Day 1
Arrival in Cape Town where you will meet your private guide for the transfer to your hotel, located in the vibrant V&A Waterfront. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to settle in to your new surrounds.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the One&Only Cape Town 5* – Marina Harbour room

Days 2/3/4
Three full days to explore the beautiful city of Cape Town and surrounds, with 3 full day “You Decide” choices. These include fully guided, private day tours including: Cape Point – includes Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope, Chapman’s Peak, Seal Island, and the penguins of Boulder’s Beach; Cape Winelands – taking in the towns of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek with wine tastings at award winning estates, cellar tour and chances to walk around these historic and beautiful towns; City and Robben Island – taking in a tour of the city of Cape Town, a trip up Table Mountain and a visit to Robben Island – both are subject to weather conditions; Whale Watching in Hermanus – includes a coastal drive to Hermanus, whale watching cruise and wine tasting at some of the southernmost vineyards in the country (this tour is only available only available July – October); Township Life – a fascinating view into the vibrant, colourful townships that surround the city, a glimpse of daily life and a chance to meet the people making a difference. Each tour is fully guided on a private basis, with all applicable entrance fees included.
Overnights on a bed and breakfast basis at the One&Only Cape Town Hotel 5* – Marina Harbour room

Day 5
After breakfast you will be transferred to Cape Town airport for your flight to Johannesburg (not included) and onwards light aircraft (included) transfer to the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve. On arrival you will be met by your lodge for the short transfer to your home for the next few nights. Settle in and enjoy lunch with a view out to the waterhole. In the mid-afternoon congregate for high tea before heading out on your first open vehicle safari in search of Africa’s big game. Stop at sunset for sundowners in the bush before continuing your safari after dark with the aid of powerful spotlights. Return to the lodge for dinner.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Jamala Madikwe Game Lodge 5*

Days 6 and 7
Two full days at Jamala Madikwe, with twice daily safaris in open 4×4 vehicles. The reserve is home to a wide variety of animals, including Africa’s famed “Big Five”. The safaris are conducted by experienced guides with an intimate knowledge of the reserve, who will help you make the most of your days here. The timings of the safaris are at dawn and late afternoon, when the animals are generally at their most active and chances of sightings are at their best.
Overnights on a fully inclusive basis at Jamala Madikwe Game Lodge 5*

Day 8
After a final morning safari and breakfast at the lodge you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your light aircraft flight (included) to Johannesburg. On arrival in Johannesburg you will be met for your private transfer to your hotel, with an orientation city tour of Pretoria en route. Afternoon at leisure to relax after your early mornings and late evenings on safari.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at 131 on Herbert Baker 5* – luxury suite

Day 9
After an early breakfast you will be transferred to the Pretoria Station where you will board the luxurious Rovos Rail train for your journey to Victoria Falls. Rovos Rail is regarded as one of the finest luxury trains in the world, and this journey to the “Smoke That Thunders” is a true classic. Enjoy lunch in the dining car as you cross the Tropic of Capricorn and head north to the border with Zimbabwe.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Rovos Rail – deluxe suite

Days 10 & 11
Two days of relaxed luxury on board Rovos Rail as it winds its way north through the beautiful country of Zimbabwe. During the trip you will also pass through the Hwange National Park and may well see wildlife from the train. Included will be an open vehicle safari drive in the Hwange National Park.
Overnights on a fully inclusive basis at Rovos Rail – deluxe suite

Day 12
Early morning arrival into Victoria Falls. The station is situated opposite your hotel, the grand Victoria Falls Hotel, a truly iconic hotel. In the afternoon you will be collected for a private guided tour of the mighty Victoria Falls, one of the greatest natural wonders on earth, and in full flood some 550,000,000 litres of water flow over Victoria Falls every minute! Return to the hotel for an evening at leisure.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Victoria Falls Hotel 5* – Stable Signature Wing

Day 13
A full day at leisure to allow you to make the most of all the incredible activities available. Victoria Falls is often referred to as the adventure capital of Africa and there is definitely no shortage of activities on offer from mild to wild! In the late afternoon you will be met for your transfer to the banks of the Zambezi for your final evening in Africa. Head up to the signature deck on the luxury Zambezi Explorer boat as you glide along the Zambezi sipping sundowners while the sun slowly sinks. After dark, dinner is served aboard the boat as the stars shine above and the sounds of Africa fill the air. Return to the hotel after dinner.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Victoria Falls Hotel 5* – Stable Signature Wing

Day 14
After breakfast you will take your private transfer to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight to Johannesburg (not included). On arrival in Johannesburg proceed 100 metres from the arrivals terminal to the luxury OR Tambo Intercontinental Hotel where you will have a day use room in which to relax before your outbound flight.


From: £6,225.00 / €7,280.00 / $8,125.00 per person
Based on low season travel 2019 – based on exchange rates on 15 February 2019

Based on 2 people travelling on a double/twin share basis.

What’s included:

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • All transfers on a private basis with English speaking driver
  • All day tours in Cape Town and Victoria Falls on a private basis with English speaking guide and inclusive of all entrance fees

  • Safari activities as per the itinerary (on a shared safari vehicle)

  • Flights Johannesburg – Madikwe – Johannesburg

  • Select drinks while at Jamala Madikwe, on board Rovos Rail and during the sunset-dinner cruise

  • Protected Trust Services coverage, including supplier failure insurance.

What’s Excluded:

  • All flights (except Johannesburg – Madikwe – Johannesburg)

  • Any meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any optional excursions
  • Any items of personal expense – i.e. drinks (except as mentioned), laundry, telephone calls etc

  • Any required visas

  • Any gratuities for guides/rangers

  • Travel Insurance

Jamala Madikwe bedroom
Rovos Rail