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7 Day Kruger and Victoria Falls Lodge Safari Popular

StartJohannesburg
EndVictoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
Duration: 7 Days
Style of Tour :
From
ZAR 17005.00AUD 1,518.30CAD 1,362.58EURO 1,011.00GBP 857.97USD 1,061.49

A small group tour taking in two of Southern Africa's most famous attractions. Visit the scenic Blyde River Canyon on our way to the Kruger Park. Open vehicle game drives offers fantastic wildlife viewing  and an opportunity to view the Big 5. Crossing the Limpopo River, we head for the Bulawayo and the Matobo National Park- famous for it's large population of rhinos. Experience the mighty Victoria Falls where all kinds of adventure awaits. Accommodation is in en suite bungalows and chalets.

Countries visitingSouth Africa, Zimbabwe
Trip ID:DTKVF7A
This tour is:Family Friendly
Accommodation on tour:Lodge

Highlights

  • Blyde River Canyon
  • Kruger National Park
  • Bakone Tribe
  • Bulawayo
  • Matobo National Park
  • Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe
  • Zambezi River sunset cruise

Below is the basic day to day brief,

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

Please download the dossier should you want more detailed information on the route and tour.


Day 1:  Pretoria to Kruger Park
Our adventure begins with an early start from Pretoria as we travel east to the scenic province of Mpumulanga. We enjoy a stop at the famous Blyde River Canyon and take in the “Three Rondawels”, and the spectacular surrounding scenery. After lunch we head for our accommodation located a short distance from the Kruger Park gates. We unwind and enjoy a delicious meal before heading to bed.

Meals:  Dinner


Day 2:  Kruger Park
Waking at sunrise we board especially adapted 4x4 safari vehicles. We enter the park as the gates open and begin an exciting morning of wildlife viewing. Our experienced guides know the area well and assist in finding the best game viewing spots as well as providing a wealth of information.  The high concentration of animals in the Kruger Park makes for an incredible safari experience. We take a lunch break at one of the Kruger rest camps before heading off on our afternoon game drive, where we have an opportunity to spot more wildlife including the Big 5. Our safari ends at sunset. We head for the lodge for a scrumptious meal and some well-deserved rest.

Meals:  Breakfast and Dinner
Included Highlight:  Kruger 4x4 game drive


Day 3:  Kruger Park to Polokwane Game Reserve
After breakfast we pack up and leave the Kruger area and head north for the Limpopo province, and the town of Polokwane. This is where we gain insights into the Bakone tribe and their unique culture. An informative open-air museum is where we learn about their traditions of making fire, how they harvested their food and about their interesting, beautifying decorative aspects of their dwellings.

Meals:  Breakfast and Dinner
Included Highlight:  Bakone Open Air Cultural Museum


Day 4:  Polokwane to Bulawayo (Zimbabwe)
Today we have a long drive as we leave South Africa and cross the Limpopo River into Zimbabwe.  Travelling through rural Zimbabwe, we head for Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe. In the afternoon we have time to explore this historical town.  Note that this is dependent on how long border formalities take.

Meals:  Breakfast and Dinner


Day 5:  Bulawayo – Matobo National Park
Today we board our open game vehicles and head to the Matobo National Park. Known for its spectacular rock formations, this world heritage site is home to numerous bushman paintings as well as a large population of black and white rhinos. There is also a large concentration of leopards and the magnificent black eagle.  We enjoy a game walk where we have a chance to view these animals and rest in the afternoon at our own leisure. Matobo National Park is also home to infamous Cecil John Rhodes and there is an optional full day tour available where we travel to his grave and also explore the beautiful Matabo hills and visit some ancient bushman paintings.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Included Highlight:  Nature Drive and Wilderness Walk – Half Day
Optional Activities:  Upgrade to full day tour including historical tour and village tour for US$55

Day 6:  Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Our journey continues north as we head to Victoria Falls – one of the seven natural wonders of the world. We arrive in the afternoon and check into our accommodation. Your guide will give some advice on what optional activities are typically available. We then head off on a sunset cruise up the Zambezi River where we have an opportunity to view elephants, hippos and other animals coming down to the river to drink. The Zambezi River and surrounding villages offer opportunities for both adrenaline as well as cultural activities. 

Meals:  Breakfast
Included Highlight:  Vic Falls Zambezi Sunset Dinner Cruise

Optional Activities:  Bungee Jumping US$170, Gorge Swing $100, Helicopter Flights from US$150 White water rafting $130, Full day canoe $150, Game walk $120, Jet boating $100, Birding ½ day $160, Bike tour - 3 hours $65 (Prices are guide only)


Day 7:  Victoria Falls
This morning, we are up bright and early to visit the spectacular Victoria Falls. The rest of this exciting day is spent exploring this amazing area and partaking in some of the activities on offer.

Meals:  Breakfast
Optional Activities:  See listed on day 6

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

Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 17005.00AUD 1,518.30CAD 1,362.58EURO 1,011.00GBP 857.97USD 1,061.49

2022 Tour Prices - Per person

ZAR 17 005 Plus Local Payment of USD 795 per person  

 *The mandatory USD Local Payment is separate and in addition to the ZAR trip price. This is paid on day 1 to your trip leader or can be paid ahead of time.

It covers selected park entries, activities and excursions where payment goes directly to the supplier to ensure local suppliers benefit directly from the income.

  • En Suite Accommodation
  • Qualified tour guides
  • All transport
  • Small group tour
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Kruger Park
  • Game drives in Kruger on Open 4x4's
  • Matobo N.P entrance & game drive
  • Victoria Falls N.P entrance fees
  • Zambezi Sunset cruise
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs, tips
  • Travel insurance and visas
  • Optional activities (see list on Itinerary for complete breakdown).
This tour has a duration of: 7 Days

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