Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town, South Africa

Best of Southern Africa: Cape, Wildlife, and Culture for 2022-2023

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe

Places Visited

Cape Town, Thornybush Game Reserve, Mashatu Game Reserve, Victoria Falls...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Fascinating indigenous wildlife, spectacular unspoiled sceneries, and immersive historic culture sweep large regions and underpin many communities peppering South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. For 12 days, explore the best of these countries and embrace the opportunities to spot beautiful flora and fauna, gaze across iconic African safari spectacles, and delve into the cultures of the local people. The southern slice of Africa is a dream to be discovered.

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Trip Highlights

  • Relish a guided tour of Cape Town’s fascinating landmarks and heritage sites, including a cable-car trip to the top of the imposing Table Mountain as well as visits to heritage sites such as the Bo-Kaap and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
  • Wander the Cape coast along iconic ribbons of road weaving through the Western Cape’s rugged mountainous landscape to cherished viewpoints such as the Cape of Good Hope as well as pristine beaches teeming with marine life
  • Bask in the Greater Kruger’s beauty and spot marvelous creatures, dazzling birds, and colorful plants during extensive game safaris across the thriving environments of Thornybush Game Reserve
  • Unwind and recharge with spectacular spa treatments in private open-air pavilions boasting unbridled views of Thornybush’s bewitching untouched landscapes
  • Soar sky-high in a hot air balloon to capture mesmerizing birds-eye-view photos of the sweeping Greater Kruger landscape before toasting to your adventures with glasses of exquisite champagne
  • Discover the diverse environments and varied animal life living in the spectacular landscapes sweeping Bostwana’s Mashatu Game Reserve
  • Peruse the Mashatu Game Reserve’s breathtaking bushveld on unique safari experiences, including a riveting photographic game-viewing adventure and a peaceful cycle through the forest
  • Embrace the mindblowing panoramas of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, a massive collection of pounding waterfalls constituting one of the Natural Wonders of the World

Starting Price

$6,715 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.

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