South Africa and Zimbabwe: Luxury, wildlife and a world-class waterfall

1-5,Cape Town

Feel on top of the world as you stand at the summit of Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain. The city’s myriad attractions will keep you occupied for days if not weeks, but don’t miss the view from Bloubergstrand Beach, café culture at Camps Bay and an excursion along Chapman’s Peak Drive. The V and A Waterfront is the perfect place to unwind after a day sightseeing with plenty of restaurants and shops to choose from.

2h30m to Sabi Sand Game Reserve

6-10,Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Journey through this private game reserve bordering the Kruger National Park in South Africa. Well stocked with wild animals, including the hard to spot leopard, a safari here will be rewarded by prolific sightings and close encounters. It features many camps and lodges designed to accommodate guests with a range of tastes and budgets.

2h40m to Victoria Falls

11-14,Victoria Falls

Experience the powerful force of nature at the side of the world’s most impressive waterfalls, nicknamed “the smoke that thunders” by local residents. Straddling Zambia and Zimbabwe, the national parks on both sides of the border present many photogenic lookouts. On top, there are many activities on offer in the surrounding countryside, from walking with lions to bungee jumping over the Zambezi River.