Victoria Falls to Cape Town Tour (Small Group) (24 Days)

Currency estimated. Base currency is South African Rand (ZAR)

DAYS

24

Accommodated Small Group

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R88,720 R86,502

+ Local Payment USD 200 (Compulsory)

+ Single Supplement USD 1165

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced USD 4685. Currency fluctuations may occur

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  • Starts: Victoria Falls
  • Ends: Cape Town

Countries Visited

South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia

Why You'll Love this Tour

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.

 


Tour Style Accommodated Small Group
Countries Visited South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia
Starts Victoria Falls
Ends Cape Town
Group Size Min 4 Max 12
Age Range 12 – 65 Years and older
Length 24 days
Tour SKU ACS4108

Tour Price

Currency conversion estimated. Base currency is South African Rand (ZAR)


FROM

R88,720 R86,502

+ Local Payment USD 200 (Compulsory)

+ Single Supplement USD 1165

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced at USD 4685. Currency fluctuations may occur

Dates Tour Length: 24 days


Currency estimated. Base currency is South African Rand (ZAR)

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Included

  • Meals - 23 Breakfasts, 19 Lunches, 11 Dinners
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Experienced local guide
  • All transport in fully kitted vehicle
  • Park entrance fees
  • Victoria Falls Guided Tour
  • Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
  • Chobe National Park Morning Game Drive
  • Game Viewing by boat on Chobe River
  • Mahangu National Park Game Viewing
  • Okavango Delta Mokoro Excursion and Walk
  • Etosha National Park Full Day Game Drives
  • Visit to an Ova-Himba Village
  • Omaruru Wine Tasting
  • Spitzkoppe ancient rock art and walk
  • Visit to the world's highest sand dunes
  • Visit to Ais - Ais Hot Springs
  • Orange River Half Day Canoe Trip
  • Clanwilliam Rooibos Tea tasting experience
  • Cape Town city tour (Visit to Table Mountain, Constantia Wine Tasting and Full Day Peninsula Tour)

Excluded

  • Travel insurance (Get Adventure Travel Insurance)
  • Flights
  • Visa costs
  • Passports
  • Vaccinations
  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • All optional activities and optional game drives
  • Gratuities
  • All drinks, tips and curios
  • All personal expenses

Activities

Some of the activities you can take part in on this tour.

Included in Tour Price

  • Victoria Falls Guided Tour
  • Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
  • Chobe National Park Morning Game Drive
  • Game Viewing by boat on Chobe River
  • Mahangu National Park Game Viewing
  • Okavango Delta Mokoro Excursion and Walk
  • Etosha National Park Full Day Game Drives
  • Visit to an Ova-Himba Village
  • Omaruru Wine Tasting
  • Spitzkoppe ancient rock art and walk
  • Visit to the world's highest sand dunes
  • Visit to Ais - Ais Hot Springs
  • Orange River Half Day Canoe Trip
  • Clanwilliam Rooibos Tea tasting experience
  • Cape Town city tour (Visit to Table Mountain, Constantia Wine Tasting and Full Day Peninsula Tour)


Other Activities

Optional Activities available on this tour at your own expense  Victoria Falls

  • 15 Minute Helicopter Flight
  • 22 Minute Helicopter Flight
  • Boma Dinner incl. transfers
  • Dinner Cruise
  • Bungee Jump
  • Bridge Swing
  • Bridge Slide
  • Historical Bridge Tour
  • Canopy Tour
  • Flying Fox (Cable Slide)
  • Gorge Swing
  • Zip Line
  • Horse Back Safaris (novice)
  • Canoeing (full day)
  • Rafting (full day, low water)
  • Rafting (full day, high water)
  • Bakota Gorge Hike and Ndebele Village Tour
  • Traditional Village Tour
Guma Lagoon
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight 30 Minute One Person
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight 30 Minute Two Persons
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight 30 Minute Three Persons
Swakopmund
  • Quad biking (2 hour)
  • Sand boarding lie-down
  • Sand boarding standing up
  • Living Desert Tour
  • Township Tour
  • Tandem Sky Diving
  • Scenic Flights (various)
  • Shore fishing
  • Boat fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Dolphin, Seal & Whale Cruise
Cape Town
  • Full Day Cape Winelands Tour
  • Winelands with Bicycles
  • Half Day City Tour
  • Cape Town City Cycle Tour
  • Township Tour
  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Whale Route Tour
  • Give Back Cultural Field Trip

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 evening you will be introduced to your guides as well as your fellow travellers during the pre-departure meeting.

Accommodation: A’Zambezi River Lodge or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals: No meals included on this day
Included Highlight: Zambezi River Sunset Cruise

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 10,566 square kilometres and contains one of the biggest elephant populations in all of Africa. This afternoon we embark on an unforgettable cruise down the Chobe River, a perfect way to view wildlife and the African sunset.

Accommodation: Chobe Safari Lodge or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals: Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner; Day 3: Breakfast
Included Highlight: Victoria Falls Guided Tour, Chobe National Park Game Drive, Chobe River Boat Cruise
Distance: 90kms

Day 4

Caprivi Strip, Namibia

Departing from Botswana, we journey through the Chobe National Park before making our way into Namibia and travelling through Caprivi to our camp situated on the Kwando Riverbanks. Upon arrival, you will have the rest of the day to relax or enjoy one of the optional activities available to you.

Accommodation: Camp Kwando or similar
Facilities: Permanent tented chalets with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance: 265kms

Day 5 - 6

Caprivi to 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 Mahangu 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. En route, we will make a stop at a remote island for a 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: Breakfast x2, Lunch x2, Dinner x2
Distance: 385kms

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: Breakfast, Lunch
Distance: 380kms

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: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation (Day 9): Okaukuejo or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation (Day 10): Okaukuejo or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Etosha National Park Game Drives
Distance: 435kms

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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Himba Village Experience
Distance: 280kms

Day 12

Omaruru, Namibia

Our travels today will take us to the Omaruru mission statement which has great historical significance and is now a popular place for artists to craft their wares. We will also visit a local distillery and wine cellar where you can enjoy some great home-grown produce. We will then get back on the road to reach our accommodation in the afternoon.

Accommodation: Omaruru Guesthouse or similar
Facilities: rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, dining room area
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Highlight: Local Distillery Visit & Wine Tasting
Distance: 330kms

Day 13 - 14

Spitzkoppe and Swakopmund – Namibia

We travel west today, making our way towards the desert plains, Spitzkoppe. We explore the magnificent bushman paintings and engravings before heading to the coast. The following day you will have the chance to participate in a couple of incredible optional activities. 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: Breakfast x2, Lunch x1
Included Highlight: Visit ancient rock art, Walk amongst the boulders
Distance: 310kms (Day 13), 250km (Day 14)

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 rise 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: Agama River Camp or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals: Breakfast x2, Lunch x2, Dinner x1
Included Highlight: Visit to the world’s highest sand dunes ad Sesriem Canyon
Distance: 295kms (Day 15), 230kms (Day 16)

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: Canyon Roadhouse or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Fish River Canyon
Distance: 600kms

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: Breakfast x2, Lunch x2, Dinner x2
Included Highlight: Visit to Ai-Ais hot springs, Orange River Half day canoe trip
Distance: 220kms

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: Clanwilliam Hotel or similar
Facilities: Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, restaurant, bar & swimming pool
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance: 470kms

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 enjoy a local favourite of Rooibos tea tasting en route. We 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: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Highlight: Rooibos tea tasting experience in Clanwilliam
Distance: 230kms

Day 22

Cape Town, South Africa

Reaching the beautiful city of Cape Town you will be taken up the cable car to the infamous Table Mountain which offers incredible views. Then we will return to the city and walk around the Company Garden, Greenmarket Square where you can purchase curious, the SA museum,and the colourful Cape Malay Quarter. We visit a local wine farm where we enjoy wine tasting and lunch. You can also visit the V&A Waterfront situated by the harbour where you can shop till you drop.

Accommodation: The Townhouse Hotel or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, bar and restaurant)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Highlight: City tour including visit to Table Mountain, Constantia wine tasting
Distance: 50kms

Day 23

Cape Town, South Africa

We will travel along the scenic Atlantic Seaboard via Clifton and Camps Bay which are popular seaside beaches. We will stop at Maiden Cove which is a look-out point and then continue you on to Hout Bay. There are lots of seals here and you can take an optional boat trip  to Seal Island (seasonal). We travel further along Chapman’s Peak which is one of Cape Town’s most beautiful scenic trips and head to Cape Point and the Good Hope Nature Reserve. In the afternoon we will visit the charming Simon’s Town which is the naval base for Cape Town and then visit the large penguin colony at Boulder’s Beach.

Accommodation: The Townhouse Hotel or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, bar and restaurant)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlight: Full day Peninsula Tour
Distnce: 250kms

Day 24

Cape Town, South Africa

Our wonderful tour comes to an end after breakfast. You will be transferred to Cape Town International Airport.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Onward Travel Plans

Due to circumstances beyond our control while on tour (such as border crossings, traffic, breakdowns and delays, etc), the end time on the last day cannot be guaranteed. Therefore we strongly recommend you stay the night and fly out the next day. Please consult with your booking consultant.

Frequently Asked Questions

Transport

Fully equipped 4x4 Toyota Land Cruises are used that seat 12 people. The windows are large which is perfect for game viewing and the vehicle are air-conditioned. All excess luggage is carried on the roof racks to ensure comfort in the vehicle.

Travelling Times and Distances

Travelling times vary due to road conditions, border crossings, detours and weather conditions. Travelling on the roads is far different to travelling in your home country so sit back and enjoy the scenery.

Accommodation

The accommodation is middle of the range African standard lodges. Some of these are in National Parks, on the banks of the river, or other places of interest. You will stay in a mix of lodges, chalets and tented camps. You can enjoy en-suites and the facilities in the accommodation such as the pool and bar areas.

Meals

Most breakfasts and dinners are included on the tour and can be enjoyed in the restaurants. On some nights the guide will prepare traditional African food. Please advise us beforehand regarding special dietary requirements.

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