11 days tour

Botswana And Zimbabwe Explorer

This tour includes:

Guide

English speaking local guide

Meals

15 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 11 dinners

Others

Game drives, day walks and excursions as listed in itineraryNational park fees and site entrance fees as listed in itinerary

Transport

Private transport in minibus / safari truck

Accommodation

11 nights comfortable accommodation in hotels, lodges and guesthouses on a twinshare basis2 nights accommodation in basic chalets with shared bathroom facilities on a twinshare basis2 nights accommodation in basic tented camp with shared bathroom facilities on a twinshare basis

Not included:

Others

Local cash payment of US$300 per person payable to the tour guide on day 1International flights and airport taxesAirport arrival and departure transfersMeals not mentioned in the itineraryBottled water, aerated and alcoholic drinksItems of a personal nature (i.e laundry, phone calls, tips, etc)Entrance to Victoria Falls (approx. USD$20)Optional activitiesVisasTravel Insurance (compulsory)Tips & gratuities

Flights

International flights are not included

Optional

Insurance

Insurance is not included

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Itinerary of your trip Botswana And Zimbabwe Explorer

  • Day 1 Day 1: Join Johannesburg, Early Morning Drive To Kruger National Park (580 Kms, ± 8 Hrs)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Join Johannesburg, Early Morning Drive To Kruger National Park (580 Kms, ± 8 Hrs)

      Departing Johannesburg at 06:30am we head into the world famous Kruger National Park. We visit the northern part of the park and stay in the Letaba area of the reserve. We enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in our safari vehicle and hope to spot lion, elephant, rhino and other animals in this icon of wildlife conservation. Overnight in basic National Park chalets with shared bathroom facilities. Approx. distance/time: 580 kms, ±8 hrs, not including stops for sightseeing and lunch. NB: Breakfast is not included; Lunch & Dinner will be provided by the tour leaders with the help of the group.

  • Day 2 Day 2: Kruger National Park (300 Kms, ± 8 Hrs)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: Kruger National Park (300 Kms, ± 8 Hrs)

      Kruger National Park is the largest game reserve in South Africa stretches north to south over approximately 500km and is home to the Big Five, as well as numerous other species of fauna and flora. The largest game reserve in South Africa boasts the world's greatest concentration of species, and has an amazing 16 different ecosystems. Exciting game drives provide us with excellent game viewing. Spot the “Big 5” (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo) and many other animals in this true African wilderness. This morning we wake early and game drive north through the park to the Pafuri region. The northern Kruger is dominated by mopane veld and is the domain of large elephant bulls, wilddog and lions. As we reach the Limpopo Valley the vegetation changes to forest and birdlife is prolific. We exit the park, late in the afternoon, and overnight at a lodge just outside Kruger. Overnight lodge. Approx. distance/time: 300 kms, ±8 hrs, game viewing drive, excluding stop for lunch. NB: Breakfast & Lunch will be provided by the tour leaders with the help of the group; Dinner will be a set meal provided by the lodge.

  • Day 3 Day 3: Great Zimbabwe Ruins (450 Kms, ± 6.5 Hrs)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Great Zimbabwe Ruins (450 Kms, ± 6.5 Hrs)

      Entering Zimbabwe at the Beit Bridge border post, we travel north to our overnight stop. The following morning we visit the Great Zimbabwe Monuments, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its massive curving walls (some 11m high), constructed from millions of granite blocks fitted together without mortar, remain the largest ancient stone structure in sub Saharan Africa, and were built during the 11th to 14th centuries. The city had an estimated 18,000 inhabitants and archaeological artefacts including Chinese pottery shards and coins from Arabia suggest a vast trading network. We explore these ancient stone structures on an informative walk with a local guide. Overnight hotel. Approx. distance/time: 450 kms, ± 6.5 hrs, excluding stops for border crossing (which can take 2 to 4+ hrs) sightseeing & lunch. NB: Breakfast will be provided by the lodge; Lunch will be provided by the tour leaders with the help of the group; Dinner will be a set meal provided by the lodge.

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Tour leaving from Johannesburg

Johannesburg is the largest and most vibrant city in South Africa. Known as the City of Gold, it offers a unique blend of history, culture, and urban life. From visiting the Apartheid Museum to exploring the lively neighborhood of Maboneng, there are plenty of things to do and see in Johannesburg. Additionally, the city is an ideal starting point for safaris in Kruger National Park and discovering South Africa's wildlife.

Experience Style

Experience Style

Mixed

There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level

Medium

This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating

Basic

Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.

Age range

Age range

Min: 16 / Max: 80

Age range allowed for this experience.

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