This€tion-packed overland adventure from Johannesburg in South Africa, to Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River, is ideal for the overland traveller who wants to enjoy varied wildlife and forever changing landscapes.
You will take in the mountainous kingdom of Swaziland, as well as some of the best attractions Zimbabwe has to offer including the rugged beauty of Chimanimani, ancient city of Great Zimbabwe. Then the tour moves on to some of Southern Africa’s best, yet lesser-known, national parks abundant with wildlife. Finally, what better way to finish your adventure of a lifetime than gazing in awe at the world-famous Victoria Falls?
50% Simple Lodges/Hostels: 50% Camping Day 1 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 2 to 4 Swaziland
Mbabane - capital of this mountainous kingdom
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Days 5 to 7 South Africa
Kruger National Park - game drives in overland truck
Hot Springs of Tshipise - swim in the naturally hot swimming pools
Days 8 to 10 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 11 to 15 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 16 to 19 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 19 Days - Africa - Overland Adventures Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website
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