Highlights: Victoria Falls • Chobe National Park • Pilanesberg National Park • 8 Wildlife Safaris • Choice on Tour: Chobe Game Viewing by 4×4 or by Cruise • Cape Winelands • Cape Town • Table Mountain

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Day 1
Aug 04, 2025: Overnight Flight
You’re on your way to southern Africa, where incredible landscapes lead the way to a blend of cultural diversity, an abundance of wildlife, and a remarkable history. From urban centers to wild safaris, Africa takes you by surprise, delighting you again and again until its unique spirit claims you, heart and soul.

Day 2
Aug 05, 2025: Johannesburg, South Africa – Tour Begins
Your adventure starts in Johannesburg – a vibrant city that revolves around modernity and a gold-mining history. As South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg is home to a wide collection of cultures, museums, and attractions. Enjoy time to get settled on your own before tomorrow’s exploration into the wild.

Day 3
Aug 06, 2025: Johannesburg – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Fly to Victoria Falls today – an awe-inspiring Natural Wonder of the World. When you arrive, check in to your lodge – an authentic African tent camp with all the amenities of a luxury resort. This afternoon, when the chance to see rainbows is highest, witness the awesome power of Victoria Falls. (B, D)

Day 4
Aug 07, 2025: Victoria Falls
Embark on an experience of a lifetime. Greet African elephants, spend some quality time interacting with them in their own habitat, and witness some of their unique behaviors. Then, experience an impact moment during our visit to the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust and learn how their programs are having a positive impact in the local communities and animals. After you’ve worked up an appetite, travel to a township where you will join a local family for a simple home-hosted lunch. Your evening continues with dinner on the shores of the Zambezi River overlooking Victoria Falls. (B, L, D)

Day 5
Aug 08, 2025: Victoria Falls – Chobe, Botswana
Start your day with a visit to a traditional rural homestead, meet the village chief, and come to understand more about traditional ways of living in this part of the world. Cross the border into Botswana and arrive in Chobe – an untamed national park whose namesake river twists its way throughout the area. During a captivating safari cruise along the Chobe River, spot elephants and hippos that linger along the shores, and crocodiles basking in the sun. (B, L, D)

Day 6
Aug 09, 2025: Chobe National Park
On a game drive through Chobe National Park, take in diverse ecosystems and unparalleled biodiversity. After lunch, it’s your choice! Continue the wildlife search by land on an afternoon game drive -OR- venture down the river again for a different perspective on a safari cruise. Tonight, gather by the river for an unforgettable dinner. Learn the secret to cooking a traditional braai, complete with some local favorites and delicacies. (B, L, D)

Day 7
Aug 10, 2025: Chobe – Victoria Falls – Johannesburg – Pilanesberg National Park
This morning transfer to Victoria Falls Airport where you will fly to Johannesburg. On arrival at Johannesburg transfer to Pilanesberg National Park, a game reserve set within an ancient crater and where the lions reign as kings. This is the wild Africa you’ve always dreamt of – now laid out before you just waiting to be discovered. Venture out in a 4×4 in search of the “Big 5” across vast marshlands and craggy landscapes, and while you’re out there, enjoy a traditional African sundowner with a drink and watch as the sun disappears behind the mountain. (B, D)

Day 8
Aug 11, 2025: Pilanesberg National Park
Before sunrise, in the open expanse of Pilanesberg, drive out in your 4×4 on a search for the elusive “Big 5.” Later on, an afternoon game drive could take you past the big cats preparing for the hunt. Back at the lodge tonight, indulge in a bush dinner. (B, L, D)

Day 9
Aug 12, 2025: Pilanesberg National Park
Discover the wildlife around you with another full day in Pilanesberg. On morning and afternoon game drives, continue your search for the “Big 5” and other local animals, such as giraffes or cheetahs. (B, L, D)

Day 10
Aug 13, 2025: Pilanesberg – Cape Town, South Africa – Somerset West
The winelands of the Western Cape await. See for yourself why this area boasts a reputation as one of the world’s most beautiful wine countries. Head to Johannesburg and board your flight to Cape Town, South Africa. A short drive takes you to the town of Somerset West – located in South Africa’s most famous wine region and overlooking the majestic False Bay. Settle in for a two-night stay among rolling vineyards and historic Cape Dutch architecture. (B)

Day 11
Aug 14, 2025: Somerset West – Franschhoek – Somerset West
Sip the South African specialties with a full day exploring the country’s winelands. Start in the Stellenbosch Valley and enjoy a tasting at your first winery of the day. Perhaps you’ll try the local favorite, crossed between a Pinot Noir and a Cinsaut, the Pinotage is a specialty of South Africa. Travel to the charming village of Franschhoek for lunch. Take advantage of time at leisure before visiting a second winery in the afternoon. Cap the evening off with a dinner featuring locally-sourced ingredients. (B, L, D)

Day 12
Aug 15, 2025: Somerset West – Cape Town
Say hello to Cape Town, South Africa’s electric cultural mecca that captivates you at every turn. Explore Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a Cape Town hotspot. From heritage sites to historic landmarks, markets, shops, and restaurants, the waterfront is one of South Africa’s most compelling destinations. On arrival, rise gently over the South African landscape in a cable car to Table Mountain,* taking in views of Cape Town, Lions Head, and historic Robben Island. Return to the city via Table Bay. Pass through the Moorish Malay Quarter and pause at Milnerton Lighthouse.

Day 13
Aug 16, 2025: Cape Town
Travel to Cape Point, the southwestern tip of Africa. Marvel at the vibrant green foliage blanketing the rocky outcrops, set as a contrast to the bright blue waves below. Set out on an easy hike down the mountain, wandering by diverse patches of native flowers. Stop at Boulders Beach for the rarest of black-tie events – a rendezvous with endangered African penguins! Tonight, you’re an honored guest in a Capetonian family’s home. Over dinner, exchange stories and get to know what everyday life is like here in Cape Town. (B, D)

Day 14
Aug 17, 2025: Cape Town
Enjoy your final day at leisure before gathering with your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner to taste the country’s beloved flavors, starring a host of South African specialties and delicacies. (B, D)

Day 15
Aug 18, 2025: Cape Town – Tour Ends
Today you bid farewell to your fellow travelers when you leave beautiful Cape Town. Depending on your departure flight time, you will have access to a day room. (B)

The overall activity level of this tour is a level 3.

You’re an on-the-go traveler.

  • You don’t want to miss a thing, so walking and standing for longer periods of time (2-3 hours) isn’t a big deal.
  • A moderately paced two-and-a-half-hour walking tour, covering several miles, hills, and uneven surfaces, is no problem for you.
  • Walking four miles over the course of a day is very doable, as is climbing into and out of various modes of transportation (tuk-tuk, cable car, zodiac, etc.).
  • You can climb three flights of stairs easily and handle altitudes between 6,000 and 9,000 feet.
  • Expect some longer days balanced with free time to recharge or set out on your own adventure.
  • This level is not a fit for travelers who require mobility assistance devices.


•  Round Trip Air from Lambert St. Louis International
•  Inter-flights from Johannesburg
•  Air taxes and fees 
•  Cancellation Waiver and Insurance
•  29 meals: 13 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 10 dinners
•  Attraction Taxes and Fees
•  Hotel transfers
•  8 Wildlife Safaris
•  Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park
•  Pilanesberg National Park, Choice on tour: Choose Game Viewing by 4X4 or by Cruise
•  Cape Winelands
•  Cape Town
•  Table Mountain
•  Fully escorted by Jane’s Journeys


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$1,297 deposit per person due with reservation, which includes Cancellation Waiver and Insurance. Limited space on each cabin category.

Final payment due June 5, 2025. All rates are Per Person and are subject to change until final payment is made. For bookings made after 12/29/2024, call for availability.

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