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South Africa and Victoria Falls - 12 Days

South Africa and Victoria Falls

DESTINATION: South Africa & Victoria Falls: October 20th – 31st 2024 Click Here for 2 pge Flyer PDF

VISITING: Cape Town – Johannesburg – Karongwe Game Reserve – Hazyview – Victoria Falls

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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit the famous Table Mountain
  • Cape Town City Tour
  • FOODIE EXPERIENCE: magical evening at Gold Restaurant
  • Explore Hout Bay Harbour, Chapman’s Peak, Cape of Good Hope as a part of Cape Peninsula Tour
  • Wine Tasting in Rondebosch & Stellenbosch
  • Enriching Lives Exclusive: Homes of Africa – Home Hosted Dinner
  • Visit Cape of Good Hope
  • Soweto Tour (Apartheid Museum, Hector Peterson Memorial and Mandela House)
  • Safari experience at Karongwe Game Reserve
  • Enroute Panorama Route Tour: Blyde River Canyon and Bourke’s Luck Potholes
  • Fully guided tour of the Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Tour
  • Guided Tour of the Majestic Victoria Falls
  • Traditional Zimbabwean dishes at farewell Boma dinner
  • Zambezi Explorer Sunset Cruise
  • OPTIONAL EXTENSION PRE & POST: Please inquire

Day 1
Day 1: Arrival to Cape Town

Upon arrival off your international flight, you will be met by your local English – speaking Cape Town guide, who will assist you to your transfer vehicle.

Arrival flight is not included in this proposal and is to be booked by the agent directly.

You will then be transferred from Cape Town International Airport to Portswood Hotel, where you will overnight for 4 nights.

Voted as the best place in the world to visit by the prestigious New York Times, Cape Town is one of the most popular destinations in South Africa. This vibrant multicultural city is a healthy mix of city and suburban living, vibey day and night spots, outdoor recreational activities and relaxation. Two oceans with their beautiful white sand beaches embrace this nature-saturated city. Ride the revolving cable car to the sky on Table Mountain; shop at the V&A Waterfront, one of Africas premier shopping destinations; stand on the edge of the world at Cape Point or delve into South Africas past at Robben Island, the prison that once held one of the worlds greatest heroes, Nelson Mandela. The Mother City, the "Green City", the "Tavern of the Seas"...whatever name you give it, this is a bucket list destination to be experienced and enjoyed.

Check in at The Portswood Hotel.

Overnight: Cape Town - The Portswood Hotel – Deluxe Room - 4 Nights

The Portswood Hotel is in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. It has the highlights of the city at its fingertips. The hotel has particular historical significance as the lobby was built around the well and cells for prisoners that were en-route to Robben Island. Today, it retains and honours the memory of its past while offering comfortable accommodation and exclusive amenities. The hotel features a restaurant, a swimming pool, a bar and a business centre. The hotel’s on-site restaurant, the Quarterdeck specialises in Cape Malay/Malaysian/Indonesian infused cuisine and excellent South African cuisine can be enjoyed on the terrace overlooking the pool.

Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Lunch and dinner on your own. Your host will give suggestions and make reservations to go as a small group to those interested.

Day 2
Day 2: Cape Town

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you will be collected from your hotel for your Half Day Cape Town City & Table Mountain Tour.

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Co Ltd - Cable Way Fee (Morning Ticket) - Weather Permitting

Guests, you will take a trip to the top of the world, high above the clouds on the famous Table Mountain. Table Mountain is an icon in Cape Town and is most likely the most photographed landmark in the country. Table Mountain has been named as on the seven wonders of nature and attracts millions over visitors from all across the globe, in fact, since the opening of the aerial cableway in 1929, more than 22 million people have taken the trip to the top. At the upper cable station, guests will find a restaurant and a curio shop as well as some footpaths for exploration.

Enjoy Lunch at a local Restaurant (DRINKS FOR OWN ACCOUNT)

Half day City Entrances

Travel by cable car to top of Table Mountain (excludes cable way ticket fee & weather permitting) then descend and pass through Malay Quarter, city center and Company Gardens. Visit the Castle of Good Hope (time permitting) and Diamond Works.

You will be transferred back to your hotel after your tour to freshen up before your dinner excursion.

Dinner - GOLD Restaurant - Interactive Djembe Drumming and 14 Dish African feast & Entertainment excluding transfers

Gold Restaurant is often referred to as a taste safari and that is exactly what it is. This vibrant restaurant promises an evening of wining and dining in scintillating African style. The dinner begins with the drumbeat of the djembe drum and an interactive drum circle and you will then be lead into a courtyard where you will ceremoniously wash your hands before the feast begins. This 14-course set menu is authentically Cape Malay and African cuisine, while you are entertained by live performances near your table. Gold restaurant inspires and immerses you into the spirit of Africa while you savour delicious cuisine.

You will be returned to your hotel afterwards for the rest of the evening to be spent at leisure

Overnight: Cape Town - The Portswood Hotel – Deluxe

Meals: B, L, D

Day 3
Day 3: Cape Town

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, you’ll be picked up at your hotel for a full day Cape Peninsula Tour.

You’ll stop first at the harbour where you’ll board The Nauticat which will take you to Seal Island.

Nauticat - Seal Island

The Nauticat is a diesel powered catamaran which has glass viewing windows below deck. This feature adds enormously to the thrill of visiting seal island, allowing the spectator unbelievable views of the inhabitants of seal island and other marine wildlife in their natural habitat.

Next, you’ll visit Chapmans Peak Drive – weather permitting

Chapmans Peak Drive on the Atlantic Coast between Hout Bay and Noordhoek in the Cape Peninsula is one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world. Chapmans Peak Drive is affectionately known as Chappies and is a must for anyone who is passionate about the majestic scenery of Cape Town.

Initially constructed during the First World War, this 9km route with its 114 curves, skirts Chapmans Peak, the 593m high southerly extension of Constantia Berg, and follows the rocky coastline to unfold breath taking views in both directions.

The route starts at the picturesque fishing harbour of Hout Bay and the climb winds steeply up to Chapmans Point, revealing breath taking views of the sandy bays down below, until the road reaches lower levels again at Noordhoek.

Cape of Good Hope (Cape Point) - Entrance Fee Included

So named by Portugal's King John II this area has captured the imagination of European sailors such as Dias who first named it the Cape of Storms in 1488 and later in 1580 Sir Francis Drake who called it the "The Fairest Cape in all the World". Rich in cultural and natural heritage this is one of the top tourist destinations in South Africa. Due to the variety of wildlife that occurs here it is the only section that is fenced and visitors should look out for Eland, Red Hartebeest, Be sure to visit the Buffelsfontein Visitor Centre that showcases all the plants and animals to look out for in a particular season and is full of informative signage. At the point, visitors are treated to excellent viewing opportunities from both lighthouses that adorn the most south western point in Africa, one still fully functional. The lighthouse is accessible by foot or one can catch the Flying Dutchman funicular to the top. Bontebok and Zebra.

Your next stop is Cape Point – where you’ll get the opportunity to experience the Flying Dutchman Funicular (Return) (Ticket included).

Apart from offering visitors an exciting and novel method of travel, taking the Flying Dutchman funicular saves visitors an uphill walk from the car park to see the old lighthouse and enjoy the panoramic views.

The Flying Dutchman Funicular, also known as the Cape Point Funicular, is a funicular railway located at Cape Point. Its the only commercial funicular of its type in Africa, and takes its name from the local legend of the Flying Dutchman ghost ship.

The line runs from a lower station at the Cape Point car park, up an incline through dense fynbos to the upper lighthouse. The funicular leaves from the lower station every three minutes, comfortably accommodates 40 passengers per car, and can transport 450 persons to the upper lighthouse per hour, making it the ideal way to whisk closer to the lighthouse even during peak times

Enjoy Lunch at Seaforth Restaurant - Set Menu E - DRINKS FOR OWN ACCOUNT

Seaforth Restaurant has possibly one of the best locations in the world, set on the white sands of Seaforth Beach and at the water’s edge, it has ocean and mountain views that will leave guests spellbound. Guests will also be able to see the quirky penguins waddling or swimming around. The layout includes communal seating, an enclosed deck area for the gunroom, and an outdoor deck area that is just meters above the water during high tide, making it the ideal location for a meal or the restaurants signature sundowner cocktail. The cuisine has a special focus on the delights of what the sea offers and there are a range of platters for all seafood tastes.

Boulders Penguin Colony - Entrance fees

Located on the Cape Peninsula, in Simon's Town, a suburb of Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is also commonly known as Boulders Bay. It is a popular tourist spot because of a colony of African penguins which settled there in 1982.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

You will be returned to your hotel after the tour for the rest of the evening to be spent at leisure.

Dinner and drinks on own account.

Explore the diverse beauty of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, which is set up against Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain looking onto the city. There are plenty of spaces to picnic among the rich and varied displays of southern Africa's plant life (more than 7 000 species are planted out) and a restaurant on site. It is the first botanical garden to be included within a natural World Heritage site. Paths are set out throughout the garden allowing visitors to easily wander past the natural displays.

Overnight: Cape Town - The Portswood Hotel – Deluxe

Meals: B, L

Day 4
Day 4: Cape Town

Breakfast at the hotel.

After breakfast you will be collected from your hotel for your Full Day Winelands Tour.

Full day Winelands Entrances

What is the best feature of the Cape Winelands Its true that it is renowned for its crisp white and classic French style red wines, fantastic cheeses and olives but it also has a stunning wealth of natural rustic beauty with vast estates shaded from the African sunshine by giant oak trees and towering mountains overlooking lush valleys

Enjoy Lunch at a local Restaurant (DRINKS FOR OWN ACCOUNT)

Returned to your hotel afterwards for the rest of the day to be spent at leisure, and later collected for a dinner by a local guide.

Homes of Africa - Home Hosted Dinner - (DRINKS FOR OWN ACCOUNT)

ENRICHING LIVES EXCLUSIVE: Home-Hosted Dinners are a great way to enjoy home cooked meals with local people. A welcome addition to any itinerary. Homes of Africa co-ordinates a host family for your guests so that they can experience typical South African cuisine and wine with South African families and especially learn about life in South Africa.

It is a rare opportunity to engage in meaningful conversation with locals in the comfort of their home. It is a very personal engagement opportunity and very enjoyable. There is no rush, no loud music etc. and so the environment and atmosphere in enjoyable.

You will enjoy an authentic home cooked meal including many dishes typical to South Africa in a relaxed and comfortable and safe environment, with fascinating conversation, all prepared by your host family.

Home hosted dinners allows the traveler to meet new people, understand our culture better, taste our cuisine and make memories of a life time.

Overnight: Cape Town - The Portswood Hotel – Deluxe

Meals: B, L, D

Day 5
Day 5: Cape Town - Johannesburg

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you will be collected from your hotel to be transferred back to Cape Town International Airport. Once there, you will check in for your flight to OR Tambo International Airport.

Cape Town International Airport to OT Tambo International Airport flight is not included in this proposal and is to be booked by the agent directly.

Upon arrival off your flight at OR Tambo International Airport, you will be met by your local English – speaking Johannesburg guide, who will assist you to your transfer vehicle.

You will then depart on your Half Day Soweto tour with lunch (Drinks on own account)

Apartheid Museum Entrance

The prestigious and must-visit Apartheid Museum is located in Johannesburgs Ormondo suburb. The museum opened in 2001 covers the full history of the Apartheid era in South Africa. The exhibitions span the beginnings of segregation in the country the implementation of the Apartheid system and all of the factors that have shaped its 20th century history including the discovery of gold that spurred on the migration of thousands of foreigners to the country the rise of black consciousness and the first democratic elections. The political groups (both for and against the Apartheid system), are represented and the exhibitions combine news articles photographs and artefacts to create a riveting story of this era.

Hector Pieterson Museum

On the 16th of June 1976, Hector Pieterson was shot by the police during a protest by schoolchildren about Afrikaans being imposed as the medium of instruction. The Soweto uprising, as it has come to be known, saw 20 children shot by police during what started out as a peaceful protest. One of the pivotal moments in the anti-Apartheid struggle, 12-year-old Hector has come to symbolise those that stood against the tyrannical regime. Today, the 16th of June is celebrated in South Africa as National Youth Day in remembrance of those who lost their lives during the protest. The site where Hector was shot is not far from the memorial and close to the Hector Peterson Museum.

Mandela's House - Mandela House Entrance

Mandela House in Orlando West Soweto is a national monument dedicated to offering insights into the life of Nelson Mandela and the families that he lived with from 1946 through to the 1990s.

Managed by the Soweto Heritage Trust the house has been fully renovated and hosts a visitor centre as well as excellent multi-media and audio-visual displays outlining the history of the Mandela family.

A meaningful experience visitor are exposed to Mandelas personal life on this visit.

Johannesburg is a vast city where opposites collide to create an interesting city of contradictions and extraordinary charm. Situated within the province of Gauteng, Johannesburg is home to the worlds largest urban forest of approximately 10 million trees. The city is the economic powerhouse of South Africa, and as a result has some of the most high-end shops and restaurants in the country. This urban sophistication stands in stark contrast with the many local street vendors and informal African spaza shops. The city has a surprisingly diverse range of activities on offer: popular stops include the sobering Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill, Nelson Mandela Square, and Sandton City. Townships tours are recommended, as is the fast-growing creative hub of the city, the Maboneng Precinct (meaning 'place of light'), as an inspiring place for urban artists and boasts great restaurants and entertainment, art galleries and a neighbourhood celebrating art. Whether in the city for business or pleasure, there is plenty to see and do while there.

After your tour, you will be transferred to Garden Court Sandton City Hotel, where you will overnight for 1 night.

Overnight: Johannesburg - Garden Court Sandton City - Standard 1 night

Garden Court Sandton is ideally place in the heart of Sandton, one of Johannesburg’s most prestigious suburbs. The hotel is set across from Nelson Mandela Square with its high end range of shops, restaurants and entertainment options and is within walking distance of the Sandton Shopping Centre, one of the most popular in the Southern Hemisphere. Garden Court Sandton is chic and contemporary in its design and decoration and has an oval swimming pool in a verdant garden setting for time spent away from the hustle and bustle of the City of Gold. The on-site restaurant, Riff’s Bar and Grill is a lively place where tasty meals are served to the sounds of familiar juke box hits. Steaks, salads, light meals and desserts are all offered as well as some impressive cocktails.

Meals: B, L

Day 6
Day 6: Johannesburg - Karongwe Game Reserve

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you will be collected from your hotel and will travel overland to Karongwe River Lodge, where you will overnight for 2 nights.

Your local English – speaking Johannesburg guide and driver will overnight with the group before departing back to Johannesburg following day.

The Limpopo province has some of the best attractions for visitors to South Africa. Home to many top tier nature reserves, visitors have their choice of safari and game sighting in this northern province. Phaloborwa is the only town in South Africa to border the famous Kruger National Park and boasts an impressive golf course where one can be teeing off or putting on the greens, while giraffes or warthogs wander past. This is the land of exquisite sights, sounds and tastes, from glorious sunsets over the Kruger National Park to delicious wine and dining in one of the many popular restaurants. This is a place where African culture, cuisine and landscape merge to give one an excellent taste of what Africa has to offer. The Limpopo province also borders Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, making it an ideal destination for easy access to these other parts of southern Africa.

Meals and activities to be enjoyed through the lodge.

Includes: Coffee, Transfers from Southern boom gate are included, Tea, Reserve Fees, All Meals, Snacks, Dawn and dusk safaris in open game vehicle., Drinks on dusk Safaris are limited to one per person with a choice of local beer, wine or soft drink.

Excludes: Spa, Airport and road transfers, including chartered flights landing at Hoedspruit Civil Air Base, Curio Purchases, Mini Bar, Laundry, Premium imported Drinks, Telephone calls, any services not specified.

Overnight: Karongwe Game Reserve - Karongwe River Lodge - 2 Nights

A bush utopia in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve, Karongwe River Lodge lines itself along the banks of the Makhutswi River. It is a five star safari immersion. The Big 5-lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino-call this area home but keep a look out for cheetah, giraffe and the brown spotted hyena. When you are not being whisked away on game drives, you will be sipping sundowners as you watch the sun set behind the Drakensberg Mountains. You will then return to this riverfront lodge to feast on Pan African cuisine, something that Karongwe River Lodge is celebrated for. Dine under starry skies in a rustic boma, revelling in the warmth of the fire and a satisfied palate. Private decks bring the river to you and watching an elephant drink or hearing a hippo grunt from the privacy of your room, is an extraordinary African moment.

Meals: B, L, D - Full board

Day 7
Day 7: Karongwe Game Reserve

Spend the day at the lodge at leisure, meals, and activities to be enjoyed through the lodge.

Your local English – speaking Johannesburg guide and driver will depart back to Johannesburg today

Overnight: Karongwe Game Reserve - Karongwe River Lodge

Meals: B, L, D - Full board

Day 8
Day 8: Karongwe Game Reserve - Hazyview

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you will be collected from your lodge to be transferred to Perry’s Bridge Hollow via a Panorama Route tour.

Mpumalanga is Zulu for the place where "the sun rises" and is aptly named as it is one of the most beautiful provinces in South Africa, with its spectacular canyons, rivers, mountains and impressive caves to be explored. Home to some of the world’s top nature reserves, including the Kruger National Park, visitors do not have to travel far to experience the many wonders of African wildlife and vistas. Amongst the provinces green valleys, orchards and waterfalled mountains, are quaint towns to be enjoyed for those wanting to experience more of the rich culture and vibe of South Africas people and cuisine. For those wanting the full spectrum of glorious vistas, wildlife and small-town vibes, Mpumalanga is a treasure trove to be experienced.

Accommodation at Perrys Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel in a Standard Room on a Half Board basis.

Includes: Dinner, Breakfast

Excludes: All other meals and personal extras not specified; any services not specified.

Overnight: Hazyview - Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel - 2 Nights

Perrys Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel is set in gorgeous manicured gardens in the lifestyle centre of Perrys Bridge Trading Post. It is colonial in style adding elements of old-world grace and is minutes away from the legendary destination of the Kruger National Park as well as the Panorama Route. Kuka is a popular restaurant offering and is a place of vibrant colour and South African cuisine designed to tantalise the taste-buds. The Trading Post has a world of clothing boutiques, a deli, a curio shop, an interior decor store, a hairdressing salon and an information centre. For the kids, the Animal Farm, Playground and Skyways Trails keep them wildly entertained on their African adventure.

The rest of the evening to be spent at leisure, dinner to be enjoyed at the lodge. (Drinks on own account).

Meals: B, D

Day 9
Day 9: Hazyview

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you will be collected from your lodge for your Guided Chimpanzee Tour (including Lunch).

Chimp Eden - Jane Goodall Institute

Chimpanzee Eden was founded by renowned conservationist Dr Jane Goodall and is the only chimpanzee sanctuary within South Africa as these creatures are not a native species. This Eden was established to act as a home for rescued or orphaned chimpanzees, one of the rarest species on earth. Some estimate that they may be extinct within the next decade and it was a hope that by moving them to another country this beautiful species can be preserved and cared for. The chimpanzees are studied and researchers continue the work that was started by Dr Goodall in the 1960’s in Tanzania.

You will be returned to your lodge afterwards for the rest of the afternoon to be spent at leisure before dinner is enjoyed at the lodge. (Drinks on own account).

Overnight: Hazyview - Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel

Meals: B, L, D

Day 10
Day 10: Hazyview - Victoria Falls

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today your local English – speaking driver only will collect you from Perry’s Bridge Hollow to be transferred to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport. Once there, you will check in for your flight to Victoria Falls Airport.

Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport to Victoria Falls Airport flight is not included in this proposal and is to be booked by the agent directly.

Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you will be met by a transfer representative, who will assist you to your transfer vehicle. You will then be transferred to Pioneers Victoria Falls where you will overnight for 2 nights.

Zimbabwe is a stunning destination for its raw beauty and world class safaris. A landlocked country in southern Africa known for its reserves and national parks, brimming with natural wonder. Here, guests can enjoy deluxe accommodation and exquisite cuisines. The spectacular landscape of this African land shares the Victoria Falls and Zambezi river with its neighbour, Zambia. Visitors can enjoy the "Smoke that Thunders" Victoria Falls 108m waterfall in Batoka Gorge. On the river, theres white-water rafting, great picnic spots and even bungee-jumping. At the national parks on the river, visitors can see the majestic hippos and rhinos. Not to be outdone, the variety of birdlife in Zimbabwe is unparalleled and a bird-watchers paradise. From the luxurious lodges and hotels, to well-constructed camp sites, visitors can enjoy an array of animal sighting, accommodation and fun-packed activities in these amazing national parks. For those who enjoy water related activities, Lake Kariba, the world’s largest man-made dam, offers a variety of activities from sunset cruises to water sports to fishing. Houseboat holidays are a popular choice on this beautiful lake and a special thrill is staying on the lake over full moons when the water is magical and it feels like heaven is touching earth.

Includes: Teas and filter Coffees throughout the day, Shuttle transfers to Vic Falls town twice a day (morning and afternoon), Tourism Levy, Breakfast

Excludes: Personal extras and items not mentioned under inclusions, Gratuities, All transfers other than the shuttle to Vic Falls Town, Any services not specified.

Overnight: Victoria Falls - Pioneers Victoria Falls – Standard 2 Nights.

Pioneers Victoria Falls is in an enviable location, a short distance from the Victoria Falls centre. This beloved location is visited by people from all over the globe wishing to see one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world in all of its thunderous glory. The hotel itself is modest in decoration and style and is a welcome new-age ambience that makes anyone feel welcomed and relaxed. The hotel has its own restaurant that serves homestyle cooking and a beautiful swimming pool to spend leisure time at. This is one of the most active regions where adventure activities abound.

Later you freshen up before your evening excursions , collected from your hotel for the tour.

Scheduled Group - Zambezi Explorer Sunset Cruise Deck 1&2

Includes: Transfers, Park Fees

Excludes: Any services not specified.

The flagship Zambezi Explorer is a 140 seater boat and is the first of its kind on the Zimbabwe side of the falls. The vessel has two lower decks as well as the exclusive signature deck that seats 30 passengers. Facilities on the signature deck include a fully stocked bar, wheelchair, wheelchair toilet and Wi-Fi. It also houses a kitchen where fresh cooked food is prepared. The cruise rate includes canapés and beverages.

After the tour return back to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Meals: B

Day 11
Day 11: Victoria Falls

After breakfast today you will be collected from your hotel for your Guided Tour of the Falls

Scheduled - Tour of the Falls

Includes: Transfers, Park Fees

Excludes: Any services not specified.

No surprise why Victoria Falls is one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World. You'll understand it instantly as we tour the Zimbabwean side, for there are numerous spectacular vantage points along the width of the Falls, and the sight of this astounding gift of nature, simply takes your breath away. Walk through the permanent, beautifully misty rain forest which flanks the Falls, stopping to marvel at the principal sites as it cascades to the depths below the Main Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Rainbow Falls, the Boiling Pot, Cataract Island and Livingstone Island. We'll stand and watch, feel and listen to the spray and thunderous noise, as millions of litres of water tumble over the Falls into a series of narrow gorges below. The seventh Natural Wonder of the World puts on the most dramatic show for you, and you'll be privileged to have watched it.

You will be returned to your hotel after your tour to enjoy lunch (at own account) and freshen up before your evening dinner.

Boma Dinner (including transfers) (Drinks on own account).

Excludes: Any services not specified.

The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show is a must do Victoria Falls dining and entertainment experience, specializing in traditional African food, drumming and dancing. The food is cooked and served in the style and quantity of a lavish feast, including irresistible desserts. On arrival, guests are dressed in a chitenge (traditional sarong) and welcomed into a vibrant atmosphere in which the tantalizing aromas of local dishes and game meat on the braai (barbecue) fill the restaurant, which is partially open to the star-filled African sky. Guests meals begin with a mouth-watering platter of starters whilst the buffet includes soup from the campfire, a range of salads, game meat cooked on a braai (barbecue), followed by desserts. Vegetarian options are also available, as well as local dishes such as peanut butter spinach. Guests can also look forward to outstanding performances by traditional singers and dancers, and enjoy an energizing interactive drumming show. A face painter, storyteller, hair braider and fortune teller also form part of this festive evening.

Overnight: Victoria Falls - Pioneers Victoria Falls – Standard

Meals: B, D

Day 12
Day 12: Departure Victoria Falls

Today a local English – speaking driver only will collect you from your hotel for your transfer you to Victoria Falls Airport. Once there, you will check in for your onward flights.

Meals: B

Bon Voyage!

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Included:

  • Canadian concierge for the duration of the trip
  • All Domestic Flights – Cape Town to Johannesburg and from Krueger to Zimbabwe
  • Transfer from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to The Portswood Hotel
  • 4-night(s) Accommodation at the Portswood in a DELUXE Room on a Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Co Ltd: Cable Way Fee (Morning Ticket) - Weather Permitting
  • Lunch at a local, unique restaurant (Drinks on own account)
  • Half day City Entrances
  • Foodie Experience - GOLD Restaurant: Interactive Djembe Drumming and 14 Dish African feast & Entertainment excluding transfers
  • Seal Island
  • Chapmans Peak Drive - Weather Permitting
  • Cape of Good Hope (Cape Point) - Entrance Fee
  • Cape Point Funicular (Return)
  • Seaforth Restaurant: Set Menu E - Half Crayfish (Drinks on own account)
  • Boulders Penguin Colony - Entrance fees
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Full day Winelands Entrances
  • Lunch at a local restaurant (Drinks on own account)
  • Enriching Lives Experience - Homes of Africa: Home Hosted Dinner
  • Transfer from Portswood (The) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
  • Lunch @ a local restaurant (Drinks on own account)
  • Apartheid Museum Entrance
  • Hector Pieterson Museum
  • Mandela House Entrance
  • 1 night(s) Accommodation at Garden Court Sandton City in a Standard Room on a Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • 2-night(s) Accommodation at Karongwe River Lodge in either a Family, Executive or Luxury Suite on a Full Board basis.
  • Transfer from Karongwe River Lodge to Perrys Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel
  • 2-night(s) Accommodation at Perrys Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel in a Standard Room on a Half Board basis.
  • Chimpanzee Eden Tour (Return transfers to and from the tour including lunch).
  • Transfer from Perrys Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP)
  • Transfer from Victoria Falls Airport to Pioneers Victoria Falls
  • 2-night(s) Accommodation at Pioneers Victoria Falls in a Standard King Room on a Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • Scheduled - Tour of the Falls
  • Scheduled Group - Zambezi Explorer Sunset Cruise Deck 1&2
  • Bottled Water in Zimbabwe
  • Boma Dinner (including transfers)
  • Airport Porterage in Zimbabwe
  • Transfer from Victoria Falls Town to Victoria Falls Airport
  • Bottled Water in Cape town and Johannesburg and Kruger-1 bottle per person per day.
  • Porterage - Per person per movement Cape town and Johannesburg and Kruger.
  • Transportation as per itinerary above
  • Guide and Driver meals & accommodation where applicable

Not Included:

  • International Airfare & airport taxes
  • Meals not mentioned in the above itinerary
  • All other transport
  • All other pre-post tours (Botswana day trip or multi day trips can be arranged)
  • Gratuities for meals, tourist guides, drivers, game rangers and trackers – Approx. Cost – USD $25 pp/per day
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic and other beverages, telephone calls and laundry
  • Post trip extension to Chobe Botswana -
  • Any other services not mentioned above

LAND ONLY COSTS: (International Airfare Available Upon Request)

Per person on double occupancy: CAD $7195

Single Room Rate: CAD $8295

***Prepaid Tipping and Gratuities: Tipping Guidelines will be given out with final documents.

Minimum passengers: 7 / Maximum passengers: 20

Deposit: $1000 at time of booking

Balance due: 90 days prior to departure date

OPTIONAL EXTENSION PRE: Robben Island Inquire

OPTIONAL EXTENSION POST: Chobe, Botswana Inquire


Hotels used (or similar):
LOCATION: ACCOMMODATION: CATEGORY: DURATION:
CAPE TOWN The Portswood Hotel Deluxe 4 Nights
JOHANNESBURG Garden Court Sandton City Standard 1 Night
KARONGWE GAME RESERVE Karongwe River Lodge Lodge 2 Nights
HAZYVIEW Perrys Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel 2 Nights
VICTORIA FALLS Pioneers Victoria Falls Standard 2 Nights


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Accommodations: Superior First Class hotels in central areas (where applicable).

More inclusions: meals, unique experiences and a personalized host who will pamper you and look after every detail.

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Trip Facts

  • South Africa and Victoria Falls
  • Cape Town - Johannesburg - Karongwe Game Reserve - Hazyview - Victoria Falls
  • October 20th 2024
  • Daily breakfast, 7 lunches & 7 dinners
  • 11 nights per hotels mentioned or similar