8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls

8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls

8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls

Land in Johannesburg and admire its mixture of both historic and ultra-modern architecture. Get to know the wild side of South Africa as you embark on game drives in the Sabi Sands. Fall in love with Cape Town, explore the Cape of Good Hope and discover the beauty of the Cape Peninsula. Finally, experience the 8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls, a masterpiece of nature, in Zimbabwe.


  • Combine these three top travel destinations in Southern Africa on this popular 8-days trip idea: Victoria Falls, Cape Town, and the Sabi Sands.
  • You can swap the order of destinations around, change the duration and choose accommodation according to your budget and wish list.
  • Cape Town is regularly voted one of the best destinations in the world.
  • Victoria Falls is one of the world's most breathtaking natural wonders.
8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls
8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls
8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls
8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls

Route & Itinerary

8 Days

Day 1-2: Johannesburg / Sabi Sands

Your arrangements start OR Tambo International Airport (formerly Johannesburg International), with a scheduled charter flight to the famous Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. Here you will be met, and transferred to Elephant Plains Lodge.

Elephant Plains is a privately owned and operated property within the Reserve. Over a period of several years the strict conservation policies and successful habitat management have resulted in a rich diversity of fauna and flora. Here you will come face to face with Africa’s Big Five and you may be lucky enough to encounter other rare species such as the endangered wild dog and cheetah.

Elephant Plains is home to a maximum of 20 guests, this combined with flexibility and gracious hospitality ensures guest comfort, and still allows for a very personal service. There is a choice of standard or luxury accommodation.

The highlight of your visit is the thrill of discovering wildlife from the safety of open 4×4 vehicles. Your experienced game ranger and local Shangaan tracker are keen to share with you their extensive knowledge and love of the African bush.

Your day starts with an early morning game drive, followed by breakfast, where after a bush walk gives you the opportunity to further appreciate your unique environment. During the afternoon game drive you will stop at a carefully selected venue to enjoy a spectacular African sun-set, with sun-downer in hand.

Breakfast and lunch are served buffet style in a thatched Lapa and evening meals are served around a fire in the Boma. Each meal is prepared with exquisite care and this combined with the open-air setting, promise an unforgettable dining experience.

Spend two nights at Elephant Plains Lodge, inclusive of meals and game activities.

8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls

Day 3-5 :Sabi Sands/ Cape Town

You depart early this morning by charter plane to OR Tambo International airport, for your connecting flight to Cape Town. Here you will be met by our representative and transferred to the Commodore Hotel and the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront complex.

You have the chance to spend the afternoon at leisure, explore the area, which also includes a working harbour, boutique shopping centre, and numerous restaurants.

The exclusive five star Commodore Hotel is conveniently located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and boasts a certain quaint Victorian charm. Its prime location ensures that its guests will never be bored. The Commodore is ideally situated near the bustling centre of Cape Town and close to the Atlantic coastline.

The following places of interest are close by:

  • Cape Town City Centre 2km
  • Victoria and Alfred Waterfront Shopping Centre 300meters
  • The Castle of Cape Town 3km
  • Two Oceans Aquarium and the Maritime Museum 200 meters
  • Clifton, Clifton Beach, Camps Bay and Camps Bay Beach 3km

The Clipper Restaurant at the Commodore Hotel serves fresh seafood as well as a cuisine, which is characterized by a fusion of local South African and international dishes. Light meals such as salads, soups and sandwiches are served on the outdoor terrace, which invites guests to relax in a beautiful courtyard setting with the calming sound of running water from the fishpond.

Spend your time in Cape Town on guided day tours around Cape Town Peninsula and Winelands or just take the time to relax.

We recommend tours of Cape Town City and Table Mountain Cape Point and Peninsula tour, Winelands tour, Robben Falcon tour – which can all be booked in advance, or arranged when you are in Cape Town.

Three night’s accommodation at The Commodore Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis

8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls

Day 6-7 :Cape Town/ Livingstone

Your have an early breakfast this morning, before being transferred to Cape Town International Airport, for your flight to Johannesburg, and the connecting flight to Livingstone Airport, on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to the Royal Livingstone Hotel.

There are number of activities available in Livingstone – from a Tour of the Falls themselves; a scenic flight over the Falls, Elephant back Safaris, cultural visits, River Cruises, and the adventure pursuits such as Rafting, and bungee jumping.

The Royal Livingstone Hotel, stretching along the banks of the Zambezi River, consists of a series of 17 colonial-style buildings with deep verandas, set amidst indigenous trees and plants. The main hotel is a sequence of thatch-roofed buildings and incorporates the lounge, restaurant and bar. The swimming pool visually links the river with the terraces of the hotel, with a sweeping timber deck in the swirling waters of the Zambezi.

The resort’s deep, shaded veranda offers an uninterrupted view of the Zambezi and is the ideal place to curl up with a book from the well-stocked library. The lounge is filled with original artwork depicting scenes of David Livingstone’s adventures.

Only a step from the Zambezi, the rooms and suites offer a tranquil retreat. The Royal Livingstone is a five-star, 173-roomed luxury hotel. The rooms are two-storey clusters, each cluster comprising approximately 10 en-suite air-conditioned rooms, with private balconies or terraces.

Two night’s accommodation at the Royal Livingstone hotel on a bed and breakfast basis

8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls

Day 8 :

After breakfast and a morning at leisure, you will be transferred to Livingstone airport, for your flight to OR Tambo International Airport (formerly Johannesburg International), for your forward arrangements.

8 Days Mpumalanga, Cape Town, and Victoria Falls


  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • All airport transfers
  • Kruger Park entrance fees and daily conservation fees
  • Guided game drives on open safari vehicles
  • Breakfast and dinner on safari in Kruger


  • International flights and visas
  • Local flights between destinations
  • Meals not specified
  • All drinks
  • Park fees at Victoria Falls and in Cape Town
  • Optional extras such as day tours and activities at Victoria Falls and in Cape Town
  • Car rental (optional mode of transport for Cape Town leg)

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