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SOUTH AFRICA / ZAMBIA / BOTSWANA / ZIMBABWE

African Safari: A Close-up on Wildlife

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Program #13938RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elephant, lion, blue wildebeest, vervet monkeys — just a few of the thousands of species observable in the national parks and private reserves of sub-Saharan Africa. In South Africa, Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, encounter an unimaginable diversity of wildlife and meet the people who have dedicated their lives to its protection.


Highlights

• Ride an elephant on a safari in search of big game and explore the Chobe River by motorboat.
• View the majestic Presidential elephant herd in Hwange.
• See Victoria Falls, explore nearby crafts markets and interact with local artisans.

Program Notes

Please refer to the day to day itinerary on the Road Scholar website or contact the provider if you plan on booking your own flights for correct arrival and departure dates. Group size limited to 18. You can extend your program with Extension: the Best of Cape Town (#13597).
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Open-air safari vehicles require stamina, flexibility, stability for long rides, getting in and out.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Johannesburg (South Africa), 2 nights; Livingstone (Zambia), 2 nights; Upper Zambezi River (Zimbabwe), 3 nights; Hwange National Park, 3 nights; Victoria Falls, 2 nights; fly to Johannesburg for departure.

Date Notes
10/24/2014
Post-program extension #13597 "Extension: The Best of Cape Town" is offered in conjunction with this departure.11/4/2014
Post-program extension #13597 "Extension: The Best of Cape Town" is offered in conjunction with this departure.1/16/2015
Post-program extension #13597 "Extension: The Best of Cape Town" is offered in conjunction with this departure.2/6/2015
Post-program extension #13597 "Extension: The Best of Cape Town" is offered in conjunction with this departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 11 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 2(out of 2 required)

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