Arrive Johannesburg airport, here your Getaway guide will meet you and transfer by road to the Blyde river canyon. We overnight at a lodge near the canyon. Dinner included. (DBB)
After breakfast we leave for the Blyde River Canyon. We visit the Canyon, God’s window, the potholes and the African silk factory; we then leave the Canyon and head for the Kruger Park where we overnight at a lodge in the Park. (DBB)
Today we travel through the Kruger gameviewing. Arrive early afternoon at our lodge on the Crocodile River overlooking Kruger. This evening we go on a night drive in Kruger. On returning we’ll enjoy a real South African Braai! (DBB)
Today is a leisure morning, relax around the pool. This evening we visit a traditional Swazi Village. Traditional dinner this evening at the Swazi cultural village with dancing and singing! (DBB)
Early morning bush walk in Kruger with the rangers. Return for breakfast before we depart for Johannesburg for our overnight. (BB)
This morning we take the early flight from Johannesburg to Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. From here we depart for Solitaire via the ‘Spreetshoogte’ pass, a spectacular view over the Namib Desert! We continue our travel through the Namib to Solitaire for their famous apple crumble! Then onto the 4* Sossusvlei lodge on the entrance to the Sossusvlei dunes! (DBB)
Optional Balloon Flight this morning. This is Namibia's famous highlight in the heart of the Namib Desert, Some of the spectacular hills of sand are, at a height of 300 metres, the highest in the world. Those not on the balloon will travel by vehicle into the dunes. After our visit to the dunes we depart for Solitaire and then on to the town of Swakopmund on the Atlantic coast via the Kuiseb Canyon; we also might see the elusive Hartmann’s mountain zebra that lives in the Namib. Dinner at the beach lodge where we overnight. (BB)
Today we visit Swakopmund for shopping and optional activities. Optional quad biking over the sand dunes, boat cruises to meet the seals etc. Dinner at a restaurant in town. (BB)
Depart Swakopmund after breakfast and head north along the skeleton coast before turning inland to meet the Bushman people. Here they will take us to view rock paintings estimated to be thousands of years old. We will also witness their bush skills and dancing. Sadly these people’s hunter gatherer lifestyle is fast disappearing. The afternoon we depart for Ai Aiba lodge, close to the Bushman settlement. (DBB)
Early departure from Ai Aiba where we travel north to a Himba village where we will see this ancient nomadic culture. On route we will see the Herero woman with their colourful Victorian dresses! After our visit we head for Etosha and Toshari lodge. (DBB)
Today we visit the Etosha National Park, the same size as the Kruger Park, except Etosha has a huge normally dry saline lake that only partially fills after the rains. We overnight at Okaukeujo, a camp in Etosha. This evening we can spend at the waterhole where hundreds of animals make their way for a drink, also lions and elephant pay a visit! Dinner at the lodge. (DBB)
Another day game viewing in Etosha, we now head east for Namuntoni before leaving the park late afternoon, overnight at Mushara Luxury Tent lodge (DBB)
Today we return to explore the eastern section of Etosha, return to Mushara late afternoon. Dinner at the lodge. (DBB)
After an early breakfast we leave Mushara and head east for Botswana via the Caprivi. We arrive late afternoon in Chobe where we book into the Chobe safari lodge, on the banks of the Chobe River and the Chobe National Park. (DBB)
Early game drive in the Chobe national park before returning for breakfast. Leisure day before leaving on a boat cruise in the afternoon up the Chobe river game viewing. (DBB)
Depart after breakfast to Victoria Falls, book into the famous Victoria Falls hotel. We visit the falls the afternoon. Dinner at the ‘Boma’ restaurant for own account. (BB)
Early departure for the (optional) “Walk with Lions” elephant back safari, also optional helicopter flight over the falls. Dinner at the Vic Falls Hotel. (BB)
After breakfast depart for your flight from Vic Falls to Johannesburg. END.
R59900. Per person sharing
R74900. Per person sharing
All accommodation & breakfast. Dinners as indicated. All transport, entrance fees, guiding and excursions.
Optional extras, lunch, all flights to and from South Africa, visa fees, and travel insurance.
Balloon flight over the dunes, quad biking in the desert, flight over the falls and Skeleton coast Dune Sea, boat cruises to seal colony, elephant back safari, helicopter flight over the falls.
Best time to travel is from April to November to avoid the heat or rain.