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Sounds of Africa

12 Day Magical Chobe - Vic Falls - Kruger Safari

Mask Group 9

The beat of drumming and dancing, the sounds of wildlife and tranquility of nature in Africa is Calling.

  • Explore the Chobe National Park with a river cruise and game drive. It is the second largest National Park in Botswana and covers over 15 566 square kilometers. It has one of the greatest concentrations of game found on the African continent and is famous for the number of elephants roaming in the reserve. The Chobe River flows lazily through the Caprivi flood plains and provides a haven for huge herds of elephants, zebras, wildebeest, and impala which are closely followed by predators.
  • Discover Victoria Falls “Mosi- ao – Tunya” or the “smoke that thunders” is a must-see spectacle so incredible that it takes one’s breath away. End your tour of the Falls with “The flight of the Angels”, a scenic helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls.
  • Adventure into the Kruger National Park on Guided Safari Game Drives to experience the raw power and roar of the lion, the sheer bulk and force of the rhino, the delicacy and grace of the leopard, the supreme confidence of a herd of elephants and the adrenalin racing charge of the African buffalo.
  • Add the optional scenic tours of Swaziland or the Panoramic Tour to ensure you discover more on your Magical Safari Tour.

 

From

$5,799

PP Twin Share

Travelling solo $6,999

Prices include deposit of $699

Our Commitment
and Core Values

Our Commitment and Core Values

Itinerary

Itinerary and payment details

Itinerary and payment details

Group size:  The tour and safaris are not a group tour. You will be joined by other guests of the Lodge and Hotels for the guided safari game drives and tours. The maximum permitted number of guests per safari vehicle for game drives are 9 passengers.

Pricing: All pricing is based in AUD (Australian Dollar)

Payments:

  • 20twenty plus will invoice you for the deposit of $699 on completion of the booking form and is due on the booking date.
  • The second payment of $2399 is due 3 months after your booking date.
  • The final balance payment is due 4 months prior to your travel date and 20twenty plus will invoice you for the final payment.
  • Travel booked within 4 months of departure, the final payment is due on booking.
  • Credit or debit card payments must be paid via BPAY or EFT and your client reference number will be on all invoices. The payment method will save you on any credit card fees.
  • Itinerary and Destination Information : Please refer to the itinerary below and click on the days for information for activities and accommodation etc. The destinations on the website will provide you general information on the destinations you will be visiting.

Day 1 - Depart Australia

Day 1 - Depart Australia

Depart Australia today to begin your South African safari!

Day 2 - Overnight in Johannesburg

Day 2 - Overnight in Johannesburg

On arrival at Johannesburg Airport, proceed to the collection point (approximately 40 meters from the exit of the airport) for your transfer to your 5 star hotel, D’Orealle Grande  for your overnight stay in Johannesburg. The hotel provides a complimentary return airport shuttle service. Relax and unwind from your flight.

Accommodation and meals: D’ Orealle Grande (B)

Day 3 - Depart Johannesburg - Chobe, Botswana

Day 3 - Depart Johannesburg - Chobe, Botswana

After breakfast, the hotel’s airport shuttle service will provide you the transfer to the airport for your flight to Botswana – please book the departure time at the hotel reception. On arrival at Kasane Airport, you will be met by our representative for your private transfer to the Cresta Mowana Lodge. Chobe National Park, in northern Botswana, has one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa.

Relax and enjoy the rest of your day at your leisure.

Accommodation: Cresta Mowana or similar (B)

Day 4 - Chobe

Day 4 - Chobe

Rise early for an early morning breakfast. Today is your first African game drive (3-4 hours) in the Chobe National Park. In open air safari vehicles, you will have a fantastic experience on your first game drive in the world-famous Chobe National Park. Game drives offer you the opportunity to view the abundant elephants and big game animals in their natural habitat. Start by beginning your count for the Big 5! Later, return to the Lodge and enjoy your evening swapping stories of your day’s sightings.

Accommodation: Cresta Mowana or similar (B)

Day 5 - Chobe

Day 5 - Chobe

After breakfast, explore the Chobe National Park on safari and you might spot animals you missed on your first game drive.

Later the afternoon, enjoy a sunset river cruise along the Chobe River and experience a water-based safaris. You will have the opportunity to see a variety of game, including elephants, hippo, crocodiles and different bird species.

Accommodation: Cresta Mowana or similar (B)

 

Day 6 - Chobe - Vic Falls

Day 6 - Chobe - Vic Falls

After breakfast, you will be transferred to your hotel in Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. In more modern terms Victoria Falls is known as the greatest curtain of falling water in the world. After your check in at the hotel, spend the rest of your day at your leisure.

Accommodation: A Zambezi River Lodge or similar (B)

Day 7 - Vic Falls

Day 7 - Vic Falls

After breakfast, you will be collected at the hotel to discover how the Victoria Falls were formed and what local customs and traditions surround them. The tour undertakes a scenic route and is led by an expert local guide. Learn how Livingstone in 1851, first heard of the great waterfall, but it was only in 1855 that he set out to visit it.  He landed on the biggest island on the lip of the falls, now called Livingstone Island and from there obtained his first view of the Falls.

Optional activity for your own account – Helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls.

The spectacular helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls is known as the ‘Flight of Angels’. The best way to appreciate the true splendour of the Victoria Falls is to view it from the air. The helicopters have specially designed ‘bubble shaped’ windows perfect for panoramic viewing and great photographic opportunities from all seats.

Accommodation: A Zambezi River Lodge or similar (B)

Day 8 - Vic Falls - Kruger

Day 8 - Vic Falls - Kruger

Today you depart Victoria Falls for your onward journey to the Kruger National Park. You will be collected at your hotel for the transfer to the airport. Please refer to the flight itinerary for the departure Airport.

Upon arrival at Nelspruit, you will be met by a representative of your lodge and transferred to your luxury accommodation. After check-in, relax and enjoy the day at your leisure in the tranquil environment. Later this evening, enjoy a 3-course dinner to round off the day.

Accommodation: Maqueda Lodge or similar (B, D)

Day 9 - Kruger

Day 9 - Kruger

Today, start with an early morning game drive in the Kruger National Park. Ensure you bring your camera along as you will be spotting the BIG 5 in their natural environment. The abundance of species you will see will be an experience of a lifetime. Get up close to the animals in your specialised safari vehicle lead by an expert guide. The game drive is approximately 6-8 hours. Later this evening, enjoy a sumptuous 3 course dinner while swapping stories of your animal encounters earlier that day.

Accommodation and meals: Maqueda Lodge or similar (B, D)

Day 10 - Kruger

Day 10 - Kruger

Rise early again today for your second game drive in the Kruger National Park – you might spot animals you missed on the first game drive and encounter different experiences. Nothing comes close to experiencing the raw power of the lion hunt, the sheer bulk and force of the rhino, the delicacy and grace of the leopard, the supreme confidence of a herd of elephants and the adrenalin racing charge of the African buffalo.

Accommodation: Maqueda Lodge or similar (B,D)

Day 11 - Depart Kruger - Australia

Day 11 - Depart Kruger - Australia

What an amazing experience! We hope you enjoyed your time and discovered more than you had hoped for.

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the nearby Nelspruit Airport for your return flight home. We hope to see you again soon.

Day 12 - Arrive in Australia

Day 12 - Arrive in Australia

What’s included

Tour of the Victoria Falls

2 x Full day, guided game drives in the Kruger National Park

Domestic flights as per the itinerary

2 x Guided Game Drives in the Chobe National Park

1 X Afternoon River Safari on the Chobe River

Accommodation and Meals as per the itinerary

Return airport and land transfers

Meet and Greet services

24 hour emergency contact services while on tour

Optional tours and activities

Vic Falls helicopter flight

Vic Falls helicopter flight

The spectacular helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls is known as the ‘Flight of Angels’. David Livingstone famously wrote on seeing the Victoria Falls for the first time in 1855 that “Scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight”. The best way to appreciate the true splendour of the Victoria Falls is to view them from the air.

Cost: $295 per person

Vic Falls Boma Dinner

Vic Falls Boma Dinner

The Boma Dinner & Drum Show is non-stop entertainment from the moment you are ceremoniously dressed in your “chitenge” (sarong), to the traditional dance performances and to the renowned interactive drumming show. The evening of fun is not only about authentic African cuisine, but also a cultural experience.

Cost: $140 per person

Panoramic Day Tour

Panoramic Day Tour

The tour includes a visit to Blyde River Canyon, Gods Window and Bourkes Potholes which is a geological phenomenon. The Blyde River Canyon is the third deepest canyon in the world. Its scenery is unsurpassed, its vegetation is both varied and lush and provides a home to a rich selection of bird and wildlife. It ranks as one of the most spectacular sights in Africa. Cost: $285 per person

Swaziland Tour

Swaziland Tour

After an early breakfast, you will visit a Swazi Village and gain insight to the Swazi culture and traditions. The tour includes an authentic African lunch, dancing, and an opportunity to interact with the local community.

Cost : $285 per person

Not included

International flights

International flights

Travel Insurance and Visas

Travel Insurance and Visas

Optional tours

Optional tours

Personal expenses

Personal expenses

Vaccination and Health

Vaccination and Health

Travel dates

The Safari has no set departure date and you have a choice of your own travel dates. The tour is not a group tour and you will be joined by other guests while on Safari.

The tour date selected on the booking form is the tour commencement date and not the departure date from Australia.

2022

1 March – 15 November 2022

2023

15 February – 15 November 2023

Flights

Please indicate in the special request section of the booking form if you would like us to arrange the international flights and we will be in contact with you with the quote and flight details. We highly recommend that flights are booked via ourselves to ensure you have peace of mind with one point of contact for ALL your travel arrangements.

All domestic flights are included in your package.

International flights booked directly by clients must ensure the arrival date in Johannesburg  coincides with the tour commencement date. International flight details must be provided to 20twenty plus two months prior to your travel date.

Check in time for international flights are 3 hours prior to departure. Please reconfirm flights with the airlines 24 hours prior to departure in the event of any schedule changes and we cannot contact you in time to advise you accordingly.

It is the passengers responsibility to ensure your passport has more than 6 months validity from return date.

Airfares are subject to increase without notice and are not guaranteed until paid.

Baggage allowance vary on domestic flights and the allowance is 20 kg for checked in luggage and 7 kg for carry – on luggage.

Please refer to the terms and conditions for flights that have been issued.

Your next discovery awaits

Your next discovery awaits

Contact us:

Phone
+61 430497118

Address
3 Thornbill Way,
West Pennant Hills NSW 2125,
Australia

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