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Grand Tour of Africa
Cairo | Nile Cruise
Nairobi | Masai Mara
Victoria Falls- Botswana day trip | Karongwe | Cape Town
Grand Tour of Africa
21 Nights
3 iconic destinations
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What's included
Grand Tour of Africa Flights  Flights
Travel in Africa Flights  Flights
  • International and domestic flights, we offer departures from most major cities in the USA and Canada.
    Required valid American or Canadian passport with at least eight blank pages. Valid for six months past your return date. Other Nationalities consult your agent.
  • Children up to 18 years old have special requirements in order to travel.
Grand Tour of Africa Accommodations  Accommodations
Travel in Africa Accommodations  Accommodations
  • Three nights Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort, Movenpick Media or similar.
  • Four nights MS Alyssa Nile River Cruise. Average of sixty five cabins with panoramic windows.
  • Two nights Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport Hotel or similar.
  • Two nights Masai Mara Sarova Mara Game Camp or similar.
  • Three nights Victoria Falls Insika Lodge or similar.
  • Two nights Karongwe Shiduli Private Safari Game lodge, within greater Kruger area or similar.
  • Three nights Cape Town Portswood Hotel, V & A Waterfront area or similar.
Grand Tour of Africa Meals  Meals
Travel in Africa Meals  Meals
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Cairo city tour with lunch.
  • Egypt Nile River Cruise includes all meals daily.
  • Kenya safari game lodges include all meals daily.
  • Chobe Botswana day trip includes lunch.
  • South Africa safari game lodge includes all meals daily.
Sightseeing in Africa  Included Sightseeing
Travel in Africa Sightseeing  Included Sightseeing
  • Grand Pyramids of Cairo & Sphinx and a short Camel ride for a photo opportunity.
  • Step Pyramid of Djoser in Sakkara.
  • Old Cairo with Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo.
  • Karnak & Luxor Temples.
  • Valley of Kings with Hatshepsut Temple.
  • Colossi of Memnon, and Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples.
  • Kom Ombo & Aswan’s High Dam.
  • Philae Island Temple.
  • Nile Felucca ride and a Nile Cruise Galabeya party night.
  • 4x4 Safari game drives in Masai Mara National game reserve.
  • 4x4 Safari game drives in Karongwe private safari game reserve, within the greater Kruger area.
  • Victoria Falls Guided Tour.
  • Day trip to Botswana's Chobe National Park, explore the Park on a boat cruise.
  • Safari game drive in Chobe National Park.
  • Cape Town full day Cape Point Peninsula Tour.
Egypt’s sightseeing tours are provided by a Licensed Egyptologist.
Kenya’s Safari game drives provided on 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle w/pop-up roof & guaranteed window.
South Africa Game Drives provided on 4x4 open Safari Vehicles with professional guides and trackers.
Grand Tour of Africa Services & Fees  Services & Fees
Travel in Africa Services & Fees  Services & Fees
  • Meet and assist representative services.
  • Airport & port-hotel-airport transfers.
  • Tourist site entrance fees.
  • All taxes.
Not included:
  • Egypt’s tourist visa.
  • Kenya’s ETA fees. ETA applications must be made in advance online using the approved website: www.etakenya.go.ke.
  • Victoria Falls Tourist Visa Fees (KAZA VISA) paid upon arrival.
  • Airline advance seat selection or checked-in luggage fees.
  • Customary tips.
  • All drinks.

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Itinerary

Board your international flight to Cairo. We offer departures from most major cities from the USA and Canada.
Required a valid American or Canadian passport with at least eight blank pages.
Valid for six months past your intended return date.
American passport holders are required to purchase a tourist visa upon arrival.
Canadian passport holders need to apply before departure.
Other nationalities consult your local Embassy.
Upon landing in Egypt, proceed with Customs and Immigration procedures.
Meet our Representative who will assist you and also transfer to your Cairo Hotel.
Egypt Accommodations
Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort, Movenpick Media or similar
Egypt Meals
No Meals
After breakfast at your Hotel, join your guide for a full day of sightseeing tour of The Great Pyramids & Sphinx + Valley Temple of Khafre followed by Sakkara.
The Pyramids of Giza complex is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that remains in one piece.
The pyramids are named after the Pharaohs who built them; Khufu is the tallest, followed by Khafre and Menkaure, which is the one located in the front.
The Pyramids are not decorated inside, and there are no treasures or mummies. You can visit them inside by purchasing a separate ticket. Although it is safe to tour the pyramids inside, you must be relatively fit since you go through steep stairways and low passages; some people also find it claustrophobic.
The tour continues to Khafre’s Valley temple and the Great Sphinx. This famous monument carved out of limestone has the facial features of a man but the body of a lion.
After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the archeological site of Sakkara. This vast necropolis is known for the Step Pyramid of King Djoser. The Sakkara Pyramid is considered the oldest pyramid in Egypt.
Egypt Accommodations
Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort, Movenpick Media or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast & lunch at a local restaurant
Early morning transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor.
Upon arrival, meet our representative, who will assist you with transferring to your Nile River Cruise.
Later, join your guide for a tour of the famous Karnak & Luxor Temples.
One of the highlights of the Luxor Temple is the Avenue of the Sphinxes, which, in ancient times, was the procession route to Karnak Temple.
The Karnak Temple-Complex is considered one of the most fascinating open-air museums, with its Great Hypostyle Hall home to 134 large columns that soar up to twenty meters.
Lunch and dinner onboard the cruise ship.
The Nile river cruise features, on average, sixty cabins with panoramic windows, a private bathroom with hairdryer, and a shower. There is also a swimming pool, and a sun deck with bar. Your Cruise includes all meals + daily offshore guided sightseeing tours.
Egypt Accommodations
MS Alyssa Nile River Cruise or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After early breakfast on board, join your guide for an off-shore excursion to the Valley of the Kings.
The Valley of the Kings is the final resting place of the most powerful Pharaohs, including the boy Prince Tutankhamun.
Your tour includes a visit to one of the Tombs. None of the Tombs contain any treasures or mummies, but their chambers are decorated with hieroglyphs that recount the history of Ancient Egypt. For the Tomb of Tutankhamun, you must purchase a separate ticket subject to the open tomb.
Your tour continues with a visit to Queen’s Hatshepsut Temple, one of the longest female rulers of ancient Egypt. This temple, built directly into the cliff face, is one of the most spectacular in Egypt.
On your way back to the ship, stop by the Colossi of Memnon. These two gigantic stone statues are 3400 years old and weight 720 tonnes each; they depict the Pharaoh Amenhotep and his wife.
Lunch and dinner onboard the cruise ship.
Egypt Accommodations
MS Alyssa Nile River Cruise or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner
After Breakfast, on board, join your guide for today's off-shore excursions to the Temple of Edfu & Kom Ombo.
Edfu temple is dedicated to the falcon god, Horus, and is well-known for its unique massive entrance covered with amazing relief carvings. The Temple of Edfu is considered one of Egypt's best-preserved ancient temples.
The Temple of Sobek at Kom Ombo is a unique temple dedicated to two gods, the crocodile god and Sobek, the god of fertility. You will also visit the crocodile museum located next to the temple.
Lunch and dinner onboard the cruise ship.
In the evening dress up with Egyptian attire and enjoy a traditional Galabeya cruise party night.
Egypt Accommodations
MS Alyssa Nile River Cruise or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner
After Breakfast, on board, depart with your guide for today's off-shore excursions to the High Dam & Temple of Philae.
Aswan's High Dam is one of Egypt's most visited modern sites in Egypt. It was built to protect the Nile Valley from flooding.
Many archeological sites were submerged after its construction; some, like Abu Simbel and Philae, were rescued and relocated.
Continue to the Temple of Philae. The original Temple was submerged underwater after the construction of the Dam. It was painstakingly disassembled and relocated to Agilkia Island, south of Aswan. Dedicated to the goddess Isis, it is a fantastic example of ancient Egyptian architecture.
In the afternoon, there is a Felucca ride. A Felucca is a traditional Egyptian sailing boat. Sail as you enjoy the famous scenery of the Nile.
Lunch and dinner onboard the cruise ship.
Egypt Accommodations
MS Alyssa Nile River Cruise or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner
Breakfast on board.
Optional tour: Abu Simbel is a UNESCO World Heritage site; these two massive rock temples were built 3,300 years ago.
Depart before sunrise ( approx. 04:00 am ).
According to your flight times, disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight back to Cairo.
Upon arrival transfer to your Cairo Hotel.
Egypt Accommodations
Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort, Movenpick Media or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast
Breakfast at your hotel.
After breakfast at your Hotel join your guide for a tour of Old Cairo:
Starting at the Egyptian Museum, famous for its extensive collection of Egyptian artifacts, you can see Tutankhamun's favorite treasures. Continue through Al Muizz Street; this 10th-century roadway leads you through one of the world's oldest Islamic cities. After free time to wander the shops or take a refreshing drink in one of the many favorite cafes in the Bazar of Khan El Khalili, we continue to see the Coptic Quarter of Cairo, known for housing the Holy Family during their exile from Israel. Here, we will see the famous Hanging Church and the churches of St George and Abu Serga, one of the oldest churches in Egypt. Finally, we will visit the Synagogue of Ben Ezra on the banks of the Nile, which, according to local folklore, was built where baby Moses was found.
Later in the evening transfer to Cairo’s airport for your flight to Nairobi Kenya.
American and Canadian Passport holders need to fill an online form before departure.
Other passport holders please consult your local consulate.
Also required a tourist visa to be obtain online before departure: www.etakenya.go.ke.
Upon arrival proceed to clear customs and immigration.
Meet our representative who will transfer to your Hotel in Nairobi.
Kenya Accommodations
Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport Hotel or similar
Kenya Meals
No Meals
Early Breakfast at your hotel.
Next you will be transferred to Nairobi’s Wilson Airport for a scheduled flight to Masai Mara.
Upon arrival at the at the Mara, you will be transferred to your Safari Lodge.
Enjoy the beautiful African landscapes as you drive to your lodge.
Following lunch, there will be an afternoon safari game drive returning to camp as the sun sets.
Home to the Maasai tribes people, the Mara as is known by the locals is the Kenyan part of a large Ecosystem that extends past Kenya's border in to Tanzania's Serengeti, together they are the site of the famous Migration, an annual mass movement of wildebeest, gazelles and zebras. But the Park has excellent abundant wildlife year round, there is great opportunity to encounter the big five: Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Lion and Rhino. Following lunch and a siesta, there is an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets.
Adventure into Kenya’s famous Masai Mara in a 4x4 safari vehicles, as you drive across the stunning terrain searching for wildlife.
Kenya Accommodations
Sarova Mara Game Camp or similar
Kenya Meals
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Rising at dawn with tea and coffee, then join your experienced ranger on a game drive before breakfast, catching the animals before the heat of the day sets in.
Explore Kenya's most famous Park. Its name comes from the Mara River that divides Kenya and Tanzania and the Maasai people that live in the area, who also own and manage the Park. Masai Mara National Park is a vast savannah home to 410 species of birds and 60 species of raptors, you can always see plenty of wildlife even when you visit outside of migration time which happens from July to September.
Return to the lodge for breakfast. Relax by the pool or explore the lodge’s grounds.
After lunch, by late afternoon, depart for your afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets.
Ninety species of animals, amphibians, reptiles, and four hundred species of birds have been recorded on the reserve. From the plentiful plains game to the spectacle of the roaring King of the jungle, experiencing the Masai Mara is a life-lasting memory.
Kenya Accommodations
Sarova Mara Game Camp or similar
Kenya Meals
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the local air strip for your flight to Nairobi.
Upon arrival you will be assisted by our representatives with transfer to your Nairobi hotel.
Kenya Accommodations
Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport Hotel or similar
Kenya Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Nairobi airport for your flight to Victoria Falls Zimbabwe.
Upon arrival proceed to clear Customs and Immigration. Since you are coming from Kenya, you will need to present a yellow fever vaccination certificate upon arrival in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
American and Canadian Passport Holders need to purchase a Tourist Visa upon arrival ( KAZA VISA ).
Upon exit, you will be met by our representative and assisted with transfer to your hotel.
Kenya Accommodations
Insika Lodge or similar
Kenya Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast, depart for your tour of the Falls.
The Victoria Falls were named after the British Queen Victoria, the falls are twice the height of Niagara Falls in North America and share borders with Zambia and Zimbabwe.
'Mosi-oa-Tunya' - ( as named by the Kololo tribe ) 'The Smoke that Thunders' is known as the world's greatest curtain of falling water when its width and height are combined. It is one of the most amazing waterfalls in the world as the water plunges the mist that can be seen more than 20 km away.
There’s no better way to see the magnificent beauty of Victoria Falls than from the air.
Kenya Accommodations
Insika Lodge or similar
Kenya Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast, early morning departure for Botswana for a full-day trip to Chobe National Park in the Northern part of Botswana near the Okavango Delta. Drive to the Kazungula Zimbabwe Border Post for your crossing into Botswana. You need to bring your passports with you, your guide will assist you with the immigration procedures.
Chobe National Park overlooks the Chobe River and is one of the best Safari Game Parks in Southern Africa.
The morning begins with a river cruise into the park, the perfect opportunity to sit back, experience the fantastic landscape, and see the large herds of wild elephants, for which Chobe is known, as they make their way down to the river to drink.
Enjoy a relaxing lunch by the shores of the river and then head off on a 4x4 Safari Vehicles for a Game Drive in Chobe National Park. Apart from the massive elephant population, Chobe hosts a diverse ecosystem and landscapes along the Chobe River. Besides the big five, you will find many antelopes, including the Bushbuck and incredible birdlife.
At the end of your safari return to Victoria Falls.
Victoria Falls Accommodations
Insika Lodge or similar
Victoria Falls Meals
Breakfast and lunch
After breakfast our representative will transfer to Victoria Falls airport for your flight to South Africa.
Upon arrival transfer to your safari game lodge located at a private safari game reserve.
These Private reserves offer excellent game viewing opportunities together with the advantages of smaller, hosted accommodation and game drives.
The safari experience on a private game reserve is more exclusive and authentic.
With a limited number of visitors and the advantage of off-road driving, the wildlife sightings are amazing.
Victoria Falls Accommodations
Shiduli Private Safari Game lodge or similar
Victoria Falls Meals
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Start at dawn with tea and coffee, then join your experienced ranger on a game drive before breakfast, catching the animals before the heat of the day sets in; return to the lodge by breakfast time.
Karongwe private game reserve is nested in the heart of the game rich Lowveld with the spectacular Drakensberg Mountain Range in the backdrop.
The "Big Five" lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo, can be found here. The reserve is home to other wildlife such as cheetah and hippo and over 350 species of birds.
After lunch and some relaxation depart for your afternoon game drive, returning to your lodge as the sun sets.
Game Drives are conducted by Professional Guides and Trackers who will ensure your African Safari experience is unparalleled; the success rate for Game viewing at this reserve is excellent.
Victoria Falls Accommodations
Shiduli Private Safari Game lodge or similar
Victoria Falls Meals
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Early morning coffee/tea in the lobby, then depart for an early morning safari game drive.
Return to the lodge for breakfast.
Transfer to Hoedspruit Airport and check-in for flight to Cape Town.
Upon arrival in Cape Town you will be met by our representatives and transferred to the hotel.
South Africa Accommodations
Portswood Hotel at the entrance of The V & A Waterfront or similar
South Africa Meals
Breakfast
Breakfast at your hotel.
Depart on a tour of the famous Cape Point Peninsula.
Tour begins with a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast, passing through the cosmopolitan suburbs of Sea Point and Camps Bay with its glorious views of the Twelve Apostles, part of the Table Mountain range.
Continue to the fishing village of Hout Bay, one of Cape Town's best-kept secrets.
Here there is an option to take a short boat trip to Seal Island (for own account & time/weather permitting) to view the Cape Fur Seals, which inhabit the island.
From here travel to the Cape Point Nature Reserve, comprising over 17,300 acres of indigenous fauna and flora.
The majestic coastline offers drama worthy of being called "Nature's Greatest Show."
You will be able to see the union of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans (as per legend) and may even feel the brisk wind that is dubbed the "Cape Doctor" for its presumed curative powers.
Following the coastline along False Bay, return to Cape Town by way of Simon's Town, where you visit the Penguin colony at Boulders Beach and Fish Hoek fishing village.
Before your return, we'll stop for afternoon tea & cake and a visit to Rhodes Memorial, situated on the slopes of Table Mountain offering spectacular views across the city.
South Africa Accommodations
Portswood Hotel at the entrance of The V & A Waterfront or similar
South Africa Meals
Breakfast
Breakfast at your hotel.
Enjoy a free day to explore Cape Town on your own, take advantage of the Hotel's great location.
Or perhaps you would like to add another day tour. Suggested optional Tours available at an extra cost such as, Robben Island, Cape winelands, or white shark cage diving.
Kenya Accommodations
Portswood Hotel at the entrance of The V & A Waterfront or similar
South Africa Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast transfer to Cape Town’s airport for your return flight home.
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SELECT your package, we offer over a hundred itineraries to exotic destinations
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You are ready to go. From arrival to departure, we will take care of all details of your trip.
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