Small Group Discoveries

Track the Big 5 on foot and by open-top jeep through our exceptional private game reserve, Tintswalo, next to Kruger
National Park.
Learn about South Africa’s rich marine life and unique flora at the Grootbos Nature Reserve.
+ Our complete Cape Town experience includes the colorful Cape Malay district, Table Mountain, Robben Island and the Cape Peninsula.
Experience the Winelands with fine dining and wine plus a private tasting
traditional sabrage with the owner of the esteemed Haute Cabriere Estate.
+ Includes 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Day 1 - Welcome to Livingstone, Zambia

    You’ll be escorted to the The River Club, our intimate luxury hotel on the Zambezi River. Relax on a sunset cruise with cocktails as elephants and other wildlife descend to the river to quench their thirst. Enjoy an elegant dinner accompanied by fine South African wine. Meals D
  • Day 2 - Experience mighty Victoria Falls

    Danger Point and Knife Edge Bridge are names that may strike you as overly dramatic now, but they capture the exhilarating views that will leave you breathless on your expertly guided tour of the Falls. Note: water levels are lower from Aug to Nov. and vantage points will differ. Meals B+D
  • Day 3 - Manyeleti Private Reserve at Kruger

    Fly to Kruger, South Africa and transfer to the luxurious and very intimate Tintswalo Safari Lodge on a private game reserve. Meals B+D
  • Day 4 - The Thrill of Safari

    Over the next two days, you’ll join our certified, expertly trained safari guides and no more than eight other guests in open Land Rovers for exciting morning and afternoon game drives. With fewer visitors and an amazing concentration of wildlife roaming the open vistas of this unspoiled private reserve, Tintswalo offers some of the most dramatic game-viewing in Southern Africa.  Meals B+L+D
  • Day 5 - Another Thrilling Day of Safari

    Enjoy a second full day of wildlife adventures with our expert guides. In addition to the Big Five, cheetah, impala, hippos and raptors are some of the animals you might encounter on the day’s morning and afternoon game drives. Guided bush walks, open decks overlooking our camp’s active watering hole, and elegant al fresco dining complete this ultimate safari experience at the Tintswalo Safari Lodge. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 6 - Fly to Cape Town

    Fly to Cape Town where you'll be escorted to the fabulous Taj Hotel in the heart of town. Enjoy dinner and an evening at leisure. Meals B+D
  • Day 7 - Cape Town + Robben Island

    The revolving cars of the Table Mountain Cableway ensure amazing 360° views as you make the ascent! Then trace Cape Town’s rich multi-cultural history from its seafaring early days to the end of Apartheid as we show you the city’s important sites and landmarks. Experienced island guides, some of whom were once inmates, promise a stirring and inspiring experience as you tour Robben Island. Meals B+L
  • Day 8 - The Cape Peninsula

    Navigating the 114 curves of Chapman’s Peak is hailed as one of the world’s most spectacular drives! Along with the amazing scenery, you’ll discover the flora + fauna and charming coastal villages of the Peninsula as we take you all the way to the Cape Point Lighthouse on historic False Bay. Return to Cape Town for lunch. Meals B+L
  • Day 9 - Excursion into the Cape Winelands

    Travel into the Winelands to explore Franschhoek, founded by French Huguenots 300 years ago. Cellar tours and wine tastings at two local vineyards includes the esteemed Haute Cabriere Estate where you’ll join the owner for a Sabrage – the opening of a bottle of Cap Classique with a sword! Enjoy a free evening back in Cape Town. Meals B+L
  • Day 10 - Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    See the penguin colony at Stony Point and learn about the region’s Fynbos eco-system as you continue to the Grootbos Reserve, overlooking Walker Bay in the Western Cap. After lunch, explore the reserve’s 1,000-year-old Milkwood Forest. Find out how the Grootbos Green Futures Project trains future leaders before sitting down to an elegant dinner accompanied by fine wines. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 11 - By sea and land to the end of the Continent!

    Travelers of course know Africa for the Big 5, but South Africa’s Marine Big 5 (whales, sharks, dolphins, seals and penguins) are equally spectacular! Led by our expert marine biologist, today’s thrilling expedition (weather permitting) takes you out onto the waters where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans converge. See thousands of Cape Fur Seals, look for breaching dolphins and trawl Shark Alley, home to Great Whites. From June to November, Southern Right whales are regularly spotted. Journey to Cape Agulhas at the very tip of the continent, and stop for lunch at our favorite harbor-side café before returning to our resort. You’ll have time to relax before this evening’s elegant  6-course dinner paired with fine local wines. Meals B+L+D
  • Day 12 - Depart Cape Town

    After breakfast, we’ll take you to the airport. Meals B

Extend Your Journey

  • Discover Botswana before your trip

    3 days from $1,099

    Enhance your trip with the amazing wildlife of Chobe National Park. We include 2 nights at the exceptional Ngoma Safari Lodge, all meals and safari excursions, and all on-tour transportation

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  • Visit Johannesburg before your Safari

    3-Day Pre-Tour Extension from $899

    This easy-to-add Pre-Trip Extension includes 2 nights accommodation, daily breakfast, and privately guided sightseeing.

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  • The River Club Livingstone

    This owner-run Zambian lodge provides stunning views over a sweeping bend on the river, and the staff of the River Club encourages guests to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Steeped in history, the Lodge saw the settlement of Livingstone as a settler trading post and its evolution to a destination for royal travellers and Hollywood stars—it even served as a gateway for displaced people after World War II. The lodge is set on a 50-acre secure property with manicured gardens and amenities that include a swimming pool, river cruises, tennis, fishing, and a fitness center with jacuzzi and sauna. The 10 guest rooms are decorated with fittings made from Rhodesian teak wood and include wifi internet access, digital safe, and mini-fridge with bottled water.

  • Tintswalo Safari Lodge Kruger

    Tintswalo Safari Lodge is an exclusive lodge located in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa in the Manyeleti Private Game Reserve concession. This lush, 5-star lodge is nestled between the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve to the North, Sabi Sand Reserve to the South, and open to the Greater Kruger National Park on its fenceless eastern boundary.

  • Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    Our stylish, 5-star eco-paradise offers private Forest Lodges set on a sweeping expanse in the Cape Floral Kingdom. Enjoy exceptional dining every day featuring the finest locally-sourced ingredients.

  • The Taj Cape Town

    The Taj Cape Town is a combination of rich history and elegant contemporary architecture. Originally home to the South African Reserve Bank and Temple Chambers, it successfully combines the heritage of the old with the luxury of the new. This hotel is ideally located in the center of historic Cape Town at the entrance to the famous pedestrian precinct, St George's Mall. The Taj Cape Town's 177 guest rooms are decorated in shades of aquamarine and turquoise combined with the strong architectural character, high ceilings and large original window and include oversized bath tub, walk in shower and iPod docking station. Featuring seafood, champagne and an oyster bar, the Taj Cape town has two restaurants on site. On site is the Jiva Grande Spa, fitness center, sauna and swimming pool.

Our Small Group Sojourn Value

+ Comprehensive sightseeing including all entrance fees
+ Extensive game-viewing expeditions by land and water with expert safari guides and marine biologists, with all park fees
+ 28 meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 8 dinners
+ 11 nights in our 5-star hotels and lodges with complimentary wifi where available
+ All on-tour transportation including airport transfers and both internal flights
+ Luggage handling, hotel taxes & service charges, and all airline fees

Trip Pricing

  • Traveling as a single?

Arrive Livingstone - Per Person Double

Dates   Luxury Accommodations
Departure Return   Regular Deal
3/25/2017
Sold Out
4/5/2017 $7799 $7299
 
4/22/2017
Guaranteed
5/3/2017 $7799 $7299
 
5/20/2017
Sold Out
5/31/2017 $7499 $6999
 
6/17/2017
Sold Out
6/28/2017 $7499 $6999
 
7/22/2017
Guaranteed
8/2/2017 $7699 $7199
 
8/19/2017
Guaranteed
8/30/2017 $7699 $7199
 
9/16/2017
Guaranteed
9/27/2017 $7999 $7499
 
9/30/2017 10/11/2017 $7999 $7499
 
10/14/2017
Guaranteed
10/25/2017 $7999 $7499
 
11/18/2017 11/29/2017 $7999 $7499
 

Select all Deals that apply for best available price.

  • Travel is one life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
    • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
    • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
    • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
    • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!
    For Groups of 8 or more please call 800.221.2216
  • Save $1,000 per couple + $500 solo on all of our Small Group Safaris whenever you book and pay-in-full.

Prices are per person, land only. We offer air on Emirates. Add extra nights. A visa for Zambia is required for U.S. citizens and is available on arrival.

Extend Your Journey

  • Discover Botswana before your trip

    3 days from $1,099

    Enhance your trip with the amazing wildlife of Chobe National Park. We include 2 nights at the exceptional Ngoma Safari Lodge, all meals and safari excursions, and all on-tour transportation

    View Day by Day »

  • Visit Johannesburg before your Safari

    3-Day Pre-Tour Extension from $899

    This easy-to-add Pre-Trip Extension includes 2 nights accommodation, daily breakfast, and privately guided sightseeing.

    View Day by Day »

Our Private Journey Value

+ Comprehensive sightseeing including all entrance fees
+ Extensive game-viewing expeditions by land and water with expert safari guides and marine biologists, with all park fees
+ 28 meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 8 dinners
+ 11 nights in our 5-star hotels and lodges with complimentary wifi where available
+ All on-tour transportation including airport transfers and both internal flights
+ Luggage handling, hotel taxes & service charges, and all airline fees

Trip Pricing

  • Traveling as a single?

Travel Any Day - Per Person Double

Dates   Luxury Accommodations
Departure Return   Regular Deal
1/1/2017 4/30/2017 $10599 $10099
 
5/1/2017 5/31/2017 $9999 $9499
 
6/1/2017 6/30/2017 $10399 $9899
 
7/1/2017 9/30/2017 $10599 $10099
 
10/1/2017 11/30/2017 $10599 $10099
 

Select all Deals that apply for best available price.

  • Travel is one life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
    • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
    • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
    • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
    • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!
    For Groups of 8 or more please call 800.221.2216
  • Save $500 per couple + $250 solo on all of our Private Safaris whenever you book and pay-in-full.

Prices are per person, land only. We offer air on Emirates. Add extra nights. A visa for Zambia is required for U.S. citizens and is available on arrival.

Extend Your Journey

  • Discover Botswana before your trip

    3 days from $1,099

    Enhance your trip with the amazing wildlife of Chobe National Park. We include 2 nights at the exceptional Ngoma Safari Lodge, all meals and safari excursions, and all on-tour transportation

    View Day by Day »

  • Visit Johannesburg before your Safari

    3-Day Pre-Tour Extension from $899

    This easy-to-add Pre-Trip Extension includes 2 nights accommodation, daily breakfast, and privately guided sightseeing.

    View Day by Day »

Private Tour Add-Ons

  • Gorillas in Uganda

    5 Day Freestyle Tour

  • Sossusvlei

    3 Day Freestyle Tour

    Enhance your travels in Africa with the renowned towering red dunes of Namibia’s Sossusvlei! We include roundtrip flights from Windhoek International Airport, two nights at the stunning Kulala Desert Lodge, a guided desert excursion and more!

Trip Reviews

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(64 Traveler Reviews)

  • Lynn from VA gives this tour 

    We received personal attention throughout our trip. We had unforgettable animal sightings and a fabulous time in Capetown. Kudos to General Tours for perfect execution and a great itinerary. Read More »

  • Michael from FL gives this tour 

    The trip coordination was outstanding! Everything fell in place and all arrangements and guides were on time and waiting for us. This was without a doubt the best trip I have ever taken and I will certainly use General Tours again. All our guides were very knowledgeable and fun to be with. Read More »

  • Arthur from CA gives this tour 

    Safaris in Botswana and Kruger National Park were outstanding. Excellent accommodations in every way. Small group and excellent guides. Treated like royalty at every venue. Read More »

  • Joyce from FL gives this tour 

    It was a crescendo of wonderful experiences. The itinerary was extremely well organized and it was filled with variety. Each location progressively moved to a higher level of satisfaction. We kept saying it can't get better than this but it continually surprised us and got more and more terrific. The accommodations, hospitality, guides, wines, food and scenery were all top of the line. Read More »

  • Sue from NJ gives this tour 

    We loved this small group adventure. Stayed an extra day at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe before starting the tour in Zambia so we saw both sides of VF. Thornybush and its guides and trackers were knowledgeable and personable. We saw the Big 5 and more. Cape Town and wine country experience were relaxing and enjoyable. A big plus was visiting Robben Island, and getting behind the nation's recent history. An excellent experience! All guides were terrific. Read More »

  • Amanda from CO gives this tour 

    Wonderful Guides and spectacular sights. Read More »

  • Elaine from OR gives this tour 

    Itinerary was great. Read More »

  • Beth from WA gives this tour 

    Delighted by the group + quality of hotels + food. Read More »

  • Nancy from NH gives this tour 

    Safari + Cape of Good Hope were delights. Read More »

  • Kathleen from WI gives this tour 

    All of it was delightful, superb hotels! Read More »

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