Mists of Africa: 12-day vacation in South Africa & Victoria Falls
Day 1: En Route
Depart from home; en route to Cape Town, South Africa.
Day 2: Cape Town
Today we arrive in Cape Town, South Africa where we are met by our Lark Tours guide. We then transfer to the Cape Grace Hotel located in the exclusive Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and check into our Luxury rooms.
Cape Grace Hotel (dinner)
Day 3: Cape Town
Today we embark on a private tour of the magnificent Cape Peninsula, also known as the Cape of Good Hope. This all-day tour includes stops at Duiker Island to watch the seal colony, at Boulders Beach where the endemic African Penguins live, and at Cape Point.
Cape Grace Hotel (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 4: Cape Town
We begin the day by visiting the top of Table Mountain, where the views overlooking the city and the Atlantic Ocean are fabulous. We then briefly tour the City Bowl on our way to the Cape Winelands, where we visit vineyards and taste famous South African wines.
Cape Grace Hotel (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 5: Cape Town/Victoria Falls
Today we depart for Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Our hotel, the Victoria Falls Hotel, offers outstanding views overlooking the magnificent
falls. That afternoon we visit the breathtaking Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Upon seeing these falls, David Livingstone remarked "scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight."
Victoria Falls Hotel (lunch, dinner)
Day 6: Victoria Falls
Today we embark on an early morning elephant-back safari through the bush surrounding Victoria Falls. Next we set off on a helicopter ride over the Falls, where the aerial views are stunning. We conclude the day with an evening cruise on the mighty Zambezi River.
Victoria Falls Hotel (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 7: Victoria Falls/Johannesburg
Today we transfer to The Michelangelo, one of Johannesburg's premier hotels, en route to MalaMala Game Reserve.
The Michelangelo (breakfast, dinner)
Day 8: Johannesburg/MalaMala Game Reserve
We transfer to MalaMala Game Reserve, located in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park. That afternoon we embark on a thrilling safari.
MalaMala Game Reserve (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 9 & 10: MalaMala Game Reserve
We spend the next two days on safari in search of all the magnificent wildlife Africa has to offer, from herds of elephants, to lions on the hunt, to elusive leopards, and everything in between. When we're not on safari, we spend time relaxing, enjoying MalaMala's fine cuisine, and soaking in the African surroundings.
MalaMala Game Reserve (all meals)
Day 11: MalaMala Game Reserve/Johannesburg
After one last safari we transfer back to Johannesburg where we board our international flights home.
Day 12: En Route
We arrive back home and share all our fabulous stories and photos with friends and family
Trip Departs: Daily
Trip Length: 12 days
Highlights: Cape Town, Victoria Falls, and MalaMala Game Reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park
PRICE PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
Low Season (Jan 11 - Jan 31; April 1 - June 30)
High Season (Feb 1 - March 31; July 1 - Dec 14)
Peak Season (Dec 15 - Jan 10)
International flights to Cape Town and from Johannesburg are not included. Necessary flights within Africa (Cape Town to Victoria Falls to Johannesburg to MalaMala to Johannesburg) are not included.
All meals, entrance fees and participations costs for all activities, sightseeing, etc, accommodations, ground transportation, conservation and park fees, taxes, and expert guides, all as outlined in the itinerary. Prices also include comprehensive travel insurance as well as complimentary flight arrangements upon request.
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
Flights, alcohol, gratuities, passport/visa fees, and personal purchases.
WHAT IS THE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT?
It is an additional charge added to the trip price for travelers requesting single occupancy accommodations.
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