JULY 18TH AND JULY 25TH 2023 DEPARTURES AVAILABLE - SELECT WITH THE GREEN BUTTON TO THE LEFT
Experience the best of Southern Africa in this 10-day authentic journey crafted by TWK Tours. Join us as we bring you and your family or friends to our favorite well-known and off-the-beaten-path places that we have personally experienced in our years visiting South Africa. On this trip, visit Soweto, Sandton and Madikwe Game Reserve (Malaria Free) as well as Victoria Falls. Includes most meals, Soweto tour, visit to an elephant sanctuary, eight game drives, upscale accommodation, transfers, in-country transportation, expert guides and real authentic local experiences.
5-Star Safari Experience plus Victoria Falls included. Start in the heart of Southern Africa, Johannesburg and the upscale area of Sandton with endless dining options, outdoor restaurants in Mandela Square, sunset rooftop drinks and music with outdoor fire places and couches at the Sandton Sun hotel. Visit the bustling area of Soweto Township and learn about the apartheid era uprising. Visit Nelson Mandela's home, have local lunch and visit an elephant sanctuary getting close up to the huge African elephants.
Then for the main event, head north near the Botswana border to Madikwe Game Reserve and the 5-star Rhulani experience. All meals and drinks included on safari (get ready to put on some pounds the food is that good!), luxury accommodations, and the thrill of twice daily game drives with just our group. Experience sundowners and morning breakfast in the bush tracking lions and watching elephants.
Return to Johannesburg for the onward flight to Victoria Falls. Take a sunset sail on the Zambezi River spotting hippos and crocs.
International Airfare not included. Flight to Victoria Falls about $200 USD at time of publishing. We can book your flights and we will all travel together.
Of all the trips we run and all the places we have been, South Africa exceeds all expectations every time. Rhulani Safari Lodge is a 5-star adventure experience. Amazing food, outdoor evening fire hang outs, sunset drinks in the wild watching elephants and giraffes, attention to detail by the staff. Expect very comfortable lodging with fireplaces, 3 amazing fresh cooked meals plus snacks and drinks every day, access to the newly opened "'hide" to watch the action at a watering hole close up and the overland adventures of safari and up close wildlife interaction. From tracking predators to watching herds of elephants thundering past, you will never forget this African experience.
South Africa currently has no restrictions for entry. Their medical system is the best in Africa with modern clinics and hospitals. There are many pharmacies available. Madikwe Game Reserve is Malaria Free and there are no regular vaccination requirements. for Please see our terms and conditions, cancelation and refund policies.
Madikwe is Malaria Free - No shots needed. Some vaccinations recommended but not necessary for entry.
TRAVEL INSURANCE IS MANDATORY. Most travel disruption issues will be covered.
Experience the wonders of African culture, cuisine, safari and Victoria Falls in this 10 day journey lead by experienced local guides and our family. Small group tours are fun for everyone with lots of free time on your own to explore. Most meals included. 5 Star resort experience. No vaccine required.
Explore Cape Town for 3 nights before or after our tour. Acitvities can include visiting Robben Island, the prison camp of Nelson Mandela, cable car gondola to the top of Table Mountain, visit the Southern Tip of Africa at the Cape of Good Hope where the penguins roam, go wine tasting, and even get in the water with Great White Sharks!!
CLICK EACH PHOTO TO YOUR RIGHT TO SEE THE DAILY ITINERARY. After your arrival into Johannesburg O.R Tambo airport, transfer to Sandton City, about 30 minutes away.
NOTE: We highly recommend arriving one day early and joining us at the Aero Guest Lodge Hotel. This will give you a day to rest, get over jet lag and meet other guests on the tour. The hotel has a large grassy area for the kids to run around, honor bar, a great local kitchen and is near the airport. We will meet you at the airport and bring you to the Aero Guest Lodge. This will not add much to the total cost of your trip.
Elephant Sanctuary: Visit the African elephant up close. Learn about their behaviors and walk next to them in their surroundings. Also take a stroll through the nearby massive monkey habitat with all kinds of primates swinging from the trees and coming in for a closer look.
Night 1: Sandton Sun
Surrounded by upscale shops, restaurants, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton Sun is the perfect place to start your South African vacation