Best of South Africa with Victoria Falls - 2022

10 nights from £2277

Best of South Africa with Victoria Falls - 2022
Best of South Africa with Victoria Falls - 2022
Start:Johannesburg, South Africa
Finish:Johannesburg, South Africa
Duration:10 Nights
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Steady pace
Meals:11 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English

Overview

From historical sites to natural wonders, your tour of South Africa and Victoria Falls is an adventure like no other. You’ll begin in Johannesburg’s Soweto Township to learn about its turbulent past and hopeful future. Visit the thought-provoking Apartheid Museum and Mandela House, located in the former neighborhood of Nobel Peace Prize winners, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela. Your escorted African vacation continues through some of the world’s most sweeping and dramatic landscapes on your way to Kruger National Park area. Marvel at God’s Window (a forested ravine and majestic cliffs), and the stunning cascades of Lisbon and Berlin Falls. Your African safari begins in the Kruger park area with morning and afternoon game drives through the homes of the big cats, giraffe, cheetah, hyena, gazelle, and more. You’ll visit Cape Town and ascend to Table Mountain via cable car for spectacular views. On boulders Beach, you’ll observe a colony of endangered penguins, then venture to Cape Point Nature Reserve, the Cape of Good Hope, and Cape Point at the continent’s most southwestern tip. .......read more
Highlights
  • JOHANNESBURG Visit Soweto, Mandela House, and the Apartheid Museum
  • MPUMALANGA Drive along the Panoramic Route and visit God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, and Berlin Falls
  • KRUGER NATIONAL PARK AREA Four game drives in Kruger National Park
  • VICTORIA FALLS Guided walk of the falls; cruise on the Zambezi River; Host service during your stay

Itinerary

Location: Johannesburg

Welcome to Africa! Your hotel is available for mid-afternoon check-in.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: Garden Court Sandton City (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Johannesburg

Today’s sightseeing starts with a visit to Soweto (South Western Township), the largest township in the country. Along the way, see the neighborhood that was home to two Nobel Peace Prize winners: Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela. Gain some perspective of life here at Mandela House, where Nelson Mandela lived from 1946 to around 1960, when he was forced underground to elude arrest. After lunch, visit the unforgettable Museum to learn about the founding of South Africa before delving into the apartheid era. Using photos, video, and print, the museum takes you on an extraordinary journey through the apartheid years to the 1994 democratic elections that named Nelson Mandela president.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: Garden Court Sandton City (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Lunch,

Location: Kruger National Park

Depart Johannesburg and explore the Panoramic Route known for its dramatic landscapes. Along the way, see God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, and Berlin Falls. Continue on to the Kruger National Park area.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Dinner,

Location: Kruger National Park

The Kruger area is home to an abundance of wildlife including the famed “Big 5”—lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. Your skilled, professional guide will help you learn about this special ecosystem as you view wildlife up close on morning and afternoon game drives. Beyond the “Big 5,” you’ll have the chance to see kudu, giraffe, hippo, cheetah, spotted hyena, and more! Return to your resort in time to freshen up for dinner.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner,

Location: Kruger National Park

Rise early coffee and tea before your morning game drive. If the timing is right, you might spot some of the big cats after a night of hunting. Spend some time at leisure in the middle of the day. Perhaps book a spa treatment or simply relax at the pool. Later, embark on your final exciting game drive.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner,

Location: Kruger National Park, Cape Town

Enjoy some time at leisure this morning before flying to beautiful Cape Town.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: SunSquare Cape Town Gardens (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: Cape Town

Today, enjoy a full day of sightseeing, starting with a cable-car ride up Table Mountain for stunning views of the city, Robben Island, and the Cape Winelands. Next, visit Boulders Beach where you will see a colony of endangered African Penguins, known for the unique sound they make. After free time for lunch, continue on to Cape Point Nature Reserve for stops at the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point. Here, take a funicular ride to the steps of the old lighthouse for spectacular panoramic views. On your return journey back to Cape Town, skirt the rocky coastline as you ascend Chapman’s Peak Drive, one of the most spectacular drives in the world. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: SunSquare Cape Town Gardens (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: Cape Town

Enjoy a full day at leisure for your own discoveries. Perhaps explore the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take an excursion to the stunning Cape Winelands for wine tasting, or cruise to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison. Your Tour Director has suggestions to help you make the most of your day.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: SunSquare Cape Town Gardens (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: Victoria Falls

Today, leave South Africa and fly north to Zimbabwe.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: The Kingdom at Victoria Falls (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: Victoria Falls

Today, visit mighty Victoria Falls for an awe-inspiring experience. Enjoy a guided walk, where you will learn the history of the falls and hear fascinating details about the surrounding flora and fauna. Afterwards, enjoy a bit of free time. This evening, a cruise on the Zambezi River affords you a great opportunity to photograph wildlife and a spectacular African sunset!

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: The Kingdom at Victoria Falls (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: Victoria Falls

Enjoy a full day at leisure for your own discoveries. Perhaps take a helicopter flight over the falls or take a day trip to Chobe National Park in Botswana.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: The Kingdom at Victoria Falls (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: Victoria Falls, Johannesburg

Your tour ends with a flight back to Johannesburg. Schedule departing flights after 5:30 pm.

Accommodation: ,

Meals: ,Breakfast,

What's Included

Included
  • Accommodation
    It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
  • All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)
  • Fully Guided
  • Meals
    11 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners

Not Included
  • Tipping and Gratuities
  • International Travel

FAQ

Dates

Prices for sole occupancy are available on request

Dates Price Single Availability
15-Jan-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal
Dates Price Single Availability
12-Feb-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal
Dates Price Single Availability
12-Mar-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal
Dates Price Single Availability
16-Apr-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal
Dates Price Single Availability
14-May-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal
Dates Price Single Availability
18-Jun-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal
Dates Price Single Availability
09-Jul-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal
Dates Price Single Availability
13-Aug-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal
Dates Price Single Availability
10-Sep-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal
Dates Price Single Availability
08-Oct-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal
Dates Price Single Availability
05-Nov-2022
10 Nights
Standard Room View live deal

Why TourHound?

We make it easy to compare tours and adventures from over 100 specialist tour operators, and we guarantee you'll save money on your bookings.

Our members are notified of all the latest new trips and offers, and they receive guaranteed savings on bookings. Cashback can be as high as £350 a trip for TourHound members.

Enter your email to become a member (its free!).

Touring with Cosmos

A forward-thinking young Italian named Antonio Mantegazza started it all back in 1928, when he purchased a rowboat to transport visitors across Lake Lugano in Switzerland. Big things come from small beginnings and as Antonio grew his business their sister company Globus was born, and from that came Cosmos in 1961.

Across the decades there were some questionable brochure covers as well as fashion choices, but most of all it was fantastic holidays at great prices. And while they’ve ditched the flares and polo necks, they’re still determined to give you superb holidays at the best prices.

They want to take you on your best holidays, full of memorable experiences and pinch-yourself moments in thrilling destinations around the world. Whether you’re cruising down a jungle river in Thailand, standing on a lava field in Iceland, or stargazing in the deserts of Western USA, they want to place you in these perfect settings.>

Cosmos offer a huge selection of tours, from classic, platinum or small group escorted tours, to private groups and single centre tours. Travel with like-minded people and get the best access to the must-see sights, and the local favourites you might have missed. Touring is a great way to see the world: they'll take away the admin and organisation headaches of your holiday, and all you have to do is soak up all the history, culture and experiences.

 

{{shortLabel}}

tour details

This tour is operated by Cosmos

10 nights from pp exc.flights; per Night
compare Compare tour Add this tour to the comparison list. compare Compare tour This tour has been added to the comparison list. Cick here to view.
View live deal All our tours are backed by our price match guarantee.
Start:Johannesburg, South Africa
Finish:Johannesburg, South Africa
Duration:10 Nights
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Steady pace
Meals:11 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English
tourhound promise
tourhound promise
TourHound Promise
  • I compare from the largest selection of touring companies available.
  • It doesn’t cost you a penny to use me, or to book a tour through TourHound.
  • I never favour one operator over another and provide a totally neutral comparison.
tour hound
Why TourHound?