking in the splendor of the Franschhoek Pass. In Franschhoek, you will view the French Huguenot Monument.
  • 11:00 am: Take a photo with the monument of Nelson Mandela in front of the entrance to the Drakenstein Correctional Facility, formerly known as Victor Vester Prison. This is where he served his last 14 months imprisoned.
  • 12:00 am: Indulge in a Cheese and Wine tasting at Fairview Wine & Cheese Farm. The Fairview farm is on the southwestern slopes of the Paarl mountain range, approximately 60 km from Cape Town. The farm ranges in altitude from 400m above sea level on the slopes of the mountain to 180m on the valley floor.
  • 13:00 pm: Some of the best red wines similar to the Bordeaux Blend in France are produced at Marianne Wine Estate. Marianne Floreal wine was hand-picked by Chef Gordon Ramsay for Nelson Mandela’s 91st Birthday Party. Enjoy a Biltong & Wine Tasting here.
  • 14:00 pm: Enjoy a traditional South African Braai (BBQ) lunch. (Included)
  • 15:00 pm: After lunch, we explore one of the oldest towns in South Africa known as Stellenbosch and see the Stellenbosch University campus. History, culture, natural beauty, sport, education, and wine has made the name ‘Stellenbosch’ resonate around the globe as one of South Africa’s premier tourist attractions.
  • 16:00 pm: We take a leisurely drive back to Cape Town for drop off at our accommodation between 17:00 pm and 17:30 pm.
  • Dinner will be optional in the city for your own arrangements.

 

Day 5: Garden Route Tour – Cape Town to Oudtshoorn

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Oudtshoorn

  • 7:00 am: Today we travel overland from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn along the R62, which is the longest wine route in the world. We will drive along the longest road tunnel in Africa (Huguenot Tunnel) to Worcester, Robertson, Barrydale, and Calitzdorp to Oudtshoorn.
  • 9:15 am: We will stop at Graham Beck wine estate in Robertson for a wine tasting. The breathtaking Graham Beck tasting room overlooks the tranquility and splendor of Mother Nature in the picturesque Robertson Wine Valley. Here guests will enjoy a bespoke tasting of five internationally acclaimed Graham Beck MCC’s. MCC refers to South Africa’s unique version of Champagne.
  • 13:30 pm: Arriving in Oudtshoorn we stop at Buffelsdrift Private Game Reserve for your close encounter with the giants of the African bush.
  • Lunch will be optional consisting of an A-La-Carte Menu in the restaurant before the game drive. (Excluded)
  • 15:00 pm: During the bush safari game drive in an open game-viewing vehicle, expect to see a wide range of animals including Hippo, Giraffe, Eland, Zebra, Buffalo, Springbok and much more. The duration of the bush safari is ± 2 hours. About midway through the safari, there is a refreshment break at one of the scenic lookout points, which offer 360° panoramic views of the area and the Swartberg Mountains.
  • 17:00 pm: Following our game drive we will travel to our accommodation in Oudtshoorn for check-in. 
  • 18:00 pm: Dinner transfers will be available to a restaurant in the area. (18:00 to 21:00pm)

Day 6: Garden Route Tour – Oudtshoorn to Knysna

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Knysna

  • 9:15 am: Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and late departure. From your accommodation, we will first make our way to the Cango Caves, where you will undertake the 1-hour standard tour. The Cango Caves can be found at the head of the picturesque Cango Valley in the spectacular underground wonder of the Klein Karoo. Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the well known Swartberg Mountains, this is where you will find the finest dripstone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations.
  • 11:30 am: From the caves, a short drive will then bring you to one of the ostrich show farms, for a close up look at these peculiar birds.
  • 13:00 pm: Lunch will be optional at the farm or another venue, maybe even on route to Knysna. (Excluded)
  • 14:00 pm: After lunch continues on to Knysna, where you should reach by mid-afternoon (2½+ hour drive). This will leave sufficient time to visit the Waterfront.
  • 16:30 pm: Arriving in Knysna we will drive to our accommodation for check-in and freshening up before dinner.
  • 18:00 pm: Dinner transfers will be available to a restaurant in the area. (18:00 to 21:00pm)

Day 7: Garden Route Tour – Knysna/Plettenberg Bay/Tsitsikamma

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Knysna

  • 8:30 am: Today you remain in the Knysna / Plettenberg Bay area. After a leisurely breakfast, you now make your way to Plettenberg Bay for a Dolphin safari with Ocean Safaris.
  • 9:30 am: Depart on your Whale or Dolphin watching Cruise. Whale watching is from June to November annually. Dolphin watching is from December to May annually. See these enchanting sea creatures up close and caption your memories on camera in the open sea.
  • 12:00 pm: From here we continue on to Storms River Mouth (Tsitsikamma National Park) for a 900m walk on the Suspension Bridge. This is a thrilling experience.
  • 13:30 pm: You can enjoy an optional lunch at Cattle Baron. (Excluded)
  • 15:00 pm: As we make our way back towards Knysna, we will stop at the Crags and visit the Monkeyland and Birds of Eden Aviary for guided tours of these facilities.
  • 17:00 pm: Arriving back in Knysna we will freshen up before dinner time.
  • 18:00 pm: Dinner transfers will be available to a restaurant in the area. (18:00 to 21:00pm)

 

Day 8: Flight from George to Johannesburg and transfer to Nelspruit

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Nelspruit

  • 7:15 am: After an early breakfast we travel back to George to check-in for the flight to Johannesburg.
  • 9:15 am: Upon our arrival, we travel overland via Pretoria, capital of SA to Nelspruit on the border of the Lowveld. Comfort stops and breaks for a light optional lunch will be made on route.
  • 14:30 pm: Upon arrival at the hotel, you can check-in and relax (garden and pool) before dinner.
  • 18:00 pm: Dinner transfers will be available to a restaurant in the area. (18:00 to 21:00pm)

 

Day 9: Panorama Route Full-Day Tour

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Hazyview

  • 8:00 am: After pick up in Hazyview and surrounding areas, our first stop will be at Graskop Gorge Lift. This is one of the most exciting and thrilling experiences on the Panorama Route Tour. The viewing lift takes guests 51 meters down the face of the gorge into the forest below. This is where wooden walkways & suspension bridges meander along a 600-meter trail through the indigenous forest with interactive exhibits.
  • God’s Window is an amazing viewpoint and it is here that we will take an approximate 700m easy hike to the place where we will look down on the picturesque view of the Lowveld in Mpumalanga. This is sheer natural beauty not to be missed on the Panoramic Route. Marvel at the views of the magnificent Blyde River Canyon.
  • The Lisbon Falls is the highest in Mpumalanga and is at a height of 92 meters. These falls are found near God’s Window and fall into the Lisbon Creek, a right-bank tributary of the Blyde River.
  • Prepare for spectacular views of this amazing geological attraction formed by water erosion. Walk along the walkways and bridges and be sure to take a photo inside the Red Frame. This is undoubtedly one of the major icons of the Panoramic Route. This water feature marks the beginning of the Blyde River Canyon and is certainly not to be missed on the Panoramic Route.
  • Three Rondavels will leave you breathless as you take in some of the most spectacular views of Mother Nature. This is truly one of the most beautiful scenic views you will ever lay your eyes on. Three Rondavels refers to a natural rock formation on the edge of the Blyde River Canyon and this is where you will have clear views of the highest peak in Mpumalanga.
  • Optional Lunch is recommended at Canimambo Restaurant in Graskop. Local cuisine, African/Portuguese menu with vegetarian options. (Excluded)
  • Thereafter, drop off at accommodation.
  • 18:00 pm: Dinner transfers will be available to a restaurant in the area. (18:00 to 21:00pm)

 

Day 10: Kruger National Park Full-Day Tour

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Hazyview

  • 5:30 am: After pick up at guest’s accommodation we will travel to the Kruger National Park for our Full Day Kruger National Park Big 5 Safari Small Group Tour. Our custom-built open safari vehicles ensure that our guests have impressive views of the animals, in particular, the Big 5!
  • As we enter the Kruger National Park we explore the Park on the lookout for a pride of lions, majestic herds of elephants, a solitary leopard lying in a shady tree, the rare rhino, and herds of buffalo. To see the King of the Jungle is a really great experience and you will have an opportunity to see them free-roaming in their natural habitat. We will also see a multitude of other wild animals and birds, like hornbills, eagles, secretary birds, hippos, zebras, giraffes and an abundance of antelopes like impala & kudu. Our Tour guides are all qualified and have years’ experience in the park. They love to share stories with our guests and ensure that you have the best safari experience possible. They will stop at rest camps throughout the day for meals (excluded) and restroom breaks.
  • We recommend you bring along sun cream, a hat, sunglasses, comfortable shoes, warm clothing in the winter months and a rain jacket in the summer months. Complimentary mineral water will be available on all our safaris. (Please note that Safari Game Drives are dependent on nature. We cannot guarantee that guests will see all the animals on the Game Drive on the day of the Safari.)
  • 16:00 pm: We return to the accommodation in Hazyview to freshen up and relax before dinner. 
  • 18:00 pm: Dinner transfers will be available to a restaurant in the area. (18:00 to 21:00pm)

 

Day 11: Transfer from Hazyview to Johannesburg

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Johannesburg

  • 10:00 am: After a leisurely breakfast and easy checkout, some morning activity – the coffee stop near Casterbridge – will be included in the journey back to Johannesburg
  • Lunch will be optional on the route. (Excluded)
  • 16:00 Early evening arrival at your hotel in JNB.
  • 18:00 pm: Dinner transfers will be available to a restaurant in the area. (18:00 to 21:00pm)

 

Day 12: Soweto Township and Gold Reef City Mining Tour

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Johannesburg

  • In order to miss most of the morning traffic, there will be a leisurely start to the day. From your hotel, we will travel to SOWETO – the so-called SOuth WEstern TOwnship – for a guided tour of the area. Amongst others, you will view the Hector Pietersen Memorial, Vilikazi Street, the Baragwanath Hospital and Walter Sisulu Square. The tour will finish near the Orlando and FNB football stadiums.
  • Close to the FNB Stadium, you find Gold Reef City, where an underground mine tour (included) and the pouring of an old-style gold bar can be viewed.
  • This will also be a good place for your optional lunch.
  • By mid-afternoon, a motorized panorama city tour will bring you back to your hotel at the airport.
  • 18:00 pm: Dinner transfers will be available to a restaurant in the area. (18:00 to 21:00pm)

 

Day 13: Johannesburg to Victoria Falls – Zambezi River Cruise

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Victoria Falls

  • 8:00 am: After an early breakfast, a shuttle will bring you back to the check-in counters at JNB’s OR Tambo International Airport, where you need to check-in for flight at 10:50 (or similar)
  • 12:25 pm Arrival in Victoria Falls
  • 13:30 pm After customs and the purchase of your multiple entry visa to Zimbabwe, we will travel via the local township, to your hotel to check-in.
  • 15:30 pm: Transfer to the great Zambezi River for a sunset river cruise (snacks and drinks included).
  • 18:30 pm: After the cruise, you will be transferred to the Boma Restaurant for dinner – with some African entertainment. (Included)
  • After dinner, you will be returned to the hotel.

Day 14: Chobe National Park Safari and River Cruise

Overnight: 3 Star Hotel in Victoria Falls

  • 07:00 am: After an early breakfast, the full day will be spent in Botswana. There is a drive of approx. 1hr to the border with Botswana, where you have to go through customs – both sides of the border!!! On reaching the hotel you will have a comfort break before you depart for the morning open vehicle game drive in the Chobe National Park. (Please note that Safari Game Drives are dependent on nature. We cannot guarantee that guests will see all the animals on the Game Drive on the day of the Safari.)
  • 12:30 pm: Lunch will be included.
  • 14:00 pm: After lunch, you will board a vessel for your afternoon river cruise on the Chobe River – border with Namibia.
  • 16:30 pm: In the late afternoon you are returned to your hotel in Zimbabwe for an evening at your own leisure.
  • Dinner will be optional at the hotel. (Own arrangements)

 

Day 15: Departure from Victoria Falls

  • 06:00 am: On your last day in Zimbabwe, you will undertake an early morning guided tour of the Victoria Falls and then return to the hotel for breakfast and check out.
  • 10:45 am: A short transfer will bring you to the Victoria Falls Airport for homebound flight.

 

Highlights:

  • Visit the top 10 attractions in Cape Town including Table Mountain, Robben Island, Boulder’s Penguins, Cape of Good Hope/Cape Point and the Cape Wine Lands.
  • Discover the Cape Garden Route of South Africa and see Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn, taste Oysters in Knysna, visit the Birds of Eden in Plettenberg Bay and the Storms River Mouth in Tsitsikamma.
  • Join a Full Day Big Five Safari Game Drive in Kruger National Park and take a tour of the Panorama Route of South Africa to see the Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondavels and God’s Window.
  • Marvel at the majestic Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and take a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.
  • Join a full-day African Safari at Chobe National Park and take a river cruise on the Chobe River.

What’s included:

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in 3-star establishments on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 14 x Breakfasts are included.
  • 2 x Lunches and 1 x Dinner will be included as per the itinerary.
  • Pick up and drop off at accommodation daily
  • Shared Tour Guide/Driver, air-conditioned Vehicle and Fuel
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle daily
  • Entrance fees to places of interest as per the itinerary
  • Connecting economy flights between George, South Africa, and Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Connecting economy flights between Johannesburg, South Africa, and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

Not Included:

Exclusions

  • Travel visas to South Africa and Zimbabwe (check with your local authority)
  • Travel Insurance (Please visit the link for more info – https://www.worldnomads.com/)
  • International Flights to South Africa and from Victoria Falls
  • Lunch and Dinner Meals that are not mentioned in the itinerary and Drinks
  • Items of personal nature
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional information:

      • You can pay directly online
      • Instant confirmation
      • Infant seats are available on request
      • Comfortable walking shoes are advisable
      • Children must be accompanied by adults
      • Price of this tour is charged per Person

Terms and Conditions:

CANCELLATION POLICY:
  • Cancellations 90 – 30 days before commencement of services: 30% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations 29-14 days before commencement of services: 50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations 13-8 days before commencement of services: 75% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations 7-0 days before commencement of services: 100% cancellation fee.

Cancellations should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Please note: All confirmed bookings will automatically incur a 10% non-refundable admin fee for any cancellations received.

Additional information

Ticket TypeAdult, Child
SOUTHERN AFRICA SAFARI AND TOURS PACKAGES15-Days Southern Africa City and Safari Highlights Tour from Cape Town to Victoria Falls & Chobe (including connecting flights)

CANCELLATION POLICY:
  • Cancellations 90 – 30 days before commencement of services: 30% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations 29-14 days before commencement of services: 50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations 13-8 days before commencement of services: 75% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations 7-0 days before commencement of services: 100% cancellation fee.

Cancellations should be emailed to [email protected]

Please note: All confirmed bookings will automatically incur a 10% non-refundable admin fee for any cancellations received.

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Victoria Falls
Table Mountain Cable Car
Table Mountain
Robben Island
Three Rondavels look out point
God's Window look out point
Bourke's Luck Potholes
Bourke's Luck Potholes Waterfall
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Blyde River Canyon
Oudtshoorn Ostriches
Knysna
Cango Caves
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Castle of Good Hope
Zambezi River Cruise
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Cape of Good Hope
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Kruger National Park Giraffe
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