South Africa, Victoria Falls & Namibia

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Dates
  • Scenic

Destinations
  • Africa
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Zambia
  • Seychelles
  • Johannesburg
  • Table Mountain
  • Cape Town
Tour Types
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Scenic
  • Small Group
  • Wildlife
Day 1: UK > Cape Town

Fly from London Heathrow to Cape Town overnight. Regional airports available on request.



Day 2: Cape Town

Welcome to wonderful Cape Town. Enjoy an exclusive three-night Special Stay with spectacular views of the waterfront and Table Mountain. Tonight, meet your Tour Director for a welcome drink and dinner.

. Dinner Included

Day 3: Cape Town

Ascend Table Mountain by rotating gondola for wondrous 360 degree views.

Freechoice: Sample South Africa’s finest vintages on a winelands tour. Alternatively, visit history rich Robben Island, take a township tour, or a Harley DavidsonTM ride.

Breakfast Included

Day 4: Cape Town

Journey along the Atlantic coastline to Cape Point, stop at the Cape of Good Hope and visit Boulders Beach, home to an African penguin colony.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included

Day 5: Cape Town > Oudtshoorn

Stunning semi-desert scenery awaits en route to the town of Oudtshoorn. Later, discover a wonderland of underground chambers at the Cango Caves, among the largest in the world, before your overnight stay.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 6: Oudtshoorn > Knysna

Learn about Africa’s largest bird at a local ostrich farm, then head to Knysna on the Garden Route, famous for its oysters. You’ll enjoy an overnight stay. Enjoy a scenic lagoon cruise with expert commentary on the region’s flora and fauna.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 7: Port Elizabeth > Durban

Travel along the Garden Route to Port Elizabeth and board your flight to Durban. Enjoy a two night Special Stay at your hotel, the ultimate in colonial charm and style.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 8: Durban

Discover today the beach side town of Durban, famous for its Indian and colonial influences.

Enrich
Learn about the Anglo-Zulu war that took place close to Durban whilst sampling afternoon tea.

Breakfast Included

Day 9: Hluhluwe > Ghost Mountain

The Dolphin Coast region of Natal has a sea of sugarcane fields. Enter Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park, world-renowned for its rhino conservation program. Later, check into your elegant hotel for a two night stay at the foot of Zululand’s legendary Ghost Mountain.

Enrich
This evening, you’ll be treated to a mesmerising display of traditional Zulu dancing, complete with dramatic local drumming.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 10: Ghost Mountain

Enrich
Visit a Zulu community in the Lebombo Mountains, and be welcomed by the village chief for a private tour.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 11: Ghost Mountain > Swaziland

Arrive in the tiny kingdom of Swaziland. Journey through the magnificent valleys of Big Bend to your resort, nestled within an idyllic Botanical Garden, for an overnight stay. Enjoy time at leisure to explore the magnificent garden.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 12: Swaziland > Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park borders stretch an impressive 450 kilometres. You’ll enjoy a two night Special Stay at your lodge, on a private concession within the park. The Sabie River flows through it, home to the highest recorded concentration of leopards in Africa. Look out for the Big Five on a game drive in an open safari vehicle.

Sundowners
At the end of your afternoon game drive, partake in one of the most enjoyable of safari traditions – Sundowner drinks.

Take in the ambience over dinner at your lodge.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 13: Lion Sands Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)

Limitless game viewing possibilities await as you traverse the entire Kruger National Park in specially adapted Land Rovers to track the Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo.

Freechoice: Encounter hippos by exploring the shores of the Sabie River on foot with a game ranger, or enjoy a fascinating lecture on wildlife. Alternatively, visit a local community.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included. Dinner Included

Day 14: Panorama Route > Johannesburg

Travel the magnificent Panorama Route on the way to Johannesburg. View Blyde River Canyon, the third deepest in the world, then visit Bourke’s Luck Potholes. Check into your hotel for two nights.

Breakfast Included

Day 15: Johannesburg

Enrich
Explore Soweto with your local guide and visit Nelson Mandela’s house. Learn about 20th century South Africa at the Apartheid Museum.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 16: Johannesburg > Victoria Falls

Board your flight to Victoria Falls. The world’s largest sheet of falling water rises up to 108 metres high and spans a gorge carved out of a flat plateau. Check into your colonial hotel for your three night Special Stay. Tonight’s outdoor dinner features a mesmerising display of traditional dancing.

Sundowners
Be treated to a special Sundowners cruise down the Zambezi River and watch the teeming wildlife on the banks, drink in hand.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 17: Chobe National Park

Large concentrations of big game call Chobe National Park home. Embark on a game drive along the shoreline, where predators often come to drink. Later, enjoy a cruise on the Chobe River, home to huge herds of elephants and buffalo. Large pods of hippo and giraffe families inhabit the banks and woodlands.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included

Day 18: Victoria Falls

Enrich
Visit a typical Zimbabwean village for insights into traditional tribal life and meet the elephants as part of your visit to the elephant sanctuary.

Later, witness the power of Victoria Falls with a tour of the Zimbabwean side of the world’s largest waterfall. Enjoy dinner in the beautiful Livingstone Restaurant to complete your day.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included. Dinner Included

Day 19: Victoria Falls > Johannesburg

Helicopter flight - Enjoy an optional helicopter flight over Victoria Falls. Enquire for details – additional expense, please book on tour.

Fly to Johannesburg for an overnight stay.

Breakfast Included

Day 20: Johannesburg > Windhoek

Fly to Windhoek, Namibia’s remote capital. Transfer to your hotel, a former castle overlooking the city.

Breakfast Included

Day 21: Windhoek > Sossusvlei

Soar over open savannah to the Namib Desert, where towering orange sand dunes surround a stunning white salt pan known as Sossusvlei. Surprisingly, this desert wilderness is home to a wide variety of animals, including ostrich, zebra and springbok. For the next two nights, the Little Kulala Lodge will be your home.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included. Dinner Included

Day 22: Sossusvlei

Meet your local guide for an excursion into the dunes and discover how the ancient bushman scratched a living from this barren land. Take the rare opportunity to climb one of the sand dunes (moderate fitness level required) and witness the incredible vistas across the Namib Desert.

Sundowners
Marvel at the sunset in the desert with Sundowners on the deck of the lodge.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included. Dinner Included

Day 23: Sossusvlei > Swakopmund

Fly to Swakopmund, Namibia’s premier resort town and settle in for your two night stay at the Swakopmund Plaza Hotel.

Breakfast Included

Day 24: Swakopmund

Freechoice: Take a seal and dolphin cruise in nearby Walvis Bay, or a living desert tour where your local guide will bring the dunes to life.

Breakfast Included

Day 25: Swakopmund > Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park is one of Africa’s most unique game reserves. The waterholes around the Etosha Pan attract vast numbers of big game. Enjoy a three night stay at Etosha Village.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included. Dinner Included

Day 26: Etosha National Park

Join your expert game ranger for morning and evening game drives, and enjoy some of Africa’s finest savannah game viewing. Long lines of zebra, giraffe, elephant and springbok wander ancient paths between grasslands and waterholes as predators such as lions, leopards and cheetahs wait
in the shallow cover.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included. Dinner Included

Day 27: Etosha National Park

Enjoy more game drives, including a night drive.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included. Dinner Included

Day 28: Etosha National Park > Windhoek

Fly to Windhoek and stay overnight in a luxurious hotel.

Breakfast Included

Day 29: Windhoek > UK

Transfer to Windhoek airport for your overnight flight to the UK.

Breakfast Included

Day 30: Arrive UK

Welcome home.

Note: Days 18-30 are not escorted by a Scenic Tour Director. Flights within Namibia are via light aircraft.



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07-Sep-2020 for 27 Nights Flight Included
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Meals:27 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 17 dinners.
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