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LUXURY TAILOR MADE JOURNEYS

South Africa Journeys

Abercrombie & Kent

Luxury Tailor Made Travel

Rates are quoted in U.S. dollars per person (based on double occupancy) - All rates are subject to change. Does not include international airfare

Tailor Made Southern Africa: A Grand Safari by A&K

14 Days from $19,995 - Private Journey


"Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

This grand Southern Africa adventure reveals the big game of Sabi Sand Game Reserve, the majesty of Victoria Falls and the biodiversity of the Okavango Delta — bookending it all with urban explorations of historic Johannesburg and cosmopolitan Cape Town...

 

Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests."  - A & K

A&K Advantages

 

  • Explore the burgeoning urban buzz in Johannesburg
     

  • Encounter the “Big Five” in South Africa’s iconic Sabi Sand Game Reserve
     

  • Behold the majesty and feel the spray of thundering Victoria Falls
     

  • Glimpse leopards and lions from your mokoro in the “Predator Capital” of Africa
     

  • Design your dream day in Cape Town, choosing from a multitude of options

Itinerary

DAY 1

ARRIVE JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

Arrive in Johannesburg, where you are met by your A&K representative and transferred to your hotel.

Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

DAY 2

JOHANNESBURG | A STIRRING HISTORY

Set out on a morning trip to Soweto, a diverse township with deep ties to the nation’s recent history. Stop at the Hector Peterson Museum, site of the 1976 uprising, and Vilikasi Street, the former address of Nobel prize winners Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Next, visit the extraordinarily powerful Apartheid Museum to tour exhibits exploring the nation’s former state-sanctioned system of racial discrimination. Pass the former suburban home of Winnie Mandela, pausing to learn about the local economy of Spaza shops, sidewalk markets and corner barbershops. Return to your hotel for an afternoon and evening at leisure.

Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa
 

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3

SABI SAND GAME RESERVE | INTO THE WILD

Today you are transferred to the airport to board your shared charter flight bound for South Africa’s iconic Sabi Sand Game Reserve, an area renowned for its diversity and concentration of big game. Settle into your luxury safari lodge and enjoy the remainder of the evening at leisure.

Dulini

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4

SABI SAND GAME RESERVE | IN SEARCH OF THE 'BIG FIVE'

Spend the next two days exploring this storied private reserve as you see fit. Morning game drives in this secluded section of the bushveld often afford particularly frequent sightings. You may also opt to explore the bush on foot with expert guides and trackers, keeping watch for Africa’s famed “Big Five.”

Dulini

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5

SABI SAND GAME RESERVE | THE SAFARI CONTINUES

On your second day at leisure in the reserve, continue to check off your safari sightings list with afternoon and evening game drives, or explore the lodge’s other amenities as you cool off in your private plunge pool, enjoy a glass of fine wine from the lodge’s extensive cellar or keep watch for big game right from your veranda.

Dulini

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6

VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE | CRUISING THE ZAMBEZI

Fly to Victoria Falls and transfer to your stunning accommodations. Later this afternoon, cruise the Upper Zambezi in search of the hippos, elephants, buffalo and exotic birdlife that frequent the water's edge. Enjoy a Scenic Sundowner as the sunset paints a dramatic canvas against the misty horizon.

Victoria Falls Island Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7

VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE | THE SMOKE THAT THUNDERS

This morning, set out on a privately guided walking tour of breathtaking Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world. Take in magnificent rainbows and towering clouds of mist as the mile-wide span of the Zambezi tumbles 300 feet down to the frothing chasm below. This afternoon, enjoy a shared game drive into Zambezi National Park, keeping a lookout for the rainforest’s abundant wildlife.

Victoria Falls Island Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8

OKAVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA | CRADLE OF LIFE

Fly to Maun to connect with your shared flight via aircraft flight to the Okavango Delta, a vast riverine habitat supporting a stunning variety of wildlife. Settle into your luxury safari camp and enjoy the remainder of the evening at leisure.

Sanctuary Chief's Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9

OKAVANGO DELTA | MOREMI GAME DRIVE

Days at Sanctuary Chief's Camp include morning and afternoon drives through the Moremi Game Reserve in custom-built 4x4 vehicles, tracking ostrich, antelope, crocodile, wildebeest, kudu and hippo. Unwind after your safari, perhaps relaxing by the pool or browsing the camp library.

Sanctuary Chief's Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Image by Amaryllis Liampoti

DAY 10

OKAVANGO DELTA | SAFARI YOUR WAY

Enjoy your final day in camp with morning and afternoon drives, taking in a birdwatchers’ paradise of over 400 species, or indulging in a rejuvenating spa treatment.

Sanctuary Chief's Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA | COASTAL COSMOPOLITAN EPICENTER

Fly today to Cape Town, a sophisticated city poised on the edge of lush wine country, dramatic mountain peaks and a vast coastal habitat. Transfer to your gracious boutique hotel and enjoy the remainder of the evening at leisure.

Ellerman House

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA | EXPLORE YOUR WAY

With scenic beauty, riveting history, and a lively arts and culinary scene, Cape Town has something for everyone and more. Experience it for yourself with two full days enjoying the activities of your choice, perhaps with a visit to the fishing village at Kalk Bay, a walking tour among the colorful homes and cobblestone streets of the Bo Kaap neighborhood, or a wine tasting at Cape Point Vineyards.

Ellerman House

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 13

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA | A PARTING GLIMPSE

Savor your final day of South African adventure as you see fit, perhaps with a sunrise trek to the scenic peak of Lion’s Head or a day trip to the stunning Cape Winelands.

Ellerman House

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 14

DEPART CAPE TOWN

Transfer to the airport for your international departure.

Meals: Breakfast

Included With Every Luxury Tailor Made Journey

One-of-a-kind Itinerary Designed for You

Hand-Selected Luxury Accommodations

Exclusive Insider-Access Opportunities

English-Speaking Local Guides

Inspiring Sightseeing

Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers

Full Breakfast Daily

Entrance Fees and Taxes
 

Deposit & Cancellation

 

Payment Schedule

Deposit Per Person at Time of Booking: 25% of the program price (full-payment if within 120 days of departure)
Final Payment Due: 120 days prior to departure

 

Cancellation Fees Per Person – Main Journeys

121 days prior to departure or more: 10% of the program price / $2,500 per person maximum 
120-91 days prior to departure: 20% of program price
90-61 days prior to departure: 50% of program price
60 days prior to departure or less: 100% of the program price

Cancellations must be received in writing. Additional cancellation penalties may apply to planes, vessels and trains including private charters; select accommodations as noted in your proposal; exclusive private use of accommodations or venues; groups of 15 or more; or itineraries that fall over holiday or festival seasons. 

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