Exploring South Africa, Victoria Falls & Botswana

From cosmopolitan Cape Town to the power of Victoria Falls to the remote wilds of Botswana, this is the complete African travel experience. Gaze out from the top of Table Mountain. Explore the tip of the continent at the Cape of Good Hope. Make new friends during a home hosted dinner. Search out legendary wildlife and cruise the remote Chobe River. Marvel at the bio-diversity of the Entabeni Conservancy. And that's just the start. Multiple game drives and traditional culinary experiences provide the perfect blend of culture and thrills.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Duration
13 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1Cape TownOvernight Flight: Epic scenery, winding coastlines, remarkable cultural diversity and abundant wildlife come together in an incredible experience.
Day 2Cape TownCape Town, South Africa - Tour Begins: Welcome to the beautiful harborside city of Cape Town. Its architecture fuses French, German and Dutch traditions which sets the stage for a thrilling cultural journey.
Day 3Cape TownCape Town: Step aboard a cable car that whisks you to an altitude of more than 3,000 feet atop Table Mountain.* Gaze at the astounding view of Cape Town, Robben Island and Lion's Head. Return to the city via Table Bay, passing through the Moorish Malay Quarter on your panoramic tour, pausing along the way at Milnerton Lighthouse. Spend the remainder of your afternoon at leisure. You may choose to explore charming Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, known for its shopping and entertainment venues. Be sure to stop by the local craft market for some hidden gems. This evening, savor a true African dining experience as you become familiar with a traditional African hand-washing ceremony before sampling local delicacies.
Day 4Cape TownCape Town: Travel out to Cape Point on the southwestern tip of Africa. Along the way, marvel at the coastal scenery and pleasant towns that populate the Cape Peninsula. Listen to the tales behind the numerous ship wrecks which attest to the treacherous nature of these waters. Come to know the Cape of Good Hope and take a tram to the top of the mountain. Enjoy a leisurely hike down before continuing on to Boulders Beach to see the penguins who call it home. Later this evening, make some new South African friends during a home-hosted dinner. Sit down with a local family and learn about their daily life. Perhaps you'll share stories from your own experiences.
Day 5Cape TownCape Town - Stellenbosch: After a leisurely morning, a short drive brings you to the beautiful winelands of the Western Cape. Visit a winery for a tasting before enjoying a farm lunch paired with wine. Your hotel for the next two nights is located in the heart of bustling Stellenbosch. The remainder of your afternoon is at leisure to relax or explore this charming town, the second oldest in South Africa.
Day 6StellenboschStellenbosch - Hermanus - Stellenbosch: Enjoy a leisurely drive over the Sir Lowry Pass to the quaint seaside village of Hermanus. A walking tour will acquaint you with the village. Enjoy some leisure time to explore the shops and art galleries before returning to Stellenbosch.
Day 7StellenboschStellenbosch - Johannesburg - Entabeni Conservancy: Fly to the city of Johannesburg. Upon arrival, head to the Entabeni Conservancy. Gather for an afternoon game drive. Have your cameras ready as you search for the "Big Five" (lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard and rhino). As the sun sets, enjoy a traditional African sundowner. Get out of your 4x4 and gaze over the land as the sun drops behind the mountains. Keep your eyes peeled for the big cats preparing to hunt. Return to the lodge for dinner under the stars.
Day 8EntabeniEntabeni Conservancy: Rise before the sun and set out on a game drive. Enjoy coffee and tea in the bush before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Later, learn to follow the clues left by wildlife during a track identification walk with a ranger. After you have worked up an appetite, take time for a leisurely lunch in the gardens. Late afternoon, continue your search for the 'Big Five' during another exciting game drive.
Day 9EntabeniEntabeni Conservancy - Johannesburg: Carry on your quest for the "Big Five" before breakfast. Later, journey to the vibrant city of Johannesburg. En route, your Tour Manager helps you discover the history of the local languages. Enjoy some leisure time in Sandton this afternoon.
Day 10JohannesburgJohannesburg - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe**: Fly to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Spend some time at a local village learning more about the regional culture. Embark on a walking tour of stunning Victoria Falls. Later, you may enjoy a sundowner poolside and the spectacular African sunset while the animals gather at the watering hole.
Day 11Victoria FallsVictoria Falls: This morning explore a local craft market. Later you will meet African elephants and have the opportunity to interact with them before you enjoy some free time at the lodge. Reflect on your surroundings as you relax while overlooking the wildlife watering hole.
Day 12Victoria FallsVictoria Falls - Chobe, Botswana: Watch for bushbuck (African antelope) as well as bird life during a nature walk with a local guide. Cross the border as you travel to Chobe, Botswana. An exciting safari cruise awaits. Spot wildlife along the water's edge, find hippos swimming along the shores, and crocodiles basking in the sun.
Day 13ChobeChobe: Today features morning and afternoon game drives in the one-of-a-kind Chobe National Park. View the animals as they drink from the river. This evening's dinner by the river is hosted by a chef who will teach you the art of cooking a traditional Braai (barbecue) complete with some local favorites such as game meat.
Day 14ChobeChobe - Johannesburg - Tour Ends: Fly to Johannesburg where your tour comes to a close.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
01/11/2018$4,846.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
02/08/2018$4,846.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
02/13/2018$4,846.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
02/22/2018$4,846.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
02/25/2018$4,846.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/01/2018$4,846.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/08/2018$4,846.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/15/2018$4,846.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Chobe Marina Lodge Kasane, Botswana
Hanglip Mountain Lodge Limpopo, South Africa
Commodore Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Da Vinci Hotel and Suites Sandton, South Africa
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.
  
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