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Luxury Tour

Victoria falls & East Africa

FROM $14,295

Join this tour for a unique insight into Victoria Falls and Tanzania, including Serengeti National Park. Wake to the sounds of the African bush and enjoy early morning game drives to spot the famous Big Five.

  • DURATION 15 DAYS
  • TYPE LUXARY LAND JOURNEY
  • OPERATES VARIOUS DATES BETWEEN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2017
  • DEPARTS LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA

ITINERARY

DAY 1 ARRIVE LIVINGSTONE, VICTORIA FALLS

Arrive in Livingstone in Zambia and transfer to your hotel, where luxury awaits on the banks of the Zambezi River. Take a short walk to Victoria Falls and watch clouds of mist rise skyward as the waters of the Zambezi roar over the brink.

Stay: Royal Livingstone Hotel

DAY 2 LIVINGSTONE

Perhaps trace the steps of Dr Livingstone on Chief Mukuni’s Village Cultural Tour then visit Maramba Market. Or enjoy a walking elephant safari. Alternatively, marvel at Victoria Falls from above during a helicopter flight. This evening, board the Royal Livingstone Express steam train for dinner over Victoria Falls bridge. (BD)

Stay: Royal Livingstone Hotel

DAY 3 LIVINGSTONE, JOHANNESBURG

Fly to Johannesburg where you will stay for the evening before you continue on your journey to East Africa. (B)

Stay: Johannesburg, D’Oreale Grande Hotel

DAY 4 JOHANNESBURG, ARUSHA

Fly via Dar es Salaam to the city of Arusha. This is the perfect starting point for your Tanzanian safari. Settle in with Welcome Drinks this evening with your fellow guests, and take in the peaceful surrounds of your lodge, which is located on the outskirts of town within the grounds of one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantation. (B)

Stay: Arusha Coffee Lodge

DAY 5 ARUSHA, TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

Set out by 4WD to your camp, which overlooks Tarangire National Park. Along the way, stop at a Maasai village. Learn how local women are creating a sustainable living by growing vegetables. Enjoy a game drive. (BLD)

Stay: Tarangire Balloon Camp

DAY 6 TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

The quiet plains of Tarangire are most famous for its elephant migration. Watch for these gentle creatures along with a host of other animals on morning and afternoon game drives today. (BLD)

Stay: Tarangire Balloon Camp

DAY 7 TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK, NGORONGORO CRATER

Meet the children of a local school in Tanzania before continuing to your lodge, close to the Ngorongoro Crater. Take an included optional game drive through Lake Manyara National Park before dinner. (BLD)

Stay: Ngorongoro Crater, Acacia Farm Lodge

DAY 8 NGORONGORO CRATER

Descend into Ngorongoro Crater and enjoy a full-day game drive along the crater’s lush floor, including a tasty picnic lunch with time to enjoy the surrounds. The crater is home to an abundance of wildlife, including birds and wildebeest that gather around waterholes in incredible numbers. (BLD)

Stay: Ngorongoro Crater, Acacia Farm Lodge

DAY 9 OLDUVAI GORGE, SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Visit Olduvai Gorge for a private tour and lecture. Watch for wildlife as you travel to your spectacular lodge with expansive views over the Serengeti. (BLD)

Stay: Serengeti National Park, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

DAY 10 SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Head out on an early morning game drive. Return to your lodge and enjoy time to relax, perhaps enjoying the infinity pool and views of the watering hole. Later, on your afternoon game drive, there are plenty of opportunities to spot magnificent wildlife. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner at your lodge. (BLD)

Stay: Serengeti National Park, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

DAY 11 SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK, MASAI MARA

Fly to the border of Tanzania. After landing and crossing the border into Kenya, take a short flight to the Masai Mara, home to the nomadic Maasai people. Your safari tent provides the ideal retreat tonight. (BLD)

Stay: Masai Mara, Karen Blixen Camp

DAY 12 MASAI MARA

Wake to the sounds of the animals in the African bush before a leisurely breakfast. Raise a glass and celebrate your experience with sundowner drinks. (BLD)

Stay: Masai Mara, Karen Blixen Camp

DAY 13 MASAI MARA

Perhaps embark on a balloon safari over the Masai Mara (own expense, must be pre-booked). This evening, enjoy an unforgettable bush dinner under the African night sky. (BLD)

Stay: Masai Mara, Karen Blixen Camp

DAY 14 MASAI MARA, NAIROBI

Fly to Nairobi and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a Farewell Lunch, including a private performance by the Kenyan Boys Choir. You may like to take an optional excursion to Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage (own expense, must be pre-booked). (BL)

Stay: Hemingways Nairobi

DAY 15 DEPART NAIROBI

This morning after breakfast your safari comes to an end as you transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

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