Victoria Falls at sunset with rainbow, ZambiaBeautiful elephant in Chobe National Park in BotswanaCape Town and the 12 Apostles from above in South AfricaDowntown JohannesburgZebras stand guard against predators

Victoria Falls at sunset with rainbow, Zambia

Beautiful elephant in Chobe National Park in Botswana

Cape Town and the 12 Apostles from above in South Africa

Downtown Johannesburg

Zebras stand guard against predators

Description

  • Experience outdoor adventures, city amazement, and exotic safari moments
  • Delve into the splendors of Johannesburg
  • Join in a Zambezi Explorer Sunset Cruise
  • Explore Chobe National Park, the second largest game reserve in Botswana
  • Enjoy a professionally guided tour of Cape Town City and take in the views from Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
  • Embark on a full day exploration of Peninsula, featuring the Boulders Beach Penguin Colony


Itinerary

Day 1 - JOHANNESBURG

Transfer to your hotel in Johannesburg and enjoy the balance of the day to explore this fascinating city at leisure.

Day 2 - JOHANNESBURG I VICTORIA FALLS

After breakfast you will head to the airport for your flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls in neighboring Zimbabwe. The afternoon is yours to enjoy at your own pace. In the early evening, embark on a cruise down the mighty Zambezi River where you can see a variety of game, including: hippopotami, crocodiles, elephants, and sometimes even rhinoceroses. Great photo opportunities await you with a pictureperfect African sunset backdrop. (B)

Day 3 - VICTORIA FALLS

Unforgettable moments are yours on your second day in Zimbabwe with a guided tour through Victoria Falls National Park. At 5,603 feet wide, Victoria Falls is the largest curtain of water in the world. See the cascading water and take in the tranquil lagoons upstream where hippos and massive crocodiles lurk. Stop for photos in front of the “Big Tree,” a massive baobab tree that is 1,000 to 1,500 years old. Learn about the history of the Falls and the flora, fauna, bird, and wildlife that call the rainforest home. (B)

Day 4 - VICTORIA FALLS I CHOBE

Drive from Zimbabwe into Chobe, Botswana. After arrival and lunch on your own at the lodge in Chobe National Park, begin your exploration of this protected area. Chobe National Park is the second largest game reserve in Botswana. The flowing Chobe River is a life source of the many diverse inhabitants, the most famous being the elephants. In fact, Chobe has the highest concentration of elephants in Africa. In the evening, enjoy dinner at your lodge. (B,D)

Day 5 - CHOBE

Arrange for an early morning wake-up call today and get ready for your next safari experience. After your morning adventure, return to the lodge for breakfast, time for relaxation, or the opportunity to browse in the curio shop. After lunch on your own, you will head out for an afternoon game drive in Chobe National Park. In the evening, enjoy dinner at your lodge. (B,D)

Day 6 - CHOBE

Rise and shine and jump into your next safari experience. After your morning adventure, you will return to the lodge for breakfast and leisure time. Savor lunch on your own at the lodge before heading out for an afternoon game drive in Chobe National Park. In the evening, enjoy dinner at your lodge. (B,D)

Day 7 - CHOBE I CAPE TOWN

Have an exciting morning adventure through Chobe National Park. After breakfast, begin the drive back to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Cross the border through Kazungula, and continue to the Victoria Falls Airport for your flight to Johannesburg and then on to Cape Town. Upon arrival in Cape Town, transfer to your hotel and enjoy the balance of the evening at leisure to explore this cosmopolitan city on your own. (B)

Day 8 - CAPE TOWN

Summit the legendary Table Mountain (weather dependent) then wind your way past the scenic and upmarket suburbs of Camps Bay and Clifton enroute to the central business district where you will see Parliament Buildings, City Hall, the Slave Lodge, and the Castle of Good Hope. Pass Charly's Bakery, and hear a brief history of District Six as you head to the Company Gardens. Your next stop takes you to the Malay Quarter for a look at the colorful Bo-Kaap homes. Next, see a professional diamond cutter as he creates perfect gemstones before returning to your hotel for time at leisure. (B)

Day 9 - CAPE TOWN

Journey along Millionaires Paradise, gazing at the glamorous homes of Clifton Beach and Camps Bay, and then wind your way towards Hout Bay. Hug the cliffs along the legendary Chapman's Peak Drive as you head towards the Cape of Good Hope Section of the Table Mountain National Park. Next, join a splendid excursion to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony before visiting the historical naval port of Simon's Town. (B)

Day 10 - CAPE TOWN

Captivating Cape Town is all yours to explore at your own pace today or consider joining one of the magical excursions available, such as a Robben Island tour, a winelands experience, or a shopping expedition. (B)

Day 11 - CAPE TOWN TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

Transfer from your hotel to the Cape Town International Airport for your departure flight or extend your vacation in South Africa. (B)

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Includes

  • Meet and Greet services
  • Hotel accommodations for 10 nights
  • 13 included meals consisting of:
    - 10 breakfasts
    - 3 dinners
  • Zambezi Explorer Sunset Cruise
  • Game Drive
  • Victoria Falls day trip and 2 days park fee
  • One bottle of water per person per day during game drives
  • Half day Cape Town city tour, including Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Ticket
  • Full day Peninsula tour, including Boulders Beach Penguin Colony entrance fee
  • Document holders and luggage tags

Excludes

    • Personal extras (curios, gifts etc.)
    • Any gratuities
    • Porterage
    • Entrance fees not mentioned above
    • Any airfare or airport departure taxes
    • Any airfare other than mentioned above, or airport departure taxes
    • Zimbabwe Single Entry visa of US$60.00 per person (applicable to every entry into Zimbabwe)
    • Airport Departure Tax in Victoria Falls, currently at US$30.00 per person, payable direct
    • Victoria Falls Entrance fee currently, US$30.00 per person payable directly in USD cash notes only
    • Any medical or travel insurance
    • Any tourism levy on accommodation portion of itinerary. Properties reserve the right to charge such levies to clients direct at time of check-out
    • Optional tours and transfers are not included in the total person package cost

Notes

  • All prices are land only, based on a minimum of 2 passengers traveling.
  • Domestic air not included
  • Zimbabwe Single Entry visa of US.00 per person (applicable to every entry into Zimbabwe).
  • Airport Departure Tax in Victoria Falls, currently at US.00 per person, payable direct.
  • Rates not applicable: December 20 - 31, 2019
  • It might be necessary, due to circumstances beyond our control, to change the program. Closing times at sightseeing points, changed flight times, road blocks, detours or acts of God can also delay the program. We reserve the right to make changes due to circumstances of this nature.
  • IMPORTANT: Please ensure when booking a trip that passports comply with immigration regulations. According to an international regulation, passports must have at least two blank pages in them when one enters South Africa, and they should also not have less than 6 months validity.
  • Credit card point of sale facilities are not available at point of entry. It is highly recommended that clients have US dollars available for payment.
  • Protea Hotel by Marriot Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge is undergoing renovations Jan. to Mar. 2019 between (09:00hrs to 16:00hrs).

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