Africa Highlights – Welcome to where nature reigns supreme. In between exploring Kruger National Park and Livingstone, you’ll glide through spectacular scenes and wild wildernesses, whether it’s four-wheel driving through the savannah or cruising through the mighty Chobe River. To conclude, the great game parks of East Africa will leave you spellbound.
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Day 01: Arrive Kruger National Park
Fly to Kruger National Park, where we’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy a round of sundowners before dinner.
Hotel: Ngala Safari Lodge or Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge, 2 nights
Day 02: Kruger National Park
Rise early today for your morning game drive with experienced local trackers. It’s then back to your magnificent lodge for some time to relax before setting off on another game drive this afternoon. Your day ends with a sumptuous boma dinner under the stars. This majestic setting provides a perfect conclusion to your experience.
Day 03: Kruger National Park, Johannesburg
Fly to Johannesburg, where you will stay in preparation for your river safari.
Hotel: D’Oreale Hotel
Day 04: Chobe River – Embark Zambezi Queen
This morning you will fly to Kasane in Botswana, then travel by coach and boat into Namibia where you will board your riverboat, the Zambezi Queen for two nights.
Cruise: Zambezi Queen, 2 nights
Day 05: Chobe River
Prepare for a superb day of viewing animals on safari boat rides.
Day 06: Disembark Zambezi Queen – Chobe River – Livingstone
This morning, disembark your riverboat and cross the border into Botswana then into Zambia. You will then be transferred to your hotel overlooking the Zambezi River, with direct access to Victoria Falls. Once you’ve checked in, relax at your hotel or take a leisurely walk to the falls.
Hotel: Royal Livingstone Hotel, 2 nights
Day 07: Livingstone
You might like to embark on Chief Mukuni’s Village Cultural Tour then visit the Maramba Market. Alternatively, marvel at the spectacular sight of thundering Victoria Falls from a helicopter flight. Or tour the Zimbabwean side of the falls and enjoy a lunch.
Day 08: Livingstone – Nairobi
Fly to Nairobi where your safari begins.
Hotel: Hemingways Nairobi
Day 09: Nairobi – Ngorongoro Crater
Take a flight to Tanzania and join our waiting 4WD vehicles and continue to your lodge. On arrival, celebrate with a round of drinks, followed by dinner.
Hotel: Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge, 3 nights
Day 10: Ngorongoro Crater
Today at the crater, you will stop for a picnic lunch, giving you time to take in the surrounds. Voted as one of the Seven Wonders of Africa, the crater’s high walls are a natural enclosure to vast numbers of wildebeest, zebras, gazelles and lions, so make sure you have your camera ready to capture abundant wildlife.
Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara
Visit a local school and Maasai village, before a barbecue lunch and an optional game drive through Manyara National Park.
Day 12: Olduvai Gorge – Serengeti National Park
Take in the spectacular, expansive views and watch out for wildlife, as you travel to Serengeti National Park. At Olduvai Gorge enjoy a private tour of the earliest evidence of the existence of human ancestors.
Hotel: Four Seasons Safari Lodge or Ole Serai Luxury Camp, 3 nights
Day 13: Serengeti National Park
The plains of Serengeti National Park are home to an incredible amount of animals. Rise early this morning for a game drive. Back at your lodge, enjoy some time to relax. This evening savour another game drive, this time observing animals as they prepare for the night time, before enjoying dinner at your lodge.
Day 14: Serengeti National Park
A third day in the national park illuminates the opportunity to see any animals that you may have missed. You might like to head off in the morning, evening or both to maximise your chances. Otherwise, you might like to relax and enjoy the beautiful setting in the bush.
Day 15: Serengeti National Park – Masai Mara
Board a light aircraft to the Masai Mara. Here, be greeted by 4WD vehicles and head off-road through the savannah on your first game drive. Afterwards, head to your tented camp where you’ll be greeted by sounds of the African bush. Enjoy dinner at your camp before retiring for the evening.
Hotel: Karen Blixen Camp or similar, 3 nights
Day 16: Masai Mara
Wake to the sounds of the African bush. Later, enjoy the sensational Masai Mara on morning and afternoon game drives through the private Mara conservancy. Tonight, raise your glass and celebrate your experience with a round of sundowner drinks.
Day 17: Masai Mara
Today is set aside for game viewing of the Mara Reserve. Otherwise, you might like to spend the day relaxing at camp, or watching resident hippos from your deck. This evening a traditional bush dinner is served within the incredible setting of the Masai Mara.
Day 18: Masai Mara – Nairobi
This morning you will say goodbye to Masai Mara and take a flight to Nairobi. At the end of your day, enjoy a private performance by the Kenyan Boys Choir, with farewell drinks.
Hotel: Hemingways Nairobi
Day 19: Depart Nairobi
After breakfast, your journey concludes. We say goodbye before we transfer you to the airport for your flights.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|June: 12, 28||$24,995.00||$30,395.00|
|August: 07, 09, 21, 23, 28||$24,995.00||$30,395.00|
|September: 11, 20||$24,995.00||$30,395.00|
|Zambezi Queen upgrade to Master Suite||$495.00||$695.00|
|Meals:||18 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 15 dinners|
|Transport:||Airport transfers & Custom-designed vehicles|
|Flights:||Air Ticket: Kruger National Park - Johannesburg - Kasane / Livingstone - Nairobi - Ngorongoro Crater / Serengeti National Park - Masai Mara - Nairobi|
|Accommodation:||16 nights accommodation & 2 Night on-board the Zambezi Queen Cruise|
|Guide:||Experienced Travel Director|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.