GLOBUS 2021: Splendors of South Africa & Victoria Falls with Chobe National Park & Maasai Mara (QSE3)
18 Day Tour from Cape Town to Nairobi
Want the lion's share of colorful cities, private game reserves, natural wonders, and wondrous wildlife? Point your compass south for the diverse and enchanting sights of South Africa and Zimbabwe. The glorious panoramas from Cape Town's Table Mountain and the candy-colored streets of its Bo-Kaap neighborhood set the stage for the sweet sights to come. Six open-air private game reserve drives near Kruger National Park offer a fascinating glimpse of up to 42 mammal species and 350 bird species. Keep your eyes peeled for the 'Big 5'-lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo-before branching out in Johannesburg. Here, you'll explore Soweto, the city's largest township, including the former home of Nelson Mandela and the most significant sites of the anti-apartheid movement. Your South Africa vacation crescendos at Victoria Falls, called Mosi-oa-Tunya (the smoke that thunders) on the Zambezi River. Twice the height of Niagara Falls, this breathtaking waterfall spanning the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia offers twice the photo ops. Your tour of South Africa continues with a Monograms vacation package in Chobe National Park. Boasting games drives through diverse ecosystems and relaxing boat excursions on the Chobe River, Botswana's first national park is home to one of the greatest game concentrations on the continent. Finally, enjoy a Monograms vacation package in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya's most famous game area. Here, it's totally acceptable to follow the herd-especially the massive herds of zebra and wildebeest during the annual Great Migration. Your expert guide will lead you on five captivating game drives in custom-made safari vehicles with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing. Your stay in Chobe National Park and Maasai Mara includes guided game activities, accommodations, and services of an expert Ranger or Driver/Guide on safari.
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|Day 1||Cape Town||Welcome to South Africa! Hotel check-in available mid-afternoon.|
|Day 2||Cape Town||CAPE TOWN Walking tour through the Company's Garden and the [LF] Bo-Kaap neighborhood. Visit the Bo-Kaap Museum and savor a traditional Malay lunch. Afterwards, take a scenic cable-car ride to the top of Table Mountain. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant this evening. (B,L,D)|
|Day 3||Cape Town||CAPE TOWN Scenic drive along Chapman's Peak Drive en route to Cape Point Nature Reserve. CAPE POINT NATURE RESERVE See the Cape of Good Hope. At Cape Point, ride a funicular to the steps of the old lighthouse with panoramic views of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. After lunch, visit Boulders Beach to see a colony of endangered African penguins. CAPE TOWN Free time this evening. (B,L)|
|Day 4||Cape Town||CAPE TOWN Free day. (B)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Cape Town with an excursion and wine tasting at Cape Winelands. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.|
|Day 5||Makalali Private Game Reserve||CAPE TOWN Fly to Hoedspruit and transfer to Makalali Private Game Reserve, overlooking the majestic Drakensburg Mountains. MAKALALI Afternoon game drive with a skilled tracker and professional Ranger. Sip sundowner drinks in the bush before returning to your lodge for dinner. (B,D)|
|Day 6||MAKALALI||MAKALALI Rise between 5 am and 5:30 am for coffee and tea before your morning game drive. Return for breakfast mid-morning, followed by time to relax at your lodge. Afternoon game drive with sundowner drinks. (B,L,D)|
|Day 7||MAKALALI||MAKALALI Morning and afternoon game drives with free time to enjoy lodge amenities in between. (B,L,D)|
|Day 8||Johannesburg||MAKALALI Morning game drive. Fly to Johannesburg. JOHANNESBURG Free time late afternoon and evening. (B)|
|Day 9||Johannesburg||JOHANNESBURG Guided sightseeing includes a visit to [LF] Soweto (South Western Township) to see the Hector Pieterson Memorial and the former neighborhoods of Nobel Peace Prize winners, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela. Visit Mandela House and the Apartheid Museum to learn about the apartheid years up to the historic 1994 elections that ended the apartheid era. (B,L)|
|Day 10||Victoria Falls||JOHANNESBURG Fly to Zimbabwe. VICTORIA FALLS Free time in the late afternoon and evening. (B)|
|Day 11||Victoria Falls||VICTORIA FALLS Guided walk at Victoria Falls this morning. Free time late morning and early afternoon. Later, embark on a scenic cruise on the Zambezi River to see wildlife and a spectacular African sunset. Farewell dinner this evening. (B,D)|
|Day 12||Chobe National Park Area||VICTORIA FALLS Transfer by road to the Chobe National Park area, featuring some of the greatest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. CHOBE AREA Afternoon game activity: choice of game drive in Chobe National Park or boat excursion on the Chobe River. (B,L,D)|
|Day 13||Chobe Area||CHOBE AREA Choice of morning and afternoon game activities. Enjoy time at your lodge during the heat of the day. (B,L,D)|
|Day 14||Nairobi||CHOBE AREA Transfer by road back to Victoria Falls. VICTORIA FALLS Fly to Nairobi. NAIROBI Transfer to your hotel for late evening check-in. (B)|
|Day 15||Maasai Mara National Reserve||NAIROBI Visit the elephant orphanage at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to learn about elephant conservation and meet elephant calves. Fly to Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya's most famous game area.MAASAI MARA Afternoon game drive. (B,D)|
|Day 16||Maasai Mara||MAASAI MARA Morning and afternoon game drives with free time to relax at your camp in between. (B,L,D)|
|Day 17||Maasai Mara||MAASAI MARA Morning and afternoon game drives with free time to relax at your camp in between. (B,L,D)|
|Day 18||Nairobi||MAASAI MARA Fly to Nairobi.NAIROBI Transfer to the Ole Sereni Hotel where a day room has been reserved for your use. Schedule departing flights after 5 pm. (B)|
|US$ Price Details|
Dates & Prices do not include air travel. Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Monograms, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $1,655. Required intra-vacation air segment: Cape Town/Hoedspruit; Hoedspruit/Johannesburg; Johannesburg/Victoria Falls; Victoria Falls/Nairobi; Nairobi/Maasai Mara; Maasai Mara/Nairobi. Air prices were effective on July 14, 2020 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your vacation, air prices may be higher.
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