This jam-packed adventure itinerary was specially designed for those who wish to experience everything the two top travel destinations in Africa have to offer, South Africa and Botswana.

Journey from “The Residence” five-star hotel tucked away in South Africa’s historic suburb of Houghton, to the untouched wonders of the most breathtaking locations in Botswana before heading back South for world-class whale watching and safaris at the Grootbos Villa.

This is definitely a favorite itinerary of ours, as it allows you to fully embrace the variety of wildlife, activities and environments that Africa is so proud of.

Highlights

  • The opportunity to stay at the luxurious, world-class accommodation of The Residence with complimentary WiFi and Spa facilities in the heart of Southern Africa’s wine country.
  • Get up close and personal with the wondrous and abundant wildlife roaming Botswana, with stays at the rustic yet modern lodges and camps situated in Eco-tour locations, including an array of complimentary meals, game tours and activities.
  • End off with a stay at the Grootbos Villa with 5-course meals, a private guide, vehicle and chef, Butler, laundry and valet service, Horse -riding for experienced and non experienced riders, guided walks including fynbos nature tours, and so much more.

Full Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1

The Residence, Johannesberg

Your stay at the residence is one unparalleled to most South African destinations. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed warmly by the professional staff and greeted with a complimentary drink. Choose from a selection from the Charlotte Rhys bath menu, and treat yourself in the evenings. Located in the metropolis of Johannesburg, this location is bustling with nearby party venues or shopping locations.

Destination: Johannesburg
Accommodation: The Residence Hotel

Day 2-3

Zafara Camp, Botswana

located on the edge of the Chobe national park, Zafara Camp takes wildlife experience to a next level. The camp is secluded from the bustle of over-tourism, and can only house a total of 8 people in their luxury tents. Every huge tent is equipped with Swarovski binoculars, a high-powered telescope for gazing at the night sky, a cozy gas fire for cool night, plunge pools, and this is only as you get home from your spectacular wildlife adventures.

Accommodation: Zarafa Camp

Day 4-6

Jack’s Camp, Botswana

Jack’s Camp was set up in the 60’s by Jack Bousfield, with the goal to let others experience the beauty that captured his imagination. Now, refurbished in a traditional East African 1940’s safari style, the camp is a majestic tour destination set under swaying palm trees in the middle of the Kalahari.

Destination: Botswana
Accommodation: Jack’s Camp

Day 7-9

Vumbura Plains Camp, Botswana

Located on the fauna and flora rich lands of the Okavango Delta, this safari paradise is a fluent mix of contemporary and unique designing. The local wildlife can be explored by both land and water all year-round. There is a vast mix of habitats, meaning nearly all species in the Okavango, from wild dog to lion, can be seen mere meters from your veranda.

Destination: Botswana
Accommodation: Vumbura Plains

Day 10-12

Singita Lebombo Lodge, Kruger National Park

This stunning, bold lodge is home is situated on the Singita Private sanctuary in the Kruger National Park. The exclusive tours will take you through a richly diverse habitat, thriving with game below the African sun.

Accommodation: Singita Lebombo Lodge

Day 13-15

Grootbos Villa

The private Villa in the Grootbos area, situated close to the southernmost tip of Africa, is perhaps the most sought after and exclusive accommodation in South Africa. Private guide will whisk you through the natural wonders, from in land safari tours to ultimate whale watching experiences. There is a butler, laundry and valet service, not to mention your own private chef for the duration of your stay, with a specialty in English Breakfast buffets. And this is only the beginning.

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Destination: South Africa
Accommodation: Grootbos Villa

Included

  • 1x night at The Residence including Spa treatments, free WiFi and more
  • 2x nights at Zarafa Camp including daily meals, selected activities, beverages and more
  • 3x nights at Jack’s Camp including daily meals, scheduled game viewing and more
  • 3x nights at Vumbura Plains Camp including daily meals, park fees and more
  • 3x nights at Singita Lebombo, Lodgebos Villa including daily meals, free drinks and more
  • 3x nights at Grootbos Villa including 5-course meals, a private vehicle, chef, nature guide and more