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South Africa: From the Cape to Kruger with Victoria Falls 2021

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Tour Itinerary

Enthralling game drives, stunning scenery, and fun experiences…this South Africa tour with Victoria Falls has it all! Have your camera ready as you ride in open-air, safari vehicles during game drives in Kruger National Park, one of the world's largest game reserves and home to impala, zebra, cheetah, spotted hyena, and more, and in Mkuze Game Reserve, where you’ll watch for lion, leopard, rhino, Cape buffalo, and giraffe. Enjoy a cruise on Lake Jozini home to hippo, Nile crocodile, and, if you’re lucky, elephant along the shore. At Stony Point Nature Reserve, observe the endangered African penguins engage in their daily activities. In addition to wildlife, you’ll also experience unique culture and spectacular scenery on this tour through South Africa. Learn about Zulu customs and life today during a fascinating village walk and interact with local artisans in eSwatini. Visit Tsitsikamma National Park for a walk through its unique coastal forest. Drive along Chapman’s Peak Drive, one of the world’s most scenic drives skirting the rocky coastline, and the scenic Panorama Route, with its dramatic landscapes tracing the course of the mighty Blyde River. Marvel at the stalagmites and stalactites at the Cango Caves. Witness rugged rocks, sheer cliffs, crashing waves, and panoramic ocean views at Cape Point, Africa’s southwesternmost point. In Zimbabwe, stand in awe as you witness and hear the roar of stunning Victoria Falls, the world’s largest falls and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. All of this and more await you on this South Africa and Victoria Falls tour for savvy, value-minded travelers!

  1. Day 1
    CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA.
    Welcome to South Africa! Check in to your hotel and prepare for a fascinating journey.
  2. Day 2
    CAPE TOWN.
    This morning, visit Table Mountain for a cable-car ride to the top for stunning views of the city, Robben Island, and the Cape Winelands. Then, take a scenic drive south via Chapman’s Peak Drive, which skirts the rocky coastline and is one of the most scenic drives in the world. Continue on to Cape Point Nature Reserve for stops at the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point, the southwesternmost point on the African continent. Here, take a funicular ride to the steps of the old lighthouse for spectacular panoramic views. Return to Cape Town and enjoy the evening at your leisure. (B)
    Meals: Breakfast
  3. Day 3
    CAPE TOWN.
    Enjoy a full day at leisure for your own discoveries. Perhaps explore the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, take an excursion to the stunning Cape Winelands for wine tasting, or cruise to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison. Your Tour Director has suggestions to help you make the most of your day. (B)
    Meals: Breakfast
  4. Day 4
    CAPE TOWN–STONY POINT NATURE RESERVE–HERMANUS–MOSSEL BAY.
    This morning, depart Cape Town and drive to Stony Point Nature Reserve to see a colony of endangered African Penguins. Known for the unique sound they make, these penguins grow to an average height of two feet and live in burrows and rock crevices along the beach. Stop in Hermanus for independent exploration before reaching Mossel Bay for the evening. (B,D)
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  5. Day 5
    MOSSEL BAY–OUDTSHOORN–KNYSNA.
    Drive north to Oudtshoorn and stop for a guided tour of the Cango Caves with its stunning limestone rock formations. You will also visit a local ostrich farm. Continue on to Knysna. (B,L)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  6. Day 6
    KNYSNA. TSITSIKAMMA NATIONAL PARK RESERVE EXCURSION.
    Today, explore the spectacular Tsitsikamma National Park for a walk through the spectacular indigenous coastal forest to the mouth of the Storms River. Cross the famous suspension bridge for views of the coastline and to see the Storms River Mouth Cave. Afterwards, return to Knysna for time to explore the waterfront or consider an optional cruise to see local marine life. (B)
    Meals: Breakfast
  7. Day 7
    KNYSNA–GEORGE–DURBAN–UMHLANGA.
    This morning, drive to nearby George for your flight to Durban. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in the bustling Umhlanga Rocks area for the evening. (B)
    Meals: Breakfast
  8. Day 8
    UMHLANGA–MKUZE.
    Today, drive to Mkuze in the heart of Zululand. After lunch, travel to the Lebombo mountains for a memorable walk to interact with local Zulu people and learn about their customs and life today in this rural community. (B,L,D)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  9. Day 9
    MKUZE.
    This morning, take a game drive in Mkuze Game Reserve, the oldest proclaimed wildlife reserve in all of Africa. The park is home to the “Big 5”—lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. You also have the chance to see giraffe, zebra, black and white rhino, and much more! After time to rest, embark on an afternoon boat ride on Lake Jozini. During the cruise, you are likely to spot hippo, Nile crocodile, elephant, and a variety of bird life. (B,L,D)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  10. Day 10
    MKUZE–MHLAMBANYATSI, ESWATINI.
    Today, drive to eSwatini. En route, stop at a local market and visit a glass factory where glass blowers use recycled glass to create stemware, animals, and more. (B,L)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  11. Day 11
    ESWATINI–KRUGER NATIONAL PARK AREA.
    Depart eSwatini and head north for the Kruger area. Enjoy leisure time at your lodge this afternoon in preparation for your day of game viewing in the world-renowned Kruger National Park tomorrow. (B,L,D)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  12. Day 12
    KRUGER AREA.
    Rise between 5 am and 5:30 am for coffee and tea before your early morning game drive with an experienced guide. If the timing is right, you might spot some of the big cats after a night of hunting. Spend some time at leisure in the middle of the day. Perhaps book a spa treatment or simply relax at the pool. Be sure to watch for kudu, impala, giraffe, cheetah, spotted hyena, and more on your afternoon game drive. As darkness descends, your guide will bring out a spotlight to help you spot nocturnal animals. Return to your lodge for dinner. (B,L,D)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  13. Day 13
    KRUGER AREA–VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE.
    Today, leave South Africa and fly north to Zimbabwe. Transfer to your hotel and enjoy some leisure time. (B)
    Meals: Breakfast
  14. Day 14
    VICTORIA FALLS.
    Today, visit mighty Victoria Falls for an awe-inspiring experience. Enjoy a guided walk, where you will learn the history of the falls and hear fascinating details about the surrounding flora and fauna. Afterwards, enjoy a bit of free time. This evening, a cruise on the Zambezi River affords you a great opportunity to photograph wildlife and a spectacular African sunset! (B)
    Meals: Breakfast
  15. Day 15
    VICTORIA FALLS.
    Enjoy a full day at leisure for your own discoveries. Perhaps take a helicopter flight over the falls or take a day trip to Chobe National Park in Botswana. (B)
    Meals: Breakfast
  16. Day 16
    VICTORIA FALLS–JOHANNESBURG.
    Your tour ends with a flight back to Johannesburg. Schedule departing flights after 5:30 pm. (B)

    Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

  • All game viewing is done at your own risk. We will require a signed liability waiver prior to travel.
Sightseeing & Activities:
Private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring. Open-air safari vehicle in Mkuze Game Reserve and Kruger National Park. Intra-vacation flights.

Meals:
15 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners

Hygiene and Safety Protocols for Cosmos Tours

Today's world has changed, but what remains certain is Cosmos' commitment to guest safety, comfort and peace-of-mind while traveling with us. To that end, Cosmos has established a worldwide Assurance program, with enhanced on-trip protocols and procedures, to ensure the health – and happiness – of guests throughout their travels with us.

It all starts with Cosmos' Global Health & Safety Team, dedicated to ensuring that cleanliness of all operations exceeds today’s travel standards—from start to finish. The following areas address Cosmos' commitment to providing a safe and clean environment for guests.

A SAFE & WARM WELCOME

Cosmos will enact new tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to offer guests a safe start to their journey, including adherence to social distancing requirements.

BLENDING CULTURAL PROXIMITY WITH SOCIAL DISTANCE

Cosmos will ensure safe distances for guests throughout the journey, on coach and during excursions. This includes providing masks for guests use at any time where social proximity could be an issue as well as the possibility of reducing group sizes, if required. And wireless listening technology – including Cosmos' Go Beyond Devices in Europe – enables safe distances between guests and other travelers on excursions.

FOCUS ON GUEST AND TEAM MEMBER HEALTH

To ensure a healthy environment for team and guests, Cosmos will conduct regular temperature checks for both guests and team, and when necessary, masks will be worn by Cosmos' team members when with guests.

TOUCHING HEARTS, NOT HANDS

Traveling with Cosmos removes many of the “touch points” of travel, including luggage handling, check in/out, expedited entry into attractions and more. Cosmos are further reducing risk with hands-free service, meaning all self-services replaced by staff, including buffet meals replaced with table service. Cosmos will also ensure hand sanitizing is available throughout each trip, on coach and in hotels.

COMMITMENT TO CLEAN

As a part of Cosmos' commitment to clean, Cosmos is requiring enhanced cleaning procedures with hotel partners, on motorcoaches, vehicles and throughout every trip, including additional daily disinfecting procedures that go above-and-beyond already strict health and safety procedures.

PARTNERS IN DISCOVERY AND IN HEALTH

Cosmos has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain their promise that each touch-point on tours and cruises are considered in their commitment to guest and team member well-being.

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Accommodations

2022 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in July 2021.

Cape Town: SunSquare Cape Town Gardens
Mossel Bay: Protea Hotel by Marriott Mossel Bay
Knysna: aha The Rex Hotel
Umhlanga: Garden Court Umhlanga
Mkuze: Ghost Mountain Inn
eSwatini: Foresters Arm
Kruger National Park Area: Sabi River Sun Resort
Victoria Falls: The Kingdom at Victoria Falls

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Customer Reviews


Ratings based off 2 reviews - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

Wendy our tour director is not well organized. She should implement the sitting arrangement . People should not seat on the same seat. I end up sitting in the last seat of the bus for 4 days and unfortunately the toilet smells so bad and the smell made me dizzy. I complain to Wendy but nothing has been done. This is my 3rd time with Cosmos hopefully next time is not a disappointment. All the hotels are great except Fortis Hotel Malaga, I asked to be transferred because the room is dusty, with bugs, ants and smells.


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