Southern Africa The Ultimate Bush Safari
This Luxury multi country Africa Safari and South Africa Tour takes you to some of the best Africa Safari destinations.
Beginning in Cape town, with 3 different Safari experiences ie 1 South Africa Safari and 2 Botswana safari areas, this 16N/17 days South Africa,Victoria Falls & Botswana Safari will take you deep into nature..remote,secluded,adventure with lodging that will take your breath away.
Trip Summary/ Highlights:
A full experience of Southern Africa with a emphasis on luxury hotels,game camps,with a wide variety of activity experiences.
Game Drives, Bush walks,Mokoro(dug out poled canoe Botswana),Boating in the Okavango Delta, River Safari in Chobe,Scenery,Culture,Culinary
Can this trip be modified:
Yes.The days are just to give a shape to the trip.We can design this for any time of the year and modify it as well
Location: South Africa and Botswana
Best time to visit: All year round,
Approximate trip cost: On request
Southern Africa The Ultimate Bush Safari
Depart for South Africa/Botswana/Victoria Falls.
Day 2 Cape Town
Arrive into Cape Town.Meet/ greet at the airport,and transfer to The Cape Grace byprivate transfer.Spend the rest of the day to get over jet lag.Transfer to hotel by private transfer.
Day 3 Cape Town
A private car and driver/guide is at your service,for a visit to the famous Cape of Good Hope, poised at the tip of the continent.
This full day tour includes breathtaking scenery and if time a stroll through the lush Kirstenbosch Gardens.
Hout Bay, optional 30-minute cruise to the seal colony in a glass bottom boat.
Cape Point nature reserve
Cape of Good Hope
Optional stop for lunch at Fish Hoek Galley – swimming in Indian ocean possible.
Optional stop at the penguin colony in Simonstown.
Optional Kirstenbosch botanical gardens
This evening you can enjoy dinner in a South African home,where you savor local cuisine and warm hospitality, or choose to eat out at one of Cape Town many restaurants.(B,D)
Day 4 Cape Town
Today’s drive leads through the Cape Winelands area.You will see that we offer a variety of private winelands tours.You can choose.
The Cape Winelands has beautiful old historic homesteads,a wide variety of vineyards,and quaint tree-lined village streets to wander down,as well as some very high quality restaurants.Lunch on your account today
Day 5 Cape Town
Free day at leisure. Shop in local markets,visit the art/craft market,stroll through city gardens,take a cultural tour into the townships,do a Cape Malay Cooking 2 hr course, go horse riding,a Sunset cruise,walk on the mountains,laze on the beach, art galleries, coffee shops to mingle with the locals…lots to occupy yourself with.
Day 6 Cape Town / Phinda Game Reserve
Transfer to the Cape Town for your flight,that takes you across the country to Phinda Private Reserv.Phinda is,a luxurious lodge within an amazing diverse ecosystem.
You will be at the lode in time for the afternoon wildlife drive.Its for your South Africa safari and hopefully big-game encounters. (B,L,D)
PHINDA ROCK OR FOREST LODGE
Phinda Forest Lodge
Day 7 Phinda Game Reserve
2 x Game Drive plus a morning bush walk.Time to absorb yourself into the Africa bush (B,L,D)
Day 8 Fri Phinda / Johannesburg.
After your morning game drive and brunch,we transfer you to the airport for the flight to Johannesburg.
Take a tour of the Apartheid Musuem, or Soweto, or Pretoria,or a Diamond mine. Possibly visit Art galleries,enjoy a evening dinner at a upmarket Africa style restaurant, or do nothing and just realx at your Luxury Boutique Hotel.
Day 9 Victoria Falls
You are picked early morning for your flight to the famous Victoria Falls. Your stay at this 5-star hotel,will take you back in time to the old colonial days.Enjoy afternoon tea on the lawn.
Day 10 Victoria Falls
This morning visit the thundering Falls, and enjoy a guided tour along its scenic rim, and adjacent rainforest. Continue further up river this evening and board a pontoon for a lovely ‘sundowner’ cruise on the mighty Zambezi. A Boma dinner completes the day, as you feast on local delicacies while being entertained by local singers and dancers. (B,D)
Day 11-12 Victoria Falls/Chobe National Park
You are picked up for the easy 90 minute transfer( hopefully as border crossing in Africa can get lengthy) to Botswana to the beautiful Chobe National Park.Its time for your Botswana Safari.
Here you spend 2N in a Luxury en suite tent,enjoying game drives,as well as River Safaris by boat,a unique Africa Safari experience.
At nite,enjoy your own hot bush shower,the water been warmed on the hot fire when you want it,in the privacy of your en suite tent. Thereafter relax around the camp fire,listen to the sounds of the Africa bush.
It time for the evening shift of animals who come alive when the sun goes down.Of course the king of the bush comes alive at this time.
Yes its time to listen for the Lions talking to each other.
Day 12- 13
Leave Chobe behind,and fly onto the Selinda reserve.One of my personal favourite places to experience a Africa Safari.Its remote, and scenic.
Here in the openness of the plains we look for Cheetah and one of Africa’s most endangered species Wild Dog.
You spend 2N in either Selinda orZarafa camp.
Day 14- 15 Selinda / Okavango Delta
Leaving the Selinda behind,you then travel to your last stop over in Botswana,to one of Africa’s most famous safari area,The Okavango Delta. When you land at your exclusive safari camp,your guide will meet you and transfer you to the your lodge.(B,L,D)
Jao Okavango Delta, Botswana Safari.
Exciting game drives, guided wildlife walks through the bush,boat rides or mokoro (canoe) rides through the mysterious delta waterways all await you for the next 2N/3days.
Quite times,spaces with nature,a talk around the fire place,stories of the bush,that amazing sighting,the comfort of your Luxury tent.It almost feels like home.
Choice of a Lodge ie Momba, Jao, Vumbura,
Day 16 Botswana / Johannesburg
After a final early morning game drive,your Africa safari journey ends.You fly back to Johannesburg for a final night in one of South Africa best hotels. (B)
Day 17 Johannesburg / Home
We transfer you to the Johannesburg airport where you board your international flight today,filled with memories,souvenirs and appreciation for Stephen who recommended/designed this Africa Safari of a lifetime experience. (B)