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Travelmarvel

Wonders of Africa

Windhoek to Nairobi

Trip Code: AFTNX22
22 Days
48 Meals
6 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • All flights within Africa
  • 48 meals - 28 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 13 dinners
  • 21 nights in premium accommodation
  • Aerial views of East Africa on flights between lodges
  • Tipping, game park fees and transfers
  • Enjoy the opportunity to embark on 15 exciting game drives
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Additional services of local guides and expert game trackers

Travel & Accommodation

Safari tour observing an elephant up close

Small Group 4WD Safaris

Explore the game parks and reserves of Kenya and Tanzania from the comfort of a private 4WD vehicle.

View of hotel next to Victoria Falls from above, Zambia

Avani Victoria Falls Resort

Walk on the wild side of Africa with the iconic Victoria Falls right on your doorstep, or relax in modern comfort.

Children from a local village doing rock carving, Namibia

Namibian Himba Tribe

Discover an ancient culture and way of life after an encounter with the nomadic Himba tribe of Namibia.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices are for land and flights as specified only
  • Surcharges will apply if not flying internationally with South African Airways booked by Travelmarvel
  • Prices include transfers, tipping and all flights and taxes in Africa as per itinerary and medical emergency evacuation services in Namibia
Africa Map AFTNX22 2020
Windhoek to Nairobi

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Arrive in Windhoek, Namibia’s capital and the social, economic, political and cultural centre of the country. You’ll be met and transferred from the airport to your hotel. Conveniently located close to town, your hotel is an oasis of lush gardens and a pool to relax beside after a day of travel. Tonight, settle in to your elegant room before a Welcome Reception and Dinner at a local restaurant serving delicious African-inspired cuisine.

Stay: Windhoek, Safari Court Hotel or similar

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  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Admire the towering sand dunes in the region as you make your way through the unspoilt desert beauty of the Namib Desert towards Sossusvlei Lodge, your home for the next two nights.


Today’s adventure takes you to Sossusvlei, home to the famous pan as well as the haunting yet spectacular Deadvlei. Translating to ‘dead marsh’, this area is every photographer’s paradise; the contrast of colours from the dark, dead camel thorn trees growing out from the white pan floor makes for a striking image. En route to your lodge, delight in a picnic lunch among the sand dunes.

Stay: Two Nights, Sossusvlei Lodge or similar

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
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INSIDER EXPERINCE

Venture to Sesriem Canyon, one of the few places in the area that holds water all year round.


Enjoy a day of Insider Experiences. Tonight, reminisce about the day's adventures over dinner.

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View across bright orange sand dunes in the desert, Namibia

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Dinner this evening is at renowned The Tug Restaurant, complete with views of the Atlantic Ocean. Savour fresh seafood, dry-aged meats and enticing desserts.


En route to Swakopmund, make a stop at Welwitschia Plains and discover the Welwitschia, an ancient plant unique to the plant kingdom found on the Namibian coat of arms. Continue to the Moon Landscape, otherwise known as 'Moon Valley'. Stop to admire the rocky granite valley which has been carved by the Swakop River over millions of years to produce the picturesque, moon-like landscape it is today. You’ll then make your way onwards to Swakopmund, Namibia’s adventure capital.

Stay: Two Nights, Swakopmund, Strand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The day is yours to discover Swakopmund at your own pace. Perhaps take a leisurely stroll along the seaside promenade, or wander the city’s streets and admire the Germanic-inspired architecture, evidence of the city’s colonial past. Alternatively, you might like to enhance your experience and embark on a Scenic Namib Desert flight and take in bird’s-eye views of Swakopmund, the Namib Desert and more. Or, you might like to take a Walvis Bay cruise to glimpse playful dolphins, leather-back turtles or even majestic humpback whales.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Omapaha Himba Village and take in the incredible chance to meet Namibia’s semi-nomadic group. Learn about their unique way of life and ancient culture that has withstood time.


Your journey continues as you depart for Etosha National Park. Along the way, enjoy your Insider Experience. This evening, enjoy dinner at your lodge before retiring to your room to relax ahead of an early start tomorrow morning.

Stay: Two Nights, Etosha National Park, Epacha Game Lodge and Spa or similar

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Rise early for an exciting morning of game driving.


Etosha National Park is home to a salt pan so large, the vast, white expanse can be seen from space. Despite this, wildlife is abundant. Animal sightings are almost guaranteed around the park’s waterholes. Look out for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, lions and giraffes that call the park home. After heavy rain, the salt pan also attracts flocks of brightly-coloured flamingoes. This evening, you may like to embark on an exciting night safari to spot rare wildlife – additional expense.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Herd of elephants around a waterhole, Namibia

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit AfriCat, a centre for conservation, education and rehabilitation for the predatory cats of Africa. The mission here is clear: to achieve the long-term conservation of Namibia’s large carnivores through education. Here, you can discover more about the large cats and visit cheetahs in the rehabilitation enclosures.


Following breakfast, head back to Windhoek, stopping for your Insider Experience. Afterwards, enjoy a light lunch before continuing onwards to Windhoek. This evening, delight in a special Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Windhoek, Safari Court Hotel or similar

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

You’ll be whisked to a private concession of land within Kruger National Park, home to Shishangeni Private Lodge.


Farewell Namibia before boarding an included flight to Johannesburg where you’ll be whisked via Nelspruit to a private concession of land within Kruger National Park.

Stay: Two Nights, Kruger National Park, Shishangeni Private Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERINCE

Make a toast to another successful day spent on safari with a drink in hand while taking in a glorious sunset. This evening, enjoy an authentic outdoor boma dinner beneath the starlit sky. Listen out for the sounds of curious wildlife.


Climb aboard your open-sided 4WD vehicle and set off on an exciting morning game drive. The sun is yet to reach its peak, the temperature is still cool and animals are very active. Many predators usually return from a night of hunting around this time. After lunch, enjoy the chance to head out once more into the bush with a guide.

Stay: Two Nights, Kruger National Park, Shishangeni Private Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast, transfer back to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg. You may like to spend some time exploring Soweto, a city with a tumultuous past and a rich heritage. Visit the Mandela House Museum and discover the Hector Pieterson Memorial.

Stay: Johannesburg, Southern Sun Hyde Park

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  • Breakfast

Take an included flight to Victoria Falls today. On arrival, set out on a guided walk to view the Zimbabwean side of Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. At 108 metres high and spanning some 1,688 metres, the falls are known as the largest curtain of falling water in the world. You’ll then travel to Zambia and check in to your resort, located just minutes from the Zambian side of the falls.

Stay: Three Nights, Livingstone, AVANI Victoria Falls Resort

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  • Dinner

Enjoy a day to yourself to relax and explore the surrounds of Victoria Falls. You may like to enhance your journey and choose from one of our select experiences in the area. Absorb spectacular views as you fly over Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River during an awe-inspiring helicopter or microlight flight. Or, unwind during a sunset cruise.

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Savour breakfast at your hotel before crossing the Zambezi River by ferry into Botswana and onwards to renowned Chobe National Park. The park is known for having one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa. Go in search of elephants, the giants of the natural world, with a game drive through the park. Perhaps glimpse young calves gambolling around or watching as a matriarch leads her herd to drink from a water hole. A highlight of a visit to Chobe National Park is the combination of wildlife, birdlife and reptiles that inhabit the banks of the Chobe River. Following lunch, take a cruise along the Chobe River and spot wildlife from a whole new perspective. Return to Livingstone this evening.

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Today, Kenya’s capital calls. Fly to Nairobi, the beating heart of East Africa. The city is abuzz with a vibrant cultural scene and dynamic night life. Tonight, you might like to enjoy dinner at one of the restaurants on offer at your hotel at your own expense.

Stay: Nairobi, Ole Sereni Hotel

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Arrive at Kati Kati Tented Camp in the central Serengeti. Relax by the campfire before dinner, then retire to your tented room with an ensuite.


Transfer to your flight from Nairobi to Kilimanjaro and onto Serengeti National Park. The name can be translated from the Maasai language to mean ‘the place where the land runs forever’. This vast land is best-known as a host to the seasonal Great Migration that cuts through its plains. The Serengeti is also famous for its predators such as lions, cheetahs, leopards and hyenas, who spend their days pursuing impalas, zebras, buffalo, gazelle and more. Listen out for the sounds of the wild as you retire for the day in preparation for tomorrow.

Stay: Three Nights, Serengeti National Park, Kati Kati Tented Camp

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

A full-day of game drives at Serengeti National Park offers yet another window into life in Africa’s animal kingdom. In the morning, head out in search of wildlife, armed with your camera ready to capture the wildlife and iconic landscapes that appear before you. Return to your camp for lunch before another round of game spotting. The day draws to a conclusion with a beautifully prepared dinner this evening.

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Herd of zebras grazing in a lush green open space, Tanzania

From an elusive leopard lazing in the shade of a tree, to a braying zebra, trumpeting elephant and chuffing lion, today is a further chance to commit to memory all the sights and sounds of the African savannah.

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Leave the Serengeti behind and take to the skies, where you’ll enjoy aerial sightseeing en route to the endless rolling plains of the Masai Mara. This region is famous for its big cat population, including leopards, lions and cheetahs. The vast open spaces provide excellent game viewing, which is why this reserve is one of the most well-regarded for wildlife in all of Africa. Upon touching down, keep an eye out for elephant herds making their way to the nearest waterhole, as well as towering giraffes poking through tree tops in search of acacia leaves. This afternoon, head out on a game drive. You’ll no doubt notice how unique these landscapes are compared to those you experienced in Southern Africa.

Stay: Three Nights, Masai Mara, Fig Tree Camp

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Take in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit a Maasai Village and meet the locals. Learn about the unique Maasai culture and the long-standing traditions.


Rise early ahead of today’s game drive to discover the morning rituals of some of Africa’s world-renowned wildlife. The Masai Mara delivers those quintessential safari scenes of powerful predators who stalk unsuspecting prey. Thanks to your expert game driver/tracker, you’ll enjoy a remarkable morning in the wild on the prowl for wildlife. Whether it be a lone elephant silhouetted next to an acacia tree, or a cheetah stalking through the grass in search of its next meal, tick off those wildlife sightings you’ve been dreaming about. Afterwards, enjoy your Insider Experience. Return to the lodge for a delicious lunch before a free afternoon.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

This evening, delight in an incredible bush Farewell Dinner underneath the African night sky, a perfect end to an exciting journey.


Perhaps experience the Masai Mara from the skies on a magical hot-air balloon ride. Enjoy breakfast while hearing the sounds of the bush as you get ready to head out on another game drive. Return to the lodge for lunch before a free afternoon.

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Be transferred to the airstrip after breakfast and fly to Nairobi where your memorable adventure comes to an end.

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Everything was wonderful. There were great sight seeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.