You’ll be amazed by the variety when you travel Southern Africa! This unique grand tour takes in the best of the region, where you can enjoy the abundant wildlife, authentic cultural encounters, drive up the ever-so-scenic Garden Route and get a taste of chic city culture.

Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 3Victoria Falls ZambiaCanoeing and Rafting, Walking with Lions, Helicopter Rides over the WaterfallsZambezi Sun, Waterberry Lodge
3 - 5HazyviewDramatic Rock Formations, Fabulous Panoramic Views, Boat RidesRissington Inn, Oliver's Restaurant and Lodge
5 - 8KrugerSabi Sands Game Reserve, Game Walks, SafarisHoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge, Notten's Bush Camp
8 - 9Piggs PeakBeautiful Scenary, Rolling hills, Spectacular Waterfalls, Sparking streamsPhophonyane Falls Lodge
9 - 10EzulwiniWildlife, Valleys, CultureReilly's Rock Hilltop Lodge, Summerfield Luxury Hotel & Botanical Garden
10 - 12IsimangalisoPristine Beaches, Cultural Encounters, Off-The-Beaten-Path DestinationSt. Lucia Wetlands G House, Thonga Beach Lodge
12 - 13DurbanBeachfront Copacabana Vibes, Contemporary Cosmopolitan Culture, DivingLalaria Lodge
13 - 16Garden RouteStunning Landscapes, Tsitsikamma National Park, Long Sandy BeachesStarfish Plettenberg Bay Guest Lodge, Lily Pond Country Lodge
16 - 17Little Karoo (Oudtshoorn)Massive Cliffs, Desert Landscapes, Crystal Clear RiversMimosa Lodge, Schoone Oordt
17 - 20Cape TownWine Tasting, Contemporary Cosmopolitan Culture, Winelands and Wine FarmsCactusberry Lodge, The Three Boutique Hotel
20 - 24Bazaruto - VilanculosIdyllic Dune Islands, Turquoise Waters, White Sandy BeachesBahia Mar Boutique Hotel, Anantara Bazaruto Resort & Spa

Ideal For

  • Beaches
  • Heritage
  • Landscape
  • Relaxation
  • Wildlife
  • Wine & Food
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 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 $ 4,780 /person
  • Option 2 $ 7,790 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights

Price Includes

    • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 23 nights.
    • Economy flights for all sectors : Livingstone – Nelspruit, Durban – Garden Route (George), Cape Town – Vilanculos
    • All activities as listed :
      • Victoria Falls Zambia: Zambia: Victoria Falls Entry Fee & Tour
      • Victoria Falls Zambia: Activities at Waterberry Lodge
      • Kruger National Park: Activities at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge
      • Kruger National Park: Activities at Notten’s Bush Camp
      • Isimangaliso: Activities at Thonga Beach Hotel
      • Bazaruto – Vilanculos: Activities at Indigo Bay
    • 24-hour point of contact in Africa
    • South Africa: Game drives in high quality and well maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver guide. Game drives may be shared with other guests of the lodge/camp, with maximum of 9 guests in the vehicle.

South Africa: Self-driven car during your journey as follows:

    • Vehicle Type, Manual/Automatic: Toyota Corolla or similar
    • Unlimited mileage
    • X days
    • Pick-up:   Date   Airport
    • Drop-off: Date   Airport
    • GPS Navigation System
    • One additional driver is allowed
    • Towing charges in the event of mechanical failure

Our preferred rental car partner, Bidvest, offers “Bidvest Assist” package with the following services:

  • Transport to hospital in case of a medical emergency. Guaranteed hospital admission up to ZAR 2000, which is to be refunded by client or client’s medical air. Additional costs must be paid by client
  • 24-hour call service for car breakdown or emergency. Repatriation to an appropriate facility in the client’s area of residence following an accident  Theft Loss Waiver and Collision Damage Waiver
  •  Tyre and windscreen damage waiver, as well as underbody, sand and/or water damage waiver. The general business terms apply

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 3

International Arrival

Transfer to your hotel

Victoria Falls Zambia

2 Days

Smoke that thunders! That is what the Kolobo tribe who lived by the Victoria Falls two centuries ago once called this seventh wonder of the world.

Included Activities

Zambia: Victoria Falls Entry Fee & Tour
Tour of the Victoria Falls

Activities at Waterberry Lodge
Tour of the Victoria Falls (entry fee included), river cruises, fishing, island picnics, guided birding, guided village walk, guided tour of town and local markets (2 activities per day)

Hotel Options

Zambezi Sun – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
CategoryMid-range
Waterberry Lodge – Opt 2
RoomChalet
MealsFull Board & Drinks
StyleLodge
CategoryUpmarket
Day 3 - 5

Flight to Nelspruit (2 hrs) - Mon|Tue|Wed|Fri|Sat

Hazyview

2 Days

The gateway to Kruger National Park! A small farming town famous for its banana production, Hazyview gets its name from the shimmer during the summer heat.

Hotel Options

Rissington Inn – Opt 1
RoomCourtyard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Oliver's Restaurant and Lodge – Opt 2
RoomExclusive Standard
MealsFull Board
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket
Day 5 - 8

Drive to Sabi Sands/Timbavati(2-3 hrs)

Kruger

3 Days

Walk on the wild side! With its iconic sprawling landscape dotted with baobab and marula trees, Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s top safari destinations, rich with its lion prides, elephant herds and thousands of other animals, against shifting backdrops of savannah, forest, river and mountains.

Included Activities

Activities at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge
Two game activities daily

Activities at Notten’s Bush Camp
Game drives & bush walks

Hotel Options

Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsFullboard
StyleLodge
CategoryMid-range
Notten's Bush Camp – Opt 2
RoomSuite
MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
StyleLodge
CategoryUpmarket
Day 8 - 9

Drive to Piggs Peak (5-6 hrs)

Hotel Options

Phophonyane Falls Lodge – Opt 1
RoomCottage
MealsBreakfast
StyleLodge
CategoryMid-range
Day 9 - 10

Drive to Ezulwini (1.5 hrs)

Hotel Options

Reilly's Rock Hilltop Lodge – Opt 1
RoomReilley's
MealsHalf Board
StyleLodge
CategoryUpmarket
Summerfield Luxury Hotel & Botanical Garden – Opt 2
RoomLuxury
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
CategoryDeluxe
Day 10 - 12

Drive to Isimangaliso (5-7 hrs)

Isimangaliso

2 Days

Welcome to a sub-tropical paradise! The name iSimangaliso means ‘miracle’, which aptly describes this unique place.

Included Activities

Activities at Thonga Beach Hotel
Limited activities and including: use of snorkelling equipment, guided walks, kayaking & sundowners at Lake Sibya, cultural tours

Hotel Options

St. Lucia Wetlands G House – Opt 1
RoomStandard
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
CategoryMid-range
Thonga Beach Lodge – Opt 2
Room
MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
StyleBeach Resort
CategoryUpmarket
Day 12 - 13

Drive to Durban (4-5 hrs)

Durban

1 Day

Experience the eclectic! Durban is a sprawling, friendly city with beautiful beaches, often compared to Miami Beach.

Hotel Options

Lalaria Lodge – Opt 1
RoomSea View Room
MealsFull Board
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket
Day 13 - 16

Flight to George (2 hrs)

Drive to Plettenberg (2 hrs)

Garden Route

3 Days

Journey the Garden Route! One of the most impressive parts of South Africa, it offers spectacular mountain and sea landscapes with steep cliffs, long sandy beaches, forests and fertile farmland.

Hotel Options

Starfish Plettenberg Bay Guest Lodge – Opt 1
RoomSuperior with Balcony
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Lily Pond Country Lodge – Opt 2
RoomLuxury Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Day 16 - 17

Scenic drive to Little Karoo (4-8 hrs - depending on number and duration of stops en route)

Little Karoo (Oudtshoorn)

1 Day

Experience spectacular landscapes! The Little Karoo plateau is incredibly varied, with its huge cliffs, desert landscapes, crystal clear rivers and fertile wine-growing regions.

Hotel Options

Mimosa Lodge – Opt 1
Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket
Schoone Oordt – Opt 2
RoomStandard Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket
Day 17 - 20

Drive to Cape Town (3-4 hrs)

Cape Town

3 Days

Your African metropolis awaits! With Table Mountain as a breathtaking backdrop, Cape Town is considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

Hotel Options

Cactusberry Lodge – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
The Three Boutique Hotel – Opt 2
RoomStudio Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryUpmarket
Day 20 - 24

Flight via Johannesburg to Vilanculos (5-6 hrs)

Transfer to Hotel

Transfer to Vilanculos Airport

Bazaruto - Vilanculos

4 Days

The Bazaruto Archipelago consists of five untouched and idyllic dune islands, strung out in the Indian Ocean’s turquoise waters and ringed by fine white-sandy beaches.

Included Activities

Activities at Indigo Bay
Scheduled daily snorkeling trip to Neptune’s Nursery (weather permitting), non-motorized activities and equipment.

Hotel Options

Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel – Opt 1
RoomBahia Luxury Beach Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Anantara Bazaruto Resort & Spa – Opt 2
RoomBeach Chalet
MealsBreakfast
StyleBeach Resort
CategoryUpmarket

International Departure

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What our guests say about this trip

Our trip was absolutely amazing. From the places we visited to the structures which hosted us. We are very satisfied with our choice and we hope to enjoy Enchanting Travels’ services again soon.

– Paolo Mangano
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Grand Tour of Southern Africa

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