Grand Tour of South Africa , Victoria Falls & Botswana

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  • Duration : ( 19 Nights / 20 Days )
  • Country : AFRICA
  • Places Covered :

    Cape Town ( 3 N) | Mossel bay ( 1 N ) | Oudtshoorn ( 1 N) | Knysna ( 1 N) | Port Elizabeth ( 1 N) | Johannesburg ( 2 N) | Victoria Falls ( 3 N ) | Ksane / Chobe NP ( 2 N ) | Nata ( 1 N ) ) | Gweta | Makgadikgadi  Salt Pans ( 2N) | Maun / Okavango Delta ( 2 N )

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Highlights

Cape Peninsula | Hout Bay | Cape Point Nature Reserve |Cape of Good Hope

Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach | Kirstenbosch Botanical  | Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles mountain

Robben Island | Table Mountain

Garden Route | Hermanus  | Mossel Bay | Oudtshoorn | Knysna | Plettenberg Bay

Ostrich Farm | Cango Caves | Tsitsikamma National Park

Johannesburg | Pretoria City | Soweto & Apartheid

Victoria Falls

Chobe National Park | Makgadikgadi Pan Game Reserve | Okavango Delta

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Introduction

  • Day 01 : Cape Town Arrival ( Cape Town / South Africa )

    Upon Arrival at Cape Town Airport , our driver will pick you up and take you to your hotel in the city.

    Stay the remainder of the day at leisure to recover from the long flight.

    Overnight : Cape Town  at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Cape Town or similar

  • Day 02 : Cape Peninsula & African Penguins Tour ( Cape Town / South Africa ) B / L

    After breakfast at 08:00 Am you are collected from your hotel for a grand tour of Cape Peninsula

    Today you will visit the following places :

    Clifton beach, Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles mountain

    Hout Bay, Chapman’s Peak Drive,

    Cape Point Nature Reserve, Cape of Good Hope,

    Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach ,

    Kirstenbosch Botanical

    Cape of Good Hope

    Meals : Breakfast & Lunch

    Overnight : Cape Town at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Cape Town or similar

  • Day 03 : Robben Island & Table Mountain ( Cape Town / South Africa ) B / L

    After breakfast at 08:00 Am you are collected from your hotel & heads straight for Table Mountain

    Table Mountain is one of the most recognisable mountains in the world.

    It rises almost straight from the sea ending in a virtual flat-topped landform, hence the name Table Mountain.

    After a quick ride up the cable car enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Cape Town from the top of Table Mountain,

    After lunch we head to V & A waterfront to board  ferry to visit Robben Island.

    While travelling across to Robben Island you will have fantastic views of Cape Town and Table Mountain

    The tour to Robben Island will take about between 3-4hrs

    here the tour becomes even more exciting where you may even get the opportunity to stand in the cell where Nelson Mandela was held captive.

    Meals : Breakfast & Lunch

    Overnight : Cape Town at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Cape Town or similar

  • Day 04 : Cape Town – Hermanus – Swellendam – Mossel Bay ( Mossel Bay / South Africa ) B / D

    Depart from Cape Town at around 09h00 and drive eastwards via the beautiful coastal route between Gordon’s Bay

    and Hermanus, a seaside holiday town (Hermanus is the best place in the World to spot Whales from land – July to Dec).

    Afterwards drive on to Mossel Bay. Here we visit arguably the oldest post office in Africa, the Post Office Tree.

    The Portuguese explorer Bartholomew Dias made landfall here in 1488.

    Meals : Breakfast & Dinner

    Overnight : Mossel Bay at Ilita Lodge or similar

  • Day 05 : Mossel Bay – Ostrich Farm.– Cango Caves – Oudtshoorn ( Oudtshoorn / South Africa ) B / D

    Post breakfast and check out we drive towards Outeniqua Mountains in the Little Karoo to visit an Ostrich Farm.

    Come face to face With the biggest bird in the world. Cango Ostrich Farm offers comprehensive and complete information regarding the ostrich – and ostrich industry.

    Then we proceed to Visit the Cango Caves – one of the world’s great natural wonders, sculptured by nature through the ages

    fascinating limestone formations in a wide variety of colors.

    Later we drive towards  Oudtshoorn for dinner & overnight stay

    Meals : Breakfast & Dinner

    Overnight :  Oudtshoorn at La Plume Boutique Guest House or similar

  • Day 06 : Oudtshoorn – Cango Wildlife Ranch – Garden Route – Knysna ( Knysna / South Africa ) B/D

    Post breakfast and check out we visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch.

    Then depart for George and Wilderness National Park.

    We skirt around the lakes with stops at scenic viewpoints to Knysna.

    In the evening  we join a sundowner cruise on the lagoon.

    Meals : Breakfast & Dinner

    Overnight :  Knysna at Brenton Haven Beachfront Resort or similar

  • Day 07 : Knysna – Plettenberg Bay – Tsitsikamma National Park – Port Elizabeth ( Port Elizabeth / South Africa ) B/D

    After Breakfast depart for Tsitsikamma National Park, via Plettenberg bay

    The Tsitsikamma National Park is an 80 km long coastal strip between Nature’s Valley and the mouth of the Storms River.

    In the park visitors finds an almost untouched natural landscape, Enroute stop at Bloukrans bridge.

    You can also have an opportunity to have a short walk on suspension bridge.

    The final part of our journey takes us past a few coastal holiday villages to Port Elizabeth.

    Massive cliffs, narrow isolated beaches and shady indigenous forests along the river valleys characterize the coast.

    Meals : Breakfast & Dinner

    Overnight :  Port Elizabeth at  First Avenue Guesthouse or similar

  • Day 08 : Port Elizabeth - JNB Airport - Pretoria City - Johannesburg ( Johannesburg / South Africa ) B

    An early rise and breakfast before you are transferred to the local airport at 07h30 for your 08h45 flight to Johannesburg.

    On arrival your guide meets you and the tour continues to Pretoria, the country’s administrative capital, and one of the most beautiful cities in South Africa. We visit some historical sites and places of interest. The highlights are the Voortrekker Monument, Kruger House, Church Square, Melrose House and the Union Buildings.

    Once the tour finishes we drive back to our hotel in Johannesburg for overnight stay .

    Meals : Breakfast

    Overnight :  Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport or similar

  • Day 09 : Johannesburg - Victoria Falls ( Victoria Falls / Zimbabwe ) B/D

    Post breakfast & check out .

    Flight to Livingstone from Johannesburg .

    On arrival at Livingstone you are met by your guide and transferred to your hotel for check in, relax and enjoy a sundowner by the riverfront.

    At night there is an optional outdoor dinner with traditional dancers

    Meals : Breakfast

    Overnight :  Azambezi River Lodge or similar

  • Day 10: Victoria Falls ( Victoria Falls / Zimbabwe ) B/D

    Today you are collected from your hotel for a walking Tour of the Falls on the Zimbabwean side.

    This afternoon at 16h30pm you enjoy Zambezi Sundowner Cruise on the Zambezi River until 18h30pm.

    This evening you enjoy dinner at The Boma Restaurant from 19h00pm Tour of the Falls Zimbabwe

    Meals : Breakfast & Dinner

    Overnight :  Azambezi River Lodge or similar

  • Day 11: Victoria Falls ( Victoria Falls / Zimbabwe ) B/D

    Today after breakfast we embark on a Village Tour, Visit an authentic African village and interact with the local villagers.

    Witness rural life first hand on a Victoria Falls Village Tour.

    The traditional village that you will visit is located a short 20 minute drive from Victoria Falls town.

    At the village you are given the opportunity to interact with the local villagers going about their daily tasks.

    The Victoria Falls village tour enables you to see tribal life first hand. Visit rural homes and see such beauty.

    Meals : Breakfast & Dinner

    Overnight :  Azambezi River Lodge or similar

  • Day 12: Victoria Falls - Chobe National Park ( Kasane / Botswana ) B/L/D

    Today after breakfast we head  to Kasane where you clear immigration and proceed to your lodge in Botswana.

    Post  lunch you will go on a Sunset Boat Safari in Chobe River .

    Enjoy a Chobe River Sunset Cruise and witness the abundant wildlife on the banks of the Chobe National Park.

    Relax as the Sun sink into the Chobe River

    Meals : Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

    Overnight :  Chobe Bush Lodge or similar

  • Day 13: Chobe National Park ( Kasane / Botswana ) B/L/D

    Today in the morning we go for a game drive in Chobe NP  in an open 4 x 4 safari vehicle.

    Chobe National Park is Botswana’s first national park, and also the most biologically diverse.

    While traversing this stunning wilderness region it is not uncommon to spot several of Africa’s Big 5,

    along with vast herds of plains game, a wealth predators and a host of bird species – all of which makes for fantastic photographic opportunities.

    Depart late afternoon for a game drive in Chobe National Park

    Meals : Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

    Overnight :  Chobe Bush Lodge or similar

  • Day 14: Chobe National Park - Nata ( Nata / Botswana ) B

    An early wake-up call for a game drive in an open 4×4 vehicle in the Chobe National Park,

    After which we head south towards driving along elephant highway towards the town of Nata .

    Meals : Breakfast

    Overnight :  Elephant sands lodge or similar

  • Day 15: Nata -Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. ( Gweta / Botswana ) B/L/D

    After breakfast we drive towards Makgadikgadi Salt Pans.

    Sunset Salt pans game drives , Day and night game drives via open Land Cruisers ,

    Sunset Pans nature walks ,Guided nature walks in the area surrounding the lodge.

    Meals : Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

    Overnight :  Planet Baobab or similar

  • Day 16: Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ( Gweta / Botswana ) B/L/D

    Today we leave for a day safari in the salt pans and an option to do Quad biking or ATVS in the biggest salt pans in the world.

    The Makgadikgadi Pan Game Reserve is a salt pan & one of the largest salt flats in the world.

    The pan is all that remains of the formerly enormous Lake Makgadikgadi.

    During the dry winter months you will be able to see the second largest zebra migration in the world.

    Wildlife in the park includes eland, lions, zebras, cheetahs, oryx, springbok, red hartebeest, bushbuck, giraffe, steenbok, elephants and many more.

    Meals : Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner

    Overnight :  Planet Baobab or similar

  • Day 17: Gweta - Okavango Delta ( Maun / Botswana ) B

    Today we depart our Lodge in Gweta and drive to Maun, we check in at Thamalakane River Lodge .

    In the afternoon enjoy a Scenic Flight Over the Okavango Delta.

    Meals : Breakfast

    Overnight :  Thamalakane River Lodge or similar

  • Day 18: Okavango Delta ( Maun / Botswana ) B /L

    Today we embark on Mokoro activity .

    The Mokoro has become an iconic symbol of the Delta and is a popular way for visitors to explore the Okavango while on safari.

    The mokoro (dugout canoe) is ideally suited as transport in the Delta as it can move quietly through shallow water,

    being pushed by a boatman using a long pole.

    Your day will be spent with a guide gliding silently down waterways, a 1 hour game walk, as well as a picnic lunch.

    After lunch you may rest in a shady, beautiful setting to soak up the peace and serenity of the Okavango Delta.

    In the evening return your hotel in Maun .

    Meals : Breakfast

    Overnight :  Thamalakane River Lodge or similar

  • Day 19: Maun - Johannesburg ( Johannesburg / South Africa ) B

    After breakfast & Check out transfer to Maun Airport.

    Flight to Johannesburg from Maun .

    Meals : Breakfast

    Overnight :  Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport or similar

  • Day 20: Soweto Tour - Johannesburg Departure

    After breakfast & check out  we Depart on a Half Day morning Soweto Tour, which includes a fascinating glimpse of neighbourhood life.

    We tour Mandela House & the Hector Petersen Memorial Site.

    Following our visit to Soweto , we head for Apartheid Museum passing by FNB Stadium .

    Later our driver will drop you to Johannesburg airport for your onward flight .

    Meals : Breakfast

Inclusions

Includes:-

✓19 Accommodation as specified
✓Meals as indicated
✓English speaking Guided Tours as mentioned in the itinerary ( Small Group Tours )
✓Tours & Transfers by A/C Mini Van
✓Entry fees to : Victoria Falls, Chobe NP, Nxai Pan NP, Okavango Delta
✓ Port Elizabeth – Johannesburg – Flight
✓Johannesburg – Livingstone Zambia  Flight
✓Botswana Maun – Johannesburg Flight
✓Village tour
✓Guided Victoria Falls walk
✓Zambezi NP Boat Cruise
✓Chobe NP Boat cruise x 2
✓Chobe NP Safari drive x 2
✓Nxai Pan NP Safari
✓Scenic Flight over the Okavango Delta
✓Mokoro trip
✓Water on board

Note : International Flights from UK / USA are not included in package cost

Excludes:-

Travel insurance (essential)

Visas if required – Single entry US$30, Kaza US$50 (If you are visiting Zambia) Items of a personal nature, gratuities, curios

Immunization, inoculation & medication

All services, meals & drinks not specified above

Surcharge for early/late pickups for road transfers between 21:00 and 06:00

International Flights from UK / USA are not included in package cost

Accommodation

Standard Hotels :

Capetown – Cape Town  at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Cape Town or similar
Mossel Bay –  Mossel Bay at Ilita Lodge or similar
Oudtshoorn  –  Oudtshoorn at La Plume Boutique Guest House or similar

Knysna – Knysna at Brenton Haven Beachfront Resort or similar
Port Elizabeth – Port Elizabeth at  First Avenue Guesthouse or similar
Johannesburg –  Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport or similar
Victoria Falls  –  Azambezi River Lodge or similar
Kasane  / Botswana – Chobe Bush Lodge or similar
Nata  / Botswana  – Elephant sands lodge or similar
Gweta / Botswana  – Planet Baobab or similar
Maun  / Botswana – Thamalakane River Lodge or similar
Johannesburg – Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport or similar

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