AN AFRICAN ADVENTURE is a 17 day / 16 night package tour by South Africa Vacation

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Categories: Adventure / Big 5 / Nature

Start your African adventure in the beautiful Mother City, Cape Town. Visit the famous landmarks of Table Mountain and Cape Point to name but a few. From Cape Town you will fly to Livingstone in Zambia from where you will join a group of fellow travellers on an overland adventure including Namibia and Botswana. Marvel at the beauty and wildlife in BwaBwata National Park, Caprivi & Okavango. Enjoy a scenic aerial view of the Delta on route there. A game drive and game viewing cruise on the Chobe River and stunning views of the Victoria Falls are a perfect way to end an unforgettable African Adventure.

At a Glance

Tour duration
17 days / 16 nights
Min / max group size
1 to 16 people per tour
Tour departs from
Cape Town or Johannesburg
From R31000 to R40000 per person

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Cape Town
Land in Cape Town. You will be collected and dropped at your city hotel. Depending on arrival time we can recommend an activity for this afternoon, otherwise a day to rest after a long flight.

Overnight: City Hotel, B & B

Day 2: Cape Town to Cape Point & South Peninsula
This morning after breakfast you will be collected for a Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour. Pick up from your hotel reception will be at 09.00/15
Clifton beaches
• Hout Bay & Mariners’ Wharf
• Boat ride to view seals (optional)
• Chapman's Peak Drive (if open)/ Ou Kaapse Weg
• Cape Point & Nature Reserve
• Penguin colony at the Boulders (optional)
• Historic Simon's Town
• Groot Constantia Wine Estate OR
• Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Groot Constantia / Kirstenbosch option:
Due to time constraints on this tour, both venues cannot be visited on the same day. Pax normally consider Kirstenbosch as their first choice.
You will be dropped off back at your city hotel at around 5pm.

Overnight: City Hotel, B & B

Day 3: Cape Town
Spend this morning relaxing at your hotel. This afternoon you will be collected at 13.45/14.00 for a half day tour including Table Mountain and the city museums. The Cable Car ticket up Table Mountain will be for your own account as this is weather permitting.
“A geographical & cultural orientation tour showing you Cape Town from its historical beginnings to the dazzling modern shopping malls of the Waterfront”

• Table Mountain by cable car (weather permitting)
• City Centre
• Castle of Good Hope
• South African Museum
• The Company Gardens
• Bo Kaap Traditional Malay Quarter
• Victoria & Alfred Waterfront (S.A's most visited attraction)
You will be dropped off at your hotel around 5pm

Overnight: City Hotel, B & B

Day 4: Cape Town to Livingstone
This morning you will be collected and transferred to Cape Town Airport for a flight to Johannesburg. In Johannesburg catch the 13h25 flight to Zambia’s Livingstone Airport landing at 15h10 where you will be met and transferred to the Protea Hotel Livingstone for the night.

Overnight: Livingstone Hotel B & B

Day 5: Livingstone to Kwando River
Join Overland group of minimum 4 / maximum 16 travellers. Depart Livingstone we cross into Namibia and the Caprivi strip. We spend the following 2 nights at our lodge overlooking the wild Kwando River. Elephant and Hippo can be viewed from the deck overlooking the river. An afternoon game drive is undertaken in search of the many wild animals that inhabit the BwaBwata National Park. Overnight: Namushasha Lodge or similar B & B

Overnight: Kwando River Accommodation B & B

Day 6: Kwando River
Same as day 5

Overnight: Same as day 5

Day 7: Kwando River to Okavango River
We continue through the Caprivi Strip where we spend the night set amongst the lush vegetation overlooking the Okavango River. Enjoy sunset on the deck overlooking the Kavango River. The following day is free for optional excursions (own account) such as bird walks, game drives, mokoro excursions.

Overnight: Nunda River Lodge or Similar B & B

Day 8: Okavango River
Same as day 7

Overnight: Same as day 7

Day 9: Okavango River, Namibia to Okavango Delta, Botswana
Crossing into Botswana we arrive in Maun mid afternoon and fly by light aircraft into the Okavango delta. This 20 minute scenic flight gives an amazing aerial view of the Delta. Our camp is situated in the heart of this untouched and pristine wilderness area.

Overnight: Moremi Crossing or Similar Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Day 10: Okavango Delta
The days are spent with your guide exploring the wonders of the Okavango delta by mokoro and on foot. Early morning and late afternoon excursions take advantage of the natural beauty on offer. Relax in the evenings listening to the many sounds of the African bush.

Overnight: Moremi Crossing or Similar, Lunch, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Day 11: Okavango Delta
Same as Day 10

Overnight: Moremi Crossing or Similar, Lunch, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Day 12: Okavango Delta to Chobe River - Kasane
We depart the delta with a 1½-hour scenic flight to Kasane to our lodge situated on the banks of the Chobe River. Chobe is famous for its beautiful scenery, magnificent sunsets and abundance of wildlife and birdlife. The following day is spent on an early morning Game drive in Chobe National Park and a sunset Game viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River.

Overnight: Chobe Safari Lodge or Similar B & B

Day 13: Chobe River - Kasane
Same as Day 12

Overnight: Chobe Safari Lodge or similar B & B

Day 14: Chobe River - Kasane to Livingstone/Victoria Falls - Zambia
We travel across the Zambian border to Livingstone to view Victoria Falls - without doubt one of the greatest and most spectacular sights in Africa. Days are spent at leisure to browse the local markets, to experience the many optional activities on offer in the adrenalin capital of Africa including white water rafting, bungi jumping, microlighting/ airplane or helicopter flights over the Falls, rhino walks, elephant back safaris, and to visit the Falls (own expense).

Overnight: Protea Hotel Livingstone or similar B & B

Day 15: Livingstone/Victoria Falls to Livingstone/ Victoria Falls
Same as Day 14

Overnight: Protea Hotel Livingstone or similar B & B

Day 16: Livingstone to Johannesburg
After breakfast this morning you will be transferred back to Livingstone Airport, Zambia for your flight back to Johannesburg.

Overnight: Airport Hotel of similar B & B

Day 17: Johannesburg to Your home or next destination
After breakfast, catch a free shuttle to the airport for your flight home. Alternatively enquire about extentions to your holiday.

Overnight: NA

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