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Travelmarvel

Southern Africa Discovery

Cape Town to Livingstone

Trip Code: AFTV13
13 Days
20 Meals
2 Countries
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • 12 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director, local guides and expert game trackers
  • All flights within Africa
  • 20 meals, tipping, game park fees and transfers
  • Explore the captivating regions along the Garden Route
  • A private game park experience in Kruger National Park
  • Enjoy the opportunity to embark on three exciting game drives
  • Witness the roar of Victoria Falls

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary subject to change
  • Prices include transfers, tipping and all flights and taxes in Africa as per itinerary
  • Surcharges may apply if not flying internationally with South African Airways (or another airline of Travelmarvels choosing) booked by Travelmarvel
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included (unless specified)
Africa Map 2021 AFTV13
Cape Town to Livingstone

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Arrive in Cape Town, where we’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel located by the tourist friendly V&A Waterfront precinct. For those wishing to seek extra time and touring in Cape Town, pre tour accommodation and Select Experience touring is available.

Stay: Three Nights, Cape Town, Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight, try your hand at African drumming before a Welcome Dinner of Cape Malay cuisine.


A city alive with creativity, colour, sounds and tastes, be ready to fall in love with Cape Town. The magnetism of the city’s icon, Table Mountain, takes hold as you ride the cableway up to its summit. Then, discover the intricacies of the city on a guided tour.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDE EXPERIENCE

Discover the breathtaking Cape Peninsula during a full-day tour. This scenic journey takes you along Chapman’s Peak Drive to Cape Point. The most south-westerly tip of Africa, Cape Point is covered in endemic fynbos and home to bays, beaches and rolling green hills. Enjoy a light lunch before watching the penguins at Boulders Beach. Then, pause in historic Simon’s Town. We’ve left this evening free for you to explore the V&A waterfront.


Enjoy a day of Insider Experiences.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Farewell Cape Town this morning, and travel under the cloudless skies of the Karoo region, showcasing a well preserved semidesert eco-system. Arrive at your hotel for a delicious dinner of local produce, including ostrich.

Stay: Oudtshoorn, Surval Boutique Olive Estate

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tour an ostrich farm and come face-to-face with Africa’s enormous flightless birds as you enjoy the chance to feed an ostrich by hand.


This morning, discover the subterranean formations of the Cango Caves. After, enjoy your Insider Experience. Then, join the Garden Route to the charming coastal town of Knysna, where you will enjoy a free afternoon to spend how you please.

Stay: Two Nights, Knysna, Protea Hotel Knysna Quays

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  • Breakfast
Knysna port with boats and houses

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Featherbed Nature Reserve, a pristine piece of paradise on the Western Head of Knysna, accessible only by ferry.


This morning perhaps join an optional boat tour from Plettenberg Bay, for the opportunity to view dolphins (Apr-May) or whales (Jun-Oct) and other wildlife. Later, enjoy your Insider Experience. Cross the lagoon and join a park guide for a 4WD journey to the top of Western Head. Take some time to enjoy the stunning view and later, perhaps join an optional bushwalk into ancient sea caves.

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Make a stop to visit Monkeyland Primate Reserve, the world’s first free-roaming multi-species primate sanctuary.


Depart Knysna and continue along the Garden Route. After your Insider Experience, continue along the Storms River Mouth and through Tsitsikamma Forest on the way to Port Elizabeth. Check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day all to yourself.

Stay: Port Elizabeth, Beach Hotel or similar

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Arrive at Shishangeni Private Lodge where you will stay for the next two nights in your own thatched chalet with a private game-viewing deck.


Board an included flight to Nelspruit via Johannesburg, then travel to a private concession of land within Kruger National Park. Excitement reaches an all-time high as you head out on your first game drive through the lodge’s private concession. Experience the thrill of looking for the wildlife of Africa in one of the nation’s greatest game parks. Enjoy sundowners amidst the African bush before dinner back at your lodge this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Kruger National Park, Shishangeni Private Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
 Hippopotamus relaxing in Kruger National Park, South Africa

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

You’re treated to a taste of South Africa tonight with an authentic outdoor boma dinner beneath the starlit sky.


A morning game drive brings the chance to track down Africa’s Big Five along with a host of other animals that call the park home. Then, during leisure time before your afternoon game drive, perhaps relax by the pool or on your private deck.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Johannesburg. With a free afternoon and evening, perhaps take advantage of our select experience – a visit to the township of Soweto (see page 60 for details).

Stay: Johannesburg, Southern Sun Hyde Park

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight, head to Dusty Road for a traditional dinner, cooked the Zimbabwean way on open flames and in cast iron pots.


Take an included flight to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. This afternoon, enjoy a walk where your guide will enlighten you on the history and culture of the local area before being transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Victoria Falls of Zambia as seen from very high above

With a full day at leisure, enjoy unlimited access to the falls, only a short walk from your hotel. Perhaps enhance your journey by taking a helicopter or microlight flight, or head out on a sunset cruise.

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  • Breakfast

Your exciting trip comes to an end today. After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

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  • Breakfast

Then why not extend your Africa adventure with these easy add-ons to the start or finish of your Travelmarvel land journey? Begin by discovering South Africa aboard the iconic Blue Train, or stay and taste you way around the world-class Cape Winelands. For more rest and relaxation, round off your trip with a beach-side stay on the spice isle of Zanzibar. Simply, visit our Extensions & Upgrade Africa page for more information or to make a booking.

 

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Guests on safari viewing an African elephant in the wild

Everything was wonderful. There were great sight seeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.