Explore the three top draws in Southern Africa on this trip. Beginning in Zimbabwe, take a guided tour of the thundering Victoria Falls. Next, fly into Southern Kruger, where you can get up close to the African Big Five animals on day and night game drives, and enjoy sundowners in the pristine wilderness. At the end of your tour, take in the charms of Cape Town – the quintessential African metropolis set in the shadow of the imposing Table Mountains.
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Angels in their flight! This is how David Livingstone described the breathtaking Victoria Falls, where five million cubic meters of water cascade over every minute during wet season.
Guided Tour of Victoria Falls Head out and discover the Smoke that Thunders! This tour will take you to all the highlights surrounding Victoria Falls. Stand at the ideal vantage point overlooking the heart of the mighty waters as they gush and roar. Pack your waterproofs because the closer you get, the more likely you are to experience the spray! (Time: Early morning or late afternoon; Duration: 2-3 hrs; Private Activity; Fitness level: Easy, Please wear appropriate footwear; Rain Coat recommendable between March and May )
Kruger National Park is the epitome of safari experience in Africa, rich with its lion prides, elephant herds and thousands of other animals, against shifting backdrops of savanna, forests, rivers and mountains.
Umkumbe Safari Lodge: Game Drives, Bush Walks Search for the Big Five and experience wonderful game drives in the early morning when the animals are particularly active and in the late afternoon when the sun paints incredible colors on the horizon. You can also experience exciting night drives to observe rarely spotted nocturnal wildlife. Stretch your legs and enjoy exciting bush walks with an experienced guide to discover the small wonders of nature.
Nkambeni Safari Lodge: Sunset Game Drive with Sundowner in Nkambeni Concession Enjoy a sunset game drive in the Nkambeni Concession next to Kruger National Park. Head across the vast plains as they are bathed in the light of the setting sun. Observe the native flora and fauna. Keep your eyes peeled for any wildlife sightings! Enjoy a wonderful sundowner before your day comes to a close. (Duration: 3 hrs; Time: 1630 hrs; Shared Activity; Fitness level: Easy to Moderate.)
Nkambeni Safari Camp: Full Day Game Drive in Kruger National Park Enjoy an exciting full day safari at the Nkambeni Safari Camp in Kruger National Park. Kruger is one of the largest game reserves in Africa and is home to the Big Five! Start early as you head out into the great African wild. See the stunning flora and fauna of the region that stretches for miles before your eyes. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife sightings – from rhinos and wildebeests to elephants, zebras, lions, hippos as well as variety of birds and reptiles. Learn more about the region’s geography from your local guide. Return with memories and photographs to cherish for a lifetime. (Duration: 10 hrs; Time: 0600 hrs; Shared Activity; Fitness level: Easy to Moderate.)
Nkambeni Safari Lodge: Morning Game Drive in Nkambeni Concession Enjoy a game drive in the early hours of the morning in the Nkambeni Concession next to Kruger National Park. Head across the vast plains as they are bathed in the light of the rising sun. Observe the native flora and fauna. Watch how the animal world comes alive before your eyes and keep your eyes peeled for any wildlife sightings! (Duration: 3 hrs; Time: 0600 hrs; Shared Activity; Fitness level: Easy to Moderate.)
Your African metropolis awaits! With Table Mountain as a breathtaking backdrop, Cape Town is considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities.
Around the Cape in a Day Discover all that Cape Point has to offer on this enjoyable day excursion. Following an early breakfast at your hotel, drive out to the Atlantic Seaboard Coastal Road with your local guide. Enjoy your drive along this scenic stretch of road, passing by white sandy beaches and the ocean by Clifton and Camps Bay. Take in the bracing sea breeze as the wind catches your hair. Watch the sudden appearance of the Twelve Apostles Peaks to one side of the road, while the dramatic cliffs and rocky outcrops of the Cape Peninsula rise above the Atlantic on your other side. Make a pit stop at the pretty little fishing village of Hout Bay with its famous Sentinel. If you wish, you can take a boat ride to Seal Island, or browse through colorful stalls by the harbor piled high with handicrafts and local artifacts. Drive up to the Cape’s famed Chapman’s Peak and make the most of its photo opportunities. Continue up to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve before dropping by the spectacular Cape Point. Look out for the feathery ‘fynbos’ swaying in the heathland along with the region’s endemic birds and wildlife, particularly the Cape Mountain Zebra and the baboons. Gaze out at False Bay, or if you wish, you can ride the funicular to the old lighthouse for taking in the twin oceans of the South Atlantic and the Indian Ocean. Take a refreshing lunch break, before visiting the colony of African penguins at Boulders Beach. Go over to the old naval base of Simon’s Town, and end your eventful day at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens just as the sun sets over the iconic Table Mountain. (Full Day; Time of Day: Morning; Duration: 9 hrs; Shared Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Services included: Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve Gate (Cape Point), Chapman’s peak drive, Penguins at Boulders Beach. Services excluded: Seal island Cruise in Hout Bay; Lunch; Cape Point Funicular ; Kirstenbosch Gardens entrance fees. Please bring comfortable walking shoes).
Full Day Whales and Wine Tour in small group Take an adventurous tour along Clarens Drive for breathtaking views of False Bay. In Hermanus Town, explore the cliffs of Walker Bay for whales. Based on weather and availability, you will have a rare opportunity to join a whale sighting and watching boat safari. Also tour Hemel en Aarde Valley (Heaven and Earth) to the Bouchard Finlayson Wine Estate and enjoy tasting some of their delicious wines. Enjoy sundowners at a farm stall, enjoying delicious pastries and tea. The return trip takes you through Sir Lowry’s Mountain Pass, through spectacular views of pristine sandy white beaches stretching along the False Bay coastline. (This tour is available only in the whale season between July and November. The guides ensure they find the viewing points with the best chances of sighting the whales.)
Private Full Day City Tour and Table Mountain and Kirstenbosch Discover cosmopolitan Cape Town with your own vehicle and guide which gives you flexibility to explore at your own pace. Highlights of the tour include the Castle of Good Hope, Green Market Square, Kirstenbosch Garden, Company Gardens and of course – weather permitting – a visit to the top of Table Mountain which offers breathtaking views of Cape Town and the surrounding coastline.
Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.
Accommodation in one double room for 8 days / 7 nights.
Meals as indicated
The following flights in economy class unless otherwise specified:
Victoria Falls Zambia – Southern Kruger
Southern Kruger – Cape Town
All activities as indicated:
Victoria Falls Zimbabwe: Guided Tour of Victoria Falls
Southern Kruger: Umkumbe Safari Lodge: Game Drives, Bush Walks
Southern Kruger: Nkambeni Safari Lodge: Sunset Game Drive with Sundowner in Nkambeni Concession
Southern Kruger: Nkambeni Safari Camp: Full Day Game Drive in Kruger National Park
Southern Kruger: Nkambeni Safari Lodge: Morning Game Drive in Nkambeni Concession
Cape Town: Around the Cape in a Day
Cape Town: Full day Whales and Wine Tour in small group
Cape Town: Private Full-Day City Tour & Table Mountain and Kirstenbosch
Game drives in high quality and well-maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver-guide. In case the game drives are booked through your lodge/camp, they will be shared with other guests with a maximum of 9 guests per vehicle
All national park and conservation fees as per your itinerary
All transfers as indicated above
Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
Fees and taxes
Tips, additional meals, and personal expenses
Drinks and meals not specified above: Most of our camps and lodges include a variety of alcoholic and non- alcoholic drinks on certain meal plans. Depending on the meal plan you are booked for, it is important to note that imported brands like luxury spirits, wines, and champagne are not included.
Travel, health, and cancellation insurance
International airfare (from your home country to your destination and return), unless specified under the trip inclusions above