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Many proclaim that there is no better way to explore Africa than on a river cruise. Effortlessly float between quaint villages, scenic countryside, and history-rich cities and destinations like Johannesburg, Kasane, Victoria Falls, Luxor, and Chobe National Park without unpacking your bags. Enjoy village visits, wildlife viewing, archaeological site visits, wilderness lodge exploration, and land & sea exploration on a specialty Africa river cruise. Africa river cruises cost from $1,307 to $20,999 for a 5 to 23 days trip. Adventure Life's Africa cruise specialists can help you plan the perfect trip. Contact us to get started planning your trip now
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Nile River
$7,500
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Treasures of Egypt

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat III
  • Tour the Valley of the Kings
  • Soak in views of the Great Pyramids
  • Cruise to Aswan home of the Nubians
  • Visit the impressive Abu Simbel
Starts/ Ends in:
Cairo / Cairo
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, Local Market Visits, River Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 13-day Egypt tour, the explorer in you rejoices over what is arguably the biggest concentration of ancient wonders in the world. Pyramids, tombs, and temples – Egypt’s glorious past are yours to discover. At Giza Plateau gaze upon the marvels of the Great Pyramids and the …
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A herd of elephants of all sizes make their way across the valley.
$13,695
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Wildlife and the Falls

13 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Cruise the Chobe River
  • Observe African wildlife
  • Be immersed in African local life
  • Tour Victoria Falls
  • Explore Johannesburg
Starts/ Ends in:
Johannesburg / Johannesburg
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your journey begins with a one night-night stay in cosmopolitan Johannesburg. Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana to begin your Zambezi Queen safari cruise on the Chobe River. After exploring the Chobe region and national Park head off to Victoria Falls, one of the world’s seven natural wonders. …
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Luxor
$1,307
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Luxor to Aswan

5 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Visit the Temple of Karnak
  • Attend an Egyptian cooking lesson
  • Sail around Elephantine Island
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Cooking Class, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail from Luxor to Aswan on a 5-day Nile River cruise onboard the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV. Explore ancient temples built by Pharaohs, attend an Egyptian cooking lesson, and sail on a felucca as you travel through Egypt. This relaxed itinerary is a great way to see and learn about ancient Egypt!
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Zambezi Queen, Africa Safari
$14,895
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Rivers & Rails of Africa

13 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Enjoy a cable car up Table Mountain
  • Discover local vineyards
  • Visit Kasenu Village
  • Safari through Chobe National Park
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The perfect way to begin your African journey is to spend 3 nights in the picturesque Cape Town.Then fly to Kasane, Botswana to begin your 4-night Zambezi Queen safari cruise on the Chobe River. Explore the banks of Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest populations of wildlife on the …
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A variety of wildlife in Africa.
$14,495
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Stars of South Africa

15 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Tour famous wineries
  • Take a cable car ride
  • Drive through Chobe National Park
  • Experience the local culture
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Inagurate your 15-day adventure with a 3-night stay in picturesque Cape Town. Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana to begin your Zambezi Queen safari cruise on the Chobe River. Explore the banks of Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest populations of wildlife on the African continent. Spend two …
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African Penguin
$10,899
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Discover Africa

10 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Encounter African penguins up close
  • Explore wildlife-rich Chobe Park
  • Boat safari, bird watch, or fish
  • Learn about Victoria Falls
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your African adventure begins with a 3-night stay in picturesque Cape Town. Next, fly to Kasane and transfer to the Chobe River to begin your wildlife cruise aboard the Zambezi Queen. Explore the banks of Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest populations of wildlife on the African …
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Luxor
$1,435
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Luxor to Aswan

5 Day Itinerary aboard Nile Adventurer
  • Visit the Temple of Karnak
  • Attend an Egyptian cooking lesson
  • Sail around Elephantine Island
Starts/ Ends in:
Luxor / Aswan
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Cooking Class, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail from Luxor to Aswan on a 5-day Nile River cruise onboard the Sanctuary Nile Adventurer. Explore ancient temples built by Pharaohs, attend an Egyptian cooking lesson, and sail on a felucca as you travel through Egypt. This relaxed itinerary is a great way to see and learn about ancient Egypt.
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A camel ride through the pyramids makes it a truly unique experience.
$1,307
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Aswan to Luxor

5 Day Itinerary aboard Nile Adventurer
  • Sail around Elephantine Island
  • Visit majestic Philae Temple
  • Discover the Valley of the Kings
Starts/ Ends in:
Aswan / Luxor
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore this historic region of Egypt on a 5-day Nile River cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Aboard the Nile Adventurer, discover this legendary river and explore some of the most significant Egyptian ruins in the region.
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Devil's Cataract in Zimbabwe
$7,537
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Southern Africa: Travel to the Ends of the Earth

9 Day Itinerary aboard Zimbabwean Dream
  • Hike to Victoria Falls
  • Look for wildlife
  • Discover Impalila Island
  • Visit Chobe National Park
Starts/ Ends in:
Johannesburg / Victoria Falls
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
At the edge of a fast-paced world, southern Africa’s beautiful, tranquil landscapes await. From Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, you’ll not only discover spectacular panoramas and tumultuous histories, but also incredible wildlife and carefully crafted menus that reflect the flavors and …
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Victoria Falls
$10,603
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Southern Africa: Travel to the Ends of the Earth with Extended Stay at The Cape of Good Hope

Port-to-Port Cruise - 13 Day Itinerary aboard African Dream
  • Join a guided tour of Robben Island
  • Explore the Chobe National Park
  • Tour the falls in Zimbabwe
  • Visit Impalila's local school
Starts/ Ends in:
Cape Town / Victoria Falls
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
After 4 days of touring South Africa, fly to Namibia and board the African Dream to begin the cruise portion of this tour, along the Chobe and Zambezi rivers. Get an up-close experience of South Africa´s wilderness, enjoy authentic traditional cuisine, learn about age-old customs, and in the …
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Pharaoh at the Temple of Luxor, Egypt at night
$11,460
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Passage Through Egypt: Luxor to Aswan

12 Day Itinerary aboard Oberoi Philae
  • Discover pyramids and Sphinx
  • Explore temple of Dendera
  • Walk around town of Esna
  • Sail through Nile river
Starts/ Ends in:
Cairo / Kom Ombo
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Egypt's numerous facets. Stay in the finest hotels, cruise the Nile aboard the Oberoi Philae, the Nile's most luxurious ship, and travel with the best Egyptologist guides and a professional photographer on board. Visit all of the must-see attractions, including the Giza Pyramids and …
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Luxor
$5,099
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Secrets of Egypt & the Nile

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadahlia
  • Explore Egyptian Museum
  • Soak in views of the Great Pyramids
  • Cruise to Aswan home of the Nubians
  • Visit the tombs of ancient Egypt
  • Visit old city, Coptic Cairo
Starts/ Ends in:
Cairo / Cairo
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
We are thrilled to now take you to a fascinating destination: Egypt. Allow yourself to be treated to a connoisseur’s discovery of this ancient civilization as only AmaWaterways can provide – with an unparalleled 11-night Nile River cruise and land experience that includes exquisite …
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Giraffe herd silhouette against sunset
$2,387
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Victoria Falls & Chobe National Park

5 Day Itinerary
  • View the iconic Victoria Falls
  • Explore Victoria Falls
  • Enjoy multiple game drives
  • Visit a local village
Activities:
Land, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A truly awe-inspiring experience, visit Victoria Falls from both the rainforest and aboard a luxury river cruise at sunset. After taking in the sights of the iconic waterfall, transfer to Ngoma Safari Lodge for incredible game viewing along the Chobe River. Enjoy multiple game drives to view herds …
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A close up of a type of traditional dress worn in Africa.
$7,537
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Southern Africa: Travel to the Ends of the Earth

9 Day Itinerary aboard African Dream
  • Learn about the region´s legends
  • Explore Chobe National Park
  • Tour Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe
  • Visit Impalila's local school
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the African Dream in Johannesburg and begin a 9-day cruise along the Chobe and Zambezi rivers. Get an up-close experience of South Africa´s wilderness, enjoy authentic traditional cuisine, learn about age-old customs, and in the end of your trip admirethe grandness of Victoria …
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Camels in the desert of Egypt
$1,307
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Aswan to Luxor

5 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Explore the Granite Quarries
  • Visit ancient temples
  • View the Colossi of Memnon
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Cooking Class, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV and cruise along the Nile River on this 5-day tour. As you sail from Aswan to Luxor enjoy frequent visits to significant Egyptian ruins, take an Egyptian cooking class, visit Granite Quarries, and explore Valley of the Kings on this relaxed itinerary.
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Indigenous man hunting in the Amazon
$16,499
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The Heart Of The Amazon & Two Great Continents

23 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Venture
  • Tour the Peruvian city of Iquitos
  • See sloths and monkeys in Brazil
  • Zodiac, kayak, and hike Amazon
  • Discover Cape Verde island
Starts/ Ends in:
Iquitos / Cape Verde Islands
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join a kayaking expedition to discover a portion of the Amazon's wild and inhabited terrain. Visit a "flooded woodland" in Boca dos Botos, the result of a spectacular seasonal transition from dry land to the riverbed. Explore the region to view species such as sloths, howler monkeys, …
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A Maasai warrior walks across the African bush
$16,495
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Golden Trails of Africa

17 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Take a safari in search of wildlife
  • Visit Kasenu Village
  • Tour Victoria Falls
  • Explore the Serengeti
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start this 17-day voyage with an overnight stay in Johannesburg. Then off to Kasane, Botswana to board the luxurious Zambezi Queen, which takes you down the Chobe River in elegant accommodations. Enjoy two nights at Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Journey to Tanzania …
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