African Safari

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African Safari

Big game, bigger adventure. Whether you’re bringing your rifle or your camera, you better be ready to shoot. See the majestic and powerful creatures that roam the plains and deserts of Africa. Guided and group safaris offer first-timers an authentic safari experience with less risks but all of the excitement. Gear up and get out.

SPLENDORS OF SOUTH AFRICA & VICTORIA FALLS

12 DAY TOUR FROM CAPE TOWN TO JOHANNESBURG
This South Africa tour—from the fascinating cities to the enthralling game drives and breathtaking scenery—is sure to offer you an experience of a lifetime. Start in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Ride a cable car to the top of iconic Table Mountain (weather permitting) for stunning views over the city and venture outside the city to see a colony of African penguins and beautiful Cape Point Nature Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its rich and unique flora. You’ll also visit Bo-Kaap, a lively area founded by former slaves to learn more about their culture.
Your journey continues in a private game reserve near Kruger National Park. Here, enjoy six game drives in an open-air, 4-wheel-drive Land Rover. Your professional ranger and skilled tracker will help you search for a remarkable number of species, including 42 mammal species and 350 bird species. You’ll have a great chance to see the “Big 5”—lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. Have your camera ready because you may also see impala, giraffe, hippo, spotted hyena, cheetah, wildebeest, and more. Even stop for sundowner drinks in the bush! Other highlights include Johannesburg’s unforgettable Apartheid Museum and Soweto, the country’s largest township, where you will visit the former home of Nelson Mandela and stunning Mosi-oa-Tunya (the smoke that thunders) also known as Victoria Falls, spanning the border of Zimbabwe & Zambia. Take a guided walk along the falls, which is roughly twice the height of Niagara Falls, and cruise on the Zambezi River at sunset.
And you’ll be part of a small-group, with no more than 20 total guests, ensuring personalized service from start to end!
2020: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6 $5929
2021: Jan 10, 24, Feb 21, Mar 11, 21 $7604
Land price includes intra-vacation air and taxes.
Gratuities for Tour Director, driver, and Local guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.
Prices based on double room occupancy.

TANZANIA: THE SERENGETI & BEYOND

9 DAY TOUR FROM ARUSHA TO ARUSHA
“Karibu!” – welcome in Swahili. Looking for a new adventure? Have you dreamed of seeing wildlife in its native habitat? Do you desire to learn about new cultures? If so, this quintessential Tanzania safari is for you. Admire herds of elephant as they thunder across the savannah grasslands, see a pride of lions lounging in the African sun, and witness the free spirit of the birds flying overhead.
A highlight on this safari is Serengeti National Park, Tanzania’s largest park and home to the annual wildebeest migration. Here embark on three game drives where you may spot the “Big 5”—lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. We have also arranged an exclusive bush breakfast, a truly memorable experience!
A full-day game drive in Ngorongoro Crater offers you the best possibility of seeing the rare black rhinoceros. Other stops include Lake Manyara National Park, home to the world’s largest concentration of baboon and Tarangire National Park, where a permanent water source draws in elephant, eland, zebra, Cape buffalo, wildebeest, and more. Tanzania offers much more than a great safari destination and this tour also gives you insights into the local culture. Visit a local family’s home in Tloma as well as a local primary school, where you’ll learn about the educational system in rural Tanzania.
You’ll be part of a small-group, with no more than 6 guests per vehicle and 20 guests total, ensuring personalized service from start to end!
2020: Sept 16 $7109
2021: Feb 10 $7419 Mar 3 $6326
Land price includes intra-vacation air and taxes.
Gratuities for Tour Director, driver, and Local guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.
Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
Park entrance fees of $655 per person are included.

KENYA: A CLASSIC SAFARI

9 DAY TOUR FROM NAIROBI TO NAIROBI
On this magnificent Kenya safari, visit remarkable national parks and wildlife reserves in search of giraffe, cheetah, zebra, leopard, lion, elephant, rhino, gazelle, hyena, Cape buffalo, and more—all in their native environments. Imagine the thrill of seeing these majestic animals as they sunbathe on grassy land and roam across the vast savannah grassland. And with no more than 6 guests per vehicle and 20 guests total in each group you’ll experience distinguished service by your professional Tour Director and experienced Driver/Guide.
Your safari adventure starts in Samburu National Reserve, where you’ll have the chance to see rare animals not spotted in other parts of Kenya. Commonly referred to as the Samburu “Special 5,” they include the Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, Beisa oryx, and the gerenuk—a long-necked antelope that feeds while standing on its hind feet. Lion, cheetah, elephant, and Nile crocodile are also commonly spotted here. You’ll also spend two nights in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya’s most famous game area. In addition to several game drives here, you will also enjoy an exclusive bush breakfast.
Explore Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, and Lake Nakuru, a small but diverse park known for its alkaline lake. All of this and more await you on this amazing Africa safari!
Bottled Water Included on all game drives and with all meals.
2020: Sept 2, 16, 23 Oct 17, 21 $5819
2021: Jan 20 $5676 Feb 3 $5609 Feb 10 $5676
Land price includes intra-vacation air and taxes.
Gratuities for Tour Director, driver, and Local guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.

EXPLORE CAPE TOWN & KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

10 DAYS, CAPE TOWN TO JOHANNESBURG
Spectacular scenery, vibrant culture, and a dramatic, inspiring past—South Africa has it all. Discover the charms of Cape Town, one of Africa’s most beautiful cities, then travel to Johannesburg—former home of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela and gateway to some of the world’s most celebrated wildlife reserves. Scan the horizon of Kruger National Park for the “big five,” spend time with a conservationist from the National Geographic Big Cats Initiative, and enjoy unforgettable sunsets over the savanna.

2020: Dec 9, Nov departures $3699
Oct, Dec 14, 16, 19 $3819
Dec 21, 23, 26, 30 $3929
2021:
Jan $3819 Feb, Mar $3599 April, May June $3699
July Aug, Sept Oct $3819 Nov $3699

MT KILIMANJARO TREK – RONGAI ROUTE

8 days, Moshi to Moshi
Conquer Africa’s highest peak from the drier, northern side of the mountain. Follow the Rongai Route, climbing the mountain from the north and descending via the popular Marangu Route with its diverse climate zones and stunning views. This route’s gentle approach has a high success rate due to the slow ascent. You’ll camp beside the only lake on the mountain and enjoy spectacular views over Kenya’s Amboseli plains. Local guides, cooks, and porters will provide support during your trek and at campsites along the way.
Oct 8, 15, 29 $2959

SOUTHERN AFRICA FAMILY JOURNEY: IN SEARCH OF THE BIG FIVE

11 DAYS, CAPE TOWN TO VICTORIA FALLS
Boasting jaw-dropping scenery and some of the planet’s most iconic wildlife, southern Africa makes for an unforgettable family adventure. On this action-packed journey, venture to South Africa to seek out the legendary “big five” on safari, soak up the charms of cosmopolitan Cape Town, and see penguins march along Boulders Beach. Then top off your journey in Zimbabwe with a tour of thundering Victoria Falls.
2020: Oct 12, Dec 23 $5629

CAPE TOWN, KRUGER & ZIMBABWE

13 days, Cape Town to Victoria Falls
Southern Africa is so packed full of diverse highlights that we’re taking two weeks to explore a few of them in depth. Wildlife is the region’s calling card and there will be plenty of chances to spot the “big five” in Kruger, Hwange, and Matobo national parks. Aside from animals, there’ll be many occasions to experience the unique regional cultures of Soweto, the Lowveld, and Victoria Falls. Come away with an even deeper understanding of what makes this part of the world truly special.
2020:
Oct 5, 26, Nov 2, 9, 30 $3419
Sept 21, 26 $3539
Dec 14 $3299

SOUTH AFRICA Safari

TOTAL PER PERSON SHARING: $3,941.00 usd
4 Nights in Cape Town
2 Nights in Franschhoek
3 Nights in Kruger
This 2020 package will take you into South Africa’s Mother City – Cape Town. Then spend 2 nights in the Cape Winelands where you will have a day to explore some of the best wine vineyards in the world. End off with an exceptional safari experience in the Kruger National Park area.

Includes :
All accommodation
Breakfast at all accommodation
All meals and selected beverages at Thornybush Game Lodge
6 x Safaris and optional bush walks
All day tours
All road transfers in between mentioned lodges, hotels and airports.
Private guides in Cape Town tours.

SPECTACULAR SOUTH AFRICA

12 days/11 nights 21 meals
South Africa’s cosmopolitan cities, posh resorts, expansive desert, magnificent wildlife and fertile wine country combine with a harmonious mix of many cultures to create a beautiful mosaic to discover on this fascinating tour. Ponder history during a visit to the Apartheid Museum. Search out the “Big Five” during an open-air safari game drive. Visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Travel the lush Garden Route between the mountains and the balmy Indian Ocean. Visit a working ostrich farm. Indulge in a wine tasting and lunch at a local vineyard in the winelands region. Relax during a leisurely stay in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
2020:
Sept 3, 6, 10, 17, 24 $3699
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12 $3799

Best of South Africa

9 Day Tour from Johannesburg to Cape Town
From the history of Johannesburg to exploring Kruger National Park and Cape Town’s highlights, your tour of South Africa is an adventure like no other. You’ll begin in Johannesburg’s Soweto Township to learn about its turbulent past and hopeful future. Visit the thought-provoking Apartheid Museum and Mandela House, located in the former neighbourhood of Nobel Peace Prize winners, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela.

Your escorted African vacation continues through some of the world’s most sweeping and dramatic landscapes on your way to Kruger National Park area. Marvel at God’s Window (a forested ravine and majestic cliffs), and the stunning cascades of Lisbon and Berlin Falls. Your guided African safari begins in the Kruger park area with morning and afternoon game drives through the homes of the big cats, giraffe, cheetah, hyena, gazelle, and more. You’ll visit Cape Town and ascend to Table Mountain via cable car for spectacular views. On boulders Beach, you’ll observe a colony of endangered penguins, then venture to Cape Point Nature Reserve, the Cape of Good Hope, and Cape Point at the continent’s most southwestern tip.
Private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring. Open-air safari vehicle in Kruger National Park
8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners

2020:
Sept 12 $3248 Oct 10, Nov 7, 28 $3328