A perfect program for those who want to discover South Africa and Botswana in a few days. We will depart from Cape Town where you will discover the mythical Cape of Good Hope, the vineyards of Stellenbosch and the wonderful West Coast National Park. You will transfer with an internal flight to Botswana where you will take photo safaris in the most beautiful parks in all of Africa. On the way to Botswana, a day will be dedicated to the excursion to the Victoria Falls.
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Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town
Arrival in Cape Town, transfer to the Guesthouse in Green Point, breakfast included. Visit to the District 6 Museum, as a guide in the museum we will have those who lived in the district between 1960 and 1970. Visit to the Zeitz Museum, as an exceptional guide we will have the director of the Art Fair in Cape Town.
Day 2: Excursion to the Cape of Good Hope
Breakfast and departure for the Cape of Good Hope, walk in the remote and beautiful Buffels bay beach. Visit to the Cape of Good Hope point, ascent, on foot or by funicular to the Old Cape Point Lighthouse. Lunch at the Black Marlin of Simon’s Town. Visit to the colony of African penguins at Boulders Beach and return to Cape Town through one of the most evocative roads on the Cape Peninsula, Chapmans Peak, where, if the weather is mild, you can witness a splendid sunset over the Atlantic Ocean.
Day 3: Visit the Stellenbosch wine area
Breakfast and departure for the Stellenbosch wine area where we will visit two family-run wineries: the Annandale, the oldest in the valley, and the Vergenoegd. Lunch in Stellenbosch at the Wijnhuis restaurant. After lunch we will visit the village of Franschhoek, its Huguenot Museum and the Franschhoek Cellar. Return to Cape Town.
Day 4: Exploration of the West Coast National Park
Breakfast and departure for the West Coast National Park. Wonderful lagoon on the outskirts of Cape Town. In the park it is possible to see herds of Eland, the largest gazelle in Africa, mountain zebras, ostriches, kudu, gemsbok, bat-eared fox, caracal and many others. Lunch in the fantastic Geelbek restaurant, an ancient building inside the park. Return to Cape Town.
Day 5: Flight to Botswana
Breakfast, transfer to the airport, flight to Johannesburg and departure for Botswana.
Day 6: Departure for the Planet Baobab
Breakfast and departure for the Planet Baobab where we will spend the night. Planet Baobab is a wonderful place at the gates of the Makgadikgadi NP. The Planet Baobab restaurant has on the walls a wonderful original collection of covers and pages of a famous magazine in southern Africa during the 70-80-90s.
Day 7: Visit of the Makgadikgadi National Park
Breakfast and departure for a visit to the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. The park entrance is from the Xhumanga village on the B300, if there is water in the river, the barge will be used to cross otherwise we will wade. In the afternoon we will leave the park and reach the lodge. They have excellent safari tents with private baths and showers, very nice and with a great restaurant. The lodge organizes guided tours of 1-2-3 days starting from the lodge itself.
Day 8: Excursion to the Okavango Delta
Departure from the lodge for the Okavango Delta for the “1 day Chiefs Island boat trip”. Departure from the camp at 8:00 am and return in the afternoon for 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm. During the day we will stop many times to stretch our legs and eat.
Day 9: Departure for Kasane
Breakfast and departure for Kasane, an incredible country where you will meet families of elephants that graze in the old cemetery behind the church, buffaloes at the gates of the village (Chobe side) and warthogs in the local fruit and vegetable market. We will make the road A3 (Maun-Nata) beautiful and paved. Born is exactly halfway, we will stop for lunch and refueling. Overnight at Kasane’s Lesoma Valley Lodge.
Day 10: Excursion to Victoria Falls
Breakfast and departure for the Victoria Falls with African Bush Lover, local professionals, very well organized, serious and prepared. Return to Kasane for the evening.
Day 11: Departure for Chobe National Park
Breakfast and departure for the Chobe National Park. Packed lunches, there are many paths and tracks to follow, we will follow the road that runs along the river and then we will enter the plain of Puku. Dinner at the Lodge.
Day 12: Departure for Martin’s Drift
Breakfast and departure for Martin’s Drift, cross the border and after 15 km, on the N11, you will find the Bua Nnete Lodge where you will stay.