Day 1, Thu 13th August
AUSTRALIA TO JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA Today we join our flights to Johannesburg. Our late afternoon Virgin Flight takes us into Perth where we connect with South African Airways onto Johannesburg.
Day 2, Fri 14 August.
EARLY ARRIVAL, JOHANNESBURG & SOWETO TOUR. Our flight is scheduled to arrive into Johannesburg early this morning. We have early check in at our nearby airport hotel. Later today we venture out on a half day tour of the many highlights of the fascinating Soweto neighbourhood, including Kliptown, an informal Shantytown. We visit the Hector Pieterson Museum depicting scenes leading up to the student uprising of 1976, Mandela House, and take a walk down Vilakazi Street to see Archbishop Desmond Tutu’ s house. Vilakazi Street is the only street in the world that has produced two Nobel Peace Prize Winners (Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu). ACCOMMODATION: Peermont Mondior Hotel MEALS INCLUDED: Inflight meals.
JOHANNESBURG TO VICTORIA FALLS.
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Day 3, Sat 15 August.
Our early morning flight takes us to Victoria Falls, western Zimbabwe. We arrive at 1pm this afternoon. Our home for the next two nights is the spectacular Victoria Falls Hotel. Later this afternoon we enjoy a relaxing sunset cruise along the Zambezi River, with cocktails and canapes provided. We cruise along the river towards Palm Island and Kandahar Island, spotting hippos, elephants and other wildlife enroute. Sunsets in Africa are spectacular in colour. This will be a great first introduction to the wildlife and beauty of Africa. ACCOMMODATION: 5* Victoria Falls Hotel MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast, Sunset Cruise with drinks, canapes.
Day 4, Sun 16 August. VICTORIA FALLS.
This morning we join our local guide to explore the mighty Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls reaches its zenith about May each year. It is a truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell, and the humbling feeling - this is one of natures supreme masterpieces. We will be accompanied through the rain forest by our qualified guide, who will provide a brief history of the falls and the surrounding flora, fauna, bird and wildlife. This afternoon there will be time to take the optional (extra cost USD165) scenic helicopter trip over these amazing falls, or if you WWW. TR AVE L MAS T E R S . C O M. AU
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