An accommodated tour beginning in Chobe and ending in Johannesburg combining Kruger and Zimbabwe including the Panorama Route, game drives and game walks in the Timbavati, cultural excursion in the Limpopo, walks in Matopos, game drives in Hwange National Park, the mighty Victoria Falls, game drives and boat trip in Chobe and finishing up with the wildlife-rich Delta with walks, boating and mekoro excursions.
Day 1 - 2: Chobe
Tour starts on day 1 with a pre departure meeting at 18h00. Our lodge is situated on the banks of the Chobe River. Chobe is famous for its beautiful scenery, magnificent sunsets and abundance of wildlife and birdlife. The following day is spent on an early morning Game drive in Chobe National Park and a sunset Game viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River.
Day 3 - 4: Victoria Falls
Crossing into Zimbabwe we travel to Victoria Falls which is without doubt one of the greatest and most spectacular sights in Africa (entrance own account). The days are free to browse the local markets and to experience the many optional activities on offer in the adrenalin capital of Africa including walks with lions, helicopter flights over the Falls, rhino walks, elephant back safaris, sunset boat cruise etc (own expense).
Day 5 - 6: Hwange
Travelling through Zimbabwe we arrive by lunch to Hwange National Park. We enjoy a late afternoon open 4×4 vehicle game drive in the private concession bordering Hwange National Park. The following morning we enjoy another game drive in the concession and in the afternoon relax at the lodge or an optional game drive (own expense).
Day 7 - 8: Matobo Hills
Continuing through Zimbabwe we travel to our lodge located on the edge of the World Heritage site – Matopos National Park. The following day is spent on a historic trek to Rhodes grave and walks to renowned caves and Bushman paintings. Our lodge is set within the large granite boulders of the Matopos.
Day 9 - 10: Masisi
An early departure takes us through Zimbabwe to the Beit Bridge border post. We travel to our lodge in the Limpopo Province where we experience a taste of the local Venda culture. Day 10 we depart after breakfast for a full day cultural tour which includes a visit to a local village, school, clinic and a traditional lunch. Dinner is enjoyed in Venda style in the local village.
Day 11 - 12: Kruger
Departing after breakfast we enter the Kruger national park through the Pafuri gate. Traversing south we enjoy a full day of game viewing on our way to the famous Timbavati Private Game Reserve situated in the Greater Kruger National Park. Shindzela tented safari camp provides guests with a true safari experience in a private game reserve – an ideal way to make the most of your Kruger safari holiday. We enjoy an afternoon game drive and on Day 12 we enjoy a morning game drive and afternoon bush walk in search of the many animals inhabiting the reserve.
Day 13: Hazyview
Departing the reserve the day is spent viewing the spectacular Blyde River Canyon, Gods Window viewpoint and Bourkes Luck Potholes.
Day 14: Johannesburg
Departing after breakfast we proceed to Johannesburg, South Africa's biggest city and capital of its inland.
Tour ends with a transfer to ORT International airport for onward flight home.
14 nights accommodated in hotels / lodges / tented camps. All en-suite. 14 breakfasts, 10 dinners. All lunches own account except where specified.
Flights, airport taxes, visa costs, all lunches & dinners where not specified, optional excursions, drinks, mineral water, gratuities and personal expenses.