Southern Africa Overland: Cape Town, Falls & Kruger

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Cape Town to Johannesburg

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Like action, adventure, and wildlife documentaries? Then you’re going to flat-out love this trip. The itinerary reads like a special double-issue of your favourite travel mag: towering sand dunes, impossibly deep canyons, wildlife safari drives in Etosha, Kruger, and Matobo National Parks, the bone-shaking roar of Victoria Falls, traditional dinner and dance, campouts under a sprawling blanket of stars — and that’s just the start! With expert CEOs (Chief Experience Officers) and loads of optional activities available, you’ll run out of time before you run out of things to do, see, and experience.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, Swartwater Your G for Good Moment: Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop, Windhoek Your G for Good Moment: Dqae Qare San Lodge & Camp, Dekar Your G for Good Moment: Lusumpuko Women's Club Lunch, Victoria Falls Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends Your Discover Moment: Swakopmund Your Discover Moment: Victoria Falls
  • Fish River Canyon and Spitzkoppe entrances
  • Etosha and Kruger National Parks with wildlife safari drives
  • Waterberg Plateau visit
  • Okavango Delta overnight bush camping excursion
  • Guided rhino walk and open vehicle wildlife safari drive in Matobo National Park
  • Traditional dinner and local dancing
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Cruise the okavango delta in a traditional canoe
  • Meet the san bushmen
  • Marvel at fish river canyon
  • Spot the "big five" in etosha and kruger national parks
  • Discover the less-visited zimbabwe

Itinerary

Cape Town Arrive at any time. Tonight, get to know your group on your first night out together in Cape Town. After a brief welcome meeting or dinner out together head to the clubs on Long Street to explore the vibrant nightlife. Put those dancing shoes on and get to know your fellow travel buddies as the adventure begins.
Cape Town/Cederberg View dramatic Western Cape scenery, visit the G Adventures supported !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, camp on a farm, and opt to sip on local wine.
Cederberg/Orange River Travel past large plantations of rooibos tea. Opt to take a canoe trip on the scenic Orange River.
Orange River/Fish River Canyon Cross the border into Namibia, and enjoy the sunset at the Fish River Canyon.
Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert Explore the natural wonders of this bizarre desert environment.
Namib Desert Explore the Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area. Then opt to continue on to the breathtaking Sossusvlei Dunes, and climb the breathtaking Dune 45.
Namib Desert/Swakopmund Cross the void region of the Namib Desert along with a few dry mountain passes to the adrenaline capital of Swakopmund.
Swakopmund 


Swakopmund is one of the adventure capitals of Africa. Enjoy a free day to relax or get the adrenaline pumping. Choose from sky diving, or dune boarding, just to name a few options.
Swakopmund/Spitzkoppe Travel north to the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe.
Spitzkoppe/Etosha National Park Enter Etosha National Park and enjoy a short safari drive in the Lando as you drive towards our camp.
Etosha National Park Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the Lando. Opt to take an open vehicle safari drive in the afternoon/night.
Etosha National Park/Waterberg Plateau Head south from Etosha to the Waterberg Plateau. Spend the afternoon hiking the trails of the national park, or relaxing by the pool.
Waterberg Plateau/Windhoek Transfer to Windhoek and visit the G Adventures supported Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop for an included lunch.
Windhoek/D'kar Spend the night at the G Adventures supported Dqae Qare San Lodge & Camp, and meet the local San Bushmen. Optional walk to learn survival skills from the locals.
D'kar/Maun Opt to take a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta to get a birds-eye view of the area.
Maun/Okavango Delta Enjoy wildlife walks, a traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) and birding on an overnight excursion into the Okavango Delta.
Okavango Delta/Gweta Camp under ancient baobab trees.
Gweta/Kasane Opt to embark on a wildlife-viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River or take an open safari vehicle wildlife safari drive inside Chobe National Park.
Kasane/Victoria Falls Start your visit to Zimbabwe with traditional lunch prepared by the G Adventures supported Lusumpuko Women's Club.
Victoria Falls Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
Victoria Falls Spend the day exploring your beautiful surroundings. Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
Victoria Falls/Matobo National Park Rise early to start the long but scenic drive to Matobo National Park.
Matobo National Park Walk with rhinos and enjoy an open vehicle wildlife safari drive in Matobo National Park.
Matobo National Park/Tshipise Cross the border into South Africa, and relax in the warm water mineral pool at our campsite.
Tshipise/Kruger National Park Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the Lando in the Kruger National Park.
Kruger National Park/Greater Kruger Area Witness spectacular wildlife on a wildlife safari drive in the Lando, or opt to upgrade to a 4x4 safari vehicle.
Greater Kruger Area/Johannesburg Drive back to South Africa's largest city.
Johannesburg Depart at any time.
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