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CAPE TOWN, FALLS & KRUGER ADVENTURE

28 Days, Cape Town to Johannesburg
CAPE TOWN, FALLS & KRUGER ADVENTURE

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    • Are young at heart
    • Prefer fast-paced and budget-friendly trips
    • Want to have meaningful encounters with local people
    • Love making new friends
What's Included
  • Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered).
  • Participation camping (20 nts), simple hotels (3 nts), guesthouse (2 nts, multi-share), basic bush camp (2 nts).
  • 26 breakfasts, 22 lunches, 19 dinners.
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  • Overland adventure vehicle (OAV), mokoro, open safari vehicle, walking.
  • Fish River Canyon and Spitzkoppe entrances.
  • Etosha and Kruger National Parks with game drives.
  • Guided township tour (Swakopmund).
  • Okavango Delta overnight bush camping excursion.
  • Guided rhino walk and open vehicle game drive in Matobo National Park.
  • Traditional Shaagan dinner and dancing.
  • Planeterra-supported community school project visit.
  • Services of 02 Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout the tour as head guide/cook and driver..
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Important Notes
We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 135-175 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.
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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Cape Town
Day 2 Cape Town/Cederberg
Day 3 Cederberg/Orange River
Day 4 Orange River/Fish River Canyon
Day 5 Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert
Day 6 Namib Desert
Day 7 Namib Desert/Swakopmund
Day 8 Swakopmund
Day 9 Swakopmund/Spitzkoppe
Day 10 Spitzkoppe/Damaraland
Day 11 Damaraland/Etosha National Park
Day 12 Etosha National Park
Day 13 Etosha National Park/Windhoek
Day 14 Windhoek/Ghanzi
Day 15 Ghanzi/Maun
Day 16 Maun/Okavango Delta
Day 17 Okavango Delta/Gweta
Day 18 Gweta/Kasane
Day 19 Kasane/Livingstone
Day 20 Livingstone
Day 21 Livingstone
Day 22 Livingstone/Matobo National Park
Day 23 Matobo National Park
Day 24 Matobo National Park/Tshipise
Day 25 Tshipise/Kruger National Park
Day 26 Kruger National Park/Manyeleti
Day 27 Manyeleti/Johannesburg
Day 28 Depart Johannesburg
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TRIP SPECIFIC SAFETY

Cox & Kings takes all reasonable measures to ensure your safety and enjoyment while travelling with us. The aim of this document is to give you an insight into ways you may further enhance your own personal safety while abroad.

Places Visited
  • Cape Town
  • Cederberg
  • Orange River
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Namib Desert
  • Swakopmund
  • Spitzkoppe
  • Damaraland
  • Etosha National Park
  • Windhoek
  • Ghanzi
  • Maun
  • Okavango Delta
  • Gweta
  • Kasane
  • Livingstone
  • Matobo National Park
  • Kruger National Park
  • Manyeleti
  • Johannesburg
  • DAY 1 Arrive Cape Town

    Arrive at any time.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    1h18:00
    The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore, but make sure you're back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 2 Cape Town/Cederberg

    View dramatic Western Cape scenery, camp on a local farm, and opt to sip on local wine.

    Head out of the city to begin your overland journey with a lunch stop by the coast. Arrive at our first campsite in the afternoon. Here, enjoy free time to sample and buy some local wine, kick a footy around with the local kids, or explore the area near the camp in this beautiful part of South Africa. If you prefer, just chill out at campsite's swimming pool overlooking the vineyards.
    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Cape Town - Cederberg 5h 300km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Free Time
    Cederberg Afternoon
    Relax or get out and explore this beautiful part of South Africa. (Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch)

  • DAY 3 Cederberg/Orange River

    Travel past large plantations of rooibos tea.


    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Cederberg - Orange River 6h 30m 350km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Optional Activities
    Canoeing on Orange River
    Orange River
    Grab a paddle and hop in a canoe. Be sure to wave at the locals from Namibia and South Africa on either side of the river. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

  • DAY 4 Orange River/Fish River Canyon

    Cross the border into Namibia, and enjoy the sunset at Fish River Canyon.

    We will make our way to Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa and, arguably, the second largest in the world. Watch as a spectacular sunset slips over the canyon's rim in the early evening. Permits are required to descend into the crater; we will have access to the rim only, but the views are magnificent.

    Border Crossing (South Africa - Namibia)
    Vioolsdrift - Noordoewer
    Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Orange River - Fish River Canyon 5h 180km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Fish River Canyon Visit
    Fish River Canyon
    Visit Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa and, arguably, the second largest in the world. Watch as a stunning sunset slips over the canyon's rim in the early evening. We will only have access to the rim, but the views are spectacular. (Dinner,Lunch,Breakfast)

  • DAY 5 Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert

    Explore the natural wonders of this bizarre desert environment. Stop by the Sesriem Canyon for sunset after setting up camp for the night.

    Passing the small and desolate towns of Bethanien and Helmeringhausen, continue north along long and bumpy roads, en route to the Namib Desert. Arrive in the area in the late afternoon, where the towering red sand dunes of Sossusvlei form the gateway into the Namib Desert. Here, you really feel as though you're in the middle of nowhere.

    We arrive in the early evening, set up our camp, then continue driving for a short stop at Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Fish River Canyon - Namib Desert 10h 560km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Sesriem Canyon Visit
    Namib Desert
    Enjoy a short stop at Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area. The Tsauchab River flows through the canyon every five to ten years, and this creates the nearby salt and clay pan of Sossusvlei. (Dinner,Lunch,Breakfast)

  • DAY 6 Namib Desert

    Explore the Sossusvlei dunes, and climb the breathtaking Dune 45.

    Visit Sossusvlei, a clay pan enclosed by the world's largest sand dunes and enclosing ancient dead trees. Here, opt to take a guided walk at the dunes, and enjoy some free time to explore them on your own. Arrive back at our campsite around lunch time and take down tents, pack up the truck, and drive to the next desert campsite. Don't miss out on the optional sunset desert dunes bush walk to learn more about the desert, dunes, and the way of the bushmen.

    Dune 45 Visit
    Dune 45
    Wake up and set off for a pre-dawn climb of the mighty Dune 45, aiming to reach the top just before the sunrise. Watch the sand dunes come to life and display their amazing orange and yellow hues. Look out and view the surrounding desert. Morning magic!

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Namib Desert 5h
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Optional Activities
    Sossusvlei Desert Walk

    Sossusvlei
    10USD per person
    Visit Sossusvlei, a clay pan enclosed by the world's largest sand dunes and enclosing ancient dead trees.

    Namib Desert Walk
    Namib Desert 2h-3h
    30USD per person
    Enjoy a walk amongst the dunes, learning about the surrounding Namib Desert as well as the survival strategies of Bushmen who live in the area. (Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch)

  • DAY 7 Namib Desert/Swakopmund

    Cross the void region of the Namib Desert along with a few dry mountain passes to the adrenaline capital of Swakopmund.
    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)
    Namib Desert - Swakopmund 7h300km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind. (Lunch,Breakfast)

  • DAY 8 Swakopmund

    Swakopmund is one of the adventure capitals of Africa. Enjoy a free day to relax or get the adrenaline pumping. Choose from sky diving, dune boarding, or quad biking, just to name a few options.

    Free Time
    Swakopmund Full Day
    Enjoy a free day in Namibia's adventure capital.

    Optional Activities
    Living Desert Tour

    Swakopmund
    Hop into a 4x4 vehicle and set out into the desert. An expert guide will point out signs of animal life and emphasize survival in the harsh desert landscape for both humans and animals.

    Sandboarding
    Swakopmund
    Head out into the desert, grab a board, and surf the sand dunes. Choose to lie down headfirst, or stand up, surfer-style.

    Skydiving
    Swakopmund
    Buckle up your harness, practice your exit, then take a plane up and over the dunes of the Namib Desert. Take a deep breath, leap out and freefall with an instructor before he opens the parachute. Admire the view over the dunes as you descend and land safely back on the ground. Wow!

    Quad Biking
    Swakopmund
    Hop on a quad bike and enjoy a guided off-road tour of this desert landscape. A mix of adrenaline, nature, and fun, quad biking gets you closer to the destination and puts a smile on your face. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 9 Swakopmund/Spitzkoppe

    Travel north to the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe.

    Explore on your own by foot, and be sure to check out the night sky-it's great for star-gazing!

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Swakopmund - Spitzkoppe 3h-4h
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind. (Lunch,Breakfast,Dinner)

  • DAY 10 Spitzkoppe/Damaraland

    Travel up the coastal area through beautiful desert landscapes. Visit the Damaraland Living Museum to learn more about the lost culture of the Damara people.

    Look out over beautiful desert landscapes as far as the eye can see. There are Himba, Herero, and Damara people along the way selling local arts, and we'll be sure to make a few stops to find out more about their offerings.? Pass into more stony desert landscapes, and arrive at camp by mid-afternoon.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Spitzkoppe - Damaraland 4h 235km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Damaraland Living Museum
    Damaraland
    Step into the past and learn about the lost culture of the Damara people at this museum depicting the life and customs of one of the oldest nations in Namibia.

    Optional Activities
    Prehistoric Rock Engravings Guided Tour

    Twyfelfontein
    Step back in time to see prehistoric rock engravings made during the early Stone Age. Their exact origin is uncertain, but these works depicting animals and hunters are probably the work of Bushmen or Nama artists estimated to have lived near Twyfelfontein at least 5,000 years ago. Marvel at the more than 2,500 rock carvings and paintings and understand why this is Namibia's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch)

  • DAY 11 Damaraland/Etosha National Park

    Enter Etosha National Park and enjoy an afternoon game drive.

    Upon arrival to the park in the afternoon, head out for a game drive in our overland truck to search for elephants, antelope, and lions around the watering holes.

    After sunset, watch animals at the watering holes near the camping area, which is safe, being well lit with flood lights. Free time at night allows for the option of a night game drive in an open vehicle.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Damaraland - Etosha National Park8h300km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Etosha National Park Game Drive (Overland Vehicle)
    Etosha National Park
    Set off into the wilds of Etosha National Park in search of a wide variety of wildlife. More than 100 species of mammals call Etosha home, including lions, elephants, giraffes, blue wildebeest, springbok, zebra, hyenas, and the endangered black rhino. As for birds, the salt pan attracts pelicans, flamingos, and many other winged wonders. Bring your camera and go wild!

    Optional Activities
    Etosha Open Vehicle Game Drive

    Etosha National Park
    Set off in an open 4x4 safari vehicle with a naturalist guide to look for nocturnal activity in the park. Wildlife often come to the watering hole to drink under the cover of darkness, so keep your eyes peeled for many animals on the move. (Dinner,Breakfast,Lunch)

  • DAY 12 Etosha National Park

    Enjoy a full-day game drive in our overland vehicle. Opt to take an open safari vehicle game drive in the afternoon/night.

    Etosha National Park Game Drive (Overland Vehicle)
    Etosha National Park
    Set off into the wilds of Etosha National Park in search of a wide variety of wildlife. More than 100 species of mammals call Etosha home, including lions, elephants, giraffes, blue wildebeest, springbok, zebra, hyenas, and the endangered black rhino. As for birds, the salt pan attracts pelicans, flamingos, and many other winged wonders. Bring your camera and go wild!

    Optional Activities
    Etosha Open Vehicle Game Drive

    Etosha National Park
    Set off in an open 4x4 safari vehicle with a naturalist guide to look for nocturnal activity in the park. Wildlife often come to the watering hole to drink under the cover of darkness, so keep your eyes peeled for many animals on the move. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

  • DAY 13 Etosha National Park/Windhoek

    Transfer to Namibia's capital.

    Leave Etosha National Park and head south through the Namibian countryside to Windhoek.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Etosha National Park - Windhoek 6h 30m-7h 30m 440km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Optional Activities
    Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
    You may be a seasoned pro at group travel by now, but there will likely be some new travellers joining the group. Sit in on the welcome meeting to meet the newest members of the group and learn about the next leg of your tour. (Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch)

  • DAY 14 Windhoek/Ghanzi

    Visit the Kalahari Desert, and meet the local San/Bushmen. Optional walk to learn survival skills from the locals.

    Leave in the morning and continue through the eastern part of Namibia and cross into Botswana, travelling into the heart of the Kalahari.

    Arrive at the campsite, approximately 10km (6 mi) outside Ghanzi, in the early evening, just in time for an optional 'Bushman Walk'. ?Around the campfire at night, experience the ancient dance rituals of the San/Bushmen.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Windhoek - Ghanzi 8h 580km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Border Crossing (Namibia - Botswana)
    Buitepos - Mamuno
    Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list.

    Optional Activities
    San Bushmen Walk

    Ghanzi
    Get a glimpse of how the San tribe adapted to the Kalahari Desert and learn about their fascinating wilderness survival skills. The gatherer life of the San/Bushmen has all but disappeared; there are few remaining who retain the survival skills of their ancient way of life.? During the walk, San/Bushmen guides will share their knowledge on mastering this harsh environment, helping us learn about the botany of our surroundings (Dinner,Breakfast,Lunch)

  • DAY 15 Ghanzi/Maun

    Drive across Botswana and travel from the Kalahari towards Maun. Leave Ghanzi in the morning and arrive in Maun around lunch time.

    In the afternoon, opt to get a sneak peek of the Okavango Delta from above on an hour-long flight in a small plane. See a variety of wildlife and marvel at the vast delta basin.

    Those not opting for the flight can kick back and relax at the campsite.

    Overland truck
    Ghanzi - Maun 4h Morning 280km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Opt to take a flight over the Okavango Delta to get a birds-eye view of the area.

    Optional Activities
    Okavango Delta Flight
    Maun
    Get a fresh perspective on the vast wilderness of Africa with a once-in-a-lifetime view only a select few will ever see. Hop aboard a 5-seater airplane and enjoy the stunning scenery from above. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

  • DAY 16 Maun/Okavango Delta

    Enjoy game walks, traditional mokoro (dug-out canoe) excursions and birding on an overnight excursion into the Okavango Delta.

    After leaving some luggage in Maun, we hop into motor boats and travel along a river for about an hour before pairing off and sitting down in mokoros, traditional dug-out canoes, that take us deep into the delta.

    After a couple hours in the mokoro, we arrive to our basic bush camp in time for lunch. Set up tents and get used to the surroundings. ?In the afternoon, set off on a game walk. In the evening, count the shooting stars, sing with the locals or just unwind with a sundowner around the campfire. The polers will join us around the campfire tonight and usually love to sing and dance… join in!

    Motorboat
    Maun - Okavango Delta 1h
    Climb in and move swiftly through the water to the next stop.

    Mokoro
    Okavango Delta 1h-2h
    Climb into a traditional dugout canoe for a closer view of the shoreline.

    Okavango Delta Excursion
    Okavango Delta
    Enjoy game walks, mokoro trips (occasionally unavailable due to seasonality), birdwatching, and game viewing in the pristine wilderness area of the Okavango Delta, the world's largest inland delta. In the evening, count the shooting stars, sing with the locals, or simply unwind with a sundowner (cheers!) around the campfire. (Dinner,Lunch,Breakfast)

  • DAY 17 Okavango Delta/Gweta

    Camp under ancient baobab trees.

    Enjoy the sunrise on an early game walk then return to Maun, first by mokoro, then motor boat, and arrive around lunch time. Pack up the truck, then hit the road to ancient baobab trees of Gweta. We will arrive to our campsite mid- to late afternoon. Have a walk around, take pictures of the baobabs, swim in the pool and enjoy a proper shower after the night in the bush.

    Mokoro
    Okavango Delta 2h
    Climb into a traditional dugout canoe for a closer view of the shoreline.

    Motorboat
    Okavango Delta - Maun
    Climb in and move swiftly through the water to the next stop.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Maun - Gweta 4h 240km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind. (Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch)

  • DAY 18 Gweta/Kasane

    Journey to the area of Chobe National Park, home to the largest elephant population in Southern Africa. The best way to appreciate the area's thousands of resident elephants, crocodiles and hippos, is with an optional sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River. You may instead opt to embark on a game drive in search of lions, antelope, and of course, elephants.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Gweta - Kasane 6h 420km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Opt to embark on a wildlife-viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River or take an open safari vehicle game drive inside Chobe National Park.

    Optional Activities
    Chobe River Boat Cruise

    Chobe National Park
    Get a fantastic perspective of one of Botswana's national parks and its thousands of resident elephants, crocodiles, and hippos on a sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River. Bring a few drinks and a camera, sit back, and enjoy the view.

    Chobe River Game Drive
    Chobe National Park
    Enjoy a private game viewing that takes place along routes that overlook this beautiful river. Look out for the remarkable variety of animals that are drawn to this permanent water source. (Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch)

  • DAY 19 Kasane/Livingstone

    Cross the Zambezi River by ferry into Zambia. Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting or canoeing, or fly over the falls.

    Cross the border from Botswana to Zambia at the Kazungula border post.

    Cross the Zambezi River by ferry to enter into Zambia and continue on to Livingstone. Livingstone is a great base to see both natural wonders and take part in some exciting activities.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Kasane - Kazungula 45m
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Ferry
    Kazungula 15m
    Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.

    Border Crossing (Botswana - Zambia)
    Kazungula
    Some nationalities do require a visa for Zambia, and many visas are available for purchase right at the border. See our visa section for further information.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Kazungula - Livingstone2h
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Optional Activities
    Zambezi Sunset Cruise

    Livingstone
    Jump on a boat and cruise on the beautiful Zambezi River. Enjoy some snacks, drinks, a festive atmosphere, and, of course, gorgeous views of the sunset.

    Zambezi Whitewater Rafting
    Livingstone
    Tick one off your bucket list! Raft the Class III-V rapids of the Zambezi River, considered by many to be one of the best whitewater rafting rivers in the world. It's exhilarating!

    Victoria Falls Visit
    Livingstone
    One of the seven natural wonders, this waterfall is not the widest or highest, but it produces a horizontal curtain of falling water as it drops more than 152.4m (500 ft) into the gorge below, creating a spray of 396.2m (1,300 ft). If watching isn't enough, when the water levels are low, take a swim at the Devil's Pool at the edge of the falls, or at Angel's Armchair. The falls are visible from 48.2km (30 mi) away.

    Victoria Falls Helicopter Ride
    Livingstone
    Charge up your camera and take flight over the massive Victoria Falls. From above, it's easy to capture the full breadth of the falls and their surroundings. (Lunch,Breakfast)

  • DAY 20 Livingstone

    Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
    Livingstone is a great base to see both natural wonders and take part in some exciting activities. Get up close (and wet from the spray) while awing at the immense Victoria Falls, raft the whitewater of the mighty Zambezi, and for the more adventurous, bungee jump with the Victoria Falls in view.

    Free Time
    Livingstone Full Day
    Get out and explore the many things on offer in the Livingstone area.

    Optional Activities
    Victoria Falls Visit

    Livingstone
    One of the seven natural wonders, this waterfall is not the widest or highest, but it produces a horizontal curtain of falling water as it drops more than 152.4m (500 ft) into the gorge below, creating a spray of 396.2m (1,300 ft). If watching isn't enough, when the water levels are low, take a swim at the Devil's Pool at the edge of the falls, or at Angel's Armchair. The falls are visible from 48.2km (30 mi) away.

    Zambezi Whitewater Rafting
    Livingstone
    Tick one off your bucket list! Raft the Class III-V rapids of the Zambezi River, considered by many to be one of the best whitewater rafting rivers in the world. It's exhilarating!

    Victoria Falls Helicopter Ride
    Livingstone
    Charge up your camera and take flight over the massive Victoria Falls. From above, it's easy to capture the full breadth of the falls and their surroundings.

    Zambezi Bungee Jump
    Livingstone
    Get the adrenaline pumping with a bungee jump from the Victoria Falls Bridge over the Zambezi River. Hear the rush of Victoria Falls as you enjoy this once in a lifetime experience. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 21 Livingstone

    Livingstone is a great base to see both natural wonders and take part in some exciting activities. Get up close (and wet from the spray) while awing at the immense Victoria Falls, raft the whitewater of the mighty Zambezi, and for the more adventurous, bungee jump with Victoria Falls in view.

    Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of your adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.

    Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go white water rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.

    Free Time
    Livingstone
    Get out and explore the many things on offer in the Livingstone area.

    Optional Activities
    Victoria Falls Visit

    Livingstone
    One of the seven natural wonders, this waterfall is not the widest or highest, but it produces a horizontal curtain of falling water as it drops more than 152.4m (500 ft) into the gorge below, creating a spray of 396.2m (1,300 ft). If watching isn't enough, when the water levels are low, take a swim at the Devil's Pool at the edge of the falls, or at Angel's Armchair. The falls are visible from 48.2km (30 mi) away.

    Zambezi Bungee Jump
    Livingstone
    Get the adrenaline pumping with a bungee jump from the Victoria Falls Bridge over the Zambezi River. Hear the rush of Victoria Falls as you enjoy this once in a lifetime experience.

    Zambezi Whitewater Rafting
    Livingstone
    Tick one off your bucket list! Raft the Class III-V rapids of the Zambezi River, considered by many to be one of the best whitewater rafting rivers in the world. It's exhilarating!

    Victoria Falls Helicopter Ride
    Livingstone
    Charge up your camera and take flight over the massive Victoria Falls. From above, it's easy to capture the full breadth of the falls and their surroundings.

    Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
    You may be a seasoned pro at group travel by now, but there will likely be some new travellers joining the group. Sit in on the welcome meeting to meet the newest members of the group and learn about the next leg of your tour. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 22 Livingstone/Matobo National Park

    Cross into Zimbabwe and opt to check out the falls from another side.

    Border Crossing (Zambia - Zimbabwe)
    Livingstone - Victoria Falls
    Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV) Livingstone - Matobo National Park 6h 08:00 600km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Opt to visit Victoria Falls town or the falls from the Zimbabwe side before we continue to Matobo National Park.

    Optional Activities
    Victoria Falls Visit

    Victoria Falls
    Take in the natural splendour of thundering Victoria Falls while viewing the massive falls from the Zimbabwean side. (Lunch,Dinner,Breakfast)

  • DAY 23 Matobo National Park

    Walk with rhinos and enjoy an open vehicle game drive in Matobo National Park.

    Guided Rhino Walk
    Matobo National Park
    Set off on foot into the bush and enjoy a guided walk while tracking white and black rhinos.

    Open Vehicle Game Drive
    Matobo National Park
    Set off in an open safari vehicle and be on the lookout for wildlife, particularly both the black and white rhinos this national park is known for -- it's one of the best places to see these magnificent animals in the world. (Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch)

  • DAY 24 Matobo National Park/Tshipise

    Cross the border into South Africa, and relax in the hot springs at our campsite.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV) Matobo National Park - Tshipise 7h 600km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Border Crossing (Zimbabwe - South Africa)
    Beitbridge
    Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list.

    Optional Activities
    Hot Springs Soak
    Tshipise
    Enjoy a soak in these hot springs and let your tired muscles relax. (Lunch,Dinner,Breakfast)

  • DAY 25 Tshipise/Kruger National Park

    Enjoy a full-day game drive in an overland adventure vehicle in Kruger National Park.

    Welcome to big game 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 game drive.

    Overland truck
    Tshipise - Kruger National Park 6h
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Kruger Game Drive
    Kruger National Park
    Jump into our touring vehicle and get ready to spot elephants, hippos, giraffes, zebras, lions, and many other species in one of Africa's greatest wildlife areas. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

  • DAY 26 Kruger National Park/Manyeleti

    Enjoy more spectacular wildlife on a game drive in an overland vehicle.

    Kruger Game Drive
    Kruger National Park
    Jump into our touring vehicle and get ready to spot elephants, hippos, giraffes, zebras, lions, and many other species in one of Africa's greatest wildlife areas.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Kruger National Park – Manyeleti 5h 30m 80km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind.

    Shangaan Dinner and Dance
    Manyeleti
    Enjoy a cultural evening with the local Shangaan people. Dive into local fare with a delicious homemade dinner, then watch a Shangaan dance performance. (Lunch,Breakfast,Dinner)

  • DAY 27 Manyeleti/Johannesburg

    Visit a community school supported by Planeterra, and interact with the villagers.

    We visit and interact with the local community of the Planeterra volunteer project , Hope Africa Children's Day School, in the Shalati village outside of Manyaleti. We will have an early breakfast in order to spend enough time at the project before driving back to Johannesburg.

    Continue to Johannesburg, the economic heart of South Africa and the largest city in the country.

    Hope Africa Children's Day School
    Manyeleti
    Learn how Planeterra supports accessible early childhood education in South Africa through Hope Africa Children's Day School. This school provides education for over 80 children under the age of five. The parents of the children are mostly rangers and lodge staff in the Kruger area, this school provides them with the resources to have access to safe childcare during the day, so they can rest assured while being employed in the tourism industry. The preschool also provides two meals a day for each student. A past G Adventures' traveller who visited the school helped raise much needed funds to have a water line, borehole, and tank installed. Thanks to her efforts, the school and community have access to water.

    Overland adventure vehicle (OAV)Manyeleti - Johannesburg 8h 4 00km
    Get into the thick of the action aboard this rugged ride built with the wild in mind. (Lunch,Breakfast)

  • DAY 28 Depart Johannesburg

    Depart at any time. (Breakfast)

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

  • TRIP DETAILS

    If you have booked this trip or are curious about all of the details, you can download this trip's information as a PDF.

    Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

  1. We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 135-175 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.

  2. This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 22 passengers, at an average there are 18 passengers travelling on this tour.

  3. Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.

  4. There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.

  5. All holiday prices are subject to Govt. Service Tax of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  6. At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.

  7. Request for an early hotel check in or late checkout is at the discretion of the accommodation unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.

  8. All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of 'COX AND KINGS LIMITED'.

  9. Please note that this trip is a combination of multiple G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments.

  10. This is not a physically demanding journey; however, travelling can be difficult, with long drives and poor road conditions at times. Despite this, most clients feel that the diversity of the African landscape, countries, culture and wildlife are all well worth the experience. We use a comfortable and safe customized safari truck for the long drives.

  11. It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate if you are traveling to South Africa from a Yellow Fever endemic country. SOUTH Africa is to enforce new rules requiring proof of Yellow Fever vaccination for all travelers - even in airport transit - who have been in Zambia or other countries where the disease is endemic. The stricter guidelines, effective 01 Oct 2011, will see pax without an international Yellow Fever certificate refused entry. As of January 26th 2011 the Director General of the Zanzibar Commission for Tourism declared a valid Yellow Fever Certificate is required at all points of entry into Zanzibar. This includes the airport, seaport and other points of entry. Failure to provide the correct certification may result in an on the spot vaccination or $50 fine. Please check with your health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area. It is compulsory to show a valid Yellow Fever Certificate if you are travelling to Botswana from a Yellow Fever endemic country. Entry into Botswana when travelling from the following countries (but not limited to) will require a Yellow Fever Certificate: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Zambia, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.

  12. An essential part of your safari is participation - from putting up your tent (while camping) or packing away in the morning, to helping with meal preparation and cleaning up - it is all part of your adventure and when everyone puts in a little effort the trip will run smoothly. Your CEOs will do all the meal preparation, but we do ask the clients to help with the washing up. Team spirit is part of the fun! All camping equipment (with the exception of your sleeping bag and pillow) is supplied. We supply dome tents and assembly/disassembly takes only 5 minutes. All tents have built-in insect nets. Mattresses are also available, which are approximately 4cm thick, warm and comfortable.

  13. Sleeping bags can not be rented on any of our Africa overland or safari

  14. Your CEO aims to provide you with the best service possible during your tour. They will be joining you in the back of the truck for a maximum of approximately 50% during driving, to answer questions and provide more information about the areas that you visit. They will spend the remainder of the driving time in front with the driver to enable them to make bookings, do planning and to fulfil other organizational requirements of the tour. During game drives, your CEO will ensure to accompany you in the passenger area of the truck. This is of course because they have a lot of knowledge to share with you during these exciting game drives. Please do not hesitate to ask your CEO any questions.

  15. Please note that on all our Overland truck safaris there is a maximum of 22 people per vehicle.

  16. VISAS. Please read the Visa section very carefully. Visas are your own responsibility. Always double check with the embassies what each countries requirement are.


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