Zimbabwe 11 days – By local transport
A great way to experience South Africa and Zimbabwe. On this trip you are not separated as a tourist. Join a guide on a trip using African local transport to Victoria Falls. We will be using the transport that we as Africans take. The guide will facilitate and make it easy for you. The travel is difficult but the accommodation in Zimbabwe is a lodge and very comfortable.
A pick up from Grahamstown and transfer you to Alicedale to catch a train. The train to Johannesburg and then move onto a taxi to Bulawayo. Then a Slow train from Bulawayo to Victoria falls.
We spend 4 nights at Victoria falls Lokuthula Safari Lodge. Having views into the African bush with the elephants, wart hogs and Buffalo free to walk around our camp.
During the five days will be spent visiting the falls from the Zimbabwe side, Zambian side Those who would like to do any of the activities
Before taking transport back to Grahamstown
Included: Return transfer to train station in Adelaide, Train 1st class return, Taxi Johannesburg -Buluwayo Return, 1 night accommodation Bulawayo, 4 nights Accommodation Lokuthula Safari Lodge, 1 meal at the boma, cruise on Zambezi above the falls,Entrance into
Not included: visa, food and beverages,
Day 1: 07h00 Meet and fill in all the paper work before being transferred to Alicedale to catch the Shozoloza train to Johannesburg. Food and drink can be bought on the train and the train comes with bedding. Sleep on the Train
Day 2: Arrive in Johannesburg and straight into a taxi and off to Zimbabwe. Through the border post and arrive in Bulawayo . Accommodation Bulawayo.
Day 3: Spend the day in Bulawayo before catching the train to Victoria falls. Accommodation in the train.
Day 4/5/6/7/: Arrive in Victoria falls and transfer to our accommodation. We settle in and start the exploring of the area. Spend time watching the waterhole. elephants and animals frequent it. Visit the falls, have high tea at the famous Livingston Hotel overlooking the Livingston bridge, Have a sunset cruise on the Zambezi seeing the hippos, elephants and and just the beautiful mighty river.Sleep Lokuthula Lodge.
Day 9: Off the train and catch a taxi and back off to Soweto Johannesburg. Accommodation Lebo’s Backpackers Dorm accommodation
Day 10: A bicycle around Soweto visiting all the famous sites of this historic town. Then head back to Grahamstown
Day 11: Arrive Grahamstown