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Cape to Cairo

Egypt Kenya South Africa Zimbabwe

16 days from $13,995 per person

* Prices are in US dollars, based on double occupancy.

4 Nights Cape Town 3 Nights Victoria Falls 2 Nights Nairobi 3 Nights Maasai Mara 3 Nights Cairo

This comprehensive adventure features the most sought-after highlights on the African continent including the cosmopolitan 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.


Accommodations

1. Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

South Africa, Cape Town

Set at the foot of a private, palm-fringed avenue, the Prince of Wales archway stands as a welcome, not only to the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, but also to the beautiful beaches, winelands and mountains of the Cape. For almost 100 years, visiting members of Royal families, international and local statesmen, celebrities and businessmen have preferred to stay at the Mount Nelson, where they are assured of privacy, comfort and care. The individually decorated bedrooms are a peaceful haven, just moments away from the vibrant city and combine understated charm with modern luxury. Fine dining has long been a tradition and the hotel offers guests a choice of venues. Choose from the chic Planet Restaurant and Planet Bar, the sun splashed Oasis Bistro or embark on a culinary journey of discovery at the chef’s table. Afternoon tea is a true institution. Committed to using natural ingredients, the Librisa Spa offers world class treatments. Additional amenities include two heated outdoor swimming pools, a fitness centre, Signature Boutique, children’s activity center and teen lounge.

2. Matetsi Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls

Nestled on an exclusive stretch of the Zambezi River, Matetsi Victoria Falls celebrates the region’s fascinating heritage. The spacious suites boast contemporary interiors embellished with natural finishes and decorated with abstract pieces of art created by a renowned local artist. Designed to make the most of the reserve’s spectacular views, the lodge’s two camps, are complimented by tranquil guest areas. Meals are served indoors or al fresco beneath a canopy of trees. In between activities, guests can spend the leisure hours indulging in a soothing massage or the more actively inclined can enjoy a lap in the pool or a session in the gym. At the end of the day, gather in the cozy bar and swap stories of the day’s adventures.

3. Giraffe Manor

Kenya, Nairobi

Giraffe Manor is an exclusive boutique hotel set in 12 acres of private land within an indigenous forest in Nairobi. Enveloped in history like the foliage creeping over its brickwork, the stately manor is reminiscent of 1930s grandeur, with lush gardens, sunny terraces and delightful courtyards. The elegant bedrooms, each with its own distinct personality, feature large four poster beds, antique furnishing, striking art decor and spacious bathrooms. The highlight at Giraffe Manor is its herd of resident Rothschild giraffe, sometimes poking their long necks into the windows in the hope of a treat, before retreating to their forest sanctuary. Breakfast is served in the sun room with the enormous windows flung open to welcome giraffes to join you. Dinner is a cozy affair in the wood paneled dining room or at your own table on the terrace. Free Wi-Fi is available and complimentary chauffeured vehicles for sightseeing.

4. Angama Mara

Kenya, Maasai Mara

The Swahili word ‘angama’, meaning ‘hanging or suspended in mid-air’, inspired the name Angama Mara. Perched on the edge of the Great Rift Valley the lodge overlooks the magnificent rolling plains of the Maasai Mara. Each classical tented suite has a floor to-ceiling glass front with breathtaking views, a spacious wooden deck, personal bar, safe, en-suite bathroom, charging points, Wi-Fi, and a butler’s lobby allowing for the discreet delivery of early morning tea and coffee. The guest areas are essentially one room with glass doors, without a defined sitting room, dining room or bar and an extensive deck. The library has Wi-Fi, guest computers, and a collection of books and films on Africa. The lodge consists of two totally separate and intimate camps. The pavilion is the only communal area between the two camps. Here you will find the fitness room, an infinity pool with loungers and a safari shop with a studio leading from it, where the Maasai do beading.

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.

Itinerary

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

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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

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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

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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

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Day 5. Cape Town / Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Continue by air to Zimbabwe to experience the magic that is Victoria Falls. An Idyllic riverside retreat is the perfect setting from which to visit the region’s top attractions and activities. (BLD)

Matetsi Victoria Falls

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Day 6. Victoria Falls

The morning begins with a sunrise safari drive to find and photograph the private reserve's wild inhabitants including buffalo, giraffe and elephant, just to name a few. This afternoon, experience the wonder of the mighty Victoria Falls, followed by high tea at a historic hotel. (BLD)

Matetsi Victoria Falls

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Day 7. Victoria Falls

Canoe along the banks of the river, taking in the marvels of this spectacular sanctuary which is home to crocodiles, hippos and a dazzling array of birds. Later this evening, watch the sun set as you float along the reserve's private stretch of the Zambezi. (BLD)

Matetsi Victoria Falls

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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 in a private giraffe sanctuary. (BD)

Giraffe Manor

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Day 9. Nairobi / Maasai Mara

After breakfast with the resident Rothschild giraffes, fly to the fabulous Maasai Mara. 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)

Angama Mara

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Day 10. Maasai Mara

Every day in the Maasai Mara is different, and each day is tailor-made with complete flexibility. Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing in open safari vehicles. Go on a guided walk with Maasai naturalists and learn the traditional ways of the Maasai people. BLD

Angama Mara

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Day 11. Maasai Mara

Embrace the languid rhythm of the bush. Enjoy intimate picnics on the top of a hill overlooking the Mara. Spend time in the craft center and learn the wonderful art of beading from skilled Maasai ladies, or simply sit down for a chat. (BLD)

Angama Mara

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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

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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

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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

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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 and the Mummies Room. (BL)

Marriott Mena House, Cairo

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Day 16. Cairo / Depart

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

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Pricing

Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Jan 11, 2019 - Mar 14, 2019
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Departure Dates Mar 15, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
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Departure Dates Apr 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019
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Departure Dates Jun 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019
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Departure Dates Jul 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019
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Departure Dates Sep 1, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019
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Departure Dates Oct 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
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**Surcharges Apply Apr 14 - 28, Dec 20 - Jan 05. Single room supplement on request..

Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

Cape Town - Victoria Falls - Nairobi - Cairo

Economy Class per person from $1,950

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