November 07 – 13, 2018 (7 Days/6 Nights in South Africa)
With Optional Extension to Victoria Falls & Chobe
November 14 – 16, 2018 (3 Days/2 Nights in Victoria Falls)
November 16 – 18, 2018 (3 Days/2 nights in Chobe, Botswana)
South Africa – Cape Town and Safari
3 Nights Cape Town
3 Nights Private Game Reserve in Greater Kruger Park
Optional Victoria Falls Extension
1 Night Johannesburg
2 Nights Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Optional Chobe Extension
2 Nights Chobe, Botswana
Optional Victoria Falls Extension
Optional Chobe Extension
South Africa & Zimbabwe
Costs of 2018 November Out of Africa: South Africa
South Africa – Cape Town and Kruger National Park Land Portion:
US$3395.00 per person sharing; ($4395.00 Single)
Optional Victoria Falls Extension Land Portion:
US$1435.00 per person sharing; ($1600.00 Single)
Optional Chobe, Botswana Extension Land Portion:
US$970.00 per person sharing; ($1160.00 Single)
TOTAL Cost of Land Portion – South Africa, Victoria Falls & Chobe Extension:
US$5800.00 per person sharing; ($7155.00 Single)
PLEASE NOTE: The above prices are subject to change. The above prices are also subject to change should there be a significant change in the exchange rate or increase in supplier rates.
NOTE ON FLIGHTS: The cost of flights is NOT included in the above quoted price. Ntaba African Safaris will assist you with booking your flights. A one-time non-refundable service fee of $50.00 per person will be applied. Please contact us for further details.
A Note on Flights:
NO flights are included in the quoted price! Ntaba African Safaris will assist in securing all flights needed for this trip. Please contact us for further details.
Arrive at the Johannesburg Airport. Go through passport control and customs, and check in for your flight to Cape Town. Upon arrival at the Cape Town Airport, be met by your driver/guide and transferred to your hotel in Cape Town, the Commodore Hotel, conveniently located on the famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Check into your standard room for 3 nights on Bed & Breakfast basis. Enjoy a free evening, with dinner on your own account.
After breakfast, visit Table Mountain via the Cable Car (weather permitting), the World’s new Seventh Wonder, or visit Signal Hill (if weather does not allow visit to Table Mountain’s summit). Visit Jewel Africa for a diamond cutting demonstration. You will also find exquisitely unique hand-crafted jewelry pieces, authentic African craft, décor and gift items. Have a City Tour and see some of the places of interest in South Africa’s “Mother City” such as Bokaap before proceeding to the Groot Constantia Wine Estate, the oldest wine estate in South Africa, for a cellar tour and a wine tasting of some of their locally grown wines. You will have lunch at the local restaurant (on your own account). In the afternoon, visit Original T-Bag Designs in Hout Bay, a local community project. Return to your hotel for a free evening. Dinner is on your own account and can be enjoyed at the hotel or at one of the many restaurants on the V&A Waterfront which lies within easy walking distance.
After breakfast, depart from your hotel with your private driver/guide. Travel along the beautiful coast to Hout Bay and along the spectacular Chapman’s Peak. Visit Cape Point, the most south-western point of the African Continent. Walk to the top of the mountain and enjoy the beautiful view of the ocean and the surrounding area. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant overlooking False Bay, on your own account. After lunch visit the local African Penguin Colony at Boulders Beach. On your way back to town, stop in Simons Town, South Africa’s Naval Base, to visit the statue of “Just Nuisance” and hear the story about this legend. In the afternoon, visit the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy this beautiful garden and the diverse selection of local plants and flowers. At the exit of the garden is a gift shop worth browsing through. Return to your hotel for a free evening. Dinner is on your own account.
After an early breakfast, check out of your hotel and be transferred to the Cape Town Airport. Check-in for your flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit in the Greater Kruger Park. Upon arrival at the Hoedspruit Airport, be met by your game ranger and transferred in your open safari vehicle to the Kapama River Lodge in the Kapama Private Game Reserve. Check into your standard suite for 3 nights. Enjoy lunch and your first game drive that afternoon.
A typical day in the Game Reserve:
Each morning, expect an early wake-up call. Gather for refreshments before heading out at first light. The “big cats” may still be around after their night of hunting. Game drives are conducted in open game vehicles with your skilled ranger and tracker to find the animals of Africa for you to admire.
Between your morning and afternoon game drives, have some free time go on a guided walking safari, to relax or be treated at the local Spa. Late afternoon, convene for high tea, before departing for the day’s second African Bush Safari. Enjoy a sundowner drink along the way, get out of the vehicle to stretch your legs, and watch the sunset. Return to the lodge for dinner.
After your morning game drive and breakfast, check out and be transferred to the Hoedspruit Airport to check in for your flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival in Johannesburg at the O.R. Tambo International Airport, collect your luggage and walk to the City Lodge O.R. Tambo which is conveniently located next to the airport. Check-in for 1 night on Bed & Breakfast basis. Dinner is on your own account.
EITHER – Upon arrival in Johannesburg at the O.R. Tambo International Airport, check in for your flight back to the U.S.A., arriving the following day, Wednesday, November 13, 2018.
OR – Proceed with the Optional Victoria Falls Extension …
Upon arrival in Johannesburg at the O.R. Tambo International Airport, collect your luggage and walk to the City Lodge O.R. Tambo which is conveniently located next to the airport. Check-in for 1 night on Bed & Breakfast basis. Dinner is on your own account.
After breakfast, check out and walk to the airport terminal to check in for your flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls. Be sure to have your $30.00 in cash to pay for your Zimbabwe visa when you arrive at the Victoria Falls Airport. Go through passport control, collect your luggage and proceed through customs. Be met at the airport and transferred to the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge to check into your Waterhole Facing Room for 2 nights. You can order a light lunch at the Lodge (on your own account). In the afternoon, transfer to the Zambezi River for an unforgettable luxury Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi Royal. Enjoy the abundant wildlife and the beautiful sunset scenes. Wine and savoury refreshments will be served along the way. Return to the lodge for dinner served at 7:00 pm.
Enjoy your breakfast overlooking the waterhole below the lodge. You might see various animals visit the waterhole. After breakfast, tour the spectacular Victoria Falls. Visit the local craft market, then be transferred to the Lookout Point where you will also have the opportunity to participate in some optional activities on your own account, such as the gorge swing or the Flying Fox. Next, you will either have lunch at the Lookout Point or have a Home-Hosted Lunch in a local home. You will have the opportunity to experience the local culture, learn more about it and ask your host questions regarding their culture and customs. Be returned to the lodge for an afternoon at your leisure. During your stay at this lodge, you will meet with a local historian who will tell you the story of David Livingstone. At 7:00 pm, be transferred to the Boma for an enjoyable and festive evening with a traditional dinner and live entertainment. Return to the lodge for overnight.
After breakfast and check out, be picked up from the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge to be transferred across the border to the Chobe Safari Lodge. Be sure to have US$30.00 in cash to pay for the Botswana Tourism Levy at the border. Check in for 2 nights. Enjoy lunch before departing for your afternoon game activity, a sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River. You will have the chance of seeing the copious game such as hippos, elephants, and crocodile, as well as abundant bird life. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Enjoy these days, participating in two daily game activities, namely boat cruises on the Chobe River and game drives in the Chobe National Park.
After your morning game activity and breakfast, check out of the lodge and be transferred to the Kasane Airport to check in for your flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival in Johannesburg, check in for your flight back to the U.S.A.
Arrive back in the U.S.A.
END OF SERVICES
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The above daily itinerary is preliminary and therefore subject to change. If any major changes occur in advance of your departure, you will be notified by Ntaba African Safaris. If changes occur while on tour, you will be notified by your guide/leader.
READ FULL ITINERARY: 2018 NOVEMBER OUT OF AFRICA– Includes accommodation, map, transport & destination information.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The above daily itinerary is preliminary and therefore subject to change. If any major changes occur, you will be notified by Ntaba African Safaris. If changes occur while on tour, you will be notified by your guide/leader.
NOTE ON FLIGHTS: Ntaba African Safaris will assist you in booking your flights. Please contact us for further details.