Motherland Tour – South Africa

Your twelve-day adventure will begin in Johannesburg, South Africa.  You will be met by your tour guide and driver who will take you to your hotel for orientation and some rest.  You’ll be met in the morning and will be taken on a 4-hour bike tour of the streets of Soweto where you’ll visit a past home of Nelson Mandela’s.  After lunch, the 4-hour inner-city walking tour is the ideal opportunity to appreciate the architecture and museums of Pretoria.

The following day you will catch a flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls where you’ll be staying for 3 days.  In the afternoon you will set off on a 2-hour sunset cruise on the River Zambezi for a chance to see elephants, hippos and crocodiles.

The fourth day starts with a tour around the iconic Victoria Falls.  The afternoon is yours for exploring before dinner at the boma, a unique African buffet dinner listening to traditional music.

An early departure the next day takes you to Chobe National Park in Botswana, home to a large concentration of elephants and lions. Lunch is provided at a local restaurant before a cruise on the Chobe River before returning to the hotel. You’ll leave very early on a 6-hour road trip to Bulawayo, where you will check into a 3 star hotel for 2 nights. You’ll be given some free time to relax at the hotel and an opportunity to explore the city on your own.

Day 7 begins with a 4-hour inner city tour which includes a walk to the City Hall, the National Gallery, Cecil John Rhodes’s Business Empire HQ, the public execution tree where the rebel fighters were being executed during the 1896 uprising. The tour includes a stop at the Makhokhoba Market, the largest and oldest herbal market in Southern Africa. Proceed to King Mzilikazi Memorial Circle to see the production of wonderful handmade crafts and pottery heading to Amakhosi Cultural Center where you can try playing Mbira and Ndowi before heading back to the hotel.

Day 8, is a day tour at Matopos National Park, the oldest park in Zimbabwe just outside Bulawayo where you can visit Cecil John Rhodes Grave, view the cave paintings and the National Park to see White Rhinos. After Matopos, you will head to Phomolo Lodge a private game reserve for lunch before returning to your hotel.

You depart for Antelope Park for a 2 nights stay where you can engage in various optional activities that enable you to learn more about the animals that live there. You will then leave for Masvingo for 1 night to where you will check into Norma Jean’s, a 3 star lodge. After settling in, you will head to Great Zimbabwe for a guided tour before returning to the hotel. The tour concludes on Day 12 where you will be driven to Harare.


12 Days



USD $1,500 per person


  • Game drive
  • River cruise on the Zambezi
  • Walk with Lions

What’s Included:

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Bike tour
  • River cruise
  • Walking tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Airport taxes


What’s Not Included:

  • The listed price does not include a $50 visa fee, at port of entry in Zimbabwe
  • Entrance fees
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • The listed price does not include a $15 per person departure tax, payable at the time of tour check-in. The departure tax is required by our local supplier and/or the local transit or governing authority and is not within our control.
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

How to Book: For more information or to book this tour, please Contact Us

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