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South Africa Safari and Victoria Falls

Inspirational safari holiday to Zimbabwe and South Africa

A luxury tour of South Africa and Victoria Falls with 4 stops in 4 unique locations. See one of the world's most beautiful cities, Cape Town, wine and dine in the picturesque Cape Winelands, experience a Big 5 Kruger safari and marvel at the natural wonder that is the Victoria Falls. You will begin in South Africa's beautiful Cape Town, staying at the famous V&A Waterfront in the sublime Cape Grace Hotel. The location allows for an easy exploration of the city's attractions from Table Mountain and Robben Island to Cape Point and Chapman's Peak. Leeu Estate in the picturesque Cape Winelands is your next stop where you will be wined and dined whilst enjoying the fabulous views. Then travel to a private game reserve bordering South Africa's Kruger National Park and stay at the ultra-luxurious Tengile River Camp. Enjoy twice daily game drives on the lookout for the Big 5 and experience meals under the starlit African sky. Complete this truly magical trip with 2 nights at Mpala Jena, a luxury tented camp on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe. Here you will not only have the chance to experience game drives, guided walks, and boat-based activities in the Zambezi National Park, but also see the nearby Victoria Falls - one for the bucket list.

Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • 3 nights - Cape Grace, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 2 nights - Leeu Estates, Winelands, South Africa
  • 4 nights - Tengile River Lodge, Sabi Sands, South Africa
  • 2 nights - Mpala Jena, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Ends - Transfer to Victoria Falls for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon South Africa, Zimbabwe
  • Nights Icon 11 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

Tailor-made itineraries

Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
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Highlights

  • 4 enviable destinations and 4 luxurious properties
  • Cape Town, one of the worlds most photographic cities
  • Picturesque vineyards, historic Cape Dutch buildings and wine tasting
  • Up-close Big 5 wildlife viewing in a private Kruger reserve
  • Experience the Victoria Falls and river cruises along the Zambezi River
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International

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Day 1 - 4

Arrive at Cape Town Airport where a driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel at the V&A Waterfront.

  • 3 nights
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Cape Grace
Bed & Breakfast | Luxury Room
South Africa

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Day 4 - 6

Your private driver will today take you on a scenic drive to Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands.

  • 2 nights

Leeu Estates
Bed & Breakfast | Deluxe Room
South Africa

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Day 6 - 10

Fly today from Cape Town Airport, via Kruger Mpumalanga Airport to Skukuza Airport in the Kruger National Park. Your safari guide will then transfer you to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

  • 4 nights
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Tengile River Lodge
All Inclusive | Suite
South Africa

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Day 10 - 12

Drive today to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport where you will board with your flight to Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe and head to your lodge.

  • 2 nights

Mpala Jena
All Inclusive | Tented Room
Zimbabwe

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Day 12

Today you will be driven to Victoria Falls Airport where you will board your international flight home.

We've got you covered

Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • Big 5 Safari Icon Big 5 Safari
  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Ocean Safari Icon Ocean Safari
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Shark Diving Icon Shark Diving
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cycling Icon Cycling
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Golf Icon Golf
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Horseriding Icon Horse Riding
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Natural Wonders Icon Natural Wonders
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Wine Tour Icon Wine Tour
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Wild Dog
    Wild Dog
  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Rock Hyrax
    Rock Hyrax
  • Orca
    Orca
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Great White Shark
    Great White Shark
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Cape Fur Seal
    Cape Fur Seal
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Baboon
    Baboon
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
  • Southern Giraffe
    Giraffe
  • African penguin
    African Penguin
  • Southern right whale
    Southern Right Whale
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