African Safari Extravaganza

28 days/27 nights
ex Cape Town

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A South African Epic Safari

This epic itinerary encompasses a five-country train journey aboard the Rovos Rail, a safari in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti as well as a beach getaway on the Indian Ocean coast.

Celebrate a milestone on this 4-week journey which begins in beautiful Cape Town, where you’ll board the incomparably romantic Rovos Rail. Your luxury train traverses five countries: South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania, taking in Victoria Falls en route. View Mount Kilimanjaro as you travel to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, styled like a French baroque chateau yet set amid unmistakably African surroundings. Explore the Serengeti from Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge, which offers unrivalled luxury on the northern plains before getting away from it all at Ras Kutani, a slice of paradise on the deserted shores of Zanzibar on the Indian Ocean.

This is is not a group tour but a recommended, sample itinerary that we can tailor to your requirements. Please contact us for further information.

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Itinerary

African Safari Extravaganza

28 days/27 nights

Days 1-3

South Africa, Cape Town

This safari of a lifetime begins in stunning Cape Town, where you can scale Table Mountain, visit Cape Point or quaff fine wines in the picturesque Cape Winelands. Your base is The Silo, a cutting-edge design hotel with distinctive multi-faceted windows overlooking the vibrant V&A Waterfront. B (Day 2 and 3)

Days 4-18

Rail Journey, Cape Town to Dar es Salaam

Traverse an incredible 6,100km aboard a beautifully restored Victorian train. Highlights on this 14-night Rovos Rail journey including the diamond town of Kimberley, the wild Madikwe Game Reserve, the magnificent Victoria Falls and Zambia’s dramatic Muchinga Escarpment. Disembark in Dar es Salaam for overnight. BLD

Day 19

Tanzania, Arusha

Fly from the coast to Arusha, at the base of Mount Meru, where you stay at the charming Arusha Coffee Lodge, set amid lush coffee plantations. Follow the journey from bean to cup on a tour of the property, before retiring to your lavish room. B

Days 20/21

Tanzania, Ngorongoro Crater

Drive up to the rim of the largest intact volcanic caldera on Earth, where the opulent Ngorongoro Crater Lodge awaits. Rewarding game drives across the crater floor and bush banquets can be enjoyed during your stay. BLD

Days 22-25

Tanzania, Serengeti National Park

A light aircraft whisks you from the Ngorongoro Crater to the wide, open savannas of the Serengeti. The sensational Lemala Kuria Hills lodge nestles attractively amongst boulders, and offers access to some of the most game-rich pockets of the northern Serengeti. BLD

Days 26/27

Tanzania, Dar es Salaam

Leave the plains behind, as you wing your way back to Dar, transferring on arrival to Ras Kutani, a slice of paradise just 25km south of the city. Seemingly endless white sands and sultry Indian Ocean waters are at the doorstep of this beachfront retreat, which offers spa treatments, watersports and seasonal turtle hatching. BLD

Day 28

Tour ends Dar es Salaam airport

Your safari extravaganza concludes after breakfast with a transfer to the airport. B

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