The Best of Southern Africa

Date: Tue, July 29, 2025 - Tue, August 12, 2025

Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Price: From $11,795 per person

Activity Level: Moderate

Region: Africa & the Middle East

Arrangements: Gohagan & Co.

Immerse yourself in Africa’s magnificent natural and historical wonders on this journey of a lifetime. With this exclusive land and river safari itinerary, explore the rich landscape of four nations in southern Africa while staying in deluxe hotels, at fabulous game reserves, and on an intimate chartered river boat, the Zambezi Queen.  Journey to Cape Town’s Table Mountain and two UNESCO‑inscribed sites: Robben Island and the Cape Floral Region Protected Area. See Zimbabwe’s awe‑inspiring Victoria Falls, “the smoke that thunders.” Observe remarkable wildlife in its natural habitat, including the Big Five—African savanna elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, lion, and black rhinoceros—on land and river safaris through the raw wilderness of Botswana and Namibia. Follow Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom during a visit to Johannesburg in South Africa. Intra-country air is included in the cost of this tour. Enhance your journey with a pre-tour extension in Cape Town, South Africa.

Reservations and Information

To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and mail to Duke Travels, Box 90572, Durham, NC 27708, or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone and let us know you are mailing your reservation form to hold your space.

To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at or 919-684-2988

Duke Leaders

Dr. Karin Shapiro

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of African and African American Studies

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