2021: Jewels of Africa (IQB)
11 Day Package from Nairobi to Cape Town
Africa is home to some of the world's most marvelous sites, most endangered species, and most incredible people. And it's time for YOU to experience it all! We coordinate the details for you-from hotels and transportation, to sightseeing and most meals, Monograms makes it easy to help you hit Africa's biggest highlights.Your African adventure starts when you arrive in Nairobi. We can pick you up at the airport and help you manage the hassle of getting to your hotel. The next day, after an included breakfast, visit the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to learn about elephant conservation and meet orphaned elephant calves. Then, journey to Maasai Mara National Reserve - the most famous game area in Kenya for a three night stay. This reserve has a strong permanent population of wildlife, so stay on the lookout for the 'Big 5' - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. A total of five exciting game drives are included here!Next, fly south Zimbabwe. A trip to Africa wouldn't be complete without experiencing Victoria Falls. We've arranged for you to have a private, guided walk of the mighty falls and a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River, where you'll have an opportunity to take photographs of the wildlife and sip on a drink as you watch a spectacular African sunset-the perfect ending to a day of discovery! Finally, fly into beautiful Cape Town where your Local Host will take you on a private tour of the city's highlights. Ascend to the top of Table Mountain, visit the penguins at Boulders Beach, and stop at the Cape of Good Hope - the southernmost point on the African continent. The following day is free to explore on your own or you can join an optional excursion. Consider a visit to the beautiful Cape winelands for a magical day winery visits and tastings. From June to December you can also choose to go whale-watching in Hermanus, the self-proclaimed whale-watching capital of the world.With Monograms, your dream vacation to Africa doesn't feel so far out of reach. With all of the details arranged for you, all you have to do is pack your bags and prepare for this once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Call (636) 978-5510 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15247133
- Tour Operator
- Offer valid through 3/31/2021
- 11 Days
- Escorted - No
|Day 1||Nairobi||Welcome to Africa! Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.|
|Day 2||Maasai Mara National Reserve Area||This morning, visit the elephant orphanage at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, founded by Dame Daphne Sheldrick. Here, you will learn about elephant conservation and meet elephant calves, orphaned by poachers, before they are re-introduced to the wild. Afterwards, fly to Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya's most famous game area, and set out on your first game drive in search of the 'Big 5'-lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. (B,D)|
|Day 3||Maasai Mara Area||The 'Mara,' as it is called by the locals, is part of the Serengeti ecosystem and boasts a strong permanent population of game. When the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra arrives the population enlarges by almost 2 million. This provides a great food source for lion, leopard, and hyena. You'll have ample opportunity to spot these predators and many other animals on morning and afternoon game drives with your expert Driver/Guide. (B,L,D)|
|Day 4||Maasai Mara Area||Further explore this magical place during morning and afternoon game drives. Watch for elephant, rhino, topi, cheetah, and more. Between game drives, relax at your safari lodge or tented camp. (B,L,D)|
|Day 5||Nairobi||This morning, enjoy some time at leisure or join your Driver/Guide for one last game drive. Later, board a plane for the short flight back to Nairobi where you will overnight. (B)|
|Day 6||Victoria Falls||This morning, fly to Zimbabwe. This evening, enjoy a cruise on the Zambezi River, which affords you a great opportunity to photograph wildlife and a spectacular African Sunset. (B)|
|Day 7||Victoria Falls||Today, visit mighty Victoria Falls for an awe-inspiring experience. Enjoy a private guided walk, where you will learn the history of the falls and hear fascinating details about the surrounding flora and fauna. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)|
|Day 8||Cape Town||Today, fly to beautiful Cape Town (via Johannesburg), widely referred to as the 'Mother City' by locals. (B)|
|Day 9||Cape Town||Start your private guided tour with a cable-car ride up Table Mountain for stunning views of the city, Robben Island, and the Cape Winelands. Next, stop at Boulders Beach to visit a colony of endangered African Penguins, known for the unique sound they make. After lunch, continue on to Cape Point Nature Reserve. Stop at the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point, for a scenic funicular ride to the steps of the old lighthouse. On your return journey, skirt the rocky coastline as you ascend Chapman's Peak Drive, one of the most spectacular drives in the world. (B,L)|
|Day 10||Cape Town||Enjoy a full day at your leisure. Your Local Host is happy to make recommendations. (B)|
|Day 11||Cape Town||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
- US$ Price Details
Dates & Prices do not include air travel. Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Monograms, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $1,630. Required intra-vacation air segment: Nairobi/Maasai Mara; Maasai Mara/Nairobi; Nairobi/Victoria Falls; Victoria Falls/Cape Town. Air prices were effective on July 14, 2020 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your vacation, air prices may be higher.Safari package includes park entrance fees of $240 per person. NOTES:
- All game viewing is done at your own risk. We will require a signed liability waiver prior to travel.
- We do not recommend this vacation to people with serious back problems, as it can be quite rough while driving on/off road in game parks.