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TRIP NOTES

NUMBER OF DAYS: 13-16

BEGINS/ENDS:

Johannesburg, South Africa / Kasane, Botswana

PASSPORT REQUIRED:

Yes

TRAVEL DATE:

July 2024

GROUP SIZES:

27 guests

MINIMUM AGE:

16 years old and up.

COST:

$6899 per person based on double occupancy (South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana)

$599 per person based on double occupancy (3 days / 2 nights Johannesburg)

NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT PER PERSON:

$1000

50% Minimum Balance Due:

October 1st, 2023

FINAL PAYMENT DUE:

March 1st, 2024

INTERPRETERS: 

Heart Cruises, LLC will provide ASL (American Sign Language) Interpreters for this trip.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Meet and Greet at all airports

  • Services of a qualified English Speaking guide to accompany the group on transfers and tours

  • All transfers, transportation, accommodation, meals and entrance fees as stipulated in the itinerary

  • All airport and hotel porterage

  • Complimentary tour leaders, accommodated in single rooms based on the numbers above

  • $150 discount on the next land tour with Heart Cruises.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:

  • All Flights - International / Domestic

  • Visas - Only Zimbabwe

  • Travel Insurance

  • Gratuities and Tips (Guides, Drivers, Rangers, etc.)

  • Items of a Personal Nature

  • Meals and drinks, unless otherwise stipulated

3 days / 2 nights - Pre-Tours Johannesburg

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​1st Day - 2024

  • Arrive OR Tambo International Airport - Arrival Meet and Greet
    Transfer to hotel

  • Overnight: Southern Sun Hyde Park (standard room) 

2nd Day - 2024

  • Full day Johannesburg and Soweto Cultural tour including:Visit a local market in Soweto

  • Hector Pieterson Museum (entrance fee included)
    Nelson Mandela House (own account)
    Lunch at Sakhumzi Restaurant
    Afternoon visit to the Apartheid Museum (entrance fee included)
    Overnight: Southern Sun Hyde Park (standard room) 

3rd Day - 2024

  • Transfer to OR Tambo International Airport
    Meet and Greet - assistance to check-in for Hoedspruit flight

Day 1

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  • Meet & Greet at OR Tambo International Airport

  • Johannesburg Airport Porterage: IN / OUT 

  • Schedule flight: Johannesburg / Hoedspruit – flight not included 

  • Hoedspruit Airport Porterage: IN / OUT

  • Transfer: Hoedspruit Airport / Kapama River Lodge

  • Lodge Porterage: IN / OUT

  • Kapama River Lodge: Standard Suite

  • 2 daily game drives in open safari vehicle, all teas, coffees and pastries, return transfers between Eastgate Airport and the lodges for scheduled flights and soft drinks and water during sundowners

  • Conservation levy - charged per person per day

  • Full Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2

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  • Kapama River Lodge: Standard Suite

  • 2 daily game drives in open safari vehicle, all teas, coffees and pastries, return transfers between Eastgate Airport and the lodges for scheduled flights and soft drinks and water during sundowners

  • Conservation levy - charged per person per day

  • Full Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

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  • Kapama River Lodge: Standard Suite

  • 2 daily game drives in open safari vehicle, all teas, coffees and pastries, return transfers between Eastgate Airport and the lodges for scheduled flights and soft drinks and water during sundowners

  • Conservation levy - charged per person per day

  • Full Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

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  • Transfer: Kapama River Lodge / Hoedspruit Airport

  • Schedule flight: Hoedspruit / Cape Town – flight not included  ​

  • Meet & Greet at Cape Town International Airport

  • Cape Town International Airport Porterage: IN / OUT

  • Transfer: Cape Town International Airport / Drive through City Orientation Tour / Table Mountain / Sunsquare City Bowl

  • Guide - English: Full day

  • Add On Dinner Transfer: Sunsquare City Bowl / Gold Restaurant / Sunsquare City Bowl

  • Dinner at Gold Restaurant - menu cost per person from, including drumming and menu gratuity (Excluding beverages)

  • Hotel porterage IN/OUT

  • Sunsquare City Bowl Hotel: Standard Room

  • Includes Breakfast

Day 5

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  • Transfer: Sunsquare City Bowl / Cape Winelands - Stellenbosch / Cheetah Outreach Franschhoek / Sunsquare City Bowl

  • Guide - English: Full day

  • Robben Island Tour (Weather Permitting - Scheduled Tour)

  • Lunch at a local restaurant on the V & A Waterfront - menu cost including gratuity.

  • Sunsquare City Bowl Hotel: Standard Room

  • Includes Breakfast

Day 6

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  • Transfer: Sunsquare City Bowl / Hout Bay Seal Island / Cape Point / Simon's Town / Kirstenbosch Gardens / Sunsquare City Bowl

  • Guide - English: Full day

  • Table Mountain Ticket (Weather Permitting)

  • Chapmans Peak Toll Fee

  • Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve

  • Funicular

  • Boulders Penguin Sanctuary

  • Kirstenbosch Gardens

  • Sunsquare City Bowl Hotel: Standard Room

  • Includes Breakfast

Day 7

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  • Transfer: Sunsquare City Bowl / Cape Town International Airport

  • Guide - English: Half day

  • Schedule flight: Cape Town / Victoria Falls Airport – flight not included  

  • Victoria Falls Airport Porterage: IN

  • Transfer: Victoria Falls Airport / Ilala Lodge (Min 4 Pax)

  • Hotel Porterage: IN / OUT

  • Sundowner Cruise - Zambezi Explorer - inclusive of return transfers & parks river usage fee

  • Ilala Lodge: Standard Room

  • Includes Breakfast

Day 8

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  • Tour of the Falls - Zimbabwe - including return transfers & park entry fee

  • Afternoon Elephant Encounter - Walk with Giants - inclusive of return transfers (Dependent on numbers, activity will be conducted on a rotational basis)

  • Ilala Lodge: Standard Room

  • Includes Breakfast

Day 9

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  • Dinner - Boma at Vic Falls Safari Lodge - including return transfers & parks river usage fee

  • Ilala Lodge: Standard Room 

  • Includes Breakfast

Day 10

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  • Transfer: Ilala Lodge / Elephant Valley Lodge (Min 2 Pax)

  • Lodge Porterage: IN / OUT

  • Elephant Valley: Tent (Non-exclusive use) or 
    INCLUDES: All meals, laundry, bed levies, park entrance fees, transfers to and from Kasane Airport for guests arriving or departing with scheduled flights only and two daily safari activities (morning boat cruise and afternoon game drive)

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, select local drinks, soft drinks and waters

Day 11

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  • Elephant Valley: Tent (Non-exclusive use)
    INCLUDES: laundry, bed levies, park entrance fees and two daily safari activities (morning boat cruise and afternoon game drive)

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, select local drinks, soft drinks and waters

Day 12

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  • Elephant Valley: Tent (Non-exclusive use)
    INCLUDES: laundry, bed levies, park entrance fees and two daily safari activities (morning boat cruise and afternoon game drive)

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, select local drinks, soft drinks and waters

Day 13

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  • Transfer: Elephant Valley Lodge / Kasane Airport

  • Kasane Airport Porterage: OUT

  • Includes Breakfast

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Brandon Call

He is known as "Deaf Steve Irwin," the one who genuinely passionate about animals! He fears nothing, but he has a love for animals anywhere. He enjoys finding animals, reptiles, goes on.  

CANCELLATION TERMS

From confirmation until 119 days = 50% including non-refundable deposit

120-90 days = 75%

90-0 days = 100%