Arrive in JohannesburgUpon your arrival in Johannesburg, transfer to your hotel and enjoy a free evening.
Johannesburg / Embark Zambezi QueenIn the morning, fly from Johannesburg to Kasane. Here, you will board the Zambezi Queen, docked on the Chobe River. Late this afternoon, depart for a sunset cruise before your Welcome Cocktail and Dinner on board. (B,D)
Chobe National ParkThis morning, disembark for a game drive in Chobe National Park, home of one of the densest populations of wildlife on the African continent. Encounter elephants, leopards, lions, gazelle and buffalo. Late this afternoon, venture out on a tender boat for close-up views of the wild animals gathering along the river. This evening, be our guest ashore at a delicious Boma dinner, where you will savor the distinct flavors of Africa. Afterwards, your guide will show you the African sky showing you magnificent planets and stars (weather permitting). (B,L,D)
Kasenu VillageBegin your day with a visit to Kasenu Village for a cultural interaction with the local community where you will have time to shop for local artifacts. Then board a mokoro to explore the waterways and observe African animals and abundant birdlife. Relax on the beach in colorful, rustic style tents as you are served local delicacies cooked from a traditional wood fire oven. After lunch, return to the ship for an afternoon cruise (weather permitting). The remainder of the evening is at your leisure to relax on board. (B,L,D)
Chobe National ParkAfter breakfast on board, choose between a game drive in the Chobe National Park, walking tour of a traditional village, visit to a local school or fishing excursion for the famous tigerfish. Late this afternoon, travel by boat trip to observe crocodiles, hippos and elephants in their natural habitat. Experience a traditional African barbecue tonight, prepared by the local community. (B,L,D)
Disembark the Zambezi Queen / Victoria FallsBid farewell to the Zambezi Queen and transfer to Victoria Falls, one of the most spectacular sites in Africa. Settle into your hotel before embarking on your Sundowner Cruise along the Zambezi River. Relax on board with light snacks and wine as you observe a variety of game, including hippo, crocodile, elephant and even rhino in their local habitat. (B)
Fly JohannesburgLeave Victoria Falls and fly to Johannesburg. Spend the evening at your leisure.
Fly NairobiFly to Nairobi and spend the evening at your leisure.
Lake Manyara National ParkThis morning, drive to Lake Manyara National Park to see the famous tree-climbing lions, hippos, wildebeests, warthogs and giraffes. The area provides opportunities for viewing and observing over 300 migratory birds, including flamingo and grey-headed kingfisher. (B,L,D)
Lake Manyara National Park / Ngorongoro Conservation AreaDepart for an early morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park to observe a variety of animal habitats ranging from dense rain forest to swamp and open savannah. Then, drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation area and visit the Ngorongoro Archaeological Museum at Olduvai, where archeologist and anthropologist Louis and Mary Leakey found the fossilized remains of some of man’s oldest ancestors. (B,L,D)
Ngorongoro National ParkKnown as “the eighth wonder of the world,” the Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa's best-known wildlife areas. Your full day game drive to this UNESCO World Heritage Site offers a truly unique environment. Deep within the Crater, enclosed by towering walls, some 25,000 large mammals wander the plains, lakes and forests of “the land that time forgot,” dominated by enormous bull elephants, lions, wildebeest and buffalo. (B,L,D)
Serengeti National ParkTanzania’s greatest park is dominated by a spectacle of wildlife. Lion prides, leopards, cheetahs and all three species of the African jackal are found here, alongside the spotted hyena, blue wildebeest and a host of other species. Around 500-plus bird species have been recorded here including the outsized ostrich as well as the black eagles that soar effortlessly above the Lobo Hills. During your stay, enjoy daily morning and afternoon game drives. (B,L,D)
Depart AfricaFly to Nairobi and connect with your onward flights home.