SOUTHERN AFRICA

A KEMP TRAVEL ESCORTED JOURNEY

SEPT 11-26, 2024 | 16 DAYS

Join us on a spectacular once-in-a-lifetime adventure through South Africa and Zimbabwe. On this extraordinary journey we’ll visit glittering Cape Town taking in the 360 degree views from Table Mountain, sip fine wine on a full day tour of the Cape Winelands region and get up close with the penguins on Boulders Beach. We’ll explore the vast wilderness of Kapama Private Game Reserve —home of the legendary “big five”. Take five safari drives in open air vehicles by day and relax on the patio of luxury tented camps in private game reserves by evening. 

Visit Soweto township in Johannesburg, where Nelson Mandela once lived; enjoy a homemade dinner with a local family in a Zimbabwean village and take a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage site and so much more! You won’t want to miss this incredible experience. This two week tour will be hosted by a Kemp Travel Escort.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • Panorama Route Driving Tour
  • Tour of Victoria Falls
  • Zambezi River Sunset Cruise
  • Full-day Winelands tour with Stellenbosch
  • Transport between destinations and included activities
  • Local Tour Leader throughout
  • Park Ranger Escorts while on safari
  • Kemp Travel Tour Director
  • All accommodations: Hotels & luxury tented camps
  • 13 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Boma Dinner, Victoria Falls
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Excursion to Cape Point & penguins at Boulders Beach
  • SOWETO tour & Apartheid Museum
  • Cape Town Tour with Table Mountain Cable Car
  • 6 wildlife safari drives in open safari vehicles

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY​

Day 1 – Sept. 11, 2024 | Depart for Cape Town

Board our flight to Cape Town this evening with a connection through Europe. Flight times to be determined closer to departure.

Day 2 – Sept 12, 2024 | Cape Town

Arrive in Cape Town in the evening and check into the Portswood Hotel where we will spend the next five nights!

Day 3 – Sept 13, 2024 | Cape Town (B, D)

Enjoy a private half day city tour of Cape Town to get acquainted with your surroundings and see some of the highlights. This tour will finish with an included cable car ride up Table Mountain for sweeping views of the city. We’ll enjoy a group dinner this evening!

Day 4 – Sept 14, 2024 | Cape Town (B)

Today we’ll enjoy a full day Private Tour of the Cape Peninsula. A full day of stunning scenery awaits. See the trendy beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay, before crossing over to the quaint fishing village of Hout Bay. Continue along Chapman’s Peak, one of the world’s most breath-taking coastal drives as we make our way to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Board the funicular for a trip to the top of the Peninsula for incredible panoramic view of where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet. Next up, the naval base of Simon’s Town is a richly historic destination of museums, and home to Boulders Beach, renowned for its African Penguin breeding colony. We take some time to wander along the boardwalks here to get up close with the penguins. Our final stop today is Kirstenbosch Gardens before returning to your hotel. Dinner will be on your own tonight – but your local guide or Kemp Escort will be able to assist in finding the perfect place to suit your tastes. 

Day 5 – Sept 15, 2024 | Cape Town (B)

Enjoy a full day tour of the Cape Winelands region, visiting the historical city of Stellenbosch, touring wine estates with expert guides, and indulging in a variety of tastings and pairings.

Day 6 – Sept 16, 2024 | Cape Town (B)

Enjoy a free Day in Cape Town today. Take the ferry to Robben Island or check out one of the cities many cultural/historical museums!

Day 7 – Sept 17, 2024 | Cape Town to Mpumalanga (B, D)

This morning, you will fly to the Kruger National Park area. When you arrive, you will be transferred to Kruger National Park for an afternoon safari drive. Tonight we will stay at Muluwa Lodge in tents. Enjoy a group dinner at the lodge this evening!

Day 8 – Sept 18, 2024 | Mpumalanga to Kapama Private Game Reserve (B, L, D)

This morning, we’ll make our way to Kapama River Lodge along the scenic Panorama Route highlighting Blyde River Canyon, Gods Window & more. Upon arrival at Kapama Private Game Reserve, we’ll depart for an afternoon game drive after checking into our lodge.

Day 9 – Sept 19, 2024 | Kapama Private Game Reserve (B, L, D)

Spend the day exploring Kapama on morning and afternoon safaris with our local guides. Search for Africa’s famed “big five” as we drive through the shrublands of the bushveld. All meals are included while at the lodge!

Day 10 – Sept 20, 2024 | Kapama Private Game Reserve (B, L, D)

Today we’ll enjoy morning and late afternoon game drives (see prior days schedule). Back at camp, relax on your private deck or take a walk around the grounds. The pool is always a great meeting place to lounge and cool off.

Day 11 – Sept 21, 2024 | Kapama Private Game Reserve to Johannesburg (B, D)

This morning we’ll fly to Johannesburg for one night. We’ll check in to the Protea Hotel by Marriott before departing on a guided tour of SOWETO and the Apartheid Museum. This evening we’ll enjoy a group dinner at the hotel!

Day 12 – Sept 22, 2024 | Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe (B, D)

This morning, you will fly from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls. When you arrive in Victoria Falls, you will be transported to the Explorers lodge where we will stay the next three nights. This evening, we will attend The Boma – a traditional meal with a drum and dance show!

Day 13 – Sept 23, 2024 | Victoria Falls (B)

This morning we’ll enjoy a morning tour of Victoria Falls. In the evening, embark on a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River.

Day 14 – Sept 24, 2024 | Victoria Falls (B)

Today, we’ll have a free day to relax before making the long journey home. Hang by the pool or opt to take a helicopter ride over the falls!

Day 15 – Sept 25, 2024 | Depart Victoria Falls (B) 

Today we will head for the airport and board our flight to Johannesburg. From Johannesburg we’ll depart for home on an overnight flight.

Day 16 – Sept 26, 2024 | Arrive in Toronto

Today we will arrive in Toronto and bid farewell to one another! Exact flight times will be determined closer to departure. If you require assistance in booking transfers from the airport, please speak with your Kemp Travel Agent.

TOUR COST

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: $12,595.00

SINGLE RATE: Add $14,995.00

 Prices are per person in CAD. Includes taxes of approximately $1200 CAD. Local gratuities not included. Book now with a $1000 deposit. A secondary deposit of $1500 will be due at time of flight confirmation. Final payment is due on June 7, 2024. All payments are non-refundable. Travel insurance is strongly recommended – please call office for pricing. Prices are subject to change. This itinerary is only a guide and is subject to change. 

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