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Southern Africa: travel to the ends of the earth (port-to-port cruise)

9 Days - 11A_PP
# Description

Cruise

SOUTH AFRICA - BOTSWANA - NAMIBIA - ZIMBABWE

From Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, you’ll discover spectacular panoramas and tumultuous histories, but also incredible wildlife and carefully crafted menus that reflect the flavors and savors of Africa, as well as the most beautiful natural reserves and the secrets of Lake Kariba before taking in the grandeur of the “smoke that thunders,” Victoria Falls. 

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined local cuisine
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Tour leader or cruise director on board
  • Onboard activities and/or lectures
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Luxurious and comfortable lodge and ship
  • Unique cruise on Lake Kariba through emblematic and mysterious landscapes
  • Land and water safaris in Chobé and Matusadona National Parks
  • The grandness of Victoria Falls is waiting for you, on foot or on board a helicopter (optional)

Route

Day 1

Johannesburg (South Africa)

We’ll meet up at the hotel at 11:30 a.m. We’ll have lunch before visiting the Apartheid Museum, the first museum centering on South African history in the 20th century. Afterwards, we’ll set off for a panoramic tour of Johannesburg, the city of superlatives. We’ll arrive at our five-star hotel LS. You’ll enjoy dinner and spend the night at the hotel.

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Day 2

Johannesburg - Kasane - Arrival at CASCADES LODGE (South Africa-Botswana-Namibia)

We’ll take a regular flight from Johannesburg to Kasane, Botswana. You’ll be transferred from the airport to your CroisiEurope lodge on board small private boats. You’ll settle into your comfortable lodge ideally located at the heart of the wilderness. We’ll have dinner and spend the night at the lodge.

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Day 3

LODGE: Chobe National Park (Namibia-Botswana)

Enjoy a full-day safari in Jeeps to explore the Chobe National Park and its majestic fauna. Lunch in a “floating restaurant” with incredible views of the surrounding nature. Afterwards, we’ll board small private boats and sail off on Chobe River all the way to Sedudu Island and its marshes. We’ll have dinner and spend the night at the lodge.

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Day 4

LODGE: Impalila Island (Namibia)

Discover traditional villages on Impalila Island. We’ll return to our lodge for lunch. This afternoon, you can enjoy time at leisure at the lodge or join us for a discovery of the Zambezi River on small private boats. We’ll have dinner at the lodge. Tonight, let a local tell you all about the traditions of this particular island. Night spent at the lodge.

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Day 5

Lodge - Kasane - Lake Kariba - BOARDING THE AFRICAN DREAM (Namibia-Botswana-Zimbabwe)

Enjoy one last water safari in the Chobe National Park area. After lunch, we'll set out for the Kasane airport. On board small private planes, you’ll discover the stunning panoramas over Lake Kariba during your flight from Kasane to Kariba. You’ll be transferred to board the ship and comfortably settle into your cabins. We’ll start sailing across the lake. We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board.

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Day 6

SHIP: LAKE KARIBA - SAILING ON THE GACHE-GACHE RIVER (Zimbabwe)

At sunrise, we’ll set sail through Lake Kariba. We’ll set out on small private boats to discover the Gache Gache River and its unique wildlife. We’ll return on board for lunch. This afternoon, we’ll sail towards Changa. Later, we'll set out on small private boats to admire the sunset. We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board.

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Day 7

SHIP: LAKE KARIBA - MATUSADONA NATIONAL PARK (Zimbabwe)

We’ll journey out this morning on a safari to discover the area around Matusadona National Park and its numerous wild animals. We’ll enjoy lunch on board and start sailing again. During this time, a round table will be the opportunity to learn more about the creation of the Lake, its inhabitants as well as its ecosystem. We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board.

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Day 8

SHIP: KARIBA - Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

At sunrise, we’ll set sail towards Kariba to disembark and journey out to the airport. We’ll discover the gigantic Kariba Dam which was created to form Lake Kariba before flying out to Victoria Falls on board private planes. Lunch cruise on the Zambezi River. This afternoon, enjoy a tour on foot of the falls. Tonight, enjoy dinner and spend the night at a four-star hotel LS.

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Day 9

Victoria Falls

Breakfast.
Optional early morning excursion: Soar over Victoria Falls in a helicopter (must be booked before departure). End of our services at the hotel.

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* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

15% discount for 1 child from 7 to under 15 years old, sharing 1 cabin/room/bungalow with 1 or 2 adult(s) client(s) (excluding international flights, taxes, additional costs, visa and booking fees). Discount valid for the safari-cruise and the Cape of Good Hope pre-cruise program and limited to 1 child per room.
Under 7 years old, children aren't allowed for security reasons.

Included :
Not included

the domestic flight Johannesburg/Kasane - airport taxes (€120 - 2019 rates) - accommodation in a double cabin in your choice of category - double-occupancy accomodations in a first-class CroisiEurope lodge and in 4-and-5* hotels - all meals - drinks served by CroisiEurope at all meals and drinks served at the bar on the ship and at the CroisiEurope lodge - in Johannesburg and Victoria falls, drinks include: 1 water, 1 glass of local wine* or 1 soda or 1 local beer*, 1 tea or coffee per person and per meal - the excursions mentioned in the program - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - tips (excluding tips for crew members on board the ship and at the lodge).

Tips : To make your vacation worry-free, the equivalent of €20 per passenger will be given to service providers in your destination countries (excluding tips for crew members on board the ship and at the lodge) as tips. We feel this amount is appropriate in consideration of local customs and practice.

*Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

international flights and their taxes - flight between Victoria Falls and Johannesburg - transfers airport/hotel/airport - cancellation and baggage insurance - Zimbabwean visa (US$30 to this day, to be paid for on site in US$) - cancellation/baggage insurance - optional excursion - tips for crew members on board the ship and at the lodge (for informational purposes, daily tips per passenger amount to US$5) - the Botswana Tourism levy (US$30 to be paid for on site in US$, and likely to be applicable in the year) - the Namibian visa (also likely to be applicable in the year) - personal expenses. 

Shore Excursions

Soar over Victoria Falls in a helicopter (optional excursion)

Soar over Victoria Falls in a helicopter for spectacular views over this true wonder of nature known as the "Smoke That Thunders". You'll also get to see from above where the Zambezi River plunges over the cliff to become the widest wat...

Duration 0h12 Classic
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Water safari on the Gache-Gache River

We’ll set out on small private boats to discover the Gache Gache River and its unique wildlife. Gliding along its meanders, large bends and small, unspoiled inlets, you’ll be amazed by the magical atmosphere all around. Our safari will al...

Duration 2h00 Classic
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Tour on foot of Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls were discovered by David Livingstone in 1855 and named in honor of Queen Victoria of Britain, but the indigenous Tonga name--"The Smoke That Thunders"--continues in common usage and suits the falls well: we’ll leave for...

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Land and water safari in Matusadona National Park

We’ll journey out on a safari to discover the area around Matusadona National Park. Bordered by the Sanyati and Ume Rivers, this 1,400km²/540 sq mi-large untouched area is home to numerous animal species such as elephants, hippos, crocodil...

Duration 3h00 Classic
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Visit Lake Kariba's "Dam Wall"

We’ll set out to discover the gigantic Kariba Dam which was created in 1955 to form Lake Kariba. Today, the dam serves as a source of electric power for 70% of Zimbabwe. You’ll get to discover the story and legends surrounding the creatio...

Duration 0h15 Classic
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