Visit South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe for the ultimate southern Africa experience.

Visit Southern Africa and travel from Johannesburg, through the Kruger National Park, to Victoria Falls and the Khama Rhino Sanctuary before returning to South Africa. Here's a chance to witness golden sunsets, camp in remote wilderness, safari through African plains and cruise rivers filled with iconic wildlife. Journey through South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe and be amazed by powerful waterfalls, enchanted by encounters with endangered species and inspired by the resolve of communities emerging from darker times. Experience Southern Africa and walk away with renewed hope, inspiration and a heart full of memories.

Start
Johannesburg, South Africa
Finish
Johannesburg, South Africa
Countries
Botswana,
South Africa,
Zimbabwe
Themes
Overland, Wildlife
Code
UBSCC
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
1 125kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Bush camp in the Okavango Delta
  • See rare rhinos at the Khama Rhino Sanctuary
  • Cycle through the streets of Soweto
  • Spot big game on a safari through Kruger National Park
  • Feel the force of Victoria Falls
  • Look for crocs and hippos on a cruise down the Chobe River

Itinerary

Jump into the electric beat of South Africa’s pulsating capital. Perhaps spend some time getting to know Soweto or discovering one of the city’s many museums.
Make a stop at the remarkable Blyde River Canyon en route to Kruger. Discover the thrill of game drives and keep eyes peeled for all the incredible wildlife that lives within the park’s boundaries. The most amazing thing about Kruger is how easy it is to see animals like elephants, lions, zebra, giraffe, rhino and wildebeast enjoying their natural habitat.
After an early morning game drive, head north to the Limpopo region and the town of Mokopane. Set up camp on a working cattle farm and enjoy the hospitality of local villagers, getting to experience the area’s traditional way of life and delicious cuisine.
Travel through the wilderness of northern Botswana to Nata. Explore the eerie Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, located on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, and camp under the endless night sky.
Make tracks to Zimbabwe and the incredible ‘Smoke that Thunders’ – Victoria Falls. See torrents of water roaring into a deep chasm and just try to avoid the spray that forms rainbows in the air. Explore the falls from all angles and perhaps take advantage of the incredible array of adventure activities on offer in this alluring part of Africa.
Travel to Botswana and embark on an afternoon cruise along the Chobe River. Try to spot wallowing hippos and basking crocodiles before watching the sun melt into the horizon over the grassy plains. There's plenty of time in the Chobe National Park to spot the magnificent elephants this reserve is famous for.
Journey to the gateway of the Okavango Delta; Maun.
Guided by local polers, explore the delta’s snaking waterways in a traditional mokoro canoe, the perfect way to witness the abundant wildlife that lives here. Spend the night camping on a remote island surrounding by the sounds of nocturnal life.
A sanctuary founded to protect Botswana’s endangered black and white rhino population, the Khama Rhino Sanctuary is not only a great way to see a huge number of animals up close on a game drive, it is an inspiring place that also helps the local community.
Return to South Africa and jump on a bike to explore Soweto, an infamous Johannesburg neighbourhood that is the heart of this city, and learn about its tumultuous history. Spend time in the museums, restaurants and parks of this vibrant city before farewelling this incredible southern African adventure.
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Inclusions

Meals
7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
Transport
Boat, Mokoro, Overland vehicle
Accommodation
Bush camp (no facilities) (2 nights), Camping (with basic facilities) (1 night), Camping (with facilities) (9 nights), Guesthouse (1 night), Hotel (1 night)
Included activites
  • Blyde River Canyon Viewpoint
  • Chobe - River cruise
  • Khama Rhino Sanctuary - Game drive
  • Nata Pan Excursion
  • Soweto - Cycle tour
  • Thabaphaswa - Village Visit & Dinner
  • Visit Victoria Falls

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Notes

1. A single supplement is available on this trip.
2. This trip finishes in Soweto on Day 15 after our cycle adventure. Please don't book any international flights until after 8pm this evening.

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