From Kruger to the Zambezi

  • Destination: South Africa, Zambia
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Price: $1680

Overview

A unique journey through southern Africa in the countries of South Africa & Zambia. From Kruger Park, Africa’s most exciting game reserve and home of the big five to the stunning Victoria Falls and the mighty Zambezi river.

Highlights

- The Panorama route in Mpumalanga
- Chasing the Big 5 in Kruger National Park
- Camping in the wilderness under the african starlit sky
- Gazing at the amazing Victoria Falls
- Livingstone Island & The Devil’s pool at the edge of the falls
- White Water Rafting on the mighty Zambezi
- Canoeing Safari on the Upper Zambezi
- Camping on Munyangwe Island on the Zambezi under the starlit sky
- Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi

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Itinerary & Trip Details

Day 1: The Rainbow Nation

The Rainbow Nation

Arrival in Johannesburg, pick-up and transfer to our hotel. spend the rest of the day exploring South Africa’s biggest city.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel

Day 2: The Panorama Route

The Panorama Route

Early in the morning, we depart Johannesburg to Kruger National Park, Africa’s most exciting safari destination via the beautiful Panorama route. The route will take us through breathtaking scenery with stops at Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondavels, Lisbon Waterfalls and God’s Window. Check-in our campsite on arrival, have dinner and relax for the rest of the day.

Accommodation: Camping in Tents
Meals: BD

Day 3: Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Breakfast at camp then venture into the wild in search of the Big Five. All the Big Five game animals are found at Kruger National Park, which has more species of large mammals than any other African game reserve. We will return to our campsite for lunch and relax at the viewing platform in front of the restaurant, overlooking the Sabie River. Before sunset we set off on another game drive to catch sunset in Kruger landscape with an opportunity to see nocturnal African Wildlife. In the evening, we enjoy our dinner at the camp fire under the African starlit sky.

Accommodation: Camping in Tents
Meals: BD

Day 4: Kruger World

Kruger World

Today we venture into the park for one last safari by dawn, early morning safaris are usually the best time for animal viewing. Afterwards we drive back to Johannesburg.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: B

Day 5: Into the Zambezi

Into the Zambezi

Arrival in Livingstone airport in Zambia, check-in our lodge and spend the rest of the day strolling around the town and getting ready for our Zambezi adventure.

Accommodation: Ecolodge
Meals: B

Day 6: A Natural Wonder

A Natural Wonder

After Breakfast we will drive to visit one of the world’s wonders of nature, The Victoria Falls. “Scenes so lovely must be gazed upon by angels in their flight.” said by David Livingstone when he first laid eye on Victoria Falls in 1855 on his expedition to find the source of the Nile. The Falls is also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya or the Smoke that Thunders in the indigenous language. Gazing upon this natural wonder is on every traveler’s bucket lists, an experience that will leave you speechless. In the afternoon we will take a boat to Livingstone island where we can go swimming in the Devil’s pool at the edge of the falls. We will also have time for optional activities such as Bungee Jumping, Canyon Swing, etc..

Accommodation: Ecolodge
Meals: B

Day 7: Rafting the Zambezi

Rafting the Zambezi

Today is going to be a one to remember! We will head to the mighty Zambezi River for a once in a life time White Water Rafting adventure. Rafting on the Zambezi is the wildest single day rafting experience in the world with some of the best rapids on the planet. First we will hike down the Batoka Gorge to the boiling pot for an epic swim under the Victoria Falls then start our rafting adventure, we will challenge some class V rapids such as ‘Morning Glory’, ‘Stairway to Heaven’ and more.. by the end of the rafting adventure we will have lunch at the top of the Gorge then drive back to Livingstone.

Accommodation: Ecolodge
Meals: BL

Day 8: Canoeing Safari

Canoeing Safari

Today we go back on the Zambezi for an amazing Canoeing Safari to experience the highlights of the Upper Zambezi River. We will travel with the gentle flow of the Zambezi down river through some of Africa’s most spectacular scenery and wildlife. This serene day concludes by camping on Munyangwe Island under the starlit sky.

Accommodation: Camping in Tents
Meals: BLD

Day 9: Zambezi Farewells

Zambezi Farewells

After Breakfast we continue our Canoeing Safari for more wildlife encounters along the Zambezi and later in the afternoon we will drive back to Livingstone. Before dusk we will go on a beautiful sunset cruise on the Zambezi with dinner on board for an epic conclusion to our adventure.

Accommodation: Ecolodge
Meals: BD

Day 10: Departure

Departure

Breakfast then transfer to the airport for final departure

Meals: B

Price Includes/Excludes

Price Includes

- Accommodation in a standard hotel in Johannesburg for 2 nights
- Camping Accommodation in Kruger National Park for 2 nights
- Accommodation for 4 nights in an Ecolodge in Livingstone
- Camping Accommodation for 1 night on Munyangwe Island on the Zambezi River
- All mentioned activities & tours
- All land transfers
- Airport pickups
- All mentioned meals (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)

Price Excludes

- Flight Tickets
- Optional Activities
- Visa Expenses
- Tips & Gratuities

 

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