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22 Day Victoria Falls to Cape Town Explorer

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This amazing Victoria Falls to Cape Town adventure tour passes through the highlights of Botswana and Namibia on its way down to Cape Town. Experience the awesome natural wonder of Victoria Falls, the plethora of wildlife in Chobe National Park and finish off in the great city of Cape Town.

You will be driven through Africa in custom-built safari vehicles and the experienced guides will inform you about the fauna and flora that surrounds you.

R47,800

+ Local Payment ZAR 2200

+ Single Supplement USD 885

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Tour Style Accommodated Small Group
Countries Visited South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia
Starts Victoria Falls
Ends Cape Town
Group Size Min 4 Max 12
 

 

22 Day Victoria Falls to Cape Town Explorer Tour Overview

Departing from Victoria Falls
Ends in
Cape Town

This small group from Victoria Falls to Cape Town Explorer passes through the highlights of Botswana and Namibia on its way down to Cape Town. You will have the opportunity to stay in a mix of lodges, chalets and tented camps giving you a variety of ways to enjoy your safari.

 

Included

  • 21 nights in fixed accommodation
  • All transport in fully equipped air-conditioned vehicle
  • Game drives and activities as mentioned
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Experienced local guide

Excluded

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights
  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • Optional activities
  • All drinks, tips and curios
  • All personal expenses

SKU: ACS4108
 

22 Day Victoria Falls to Cape Town Explorer Itinerary

Day 1

Victoria Falls – Zimbabwe

When you reach Victoria Falls you will be transported to your lodge where you will have the day free to spend however you like. In the night you will be introduced to your guides as well as your fellow travellers during the pre-departure meeting.

Accommodation: A’Zambezi River Lodge, llala Lodge or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
All meals for your own account.

Day 2 - 3

Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park – Botswana

We awake early for a guided tour of the majestic Victoria Falls, referred to by the local Kololo tribe as Mosi oa Tunya, or ‘the smoke that thunders’. We then leave Victoria Falls and head to Botswana for the next two nights. You can relax for the rest of the day or choose an optional activity.

Rising early the following day for a morning game drive in the Chobe National Park.  The second biggest National Park in Botswana, Chobe extends over 10,600 square kilometres and contains one of the biggest elephant populations in all of Africa.

Accommodation: Chobe Bush Lodge, Chobe Marina or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathroom, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals Included: Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner; Day 3: Breakfast

Day 4

Caprivi Strip – Namibia

Departing from Botswana, we journey through the Chobe National before making our way into Namibia and travelling through Caprivi to our camp situated on the Kwando Riverbanks. At midday you will embark on a number of optional activities available to you or unwind by taking in the beautiful sights and sounds of the Kwando River.

Accommodation: Camp Kwando or similar
Facilities: Permanent tented chalets with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 - 6

Okavango Delta – Botswana

We depart from our camp at Caprivi for Etsha 13, located on the Okavango Delta’s western border. Different to other deltas, the Okavango runs into the Kalahari Desert never reaching the coast, making it extremely unique as the world’s biggest inland delta. We head off on a game drive to the Mahungu National Park in our safari vehicle. Look out for sable, roan, elephants, hippos and buffalos. Over 420 different bird species also reside here.

The following day is spent navigating our way through narrow water channels and dense plant life by means of mokoros (traditional dug-out canoes). During this outing you will spot a range of different birds and animals and we will make a stop at a remote island for an hour long guided walk, during which we will seek out elephants, waterbuck and other wild animals that have made this paradise their home.

Accommodation: Guma Lagoon Camp or similar
Facilities: Permanent tents with en-suite bathroom, bar area
Meals Included: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2

Day 7

Kavango River – Namibia

We head to Kaisosi River Lodge where we spend our afternoon unwinding on the Kavango Riverbanks. Here there will be many Optional Activities available in which to partake, including a visit to a traditional cultural school and sunset cruises. Otherwise, feel free to put your feet up by the pool and enjoy a sundowner whilst basking in the beautiful sounds of nature.

Accommodation: Kaisosi River Lodge or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 - 10

Etosha National Park – Namibia

This morning we make our way to Etosha National Park where we spend the following three days game driving, seeking out Africa’s Big Five as well as other game such as cheetah, giraffe, zebra and many different kinds of antelope that have made this Park their home. Our evenings will be spent at the floodlit waterholes where we will catch glimpses of the Park’s diverse animal collection that wander down for an evening drink. Established as a National Park in 1907, Etosha Game Park boasts around 114 mammals, 340 bird species, 110 reptiles, 16 amphibian species and one single species of fish.

Accommodation (Day 8): Namutoni or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation (Day 9): Okaukuejo or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation (Day 10): Okaukuejo or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11

Kamanjab – Himba Experience – Namibia

We say our goodbyes to the beautiful wildlife of Etosha today and make our way to the incredibly stunning Damaraland. Depending on the time that we reach the town, we will visit a traditional Himba Village in the afternoon or following morning. This will be an adventure of cultural exchanges as well as learning and understanding the last remaining tribe in Namibia, the Ova-Himba.

Accommodation: Oppi Koppi Restcamp or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12

Twyfelfontein, Petrified Forest and Brandberg – Namibia

On our adventure today we make a stop to view some ancient Bushmen (San) paintings at Twyfelfontein as well as the amazing Petrified Forest, the trees of which are thought to be 250 million years old. Twyfelfontein was declared a World Heritage site in 2007, the very first in the country. We then carry on through to Brandberg, the tallest mountain in Namibia. Either this afternoon or the following morning we embark on a walk to pay a visit to the ‘White Lady’, one of the most renowned rock paintings in the region. The footpath to the site provides an incredible vista over the Damaraland plains.

Accommodation: Brandberg White Lady Lodge or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 - 14

Cape Cross Seal Colony and Swakopmund – Namibia

We travel west today, making our way over flat desert terrain to arrive at the cold Atlantic coastline. As we follow the Skeleton Coast en route to Swakopmund, we pay a visit to Cape Cross, the biggest breeding area for Cape Fur Seals. We reach the pleasant seaside town of Swakopmund today, where you will have the chance to participate in a couple of incredible Optional Activities over the following two days. Otherwise, simply take this time to bask in the brilliant atmosphere of this charming town and soak in its splendour and sun-kissed beaches.

Accommodation: Hotel A La Mer or similar
Facilities: Standard rooms with en-suite bathrooms
Meals Included: Breakfast X2, Lunch X1

Day 15 - 16

Namib Naukluft National Park and Sossusvlei – Namibia

Today is spent travelling through the Namib-Naukluft National Park en route to Sossusvlei. The Namib-Naukluft Desert is an ancient area with an ageless spirit. It boasts some of the most uncommon plant and wildlife in the world. The animals of this environment include the Oryx, Springbok and Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra.

The following morning we arise at the crack of dawn to navigate our way to the world’s highest dunes at Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. These incredible dunes that sometimes reach over 300 metres, are positively incredible and make for amazing photographic opportunities. If luck is on our side, there might be some water in the vlei (lake). We also make a stop to view the gorgeous Sesriem Canyon, which was formed millions of years ago by the Tsauchab River.

Accommodation: Hotel La Mer or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals Included: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2

Day 17

Fish River Canyon – Namibia

Prepare for a day on the road as we travel south to our accommodation close to the Fish River Canyon, the second largest on earth. Later on in the evening you will be able to witness another incredible African sunset and view the scenery along the edge of the canyon.

Accommodation: Agama River Camp or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18 - 19

The Orange River – Namibia

We depart in the morning to make our way to our camp, situated on the Orange (Gariep) Riverbanks, the natural divider between South Africa and Namibia. We stop at Ai-Ais which houses thermal water that is rich in sulphates and flourides. In the language of Nama Ais-Ais means ‘burning water’. The following day we only journey by means of a canoe. Spend some time unwinding as you are carried along the sparkling Orange River by the currents.

Accommodation: Felix Unite Camp Provenance or similar
Facilities: Chalets with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar
Meals Included: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2

Day 20

Orange River to The Cedarberg – South Africa

We head down the coast once crossing over the border into South Africa. In springtime a panoramic view of wildflowers will catch your eye in the famous Namaqualand region. Later that afternoon we arrive in Clanwilliam, a very old town, nestled at the foot of the Cedarburg mountains.

Accommodation: Felix Unite or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, restaurant, bar & swimming pool
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 21

Cedarberg Mountains / Cape Town – South Africa

Today we drive through the mountains to our last destination of the tour, the Mother City of Cape Town. We make a stop off at the beach on the Atlantic Ocean to have a look at the iconic Table Mountain from across the Bay.

Accommodation: The Townhouse Hotel or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, bar and restaurant)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 22

End of Tour

Today our adventure comes to an end after breakfast. We swap contact details and go our separate ways.

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

22 Day Victoria Falls to Cape Town Explorer Activities

Included

  • Airport transfers on arrival and departure day
  • Visit of the Cedarberg Mountains & Rooibos tea tasting
  • Adventurous canoe excursion on the Orange River
  • Stop and swim at Ais-Ais Hot springs
  • Sunset over the Fish River Canyon
  • Visit the possibly climbing of Namibia’s highest sand dunes at Sossusvlei & Dead Vlei
  • Stop at Sesriem Canyon
  • Exploring of the German coastal town Swakopmund
  • Walks to the ancient Bushman paintings in Brandberg and Twyfelfontein
  • Visit to a traditional Himba Village, the tribe of the Ova-Himba
  • Extensive game viewing on game drives in Etosha National Park for more than 2 days
  • Visit to the Western Caprivi
  • Traditional Okavango Delta mokoro excursion with a walk on one of the islands
  • Game drive in Mahangu National Park
  • Early morning game drive in the famous Chobe National Park
  • Spectacular afternoon sunset game cruise on the Chobe River
  • Guided visit of the mighty Victoria Falls


Other Activities

Victoria Falls

  • 15 Minute Helicopter Flight $ 150.00 (excl. levies)
  • 22 Minute Helicopter Flight $ 235.00 (excl. levies)
  • Boma Dinner incl. transfers $ 55.00
  • Sunset Cruise $ 48.00
  • Dinner Cruise $ 85.00
  • Bungee Jump $ 160.00
  • Canopy Tour $ 52.50
  • Flying Fox (Cable Slide) $ 42.00
  • Gorge Swing $ 94.50
  • Zip Line $ 68.50
  • Elephant Back Safari (half day) $ 150.00
  • Elephant Interaction $ 60.00
  • Horse Back Safaris (novice) $ 90.00
  • Canoeing (full day) $ 150.00
  • Rafting (full day, low water) $ 150.00
  • Rafting (full day, high water) $ 140.00

Guma Lagoon

  • Scenic Helicopter Flight 25 Minute One Person $ 564.00 per person
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight 25 Minute Two Persons $ 282.00 per person
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight 25 Minute Three Persons $ 188.00 per person
  • Helicopter flights are valid from 01st May – 31st October 2016

Swakopmund

  • Quad biking (2 hour) R 600.00
  • Sand boarding lie-down R 400.00
  • Sand boarding standing up R 500.00
  • Living Desert Tour R 700.00
  • Tandem Sky Diving R 2,100.00
  • Shore fishing R 1,500.00
  • Boat fishing R 1,350.00
  • Township Tour R 450.00
  • Kayaking R 650.00
  • Dolphin, Seal & Whale Cruise R 600.00

Cape Town

  • Full Day Cape Point Tour R 930.00
  • Cape Point with Hiking & Bicycles R 750.00
  • Full Day Cape Winelands Tour R 930.00
  • Winelands with Bicycles R 895.00
  • Half Day City Tour R 475.00
  • Township Tour R 550.00
  • Shark Cage Diving R 1,950.00
  • Whale Tour R 930.00
  • Give Back Cultural Field Trip R 912.00
*Please note prices are subject to change

 

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22 Day Victoria Falls to Cape Town Explorer Price

R47,800

+ Local Payment ZAR 2200

+ Single Supplement USD 885





R47,800

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced at USD 3589 Currency fluctuations may occur

+ Local Payment ZAR 2200

+ Single Supplement USD 885

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