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Travelmarvel

Wilds of Africa

Johannesburg to Nairobi

Trip Code: AFTX14
14 Days
31 Meals
5 Countries
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • All flights within Africa
  • 31 meals - 13 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 9 dinners
  • 13 nights in premium accommodation
  • Aerial views of East Africa on flights between lodges
  • Tipping, game park fees and transfers
  • A private game park experience in Kruger National Park
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Enjoy the opportunity to embark on 14 exciting game drives

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.

Four giraffes walking along the road in Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

Savour your own slice of the wilds of Africa with optimum game viewing in a private concession in Kruger National Park.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are 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, all flights and taxes in Africa and Flying Doctor Service in East Africa
  • Begin your Africa Holiday with two nights in vibrant Cape Town. Be met at the airport and enjoy a city tour before your escorted journey
Africa Map AFTX14 2020
Johannesburg to Nairobi

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Be whisked away to Shishangeni Private Lodge, a private concession in the national park.


From Johannesburg, fly to Kruger National Park. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner later this evening.

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

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

After morning and afternoon game drives, toast to the day’s game sightings while taking in the sunset with a drink in hand, before enjoying an authentic outdoor boma dinner beneath the starlit sky.


Kruger National Park is the perfect place to look for the Big Five as well as a host of smaller mammals. A morning game drive is the optimum time to spot some of Africa’s most iconic creatures. The sun is yet to reach its peak, the temperature is still cool and animals are very active. Return to your lodge for breakfast before some time at leisure. After lunch, enjoy the chance to head out into the bush with a guide. Keep on the lookout for slumbering lions and Cape Buffalo grazing.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Are you ready for even more wildlife watching? A morning game drive will give you yet another chance to scour the park’s diverse landscapes for wildlife. You’ll then fly back to Johannesburg. With an afternoon at leisure, perhaps spend time exploring Soweto, the hometown of Nelson Mandela. Spend the evening relaxing at your hotel.

Stay: Johannesburg, Southern Sun Hyde Park

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  • Breakfast

After breakfast this morning, transfer to the airport for your included flight to Victoria Falls. On arrival, head to the World Heritage-listed falls where a local guide will reveal to you the wonders of the Zimbabwean side of this natural spectacle. This side of the falls is home to the Victoria Falls Rainforest – the only place on Earth where it rains all day and night thanks to its proximity to the falls. Perhaps glimpse the unique flora and fauna that thrive here. Afterwards, cross over to the Zambian side, where you’ll check in to your resort. This afternoon, perhaps wander the immaculate grounds and meet the resident zebras and giraffes that roam the resort, or take the short stroll to the Victoria Falls Lookout.

Stay: Three Nights, Livingstone, AVANI Victoria Falls Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today is dedicated to exploring Victoria Falls from every angle. During your free day, perhaps enjoy a helicopter or microlight flight, taking in the vast expanse of the falls from the sky. Or, head out on a sunset cruise along the Zambezi, keeping an eye out for wildlife along the way.

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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 for a game drive. Following lunch, take a cruise along the Chobe River and spot wildlife from a new perspective. Return to Livingstone.

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  • Lunch

Fly to Nairobi, the beating heart of East Africa. Tonight, enjoy dinner at one of the four restaurants at your hotel (own expense).

Stay: Nairobi, Ole Sereni Hotel

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stay 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’ and this vast land is best-known as a host to the seasonal Great Migration.

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 that appears before you. The Serengeti is famous for its predators who spend their days pursuing impalas, zebras, buffalo, gazelle and more. Return to your camp for lunch before another round of game spotting. The day draws to a conclusion with dinner this evening.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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, enjoy 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. 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 and towering giraffes. This afternoon, head out on a game drive, noticing the unique landscapes to those in Southern Africa and Tanzania.

Stay: Three Nights, Masai Mara, Fig Tree Camp

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERINCE

Visit a Maasai Village visit and meet the locals.


Rise early 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 on the prowl for wildlife. Afterwards, enjoy your Insider Experience.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Delight in an incredible bush Farewell Dinner underneath the African night sky, a perfect end to your journey.


Today presents the unique opportunity to experience the Masai Mara from the skies on a magical hot-air balloon ride.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
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Transfer to the airstrip after breakfast and fly to Nairobi where your tour comes to an end.

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Travelmarvel's program runs smoothly from go to whoa, with great guides, perfectly paced excursions.