Spend just over a month adventuring€ross Africa – your life will never be the same! Experience 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, and trek the wilderness areas of Chimanimani.
You will also be able to explore the ancient city of Great Zimbabwe, visit private game reserves, and finish your trip of a lifetime with the wonderous sight of Victoria Falls – as well as getting involved in some of the€tivities there, including whitewater rafting.
50% Simple Lodges/Hostels: 50% Camping 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
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
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
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