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South Africa Safari & Victoria Falls

9 days/8 nights - from $4,110 per person Land Only

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Your South Africa adventure begins in Cape Town with a Cape Peninsula tour, including a cruise past the seals on Seal Island, and a city tour. Next, continue to Greater Kruger National Park, where your twice-daily safaris include a night safari to glimpse some elusive nocturnal game. Safaris are conducted in open 4x4 vehicles, under the guidance of an experienced ranger and tracker team, allowing you a truly thrilling safari experience. Fly to Livingstone, Zambia, via Johannesburg, and cruise the Zambezi River. Tour the Zambian side of Victoria Falls, one of the world's most spectacular wonders. Return to Johannesburg and visit the legendary Apartheid Museum. Guaranteed departures, starting from $4,110 per person, land only.
Day 1 - Arrive Cape Town
Arrive at Cape Town International Airport, where you are met for transfer to the hotel. (Southern Sun/Table Bay)

Day 2 - Cape Town
After breakfast, you are met by your guide for a private full-day Cape Peninsula Tour. Begin by traveling along the Atlantic Seaboard past Clifton to Hout Bay and experience a cruise past the seals on Seal Island. Continue over Chapman’s Peak to the Cape Point Nature Reserve. Enjoy lunch at the Black Marlin Restaurant (or similar) before visits to the penguins on Boulders Beach and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. (B/L)

Day 3 - Cape Town
After breakfast, you are met to begin a visit to the summit of Table Mountain via cable-car (weather permitting; closed approx. two weeks in August for cable maintenance). After the visit, free time for lunch at a local restaurant (cost not included), followed by a tour of the city of Cape Town. Tour includes the Company Gardens, a drive by the Houses of Parliament, and the Bo-Kaap, a much-photographed neighborhood full of history and culture. (B)

Day 4 - Cape Town/Greater Kruger National Park
After breakfast, you are met by your guide for transfer to the airport, where you board the flight to Hoedspruit Airport, gateway to the world-famous Kruger National Park. On arrival, you are met by the the driver for transfer to the lodge. After settling in, join the other guests for lunch, followed by free time to relax during the heat of the day. Congregate in late afternoon for “high tea,” before embarking on your first open-vehicle game drive under the guidance of your experienced ranger and tracker team in search of Africa’s famous wildlife. At sunset, stop for sundowners to toast the end of another day in Africa. Then continue the safari after dark with the aid of powerful spotlights and, with luck, glimpse some of the elusive nocturnal game. Return to the lodge for dinner. (Kapama River Lodge/Thornybush Game Lodge) (B/L/D)

Day 5 - Kruger National Park
Enjoy the full day on safari. Your twice-daily safaris take place at dawn and dusk, when the bush is at its most active and chances of spotting game are the best. Your experienced ranger and tracker team help you make the most of your time on safari through their extensive knowledge of the African savanna. The reserve is home to a wide variety of African game, including the “Big Five” - lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo. Safaris are conducted in open 4x4 vehicles that allow you a truly thrilling safari experience. (B/L/D)
 
Day 6 - Kruger National Park/Johannesburg/Livingstone
Awake early for a final morning safari in this unspoiled wilderness and a last chance to spot that elusive leopard! Return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast before your driver meets you for transfer to the airport, where you board the flight to Livingstone, Zambia. On arrival, you are met by the local guide and transferred to your hotel. Time at leisure until you are met by your guide for a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi  River. (David Livingstone/Royal Livingstone) (B)

Day 7 - Victoria Falls
After breakfast, you are met by the guide for a tour of the Falls (Zambian side). Victoria Falls constitutes one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world. The local people call it "Mosi-oa-Tunya," the smoke that thunders. After the tour, enjoy the rest of the day exploring at your leisure. (B)
 
Day 8 - Livingstone/Johannnesburg
After breakfast at the hotel, you are met and transferred to the airport. Fly to Johannesburg, where you are met by your local guide for a visit to the legendary Apartheid Museum. (Protea Balalaika/Sandton Sun) (B)
 
Day 9 – Depart Johannesburg
Today you are transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
Land Only *Single Supplement
April 1-3004/01 - 04/30
$ $0
$4110 FC$4,110 FC
$5685 D$5,685 D
$960 FC$960 FC
$2225 D$2,225 D
May 1-3105/01 - 05/31
$ $0
$4160 FC$4,160 FC
$5685 D$5,685 D
$995 FC$995 FC
$2225 D$2,225 D
June 1 - July 31 06/01 - 07/31
$ $0
$4160 FC$4,160 FC
$5685 D$5,685 D
$995 FC$995 FC
$2225 D$2,225 D
August 1-3108/01 - 08/31
$ $0
$4160 FC$4,160 FC
$5795 D$5,795 D
$995 FC$995 FC
$2280 D$2,280 D
September 1-3009/01 - 09/30
$ $0
$4310 FC$4,310 FC
$5750 D$5,750 D
$1135 FC$1,135 FC
$2290 D$2,290 D
October 1-3110/01 - 10/31
$ $0
$4310 FC$4,310 FC
$5990 D$5,990 D
$1135 FC$1,135 FC
$2475 D$2,475 D
November 1-3011/01 - 11/30
$ $0
$4310 FC$4,310 FC
$5830 D$5,830 D
$1135 FC$1,135 FC
$2370 D$2,370 D
December 1-3112/01 - 12/31
$ $0
$4255 FC$4,255 FC
$5860 D$5,860 D
$1095 FC$1,095 FC
$2325 D$2,325 D
2021
January 1 - February 28 01/01 - 02/28
$ $0
$4565 FC$4,565 FC
$6510 D$6,510 D
$1180 FC$1,180 FC
$2690 D$2,690 D
March 1-3103/01 - 03/31
$ $0
$4565 FC$4,565 FC
$6560 D$6,560 D
$1180 FC$1,180 FC
$2740 D$2,740 D
Land Only prices are per person based on double occupancy, as indicated. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.

Suggested Airfare: From $1420 for Jun 1 - Aug '20; and for Dec 10 '20 - Jan 10 '21. From $1080 for Apr - May; and Aug 21 - Dec 9; and for Jan 11 -Mar 31' 21.  Suggested Airfare is per person from New York JFK to destination city on itinerary and return from last city on itinerary. Other gateway cities are available. Prices include government taxes and fees. 

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FTour Features

  • Round trip airport/hotel transfers
  • Overland transfers with sightseeing stops as per itinerary
  • All porterage at hotels, lodges and airports
  • Internal air transportations Capetown/Johannesburg/Livingstone/Johannesburg coach class
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Capetown: Southern Sun The Cullinan Hotel (FC), or The Table Bay Hotel (D)
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Johannesburg: Protea Balalaika Hotel by Marriott (FC) or Sandton Sun Hotel (D)
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room at Greater Kruger National Park: Kapama River Lodge (FC), or Thornybush Game Lodge (D)
  • 2 nights stay in double occupancy room in Livingstone: David Livingstone Hotel (FC) or Royal Livingstone Hotel (D)
  • Safari activities in Greater Kruger National Park with services of English-speaking driver-guide
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Sightseeing tours with English-speaking guide and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Breakfast daily in Johannesburg, Capetown and Livingstone; breakfast, lunch and dinner daily at safari game lodge
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees
  • All taxes and service charges

Rates do not include

  • International airfare
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Driver/guide/ranger gratuities
  • Optional Travel Insurance

Remarks

  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Air ticket non-refundable once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Optional Travel Insurance not included.
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all Asian destinations and add-on air fares from various US cities are available
from $4,110
General information about the region
Cape Town. South Africa
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 77 78 76 72 67 64 62 63 65 69 72 75
Average Low 63 63 60 56 52 48 47 48 51 54 58 61
Average Rainfall 0.8 0.8 1.2 2 2.8 3.5 3.9 2.8 2 1.6 0.8 0.8
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+2
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
South African Rand
$1.00 USD = R13.72 ZAR
Visa requirement
No
Johannesburg. South Africa
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 77 75 74 69 66 60 61 65 71 73 74 76
Average Low 60 59 58 53 48 42 42 46 51 54 56 59
Average Rainfall 4.9 3.8 3.3 2.1 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 1.1 2.9 4.7 4.3
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+2
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
South African Rand
$1.00 USD = R13.72 ZAR
Visa requirement
No
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