South Africa – Zimbabwe – Botswana
Cape Town (4N) – Rovos Rail (2N) – Johannesburg (1N) – Victoria Falls (2N) – Chobe National Park (2N)
12 Days / 11 Nights
As with all the travel tour packages offered by Travel Republic Africa, this African tour package is purely an example of what we can arrange for you. All our vacation packages can be tailored to your specific taste, needs and budgetary requirements. Our goal is, and will always be, to provide you with the best African travel experience for you.
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|Group Size||4 People, 5 People|
Day 1: Cape Town
Frequently voted as one of the world’s top travel destinations, Cape Town is a stunningly beautiful city on the southwestern tip of the African continent. With a diverse array of sights and attractions, there’s something for everyone in the Mother City, as Cape Town locals call their hometown. From the gorgeous white sand beaches that hug the city’s mountainous coastline to the vibrant shopping mecca at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and the world-class wine farms in Stellenbosch and Franschoek, your time in Cape Town will undoubtedly leave you with countless fond memories.
Upon your arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met by a representative from Travel Republic Africa, who will accompany you on your transfer to the hotel of your choice:
Table Bay Hotel ***** or Portswood Hotel ****or similar
Accommodation is on a Bed & Breakfast Basis
Afternoon City & Table Mountain
Once settled into your hotel, your first day in Cape Town will include a tour of Table Mountain (weather permitting), the iconic peak that towers above Cape Town city centre and that was recently named one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. Atop the impressive natural formation you will enjoy unparalleled views of Cape Town, Table and False Bays, Robben Island and with good visibility the entire Cape Peninsula all the way to Cape Point. The rest of your day will be spent exploring the many attractions and points of interest to be found in and around Cape Town’s city centre, including Company Gardens, the Castle of Good Hope, the South African Museum and the vibrant market at Greenmarket Square, where you will be able to find a treasure trove of African arts, crafts and souvenirs.
Day 2: Cape Town
Full Day Cape Point Tour
Your next day in Cape Town will see you making the journey along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay towards the quaint fishing harbour town of Hout Bay. Here you will enjoy gorgeous mountain and ocean views and a boat trip to see the Cape Fur Seal colony at Seal Island (weather permitting).
From Hout Bay you will travel along Chapman’s Peak drive, arguably one of the world’s most breathtakingly beautiful coastal drives, towards the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, a magnificent section of the Table Mountain National Park that boasts an impressive array of flora and fauna, including the unique and endemic fynbos floral kingdom as well as large numbers of animal and bird species. No trip to Cape Point would be complete without visiting the historic lighthouses that are perched on the tip of the Cape Peninsula, offering awe-inspiring vistas.
After lunch at a nearby restaurant in Simon’s Town, you will visit the African penguin colony at Boulders Beach
Day 3 – 4: Cape Town
You will have these days to enjoy at your leisure or book additional tours such as: Winelands Tour, White Shark Cage Diving, Helicopter Tour and many more.
Chat to us and we’ll help arrange your activities for you.
Day 5: Cape Town – Rovos Rail
You will have a transfer to the railway station in Cape Town to embark on your journey aboard the Rovos Rail.
Highly acclaimed and frequently cited as the most luxurious train in the world, the Rovos Rail recalls classical sophistication and old-world glamour. Your unforgettable journey on board this supremely luxurious train will see you visiting the historic and picturesque village of Matjiesfontein, which is a well preserved Victorian settlement. You will also have the opportunity to stop in Kimberley, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. Here will enjoy a tour of the city, a famous diamond-mining town, with a stop at the wonderful Diamond Mine Museum and the world famous Big Hole, the world’s largest man-made excavation.
Day 6: Rovos Rail
The day will be spent in supreme style on board the Rovos Rail with Pretoria, South Africa’s historic capital, as the final destination of your railroad journey.
Day 7: Pretoria – Johannesburg
You will arrive in Pretoria, South Africa’s historic capital city. Dubbed the Jacaranda City after the sea of purple-blossomed trees that line its streets, Pretoria will be the final stop on your epic train journey across South Africa.
Upon your arrival you will be met by a representative from Travel Republic Africa, who will then accompany you on your transfer to the hotel of your choice in Johannesburg:
Accommodation is on a Bed & Breakfast Basis
Day 8: Johannesburg – Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
You will have a transfer to Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport for your flight to Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe).
Upon your arrival in Zimbabwe you will be met by a representative from Travel Republic Africa, who will accompany you on your transfer to the hotel of your choice:
Victoria Falls Hotel ***** or The Kingdom Hotel ****or similar
Accommodation is on a Bed & Breakfast Basis.
Afternoon Sunset Cruise on Zambezi River
Once settled into your hotel, you will have the opportunity to relax and enjoy some sundowners and snacks on a while cruising along the Zambezi River at sunset. Don’t forget to bring your camera as you’ll definitely want to capture the last magnificent rays of the setting African sun over the Zambezi River. You may even be fortunate enough to see some local wildlife along the banks of the Zambezi; look out for crocodiles, hippos, elephants and many more animal and bird species.
Day 9: Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
Morning Tour of the Victoria Falls
The Victoria Falls (or Mosi-oa-Tunya: the Smoke that Thunders as locals call it) is considered the largest waterfall in the world and has been deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This awe-inspiring wonder of the natural world is a truly spectacular sight to behold, and with so much to offer tourists and visitors (think river rafting, bungee jumping, river cruises, and game spotting and so much more) you’ll undoubtedly leave with incredible memories and stories to take home.
After an official tour of the falls, you will have the afternoon to explore the falls at your leisure or book an additional tour, such as: Scenic Helicopter Tour, Bungee Jumping, Boma – Traditional Eating Experience and many more.
Day 10: Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) – Chobe National Park (Botswana)
The world famous Chobe National Park in Botswana covers more than 10 000 KM and is a magnificent stretch of pure African nature. Being only an hour drive from the Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park is an ideal destination for anyone wanting to experience the raw beauty of African wilderness. Famous for its dense populations of elephants (Africa’s largest population) and lions, you will no doubt have many incredible encounters with a diverse range of animal and bird species, at all times accompanied by qualified and trained guides and game rangers.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the lodge of your choice at Chobe National Park in Botswana:
Accommodation on a Full Board Basis + Lodge activities.
Day 11: Chobe National Park (Botswana)
You will have the day to enjoy at your leisure and will have plenty opportunity to experience some of the lodge’s incredible activities.
From sunset boat cruises to 4×4 game drives, your time spent at Chobe National Park will leave you feeling like you’re living in a National Geographic African nature documentary. With superb game-viewing and bird-watching opportunities, you will undoubtedly leave Chobe with a camera full of amazing memories.
Day 12: Chobe National Park (Botswana) – Johannesburg
You will have the morning to enjoy one last round of lodge activities. Make sure you say your goodbyes to the African bushveld. We’re sure you’re going to miss it!
After completing your morning lodge activities, you will be transferred to the Victoria Falls airport for your flight to Johannesburg to connect for your outbound flight home.