Kruger, Cape Town & Falls
The perfect African adventure for those who want to experience all of the region's diverse pleasures authentically and comfortably, this 13-day trip has it all-and then some. Unfolding in three flight-assisted stages, this trip will take you from urban Cape Town to the sprawling wilderness of the Kruger area, home of the Big Five and countless photo ops. From there, jet off to Livingstone, Zambia's colonial jewel, and feel the awesome roar of Victoria Falls for yourself. Throughout, experienced local guides will be on hand to draw out the best this magical land has to offer.
Arrival transfer. Orientation tour of Cape Town and Cape Point including the penguins at Boulders Beach. Traditional Braai dinner. Scenic drive along the Panoramic Route including visits to Blyde River Canyon, Bourke Luck Potholes and God's Window. Kruger National Park entrance fee with game drive in open safari vehicle. Visit a local village and G Adventures-supported Children's Day School. Timbavati Private Nature Reserve entrance fee with game drives in open safari vehicles. Dinner with a local Afrikaans family. Tour of Victoria Falls. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Visit a G Adventures-supported school project, enjoy a traditional South African barbecue, search for and snap photos of the Big Five on open vehicle game drives in a private reserve, overnight in a luxury tented camp, spot wildlife inside world-famous Kruger National Park, visit the G desk in Livingstone to book the adrenaline pumping optionals of your choice
Air-conditioned touring vehicle, open safari vehicle, walking, plane.
Comfort hotels (9 nts), luxury tents (2 nts), chalets (1 nts).
Days 1 Cape Town
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2-3 Cape Town (2B)
Explore vibrant Cape Town including the Castle of Good Hope and continue to Cape Point to visit the penguins at Boulders Beach. On Day 3, option to visit Robben Island, Table Mountain, or embark on a wine tour around Stellenbosch.
Day 4 Johannesburg (1B,1D)
Flight to Johannesburg. Arrive in time for your welcome dinner to meet your CEO and fellow travellers.
Days 7-8 Timbavati Private Nature Reserve (2B,1L,2D)
This morning, visit a Planeterra-supported Children's Day School located just outside Krugar National Park, then on to the luxury tented camp, inside a private nature reserve. Enjoy morning and evening open vehicle safari game drives searching out Africa's famed Big Five who cross back and forth through the unfenced Kruger area.
Day 6 Kruger National Park area (1B,1D)
Enjoy a game drive inside Kruger National Park in an open vehicle. Be astounded by the abundance of wildlife in pristine African landscapes, then continue to the comfortable lodge just outside the park gates. Enjoy a true African-style dinner in the open-aired traditional boma, stargazing and listing to the night-sounds of Africa.
Days 5 Panorama Route/Graskop (1B)
Explore the world-famous sights of Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes and God's Window along the Panorama Route.
Day 10-12 Livingstone (3B)
Fly to Livingstone, Zambia to meet the local G representative then enjoy a guided tour of Victoria Falls. Days 11 and 12 are free with options to enjoy whitewater rafting, canoeing, safari float or drives, or a flight over the falls.
Day 13 Livingstone (1B)
Depart at any time.
Day 9 Johannesburg (1B,1D)
Embark on one last safari drive then head back to the city for dinner with a local Afrikaans family.