Southern Africa is so packed full of diverse highlights that were taking two weeks to explore a few of them in depth. Wildlife is the region's calling card and there will be plenty of chances to spot the Big Five in Kruger, Hwange, and Matobo national parks. Aside from animals, therell be many occasions to experience the unique regional cultures of Soweto, Shalati, and Victoria Falls. Add in opportunities to mingle with the locals in three countries through a cross-country train ride, sharing familial meals and visiting kids at the G Adventures-supported G Hope Africa preschool, and youll come away with an even deeper understanding of what makes this part of the world truly special.
Duration: 13 Days
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Cape Town, South Africa
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: Light
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 145002
End City: Livingstone, Zambia
|Duration: 13 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of:||Physical rating: Light|
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|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 145002|
|Starts: Cape Town, South Africa||Finishes: Livingstone, Zambia|
There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Enjoy a full day in Cape Town with options to visit Robben Island or Table Mountain. Choose to explore Cape Point or embark on a wine tour around Stellenbosch. In the evening, experience an authentic meal in a local home in a nearby township.
Take a short flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg. In the afternoon, travel to Soweto for a bicycle tour and learn more about its important history and significant role in bringing the issues of segregation to the forefront. Opt to visit Nelson Mandela's home and the Apartheid Museum.
Soweto Bicycle Tour
Plane (2.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours)
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))
Take the scenic route between Johannesburg and Shalati, in the Greater Kruger Area.
Later, enjoy a traditional dance on the lodge grounds, learning more about the local culture. Opt to go for a swim or sit by a fire in the evening.
Traditional Dance Experience
Enjoy sights along the Panorama Route en route to the Greater Kruger Area.
Enjoy visiting the G Adventures-supported preschool in Shalati. Meet the kids and learn more about how the project is contributing positively to this small community. With free time, opt for a game drive in Manyeleti Reserve in an open safari vehicle. In the afternoon, head out in our touring vehicle to Kruger NP to try to spot Africa's famous animals in the wild.
Hope Africa Children's Day School
Kruger Game Drive
Start early for a long day driving straight up the middle of Kruger National Park. While transferring to the northern part of the park there will be ample opportunity to spot animals from the van.
Enjoy a free morning, and opt to take a game drive in the northern region of Kruger NP. Travel to Mashovela Lodge for the night.
Get an earlier start and cross the border into Zimbabwe. Continue on to the Great Zimbabwe Monument Area and spend the afternoon enjoying free time to explore the surrounding area.
Start the day with a visit to the Great Zimbabwe National Monument, Africa's most significant ruins site south of Cairo. Learn the history of the ruins and climb to the citadel for a view over the site. Continue on to Matobo National Park.
Great Zimbabwe National Monument Visit
Private Vehicle (4.50-5.50 hours)
Enjoy an included rhino walk, with the opportunity to get up close and personal with this endangered species. In the afternoon, opt to explore ancient cave paintings, visit the grave of Rhodes, hike the unique and stunning landscape, or hang out by the pool.
Guided Rhino Walk
Travel to Hwange National Park for an opportunity to spot more wildlife. Opt to enjoy an evening game drive in an overland vehicle.
Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours)
Opt for more game viewing in the morning before continuing on to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Enjoy the spectacular falls before crossing the border to Livingstone, Zambia.
Our accommodation here in Livingstone is ideally located, with a gorgeous setting and easy access to Victoria Falls and the many activities in the area. We stay in well appointed Chalets or Safari Tents, with en-suite bathrooms and mosquito nets. There is a central dining area and bar overlooking a beautiful pool.
Victoria Falls Visit
Border Crossing (Zimbabwe - Zambia)
Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours)
We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience everything Livingstone and the Zambezi area has to offer.
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Trip Name: Cape Town, Kruger & Zimbabwe
Duration: 13 Days
From Price: 1614
Trip Code: 145002
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