Top

Search for

Escorted tours > Egypt & Jordan > Grand African Safari

Grand African Safari

26 Day
Between Cape Town and Johannesburg
From * £13,395
£13,395
Departing 22 May 2018
Call to book
0808 278 7213
Grand African Safari  - 26 day
Your progress
Departure month
Departure date
Pick your suite

Join us for the African adventure of a lifetime, as we transport you through the continent’s wild and untamed safari territories, passing awe-inspiring natural beauty and amazing wildlife. Your journey begins in Cape Town, where you’ll have time to enjoy the city’s renowned sights. Gaze in awe at the flat-topped Table Mountain, watching protectively over Cape and explore The Castle of Good Hope, the city’s 17th-century bastion fort.

Next, travel to the Thornybush Game Reserve on board specially adapted Land Rovers, where you’ll enjoy your first glimpse of Africa’s wild beauty. With the help of an expert guide, you’ll track the ‘Big Five’ ­– elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, and leopard ­– through the bush, observing the powerful and beautiful beasts in their natural habitat. After working up an appetite, enjoy an exclusive Scenic Enrich event – a specially prepared meal in the bush, under the beautiful starlit sky.

Taking the Panorama Route to Johannesburg, encounter the majestic Victoria Falls and savour a special cruise on the Zambezi River, drink in hand, as part of a Scenic Sundowners event. In the Tarangire National Park, enjoy an absorbing dance by local tribesmen, before visiting a traditional Maasai village – the perfect end to this unforgettable journey.

You are currently viewing
Cape Town to Johannesburg in 2018/2019
View map

View your 26 day itinerary
Day 1
Highlights: Your holiday beings

Fly direct from London Heathrow or chose to fly from Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow or Newcastle via London Heathrow with British Airways.

Day 2
Cape Town
Highlights: Welcome reception

Welcome to Cape Town. Your journey into wonder begins with a three night Special Stay.

Day 3
Cape Town
Highlights: Table Mountain gondola, Freechoice

Ascend Table Mountain by rotating gondola for stunning 360 degree views.

Freechoice

Taste South Africa’s finest vintages on a winelands tour. Alternatively, visit Robben Island, take
a township tour, or Harley Davidson ride.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
Cape Town
Highlights: Cape Point, Penguin colony

Journey along the Atlantic coastline to Cape Point, stop at the Cape of Good Hope, then visit Boulders Beach, home to an African penguin colony.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5
Cape Town > Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)
Highlights: Flight to Thornybush

Fly to Hoedspruit and transfer to Thornybush Private Game Lodge, adjacent to Kruger National Park and home to Africa’s ‘Big Five’, where you’ll enjoy a three night Special Stay.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6
Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)
Highlights: Game drives; Enrich - Dine in the bush

Specially adapted Land Rovers are able to game drive without restriction to track the ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo.

Enrich

Dine in the bush under a starlit sky with the sounds of African wildlife close by.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)
Highlights: Game drives

Today, you’ll get to encounter more of Africa’s wildlife on your morning and evening game drives. There is an opportunity for a walking safari with your game ranger.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Panorama Route > Johannesburg
Highlights: Blyde River Canyon

Travel the magnificent Panorama Route en route to Johannesburg and see the Blyde River Canyon, the third deepest in the world. Enjoy an overnight stay in Johannesburg.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 9
Johannesburg > Victoria Falls
Highlights: Victoria Falls Sundowners cruise

Fly to Victoria Falls for your three night Special Stay. Witness the world’s largest sheet of falling water which plunges over 100 metres in a dramatic cascade. Your outdoor dinner features a mesmerising display of traditional dancing.

Sundowners

Be treated to a special cruise down the Zambezi River and watch the teeming wildlife on the banks, drink in hand, just upstream from Victoria Falls.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10
Chobe National Park
Highlights: River cruise and game drive

Large concentrations of big game call Chobe National Park home. Enjoy a cruise on the Chobe River, home to vast herds of elephants and buffalo as well as a game drive along the shoreline.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11
Victoria Falls
Highlights: Enrich - Meet the people

Witness the power of Victoria Falls from the Zimbabwean side. Enjoy dinner in the beautiful Livingstone Restaurant to complete your day.

Enrich

Visit a typical Zimbabwean village to gain unique insights into traditional tribal life. Get up close and personal during your visit to an elephant sanctuary.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12
Victoria Falls > Johannesburg
Highlights: Flight to Johannesburg

Helicopter flight - This morning enjoy an optional helicopter flight over Victoria Falls for magnificent panoramic views. (Additional cost, please book on tour.)

Return to Johannesburg and transfer to your elegant hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 13
Johannesburg > Nairobi
Highlights: Flight to Nairobi

Today, board your morning flight to Nairobi where you’ll stay overnight, your hotel is situated on a private acreage.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 14
Nairobi > Tarangire National Park
Highlights: Great Rift Valley, Game drive, Enrich - Tribal dance

Fly to magical Tanzania and stay overnight your luxurious lodge in the Tarangire National Park.

Enrich

Enjoy an absorbing traditional dance by a local tribe within the lodge grounds.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 15
Tarangire National Park > Ngorongoro Crater
Highlights: Game drive

Take an early morning game drive in search of Tarangire’s famous tree-climbing lions. Later travel onto the Ngorongoro Crater, known as ‘Africa’s Eden’. You’ll enjoy a two night Special Stay at your lodge, on the crater’s rim.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 16
Ngorongoro Crater
Highlights: Game drive

Witness a spectacular sunrise over the crater before taking an extended game drive along the crater floor. The area is reputed to contain the largest number of predators in all of Africa.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 17
Ngorongoro Crater > Amboseli National Reserve
Highlights: Mount Kilimanjaro, Game drive

Enjoy marvellous views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in the world, as massive herds of elephants migrate across the dry plains of Amboseli National Reserve. On your game drives today and tomorrow, cheetahs and lions can often be seen stalking the plains. Your lodge, your home for two nights, sits beside a major elephant trail with views of the mountain.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 18
Amboseli National Reserve
Highlights: Enrich - Maasai village visit

Enrich
Visit a traditional Maasai village and learn about this complex and proudly independent culture and their close association with the wild animals.

Sundowners
Climb to the top of Observation Hill and gaze at the sunset views over Amboseli National Reserve, drink in hand.

Enrich

Visit a traditional Maasai village and learn about this complex and proudly independent culture and their close association with the wild animals.

Sundowners

Climb to the top of Observation Hill and gaze at the sunset views over Amboseli National Reserve, drink in hand.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 19
Amboseli National Reserve >Lake Nakuru National Park
Highlights: Game viewing

Journey north into the heart of Kenya to Lake Nakuru. You’ll enjoy a two night stay at your lodge, overlooking the lake.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 20
Lake Nakuru National Park
Highlights: Game drive, Enrich - Lake Nakuru Baby Orphanage

The shallow alkaline lake near the town of Nakuru is home to vast bird populations.

Enrich

Visit the Lake Nakuru Baby Orphanage centre, established by an Australian family, and draw a little closer to Africa and its wonderful people.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 21
Masai Mara Reserve
Highlights: Masai Mara, The Great Migration (Jul-Sept)

The Masai Mara is home to 95 species of animals. You’ll check in for a three night stay inside the reserve.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 22
Masai Mara Reserve
Highlights: Game drives

Game drives through the Masai Mara encompass all types of animals, from lions, cheetahs, and leopards, to vast herds of zebras and antelopes.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 23
Masai Mara Reserve
Highlights: Scenic Freechoice

Hot air balloon flight - Experiencing the savannah at dawn from a hot air balloon is a once-in-a-lifetime moment. (Additional cost, please book on tour.)

Freechoice

Join your Maasai guide for a walk in the savannah of the northern Masai Mara. Alternatively, join an African cooking class.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 24
Masai Mara > Johannesburg
Highlights: Game drives, Enrich - Bush breakfast, Flight over the Masai Mara

Board your light aircraft for a scenic flight over the reserve to Nairobi, then connect to your flight to Johannesburg for an overnight stay.

Enrich

Enjoy an exclusive farewell bush breakfast out on the open plains of the Masai Mara amongst the wildlife.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 25
Johannesburg > UK
Highlights: Farewell

Bid farewell to Southern Africa as you fly from Johannesburg on an overnight flight to the UK with British Airways.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 26
UK
Highlights: Arrive home

Welcome home.

View our pricing and availability
Select your preferred departure
Select your preferred suite on the 

Grand African Safari

Departure City
Return City
Departure Date
Return Date
Selected Suite
Configuration
TWIN/DOUBLE
Per Person
or call to book 0808 278 7213
*Offer expires

You selected a

Disclaimer: Your email does not constitute a guaranteed quote price and is subject to change and availability. Scenic reserves the right to increase/decrease our advertised tour prices at any time before your booking is confirmed.

Request a quote

Please complete the form below and one of our sales consultants will contact you within 24 hours. If you have a preferred sailing date and cabin category please give these details in the comments box so we can send you an accurate quote.

Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter a valid email address
Please enter your phone number
Please enter preferred travel date
Please select departure airport
Please enter number of guests
All prices are per person, twin share in GBP based on two guests sharing.
Optional pre and post land tours
Discover even more by adding an optional escorted land tour or city extension before or after your departure. We have curated a number of choices for you to choose from to tailor make your itinerary.

Grand African Safari

Cruise Departures
Departures
Departures
Customers rate Scenic
Based on 0 reviews powered by
All-inclusive luxury, exclusively with Scenic
With Scenic, there are no hidden extras; you can afford to leave your wallet at home.
21/10/2017 13:53:14.901

Hi There,

It looks like you're visiting from outside The United Kingdom.

Please visit the for the most relevant information plus up-to-date cruise and tour pricing.

Continue anyway

Where would you like your brochures mailed to?
Please choose a brochure
Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter a valid email address
Please enter your address
Please enter your county
Please enter your zip / postcode
Where did you hear about Scenic?
Please validate

Subscribe

Subscribe now and keep up to date with the latest offers, savings and news at Scenic.

Callback Request

Please complete the form below and one of our sales consultants will contact you within 24 hours

Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter a valid email address
will not be used for marketing purposes
Please enter your phone number