Southern Africa Unplugged Itinerary

Visit highlights of South Africa and Zimbabwe and uncover the mystique of Mozambique on this adventure holiday. See Vic Falls, Bilene, Kruger National Park and more.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,490
      CAD $3,600
      EUR €2,440
      GBP £2,045
      ZAR R35,330
      CHF FR2,940
      NZD $3,930
      AUD $3,530
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Beach, Mozambique

Lion, Kruger Park

Friends, Mozambique

Kruger National Park

Victoria falls

Cheetah, South Africa

Day 1 Johannesburg/Soweto

Arrive in Joburg and prepare for the adventure-filled days to come.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 1

Day 2 Milwane National Park

Enjoy a guided bike ride through Milwane National Park, keeping an eye out for the abundant wildlife that lives here. Spend the night in traditional Swazi huts called beehives, one of the more unique modes of accommodation on the trip.
ACCOM: Village Hut - 1

Day 3 Hlane National Park

Jump in an express taxi and make tracks to Hlane Royal National Park. Stay in the heart of the bush and go on a game walk to track elephants and rhinos on foot - a very cool experience.
ACCOM: Chalet - 1

Day 4 Maputo

Hop aboard a bus and then a chapa truck to get to Mozambique's attractive capital, Maputo. Check out this city at your own pace, perhaps indulging in its renowned seafood.
ACCOM: Hostel - 1

Days 5-6 Bilene

Continue on to Bilene, a small village perched on the Uembje Lagoon. There are plenty of water-based activities here to choose from in free time: catch a barge across the river to the beach for a snorkel, hire a canoe and set out for a light paddle or enjoy a sunset beach cruise.
ACCOM: Chalet - 2

Day 7 Maputo

Return to Maputo for another night in Mozambique’s vibrant capital.
ACCOM: Hostel - 1

Days 8-9 Kruger National Park

Travel to the South African border and push onwards to the incredible Kruger National Park. Embark on afternoon and morning game drives to spot Africa's remarkable animals, including the iconic Big Five.
ACCOM: Permanent tented camp - 2

Day 10 Louis Trichardt

En route to Louis Trichardt, stop in at the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre to meet some rescued animals.

Day 11 Masvingo

Catch a kombi to Masvingo, Zimbabwe's oldest colonial settlement. Visit the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, which are thought to be the ruins of a royal palace that dates back to the 11th century.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 1

Days 12-13 Bulawayo/Matobos National Park

Following a fairly long travel day across the Zimbabwean landscape, reach Matobos National Park. Learn a little of the area’s distinguished local history, then set out in search of black and white rhinos on a 4x4 game drive.
ACCOM: Hostel - 2

Days 14-16 Victoria Falls

Travel on to Zimbabwe's adventure capital, Victoria Falls. With no shortage of activities and outings on offer, perhaps stick around for an extra day after the trip finishes up to try abseiling, canoeing or witness the rumble of the continent's biggest waterfall.
ACCOM: Permanent tented camp - 2