Essential Southern Africa

Essential Southern Africa

Victoria Falls . Cape Town . Kruger National Park
9 night / 10 day locally escorted journey
From $4599 per person based on double occupancy

Essential Southern Africa

Essential Southern Africa

South Africa > Cape Town > Kruger National Park > Zimbabwe > Victoria Falls


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10 Days, 9 Nights

Start your trip In Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, the home of one of the finest natural wonders of the world, the breath-taking Victoria Falls.  Enjoy an included walking tour of the majestic Falls and an optional helicopter flight over the Falls. Or perhaps extend your stay to explore neighboring Chobe National Park.

Then, enjoy the very best of South Africa with visits to Cape Town and Kruger National Park.  Cape Town is a fabulously diverse and vibrant city; from its achingly beautiful attributes to its colorful culture; decadent wine farms and captivating history - it’s tourist heaven!  And there is no better way to savor its pleasures than a four night stay - including tours of the City and stunning Cape of Good Hope.

Continue to Kruger National Park, where all of the “Out of Africa” images are lived out in glorious style.  Experience the best of the African bush in open safari vehicle game drives as you seek out the “Big 5”.  Savor a traditional South African meal under the endless silken skies scattered with millions of stars.

This itinerary is fully customizable.


  • Magnificent Victoria Falls
  • Victoria Falls Walking Tour
  • Vibrant Cape Town
  • Cape Peninsula tour
  • Kruger National Park Tented camp
  • 6 game drives 


  • Private roundtrip transfers from Victoria Falls Airport to hotel
  • 2 nights at Palm River Hotel, Deluxe Room – with breakfast
  • Scheduled Zambezi Explorer Sunset Cruise, Deck 1 & 2 – Including Park Fees
  • Private Tour of the Falls – Including Park Fees
  • Meet and greet at Cape Town International Airport
  • Private roundtrip transfers from Cape Town International Airport to Hotel
  • 4 nights at Table Bay Hotel, Luxury Room – Accommodation and Breakfast
  • Private Half Day Authentic Cape Town City Tour – Including Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Ticket
  • Private Full Day Peninsula Tour – Including Boulders Beach Penguin Colony Entrance Fee
  • Roundtrip shared transfers from Hoedspruit Airport to Kapama Private Game Reserve
  • 3 nights at Kapama Private Game Reserve – Buffalo Camp, Luxury Tent – Inclusive of meals, beverages and two game drives per day


Based on departures 2 Apr - 31 May, 2024
  Price per person from
Double/Twin occupancy 4649


Based on departures 1 Jun - 30 Jun, 2024
  Price per person from
Double/Twin occupancy 4599


Based on departures 1 Jul - 31 Aug, 2024
  Price per person from
Double/Twin occupancy 4839


Based on departures 1 Sep - 30 Sep, 2024
  Price per person from
Double/Twin occupancy 4889


Based on departures 1 Oct - 31 Oct, 2024
  Price per person from
Double/Twin occupancy 5069


Based on departures 1 Nov - 30 Nov, 2024
  Price per person from
Double/Twin occupancy 5119


Based on departures 1 Dec - 19 Dec, 2024
  Price per person from
Double/Twin occupancy 5029

Group Size

Independent - Minimum 2. Single price on request


Daily independent departures



From $4599 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on twin share room occupancy. Single supplements apply.  Black-out dates may apply. All pricing is strictly subject to availability. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices.  Airfare not included. Prices are current at the time of posting (3/4/24) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. Seasonal surcharges apply. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | PC-1282498.

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Essential Southern Africa

Day 1 - Arrive Victoria Falls

Upon arrival in Victoria Falls, you will be met and transferred to the Palm River hotel for the following 2 nights. Later, enjoy a sunset cocktail cruise on the Zambezi River. (S)

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Day 2 - Victoria Falls: Touring

Today, refreshed, you will take a walking tour the Falls, discovering the history and seeing the flow of these magnificent cascades. The afternoon is at leisure to visit the local markets, or perhaps take a light aircraft flight over the Falls. (B)

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Day 3 - Arrive Cape Town

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cape Town (not included). Upon arrival in Cape Town you will be met and assisted to your hotel transfer. check in at The Table Bay Hotel Rest of day at leisure. Cape Town is a culinary city, ask your Africa Answers Destination Specialist for recommendations. (B)

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Day 4 - Cape Town:

Explore the vibrant city of Cape Town and ride the Cable Car to the top of Table Mountain on a half day Authentic Cape Town city tour. Afternoon at leisure to add guided touring, or explore on your own. (B)

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Day 5 - Cape Town: Cape Peninsula Tour

Tour the exquisite stretch of coastline known as Millionaire’s Paradise towards the charming working harbour of Hout Bay; then wind along the legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive, hugging the cliffs and relishing the breathtaking ocean views, before arriving at the wild and beautiful Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. On the way back visit a penguin colony. (B)

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Day 6 - Cape Town: At leisure

At leisure in Cape Town. We can arrange guided touring for you; perhaps a day tour to the scenic Winelands, or you can explore on your own. (B)

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Day 7 - Arrive Kruger National Park

This morning, you will be transferred to Cape Town Airport for your flight to Kruger Hoedspruit airport. On arrival at you will be met and transferred to your Kapama Private Game Reserve accommodation, Buffalo Camp where you will spend the following 3 nights. Your first game drive will be this afternoon – get your camera ready! (B,D)

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Days 8 and 9 - Kruger National Park

Each day you will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in search of the Big Five and other amazing wildlife. In between, relax by the pool and enjoy some downtime. (B,L,D)

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Day 10 - Tour concludes

After a final morning game drive and a last chance to see some of Africa’s beautiful animals, you will be transferred to Kruger Hoedspruit Airport for your onward flights. (B)



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