The Itinerary for our Trip

Day 1        21 Sept 2008         Depart Seattle 6:45 p.m.

Day 2        22 Sept                  Arrive London 11:45 a.m. Depart Heathrow 9:15 p.m.

Day 3        23 Sept                  Arrive Cape Town, South Africa, British Airways flight #6409. Transfer to the hotel. Portswood
Hotel. Internet.

Day 4        24 Sept                  Cape Town (Robben Island)

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the Cape Town Waterfront and the Robben Island Ferry Terminal. Robben Island
where Mandella was prisoned is a World Heritage Site.  Portswood Hotel.

Day 5         25 Sept                 Cape Town (Cape Peninsula)

After breakfast depart with private guide and vehicle for full-day Cape Peninsula Tour. Portswood Hotel.

Day 6-7      26-27 Sept            Cape Town (Independent touring) with rental car. Table Mountain Cable Car (walk around top),  
Kristenbosch Gardens with tea, Rhodes Memorial (and tea and cake), West Coast National Park.

Day 8          28 Sept                 Cape Town / Hermanus (Independent touring)

After breakfast and check-out from the hotel, scenic drive to the coastal town of Hermanus. Overnight Ocean Eleven
Guesthouse. Internet.

Day 9    29 Sep/1 Oct       Hermanus

Day 10, 30, Sept Hermanus               Right whale boat tour

Day 11, 1 Oct               Great white shark and white shark cage boat tour

Ocean Eleven Guesthouse

Day 12        2 October             Hermanus / Cape Town / Johannesburg / Dullstroom

After an early breakfast at the guesthouse, check out and drive to Cape Town Airport where you will drop off your rental car.
Fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg via Nationwide Airlines flight #803, departing at 0940a. Arrive Johannesburg at 1140a
where you will collect your rental car and drive in an easterly direction towards Kruger National Park.  Drive roughly 265 km
and arrive late afternoon at the Critchley Hackle Guesthouse in the town of Dullstroom.
Overnight Critchley Hackle Guesthouse.

Day 13        3 October             Dullstroom / Hazyview (Independent touring)

After breakfast at the guesthouse and check-out, drive in your rental car exploring this scenic area – after some am
exploration, travel on a short distance to Hazyview and check into the Plumbago Guesthouse.
Overnight Plumbago Guesthouse (bed & breakfast basis)

Day 14        4 October             Hazyview (Independent touring)

Beautiful scenery and good birding in this area west of the Kruger National Park. Overnight Plumbago Guesthouse.

Day 15        5 October             Hazyview / Sabi Sands Private Reserve (Kruger)        

After breakfast at the guesthouse, check out and drive to Kruger Airport and drop off your rental car. Meet up with Selati
Lodge staff and transfer in their vehicle to Selati Lodge located in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve bordering Kruger
National Park. Arrive in time for lunch, check-in and afternoon tea and game drive. Overnight Selati Lodge.

Day 16        6 October             Sabi Sands Private Reserve

Morning and afternoon game drives in the private reserve in search of the “Big 5.” Overnight Selati Lodge.

Day 17        7 October             Sabi Sands Private Reserve

Morning and afternoon game drives in the private reserve in search of the “Big 5.” Overnight Selati Lodge.

Day 18        8 October             Sabi Sands / Johannesburg

Enjoy a final morning game drive and brunch before transferring to the KMIA airport for South African Airways flight #8846 to
Johannesburg, departing at 1640p. Arrive in Johannesburg at 1735 and transfer to the hotel near JNB Airport using
complimentary shuttle. Overnight D’Oreale Grand Hotel.

Day 19        9 October             Johannesburg / Maun, Botswana / Kalahari

After breakfast at the hotel, take the shuttle to OR Tambo (JNB Apt) airport for your Air Botswana flight #212 from
Johannesburg to Maun, Botswana, departing at 1010a. Arrive in Maun at 1150a and after clearance formalities, connect with
scheduled flight to Deception Valley Airstrip. Transfer to the Deception Valley Lodge for lunch and an afternoon activity.
Dinner at the lodge. Overnight Deception Valley Lodge.

Day 20        10 October           Kalahari

Morning and afternoon nature drives and Bushmen cultural interactions. Overnight Deception Valley Lodge.

Day 21        11 October           Kalahari

Morning and afternoon nature drives and Bushmen cultural interactions. Overnight Deception Valley Lodge.

Day 22        12 October           Kalahari / Moremi Game Reserve

Morning activity from the lodge. Check-out and fly from Kalahari to Moremi. Transfer to and check-in at Camp Moremi for lunch
and an afternoon game viewing activity. Overnight Camp Moremi.

Day 23        13 October           Moremi Game Reserve

Morning and afternoon game drive and speed boat activities. Overnight Camp Moremi.

Day 24        14 October           Moremi Game Reserve / Savute (Southern Chobe)

Morning game drive followed by check out. Fly from Moremi to Savute and transfer to Savute Safari Lodge.

Day 25        15 October           Savute (Southern Chobe)

Morning and afternoon game viewing activities. Overnight Savute Safari Lodge.

Day 26        16 October           Savute (Southern Chobe)

Morning and afternoon game viewing activities. Overnight Savute Safari Lodge.

Day 27        17 October           Savute / Chobe National Park

Morning game drive followed by check out. Fly from Savute to Kasane and transfer by road to Chobe Game Lodge. Afternoon
game viewing activity. Overnight Chobe Game Lodge.

Day 28        18 October           Chobe National Park

Morning and afternoon game viewing activities. Overnight Chobe Game Lodge.

Day 29        19 October           Chobe National Park

Morning and afternoon game viewing activities. Overnight Chobe Game Lodge.

Day 30        20 October           Chobe National Park / Livingstone, Zambia

After an early morning game drive and brunch, check out of the lodge and transfer via road and boat across the Zambezi river
to Livingstone, Zambia. Overnight Zambezi Sun Hotel.

Day 31        21 October           Livingstone

After breakfast set out with a private guide for a tour of mighty Victoria Falls (both Zambian and Zimbabwean sides).

Day 32        22 October           Livingstone

After breakfast at the hotel, depart on a morning tour of a local village. Return to the hotel by late morning, retrieve your gear
and walk over to the Royal Livingstone Hotel’s boat jetty in time to depart at 1230 on your Livingstone Island Lunch Tour which
includes a short guided tour of the island, lunch and a swim/walk along the top of the Falls. By late afternoon, depart for boat
cruise on the Zambezi River aboard the African Queen. Enjoy the sunset and possibly some game viewing too (includes drinks
and snacks).

Day 33        23 October           Livingstone / Johannesburg /BA  #6292 departing 13:20 pm arriving 15 p.m.
                           British Airways 549:10 p.m. departure JNB to London

Day 34        24 October           Arrive London 7:20 a.m. Depart 3:05 p.m. Arrive Seattle 4:40 p.m.
South Africa, Botswana, and Victoria Falls
Sept 21 - Oct 24, 2008
with Elston and Jackie Hill
Trip Begins in the Cape Town Area
Zambia, Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls
Our trip was put together by Nadia and Karen at Africa Easy in Seattle. Nadia is from South Africa. She put together a great
trip for us and can do the same for you. Click the link below to go to the Africa Easy web site.
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