Our 14 Day Tour of Southern Africa exposes you to the fascinating natural & cultural diversity that Southern Africa offers .. From cities to safaris, from natural wonders to vast wildernesses, this itinerary promises to thrill and enchant and teach you, what the southern end of Africa is all about!

Highlights Include ...

  • South Africa’s iconic city of Cape Town and the dramatic Cape Peninsula
  • A once in a lifetime safari in the Timbavati Nature Reserve, adjoining the Kruger National Park in South Africa
  • An insight into both the history & modern life of urban African city living
  • The breathtaking Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe
  • The wildlife rich Chobe River of northern Botswana
  • The spectacular wilderness that is the Okavango Delta in Botswana
  • African penguins, near Cape Point, South Africa

    Day 01 - Arrive Cape Town, South Africa

    On arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met and privately transferred to Cloud Nine Boutique Hotel where you will spend 03 nights on a bed and breakfast basis (Heritage Classic Room with balcony).

    Cloud Nine Boutique Hotel, Cape Town
    Room Interior, Cloud Nine Boutique Hotel

    Day 02 - Full Day Excursion to explore the Cape Peninsula

    After breakfast you will be collected for a private full day scenic Peninsula tour. Drink in the Cape Town’s magnificent coastline, fynbos-covered mountains and indigenous wildlife on this scenic adventure. Climb the iconic lighthouse at Cape Point, get up close and personal with penguins at Boulder’s Beach and admire rare plants at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

    Day Includes:
    Chapman’s Peak Drive
    Cape Point
    Boulders Beach: penguin colony
    Simons town historical naval base
    Lunch, for own account
    Hout Bay
    Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

    Day 03 - Guided Tour of the City of Cape Town & Table Mountain

    After breakfast you will be collected for a private half day City & Table Mountain tour. Enjoy breath-taking views from the cable car and the summit of one of the seven natural wonders of the world: Table Mountain. Be moved by Cape Town’s colourful past when you visit historic landmarks such as the Malay Quarter and the Castle of Good Hope.

    City of Cape Town & Table Mountain

    Day Includes:
    Table Mountain by cable car
    Malay Quarter
    Cape Town city centre
    Greenmarket Square
    The flower sellers
    The Castle of Good Hope

    Day 04 - Cape Town to Shindzela Safari Camp, Timbavati Nature Reserve, near Kruger National Park

    After breakfast you will be collected and transferred to Cape Town International Airport where you will board your scheduled flight to Hoedspruit. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve where you will spend 03 nights on a full board basis including activities as per includes (Safari Tent).

    Shindzela Safari Camp, near Kruger National Park, South Africa
    Tent Interior, Shindzela Safari Camp

    Day 05 to 06 - On Safari at Shindzela Safari Camp

    Enjoy twice daily guided safari activities at Shindzela Bushcamp.  These take place in the early morning and again in the late afternoon - early evening, when the weather is more agreeable and the wildlife are more on the move to feed & water.

    Lion, elephant and leopard are just some of the game to be seen
    Walking Safaris are also an option at Shindzela

    Day 07 - Shindzela Safari Camp to Johannesburg

    This morning after you safari & breakfast you will be transferred to Hoespruit where you will board your scheduled flight to Johannesburg. On arrival you will be met and transferred to African Rock Hotel (located very close to the OR Tambo International Airport), and overnight here on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis (Luxury Suite).

    African Rock Hotel, Johannesburg
    African Rock Hotel, Joannesburg

    In the afternoon you will be collected for a tour of Soweto. We enter Soweto via Diepkloof Ext which is the upmarket part of Soweto and drive past Diepkloof Hostel which has been transformed from migrant labour accommodation to informal family accommodation. We continue past Baragwanath Hospital which is the biggest hospital in the southern hemisphere, and then on past the Orlando Towers which is now the landmark of Soweto. At Kliptown we see the Sisulu Square of Dedication where Freedom Charter was signed, and make a stop at the site where 13 year old boy Hector Pieterson was shot and killed by the police on 16 June 1976. The Hector Pieterson Museum is fascinating with it’s state of the art multimedia center depicting scenes leading up to the students uprising of 1976 and the eventual transition to democracy in South Africa. We stop for a tour at the newly revamped Mandela House, which is filled with many interesting memorabilia pertaining to the South African liberation icon.

    Day 08 - Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

    This morning you will be transferred to OR Tambo International Airport, and board your flight to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge where you will spend 01 nights on a bed and breakfast basis (Waterhole Facing Room).

    Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Zimbabwe
    Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Zimbabwe

    In the afternoon you will be collected for a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River including drinks (beer and wine) and light snacks. Transfer to the jetty for a cruise along the Upper Zambezi in the late afternoon. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Zambezi River in relaxation, with local wines, beers, soft drinks and snacks served during the trip. This trip often offers a magnificent chance to witness a spectacular African sunset as well as wildlife such as hippo and crocodile. Cruise back to the jetty for transfer back to the hotel after sunset.

    Day 09 - Victoria Falls to Zambezi Queen Houseboat, Chobe River, Namibia

    After breakfast depart on a guided tour of the Victoria Falls itself. First stop is the Big Tree - a massive baobab many hundreds of years old with a girth of some 22 meters. The tour continues on to the falls, starting at Livingstone’s statue and Devil’s Cataract and proceeding through the rainforest to Danger Point. The total walk is 3kms with many spectacular view points along the way. Raincoats are available for hire at additional cost. PLEASE NOTE: The falls are fullest in about June and lowest in about November due to the rains that fall.

    Victoria Falls is a natural wonder of the world

    After your tour you will be transferred across the border into northern Botswana to the town of Kasane on the Chobe River. Here you will be assisted through customs into Namibia. (Please wear comfortable shoes, as there is a short walk to the immigration office). From immigration you will be assisted onto a motorboat for the scenic boat transfer to the Zambezi Queen Houseboat, which you board and check in for 02 nights on the on a fully inclusive basis as per includes (Standard Suite).

    Zambezi Queen, Chobe River

    If you arrive with the 13:00 and 14:00 transfers, you’ll be served lunch, while if you’re transferred at 15:00 or 16:00 you’ll be served a snack before the sunset cruise by tender boat starts. Once all our guests have boarded in the late afternoon, after a safety breathing and if the weather permits, we’ll go in search of some big game by tender boat. This is the perfect time of day to make the most of that golden glow of the African sunset by getting some iconic shots of the animals as they gravitate towards the river before night falls.

    Beautifully furnished and with an ever changing view
    Cabin Interior, Zambezi Queen Houseboat

    Return back to the Zambezi Queen and freshen up before meeting your host on the upper deck with a welcome drink. After taking in the spectacular scenery, you’ll make your way to the dining room where you’ll be served a delectable three-course dinner along with an excellent choice of paired wines. Finish off with an espresso or nightcap at the bar before retiring to the Africa night sounds emanating from the river banks.

    Day 10 - On Safari aboard the Zambezi Queen Houseboat

    The early morning light on the Chobe River is best enjoyed with a cup of tea or coffee, while you decide on what your morning activity will be. This can be a boat based safari, a guided fishing excursion, a visit to a working local village.

    Boat based game viewing is spectacular, Chobe River

    Or if you prefer you can lounge on the deck and soak in the sun and spectacular African scenery. Lunch is enjoyed aboard the boat and then you have the opportunity for another boat based game watching excursion. The afternoons on the Chobe River often host an abundance of wildlife that come to drink, including big herds of elephant. Dinner is back on the boat and the night skies for you to enjoy.

    Day 11 - Chobe River to Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Enjoy your last breakfast while you soak in the sun and water. From the Zambezi Queen you will be transferred by motor boat back to immigration to depart Namibia, and then onto Botswana’s Kasane. After clearing back into Botswana you will be transferred by road to Kasane Airport where you board your light aircraft for the air transfer over the breathtaking Okavango Delta. You land at Camp Okavango, and its here you will spend 03 nights on a fully inclusive basis as per includes (Luxury Tent).

    Camp Okavango, Botswana

    Day 12 to 13 - On Safari in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Water-based activities are conducted by experienced professional guides. These take the form of a silent glide in a traditional makoro (dugout canoe) through the miriad of water ways. Alternatively enjoy a fishiing excursion on a motorized boat, or a guided walk on one of the lush wooded islands.

    Camp Okavango, Okavango Delta
    Room Interior, Camp Okavango

    Day 14 - Okavango Delta to Johannesburg, South Africa

    This morning after your last activity and breakfast you will board your charter flight to Maun Airport. Here you board your flight back to Johannesburg, South Africa from where you will continue on your own arrangements.

    Tour Cost

    The costs are quoted in ZAR (South African Rand) for the South Africa section, and USD (US Dollars) for the rest of the tour.

    May - Jun 2019
    ZAR 59 200 per person sharing
    USD 3065 per person sharing

    Jul - Sep 2019
    ZAR 59 200 per person sharing
    USD 3740 per person sharing

    Oct 2019
    ZAR 60 990 per person sharing
    USD 3740 per person sharing

    Nov 2019
    ZAR 61 990 per person sharing
    USD 3085 per person sharing

    Dec 2019
    ZAR 63 110 per person sharing
    USD 2640 per person sharing

    Price Includes
    03 Nights accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis (Cloud Nine Boutique Hotel)
    03 Nights accommodation on a full board basis including teas, coffees & snacks, twice daily game viewing activities, park fees and the services of a professional ranger and camp staff (Shindzela Safari Camp)
    01 Nights accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis (African Rock Hotel)
    01 Nights accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis (Victoria Falls Safari Lodge)
    02 Nights accommodation on a fully inclusive basis which includes all meals, all soft drinks, mineral water, coffee, tea, and local beer & wine throughout your stay, water-based game viewing and bird watching on tender boats, a land-based cultural tour of a local village, tiger & bream fishing in season (tiger fishing is strictly catch and release) (African Queen Houseboat)
    03 Nights accommodation on a fully inclusive basis which includes scheduled activities. laundry service, all meals, refreshments, local spirits and wines (excluding Premium Brands), national park fees and all government levies, taxes and 12% Value added Tax. (Camp Okavango)

    Light aircraft transfers as per itinerary
    All road transfers as per itinerary
    Full day private Peninsula tour in Cape Town including entrance fees to Cape Point, Boulders Beach Penguin Sanctuary and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
    Half day private City & Table Mountain tour in Cape Town
    Afternoon Soweto tour in Johannesburg including entrance fees for Mandela House & Hector Pieterson Memorial ONLY
    Sunset cruise on the Zambezi including light snacks and local drinks in Victoria falls
    Tour of the falls including park fees in Victoria Falls
    Tourism levy of 1 %

    Flights:
    Cape Town to Hoedspruit One Way Incl taxes (Economy Class)
    Hoedspruit to Johannesburg One Way Incl taxes (Economy Class)
    Johannesburg to Victoria Falls One Way Incl taxes (Economy Class)
    Maun to Johannesburg One Way Incl taxes (Economy Class)
    Airport taxes subject to change

    Price Excludes
    Visas if required
    Personal items and gratuities
    Bar accounts not specified
    Meals not specified
    Flights not specified
    Table Mtn tickets (weather dependant)
    Laundry
    Travel Insurance
    Additional activities / sightseeing