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Southern Africa Encompassed - G Adventures
Southern Africa Encompassed - G Adventures
Excellent
3 reviews
Starts
Johannesburg
Destinations
+8
Ends
Johannesburg
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Highlights

  • Cruise in a traditional dugout canoe
  • Bungee jump with Victoria Falls in view
  • Explore Kruger National Park
  • Enjoy traditional Shangaan dinner
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
22
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Overland Truck, Boat
Physical Rating
Active
Start and end in Johannesburg! With the overland truck tour Southern Africa Encompassed, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Johannesburg, South Africa and 8 other destinations in Africa. Southern Africa Encompassed includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • Southern Africa Encompassed reviewer 1
    Written on March 7, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Outstanding and great organized trip led by professionals who also know how to spoil your tummies. 15 days full of highlights: Rhino sanctuary visit, bush camp overnight in Okavango, enjoying the traditional music and dances of the locals. The flight over the delta is absolutely spectacular and a must, spotting wildlife from the air. Chobe river sunset cruise with tons of animals around the water and a safari in the early morning spotting 13 lions eating a baby elephant for breakfast. Visited the majestic Victoria falls and we stand right next to 4 wild rhinos in Matobo NP...and I really mean standing as we were led by the rhino whisperer himself!! Plus the enormous Kruger Park in the end with offering the most spectacular storm I've seen in my life. Africa is just magical!!
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  • K
    Written on November 25, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Phenomenal travel tour company, well organized, great itineraries, true local and adventure experiences
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  • E
    Written on February 27, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    Awesome trip, amazing guide, lovely people, beautiful places. Would definitely recommend!
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Itinerary

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  • Day 1 Johannesburg
  • Day 2 Johannesburg/Serowe (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 3 Serowe/Maun (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 4 Maun/Okavango Delta (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 5 Okavango Delta/Gweta (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 6 Gweta/Kasane (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 7 Kasane/Victoria Falls (1B, 1L)
  • Day 8 Victoria Falls (1B)
  • Day 9 Victoria Falls/Matobo National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 10 Matobo National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 11 Matobo National Park/Tshipise (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 12 Tshipise/Kruger National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 13 Kruger National Park/Greater Kruger Area (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 14 Greater Kruger Area/Johannesburg (1B, 1L)
  • Day 15 Johannesburg (1B)

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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

    • February 1, 2017

      What is the time of departure from Johannesburg on the first day?

      Day 1 of this tour is quite relaxed, to allow for everyone in the group to arrive and get settled after travelling. The only scheduled activity is the welcome meeting in the evening. This usually occurs around 6pm, but can vary slightly - we would be able to confirm this time closer to the start date of the tour.

      Here is the itinerary for Day 1:

      Arrive at any time.
      (If you arrive a day or two early, we recommended booking an excursion to Soweto or the Apartheid Museum.)

      Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting - 1 hour
      The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore, but make sure you're back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour.

    • January 1, 2017

      Does this tour have other accommodation options?

      Unfortunately, this trip does not have an accommodated option.

      If this trip isn't quite what you were looking for, we still have plenty of fantastic tours. Get in contact with us and our customer support team will work on pairing you with the perfect adventure.

    • December 1, 2016

      Is this a guaranteed tour?

      G adventures guarantees all their departures, with no minimum number of travellers needed.

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      About the countries

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      Visa

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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.

      Policies

      Location
      Start and end in Johannesburg.
      Hold my space
      TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
      Deposit
      TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 December 2017 the full payment of $2,022 is necessary.
      Cancellation policy
      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2022 for Southern Africa Encompassed, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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      The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 2,922 km.
      • Johannesburg (South Africa)
      • 445 km
      • Serowe (Botswana)
      • 434 km
      • Maun (Botswana)
      • 89 km
      • Okavango Delta (Botswana)
      • 262 km
      • Gweta (Botswana)
      • 186 km
      • Chobe National Park (Botswana)
      • 179 km
      • Livingstone (Zambia)
      • 386 km
      • Bulawayo (Zimbabwe)
      • 507 km
      • Kruger National Park (South Africa)
      • 434 km
      • Johannesburg (South Africa)

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