Arrive In Cairo 'Ahlan Wa Sahlan' to mesmerising Egypt! This evening we'll enjoy a group welcome dinner. (D)
Cairo This morning we visit the last remaining wonder of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Giza! We'll also see the nearby Sphinx, the Step Pyramid of Sakkara and the ancient capital of Memphis. (B)
Cairo Today we explore Cairo. Our first stop is the Egyptian Museum, home to the priceless treasures of Tutankhamen. We'll also visit the Citadel, the Mohammed Ali Mosque and explore Khan El Khalil Bazaar. (B)
Cairo - Luxor - Nile Cruise We fly to Luxor and visit the beautiful temples of Karnak and Luxor, linked by the impressive 3km-long Avenue of Sphinxes. (B/L/D) Embark Cruise: This afternoon we'll board our luxury Nile cruise ship.
Nile Cruise This morning we discover the Nile's West Bank, visiting the Valley of the Kings and the imposing Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. (B/L/D)
Nile Cruise Cruising down the Nile, we stop at Edfu's Temple of Horus. We'll then visit Aswan's impressive Kom Ombo temple complex. (B/L/D)
Special Experience: Today we explore amazing Abu Simbel. The twin temples here were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen, Nefertari.This afternoon we'll sail along the Nile on a traditional felucca. (B/L/D)
Nile Cruise - Aswan Disembark Cruise: We disembark the cruise after breakfast.We'll then visit the Temple of Isis on Philae Island, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan. (B)
Aswan - Cairo This afternoon we fly back to Cairo where we'll enjoy a group dinner to farewell Egypt. (B/D)
Cairo - Zanzibar The day is at leisure before our overnight flight to Zanzibar, via Nairobi. (B)
Zanzibar 'Karibu' to tropical Zanzibar! Enjoy the day at leisure at Kiwengwa Beach. (D)
Zanzibar Relax and soak up the resort atmosphere, or explore the picturesque fishing villages that are dotted along the coast. (B/D)
Zanzibar Early this afternoon we travel to historic Stone Town where we explore on foot. Highlights here include the Sultan's Palace, the Old Museum and the market. (B)
Zanzibar - Nairobi Enjoy the morning at leisure before our flight to Nairobi later this afternoon. (B)
Nairobi Today we'll visit The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, which rescues and rehabilitates orphaned elephants and rhinos from ivory and horn poachers. Then visit the Giraffe Centre. Later we enjoy lunch at the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden, followed by a visit to the adjoining Museum. (B/L)
Nairobi - Mt Kenya National Park Escaping the city, we travel to Mount Kenya, Kenya's highest mountain. Here we'll explore the forest on foot with a ranger. (B/L/D)
Mt Kenya National Park - Samburu National Reserve Today we travel north and cross the equator before arriving in Samburu National Reserve. After lunch we'll head out on our first game drive! (B/L/D)
Samburu National Reserve Keep an eye out for Samburu's diverse range of wildlife including zebras, ostriches, giraffes and cheetahs, on morning and afternoon game drives today. (B/L/D) Special Experience: Visit a Samburu village and school to learn about 'a day in the life' of a Samburu woman and her children.
Samburu National Reserve - Lake Nakuru National Park A chance for us to spot the endangered rhino in beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park today. We'll participate in a tree-planting ceremony at our lodge before an afternoon game drive. (B/L/D)
Lake Nakuru National Park - Lake Naivasha Today we travel to magnificent Lake Naivasha, the home of the late Joy Adamson, author of "Born Free". Its rich heritage and idyllic scenery make it the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea and visit the house containing memorabilia from the "Born Free" film. (B/L/D)
Lake Naivasha - Maasai Mara We travel to the famous Maasai Mara and enjoy a game drive, spotting elephants, giraffes, zebras, gazelles and lions! (B/L/D)
Maasai Mara Our day in the Maasai Mara is devoted to discovering the incredible wildlife on morning and afternoon game drives. (B/L/D) Special Experience: This evening we'll enjoy a special bush dinner under a beautiful blanket of stars.
Maasai Mara - Nairobi - Australia Today we begin our journey home. (B)