Wonders of Africa

29 Days
Cape Town to Nairobi
From (NZD)
$ 27,430
$ 26,430
Dates & Pricing

2020 Cape Town > Nairobi

Open your eyes to wonder

Surrender to rolling expanses of unsurpassed beauty, majestic peaks and cascading waterfalls and be treated to some of the world’s most incredible fauna and flora.
Wonder is a way of seeing, and a little luxury goes a long way in ensuring you’re receptive to the many treasures you’ll encounter. From first-class dining, sometimes in untamed and adventurous surrounds, to introductions to a world you’ve never seen before, you can look forward to a level of luxury and inclusion that will open your eyes to the wealth of wonder in store. Travel the world-renowned Garden Route along South Africa’s beautiful coastline, and the equally impressive Panorama Route through the interior. Go in search of the Big Five on game drives and follow in the footsteps of David Livingstone as you marvel at Victoria Falls. Round off your journey with the wonders of Kenya and Tanzania, and you have found ‘Africa’s Eden’.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
SZTK
Duration:
29 days
Departure City:
Cape Town
Return City:
Nairobi

Selected Itinerary

29 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Cape Town

    Welcome to wonderful Cape Town. Enjoy an exclusive three night Special Stay, with spectacular views of the waterfront and Table Mountain. Tonight, meet your Tour Director for a welcome drink and dinner.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Cape Town

    Ascend Table Mountain by rotating gondola for wondrous 360 degree views.

    Freechoice

    Treat yourself to a winelands tour. Alternatively, visit history-rich Robben Island, or opt for a township tour or a Harley Davidson™ ride.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Cape Town

    Journey along the Atlantic coastline to Cape Point, stop at the Cape of Good Hope and visit Boulders Beach, home to an African penguin colony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Cape Town > Oudtshoorn

    Semi-desert scenery awaits en route to Oudtshoorn. Later, discover the underground chambers at the Cango Caves before staying overnight in Oudtshoorn.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Oudtshoorn > Knysna

    Learn about Africa’s largest bird at a local ostrich farm, then head to Knysna on the Garden Route. Enjoy a scenic cruise with expert commentary on the region’s flora and fauna, before staying overnight at your hotel in Knysna.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Port Elizabeth > Durban

    Travel the Garden Route to Port Elizabeth before boarding your flight to Durban. Enjoy a two night Special Stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Durban

    Discover the beachside town of Durban, famous for its Indian and colonial influences. This afternoon indulge in a delicious high tea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  8. Day 8 - Hluhluwe > Ghost Mountain

    The Dolphin Coast region of Natal has a sea of sugarcane fields. Enter Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park, renowned for its rhino conservation program. Later, begin your overnight stay at the foot of Zululand’s legendary Ghost Mountain.

    Enrich

    Be treated to a mesmerising display of traditional Zulu dancing, complete with dramatic local drumming.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Ghost Mountain > Kingdom of eSwatini

    Arrive in the tiny Kingdom of eSwatini. Journey through the magnificent valleys of Big Bend to your resort, nestled within an idyllic Botanical Garden, for an overnight stay. Enjoy time at leisure to explore the magnificent garden.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Kingdom of eSwatini > Kruger National Park

    Kruger National Park stretches an impressive 450 kilometres. Your two night Special Stay is at Lion Sands River Lodge or Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge, situated on a private concession within the park. The Sabie River flows through it, and its bushland is home to the highest recorded concentration of leopards in Africa. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in an open-top safari vehicle.

    Sundowners

    At the end of your afternoon game drive, partake in one of the most enjoyable of safari traditions – Sundowner drinks.

    Take in the ambience over dinner at your lodge.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Kruger National Park

    Limitless game viewing possibilities await as you traverse Kruger National Park in specially adapted Land Rovers to track the Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo.

    Enrich

    Enjoy a fascinating lecture from an expert ranger on Africa’s big game.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Panorama Route > Johannesburg

    Travel the magnificent Panorama Route on the way to Johannesburg. View Blyde River Canyon and later check into your hotel for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Johannesburg

    Enrich

    Explore Soweto with your local guide and visit Nelson Mandela’s house. Learn about 20th century South Africa at your visit to the Apartheid Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Johannesburg > Victoria Falls

    Board your flight to Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The world’s largest sheet of falling water rises 108 metres high and spans a gorge carved out of a flat plateau. Check into your marvellously colonial hotel for your three night Special Stay.

    Sundowners

    Enjoy a special Zambezi River Sundowners cruise and watch the teeming wildlife on the banks, drink in hand.

    Tonight’s outdoor dinner features a display of traditional dancing.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Chobe National Park

    Large concentrations of big game call Chobe National Park home. Embark on a game drive along the shoreline, where predators often come for water. Later, enjoy a cruise on the Chobe River, home to huge herds of elephants and buffalo. Large pods of hippo and giraffe families inhabit the banks and woodlands.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  16. Day 16 - Victoria Falls

    Optional Helicopter Flight - Enjoy an optional helicopter flight over Victoria Falls. See page 95 for details (additional expense, please book on tour).

    Enrich

    Visit a typical Zimbabwean village for insights into traditional tribal life and meet the elephants during your visit to the elephant sanctuary.

    Later, witness the power of Victoria Falls with a tour from the Zimbabwean side of the worlds largest waterfall. Enjoy dinner in the beautiful Livingstone Restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Victoria Falls > Nairobi

    Later, fly to Nairobi and be transferred to your opulent hotel, situated on a private acreage, for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  18. Day 18 - Nairobi

    Experience a unique encounter with a  giraffe and learn about how these animals are endangered. Relive the romance of the movie Out of Africa during a visit to Karen Blixen’s home before travelling to Kiambethu Tea Farm. Wander through the tea fields and hear the stories of the first commercially grown tea in Kenya.

    Freechoice Dining

    Choose between the local Carnivores Restaurant famous for its wide variety of meats roasted roasted over a fire pit on a traditional Maasai sword, or relax with dinner at the hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Nairobi > Ngorongoro Crater

    Journey into magical Tanzania and travel onto the Ngorongoro Crater, known as ‘Africa’s Eden’. Enjoy a two night Special Stay at your lodge, on the crater’s rim.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Ngorongoro Crater

    Witness sunrise over the crater before an extended game drive along the crater floor. The area is reputed to contain the largest number of predators in all of Africa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Ngorongoro Crater > Serengeti National Park

    Step back in time with a visit to Olduvai Gorge, site of archaeological findings, including traces of pre-historic man dating back 3.5 million years. Later, enter Serengeti National Park with its vast central plains, made fertile by the ashes of the nearby highlands. Your two night stay is at the Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - Serengeti National Park

    The Seronera Valley is renowned for its game viewing.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Serengeti National Park > Amboseli National Reserve

    Fly to Arusha and enjoy the marvellous view of Mount Kilimanjaro. Return to Kenya and to Amboseli National Reserve where massive herds of elephants migrate across the dry plains. Your lodge, your home for two nights, sits beside a major elephant trail with views of the mountain.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - Amboseli National Reserve

    On your game drives today cheetahs and lions can often be seen stalking the plains. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Amboseli National Reserve > Lake Nakuru National Park

    Journey north into the heart of Kenya to Lake Nakuru. Enjoy a two night stay at Lion Hill Lodge, overlooking the lake.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - Lake Nakuru

    Enrich

    Visit the Lake Nakuru Orphanage centre, established by an Australian family and draw a little closer to Africa and its wonderful people.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  27. Day 27 - Lake Nakuru > Masai Mara Reserve

    The Masai Mara is home to 95 species of animals. Enjoy a two night stay inside the reserve at the Sarova Mara Camp.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  28. Day 28 - Masai Mara Reserve

    Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight -  Experiencing the savannah at dawn from a hot air balloon is a once-in-a-lifetime moment (additional cost, please book on tour).

    Enrich

    Visit a traditional Maasai village and learn about this complex and proudly independent culture and their close association with the
    wild animals.

    Freechoice

    Join your Maasai guide for a walk. Alternatively, join an African cooking class.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  29. Day 29 - Masai Mara > Nairobi

    Enrich

    Enjoy an exclusive farewell bush breakfast out on the open plains of the Masai Mara amongst the wildlife.

    Board your light aircraft for a scenic flight over the reserve to Nairobi airport where it’s time to say farewell to new found friends. Please book flight to depart from Nairobi after 4pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Highlights
  • Stay on the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with stunning backdrops of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean
  • Experience the excitement of a game drive in search of the Big Five and enjoy the safari tradition of Sundowners
  • Feel the spray of the water from Victoria Falls while enjoying your guided tour
  • Meet a traditional Maasai warrior as part of your visit to a Maasai village
  • Visit an elephant sanctuary in Zimbabwe

5-star luxury inclusions
  • Fully escorted group touring
  • 6 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences e
  • Your choice of 10 Scenic Freechoice activities and dining f
  • 2 Scenic Sundowners events s
  • 5 memorable Scenic Special Stays t
  • Private concession game reserves
  • 65 meals – 28 breakfasts (B), 15 lunches (L) and 22 dinners (D)
  • Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local and safari guides
  • All internal flights
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

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