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Explore Southern Africa

from

$4199

Days

12

Operated by GAdventures
  • Itinerary
  • Details

Day 1

Cape Town

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 1
Welcome to Cape Town!

Day 2

Cape Town

Visit Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden with an expert guide on a tour exclusively designed for our groups — the garden has been named one of the top gardens in the world by National Geographic Traveler magazine.

Day 2
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Lookout
Day 2
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Bridge

Continue on to explore vibrant Cape Town and Cape Point, with a visit to the penguins at Boulders Beach.

Day 2
Cape Point Lookout
Day 2
Boulder Beach Penguins

Day 3

Cape Town

Enjoy a day of leisure and choose from a variety of optional activities including a visit to Table Mountain.

Day 3
Table Mountain
Day 3
View from Table Mountain

Or you can walk the V&A Waterfront or embark on a wine tour in and around Stellenbosch.

Day 3
V&A Waterfront
Day 3
Stellenbosch Wine Tour
Day 3
Stellenbosch Vineyards at Mountain Base

For the adventurous, opt to go skydiving, abseiling, or, if you're really brave, cage diving for a close encounter with a great white shark.

Day 3
Skydiving over Cape Town
Day 3
Cage diving off the coast of Cape Town

Wander through the city centre, which has some of the oldest buildings and gardens in South Africa. Check out the Cultural Historical Museum, Planetarium, and many other museums and theatres.

Day 4

Johannesburg

Fly to Johannesburg. Enjoy a traditional South Africa Braai (barbecue) for dinner with your local CEO and fellow travellers.

Day 4
Johannesburg Airport

Depending on the flight schedule from Cape Town, there may be time for a short tour of Soweto, to see Nelson Mandela's house, and other interesting sites of the anti-apartheid struggle.

Day 5

Kruger National Park

Enjoy a full day scenic drive along the famed Panorama Route with stops at Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes, and God's Window.

Day 5
Blyde River Canyon
Day 5
God's Window

Continue to our tented camp located near the Kruger National Park and this evening enjoy a delicious South African dinner in the boma.

Day 5
Tent Camp near Kruger National Park
Day 5
Kruger Sunset

Day 6

Kruger National Park

Enjoy a morning wildlife safari drive through Kruger National Park in an open vehicle. Take in views of the abundant wildlife including elephants, lions, and giraffe.

Day 6
Elephant's at Kruger National Park
Day 6
Lions at Kruger National Park

In the afternoon, opt to extend your safari drive or head back to the lodge where you can take a short nature walk or relax on the deck with views of the surrounding area.

At over 19,000 sq km (7,500 sq mi), South Africa’s Kruger National Park is one of the largest and most impressive animal reserves in the world. With 147 species, Kruger has more species of large mammals than any other park on the continent.

Day 6
Birds at Kruger National Park
Day 6
Brids at Kruger National Park

Day 7

Karongwe Private Game Reserve

Continue on to a private nature reserve in the Greater Kruger area. This afternoon, meet with a researcher from the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Cheetah Metapopulation Project who will share information about their efforts to protect cheetahs and other carnivores.

Day 7
Cheetah at Karongwe Private Game Reserve

This National Geographic-sponsored project is part of the Big Cats Initiative. After, the researcher will join us on our evening wildlife safari drive.

For the next two days, enjoy ranger-led morning and evening wildlife safari drives in an open safari vehicle in Karongwe Nature Reserve. Search for buffaloes, elephants, leopards, lions, and rhinos – Africa's famed Big Five.

Day 7
Safari Drives through Karongwe
Day 7
Lion at Karongwe Private Game Reserve
Day 7
African Buffalo at Karongwe

With over 9,000 hectares (22,240 acres) of supreme African bushveld, Karongwe Private Game Reserve is home to many creatures, and our safari drives provide several opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Day 7
Rhino's at Karongwe Private Game Reserve

We use various accommodations within the reserve (the location is based on availability). During your time here, you will either stay in lodge rooms or very comfortable permanent tents (both of equal quality and with similar amenities).

Day 8

Karongwe Private Game Reserve

Enjoy early morning and afternoon safari drives with our local guides, searching for buffaloes, elephants, leopards, lions, and rhinos – Africa's famed Big Five.

In our down time, relax at the camp, take a walk around the grounds, or enjoy a cool drink on the deck.

Wake up before the sun (around 5am) and sip your morning coffee before heading out on a morning wildlife safari drive.

Return to the lodge for brunch and some leisure time. Converse on the deck, walk the grounds and gardens, and enjoy high tea. Following tea, it's time for a late afternoon safari drive. After spotting tons of wildlife, it’s time to return to camp and freshen up before dinner.

Day 9

Johannesburg

After one last wildlife safari drive, head back to the city. In the evening, enjoy dinner at our local guest house.

Day 10

Victoria Falls

Fly to Zimbabwe and meet our local CEO. Gain insight into what life is like here with a walk through a local market and dinner at a family homestead.

Meet our host, learn their history, and discuss daily life and culture in Zimbabwe. Share stories as you enjoy a traditional Zimbabwean dinner.

The mist off Victoria Falls can rise to a height of more than 400m (1312 ft). Local tribes used to call the falls Mosi-o-Tunya or “the smoke that thunders.” Explorer and missionary David Livingstone renamed the falls after Queen Victoria when he first saw them in 1855.

Day 10
Experience the famous mist of the falls!

Day 11

Victoria Falls

Enjoy a morning tour of the beautiful Victoria Falls, the largest curtain of water in the world, then the rest of the day is free to explore the area.

Day 11
Lookout over the falls
Day 11
Capture the moment

Take part in a river safari, cultural tours, whitewater rafting, canoeing...

Day 11
River Safari along Victoria Falls
Day 11
Whitewater Rafting at Victoria Falls

... or a helicopter ride over the falls.

Day 11
Take a Helicopter Ride over Victoria Falls
Day 11
Helicopter View of Victoria Falls

Day 12

Victoria Falls

Depart at any time.

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Explore Southern Africa

from

$4199

Days

12

Operated by GAdventures
  • Itinerary
  • Overview
  • Inclusions
  • Availability
Itinerary

Day 1

Cape Town

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 1
Welcome to Cape Town!

Day 2

Cape Town

Visit Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden with an expert guide on a tour exclusively designed for our groups — the garden has been named one of the top gardens in the world by National Geographic Traveler magazine.

Day 2
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Lookout
Day 2
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Bridge

Continue on to explore vibrant Cape Town and Cape Point, with a visit to the penguins at Boulders Beach.

Day 2
Cape Point Lookout
Day 2
Boulder Beach Penguins

Day 3

Cape Town

Enjoy a day of leisure and choose from a variety of optional activities including a visit to Table Mountain.

Day 3
Table Mountain
Day 3
View from Table Mountain

Or you can walk the V&A Waterfront or embark on a wine tour in and around Stellenbosch.

Day 3
V&A Waterfront
Day 3
Stellenbosch Wine Tour
Day 3
Stellenbosch Vineyards at Mountain Base

For the adventurous, opt to go skydiving, abseiling, or, if you're really brave, cage diving for a close encounter with a great white shark.

Day 3
Skydiving over Cape Town
Day 3
Cage diving off the coast of Cape Town

Wander through the city centre, which has some of the oldest buildings and gardens in South Africa. Check out the Cultural Historical Museum, Planetarium, and many other museums and theatres.

Day 4

Johannesburg

Fly to Johannesburg. Enjoy a traditional South Africa Braai (barbecue) for dinner with your local CEO and fellow travellers.

Day 4
Johannesburg Airport

Depending on the flight schedule from Cape Town, there may be time for a short tour of Soweto, to see Nelson Mandela's house, and other interesting sites of the anti-apartheid struggle.

Day 5

Kruger National Park

Enjoy a full day scenic drive along the famed Panorama Route with stops at Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes, and God's Window.

Day 5
Blyde River Canyon
Day 5
God's Window

Continue to our tented camp located near the Kruger National Park and this evening enjoy a delicious South African dinner in the boma.

Day 5
Tent Camp near Kruger National Park
Day 5
Kruger Sunset

Day 6

Kruger National Park

Enjoy a morning wildlife safari drive through Kruger National Park in an open vehicle. Take in views of the abundant wildlife including elephants, lions, and giraffe.

Day 6
Elephant's at Kruger National Park
Day 6
Lions at Kruger National Park

In the afternoon, opt to extend your safari drive or head back to the lodge where you can take a short nature walk or relax on the deck with views of the surrounding area.

At over 19,000 sq km (7,500 sq mi), South Africa’s Kruger National Park is one of the largest and most impressive animal reserves in the world. With 147 species, Kruger has more species of large mammals than any other park on the continent.

Day 6
Birds at Kruger National Park
Day 6
Brids at Kruger National Park

Day 7

Karongwe Private Game Reserve

Continue on to a private nature reserve in the Greater Kruger area. This afternoon, meet with a researcher from the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Cheetah Metapopulation Project who will share information about their efforts to protect cheetahs and other carnivores.

Day 7
Cheetah at Karongwe Private Game Reserve

This National Geographic-sponsored project is part of the Big Cats Initiative. After, the researcher will join us on our evening wildlife safari drive.

For the next two days, enjoy ranger-led morning and evening wildlife safari drives in an open safari vehicle in Karongwe Nature Reserve. Search for buffaloes, elephants, leopards, lions, and rhinos – Africa's famed Big Five.

Day 7
Safari Drives through Karongwe
Day 7
Lion at Karongwe Private Game Reserve
Day 7
African Buffalo at Karongwe

With over 9,000 hectares (22,240 acres) of supreme African bushveld, Karongwe Private Game Reserve is home to many creatures, and our safari drives provide several opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Day 7
Rhino's at Karongwe Private Game Reserve

We use various accommodations within the reserve (the location is based on availability). During your time here, you will either stay in lodge rooms or very comfortable permanent tents (both of equal quality and with similar amenities).

Day 8

Karongwe Private Game Reserve

Enjoy early morning and afternoon safari drives with our local guides, searching for buffaloes, elephants, leopards, lions, and rhinos – Africa's famed Big Five.

In our down time, relax at the camp, take a walk around the grounds, or enjoy a cool drink on the deck.

Wake up before the sun (around 5am) and sip your morning coffee before heading out on a morning wildlife safari drive.

Return to the lodge for brunch and some leisure time. Converse on the deck, walk the grounds and gardens, and enjoy high tea. Following tea, it's time for a late afternoon safari drive. After spotting tons of wildlife, it’s time to return to camp and freshen up before dinner.

Day 9

Johannesburg

After one last wildlife safari drive, head back to the city. In the evening, enjoy dinner at our local guest house.

Day 10

Victoria Falls

Fly to Zimbabwe and meet our local CEO. Gain insight into what life is like here with a walk through a local market and dinner at a family homestead.

Meet our host, learn their history, and discuss daily life and culture in Zimbabwe. Share stories as you enjoy a traditional Zimbabwean dinner.

The mist off Victoria Falls can rise to a height of more than 400m (1312 ft). Local tribes used to call the falls Mosi-o-Tunya or “the smoke that thunders.” Explorer and missionary David Livingstone renamed the falls after Queen Victoria when he first saw them in 1855.

Day 10
Experience the famous mist of the falls!

Day 11

Victoria Falls

Enjoy a morning tour of the beautiful Victoria Falls, the largest curtain of water in the world, then the rest of the day is free to explore the area.

Day 11
Lookout over the falls
Day 11
Capture the moment

Take part in a river safari, cultural tours, whitewater rafting, canoeing...

Day 11
River Safari along Victoria Falls
Day 11
Whitewater Rafting at Victoria Falls

... or a helicopter ride over the falls.

Day 11
Take a Helicopter Ride over Victoria Falls
Day 11
Helicopter View of Victoria Falls

Day 12

Victoria Falls

Depart at any time.