Tour Overview

Land in Johannesburg and admire its mixture of both historic and ultra-modern architecture. Get to know the wild side of South Africa as you embark on game drives in the Kruger National Park. Fall in love with Cape Town, explore the Cape of Good Hope and discover the beauty of the Cape Peninsula. Finally, experience the mighty Victoria Falls, a masterpiece of nature, in Zimbabwe.

Itinerary

icon Day 1: UK/Ireland - Johannesburg

Location: UK/Ireland - Johannesburg

Accommodation Name: Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel

Arrival at your UK/Ireland departure airport ready to check-in for a flight * to Johannesburg. Night on board.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

icon Day 2: Johannesburg

Location: Johannesburg

Accommodation Name: Destiny Lodge

Arrive in Johannesburg and transfer to the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure exploring the city and it's diverse and vibrant neighbourhoods. Tuck into the vibrant food scene and pop-up eateries. The city is a real cultural hub and it a great place to catch live music performances and indulge in trendy bars and restaurants. Overnight stay in Johannesburg.

icon Day 3: Johannesburg - Mpumalanga - Kruger

Location: Johannesburg - Mpumalanga - Kruger

Accommodation Name: Destiny Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time transfer by road to Mpumalanga. You're headed for Kruger, home to some of the most iconic wildlife in South Africa. Along the way, visit some of the most iconic sights of Blyde River Canyon such as Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s Window and the Three Rondavels. You'll fall in love with the natural beauty of South Africa's landscapes! Arrive and transfer to the hotel to check-in. Dinner and overnight stay in Kruger.

icon Day 4: Kruger National Park

Location: Kruger National Park

Accommodation Name: Destiny Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a Full-Day 4x4 Game Drive at Kruger National Park. Begin the day early on safari in the southern area of South Africa's most famous game reserves with breakfast on the go. The game viewing area is known as the 'Southern Circle' and is renowned for its rhinos and lions. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in Kruger National Park and discover the amazing diversity of animals in one of the world's largest game reserves. Remember to bring comfortable shoes, warm and rainproof jackets, sunhat and protection and cameras to capture the beautiful wildlife. Dinner and overnight stay.

icon Day 5: Kruger National Park

Location: Kruger National Park

Accommodation Name: Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day at your leisure to explore the beautiful natural landscapes of Kruger and the White River. We recommend an optional day trip to Kruger National Park to experience more of its wildlife-rich eco-systems.* Overnight stay in the Kruger.

* Optional Kruger National Park Day Trip: Set off to the wilds of Kruger for your chance to spot the famous Big Five. Enjoy a slow drive through the national park, home to elephants, buffalos, giraffes, impalas, zebras and, of course, lions. An unforgettable day in the wilds of Southern Africa. Lunch included.

icon Day 6: Kruger - Johannesburg - Cape Town

Location: Kruger - Johannesburg - Cape Town

Accommodation Name: Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by road back to Johannesburg, stopping to enjoy an informative Pretoria City Tour*, to learn about the significance of this historic and important city. Arrive in Johannesburg and transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Cape Town. Arrive in Cape Town, known as the 'Mother City', and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Cape Town.

* No entrance fees included.

icon Day 7: Cape Town

Location: Cape Town

Accommodation Name: Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day at your leisure, relaxing on Cape Town's gorgeous beaches or exploring the city and it's shopping streets. We recommend an optional Cape Town city tour.* Overnight stay in Cape Town.

*Optional Half Day Cape Town City Tour: Explore the delights of the coastal neighbourhoods of Cape Town such as Camps Bay and Clifton and explore Bo Kaap the Castle of Good Hope and Company Garden. Enjoy the views from Signal Hill and enjoy a unique diamond and tanzanite experience at Jewel Africa.

icon Day 8: Cape Town

Location: Cape Town

Accommodation Name: Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a free day by discovering the city further. We recommend taking the optional Cape Winelands excursion, especially if you're a wine lover as this region is known for its award-winning whites and reds.* Overnight stay in Cape Town.

* Optional Full-Day Wine Route Excursion with Wine Tasting: Set off into the lush Winelands outside of Cape Town and visit the wine producers in Stellenbosch for delicious wine and cheese tasting and a cellar tour. Also, explore Dorp Street and De Braak.

icon Day 9: Cape Town

Location: Cape Town

Accommodation Name: Nguni Lodge

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a free day by discovering the city further. We recommend taking the optional Full-Day tour of the Cape Peninsula, a paradise of natural beauty, vineyards and coastal seal and penguin colonies!* Overnight stay in Cape Town.

* Optional Full-Day Cape Peninsula Excursion: Enjoy the delights of the Cape Peninsula including Clifton, Camps Bay, Llandudno and the amazing Twelve Apostles. Pass through Noordhoek and see the local ostriches before visiting the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point. Fall in love with the Penguin Colony and Boulder's Beach and see Simons Town, Muizenberg Beach and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

icon Day 10: Cape Town - Victoria Falls

Location: Cape Town - Victoria Falls

Accommodation Name: Nguni Lodge

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to board a flight to Victoria Falls. Named after Queen Victoria of England by the explorer David Livingstone, these impressive waterfalls are just one of the gifts that nature has given to southern Africa. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Get comfortable at the hotel and perhaps explore the surroundings at your leisure. We recommend an optional Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River, an unforgettable way to spend your first night in Zimbabwe.* Overnight stay in Victoria Falls.

* Optional Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River: Transfer to the jetty for a Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River. Includes drinks and snacks on board.

icon Day 11: Victoria Falls

Location: Victoria Falls

Accommodation Name: Nguni Lodge

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Today visit the Zimbabwe side of the awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site of Victoria Falls. Described locally as 'The Smoke That Thunders', Victoria Falls sits at the south of the Zambezi River, between Zimbabwe and Zambia. Spend some time being amazed by the power of the falls and visit different vantage points to discover the sheer scale of this natural wonder. During the afternoon we recommend the optional Flight of the Angels Helicopter Experience * or the optional Guided Tour of the Falls from Zambia and Zimbabwe sides.** Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Victoria Falls.

* Optional Flight of the Angels Helicopter Experience (13 Minutes): To put the Victoria Falls into a true perspective, they must really be seen from the air. The sheer size and grandeur of the spectacle become all the more clearer from above. The huge Zambezi River flowing slowly south as the water spreads across the full width of a great rent in the earth before crashing over the lip in a burst of spray and then squeezing into a narrow, foaming, blast of water rushing down the zigzag funnel of the gorges.

** Optional Guided Tour of the Falls (Zambia and Zimbabwe): A guided tour of the falls enables you to delve into the local customs and traditions while gaining insight into how such an exquisite creation came to be. An aura of excitement envelopes everyone who lays eyes on this incredible spectacle and guided tours are conducted from both Zambia and Zimbabwe sides.

icon Day 12: Victoria Falls

Location: Victoria Falls

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure or take our optional safari and river cruise in the Chobe National Park in Botswana, a must for nature lovers! Overnight stay in Victoria Falls.

* Optional Full-Day Excursion to the Chobe National Park: Embark on a safari game drive in the Chobe National Park, known for its large herds of elephants and wandering prides of lions. Cruise along the Chobe River, and spot the local game before enjoying lunch at a safari lodge. Take in the spectacular landscapes and wildlife before returning to Zimbabwe for an overnight stay. You will need to take your passport and Botswana visa with you on this trip to cross the border.

Please note: If you choose this optional excursion you will need to obtain a double-entry visa-on-arrival at Victoria Falls airport when you first arrive. Cost approx $50-70.

icon Day 13: Victoria Falls - Night on board

Location: Victoria Falls - Night on board

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast * at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to the UK/Ireland. Night on board.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

icon Day 14: UK/Ireland

Location: UK/Ireland

Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.

What's Included

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    Meals

    11 Breakfasts and 3 Dinners.

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    ATOL Protection.

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    International flights: UK/Ireland - Johannesburg, Victoria Falls - UK/Ireland.

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    Domestic flights: Johannesburg - Cape Town, Cape Town - Victoria Falls. *

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    Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.

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    All air taxes and fuel surcharge.

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    Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.

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    11 nights hotel accommodation in Charm and Deluxe category hotels.

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    Safari in Kruger National Park.

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    Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.

Your Peace of Mind Options

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    Low Deposit

    Exoticca requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 60 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


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