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36 Day Cape to Vic Falls & Mozambique Lodge Tour

StartCape Town
EndJohannesburg
Duration: 36 Days
Style of Tour :
From
ZAR 103700.00AUD 9,258.93CAD 8,309.29EURO 6,165.28GBP 5,232.09USD 6,473.16

An accommodated tour through the ever changing landscapes of some of the best of Africa. Travelling through the beauty of the Namib desert, visiting Etosha National Park to the abundant Okavango Delta, experiencing a mokoro trip through the waterways while elephants and hippos wade in the water. Visit the mighty Victoria Falls and travel to the famous Kruger National Park for some spectacular game drives on search for the Big 5. Unwind on the unspoiled beaches of the paradise of Mozambique and visit Swaziland with it's rich culture. A varied an exciting overland safari.

Trip ID:DTNACVM
Accommodation on tour:Lodge

Highlights

  • Cape Town
  • Cederberg
  • Gariep (Orange) River
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Namib Desert- Naukluft National Park
  • Guided Walk in Desert - Sossusvlei
  • Swakopmund
  • Spitzkoppe
  • Brandberg White Lady
  • Etosha National Park
  • Windhoek
  • Botswana
  • Bushman Evening
  • Okavango Delta
  • Makgadikgadi salt pans
  • Chobe River Cruise
  • Victoria Falls
  • Kruger Park
  • Sundowner Game Drives
  • Panorama Route
  • God's Window
  • Swaziland
  •  Inhambane
  •  Snorkeling / Scuba diving
  • Bazaruto - Dhow Excursion
  • Praia Do Tofo - swim with whale sharks
  • Tropical Beaches
  • Maputo

Below is the basic day to day brief,

The Full downloadable Itinerary is at the bottom of this window.

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Day 1: South Africa – Cedarberg Mountains
Today our adventure begins by making a stop at Table Bay to have a look at Table Mountain from across the ocean. We then make our way to the Cedarberg region, home to the famous Rooibos Bush. Later at our overnight stop, we have a chance to get to know our fellow travelers by enjoying a delicious traditional South African dinner.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Traditional Dinner


Day 2: Namaqualand – Gariep (Orange) River
Namaqualand portrays some stunning Desert scenery as we travel north. We stop over in Springbok to gather supplies and head towards our camp on the banks of the Orange river. If we are traveling in the seasonal months, we can see an array of wild spring flowers scattered within the beautiful landscape. It doesn’t matter what season it is though, the unusual landscape will not disappoint.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Spring Wild Flowers (Seasonal July – September)


Day 3: Namibia – Gariep (Orange) River – Fish River Canyon
We have a chance today to take an optional canoe trip down the Gariep River. After lunch we leave the river and start making our way to the borders of Namibia. We visit Ais Ais where we can have a swim in the hot springs. We reach our overnight stop in the late afternoon after that.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Ais Ais Hot Springs
Optional Activity: Half-day canoe trip


Day 4: Fish River Canyon, Quiver Tree Forest & Giants Playground
This morning we get up bright and early and travel to the Fish River Canyon which we arrive at early morning. We take a walk along the rim of the Canyon. We then make our way west to Keetmanshoop. This afternoon we explore Quiver Tree Forest and the Giants Playground.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlights: Scenic walk along the rim of Fish river Canyon/ Visit to Quiver Tree Forest and Giants Playground


Day 5: Namib-Naukluft National Park
We travel to towards the Namib Desert and the breath-taking dune fields. This evening we camp surrounded by the dune fields under a blanket of stars and night-time desert noises

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 6: Sossusvlei Dunes – Namib Naukluft National Park
We take a walk and climb Dune 45 to experience the spectacular desert vistas. We then enjoy a delicious breakfast and get into 4x4 vehicles as we make our way to Sossusvlei where we explore Sossusvlei and Deadvlei by foot. 

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Sunrise hike up Dune 45, 4x4 shuttle to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei


Day 7 & 8: Swakopmund
Today we depart from the Namib and stop to take a picture at the Tropic of Capricorn as we make our way to the Atlantic coastline. We travel towards the seaside town of Swakopmund but first stop over at Walvis Lagoon where we can see Flamingo’s. Once we reach Swakopmund, there are a variety of optional activities to participate in today and the next day which will be spent at your own leisure.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on both days
Included Highlights: Tropic of Capricorn, Walvis Bay Lagoon, Guided desert walk with local expert
Optional Activities: Shopping, skydiving, sand boarding, quad biking, dolphin cruise


Day 9: Spitzkoppe to Brandberg
We get up bright and early and travel to Spitzkoppe. There we find some amazing examples of ancient San rock art which we explore by a guided walk with our expert local guide.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Visit and explore Spitzkoppe with local guide


Day 10: Brandberg White Lady
This morning we take an informative 1-hour hike to go view the Brandberg White Lady painting that is said to be well over 2000 years old. We then travel to Kamanjab. There is a chance to visit an educational centre to learn more about the interesting traditions of the Himba Tribe.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Brandberg White Lady hike
Optional Activity: Visit to Himba Tribe Educational Centre


Day 11 & 12: Etosha National Park
This morning we make our way to Etosha National Park for some of the most remarkable game viewing experiences in Africa. As soon as we reach the park, our game viewing begins as we travel to our rest camp. The next day is spent in it’s entirety game viewing and looking for all the abundant wildlife found in the park.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on both days
Included Highlights: Game Drives


Day 13: Windhoek
We travel to Windhoek today. Once we reach Windhoek we take a walk through the city centre.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Walk through Windhoek with your guide


Day 14: Botswana - Ghanzi
We travel east today to abundant Botswana and the stunning Kalahari desert. This afternoon we experience a guided walk by members of the San community and this evening they perform a traditional dance for us that portrays their art of story-telling through dance.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: San tribal Dance/San Guided Walk


Day 15 & 16: Okavango Delta
We wake up early and travel to Maun which we reach in the afternoon. The guests who purchased the 2 night package will board their flight on arrival in Maun. There is a chance to take a scenic flight over the Delta for the remaining guests. The next morning we get up early and we are transferred by safari vehicle to our poling station. Here we meet our polers and they steer us through the waterways and reeds through stunning lagoons. We can see game such as elephant, giraffe, kudu, impala and zebra.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on both days
Included Highlight: Okavango Delta Day Excursion
Optional Activity: Okavango Delta Scenic Flight


Day 17: Nata
Today we leave Maun and travel to the town of Nata. There is a chance to experience a guided game drive to the Nata Sanctuary.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activity: Makgadikgadi Salt Pans (Nata Sanctuary)


Day 18: Chobe National Park
This morning we get up early and travel to the banks of the Chobe River. We explore the area in 4x4 vehicles where we can see many elephants. Later we take an enjoyable boat cruise and something to eat around the campfire.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activity: Chobe National Park Game drive 
Include Highlight: Chobe National Park boat cruise


Day 19 & 20: Zimbabwe – Victoria Falls
Today we cross the border into Zimbabwe and to the majestic Victoria Falls. We watch as the spectacular Zambezi river drops into the Batoka gorge below. There are a myriad of optional activities to do in the town as well as lovely coffee shops and craft markets.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on both days
Optional Activities: Visit Vic Falls, Bungee Jump, Gorge Swing, Sunset cruise, Helicopter Flights


Day 21: Victoria Falls to Francistown
Today we leave Victoria Falls, head for Botswana where we cross the border and make our way to Francistown which we reach in the late afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 22: Francistown to Johannesburg
We leave early and cross the border into South Africa and head for Johannesburg where we are invited to a traditional meal in the evening.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activity: Traditional meal


Day 23: Johannesburg to Hlane Game Reserve, Eswatini
Today we leave Johannesburg and travel to the beautiful country of Eswatini (Swaziland). Crossing the border we head for hte Hlane Royal NP where there are a wide variety of activities available.

Meals:  Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activity: Sundowner Drive


Day 24: Swaziland/Eswatini
This morning we enjoy a lovely morning game drive in Hlane Game Reserve and then we make our way to another fantastic reserve, Eswatini, Mlilwane.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Rhino Game Drive in Hlane Game Reserve


Day 25: Swaziland/Eswatini
This morning we have a wonderful experience by exploring the trails of Mlilwane by foot. After lunch we have time to unwind or partake in the many optional activities on offer.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Morning walk with tour guide


Day 26: Maputo, Mozambique
Today we enter Mozambique and the unspoiled beaches of a paradise. We stop in Maputo with it’s vibrant culture. There is some very interesting architecture to see or you can simply go shopping at the local market. Tonight we have the opportunity to experience the intriguing night-life and have some dinner.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Explore Maputo by foot (self-guided walk)


Day 27 & 29: Inhambe – Barra Beach
Today we travel to the Inhambane District as we pass various villages and plantations of coconuts, cashews and sugar cane. We unwind for the next two days surrounded by stunning beaches. There are a variety of optional excursions to partake in the next day.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on all three days
Optional Activities: Ocean Safaris, Quad biking, Scuba diving, Snorkeling and more


Day 30: Vilanculos
This morning there is a chance to visit the market and historic streets of Inhambane which is surrounded by gorgeous beaches and palm trees. Later our journey takes us to Vilanculos.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Explore Inhambane by foot


Day 31: Bazaruto Excursion
This morning we take a traditional Dhow and sail to the islands of Bazaruto Archipelago. As we explore the islands, we do some snorkeling and unwind on the beaches.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Bazaruto Island Day Excursion


Day 32: Xai Xai District
Today we set out for the Xai Xai district which we reach in the late afternoon. We have a chance to take a walk on the beach or enjoy a sundowner and then it’s time to say goodbye to Mozambique

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 33: Mozambique to Kruger National Park
Shaking the sand from our shoes, we pack up and leave the beautiful beaches of Momzabique for the sights and sounds of the African bushveld in Kruger National Park.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 34: Kruger National Park
We wake up bright and early and drive into Kruger National Park for a full day of game viewing on search for the Big 5. We take an awe-inspiring trip in 4x4 vehicles to experience the park from another viewpoint. 

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Kruger Park Full Day game drive in 4x4 vehicles


Day 35: Panorama Route
We set out a bit later today. We then travel to the Panorama route where we visit Bourke’s luck Potholes, The Three Rondavels and God’s window for some truly magnificent scenery and look-out points. tonight there is another chance to do a sundowner drive.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Three Rondavels and God’s Window
Optional Activity: Sundowner Drive


Day 36: Johannesburg
Today our journey takes us back to Johannesburg which we reach in the late afternoon where we are invited to a traditional meal. This is where our tour comes to an end.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch
Optional Activity: Traditional Meal at Belvedere Estate


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Note: Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period.

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Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 103700.00AUD 9,258.93CAD 8,309.29EURO 6,165.28GBP 5,232.09USD 6,473.16

2022 Departures

 ZAR 103700AUD 9,258.93CAD 8,309.29EURO 6,165.28GBP 5,232.09USD 6,473.16

2022 Tour Prices - Per person

ZAR 103 700 - Accommodated
ZAR 9 050 - Single Supplement (mandatory for single travelers)


ZAR 74 700 - Camping
ZAR 4150 - Single supplement (optional)

  • Fully equipped overland truck
  • Qualified guides
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per full itinerary
  • Activities as per itinerary
  • Visas & travel insurance
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs, tips
  • Optional activities (see list on Itinerary for complete breakdown).
This tour has a duration of: 36 Days

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