Best of Namibia Wing SafariThere is truly no better way to view this spectacular land than with a wild itinerary that knows no boundaries. Get ready for the Best of Namibia Wing Safari as you visit several game camps where you are sure to lay your eyes on plenty of Africa’s natives. Zebra, giraffe, rhinos and cheetah will be almost too close for comfort as you traverse Namibia in open air 4x4s, a truly indescribable experience.Your Itinerary Includes:
Round trip airport transfers
Scheduled charter flights within Namibia
1 night Johannesburg
2 nights Sossusvlei
2 nights Damaraland
Damaraland game viewing safari
2 nights Etosha National Park
Etosha National Park game viewing
1 night Windhoek
Meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
Gorilla Trekking in RwandaA truly exhilarating experience, Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda allows you to come face to face with the largest primates in the world. Take in the sights of Rwanda’s picturesque countryside, visiting Volcanoes National Park, and catching a glimpse of gorillas in the wild and the Virungas, 9 impossibly steep volcanoes, while traversing on foot. Enjoy knowledgeable guides, giving you all the information you need to know about these incredible animals.Your Itinerary Includes:
Roundtrip private airport transfers
2 nights Kigali
2 nights Ruhengeri
2 Gorilla Permits
Meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
Southern African TreasuresThis safari, showcases some of the best destinations in Southern Africa. Experience South Africa?s unique highlights and premier destinations while indulging in sublime luxury and comfort. Explore the rich tapestry of landscapes and seascapes, cosmopolitan cites and pristine wildlife reserves. Visit the world-class museums and inviting beaches or enjoy the views from the top of iconic Table Mountain. Collect a photographic gallery of the magnificent Big Five in the world renowned Kruger National Park. Be awed by the majesty of Victoria Falls and the “smoke that thunders.” Please see our Terms And Conditions for additional information regarding this Air Included tour. Explore the Kapama Private Game Reserve on twice daily game activities in search of the Big Five.Discover beautiful Cape Town, from the stunning coastline of “The Fairest Cape” to its historic neighborhoods and sweeping views from the top of Table Mountain.Experience a tranquil sunset cruise on the Zambezi River and watch the sun bid adieu in a heart-wrenching display of color.Enjoy luxurious award-winning accommodations and dining in Cape Town and pleasant safari lodging with uninterrupted views in the bushveld. Airfare is Included
Spectacular South Africa (Summer 2018)
A showcase of beautiful wildernesses, eclectic cultures, warm hospitality and rich heritage, this life-changing journey will take you from cosmopolitan Cape Town into the heart of Big Five territory. Uncover the complex history of South Africa, while luxuriously travelling like the intrepid explorers of yesteryear. Along the way you’ll stay at the most sought-after addresses in the country, meet extraordinary local characters, and taste the Cape’s finest wines and culinary delights. Your journey concludes with a luxurious three-day safari in the Sabi Sands, known for having one of the planet’s highest concentrations of animal species. See how you travel like a VIP with Luxury Gold
Cape Town: Enjoy a dazzling Welcome Dinner, hosted at Camissa Brasserie. Boasting unrivalled views of the harbour and Table Mountain, Cammisa Brasserie offers traditional fine dining inspired by the diverse cuisine brought to South Africa by its early settlers. West Coast mussels, wild rosemary lamb shank and parma-ham-wrapped springbok loin are some of the dishes to look forward to. Taste some of the Cape’s top wines, as you drink a toast to your journey ahead.Cape Point: You’re invited to an exquisite picnic lunch served overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and presented with umbrellas, blankets and baskets. Should the weather turn, look forward to a three-course lunch at the elegant Harbour House in Kalk Bay, bringing you as close as possible to the water.Constantia Wine Valley: One of the oldest and grandest wine estate’s in the Cape, Vergelegen boasts lovely gardens and a stunning Cape Dutch manor house. Explore the grounds and enjoy a private wine tasting hosted by the estate’s winemaker in a private cellar.Dinning Summary: 8 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 1 Lunch (L), 5 Lunches with Wine (LW) and 5 Dinners with Wine (DW).
Victoria Falls: See the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls alongside a Local Expert who will share stories about the area’s history and folklore with you. The sheer magnitude of the waterfalls, the largest in the world, will take your breath away.Cape Peninsula: Embark on one of the world’s most legendary drives, journeying from the city centre along the Cape Peninsula towards Cape Point.Cape Town: Visit the Amy Biehl Foundation, a non-profit organisation in Cape Town, and witness how the lives of vulnerable young people are being transformed through a variety of empowering programmes.Robben Island: Journey by ferry to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Robben Island, best known for its prison where Nelson Mandela and many other famous anti-apartheid activists were imprisoned. Join a local expert for an insightful tour of the maximum security prison, meet an ex-political prisoner who will share personal anecdotes and explore the island on a guided coach tour.Kruger National Park: Keep an eye out for the Big Five, as you embark on a three-day safari with regular game-drives in a private, open-air safari vehicle.
Signature And Highlight Hotels
Cape Town: Considered the best address in Cape Town, the Table Bay Hotel was opened in 1997 by former South African president, Nelson Mandela. Since then it’s set the standard for luxury hospitality, offering everything from chic accommodation and fine dining to luxurious spa treatments. Situated in the Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront, the Table Bay Hotel is metres away from the Atlantic Ocean, trendy shops and some of the best restaurants in the country.Victoria Falls: Step back into a grand Victorian era at the beautiful 111-year-old Victoria Falls Hotel, offering magnificent views of Victoria Falls and a selection of elegant terraces, timeless lounges and classy guest bedrooms.Kruger National Park: Situated in the Sabi Sands, which boasts one of the planet’s highest concentrations of animal species, the Lion Sands Lodges offer exquisite treehouse-style rooms, luxury suites with private decks and plunge pools, and an open-air lounge and dining area overlooking the Sabie River.
Table Mountain: Enjoy a private VIP ride to the summit of Table Mountain on the famous cable car with 360-degree views of the Mother City. At the top, enjoy a drink and marvel at the African sunset.Cape Town: Join Manfred Jacobs, a former warden at the Victor Verster prison where Nelson Mandela spent the last 14 months of his 27-year-long imprisonment, for lunch at the V&A Waterfront and hear fascinating stories about one of history’s most heroic figures.
Additional five Star Services
You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom, onboard restroom and and complimentary bottled water for you to enjoy while travelling.
Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
Hotel and restaurant tips are included – you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
Included complimentary, private transfers are available on start and end dates, an…
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LE PAVILLON DE L'EMYRNE, Antananarivo
VAKONA FOREST LODGE, Andasibe
MANDRARE RIVER CAMP, Mandrare River
Cape & Dunes Overland (Southbound) Experience incredible desert scenery and cosmopolitan city streets as you discover the diverse riches of South Africa and Namibia on this two-week adventure. Beginning in Namibia and continuing down the western edge of South Africa, this tour is a nature and adventure lover’s dream. Explore some of the world’s highest sand dunes, visit Africa’s largest canyon, and explore Etosha National Park in search of the Big Five. Our expert CEOs will reveal the region?s hidden gems, taking the hassle out of travel so you can focus on breathtaking scenery and incredible wildlife. This is truly an African experience.HighlightsSearch for the Big Five in Etosha National Park, get the adrenaline pumping with adventure activities in Swakopmund, tackle the world’s largest sand dunes, appreciate beauty in the Fish River Canyon, get cultured in Cape TownAccommodationParticipation camping (8 nts), permanent tented camp (1 nt), guesthouse (2 nts, multi-share), bush camping (1 nt), hostel (1 nt, multi-share).Group Leader2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 22, Avg 18Meals Included12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 9 dinnersWhat’s IncludedG Adventures for Good: Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop, Windhoek
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