South Africa and Victoria Falls and Chobe Princess River Cruise

After witnessing the mesmerising beauty of Victoria Falls, you will spend two nights cruising along the Chobe River spotting hippo, elephants and buffalo.

20 Days
Cape Town to Johannesburg
From (AUD)
$ 10,880
Dates & Pricing

2019 Cape Town > Johannesburg

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EZGC
Duration:
20 days
Departure City:
Cape Town
Return City:
Johannesburg

20 Day Itinerary

  1. 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

  2. Day 2 - Cape Town

    Today, explore the beautiful Cape Peninsula. Enjoy the spectacular views from the summit of Cape Point, then visit Boulders Beach, home to the protected land based colony of African penguins. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Simons Town.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  3. Day 3 - Cape Town

    Enjoy a city tour including a cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting). The rest of the day is at leisure.
    Discover More: Township tour, Cape Winelands tour or Robben Island (additional cost).

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Cape Town – Knysna

    Travel through the mountains of the Western Cape then along the beautiful Garden Route to Knysna. This afternoon enjoy a sunset cruise.
    Overnight Stay: Knysna

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  5. Day 5 - Knysna – Addo Elephant National Park

    Continue along the Garden Route through Plettenberg Bay and the beautiful Tsitsikamma Rainforest before arriving at Addo Elephant National Park, the third largest national park in South Africa.
    Two Night Stay: Addo Elephant National Park

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - 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’ elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard. In the early afternoon, enjoy a traditional African high tea before your afternoon game drive. Return to the lodge where dinner is included.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Port Elizabeth – Durban

    Leaving Addo, drive to Port Elizabeth for your flight to Durban (flight not included, book flight after 1:00pm).
    Overnight Stay: Durban

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Drakensberg – Cathedral Peak

    Travel north into the magnificent World Heritage listed Drakensberg Ranges through stunning mountain scenery before arriving at your hotel, perched on the slopes of the 3004 metre Cathedral Peak.
    Two Night Stay: Cathedral Peak 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Drakensberg

    Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of the Drakensberg Ranges.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Drakensberg – Swaziland

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Swaziland – Kruger National Park

    Continue to the world famous Kruger National Park, home to many hundreds of species, cats, antelope, as well as the ‘Big Five’. Drive by coach through the park to your hotel where you 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

  12. Day 12 - Kruger National Park

    Start early this morning for your game drive in customised open safari vehicles. A light bush lunch is included before your afternoon game drive commences.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Kruger National Park

    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.

    Travel along the ‘Panorama Route’ and view the stunning Blyde River Canyon, the third largest canyon in the world.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Johannesburg

    This morning travel to South Africa’s largest city Johannesburg.
    Overnight Stay: Johannesburg

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  15. Day 15 - Johannesburg – Victoria Falls

    Depart the hotel this morning for your transfer to the airport to meet your flight (flight not included) to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. On arrival, see one of the most spectacular natural sites, Victoria Falls. You’re Invited: Travel to Chinotimba township to experience life in a truly African community. Enjoy a cruise on the Zambezi at sunset.
    Overnight Stay: Victoria Falls

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Victoria Falls – Elephant Valley

    Travel just across the Botswana border to your lodge at Elephant Valley. Tonight, enjoy an included outdoor ‘boma’ dinner (weather permitting).
    Two Night Stay: Elephant Valley

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Chobe National Park

    This morning is your cruise on the Chobe River, where hippo, elephant and buffalo inhabit the shallow waterways. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

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
  • Overnight stay at Victoria Falls
  • Two night stay at Elephant Valley Lodge in Botswana near Victoria Falls
  • Two night cruise on board the Chobe Princess
  • 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’
  • Stand back in awe of Victoria Falls on your included tour of the Falls National Park
  • Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River
  • Cruise and game drive in Chobe National Park
  • Escorted by Chobe Princess guide
  • Explore Cape Peninsula and enjoy the amazing views of the Cape of Good Hope from the summit of Cape Point

Dining highlights
  • 38 superb meals including:19 Full Buffet Breakfasts (FB), 5 Lunches (L), 3 Outdoor ‘Boma’ Dinners (HD) & 11 Dinners (D)
  • 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

Pricing & Availability