The Great Southern Africa Safari

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 21 days
  • tour type Group
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Cape Town, South Africa
  • Ends Maun, Botswana
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TOUR OVERVIEW
The tour The Great Southern Africa Safari starts from Cape Town and ends in Maun. This is an explorer tour that takes 21 days. You will travel through Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe and visit Karongwe Private Game Reserve, Victoria Falls, Cape Town and 6 other destinations. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Southern Africa harbours indescribable natural wonders: here, majestic creatures roam their native lands much as they have for centuries. Embark on an unforgettable safari adventure through South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana, travelling from the wilds of Kruger National Park to awe-inspiring Victoria Falls and the lush green waterways of the Okavango Panhandle. Watch for the African “big five” in the region’s finest wildlife reserves, meet with National Geographic–supported researchers in the field, and experience local life and culture in vibrant cities.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 97 reviews
Lorenzo's review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • Lorenzo
  • From Italian
  • On Feb 02 2020
“As this was my first group, I chose this itinerary as it alternates days of travel with full days in a location - when I cold choose between group activities and visiting on my own. Everything went very well - the trip leader was competent and provided excellent info and advice.”
Alice's review for another G Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Alice
  • From New Zealand
  • On Aug 15 2019
“Very Good”
Andrew's review for another G Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Andrew
  • From Australia
  • On Sep 14 2019
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Cape Town
  • Day 2: Cape Town
  • Day 3: Cape Town
  • Day 4: Cape Town/Johannesburg
  • Day 5: Johannesburg/Greater Kruger Area
  • Day 6: Kruger National Park
  • Day 7: Greater Kruger Area/Karongwe Private Game Reserve
  • Day 8: Karongwe Private Game Reserve
  • Day 9: Karongwe Private Game Reserve/Johannesburg
  • Day 10: Johannesburg/Victoria Falls
  • Day 11: Victoria Falls
  • Day 12: Victoria Falls
  • Day 13: Victoria Falls/Hwange National Park
  • Day 14: Hwange National Park
  • Day 15: Hwange/Chobe NP
  • Day 16: Chobe NP
  • Day 17: Kasane/Okavango Delta
  • Day 18: Okavango Delta
  • Day 19: Okavango Delta
  • Day 20: Okavango Delta/Maun
  • Day 21: Maun
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (9 nts), safari lodges/camps (6 nts), comfortable safari tent (2 nts), comfortable tent or chalets (2 nts), bush camp (1 nt).
Meals
  • 20 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 15 dinners
    Note: Allow USD320-420 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Plane, air-conditioned touring vehicle, open safari vehicle, 4x4, walking, boat, mokoro.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) for Kruger and Botswana, local CEO in Cape Town and Victoria Falls, local guides/rangers.
Included activities
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens Guided Tour, Cape Town
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Carnivore Conservation Experience, Karongwe Private Game Reserve
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Zimbabwean Family Dinner, Victoria Falls
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Painted Dog Conservation, Hwange National Park
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Okavango Wilderness Project Experience, Okavango Delta
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Botswana Storytelling and Traditional Dinner, Maun
  • Your Foodie Moment: Traditional South Africa Braai (Barbecue), Johannesburg
  • Your Discover Moment: Victoria Falls
  • Arrival transfer
  • Excursion to Cape Point and Boulders Beach
  • Soweto tour
  • Panorama Route scenic drive
  • Private nature reserve wildlife safari drives in open vehicles
  • Open-vehicle wildlife safari drives in Kruger, Hwange and Chobe National Parks
  • Tour of Victoria Falls
  • Chobe boat safari
  • Wildlife excursions by boat and on foot in the Okavango Panhandle
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Cape Town and from Maun 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 The Great Southern Africa Safari 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 The Great Southern Africa Safari 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

A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

The Great Southern Africa Safari 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 The Great Southern Africa Safari 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 : National Geographic JourneysGreater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
  • 2. Service Level : UpgradedQuality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 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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