South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls
with optional Dubai pre tour Extension
February 11 - 25, 2022
Day 1: Friday, February 11, 2022 Overnight Flight You’re on your way to southern Africa.
Day 2: Saturday, February 12, 2022 Johannesburg, South Africa
Enjoy time to get settled on your own before tomorrow’s exploration into the wild
Day 3: Sunday, February 13, 2022 Johannesburg Pilanesberg National Park. Venture out in a 4x4 in search of the “Big 5” Enjoy a drink at a traditional African sundowner and watch as the sun disappears behind the mountain.
Day 4: Monday, February 14, 2022 Pilanesberg National Park Before sunrise, in the open expanse of Pilanesberg, drive out in your 4x4 on a search for the elusive “Big 5.” In the afternoon, drive past the big cats preparing for the hunt before you indulge in a bush dinner under the stars.
Day 5: Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Pilanesberg National Park
Discover the wildlife around you with another full day in Pilanesberg. Morning and afternoon game drives,
Day 6: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 Fly to Victoria Falls** today – an aweinspiring Natural Wonder of the World. Check in to your lodge – an authentic African tent camp with all of the amenities of a luxury resort. As the sun sets and the animals gather around the watering hole, toast the stunning African landscape with a sundowner. Your evening continues with dinner on the shores of the Zambezi River overlooking Victoria Falls.
Day 7: Thursday, February 17, 2022 Victoria Falls
Greet African elephants, spend some quality time interacting with them in their own habitat, and learn some of their unique behaviors. Join a local family for a homehosted lunch. Join an optional sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.
Day 8: Friday, February 18, 2022 Chobe, Botswana
Cross the border into Botswana and arrive in Chobe – an During a captivating safari cruise along the Chobe River, spot elephants and hippos that linger along the shores, and crocodiles basking in the sun.
Day 9: Saturday, February 19, 2022 Chobe National Park
Continue the wildlife search by land on an afternoon game drive OR venture down the river again for a different perspective on a safari cruise. Tonight, gather by the river for an unforgettable dinner. Learn the secret to cooking a traditional braai, complete with some local favorites and delicacies.
Day 10: Sunday, February 20, 2022 Cape Town, South Africa Stellenbosch The winelands of the Western Cape await. Head to Victoria Falls and board your flight to Cape Town, South Africa. A short drive to Stellenbosch – one of South Africa’s most famous wine regions. Cap the evening off with a dinner featuring locallysourced ingredients.
Day 11: Monday, February 21, 2022 Stellenbosch Franschhoek Stellenbosch Sip the South African specialties with a full day exploring the country’s winelands.
Day 12: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Cape Town Say hello to Cape Town, South Africa’s electric cultural mecca. On arrival, rise gently over the South African landscape in a cable car to Table Mountain,* (weather dependent) Return to the city via Table Bay. Pass through the Moorish Malay Quarter and pause at Milnerton Lighthouse.
Day 13: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 Travel to Cape Point, the southwestern tip of Africa. Set out on an easy hike down the mountain. Stop at Boulders Beach for the rarest of blacktie events – a rendezvous with endangered African penguins! Tonight, you’re an honored guest in a Capetonian family’s home.
Day 14: Thursday, February 24, 2022 Cape Town Enjoy your final day at leisure before gathering with your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner to taste the country’s beloved flavors at dinner.
Day 15: Friday, February 25, 2022 Cape Town Tour Ends Today you bid farewell to your fellow travelers when you leave beautiful Cape Town.