Cairo to Zanzibar (Flights Included)

25 Day Small Group Tour from Cairo to Nairobi with Bunnik

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Bunnik's 25 Day Cairo to Zanzibar (Flights Included). Walk in the footsteps of pharaohs as we explore the wonders of ancient Egypt and finish on the rolling grasslands of the Maasai Mara. During this amazing journey with a completely unique itinerary, we'll cruise the Nile, relax...read more

     
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Small Group Tour Starts In
Starts In
Cairo
Small Group Tour Ends In
Ends In
Nairobi
Accomodation
Accomodation
3.5 - 4 Star
12
Max Group Size
12
Small Group
Trip Style
Small Group
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Included
Flights
Included
Countries Explored:
Egypt, Zanzibar, Kenya
Trip Operated By:
Bunnik
Bunnik
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Trip Reviews:
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Trip Code:
BUN65255

Itinerary

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1 Depart Australia
2 Arrive Cairo
‘Ahlan Wa Sahlan' to mesmerising Egypt and its ancient history! This evening we'll enjoy a group welcome dinner. (D)
3 Giza
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)
4 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.
5 Nile Cruise
This morning we discover the Nile's West Bank, visiting the incomparable Valley of the Kings and the imposing Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. (B/L/D)
6 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. Tonight we'll experience a traditional galabeya party on board. (B/L/D)
7 Nile Cruise
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)
8 Nile Cruise - Aswan
Disembark Cruise: We disembark the cruise after breakfast. We'll then visit the peaceful Temple of Isis on Philae Island, the High Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan. (B)
9 Aswan - Cairo
Today we fly back to Cairo. (B)
10 Cairo - Addis Ababa - Zanzibar
Today we explore Cairo. Our first stop is the Egyptian Museum, home to the priceless treasures of Tutankhamun. We'll also visit the Citadel, the Mohammed Ali Mosque and explore Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. Next we fly to the exotic island of Zanzibar. (B/D)
11 Zanzibar
‘Karibu' to tropical Zanzibar! Enjoy the evening at leisure in Stone Town.
12 Zanzibar
This morning we explore historic Stone Town on foot. Highlights include the Sultan's Palace, the Old Museum and the market. We'll then transfer to our resort at Kiwengwa Beach. (B/D)
13 Zanzibar
Relax and soak up the resort atmosphere, or explore the picturesque fishing villages that are dotted along the coast. (B/D)
14 Zanzibar
Spend the day enjoying the beautiful resort at Kiwengwa Beach. (B/D)
15 Zanzibar - Nairobi
Enjoy the morning at leisure before our flight to Nairobi later this afternoon. (B)
16 Nairobi
Today we'll visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, run by Dame Daphne Sheldrick, which rescues and rehabilitates elephants and rhinos orphaned by ivory and horn poachers. Then get up close and personal with the giraffes at the Giraffe Centre. Later we enjoy lunch at the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and visit the adjoining Museum. (B/L)
17 Nairobi - Samburu National Reserve
Escaping the city, 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)
18 Samburu National Reserve
Keep an eye out for Samburu's diverse range of wildlife 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.
19 Samburu National Reserve - Mt Kenya National Park
Today we travel to Mount Kenya, Kenya's highest mountain. On our way we stop at the Nanyuki Spinners and Weavers, a place where women are trained in the craft of spinning and weaving, empowering them to earn a sustainable living. On arrival in Mt Kenya we'll explore the forest on foot with a ranger. (B/L/D)
20 Mt Kenya National Park - Lake Nakuru National Park
A chance for us to spot the endangered rhino in beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park today on an afternoon game drive. (B/L/D)
21 Lake Nakuru National Park - Lake Naivasha
We'll participate in a tree-planting ceremony at our lodge this morning before we travel to Lake Naivasha, the home of the late Joy Adamson, author of “Born Free”. After lunch, we drive to Hell's Gate National Park where we go for a walk, admiring the spectacular scenery of towering cliffs, extinct volcanoes and deep gorges. We then return to the rich heritage and idyllic scenery of Lake Naivasha, the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea and visit the Adamson house containing memorabilia from the “Born Free” film. (B/L/D)
22 Lake Naivasha - Maasai Mara
We travel to the famous Maasai Mara and enjoy a game drive, spotting elephants, giraffes, zebra, gazelles and lions! (B/L/D)
23 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 be treated to a special bush dinner under a beautiful blanket of stars.
24 Maasai Mara - Nairobi - Australia
Today we begin our journey home. (B)
25 Arrive Australia

Bunnik Inclusions

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Journey Highlights

Unlock the mysteries of Egypt's ancient civilisation.

  • Explore Cairo including the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.  
  • Visit Memphis and the unique Step Pyramid of Sakkara.
  • Discover the amazing temples of Karnak and Luxor which were once linked by a 3km long Avenue of Sphinxes.
  • Spend 4 nights on board a luxury cruise ship and travel down the majestic Nile River.
  • Explore the West Bank, including the Colossi of Memnon, the Valley of the Kings (where we enter some of the tombs of the pharaohs) and the massive Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Travel to the magnificent Temple of Horus (the Falcon God) in Edfu, the Temple of Kom Ombo which currently displays some of the crocodile mummies discovered in the vicinity..
  • Enjoy a Galabeya Party whist crusing the Nile
  • Visit the stunning temples of Ramses ll and Queen Nefertari at Abu Simbel.
  • Spend a relaxing afternoon on a traditional felucca sail boat.
  • Explore Aswan on a half-day tour, including the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island.
  • Visit Mohammed Ali Mosque, Saladin Citadel of Cairo, the centuries-old Khan El Khalili bazaar and the Egyptian Museum, home to Tutankhamun's priceless treasures.

Relax on the exotic spice island of Zanzibar.

  • Stroll through the charming alleys of Stone Town and visit the Sultan Palace, the Old Museum and the Old Market.
  • Spend 2 days relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar.

Witness Kenya's amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery on game drives and excursions.

  • Visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, run by Dr Dame Daphne Sheldrick, one of the world's most extraordinary animal rehabilitation programs.
  • Visit The Giraffe Centre, an important conservation initiative created by the ‘African Fund for Endangered Wildlife'.  Feed and get up close and personal with these majestic creatures from elevated platforms.
  • Tour the Karen Blixen Museum, presenting a glimpse of the life of Karen Blixen, an extraordinary farmer and the author of ‘Out of Africa'.
  • Explore rugged and remote Samburu National Reserve on game drives. The reserve attracts some amazing wildlife including giraffe, buffalo, waterbuck, zebra and much more!
  • Visit a Samburu Village and school for protected Samburu women and their children.
  • Spinner and Weavers visit.
  • Discover Mount Kenya National Park, home to Africa's second highest peak, affording some of the most impressive views in east Africa.
  • Take a spectacular game drive in the Lake Nakuru National Park, a sanctuary for migratory water birds and rhinos.
  • Participate in a tree planting ceremony in Lake Nakuru.
  • Visit Lake Naivasha, a beautiful freshwater lake. Fringed by thick papyrus, it is one of Kenya's important horticultural areas with its yellow-barked Acacia Xanthophlea and is teeming with birdlife.
  • Enjoy a short hike through Hell's Gate National Park.
  • Enjoy afternoon tea at Elsemere in Lake Naivasha, home to the late Joy Adamson, author of 'Born Free'.
  • Spend 2 nights in a luxury tent in the heart of the Maasai Mara.
  • Experience unforgettable game drives in the Maasai Mara, Kenya's finest and most famous reserve. With its abundance of wildlife and rolling savannahs, it makes for amazing game-viewing. Keep an eye out for millions of wildebeest and zebras which migrate here annually.
  • Enjoy an incredible bush dinner under the Maasai Mara stars.
Trip Inclusions
  • Return economy class flights from Australia to Africa. Taxes included
  • 4 economy-class flights within Africa
  • Light plane flight within Kenya
  • Nile River cruise
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles (excluding shared lodge safari 4WD)
  • Tipping Made Easy, $395pp pre-paid
  • Porterage include where available
  • Entrance fees to all national parks and reserves are included
Accommodation & Meals
  • 7 nights in good quality hotels (3½-4½ star)
  • 4 nights on board luxury Nile cruise ship (5-star Egyptian standard) in an outside cabin, including all meals
  • 3 nights at a Zanzibar beach resort
  • 5 nights in African lodges (4-4½ star)
  • 2 nights in a luxury tent in the heart of the Maasai Mara
  • 21 breakfasts, 12 lunches and 16 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
Your Tour Guides
  • English-speaking locally based Egyptologist guides in Egypt
  • English-speaking locally based guide in Zanzibar
  • English-speaking locally based driver/guides in Kenya
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Disruptions to itinerary may occur.

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Friday 26 Jul 2019 Monday 19 Aug 2019 294per person 15,401per person Enquire
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Friday 27 Mar 2020 Monday 20 Apr 2020 280per person 14,715per person Enquire
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