Classic Zambia, Botswana & South Africa

South Africa, Zambia

Overview

Admire all the beauty of Victoria Falls and spot local wildlife on an exciting Zambezi River sunset cruise. Take the Chobe river cruise to gets the opportunity to get up close and personal with fantastic bird-life, hippos, crocodiles, and of course scores of elephant and Cape buffalo. See highlights of Garden route such as the Cango Caves, Ostrich Farm, Cango Wildlife Ranch, and more. Enjoy a cruise on the lagoon in Knysna. Experience the scenic beauty and natural landscapes of South Africa’s Cape Peninsula.

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17 DAYS
Classic Zambia, Botswana & South Africa
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Pit Stops

  • Uk – Victoria Falls (2N)
  • Chobe National Park (2N)
  • Kruger Park (3N)
  • Port Elizabeth (1N)
  • Plettenberg Bay (2N)
  • Oudtshoorn (1N)
  • Cape Town (3N) – Uk

Tour Includes

  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
  • 14 nights in hotel and 2 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 26 meals: 14 breakfasts, 10 dinners, 2 lunch.
  • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
  • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
  • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Tour Highlights

  • Cruise along a stretch of Africa’s fourth largest river as the sun goes down
  • Watch the sun set over the Zambezi River
  • watch out for Elephants , giraffes and Cape buffaloes roaming the plains around Chobe River
  • Enjoy the big Five Game drive in Chobe National Park
  • Kruger park – Watch out for the famous Big Five animals, including lions and rhinos, roaming freely in their natural habitats
  • unforgettable experience of the Ostrich farm.
  • Exceptional cruise on the Threelegs Rivercat.
  • Visit the beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park and enjoy a walk along the suspension bridge
  • Enjoy panoramic sights over the city from the top of Table Mountain
  • Explore Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1 UK – JOHANNESBURG – LIVINGSTONE

Fly to Livingstone. Overnight flight

DAY 2 LIVINGSTONE – VICTORIA FALLS (D)

On arrival Livingstone you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel Avani Victoria Falls resort. Then the day is free for your own leisure and other activities

DAY 3 VICTORIA FALLS (B/D)

After a leisurely breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of the incredible Victoria Falls. Later, enjoy a sunset cruise on the African Queen, a triple-deck catamaran, furnished with Rhodesian teak, beech wood and brass finishes. Sip cold cocktails as you watch the sinking sun on the mighty Zambezi. This is an experience you will never forget.

DAY 4 VICTORIA FALLS – CHOBE NATIONAL PARK (B/D)

After breakfast We will cross the Zambezi River that forms the border between Zambia and Botswana on the vehicular ferry and then pass through customs. On arrival Botswana you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel Chobe game lodge .Then we leave for Chobe River cruises have to be one of the finest game viewing experiences in Africa. With over 80 000 elephant in the park alone they are a very frequent sighting. Hippo, water birds, buffalo, crocodile and puku are also viewed from the river.

DAY 5 CHOBE NATIONAL PARK (B/L/D)

After early breakfast, we start the Game drives within the Chobe National Park offer the opportunity to view the abundant elephant and other big game species up close, and also the possibility of an encounter with one of the large predators. Then transfer to Lodge for lunch. Then in the afternoon Take a boat trip on the Chobe National River with its large hippo pods, crocodiles and elephants.

DAY 6 CHOBE NATIONAL PARK – LIVINGSTONE – NELSPRUIT – KRUGER PARK (B/D)

After early breakfast transfer to Zambia border and transfer to Livingstone International airport to board your flight to Nelspruit. On arrival Nelspruit you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel Protea Kruger Gate.

DAY 7 KRUGER PARK (B/D)

After early breakfast, You will be collected from your accommodation to enter the Kruger National Park, where you will spend the entire full day, driving approximately 350 km. you will be accompanied by a qualified guide, who will give detailed information into the various species that you will encounter. You will also be provided with blankets and cooler boxes with water. Morning and evening drives are performed in covered 4×4 Landrovers conducted by highly experienced rangers. Travelling through the reserve, the wildlife is sometimes staggering in its diversity. Enthralling sightings of elephants, a sea of buffalo horns rising from the grass as they lie resting in the growing heat as well as prides of lions, awaits one.

DAY 8 KRUGER PARK (B/D)

After early breakfast, Experience the thrill of tracking Africa’s Big Five,namely Buffalo, Rhino, Elephant, Lion and Leopard through the African bush on dawn and dusk game drives in open Safari Vehicles exploring the magnificent Kruger National Park and renowned

DAY 9 KRUGER PARK – PORT ELIZABETH (B/D)

You will be collected from your accommodation early in morning to enter The Kruger National Park for your morning game drive. After a briefing, your qualified guide will then take you and other guests on a game drive in the park, all the way explaining the intricacies of the bush. Should you encounter wild animals, the guide will give detailed information on that species. Guests will be supplied with blankets and cooler boxes with water. Then in early afternoon transfer to Nelspruit airport to board your flight to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg. On arrival check in at hotel Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth

DAY 10 PORT ELIZABETH – TSITSIKAMMA – PLETTENBERG BAY (B/D)

We travel via the coastline to the beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park. Described as the ‘garden of the Garden Route’, the Tsitsikamma actually deserves a more vivid description to encapsulate the beauty of the place. Enjoy a walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River mouth gorge which offers visitors incredible views and photo opportunities. Continue to Plettenberg Bay and check in at The Country House

DAY 11 PLETTENBERG BAY (B/D)

After breakfast, get up-close-and-personal with nature at the Elephant Sanctuary. With the help of the resident African elephants and the well-informed guides, you will learn about the sad and mystical story of the Elephants. The visit presents you with the opportunity to touch, feed and photograph these gentle giants. This is followed by a visit to Birds of Eden – the largest free-flight bird aviary in the world. Birds of Eden stems from the need to create a safe environment in which to release a large collection of free-flight African birds and the sanctuary also enables bird owners to apply to release their pet birds into the sanctuary, after undergoing rehabilitation. Time permitting Dinner and Overnight stay at The Country House

DAY 12 PLETTENBERG BAY – KNYSNA – OUDTSHOORN (B/D)

After breakfast and check-out formalities, proceed on an informative cruise up the Keurbooms River. Continue to the lagoon side town of Knysna – the gem of the Garden Route.Enjoy some time at leisure at the Knysna Waterfront Complex before travelling to Oudtshoorn – the ‘feather capital’ of the world due to its large ostrich industry. Visit a working ostrich farm for a guided tour. Dinner Overnight stay at De Opstal Country Lodge

DAY 13 OUDTSHOORN – ROUTE 62 – CAPE TOWN (B)

After breaEnjoy a morning tour of the Cango Caves before departing Oudtshoorn.  The Cango Caves is one of the natural wonders of the world and has become a major draw-card to the Karoo area.  Afterward, travel via Route 62 to Barrydale for lunch (to own account). Arrive in Cape Town around 17h00. Overnight Pepper Club Luxury Hotel

DAY 14 CAPE TOWN (B)

Experience the scenic beauty and natural landscapes of South Africa’s Cape Peninsula on this full-day tour of Cape Town. This tour encapsulates the best that the Cape has to offer – magnificent beaches, breathtaking views, historic & picturesque coastal villages, superb mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads are to be seen along the way. Your return trip to Cape Town even includes a stop at the colorful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

DAY 15 CAPE TOWN (B)

Half day Table Mountain & City Tour. See the best of Cape Town including a trip to the top of Table Mountain and a minibus tour of the city’s highlights during this half-day tour. Survey the city from Table Mountain, ride the cable car back down and then see Cape Town’s main sights from your minibus. See places such as the Diamond Works and the Malay Quarter on Signal Hill Then to the City Hall on the Grand Parade and later a visit to the Castle. Enter the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront that abounds with shops, pubs, restaurants and entertainment.

DAY 16 CAPE TOWN – UK

The day is free until leisure to transfer to airport to board your flight to UK. Overnight flight

DAY 17 UK

Arrive home today

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