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Gweru Zimbabwe

Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour

Gweru Zimbabwe

Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour

Gweru Zimbabwe

Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour

Gweru Zimbabwe

Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour
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Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour

This tour takes you from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls in 11 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

ZAR 5590  Currency Converter + USD 365 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

11 days

Type

Family Tours, Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

Packed with fantastic Game viewing including the world renown Kruger National Park - home to the 'Big Five'. Keep the adrenaline junkies happy in Victoria Falls trying out a variety of activities.

 

General Notes

Your arrival airport transfer and pre-trip accommodation in a dorm bed is included in your trip price. Please advise flight details to book transfers - flight number, route, date and time.

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Tour Code

JVF(F)11-11

A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.


Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour

Day 1, Johannesburg to Hazyview

Johannesburg is where your tour will begin. Today is a travelling day so we have a early morning departure. We make our way to the outskirts of the renown Kruger National Park - home of the Big 5.

Day 2, Kruger National Park

The day is spent exploring the world renowned Kruger Park. 60km wide and over 350km long this conservation area has more than 23000 plant, 500 bird, 49 fish, 33 amphibian, 114 reptile and over 146 mammal species on record. You will have a full day game drive and then also the option of a night game drive.

Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour

Day 3, Hazyview to Polokwane

Today we bid farewell to the Lowveld and set off on a scenic drive to Polokwane. Stops along the way offer the best scenery in South Africa, including the ever-striking Blyde River Canyon and God’s Window. With tons of great viewpoints of the Canyon, you’ll want to whip out your camera for brilliant photo opportunities. Polokwane, capital of Limpopo, is the largest metropolitan complex in the north and a major economic centre. Its proximity to the neighbouring countries of Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland, as well as its convenient distance from the Kruger National Park and Magoebaskloof makes it a perfect gateway and good destination in itself. We set up our tents on the lush green grass of our campsite located outside of the city before enjoying a dip in the lovely swimming pool.

Day 4, Polokwane to Musina

Travelling north, today we journey towards Zimbabwe after a quick replenishing of our stocks. The long, relaxing drive gives opportunity to sit back and enjoy the ever changing scenery.  Tonight we’ll camp near to one of the hottest towns in South Africa, Musina, at the hot water spring resort – Tshipise. Situated between the rolling hills, the resort is well known for its natural hot water springs. Once we’ve set up camp, you’re free to enjoy the pools, walking trails or various other activities on offer here.

Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour

Day 5, Musina to Masvingo

We depart early this morning and cross the border into Zimbabwe. Once we have cleared customs we make our way to the historic town of Masvingo and the Great Zimbabwe Ruins. You are free to explore these ancient walls at your leisure.

Day 6, Masvingo to Gweru

Today we journey to Gweru, and stop at The Antelope Park. Here there a variety of wildlife species, including giraffe, elephants and zebra. One of the highlights of this Park is 'Walking with the Lions' and there are plenty of other exciting activities to choose from too.

Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour

Day 7, Gweru

Spend the day at leisure or try one of the many activities that are available: try your hand at fishing, elephant riding, walk with lions, the list is endless - you can even swim with elephants, assuming it is warm enough to do so!

Day 8, Gweru to Bulawayo

A scenic drive takes us to Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe. It has a nice, laid back atmosphere and its unusually wide streets used to accommodate turning a full span of oxen. Many old British colonial buildings are still maintained as heritage sites and this tree-lined town has many interesting places to visit.

Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour

Day 9, Bulawayo

Here we visit the Matobo National Park which is renowned for its many leopards, black eagles and rhino. Many caves and rock paintings are evidence of the ancient San inhabitants in this area and Cecil Rhodes (after whom Rhodesia was named) was buried here at his own request.

Day 10, Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

Now we head north, making our way to one of the natural wonders of the world, the mighty Victoria Falls. Mosi-oa-Tunya (the Smoke that Thunders) will be a memorable finish to this trip and it's not difficult to see why. At 1700 m wide and approx 100 m high, this is the world's biggest sheet of falling water!

Johannesburg to Vic Falls Family Tour

Day 11, Victoria Falls

The last day on safari gives you the opportunity to just relax and enjoy this spectacular natural wonder or you can join in the adrenalin rush that Victoria Falls is known for. Most activities are available throughout the year. On the ground the Falls can be seen from the Victoria Falls Park or from the Zambian side. Take a flight which will give you a panoramic view of the Falls, Batoka Gorge and the islands above the falls. Photographic opportunities abound. We suggest you allow yourself a few days after your safari if you wish to partake in some of the many activities.

Tour Starts Tour Ends Price Enquire or Add to Backpack

26 Nov 2014

06 Dec 2014

ZAR 5590 + USD 365

24 Dec 2014

03 Jan 2015

ZAR 5590 + USD 365

15 Apr 2015

25 Apr 2015

ZAR 6290 + USD 365

10 Jun 2015

20 Jun 2015

ZAR 6290 + USD 365

24 Jun 2015

04 Jul 2015

ZAR 6290 + USD 365

08 Jul 2015

18 Jul 2015

ZAR 6290 + USD 365

22 Jul 2015

01 Aug 2015

ZAR 6290 + USD 365

05 Aug 2015

15 Aug 2015

ZAR 6290 + USD 365

30 Sep 2015

10 Oct 2015

ZAR 6290 + USD 365

25 Nov 2015

05 Dec 2015

ZAR 6290 + USD 365

23 Dec 2015

02 Jan 2016

ZAR 6290 + USD 365

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Kruger National Park, Gweru, Bulawayo, Victoria Falls & 5 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 3 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck

Recent Feedback

Left quoteThe highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!Right quote

Anne B (27) from Ireland

Left quoteThe trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!Right quote

Michael & Silke from Germany

Left quoteI loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)Right quote

JoJo E (61) from Switzerland

Left quoteFinally home and had a great time…. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…Right quote

John E from Canada

Left quoteI did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.Right quote

Juca from Uruguay

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