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10 days,Johannesburg to Livingstone
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Snap photos of the Big Five on open vehicle safaris in a private nature reserve and greater Kruger area, visit a local school and Planeterra-supported project, get misty at the mighty Victoria Falls

Enjoy a quick taste of southern Africa’s characteristic highlights on this brief-yet-comprehensive trip to South Africa and Zambia. It begins with a safari expedition in the Greater Kruger area and a Private Game Reserve—South Africa’s premiere wildlife hotspot—where you’ll get the chance to see and photograph the Big Five on their own turf. Later, you’ll jet off to Zambia with an included flight for a date with the awesome spectacle that is Victoria Falls. Finally, there’s time to choose your Zambezi activities with a dedicated G desk in Livingstone to help along the way.

What's Included

  • Arrival transfer
  • Traditional Braai (BBQ) dinner
  • Panoramic Route scenic drive
  • Kruger National Park entrance fee with game drive in open vehicle
  • Visit a local village and Planeterra-supported school
  • Private Nature Reserve entrance fee with game drives in open safari vehicles
  • Tour of Victoria Falls
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners. (Allow USD200-300 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Air-conditioned touring vehicle, open safari vehicle, walking, plane.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO)/driver for Kruger portion, local G representative in Livingstone, local guides/rangers.
  • Small group experience; Max 9, Avg 6.
  • Guest house (2 nts), comfort hotel (1 nt), comfort tent (1 nt), comfort tent or chalets (2 nt), riverside chalets (3 nts).

Add to Your Experience

Victoria Falls River Rafting

Take the opportunity to go whitewater rafting on the Zambezi River while Victoria Falls roars above. Depart in the morning and head to the river, spend the morning navigating through the canyon that forms the famous falls. Enjoy a riverside lunch before heading back onto the water. This adrenaline filled day will be one to remember.

Victoria Falls Helicopter Ride

You don't want to miss the opportunity to see Victoria Falls from above. Watch the raging Zambezi River make its way toward the gorge, forming the largest waterfall in the world. During your 15 minute ride, you will have time to take in the incredible views while snapping as many pictures as you like. You may be lucky enough to see some giraffes and elephants in the surrounding landscape and even catch a rainbow over the falls.

Itinerary

Day 1Johannesburg(1D)

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2Johannesburg/Graskop(1B)

Enjoy a scenic drive along the famed Panorama Route with stops at Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes, and God's Window.

Day 3Graskop/Kruger National Park(1B, 1D)

After breakfast, continue to our lodge-camp, overlooking the beautiful Sabie River Valley and conveniently located outside the park gates. In the afternoon, embark on a game drive inside Kruger National Park in an open safari vehicle, taking in views of the abundant wildlife. In the evening, enjoy the stunning vistas from the lodge and a delicious South African dinner on the deck.

Day 4Kruger National Park/Karongwe Private Game Reserve(1B, 1D)

In the morning, visit a Planeterra-supported Children’s Day School and Shalati Village, located just outside Kruger National Park. Continue on to a private nature reserve in the Greater Kruger area, to enjoy open vehicle game drives while searching for Africa's famed Big Five.

Day 5Karongwe Private Game Reserve(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy an early morning game drive, followed by brunch and free time at the Lodge. In the afternoon, indulge in high tea before an evening game drive. In the evenings enjoy a sundowner (drink) while the sun sets over the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains.

Day 6Karongwe Private Game Reserve/Johannesburg(1B, 1D)

After one last safari game drive, head back to the city. In the evening, enjoy an Afrikaans dinner at our local guest house.

Day 7Johannesburg/Livingstone(1B)

Fly to Livingstone, Zambia, and meet the local G representative for a guided tour of Victoria Falls.

Days 8–9Livingstone(1B)

The next two days are free and our conveniently located G desk can book the optionals of your choice including; river safari, cultural tours, whitewater rafting, canoeing or a flight over the falls.

Day 10Livingstone(1B)

Depart at any time.

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