African Journey

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Experience an in-depth exploration of Cape Town and the wine-producing region of Stellenbosch. Explore Kruger National Park and take to the Chobe River by boat, where you'll get up close to incredible wildlife.

  • Victoria Falls is one of South Africa’s most iconic landmarks and you’ll stay within walking distance.
  • Meet with a former prison guard of Nelson Mandela for a private tour at Robben Island.
  • During your three-night Zambezi Queen cruise enjoy amazing riverboat safari game viewing on the Chobe.
  • Africa
  • Botswana
  • Zambia
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
Tour Types
  • Land Journey
  • Rail Journey
  • River Cruise
Day 1: Arrive Cape Town
Arrive in Cape Town, where we’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel, affectionately known as Mt Nellie. At the foot of the Table Mountain, and walking distance of Company’s Garden, this exquisitely restored colonial hotel was painted pink over 100-years ago. Upon arrival, enjoy some time to settle in before savouring a warm welcome reception.
Accommodation: Three Night, Cape Town, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Day 2: Cape Town
Built by Dutch colonialists, stop at the Castle of Good Hope for a tour of this historic pentagonal fortress that is the oldest colonial building in South Africa. Afterwards, board the aerial cableway to the top of Table Mountain, before embarking on your included sightseeing activity. Tonight, you will enjoy dinner at a local restaurant to savour the fabulous food that Cape Town has to offer.

Day 3: Cape Town, Cape Peninsula
After breakfast this morning, you will journey along the spectacular coastal Chapman’s Peak Drive to Cape Point. En route, take in the South African beach scenery, its quaint villages and the ‘tip’ of Africa, Cape Point, before continuing on to Simon’s Town for lunch. Nearby is Boulders Beach, where you might see a colony of penguins, before returning to your hotel.

Day 4: Robben Island, Stellenbosch
After your private tour of Robben Island, head for the oak-shaded streets of Stellenbosch for the remainder of the day at the Lanzerac Hotel. Here, let the hotel's tremendous history, character and charm unfold before you, upon the backdrop of magnificent mountains.
Accommodation: Two Nights, Stellenbosch, Lanzerac Hotel

Day 5: Stellenbosch
Once you’ve enjoyed time to explore Stellenbosch, make the most of the rest of the day at your estate, surrounded by mountains and wine farms, where you can relax or partake in the activities offered within the property.

Day 6: Cape Town, Kruger National Park
Today, fly to Kruger, before transferring to your private lodge within Kruger National Park. This evening, enjoy a round of sundowners as you soak up the magnificent African sunset, before a delicious dinner.
Accommodation: Two Nights, Kruger National Park, Ngala Safari Lodge or Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

Day 7: Kruger National Park
After your morning game drive, head back to your lodge for time to relax before another game drive this afternoon. Your day ends with a boma dinner under the stars.

Day 8: Kruger National Park, Johannesburg
Today you will fly to Johannesburg, where you will stay overnight in preparation for our flight to Botswana in the morning.
Accommodation: Johannesburg, D’Oreale Hotel

Day 9: Chobe River, Embark Zambezi Queen
Today you will fly to Kasane in Botswana, then travel by coach and boat into Namibia where you will board your riverboat, the Zambezi Queen for two nights.
Accommodation: Two Nights, Chobe River, Zambezi Queen or similar

Day 10: Chobe River
Why not seize the opportunity and visit a Namibian village, or try your hand at tiger fishing.

Day 11: Disembark Zambezi Queen, Chobe River, Livingstone
This morning, disembark your riverboat and cross the border into Botswana, then into Zambia. You will then be transferred to your hotel overlooking the Zambezi River, with direct access to Victoria Falls. Once you've checked in, you can relax at your luxurious hotel or take a leisurely walk to the falls.
Accommodation: Two Nights, Royal Livingstone Hotel

Day 12: Livingstone
After exploring Livingstone on your chosen sightseeing activity, savour a farewell dinner.

Day 13: Depart Livingstone
After breakfast, your African adventure concludes. We say goodbye before we transfer you to the airport for your flight

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Touring with APT

It’s the extra little things APT think of that make your journey totally unforgettable. Whether it’s the inspirational destinations; eye opening experiences; or the fact that so much is included in the price, rest assured APT takes care of everything.

Learn from expert inside knowledge whilst you explore iconic sites – as well as discovering undiscovered gems at lesser known locations. Experience a new perspective on the world as the sights, sounds and flavours of unfamiliar cultures are vividly brought to life by their hand-picked local guides. And enjoy the unparalleled level of care and attention APT has refined over 90 years of family ownership.

APT offer a choice of Luxury or Essential river cruises and tours (Essential holidays are operated by APT Travelmarvel). There’s so much included from excursions, tipping, port charges and flights. Luxury even includes private home-to-airport  transfers and a range of Signature Experiences, giving you once-in-a-lifetime moments. And because everyone is different, the Freedom of Choice concept allows you to tailor your sightseeing in select locations, your way, at no additional cost.

But it’s the attention to detail in their personal service that truly sets APT apart. Their guests think so too. They’ve given them a 5 star TrustPilot rating.

Delight in every detail. That’s the APT Difference.


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