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This 14-day adventure will bring you to four of Southern Africa's very best destinations: Cape Town, the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, Chobe National Park and Victoria Falls.

Enjoy all the big city entertainment and world-famous natural beauty that Cape Town has to offer before jetting off to the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve where you go in search of the Big 5 and many other fascinating African animals.

Next, a different but equally magnificent safari experience in Botswana's legendary Chobe National Park where you enjoy a range of exciting activities and stay in a camp on the banks of the Chobe River where huge herds of elephants wander freely. End your adventure at Victoria Falls, original home to Africa's adrenalin adventures and some of the continent's best views.

Itinerary Highlights

  • A value-for-money collection of lodges
  • Stay in central Cape Town, at the V&A Waterfront
  • Search for the Big 5 in Sabi Sands
  • Cruise down the teeming Chobe River
  • Enjoy amazing Botswana game viewing
  • End at beautiful tented camp near Victoria Falls

Day to Day Itinerary

Days 1-4

Discover the Mother City

Your adventure begins today as you arrive in Cape Town and collect your rental car from the airport. A short drive will take you to the city centre and your home for the next four days, the Queen Victoria Hotel at the V&A Waterfront.

This beautiful and elegant hotel is ideally located to explore all the attractions that the Mother City has to offer.

Hike or take the cable car up Table Mountain or board the ferry to historic Robben Island for a history lesson. You can also go shopping at the V&A Waterfront or explore fashionable Kloof Street and vibrant Long Street on foot: they are lined with restaurants, bars and a range of eclectic boutiques.

Just a 10-minute drive from the city centre will take you to the beautiful white-sand city beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton where you can soak up the sun before enjoying a cocktail at one of the nearby bars and restaurants.

Days 5-7

Search for the Big 5

Return to Cape Town International Airport today and catch your flight to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. From there, you will fly to Hoedspruit Airport where you are met by a driver for your road transfer to the famed Timbavati Game Reserve, which borders the world-famous Kruger National Park. Check into Ngala Safari Lodge for the following three nights.

Timbavati offers unparalleled, exclusive Big 5 game viewing: many guests spot each member of the Big 5 on their first day. The area is well known for its rich diversity of wildlife -  exceptional sightings of leopard and massive herds of buffalo are commonplace.

Enjoy fascinating game drives and informative nature walks with experienced guides and trackers who will help you learn more about this remarkable area.

Day 8

Spend the night in Johannesburg

Today you leave Timbavati Game Reserve behind and fly to Johannesburg where you will check in at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel in the prestigious neighbourhood of Sandton. Indulge in a signature treatment at the Fairlawns spa or unwind with drink in its manicured gardens.

Days 9-11

Explore the Chobe National Park

Continue your adventure this morning as you fly to Victoria Falls Airport and transfer to Chobe Game Lodge, your home for the following three nights. Situated in Botswana's Chobe National Park, the lodge is set in riverine woodlands and overlooks the beautiful Chobe River and Caprivi floodplains.

A birdwatchers paradise, Chobe is home to an abundance of wildlife including predators such as leopard, lion and wild dog, large herds of elephant and hippo plus puku, red lechwe and sable antelope. Late dry season game viewing - from August to October - is exceptional.

Spend your days exploring this remarkable area on thrilling game drives in open-sided safari vehicles or go on a romantic sunset cruise down the river, game viewing along the way.

Days 12-13

Enjoy adventure at the Falls

This morning you leave the Chobe wilderness behind and travel to nearby Victoria Falls, spending your last two nights at The Elephant Camp. This tented safari camp is situated in a private wildlife concession close to the Falls and boasts breath-taking views of 'The Smoke that Thunders'.

The camp is well known for its regular visitors: elephants can often be seen wandering around the front of the camp or drinking at the waterhole.

Your close proximity to Victoria Falls means easy access to all the adventure activities on offer here such as white-water rafting down the Zambezi River, bungee jumping, scenic flights and tranquil river cruises.

Day 14

End of your Adventure

Your journey ends today as you leave Victoria Falls Airport and fly back to OR Tambo International Airport for your onward travel arrangements.

Inclusions

  • 5 days Car rental in Cape Town
  • Return transfers as per the itinerary
  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls
  • 4 Nights at Queen Victoria Hotel on bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 Nights at Ngala Safari Lodge on fully inclusive basis
  • 1 Night at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel on bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 Nights at Chobe Game Lodge on fully inclusive basis
  • 2 Nights at The Elephant Camp on fully inclusive basis

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Additional Tour Notes

Please note that Chobe Game Lodge is closed for refurbishment from 1 until 17 December 2016.

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 06 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017 $7085
  • 01 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017 $7085
  • 01 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 $7460
  • 01 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017 $8250
  • 01 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $8400

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

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