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All Packages Include...

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First or Business Class Flights
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Or Private Jets

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Optional Airport

Concierge Services

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Access To Exclusive Airport Lounges

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The Best Transfer Options

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From Luxury Vehicles

And Helicopters

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To Speedboats

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Or Seaplanes

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Hand Picked Hotels

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...And Resorts

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And A Host Of

Sophisticated

Entertainment Options

AFRICAN EXPLORER LUXURY SAFARI

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  • PACKAGE OVERVIEW

    Packages From (Per Person Sharing)
    ₤ 12 700 ex London
    € 17 200 ex Paris
    € 16 700 ex Frankfurt
    $ 21 500 ex New York
    R 220 000 ex Johannesburg
    As World’s Ultimate Luxury Travels offers the absolute finest in luxury travel, our packages include Business Class flights and deluxe rooms in our selected World’s Ultimate hotels, as the minimum standard.

    Indicative Package Pricing (Per Person Sharing – Including all Airport & Hotel Taxes) for African Explorer
    Option 1

    Business Class International Flights
    Airport Concierge
    Private Luxury Vehicle Transfers
    20 Nights’ Luxury Accommodation
    Business Class Domestic Flight
    Shared Chartered flight
    Table Bay Junior Suite
    Delaire Graff Deluxe Lodge
    Ngwedi Premier Suite at Molori
    Zambezi Queen Standard Suite
    Royal Livingstone Luxury Suite
    Rovos Rail Deluxe Suite
    Excursions Included
    Taxes included

    ₤ 12 700 ex London
    € 17 200 ex Paris
    € 16 700 ex Frankfurt
    $ 21 500 ex New York
    R 220 000 ex Johannesburg

    Option 2

    First Class International Flights
    Airport Concierge
    Private Luxury Vehicle Transfers
    Helicopter Transfers
    20 Nights’ Luxury Accommodation
    Business Class Domestic Flight
    Private Chartered Flight
    Table Bay Lions Head Suite
    Delaire Graff Owners Lodge
    Metsi Presidential Suite at Molori
    Zambezi Queen Master Suite
    Royal Livingstone Presidential Suite
    Rovos Rail Royal Suite
    Excursions and taxes included

    ₤ 24 500 ex London
    € 32 700 ex Paris
    € 29 600 ex Frankfurt
    $ 40 000 ex New York
    R 412 000 ex Johannesburg

    African Explorer

    Luxury Safari Highlights
    Fly to and from Africa in Business or First Class

    Dignitary Treatment with our Airport Concierge Services

    Luxury transfer options – from luxury vehicles to private helicopters and private or shared chartered flights

    3 Nights’ accommodation in Cape Town where you will experience breathtaking scenery

    2 Nights’ luxury accommodation in the Cape Winelands

    Spend 3 nights’ at the prestigious Molori Safari Lodge

    Experience the majestic Okavango Delta in Botswana for 3 nights

    Enjoy the ultimate water-based luxury safari on board the elegant Zambezi Queen for 3 nights where you can savour game viewing, bird watching and spectacular sunsets from the privacy of your own suite

    Unwind at the Royal Livingstone Hotel for 3 nights and experience the wonder of the Victoria Falls

    End off your African Exploration by spending 3 nights recapturing the romance and atmosphere of a bygone era aboard the luxurious Rovos Rail Train from Victoria Falls to Pretoria

    Suggested Itinerary

    This is our Suggested Itinerary which can be tailored to your exact requirements to make this a unique World’s Ultimate Luxury Safari.

    DAY 1DAY 2DAY 3DAY 4DAY 5DAY 6DAYS 7-8DAY 9DAYS 10-11DAY 12DAYS 13-14DAY 15DAYS 16-17DAY 18DAY 19DAY 20DAY 21
    Travel to Cape Town

    Full English Breakfast included.

    Lunch & Dinner Reservations can be made at the Finest Restaurants

     

     

     

     

    Fly directly from London Heathrow Airport to Cape Town International Airport in Business or First Class within 13 hours with British Airways or SAA. Upon your arrival you may choose to be welcomed by our Airport Concierge whereafter you will be transferred in your choice of a luxury private vehicle or helicopter to your World’s Ultimate Luxury Hotel, located at the world-renowned V&A Waterfront.

    An exclusive personal shopper will plan a glamorous shopping experience to indulge your interests for the rest of the day OR Cruise the Cape Town waters in first class style and elegance, while being entertained by the irresistible charm offered on the Princess Emma.

    Choose from the following Hotels


    Princess Emma (2)
    Moored at the V&A Marina – Africa’s most celebrated playground – the Princess Emma offers a most exclusive travel experience.

    At 85 foot (25m) and 88 tons, the luxury Princess Emma is designed for cruising, delivering exhilarating performance from twin 2000HP engines with a comfortable cruising speed of seventeen knots and a top speed of thirty knots. Built by Princess Yachts in the United Kingdom, she is equipped with state of the art navigational aids and safety equipment and is manned by a highly qualified skipper and crew. Princess Yachts has been acquired recently by LVMH, a French holding company which has in its stable a number of other exclusive brands including Louis Vuitton, Moet et Chandon and Hennessy.

    Four luxurious en-suite cabins, all independently air-conditioned, can accommodate eight guests. The rosewood and cherry finishes throughout combine with the luxurious soft furnishings to create an atmosphere of timeless elegance and unrivalled comfort. The wide aft deck offers alfresco dining for eight and the swimming platform provides easy access to the water. Sun beds adorn the spacious fly bridge and foredeck.

    Cape Peninsula Tour

    Full English Breakfast included.

    Lunch & Dinner Reservations can be made at the Finest Restaurants

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Cape Peninsula Tour

     

    Cape Point
    Travel in a luxury private vehicle around the Cape Peninsula, named by early explorers as the ‘Fairest Cape’. You will encounter spectacular beaches such as Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, dramatic scenery, the mythical meeting place of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, local wildlife such as the endangered African Penguin, and the world famous Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. In the late afternoon, you will be transferred to Café Caprise to enjoy cocktails in this trendy setting.

    Highlights:

    Boat Trip to seal island (optional)
    Clifton and Camps Bay beaches
    Ostrich farm
    Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
    Cape Point – the most south-westerly tip of the African continent
    Boulders – African penguin colony
    False Bay – the largest bay in Southern Africa
    Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens

    Cocktails at Cafe Caprice.

    Cape Town City Tour

    Full English Breakfast included.

    Lunch & Dinner Reservations can be made at the Finest Restaurants

     

     

     

     

    Cape Town City Tour

     

    Embark on a private guided tour discovering unique attractions such as the Bo-Kaap with its rich cultural, religious and architectural heritage, historical sites like the Castle of Good Hope and the unforgettable magnificence of Table Mountain. Round your day off with dinner at La Colombe.

     

    Winelands

    Full English Breakfast included.

     

     

     

     

     

    You will be transferred to your selected World’s Ultimate Winelands Hotel in either a private luxury vehicle or a private helicopter where you can unwind for the next 2 nights.

     

    Winelands Tour

    Full English Breakfast included.

     

     

     

     

    Enjoy a full day tour of the world-famous Cape Winelands – a visual feast of lush green valleys, rugged mountains, sumptuous restaurants and, naturally, exceptional wines. Delight in a private wine tasting at Delaire Graff Wine Estate with the resident wine maker; enjoy a gourmet lunch; visit historic estates and wine cellars and interact with a cheetah at the Cheetah Outreach Project.

     

     

     

     

    Madikwe

    All meals, alcoholic and other beverages included.

     

     

    You will be transferred to Cape Town International Airport in your choice of a private luxury vehicle or a private helicopter for your 2 hour Business class flight to O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg from where you will be transferred in either a private or a shared chartered flight to the Molori Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve for 1 hour. You will stay in an open air suite that offers maximum privacy and spacious wooden decks, private infinity pool and floor to ceiling glass walls.

     

    Safari

    All meals, alcoholic and other beverages included.

     

     

     

    Embrace the splendour of African wildlife in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Look out for the ‘Big Five’ on guided game viewing drives, go on a walking safari accompanied by a game ranger and enjoy other lodge-related activities.

     

     

    Botswana

    Full English Breakfast included.

     

     

    Fly to O.R. Tambo International Airport in either a private or shared chartered plane whereafter you will take a 1 and a half hour Business class flight to Maun Airport in Botswana. Be welcomed by a lodge representative and transferred to your chosen luxury lodge in a helicopter in the Okavango Delta – the world’s largest inland delta often referred to as a miracle of nature lying at the heart of the Kalahari Desert.

    Water based Safari

    Full English Breakfast included.

     

     

     

    As dawn breaks over the African bush, awake to the unimaginable African splendour. Take a walk around the lodge or cool off with a refreshing swim in the pool. Your African adventure continues with an early morning game drive exploring the floodplains and grasslands of the Delta in search of the Big Five. Activities include a 30 min helicopter flight to experience amazing aerial views of the Okavango Delta and a half day horse-back safari to venture up close to the Delta’s spectacular wildlife and bird species.

    Zambezi Queen

    Full English Breakfast.

    On board the Zambezi Queen all meals are included.

    All soft drinks, mineral water, coffee & tea, beer & wine also included.

     

     

     

    Take a helicopter transfer to Maun for your 1 hour domestic flight to Kasane where you will be transferred to the Zambezi Queen for the ultimate Luxury African River Safari. Experience world-class sophistication and elegance together with the thrill of an African bushveld adventure while staying in a luxurious suite aboard this floating hotel. Lunch will be served upon boarding. Later in the afternoon you’ll go in search of big game by tender boat. The atmosphere will continue as you make your way back onboard the Zambezi Queen and enjoy a delightful three-course dinner.

    Safari on the Luxurious Zambezi Queen

    On board the Zambezi Queen all meals are included.
    All soft drinks, mineral water, coffee & tea, beer & wine also included.

     

     

     

     

     

    Delight in a leisurely start to your day at breakfast on the upper deck whereafter activities range from water-based safaris, bird watching or fishing. You may even decide to simply remain on-board as the Zambezi Queen makes its way along the banks of the Chobe River. Enjoy lunch Buffet-style and take in the magnificent views from this unique vantage point. Join the guide in the afternoon for a water-based safari on a tender boat where you can get up close to some of the approximate 120 000 elephants that the Chobe is known for.

    Game Viewing - Zambezi Queen

     

    Victoria Falls

    Full English Breakfast.

     

     

     

     

    Enjoy a morning cruise during breakfast before you disembark the Zambezi Queen. Take a short scenic flight by helicopter to the Victoria Falls. You’ll stay in The Royal Livingstone Hotel for the next 3 nights. Indulge in fine dining; enjoy adventurous outdoor activities or just relax on the hotel’s deck as the sun sets over the breathtaking Victoria Falls.

     

     

    Excursions on the Zambezi

    Full English Breakfast.

     

     

     

    Choose from various excursions such as the Zambezi Spectacular Flight offering breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls from a helicopter; High Tea at the hotel, the Big Air Experience combining a bungee jump, bridge swing and slide; river rafting on the Zambezi River; a safari on the back of an elephant or a rhino encounter.

     

    Zambezi Spectacular Flight
    The Zambezi Spectacular flight encompasses the traditional “Flight of Angels” then continues downstream for a thrilling flight over the Batoka Gorges. An opportunity to witness the Zambezi river metamorphosis from a genteel and meandering river to turbulent raging rapids as the river, 1,7km wide at the Victoria Falls tumbles 120m before being compressed by a steep granite gorge a mere 40m wide.
    The finale to the Zambezi Spectacular Flight is a game spotting tour over Zambezi National Park – home to many of the traditional African species including elephant, buffalo, hippo, lion, crocodile and giraffe which are regularly seen from the air during this stage of the flight.

    Big Air Experience
    Bungee (3)

    Bungee Jump

    The original and ultimate thrill! The location is unbeatable – in front of the largest curtain of falling water in the world, a World Heritage Site, set against the backdrop of one of the Seven Natural Wonders in the World and above the raging torrents and misty gorges of the mighty Zambezi River. Then 5-4-3-2-1 Bungee into the spray and rainbows below! Four seconds of freefall and 111 metres of pure adrenalin! Victoria Falls Bungee is consistently voted as one of the top five adrenalin experiences on the planet. For Bungee Jump veterans, make it even wilder by doing an Ankle-Tied, Back Flip or Star Elevator Jump.

    Bridge Swing (2)Bridge Swing

    Step off the Victoria Falls Bridge into the Batoka Gorge over the mighty Zambezi River in an upright position for an 80 metre freefall then become a human pendulum as you swing in a huge arc with the cascading waterfall rumbling by your side. If you do not want to step into the void alone, take a partner with you and scream together as the rush of adrenalin surges through your body. The Swing provides a bonus chance to absorb the beautiful scenery of the Batoka Gorge while you slowly get winched back to the platform.

     

    Bridge SlideBridge Slide

    The Bridge Slide is exciting and mildly adventurous but friendly for all ages from six years and up – either alone or with a friend. Beginning from a platform on the Zambian edge, the zipline glides 300 metres over the rapids in the Batoka Gorge below affording incomparable views of the Victoria Falls before gently coming to rest on the Zimbabwean side of the bridge.

     

     

     

     

    River Rafting
    The journey begins 10km downstream of the Falls starting at the Overland Truck-eater (Rapid 11) through to The End (Rapid 24) and includes the Mother (Rapid 13) at its brooding best. The river Journey is about 15km.

    Land of the Giants – Safari Excursion

    Elephant Back Safari
    Land of the Giants (8)Shearwater’s herd of twelve elephants reside on the Stanley and Livingstone Private Game Reserve, a few kilometres outside of Victoria Falls. Each Elephant has formed a close bond with their personal Induna (elephant handler) who live permanently with the elephants and understand each elephant’s unique character and traits. Participate in a Breakfast or Sundowner Elephant Back Safari and seize the opportunity to ride on these magnificent animals in their natural habitat.

    Rhino Encounter, Night Game Drive Bush Dinner
    Land of the Giants (5)This Sunset into Night Game Drive adds a unique dimension to the safari allowing you an opportunity to see scores of game march towards the Nakavango Dam to have their fill just before the sun comes down. After dark, you can catch a glimpse of the shyer animals and see the nocturnal species of Africa come out to feed. The Night Game Drives return to the reception area where a fulfilling Bush Dinner under the stars will complete the evening before returning to town at approximately 9pm

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Rovos Rail Journey Commences

    All meals, alcoholic and other beverages included.

     

     

     

    Enjoy a late afternoon transfer to the Rovos Rail Station. Embark on a 3 night adventure aboard the Rovos Rail – the most luxurious train in the World. Depart from Victoria Falls Station and travel towards Zimbabwe’s largest reserve, the Hwange National Park. Dinner is served in the dining car en route to Kennedy Siding for the overnight stop.

     

    Rovos Rail Day 2

    All meals, alcoholic and other beverages included.

     

     

     

     

    After a continental breakfast you will disembark for a game drive at The Hide. Brunch is served in the dining cars and then Tea in the lounge and observation cars. Dinner will be served as the train heads towards Plumtree for Botswana border formalities.

     

     

    Rovos Rail Day 3

    All meals, alcoholic and other beverages included.

     

     

     

     

    Breakfast is served en route to the border via Botswana’s capital city, Gaborone, where. border formalities will take place at Ramatlabama. Lunch is served as the train travels through the farmlands of the Marico Valley and dinner as the train traverses the Magaliesberg Range.

     

     

     

    Return Flight

    All meals, alcoholic and other beverages included.

     

     

     

    Breakfast will be served whereafter you will arrive at the journey’s end in Pretoria. You will be transferred to O.R. Tambo International Airport from the Rovos Rail private train station. Before your 13 hour return flight to London, our concierge representative may facilitate all formalities on your behalf.

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