Splendors of South Africa & Victoria Falls with Botswana

15 nights | Cape Town to Johannesburg

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Travel Dates

Various dates in 2024 & 2025

Sale Ends

Apr 30, 2024

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$15,661 per person
Splendors Of South Africa Victoria Falls With Botswana

South Africa, with its breathtaking landscapes, vibrant cultures, and world-renowned safaris, provides a unique blend of adventure and heritage.  

Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is known as "The Smoke That Thunders," and is one of the largest and most famous waterfalls on the planet, twice the height of Niagara Falls it provides spectacular views that will leave you in awe of nature's power and beauty. 
Botswana’s pristine wilderness areas like the Okavango Delta, offers an exclusive safari experience where you can witness some of the planet's most endangered species, and provides the chance to get up-close to wildlife in their natural habitat, including the ‘big 5’.  
Together, these destinations offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the rich tapestry of Africa's natural wonders, making them must-visit locations on any traveller's bucket list. Stay in a private game reserve for the ultimate safari experience in South Africa. Watch the sunset at Drakensburg Mountains. Visit Boulders Beach to see a colony of endangered African penguins and revel in a glamping experience at Kadizora Camp. 
Globus have packed everything you need for an amazing adventure; from hand-selected accommodations and included VIP access to the most iconic sights, to dining, the friendly insights of Globus Tour Directors and Local Guides, and intra-tour flights between destinations. 


Your Tour Includes:

  • 15 nights First-Class or Superior First-Class accommodation with private bath or shower. Includes hotel taxes, porterage, tips and service charges  

  • Most Meals including 15 breakfasts; 9 lunches; 9 dinners.

  • Services of a Tour Director

  • Transport by private, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi (where available). 

  • We’ve packed everything you need for an amazing adventure—from hand-selected accommodations and included VIP access to the world’s most iconic sights to dining and the friendly expertise of Globus Tour Directors and Local Guides, and intra-tour flights between destinations.

  • On safari, you’ll enjoy the expertise of a professional Ranger and experienced Game Tracker aboard your open-air 4-wheel-drive safari vehicle. Plus, in Botswana, you’ll have the chance to experience game viewing from the water with boat cruises and mokoro (dug-out canoe) excursions!


Scroll down for a more detailed day-by-day itinerary

Day 1
Arrive in Capetown, South Africa
Day 2
Day 3
Capetown - Cape Peninsula Excursion
Day 4
Day 5
Capetown - Hoedspruit - Makalali Private Game Reserve (Greater Kruger National Park Area)
Day 6
Day 7
Day 8
Makalali - Hoedspruit - Johannesburg
Day 9
Day 10
Johannesburg - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Day 11
Victoria Falls
Day 12
Victoria Falls - Chobe National Park Area, Botswana
Day 13
Day 14
Chobe - Okavango Delta
Day 15
Okavango Delta
Day 16
Okavango Delta - Johannesburg


  • Embark on a remarkable journey with a stay in a private game reserve, providing an exclusive and immersive safari experience in the heart of South Africa's diverse wildlife. 

  • Marvel at the mesmerizing sunset over the Drakensberg Mountains, where the changing hues of the sky paint a breathtaking canvas. 

  • Visit Boulders Beach, a pristine haven that hosts a colony of endangered African penguins. Walk along the sandy shores and observe these charming creatures in their natural habitat, providing a unique opportunity to witness their playful antics and conservation efforts.

  • Indulge in the luxury of a glamping experience at Kadizora Camp, nestled in a pristine natural environment. Immerse yourself in the comfort of well-appointed tents, combining the thrill of camping with the sophistication of a resort. This unique accommodation choice allows you to be surrounded by the sounds of nature while enjoying the modern amenities and personalized service.

  • Each of these experiences contributes to a well-rounded and enriching journey, offering you a deep connection with the natural wonders and wildlife of South Africa.

Day-by-day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Capetown, South Africa  
Motherly Love Welcome to Cape Town, commonly referred to as the "Mother City" by locals, as it was home to the first European settlement in South Africa. Hotel check-in is available mid-afternoon. 

Day 2: Capetown 
City Sights and & Soaring Heights Start at the Grand Parade to see the Castle of Good Hope and City Hall. Walk to see more of Cape Town's landmarks including St. George's Cathedral, Parliament, and The Company's Garden. Then, explore the [LF] Bo-Kaap neighbourhood, also known as the Malay Quarter, including a visit to the Bo-Kaap Museum. After a traditional Malay lunch, enjoy a scenic cable-car ride to the top of Table Mountain for stunning 360-degree views over the city. (B,L,D)

Local Favourite: Urban Rainbow. Founded by former slaves in the 1750s, Bo-Kaap is a melting pot of cultures within its National Heritage sites. Stroll past vibrantly hued houses ranging from lime-green and pink to orange, reflective of Dutch and British architecture. Your Local Guide shares fascinating stories of this lively neighbourhood where the aromas of fragrant spices waft from local restaurants and spice shops. 

Day 3: Cape Town - Cape Peninsula Excursion  
Rocky Coast & Beach Life Take a scenic drive along stunning Chapman's Peak Drive en route to Cape Point Nature Reserve. Stop at the Cape of Good Hope before arriving at Cape Point. Ride a funicular to the steps of the old lighthouse with panoramic views of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. After lunch, visit Boulders Beach to see a colony of endangered African penguins. Free time this evening. (B,L)

Tour Highlight: Tuxedo Junction. Jackets aren't required on Boulders Beach, even though the residents look dressed to the hilt. The only penguins found on the continent, African penguins are known for the unique sound they make. Colonies can be found from southern Namibia all the way around the South African coast, and Boulders Beach is the premiere viewing spot. 

Day 4: Cape Town 
Free to Wander Full day at leisure for your own discoveries in this beautiful city. (B)

Free Time Tips: Explore More: Today, consider exploring the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take an excursion to the stunning Cape Winelands for wine tasting, or go whale watching in nearby Hermanus (Jun-Oct.). Optional excursions are available for purchase with My Account. 

Day 5: Cape Town - Hoedspruit - Makalali Private Game Reserve (Greater Kruger National Park Area) 
Operation Safari Fly to Hoedspruit and transfer to Makalali Private Game Reserve. Arrive in the home to an abundance of wildlife including the "Big 5"-lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. Climb aboard your custom safari vehicle for an afternoon game drive with a skilled tracker and professional Ranger. Sip sundowner drinks before returning to your lodge for dinner. (B,D)

Tour Highlight: Accommodation Spotlight:  Staying in a private game reserve is the ultimate safari experience in South Africa. Go off-road to get close to the wildlife at Makalali Main Lodge, a stylish lodge featuring regional African cuisine, bar/lounge, pool, and spa facilities. Each spacious room features views from a private balcony, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, safe, and a large ensuite bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers! 

Day 6: Makalali
Makalali Magic Rise early for coffee and tea before your morning game drive. Keep an eye out for big cats after their night of hunting. Other animals you may see include kudu, impala, giraffe, hippo, cheetah, spotted hyena, wildebeest, and more. Return for breakfast mid-morning, followed by time to relax at your lodge. Afternoon game drive with sundowner drinks. (B,L,D)

Tour Highlight: Sundown Drinks.  As the sun sets over the majestic Drakensburg Mountains, enjoy a memorable happy hour in the bush in the nostalgic tradition of early safari explorers. 

Day 7: Makalali 
Spotting Skills Sharpen your game-spotting skills on your morning and afternoon game drives. Watch for African buffalo, reintroduced to the area after an absence of more than 50 years, reuniting the "Big Five" to roam freely in the Greater Makalali Nature Reserve. (B,L,D)

Free Time Tips: Explore More: When not on a game drive, do as the lions do with a rest in the heat of the day. Enjoy your lodge amenities, swim in the pool, pamper yourself with a wellness treatment, kick back on a viewing deck or your private balcony to watch nearby wildlife. 

Day 8: Makalali - Hoedspruit - Johannesburg 
A Jaunt to Joburg Enjoy a final game drive this morning before boarding your flight from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg. Free time late afternoon and evening. (B) 

Day 9: Johannesburg 
From the Dark Enters Light Guided sightseeing includes a visit to [LF] Soweto (Southwestern Township) and Constitution Hill, a museum that tells the story of South Africa's journey to democracy. (B,L)

Local Favourite: A Beacon of Light:  Soweto, the largest township in the country, is a part of South Africa's turbulent past, but this multicultural area is also a reflection of today and hope for tomorrow. Your Local Guide shares insightful stories as you see the Hector Pieterson Memorial and the former neighbourhoods of Nobel Peace Prize winners, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Nelson Mandela, featuring the Mandela House-former home of the legendary human rights leader. 

Day 10: Johannesburg - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 
Zoom to Zimbabwe & Sunset Sensations Fly to Zimbabwe and transfer to your hotel. Take a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. The remainder of the evening is at your leisure. (B)

Tour Highlight: The River Wild:  Transfer to the Zambezi River's edge and board the cruise boat. You'll be treated like royalty as you take in the scenery and watch for wildlife while sipping and sampling from a selection of included drinks and canapés. Your cruise culminates in a spectacular African sunset! 

Day 11: Victoria Falls  
Smoke on the Water Take a guided walk at Victoria Falls, or Mosi-oa-Tunya (the smoke that thunders), as the locals call it, due to the clouds of mist produced by the cascading cataracts. Learn about the history of the falls and fascinating facts about the local flora and fauna with plentiful photo opportunities. Free time late morning and early afternoon. Your Tour Director hosts a riverside farewell dinner this evening. (B,D)

Free Time tips: Explore More: Soar high above the falls on an optional helicopter ride or visit a nearby village to experience the local culture. Optional excursions are available for purchase at My Account. 

Day 12: Victoria Falls - Chobe National Park Area, Botswana  
Brilliant Botswana Transfer by road to the Chobe National Park area. Board an afternoon river cruise on the Chobe River for game viewing. (B,L,D) 

Day 13: Chobe 
Where the Wild Things Are Morning and afternoon game activities: choice of game drive in Chobe National Park or boat excursion on the Chobe River. Enjoy time at your lodge during the heat of the day. (B,L,D)

Tour Highlight: Land of the Giants: Chobe National Park offers safari-goers the experience of a lifetime! Considered the best place in Africa to see the largest elephants in the world, Chobe's pachyderm population is estimated to be 120,000 - the largest elephant concentration in Africa. 

Day 14: Chobe - Okavango Delta  
Dynamic Delta Fly to the Okavango Delta- one of Africa's greatest safari areas and the largest inland delta in the world. This vast area features various ecosystems-wetlands, mopane forest, flood plains, and dry savannah woodland. Game-viewing activities range from morning and afternoon game drives to mokoro (dugout canoe) excursions and bush walks. Embark on your choice of game activity prior to dinner. (B,L,D)

Accommodation Spotlight Game for Glamping:  Experience a truly intimate safari experience at Kadizora Camp with just 13 traditional tents. The camp features a comfortable lounge, bar, dining area, and inviting swimming pool. Each tent is positioned for ultimate privacy and seclusion plus features a luxurious en-suite bathroom and deck with spectacular views. 

Day 15: Okavango Delta 
Exhilarating Encounters Take your choice of morning and/or afternoon game activities with time to enjoy camp amenities in between. (B,L,D)

Tour Highlight: A River Runs Through it: Glide quietly through narrow river channels of the Okavango Delta on a traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) for a chance to view wildlife from an entirely unique perspective! 

Day 16: Okavango Delta - Johannesburg 
Safe travels until we meet again! Fly to Johannesburg (via Maun) where your tour ends at the airport. Schedule departing flights after 7 pm. (B) 

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