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Hidden Southern Africa: A Luxury Overland Safari Through 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, Soweto, Waterberg Mountains, Madikwe Private Game Reserve...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Delight in all the intimate details with an overland journey through the heart of Southern Africa. Crossing famous wildernesses and connecting the highlights of Zimbabwe, this private adventure plots a course to the essence of the African experience. Spot rhinos on foot, discover over a hundred mammal species, explore exotic ecosystems and feel the beauty of an untouched land. From Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, this 2-week journey is what Africa is all about.

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Trip Highlights

  • Spend three days enjoying one of Africa's most authentic safari experiences, with game drives and bush walks in the spectacular Hwange National Park
  • Get intimate with both black and white rhinos at a protected reserve in the heart of Zimbabwe
  • Uncover the tales behind Zimbabwe's rock art with an afternoon amongst the sandstone boulders of Matobo Hills
  • Marvel at the sheet of tumbling water and open all your senses to the wonder of Victoria Falls
  • Unravel the behavior of the Big Five with two days of exclusive safari in Madikwe Private Game Reserve
  • Feel the enveloping silence of the Waterberg Mountains, stunning swathes of red peaks that symbolize remote Africa
  • Explore different sides to Johannesburg, including the revitalized central precincts and the colorful history of Soweto, where Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu were neighbors
  • Cruise along the Zambezi at sunset, allowing hippos to lead your eyes along the banks
  • Unravel the colors of the Kalahari Desert as you cruise across one of Africa's great wildernesses

Starting Price

$10,915 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 330 reviews.

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"The actual execution of our trip went off perfectly and...

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"This Africa travel company thought of every detail"

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"I can truly say that each experience was unique and memorable....

Reviewed By Brenda W.

Zimbabwe, Botswana, & South Africa Safari Travel Review:...
"This was a trip of a lifetime."

Reviewed By Linda R.

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"The lodging was perfect in all places, and the safaris...

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