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Natural Wonders of Southern Africa Vacation

Inspirational multi-stop trip to Botswana, South Africa and Zambia

This sensational 12-night trip is custom-designed for those wanting to see as much of Southern Africa as possible, all in one trip. You will also be able to tick off some natural wonders along the way including Table Mountain, Victoria Falls, and the Okavango Delta.

Begin in magnificent Cape Town in South Africa, where you will have ample time to explore the city's main attractions from Table Mountain and Robben Island to Cape Point and the V&A Waterfront. Step back in time then to the Cape Winelands area, with its historic vineyards and quaint villages. The gastronomic route of South Africa, here's your chance to indulge in some outstanding food and wine. Then embark on the most incredible 5-night fly-in safari, flying between the Okavango Delta and Linyanti areas of Botswana, enjoying both land and water-based game activities and staying in luxury tented camps. Lastly, you will fly to the magnificent Victoria Falls area where you will enjoy time on the banks of the mighty Zambezi. The area plays host to several activities from sunset cruises and fishing to tours of the Falls and adventure activities such as white-water rafting and bungee jumping. This bucket list holiday is sure to create lasting memories.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
  • 3 nights - The Clarendon Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
  • 2 nights - Leeu House, Winelands, South Africa
  • 3 nights - Chitabe Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • 2 nights - Duma Tau, Linyanti, Botswana
  • 2 nights - The Royal Livingstone, Livingstone & Victoria Falls, Zambia
  • Ends - Transfer to Livingstone for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Botswana, South Africa, Zambia
  • Nights Icon 12 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
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, collect your hire car and drive yourselves to your boutique hotel in Bantry Bay.

  • 3 nights

The Clarendon Bantry Bay
Bed & Breakfast | Standard Room
South Africa

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Day 4 - 6

Today you will take the +-1 hour drive to Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands.

  • 2 nights

Leeu House
Bed & Breakfast | Classic Room
South Africa

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Day 6 - 9

Fly today from Cape Town to Maun Airport in Botswana. Here you will connect onto a light aircraft flight to the Okavango Delta where a guide will be waiting to take you to your camp.

  • 3 nights

Chitabe Camp
Safari Tent | All Inclusive
Botswana

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Day 9 - 11

Fly today by light aircraft to the Linyanti region where you will be met at the airstrip. From here you will game drive to your next camp.

  • 2 nights

DumaTau Camp
All Inclusive | Tented Suite
Botswana

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Day 11 - 13

Today you will be flown to Kasane Airport and road transferred over the border into Zambia to your hotel at Victoria Falls.

  • 2 nights
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The Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara
Bed & Breakfast | Deluxe Room
Zambia

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Day 13

A driver will today drive you to Livingstone Airport for you to catch 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

  • International flights as detailed
  • Meals and accommodation as detailed
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands) on safari
  • Road transfers as detailed
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed
  • Twice daily scheduled safari activities
  • National Park Fees
  • Group C Hire Car (Toyota Corolla or similar) + GPS
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Excludes

  • Entry visas and fees
  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any sightseeing activities mentioned
  • Petrol
  • Additional Driver’s Fee
  • Beverages with the exception of the safari in Botswana
  • Additional activities or options on offer
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.

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Mokoro Icon Mokoro
  • Whale Watching Icon Whale Watching
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Shark Diving Icon Shark Diving
  • White Water Rafting Icon White Water Rafting
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • 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.

  • African Wilddog
    African Wilddog
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Southern Giraffe
    Southern Giraffe
  • Pels Fishing Owl
    Pels Fishing Owl
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Lechwe
    Lechwe
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Great White Shark
    Great White Shark
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Baboon
    Baboon
  • African penguin
    African Penguin
Sample Itineraries

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