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2018 Itinerary

20 Day Itinerary (Cape Town > Johannesburg)

  • Tour Code


  • Departure City

    Cape Town

  • Duration

    20 Day

  • Return City


Tour Inclusions

included in your price

  • Fully escorted by experienced Evergreen Cruises & Tours Local Guide
  • Knowledgeable local game rangers
  • ‘Must-see’ attractions
  • Authentic cultural experiences
  • Free airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Three night stay in Cape Town
  • Two night stay at a Kuzuko private game lodge in Addo National Park
  • Three night stay at Kruger National Park
  • Two night stay at Elephant Valley Lodge in Botswana near Victoria Falls
  • Two night cruise on board the Chobe Princess
  • Explore Cape Peninsula and enjoy the amazing views of the Cape of Good Hope from the summit of Cape Point
  • Enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain for spectacular views of Cape Town and the surrounding area - weather permitting
  • Take in the breathtaking views as you journey along the stunning Garden Route
  • Enjoy included game drives in Addo Elephant National Park
  • Marvel at mountain views in the Drakensberg Ranges at Cathedral Peak
  • Enjoy game drives in open safari vehicles in Kruger National Park
  • Tour the spectacular ‘Panorama Route’ between Kruger National Park and Johannesburg
  • Stand back in awe of Victoria Falls on your included tour of the Falls National Park
  • Cruise and game drive in Chobe National Park
  • Escorted by Chobe Princess guide

dining highlights

  • 36 superb meals including: 19 Full Buffet Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 3 Outdoor ‘Boma’ Dinners and 10 Dinners
  • In Kruger National Park, dine under the stars with your included bush dinners

you’re invited

  • Elephant Whispers interaction in Hazyview
  • Visit a local village in Zimbabwe
  • Day 1 Cape Town

    Welcome to South Africa, and to the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a welcome briefing from your Tour Director.
    Three Night Stay: Cape Town

  • Day 2 Cape Town

    Today explore the beautiful Cape Peninsula. Enjoy the spectacular views from the summit of Cape Point which looks out over the Cape of Good Hope, then visit Boulders Beach, home to the protected land based colony of African penguins. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Simons Town, where southern right whales can often be seen in the bay (seasonal).

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 3 Cape Town

    Enjoy a city tour including a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting), and a tour of the old colonial area finishing at the V&A Waterfront. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy the lively atmosphere of the Waterfront and city centre markets.

    Discover More: Township tour, Cape Winelands tour or Robben Island (additional cost)

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 4 Cape Town – Knysna

    Travel through the mountains of the Western Cape, passing through Grabouw famous for apple production and vineyards, then along the beautiful Garden Route to Knysna where your hotel is located on the waterfront overlooking Knysna lagoon. There are plenty of quality restaurants in the area for you to enjoy a free night dining.
    Two Night Stay: Knysna

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 5 Knysna

    Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the trendy shops and lovely views that Knsyna has to offer.

    Discover More: Tour to Monkeyland and Birds of Eden or a Lagoon Cruise (additional cost)

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 6 Knysna – Addo Elephant National Park

    Continue along the Garden Route through Plettenberg Bay and the beautiful Tsitsikamma Rainforest before arriving at Addo. With uninterrupted views of the Karoo Plains and the Zuurberg Mountains, your lodge lies in a private concession to the north of Addo Elephant National Park, the third largest national park in South Africa.
    Two Night Stay: Addo Elephant National Park

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 7 Addo Elephant National Park

    An early start for your morning game drive in open safari four wheel drive vehicles. Look out for close up photo opportunities of the ‘Big Five’. Return to the lodge for a buffet breakfast before some free time to relax. In the early afternoon, enjoy a traditional African high tea before afternoon game drive.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8 Port Elizabeth – Durban

    This morning take advantage of a further gamedrive (extra expense booked on tour) or relax in the lovely surrounds of your lodge and enjoy a late breakfast before checking out. Leaving Addo, we drive to Port Elizabeth airport for your flight to Durban (flight not included, book flight after 1:00pm).
    Overnight Stay: Durban

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 9 Drakensberg – Cathedral Peak

    Travel north into the magnificent World Heritage listed Drakensberg Ranges and through stunning mountain scenery, perched on the slopes of the 3004 metre Cathedral Peak. The Drakensberg Park is one of the most densely painted regions in Africa. Nestled in the unspoiled surroundings of the Drakensberg Ranges lies the Cathedral Peak Hotel, one of South Africa’s premier resort destinations.
    Two Night Stay: Cathedral Peak

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 10 Drakensberg

    Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of the Drakensberg Ranges. Simply relax in the perfectly manicured grounds or take a local excursion to see rock paintings or perhaps a bush trek to stunning viewpoints.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 11 Drakensberg – Swaziland

    Travel north through Natal, into the independent kingdom of Swaziland, where your hotel is located in a picturesque valley.
    Overnight Stay: Swaziland

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 12 Swaziland – Kruger National Park

    After a leisurely morning, leave the tiny kingdom and return to South Africa. Continuing into the lowveld region, arrive at the world famous Kruger National Park, one of Africa’s oldest National Parks and home to many hundreds of species of cats, antelope, as well as the ‘Big Five’. Drive by coach through the park to your hotel where you will enjoy an outdoor ‘boma’ highlight dinner (weather permitting) to taste some of the delights of Africa.
    Three Night Stay: Kruger National Park

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 13 Kruger National Park

    Enjoy a full day on safari including lunch inside the park. Tonight enjoy another ‘boma’ African style dinner (weather permitting) under the stars.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 14 Kruger National Park

    Relax this morning at the lodge with a late breakfast before departing for the picturesque town of Hazyview. You’re Invited: Visit Elephant Whispers, a project dedicated to securing the future of the African elephant. Experienced elephant handlers share their in-depth knowledge and you get a chance to get up close to these amazing animals.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 15 Panorama Route – Johannesburg

    Travel along the ‘Panorama Route’ and view the stunning Blyde River Canyon, the third largest canyon in the world, and one of Africa’s natural treasures. Visit the Bourke’s Luck Potholes and stop at World’s View. Leave the great escarpment behind and continue onto the ‘city of gold’, Johannesburg.
    Overnight Stay: Johannesburg

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 16 Johannesburg – Victoria Falls – Elephant Valley

    Morning transfer to the airport to meet your flight (flight not included) to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. On arrival tour one of the Seven  Wonders of the World, and one of the most spectacular natural sites, Victoria Falls. You’re Invited: Visit Chinotimba township to experience life in a truly African community. Later travel just across the Botswana border to your lodge at Elephant Valley, located around a waterhole frequently visited by wildlife. Tonight enjoy an outdoor ‘boma’ highlight dinner (weather permitting).
    Two Night Stay: Elephant Valley

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 17 Chobe National Park

    This morning is your cruise on the Chobe River, where hippo, elephant and buffalo inhabit the shallow waterways. Later enjoy lunch at the lodge and game drive along the banks of the Chobe River.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 18 Chobe Princess

    This morning join your river cruise ship, the Chobe Princess. Enjoy an afternoon sailing with sightings of hippo, elephant and buffalo a regular occurrence. Tonight enjoy dinner on board.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 19 Chobe Princess

    After breakfast on board enjoy bird watching, fishing, or other activities, or just relax on the upper deck watching the wildlife. This boutique vessel is small enough to navigate the smaller inlets and Chobe River which is a lot shallower than the Zambezi where the larger ships remain. Tonight watch the sunset over the Zambezi over a three course meal with wine and beer included.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 20 Disembarkation – Johannesburg

    Disembark your river cruise and transfer to Kasane airport for your flight (flight not included, book after midday) to Johannesburg. Transfer to your onward flight home or book extra nights in Johannesburg if required (book flight after 6pm).

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Pricing & Availability

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