Cape Town to Vic Falls & Joburg Tour (Inclusive/Comfort)

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

DAYS

24

Accommodated Small Group Top Pick

FROM

R60,300

+ Single Supplement EURO 450 (optional)

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced EUR 3645 Low Season (1 Jan - 30 Jun) | EUR 3795 High Season (1 July - 31 Dec) view 2020 Rates EUR 3745 Low Season (Jan - Jun 2020) | EUR 3895 High Season (July - Dec 2020). Currency fluctuations may occur

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Highlights

  • Table Mountain
  • Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point
  • Cape Town Wine Tasting
  • Orange River Canoe Trip
  • Desert Night Drive
  • Dune Climbing
  • Namib Desert
  • 4x4 Trip to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei
  • Etosha National Park
  • Hwange
  • Okavango Delta - private island, walk and mokoro excursions
  • Maun
  • Chobe National Park boat cruise
  • Victoria Falls National Park and entry fee
  • Rhino Tracking On Foot
  • Matobo National Park
  • Hwange
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  • Starts: Cape Town
  • Ends: Johannesburg

Countries Visited

South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe

Why You'll Love this Tour

Wine tasting in Cape Town, rafting down the Orange River, climbing the world’s highest dunes, tracking rhinos, bungee jumping off Victoria Falls bridge - this isn’t a list of James Bond film scenes, it’s just a sample of your overland itinerary. Our signature Cape Town to Victoria Falls tour is 24 days of non stop adventure, covering Southern Africa’s most incredible sights. By the end of it you’ll come way with memories to last a lifetime.


Tour Style Accommodated Small Group Top Pick
Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe
Starts Cape Town
Ends Johannesburg
Group Size Max 12
Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
Length 24 days
Tour SKU ACS0305

Tour Price

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


FROM

R60,300

+ Single Supplement EURO 450 (optional)

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced at EUR 3645 Low Season (1 Jan - 30 Jun) | EUR 3795 High Season (1 July - 31 Dec) view 2020 Rates EUR 3745 Low Season (Jan - Jun 2020) | EUR 3895 High Season (July - Dec 2020). Currency fluctuations may occur

Tour Reviews

Review by Nizar G who traveled Cape Town to Vic Falls:

I wanted to reach out and thank you for recommending and booking with for 24 day tour from Cape Town to Johannesburg. I just returned home from a fabulous experience of my lifetime. This journey has a created a lot of stories which I will share with my family and friends.

Review by Myriam Dierick who traveled Cape Town to Vic Falls (sourced from operator):

Fantastic tour with fantastic guide driver cook Christopher. We saw so much. I will remember this trip till the end of my days with stories to tell my grandchildren. go .do it. Impossible by self-drive to do and see same.

Review by Christian who traveled Cape Town to Vic Falls (sourced from operator):

When I booked the trip I didn’t really expect to come to the journey of my life (until now). The whole experience was the most amazing and awesome adventure I ever did so far. Tony showed us his Africa with more than just passion. In these 24 days we visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe which is amazing. But the whole group made it just better. I am really crossing fingers we will find a way to reunite after some years and still think about this trip being one of the best we have ever had.

Review by Emmy Lind who traveled Cape Town to Vic Falls (sourced from operator):

The whole tour has been amazing! I have learned so much about the animals and the culture in Africa. I will remember this tour for the rest of my life. I loved it! I have always been dreaming about going to Africa and now my dream came true.

Review by Tiril who traveled Cape Town to Vic Falls (sourced from operator):

An amazing trip and a excellent and social way to travel and see beautiful Africa.

Review by Ilja Depoortere who traveled Cape Town to Vic Falls (sourced from operator):

These 24 days were exceptionally well organised. I can not find anything that could be better – I enjoyed the whole trip. The guide was great and turned this trip into an unforgettable experience.

Review by Eric Ramm who traveled Cape Town to Vic Falls (sourced from operator):

Albert was an excellent guide. The desert walk and the game drives were amazing due to his knowledge and insight. The Desert Camp, Okavango Delta, and Hwange were highlights on the trip.

Dates Tour Length: 24 days

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Included

  • Accommodation
  • Meals as indicated
  • Registered guides
  • Transport per itinerary
  • Table Mountain Hike
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Cape Point National Park
  • Wine tasting
  • Orange River canoe trip
  • Dune climbing
  • Victoria Falls National Park entrance
  • Chobe National Park boat cruise
  • Namib Desert
  • Etosha National Park Game Drives
  • Okavango Delta - private island, walk and mokoro excursions
  • Desert night drive
  • 4x4 trip to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei
  • Rhino Trekking
  • Matobo National Park
  • Hwange National Park Game drive and walk
  • Waterfront
  • Hout Bay
  • Scenic drive along West Coast
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Morning Desert drive
  • Cape Cross seal colony
  • Brandberg White Lady Bushman Painting walk
  • Scenic Drive through Namibia
  • Motorboat transfer into the Okavango Delta
  • Okavango Delta sunset cruise
  • Visit to Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
  • Scenic Drive and short walk in Limpopo

Excluded

  • International Airfares
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Visa costs
  • Passports
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • All optional activities
  • Unscheduled or optional national / game parks and other activities
  • Gratuities
  • Sleeping bag if needed
  • Restaurant meals (other than those listed)
  • All drinks
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Other items of a personal nature

Activities

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


Other Activities

  • Optional Activities in Cape Town:
  • South Africa Estimated Costs p/p
  • Robben Island Tour – 3.5 hours ZAR 300
  • Abseiling of Table Mountain ZAR 700
  • White Shark Diving ZAR 1350
  • Optional Activities in Swakopmund:
  • Namibia Estimated Costs p/p
  • Sky Diving N$ 2100
  • Quad Biking – 1 hour N$ 400
  • Sand Boarding ZAR400
  • Living Desert Tour ZAR 600
  • Dolphin Tour ZAR 600
  • Optional Activities in Victoria Falls:
  • Zimbabwe Estimated Costs p/p
  • White Water Rafting – Low water USD 150
  • White Water Rafting – High water USD 140
  • Gorge Swing USD 95
  • Tandem – Gorge Swing USD 140
  • Zip line USD 70
  • Sundowner Cruise USD 50
  • Fishing (3 Hrs) – USD 120
  • Upper Zambezi Canoeing – USD 150
  • Optional Activities in Johannesburg
  • Soweto and johannesburg Combo ZAR 850
  • Apartheid Museum ZAR 550
  • Cradle of Humankind ZAR 990
  • Pretoria City tour ZAR 850

Itinerary

Days 1 – 2: Cape Town, South Africa

Today we gather at 13h00 at the Greenfire Cape Town Lodge  to set off on an exploration of Cape Town. We have a day and a half here, so our time will be spent participating in activities such as trekking up the iconic Table Mountain, visiting Cape Point, the V&A Waterfront, Hout Bay, the famous Stellenbosch winelands and other various attractions. Our exact itinerary will be weather-dependent. We stay at a lovely lodge situated on the beachfront for both nights. Lunches and dinner will be at your own expense.

Meals Included: Breakfast X2
Accommodation: Cape Town Lodge
Distance: Day 1 – 20 km; Day 2 – 200 km
Highlights: Table Mountain Hike, Cape Point National Park, Cape of Good Hope, Wine Tasting, Coastal Roads, Waterfront, Hout Bay cape-town-lodge-balcony

Day 3: West Coast, South Africa

Departing from the ‘Mother City’ we take one final view of the majestic Table Mountain from across the bay, we then journey northward through the ‘Swartland’ and along the West Coast making our way into Namaqualand. In the beginning of Spring, this normally desolate area comes to life with the blossoming of countless desert-adapted flower species. We spend our night at Hondehokke.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hondehokke Lodge
Distance: 563 km
Highlights: Scenic Drive along West Coast, West Coast Sunset

Days 4 – 5: Orange River, Namibia

We make our way across the border and into Namibia today, then journey a brief distance to our base camp situated on the Orange Riverbank where we prepare for our canoe expedition. The Orange River forms an incredible sight – a green ribbon snaking its way through the desert and enormous mountains of the Richtersveld National Park. We spend two nights in comfortable accommodation and on the second day we enjoy a long canoe trip down the river. As the day winds to an end we will return to our accommodation to take in the natural beauty that surrounds us.

Meals Included: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2
Accommodation: Felix Unite
Distance: Day 4 – 247 km
Highlights: Orange River, Orange River Canoe Experience

Day 6: Fish River Canyon, Namibia

We make our way directly to the magnificent Fish River Canyon, the second biggest of its kind in the world. Following a visit to the numerous viewpoints and exploring the rim of the Canyon, we carry on into the true Namib for a picnic lunch en route to our Greenfire Desert Lodge.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Desert Lodge
Distance: 580 km
Highlights: Fish River Canyon, Scenic Drive Through Desert Region, Private Desert Game Reserve

Day 7: Namib Desert, Namibia

Our lodge is located on our private Nature Reserve situated within the Namibrand Nature Reserve and is home to a variety of desert-adapted animals and plant life. The lodge is incredibly constructed against a rocky outcrop between the giant mountains and red dune-fields. During our time spent here, we will embark on guided treks and drives, including a night drive that takes place through the Reserve, granting us permission to view animals up close.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Desert Lodge
Distance: 20 km
Highlights: Morning Desert Walk, Afternoon Desert Drive/Night Drives

Day 8: Sossusvlei, Namibia

We have a leisurely start today, journeying straight to the Sossusvlei dune-fields. The final part of our travels to the dunes will be through heavy sand, for which we make use of an open 4X4 vehicle with an opportunity ti explore Sossusvlei and Deadvlei on foot. Once we have made our way to the dune summits for magnificent views, we head back to our vehicle and carry on to the unusual trading post of Solitaire.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Agama River Lodge
Distance: 180 km
Highlights: Dune climbing, Sossusvlei, Deadvlei, 4×4 transfer into Sossusvlei

Day 9: Dunes – Swakopmund, Namibia

We have a brief distance to travel, crossing the Kuiseb Canyon and the Naukluft Park toward the seaside town of Swakopmund where we spend two evenings at the Amanpuri Lodge. We have a full day of exploring this town that is rich in history, culture and activities.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Amanpuri Lodge
Distance: 300 km
Highlights: Scenic desert drive

Day 10: Swakopmund, Namibia

Our lodging provides the perfect location for some exploration of Swakopmund. Here you will come across many beaches, markets, curio stores and a massive range of adventure activities, including quad biking, sky diving, horse riding, dune boarding and many more! Make an effort to try out the nightlife in Swakopmund, as well as delicious dinners out at the local restaurants (own expense).

Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Amanpuri Lodge
swakopmund-namibia

Day 11: Brandberg, Namibia

We travel north up the Skeleton Coast today, to the seal colony of Cape Cross before making our way back inland. We journey through the desert to pay a visit to the rock paintings of the Bushmen at Brandberg, after which we spend the evening at the base of the mountain. We try our best to spot the elusive desert elephant.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
AccommodationBrandberg (White lady Lodge)
Distance: 325 km
Highlights: Cape Cross Seal Colony, Brandberg White Lady Bushman Painting walk

Days 12 – 13: Etosha National Park, Namibia

Today we make our way into the beautiful Etosha National Park for a magnificent wildlife game-viewing experience throughout the afternoon. We head back to our accommodation and then enjoy an evening of game viewing at a floodlit waterhole. The next day we then continue through the Reserve, game driving to the other side of the Park where we will stay in relative comfort.

Meals Included: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2
Accommodation: Etosha (Okaukuejo and Namutoni)
Distance: Day 12 – 335 km; Day 13 – 130 km inside the park
Highlights: Etosha National Park, 2 nights accommodation inside the park, Full-Day Game Drive

Day 14: Caprivi, Namibia

Departing from the severe desert environment, we make our way north to the lush region of Caprivi. This evening will be spent on the magnificent Okavango Riverbanks at Ngepi which offers a refreshing night’s rest.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
AccommodationNgepi Lodge
Distance: 640 km
Highlights: Short morning game drive while we exit Etosha, Scenic drive through Namibia
Ngepi-camp-caprivi

Days 15 – 16: Okavango Delta, Botswana

We embark on a brief drive to the Pan Handle, from where we will climb aboard a motor-boat and be carried through to the core of the Okavango Delta. When we are in the Delta, we journey further by means of mokoro (traditional dug-out canoes) to reach our isolated campsite. This is truly a natural wonderland and a massive range of wildlife will be seen here, in their natural habitats. We will spend two evenings here in the wilderness and exploring this incredible area by foot or on a mokoro.

Meals Included: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2
Accommodation: Private Island
Distance: 100km
Highlights: Motorboat transfer into the Okavango Delta, Private Island, Guided Game walks in the Delta led by local Motswana guides, Mokoro trips in Delta, Sunset Cruise

Day 17: Maun, Botswana

Today we embark on a mokoro and boat transfer across the Pan-Handle that returns us to our vehicle. We then journey through the Kalahari to our lodge in Maun, where we unwind for the afternoon near the swimming pool.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Maun Lodge
Distance: 354 km
Highlights: Private Tented Lodge on the banks of the Boteti River

Day 18: Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

Following a leisurely morning lazing by the swimming pool and enjoying a midday brunch and an optional village walk, we set off east to the enormous Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. The area may look stark, but there is plenty of birdlife and other animals that have made the desert their home. Without leaving a trace we travel to a remote area and enjoy the serenity of the area. We make our way to our accommodation for the evening after exploring this magnificent area.

Meals Included: Brunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Elephant Sands Lodge
Distance: 320 km
Highlights: Makgadikgadi Salt pans

Day 19: Kasane – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Travelling north we head to the world famous Chobe National Park home to large amounts of elephants. We take a boat cruise in the afternoon along the river before crossing the border and heading for the highlight of our trip – Victoria Falls. We stay in the lovely Greenfire Victoria Falls Lodge which is within walking distance of the Falls.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Victoria Falls Lodge
Distance: 320 km
Highlights: Chobe National Park, Chobe Boat Cruise
victoria-falls-lodge

Day 20: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

We are awoken in the early morning to explore Victoria Falls, the ‘Adventure Capital of Africa’. We spend an entire day here, providing us with plenty of time to view the Falls themselves and to partake in the variety of activities available here, including white water rafting, bungee jumping from an astounding height of 111 metres, aircraft flips and more. The evening meal and lunch will be at your own expense.

Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Victoria Falls Lodge
Highlights: Victoria Falls Entry Fee

Day 21: Hwange – Ivory Lodge, Zimbabwe

Following some time spent at your leisure in town, we head back into the wild. We journey the brief distance to Hwange, famous as one of the finest conservation regions in Africa. Once we’ve completed a lengthy open vehicle drive/walk, we spend our evening relaxing at our accommodation, listening to the surrounds of the bush.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hwange National Park (Ivory Lodge)
Distance: 185 km
Highlights: Game Drive/walk within the park

Day 22: Bulawayo – Matobo – Big Cave, Zimbabwe

Today we journey southward to the broad roads of Zimbabwe’s second biggest city, Bulawayo. We carry on through the Matobo region where, at midday, we embark on a trip into the National Park to observe animals and track rhino through the thickets on foot. This evening we sleep amongst cautiously balanced boulders that this area is renowned for.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Big Cave Lodge (Matobo)
Distance: 320 km
Highlights: Matopos National Park, Rhino Tracking on Foot

Day 23: Limpopo Valley, Botswana (Multiple entry needed for Botswana)

Continuing south today, we cross the border back into Botswana and to our accommodation situated on a private game reserve within the Limpopo valley. On arrival in the afternoon there will be time for a short walk in the surrounding bush.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Stevensford Lodge
Distance: 450 km
Highlight: Scenic Drive, Short walk
limpopo river lodge

Day 24: Johannesburg, South Africa

For our final day we head toward Johannesburg, the city of gold. Our trip winds to an end at the Greenfire Johannesburg Lodge in the early evening.

Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Post Night Accommodation
Distance: 480 km
Included Highlight: Scenic Drive through SA back to Johannesburg

Onward Travel Plans

Due to on the road variable beyond our control (such as border crossings, traffic, delays, etc) on the tours. The end time on the last day can’t be guaranteed and therefore we strongly recommend you stay the night and fly out the next day. Please consult with your booking consultant.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Batteries can be charged from a 220 volt source on night 1, 2, 9, 10, 20
  • There is a central charging point on night 5, 13, 14, 17, 18
  • Currency exchange opportunities on tour: Arrival at Cape Town Airport, 3, 10, 17, 19
  • Limited Laundry facilities on Days: 7, 13 – 14, 16 – 18 (Essential washing only)
  • Limited Laundry facilities on day: 10, 20 (Essential washing only)
  • Internet facilities: Pre night in Cape Town, Day 10, 17

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