Discover the rich natural and cultural heritage of southern Africa as you explore three of the continent’s most fascinating countries: South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Bostwana. Our extraordinary adventure features the cultural and political heritage of South Africa, a rail journey aboard the legendary Rovos Rail, safaris in three important parks, and a stay at dramatic Victoria Falls.

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 Rovos Rail amid the African savanna  The thrill of being on safari  Elephant with calf on the savanna  Giraffes on the savanna  Lion in Ngorongoro Crater  Zebras at a watering hole  A panorama of Cape Town  The powerful and dramatic Victoria Falls  Observing wildlife from the rear of Rovos Rail  Spending time in the observation car  The observation car of Rovos Rail  Dining car, Rovos Rail

Treasures of South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana

Featuring Rovos Rail

16 days from $8,690

Discover the rich natural and cultural heritage of southern Africa as you explore three of the continent’s most fascinating countries: South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Bostwana. Our extraordinary adventure features the cultural and political heritage of South Africa, a rail journey aboard the legendary Rovos Rail, safaris in three important parks, and a stay at dramatic Victoria Falls.

or Call 855-330-1542

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