Cape Town To Victoria Falls (35 Days) Southern Explorer

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 347

From: £1685.00

50% Simple Lodges/Hostels: 50% CampingExperience stunning scenery, vibrant cities and abundant wildlife on this overland journey from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. View the big five in some of Southern Africa’s most renowned national parks, including Addo, Kruger, Matobo and Hwange. Take in swathes of deserted beaches, dense forests and seaside towns in South Africa. Travel through the mountainous kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland, trek the wilderness areas of Chimanimani, explore the ancient city of Great Zimbabwe, visit private game reserves and what better way to finish the trip than the adventure and adrenaline mecca of Victoria Falls. Days 1 to 3 Cape Town

Cape Agulhas - Africa’s most southerly point

Hermanus/Gansbaai -  spot Southern Right, Humpback whales, (Aug - Dec) and Great White sharks

Days 4 to 7 Little Karoo

Cango Calcite Caves

Ostrich farm - learn more about the world’s largest bird

Garden Route

Tsitsikamma Forest - mountain biking, ziplining, and the world’s highest bungy jump

Addo Elephant Nat. Park - the BIG 5 - lion, rhino, elephant, leopard, buffalo

Days 8 to 10 Wild Coast - deserted beaches and awesome scenery

Aliwal North Hot Springs

Days 11 to 13 Lesotho

Malealea Lodge - waterfalls, cool rock pools ideal for swimming, pony trekking and peaceful hikes in the surrounding hills 

Thabo Bosiu or Mt. Moorosi (time & weather permitting)

Days 14 to 16 South Africa

Drakensburg Mountains - a UNESCO world heritage site for their outstanding natural beauty.

Royal Natal National Park-great hiking and landscapes

Johannesburg

Day 17 Johannesburg - tour down a Goldmine at Gold Reef City, visit Soweto and the former home of Nelson Mandela, local shabeens (bars) or the Apartheid Museum

Days 18 to 20 Swaziland

Mbabane - capital of this mountainous kingdom

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Days 21 to 23 South Africa

Kruger National Park - game drives in overland truck

Hot Springs of Tshipise - swim in the naturally hot swimming pools

Days 24 to 26 Zimbabwe

Limpopo -overnight on banks of Limpopo River and wildlife drive through bushveld. Lots of elephants here May-Oct

Eastern Highlands - Chimanimani National Park - an opportunity to hike through this vast mountain wilderness area bordering Mozambique or visit Bridal Veil falls, enjoy the surrounding scenery from this sleepy village

Days 27 to 31 Great Zimbabwe Ruins - this ancient ruined city, is the largest stone structure ever built south of the Sahara and is where the name ’Zimbabwe’ comes from-’houses of stone’

We visit a privately run game reserve, where you can go game viewing on horse back, amongst other€tivities - makes for a very different experience!

Matobo National Park - a safari with a difference! Allowing you to game walk to get up close and see the elusive Black Rhino

Cecil Rhodes’ Grave & Ancient Rock Paintings

Days 32 to 35 Hwange National Park – game drive and guided walking safari in search of large elephant herds. Also visit to a Wild Dog Sanctuary

Victoria Falls - view these spectacular falls from Zimbabwe or Zambia, and try your hand at grade 5 whitewater rafting, and kayaking trips. Something for all - Flight of Angels (microlite or helicopter), sunset cruises, gorge swing, abseil, bungy jump, jet boating and more! - Adrenaline Heaven 35 Days - Africa - Overland Adventures Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website

Departures

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03/10/2018 06/11/2018 Places Availabl £1685.00
04/11/2018 08/12/2018 Sold Out £1685.00
06/12/2018 09/01/2019 Sold Out £1685.00
23/01/2019 26/02/2019 Places Availabl £1685.00
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30/10/2019 03/12/2019 Places Availabl £1685.00
28/11/2019 01/01/2020 Places Availabl £1685.00

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