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Khama Rhino Sancturay, Botswana

Magic of Southern Africa
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Magic of Southern Africa

This tour takes you from Johannesburg to Johannesburg in 14 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

ZAR 22880  Currency Converter + USD 1380 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

14 days

Type

Small Group Tours, Accommodated Tours,

Accommodation

Lodge, hostel, chalet or permanent tents

Tour Summary

Classic game drive safaris in Kruger National Park, bush camping in the Okavango delta and loads of adventure activities in Victoria Falls. Something for everyone!

 

General Notes

This trip also includes a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.

The age restriction for this trip is 18 - 39. Should your age fall out of this bracket, please enquire for alternative options.

Tour Code

JJ14-15

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


Magic of Southern Africa

Day 1, Johannesburg to Timbavati

An early departure from Johannesburg as we start our scenic drive through Mpumalanga and the breathtaking vistas of the
Lowveld. Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and Bourke’s Luck Potholes will be some of today’s highlights.

Day 2, Kruger National Park

An early morning as we visit a wildlife rehabilitation centre before entering the world famous Kruger National Park. We spend the next 2 days game driving through the park taking in the bush sights and sounds as we search for the 'Big 5'.

Magic of Southern Africa

Day 3, Kruger National Park to Polokwane via (Polokwane)

Our journey today takes us northwards to the undulating hills of South Africa's Limpopo province. This afternoon we take and alternative game experience on a walking safari in the Polokwane Game Reserve with a professional guide and might be lucky enough to see white rhino.

Day 4, Polokwane to Bulawayo via (Kasane)

Leaving South Africa and entering Zimbabwe at the busy Beitbridge border crossing we wait patiently as the border formalities are completed before continuing our journey onto Bulawayo.

Magic of Southern Africa

Day 5, Bulawayo to Matopos National Park

Again, we are swapping into more suitable open 4x4 game drive vehicles today with a local guide to visit the nearby Matobo National Park, easily recognisable by it's wind sculpted hills. Provided the conditions are right we will also explore the area on foot and track some of the wild animals in the park, a truly exhilarating experience.

Day 6, Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

Onwards after breakfast this morning to Victoria Falls, the adventure and activity capital of Southern Africa.

Magic of Southern Africa

Day 7, Victoria Falls

We have a free day to partake in some of the many activities that are on offer or simply relax at the hotel and explore the small town and markets

Day 8, Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park via (Nata)

We travel the short distance this morning from Victoria Falls across into neighbouring Botswana and the small town of Kasane. Our lodge, on the banks of the Chobe River where we can either relax in the comfortable grounds or take an optional 4x4 game drive in the Chobe National Park.

Magic of Southern Africa

Day 9, Chobe National Park to Gweta

Turning southbound today, our journey takes us down to Gweta, the gateway to the vast Makgadikgadi and Nxai salt pans. There are no game fences in this area so we may be lucky enough to encounter big game en route including elephant and buffalo.

Day 10, Gweta to Maun

After a morning tour to a local Tswana village to learn more about their every day life we are back in the vehicle and on further west to Maun, the gateway to the famed Okavango Delta.

Magic of Southern Africa

Day 11, Maun to Okavango Delta

Transferring out to the mokoro station this morning in the 4x4 truck we meet the local Tswana guides who are going to accompany us through the labyrinth of islands and channels to our tented camp which is home for the night.

Day 12, Okavango Delta to Maun

After an exhilarating nature walk this morning, we pack up and return via mokoro and 4x4 transfer to our comfortable lodge outside Maun.

Magic of Southern Africa

Day 13, Maun to Khama Rhino Sanctuary

We're up early this morning to hit the road. Travelling through the Greater Kalahari Region via Mopipi and we eventually arrive at the Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

Day 14, Khama Rhino Sanctuary to Johannesburg

Crossing the border one final time on the tour and back into South Africa at the Martins Drift border post over the Limpopo River. The gradually increasing population indicates our arrival into Gauteng and the city of Johannesburg where, late this afternoon the tour ends.

Meals included in your tour cost

13 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 12 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

Magic of Southern Africa

Chobe National Park Game Drive

Jewel of Botswana National Parks
Interesting biodiversity
Huge Elephant herds
Find a tiny Bee Eater
Fully guided


Magic of Southern Africa

Chobe Sunset Boat Cruise

Chobe River
Blazing sunsets
Up close to wildlife
Huge Elephant herds
Prolific bird life


Magic of Southern Africa

Kruger National Park Game Drive

View the Big 5 in their own environment World Famous Kruger National Park


Magic of Southern Africa

Okavango Delta Mokoro Excursion

Ultimate Wilderness
Flaming Sunsets
Makoros and Polers
Campfire stories
Bush walks


There are 17 optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

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

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 2 crew
Vehicle: Minibus

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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