Tented suite with Marataba Safari Lodge.  Photo courtesy of MORE Family Collection

Spectacular 5-Star Safari: South Africa and Zimbabwe

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

South Africa, Zimbabwe

Places Visited

Johannesburg, Marakele National Park, Lion Sands Game Reserve, MalaMala Game Reserve...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Indulge in South Africa’s spectacular safari adventures for 14 days as you travel to luxe glamping resorts and 5-star lodges hemmed into the country’s most remarkable wildlife environments. From the sweeping plains of Marakele to the majestic bushveld of MalaMala and including an escape at Zimbabwe’s magnificent Victoria Falls, this customizable getaway will share sensational scenes and encounters with Africa’s iconic game.

Customizable Itinerary

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Trip Highlights

  • Fine dine at resplendent restaurants peppering Johannesburg’s sophisticated and modern Sandton suburb, an upmarket district that will introduce you to the glitz and glamor of the city of gold
  • Cruise the diverse environments of Marakele National Park under the guidance of your private ranger and capture extraordinary images of the indigenous flora and fauna with world-class photography equipment
  • Embrace the unbridled wilderness charm and postcard-perfect mountain scenery unfolding from the banks of the Matlabas River as you cruise across the shimmering strip of water while sipping cocktails and tucking into canapés
  • Patrol the pristine Lion Sands Game Reserve with your experienced game ranger, viewing iconic animals, such as Africa’s world-famous Big Five, as well as witnessing the smaller critters, such as the Little Five
  • Relish an exquisite photographic safari across the untamed wilderness of MalaMala Game Reserve, capturing nature in its purest and wildest forms as well as several iconic African landscape scenes
  • Glide along the glimmering azure waters of the Zambezi River as the sunset burns the sky in hues of red, orange, and blue while sipping on cocktails from the stylish terrace of your private riverboat
  • Admire the world’s largest waterfall, Victoria Falls, from viewpoints so close to the towering fall’s edge that you will feel the cool spray of water as it thunders into the gorge or from up in the sky within a private VIP helicopter
  • Explore the rugged wilderness of the Zambezi National Park, capturing stunning images of the unspoiled landscapes, witnessing its impressive collection of wildlife, and enjoying a riveting tigerfishing experience

Starting Price

$18,195 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

Reviews of this Travel Agency

4.93 stars based on 30 reviews.

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"Great amazing experience overall."

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