A holiday taking in three jewels in the crown of Southern Africa. Iconic Cape Town begins your southern Africa adventure with much to enjoy in this fascinating city and nearby Winelands. Next Victoria Falls – one of the natural wonders of the world as the Zambezi River plunges with a roar to the plains below. Finally Botswana with some of the best game viewing and camps in Africa – with certainly a good chance of seeing the Big Five.
Cape Town 4 nights | Victoria Falls 2 nights | Chobe National Park, Botswana 3 nights
South Africa, Victoria Falls and Botswana Highlights
- Visit the fascinating Cape Town and nearby Winelands
- Travel north to the breathtaking Victoria Falls
- Stay in a safari camp in Botswana
Days 1 and 2: London to Cape Town
Fly overnight from London to Cape Town.
Days 2 to 5: Cape Town – Meals: Breakfast
Spend three days in Cape Town exploring this iconic city. Time at leisure to explore. Maybe take the cable car up Table Mountain, visit Nelson Mandela’s prison on Robben Island, explore the Waterfront and more. There is plenty to do and enjoy including great food and wine. We include a full day Cape Point tour which takes you along the scenic coastal road to Camps Bay, the quaint fishing village of Hout Bay and the 12 Apostles Peaks. You can see the point where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet. Visit Boulders Beach home to Jackass penguins before returning to Cape Town to beautiful and fascinating Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
We also include a full day tour to the Winelands, just a few hours from Cape Town. We stop in the pretty village of Franschhoek and in Stellenbosch, taking in two wineries where we enjoy tastings of some of the best South African wines.
Day 6: Cape Town to Victoria Falls.
Days 6 and 7: Victoria Falls – Meals: Breakfast
Your holiday continues with a spectacular highlight – awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. With two days to explore you can view the falls from the air, by train or on foot. You may also have time for a canoe trip down the Zambezi River. We include in your holiday a sunset cruise on the Zambezi river taking in the local game – hippos, elephants, crocodiles and innumerable birds as well a spectacular sunset. We also include a half day tour of Victoria Falls with a guided walk through the rainforest.
Day 8: Victoria Falls to Chobe, Botswana.
Road transfer from Victoria Falls to Chobe, Botswana.
Days 8 to 10: Chobe National Park, Botswana – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Botswana offers some of the best game viewing and best camps in Africa. Over two days in Chobe you can expect to encounter plentiful wildlife including lions as well as large herds of antelopes, buffalo and elephants. Bird life is also prolific with fish eagles, herons and waders in the wetlands areas.
Day 11: Chobe National Park to Kasane airport then Johannesburg to London
Transfer to Kasane airport for flight to Johannesburg to London.
Day 12: London
Arrive back in UK.
All of our holidays are individually tailored to suit your needs and timescale. As a guide, this 12 day suggested holiday will cost from £3,174 per person (Superior) and £5,095 (Luxury) including international flights from the UK, based on two sharing.