African Safari for First Timers - Female cheetah with her cubs in South Africa

African Safari for First Timers

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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

Cape Town, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Johannesburg, Victoria Falls

Suggested Duration

10 Days

Indulge in the intimate sparkle of wildlife and wilderness during this 10-day South Africa tour. Atmospheric Cape Town will dazzle and charm you before offering a journey through penguin covered peninsulas and indulgent Winelands. Kruger National Park will provide breathtaking safari experiences before allowing you to discover how Victoria Falls epitomizes the natural wonder of the continent.

Customizable Itinerary

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Trip Highlights

  • Sabi Sands shares an unfenced border with Kruger where you will enjoy a Big Five safari exploring wilderness teeming with rhinos, lion prides, and leopards
  • Savor the unique atmosphere of Cape Town, one of the world's most iconic and beautiful cities nestled between Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean
  • Take an enchanting journey to the south western tip of Africa passing deserted beaches, cute fishing villages, and a colony of African penguins
  • Go on a sensual journey through the Cape Winelands to discover some of the country's finest cuisine and celebrated wines
  • Explore Johannesburg to find the overlooked showing a different side of South Africa, as the thought-provoking home of Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu
  • Admire the thundering water of Victoria Falls, one of the world's new seven natural wonders and the most powerful waterfall on the planet
  • Indulge in the comforts and exciting scenery of your luxury safari lodge blending natural beauty with attentive services

Starting Price

$5,195 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 Zicasso's Referral Service

4.94 stars based on 372 reviews.

South Africa, Botswana & Zimbabwe Travel Review: Johannesburg,...
"Natalie was knowledgable, patient, responsive and assuring."

Reviewed By Danijela Z.

Luxury South Africa & Zimbabwe Family Trip Review: Sabi...
"We are so grateful to Rachel and her staff for making this...

Reviewed By Victoria Z.

Luxury South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia Family Travel...
"Danni and her team (Karen and Fungai) at our travel agency...

Reviewed By brad s.

Luxury South Africa, Botswana & Zimbabwe Trip Review:...
"Throughout the planning, Sara and her staff were always...

Reviewed By Paul R.

Luxury South Africa, Zimbabwe & Botswana Vacation Review:...
"What struck us about Natalie was her thorough professionalism,...

Reviewed By SATHYANARAYANA S.

South Africa & Zimbabwe Africa Safari Review: Victoria...
"Highly recommended."

Reviewed By Cyrus K.

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