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Discover the best loved landscapes and scintillating experiences during your safari in Africa. Venture deep into verdant forests to meet the mountain gorillas, enjoy breathtaking landscapes and awe-inspiring safaris in the heart of the African wilderness, unearth the thundering Victoria Falls and soak in the vibrant culture of Cape Town on this private, custom Africa tour. This is your ultimate African journey of a lifetime!

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 2KigaliLocal Crafts, Kigali Genocide Memorial, Hilly CountryHeaven Restaurant & Boutique Hotel, The Retreat
2 - 4Volcanoes National ParkGorilla Trekking, Hiking, Walking TrailsFive Volcanoes Boutique Hotel, Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
4 - 6Manyara and NgorongoroMigrating Flamingos and Lakeside Sunsets;, Ngorongoro Crater, Fossils at Olduvai GorgeFarm House Valley, Kitela Lodge
6 - 9Serengeti (Central)Savanna Landscapes, Balloon Rides and Walking Safaris, High Concentration of Game, Wildebeest MigrationKubu Kubu Tented Lodge, Mbuzi Mawe
9 - 10Dar es SalaamNational Museum & House of Culture, Waterfront & Markets, Contemporary African City CultureDar es Salaam Serena Hotel
10 - 12Victoria FallsCanoeing and Rafting, Helicopter Rides over the WaterfallsIlala Lodge Hotel, Elephant Camp
12 - 15Cape TownWine Tasting, Contemporary Cosmopolitan Culture, Winelands and Wine FarmsThe Three Boutique Hotel, Victoria & Alfred Hotel

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  • Landscape
  • Wildlife

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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 2

International Arrival

Transfer to your hotel

Kigali

1 Night

As Rwanda’s capital and its geographical heart, Kigali is an important business center and port.

Hotel Options
RoomDeluxe King Rooms
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
The Retreat – Opt 2
RoomSuperior King Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 2 - 4

Drive to Volcanoes (2-3 hrs)

Volcanoes National Park

2 Nights

Observe gorillas! Volcanoes National Park is part of the Virunga Mountains protected area, also part of Congo and Rwanda.

Included Activities

Gorilla Trekking
No other wildlife encounter in Africa matches the astounding experience of spending time face-to-face with some of the few remaining wild mountain gorillas. For a gorilla trek you need to be fairly fit for the humid, muddy conditions of a rainforest with high altitude hike. Even in the dry season, the rainforest is a challenging environment: it is humid, wet and muddy with some steep slopes and thick vegetation. If needed, you can hire a porter who carries luggage and assists you during steep or muddy terrain at a fee. It is absolutely worth the effort to spend time with gorillas in the wild, but be prepared to exert yourself on the trek. Your professional guide and tracker lead you into the forest’s secret paths, looking for a habituated gorilla family. Once found, approach the gorillas quietly and settle down to observe them from between 7 and 10m away. You will spend up to one hour with the gorillas, watching the adults forage and groom each other while the babies tumble and play. You will be under the watchful gaze of the great silverback patriarch whose soft brown eyes constantly sweep over his family protectively. Witnessing gorillas express typically human gestures and emotions is a truly profound experience! (Please carry drinking water, snacks, raincoat, hiking shoes, camera, mosquito repellent, and garden/leather gloves).

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Room
MealsFull Board
StyleBoutique
RoomStandard Room
MealsFull Board & Drinks
StyleLodge
Day 4 - 6

Drive to Kigali airport (2-3 hrs)

Flight to Manyara (5 hrs)

You will be transferred from Manyara & Ngorongoro airport to your hotel

Manyara and Ngorongoro

2 Nights

Nestled at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara National Park is stunningly beautiful. Further  on, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the highest wildlife densities on earth.

Included Activities

Game Drive in Manyara National Park
Witness tree climbing lions, a rare sight if ever there was one, at northern Tanzania’s Manyara National Park. Manyara National Park occupies a vast area, spread over 330 square kilometers, and has a lake covering 200 square kilometers of this area. Explore the landscape and the rich flora and fauna at the park. Marvel at the African elephant, a zebra, or a majestic cheetah in pursuit of prey. Also train your sights on giraffes, impalas, baboons, buffaloes and monkeys. Observe flamingos, hippos and crocodiles at the lake habitat. Enjoy some bird watching and catch cormorants and storks in flight. The months between July and October mark the dry season that is ideal for spotting mammals. Visit between November and June for birdwatching.

Game Drive in Ngorongoro Crater
Drive down to the Ngorongoro Crater floor, with some of the most fertile and richest grazing grounds in Africa that has in turn engendered one of the highest density of top predators in the continent! Expect some of the best game viewing opportunities here, with herds of zebras, wildebeests, large prides of lions, hyenas and rhinos, among many more animals and birds. Experience breath-taking sightings of massive herds of wildlife set against the volcanic crater and surrounding highlands of Ngorongoro. Enjoy thrilling game drives in this Unesco World Heritage Site, awash in otherworldly aqua shades. Break for a much deserved picnic lunch amid a magical landscape. Relish a generous and scrumptious luncheon spread, before heading back. (Half Day; Time of Day: Morning; Meal included: Picnic lunch; Fitness Level: Easy; Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, binoculars and don’t forget your cameras).

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Room
MealsFull Board
StyleLodge
Kitela Lodge – Opt 2
RoomSuite
MealsFull Board & Drinks
StyleLodge
Day 6 - 9

Drive to Central Serengeti (4-5 hrs)

Serengeti (Central)

3 Nights

With countless predators including lion, cheetah, leopard, more than two million wildebeest, half a million Thomson’s gazelle, and a quarter of a million zebra, the Serengeti has the greatest concentration of wildlife on our planet.

Included Activities

Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge: Game drives
Explore the stunning beauty, diverse landscapes, and amazing wildlife of the Serengeti in the morning, afternoon, and full-day game drives.

Mbuzi Mawe: Game Drives
Explore the stunning beauty, diverse landscapes, and amazing wildlife of the Serengeti in the morning, afternoon, and full-day game drives.

Hotel Options
Room
MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
StyleCamp
Mbuzi Mawe – Opt 2
RoomClassic Safari Tent
MealsFull Board
StyleLodge
Day 9 - 10

You will be transferred from your hotel to Central Serengeti airport

Flight to Dar es Salaam (3-4 hrs)

Transfer from Dar es Salaam Domestic Terminal to International Terminal

Dar es Salaam

1 Night

Located in a quiet bay off the Indian Ocean coast, Dar es Salaam is the main port in Tanzania and has a bustling harbor.

Hotel Options
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 10 - 12

Transfer to the airport

Flight to Johannesburg (3-4 hrs)

Flight to Victoria Falls (2 hrs)

Transfer to your hotel

Victoria Falls

2 Nights

Angels in their flight! This is how David Livingstone described the breathtaking Victoria Falls, where five million cubic meters of water cascade over every minute during wet season.

Included Activities

Guided Tour of Victoria Falls
Head out and discover the Smoke that Thunders! This tour will take you to all the highlights surrounding Victoria Falls. Stand at the ideal vantage point overlooking the heart of the mighty waters as they gush and roar. Pack your waterproofs because the closer you get, the more likely you are to experience the spray! (Time: Early morning or late afternoon; Duration: 2-3 hrs; Private Activity; Fitness level: Easy, Please wear appropriate footwear; Rain Coat recommendable between March and May )

Wildlife Conservation & Awareness Safari
Be a part of the wildlife conservation efforts of the Zambezi National Park, and be part of sustaining southern Africa’s ecology. This unique safari has been designed to raise awareness about the Park’s efforts to support the Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit (VFAPU). Begin your unusual African safari by getting to know the history behind VFAPU, the victories they have achieved so far and the challenges they continue to face—straight from a core team member. Learn about prevalent forms of poaching and how miscreants lay snares for capturing animals. Armed with your knowledge, go on a field trip to the Zambezi National Park. You will play an important role in the region’s conservation efforts. Learn to record game sightings, identify spoor, patrol less visited corners of the Park and sweep for wire snares. Your continued presence on the ground and awareness of poaching issues will help prevent this heinous crime. Part proceeds from your safari will directly support VFAPU. Take this opportunity to give back to the environment on this unique safari trip. (Half Day Morning Tour; Group Activity; Meals included: Breakfast; Fitness Level: Good; Please bring good walking/hiking boots, sunscreen, sun glasses, hats, binoculars and cameras). ‘

Elephant Camp: Visit to the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust and Elephant Encounter, Cocktails & Canapés at Batonka Gorge, Birding; Nature Walks, Tour of the Falls
Explore the picturesque region that surrounds Elephant Camp, on birding excursions and nature walks with resident guides. Visit the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust to learn about their various initiatives to conserve the native flora and fauna. Drop by an authentic Zimbabwean village, where you can witness daily life unfold, and interact with the indigenous communities. Head out to the spectacular Victoria Falls, a showstopper attraction amid lush rainforest surrounds. Learn about the region’s history and geography as you cycle through Victoria Falls town and its bushland. Apart from local markets, see landmarks such as the Big Tree baobab, and the Victoria Falls Bridge. Embark on the adventurous Canopy Tour within the hardwood forest and gorges. Take in views of the gushing rapids below, while traversing slides, trails, and rope walkways. Unwind at a panoramic viewpoint that overlooks the Batoka Gorge. Enjoy wines and canapés as views of the the Zambezi River and the surrounding bushland keep you spellbound. (Shared Activities; Fitness Level: Easy)

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Elephant Camp – Opt 2
RoomChalet
MealsFull Board & Drinks
StyleLodge
Day 12 - 15

Transfer to the airport

Flight to Cape Town (3 hrs)

Transfer to your hotel

Cape Town

3 Nights

Your African metropolis awaits! With Table Mountain as a breathtaking backdrop, Cape Town is considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

Hotel Options
RoomStudio Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
RoomSuperior Loft room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational

Transfer to the airport

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 15,190 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 22,590 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in one double room for 15 days / 14 nights.
  • Meals as indicated
  • Economy flights for all sectors :
    • Kigali – Manyara & Ngorongoro
    • Central Serengeti – Dar es Salaam
    • Dar es Salaam – Johannesburg
    • Johannesburg – Victoria Falls Zimbabwe
    • Victoria Falls Zimbabwe – Cape Town
  • All activities as listed :
    • Volcanoes National Park: Gorilla Trekking
    • Manyara & Ngorongoro: Game drive in Manyara National Park
    • Manyara & Ngorongoro: Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater
    • Central Serengeti: Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge: Game drives
    • Central Serengeti: Mbuzi Mawe: Game Drives
    • Victoria Falls Zimbabwe: Guided Tour of Victoria Falls
    • Victoria Falls Zimbabwe: Wildlife Conservation & Awareness Safari
    • Victoria Falls Zimbabwe: Elephant Camp: Visit to the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust and Elephant Encounter, Cocktails & Canapés at Batonka Gorge, Birding; Nature Walks, Tour of the Falls
  • The general business terms apply
  • Tanzania and Rwanda:
    • Game drives in high quality and well-maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver-guide. In case the game drives are booked through your lodge/camp, they may be shared with other guests with a maximum of 6 guests per vehicle and guaranteed window seat for all passengers.
    • Emergency evacuation cover
  • Zimbabwe and South Africa: Game drives in high quality and well-maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver-guide. In case the game drives are booked through your lodge/camp, they will be shared with other guests with a maximum of 9 guests per vehicle
  • All national park and conservation fees as per your itinerary
  • All transfers as indicated above
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Fees and taxes

Not Included

  • Zimbabwe:
    • Cross Border Charter Plane Departure & Navigation fees of 50 USD per person should be paid directly at the airport. A 10 USD Domestic Passenger Service Fee & AIDF Levy of 55 USD per person, also applies when departing internally from any registered, manned airport. These include Harare, Bulawayo, Kariba, Hwange, and Victoria Falls airports.
    • Excludes fuel, oils, toll gate fees, national park vehicle entry fees, payable directly by the guest.
    • Chauffeur driver excludes meals, refreshments, laundry, accommodation, vehicle running expenses & park fees.
    • Drivers additional meals, refreshments, laundry, national park & monument fees are for the guest’s account.
  • Tips, additional meals, and personal expenses

  • Drinks and meals not specified above: Most of our camps and lodges include a variety of alcoholic and non- alcoholic drinks on certain meal plans. Depending on the meal plan you are booked, it is important to note that imported brands like luxury spirits, wines, and champagne are not included.

  • Visa fees
  • Travel, health, and cancellation insurance
  • International airfare (from your home country to your destination and return), unless specified under the trip inclusions above
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Highlights of Africa: Gorillas, Migration and Victoria Falls

15 days $ 15,190 / person

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