Wildlife Odyssey: South Africa, Botswana & Zimbabwe
Tauck's new 12-day journey takes you inside national parks and private game reserves in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana for unrivaled big game viewing, followed by excursions to South African vineyards and wine estates, the rugged tip of the continent, and the cutting edge of art, culture, and cuisine in exciting Cape Town.
Begin with a tour of thundering Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and a guided cruise on the Zambesi River... walk with elephants at a wildlife sanctuary... Fly to Chobe National Park in Botswana for game drives and safari cruises in search of lions, giraffes, cape buffalos, pukus, elephants, and zebras; in fact, your lodge on the Chobe River overlooks a watering spot where they are known to congregate. Spend three nights at your choice of lodges inside South Africa's Kruger National Park, home to a stunning diversity of bird species and wildlife, where game drives and walking safaris take you to vast unspoiled forests and savannahs inhabited by lions, leopards, cheetahs, rhinos, and elephants... Excursions include visits to a local village and school. Then settle into your historic five-star hotel at the foot of Table Mountain for a choice of day trips; follow South Africa's famous wine route through the Western Cape Province to vineyards, European-style villages, and centuries-old wine estates in landscapes of astonishing beauty... or get an insider's look at Cape Town's thriving art scene on a tour of museums, galleries, street murals, and artists' neighborhoods. Take a helicopter tour of the dramatic seascapes on the other side of Table Mountain, and explore the Cape Peninsula's rugged coastline of nature reserves and shipwrecks at the tip of the continent where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet.
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