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18 Day Victoria Falls to Cape Town Tour (Premium Comfort)

Why Book this Trip?

Travel in luxury overland vehicles with very comfortable seats that recline so you can kick back and stretch your legs, or take a quick nap. You can also enjoy cool air from the air-con or fan that will operate periodically throughout the day, easing the heat of the African sun.

  • Amazing Reclining Seats
  • Air conditioning and Fan
  • Private Locker next to seats
  • Every traveller has a window seat

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Tour Style Accommodated
Countries Visited South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia
Starts Livingstone
Ends Cape Town
Group Size 12
Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
 

 

18 Day Victoria Falls to Cape Town Tour (Premium Comfort) Tour Overview

Departing from Livingstone
Ends in
Cape Town

Why book this trip? The Livingstone/ Victoria Falls, Zambia to Cape Town Premium Comfort Tour is an unforgettable journey from the great beauty of Victoria Falls to the majestic landscape of the Okavango, to the vibrant streets of Cape Town. Along the way you will also see highlights such as Namib Desert, Etosha National Park, Chobe National Park, Sossusvlei and the Fish River Canyon. This is an accommodated experience where you will stay in lodges, tented rooms, bungalows, and hotels.

Highlights

  • Chobe River Boat Cruise
  • Chobe National Park Game Drive
  • Okavango Delta Day Trip – Mokoro Trail & Nature Walk
  • Game Drives Etosha National Park
  • Authentic Himba Settlement & School Experience
  • Sossusvlei on Foot – Desert Experience
  • Dune 45
  • Sesriem Canyon
  • Fish River Canyon including sunset
  • Kid's Project

Included

  • Chobe River Boat Cruise
  • Chobe National Park Game Drive
  • Okavango Delta Day Trip – Mokoro Trail & Nature Walk
  • Game Drives Etosha National Park
  • Authentic Himba Settlement & School Experience
  • Sossusvlei on Foot – Desert Experience
  • Dune 45
  • Sesriem Canyon
  • Fish River Canyon including sunset
  • Kids Project

Excluded

  • International Airfares
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Visa costs
  • Border taxes
  • 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

SKU: ACS2804
 

18 Day Victoria Falls to Cape Town Tour (Premium Comfort) Itinerary

Day 1: Livingstone, Zambia (Vic Falls)

You will have some time to explore your surroundings before the welcome meeting at 18h00. There are a variety of activities you can take at this World Heritage Site. You can take a microlight over the falls, go white water rafting, bungee jump or take a boat cruise. This is a wonderful opportunity to make the best of your visit to the magnificent falls. Your tour guide will inform you about the great restaurants that are available.

Meals: N/A
Accommodation: Bungalow/Tents
Included Activities: Welcome Meeting
Optional Activities: White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Helicopter Flights, Boat Cruise

Day 2: Livingstone (Victoria Falls)

Today is the second day in which you can take part in the adventure activities provided in Victoria Falls. Take a bungee off of Victoria Falls bridge and get a different perspective of it. There are also half day or full day white water rafting adventures and a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bungalow/Tents
Optional Activities: White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Helicopter Flights, Boat Cruise

Day 3: Livingstone (Victoria Falls) to Chobe River (Kasane), Botswana

An early start to the day will get us over the border and into Botswana in good time to reach the town of Kasane before lunch. In the afternoon we will get to enjoy a sunset boat cruise and spot amazing wildlife like elephant, buffalo, kudu, bushbuck, hippo, giraffe and sable. During the Summer months you can look forward to some incredible birdlife that comes to life in and around the river. Please note that there is an optional Boat Photo Safari also available if you choose to not do the sunset cruise.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Time: 3 hrs drive
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge
Included Activities: Chobe River Boat Cruise
Optional Activities: Boat Photo Safari
Entrance Fees Included: Chobe National Park

Day 4: Chobe River (Kasane) to Elephant Sands, Botswana

We will begin the day with an early morning game drive in the Chobe National Park, then in the afternoon we will set off for Elephant Sands which is situated close to Nata. There is a waterhole that Elephant Sands is famous for as it is one of the top ten in Africa that is known for prolific wildlife. Here you can get fairly close to  wild dogs, antelope and elephants on foot. As you sit in front of your tented room you may be lucky enough to see animals roaming close to to you.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Travel Time: 3 hrs game drive, 4 hrs drive
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Included Activities: Chobe National Park, Watering hole at Camp
Entrance fees included: Chobe National Park

Day 5: Elephant Sands to Maun, Botswana

We travel west along the famous elephant highway which is well known for spotting elephants on the side of the road. Once in Maun you have the option of getting  a spectacular bird’s eye-view of  the tranquil waters of the Okavango in a light aircraft. You can get a good idea of the magnitude of this labyrinth of channels and islands. You can also spot pods of hippos and herds of buffalo as you fly over. If you choose not to do the flight you can enjoy some quiet time back at the lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge
Optional Activities: Okavango Delta Flight

OPTIONAL OKAVANGO DELTA FLY-IN 2 NIGHT DELTA EXPERIENCE

Day 5: Elephant Sands to Okavango Delta

Leaving early this morning we have a long drive to the south-west of Botswana and into Maun. From there you will fly into the Okavango Delta and camp for two nights near Chief’s Island which borders Moremi Game Reserve.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tented Bushcamp Rooms
Included activities: Flight from Maun to Delta Camp, Mokoro Trails, Nature Walks Trail to Camp
Entrance Fees Included: Okavango Delta

Day 6: Okavango Delta, Botswana

We travel like the locals do in a mokoro or traditional dug-out canoe through the calm waters of the Okavango. The poler will guide you along as you sit back and watch daily activities of the animals around you. The length of the journey depends on the water level. We will stop for a picnic lunch along the way and enjoy a nature walk. We will then return to Maun in the mokoro before the sun sets over the water. You will spot plenty of elephants and hippos along the way and perhaps a stealthy crocodile or two that lie under the papyrus beds.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge
Included activities: Okavango Delta Day Trip – Mokoro Trail & Nature Walk
Entrance fees included: Okavango Delta

OKAVANGO DELTA OPTIONAL FLY-IN 2 NIGHT DELTA EXPERIENCE

Day 6: Okavango Delta

An early morning rise will give you the opportunity to go on a guided walk where you can see the sun rise over the plains. You will return to camp for a late breakfast and a dip in the delta river. After midday and it has cooled down a bit you can go on another guided walk and if you would like we can pack you a picnic lunch. There is also the opportunity to take a mokoro trip down the Delta where you will be poled through the tranquil waters. Enjoy a night’s rest falling asleep to the sounds of nature before you take an early flight back to Maun.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tented Bush Camp Rooms
Included activities: Mokoro Trail, Guided Nature Walks
Entrance Fees Included: Okavango Delta

Day 7: Maun to Ghanzi, Botswana

We head to Ghanzi today for our last night in Botswana where the San Bushmen will share their ancient knowledge with us. You can also take a guided walk with them where they will share their survival skills from their forefathers. In the evening you can enjoy an optional dance ceremony by this unique tribe under the African skies.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge
Included activities: San (Bushmen) Walk
Optional activities: San (Bushmen) Dance

OPTIONAL OKAVANGO FLY-IN 2 NIGHT DELTA EXPERIENCE

Day 7: Maun to Ghanzi

An early breakfast will get us ready for an early flight back to Maun where you will meet the rest of the group and continue on to Ghanzi. The San Bushmen reside here and you can take a guided walk with them where they will share their survival skills from their forefathers. In the evening you can enjoy an optional dance ceremony under the African skies.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bungalow/ Lodge
Included activities: San (Bushmen) Walk
Optional activities: San (Bushmen) Dance

Day 8: Ghanzi to Windhoek, Namibia

We will set off early for a long drive through the west of Botswana and across the border into Namibia where there are great beaches, museums or craft markets. Dinner can be enjoyed at one of the famous restaurants (at your own expense). Why not treat your tastebuds to something new like kudu, ostrich, impala or crocodile! Here you will find that some people will be joining or leaving the group as this is a combo tour. You may also get a new tour leader and crew, but we assure you this change over will not affect the high quality of service we offer and will in fact enhance your African experience.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Comfort Hotel
Optional activities: Explore City, Craft Market & Museums

Day 9: Windhoek to Sesriem, Namibia

Our travels today take us to the small town of Sesriem which means ‘Six Belts’ named by the Afrikaans group of Dorsland Trekkers. According to this group it is said that six belts had to be tied together and attached to a bucket and then lowered into the Sesriem Canyon to get water. The canyon is made of natural sedimentary rock formations and is quite spectacular to see.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge

Day 10: Sesriem, Namibia

We will climb the majestic Dune 45 in the early hours of the morning to avoid the heat of the day. Dune 45 was named for its proximity to Sesriem gate. You will then have the opportunity to take an optional transfer to the well-known Sossusvlei and Deadvlei areas where you can rest under the shade of the camel thorn trees or walk around the dunes. The dunes were formed by sand that was carried by the Orange River being blown blown back inland by strong winds and are known as star dunes. The Namib is known as the oldest dessert in the world at 55 million years old and the sand is a red hue from the iron oxide that is present.

In the afternoon we will take a walk around the Sesriem Canyon which is a small canyon in comparison to the world’s standards. It has been shaped by the Tsauchab river leaving distinctive sedimentary rock deposits and conglomerate that line the canyon walls.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge
Activities Included: Dune 45, Sesriem Canyon, Sossusvlei/Deadvlei Transfer
Entrance Fees Included: Sesriem – Namib Naukluft National Park

Day 11: Sesriem to Seeheim, Namibia

We will be taking a drive today to Seeheim where we will pass through the small towns of Bethanien and Helmeringhausen as well as a few farm settlements. The wide open expanses of the Namibian landscape will provide you with a beautiful backdrop for photo opportunities along the way. This town was used as a junction station between Keetmanshoop, Lüderitz and Karasburg and it is where you will be spending your last night under the Namibian skies.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Basic Hotel

Day 12: Seeheim to Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa

We will be entering South Africa today and travelling to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. The park combines the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park and the Gemsbok National Park in Botswana which borders Namibia to the West and is characterised by red dunes. The park is one of the few large conservation areas at 3.6 million hectares and consists of 9 provinces, but has the lowest human population.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Tented Rooms

Day 13: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa

We will have a full day of game driving in our Premium Overland Safari Vehicle passing majestic red sand dunes that provide perfect photo opportunities against the deep blue sky. The vegetation is sparse except for the camel trees where the animals take shade from the harsh sun. Look out for the black mane Kalahari lions, straight-horned Oryx, blue wildebeest, springbok, eland and red hartebeest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Tented Rooms
Included activities: Game drives in Premium Overland Vehicle
Entrance fees included: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

Day 14: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park to Augrabies National Park, South Africa

We head for the Augrabies National Park which is known for its waterfall that thunders down the 56 metre rock face and plunges into the narrow gorge below. The river flows strongly for a further 18 kilometres before entering the ocean waters. It was named ‘Aukoerebis’ by the Khoi residents which means ‘place of noise’. The vegetation here is mainly aloes, succulents, acacias and Namaqua figs because it is a harsh, dry environment. There are 46 mammal species and a wide variety of birds. Look out for Broadley’s flat lizard known as the Augrabies flat lizard, rock hyrax (dassie), klipspringer, Verreaux’s (Black) eagle and the Hartmann’s mountain zebra.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge
Included activities: Augrabies Falls visit
Optional activities: Hikes/Mountain biking
Entrance Fees included: Augrabies National Park

Day 15: Augrabies National Park to Strandfontein, South Africa

Strandfontein on the West Coast of South Africa is a popular tourist destination because of its picturesque shoreline. Enjoy a tranquil day watching as sandpipers, gulls and oystercatchers scavenge for food.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bungalow/ Lodge

Day 16: Strandfontein to Cape Town, South Africa

We are heading for the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town today. En-route we will stop at the Heerenlogement Cave which is one of South Africa’s oldest and most historical caves. The San and Khoi guides have enlightened colonial travellers regarding this cave since the 17th century. The cave was originally used by the San Bushmen and Khoi people and was re-discovered in 1865 by Simon van der Stel and his comrades when they were in search of copper. Our journeys take us further through the Western Cape Region where we will overnight at the V&A Waterfront. Here you can explore the historical aspects of the city. There is the option of taking a sailboat or catamaran trip out to sea or you can explore the shops and craft markets at the Waterfront.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Comfort Hotel
Included activities: Hike to Heerenlogement Cave
Optional activities: Table Mountain, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront

Day 17: Cape Town, South Africa

Once we have had breakfast we will depart for the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve which is at the tip of the Cape Peninsula. Vertical cliff faces and jagged rocks tower at 200m above sea level and hard-stemmed Fynbos make up the terrain of this area. The Fynbos is part of the Cape Floristic Floral Kingdom and is indigenous to the area. This area was declared a World Heritage Site in 2004. Look out for the most famous of the Fynbos species – the Protea – which is also the National Cricket Team’s emblem. After lunch we will have the opportunity to see the endangered African Penguins at Boulder’s Beach in Simonstown up close while they swim, play and waddle along the shores.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Comfort Hotel
Included activities: Table Mountain National Park – Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach
Optional activities: Table Mountain, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront PM
Entrance fees included: Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach

Day 18: Cape Town, South Africa

The tour will come to an end after a good breakfast, however, we suggest you book a few extra days to enjoy the sights and sounds of Cape Town from a variety of shops and beaches to fantastic restaurants and pubs. For great historical insight into South Africa’s past you can take a boat ride to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years. Or you can take the opportunity to visit Cape Point with its many beaches and fishing spots, or go up the cable car for a bird’s eye view of Cape Town.

Meals: Breakfast

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.

 

18 Day Victoria Falls to Cape Town Tour (Premium Comfort) Activities

  • Game drives
  • Boat cruises
  • Nature walks
  • Himba experience
  • Kid's project


Other Activities

  • White Water Rafting
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Helicopter Flights
  • Boat Cruise
  • Canoe trip
  • Boat photo safari
  • Okavango Delta Flight
  • Damara Living Museum
  • Twyfelfontein Engravings
  • Quad Biking, Sand Boarding, Skydiving etc.
  • Wine tasting
  • Cape Town: Table Mountain, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront

 

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