Splendors of South Africa & Victoria Falls with Chobe National Park

About South Africa

From fascinating cities and enthralling game drives to breathtaking scenery, this tour to South Africa is sure to offer you an experience of a lifetime.

Start in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Ride a cable-car to the top of iconic Table Mountain (weather permitting) for stunning views over the city and take a guided walk through the colorful Bo-Kaap, a lively area founded by former slaves. An excursion outside the city takes you to see a colony of African penguins and beautiful Cape Point Nature Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its rich and unique flora.

Next, fly to Kapama Private Game Reserve near Kruger National Park. Here enjoy six game drives to search for a remarkable number of species, including 42 mammal species and 350 bird species. You’ll have a great chance to see the “Big 5”—lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. Have your camera ready because you may also see impala, giraffe, hippo, spotted hyena, cheetah, wildebeest, and more. Even stop for sundowner drinks in the bush!

On to Johannesburg for a visit to the unforgettable Apartheid Museum and Soweto, the country’s largest township, where you will visit the former home of Nelson Mandela.

Then, travel to Victoria Falls which is roughly twice the height of Niagara Falls, Take a guided walk along the falls and cruise on the Zambezi River at sunset.

Finally, cross the border into Botswana for a safari adventure in Chobe National Park, home to a large concentration of wildlife. Here, game viewing is done by safari vehicle or by boat! Watch for giraffe, lion, lechwe, leopard, cheetah, huge herds of elephants, and much more.

City Highlights

CAPE TOWN Visit Cape Point Nature Reserve, a colony of African penguins, and the Bo-Kaap Museum; funicular ride to old Cape Point lighthouse; [LF] guided walking tour of the Bo-Kaap area; [LF] Cape Malay cooking class; cable-car ride up Table MountainKAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE Six game drives in an open-air 4-wheel-drive Land Rover; optional bush walk; sundowner drinksJOHANNESBURG Guided tour of [LF] Soweto, including Mandela House; visit the Apartheid MuseumVICTORIA FALLS Cruise on Zambezi River; guided walk of the fallsBOTSWANA Three game activities in Chobe National Park; three game activities in the Okavango Delta including a [LF] mokoro excursionCHOBE NATIONAL PARK Five game activities

Meals

American breakfast daily, 8 lunches, 9 dinners including a welcome dinner in Cape Town and a farewell dinner in Victoria Falls

Notes

NOTES:Open-air 4-wheel-drive safari vehicles carry a maximum of nine passengers.Check with your physician regarding the latest health requirements for travel to South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana.All game viewing is done at your own risk. We will require a signed liability waiver prior to travel.We do not recommend this vacation to people with serious back problems, as it can be quite rough while driving on/off game park trails. Botswana extension— Due to limited capacity on charter flights, your luggage must be soft-sided with dimensions not exceeding 26″×12″×10″ or weight exceeding 44 lbs including hand luggage. These flights also have a passenger weight restriction of 220 lbs, so the weight of each passenger will be required and an extra seat charge may apply. Small-Group Discovery – We never allow more than 20 travelers on our Small-Group Discovery vacations, allowing you to truly immerse yourself in the destination and local culture.

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