12 Day South Africa, Vic Falls & Botswana Safari

12 DAY SOUTH AFRICA, VIC FALLS & BOTSWANA ACROSS AFRICA EXPERIENCE
Price from:per person sharing per experience

This 12 Day Across Africa experience will show you the best of 3 different African countries, South Africa, Botswana & Zimbabwe as the majesty of Table Mountain, the Okavango Delta and Victoria Falls are revealed to you, all in one life changing trip.

 

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Itinerary Overview:

Day 1: Arrive in Cape Town, South Africa / The Clarendon, Bantry Bay

Day 2: Bantry Bay / The Clarendon

Day 3: Bantry Bay / The Clarendon

Day 4: Sabi Sands Game Reserve / Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp

Day 5: Sabi Sands Game Reserve / Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp

Day 6: Sabi Sands Game Reserve / Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp

Day 7: Victoria Falls / Victoria Falls River Lodge

Day 8: Victoria Falls / Victoria Falls River Lodge

Day 9: Chobe National Park / Chobe Game Lodge

Day 10: Chobe National Park / Chobe Game Lodge

Day 11: Chobe National Park / Chobe Game Lodge

Day 12: Departure / Maun Airport

Day 1 / Cape Town, The Clarendon, Bantry Bay

Begin your tri-country journey in the beautiful and world renowned city of Cape Town. With the very best of cuisine, culture, entertainment, art and adventure, all framed by the beautiful Table Mountain, there are few better holiday destinations in the world. Arrive at Cape Town International Airport where your Ker & Downey Africa local representative will await your arrival and transfer you to your first accommodation, The Clarendon, Bantry Bay.

The Clarendon, Bantry Bay is nestled in a leafy exclusive Cape Town suburb with some of the best views available of the Atlantic seaboard. Check into your suite and enjoy the rest of your first afternoon at leisure enjoying your luxurious room and beautiful views.

 

Day 2-3 / Cape Town, The Clarendon, Bantry Bay

Enjoy a world class breakfast as you look out over the ocean before meeting your dedicated guide for the day. Whether you prefer to explore the city on the go or pre-arrange a set of activities for your time with your guide (something our travel experts will be happy to arrange for you), your guide will be equipped with a local knowledge of Cape Town. Allow your guide to show you where you will get the best views, food or experiences during your time with him.

For the 2nd half of your first full day in Cape Town you will experience an incredibly authentic cultural experience in Cape Town – a half day Cape Malay cooking course. Enjoy this journey into the life, food and culture of the Cape culture as you are hosted in a local’s home. Your chef will teach you how to cook traditional Cape Malay food before you enjoy the cuisine for dinner and enjoy an included transfer back to your hotel.

You will have one full day in Cape Town at your disposal, we would recommend that you let your Ker & Downey Africa Travel Expert know what your personal travel tastes and preferences are, and we will recommend the best mix of activities and excursions for the day to ensure you maximise the benefit from your last day in Cape Town

 

Day 4-6 Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp

Once you’ve concluded your stay at The Clarendon you will be road transferred to Cape Town International Airport where you will depart on a flight to Kruger Mpumulanga International Airport. It is here that you will connect on a second flight, directly to Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp

Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp is situated on the banks of the Msuthlu River, a concentration of water that draws a large range of animals within the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, right to your doorstep. With only 6 luxury suites, each with a private viewing deck and heated spa bath overlooking the riverbed, ultimate intimacy and exclusivity is guaranteed.

Daily game drives, guided walks and world class cuisine are a few of the things that make a stay at Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp special. On your first evening in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve you will enjoy an incredible experience that will remind you how special the African night sky, away from cities and smog, can be. A night sky safari is included in the cost of this trip, where a trained professional will take you out on a stargazing trip while revealing to you the true wonder of the shapes and myths that the African night sky holds.

Enjoy your final day of game drives and South African bush – Sabi Sands Game Reserves’ gates open directly into the Kruger National Park, so the options are endless for your final day of wildlife in this beautiful park.


Day 7/ Victoria Falls River Lodge, Zimbabwe

As you round off your first week in Africa you will board a air transfer after breakfast from Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp to Kruger Mpumulanga International Airport. Board a second flight from KMIA to Victoria Falls International Airport. It is here that you will meet your Victoria Falls River Lodge representative who will greet you by name and drive you directly to the lodge.

Victoria Falls River Lodge is situated close to the Falls, with easy access to both the Falls and the Victoria Falls Town (where many excursions and activities begin). This tented lodge will truly steal your heart with private decks and private plunge pools from which you can view the river’s flourishing birdlife and game.

If you can steal yourself away from your room there are numerous activities in the nearby area including game drives, bird watching, river cruises, canoe safaris, bungee jumping, king swings, helicopter flights, river rafting, zip lining and walking safaris.

Day 8/ Victoria Falls River Lodge, Zimbabwe

Today’s activities in the Victoria Falls surrounds will allow you to take full advantage of your short stay at the Victoria Falls. You will be transferred from the jetty, along the river to the Victoria Falls Rainforest Canopy Tour. A local guide will take you on a number of routes above the canopy line, each of which will show you a new, breathtaking perspective of Victoria Falls and the surrounds. Encounter the coveted birdlife and view the wildlife of the area as you travel above, below and within the canopy. 9 slides are also included in the tour, the longest of which will see you zip for 85 meters over the trees. This activity and all transfers are included in this experience.

Travel from here back to your Lodge from where you can relax for the rest of the day or allow one of our African Travel Experts to recommend other potential excursions that would work well for this location and the time left in the day.

Day 9 – 11/ Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe National Park

This morning you will board a road transfer, on which you will be driven across the border and into Botswana’s world renowned Chobe Game Reserve. Chobe Game Lodge is the only permanent game lodge that is situated in Chobe National Park. This game lodge was built in such a way to provide absolute relaxation in the suites and easy game viewing from the six luxury furnished viewing decks as well as the world famous Chobe boardwalk, which runs for 250 meters alongside the Chobe River and provides endless vantage points from which to view and photograph the incredible wildlife of the area.

Other activities that will fill your 3 days at Chobe Game Lodge include land and water based activities, morning and afternoon game drives in open sided 4×4 vehicles (included in the cost of this package), as well as enjoying the riverside bona, bars, lounges, swimming pool and in house spa at Chobe Game Lodge.

Day 12/ Departure

Your journey home begins with a road transfer to the nearby Kasane Airport for your onward travel. Allow our travel experts to arrange your international flights for your convenience.

Price includes:

  • Accommodation as per itinerary – Clarendon, Bantry Bay (Bed & Breakfast)
  • Half Day Guide in Cape Town
  • Cape Malay Cooking Course
  • Accommodation as per itinerary – Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp (Fully Inclusive)
  • Night Sky Safari
  • Accommodation as per itinerary – Victoria Falls River Lodge (Fully Inclusive)
  • Rainforest Canopy Tour & Transfers from jetty
  • Accommodation as per itinerary – Chobe Game Lodge (Fully Inclusive)
  • All inter-camp flights
  • All road transfers throughout with English speaking driver/guides
  • Concierge Service throughout your trip
  • 24/7 On-the-ground Support throughout your trip
  • Taxes and VAT

Optional includes at additional cost:

    • Meet & Greet upon arrival at OR Tambo International Airport
    • Ker & Downey Signature Gift Bag
    • Hot Air Balloon flight over Masai Mara National Reserve from Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
  • All Taxes/VAT

Price excludes:

  • All meals other than those mentioned
  • All transfers (local & international) other than those mentioned
  • All premium imported brands and champagne
  • Telephone calls
  • Gratuities
  • Curio shop purchases
  • Visa costs
  • Travel & health insurance
  • Any items of a personal nature
  • All other items not expressly stated as being included in the price

Contact one of our travel experts with any questions regarding the above.

Disclaimers:

Please note that all prices quoted on this page are calculated on a per person sharing basis and have been calculated using United States Dollar (USD) as the base currency using a projected exchange rate. Actual prices in currencies other than United States Dollar (USD) may vary and will be calculated based on the prevailing exchange rate at the date of enquiry.
Please note that all prices for flights may vary at time of booking.
Prices may vary depending on seasonality.
Prices and properties may vary depending on availability.
All clients are strongly recommended to acquire travel & health insurance, prior to departure. Please follow this link to get more information.
Kindly follow this link for Botswana visa requirements.
Kindly follow this link for all Botswana medical vaccination requirements.

Contact one of our travel experts with any questions regarding the above.




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