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Luxury

Cape to Cairo

Cape Town to Cairo
28 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: AFEG28
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Swept Away With Sound

Be carried away with the spellbinding sounds of the Kenyan Boys Choir during a private performance.

Explore Coptic Cairo

Wander the streets of Coptic Cairo with your Egyptologist guide and weave your way through the bustling markets.

Dine Under the Stars

Enjoy an unforgettable outdoor dinner in the Masai Mara, with the sounds of the bush to accompany you.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 17 destinations
  • 23 nights in hand-picked accommodation
  • Four-night Oberoi Philae Cruise
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations
  • Services of an APT Tour Director
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and gratuities
  • Luxury dining - a total of 60 meals

Map & Itinerary

Africa Map AFEG28 2020
Cape Town to Cairo

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

Arrive in Cape Town and head to your hotel affectionately known as Mt Nellie, at the foot of Table Mountain.

Stay: Four Nights, Cape Town, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Discover Cape Town’s history and beauty on a guided tour. This afternoon, explore the city with your choice of tours.


Choose how you would like to spend your day.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today, you'll enjoy a scenic drive along Chapman’s Peak Drive. Savour views of the ocean as the road winds around the mountains to Cape Point, the ‘tip’ of Africa. Nearby is Boulders Beach, where you might get the chance to see a colony of penguins.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Join a former prison guard who was responsible for guarding Nelson Mandela for a private tour of Robben Island.


Enjoy your signature experience.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly to Kasane in Botswana then travel by coach and boat into Namibia where you stay on the banks of the Chobe River in your water villa.

Stay: Three Nights, Chobe River, Chobe Water Villas

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Set off on a safari boat or 4WD drive, and see the many elephants that call the Chobe home.


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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Close up group of hippos in water

Today, cross the border into Botswana then into Zambia. Settle in to your hotel before taking a guided walk to Victoria Falls.

Stay: Three Nights, Royal Livingstone Hotel

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps visit Chief Mukuni’s Village and the Maramba Market; enjoy a guided tour of the Zimbabwean side of Victoria Falls with lunch; or take a Victoria Falls helicopter flight.


Choose how you would like to spend your day.

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  • Breakfast

Today is free for you to relax on the banks of the Zambezi River. This evening, enjoy a dinner at the hotel.

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  • Dinner
Three passengers sitting watching sunset near water

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Nairobi.

Stay: Hemingways Nairobi

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  • Breakfast

After a morning flight, arrive in the Masai Mara. Here, be taken by 4WD to your first game viewing on your way to your camp.

Stay: Three Nights, Masai Mara, Karen Blixen Camp

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

During your stay in the beautiful Masai Mara, wake to the sounds of the African bush and enjoy morning and afternoon game drives through the private Mara conservancy.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening enjoy a traditional bush dinner.


Today is set aside for an exploration of the Masai Mara Reserve. Otherwise, you might like to spend the day relaxing at camp.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Board a light aircraft for your journey to Serengeti National Park. Breathtaking views over the untamed plains of the Serengeti are assured as you travel by 4WD to your luxury tented camp.

Stay: Three Nights, Serengeti National Park, Ole Serai Tented Camp

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The plains of Serengeti National Park are home to an incredible amount of animals. Rise early for game drives and spend relaxing afternoons at the lodge before heading out on evening game drives. Enjoy watching incredible sunsets from your expansive balcony.

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  • Lunch
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Today you’ll say goodbye to the Serengeti on your flight to Nairobi.

Stay: Hemingways Nairobi

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  • Breakfast

This morning fly to Cairo, one of the world’s most sprawling and exotic cities where minarets outnumber skyscrapers. Your luxurious hotel is on the banks of the mighty Nile.

Stay: Two Nights, Cairo, Four Seasons Nile Plaza

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

An Aladdin’s cave of Egypt’s most famous artefacts are all housed within the ornate walls of Cairo’s Egyptian Museum. Come face to face with Tutankhamen’s gold death mask and enter the Royal mummy rooms.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

After lunch, there is a choice of sightseeing options including a visit to the Citadel of Salah-el-Din or a wander through the streets of Coptic Cairo; or visit the Gayer Anderson Museum of art and design. Later, take in the colours and bustle of the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.


Experience the wonders of Cairo.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Cairo, the capital city of Egypt

Bid a temporary farewell to Cairo and fly to Luxor, where your river ship is docked and waiting. Visit the fascinating ancient archaeological sites of Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.

Stay: Four Nights, Oberoi Philae Nile River Cruise

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today’s exciting adventures will take you to the West Bank and the Valley of the Kings, to explore tombs constructed for Tutankhamun and Ramesses VI. Later, visit the magnificent memorial temple of Medinet Habu and the massive stone Colossus of Memnon. Tonight, dine on your river ship.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Stunning sights to be seen today include the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to Horus the falcon god, which is regarded as the best preserved temple of the ancient world, and the twin temples of Kom Ombo shared by the gods Sobek and Horus.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit Aswan High Dam, the biggest in Egypt, which collects water from Lake Nasser, one of the world’s largest artificial lakes. Later, explore the charming island of Agilika and pay homage to the Goddess Isis at the relocated Philae Temple. Also visit the Nubian Museum complex which is located on a towering clifftop.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View looking towards a small city from the water, Egypt

Your Nile cruise draws to a close this morning, docking in the laid-back southern city of Aswan. Visit Kitchener’s Island on the eastern bank, home to Aswan’s Botanical Gardens.

Stay: Aswan, Sofitel Old Cataract Hotel

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This morning, a short flight takes you across the Nubian desert to the town of Abu Simbel. Here, you’ll discover the World Heritage-listed temples dedicated to Ramesses II and his beloved Nefertari which date back to the 13th century BC. Later, arrive back in Cairo, where you’ll be treated to the spectacular Sound and Light show projected onto the pyramids.

Stay: Two Nights, Cairo, Four Seasons First Residence

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Today you’ll will be able to touch and explore the Great Pyramid of Giza and get incredible views of the Sphinx. Later, with your Egyptologist guide, wander through the ruins of Memphis and the step pyramids of Sakkara. After an impressive day seeing these magnificent sites, we finish our Cape to Cairo adventure with a farewell dinner tonight.


Enjoy your signature experience.

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  • Lunch
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View of three pyramids with camels walking infront, Egypt

Today you’ll bid adieu to Egypt and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Dinner

Travel & Accommodation

Luxury Nile Cruise

Relax aboard the Oberoi Philae, with elegantly decorated suites that boast a spacious living area and bathroom.

Spectacular Safari Retreat

Tents at Karen Blixen Camp in the Masai Mara are complete with comfortable beds and ensuites, ensuring camping luxury.

Indulge in Cairo

The perfect location to begin and end your Egyptian discovery, stay in Cairo and discover the city's many secrets.

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.