Multi-Day Tour

Southern Africa Explorer (15 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Victoria Falls, Zambia To Victoria Falls, Zambia

Valid for Departures: 24 Mar 2018 - 04 Jan 2020

Southern Africa Explorer (15 days)

Day 3

Matobo National Park

Day 4

Matobo National Park/Tshipise

Day 5

Tshipise/Kruger National Park

Day 7

Greater Kruger Area/Johannesburg

Day 10

Serowe/Maun

Day 13

Gweta/Kasane

Day 14

Kasane/Victoria Falls

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Victoria Falls, Zambia
None None
Day 1 Victoria Falls: Victoria Falls is great base to kick-off a southern African adventure to see some natural wonders and take part in some exciting activities. Arrive before your tour starts and opt to get up close (and wet from the spray) while awing at the immense Victoria Falls, raft the whitewater of the mighty Zambezi, or for the more adventurous, bungee jump with Victoria Falls in view. Additional Notes: Please make sure you have all of the necessary visas for this tour by the time of the welcome meeting. It is very important to read the visa section in our trip details to make sure which visas you will need, if any. Please note that not all nationalities are able to obtain a visa on arrival at the border. Your accommodation is in Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and NOT Livingstone (Zambia). Please make sure you have the necessary visa. Please note that the entrance fee to the Victoria Falls is not included in the tour. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Victoria Falls, Zambia
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 Victoria Falls/Matobo National Park: Rise early to start the long but scenic drive to Matobo National Park. Transport: Lando
Day 3
Matobo National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Matobo National Park: Walk with rhinos and enjoy an open vehicle wildlife safari drive in Matobo National Park. Included Activities: Guided Rhino Walk Open Vehicle Wildlife Safari Drive
Day 4
Matobo National Park/Tshipise
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Matobo National Park/Tshipise: Cross the border into South Africa, and relax in the hot springs at our campsite. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Zimbabwe - South Africa) Transport: Lando
Day 5
Tshipise/Kruger National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Tshipise/Kruger National Park: Welcome to wildlife country! The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Search for lions, elephants, rhinos, and many other animals in one of Africa’s greatest wildlife areas on a full-day wildlife safari drive. Included Activities: Kruger Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Lando
Day 6
Kruger National Park, South Africa
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Kruger National Park/Greater Kruger Area: Enjoy a traditional dinner and local dancing in the evening. Included Activities: Kruger Wildlife Safari Drive Traditional Dinner and Local Dancing Transport: Lando
Day 7
Greater Kruger Area/Johannesburg
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Greater Kruger Area/Johannesburg: Continue to Johannesburg, the economic heart of South Africa and the largest city in the country. Transport: Lando
Day 8
Johannesburg, South Africa
None None
Day 8 Johannesburg: Spend a full day exploring Johannesburg. Opt to visit the Apartheid Museum, or take a bike tour around Soweto. Included Activities: Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
Day 9
Johannesburg, South Africa
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 Johannesburg/Serowe: Today's travel takes us through a very desolate part of central-eastern Botswana. We cross into Botswana and finish the day at a campsite within the Khama Rhino Sanctuary, a unique community-based initiative in wildlife conservation. Additional Notes: If we do not arrive at the camp in time to do the rhino drive today, we will do it tomorrow morning before departing for Maun. Included Activities: Border Crossing (South Africa - Botswana) Khama Rhino Sanctuary Drive Transport: Lando Lando
Day 10
Serowe/Maun
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 10 Serowe/Maun: Leave Khama Rhino Sanctuary and head to Maun. Opt to take a scenic flight over the delta. Additional Notes: Please note: if you have pre-booked the Okavango Delta Flight, today's likely the day for this activity! Your CEO will give you final confirmation when it will take place, as it is subject to change. Transport: Lando
Day 11
Maun, Botswana
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11 Maun/Okavango Delta: Begin an exciting 2-day/1-night excursion into the delta on a safari vehicle to the "dock" where we hop into a mokoro, a traditional dugout canoe, that will take us deep into the delta. After a couple of hours in a mokoro, we arrive at our basic bush camp. Additional Notes: Pack a small bag for this overnight excursion; we'll leave our big bags with the overland vehicle. Please note that there are no showers or running water for toilets. Bring along 5 litres of water for both drinking and cleaning. Included Activities: Okavango Delta Excursion Transport: Safari vehicle Mokoro
Day 12
Okavango Delta, Botswana
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12 Okavango Delta/Gweta: Enjoy sunrise over the delta, then get up early to cruise back down the crystal clear channels of the Okavango Delta. We return to Maun with some time to freshen up before we continue our journey to Gweta. Additional Notes: Enjoy the towering baobab trees found around tonight's campsite and go for a dip in the pool if you need to cool off. Transport: Mokoro Safari vehicle Lando
Day 13
Gweta/Kasane
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 13 Gweta/Kasane: Today we journey to Chobe National Park, home to the largest elephant population in southern Africa. The best way to appreciate one of Botswana's national parks and its thousands of resident elephants, crocodiles, and hippos is on an optional sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River. You may also choose to embark on a open vehicle safari drive in search of lions, antelope, and, of course, elephants. Transport: Lando
Day 14
Kasane/Victoria Falls
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 14 Kasane/Victoria Falls: Cross the border into Zimbabwe, then continue on to the town of Victoria Falls. Opt to get up close (and wet from the spray) to the awesome Victoria Falls, or bungee jump (with Victoria Falls in sight). Additional Notes: Your accommodation is in Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and NOT Livingstone (Zambia). Please make sure you have the necessary visa. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Botswana - Zimbabwe) Transport: Lando Lando
Day 15
Victoria Falls, Zambia
None None
Day 15 Victoria Falls: Depart at any time. Additional Notes: Victoria Falls is frequently used as a base for travellers wishing to participate in the many activities and excursions available in the area. Please contact your booking agent if you would like to book post-tour accommodation. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Wildlife, wilderness, and wow-worthy campouts makeup this 15-day exploration of South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. Hop aboard one of our overland adventure vehicles (OAV) while searching for the Big Five in Kruger National Park, check out Victoria Falls, and look for rhinos on-foot in Matobo National Park. Don’t let anything extra get between you and the expansive scenery – camp out, sing songs around the fire with locals, and travel by mokoro. With views this impressive the more time spen...

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