October 21 – November 1, 2020
South African Safari Adventure
12 Days * 24 Meals
Experience the culture, history, and beauty of three African countries. Experience history in Johannesburg and amazing safari adventures in Kruger, Hwange and Chobe National Parks. Stand in awe at nature’s supreme masterpiece – Victoria Falls, and relax on a spectacular sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River. Discover the best of these three countries on this South African safari and adventure.
- 24 Meals (10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, and 7 dinners)
- Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower
- Visit three African countries: South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana
- Services of an experienced Safari Guide throughout the entire adventure
- Visit Mandela House and the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg
- Game-viewing drives in Kruger, Hwange and Chobe National Parks
- Relax on a breathtaking sunset cruise on the Zambezi River
- Visit the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls
- Cruise on the Chobe River
- Enjoy deluxe accommodations in safari lodges
- $60 in Mayflower Money
Departure Month: October 2020
Day 1 Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Johannesburg, the wealthiest province in South Africa.
Day 2 Johannesburg, South Africa Upon arrival, you’ll be met by a Mayflower Cruises & Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to begin getting acquainted with the unique culture of South Africa.
Day 3 Johannesburg After breakfast, depart for a full day tour. Visit Mandela House, a national monument dedicated to offering insights into the life of Nelson Mandela. Learn about the Apartheid era at the Apartheid Museum, and see the Hector Pieterson Memorial which stands in remembrance of the youth who lost their lives during the movements. Meals: B, L
Day 4 Journey to Kruger National Park Departing Johannesburg, travel by coach to Kruger National Park for the amazing animal adventures that await! Enjoy lunch at the lodge before experiencing your first game-viewing drive in search of the “Big Five” – lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard and rhinoceros. Meals: B, L, D.
Day 5 Kruger National Park Today you have more opportunities to witness the majestic wildlife of Africa on our morning and afternoon open vehicle, guided, game-viewing drives through the breathtaking scenery of Kruger National Park. Meals: B, L, D
Day 6 Travel to Zimbabwe After breakfast, depart for the Kruger airport for the flight to Victoria Falls Airport. After clearing airport procedures upon arrival, the coach will take you to the hotel. Meal: B
Day 7 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Following breakfast at the hotel, depart for an amazing excursion to Victoria Falls where you’ll stand in awe of nature’s supreme masterpiece. A local guide will accompany you through the rainforest, detailing the history of the falls and the flora, fauna, bird and wildlife that abounds. This afternoon, enjoy a spectacular sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River. Relax as the vessel meanders along the river, providing views of wildlife in their natural habitat. This evening experience a special treat at the Boma dinner featuring Zimbabwean dishes and entertainment by traditional dancers, a storyteller and a witchdoctor! Meals: B, D
Day 8 Travel to Hwanga, Zimbabwe Depart Victoria Falls by coach for Hwange where you’ll enjoy lunch at the lodge and an afternoon game-viewing drive on the lodge’s private reserve. Meals: B, L, D
Day 9 Hwange National Park An exciting day is in store on the full-day game-viewing drive with picnic lunch. This area is the home of the Presidential elephant herd, and known for big-cat carnivores, plains game and herds of buffalo. Meals: B, L, D
Day 10 Travel to Chobe, Botswana Depart Hwange by coach for Botswana’s Chobe National Park. After lunch at the lodge, head out in search of elephant, buffalo, lion and leopard on an afternoon game-viewing drive. Meals: B, L, D
Day 11 Chobe National Park Continue exploring on a cruise down the Chobe River, and another game-viewing drive. Keep an eye out for hippo, crocodiles and giraffe as nature continues to impress in this game-rich national park! Meals: B, L, D
Day 12 Depart for USA Your African adventure comes to an end as you depart for the Kasane Airport and your flight to Johannesburg for onward connections. Memories and photographs of the special moments and unforgettable experiences are sure to last a lifetime! Meal: B
$4,999 per person twin (Single Room add $1,299)
Land Only – Call for air rates from your departure city
Travelers Protection Plan (TPP) $349 per person. Call for airfare. rates.