South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls
with optional Dubai pre tour Extension
February 9 - 23, 2024
Day 1: Overnight Flight You’re on your way to southern Africa.
Day 2: Johannesburg, South Africa
Enjoy time to get settled on your own before tomorrow’s exploration into the wild
Day 3: 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: 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: Pilanesberg National Park
Discover the wildlife around you with another full day in Pilanesberg. Morning and afternoon game drives,
Day 6: Fly to Victoria Falls
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: Victoria Falls
Greet African elephants, spend some quality time interacting with them in their own habitat, and learn some of their unique behaviours. Join a local family for a homehosted lunch. Join an optional sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.
Day 8: Chobe, Botswana
Cross the border into Botswana and arrive in Chobe. 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: 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: 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: Stellenbosch Franschhoek - Stellenbosch
Sip the South African specialties with a full day exploring the country’s winelands.
Day 12: 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: 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: Cape Town
Enjoy your final day at leisure before gathering with your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner to taste the country’s beloved flavours at dinner.
Day 15: Cape Town
Your trip ends today you bid farewell to your fellow travelers when you leave beautiful Cape Town.
This is a sample itinerary, the exact order and sites may vary.