13

days
Safari: Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe

Family safari in the Southern Africa itinerary

Exploring the tip of Southern Africa continent should on top of your bucket list for 2017

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Your family safari in the Southern Africa starts. Explore Cape Town's best attraction such as the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Table Mountain, Table Bay and world-class beaches before tracking the Big Five species - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo at the Kruger Private Reserve.

Encounter the scenic flights over the falls in helicopters or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, swim on the edge of Victoria Falls at the Devil’s Pool and go on a sunset boat cruises above Victoria Falls at the Zambezi River.

Travellers will also get the opportunity to enjoy diverse game viewing, safari walks and safari boat. At the Chobe River Front, you will sight herd elephants, hippos, herd of buffaloes and the lions that prey on them.

 

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What to Expect on This Safari

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day

1 to 3

Welcome to Cape Town

When you arrive at the Cape Town International Airport, you will be met and transferred to the Victoria and Alfred Hotel. This will be your home for the next three nights with bed and breakfast included.

The Victoria and Alfred Hotel offers charming colonial ambience in a central, prestigious location on the pier-head of the world’s most famous working harbour - the famed V&A Waterfront. However, you will be resting at the confluence of Indian and Atlantic Ocean, between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire water of Table Bay. You’ll have the chance to explore Cape Town’s busy city life, lush green winelands and world-class beaches.

Meals: Bed and Breakfast

Transport: Included

Victoria & Alfred Hotel  Exterior, Cape Town, South Africa

day

4 to 6

Track the Big Five at the Kruger Private Reserve

On arrival at the Mpumalanga Kruger International Airport, you will be transported to the nThambo Tree Camp - where you will stay for three nights with all your meals included.

nThambo Tree Camp is located in the heart of the Klaserie Private Reserve, which shares unfenced borders with the Kruger Park. However, the Camp has five solar-powered wooden chalets on stilts with endless views across the wilderness.

Here you will get the opportunity to encounter Big Five walking safari and witness elephants drinking from the swimming pool. However, enjoy game drives that will give you the opportunity to see lions, buffaloes, rhinos, bird species, giraffe, zebra, leopards, cheetah and other animals.

Meals: Full board

Transport: Included

CLOSED Shishangeni Private Game Lodge, Kruger National Park, South Africa - African Wildlife Safaris

day

7 to 9

Visit the thundering Victoria Falls

After breakfast, you bid farewell to nThambo Tree Camp as you’re transferred through Mpumalanga Kruger International Airport for your flight to Victoria Falls International Airport. On arrival at Victoria Falls International Airport, you will be met and transported to Victoria Falls Safari Lodge - where you will stay on a bed and breakfast basis for three nights.

Resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi river at the western end of the eponymous falls.

Explore game drives, fishing, hiking, golf, vulture culture experience and game walks.  

Meals: Bed and Breakfast

Transport: Included

Guests on wi-fi at buffalo bar terrace at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Zimbabwe

day

10 to 12

Explore Chobe River Front

After breakfast, you’ll say goodbye to Victoria Falls Safari Lodge as you’re transferred through Victoria Falls International Airport for your flight to Kasane International Airport. On arrival at Kasane International Airport, you will be met and transported to Chobe Game Lodge. This will be your home for the next three nights with all your meals included.

Chobe Game Lodge lies in the heart of Chobe National Park which is best known for its elephant and hippo populations - but the waters attract all manner of the games including large herds of buffalo and the lions that prey on them.

Game drives and boat cruises will give you the opportunity to see and encounter Chobe’s wildlife - including; large herds of elephants, vast herds of buffalo, lions, leopards, African Wild dogs, bird watching, puku, red lechwe, sable, giraffe and roan antelope that are often seen.

Meals: Full board

Transport: Included

Chobe Game Lodge  Exterior, Chobe National Park, Botswana

day

13

Goodbye - for now!

Today is your last day in the Chobe Game Lodge. Enjoy your final morning activities followed by a leisurely breakfast before being collected at the hotel and transferred to the Kasane International Airport, where you board your connecting flight back home.

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