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
+ See a traditional sabrage at the Simonsig Wine Estate, producer of South Africa’s first Methode Cap Classique.
+ Includes 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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  • Day 1 - Welcome to Livingstone, Zambia

    On arrival, you’ll be escorted to the luxurious River Club on the banks of the Zambezi. Enjoy lunch with wine and a relaxing afternoon. Later, embark on a sunset cocktail cruise as wildlife descend to the river to quench their thirst. Tonight’s elegant dinner is accompanied by fine South African wine. meals l+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 views that will leave you breathless on your guided tour of both sides of the Falls. Note: water levels are lower from August to November and vantage points will differ. meals b+l+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

    With only 6 guests in a vehicle on our private 60,000-acre reserve, your morning and afternoon game drives with our expert safari guides and sharp-eyed trackers promise the utmost privacy and heart-pounding, up-close big game encounters. meals b+l+d
  • Day 5 - Another Thrilling Day of Safari

    With an unfenced boundary along Kruger National Park, the abundant wildlife here includes the Big 5, cheetah, impala, rhinos and large herds of buffalo drawn by the quality grazing. Guided bush walks, open decks overlooking an active watering hole and elegant dining complete this ultimate safari experience. meals b+l+d
  • Day 6 - Fly to Cape Town

    Fly to Cape Town where you’ll be escorted to the exclusive Cape Grace Hotel near the lively Victoria and Albert Waterfront. 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. meals b+l
  • Day 9 - Excursion into the Cape Winelands

    Travel into the heart of the pastoral Winelands to explore Stellenbosch, a historic town filled with stately Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian homes. At the nearby Simonsig Estate, founded in 1688 and hailed today for its robust reds, you’ll enjoy a cellar tour, wine tasting and a traditional Sabrage – the opening of a bottle of Cap Classique with a sword! After lunch at Racine, nestled at the foot of the Franschhoek Mountains, you’ll enjoy another vineyard visit and wine tasting before returning to 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 Cape. After lunch, explore the reserve’s 1,000-yearold Milkwood Forest. Find out how the Grootbos Green Futures Project trains future leaders before an elegant dinner with fine wines. meals b+l+d
  • Day 11 - By sea + land at the tip of Africa!

    Travelers know Africa for the Big 5, but the Marine Big 5 of South Africa (whales, sharks, dolphins, seals and penguins) are equally spectacular! Led by our expert marine biologist, this morning’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. This afternoon, choose another included adventure to fit your style: A 4x4 nature safari with spectacular views or an exploration of the caves and beaches of Walker Bay. Tonight’s farm-to-table dinner is enhanced by fine wine. meals b+l+d
  • Day 12 - Depart Cape Town

    After breakfast, we’ll take you to the airport. meals b

Extend Your Trip

  • Muchenje Safari Lodge at Chobe

    3-Day Post-Tour Extension from $1,099

    Thrill to bush walks, night safaris and game drives in outstanding Chobe National Park! We include roundtrip transportation between Kasane and Muchenje and all safari excursions.

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  • The River Club - Livingstone, Zambia

    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, South Africa

    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 - Cape Town, South Africa

    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.

  • Cape Grace Hotel - Cape Town, South Africa

    Staying at Cape Grace is an experience in itself, melding the modern comforts of a Cape Town luxury hotel with traditional Cape culture. And there is no better position for a V&A Waterfront hotel than with Table Mountain standing sentry and towering over the hotel, a working harbour to one side and a multi-millionaire yacht basin on the other. It’s a heady mix of tantalizing experiences, which makes time spent at Cape Grace something to remember forever.

Our Small Group 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

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Arrive Livingstone - Per Person Double

Dates   Luxury Accommodations
Departure Return   Regular Deal
7/21/2018
Guaranteed
8/1/2018 $8799 $8299
 
8/18/2018
Sold Out
8/29/2018 $8799 $8299
 
9/15/2018
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9/26/2018 $9399 $8899
 
9/29/2018
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10/10/2018 $9399 $8899
 
10/13/2018
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10/24/2018 $9399 $8899
 
11/17/2018
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11/28/2018 $9399 $8899
 
1/26/2019
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2/6/2019 $11299 $10799
 
2/23/2019
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3/6/2019 $11299 $10799
 
3/23/2019
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4/3/2019 $11299 $10799
 
4/20/2019
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5/1/2019 $11699 $11199
 
5/22/2019
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6/2/2019 $11699 $11199
 
6/16/2019
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6/27/2019 $11699 $11199
 
6/29/2019
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7/10/2019 $11699 $11199
 
7/10/2019
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7/21/2019 $11699 $11199
 
8/10/2019
Sold Out
8/21/2019 $12199 $11699
 
8/14/2019
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8/25/2019 $12199 $11699
 
8/31/2019
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9/11/2019 $12199 $11699
 
9/11/2019
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9/22/2019 $12199 $11699
 
9/28/2019
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10/9/2019 $12199 $11699
 
10/16/2019
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10/27/2019 $12199 $11699
 
11/2/2019
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11/13/2019 $12199 $11699
 
1/25/2020 2/5/2020 $11999 $11499
 
3/28/2020 4/8/2020 $11999 $11499
 
4/18/2020 4/29/2020 $12499 $11999
 
5/20/2020 5/31/2020 $12499 $11999
 
7/23/2020 8/3/2020 $13499 $12999
 
8/29/2020 9/9/2020 $13499 $12999
 
10/8/2020 10/19/2020 $13499 $12999
 
11/4/2020 11/15/2020 $13499 $12999
 

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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 Trip

  • Muchenje Safari Lodge at Chobe

    3-Day Post-Tour Extension from $1,099

    Thrill to bush walks, night safaris and game drives in outstanding Chobe National Park! We include roundtrip transportation between Kasane and Muchenje and all safari excursions.

    View Day by Day »



There are no upcoming departures for this tour, but our Custom Travel Team can arrange a private departure just for you at an affordable price and on the dates you want.  With your own private car, driver and guide and custom tailored hotels, meals, and sightseeing we can create the journey of a lifetime exactly to your specifications.

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Extend Your Trip

  • Muchenje Safari Lodge at Chobe

    3-Day Post-Tour Extension from $1,099

    Thrill to bush walks, night safaris and game drives in outstanding Chobe National Park! We include roundtrip transportation between Kasane and Muchenje and all safari excursions.

    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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  • 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.


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    Date Traveled: 7/18/2018

  • 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.


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    Date Traveled: 7/18/2018

  • 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.


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    Date Traveled: 7/18/2018

  • Ellen from NH gives this tour 

    I love animals and nature - could not have asked for a better itinerary- Having never travelled via a tour group wasn't sure what to expect but I would travel again with Alexander & Roberts. Loved the River Club, Tintswalo, Taj and Grootbos- can't say enough about the staff and everything we got to see and do. Truly an opportunity and experience of a lifetime. Kristof and Paul, Clayton are each a dedication to their profession. I have to say the staff at every accommodation on the entire trip went above and beyond. Had a wonderful time. I apologize the guide that took us to the falls was very knowledgeable but his name escapes me


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    Date Traveled: 7/18/2018

  • Bradford from TN gives this tour 

    Our hosts and tour guides were outstanding. They were all very friendly and informative and made our transits from place to place smooth and as comfortable as possible. The folks at Muchenje and The River Club went out of their way to help us when the three of us took turns becoming ill with a stomach bug in the first part of our trip.


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    Date Traveled: 7/18/2018

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