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South Africa, land of scenic wonders and awesome wildlife!  South Africa is the ideal destination if you want to combine a Big Five safari with the opportunity to experience cosmopolitan cities, richly diverse cultures, excellent wine and food, and stunning scenery.  South Africa is a land of contrasts blending traditional ‘African ways’ with those that are more current and European. South Africa has been called “A world in one country” and for good reason – it truly offers the ideal destination if you seek variety in your journey to Africa.

 

Johannesburg - Cape Town: Pilanesberg National Park
August 1 – 11, 2020

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
August 11 – 14, 2020

 

 
 
 
 

Featured Destination

Johannesburg

 

One of Africa’s biggest and most vibrant cities. It is the economic capital of Africa and the gateway to Southern Africa. Although not as famous as other South African destinations, there is plenty to do in Johannesburg and nearby Pretoria. The old city is a multi-cultural mixture of traditional medicine shops, Chinese restaurants, taxi ranks, and ultra-modern skyscrapers. There are excellent museums, art galleries and organized tours of historical and political interest. The shopping is Southern Africa’s best and the many restaurants cater for all tastes. The nearby township of Soweto is Johannesburg’s most popular tourist attraction.

 
 
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One of Africa’s Largest & Most Vibrant Cities

Upon arrival in Johannesburg, you will clear customs as first point of entry into South Africa.  Your driver will then meet you for your transfer to your hotel, where you can settle in and relax after your travels.  The remainder of this evening is at leisure.

Johannesburg is one of Africa’s biggest and most vibrant cities. It is the economic capital of Africa and the gateway to Southern Africa. Although not as famous as other South African destinations, there is plenty to do in Johannesburg and nearby Pretoria. The old city is a multi-cultural mixture of traditional medicine shops, Chinese restaurants, taxi ranks and ultra modern skyscrapers. There are excellent museums, art galleries and organised tours of historical and political interest. The shopping is Southern Africa’s best and the many restaurants cater for all tastes. The nearby township of Soweto is Johannesburg’s most popular tourist attraction.

 
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Accomodation

DAVINCI Hotel & Suites, Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg

Located on Sandton's prestigious Nelson Mandela Square, the DAVINCI Hotel & Suites offers guests all the luxuries and comforts they have come to expect from Legacy's extraordinary portfolio of hotels and resorts. Boasting 166 en-suite hotel rooms, 50 one, two and three bedroom suites and four penthouses - the DAVINCI Hotel & Suites has something for every taste. Take time to relax in the gym, infinity edge swimming pool, or simply let our therapists pamper you in the wellness spa. Enjoy fine cuisine at Maximillien restaurant located in Legacy Corner Mall. Situated in the heart of the Sandton business and shopping district, the hotel offers direct access to Legacy Corner Mall, Sandton City shopping mall, and Nelson Mandela Square, as well as easy access to the Sandton Convention Centre.

 
 

Featured Destination

Pilanesburg National Game Reserve

The Pilanesberg Game Reserve lies inside a 1300 million-year- old volcanic complex and offers a wide variety of beautiful landscapes. Pilansberg is home to a great diversity of plants and animals, including the Big 5, wild dog and 360 species of bird.  Being on the Highveld, it is malaria free.  It has great game drives for both day trippers and visitors staying in the various camps. If you like to mix a little glitz and glamour with your wildlife, South Africa’s leading resort, Sun City, is only minutes away

 
 
 
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Accomodation

Black Rhino Game Lodge

Black Rhino Game Lodge is a hidden treasure set within a Tamboti forest at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater within the 58 000 ha Pilanesberg National Park. Each air-conditioned suite offers television, mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities and expansive bathrooms including an outdoor shower. Our private game viewing decks are the perfect spot to enjoy the tranquillity and excellent birding opportunities.  Overlooking a busy waterhole, which is a hive of bird and animal activity and a favourite playground for elephant and buffalo, the central gathering area is an expansive space which invites the opportunity of outdoor living.

 
 
 

.Featured Destination

Cape Town

Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town, is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.    

 
 
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accomodation

Commodore Hotel  

With panoramic views of Table Bay and Table Mountain, The Commodore is decorated in a nautical theme. It features an outdoor swimming pool and sauna, fitness and massage facilities.

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Featured Destination

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

 Resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi river at the western end of the eponymous falls, this popular tourist town is compact enough to walk around and makes an ideal base for travellers exploring the seventh wonder of the world, the unfathomably vast Victoria Falls. About two thirds of the falls can be viewed from the Zimbabwean side and, while the falls are undoubtedly the star attraction, the area provides both adventure seekers and sightseers with plenty of opportunities to warrant a longer stay.

 
 
 
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Accomodations

The Kingdom Hotel

You may be forgiven for thinking that you have stepped back in time. The great domes, pillars and bridges over the many water features at The Kingdom Hotel resemble the style of ‘Great Zimbabwe’, the once mighty capital of the ancient Shona Kingdom.  It may look like the city of a lost civilization but the Kingdom Hotel is one of Victoria Falls’ best known family hotels. Expect all the comforts of a modern resort geared up in every way for your maximum comfort and enjoyment.  The hotel is centrally located within the small resort town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, close to all the major attractions including the entrance to the Victoria Falls rainforest which is a short walk away.

 

Rates & Deposit

Double Occupancy Rates

South Africa and Victoria Falls: $3545.00 p.p

Single Occupancy

South Africa and Victoria Falls: $5280.00 p.p.

 

Deposit due:  $300 due 4/1/19.  50% of the trip must be paid by November 1, 2019.  Balance due:  June 1, 2020.  Rates based on 10 persons travelling.  All rates and deposits are per person and based on double occupancy.  Single rates are also quoted.  Deposits accepted until sold out.  Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. Fuel surcharges and airport taxes are subject to change.  Registration form required with all payments.  Make checks payable to Colesville Travel. Checks, Money Orders, MasterCard and Visa accepted. U.S. Passport must be valid 6 months beyond intended stay, and contain two blank visa pages.  No visa required.  Insurance available – quote will be provided when deposit is received. 

Payment plans are available.     

Rates are for LAND ONLY. 

Airfare for international and domestic airfare will be provided when airfare becomes available.  Rates will be provided from Dulles (IAD), but airfare can be arranged from any city.  Budget approximate $2500 - $3000 per person for international and domestic flights. 

 

Cancellation Policy

0 to 121 days prior to departure:  Initial deposit

120 to 91 days prior to departure: 25% of cost

90 to 60 days prior to departure: 50% of cost

60 to 2 days prior to departure: 100% of cost

  • Instant Purchase Airfare or Packages

  • Instant Purchase Airfare: 100% of airfare

  • Instant Purchase Package: 100% of package

Highlights & Included Activities

Daily Itinerary

 
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Upon arrival in Johannesburg, you will clear customs as first point of entry into South Africa.  Your driver will then meet you for your transfer to your hotel, where you can settle in and relax after your travels.  The remainder of this evening is at leisure.

Johannesburg is one of Africa’s biggest and most vibrant cities. It is the economic capital of Africa and the gateway to Southern Africa. Although not as famous as other South African destinations, there is plenty to do in Johannesburg and nearby Pretoria. The old city is a multi-cultural mixture of traditional medicine shops, Chinese restaurants, taxi ranks and ultra modern skyscrapers. There are excellent museums, art galleries and organised tours of historical and political interest. The shopping is Southern Africa’s best and the many restaurants cater for all tastes. The nearby township of Soweto is Johannesburg’s most popular tourist attraction.

 

Davinci Hotel And Suites on Nelson Mandela Square Johannesburg

Located on Sandton's prestigious Nelson Mandela Square, the Davinci Hotel & Suites offers guests all the luxuries and comforts they have come to expect from Legacy's extraordinary portfolio of hotels and resorts. Boasting 166 en-suite hotel rooms, 50 one, two and three bedroom suites and four penthouses - the DAVINCI Hotel & Suites has something for every taste. Take time to relax in the gym, infinity edge swimming pool, or simply let our therapists pamper you in the wellness spa. Enjoy fine cuisine at Maximillien restaurant located in Legacy Corner Mall. Situated in the heart of the Sandton business and shopping district, the hotel offers direct access to Legacy Corner Mall, Sandton City shopping mall, and Nelson Mandela Square, as well as easy access to the Sandton Convention Centre.

Included: Accommodation

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This morning, after breakfast, you will depart with your driver and guide on a full day excursion.  You will meet your guide in the hotel lobby.

We head to Constitution Hill, a living museum that tells the story of South Africa’s transition from colonialism and apartheid to democracy. We then continue to Apartheid Museum before heading to Soweto for lunch.  We will spend the afternoon exploring Soweto on foot.  Soweto is South Africa’s biggest township. Visit Hector Pieterson Museum, Mandela House Museum and the famous Vilakazi Street, which is the only street in the world where two Nobel Prize winners lived: Nelson Mandela & Desmond Tutu.  Afterward, you will be returned to your hotel and the remainder of the evening is at leisure.

Included Activities

  • Constitution Hill

  • Soweto Tour

  • Apartheid Museum


Soweto

Johannesburg's biggest township and tourist attraction.

Apartheid Museum

The Apartheid Museum opened in 2001 and is acknowledged as the pre-eminent museum in the world dealing with 20th century South Africa, at the heart of which is the apartheid story.

The Apartheid Museum, the first of its kind, illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid. An architectural consortium, comprising several leading architectural firms, conceptualised the design of the building on a seven-hectare stand. The museum is a superb example of design, space and landscape offering the international community a unique South African experience.

The exhibits have been assembled and organised by a multi-disciplinary team of curators, film-makers, historians and designers. They include provocative film footage, photographs, text panels and artefacts illustrating the events and human stories that are part of the epic saga, known as apartheid.

A series of 22 individual exhibition areas takes the visitor through a dramatic emotional journey that tells a story of a state-sanctioned system based on racial discrimination and the struggle of the majority to overthrow this tyranny.

For anyone wanting to understand and experience what apartheid South Africa was really like, a visit to the Apartheid Museum is fundamental.

Constitution Hill

Home to the South African Constitutional Court – the country’s highest judicial body – and the Old Fort Prison Complex, Constitution Hill encapsulates an amazing amount of history in a relatively small area. Guided tours are offered of the court building, as well as the various facets of the penitentiary complex: the Women’s Gaol, the Old Fort – reserved for white prisoners – and the spine-chilling ‘Number Four’, where prisoners of colour were imprisoned during the apartheid years, including prominent freedom fighters such as Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi.

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Please meet your guide in the hotel lobby at 08:30 for your tour to Lesedi Cultural Village.

Today we head to Lesedi Cultural Village, a tourist village which celebrates the cultural traditions of several different peoples of Southern Africa such as Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho and Ndebele. It reproduces traditional dwellings and offers demonstrations of dances and other cultural activities. After the tour, the group will enjoy a traditional lunch. The group will be transferred back to the hotel in the afternoon, the rest of the day is at leisure. 

Included Activities

  • Lesedi Cultural Village incl. lunch


Lesedi Cultural Village

African Lodge and Cultural village is located in the heart of the African bushveld and rocky hills, in the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site, only 45 minutes’ drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria. An enthralling opportunity to experience the mystical cultures and traditions of the people of Africa, and visit five traditional homesteads, each inhabited by Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho and Ndebele tribes who live according to tribal folklore and traditions of their ancestors.

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The Pilanesberg Game Reserve lies inside a 1300 million-year- old volcanic complex and offers a wide variety of beautiful landscapes. Pilansberg is home to a great diversity of plants and animals, including the Big 5, wild dog and 360 species of bird.  Being on the Highveld, it is malaria free.  It has great game drives for both day trippers and visitors staying in the various camps. If you like to mix a little glitz and glamour with your wildlife, South Africa’s leading resort, Sun City, is only minutes away.

This morning, after breakfast, you will be transferred by road to your lodge in the acclaimed Pilanesberg National Park, where you will spend the next two nights on safari on a full board basis in pursuit of the Big 5 and more!  Enjoy delightful meals, game drives and bush walks with your stay.

Overnight: Black Rhino Lodge       

Black Rhino Game Lodge is a hidden treasure set within a Tamboti forest at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater within the 58 000 ha Pilanesberg National Park. Each air-conditioned suite offers television, mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities and expansive bathrooms including an outdoor shower. Our private game viewing decks are the perfect spot to enjoy the tranquillity and excellent birding opportunities.  Overlooking a busy waterhole, which is a hive of bird and animal activity and a favourite playground for elephant and buffalo, the central gathering area is an expansive space which invites the opportunity of outdoor living.

Included: Accommodation, All Meals, Game Drives and Bush Walks

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Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town, is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.    

After breakfast this morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your short two hour onward flight to Cape Town.  When you arrive, your driver will meet you for transfer to your hotel. 

After dropping your luggage at the hotel, we will then proceed with a city tour focusing on the District Six area and forced removal of people during Apartheid. You will visit the District Six Museum where the curator takes you on a walk through the museum giving guests a firsthand account of life growing up in District Six. We will proceed to the Company Gardens explaining the history of slavery in Cape Town, and where slaves had come from during Cape Town's Colonial days. We will visit the Bo-Kaap ( the Malay Quarter) exploring where it is that the "free men" and "free women" (skilled labour) were able to rent homes within the City precincts.                    

After lunch at the Biesmiellah Restaurant-Cape Malay Restaurant (included),  Here you will  sample some of the cuisine established in Cape Town.  We will depart for the Townships to explore where most people in Cape Town live. You will have a better understanding of who live in these Townships today, who these townships were created for and why they had been established. You will also visit a Community Development project aimed at job creation and at the same time alleviating poverty. From the Skills Development Center you will embark on a walking tour of the Township where you will have an opportunity to interact with the locals and understand daily life living in a Township. After the walking tour we bid our local guide farewell and return to the City. 

Tonight you will have time to explore the V&A Waterfront.   You can shop, dine and take advantage of all the attractions the V&A Waterfront  has to offer. 

Included Activities

  • Langa Township

  • District 6 Museum

  • Bo Kaap

  • Lunch – Biesmiellah Restaurant


Langa Township

Similar to the nearby communities of Gugulethu and Khayelitsha, Langa is one of the many areas that were established prior to the apartheid era designated for Black Africans.

The name Langa means “sun” in the Xhosa language, but the name of the township is actually derived from the name Langalibalele – a famous chief who was imprisoned on Robben Island for rebelling against the government.

In recent years, the township has started to be rejuvenated as the government has invested in improved infrastructure.    The Guga’sthebe Cultural Centre was opened in 2005 and is now the site of many community and cultural activities.

Culturally, Langa is relatively homogeneous, with most of the residents belonging to the Xhosa tribe.

The community started with very little planned infrastructure but is rapidly developing in many areas, including tourism.

During a township tour, you’ll experience the “real” Langa and meet many people who are making a difference in the community.

District 6 Museum

District Six was named the Sixth Municipal District of Cape Town in 1867. Originally established as a mixed community of freed slaves, merchants, artisans, labourers and immigrants, District Six was a vibrant centre with close links to the city and the port. By the beginning of the twentieth century, however, the process of removals and marginalisation had begun. The first to be forced out were black South Africans who were displaced from the District in 1901. As the more prosperous moved away to the suburbs, the area became a neglected ward of the city.

On 11 February 1966 it was declared a white area under the Group Areas Act of 1950, and by 1982, the life of the community was over. More than 60 000 people were forcibly removed to barren outlying areas aptly known as the Cape Flats, and their houses in District Six were flattened by bulldozers. The District Six Museum, established in December 1994, works with the memories of the District Six experience and with that of forced removals more generally.

Bo Kaap

The colourful suburb of Bo Kaap was exclusively for coloured Muslims during the Colonial and Apartheid times and today, this group still makes up the majority of residents. The quaint cobbled streets, the museum, the authentic purveyors of Cape cuisine and Cape Town’s oldest spice emporium are all worth a visit.

V&A Waterfront

Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour, the V&A Waterfront has become South Africa's most visited destination. Set against a backdrop of magnificent sea and mountain views, exciting shopping and entertainment venues are intermingled with imaginative office locations, world-class hotels and luxury apartments. The Waterfront is the heart of the tourist industry in Cape Town.tel       

Overlooking the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with views of Table Mountain, Robben Island, the Harbour and the Atlantic Ocean is the Commodore, Legacy’s flagship hotel in Cape Town. Stylish living, quality service and a tranquil setting have ensured that our guests return year after year, be it as businessmen or tourists excited to experience all that is the Mother City.

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Your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby after breakfast to depart for the Clock Tower Precinct at the V&A Waterfront for the ferry departing for Robben Island. The tour is conducted by the Robben Island Museum where you will depart from the Mainland via ferry for a 45-minute or so ride to Robben Island. On the island you will be met by a former inmate of the prison who will conduct a tour of the prison facility giving us a firsthand account of life as an inmate of the prison. After the tour of the Prison, we will board the coaches and be taken on a tour of the Island visiting the Solitary confinement area, lime and sand quarries, the warder's homes and the lighthouse. We will also be given a historical overview understanding the Island in terms of pre-Colonial, Colonial and Post-Colonial Cape Town.

After the island tour, we will again board the ferry and return to the V&A Waterfront Clock Tower precinct.  Everyone can enjoy lunch before being taken on a brief orientation of the Waterfront. The guide will point out places of interest such as museums, galleries, the Aquarium as well as specialist stores.                  

Included Activities

  • Robben Island

  • Tour of Waterfront

Included: Accommodation, Breakfast


Robben Island Ferry

This is where the ferry for Robben Island leaves from.  The ticket office also has a little museum and a curio shop.

Robben Island Prison

This notorious prison is located on an island seven kilometres off the coast of Cape Town in Table Bay. It is where Africa’s political prisoners were kept during the colonial and Apartheid years of South Africa.

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This morning after breakfast we will go on the most popular tour of Cape Town – a Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour.  We will travel out along the Atlantic Seaboard through the ocean-front suburbs of Greenpoint, Seapoint, Bantry Bay, Clifton and Maidens Cove where we stop for the breathing taking views and to take pictures.  After boarding the coach, we will depart for Maiden's Cove for Hout Bay via Camp's Bay and Llandudno.  We arrive at Hout Bay before proceeding along the amazing Chapmans Peak Drive, stopping along the way for photos, and Cape Point.  We arrive at Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope of the African continent. You can take the funicular and ride to the top lighthouse for the views, then visit the Cape of Good Hope, the South-Western-most point of the African continent. Upon return we board the coach and depart for Black Marlin where will stop for lunch before visiting Boulder's Penguin Colony in Simon's Town.  We will take the short walk to the Penguin Colony, the natural breeding colony of the endangered African Penguin. We will depart Simon's Town heading along the False Bay Coast to Muizenberg where we take the M3 highway back to the City.                       

Included Activities

  • Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour

  • Hout Bay

  • Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope

  • Boulder’s Penguin Colony in Simon’s Town
     

Included: Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch (Black Marlin Restaurant)

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After breakfast we will make our way to one of the 7 wonders of the New World, Table Mountain, where we will embark on a 30 minute discussion conducted by a park ranger of the park who will explain the history along with the flora and fauna. After Table Mountain, we will board the coach and make our way to an amazing little town in the Cape Wine Region called Fairview wine estate. This wine estate can be found in the town called Paarl.  We will enjoy a master wine and cheese tasting.  This is designed for those who enjoy fine wine experiences. After lunch, we visit the amazing University town of Stellenboch which is also the second oldest town in South Africa.  Here we will enjoy a wine and chocolate pairing.  Time permitting at Hidden Valley, we will try to fit in a cellar tour as well as a tasting.  We will depart Stellenbosch for the City so that everyone can freshen up before having to depart for the farewell dinner at GOLD. 

Tonight we will depart the hotel for Gold Restaurant for your Farewell dinner in the heart of Cape Town.  You will enjoy wonderful African Cuisine while taking part in the entertainment provided for by this establishment. .  The set 14 course Cape Malay and African menu that will transport you from Table Mountain to Timbuktu. On arrival, the marimba band will be entertaining you, visiting your table showing you the art of beating the Djembe drum.   This culinary experience is accompanied by unique interactive traditional entertainment.

Included Activities

  • Table Mountain

  • Fairview Master Wine and Cheese Tasting

  • Hidden Valley Wine and Chocolate Pairing and Cellar Tour

  • Town of Stellenboch

  • GOLD Restaurant

Included Activities: Accommodation, Breakfast, wine tastings and Farewell dinner at GOLD


Table Mountain Cableway

A trip up Table Mountain is quite rightly one of the first things a tourist wants to do when arriving in Cape Town. Once on the top, a 1000m above the city below, you are rewarded with spectacular 360 views. Take your time and enjoy this unique environment, go for a walk or have a bit to eat at the restaurant with arguably one of the best views possible.

Cape Winelands

From Cape Town make your way out into the picturesque winelands visiting South Africa’s most famous wine regions – Paarl, Franschoek and Stellenbosch.  Aside from the excellent wines the area is renowned for its food and is steeped in history such as the Taal monument, various museums and the contribution of the French Huguenots.  There are also many attractions you wouldn’t expect to find on a wine route, from butterflies to cheetahs and pretty much everything in between.

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Depart your safari lodge early this morning for return to the airport in Johannesburg and onward flight to Zimbabwe, in pursuit of the mighty Victoria Falls! Upon arrival there, you will clear customs and obtain your visa directly at the port of entry.  You will then be met for your shared transfer to your hotel.


Resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi river at the western end of the eponymous falls, this popular tourist town is compact enough to walk around and makes an ideal base for travellers exploring the seventh wonder of the world, the unfathomably vast Victoria Falls. About two thirds of the falls can be viewed from the Zimbabwean side and, while the falls are undoubtedly the star attraction, the area provides both adventure seekers and sightseers with plenty of opportunities to warrant a longer stay. Popular activities include scenic flights over the falls in helicopters or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting (seasonal), and day trips to Chobe National Park. The town itself offers some excellent accommodation and restaurant options as well as an eclectic variety of African curios and authentic art sold by friendly Zimbabwean locals who are wonderfully welcoming and eager to help you enjoy your stay.

This three night tour includes the following:

  • Full Breakfast Daily

  • Dinner at The Boma - Place of Eating

  • Vulture Culture Lunch in the Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant

  • Guided Tour of the Victoria Falls

  • Sunset Cruise (Luxury Deck - Zambezi Explorer or Zambezi Royal)

The Zambezi Royal

The Zambezi Royal is the latest addition to the Wild Horizons river cruise fleet, and Wild Horizons’ newest stand-alone product. The luxurious, 28 seater single level cruise boat offers a unique and intimate way to view the Zambezi River. The boat is the first of its kind, custom built to maximize comfort, style, practicality and service.  (By manufacturing standards, the boat is actually built to accommodate 60 passengers, but in order to cater for the luxury furnishings, and to allow for ample spaciousness, the design has been customized to accommodate just 28).

Highlights:

  • Gourmet hot and cold canapés

  • Premium brand drinks and cocktail menu

  • Elegant luxury furnishings

  • Single level exclusive vessel

  • Spacious, 60 seater customised to cater for 28 guests

Guests relax in the lush furnishings of this modern and contemporary vessel, enjoying lavish snacks, wine, cocktails and sparkling wine, as they coast up-river taking in the stunning scenery and surrounds of the upper Zambezi River.

Wild Horizons Tour of the Falls Zimbabwe

The Victoria Falls – Now in Its 150 Millionth Fantastic Year - Reaches Its Zenith In About May each year. It's a truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell; the humbling feeling that here indeed is Nature's Supreme Masterpiece. No photograph can begin to depict the reality…and nothing prepares you for your first sight.

This tour is conducted in the morning and afternoon. En route, clients may be taken past the 'Big Tree' where they may stop and take photos. Clients will be accompanied through the Rainforest by one of our qualified Guides who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird & wildlife and other points of interest. Guides are also happy to assist clients with photographs whilst visiting this most spectacular of waterfalls. Raincoats are provided when needed.

MaKuwa-Kuwa

This award-winning restaurant is open on three sides and overlooks the waterhole at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, offering a unique opportunity to view elephant and other wildlife as you enjoy your meal – truly some of the finest dining in Victoria Falls.

The a la carte dinner menu includes popular dishes with a local twist such as flame-grilled warthog, Zambezi bream, seared kudu fillet and crocodile stir-fry, while the lunch menu offers a selection of pies, salads and a sushi platter.  Breakfast consists of an extensive continental buffet and an a la carte selection of cooked dishes, such as the ‘Livukile’ breakfast of soft poached eggs on toasted brown bread, with honey glazed ham and grilled tomato topped with hollandaise sauce.

MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant is open for breakfast from 7am to 10am, lunch from 12.30pm to 2pm and dinner from 7pm to 10pm.  Bookings are essential for dinner. The dress code is smart-casual.

The Boma Restaurant

The Boma – Dinner & Drum Show is a “must do” Victoria Falls dining and entertainment experience, specializing in traditional African food, drumming and dancing. The food is cooked and served in the style and quantity of a lavish feast, including irresistible desserts.

On arrival, you are dressed in a chitenge (traditional sarong) and welcomed into a vibrant atmosphere in which the tantalizing aromas of local dishes and game meat on the braai (barbecue) fill the restaurant, which is partially open to the star-filled African sky.

Your meal begins with a mouth-watering platter of starters whilst the buffet includes soup from the campfire, a range of salads, game meat cooked on a braai (barbecue), followed by desserts.  Vegetarian options are also available, as well as local dishes such as peanut butter spinach

You can also look forward to outstanding performances by traditional singers and dancers, and enjoy an energizing interactive drumming show. A face painter, storyteller, hair braider and fortune teller also form part of this festive evening.

Overnight: The Kingdom at Victoria Falls            

You may be forgiven for thinking that you have stepped back in time. The great domes, pillars and bridges over the many water features at The Kingdom Hotel resemble the style of ‘Great Zimbabwe’, the once mighty capital of the ancient Shona Kingdom.  It may look like the city of a lost civilization but the Kingdom Hotel is one of Victoria Falls’ best known family hotels. Expect all the comforts of a modern resort geared up in every way for your maximum comfort and enjoyment.  The hotel is centrally located within the small resort town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, close to all the major attractions including the entrance to the Victoria Falls rainforest which is a short walk away.

Enjoy a final leisurely morning in Zimbabwe before you are returned to the airport to begin your journey home.