Cape Town to Chobe Adventure

Discover the best of Africa on this 15 Day Cape Town to Chobe Adventure journey. Explore the Garden Route, visit Victoria Falls and watch wildlife in Chobe National Park.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Cape Town (South Africa)

On arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director at a Welcome Reception.

Hotel:
 Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel, 3 nights

Discover the breathtaking Cape Peninsula during a full-day tour. Journey along the curving roads of Chapman’s Peak, where spectacular scenes greet you at every bend. Drive to Cape Point and enjoy a light lunch before watching the penguins at Boulders Beach. Later, explore historic Simon’s Town. Tonight, try African drumming before a Welcome Dinner of Cape Malay cuisine.

A city alive with creativity, colour and natural beauty, be ready to fall in love with Cape Town today as you ride a cableway to the summit of Table Mountain before touring the city. During a free afternoon perhaps take a ferry to Robben Island; explore Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens; join an African Heritage Tour; or visit the Constantia Wine Valley.

Farewell Cape Town this morning, and travel through the Karoo region, which showcases a well preserved semidesert eco-system. Arrive at your hotel for a dinner of local produce, including ostrich.

Hotel: Surval Boutique Olive Estate

This morning, discover the Cango Caves. After, tour an ostrich farm and come face-to-face with Africa’s enormous flightless birds as you enjoy the chance to feed an ostrich by hand. Then, join the Garden Route to Knysna, where you will enjoy a free afternoon. Perhaps join a whale watching select experience – seasonal (own expense).

Hotel: Knysna, Protea Hotel Knysna Quays, 2 nights

Visit Featherbed Nature Reserve, a pristine piece of paradise on the Western Head of Knysna, accessible only by ferry. Cross the Knysna lagoon and join a park guide for a 4WD journey to the top of Western Head. Later, you may like to join an optional bushwalk that takes you into ancient sea caves.

Depart Knysna and continue along the Garden Route. Make a stop to visit Monkeyland Primate Reserve, the world’s first free-roaming multi-species primate sanctuary. Continue along the Storms River Mouth and through Tsitsikamma Forest on the way to Port Elizabeth. Check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Hotel: Beach Hotel

Board an included flight to Nelspruit via Johannesburg. On arrival, you’ll be whisked to a private concession of land within Kruger National Park. Settle in to your thatched chalet then head out on your first game drive.

Hotel: Shishangeni Private Lodge, 2 nights

Thorn thickets, savannah grasslands and riverine bush alive with curious critters – Kruger National Park is the perfect place to look for the Big Five as well as a host of smaller mammals. Follow the calls of the wild, from the roaring of a prowling lion to the grunt of a hippopotamus during your time out on your safari adventure. You’re treated to a taste of South Africa tonight with an authentic outdoor boma dinner beneath the starlit sky.

Farewell Kruger National Park and fly to Johannesburg. Perhaps spend your free afternoon in the buzzing town of Soweto, the former hometown of Nelson Mandela.

Hotel: Johannesburg, Southern Sun Hyde Park

Take an included flight to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe today. On arrival, set out on a guided tour of the falls before transferring to Livingstone.

Hotel: AVANI Victoria Falls Resort

During your free day, perhaps enjoy a helicopter or microlight flight. Or, head out on a sunset cruise.

Cross the border to Chobe National Park. At sunset, head out on a game-viewing cruise to observe the herds of elephants that flock to the riverbank at this time of the day.

Hotel: Chobe Bush Lodge or upgrade to a suite on a Chobe Princess Safariboat, 2 nights

During this morning’s game drive, you’ll have many chances to spot Africa’s famous mammals thanks to the park’s high density of elephant herds and lion prides. Buffalo, zebras, antelope, including lechwe, may be seen here too, as well as an abundance of birdlife. You will also delight in a cruise along the Chobe River, which offers you a unique way of viewing game and the picturesque African sunset. Return to your lodge for dinner prepared by expert chefs and set within stunning surrounds.

Day 15: Chobe National Park, Depart Livingstone

Travel back to Livingstone this morning for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
May: 20$9,495.00$11,595.00
June: 03$9,495.00$11,595.00
July: 01, 15$9,495.00$11,595.00
August: 05, 19$9,495.00$11,595.00
September: 02, 16, 30$9,495.00$11,595.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 14 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners
Transport: Airport transfers & Custom-designed vehicles
Flights: Air Ticket: Port Elizabeth - Johannesburg - Nelspruit - Johannesburg - Victoria Falls
Accommodation:14 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Tour 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.

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Grand African Journey

Experience a Grand African Journey! Travel the Garden Route, go on safari in Kruger and Chobe National Parks and visit Victoria Falls, before venturing to Kenya and Tanzania for the world’s best wildlife viewing opportunities.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

On arrival in Cape Town, be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception tonight.

Hotel: Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel, 3 nights

Discover the breathtaking Cape Peninsula during a full-day tour. This scenic journey takes you along Chapman’s Peak Drive to Cape Point, where the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet. The most south-westerly tip of Africa, Cape Point is covered in endemic fynbos and home to bays, beaches and rolling green hills and valleys. Stop for a light lunch then watch the penguins totter along the shoreline at Boulders Beach. Continue to historic Simon’s Town for some time to wander at your leisure. Named after Simon Van Der Stel, an early governor of the Dutch settlement, who arrived in the Cape in 1679, Simon’s Town is South Africa’s third oldest settlement. Van Der Stel chose it as a safe alternative to the stormy Cape coast during winter. Tonight, back in Cape Town, partake in the art of African drumming before enjoying a delicious Welcome Dinner of Cape Malay cuisine.

Today begins with a cableway ride to the top of Table Mountain, followed by a city tour. With a free afternoon, perhaps choose from one of our select experiences. Take a ferry ride to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned; enjoy an African Heritage Tour; discover the Constantia Wine Valley; or enjoy the floral displays at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens (see page 60 for further details). We’ve left this evening free so you can check out what’s on the menu along the busy V&A Waterfront, which is lined with restaurants, cafes and shops.

Day 4: Cape Town – Oudtshoorn

Travel through the Karoo region onwards to Oudtshoorn. Arrive at your hotel for a dinner of regional produce, including ostrich.

Hotel: Surval Boutique Olive Estate

Today, discover the subterranean formations of the Cango Caves. Come face-to-face with Africa’s enormous flightless birds as you tour an ostrich farm. Enjoy the chance to feed an ostrich by hand and see examples of the bird world’s largest eggs. Then follow the curves of the Garden Route to Knysna. Straddling the southern coast of South Africa, the 300-kilometre-long Garden Route takes its name from the stunning and ecologically diverse vegetation that typifies the region. Travel through grasslands, wetlands, forests and mountainous regions, passing the numerous lagoons, lakes and rivers that dot the coastline. In Knysna, enjoy the afternoon at your leisure.

Hotel: Protea Hotel Knysna Quays, nights

Enjoy a visit to Featherbed Nature Reserve, a pristine piece of paradise on the Western Head of Knysna which is only accessible by ferry. Cross the azure lagoon and be met by a park guide who will take you to the very top of Western Head by 4WD. After, you may like to participate in an optional bush walk.

Continue along the Garden Route. Visit Monkeyland Primate Reserve. Gain first-hand insight into the conservation principles adopted at this sanctuary, which is also the world’s first free roaming multi-species primate sanctuary. Later, continue along the Storms River Mouth in Tsitsikamma National Park. Then journey through the coastal reserve of Tsitsikamma Forest on the way to Port Elizabeth, one of South Africa’s largest cities. Check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Hotel: Beach Hotel

Take an included flight to Nelspruit via Johannesburg. Once you’ve touched down in Nelspruit, travel by coach to a private concession of Kruger National Park. Arrive at Shishangeni Private Lodge where you will stay for the next two nights in your own thatched chalet with a private game-viewing deck. Excitement reaches an all-time high as you head out on your first game drive through the lodge’s private concession. Experience the thrill of looking for the wildlife of Africa in one of the nation’s greatest game parks. Enjoy sundowners amidst the African bush before dinner back at your lodge.

Hotel: Shishangeni Private Lodge, 2 nights

During leisure time, perhaps make use of the lodge’s facilities or relax on your private deck. After lunch, an afternoon game drive offers you the chance to spot one, or perhaps a