Iconic Africa

This iconic 9 night itinerary features the Masai Mara in Kenya, the awe-inspiring wonder of the Victoria Falls and game rich Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe offers a diverse safari experience. Your iconic safari begins at Little Governors' Camp, set on the edge of the Masai Mara National Reserve, 17 luxury en-suite tents are situated around a large waterhole with abundant birds and wildlife. Arriving at camp is an adventure in itself as you cross the Mara river, famous for the great migration, then take an escorted walk through the riverine forest. After your stay in the Masai Mara, fly back to Nairobi where you will stay one of in the city's most luxurious hotels, Hemingways Nairobi, where you can refresh with the top facilities including the spa and the sauna. The next morning you will take a flight from Nairobi to Livingstone in Zambia for the next stage in your iconic Africa journey. Upon arrival in Zambia you will be transferred to Mosi- Oa-Tunya National Park, which is named after the Victoria Falls (its name is translated as "the smoke that thunders," the Falls' local name) and to Toka Leya camp with sweeping views over the Zambezi River, where you will spend the next two nights . The National Park has a variety of habitat types, and year round you may see impala, giraffe, white rhino and buffalo, while in the drier season herds of elephant come down to drink from the river and even swim across to the other side. Activities at the camp include guided tours of Victoria Falls, cultural, museum and market tours, game drives in Mosi-oa-Tunya and boat cruises on the Zambezi River. Nearby Livingstone is rated as one of the world's top destinations for adrenaline and river activities including seasonal white water rafting, bungee jumping, gorge swing, canoe trips on the Zambezi and falls-edge dining. After your stay at Victoria Falls you will cross the border into Zimbabwe and guided through the process for your final stop on this adventure to Hwange National Park: Zimbabwe's largest and most popular national park where there are large numbers of animals all year round including elephant, buffalo, sable, roan, giraffe, wildebeest, impala and even gemsbok. The high occurrence of plains game results in first-class predator numbers such as lion, leopard, wild dog, cheetah, and spotted hyaena. The park is also home to a varied bird community of over 420 recorded species. At Hwange you will stay in Little Makalolo for the next three nights. with only six well-appointed suites, you will have maximum privacy. A log-pile hide overlooking the waterhole in front of camp affords guests a unique game viewing experience as all manner of wildlife come to drink.

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  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $7,980 Per Person
Day 1: Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International
Day 2 - 4:
  • Masai Mara

Upon arrival at Nairobi Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will assist you onto your light aircraft. From here you will be flown to the Masai Mara. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your camp.

Room Type: Meal Basis: FBS Full Board and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 5:
  • Nairobi

Today you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your onward flight via light aircraft to the Nairobi. Here you will be transferred by road to Hemingways Nairobi.

Room Type: Deluxe Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 6 - 7:
  • Livingstone & Victoria Falls

Today you will be transferred back to the Nairobi International airport where you will connect with your onward flight to Livingstone. On arrival here, you will be transferred to Toka Leya Camp in the Mosi- Oa-Tunya National Park.

Room Type: Tented Room Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 8 - 10:
  • Hwange National Park

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to Victoria Falls International Airport where you will catch your light aircraft to Little Makalolo Camp in the Hwange National Park.

Room Type: Tent Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 11:
    Onward Transfer to Victoria Falls Airport

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to Victoria Falls International Airport where you will connect with your onward flight home.

Day 12: Arrive at JFK

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  • Arrival Airport: Nairobi International
  • Little Governor's Camp
    Nights: 3
  • Hemingways Nairobi
    Nights: 1
  • Toka Leya Camp
    Nights: 2
  • Little Makololo Camp
    Nights: 3
  • Return Airport: Victoria Falls

Includes

  • International flights from JFK
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands)
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees

Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant

Flights

Outward Flight:
Overnight from JFK to Nairobi International
Return Flight:
Overnight from Victoria Falls to JFK

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