PEACE OF MIND

Begin your trip in Johannesburg with a fascinating glimpse into the bustling township of Soweto. Travel to South Africa’s premium wilderness area and stay in an exclusive concession within Greater Kruger National Park. Continue to Cape Town before concluding your journey at the spectacular Victoria Falls, also known as “Mosi-oa-Tunya” – the smoke that thunders.
 

Why We Love It

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of world famous Kruger National Park while on open vehicle game drives.

Learn about the history of the apartheid era in Soweto and its effect on modern South Africa.

Discover the majestic Victoria Falls - the smoke that thunders - and enjoy a cruise along the mighty Zambezi River.

Day by day Itinerary of

Handpicked South Africa & Victoria Falls

Day 1

Johannesburg

On arrival in Johannesburg, transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Day 2

Johannesburg

Today explore the township of Soweto and the surrounding area, driving past well known landmarks such as Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Orlando Power Station, Nelson Mandela’s old house, Desmond Tutu’s house and the Hector Pieterson Memorial. In the afternoon, discover the history of South Africa’s apartheid era at the Apartheid Museum. (B)

Day 3

Johannesburg - Greater Kruger National Park

Fly to Hoedspruit and transfer by road to Kapama Buffalo Camp. This luxury tented camp, in the 15 000 hectares of Kapama Private Game Reserve near the Kruger National Park, is a quiet and intimate lodge where you can unwind in the shade of the trees and simply absorb the surrounding peace.  (B)(D)

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Day 4

Greater Kruger National Park

Wake up early for your first morning game drive. The Greater Kruger area is one of the world’s best wilderness areas – and with good reason, it is home to 147 mammal species, including the prized ‘Big 5’ – lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo and rhino. The park is home to the world’s largest population of white rhino, a critically endangered species. While seeing big game is always exhilarating, there are many other smaller species that are also captivating, and birding enthusiasts will be delighted at the approximately 350 species of bird recorded on the reserve.

Late afternoon provides another opportunity to head out on a game drive as the numerous nocturnal animals begin to awake from their afternoon slumber.  (B)(L)(D)

Day 5

Greater Kruger National Park

Make the most of your last day in this vast wilderness. Experience the African bush on foot under the guidance of a skilled ranger. Your guide will point out medicinal plants, insects and birdlife along the way and share traditional tracking skills such as using animal footprints and scat to identify animals. Or perhaps treat yourself to a pampering treatment at Kapama Spa & Wellness Centre before enjoying a delicious meal around the Camp Boma. (B)(L)(D)

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Day 6

Greater Kruger National Park - Cape Town

Transfer to Hoedspruit Airport to connect with your flight to Cape Town. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. (B)

Day 7

Cape Town

This morning’s tour takes you to the top of Table Mountain and through the Malay Quarter and Company Gardens. Visit the Castle of Good Hope and Diamond Works. Travel to the Milnerton area to photograph Table Mountain from across Table Bay. (B)

Day 8

Cape Town

Take a ferry to Robben Island and enjoy an informative guided excursion with a former political prisoner including a viewing of Nelson Mandela’s cell. For nearly 400 years, Robben Island, 12 kilometres from Cape Town, was a place of banishment, exile, isolation and imprisonment. It was here that rulers sent those they regarded as political troublemakers and social outcasts and the unwanted of society. During the apartheid years, Robben Island became internationally known for its institutional brutality. The duty of those who ran the Island and its prison was to isolate opponents of apartheid and to crush their morale. Some freedom fighters spent more than a quarter of a century in prison for their beliefs. Those imprisoned on the island succeeded on a psychological and political level in turning a prison ‘hell-hole’ into a symbol of freedom and personal liberation. Robben Island came to symbolise, not only for South Africa and the African continent, but also for the entire world, the triumph of the human spirit over enormous hardship and adversity. The rest of the day is at your leisure. (B)

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Day 9

Cape Town - Victoria Falls

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Victoria Falls. On arrival you will be met and transferred to you hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Victoria Falls offers no shortage of interesting and exciting activities to make any visit to this spectacular destination worthwhile. Activities range from an exhilarating flight over the Falls to a relaxing and sophisticated high tea. (B)

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Day 10

Victoria Falls

This morning take a walking tour of the breathtaking Victoria Falls accompanied by a guide and discover how the Falls were formed and what local customs and traditions surround them. Often acknowledged as the greatest falls in Africa, Victoria Falls is a natural wonder of the world and half a million cubic metres of fresh water plummeting over the edge provides a truly awe-inspiring and striking sight. The rest of the day is at leisure until your late afternoon Zambezi River cruise on board the luxurious Zambezi Explorer catamaran. Enjoy a range of cocktails and delectable hors d’oeuvres whilst watching a stunning African sunset. (B)

Day 11

Victoria Falls

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

With our tailor-made journeys, you choose the where and when of your trip and our destination specialists will craft the perfect trip based on your needs and interests.

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