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. 

 

Pricing and Inclusions:

Click here for all the details.

Contact Grace at grace@vellingastravel.com for any questions or to reserve your spot today.

170 McNaughton Ave. W

Chatham, ON

519-352-5150

1-877-352-5150

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 10-5

TICO# 50016006