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

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DAYS

24

Accommodated Small Group Top Pick

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R73,875

+ Single Supplement EUR 595 (Optional)

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced EUR 3895 (1 July - 31 Dec). Currency fluctuations may occur

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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

R73,875

+ Single Supplement EUR 595 (Optional)

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced at EUR 3895 (1 July - 31 Dec). 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

  • Meals - 23 Breakfasts, 18 Lunches, 18 Dinners
  • Accommodation - Hotel/Lodge (20 nights), Twin - bedded tented units (3 nights)
  • Registered guides
  • Transport per itinerary
  • Permits
  • Park entry fees
  • Table Mountain Hike
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Cape Point National Park
  • Wine tasting
  • Scenic Drive along the West Coast
  • Orange River canoe trip
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Scenic Drive through Desert region
  • Morning Desert Walk
  • Afternoon and Night Desert Drive
  • Dune climbing
  • Sossusvlei
  • Deadvlei
  • 4x4 Transfer to Sossusvlei
  • Kuiseb Canyon
  • Namib Naukluft National Park
  • Cape Cross Seal Colony
  • Spitzkoppe
  • Etosha National Park Full Day Game Drive
  • Scenic Drive through Namibia
  • Okavango Delta Mokoro Excursion
  • Okavango Delta Guided Walk
  • Visit to Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
  • Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
  • Victoria Falls National Park entrance
  • Hwange National Park Game Drive
  • Matobo National Park
  • Rhino Tracking on foot

Excluded

  • International Airfares
  • Travel insurance (Get Adventure Travel Insurance) 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 and pillow if camping
  • 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.

Included in the Tour Price

  • Table Mountain Hike, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point National Park and Wine tasting
  • Orange River canoe trip, Fish River Canyon
  • Morning Desert Walk, Afternoon and Night Desert Drive, Dune climbing, Deadvlei and 4x4 Transfer to Sossusvlei
  • Namib Naukluft National Park, Cape Cross Seal Colony and Spitzkoppe
  • Etosha National Park Full Day Game Drive
  • Okavango Delta Mokoro Excursion and Guided Walk
  • Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
  • Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
  • Victoria Falls National Park entrance and Hwange National Park Game Drive
  • Matobo National Park and Rhino Tracking on foot


Other Activities

Cape Town

  • Half day Township tour : 3 ½ hours ZAR 515
  • Robben Island: 3 ½ hours; ZAR 320 excluding taxi to and from Ferry departure point.
  • Hop on – Hop off bus: Red route through the V&A Waterfront; City; District 6; cable way; Camps Bay; Sea Point; 2 hours non stop; R 200 for the whole day
  • Hop on – Hop off bus: Blue Route to V&A Waterfront; Kirstenbosch; Hout Bay; World of birds; Camps Bay; Sea Point; R200 for the whole day
  • Full day Peninsula tour:: ZAR 850, Half day without Kirstenbosch R 585
  • Full day Wine route: R 850, Half day R 585
  • Full day whale watching trip to Hermanus R 810 (seasonal) excluding transfer to Hermanus
  • Abseiling off Table Mtn: R 700, excluding cable car tickets
  • White shark diving: R 1350 includes drive to Gansbaai; boat trip; snorkel or dive in cage; picnic lunch
  • Tandem Paraglide from Lions Head: R 1100
  • Helicopter flips: Various options from R 2000 to R 3000
  • Horse riding in Hout Bay: 2 hour ride R 350
  • Historic walking tour through the city: R230
Swakopmund
  • Skydiving (Ground Rush Adventures)  Namibian $ 2100.00 per person (Handy Cam N$ 500.00, Extra N$ 950.00 for a professional camera man, Pick–up and drop-off at Lodge. This activity can be done in the morning or afternoon)
  • Quadbiking (Desert Explorers) - 1hr – N$ 400.00 per person, 90min – N$ 500.00 per person, 2hrs – N$ 600.00 per person (This activity can be done in the morning or afternoon.)
  • Sandboarding - Lie Down : N$400pp, Stand Up : N$500pp
  • Living Desert Tours - N$ 600.00 per person - This tour is a half day tour. Mornings only. Duration: approx. 5hrs, Pick-up and drop-off at Lodge.
  • Dolphin Tour (Ocean Adventures) N$ 600.00pp
  • Kayaking - N$ 800.00pp Adults (MINIMUM OF 2 PAX)
  • Fishing - N$ 1350.00pp (Boat), N$ 1500.00pp (Shore)
  • Township Tours - N$ 450.00 PP
  • Sunset  Tour - N$650.00pp
Botswana and Victoria Falls
  • Scenic flight over the Okavango Delta (Highly Recommended)
  • The flight prices range from between R665 – R3760, this is dependent on how many people decide to go on a flight. If you are interested inquire with your guide. (you can use Credit Or Visa cards for payment)
  • Village walk from the Lodge in Maun (Pula 50) -Prices may vary
Activities Adrenalin
  • 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
  • Tandem – Zip line – USD 110
  • Flying Fox – USD 45
  • Canopy tour – USD 55
  • Half Day Adrenalin (Adrenalin High wire pass) – USD 140
  • Adrenalin high wire & canopy tour pass – USD 175
Safari
  • Full Day Chobe – USD 160
  • Horse Riding Safari – Experienced – USD 85
  • Horse Riding Safari – Novice – USD 80
  • Game Drive – USD 95
  • Night Drive – USD 130
River
  • Sundowner Cruise – USD 50
  • Fishing (3 Hrs) – USD 120
  • Upper Zambezi Canoeing – USD 150
Air Activities
  • 12/13 Minutes Helicopter – USD 150
  • Micro light Flight- USD 174 (this only happens in Zambia, and if planning to do it, it will mean you will need to acquire a dual visa when going through the border to Zimbabwe)
Johannesburg
  • Soweto Tour - From ZAR 590 per person for 3 hours
  • Joburg City Tour - From ZAR 590 per person for 3 hours
  • Soweto & Johannesburg Combo - From ZAR 850 for 5 hours
  • Apartheid Museum - Duration: 3 hours ZAR 550
  • Cradle of humankind - Duration: 4 hours ZAR 990
  • Pretoria City Tour - Duration: 4 ½ hours ZAR 850,  Duration: 8 hours for the extended tour, incl. lunch ZAR 1500
Optional Activities available on this tour at your own expense   

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: Breakfast X2
Accommodation: Greenfire Lodge Cape Town
Included Highlights: Cape Point National Park, Cape of Good Hope, Wine tasting, Coastal roads
Distance: Day 1 – 20 km; Day 2 – 200 km Hout Bay

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.

Enjoy the contrast of scenery on our journey today. From vast open spaces to dramatic rock formations in the Cederberg. Our journey is long (570kms) to our accommodation in Springbok.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Springbok Inn
Included Highlights: Scenic Drive along West Coast
Distance: 570 km

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

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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Greenfire Desert Lodge
Included Highlights: Scenic drive through the desert region, Private desert game reserve
Distance: 580 km

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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Greenfire Desert Lodge
Included Highlights: Morning Desert Walk, Afternoon Desert Drive / Night Drive
Distance: 20 km (Desert Drive)

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

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

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: Breakfast
Accommodation: Amanpuri Lodge
Optional Activities: Sky diving, Quad biking, Desert tours, Dune boarding
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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
AccommodationBrandberg (White lady)
Included Highlights: Cape Cross Seal Colony, Brandberg White Lady Bushman Painting Walk
Distance: 325 km

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: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2
Accommodation: Etosha (Okaukuejo and Namutoni)
Included Highlights: Full day game drive
Optional Activities: Night game drive
Distance: Day 12 – 335 km; Day 13 – 130 km

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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
AccommodationNgepi Lodge
Included Highlights: Short morning game drive while we exit the park, Scenic drive through Namibia
Distance: 640 km
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Days 15 – 16: Okavango Delta, Botswana

Today we cross the boarder into Botswana to make our way to the Okavango Delta. The Delta is created as water from the highlands of Angola that gush out over the flat Kalahari Desert sands, forming a lush green paradise for bird and wildlife.

We enjoy our time here exploring the area where local guides educate us about the animals and plants that call the Delta home. We will also have time to learn about the locals way of life in this wilderness.

Meals: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2
Accommodation: Twin bedded tented units
Included Highlights: Motswana guided game walks
Optional Activities: Scenic Helicopter Flight over Delta
Distance: 100 km

Day 17: Maun, Botswana

Today we journey to Maun towards our accommodation for the night. You will have time to relax after the day of travelling. Maun tented lodge sits alongside the seasonal Boteti River. The lodge offers a swimming pool for you to relax next to and a cosy bar.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Maun Lodge – tented units with twin beds
Included Highlights: Private Tented Lodge on the banks of the Boteti River
Distance: 354 km

Day 18: Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

This morning we enjoy lazing by the swimming pool and enjoying a midday brunch. We suggest joining the local village walk where you learn more about the daily life of the locals. Afterward, 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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Elephant Sands Lodge
Included Highlights: Village Walk, Makgadikgadi Salt pans
Distance: 320 km

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 make our way to our accommodation for the night, situated within walking s=distance to the falls and many other attractions.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge
Included Highlights: Chobe Boat Cruise
Distance: 320 km
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: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lodge
Included Highlights: Victoria Falls Entry Fee
Optional Activities: Scenic helicopter flight over the falls, White water rafting, Bungee jumping and more

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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge
Included Highlights: Game drive within the park
Distance: 185 km

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

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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Stevensford Lodge
Included Highlights: Scenic Drive, Short walk
Distance: 450 km
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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
Included Highlight: Scenic Drive through SA back to Johannesburg
Distance: 480 km

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

  • 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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