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Explore Southern Africa - Intrepid
Explore Southern Africa - Intrepid
Starts
Johannesburg
Destinations
+11
Ends
Johannesburg
Age Range
15 to 70 year olds
Excellent
4 reviews
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Highlights

  • Visit the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg
  • Witness Maun's incredible ecosystem
  • Explore some of the world's largest salt flats
  • Admire the raging torrent of Victoria Falls
Start and end in Johannesburg! With the in-depth cultural tour Explore Southern Africa, you have a 18 day tour package taking you through Johannesburg, South Africa and 10 other destinations in Africa. Explore Southern Africa includes accommodation in a hotel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • Explore Southern Africa reviewer 1
    Written on April 22, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Traveling in overland truck is a great way to explore this part of the world. The trip leader and driver were very knowledgeable and provided some great information. Camping overnight in the Mekong Delta is a definite highlight. Great trip, would absolutely recommend it.
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  • Explore Southern Africa reviewer 2
    Written on June 28, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Normally I travel alone. I decided to join this trip with Intrepid after a friend of mine told me about it. It wasn't only a wonderful trip, it was an amazing experience! Wonderful itinerary, great crew (guide, driver, local guides) and lovely group of travelers :-)
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  • Explore Southern Africa reviewer 3
    Written on June 17, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour is brilliant see and do plenty and Simba and Shimane are great guides well recommended
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  • Explore Southern Africa reviewer 4
    Written on January 27, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Both guides (Simba Mugondo and Shimane Lekoto) were excellent hosts. All the game drives have been adventurous. Especially the trips to Okavango Delta, Chobe and Motopos were truly memorable.
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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Johannesburg
  • Day 2: Khama Rhino Sanctuary
  • Day 3: Maun
  • Day 4: Okavango Delta
  • Day 5: Okavango Delta
  • Day 6: Maun
  • Day 7: Nata
  • Day 8: Chobe National Park
  • Day 9: Victoria Falls
  • Day 10: Victoria Falls
  • Day 11: Hwange National Park
  • Day 12: Bulawayo
  • Day 13: Matobos National Park/Bulawayo
  • Day 14: Moremi Gorge
  • Day 15: Blouberg
  • Day 16: Kruger National Park
  • Day 17: Kruger National Park
  • Day 18: Johannesburg
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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • December 1, 2016

      What is the minimum age required for this trip?

      The minimum age for this trip is 15 years old.

    • December 1, 2016

      Are visas included in the tour package?

      Unfortunately we are unable to give visa advice due to the vast number of nationalities which our customers represent. Some nationalities can travel freely over borders, where others require advance permission to enter. There are also changes in requirements from time to time. We recommend checking your local embassy or consulate's website for the latest up to date information.

    • December 3, 2015

      is there any electricity at night on bush camp or camping site?

      The only electrify plugs are on the truck and you need to charge your equipments during the day when you will be travelling.

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      About the countries

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      Vaccinations

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      Typhoid
      Recommended for South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Hepatitis A
      Recommended for South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Cholera
      Recommended for South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Tuberculosis
      Recommended for South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      Hepatitis B
      Recommended for South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      Yellow fever
      Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      Rabies
      Recommended for Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 1 month before travel.
      Meningococcal meningitis
      Recommended for Zambia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.

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      Location
      Start and end in Johannesburg.
      Hold my seat
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      Deposit
      TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 May 2017 the full payment of $2,112 is necessary.
      Cancellation policy
      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2112 for Explore Southern Africa, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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      The following cards are accepted for Intrepid tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 3,213 km.
      • Johannesburg (South Africa)
      • 463 km
      • Khama Rhino Sanctuary (Botswana)
      • 422 km
      • Maun (Botswana)
      • 89 km
      • Okavango Delta (Botswana)
      • 89 km
      • Maun (Botswana)
      • 176 km
      • Chobe National Park (Botswana)
      • 174 km
      • Victoria Falls (Zambia)
      • 161 km
      • Hwange National Park (Zimbabwe)
      • 247 km
      • Matobo National Park (Zimbabwe)
      • 45 km
      • Bulawayo (Zimbabwe)
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