Join a 13 Day African Journey small group adventure from Cape Town to Kruger National Park with APT. Get close to wildlife on small group Game Drives and on a Zambezi Queen cruise safari.
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Day 1: Arrive Cape Town
Arrive in Cape Town, where we’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel, affectionately known as Mt Nellie. At the foot of the Table Mountain, and walking distance of Company’s Garden, this exquisitely restored colonial hotel was painted pink over 100-years ago. Upon arrival, enjoy some time to settle in before savouring a warm welcome reception.
Hotel: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, 3 nights
Day 2: Cape Town
Day 3: Cape Town – Cape Peninsula
After breakfast this morning, you will journey along the spectacular coastal Chapman’s Peak Drive to Cape Point. En route, take in the South African beach scenery, its quaint villages and the ‘tip’ of Africa, Cape Point, before continuing on to Simon’s Town for lunch. Nearby is Boulders Beach, where you might see a colony of penguins, before returning to your hotel.
Day 4: Robben Island – Stellenbosch
This morning, meet with a former prison guard for a private tour at Robben Island. Originally assigned to guard Nelson Mandela, you will be moved by his stories of the island and the Maximum Security Prison where thousands of South African Freedom Fighters were incarcerated. After your private tour of Robben Island, head for the oak-shaded streets of Stellenbosch for the remainder of the day at the Lanzerac Hotel. Here, let the hotel’s tremendous history, character and charm unfold before you, upon the backdrop of magnificent mountains.
Hotel: Lanzerac Hotel, 2 nights
Day 5: Stellenbosch
Today you’ll explore the historical town of Stellenbosch, and admire its beautiful Cape Dutch architecture and colonial history. Here you will indulge in its storied past, remarkable culture and inspiring artwork on a walking tour, before tasting traditional cuisines such as the savoury classic Bobotie and sweet amarula mousse. Once you’ve enjoyed time to explore Stellenbosch, make the most of the rest of the day at your estate, surrounded by mountains and wine farms, where you can relax or partake in the activities offered within the property.
Day 6: Cape Town – Kruger National Park
Today, fly to Kruger, before transferring to your private lodge within Kruger National Park. This evening, enjoy a round of sundowners as you soak up the magnificent African sunset, before a delicious dinner.
Hotel: Ngala Safari Lodge or Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge, 2 nights
Day 7: Kruger National Park
Rise early for your morning game drive, which presents the perfect opportunity to spot animals roaming in the wild. After your morning game drive, head back to your lodge for time to relax before another game drive this afternoon. Your day ends with a boma dinner under the stars.
Day 8: Kruger National Park – Johannesburg
Today you will fly to Johannesburg, where you will stay overnight in preparation for our flight to Botswana in the morning.
Hotel: D’Oreale Hotel
Day 9: Chobe River, Embark Zambezi Queen
Today you will fly to Kasane in Botswana, then travel by coach and boat into Namibia where you will board your riverboat, the Zambezi Queen for two nights. From your perfect vantage point directly on the river that flourishes with life, you will enjoy incredible game safaris on the Chobe River.
Cruise: Zambezi Queen or similar
Day 10: Chobe River
Prepare for a superb day of viewing animals on safari boat rides. Why not seize the opportunity and visit a Namibian village, or try your hand at tiger fishing.
Day 11: Disembark Zambezi Queen, Chobe River, Livingstone
This morning, disembark your riverboat and cross the border into Botswana, then into Zambia. You will then be transferred to your hotel overlooking the Zambezi River, with direct access to Victoria Falls. Once you’ve checked in, you can relax at your luxurious hotel or take a leisurely walk to the falls.
Hotel: Royal Livingstone Hotel, 2 nights
Day 12: Livingstone
Today presents a selection of ways in which you could spend the day. You might like to embark on Chief Mukuni’s Village Cultural Tour then visit the Maramba Market. Alternatively, marvel at the spectacular sight of thundering Victoria Falls from a helicopter flight. Or tour the Zimbabwean side of the falls and enjoy a lunch. After exploring Livingstone on your chosen sightseeing activity, savour a farewell dinner.
Day 13: Depart Livingstone
After breakfast, your African adventure concludes. We say goodbye before we transfer you to the airport for your flight
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|June: 07, 09, 23||$12,995.00||$16,995.00|
|August: 02, 04, 16, 18, 23, 25||$12,995.00||$16,995.00|
|September: 06, 15||$12,995.00||$16,995.00|
|Zambezi Queen upgrade to Master Suite||$495.00||$695.00|
|4 Day Rovos Rail Pretoria to Cape Town:|
June to September
|4 Day Rovos Rail Livingstone to Pretoria:|
June to September
|Meals:||12 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 8 dinners|
|Transport:||Airport transfers & Custom-designed vehicles|
|Flights:||Air Ticket: Cape Town - Kruger National Park - Johannesburg - Kasane|
|Accommodation:||10 nights accommodation & 2 Night on-board the Zambezi Queen Cruise|
|Guide:||Experienced Travel Director|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.