Antiquities & Wildlife

16 days/15 nights
Departs ex Cairo

Tour Cost
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Explore the antiquities of Africa on this 16 day tour to Tanzania and Egypt. Discover the Pyramids of Giza and marvel at the mighty Sphinx

Combine the scenic beauty and unrivalled game viewing of East Africa with the ancient land of the pharaohs. Marvel at Egypt’s best sites including the tombs of the ancient pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor and Karnak Temples, and witness the mighty Pyramids of Giza. Travel across the endless plains of the Serengeti in search of cheetah and wildebeest, and gaze upon the age-old caldera of the Ngorongoro Crater. This itinerary will capture the romance of old Africa for the imaginative traveller.

Please note that this is not a group tour but a recommended sample itinerary that we can tailor to suit your requirements. Extra nights can easily be added throughout. Please contact us for further details.

Sample Itinerary

Antiquities & Wildlife Itinerary

16 days/15 nights

Day 1


On arrival transfer to the Cairo Marriott Hotel (or similar) for 3 nights.

Days 2/3


Enjoy a full day tour of the Pyramids at Giza, with entry into the Great Pyramid of Khufu. Marvel at the mighty Sphinx and explore the ancient royal city of Memphis and the necropolis of Sakkara. On day 3, Visit the magnificent Egyptian Museum, with entry to the Royal Mummy Room, and the main sites of Islamic Cairo including the Citadel, the Mosque of Sultan Hassan and the Khan Khalili Bazaar. BL

Days 4-7

Nile Cruise

Itinerary as per days 4 to 7 of the Legends of the Nile tour (see page 8) aboard the Sonesta St. George or similar. BLD

Day 8


Disembark after breakfast. Optional visit to Abu Simbel (page 19). Afternoon flight to Cairo. Transfer to hotel. B

Day 9

Inflight to Nairobi/Arusha

Day at leisure before an evening transfer to Cairo airport for your overnight flight to Nairobi (not included). B

Day 10


Arrive Nairobi and connect with your flight to Kilimanjaro airport (not included). Transfer to Lake Duluti Serena Lodge. D

Day 11


Today drive to Nimali Africa in Tarangire National Park, famous for the large herds of elephants and plains game attracted to the park in the dry season (Jul-Sep). From March to May we normally stay at Lake Manyara Serena. BLD

Days 12/13


Drive to the vast Serengeti plains, famous for the millions of wildebeest which migrate across it each year. Stay at Serengeti Serena Lodge. From January to March we stay at Serengeti Sopa to take advantage of seasonal game movements. BLD

Days 14/15

Ngorongoro Crater

Transfer to Ngorongoro Serena Lodge with breathtaking views of the crater 2,000 metres below. Home to over 25,000 animals, Ngorongoro Crater is an extinct volcanic caldera, often referred to as a ‘Garden of Eden’. On day 15 descend with a picnic lunch through the early morning mists into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day safari down in the crater. BLD

Day 16

Tour ends Arusha

This morning transfer to Kilimanjaro airport stopping for lunch enroute in Arusha. Tour ends. BL

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