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Great African Odyssey

Windhoek to Nairobi
33 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: AFNE33
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Trip Highlights

Your Own Private Villa

Enjoy amazing game viewing on the Chobe River, and stay at Chobe Water Villas

A World of Wildlife

Enjoy incredible game drives in Kruger National Park, one of Africa's largest game reserves and home to the Big Five

A Birds-eye View

You'll get an incredible perspective of Namibia's desert landscapes as you journey on a Private Air Safari

Inclusions

  • 4WD game viewing in nine different game parks
  • Game viewing on safari boat rides along the Chobe River
  • All flights within Africa including a private air safari in Namibia
  • Gratuities and game park fees
  • A total of 75 meals
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations

Map & Itinerary

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Windhoek to Nairobi

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel to enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow guests this evening.

Stay: Windhoek, Hotel Heinitzburg

Daily :
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Capture the changing colours of the Namib Desert with sundowners at Chateau Plains.


Board your private plane and fly to Sossusvlei. Set off on an excursion to learn about the Namib Desert and the unique creatures and plants that have adapted to survive here. Board a short flight to NamibRand Nature Reserve.

Stay: Two Nights: NamibRand Nature Reserve, Wolwedans Dunes Lodge or Camp

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Discover Namibia on 4WD excursions.


Tonight, enjoy a dinner prepared by the lodge’s desert chef.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a dolphin cruise and lunch at Walvis Bay followed by a picnic lunch on the beach.


Re-board your private plane and fly over the Sand Sea, which stretches along Namibia’s entire Atlantic coast. Continue by plane to Onguma Private Game Reserve.

Stay: Three Nights: Onguma Private Game Reserve, Onguma Tented Camp

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

During your morning and afternoon game drives, experience the wildlife of Etosha National Park. Within the desert of the Etosha Salt Pan, elephants, lions, giraffes and various breeds of birds congregate around the various waterholes. You may spot zebras, cheetahs, leopards or black rhinos.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today presents yet another opportunity to explore Onguma Private Game Reserve via morning and afternoon game drives. After breakfast, head out with your experienced tracker to spot wildlife.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Savour your last breakfast in Etosha National Park then board your plane and fly to Windhoek, where your Namibia Private Air Safari ends. From here, fly to Cape Town in South Africa and transfer to your hotel.

Stay: Three Nights: Cape Town, Table Bay Hotel at the V and A Waterfront

Daily :
  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Choose from a visit to the Constantia Winelands or take a ferry to Robben Island. Another option is to set off on a township tour.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Tonight, choose from a selection of local restaurants to dine at.


Ride the aerial cableway to the top of Table Mountain, then visit the Castle of Good Hope.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a full day of the picturesque Cape Peninsula. Travel along Chapman's Peak Drive to Cape Point, visit historic Simon's Town and Boulders Beach, a sheltered beach made up of inlets in between granite boulders. Here, you will see the colony of African penguins who call the beach home.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Travel the Garden Route to Oudtshoorn. Visit Cango Caves and sample Karoo cuisine during dinner.

Stay: Oudtshoorn, Rosenhof Country House

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This morning, choose whether to spend time with creatures great or small. Perhaps embark on a meerkat safari; or enjoy an elephant feeding experience.


Continue your journey to Knysna.

Stay: Two Nights: Knysna, Turbine Hotel and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take a ferry to Featherbed Nature Reserve and travel by 4WD to Western Head for panoramic views of Knysna Lagoon. Enjoy a buffet lunch amid the lush forest.

Stay: Johannesburg, Grande Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Tonight, choose where to dine from a selection of restaurants.


This morning enjoy a choice of activities. Perhaps visit Monkeyland Primate Reserve, where you'll see primate species roam free. Alternatively, enter the world's largest aviary dome. Afterwards, continue on your journey to Port Elizabeth.

Stay: Two Nights: Port Elizabeth, Boardwalk Hotel and Spa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly via Johannesburg to Kruger National Park, arriving later at the private game reserve of Ngala. Enjoy sundowner drinks.

Stay: Two Nights: Kruger National Park, Ngala Safari Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Savour a boma dinner in Kruger National Park.


Travelling through the lodge's private reserve on morning and afternoon game drives, you will share the land with very few others, increasing your chance of animal sightings.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Fly to Johannesburg where you will stay overnight before your flight to Livingstone.

Stay: Johannesburg, D'Oreale Grande Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Savour dinner aboard the Royal Livingstone Express train.


Arriving at your hotel, set beside the Zambezi River, enjoy some time to settle in before taking a short walk to Victoria Falls. Watch clouds of mist rise skyward as the waters of the Zambezi roar over the brink and into the seemingly bottomless chasm below.

Stay: Two Nights: Royal Livingstone Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Today, perhaps trace the steps of Dr Livingstone on Chief Mukuni's Village Cultural Tour then visit the Maramba Market. Or enjoy an exciting rhino walking safari. Alternatively, marvel at Victoria Falls from above on a helicopter flight.


Afterwards, head back to your hotel and enjoy time at leisure to relax.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy game viewing on safari boats on the Chobe River over two days.


Travel by coach and boat through Botswana into Namibia and transfer to your water villa on the Chobe River. Enjoy unobstructed views of Sedudu Island, known for its high density wildlife.

Stay: Two Nights: Chobe River, Chobe Water Villas

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Visit a Namibian village or try tiger fishing.


Wake to a beautiful sunrise overlooking the Chobe as you prepare for another day of safari boat rides, and see the many elephants that call the Chobe River home.

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  • Breakfast

Fly back to Johannesburg where you will spend the night before continuing on your journey.

Stay: Johannesburg, D’Oreale Grande Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Fly via Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to Arusha. This is the perfect jumping off point for your Tanzanian safari. Transfer to your hotel which is located on a coffee plantation. Settle in with Welcome Drinks in the evening.

Stay: Arusha Coffee Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit the village of a Maasai tribe.


Set out by 4WD to your camp, which overlooks Tarangire National Park. Relax before your first game drive in the park.

Stay: Two Nights: Tarangire National Park, Tarangire Balloon Camp

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The quiet plains of Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park are home to wildebeest, zebra, buffalo and impala, but are most famous for the annual elephant migration. Watch for these gentle creatures along with a host of other animals on morning and afternoon game drives today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meet the children at a local school.


Continue to your lodge, set close to the rim of Ngorongoro Crater. Here, you have the chance to take an included game drive through Lake Manyara National Park. Watch the sun dip behind the crater walls before dinner this evening.

Stay: Two Nights: Ngorongoro Crater, Acacia Farm Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Descend into Ngorongoro Crater and enjoy a full-day game drive along the crater’s floor as well as a picnic lunch here today. The crater’s high walls serve as a natural enclosure for an abundance of native wildlife. You are likely to see a variety of bird species, including crowned cranes, ostriches, plovers and bustards, while wildebeest, gazelles and zebras all roam freely.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Take a private tour of Olduvai Gorge, known as the 'cradle of mankind.'


Enjoy the chance to watch for wildlife as you travel through the incredible surrounds of the World Heritage-listed Serengeti National Park.

Stay: Two Nights: Serengeti National Park, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Head out to an early morning game drive. Later, enjoy the infinity pool and views of the waterhole at your lodge. On your afternoon game drive, the chance to spot a huge variety of wildlife is high.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Board a light aircraft and fly to the border of Tanzania. After landing and crossing into Kenya, take a short flight to the renowned Masai Mara, home to the nomadic Maasai people who have lived here for centuries. Shortly after arriving, head off-road through the savannah on your first game drive. This is one of the best places in Africa to spot big game. You may see the Big Five Look out for the Big Five, as well as cheetahs and hyenas.

Stay: Three Nights: Masai Mara, Karen Blixen Camp

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Wake to the sounds of the bush in the heart of the Masai Mara. Perhaps embark on a balloon safari over the Masai Mara (own expense, must be pre-booked). Head out on a morning game drive. Wonder awaits on an evening game drive as the animals become more active. Raise a glass and celebrate your experience with sundowner drinks.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Savour a Masai Mara bush dinner.


You can choose to further explore or enjoy a day or rest and relaxation within the surrounds of your camp.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a private performance by the Kenyan Boys Choir.


Fly to Nairobi and transfer to your hotel. Come together for a Farewell Lunch. You may like to take an optional excursion to Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage (own expense, must be pre-booked).

Stay: Hemingways Nairobi

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Transfer to the airport after breakfast.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

A Remote African Paradise

Revamped and spacious tents at Wolwedans Dunes Lodge provide a stylish retreat in a pristine setting

Historic Train Journey

Dine on a five-course meal and cocktails on the Royal Livingstone Express steam train, enjoying views of Victoria Falls

Heart of the Serengeti

Spend two nights at the spectacular Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti in secluded suites with amazing views

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home