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Essential African Safari

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Essential African Safari - Intrepid Travel
Essential African Safari - Intrepid Travel
Starts
Victoria Falls
Destinations
+6
Ends
Johannesburg
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Highlights

Start in Victoria Falls and end in Johannesburg! With the overland truck tour Essential African Safari, you have a 9 day tour package taking you from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg and through Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and 7 other destinations in Africa. Essential African Safari includes accommodation in a hotel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 29 year olds
Accommodation
Camping
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Overland Truck
Travel style
Overland truck
  • ROSE DEE OQUENDO's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was an arranged tour by Intrepid together with their lodge/private reserve partners. As for me, I stayed at Bondux lodge and I has a great experience. The staff were friendly and well informed. The accommodation is great, meals and optional activities. I... Read more

  • Isabel Alonzo's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.0 - Good

    Very good. Nice people and beatiful landscape.

  • Francis's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour was very good all round and we enjoyed the activities arranged, the places visited and spending time with the other people on the tour. Maurice was an excellent guide who is very knowledgeable, engaging and fun and is obviously very passionate... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Victoria Falls
  2. Day 2: Victoria Falls
  3. Day 3: Hwange National Park
  4. Day 4: Matobos National Park / Bulawayo
  5. Day 5: Matobo Hills
  6. Day 6: Mapungubwe National Park
  7. Day 7: Kruger National Park
  8. Day 8: Kruger National Park
  9. Day 9: Johannesburg

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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  • Gregory6th September 2018
    Response within hours which was great considering our time difference. Tour choice was incredible, obviously an experienced team

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About the countries

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South Africa

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

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

Policies

Location
Victoria Falls is the starting point and Johannesburg is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 12 January 2019 the full payment of $987 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $987 for Essential African Safari, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,379 km.
  • Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
  • 164 km
  • Hwange National Park (Zimbabwe)
  • 235 km
  • Bulawayo (Zimbabwe)
  • 45 km
  • Matobo National Park (Zimbabwe)
  • 206 km
  • Mapungubwe National Park (South Africa)
  • 292 km
  • Kruger National Park (South Africa)
  • 103 km
  • Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve (South Africa)
  • 334 km
  • Johannesburg (South Africa)

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