Xceptional Travel South Africa

3 Cape Town, 3 Victoria Falls & 3 Johannesburg
Round trip airfare from IAD, 9 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • 3 nights at the [Radisson Blu Waterfront], Cape Town, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 3 nights at the [Elephant Hills Resort], Victoria Falls, Standard Room with Breakfast
  • 3 nights at the [The Houghton ], Johannesburg, King Suite Pool/Vista with Breakfast
  • All hotel taxes
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned bus
  • Full Day Cape Town City Tour
  • Welcome Dinner at Gold Restaurant with a glass of wine
  • Winelands Tour
  • RiverSong Sunset Cruise
  • Guided Tour of The Falls
  • Full Day Chobe Day Trip
  • Johannesburg Journey to Freedom Tour
  • Farewell Dinner at local restaurant
  • 15 meals: 09 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in private modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of an English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Sun - Oct 05, 2025 - Departure from USA

  • Depart the USA.
DAY 2: Mon - Oct 06, 2025 - Arrival to Cape Town

  • Upon arriving in Cape Town, South Africa Mother City you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your luxurious hotel.
  • The rest of your day is at your leisure to begin exploring one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
  • Overnight in Cape Town
DAY 3: Tue - Oct 07, 2025 - Full Day Cape Town City Tour, Welcome Dinner

  • After early Breakfast at our hotel.
  • We will start our day with a visit to Table Mountain cable station. Table Mountain is one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. You have the option of admiring the views from the lower cable station or you can purchase your ticket (own account to reach the summit (weather permitting +/- 23 USD). A variety of food and refreshment options are available for purchase, both at the lower cable station and on top of the mountain.
  • Then, our journey to Cape Point takes us along the scenic Atlantic seaboard coastal road. We pass the pristine beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay with their soft white sand and assure blue water. The formidable 12 Apostles Peaks rise above the road on one side, while sheer cliffs and incredible rock formations into the icy Atlantic Ocean on the other side. There is no doubt the coast of the Cape peninsula offers magnificent scenery with its great biodiversity.
  • We arrive at the Cape Point National Park
  • Stop for lunch at local restaurant.
  • Then, we will head to visit Boulders Beach to see the African penguins before arriving at the naval base of Simonstown, and then heading to Cape Town for a relaxing evening in the Mother City.
  • After our tour, we will head to Gold Restaurant for our Welcome Dinner.
  • Overnight in Cape Town
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4: Wed - Oct 08, 2025 - Cape Town, Winelands Tour

  • We head north to Paarl. Our first stop this morning is at Wine Estate for a cellar tour followed by a wine tasting. We make our way to Franschhoek with a photo stop at the Groot Drakenstein Prison where Nelson Mandela was released in Feb 1990. The village of Franschhoek nestled amongst the mountains, can easily be mistaken as being in Switzerland.
  • After a short tour of the little town, a second winetasting will take place in Franschhoek, followed by a lunch stop.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 5: Thu - Oct 09, 2025 - Cape Town, Victoria Falls, RiverSong Sunset Cruise

  • After breakfast transfer to Cape Town International airport for your flight to Victoria Falls. 
  • Upon arrival meet and transfer to our hotel. 
  • In the evening you will enjoy RiverSong Sunset Cruise.
  • A sunset cruise is the perfect way to end off the day. Relax on one of our sofas as the sun sets but keep an eye on the water for sightings of hippo, elephant and crocodiles. Enjoy an abundance of delicious hors d`oeuvres throughout the cruise, as well as ion of cocktails, premium drinks, beers, juice, water, and soft drinks.
  • Overnight in Victoria Falls
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 6: Fri - Oct 10, 2025 - Guided Walking Safari of the Falles

  • After breakfast explore the historic Victoria Falls and its wild, unspoiled surrounds in Zimbabwe, and experience the most classic, awesome views of this world-renowned natural phenomenon, the thundering Victoria Falls. You will experience Guided Walking Safari through the tropical rainforest on the very edge of Victoria Falls, and all the best views of this World Heritage Site from the spectacular Zimbabwean vantage points.
  • Overnight in Victoria Falls
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 7: Sat - Oct 11, 2025 - Full Day Chobe Day Trip

  • This day trip is divided into two parts: in the morning we have a game viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River, and in the afternoon, we embark on a game drive through the National Park. Each activity is 3 hours and in-between you`ll enjoy a buffet lunch at a local hotel.
  • By the way, the Chobe River is one of the only rivers in the world that flows in two directions. In the dry season the river flows East, but in the rainy season, the Zambezi River pushes upstream to reverse the flow of the river towards the West.
  • Overnight in Victoria Falls
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 8: Sun - Oct 12, 2025 - Victoria Falls, Johannesburg

  • After breakfast at our hotel, meet in the lobby after check-out for departure to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg.
  • Upon arrival you will be meet and transferred to our hotel.
  • Overnight in Johannesburg
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 9: Mon - Oct 13, 2025 - Johannesburg, Journey to Freedom Tour

  • After breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by the guide for a full day Journey to Freedom Tour beginning at the Hector Pieterson Museum, where we start to unravel the cause of the devastating riots, before travelling past Mandela House, where you have the possibility to visit this small museum.
  • Our next significant stop is the fascinating Regina Mundi Church, site of so many of the underground meetings of the then banned political parties. Standing there, you can feel the tension picture the intensity, the strain on the faces of those unthinkably brave souls, committed at any cost to changing the way of life of a nation.
  • Lunch is in Soweto at a local restaurant, before visiting the legendary Apartheid Museum. This is an interactive voyage of discovery, one which takes you from the dark days of whites only privilege, through to Nelson Mandela`s historic release. The Apartheid Museum is a multimedia experience, with documentary film snippets, texts, sound clips and live accounts, recapturing life in the dark days of South Africa.
  • Tonight, we will enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Overnight in Johannesburg
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 10: Tue - Oct 14, 2025 - Free Day

  • Enjoy a free day in Johannesburg
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 11: Wed - Oct 15, 2025 - Departure

  • Breakfast at our hotel, You will be met and transferred to Victoria Falls airport for our flight to Johannesburg to connect with our flight back to US.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 12: Thu - Oct 16, 2025 - Arrival in the USA

  • Arrive in the USA.

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Notes :
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
  • SOUTH AFRICA - Upon entry, passport holders are required to have at least one, entirely blank (unstamped) visa page (i.e. one side of such a page not front and back thereof) in their passport, each time entry is sought into South Africa. This includes re-entry from Swaziland. These pages are in addition to the endorsement/amendment pages at the back of the passport. South African government regulations prohibit airlines from boarding passengers without the required blank visa page.
  • ZIMBABWE - Visa required. Visas for U.S. citizens can only be obtained upon arrival to Zimbabwe. US Citizens entering Zimbabwe for tourism can expect to pay $30 for a single-entry visa and $45 for a double-entry visa.  For South Africa with Victoria Falls and Chobe River Safari should purchase the Kaza Uni-Visa for $50. The Kaza Uni-Visa allows for multiple border crossings between Zambia and Zimbabwe as required by itineraries. All information and rates are subject to change without notice. Payment in cash is recommended.
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Not Included
  • Optional tour and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverage during meals
  • Tips to drivers, porters, and guides
  • Travel Insurance is highly recommended

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.