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Travelmarvel

Southern Africa Discovery

Cape Town to Livingstone

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

  • All flights within Africa
  • 20 meals - 12 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 5 dinners
  • 12 nights in premium accommodation
  • A private game park experience in Kruger National Park
  • Tipping, game park fees and transfers
  • Additional services of local guides and expert game trackers
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Enjoy the opportunity to embark on three exciting game drives

Travel & Accommodation

Blue water lapping against the shore with city in the far background, Africa

Breathtaking Cape Peninsula

Embark on this incredible scenic journey, stopping for lunch and let the penguins entertain you at Boulders Beach.

Cute little monkey in between two tree branches, Africa

Monkeyland Primate Reserve

While travelling along the Garden Route, discover the world’s first free-roaming multi-species primate sanctuary.

View of hotel next to Victoria Falls from above, Zambia

Avani Victoria Falls Resort

Walk on the wild side of Africa with the iconic Victoria Falls right on your doorstep, or relax in modern comfort.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices are for land and flights as specified only
  • Prices include transfers, tipping and all flights and taxes in Africa
  • Surcharges will apply if not flying internationally with South African Airways booked by Travelmarvel
  • Begin your African Holiday with a memorable two-night rail journey aboard the Blue Train from Pretoria to Cape Town (AFTB3). Contact for details
Africa Map AFTV13 2020
Cape Town to Livingstone

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

On arrival be met and transfer to your hotel. Tonight, meet fellow travellers and your Tour Director at a Welcome Reception.

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

INSIDER 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.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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


Enjoy a day of Insider Experiences.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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. With a free afternoon, you might like to choose one of our select experiences. Take a ferry to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned; explore Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens; join an African Heritage Tour; or visit the Constantia Wine Valley. We’ve left this evening free so you can check out the V&A Waterfront.

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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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  • 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.


Today, 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

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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

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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  • 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.

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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 on the Zambian side of the falls.

Stay: Two Nights, Livingstone, AVANI Victoria Falls Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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

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