“It was incredible to experience so many different aspects of Africa”

Astonishing beauty and consummate adventure await on this 18-day small group journey into Southern Africa’s heart to witness the magnificence of four distinct nations:  South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia.  Explore Johannesburg’s renowned Soweto district, including Nelson Mandela’s home and the moving Hector Pieterson Museum.  During a three-night stay in Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls National Park, see the spectacular falls, embark on a “Sundowner” Zambezi cruise, visit a local school, and enjoy a rhino safari.  Take a full-day safari excursion in Botswana’s exceptional Chobe National Park.  Marvel at Namibia’s vast Namib Desert and Sossusvlei’s immense dunes.  Tour German-accented Swakopmund and take a catamaran excursion along the storied Namibian coast then spend four nights in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa.  Sample the Winelands’ acclaimed offerings at two wineries, admire Kirstenboch’s indigenous flora, and tour notorious Robben Island where Mandela was imprisoned.  Experience the extraordinary Kruger region on an optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension.


Day 1. Depart the U.S. for Johannesburg, South Africa
Day 2. Arrive Johannesburg
Day 3. Johannesburg/Soweto
Day 4. Johannesburg/Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Day 5. Victoria Falls
Day 6. Victoria Falls
Day 7. Chobe National Park, Botswana
Day 8. Victoria Falls/Windhoek, Namibia
Day 9. Windhoek/Namib Desert/Sossusvlei
Day 10. Namin Desert/Sossusvlei
Day 11. Sossusvlei/Swakopmund
Day 12. Swakopmund/Walvis Bay/Namibian Coast
Day 13. Swakopmund/Cape Town, South Africa
Day 14. Cape Town/The Winelands
Day 15. Cape Town/Cape of Good hope
Day 16. Cape Town/Robben Island
Day 17. Depart for U.S.
Day 18. Arrive U.S.

Trip Highlights

  • Soweto touring
  • Spectacular Victoria Falls
  • Rhino safari in Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve
  • Chobe National Park safari excursion
  • World’s largest crested dunes at Sossusvlei
  • Namibian Coast boat excursion
  • Four-night stay in beautiful Cape Town
  • The Winelands touring