12-Day Luxury Kruger, Cape Town, Victoria Falls & Chobe Safari
12-Day Luxury Kruger, Cape Town, Victoria Falls & Chobe Safari
- South Africa, Zimbabwe & Botswana
- 11 nights & 12 Days
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Are you ready for an exciting African Safari?
This is an all-in-one luxury Southern Africa safari! On this amazing adventure, you will start with a safari in the world-famous Kruger National Park, make your way to beautiful Cape Town, visit the breathtaking Victoria Falls and go on safari in Chobe National Park in Botswana. This luxury safari is perfect for a honeymoon, family holiday or a romantic breakaway. This is a trip of a lifetime! Travel like never before and experience the secrets of the Dark Continent!
Enhance your Trip with?
- Jessica the Hippo
- Nyani Cultural Village
- Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden
- Robben Island tour
- Victoria Falls Helicopter flight
- Lunch at the Lookout Café – Victoria Falls
- Private guide and vehicle
- Meet & greet in Kruger
- Flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
- Luxury 4-star accommodation in Kruger
- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner in Kruger Park
- Full day Safari in private vehicle in Kruger Park
- Sunrise and Sunset Safari in Kruger Park
- Private Panorama Route day Tour
- All Drinks (Except spirits and reserved wine)
- Animal Rehabilitation tour
- Flight from Kruger to Cape Town
- Meet & greet in Cape Town
- Private guide & vehicle in Cape Town
- Cape Town City Tour
- Table Mountain Cableway
- Hout Bay Seal Island
- Cape Point & Dias Beach
- Boulders Beach Penguins
- Cape Winelands
- Breakfast in Cape Town
- Luxury accommodation in Cape Town
- International flight to Victoria Falls
- Transfer to hotel
- Victoria Falls guided tour
- Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
- One dinner at The Boma Restaurant
- Transfer to Chobe National Park
- All meals and drinks in Chobe
- All activities in Chobe
- Charter flight from lodge to Kasane
- Transfer to Victoria Falls Airport
- Return flight to Johannesburg
- Lunch & Dinner in Cape Town
- Lunch & one dinner in Victoria Falls
- Activities not mentioned
- Drinks in Cape Town and Victoria Falls
- Personal Expenditure
- Gratuities for guide and porters
- Visa Cost
- Travel insurance
- Medical insurance
What to expect?
Excitement awaits you as you board a flight from O.R. Tambo international Airport in Johannesburg to Hoedspruit Airport inside the Greater Kruger National Park. You will be met by you Jewel of Africa Safaris tour guide who will transfer you to Phelwana Game Lodge. This is where you will be staying for the next 4 nights.
Check in and enjoy lunch before you meet with your ranger who will share great pointers on how to spot the wild animals in the bush. After your briefing, you will set off on your first safari drive in the park. During this drive, you can expect to see giraffe, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest and impala to name but a few.
Arriving back at camp as the sun is setting, imagine sipping a sundowner drink on the deck; looking at the amazing African sunset over the majestic Drakensberg Mountains before dinner is served. Enjoy a glass of superb South African wine with a cozy campfire in the background, while your guide points out the Southern Cross star constellation.
We depart early today for the Manyeleti Private Game Reserve. This reserve forms part of the Kruger National Park, Timbavati Nature Reserve and the Sabi Sand Nature Reserve and has excellent wildlife viewing opportunities! This reserve is private and exclusive and only rangers in 4x4 vehicles may drive here and we have the opportunity to go off-road to get the perfect close-up photo!
We return to camp at around 11am for lunch and to relax before our second safari starts at 2pm. This is Big 5 country so make sure your cameras are charged and at all times - expect the unexpected!
We will be back at camp at around 7pm and you will have the opportunity to freshen up before dinner is served!
You might have heard that South Africa is a world-in-one-country and today we will bear witness to this as we depart after breakfast to experience the breathtaking Panorama Route.
The Panorama route is a beautiful winding road on top of the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains which is the longest and largest mountain range in South Africa.
God’s Window is a beautiful viewpoint on the edge of the mountain range.
Lisbon Waterfalls and the Berlin Waterfalls are two beautiful fall with an interesting history.
The Blyde River Canyon is the third largest canyon in the world and the biggest all-green canyon in the world.
Bourke's Luck Potholes is where two rivers meet and a truly spectacular sight!
We will enjoy lunch in the lovely little tourist town of Graskop at the famous Harries Pancakes and we will return to the camp before sunset.
The day starts early as you depart on safari in the world-famous Kruger National Park – where nothing is impossible! Your guide will tell you to expect the unexpected. The whole day is devoted inside the Kruger Park with your private guide in your own private air-conditioned closed vehicle.
Explore this vast 2 million-hectare wildlife haven, roughly the size of Wales, in search of the Big Five today - Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard and Rhino. Our guides are experts in showing you the hidden intricacies of the animal species, birds, trees, insects and all aspects of the fauna and flora. Enjoy breakfast and lunch at one of the many stopovers.
We return to camp as the sun sets over the African bush. Arriving back at camp, freshen up and enjoy some more of the world famous South African wines while reminiscing about the day’s amazing sightings before dinner is served.
After breakfast and the morning at leisure you will be transferred to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Cape Town. On arrival, you will be met by your Jewel of Africa Safaris tour guide. Your time in Cape Town will start with a tour of the city, with your guide showing you all the most important scenic, cultural and historical sites.
In the afternoon, you will make your way up to the top of Table Mountain with a cable car. From Table Mountain, one of the 7 wonders of nature, spectacular views of the city, the Peninsula and Robben Island will leave you in awe.
Hereafter you will check in at your luxury hotel at the V&A Waterfront. In the evening, you will have the opportunity to enjoy dinner at one of the various excellent restaurants the V&A Waterfront has to offer. Please ask you guide for suggestions.
Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and depart for Hout Bay. The views in this sociable village are mesmerizing as Hout Bay is set in a fold of sea-lapped mountains that look out across the Atlantic Ocean.
From the harbor, you will embark on a 45-minute boat cruise to Duiker Island to view a huge fur seal colony. The extremely skilled skipper will guide the boat to almost touching distance of the thousands of seals feeding and playing in the stunning turquoise waters.
Leaving Hout Bay behind, embark on a breath-taking drive, known as the Chapman's Peak Drive; arguably the most scenic drive in the world! The road leads to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point. Inside the nature reserve we visit Cape Point, where the stormy waters of the Atlantic are met by the calming influence of the Indian Ocean.
On our way back to Cape Town a visit is also made to Boulders Beach, an ideal vantage point to watch the local colony of African penguins that call this beach their home.
We leave Cape Town behind and take a 40-minute drive to the Cape Winelands where we devote some time to exploring the town of Franschhoek. The French Huguenots brought their knowledge of viticulture with them and, upon receiving land from the Dutch East India Company; many vineyards were established and are today still producing some of the world's finest wines. After lunch, we will visit one of the local wine estates, where we will sample the fine wines they produce.
Simon van der Stell founded Stellenbosch in 1679; the second oldest town in South Africa. The town became known as "the City of Oaks" due to the large number of oak trees that were planted to line the streets. Spend some time to explore this gem before visiting one of the famous wine estates situated in the area.
We will visit a total of 3 wine estates before we make our way back to Cape Town!
Check out after breakfast as your guide will transfer you to the airport. Board your flight from Cape Town International Airport to Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe in the heart of Africa! As you descend over the Victoria Falls, catch your first glimpse of “Mosi-oa-Tunya" - The Smoke That Thunders - as the local tribes call it.
From the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel for check in. There is something to do for everyone at the Victoria Falls. Go on the world’s wildest white-water-rafting trip, bungee jump off the 111-meter high bridge, zip-lining the flying fox across the river, kayaking, do a heart stopping gorge swing, and many more. An activities list will be provided before you arrive.
A complimentary sunset boat cruise on the Zambezi River is the perfect way to end the day. Drinks and snacks are included and you might get the chance to see hippo, crocodile and elephant!
Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast before the day starts. You have a 3-hour tour of the majestic Victoria Falls today with your qualified guide, who will collect you at the hotel. Guests will be accompanied through the rainforest and your guide will give you a brief history of the Falls as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird & wildlife and other points of interest. Raincoats are provided when needed. You will make your way along the designated path which takes you to the various 16 view points along the edge. The heart-pounding sensation of actually standing on the edge of the precipice above the raging Zambezi waters is something quite unforgettable.
After your guided tour the rest of the day will be at leisure before dinner is served at The Boma Restaurant. This is a legendary 4 course dining and entertainment experience that offers an unforgettable fusion of mouth-watering local cuisine, spirited dance performances, interactive drumming and traditional storytelling.
After your last breakfast in Victoria Falls, you will be transferred across the border into and Botswana. The Chobe National Park has the highest concentration of elephants on the African continent and this park is especially famous for its large numbers of wildlife that roam the riverbanks and wetlands of this massive conservation area.
Chobe Game Lodge is an elegant, five-star, fully Ecotourism-certified safari lodge and the only property located inside the world-renowned Chobe National Park and set on the banks of the famous Chobe River. Immerse yourself in an all-inclusive safari on land and water as you explore the diversity of one of Africa’s primary wildlife destinations.
Check into your lodge, freshen up with a drink on the deck overlooking the Chobe River before your first afternoon safari in open 4x4 vehicle with your qualified ranger.
Return to camp for a wonderful dinner in the boma area before retiring for the evening.
Chobe Game Lodge is a haven of peace and tranquility inside the Chobe National Park. A quiet spot on one of the many expansive viewing decks, the private jetty or comfortable lounge on the boardwalk is never far away. Each offers a different perspective on the unique wilderness that surrounds the lodge.
Land based safaris are conducted in open top 4×4 vehicles and water borne safaris by boats. This is sure to bring you within meters of the wildlife and renders the perfect opportunity for stunning photos.
A typical day in Chobe National Park is as follows:
6:00 Tee and coffee is served
6:30 Depart for a morning safari activity
9:30 Return to camp for breakfast
11:00 High-tee is served
15:00 Evening safari activity
19:00 Return to camp
20:00 Dinner is served
After your last morning safari and breakfast, you will be transported back to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight to Johannesburg remembering all too well the amazing experience you had the last 12 days!
You may leave Africa,
but Africa will never leave you!
Extend Your Safari
- 2 Nights in Hermanus for whale watching
- 3 Nights in Karoo and Garden Route
- 2/3 Nights in Okavango Delta
- 2/3 Nights in Hwange National Park
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“Best trip ever - totally awesome”
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“An unforgettable tour from Johannesburg to Capetown”
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