Highlights of Southern Africa

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 30 days
  • tour type Group
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Cape Town, South Africa
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
  • +21
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Search for the "big five" across four countries.
  • Take a nature walk in Matobo National Park.
  • Explore giant sand dunes and Victoria Falls.
  • Meet the San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert.
Starting and ending in Cape Town, the Highlights Of Southern Africa tour is a guided explorer tour that takes 30 days. You will visit Lambert’s Bay, Morning Sun Nature Reserve, Dekar and 20 other destinations in 5 different countries. Highlights Of Southern Africa is a small group tour which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

When you put the word “highlights” in the name of a trip, you better be confident that it lives up to the hype. This trip does. Across 30 epic days, you’ll go round-trip to Cape Town via Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia — a new spin on one of our most popular routes — taking comfortable touring vehicles as well as staying in a mix of hotels and campsites for a well-rounded experience. Wildlife sightings and cultural moments come standard here — everything from searching for the "big five" in national parks to enjoying meals with local families. You’ve got memories made for a lifetime.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 97 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • From British
  • On Sep 15 2019
5 - Excellent
Review for another G Adventures tour
“It's hard to believe this trip was only 6 days, as so many activities and sights were fit in. Tour guides excellent and very knowledgeable. Highly reccommend!”
  • Ali
  • From Canada
  • On Jun 29 2018
5 - Excellent
Ali's review for another G Adventures tour
“Australia is truly amazing to explore. The tour was well organised and the guides were professional. I'd highly recommend the tour and the organisation to anybody considering to book. Booking through Bookmundi was painless and money saving too.”
  • DANIEL
  • From Australia
  • On Jun 18 2019
4 - Very Good
DANIEL's review for another G Adventures tour
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Cape Town
  • Day 2: Cape Town
  • Day 3: Cape Town/Johannesburg
  • Day 4: Johannesburg/Greater Kruger Area
  • Day 5: Kruger National Park
  • Day 6: Greater Kruger Area
  • Day 7: Greater Kruger Area/Morning Sun Nature Reserve
  • Day 8: Morning Sun NR/Great Zimbabwe Monument Area
  • Day 9: Great Zimbabwe Monument Area/Matobo National Park
  • Day 10: Matobo National Park
  • Day 11: Matobo National Park/Hwange National Park
  • Day 12: Hwange National Park/Victoria Falls
  • Day 13: Victoria Falls
  • Day 14: Victoria Falls/Kasane
  • Day 15: Kasane/Nata
  • Day 16: Nata/Maun
  • Day 17: Okavango Delta
  • Day 18: Maun/D'kar
  • Day 19: Dekar/Windhoek
  • Day 20: Windhoek/Etosha National Park
  • Day 21: Etosha National Park
  • Day 22: Etosha National Park/Swakopmund
  • Day 23: Swakopmund
  • Day 24: Swakopmund/Namib Desert
  • Day 25: Namib Desert
  • Day 26: Namib Desert/Fish River Canyon
  • Day 27: Ai-Ais/Orange River
  • Day 28: Orange River/Lambert's Bay
  • Day 29: Lambert's Bay/Cape Town
  • Day 30: Cape Town
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (13 nts), lodge/chalet (8 nts), guesthouse (1 nt), basic camping (1 nt), adventure tents (2 nts), participation camping (4 nts).
Meals
  • 24 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 9 dinners
    Note: Allow USD570-745 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Plane, air-conditioned touring vehicle, safari vehicles, mokoro, walking.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) & driver throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Lusumpuko Women's Club Lunch, Victoria Falls
  • Your G for Good Moment: Dqae Qare San Lodge & Camp, Dekar
  • Your G for Good Moment: Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop, Windhoek
  • Your G for Good Moment: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, Yzerfontein
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Discover Moment: Victoria Falls
  • Your Discover Moment: Swakopmund
  • Your Wellness Moment: Ai-Ais Hot Springs visit, Ai-Ais Hot Springs
  • Cape Town orientation walk
  • Soweto township tour
  • Panorama Route drive
  • Kruger National Park wildlife safari drive in our vehicle (full-day)
  • Traditional dance experience
  • Nature walk in Letaba Ranch
  • Great Zimbabwe National Monument visit
  • Nature walk (Matobo National Park)
  • Victoria Falls visit
  • Okavango Delta excursion with entrances, wildlife walks, and traditional canoe trips
  • San/Bushmen walk
  • Traditional dinner (Kalahari)
  • Etosha National Park entrance with wildlife safari drives in our vehicle
  • Sossusvlei Dunes and Sesriem Canyon entrance
  • Traditional meal in a local home
  • Fish River Canyon entrance
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Cape Town are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Highlights of Southern Africa tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of Southern Africa tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 15 August 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 August 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Highlights of Southern Africa tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Highlights of Southern Africa tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : ClassicAll of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : StandardComfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - LightLight walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • This tour has been limited to a group size of 12 participants to protect against COVID-19. The tour will furthermore adhere to any local government restrictions on group sizes to ensure that everybody are kept safe.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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