Explore Southern Africa

Travel to South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe and uncover their natural wonders. From the Okavango Delta and Victoria Falls, to safaris in Kruger National Park.

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Uncover the natural beauty of South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe

Discover the allure of southern Africa as you roam from the golden plains of the world-famous Kruger National Park and the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls to the watery wonderland of the Okavango Delta and the teeming game parks of Botswana. Whether it's spotting the Big Five, relaxing by dreamy lagoons, experiencing tribal village life or cavorting near raging waterfalls, this adventure tour will fill your memories with the wonders of the African south.

  • Embark on a game drive through Elephant Sands
  • Cruise the waterways of the Okavango Delta
  • Admire sweeping views of the Blyde River Canyon
  • Be blown away by the power of Victoria Falls
  • Safari through the savanna of Kruger National Park
  • Travel along the Chobe River at sunset
  • Enjoy a game drive on the fringe of the Kalahari Desert
  • Spot rhinos in the Khama Rhino Sanctuary

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Finish:

    Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    12 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 11 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (2 nts), Camping (with facilities) (10 nts), Hotel (1 nt), Permanent tented camp (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Mokoro, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Bourkes Luck Potholes, Chobe - River cruise, Elephant Sands - Afternoon game drive, Khama Rhino Sanctuary - Evening game drive, Kruger Park - Game drive, Maun - Local village visit, Okavango Delta - Mokoro trips & bushwalks, Southern African Wildlife College, Village walk, Visit Victoria Falls

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    449kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    This is a combination trip. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. A single supplement is available on this trip. CHANGES TO THE TRIP FOR 2013: For 2013 we will be rerouting the itinerary to remove Palapye and adding in a night in Nata and Blouberg. Passenger feedback indicated that Palapye was not a highlight for most. This change also means that some travel days are not as long. The new Itinerary will be: Day 1 Johannesburg Day 2 Khama Rhino Sanctuary Day 3 Maun Days 4-5 Okavango Delta Day 6 Maun Day 7 Elephant Sands Days 8-9 Vic Falls Day 10 Chobe NP Day 11 Nata Day 12 Blouberg Day 13-14 Kruger NP Day 15 Johannesburg

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Day 1 Johannesburg

Begin the African escapade in Johannesburg - a sprawling city of remarkable contrasts.

Day 2 Khama Rhino Sanctuary

Cross the border into beautiful Botswana, a country rich in lush vegetation and exotic wildlife. Witness the success of the Khama Rhino Sanctuary - an inspirational conservation project built to protect both black and white rhinos, as well as zebras, giraffes, leopards, ostriches and wildebeests. End the day with a dusk game drive on the fringe of the Kalahari Desert.

Day 3 Maun

Head north towards Maun, the gateway for many safaris in Botswana.

Days 4-5 Okavango Delta

Explore the lagoons, lakes and streams of the Okavango Delta in a traditional dugout canoe. An abundance of birds can be found here, including owls, egrets, eagles and herons. Head out on an early morning game walk to search for buffaloes and elephants. In the evenings, camp on a remote island in the arms of the African wilderness.

Day 6 Maun

Visit a local village before returning to Maun.

Day 7 Elephant Sands

Drive north to camp on the grounds of Elephants Sands, a private conservancy that shelters elephants, lions, zebras and giraffes. Seek them out on a game drive in the afternoon.

Days 8-9 Victoria Falls

Leave Botswana behind and travel to Zimbabwe. Behold the awesome sight of the enormous curtain of water cascading over Victoria Falls.

Day 10 Chobe National Park

Famous for its elephants, Chobe National Park also houses lions, hippos and African fish eagles. Enjoy a relaxing water safari down the Chobe River in the golden light of the afternoon - the best way to see these creatures at close range.

Day 11 Palapye

Journey to Palapye and explore the town centre before enjoying a relaxed dinner in a local cafe.

Days 12-13 Kruger National Park

Return to South Africa and adventure through the Kruger National Park's expansive savanna and rolling hills. Keep an eye out for Africa's famous Big Five as well as the sable, a rare species of antelope. Why not take an optional night safari to see Kruger's nocturnal predators?

Days 14-15 Greater Kruger/Johannesburg

Enjoy a final game drive before visiting the Southern African Wildlife College to learn about the crucial role that wildlife guides play in the protection of Africa's national parks. Hit the road and admire the views over the Blyde River Canyon on the journey back to Johannesburg.
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