Experience luxury, convenience and exclusivity on our Southern Africa Private Safari. Expect exclusive treatment and memorable experiences from the moment you arrive. This unique itinerary has been tailor made by our travel experts ensuring a seamless journey that combines comfort, style and luxury to create the best Safari Southern Africa has to offer!
On this Southern Africa Private Safari you will visit the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town followed by a safari in the Kruger National Park for abundant game viewings. From there travel to Northern Botswana’s Chobe National Park and end your trip at the spectacular Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe to relax and unwind.
Aircraft – The Learjet 45 / King Air 200 / The Pilatus PC 12
Choose between 3 aircraft. The Learjet 45 is a pressurized multi engine executive jet offering 30 kg’s (66 lbs) luggage per passenger – in soft bags. Cruising between 41,000 ft and 45,000 ft altitude. The King Air 200 is a pressurized multi engine turbo prop aircraft. Cruising between 25,000 ft and 27,000 ft altitude. Luggage is limited to 20 kg’s (44 lbs) per passenger in soft bags. Passengers: 8. The Pilatus PC 12 is a pressurized single engine turbo prop aircraft. Cruising between 25,000 ft and 27,000 ft altitude. Luggage is limited to 20 kg’s (44 lbs) per passenger in soft bags. Passengers: 8
Private Guided Tour
You will be accompanied by a company representative or expert guide on your journey. These individuals have been carefully selected for their expertise and local knowledge, ensuring an effortless and stress free vacation for you! This is a private guided tour for a maximum of 6 travelers.
Our aim is to make your transfers as quick and enjoyable as possible to ensure maximum relaxation time at your destination and minimize travel time. Apart from your chosen aircraft, you will also enjoy other exclusive transfers on your journey. This includes open game drive vehicles and exclusive vehicle transfers in Cape Town.
Private Game Drives
Safari Lodges are located on Private Concessions within world renowned National Parks. As such, only game viewing vehicles belonging to the lodges may traverse these territories. This low vehicle density affords guests up close and undisturbed game viewing opportunities, while marveling at the skill of the guides and trackers as they interpret the signs of the bush. Dawn and dusk game drives forge the rhythm of your safari. Rove widely yet comfortably in open game viewing vehicles, encountering Africa’s creatures and pristine wilderness. Each vehicle comprises a driver/guide as well as an experienced tracker, who takes up a position at the front of the vehicle, searching for animal spoor on the gravel roads.
Natural Beauty and Culinary Delights
Internationally acclaimed and celebrated, Cape Town’s most inspiring feature remains its magnificent setting. The iconic Table Mountain stands proud, beckoning travelers from far and wide. Jagged peaks, pristine white beaches and a sensational coastline are as captivating as the talented and diverse people who call the city home. As the name suggests, the Cape Winelands produce some of the finest wines in the world. Yet the region has so much to offer in addition. The history of the Huguenot settlers and the journey of wine varietals through to private vintage car museums, monuments, award winning restaurants, dramatic mountain scenery and a vibrant student community courtesy of Stellenbosch University.
The Greater Kruger
Big 5 Game Viewing
An immense game reserve, the Kruger National Park stretches approximately 360 km from north to south and comprises approximately 2 million hectares of wilderness. This world famous destination offers immaculate wildlife experiences, notably due to its size and number of bio-diverse regions under conservation. With over 140 mammal species, 500+ bird species and 336 tree species there are unlimited sightings and experiences to be had. The diversity and density of animals is almost unparalleled with the iconic species – elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah, rhino, wild dog, giraffe and hippo all calling Kruger National Park home.
Chobe National Park, also known as the land of the giants, is home to the largest population of elephants in the world.
Located in northern Botswana, excellent game viewing and birding is on offer with more than 75 mammal species and 450 bird species to be found. Game viewing can be enjoyed both on open game vehicles as well as by boat on the majestic Chobe River. It is Botswana’s first national park and the third largest by size, but remains the most biologically diverse. The first inhabitants of the Chobe area were the San Bushmen, whose rock paintings are still found in the park. The reserve encompasses three distinct wilderness regions namely the Savuti, Chobe Riverfront and the Okavango-like Linyanti Marshes.
The Victoria Falls
Described as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, this dramatic waterfall forms a border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It plummets approximately 108 meters over basalt cliffs into the ‘Boiling Pot’ and stretches almost 2 kilometres wide. However it is neither the highest nor widest waterfall in the world, but is considered to be the largest waterfall in the world based on a single sheet of cascading water. The indigenous people appropriately named it Mosi–oa-Tunya which translated means the Smoke that Thunders. Being incorporated into the Zambezi National Park, visiting the indigenous Rain Forest which benefits from the rising.
Day 1 - Your Journey Begins!
Upon your arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be transferred to your hotel at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront where you will spend the first 3 nights.
Take in views of the beautiful waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the private marina from the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront in Cape Town. Click on the link for more information about the hotel: Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel
Days 2-3 - Explore Cape Town – The Mother City
Cape Town lies on a dramatic coastline of pristine white beaches and icy waters, overlooked by the iconic flat-topped Table Mountain. A City Tour is on the agenda for the first day where you will visit the most famous sights, from Camps Bay, to Clifton Beach, and Table Mountain. Your second day is spent exploring the wine farms in Stellenbosch. The beautiful Cape Winelands produce some of the world’s top wines.
Day 2: Breakfast & City Tour; Day 3: Breakfast & Winelands Tour
Day 4 - Travel to the Kruger Park
Upon your arrival at Cape Town International Airport, a representative will escort you to a private lounge to connect onto your chosen aircraft that will take you to the Kruger National Park. From there you will be transferred to your game lodge where you will spend the next 3 nights.
Imbali Safari Lodge is the perfect departure point for your African Safari. Experience magnificent wildlife sightings in the heart of the Kruger National Park – Africa’s most iconic game reserve. Click on the link for more information about the lodge: Imbali Safari Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, All non-premium beverages, Evening Game Drive
Days 5-6 - Big 5 Game Viewing
Enjoy an early morning game drive with a coffee in the African Bush followed by a delicious breakfast at the Lodge. You have the rest of the day to relax before your evening game drive that will be a thrill! You can also choose to go on a Bush Walk or sleep-in instead of the early morning game drive - you have the freedom to plan your day!
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, All non-premium beverages, Morning and Evening Game Drives
Day 7 - Warm Hospitality and Wildlife await in Chobe!
After breakfast, travel by road transfer to Skukuza Airport for your flight to Kasane, Botswana. From Kasane you will be transferred by road to the lodge for the next 3 nights. Chobe National Park, also known as the land of the giants, is home to the largest population of elephants in the world.
Chobe Under Canvas is situated in the park’s northern reaches, ideally positioned close to the river. Click on the link for more information about the lodge: &Beyond Chobe Under Canvas
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, All non-premium beverages, Evening Game Drive
Days 8-9 - Discover Chobe National Park
You are in the capable hands of &Beyond to experience the best Botswana has to offer! Chobe Under Canvas is situated in the park’s northern reaches, ideally positioned close to the river. Live the adventure of a lifetime as close to nature as you can get.
Morning Game Drive, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, All non-premium beverages, Evening Game Drive
Day 10 - Travel to the Victoria Falls
After breakfast, you will travel by road to the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe where you will spend the last 3 nights.
The Victoria Falls Safari Club is situated within the magnificent grounds of the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge resort, this luxury club is a place where African history and the enchanting power of nature blend with exotic modern comforts and brings an atmosphere of exclusive African distinctiveness. Click on the link for more information about the lodge: Victoria Falls Safari Club
Breakfast & Dinner
Days 11-12 - The Victoria Falls - one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World
Indulge in breakfast with a view. One day you will enjoy a guided Tour of the Falls and a Zambezi Dinner Cruise, and the last evening a Boma Dinner and Drum Show.