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Cape Town to Chobe Adventure with Travelmarvel in 2020

Duration: 15 days

from 8,800.00 per person twin share early bird

20 MAY 20 - 03 JUNE 2020

03 - 17 JUNE 2020

01 - 15 JULY 2020

15 - 29 JULY 2020

 

DAY 1

Arrive Cape Town

Tonight, try your hand at African drumming before a Welcome Dinner of Cape Malay cuisine.

DAY 2 Discover the breathtaking Cape Peninsula during a full-day tour. This scenic journey takes you along Chapman's Peak Drive to Cape Point. The most south-westerly tip of Africa, Cape Point is covered in endemic fynbos and home to bays, beaches and rolling green hills. Enjoy a light lunch before watching the penguins at Boulders Beach. Then, pause in historic Simon's Town. Enjoy a day of Insider Experiences. DAY 2 Cape Town, Cape Peninsula   INSIDER EXPERIENCE  INSIDER EXPERIENCE  Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner

Day 3 A city alive with creativity, colour, sounds and tastes, be ready to fall in love with Cape Town. The magnetism of the city's icon, Table Mountain, takes hold as you ride the cableway up to its summit. Then, discover the intricacies of the city on a guided tour. With a free afternoon, you might like to choose one of our select experiences. Take a ferry to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned; explore Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens; join an African Heritage Tour; or visit the Constantia Wine Valley. We've left this evening free so you can check out the V&A Waterfront.

DAY 4 Farewell Cape Town this morning, and travel under the cloudless skies of the Karoo region, showcasing a well preserved semidesert eco-system. Arrive at your hotel for a delicious dinner of local produce, including ostrich.

Stay: Oudtshoorn, Surval Boutique Olive Estate

Tour an ostrich farm and come face-to-face with Africa's enormous flightless birds as you enjoy the chance to feed an ostrich by hand. This morning, discover the subterranean formations of the Cango Caves. After, enjoy your Insider Experience. Then, join the Garden Route to the charming coastal town of Knysna, where you will enjoy a free afternoon to spend how you please. Stay: Two Nights, Knysna, Protea Hotel Knysna Quays

DAY 5 Oudtshoorn, Knysna   INSIDER EXPERIENCE  Breakfast Daily : Visit Featherbed Nature Reserve, a pristine piece of paradise on the Western Head of Knysna, accessible only by ferry. Today, enjoy your Insider Experience. Cross the lagoon and join a park guide for a 4WD journey to the top of Western Head. Take some time to enjoy the stunning view and later, perhaps join an optional bushwalk into ancient sea caves.

DAY 6 Knysna, Featherbed Nature Reserve   INSIDER EXPERIENCE  Breakfast Daily : Make a stop to visit Monkeyland Primate Reserve, the world's first free-roaming multi-species primate sanctuary. Depart Knysna and continue along the Garden Route. After your Insider Experience, continue along the Storms River Mouth and through Tsitsikamma Forest on the way to Port Elizabeth. Check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day all to yourself. Stay: Port Elizabeth, Beach Hotel

DAY 7 Knysna, Port Elizabeth   INSIDER EXPERIENCE  Breakfast Daily : Arrive at Shishangeni Private Lodge where you will stay for the next two nights in your own thatched chalet with a private game-viewing deck. Board an included flight to Nelspruit via Johannesburg, then travel to a private concession of land within Kruger National Park. Excitement reaches an all-time high as you head out on your first game drive through the lodge's private concession. Experience the thrill of looking for the wildlife of Africa in one of the nation's greatest game parks. Enjoy sundowners amidst the African bush before dinner back at your lodge this evening. Stay: Two Nights, Kruger National Park, Shishangeni Private Lodge

DAY 8 Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Kruger National Park   INSIDER EXPERIENCE  Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner Daily : You're treated to a taste of South Africa tonight with an authentic outdoor boma dinner beneath the starlit sky. A morning game drive brings the chance to track down Africa's Big Five along with a host of other animals that call the park home. Then, during leisure time before your afternoon game drive, perhaps relax by the pool or on your private deck.

DAY 9 Kruger National Park   INSIDER EXPERIENCE  Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner Daily : Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Johannesburg. With a free afternoon and evening, perhaps take advantage of our select experience - a visit to the township of Soweto. Stay: Johannesburg, Southern Sun Hyde Park

DAY 10 Kruger National Park, Johannesburg  Breakfast Daily : Take an included flight to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. This afternoon, enjoy a walk where your guide will enlighten you on the history and culture of the local area before being transferred to your hotel on the Zambian side of the falls. Stay: Two Nights, Livingstone, AVANI Victoria Falls Resort

DAY 11 Johannesburg, Victoria Falls, Livingstone  Breakfast  Dinner Daily : With a full day at leisure, enjoy unlimited access to the falls, only a short walk from your hotel. Perhaps enhance your journey by taking a helicopter or microlight flight, or head out on a sunset cruise. DAY 12 Livingstone, Victoria Falls  Breakfast Daily : Replace

Day 13 in Chobe with a two nights aboard a Chobe Princess Safari Boat. Enjoy game viewing from the boat and a range of nature activities. Cross the border to Chobe National Park. At sunset, head out on a game-viewing cruise to observe the herds of elephants that flock to the riverbank at this time of the day. Stay: Two Nights, Chobe National Park, Chobe Bush Lodge or upgrade to a suite on a Chobe Princess Safariboat DAY 13 Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park   Upgrade to a Chobe Princess Safariboat  Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner Daily : Replace

Day 14 in Chobe with a two nights aboard a Chobe Princess Safari Boat. Come up close and personal to unique wildlife otherwise go birdwatching or try your hand at fishing. During this morning's game drive, you'll have many chances to spot Africa's famous mammals thanks to the park's high density of elephant herds and lion prides. Buffalo, zebras, antelope, including lechwe, may be seen here too, as well as an abundance of birdlife. You will also delight in a cruise along the Chobe River, which offers you a unique way of viewing game and the picturesque African sunset. Return to your lodge for dinner prepared by expert chefs and set within stunning surrounds.

DAY 14 Chobe National Park   Upgrade to a Chobe Princess Safariboat  Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner Daily : Travel back to Livingstone this morning for your onward flight.

DAY 15 Chobe National Park, Depart Livingstone  Breakfast

 

Trip Inclusions

  • 14 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • All flights within Africa
  • 26 meals - 14 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 7 dinners
  • A private game park experience in Kruger National Park
  • Enjoy the opportunity to embark on four exciting game drives
  • Additional services of local guides and expert game trackers
  • Tipping, game park fees and transfers

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