T H E R U N D O W N
What could be a more exciting way to spend your vacation than by embarking on a journey to accumulate passport stamps while exploring the motherland? Upon your arrival, you’ll be introduced to the vibrant heart of South Africa – Johannesburg, often affectionately referred to as Jo’burg. This city is a captivating blend of contrasts, offering a true reflection of South Africa’s history during the apartheid era. It features impressive glass and steel skyscrapers towering over the resilient shantytowns that still exist.
From there, our adventure will lead us to the “Mother City,” where we will indulge in the finest South African wines from the renowned Constantia region. Next, as a group, we’ll take to the skies and journey to the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, often called “The Smoke That Thunders.” Our luxurious 5-star accommodations will be just a short 4.8 kilometers from this natural wonder, ensuring a truly breathtaking experience.
During our visit, we’ll come together for a memorable safari adventure in Botswana, providing us with two distinct perspectives of the African wilderness. Additionally, we’ll have the opportunity to sail along the Zambezi River, starting from the Zambia side, creating unforgettable memories on this remarkable journey.
With 11 nights to spend exploring Johannesburg, Cape Town, Victoria Falls, Botswana and Zambia you are sure to become fully immersed into the African culture.
- Johannesburg: Your initial experience begins in South Africa’s largest city, also known as the City of Gold. Once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu, it is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
- Cape Town: We will venture to South Africa’s oldest city and legislative capital, home to the infamous Table Mountain. Known as the “Mother City”, Cape Town is full of architectural beauty, natural wonders and a rich political history.
- Victoria Falls: We will have the privilege of witnessing Victoria Falls at its peak activity. The deafening roar of the falls can be heard from miles away, and the water levels are at their zenith, creating an awe-inspiring spectacle that leaves you in sheer amazement.
- Botswana: The habitat of the Big 5, and we will embark on both land and water safaris, where we’ll have the incredible opportunity to observe elephants in their playful bathing rituals, among other captivating wildlife encounters.
- Zambia: We will make the journey from Zimbabwe to Zambia, where we’ll savor a delightful three-course dinner during a scenic river cruise along the Zambezi River. This experience will allow us to relish the serenity of nature, with the sunset providing a picturesque backdrop of pure tranquility.