W H E R E A R E W E G O I N G ?
South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana.
S O U T H A F R I C A
Officially known as the Republic of South Africa (RSA), South Africa is the southernmost country located in Africa. It shares borders with Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho and Zimbabwe. With an area of 1,219,090 square km, it is three times bigger than Texas, and five times bigger than Japan. South Africa is unique in that it has three capitals: Cape Town (Legislative), Pretoria (Administrative) and Bloemfontein (Judicial). There are nine provinces in total: Western Cape, Eastern Cape, ZwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape, Free State, North West, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo, with each having its own government. Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Tsonga, Swazi, and Venda are some of its official languages. With no less than eight of the world’s heritage sites located here, South Africa has proven itself as a multiethnic society encompassing a wide variety of cultures, languages, and religions. Not only is it culturally rich, it also has several distinct ecosystems: wetlands, deserts, bush, grasslands, mountains, escarpments, and subtropical forests. These diverse ecosystems allow for one to enjoy many different kinds of adventures while visiting. From the Western Cape which offers gorgeous beaches and lush winelands to the rugged cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, whatever kind of experience you desire, you can most certainly find it within South Africa.
Victoria Falls is one of the most iconic natural wonders in the world, located in Zimbabwe, as well as Zambia. It is a breathtaking waterfall system renowned for its awe-inspiring beauty and size. Often referred to as “The Smoke that Thunders,” Victoria Falls is formed by the Zambezi River plunging over a precipice, creating a spectacular curtain of water that spans approximately 1.7 kilometers (1.1 miles) in width and drops as much as 108 meters (355 feet) into a deep gorge below.
Visitors to Victoria Falls can experience the sheer power and grandeur of the falls while witnessing the immense spray and mist that rise from the chasm, creating a mystical atmosphere. The surrounding rainforest is lush and teeming with wildlife, offering opportunities for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. Activities such as hiking, zip-lining, bungee jumping, and boat cruises are available, allowing visitors to explore the area from various angles.
Victoria Falls is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also a top tourist destination that provides a unique blend of natural beauty, adventure, and cultural experiences, making it a must-visit location for travelers exploring Zimbabwe and the region.
Botswana is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa, known for its vast and untamed wilderness, rich biodiversity, and stable political environment. More on Botswana is as follows below:
- Natural Beauty: Botswana is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, including the Kalahari Desert, the Okavango Delta, and the Chobe National Park. The Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the world’s largest inland deltas and is famous for its unique ecosystem, abundant wildlife, and scenic waterways.
- Wildlife and Safaris: The country is a top safari destination, offering some of Africa’s best game-viewing opportunities. Visitors can spot a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, and numerous bird species. Botswana is known for its commitment to conservation, making it a sanctuary for these animals.
- Unique Culture: Botswana is home to diverse ethnic groups, with the Tswana people being the largest. Visitors can immerse themselves in the local culture by interacting with communities, enjoying traditional dances, and learning about the customs and traditions of the people.
Botswana’s commitment to conservation, coupled with its stunning natural landscapes and vibrant culture, makes it a captivating destination for travelers seeking an authentic African experience in a safe and environmentally responsible setting.
Zambia is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa, known for its diverse natural landscapes, abundant wildlife, and warm hospitality. Zambia is also know for the following:
- Natural Beauty: Zambia is blessed with stunning natural beauty, including the renowned Victoria Falls, one of the largest and most impressive waterfalls in the world. The country is also home to diverse landscapes, from lush wetlands to vast savannas, making it a paradise for nature lovers.
- Wildlife and Safaris: Zambia is a premier safari destination, offering incredible opportunities to observe wildlife in its natural habitat. National parks and game reserves, such as South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi, provide excellent game-viewing experiences, with a chance to see the Big Five (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, and rhinoceros) and a wealth of other species.
- Friendly People: Zambians are known for their warm and welcoming nature, making visitors feel at home and fostering a sense of belonging.
- Adventure Activities: Zambia is an adventure seeker’s paradise, offering activities like white-water rafting on the Zambezi River, bungee jumping from the Victoria Falls Bridge, and thrilling walking safaris where you can get up close to wildlife on foot.
- Rich Culture: Zambia is home to various ethnic groups, each with its own traditions and languages. Visitors have the opportunity to engage with local communities, experience traditional ceremonies, and enjoy lively cultural performances.
Zambia offers a combination of stunning natural wonders, incredible wildlife encounters, vibrant cultural experiences, and friendly locals in a politically stable environment, making it an ideal destination for those looking to explore the beauty and diversity of Southern Africa.
W H E N A R E W E
G O I N G ?
May 2ND – 13TH, 2024
(SPACES ARE LIMITED)
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.
LOCAL ADVISED ITINERARY . . . When you travel with Black Girls Travel Too, we offer the unique blend of both major attractions and off the beaten path experiences to ensure you a well-rounded experience in the city.
THE HIGH TOUCH TREATMENT . . . We have mastered the art of customer care, with 24/7 online team member access before, during and after your travels with BGTT. From currency conversion to what to expect, we got you covered and will ensure you have an epic experience from start to finish.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER IN TOW . . . You heard us right, every day will be a photoshoot! You’ll be so immersed in the moment as we take the city, and professional photographs will allow you to relive the moment, time and time again. Daily, a digital link will be delivered to you with the previous day’s memories. Giving you the power to share on your favorite social media accounts as you please!
INTIMATE GROUPS . . . We pride ourselves on offering small intimate tours to ensure each traveler a richer experience. Unlike large tour groups, traveling with a small group allows us more flexibility and to be less conspicuous for exploring with the locals.
Inclusive Round Trip airport transfers from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA) are included when you travel with BGTT........ Hello stress free traveling!
SOUTH AFRICA AND BEYOND
AND THE BLACK GIRLS TRAVEL TOO EXPERIENCE
So, you’ve had your eyes on a South Africa (JoBurg & Cape Town), Victoria Falls, Botswana and Zambia getaway for some time now... Let's just be honest, you want the bragging rights of the passport stamps!!!
You followed our experiences that have spanned all corners of the world on our Instagram and other social media platforms, you pinned your life away on Pinterest planning the trip you work hard for and deserve, the desire to immerse yourself into a modern and classic culture has you up in arms with excitement, but there’s a hesitation.
What is it like traveling with Black Girls Travel Too? This is new territory for me so how can I be sure I’ll enjoy myself, and my closet loved ones are skeptical, in turn, having me question should I invest in this experience?
With Black Girls Travel Too, your hesitations are our motivations. As a premier black owned and operated traveling service, we’ve dealt with our share of skepticism and prejudices early on, now we accredit our passion of going above and beyond a traveler’s expectations to ensuring you the invaluable experience you deserve to be a part of. That hesitation you may be experiencing is familiar to us as well. A stigma placed on women of color is that we are uncultured even undeserving of a life filled with jet-setting and pages of passport stamps.
Nothing could be further from the truth, so we decided to change the rules.
By cultivating, only the best partnerships across the globe, investing in premier quality customer care teams, immersing in education and vetting the world’s most prized possession, a black woman to take trips of a lifetime with, your life is forever changed for the better.
We silenced the noise and live up to no one’s expectations of our lives but our OWN!
You deserve a seat at this table, and we are saving one for you. It’s your time, pack your bags and let us take care of everything else!
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ARRIVE + EXPLORE
When you step off your plane at O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), our dedicated Black Girls Travel Too Ambassador will be there to extend a heartfelt welcome. This marks the beginning of an extraordinary journey that spans 12 days and 11 nights, filled with self-discovery and a plethora of exciting new experiences.
After settling into your comfortable home away from home, the afternoon is all about you. It’s your chance to recuperate and rejuvenate after your long flight, or perhaps you’ll choose to explore the charming, winding streets of Johannesburg. The towering high-rise buildings create a unique, almost tunnel-like ambiance, making it a captivating place to wander.
As the sun begins to set, we invite you to join us for the highly anticipated Black Girls Travel Too official Welcome Dinner. This special evening is not just a dinner; it’s a delectable welcome feast, set against the backdrop of one of Johannesburg’s premier restaurants. It’s the perfect way to kick off our journey together, filled with shared adventures and unforgettable memories.
Welcome Dinner Included
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Welcome to the start of our incredible South African adventure! After a hearty breakfast together, we’ll embark on a journey to the iconic township of Soweto. Known as South Africa’s most famous township, Soweto holds a special place in history as the former home of two Nobel Prize winners, Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. It’s a living symbol of the New South Africa, a place that carries both the wounds of its Apartheid past and the vibrant promise of its future.
Our day in Soweto will be a powerful exploration led by a knowledgeable local BGTT tour guide. They will unveil the birthplace and the bedrock of the anti-apartheid struggle, revealing the rich historical significance that permeates every cultural site in the area.
In the afternoon, we’ll shift our focus to Johannesburg, and more specifically, the dynamic community of Maboneng. Here, we’ll take a tour of Foxx Street, one of the most famous streets in Maboneng. It’s a place where you’ll encounter a delightful array of bars, handcrafted treasures, unique artworks, custom designs, and so much more.
After our enriching tour, we’ll come together for lunch at the home of one of South Africa’s notable residents. Here, we’ll share a meal and reflect on the day’s experiences.
The remainder of the day is yours to continue embracing the vibrant spirit of Johannesburg. Whether you choose to hop on the MetroRail to explore different districts of the city, visit one of the fascinating museums in the Inner City, stroll through Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton, or delve into the historical charm of Old Jo’burg, the choice is yours to make the most of your time in this captivating city.
Breakfast + Lunch Included
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Today is all about you and your desires. What does that mean, you ask? Well, it means that in JoBurg, this day is yours to shape as you wish, as it marks our last day before we set off for the captivating Mother City, Cape Town.
If you’re looking for recommendations on how to make the most of your day, we’ve got you covered. After a satisfying breakfast, make your way to Sandton Mall. While it’s the most popular mall in South Africa and offers a plethora of designer stores and more, don’t feel obligated to stay there all day.
For lunch, we highly recommend Proud Mary’s in Rosebank. Their fried cauliflower is nothing short of heavenly, and it’s the drinks and food combination that truly makes this spot shine.
After your delicious meal, take a stroll to the Rosebank Market. Here, you’ll discover a treasure trove of souvenirs, unique custom designs, and so much more to bring back memories of your time in JoBurg.
To wrap up your day, we suggest dinner at one of our favorites – Ché Argentine Grill, the home of tantalizing empanadas and freshly made chimichurri, an authentic Argentinian delight. This sauce, with its delightful texture, is filled with bits of chili, garlic, spices, lemon, and fresh coriander, adding a burst of flavor to your evening.
No matter what you choose to do, remember that this day is yours to savor and enjoy to the fullest.
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THE MOTHER CITY + CAPE TOWN
Today marks the day we bid a fond farewell to JoBurg and extend a warm hello to the enchanting Mother City, Cape Town, South Africa. Upon our arrival in Cape Town, our dedicated 5-star transportation team will be at your service, ensuring a seamless transfer to our exquisite 5-star accommodations nestled within one of Cape Town’s most prestigious communities.
Our accommodations are strategically located, offering the convenience of being less than a 10-minute walk from Cavendish Square, a shopping mall boasting over 180 stores to cater to your retail desires.
Once you’ve settled into your luxurious rooms and acquainted yourself with the impressive hotel amenities, including a scenic walking trail, a pristine lap pool, multiple dining options, and more, we’ll come together for our official Welcome Dinner. Cape Town is renowned for its culinary delights, and rest assured, we have handpicked one of our favorite restaurants to kickstart our culinary journey. And trust us when we say we have many favorites in this city.
After dinner, the remainder of the evening is yours to enjoy as you please. Whether you choose to continue savoring the vibrant flavors of Cape Town or embark on your own adventure, the choice is entirely yours to make the most of this evening in the Mother City.
Breakfast + Dinner Included
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Rise and Shine! As the sun rises, we invite you to start your day with a breakfast that’s truly fit for royalty. Once we’ve savored this delicious meal, we’ll come together for a truly enchanting experience – a scenic overlook of the picturesque rolling hills adorned with lush wine farms in the charming region of Constantia.
Here, amidst the beauty of the Cape Town winelands, we’ll immerse ourselves in a proper wine tasting. As you sip on exquisite wines, your gaze will drift over the sprawling vineyards, creating a backdrop of pure natural beauty.
Following our tasting adventure, get ready for one of the most memorable meals of your entire journey. It’s a culinary masterpiece crafted by top chefs who are not just passionate about their craft but also love what they do. Their dedication and skill shine through in every bite, promising a dining experience like no other.
After this sumptuous lunch, the remainder of the day is once again yours to shape as you wish. Whether you choose to continue your exploration of Cape Town, savor its delights, or simply relax and unwind, the day is yours to create cherished memories in your own way.
Breakfast + Lunch Included
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TRAVERSE CAPE TOWN
Are you in search of breathtaking views of Cape Town, paired with a toast to a life filled with global exploration? Look no further!
After a satisfying breakfast, get ready for an extraordinary visit to one of the world’s natural wonders, but with a VIP twist. No long lines or waiting for us – we’ll board a private cable car to whisk us to the summit of Table Mountain. Here, amidst the awe-inspiring vistas, we’ll enjoy high snacks and raise our glasses to the good life, making memories to last a lifetime.
Following our Table Mountain adventure, we’ll take a short break and then regroup for an immersive dinner experience. Get those thinking caps on, because what you cook is what you’ll savor. It’s a hands-on culinary journey where you’ll create and enjoy a delightful meal.
And in true fashion, after our satisfying dinner, the rest of the evening is yours to shape as you wish. Whether you choose to continue your Cape Town exploration, unwind, or revel in the local nightlife, the night is yours to craft your own perfect ending to the day.
Breakfast + Light Snacks + Dinner Included
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Good morning! As we savor our breakfast, it’s essential to remember that today marks our official last day here in captivating Cape Town before we part ways tomorrow for our adventure to Victoria Falls.
If you’re in need of some inspiration for how to make the most of your final day in Cape Town, we’ve got you covered once again. After breakfast, consider paying a visit to the vibrant neighborhood of Bokaap. It’s renowned for its narrow cobbled streets, adorned with charming, colorful houses that create a picturesque scene worth exploring.
Alternatively, you may choose to head over to Camps Bay, celebrated for its fine white sand, natural rock swimming pools, and the stunning backdrop of the 12 Apostles mountains. While you’re there, you’ll discover a plethora of delightful eateries where you can indulge in a satisfying lunch.
Post-lunch, don’t miss the opportunity to explore the V & A Waterfront Mall, where you’ll find yourself surrounded by a multitude of stores, offering everything you could desire. And for those seeking designer items, they have you covered as well.
As we always say, the day and evening are yours to shape as you wish. Whether you prefer to soak in the sights and experiences of Cape Town, venture into the world of shopping, or simply relish a leisurely day, it’s entirely up to you. Enjoy every moment!
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Today is the day we bid farewell to the Mother City, which has truly showered us with its hospitality and culinary delights. We’ve been treated to delicious meals and savored the finest wines South Africa has to offer, and now, it’s time to set our sights on Victoria Falls.
Upon our arrival at Victoria Falls, our top-tier transportation team will be there to whisk us away to our final accommodations. We’ve saved the best for last, and as you step into our new dwellings, you’ll be welcomed in true Zimbabwean fashion. We won’t give away all the surprises just yet, but trust us, it’ll be well worth the anticipation.
Once we’ve settled into our lavish rooms, we’ll come together for a Welcome Lunch that’s nothing short of a feast. You can indulge to your heart’s content and savor as much as your tummy allows.
After lunch, take some time to explore the beautiful grounds of our exclusive hotel. By the way, we’ve taken over the entire property, ensuring a private and personalized experience.
Later in the evening, we’ll gather for a special dinner where we’ll reflect on our unforgettable time in Cape Town. It’s a moment to cherish before we embark on our exciting adventures in Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Zambia.
Once again, after dinner, the evening is yours to shape as you see fit. Whether you choose to unwind, explore, or simply revel in the anticipation of what lies ahead, the choice is entirely yours.
Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner Included
After indulging in a delicious breakfast that’s sure to fuel our adventure-filled day, we’ll set off for an unforgettable day trip to Botswana. Here, we’ll embark on not one but two exhilarating safaris in a single day. The excitement is palpable, as we’re almost certain to encounter the magnificent big 5 or, at the very least, some of these incredible creatures. In fact, on our last outing, we were fortunate enough to witness them all. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for another remarkable safari experience!
Following our awe-inspiring safari adventure, we’ll gather for a hearty lunch that’ll replenish our energy for the journey back to Zimbabwe. Once we return, the choice is yours. You can take a refreshing dip in the pool, embark on a leisurely walk (just remember not to wander too far, as you might come across a curious elephant or two), or simply revel in the comfort and beauty of your own room.
Later in the evening, we’ll venture into town to savor dinner at a quirky and beloved local spot. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to feast on popular Zimbabwean dishes that are sure to delight your taste buds. After dinner, the rest of the evening is yours to enjoy as you see fit, whether it’s unwinding, exploring, or simply relishing in the magic of the moment.
Breakfast + Lunch +Dinner Included
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It’s the day you’ve all been eagerly anticipating! After a satisfying breakfast, we’ll set out on a remarkable adventure to witness the majestic Mosi-Oa-Tunya, which translates to “The Smoke That Thunders.” This was the original name of the falls, but today, it’s more commonly known as Victoria Falls. Our expedition will take us to all 16 viewpoints of the falls from the Zimbabwean side, offering a comprehensive and awe-inspiring perspective of this natural wonder. While there are three additional viewpoints on the Zambia side, it’s important to note that the absolute best views of Victoria Falls are on the Zimbabwean side.
Following our captivating tour of the falls, we’ll come together for a delightful lunch. For those seeking an extra thrill, many of you will have the opportunity to try activities like zip-lining and more, if you wish.
After lunch, we’ll return to our tranquil accommodations for some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Later in the afternoon, prepare for a truly unique experience as we gather for dinner aboard a luxurious steam train. Our journey will take us to the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, where you’ll have the chance to soak in a breathtaking sunset before indulging in a delectable 5-course meal.
Once dinner is complete, we’ll return to our accommodations, and the rest of the evening is yours to enjoy as you see fit. Whether you choose to unwind, reflect on the day’s adventures, or simply savor the tranquility of the night, the choice is entirely yours.
Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner Included
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Our Final Day!
In case you haven’t heard, let us share it with you now. It’s often said that our experiences are so enriching that you might need a vacation after your vacation. With that in mind, today is a day for you to enjoy as you please. It’s a day of complete freedom—whether you want to relax, take a refreshing swim, catch up on your favorite Netflix series, or explore the town to discover beautifully woven purses and more. The choice is entirely yours, and the day is yours to shape.
However, as the evening approaches, we’ll come together for a special and official Farewell Dinner aboard a stunning boat, where we’ll dine while gently sailing along the Zambezi River. It’s a moment to reflect on our incredible journey, spanning from JoBurg and Cape Town in South Africa to the stunning destinations of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Zambia.
After dinner, you’ll have the freedom to do as you please, just as it has been throughout our journey. The evening belongs to you, allowing you to savor the last moments of this unforgettable adventure in your own way.
Breakfast + Dinner Included
Today marks the moment when we bid you a “see you later,” for it’s never truly a goodbye. We’re genuinely excited about the prospect of you joining us on another remarkable Black Girls Travel Too Experience in the future. As we reflect on our journey together, we can proudly say that we came, we saw, and we collected multiple passport stamps, together!
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W H A T ‘ S I N C L U D E D ?
12 DAYS + 11 NIGHTS
12 DAYS + 11 NIGHTS
11 BREAKFAST, 6 LUNCHES, 1 SNACK, 7 DINNERS
SOWETO GUIDED TOUR
JO’BURG GUIDED WALKING TOUR
SAFARI WATER AND LAND GAME DRIVE EXPERIENCE
RIVER DINNER CRUISE
Group Cooking Experience
VICTORIA FALLS TOUR
PRIVATE ROOM ACCOMMODATIONS
(PRIVATE ROOM ONLY)
DOUBLE ENTRY VISA FEES
2 REGIONAL FLIGHT
(JNB TO CPT TO VFA)
AIRPORT PICKUP/DROP OFF
***Only Regional Airfare between Johannesburg and Cape Town and Victoria Falls are Included***
(JNB to CPT to VFA)
***Flights to South African and from Victoria Falls are not included. Please do not purchase international airfare until you have received a confirmation email from
Black Girls Travel Too confirming your reservations.***
G O T Q U E S T I O N S ?
Is a Visa and Passport required?
U.S. citizen tourists entering South Africa for fewer than 90 days do not require a visa. However, a valid passport with a least 2 Visa pages is required and it is recommended that your passport be valid for at least six months beyond the date of your entry into South Africa to ease entry.
U.S. citizens will need a Visa to enter Zimbabwe, which is included within the purchase the Black Girls Travel Too South Africa and Beyond Experience.
When should I purchase my airfare?
You should purchase your airfare as soon as you receive your South Africa and Beyond confirmation email.
What is the arrival airport?
The arrival airport is O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB).
What is the departure airport?
The departure airport is Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA).
How will I commute from O.R. Tambo International Airport to my accommodations?
We provide complimentary roundtrip airport transfers in South Africa.
Where are we staying?
You’ll stay 3 nights in Johannesburg, 4 nights in Cape Town, and 4 nights in Zimbabwe.
Are there any private rooms options available?
All rooms for this experience are private/single occupant.
I really want to travel with your group, but I feel like I may be too young or too old.
No worries at all! When it comes to travel age is nothing but a number. Our trip Experiencers range between the ages of 25-65. There has not been one time that a traveler felt awkward because of their age traveling with Black Girls Travel Too.
Are your trips designed to serve large groups?
Totally the opposite. We understand the importance of intimate groups. Our trips are designed for more high touch and exclusive experience. You get access that you probably wouldn’t get with a larger group. This unique experience allows you to create a community amongst your fellow travelers. Giving you insider access that larger groups aren’t afforded.
Is this trip refundable?
Due to the intimate size of this group trip, preparation, and vendor contract, there will be No Refunds issued for the Black Girls Travel Too South Africa and Beyond Experience Tour. By purchasing this package, you acknowledge and agree to our No Refund policy. However, by purchasing trip cancellation coverage you forgo the unnecessary worries around what happens if an emergency occurs and you can’t make your trip. www.travelguard.com is one of many providers that offer a variety of coverage, including The Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) option provided that you cancel your trip more than 48 hours prior to your departure, you’re eligible for a full refund. (other insurance companies that offer travel insurance in South Africa. www.globaltravel.com, www.insuremytrip.com, www.quotetravelinsurance.com, and www.worldnomads.com).
What insurance coverage is necessary?
Travel insurance with the option for trip cancellation is required to attend this South Africa and Beyond trip. There will be no exceptions. Black Girls Travel Too will verify that each traveler has said insurance (Travel Insurance with Trip Cancellation) prior to departure. There will be no exceptions.
Do I need to know any other languages to attend this trip?
Not at all, as English is a spoken language throughout South Africa, Victoria Falls, Botswana, and Zambia.
How do I learn about the unique culture and customs of Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia?
Guidebooks for South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia such as Lonely Planet, can provide some very good summaries about the country’s history and culture which will enhance your experience of your trip. Also as a Black Girls Travel Too Experiencer you will be provided with a pre-departure packet that will share in detail the South South African culture.