Unlock the mysteries of Egypt's ancient civilisation.
Relax on the exotic spice island of Zanzibar.
Witness Kenya's amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery.
|Tour Provider||Bunnik Tours|
|Number of Days||
4 to 12
Slow paced, Small Marine/Cruise
|19 Mar 2019||12 Apr 2019||Fully Booked||AUD $13,500|
Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
'Ahlan Wa Sahlan' to mesmerising Egypt! This evening we'll enjoy a group welcome dinner. [D]
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]
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. [B]
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.
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]
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]
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]
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. This afternoon we fly back to Cairo. [B]
The day is at leisure before our overnight flight to Zanzibar. [B,D]
'Karibu' to tropical Zanzibar! Enjoy the evening at leisure in Stone Town.
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]
Relax and soak up the resort atmosphere, or explore the picturesque fishing villages that are dotted along the coast. [B,D]
Spend the day enjoying the beautiful resort at Kiwengwa Beach. [B,D]
Enjoy the morning at leisure before our flight to Nairobi later this afternoon. [B]
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]
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]
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.
Today we travel to Mount Kenya, Kenya's highest mountain. Here we'll explore the forest on foot with a ranger. [B,L,D]
A chance for us to spot the endangered rhino in beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park today on an afternoon game drive. [B,L,D]
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". 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]
We travel to the famous Maasai Mara and enjoy a game drive, spotting elephants, giraffes, zebra, gazelles and lions! [B,L,D]
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.
Today we begin our journey home. [B]