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.
Arrive Johannesburg, South Africa
Arrive in Johannesburg, where you are met by your A&K representative and transferred to your hotel.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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 | 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CAPE TOWN | 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.
CAPE TOWN | 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.
Depart Cape Town
Transfer to the airport for your international departure.
Enhance Your Journey
Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.
Flightsee Victoria Falls
Board a private helicopter and take off through the mist for a thrilling aerial perspective of one of the world’s most captivating wonders
See Conservation at Work
Visit the Rhino Conservation Program to see how the local community has partnered with A&K Philanthropy to help save one of the world’s most critically endangered species.