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Africa: From North to South

Egypt, Kenya, Zimbabwe & South Africa in 30 Days, 27 Nights in Destination

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    Victoria Falls
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    Blyde River Canyon
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    Cape Town
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    Johannesburg
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    Kruger National Park
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    Aswan
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    Cairo
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    Giza
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    Luxor
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Accommodation: 28 Nights

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The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: Barcelo Cairo Pyramids, Baron Hotel Cairo, Concorde El Salam Hotel Cairo by Royal Tulip, Helnan Dreamland Hotel, Hilton Cairo Heliopolis, Hilton Pyramids Golf, Holiday Inn Cairo - Citystars, an IHG Hotel, Le Meridien Cairo Airport, Le Passage Cairo Hotel & Casino, Mövenpick Hotel Cairo-Media City, Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel, Safir Hotel Cairo, Sonesta Hotel, Tower & Casino Cairo, Sun City Hotel - The Gabriel, Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort, Tolip Golden Plaza Hotel

Itinerary

Discover the diverse cultures and wildlife of Africa! Start in Egypt to admire the Great Pyramids and continue your adventure with a 3 or 4 night full-board Nile Cruise. Spot the 'Big 5' on safari in Kenya, from Lake Nakuru to the Maasai Mara! See the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and head to Johannesburg in South Africa. Search for lions in Kruger and discover vibrant Cape Town.

1st Day: Canada - Night on board
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It's time to discover the essence of Africa on an unforgettable journey throughout this diverse continent. Arrive at your Canadian departure airport ready to check-in for a flight to the Egyptian capital of Cairo.* Night on board.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Cairo
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Touch down in Cairo and transfer to the hotel. Once you've settled in, the remainder of the day is free at your leisure to get to know the sights and sounds of Cairo, in the shadow of the Great Pyramids! Go shopping at the local souk or sample the national cuisine. Overnight stay in Cairo.

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ramses Hilton or similar

4951 Reviews

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Experience Egypt Optional Excursions Package (Limited Offer) - 3 Excursions

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Ultimate Egypt Optional Excursions Package (Limited Offer) - 4 Excursions

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3rd Day: Cairo
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Breakfast at the hotel. Get to know the Egyptian capital today with a tour of Cairo's most emblematic sights. Begin at the Giza plateau, home of the three Great Pyramids, built over 4,500 years ago and one of the original Seven Wonders of the World! Explore the pyramids and learn about their fascinating history as you walk in the footsteps of the pharaohs. Continue to the Great Sphinx to unearth more secrets of Ancient Egypt. The remainder of the day is free to explore Cairo at your leisure. Overnight stay in Cairo.

Important: The order of the excursions and visits may vary, depending on the schedule of the internal flights, traffic and other logistical reasons. The planned visits will be carried out in any case.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ramses Hilton or similar

4951 Reviews

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included
Pyramids of Giza & Cairo Tour

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4th Day: Cairo - Luxor
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Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight to Luxor.* On arrival, transfer to the port to board your Nile Cruise Boat, your home for the next four nights. Get settled in your cabin and enjoy lunch and the views of the river Nile. In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Karnak, a huge complex of decayed temples, columns and other buildings. On the way back to the ship, stop at the impressive Temple of Luxor, dedicated to Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonu and built by Amenophis III and Ramses II. Back on the ship, enjoy the remainder of the evening at your leisure. We recommend an optional Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show.* Dinner and overnight on board.

* The order of the excursions and visits may vary, depending on the schedule of the internal flights, traffic and other logistical reasons. The planned visits will be carried out in any case.

**Optional Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show: Visit the largest open-air museum in Egypt, the Karnak Temple in Luxor. Discover the secrets behind the temple's ancient name, Thebes, and explore its significant monuments.  As you wander through the ruins of this once great complex, you will be guided by the voices of the pharaohs who built this site to honor their god Amon. Watch as the temples and statues come to life with the clever use of special effects , relive the times of the ancient pharaohs with their customs and rituals as they recount the dramatic history of ancient Thebes.

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Nile Treasure Cruise or similar
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Visit to the Karnak Temple Complex

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Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show

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5th Day: Luxor - Edfu
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Full-board on board. Begin the day with a visit to the legendary Valley of the Kings, the burial site of the pharaohs between the 18th and 20th ancient Egyptian dynasties and the famous site of the tomb of Tutankhamun. After exploring the valley, head to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, set on large terraces beneath the cliffs at Deir el-Bahari. Continue to the Colossi of Memnon, two imposing stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, before returning to the ship as it navigates towards Edfu. Overnight on board.

Please note: The excursion to the Valley of the Kings includes visits to three tombs. Entrance to the tomb of Tutankhamun is not included but, if you are interested in visiting, you can buy a ticket to see this tomb at the site during your visit.

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Nile Treasure Cruise or similar
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included
Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut & Memnon Colossi Excursion

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6th Day: Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan
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Full-board on board. Disembark the ship in Edfu and take a buggy ride to the magnificent Temple of Horus, the famous, falcon-headed Egyptian god. Explore the atmospheric temple ruins as you trace the footsteps of the pharaohs. Return to the ship and continue sailing south to Kom Ombo. Upon arrival explore the twin Temples of Haroeris and Sobek and see the amazing Nilometer, used to measure the rising and falling levels of the Nile, an important life source in Egypt. Return to the ship and relax onboard as you continue towards Aswan. Overnight on board.

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Nile Treasure Cruise or similar
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Edfu & Kom Ombo Tour

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7th Day: Aswan
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Full-board on board. This morning, we recommend an optional visit to the amazing temples of Abu Simbel.* Today, enjoy a tour of Aswan to uncover the sights of this fascinating city. Explore the famous granite quarry, where the building blocks of many of ancient Egypt's monuments were produced and visit both the old and new Aswan Dams, monumental engineering works built in the 19th and 20th centuries respectively to control the flooding on the banks of the Nile. End the day with a peaceful ride in a felucca, a typical fishing boat, on the river Nile. Overnight on board.

Optional Excursion to Abu Simbel: Visit these amazing temples, carved on the western cliff of the desert by Ramses II in the Xl century BC. See the iconic 20-metre high statues, dedicated to the god Amon Ra, and the Temple of Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor.

Optional Island of Philae Excursion: Discover the historic island of Philae, in the reservoir of the Old Aswan Dam. It is home to the ancient ruins of the Temple of Isis and offers a fascinating insight into life and beliefs in Ancient Egypt. 

Please note: If you take the optional excursion to Abu Simbel, you will depart from the ship at approximately 3 a.m. to make the most of the coolest and quietest part of the day. This way, you can fully experience Abu Simbel without the crowds and avoid sightseeing in high temperatures.

Alternatively, for a full experience of Egypt, you can choose one of our optional excursion packages to add 3/4 optional excursions to your trip!

Important: The order of the excursions and visits may vary, depending on the schedule of the internal flights, traffic and other logistical reasons. The planned visits will be carried out in any case.

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Nile Treasure Cruise or similar
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Aswan Tour & Felucca Boat Cruise

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Abu Simbel Excursion

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Island of Philae

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8th Day: Aswan - Cairo
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Breakfast on board. At the indicated time, disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for a short flight to Cairo*. Arrive in the capital and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure to get to know Cairo. While away the day visiting the amazing Egyptian Museum, where it's worth spending some time to really get the most out of its unbeatable exhibitions or go shopping in the busy city souks to bag a bargain. We recommend an optional excursion to the Saladin Citadel.** Overnight stay in Cairo.

* The order of the excursions and visits may vary, depending on the schedule of the internal flights, traffic and other logistical reasons. The planned visits will be carried out in any case.

** Optional Excursion to Saladin Citadel: Visit the Alabaster Mosque and medieval fortification of Saladin Citadel, perched atop a hill in central Cairo and dating back to the 12th-century. Learn about the importance of the site to Egypt's Islamic heritage before walking through the Coptic Neighborhood, home to various churches. 

Alternatively, for a full experience of Egypt, you can choose one of our optional excursion packages to add 3/4 optional excursions to your trip!

Important: The order of the excursions and visits may vary, depending on the schedule of the internal flights, traffic and other logistical reasons. The planned visits will be carried out in any case.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ramses Hilton or similar

4951 Reviews

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Visit to the Egyptian Museum & Bazaar Khan el Khalili

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Saladin Citadel Excursion

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9th Day: Cairo - Night on board
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Breakfast at the hotel.* At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight to Nairobi, Kenya! Night on board.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast.

10th Day: Nairobi
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Touch down and transfer to your hotel in Nairobi. The capital of Kenya, Nairobi is the jumping-off point for safaris into Kenya's most captivating wildlife reserves. Overnight stay in Nairobi. 

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Tamarind Tree Hotel or similar

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11th Day: Nairobi - Amboseli National Park
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Breakfast at the hotel and depart to Amboseli National Park, arriving in time for lunch at the Lodge. In the afternoon take an exciting photo safari tour. The park is known for its large elephant herds and views of immense Mount Kilimanjaro, across the border in Tanzania. Dinner and overnight stay in Amboseli.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ol Tukai Lodge or similar

1311 Reviews

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included
Amboseli National Park Photo Safari

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12th Day: Amboseli National Park - Nairobi
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Seize the day with a captivating morning safari as the sun slowly rises over the savannah. After breakfast at the lodge, return to Nairobi. Arrive and enjoy a free day to discover the sights of the capital at your own pace. Maybe take a look at The Nairobi National Museum for a taste of Kenya’s heritage. Additionally, you will find wonderful dining facilities, a beautiful botanical garden, and eclectic shopping facilities. Dinner at Carnivore Restaurant and overnight stay in Nairobi.

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Tamarind Tree Hotel or similar

1386 Reviews

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Early Morning Safari in Amboseli National Park

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13th Day: Nairobi - Aberdares
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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off to Aberdares today and enjoy lunch. The park contains a wide range of landscapes - from the mountain peaks that rise to 13,000 ft above sea level, to their deep, V-shaped valleys intersected by streams, rivers, and waterfalls. Moorland, bamboo forests and rainforests are found at lower altitudes. In the afternoon transfer to the lodge for a night of game viewingDinner and overnight stay in Aberdares.

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
The Ark or similar

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Activities

included
Aberdare National Park Afternoon Game Viewing

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14th Day: Aberdares - Lake Nakuru
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Breakfast at the lodge. Today, discover the amazing birdlife and unforgettable landscapes of Lake Nakuru National Park, stopping to visit Thompson Falls in Nyahururu along the way. Arrive at the lodge and time for lunch. In the afternoon enjoy a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, located in the Great Rift Valley and home to huge flocks of flamingos. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge in Lake Nakuru. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Sarova Lion Hill Lodge or similar

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Activities

included
Thomson Falls & Lake Nakuru National Park Game Drive

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15th Day: Lake Nakuru - Masaai Mara
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Breakfast at the lodge. Set off to the famous Maasai Mara Natural Reserve, named after the unique Maasai tribe that inhabits the area and the Mara River that crosses it. Every year, it plays witness to the great migration, considered the eighth wonder of the natural world. Arrive in time for lunch at your lodge and, in the afternoon, head out for your first game drive in the iconic Maasai Mara Reserve to discover the varied wildlife. Dinner and overnight stay in the Maasai Mara.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Sarova Mara Camp or similar

1928 Reviews

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Activities

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Maasai Mara National Reserve Afternoon Game Drive

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16th Day: Maasai Mara
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Today, choose between a full-day safari with a picnic lunch, or split your game drives into the morning and evening for a chance to see the immense size and diversity of this beautiful reserve and the changing landscapes as the sun rises and falls. In the plains, you can find herds of zebras, giraffes and gazelles and in the savannah, mighty lions dominate the environment, as well as hyenas and cheetahs crouched in the long grass. In the forested areas, you can watch hundreds of varieties of birds and monkeys, whilst the rivers are full of hippos and crocodiles, as well as elephants and buffalo. All meals at the camp and overnight stay in the Maasai Mara. 

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Sarova Mara Camp or similar

1928 Reviews

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Maasai Mara National Reserve Full-Day Safari

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17th Day: Maasai Mara - Nairobi
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Awake early for breakfast and enjoy your last moments in the Kenyan wilderness at your leisure or set off on an optional Hot Air Balloon Safari * At mid-morning it’s time to head back to Nairobi, arriving back in the capital in the afternoon. Get settled in at the hotel, ready to spend your final evening in Kenya at your leisure, perhaps shopping for souvenirs or indulging in the local cuisine in Nairobi’s many eateries. Overnight stay in Nairobi. 

Optional Hot Air Balloon Safari: Experience the majesty of the Maasai Mara from the sky on a once-in-a-lifetime hot air balloon safari. Ascend at dawn and experience the most unforgettable sunrise imaginable as the savannah and its wildlife spring to life in the soft morning light.

Please note: The optional Hot Air Balloon Safari is dependent on weather conditions at the destination and will be confirmed the day before. If the activity cannot go ahead, it will be refunded when you return from your trip.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Tamarind Tree Hotel or similar

1386 Reviews

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Optional
Hot Air Balloon Safari

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18th Day: Maasai Mara - Nairobi - Victoria Falls
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In the morning, transfer to the airport to take the flight to Victoria Falls. Named after Queen Victoria of England by the explorer David Livingstone, these impressive waterfalls are just one of the gifts that nature has given to southern Africa. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Get comfortable at the hotel and perhaps explore the surroundings at your leisure. We recommend an optional Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River, an unforgettable way to spend your first night in Zimbabwe.** Overnight stay in Victoria Falls.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast.

** Optional Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River: Transfer to the jetty for a Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River. Includes drinks and snacks on board.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Shearwater Explorers Vill... or similar

812 Reviews

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Optional
Sunset Launch Cruise on the Zambezi River

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19th Day: Victoria Falls
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today visit the Zimbabwe side of the awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site of Victoria Falls. Described locally as 'The Smoke That Thunders', Victoria Falls sits at the southern end of the Zambezi River, between Zimbabwe and Zambia. Spend some time admiring the power of the falls and visit different vantage points to discover the sheer scale of this natural wonder.  During the afternoon we recommend an optional Flight of the Angels Helicopter Experience * or the optional Guided Tour of the Falls from Zambia and Zimbabwe sides.** Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Victoria Falls.

Optional Flight of the Angels Helicopter Experience (13 Minutes): To put the Victoria Falls into a true perspective, they must really be seen from the air. The sheer size and grandeur of the spectacle become all the more clearer from above. The huge Zambezi River flowing slowly south as the water spreads across the full width of a great rent in the earth before crashing over the lip in a burst of spray and then squeezing into a narrow, foaming, blast of water rushing down the zigzag funnel of the gorges.

** Optional Guided Tour of the Falls (Zambia and Zimbabwe): A guided tour of the falls enables you to delve into the local customs and traditions while gaining insight into how such an exquisite creation came to be. An aura of excitement envelopes everyone who lays eyes on this incredible spectacle and guided tours are conducted from both Zambia and Zimbabwe sides.

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Shearwater Explorers Vill... or similar

812 Reviews

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Wild Horizons Tour of the Falls - Zimbabwe side

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Guided Tour of the Falls (Zambia and Zimbabwe)

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Day Trip to Chobe National Park

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Flight of the Angels 13' Helicopter Experience (Zimbabwe)

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20th Day: Victoria Falls
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Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure or take our optional safari and river cruise in the Chobe National Park in Botswana, a must for nature lovers! Overnight stay in Victoria Falls.

* Optional Full-Day Excursion to the Chobe National ParkEmbark on a safari game drive in the Chobe National Park, known for its large herds of elephants and wandering prides of lions. Cruise along the Chobe River, and spot the local game before enjoying lunch at a safari lodge. Take in the spectacular landscapes and wildlife before returning to Zimbabwe for an overnight stay. You will need to take your passport and Botswana visa with you on this trip to cross the border. 

Please note:  If you choose this optional excursion you will need to obtain a "Single Entry" visa. This type of visa allows you to enter to Zimbabwe in a period of 90 days. It costs USD75 per person and you apply for it on arrival at the Victoria Falls airport (it's compulsory to pay in cash at the destination). To apply for a visa online, visit: https://www.evisa.gov.zw/home

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Shearwater Explorers Vill... or similar

812 Reviews

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21st Day: Victoria Falls - Johannesburg
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Breakfast at the hotel.* At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight to Johannesburg. Arrive in Johannesburg and transfer to the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure exploring the city and its diverse and vibrant neighborhoods. Tuck into the vibrant food scene and pop-up eateries. The city is a real cultural hub and it a great place to catch live music performances and indulge in trendy bars and restaurants. Overnight stay in Johannesburg.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast.

Why not make the most of your time in South Africa by adding one of our optional excursion packages. Choose between our Gastronomic or Adventure packages in the next step of the booking process!

Our Gastronomic Package includes two meals at excellent restaurants in Cape Town plus a Bo-Kapp Cooking Tour and Cape Winelands Excursion.

Our Adventure Package includes a Full-Day Kruger Game Drive, an exciting Shark Cage Diving Experience and an Atlantis Dunes Quad Biking Excursion.

Please note: you can only choose one of the optional excursion packages (Adventure or Gastronomic). 

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Garden Court O.R. Tambo I... or similar

1071 Reviews

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Adventure package of 3 excursions

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Gastronomic package of 4 excursions

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22nd Day: Johannesburg - Mpumalanga - Kruger
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Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time transfer by road to Mpumalanga. You're headed for Kruger, home to some of the most iconic wildlife in South Africa. Along the way, see some of the most iconic sights of the Panorama Route such as Blyde River Canyon and the Three Rondavels (entrance fees not included). You'll fall in love with the natural beauty of South Africa's landscapes!* Arrive and transfer to the hotel to check-in. Dinner and overnight.

Please note: The journey today takes approximately 7-8 hours by road and includes stops along the way for lunch (at own expense) and sightseeing. There will be no accompanying guide for this journey so take the opportunity to enjoy the passing landscapes as you travel through some of the most spectacular regions in South Africa.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ingwenyama Conference & S... or similar

260 Reviews

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Blyde River Canyon Highlights

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23rd Day: Kruger National Park
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Begin the day early with a morning safari in the southern area of South Africa's most famous game reserve with breakfast on the go. The game viewing area is known as the 'Southern Circle' and is renowned for its rhinos and lions. Later in the day, enjoy an afternoon game drive to discover the amazing diversity of animals in one of the world's largest game reserves. Remember to bring comfortable shoes, warm and rainproof jackets, sunhat and protection and cameras to capture the beautiful wildlife. Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ingwenyama Conference & S... or similar

260 Reviews

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Full-Day 4x4 Game Drive at Kruger National Park

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Full-Day Safari in Kruger National Park

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24th Day: Kruger National Park
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day at your leisure to explore the beautiful natural landscapes of Kruger and the White River. We recommend an optional day trip to Kruger National Park to experience more of its wildlife-rich eco-systems.* Dinner and overnight.

* Optional Kruger National Park Day Trip: Set off to the wilds of Kruger for your chance to spot the famous Big Five. Enjoy a slow drive through the national park, home to elephants, buffalos, giraffes, impalas, zebras and, of course, lions. An unforgettable day in the wilds of Southern Africa. Packed lunch included.

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ingwenyama Conference & S... or similar

260 Reviews

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25th Day: Kruger - Johannesburg - Cape Town
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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by road back to Johannesburg, stopping to see the exterior of the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the official headquarters of the South African government.* Arrive in Johannesburg and transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Cape Town. Touch down in South Africa's 'Mother City', known for its towering Table Mountain, cosmopolitan culture and fabulous beaches. Transfer to the hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day exploring the neighbourhoods and sights of Cape Town. Overnight stay in Cape Town. 

Please note: The journey today takes approximately 7-8 hours by road and includes stops along the way for lunch (at own expense) and sightseeing. There will be no accompanying guide for this journey so take the opportunity to enjoy the passing landscapes as you travel through some of the most spectacular regions in South Africa.

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Protea Hotel Cape Town Se... or similar

522 Reviews

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Union Buildings Visit in Pretoria

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26th Day: Cape Town
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy the hop on hop off tour ticket in Cape Town. South Africa's capital combines cosmopolitanism, culture, architecture, and the best of nature. With the hop-on and hop-off ticket, you will be able to do over 30 stops to enjoy some of the most remarkable attractions of the 'Mother City'. Take the Cableway and go up to Table Mountain where you can enjoy one of the most breathtaking views of Africa's landscapes.* Transfer to the hotel and overnight stay in Cape Town.

*Please note: the Table Mountain Cableway in Cape Town will be closed for maintenance from the 24th of July until the 6th of August 2023. If your trip coincides with these dates, you will enjoy an included Sunset Cruise instead and your included Hop-On Hop-Off bus tickets will still enable you to visit the lower station of the cableway if you wish. 

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Protea Hotel Cape Town Se... or similar

522 Reviews

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Cape Town Hop-On Hop-Off Tour & Table Mountain

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Winelands Visit and Wine Tasting Full Day

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27th Day: Cape Town
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a free day by discovering the city further. We recommend taking the optional Cape Winelands excursion, especially if you're a wine lover as this region is known for its award-winning whites and reds.* Overnight stay in Cape Town.

Optional Full-Day Wine Route Excursion with Wine Tasting: Set off into the lush Winelands outside of Cape Town and visit the wine producers in Stellenbosch for delicious wine tasting and a cellar tour.

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28th Day: Cape Town
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a free day by discovering the city further. We recommend taking the optional excursion to the Cape Peninsula, a paradise of natural beauty, vineyards and coastal seal and penguin colonies!* Overnight stay in Cape Town.

* Optional Full-Day Cape Peninsula Excursion: Enjoy the delights of the Cape Peninsula including Clifton, Camps Bay, Llandudno and the amazing Twelve Apostles. Pass through Noordhoek and see the local ostriches before visiting the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and Cape Point. Fall in love with the Penguin Colony and Boulder's Beach and see Simons Town and Muizenberg Beach.

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29th Day: Cape Town - Johannesburg
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Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight to Johannesburg. Arrive back in vibrant Johannesburg and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Explore the historic neighborhood of Soweto to visit the Apartheid Museum or immerse yourself in the city's vibrant street-food scene. Overnight stay in Johannesburg.

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30th Day: Johannesburg - Canada
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Breakfast at the hotel.* Sadly, it's time to bring your unforgettable African adventure to a close. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to Canada.** Arrive in Canada and end your trip, filled with treasured memories of your magical journey through Africa!

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

** If your return flight departs in the evening, your arrival in Canada will be the following day and the total duration of your trip will be 30 days.

Included activities

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All timings are approximate and dependent on traffic, weather and local conditions. This timing schedule is intended for guidance only and is subject to change by our guide or driver.

Pyramids of Giza & Cairo Tour

Included activity for day 3 in Giza

Visit the Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the World! Explore the pyramids and learn about their fascinating history. See the Great Sphinx and the Temple of the Valley, visit the Egyptian Museum and explore the Khan el Khalili neighbourhood.

Duration 11:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Active

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Visit to the Karnak Temple Complex

Included activity for day 4 in Luxor

Visit the Karnak Temple Complex, home to a vast array of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other ancient buildings. Explore the ruins as you soak up the unique atmosphere and let your imagination run wild as you learn about life in Ancient Egypt.

Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

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Active

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Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut & Memnon Colossi Excursion

Included activity for day 5 in Luxor

Explore the Valley of the Kings, home to the tomb of Tutankhamon! It is here that the most powerful and influential kings of Ancient Egypt were buried. After touring the site, continue to the Temple of Hatshepsut and visit the incredible Colossi of Memnon.

Duration 07:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

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Edfu & Kom Ombo Tour

Included activity for day 6 in Aswan

Ride in a traditional Egyptian carriage to the Temple of Edfu! Spend some time exploring the temple before heading to Kom Ombo to visit the Twin Temples of Haroeris and Sobek and see the Nilometer. Afterwards, visit a unique Crocodile Mummy Museum.

Duration 14:00h Approx. Pick up time: 05:00 Approx

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Available Activities

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Experience Egypt Optional Excursions Package (Limited Offer) - 3 Excursions

Suggested activity for day 2

Add 3 unforgettable experiences to your trip! See Karnak Temple like never before with the Sound and Light Show, discover medieval Cairo with an excursion to the Saladin Citadel and visit the Island of Philae.

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Ultimate Egypt Optional Excursions Package (Limited Offer) - 4 Excursions

Suggested activity for day 2

Add 4 unforgettable experiences to your trip! See the Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show, discover medieval Cairo with an excursion to the Saladin Citadel, visit the ancient Island of Philae in Aswan and take an excursion to the temples of Abu Simbel.

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Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show

Suggested activity for day 4 in Luxor

Discover the secrets of the "Karnak Temple" in Luxor, built in honor of the god Amun. Stroll through its ruins guided by the voices of the pharaohs, while the statues come to life with special effects and the history of Thebes is narrated.

Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: 19:10 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Island of Philae

Suggested activity for day 7 in Nile River

Discover the historic island of Philae, in the reservoir of the Old Aswan Dam. It is home to the ancient ruins of the Temple of Isis and offers a fascinating insight into life and beliefs in Ancient Egypt.

Duration 03:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main Canadian airports.
  • International flights: Canada - Cairo, Johannesburg - Canada.
  • International and internal flights: Cairo - Aswan, Luxor - Cairo, Cairo - Nairobi (night on board), Victoria Falls - Johannesburg, Johannesburg - Cape Town, Cape Town - Johannesburg.*
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  • 23 nights in Charm and Superior category hotel accommodation, 1 night in-flight from Cairo to Nairobi and 4-nights on board Nile Cruise.**
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  • 23 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 8 dinners and full-board on Nile Cruise.
  • Transfers and Safaris with an English-speaking guide.
  • Game drives and park entry fees.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Active tour with a comprehensive schedule of activities. *****
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  • 4-night Full-Board Nile Cruise in Egypt. ***
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  • Transportation in a 4x4 seater Safari Landcruiser in Kenya. ****
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*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Kenya visa (required*), Egypt visa**, Zimbabwe visa (required***), vaccines, drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

* This must be printed to present on arrival in Kenya. You can apply at http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html 

** Starting October 1st, 2023, Canadian passport holders will no longer be able to obtain a visa upon arrival in Egypt. You will be required to obtain a visa from an Egyptian embassy or consulate abroad. 

*** Entrance visa to Zimbabwe (required), drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

For Botswana a visa is not necessary but, for Zimbabwe, where you enter once,it is recommended to take the visa type "Single Entry".
This type of visa allows you to enter to Zimbabwe in a period of 90 days. It costs USD75 per person and you apply for it on arrival at the Victoria Falls airport (it's compulsory to pay in cash at the destination). To apply for a visa online, visit: https://www.evisa.gov.zw/home

Please note: Mandatory tips of $50 per person for the Nile Cruise are not included in the price and must be paid at the destination. These are the ONLY mandatory tips you will be required to pay during this tour. Tipping for the rest of the trip is optional, but keep in mind that tipping is an important part of Egyptian culture and that it is commonplace for service providers to ask for tips. In these cases, it is up to your personal discretion whether to tip or not.

Egypt: This trip is not suitable for a person with reduced mobility due to the nature of the excursions and the terrain. However, please note that this tour can be taken privately. There will be a private guide and a specifically designed itinerary to ensure maximum enjoyment. The excursions will be taken via alternative routes with ease of access and the pace will be dictated by the passenger. To take part in the private tour it is required that the person with reduced mobility is accompanied by a dedicated person at all times, to assist in any necessary situations, such as getting in and out of the transport vehicle, on excursions, and so on.

Please note: please be aware that the ship's Wi-Fi connection is dependent on satellite coverage and that there are sections of the cruise in which Wi-Fi will not be available. High-speed Wi-Fi is available to use in port only, for an extra fee of $8 USD per day.

Alternatively, for a full experience of Egypt, you can choose one of our optional excursion packages to add 3/4 optional excursions to your trip!

* Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your trip or delivered to you on arrival at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

Please note the following luggage allowances for your internal flight in Egypt
  • Checked luggage allowance is between 21-23 kg (46-50 lbs)
  • Hand luggage (carry-on) allowance is 8 kg (17 lbs)

** The allocated cruise ship may be changed due to routine maintenance, in which case you will be allocated a cruise of the same or higher category.

*** The itinerary indicated for Egypt corresponds to Saturday departures. Depending on the day of departure the order of the itinerary will be as follows:

Thursday: 2 nights in Cairo, 4 nights Nile Cruise, 1 night in Cairo

Sunday: 1 night Cairo, 4 nights Nile Cruise, 2 nights Cairo

**** Passengers should bring only soft side bags on safaris.

It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

If you have booked any of the optional activities in Victoria Falls, it is not necessary to purchase a visa for Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Instead, you can buy the KANZA UNIVISA. The KAZA UNIVISA costs USD 50 and allows tourists to obtain one visa to visit Zambia and Zimbabwe multiple times. The visa is valid up to 30 days in any given period of 12 months, as long as the holder remains between those countries. It also covers those who visit Botswana for day-trips through Kazungula Borders and it can be purchased on arrival at Victoria Falls International Airport.

***** Egypt: This is a fast-paced itinerary that includes a comprehensive number of sights and activities in order to give you the most complete experience of Egypt! You can expect several early morning departures and a full daily schedule of activities.

Why not make the most of your time in South Africa by adding one of our optional excursion packages. Choose between our Gastronomic or Adventure packages in the next step of the booking process!

Our Gastronomic Package includes two meals at excellent restaurants in Cape Town plus a Bo-Kapp Cooking Tour and Cape Winelands Excursion.*

* Please note: this optional package requires a minimum of 4 participants in order for it to operate. If there are not enough participants, the optional excursion will be cancelled and you will be refunded for it when you return from your trip. 

Our Adventure Package includes a Full-Day Kruger Game Drive, an exciting Shark Cage Diving Experience and an Atlantis Dunes Quad Biking Excursion.*

* Please note: Children are not allowed to do the Adventure package.

Please Note on optional excursions and packages: before selecting optional excursions, please check the inclusions of the optional excursion packages to ensure you are not selecting an excursion already included in your chosen package. 

Please note:

* The Winelands visit cannot be combined with the Adventure Package due to an overlap of activities.
* The Full-Day Peninsula Excursion cannot be combined with the Gastronomic or Adventure packages due to an overlap of activities.
* Only one optional activity can be selected per day.
* You must choose between either the Gastronomic Package or the Adventure Package. It is not possible to do both.

** Roads in Kenya can be quite bumpy and are not in great condition, particularly those found in the country’s national parks. People who suffer with back problems should consider this before participating in a trip of this nature.

*** During your stay at Aberdares National Park, warm clothes will be required as the nights can be particularly cold in this region of Kenya. 

  • Egypt
  • Kenya
  • Zimbabwe
  • South Africa
    • Entry requirements

      Valid passport with at least six months validity.

    • Visa

      A visa is required from Egyptian embassy or consulate abroad.

    • Currency

      Egyptian Pound.

    • Language

      Arabic.

    • Electricity

      220 V. Adapter not required but recommended.

    • Health

      There are no mandatory vaccinations for travellers from Canada.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 02:00.

    • Other useful information

      Egypt has a desert climate with mild winters and very hot summers.

    • Tourist Office website

      http://www.egypt.travel/

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    Children: 2 - 11 Years.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 778 807 9750 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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