18-to-Thirtysomethings: Kruger, Falls & Zimbabwe (DZKF)
Countries Visited: South Africa, Zimbabwe Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout Private transport to out-of-the-way places in order to keep your gear stowed and secure
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Camping
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 22, avg 18.
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
Accommodations: Participation camping (6 nts), simple hotel (1 nt).
Spot the Big Five in Kruger National Park, gaze out across Victoria Falls, observe wildlife from a 4x4 in Matobo National Park, experience local dancing, discover the less-visited Zimbabwe.
For once-in-a-lifetime chances to see wildlife in the flesh (or fur), Southern Africa can't be topped. This trip offers a fully immersive, unyieldingly authentic experience of the natural and cultural wonders of this incredible region. In Zimbabwe's Matobo National Park, you'll track rhinos on foot and see the resident wildlife on an open-vehicle safari drive, search for the Big Five, in South Africa's Kruger National Park, and witness the unique traditional dances of the local people. This is the Africa youve seen in all those incredible travel photos, but right before your eyes.
|Offer valid through 9/30/2019|
|Day 1||Victoria Falls||Day 1 Victoria Falls|
Victoria Falls is great base to kick-off a southern African adventure to see some natural wonders and take part in some exciting activities. Arrive before your tour starts and opt to get up close (and wet from the spray) while awing at the immense Victoria Falls, raft the whitewater of the mighty Zambezi, or for the more adventurous, bungee jump with Victoria Falls in view. Additional Notes: Please make sure you have all of the necessary visas for this tour by the time of the welcome meeting. It is very important to read the visa section in our trip details to make sure which visas you will need, if any. Please note that not all nationalities are able to obtain a visa on arrival at the border. Your accommodation is in Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and NOT Livingstone (Zambia). Please make sure you have the necessary visa. Please note that the entrance fee to the Victoria Falls is not included in the tour. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Matobo National Park||Day 2 Victoria Falls/Matobo National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Rise early to start the long but scenic drive to Matobo National Park. Transport: Lando (6.00 hour(s), 475km)
|Day 3||Matobo National Park||Day 3 Matobo National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Walk with rhinos and enjoy an open vehicle wildlife safari drive in Matobo National Park. Included Activities: Guided Rhino Walk Open Vehicle Wildlife Safari Drive
|Day 4||Tshipise||Day 4 Matobo National Park/Tshipise (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Cross the border into South Africa, and relax in the hot springs at our campsite. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Zimbabwe - South Africa) Transport: Lando (7.00 hour(s), 600km)
|Day 5||Kruger National Park||Day 5 Tshipise/Kruger National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Welcome to wildlife country! The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Search for lions, elephants, rhinos, and many other animals in one of Africa's greatest wildlife areas on a full-day wildlife safari drive. Included Activities: Kruger Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Lando (6.00 hour(s))
|Day 6||Greater Kruger Area||Day 6 Kruger National Park/Greater Kruger Area (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Enjoy a traditional dinner and local dancing in the evening. Included Activities: Kruger Wildlife Safari Drive Traditional Dinner and Local Dancing Transport: Lando (7.00 hour(s), 200km)
|Day 7||Johannesburg||Day 7 Greater Kruger Area/Johannesburg (1B, 1L)|
Continue to Johannesburg, the economic heart of South Africa and the largest city in the country. Transport: Lando (8.00 hour(s), 407km)
|Day 8||Johannesburg||Day 8 Johannesburg (1B)|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
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