• $11,795
  • $1,000
  • Gohagan & Company

Immerse yourself in Africa’s most magnificent natural and historical wonders in this journey‑of‑a‑lifetime. With this exclusive land and river safari itinerary, explore the rich landscape of southern Africa while staying in deluxe hotels, on the fabulous MalaMala Game Reserve and on an intimate chartered river boat, the Zambezi Queen. Follow Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom in Johannesburg. Behold Zimbabwe’s awe‑inspiring Victoria Falls, “the smoke that thunders.” Experience breathtaking wildlife encounters including the Big Five—African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, lion and black rhinoceros—on safari. Intra-country air is included in the cost of this tour.


Day 1   Depart home city

Day 2   Cape Town

Day 3   Cape Town/Robben Island

Day 4   Cape Point

Day 5   Fly to Skukusa/MalaMala Game Reserve

Day 6   MalaMala Game Reserve

Day 7   MalaMala Game Reserve

Day 8   Fly to Johannesburg

Day 9   Johannesburg/Soweto

Day 10 Fly to Victoria Falls

Day 11 Chobe National Park/Embark Zambezi Queen

Day 12 Chobe River safari

Day 13 Chobe River safari

Day 14 Kasane/Disembark ship/Return to home city

Day 15 Arrive in home city

Program Features:
  • Three nights, Zambezi Queen.
  • One night, The Victoria Falls Hotel, Victoria Falls.
  • Two nights, Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, Johannesburg.
  • Three nights, MalaMala Camp, Mpumalanga
  • Three nights, Cape Grace, Cape Town.
  • Elegantly appointed, deluxe accommodations.
  • All transfers during the Land and Cruise Program: boat and deluxe motor coaches.
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions.
  • Complimentary nonpremium liquor, house wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages available throughout the cruise and minibar service; complimentary house wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages at meals during the land portion of the program.
  • 2 receptions, 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 8 dinners.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access (conditions permitting).
  • Lecture by Christo Brand, the former prison guard who developed a friendship with South Africa’s most famous inmate and future president, Nelson Mandela.
  • Get to know vibrant Cape Town and visit the Company Gardens, Bo Kaap and District 6.
    Take a cable car to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting).
  • Marvel at African wildlife during morning and afternoon game drives and walking safaris
    during a three-night safari at MalaMala Game Reserve.