Afrika - Elvecruise, Rovos Rail og Victoria Falls

Crusiespesialisten har gleden av å tilby Afrika, elvecruise kombinert med landarrangement. Som dere ser av oversikten nedenfor er det flere varianter å velge mellom. Det er kun en elvebåt som går, hvilke landarrangement man velger i for og etterkant er det opp til deg! Flotte Zambesi Queen tar kun 28 gjester, noe som betyr stille og rolig atmosfære i avslappende og flotte omgivelser. Reiseperioden er fra februar til november 2019, 2020 og 2021.

All informasjon nedenfor er på engelsk. Prisene er veiledende og oppgitt med forbehold om endringer. Har dere noen spørsmål, er det bare å ta kontakt med Cruisespesialisten så hjelper vi dere videre. Tlf. 55 59 68 40 eller post@cruisespesialisten.com. 

DISCOVER AFRICA: 3 NIGHTS CAPETOWN, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS

RIVERS & RAILS OF AFRICA: 
3 NIGHTS CAPE TOWN, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 3 NIGHTS ROVOS RAIL

WILDLIFE & THE FALLS: 
1 NIGHT JOHANNESBURG, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 2 NIGHTS JOHANNESBURG, 3 NIGHTS GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

STARS OF SOUTH AFRICA:
3 NIGHTS CAPE TOWN, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 2 NIGHTS JOHANNESBURG, 3 NIGHTS GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

GOLDEN TRAILS OF EAST AFRICA: 1 NIGHT JOHANNESBURG (OR 3 NIGHTS CAPE TOWN), 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 2 NIGHTS JOHANNESBURG AND 7 NIGHTS TANZANIA

The all-suite, all-balcony Zambezi Queen will take guests down the Chobe River and offer up-close wildlife viewing. The 28-passenger ship has an open-air pool deck, where travelers take in 360-degree views of the Chobe River. The environmentally responsible eco-ship uses a jet propulsion system that preserves the riverbed and a solar heating system to supply guests with hot water.

New to the African itineraries is a land extension in Rwanda, which can be added to any of the African itineraries. During the extensions, guests will experience Kigali and Volcanoes National Park, which is home to rare mountain gorillas and golden monkeys.






Category MS. Lower & Middle Deck. Private Balcony with Sitting Area. 300 sq. ft.
 


Category SA. Lower & Middle Deck. Private Balcony. 235 sq. ft.


Category SB. Middle Deck. Private Balcony. 215 sq. ft.

 

DISCOVER AFRICA


Reiseperiode
Juni-november 2019 / februar-november 2020, mars-november 2021
Priser fra USD 9.699 pr person.

3 NIGHTS CAPETOWN, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS

Experience the beauty and natural wonders of iconic Cape Town; get up close to animals in their natural habitat; and explore one of the “Seven Wonders of the World.” Spend three nights in Cape Town, discovering its many treasures with visits to Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Beach and Table Mountain. You also have a choice to visit the renowned Cape Winelands, or tour famous Robben Island. Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana and cross the border to Namibia to embark on your Chobe River safari cruise through the wondrous Chobe National Park, home to one of Africa’s densest populations of wildlife. Encounter elephants, giraffes, leopards, zebras and buffaloes on excursions by boat and open-air vehicles. Conclude your journey with two nights at the majestic Victoria Falls. You also have the option to extend your trip in Johannesburg, following in the foot-steps of Nelson Mandela.

COUNTRIES: BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA, ZIMBABWE
RIVERS: CHOBE



CAPE TOWN TO JOHANNESBURG

DAY 1 Cape Town
Arrival transfer and hotel check-in
Welcome Reception
Situated amidst majestic mountains and lined with pristine beaches, Cape Town offers a rich culture and heritage with extraordinary attractions. After being greeted at the airport by an AmaWaterways Representative, transfer to Cape Grace Hotel. Get to know your Tour Director at the Welcome Reception. (WR)

DAY 2 Cape Town
Full-day Cape of Good Hope tour and lunch in local restaurant with drinks
Embark on a full-day exploration along one of the world’s most stunning routes, taking you southeast along the Atlantic seaboard past the 12 Apostles, Hout Bay and Chapman’s Peak. Stop at Cape Point, located in the nature reserve within Table Mountain National Park, which forms part of the Cape Floral Region, a World Heritage Site. You’ll also visit Boulders Beach, home to thousands of African penguins, and then be treated to lunch with drinks overlooking False Bay—one of the world’s most beautiful bays. (B,L)

DAY 3 Cape Town
Cableway up Table Mountain and scenic drive through Cape Winelands with tastings and lunch
OR Robben Island guided tour with lunch in local restaurant and cableway up Table Mountain
You have a choice of two excursions, depending on your interests. Take a cableway up to Table Mountain for spectacular views of the city and surrounding areas, followed by a trip to the Cape Winelands, which comprises the Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl valleys. South African wine is world renowned, and you’ll get to visit two of its best vineyards, complete with wine tasting. A sumptuous lunch will be included along the way. Or choose to explore another side of Cape Town at famous Robben Island, once used as a prison for many political inmates, including Nelson Mandela. You’ll ferry over to the island where you will take a tour led by a former inmate. Back in Cape Town, enjoy lunch and afterwards board the cableway to Table Mountain’s summit, followed by a drive through some of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. (B,L)

DAY 4 Cape Town
Morning flight to Kasane, Botswana
Zambezi Queen
EMBARKATION
Welcome Cocktail & Dinner
In the morning, transfer to the airport for a flight to Kasane, Botswana via Johannesburg. Here, you’ll be transferred to the Chobe River where tender boats take you to the Zambezi Queen moored on the Namibia side of the river. Settle into your stateroom, enjoy a late lunch, and in the evening, be treated to a Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner. (B,D)

DAY 5 Zambezi Queen
Chobe River safaris by boat
Embark on an exhilarating, morning boat safari to explore the Chobe River’s diverse game viewing. Afterwards, return to the Zambezi Queen for lunch. During the afternoon, you’ll meet an environ- mentalist, who’ll share his insight on Chobe National Park and its animals. Later in the day, enjoy another thrilling boat safari. (B,L,D)

DAY 6 Zambezi Queen
Full day safari of Chobe National Park by open top 4x4 vehicle with picnic lunch
Join a full-day safari of Chobe National Park in open-top 4x4 vehicles. Be on the lookout for elephants, giraffe, zebra, sable, warthog and cape buffaloes. Prides of lions, hyenas and (more rarely) cheetahs could be encountered along the way. For lunch, take a seat under the trees and savor a delicious picnic. (B,L,D)

DAY 7 Zambezi Queen
Morning visit to local African village
Afternoon safari by boat
OR Bird watching
OR Fishing
African-themed dinner
Start the day off with an unforgettable visit to a typical African village to experience the local culture first hand. Spend time with the children of the village as well as its elders, and learn about their day-to-day life. After lunch on board, you can choose between a boat safari, bird watching or fishing. Spend your last evening aboard with a festive African-themed dinner hosted by your crew—complete with singing and dancing. (B,L,D)

DAY 8 Zambezi Queen
Early morning safari by boat
DISEMBARKATION
Victoria Falls
Transfer to Victoria Falls
Sunset cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by dinner
During the early morning, enjoy a slightly different version of a river safari aboard a unique double-decker barge, which allows you to venture into the smaller channels on the Botswana side of Chobe National Park. This excursion offers you an unusual viewpoint to observe hippos and elephants in their natural habitat. Later in the morning, transfer to legendary Victoria Falls, one of the world’s greatest natural wonders. Spend the afternoon exploring the town or experience one of the many activities offered at your hotel. During the evening, join a cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by a special dinner. (B,D)

DAY 9 Victoria Falls
Guided tour of Victoria Falls
Free afternoon
Zambezi River sundowner cruise with drinks and tapas
A local guide will take you on a tour of the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. You’ll learn about its history, and the flora and fauna that make this area so unique. In the evening, embark on a private sunset cruise along the Zambezi River. Relax on board as you observe a variety of game while enjoying a delicious mix of tapas with drinks. (B)

DAY 10 Victoria Falls
Flight to Johannesburg
Johannesburg
Return flight home or extend in Johannesburg
After breakfast, bid adieu to Zimbabwe as you head to Victoria Falls Airport for your return flight to Johannesburg and onward flight home or extend your trip with two nights in Johannesburg and/or four nights in Rwanda. (B) Note: Please do not book onward flights prior to 6:30 pm

*****

Included Features / DISCOVER AFRICA / CRUISE YEAR 2019 |2020 |2021
3 NIGHTS CAPETOWN, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
4 nights deluxe accommodation in an air-conditioned balcony suite
Bottled water replenished daily

AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during the cruise and a Tour Director during programs
Game viewing deck with pool
Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar

DINING AND CUISINE
All onboard dining, including a traditional African dinner
Regionally inspired cuisine
Welcome Dinner
Complimentary wine, beer and local spirits

A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
Chobe National Park safari
Exclusive private picnic in Chobe National Park
Private boat safaris along the Chobe riverbank and its channels
Visit to an African village for a unique cultural interaction

LAND PROGRAM
3 nights at the Cape Grace Hotel in an upgraded Luxury room, including daily breakfast
Welcome Reception with drinks and tapas
Full-day Cape of Good Hope tour and local lunch with drinks
Cableway to the summit of Table Mountain (weather permitting)
Cape Winelands tour including tastings and lunch OR guided visit to Robben Island followed by lunch
2-night stay in upgraded Stable Wing rooms at the Victoria Falls Hotel, including daily breakfast
Cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train followed by dinner
Guided tour of Victoria Falls National Park
Exclusive Sundowner Cruise with drinks and tapas
All airport transfers

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RIVERS & RAILS OF AFRICA


Reiseperiode
Juni-november 2019 / februar-november 2020, mars-november 2021
Priser fra USD 14.295 pr person.

3 NIGHTS CAPE TOWN, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 3 NIGHTS ROVOS RAIL


Relive the romance of a bygone era traveling on the world’s most luxurious and historic train, the Rovos Rail. Before experiencing the timeless grace and high romance of African exploration via this legendary train, you’ll spend three nights in Cape Town. Cradled by the imposing Table Mountain, Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head, Cape Town is known for its majestic beauty, offering a blend of cosmopolitan city life and outdoor adventure. From here, fly to Kasane, Botswana for your four-night Zambezi Queen wildlife and safari cruise. Revel in the Chobe National Park’s breathtaking scenery and marvel at its mighty elephants splashing in the water and the stealthy lions ruling over the plains. Continue to the UNESCO-designated Victoria Falls for two nights prior to spending your last three nights traveling 1,000 miles through Zimbabwe and on to South Africa. Experience five-star cuisine, excellent South African wines, extraordinary scenery, amazing wildlife and a safari at Hwange Game Reserve as you journey through southern Africa.

COUNTRIES: BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA, ZIMBABWE
RIVERS: CHOBE

DAY 1 Cape Town
Arrival transfer and hotel check-in
Welcome Reception
After being greeted at the airport by an AmaWaterways Representative, transfer to Cape Grace Hotel. Get to know your Tour Director at the Welcome Reception. (WR)

DAY 2 Cape Town
Full-day Cape of Good Hope tour and lunch in local restaurant with drinks
Embark on a full-day exploration along one of the world’s most stunning routes, taking you past the 12 Apostles, Hout Bay and Chapman’s Peak. Stop at the Cape of Good Hope, first rounded in modern times in 1488 by the Portuguese in their attempt to establish trade in the Far East and still a significant landmark for sailors today. Visit Boulders Beach, home to thousands of African penguins, and then be treated to lunch with drinks overlooking beautiful False Bay. (B,L)

DAY 3 Cape Town
Cableway up Table Mountain and scenic drive through Cape Winelands with tastings and lunch
OR Robben Island guided tour with lunch in local restaurant and cableway up Table Mountain
Take a cableway up to Table Mountain followed by a trip to the Cape Winelands where you’ll visit two of its best vineyards, complete with wine tasting. A delicious lunch will be included along the way. Or choose to explore another side of Cape Town at famous Robben Island, once used as a prison for many political inmates, including Nelson Mandela. Ferry over to the island where you will take a tour led by a former inmate. Back in Cape Town, enjoy lunch and afterwards board the cableway to Table Mountain’s summit, followed by a drive through some of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. (B,L)

DAY 4 Cape Town
Morning flight to Kasane, Botswana
Zambezi Queen
EMBARKATION
Welcome Cocktail & Dinner
Fly to Kasane, Botswana (via Johannesburg), where you’ll be transferred to the Chobe River. Tender boats will take you to the Zambezi Queen moored on the Namibia side of the river. Settle into your stateroom and in the evening, enjoy a Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner. (B,D)

DAY 5 Zambezi Queen
Chobe River safaris by boat
Embark on an exhilarating morning boat safari exploring the Chobe River’s diverse game. Afterwards, return to the Zambezi Queen for lunch. During the afternoon, you’ll meet an environmentalist, who’ll share his insight on Chobe National Park. Later in the day, enjoy another thrilling boat safari. (B,L,D)

DAY 6 Zambezi Queen
Full day safari of Chobe National Park by open top 4x4 vehicle with picnic lunch
Join a full-day safari of Chobe National Park in open-top 4x4 vehicles. Be on the lookout for elephants, giraffe, zebra, sable, warthog and cape buffalo. For lunch, take a seat under the trees and savor a delicious picnic. (B,L,D)

DAY 7 Zambezi Queen
Morning visit to local African village
Afternoon safari by boat
OR Bird Watching
OR Fishing
African themed dinner
Visit a typical African village where you’ll spend time with the village children as well as its elders. Back on board and following lunch, you’ll have a choice to take a boat safari, bird watch or fish. Enjoy your last evening aboard with a festive African- themed dinner hosted by your crew. (B,L,D)

DAY 8 Zambezi Queen
Early morning safari by boat
DISEMBARKATION
Victoria Falls
Transfer to Victoria Falls
Sunset cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by dinner
Go on a slightly different version of a river safari aboard a double-decker barge, providing an unusual viewpoint to observe hippos and elephants before transferring to Victoria Falls. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon, and in the evening, join a cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by dinner. (B,D)

DAY 9 Victoria Falls
Guided tour of Victoria Falls
Free afternoon
Zambezi River sundowner cruise with drinks and tapas
A local guide will take you on a tour of the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. In the evening, embark on a private sunset cruise along the Zambezi River, observing a variety of game while enjoying a delicious mix of tapas with drinks. (B)

DAY 10 Victoria Falls
Town of Victoria Falls tour with lunch
Rovos Rail
Embark the Rovos Rail luxury train
Travel by rail to Hwange Game Reserve
Enjoy a leisurely morning before touring the town of Victoria Falls and being treated to a home-hosted lunch. Later in the day, head to the Victoria Falls colonial-era rail station where you’ll board the Rovos Rail. (B,L,D)

DAY 11 Rovos Rail
Morning safari in Hwange Game Reserve
Continue your journey south
Start the morning with a safari to the Hwange Game Reserve, Zimbabwe’s largest national park, boasting a tremendous selection of wildlife with over 100 species of mammals and nearly 400 different birds. The elephants of Hwange are world famous and the park’s elephant population is one of the largest in the world. After your safari, return to the train for a lovely brunch as you travel through the vast landscapes of central Zimbabwe on the way to the border town of Beitbridge. Take in the southern African landscape from the lounge, observation cars or your deluxe suite. (B,L,D)

DAY 12 Rovos Rail
Cross into South Africa
Pass through Marico Valley and Magaliesberg Range
Leave baobab tree country and South Africa’s northern wilderness as you cross the Tropic of Capricorn, traveling alongside the Magaliesberg Mountains. (B,L,D)

DAY 13 Pretoria
Arrive in Pretoria mid-morning
Johannesburg
Transfer to Johannesburg Airport
Return flight home
Disembark the train in Pretoria where you will be transferred to the airport in Johannesburg for your onward flight home or extend your trip with four nights in Rwanda. (B) Note: Please do not schedule your onward flight until after 4:00 p.m.

***** 

Included Features / RIVERS & RAILS OF AFRICA / CRUISE YEAR 2019 |2020 |2021

3 NIGHTS CAPE TOWN, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 3 NIGHTS ROVOS RAIL

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
4 nights deluxe accommodation in an air-conditioned balcony suite
Bottled water replenished daily

AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during the cruise and a Tour Director during land programs
Game viewing deck with pool
Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar

DINING AND CUISINE
All onboard dining, including a traditional African dinner
Regionally inspired cuisine
Welcome Dinner
Complimentary wine, beer and local spirits

A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
Chobe National Park safari
Exclusive private picnic in Chobe National Park
Private boat safaris along the Chobe riverbank and its channels
Visit to an African village for a unique cultural interaction

LAND PROGRAM
3 nights at the Cape Grace Hotel in an upgraded Luxury room, including daily breakfast
Welcome Reception with drinks and tapas
Full-day Cape of Good Hope tour and local lunch with drinks
Cableway to the summit of Table Mountain (weather permitting)
Cape Winelands tour including tastings and lunch OR guided visit to Robben Island followed by lunch
2-night stay at the Victoria Falls Hotel in upgraded Stable Wing room, including daily breakfast
Cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train followed by dinner
Guided tour of Victoria Falls National Park
Exclusive Sundowner Cruise with tapas
3-nights journey on the Rovos Rail luxury train in an upgraded Deluxe Suite
All meals and drinks
Excursions accompanied by a qualified guide
24-hour full room service and bar facilities
All airport transfers

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WILDLIFE & THE FALLS


Reiseperiode

Juni-november 2019 / februar-november 2020, mars-november 2021
Priser fra USD 14.295 pr person.

1 NIGHT JOHANNESBURG, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 2 NIGHTS JOHANNESBURG, 3 NIGHTS GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Check off the “Big Five” from your bucket list while exploring South Africa’s Greater Kruger National Park, considered one of the world’s premier safari regions. Begin this exhilarating journey with a one-night stay in Johannesburg, a city undergoing a renaissance revival, before flying to Kasane, Botswana for your four-night wildlife adventure on the Zambezi Queen. Get up close to the animals in their natural habitat by water and land in Chobe National Park, and then be swept up in the sheer beauty and power of the incomparable Victoria Falls for two nights. Return to Johannesburg for two nights, giving you time to soak up its rich heritage and follow in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela. Your journey culminates with three nights at a five-star lodge in Greater Kruger National Park. Choose either Tintswalo or Makanyi luxury safari lodges, both known for their exceptional amenities, service and cuisine. Experience the thrill of twice-daily game drives with highly qualified guides selected for their knowledge and passion.

COUNTRIES: BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA, ZIMBABWE
RIVERS: CHOBE

 


JOHANNESBURG-JOHANNESBURG

DAY 1 Johannesburg
Arrival transfer and hotel check-in
After being greeted at the airport by an AmaWaterways Representative, transfer to the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa in the desirable Sandton neighborhood. The hotel’s extensive gardens have captured the spirit, grace and elegance of a bygone era.

DAY 2 Johannesburg
Late morning flight to Kasane, Botswana
Zambezi Queen
EMBARKATION
Welcome Cocktail & Dinner
Fly to Kasane, Botswana where you’ll be transferred to the Chobe River. Tender boats will take you to the Zambezi Queen moored on the Namibia side of the river. Settle into your stateroom and in the evening, enjoy a Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner. (B,D)

DAY 3 Zambezi Queen
Chobe River safaris by boat
Embark on an exhilarating morning boat safari exploring the Chobe River’s diverse game. Afterwards, return to the Zambezi Queen for lunch. During the afternoon, you’ll meet an environmentalist, who’ll share his insight on Chobe National Park and the its animals. Later in the day, enjoy another thrilling boat safari. (B,L,D)

DAY 4 Zambezi Queen
Full day safari of Chobe National Park by open top 4x4 vehicle with picnic lunch
Join a full-day safari of Chobe National Park in open-top 4x4 vehicles. Be on the lookout for elephants, giraffe, zebra, sable, warthog and cape buffalo. For lunch, take a seat under the trees and savor a delicious picnic. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 Zambezi Queen
Morning visit to local African village
Afternoon safari by boat
OR Bird watching
OR Fishing
African themed dinner
Start the day off with an unforgettable visit to a typical African village to experience the local culture. Spend time with the village children as well as its elders. After lunch on board, you can go on a boat safari, bird watch or fish. Enjoy a festive African- themed dinner hosted by your crew—complete with music and dancing. (B,L,D)

DAY 6 Zambezi Queen
Early morning safari by boat
DISEMBARKATION
Victoria Falls
Transfer to Victoria Falls
Sunset cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by dinner
Go on a river safari aboard a double-decker barge, providing an unusual viewpoint to observe hippos and elephants. Later in the morning, transfer to Victoria Falls. Spend the afternoon at leisure and in the evening, join a cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by dinner. (B,D)

DAY 7 Victoria Falls
Guided tour of Victoria Falls
Free afternoon
Zambezi River sundowner cruise with drinks and tapas
A local guide will take you on a tour of the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. You’ll learn about its history, and the flora and fauna that make this area so unique. In the evening, embark on a private sunset cruise along the Zambezi River. Relax on board as you observe a variety of game while enjoying a delicious mix of tapas with drinks. (B)

DAY 8 Johannesburg
Flight to Johannesburg
After breakfast, you’ll be taken to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Transfer to the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and enjoy a free evening at leisure. (B)

DAY 9 Johannesburg
Soweto tour with lunch
Special dinner and presentation
Take a fascinating tour of Johannesburg and its rich history from colonialism to apartheid, and finally democracy. Get an in-depth look at Soweto’s unique neighborhoods, the center of the uprising against the apartheid state. Walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela, visiting the Mandela House located on Vilakazi Street and along the way enjoy a township lunch. Before dinner, gather with a local expert for an informative discussion and afterwards enjoy a multi-course dinner. (B,L,D)

DAY 10 Kruger Park
Flight to Hoedspruit (Greater Kruger National Park)
Lunch at lodge and afternoon safari
Fly to the Greater Kruger National Park in the morning where you’ll be transferred to your luxurious game lodge. This region is one of the world's most spectacular, game nature reserves, which you'll discover on your late afternoon game drive in search of the country's "Big Five" and other native wildlife. Spend your first night and every night, if you wish, gathering with fellow travelers, sharing stories of the day’s adventures or simply gazing up at the stunning star-filled African sky. (B,L,D)

DAY 11 Kruger Park
Morning and afternoon safaris
The early morning is the perfect time to go on safari as the wildlife is prolific. Your open-air vehicle provides the perfect way to explore your private game reserve, located just a stone’s throw from the game-rich Kruger National Park. The rest of the morning can be spent enjoying the facilities at your lodge. Later in the day, you’ll go on another game drive deep into the bush, where you may encounter South Africa’s top predators: cheetahs, hyenas and lions. (B,L,D)

DAY 12 Kruger Park
Morning and afternoon safaris
Go on two exhilarating game drives today, as well as enjoy ample leisure time at your game lodge. (B,L,D)

DAY 13 Kruger Park
Early morning safari
Flight to Johannesburg
Johannesburg
Return flight home
Be treated to an early-morning game drive before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Afterwards, transfer to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg for your connecting flight home or extend your journey with four nights in magical Rwanda. (B)
Note: Please do not schedule your onward flight until after 4:30 p.m.

***** 

Included Features / WILDLIFE AND THE FALLS / CRUISE YEAR 2019 |2020 |2021
1 NIGHT JOHANNESBURG, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 2 NIGHTS JOHANNESBURG, 3 NIGHTS GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
4 nights deluxe accommodation in an air-conditioned balcony suite
Bottled water replenished daily

AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during the cruise and a Tour Director during land program
Game viewing deck with pool
Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar

DINING AND CUISINE
All onboard dining, including a traditional African dinner
Regionally inspired cuisine
Welcome Dinner
Complimentary wine, beer and local spirits

A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
Chobe National Park safari
Exclusive private picnic in Chobe National Park
Private boat safaris along the Chobe riverbank
Visit to an African village for a unique cultural interaction

LAND PROGRAM
1 night Johannesburg at the luxurious Fairlawns Boutique Hotel in a Grand Château suite, including breakfast
2-night stay at the Victoria Falls Hotel in an upgraded stable wing room, including daily breakfast
Cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train followed by dinner
Guided tour of Victoria Falls National Park
Exclusive Sundowner Cruise with tapas
2 nights in Johannesburg at the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel in a Chateau suite, including daily breakfast
Special dinner and presentation
Soweto tour with local lunch
3 nights in a suite at an exclusive and luxurious lodge (Tintswalo Safari Lodge or Makanyi Game Lodge)
Daily morning, afternoon and evening game drives
All meals, drinks and laundry service
All airport transfers

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STARS OF SOUTH AFRICA


Reiseperiode

Juni-november 2019 / februar-november 2020, mars-november 2021
Priser fra USD 13.695 pr person.

3 NIGHTS CAPE TOWN, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 2 NIGHTS JOHANNESBURG, 3 NIGHTS GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Your journey begins with a three-night stay in picturesque Cape Town. Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana to begin your Zambezi Queen safari cruise on the Chobe River. Explore Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest populations of wildlife on the African continent. Spend two nights at the legendary Victoria Falls before flying to Johannesburg for two nights that includes a visit to the township of Soweto. Then fly to Hoedspruit, located in the game-rich country of Greater Kruger National Park. Spend three nights at a luxurious game lodge in this premier eco-tourist destination, known for some of the best “Big Five” viewing in Africa. Experience the thrill of daily game drives, while evenings bring you breathtakingly clear skies.

COUNTRIES: BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA, ZIMBABWE
RIVERS: CHOBE


CAPE TOWN TO JOHANNESBURG

DAY 1 Cape Town
Arrival transfer and hotel check-in
Welcome Reception
After being greeted at the airport by an AmaWaterways Representative, transfer to Cape Grace Hotel. Get to know your Tour Director at the Welcome Reception. (WR)

DAY 2 Cape Town
Full-day Cape of Good Hope tour
Lunch in local restaurant with drinks
Embark on a full-day exploration along one of the world’s most stunning routes, taking you past the 12 Apostles, Hout Bay and Chapman’s Peak. Stop at the Cape of Good Hope, first rounded in modern times in 1488 by the Portuguese in their attempt to establish trade in the Far East and still a significant landmark for sailors today. Visit Boulders Beach, home to thousands of African penguins, and then be treated to lunch with drinks overlooking beautiful False Bay. (B,L)

DAY 3 Cape Town
Cableway up Table Mountain
Scenic drive through Cape Winelands with tastings and lunch
OR Robben Island guide with lunch in local restaurant
Take a cableway up to Table Mountain followed by a trip to the Cape Winelands where you’ll visit two of its best vineyards, complete with wine tasting. A delicious lunch will be included along the way. You also have the choice to explore another side of Cape Town at famous Robben Island, once used as a prison for many political inmates, including Nelson Mandela. Ferry over to the island where you will take a tour led by a former inmate. Back in Cape Town, enjoy lunch and afterwards board the cableway to Table Mountain’s summit, followed by a drive through some of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. (B,L)

DAY 4 Cape Town
Morning flight to Kasane, Botswana
Zambezi Queen
EMBARKATION
Welcome Cocktail & Dinner
Fly to Kasane, Botswana (via Johannesburg), where you’ll be transferred to the Chobe River. Tender boats will take you to the Zambezi Queen moored on the Namibia side of the river. Settle into your stateroom and in the evening, enjoy a Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner. (B,D)

DAY 5 Zambezi Queen
Chobe River safaris by boat
Embark on an exhilarating morning boat safari. Return to the Zambezi Queen for lunch and then meet an environmentalist, who'll share his insight on Chobe National Park and its animals. Later in the day, enjoy another thrilling boat safari. (B,L,D)

DAY 6 Zambezi Queen
Full-day safari of Chobe National Park by open-top 4x4 vehicle with picnic lunch
Join a full-day safari of Chobe National Park in open-top 4x4 vehicles. For lunch, take a seat under the trees and savor a delicious picnic. (B,L,D)

DAY 7 Zambezi Queen
Morning visit to local African village
Afternoon safari by boat
OR Bird watching
OR Fishing
African-themed dinner
Visit a typical African village where you’ll spend time with the village children as well as its elders. Back on board and following lunch, you’ll have a choice to take a boat safari, bird watch or fish. Enjoy your last evening aboard with a festive African- themed dinner hosted by your crew. (B,L,D)

DAY 8 Zambezi Queen
Early morning safari by boat
DISEMBARKATION
Victoria Falls
Transfer to Victoria Falls
Sunset cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by dinner
Go on a slightly different version of a river safari aboard a double-decker barge, providing an unusual viewpoint to observe hippos and elephants before transferring to Victoria Falls. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon and in the evening, join a cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by dinner. (B,D)

DAY 9 Victoria Falls
Guided tour of Victoria Falls
Free afternoon
Zambezi River sundowner cruise with drinks and tapas
A local guide will take you on a tour of Victoria Falls. In the evening, embark on a private sunset cruise along the Zambezi River, observing a variety of game while enjoying a mix of tapas with drinks. (B)

DAY 10 Johannesburg
Flight to Johannesburg
Fly to Johannesburg and check into the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel. Enjoy a leisurely evening. (B)

DAY 11 Johannesburg
Soweto tour with lunch
Special dinner and presentation
Get an in-depth look at Soweto’s unique neighborhoods, the center of the uprising against the apartheid state. Walk the footsteps of Nelson Mandela, followed by a township lunch. Before dinner, gather with a local expert for an informative discussion and afterwards enjoy a multi-course dinner. (B,L,D)

DAY 12 Kruger Park
Flight to Hoedspruit (Greater Kruger National Park)
Lunch at lodge
Afternoon safari
Fly to Greater Kruger National Park in the morning where you’ll be transferred to your luxurious game lodge. During the afternoon, set out on a game drive in search of the country’s “Big Five” and other native wildlife. Spend your first night and every night, if you wish, gathering with fellow travelers, sharing stories of the day’s adventures. (B,L,D)

DAY 13 Kruger Park
Morning and afternoon safaris
The early morning is the perfect time to go on safari as the wildlife is prolific. Your open-air vehicle provides the ideal way to explore your private game reserve, located just a stone’s throw from the game-rich Kruger National Park. The rest of the morning can be spent enjoying the facilities at your lodge. Later in the afternoon, you’ll go on another game drive deep into the bush, where you may encounter South Africa’s top predators: cheetahs, hyenas and lions. (B,L,D)

DAY 14 Kruger Park
Morning and afternoon safaris
Go on two exhilarating game drives today, as well as enjoy ample leisure time to relax and enjoy your game lodge. (B,L,D)

DAY 15 Kruger Park
Early morning safari
Flight to Johannesburg
Johannesburg
Return flight home
Be treated to an early-morning game drive before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Afterwards, transfer to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg for your connecting flight home or extend your journey with four nights in magical Rwanda. (B)
Note: Please do not schedule your onward flight until after 4:30 p.m

***** 

Included Features
STARS OF SOUTH AFRICA / CRUISE YEAR 2019 |2020 |2021
3 NIGHTS CAPE TOWN, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 2 NIGHTS JOHANNESBURG, 3 NIGHTS GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
4 nights deluxe accommodation in an air-conditioned balcony suite
Bottled water replenished daily

AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during the cruise and a Tour Director during land programs
Game viewing deck with pool
Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar

DINING AND CUISINE
All onboard dining, including a traditional African dinner
Regionally inspired cuisine
Welcome Dinner
Complimentary wine, beer and local spirits

A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
Chobe National Park safari
Exclusive private picnic in Chobe National Park
Private boat safaris along the Chobe riverbank
Visit to an African village for a unique cultural interaction

LAND PROGRAM
3 nights at the Cape Grace Hotel in an upgraded Luxury room, including daily breakfast
Welcome Reception with drinks and tapas
Full-day Cape of Good Hope tour and local lunch with drinks
Cableway to the summit of Table Mountain
Cape Winelands tour including tastings and lunch OR guided visit to Robben Island followed by lunch
2-night stay at the Victoria Falls Hotel in an upgraded Stable Wing room, including daily breakfast
Cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train followed by dinner
Guided tour of Victoria Falls National Park
Exclusive Sundowner Cruise with tapas
2 nights at the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel in a Chateau Suite, including daily breakfast
Special dinner and presentation
Soweto tour with local lunch
3 nights in a suite at an exclusive and luxurious lodge (Tintswalo Safari Lodge or Makanyi Game Lodge)
Daily morning, afternoon and evening game drives
All meals, drinks and laundry service
All airport transfers

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GOLDEN TRAILS OF EAST AFRICA


Reiseperiode

Juni-november 2019 / februar-november 2020, mars-november 2021
Priser fra USD 15.695 pr person.

1 NIGHT JOHANNESBURG (OR 3 NIGHTS CAPE TOWN), 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 2 NIGHTS JOHANNESBURG AND 7 NIGHTS TANZANIA
Your journey begins with an overnight stay in Johannesburg (option to start with 3 nights in Cape Town). Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana and board the Zambezi Queen, your wildlife river cruise vessel on the Chobe River for the next 4 nights. Enjoy two nights at Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. From here, fly to Johannesburg for two nights at your intimate, all-suite hotel. Depart to Nairobi where a connecting flight brings you to your Tanzania safari. Enjoy two nights at three of the four luxury Tanzanian lodges: Tarangire Treetops, The Manor at Ngorongoro, and the luxury-tented Serengeti Migration Camp or Serengeti Pioneer Camp.

COUNTRIES: BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA, TANZANIA, ZIMBABWE
RIVERS: CHOBE



JOHANNESBURG TO ARUSHA

DAY 1 Johannesburg
Arrival transfer and hotel check-in
After being greeted at the airport by an AmaWaterways Representative, transfer to Fairlawns Hotel.

DAY 2 Johannesburg
Flight to Kasane, Botswana
Zambezi Queen
EMBARKATION
Welcome Cocktail & Dinner
After breakfast, fly to Kasane, Botswana where you’ll board the elegant Zambezi Queen on the Namibia side of the Chobe River. Settle into to your stateroom and in the evening, enjoy a Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner. (B,D)

DAY 3 Zambezi Queen
Chobe River safaris by boat
Embark on an exhilarating morning boat safari. Return to the Zambezi Queen for lunch and then meet an environmentalist. Later in the day, enjoy another thrilling boat safari. (B,L,D)

DAY 4 Zambezi Queen
Full-day safari of Chobe National Park by open-top 4x4 vehicle with picnic lunch
Join a full-day safari of Chobe National Park in open-top 4x4 vehicles. For lunch, take a seat under the trees and savor a delicious picnic. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 Zambezi Queen
Morning visit to local African village
Afternoon safari by boat
OR Bird watching
OR Fishing
African-themed dinner
Visit a typical African village spending time with the village children as well as its elders followed by lunch on board. During the afternoon, you can go on a boat safari, bird watch or fish, and then cap the day off with a festive African-themed dinner. (B,L,D)

DAY 6 Zambezi Queen
Early morning safari by boat
DISEMBARKATION
Transfer to Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls
Sunset cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by dinner
Go on a slightly different version of a river safari aboard a double-decker barge, before transferring to Victoria Falls. Later, join a cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train along with dinner. (B,D)

DAY 7 Victoria Falls
Guided tour of Victoria Falls
Free afternoon
Zambezi River sundowner cruise with drinks and tapas
. Spend the day touring Victoria Falls and then later enjoy a private sunset cruise along the Zambezi River observing a variety of game while enjoying tapas with drinks. (B)

DAY 8 Victoria Falls
Flight to Johannesburg
Fly to Johannesburg and then check into the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel. (B)

DAY 9 Johannesburg
Soweto tour with lunch
Special dinner and presentation
Take a fascinating tour of Johannesburg and Soweto. Walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela, visiting the Mandela House, followed by a township lunch. In the evening, enjoy a multi-course dinner. (B,L,D)

DAY 10 Johannesburg
Flight to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Transfer to Arusha
Fly to Arusha, via Nairobi, where you’ll be met by an AmaWaterways Representative at Kilimanjaro Airport and transferred to the Arusha Coffee Lodge. (B,D) DAY 11, ARUSHA – TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK. Journey to Tarangire National Park, where you'll go on an adventurous safari before checking into Treetops Lodge. (B,L,D)

DAY 11 Arusha
Drive to Tarangire National Park
Tarangire
Tarangire safari
Arrive at Tarangire Treetops
Journey to Tarangire National Park, where you'll go on an adventurous safari before checking into Treetops Lodge. (B,L,D)

DAY 12 Tarangire
Morning bushwalk with lodge naturalist
Afternoon safari and sunset drive in the bush
Experience the wonders of Tarangire with a full day of activities, including a morning bushwalk, an afternoon safari and a sunset drive. This is home to the highest number of breeding bird species in the world along with thousands of elephants, huge herds of buffalo, stately fringe-eared oryx and the towering kudu. (B,L,D)

DAY 13 Tarangire
Visit Maasai village and drive to Lake Manyara
Lake Manyara
Lake Manyara National Park safari
Ngorongoro
Arrive at Ngorongoro
Visit a Maasai village before enjoying a game drive through Manyara National Park, home to tree-climbing lions, giraffes, cheetahs, monkeys, impalas and baboons. Be treated to a picnic en route to The Manor at Ngorongoro. (B,L,D)

DAY 14 Ngorongoro
Full-day Ngorongoro Crater with picnic
Go on a full-day exploration to the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater. Once a gigantic volcano, it’s the world’s largest intact caldera offering a unique environment virtually unchanged since the dawn of time. The nearly three million years old caldera shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens on earth. Deep within the crater, some 25,000 large mammals wander the plains, lakes and forests. A picnic will be served on the crater floor, followed by further exploration before heading back to The Manor. (B,L,D)

DAY 15 Ngorongoro
Flight to the Serengeti
Serengeti National Park
Afternoon safari and game drive
Fly to the Serengeti and in the afternoon, go on a game drive to see the “Big Five.” (B,L,D)

DAY 16 Serengeti National Park
Morning and afternoon safari
Explore the vast Serengeti via an open safari cruiser during the morning and after lunch. It is not possible to say with any accuracy where the Great Migration of the Wildebeest will be located at any one time. There are several determining factors; however, one can be assured that if there is a good chance of seeing it, then this can be accomplished from the Pioneer Camp or Migration Camp. (B,L,D)

DAY 17 Serengeti National Park
Morning safari, flight back to Arusha
Arusha
Dayroom in Arusha
Return flight home
Take your final safari drive in the morning, and then transfer to the airstrip for your flight back to Arusha. Lunch will be served in the gardens of the lodge before your final transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport or extend your journey with four nights in magical Rwanda. (B,L)
Note: Please do not schedule your onward flight until after 6:00 p.m.


***** 

Included Features / GOLDEN TRAILS OF EAST AFRICA
CRUISE YEAR 2019 |2020
1 NIGHT JOHANNESBURG (OR 3 NIGHTS CAPE TOWN), 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 2 NIGHTS JOHANNESBURG AND 7 NIGHTS TANZANIA

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
4 nights deluxe accommodation in an air-conditioned balcony suite
Bottled water replenished daily
AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during the cruise and a Tour Director during land programs
Game viewing deck with pool
Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar

DINING AND CUISINE
All onboard dining, including a traditional African dinner
Regionally inspired cuisine
Welcome Dinner
Complimentary wine, beer and local spirits

A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
Chobe National Park safari
Exclusive private picnic in Chobe National Park
Private boat safaris along the Chobe riverbank
Visit to an African village for a unique cultural interaction

LAND PROGRAM
1 night at the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel, including daily breakfast
2-night stay at the Victoria Falls Hotel in an upgraded Stable Wing room, including daily breakfast
Cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train followed by dinner
Guided tour of Victoria Falls National Park
Exclusive Sundowner Cruise with tapas
2 nights at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel, including daily breakfast
Special dinner and presentation
Soweto tour with local lunch
1 night at Arusha Coffee Lodge
2 nights at Tarangire Treetops
2 nights at The Manor at Ngorongoro
2 nights at Serengeti Migration Camp or Serengeti Pioneer Camp
Daily game drives with no more than 6 guests per vehicle
Day room in Arusha
All airport transfers

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