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Luxury

Great African Odyssey

Windhoek to Nairobi
32 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: AFNZE32
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Trip Highlights

Namib Desert

Otherworldly to experience, capture the changing colours of the Namib Desert at Chateau Plains

Dinner Over Victoria Falls

Savour a delicious dinner and drinks as you journey over the Victoria Falls bridge aboard the Royal Livingstone Express

Maasai Tribe Experience

Visit a local Maasai village and learn about the unique tribe

Your Vacation Includes

  • 4WD game viewing in seven different game parks
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three 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
  • Finest dining - a total of 73 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™ - 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

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

Stay: Windhoek, Hotel Heinitzburg

Daily :
  • Dinner
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. After a Signature Experience at Walvis Bay, 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 many breeds of birds congregate around the various waterholes. You may spot zebras, cheetahs, leopards or black rhinos.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 Onguma Private Game Reserve then board your plane and fly to Windhoek. Continue to Cape Town and transfer to your luxurious hotel, where your Remote Journey ends and your Classic Journey begins.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
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.

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 for spectacular views. The rest of the day is dedicated to Freedom of Choice Sightseeing and Dining experiences.

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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

Daily :
  • 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.


After your Freedom of Choice in Oudtshoorn, visit the Cango Caves and continue to Knysna.

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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

This morning, 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

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

Daily :
  • 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. Finish with a Signature Experience this evening.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

Stay: Johannesburg, 54 on Bath or similar

Daily :
  • 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 is set aside for a special event - board the elegant Royal Livingstone Express for dinner and sublime views of the dramatic falls.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

You might like to embark on Chief Mukuni’s Village Cultural Tour then visit the Maramba Market. Alternatively, marvel at the spectacular sight of thundering Victoria Falls from a helicopter flight. Or tour the Zimbabwean side of the falls and enjoy a lunch.


Today presents a vast selection of ways in which you could spend the day.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly from Livingstone to Nairobi. You’ll have an evening to rest here before continuing on your epic journey.

Stay: Hemingways Nairobi

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meet the children of a local school and learn about their interesting educational environment.


This morning, take a flight to Lake Manyara in Tanzania and continue to your lodge.

Stay: Three Nights, Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

During your time at the crater today, you’ll also stop for a picnic lunch, giving you time to take in the surrounds. Voted as one of the Seven Wonders of Africa, the crater’s high walls are a natural enclosure to vast numbers of wildebeest, zebras, gazelles and lions, so make sure you have your camera ready to capture the abundant wildlife.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit a local Maasai village today and learn about the fascinating culture.


Later this afternoon a game drive takes you through Lake Manyara National Park.

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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.


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

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The plains are home to an incredible amount of animals. Rise early this morning for a game drive. Back at your lodge in the afternoon, enjoy some time to relax. This evening savour another game drive, this time observing animals as they prepare for the night time, before enjoying dinner at your camp.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

A third day in the national park illuminates the opportunity to spy any creatures that you may have missed on game drives yesterday. Today you might like to head off in the morning, evening or both to maximise the chance of seeing the animals who call the park home. Otherwise, you might like to take this time to relax by the lodge’s infinity pool, visit the waterhole or indulge in a massage (own expense). There’s also a range of restaurants that you may like to visit for lunch or dinner. This evening, enjoy the stunning African sunset from your expansive balcony.

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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. Make your way to Karen Blixen Camp where you’ll camp right on the river, and enjoy dinner before retiring for the evening.

Stay: Three Nights, Masai Mara, Karen Blixen Camp

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

You might like to get up early and savour a moment of complete peace during a balloon safari over the Masai Mara (own expense and booked on tour). Enjoy the sensational Masai Mara on morning and afternoon game drives 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 MASAI MARA

This evening you’ll reconvene with fellow travellers and enjoy a delicious traditional bush dinner.


Wake to the sounds of the African bush. Today is set aside for an exploration of the incredible Masai Mara conservancy.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Attend a Farewell Dinner, including a fantastic private performance by the Kenyan Boys Choir.


This morning you’ll say goodbye to Masai Mara and enjoy a breathtaking scenic flight to Nairobi. Later on, you’ll be transferred back to Hemingways Hotel for a final night in Africa.

Stay: Hemingways Nairobi

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast this morning take a chance to farewell Africa. You are transferred to the airport.

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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

Ngala Safari Lodge

The spirit and mystery of Africa comes alive at this elegant private lodge, featuring your own private cottage.

Immersive Serengeti Stay

The Serengeti is so vast and astounding, spending three nights at the Four Seasons will ensure an immersive stay

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary