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Cape to Cairo

Zimbabwe & Victoria Falls South Africa Egypt Kenya

16 days from $20,695 per person

* Based on double occupancy, incl. taxes & fuel surcharges, restrictions apply.

4 Nights Cape Town 3 Nights Victoria Falls 1 Night Nairobi 3 Nights Maasai Mara 3 Nights Cairo


This adventure features the most sought-after highlights on the African continent including the sights of Cape Town, the grandeur of Victoria Falls and the mighty Zambezi River, the endless game viewing opportunities in Kenya’s Maasai Mara and the towering Great Pyramids of ancient Egypt.


How Your Trip Matters

For those that want to delve deeply into Africa, this adventure has all of the continent’s bucket list experiences in one journey. Share authentic cultural experiences and unforgettable wildlife experiences.


Explore the Maasai Mara on an epic safari where you feel like you're in a movie.

Discover the wonders of the Nile and delight in the ancient secrets shared by your Egyptologist.

Experience the bucket list world wonders of Africa, including Victoria Falls, Table Mountains and the pyramids.

Enjoy the highlights of Cape Town, one of Africa's most beautiful cities.



MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences are conscious travel experiences chosen with great care based on the positive social or environmental impact they have both on their communities, and on those who experience them: our guests. You can identify these experiences across our trips by locating the MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience seal.


1. Belmond Mount Nelson

South Africa, Cape Town

The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel lies at the foot of Table Mountain. Painted pink for peace in 1918, the magic of a bygone era awaits within this verdant oasis in the heart of the city. Delight in exquisitely restored interiors with quirky modern touches. The individually decorated bedrooms are a peaceful haven, and combine understated charm with modern luxury. A stay at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is foodie heaven. Take time over an afternoon tea layered with tempting sandwiches and sweets. Indulge in a feast of seasonal specialties at the Lord Nelson Restaurant. The sun splashed Oasis Bistro is perfect for long lazy breakfasts and delicious poolside snacks. If you are looking for something a little different, take your seat at the exclusive chef’s table for a culinary journey of discovery. Additional amenities include the Librisa Spa, two heated outdoor swimming pools, a fitness center, two tennis courts, a hair salon, a children’s activity center and scheduled shuttle to the V&A Waterfront.


2. Victoria Falls Island Lodge

Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls

Upstream from the iconic Victoria Falls, the exclusive Victoria Falls Island Lodge offers secluded luxury. Nestled on the banks of Kandahar Island, and surrounded by the flowing waters of the mighty Zambezi, the lodge is only accessible by boat. The luxuriously appointed Treehouse suites with private plunge pools are set on raised decks. Constructed predominantly of wood and glass, the suites, are designed to take in the panoramic vistas and ever changing hues of the African sky. The central lodge features an open plan lounge and dining area and connects to the suites by elevated walkways. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available. Personal butler services, incredible wildlife viewing, fine dining, an array of recreation opportunities (both onsite and in nearby historic town of Victoria Falls) and revitalizing Spa massage treatments (additional cost), promises an unforgettable serene experience. All that’s left is for you to sit back, relax and enjoy the magnificence of your surrounds. 

3. Hemingways Nairobi

Kenya, Nairobi

Hemingways Nairobi is a small luxury plantation-style hotel in the peaceful suburb of Karen. The beautifully furnished rooms pay homage to the classic elegance of vintage East African safaris. The spacious en-suite bedrooms feature bathrooms of hand-cut Italian marble, vaulted ceilings and balconies overlooking the Ngong Hills. An attentive butler is on hand to complete the luxurious experience. Meals are a delightful affair, with fresh baked breads and pastries from the hotel’s own patisserie. The Brasserie serves the best steaks in Kenya, grilled on an imported charcoal oven. Menus are contemporary in style. Additional amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a bar, a wine cellar and a Spa.

4. Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp

Kenya, Masai Mara

The Cottar Safari tradition began in 1919 and almost 100 years later, the camp continues to provide an unparalleled safari experience to discerning clients in Africa.  Extending an era of luxury and quality, the camps offers the original spirit and essence of “safari”, reminiscent of a golden era - an era of romance, professional guiding, adventure and elegance.  Situated in an untouched 6,000 acre exclusive concession bordering the Serengeti, Masai Mara and Loliondo reserves, the camp guarantees privacy and an abundance of wildlife.  The spacious, authentic 1920’s style white canvas tents feature private ensuite dressing rooms and bathrooms.  The family tents have living rooms with fireplaces.  There are two main mess tent areas for dining, reading and relaxing.  The pool and spa area invite guests to relax after a game drive.  For a unique experience, guests can enjoy a safari bath or safari shower set up in the savanna.  The camp's location provides easy access for day and night game drives to the Masai Mara game reserve and the conservancy, game walks, and cultural interactions with the Masai community.




5. Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport

Kenya, Nairobi

The Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport Hotel is conveniently located at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The rooms offer air conditioning, cable TV, hair dryer, in room movies, LCD television, minibar and bathtub with shower. During your stay, relax and rejuvenate at the spa or the rooftop deck with an infinity pool. A gym is available for the fitness enthusiasts. The hotel features a restaurant on the ground floor offering local and international cuisine and an elegant lounge offering a variety of exotic cocktails and international wines.

6. Marriott Mena House, Cairo

Egypt, Cairo

The Marriott Mena House, Cairo is one of the most unique hotels in Cairo, with a rich and colorful history. Surrounded by acres of verdant green gardens, this palatial hotel is set in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza. The royal history of the hotel is reflected in luxurious interiors that are embellished with exquisite antiques, handcrafted furniture, original work of arts and magnificent antiques that are rarely found in luxury hotels. Marriott Mena House, Cairo has played host to kings and emperors, Heads of State and celebrities. The luxury rooms and suites, many boasting views of the Pyramids, the lavish gardens or the swimming pool offer cable network, wired or wireless internet, electronic in room safe, telephone, refrigerated private bar, hair dryer and complimentary tea / coffee making facilities. The hotel features several restaurants and lounges, serving a variety of cuisine, a heated swimming pool and health club.


Day 1. Arrive Cape Town, South Africa

With a warm welcome upon your arrival you will be transferred to the historic Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel located at the foot of Table Mountain. Unwind in one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in the world.

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel


Day 2. Cape Town

The "Mother City" has so much to offer with its rich history and incredible beauty. An array of experiences and attractions are at your doorstep, from galleries and museums, to gardens and markets. The day is at leisure to explore and indulge. (B)

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel


Day 3. Cape Town

Spend your day exploring the stunning Cape Peninsula. Drive past the sparkling beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton. Wind your way along legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive to the rocky seascapes of the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Continue along the coast to the delightful penguin colony at Boulders Beach. (B)

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel


Day 4. Cape Town

Today’s sojourn takes you to the beautiful Franschhoek winelands valley. This is the food and wine heartland of South Africa. Discover wine farms and estates dating back 300 years to the French Huguenots, each with their own story to tell. Stroll through the picturesque little village, and enjoy lunch on a wine farm surrounded by old oak trees. (BL)

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel


Day 5. Cape Town / Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Continue by air to Zimbabwe to experience the magic that is Victoria Falls. Set on an exclusive Island, the luxury glass and wood suites are only accessible by boat. Sit back, relax and drink in the magnificence of your surrounds. ( (BLD)

Victoria Falls Island Treehouse Suites


Day 6. Victoria Falls

Personal butler services, fine dining and an array of recreation opportunities. Later this afternoon board your boat for a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi River. Have your camera ready to capture the evening’s golden moments. Look out for the lurking crocodiles on the riverbanks, the noisy hippos and the flocks of birds skimming the waterline. (BLD)

Victoria Falls Island Treehouse Suites


Day 7. Victoria Falls

Look out for rainbows as you walk the misty rain forest trail of the falls. Marvel at the spray and thunderous noise of the water tumbling over Main Falls, Horseshoe Falls and Rainbow Falls. Back at suites relax with uninterrupted views of the river and enjoy the small footprint the lodge has on the beautiful environment. (BLD)

Victoria Falls Island Treehouse Suites


Day 8. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe / Nairobi, Kenya

Fly to East Africa, and the bustling city of Nairobi. You are transferred to your boutique hotel, set between Nairobi National Park and the foot of the Ngong Hills. (BD)

Hemingways Nairobi


Day 9. Nairobi / Maasai Mara

After breakfast, fly to the Maasai Mara and the award-winning Cottar’s 1920’s Safari Camp. Meet your ranger and take off on an afternoon drive. The Maasai Mara never fails to deliver extraordinary wildlife sightings. It is the presence of the Big Five and a huge supporting cast of mammals, reptiles and bird life that makes this an unforgettable wildlife destination. Return to camp for sundowners and a sumptuous dinner. (BLD)

Cottar’s 1920s Camp


Day 10. Maasai Mara

Every day in the Maasai Mara is different, and each day is tailormade with complete flexibility. Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing in open safari vehicles. (BLD)

Join and learn from the first women rangers in the Mara, discover unique medicinal plants, forage for wild food, or participate in reforestation and seed-dispersing bush walks, fully engaging in active and sustainable, community-based travel.

Cottar’s 1920s Camp


Day 11. Maasai Mara

Wake before the dawn, and drive to the launch site for your hot air balloon experience. This is an unmatched safari – even the lions look up in surprise as one sails on by – and all the animals of the Mara are visible from the air. Guests enjoy guided bush walks, river swimming, and fishing excursions as well as cultural visits with the local Maasai people. After relax in a traditional canvas bath outside your tent as you sip champagne and soak in the outstanding view. (BLD)

Cottar’s 1920s Camp


Day 12. Maasai Mara / Nairobi

After one final adventure into the wilderness, enjoy breakfast before flying back to Nairobi. Browse and shop at the local curio markets and galleries before continuing to your airport hotel. (BL)

Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport


Day 13. Nairobi, Kenya / Cairo, Egypt

Upon your early arrival in Egypt’s historic capital, you’ll be welcomed and transferred to your ideally-situated hotel with views of the Great Pyramids. (B)

Marriott Mena House, Cairo


Day 14. Cairo

After breakfast, meet your Egyptologist and depart for a day of exploration of the ancient capital of Memphis. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing, and be awed by the enormity of the Great Sphinx. (BL)

Marriott Mena House, Cairo


Day 15. Cairo

Meet your Egyptologist for further exploration of historic Cairo. Visit the Citadel complex and the 13th-century Sultan Hassan Mosque. Peruse the ancient exhibits of the Egyptian Museum, including the famous collection of King Tutankhamun. Continue to the National Museum of Egypt Civilization to view the famous mummy collection. (BL)

Marriott Mena House, Cairo


Day 16. Cairo / Depart

Your Cape to Cairo adventure comes to an end today as you are transferred to the airport. (B)



Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Jul 1, 2024 - Sep 15, 2024
Share Twin/Double From $20,695
Single Room Supplement Starting From: On Request
Departure Dates Sep 16, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
Share Twin/Double From On Request
Single Room Supplement Starting From: On Request

**Surcharges Apply Jan 01-08, Apr 5-19, Dec 20-31. Single room supplement and 2022 prices available upon request.

Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

Cape Town - Victoria Falls - Nairobi - Cairo

Economy Class per person from $1,370

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