Elephant with baby crossing the river in Souther Africa

Family-Friendly Southern Africa Excursion

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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, Botswana

Places Visited

Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta...

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Suggested Duration

11 Days

From game drives and safari walks to herds of elephants and troops of baboons, this 11-day best of Southern Africa family safari allows you to experience the country’s majestic wilderness. Indulge in the thrills of luxury accommodations in the secluded wilds of private game reserves that offer unique insights into the abundant wildlife. Cruise rivers, walk with trained rangers, and bask in the wonders of the African bush.

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Trip Highlights

  • Search for remarkable sightings of leopards and lions in a game reserve known for having one of the densest populations of Big Cats in South Africa
  • Learn how to read the intricate details of the landscape and passing wildlife on a walking safari led by an experienced ranger
  • Revel in the soothing pace and unique view of a river safari on the Okavango Delta inside a traditional canoe known as a mokoro
  • Witness the majestic mist and surprising cacophony of Victoria Falls, which is considered the largest natural waterfall on the planet
  • Explore an elephant sanctuary to view rehabilitated orphans and injured elephants that are protected on a vast property in which they can play, graze, and wander
  • Delight in the comforts of a luxury river cruise on the Chobe River as an introduction to the waterways while searching for thirsty animals or water-dwelling wildlife
  • Visit a traditional village in Botswana to meet with local members of the community and share different customs while in view of the surrounding wilderness
  • Enjoy a slower pace of wildlife exploration on a walking safari that offers ample time to uncover and watch the brilliant birdlife of the Okavango Delta
  • Relax with a sunset cruise on the Upper Zambezi River that will reveal a mixture of the serene wilderness, active wildlife, and the nearby rumble of Victoria Falls

Starting Price

$7,574 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

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

4.9 stars based on 112 reviews.

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"Rachel provided a clear detailed itinerary that met all...

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"We are so grateful to Rachel and her staff for making this...

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"All the drivers, guides and staff were courteous and helpful..."

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"Rachel and her team patiently and very thoroughly put together...

Reviewed By Jim H.

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"If I could mark this as a 10 star experience, I would."

Reviewed By Walter N.

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"[Our travel agent] was very diligent at putting together...

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