Aerial view of Cape Town
Aerial view of Cape Town
Johannesburg at Sunrise
Johannesburg at Sunrise
Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls

Icons of Southern Africa

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Embark on a journey through Southern Africa's icons, starting with the stunning contrasts of Cape Town and the majestic Table Mountain. Venture out on an exhilarating safari, seeking the Big 5 in their natural habitat.

Witness the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, a natural wonder of the world. Along the way, indulge in traditional meals, absorbing the rich flavours and culinary heritage of the region.

This trip promises a blend of adventure, wildlife encounters, and cultural experiences, leaving you with unforgettable memories and stories to share.(CS - AFCV)


  • Explore the unique wildlife South Africa has to offer with a safari tour
  • Have the option to attend the SOWETO tour famous for highlighting the town's resistance to aparteid, visit the prestigious museum covering the full history of aparteid
  • Other river tours to witness the unqie water animals in South Africa such as hippos, crocodiles and playful elephants
Whats included?
  • International airfare & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact center
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Day 1

Arrive in Cape Town

Arriving in Cape Town, you'll be greeted by the grandeur of Table Mountain, stunning beaches, and vibrant city life. Airport transfers at 11:00 and 15:00 will escort you to your centrally located hotel. Explore the city's cosmopolitan atmosphere before meeting your Travel Director and group, where anticipation for the journey ahead runs high.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Sea Point or similar

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2

Cape Town Orientation and Free Time

In Cape Town, the "Mother City," we start with an essential morning tour led by your Travel Director. Explore Bo-Kaap's colourful houses, the verdant Company Gardens, and the historic Castle of Good Hope. Then, ascend Table Mountain via the aerial cableway, savouring panoramic views. This afternoon, personalize your experience with either a beach e-bike ride and sunset beach barbeque or an energizing djembe drumming session, complemented by a feast of African delicacies.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Sea Point or similar

Meal Included: Breakfast

Day 3

Cape Town Free Day

Discover Cape Town your way with a variety of options. Wine enthusiasts can indulge in tastings via the Franschhoek Wine Tram in the Cape Winelands. Car aficionados will enjoy the Franschhoek Motor Museum, showcasing vintage vehicles, followed by wine tastings and a picnic. Outdoor lovers can choose between a guided hike up Table Mountain or an exhilarating mountain biking trail.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Sea Point or simialr

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4

Cape Town- Johannesburg- Mabula Game Reserve

Today we bid adieu to the enchantment of Cape Town, embarking on a new adventure: a safari at Mabula Game Reserve. After a brief stop in Johannesburg, we journey to the reserve, nestled against the UNESCO-listed Waterberg Mountains. As we explore in our 4x4 at sunset, the magic of Africa's wilderness unfolds, with eyes eagerly scanning for wildlife emerging in the bushveld.

Accommodation: Safari Plains Game Lodge or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Mabula Game Reserve Safari Game Drives

Embark on an early morning safari with our Local Specialist Guide to spot the Big 5. Feel like an intrepid explorer as you traverse dusty trails and open spaces, learning about the area's wildlife and landscape. Whether you see all the Big 5 or not, the experience is enchanting. Remember to pause, put your camera aside, and immerse yourself in the sensory richness of Africa.

Accommodation: Safari Plains Game Lodge or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Mabula Game Reserve- Johannesburg

After breakfast in the bushveld, we depart for Johannesburg. Begin with an orientation tour led by your Travel Director, unveiling the city's vibrant sights and sounds. Spend the afternoon exploring historical Soweto or opt for adventure at Sterkfontein Caves and the Maropeng Visitor Centre, revealing humanity's origins. Johannesburg's energy and people are sure to captivate you.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7

Johannesburg- Victoria Falls

Today, we fly to the majestic Victoria Falls, "the smoke that thunders." Stay in VIP accommodation along the Zambezi River, the life source of the falls, inhabited by hippos, crocodiles, and elephants. Cap off the day with a serene sunset cruise, observing these aquatic animals in their natural habitat.

Accommodation: A'Zambezi River Lodge Victoria Falls or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8

Victoria Sightseeing and Free Time

Experience one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World with a guided tour of Victoria Falls, led by a Local Specialist. Marvel at the world's largest curtain of falling water, standing 108m high. Later, embrace a slower pace, exploring quaint galleries and vibrant open-air markets to conclude your day.

Accommodation: A'Zambezi River Lodge Victoria Falls or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 9

Victoria Falls- Depart Johannesburg

As your southern African adventure concludes, cherish memories of wildlife, waterfalls, and warm locals. Enjoy breakfast before transferring to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Your journey ends upon arrival. For international flights, depart after 19:30. Visit for transfer details.

Meals Included: Breakfast

  • International flights
  • Meals along with accommodation (all specified in the itinerary)
  • Transfers and other transportation
  • Activities in the itinerary (specified)

What's Not Included:

  • Optional and external excursions
  • Additional meals (specified in itinerary)
  • Personal expenses and upgrades


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