Table Mountain to Kruger
This tour takes you from Cape Town to Johannesburg in 26 days. Grab the Tour Dossier PDF .
Current PriceCurrency Converter + Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)
Discover Southern Africa with this amazing tour that includes the best culture, adventure, game viewing and landscapes.
Which departure date suits you best?
A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.
Day 1, Cape Town to Cedarberg
This morning we make our way northward out of Cape Town, passing through the beautiful wine lands. We set camp tonight in the shadow of the Cederberg Mountains.
Day 2, Cedarberg to Orange River - South Africa
Today we journey to a region that is renown for its wildflower display in the Spring, Namaqualand. We make a quick pit stop in Springbok for supplies before journeying on to the Orange River. Tonight we camp on its banks.
Day 3, Orange River - South Africa to Fish River Canyon
An optional half day canoe trip on the calm Orange River is available here this morning. After enjoying lunch we border cross into Namibia. Our campsite is Hobas, which is only a short drive away from the Fish River Canyon.
Day 4, Fish River Canyon to Sesriem
We enter the Namib Naukluft Park and the oldest desert in the world today as we drive towards the dune fields of Sesriem and Sossusvlei. The stark but stunning landscape is worthy of some brilliant photos!
Day 5, Sesriem to Sesriem via (Sossusvlei)
An early start as we enter into the park and head for Dune 45. Clamber to the top for a stunning high-point view over the dunes. We continue to Sossusvlei and from here you will have your own free time to explore the vlei or the surrounding area. Stunning photographic opportunities are available in the dunes so bring those cameras!!
Day 6, Sesriem to Swakopmund
A spectacular sunset awakens us this morning. We travel north towards Walvis Bay via some glorious desert passes, and make our way along the coast, before finally arriving in Namibia's prime adventure resort - Swakopmund.
Day 7, Swakopmund
A leisure day today to get the feel of this quaint German town sandwiched between the edge of a massive dune field and the ocean. Take on some adventure activities or relax in a cafe on the beachfront.
Day 8, Swakopmund to Spitzkoppe
Today we make our way to the ancient San bushman sacred site of Spitzkoppe. Explore the 1728m high formation and view the rock paintings before bush camping under the African stars.
Day 9, Spitzkoppe to Kamanjab
After a last look at Spitzkoppe we head off to Kamanjab and visit the Himba people living there. The Himba are a pastoral people and we spend some time learning about their way of life in modern times.
Day 10, Kamanjab to Etosha National Park
The jewel of Namibia's wildlife crown awaits - Etosha National Park. After a brief stop to check in we spend some time game driving through a small part of the park on our way to our camp.
Day 11, Etosha National Park
Today we enjoy a full day of game driving, making our way east along the length of the park. After dinner make your way to another floodlit water hole to see what animals arrive at the water to drink, or relax at the campsite.
Day 12, Etosha National Park to Windhoek
We leave the wildlife to head to the capital city of Windhoek. You may wish to explore this city steeped in German atmosphere or choose to enjoy a flagon of ale at one of the local taverns.
Day 13, Windhoek to Ghanzi
From Windhoek we take the scenic route to Botswana. Crossing the Buitepos border we head to Ghanzi where we meet up with a local Bushman community.
Day 14, Ghanzi to Maun
From Ghanzi we head to Maun which is the gateway to the Okavango Delta.
Day 15, Maun to Okavango Delta
You have the opportunity to take a 3 day / 2 night excursion into the Delta. You travel in local transport and then in mokoros, the local dug out canoes, which are poled by local guides through the winding waterways. These local canoes are a perfect way to navigate this waterway wonder - the biggest inland Delta in the world. Your guides will select a place out in the bush to set up camp. An afternoon game walk will allow you to experience the Delta wilderness in all its glory.
Day 16, Okavango Delta to Maun
Today we return to Maun, however, you will have the chance for an early morning game walk before packing up camp. There is also the option of a scenic flight over the Delta in the afternoon - the best way to appreciate the expanse of waterways you have travelled through.
Day 17, Maun to Gweta
Leaving Maun and the Delta behind us we travel east to Gweta and camp near the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.
Day 18, Gweta to Kasane
Our drive today takes us through and around the Makgadikgadi and Nxai Pans before we turn north towards the Chobe National Park. The afternoon can be spent on a scenic boat cruise on the Chobe River.
Day 19, Kasane to Victoria Falls
After a hearty brunch we make our way into Zimbabwe and to Victoria Falls. Approx 1700 m wide and 100 m high, Victoria Falls is a memorable sight! Take part in one of the many adventure activities or relax by the pool.
Day 20, Victoria Falls
Today you will have a chance to do a few of the optional activities on offer in this adventure paradise. The Falls can be seen from many viewing points in the Victoria Falls Park or from the Zambian side. You will have many photo opportunities. Bungee jumping enthusiasts can take the plunge from the Zambezi Bridge, which connects Zambia and Zimbabwe and the White water rafting is considered world class. Also, flights over the Vic Falls and the islands are available.
Day 21, Victoria Falls to Palapye via (Nata)
We drive south through Botswana towards Palapye and spend the night at a lively campsite close to the South African border.
Day 22, Palapye to Johannesburg
Today we cross the border into South Africa and a long drive brings us to the outskirts of the 'city of gold', Johannesburg and the end of our trip.
Day 23, Johannesburg to Kruger National Park
We depart Johannesburg and travel to the Mpumalanga region of South Africa - meaning 'place of the rising sun'. We enter the Kruger region and have the option of trying out a sunset game drive.
Day 24, Kruger National Park
Game Drives and animal spotting take up our day with the odd stop for lunch or a swim if the weather allows.
Day 25, Kruger National Park
We spend another day game driving through the Kruger National Park in search of smaller antelope, wildlife, birds and the Big 5!
Day 26, Kruger National Park to Johannesburg
An opportunity for a early morning game drive before we return to Johannesburg and the end of our tour.
Meals included in your tour cost
23 Breakfasts, 23 Lunches, 20 Dinners
Highlights included in your tour cost
Up close to wildlife
Huge Elephant herds
Prolific bird life
View the Big 5 in their own environment World Famous Kruger National Park
Makoros and Polers
Sand dune environment
Interesting, entertaining and educational
Worlds oldest desert
View the 'Smoke that Thunders'
Fantastic photo opportunities
Easy walking trails
There are 27 optional activities available on this trip.
Prices shown are approximate
Chobe National Park Game Drive
Ghanzi Hunter-Gatherer Guided Walk
Ghanzi Trance Dance
Kruger National Park Game Walk
Kruger National Park Night Drive
Okavango Delta Scenic Flight
Orange River Canoeing
Swakopmund Sky Diving
Swakopmund Township Tour
Timbavati Local Village Tour
Victoria Falls Adrenaline Day
Victoria Falls Bungee Jump
Victoria Falls Elephant Ride
Victoria Falls Helicopter Flight
Victoria Falls Horse Rides
Victoria Falls Microlight Flight
Victoria Falls Rhino Walk
Victoria Falls Scenic Flight
Walk with the Lions - Victoria Falls
White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River
Zambezi Gorge Swing
Zambezi River Rafting & Boarding Combo
Zimbabwe Walking Safaris
|Tour Starts||Tour Ends||Price||Enquire or Add to Backpack|
This tour goes through: Cape Town, Swakopmund, Spitzkoppe, Etosha National Park, Windhoek & 14 other destination(s) in Africa.TOUR DETAIL
Crew: 2 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck
Other: Sleeping mat included
Do this on the Cape Town to Nairobi with Gorilla Trek.Tours with Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
Do this on the Best of South Africa.Tours with Kruger National Park Game Drive
Do this on the best of east africa.Tours with Okavango Delta Mokoro Excursion
Do this on the Best of East Africa.Tours with Serengeti National Park Excursion
Do this on the best of east africa.Tours with Victoria Falls Flight of Angels
Do this on the best of east africa.Tours with White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River
The 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!
— Anne B (27) from Ireland
The 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!
— Michael & Silke from Germany
I loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)
— JoJo E (61) from Switzerland
Finally home and had a great timeâ€¦. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…
— John E from Canada
I did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.
— Juca from Uruguay