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Great African Odyssey

Windhoek to Nairobi
33 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: AFNZE33
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Trip Highlights

A Birds-eye View

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

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

The pride of East Africa

Experience the best game park viewing Africa has to offer on an amazing safari dotted with inspiring cultural moments

Your Vacation Includes

  • 4WD game viewing in eight different game parks
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in four locations
  • 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

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™ - Dining

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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

Arrive in Windhoek, where your Remote Journey begins. Be transferred to your hotel and enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Windhoek, Hotel Heinitzburg

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At the end of the day, head out on a nature drive, capturing the sunset’s changing colours with sundowners overlooking the Chateau Plains.


Board your private plane and fly to Sossusvlei, where you will see from above the spectacular high sand dunes and salt pan of the Namib Desert, and learn about 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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Venture out on morning and afternoon 4WD nature excursions and keep an eye out for the beautiful native oryx.


Enjoy game drives today. Tonight, enjoy a sumptuous dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Land at Walvis Bay and board a cruise to see dolphins and seals, ending with a picnic lunch along the beach.


Re-board your private plane and fly over the Dune 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 The Fort

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  • 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

Explore Onguma Private Game Reserve via morning and afternoon game drives. Return to Onguma The Fort, then experience an incredible sunset over the camel horn trees and animals of Africa.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Savour your last breakfast in Etosha National Park then board your plane and fly to Windhoek, where your Remote ourney ends. Then, fly to Cape Town and transfer to your hotel, where your Classic Journey begins.

Stay: Three Nights: Cape Town, Table Bay Hotel at the VandA Waterfront

Daily :
  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Visit the stunning Constantia Winelands; take a ferry to Robben Island, where former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela was imprisoned; or set off on a township tour.


Ride the aerial cableway to the top of Table Mountain for spectacular views.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a full-day tour 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
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Robertson, visit a wine estate for a unique tasting experience.


Travel the world-famous Garden Route to Oudtshoorn.

Stay: Oudtshoorn, Rosenhof Country House

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This morning, choose whether to spend time with creatures great or small. Embark on a meerkat safari or elephant feeding experience.


Visit the Cango Caves after your sightseeing.

Stay: Two Nights: Knysna, Turbine Hotel and Spa

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  • 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.

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: Port Elizabeth, Boardwalk Hotel and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Your day ends with an intimate outdoor boma dinner under the stars.


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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

Stay: Johannesburg, 54 on Bath

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Over the next two days, enjoy incredible game viewing on safari boat rides on the Chobe.


=Fly to Kasane in Botswana then travel by coach and boat into Namibia and transfer to your riverboat on the Chobe River.

Stay: Two Nights: Chobe River, Zambezi Queen

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Prepare for another day of safari boat rides, and see the many elephants that call the Chobe home. Later, maybe visit a Namibian village or try tiger fishing.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 located below.

Stay: Two Nights: Royal Livingstone Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, step back in time on the restored Victorian steam train, the Royal Livingstone Express. Enjoy cocktails, wine and a delicious dinner, as you stop on Victoria Falls Bridge for magnificent views of the iconic waterfall.

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.


After your sightseeing, head back to your hotel and enjoy time at leisure to relax before your Signature Experience this evening.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly to Johannesburg where you will spend the night at leisure before continuing on your journey to East Africa.

Stay: Johannesburg, D’Oreale Grande Hotel

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  • 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

Stop at a Maasai village and learn how the local women are creating a sustainable living.


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

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

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  • 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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meet the children of a local school in Tanzania


Visit a local school before continuing to your lodge, set close to the rim of Ngorongoro Crater. Here, perhaps take an included optional 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

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  • 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. 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 throughout the magnificent crater.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit one of the world’s most important prehistoric sites, Olduvai Gorge, for a private tour and lecture.


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 on 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. This evening, enjoy a superb dinner at your lodge.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Board a light aircraft and fly to Kenya, then travel 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, as well as cheetahs and hyenas. Enjoy dinner at your camp this evening.

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 booked on tour. Head out on a morning game drive through the private Mara conservancy. Wonder awaits on an evening game drive as the animals become more active. Raise a glass and celebrate your experience with sundowner drinks.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, bid farewell to the Masai Mara as you enjoy an unforgettable outdoor bush dinner.


You can choose to further explore or enjoy a day of rest and relaxation within the Masai Mara National Reserve.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Come together during a Farewell Dinner, including a breathtaking performance by the Kenyan Boys Choir.


Fly to Nairobi and transfer to your hotel.

Stay: Hemingways Nairobi

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family