Grand Tour Of Southern Africa

Cape Town, Sossusvlei, Skeleton Coast, Okavango Delta, Linyanti and Victoria Falls

From $22500 in low season
From $26300 in high season

based on 15 nights

At a Glance

  • Visit the most incredible landscapes that Southern Africa has to offer

  • Explore the buzzing city of Cape Town from its most iconic hotel

  • Go off the beaten track to some of the most arid parts of the world in Namibia

  • See the sand dunes of the oldest desert in the world

  • Go looking for amazing desert adapted wildlife

  • Stay in the Okavango Delta - Africa's biggest oasis and the world only inland delta

  • Wonder at the world famous Victoria Falls

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Itinerary

Perfect for families, couples or groups this epic journey will take in iconic destinations in Southern Africa and its most interesting and beautiful scenery. Begin your journey in the lush Okavango Delta and visit the spectacular Victoria Falls, then travel through the mind-blowing landscapes of Namibia before ending in Cape Town.

  1. Fly to Cape Town

    Fly to Johannesburg and on to Maun in Botswana, connect for you flight to the spectacular Okavango Delta.

  2. Days 1-4: Vumbura Concession

    The lush green waterways, verdant plains, miles upon miles of reed beds and papyrus swamps of the Delta create Africa's biggest oasis and the world's only inland delta. This is an area of exceptional natural beauty.

    Enjoy water-based activities with mokoros traversing the floodplains under the guidance of experienced polers or a motor boat adventure along the permanent channels.Game drives will allow you to get close to animals in the savannah areas. Walks (on request) around the islands are an opportunity to enjoy Africa from a different perspective. At an extra cost, hot air balloon safaris (available April to September) are also a unique way to discover the unique and game rich eco system of the Okavango Delta.

    Accommodation: Little Vumbura (3 nights)

  3. Days 4-6: Victoria Falls - the Zim side

    Fly to Kasane where you will be met and driven to your luxury lodge situated on the edges of the Zambezi River.

    The area around your lodge is abundant with wildlife, and the lodge offers a plethora of activities to take guests closer to the action. Guests can participate in game drives and walking safaris to spot a variety of animals such as elephant, hippo, lion and leopard, and there are birdwatching expeditions to find some of the 366-bird species in the area. Due to its proximity to the river, your lodge also offers sunrise or sunset cruises, and the chance to take part in mokoro (canoe) or boat excursions. Activities further afield can also be organized at the falls, and adrenaline junkies can try bungee jumping from the Victoria Falls bridge, or white-water rafting on the Zambezi.

    Accommodation: Matetsi Victoria Falls (2 nights)

  4. Days 6-7: Windhoek

    Fly to Windhoek via Johannesburg and spend one night. Your hotel is situated in a quite area of the city and a great spot to explore Windhoek.

    Accommodation: The Olive Exclusive (1 night)

  5. Days 7-10: Sossusvlei

    Travel today to the towering red sand dunes of the Namib Desert. Enjoy game drives and nature walks in search of desert adapted game or take an early morning balloon flight and be suspended in stillness over the sand dunes and plains below.

    Namibia possesses some of the most stunning landscapes in Africa, spoken of with reverence by those who have been, and, one of which, the Skeleton Coast, will be next on your incredible journey.

    Accommodation: Little Kulala (3 nights)

  6. Days 10-13: Hoanib

    Fly to where the sand dunes of the oldest desert in the world collide with the cold of the wild Atlantic coast. The eerie mist created by the collision of these two forces of nature are a delight for all keen photographers and the iconic coastline is a beauty with its shipwreck remains, windswept beaches and hordes of seals.

    Accommodation: Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp (3 nights)

  7. Days 13-16: Cape Town & the Western Cape

    Fly back to Windhoek and then on to Cape Town for a few days of relaxation and city exploration.

    The Company Gardens are a fantastic place for an afternoon stroll to learn about the city's history and all the shops and restaurants of Long Street and Kloof Street are just a short walk away. Any adventures you wish to embark upon here such as hiking up Table Mountain or wine-tasting at a local winery can be organized by your specialist consultant. 

    Accommodation: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel (3 nights)

  8. Fly home

    Fly to your next destination.

Experiences

  • Boating trips on the Kunene River

    Enjoy river safaris on the Kunene River from Serra Cafema Camp.

  • High Tea at The Mount Nelson

    Afternoon tea at The Mount Nelson hotel is a must do whilst staying in Cape Town. The Mount Nelson Hotel serves tea from 14.30 onwards, book for a vast variety of sandwiches, pastries, and loose-leaf teas.

  • Hot Air Ballooning - Sossusvlei

    Enjoy the rocky landscape and sand dunes of Sossusvlei from above, soar over the Namib Desert as the landscape changes color as the sun rises. What better way to view them than from above, drifting gently in a hot air balloon?

Location

Cape Town, Sossusvlei, Skeleton Coast, Okavango Delta, Linyanti and Victoria Falls

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