A 7-day comprehensive lodge accommodated adventure highlights the best in Southern Africa - connecting to African grass routes, incorporating the panoramic sights of Mpumalanga, the Big 5 of Kruger, cruising on the Zambezi River with hippos and crocodiles, walking the Polokwane National Game Reserve, exploring the Matobo National Park in Zimbabwe, and feeling the wet Zambezi spray off the thundering Victoria Falls.
Day 1. Johannesburg to Hoedspruit Highlights. Blyde River Canyon, South Africa. Accommodation. Nsele Lodge.Leaving from Johannesburg, the city of gold, early this morning and once we have left the urban areas behind our journey takes us through the scenic Mpumulanga Province. We travel via the Blyde River Canyon and its distinctive Three Rondavels to our first night stop a short distance away from the world famous Kruger National Park at Hoedspruit. 4 images Blyde River Canyon, South Africa 4 images Nsele Lodge
Day 2. Kruger National Park Highlights. Kruger National Park, South Africa. Accommodation. Nsele Lodge.To make the most of the day we have in this world famous park, our specialised guide meets us in the open 4x4 game drive vehicles before dawn in order to enter the park when the gates open.
Day 3. Hoedspruit to Polokwane Highlights. Polokwane Game Reserve, South Africa. Accommodation. Boma In The Bush.From the province of Mpumulanga and onto the province of Limpopo which gets its name from the river that forms the northern border of South Africa.
Day 4. Polokwane to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Accommodation. Travellers Guest House, Bulawayo.Crossing the Limpopo River this morning at the Beitbridge border post we enter Zimbabwe.
Day 5. Matobo National Park Highlights. Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe. Accommodation. Travellers Guest House, Bulawayo.Transferring into open 4x4 game drive this morning with our specialised guide we venture into the Matobo National Park with its distinctive wind rounded rock formations.
Day 6. Bulawayo to Victoria Falls Highlights. Zambezi sunset cruise - Zimbabwe. Accommodation. Cresta Sprayview Hotel, Victoria Falls.Journeying north we reach the town of Victoria Falls and to our comfortable hotel where we will settle in.
Day 7. Victoria Falls Highlights. Victoria Falls National Park.Rising early, we visit the falls themselves getting a multitude of different views of the water plunging over 100 metres into the gorge below.
Safari Club SA is a lodge located in Johannesburg, South Africa only 25 mins from OR Tambo International Airport. This country style lodge has a luxurious yet homely ambiance with comfortable private rooms, en-suite showers, air conditioning and mulit-channel flat screen TV. When you step outside your room you will find yourself in the well maintainted garden where you can relax at one of the outside tables or by the pool to cool off during the hot African summer.
* Suggested pre and post tour accommodation can be booked together with your tour. Please enquire at the time of booking.Suggested Post-Tour Accommodation. Cresta Sprayview Hotel, Victoria Falls
A lovely hotel right in Victoria Falls town is the perfect place from which to start or finish your holiday. Recently refurbished, the hotel is set on spacious grounds with views of the spray off the Victoria Falls. Facilities include a large swimming pool, al fresco dining, bar, and in room tv and Wi-Fi. Rooms include double, twin or family configurations
* Suggested pre and post tour accommodation can be booked together with your tour. Please enquire at the time of booking.
PRE TOUR ACCOMMODATION:
This tour departs Johannesburg early on Day 1; we strongly recommend therefore that you plan to arrive the day before departure to overcome any jet-lag and acclimatise to Africa. We would be happy to book pre-tour accommodation for you – please call or email us (or speak to your agent) with your arrival details and accommodation requirements.
However please book early to avoid disappointment and the risk of having to find more expensive (or less convenient) lodgings.
Selected lodges with en-suite facilities. Most lodges are situated in comfortable and picturesque locations with a pool, restaurant and bar.
Minibus, overland vehicle, 4x4 open safari vehicle, river cruise boat. Maximum group size: 12 passengers
6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunch, 6 Dinners
Twin share rooms with en suite facilities