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Animal Encounters in Africa Vacation Packages


Africa is a massive continent filled with some amazing wildlife where some of the world’s most iconic and endangered species can be spotted. This massive continent is home to exotic animals including lions, zebras, elephants, giraffes, kudu, ostrich, and wildebeest, which brings many opportunities to experience unique animal encounters and wildlife experiences. There are plenty of ways to enjoy wildlife throughout the country with exciting animal encounters on safari, see penguins at Boulders Beach just a short drive from Cape Town, meet meerkat colonies in the Kalahari Desert, dine with Giraffes in Nairobi at the magnificent Giraffe Manor, or observe the magnificent elephants in the Okavango Delta. Enjoy exciting animal encounters in Africa allowing wildlife lovers to see some amazing sights and take in the natural scenic beauty of the continent, and a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

BEST VACATION PACKAGES

A truly holiday, discovering the best safari places to visit in Africa!. Discover in South Africa: Cape Town, Kruger National Park (South Africa's best-known national game reserve) and Johannesburg (the main capital city). After that, visit Botswana, and enjoy; The Chobe National Park (home to Africa’s largest elephant population, diverse landscapes and abundance of wildlife and birdlife around the Chobe River, and in close proximity to a number of Southern Africa’s other safari must-sees). Finally, explore Zimbabwe and spend unforgettable moments in Victoria Falls (one of the Seven Natural Wonders, famous for being the largest waterfall in the world, in the wet season). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

Included:

  • Flight into Cape Town and out of Victoria Falls
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Cape Town
  • Flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit Airport
  • Transfer from Airport in Hoedspruit to Hotel in Kruger
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Kruger National Park
  • Transfer from Hotel in Kruger to Hoedspruit Airport
  • Flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Johannesburg
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Johannesburg
  • Flight from Johannesburg to Kasane Intl. Airport (Botswana)
  • Transfer from Kasane Intl. Airport to Hotel in Chobe National Park
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Chobe National Park (Botswana)
  • Transfer from Hotel in Chobe National Park to Hotel in Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Victoria Falls(Zimbabwe)

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Explore Africa

  • Idyllic Islands of Africa

    Africa is filled with natural beauty and home to some of the most exotic islands in the world. It is the second-largest continent in the world filled with breathtaking safaris, ancient pyramids, and busy metropolitan cities.

  • Victoria Falls

    Victoria Falls are known as the `Smoke that thunders` one of Africa`s most famous tourist town, the gateway to massive waterfalls and scenic beauty and wildlife.

  • South African Wine Regions

    South Africa’s spectacular vineyards cover 140,000 hectares mainly produced in the Western Cape region, which is influenced by a Mediterranean climate and its proximity to the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

More to Explore

  • The Red Sea

    The Red Sea boasts miles of sparkling coastline, the seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean offers some of the top diving destinations in the world.

  • Nile River Cruise

    Cruising along the magnificent Nile and traveling to the “Land of the Pharaohs” is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.


  • The Moroccan Coast

    The Moroccan coast stretches on for 1,140 miles, from Tarfaya in the south to Saïdia in the northeast. Morocco is home to some of the best surfing and water sport opportunities in the world.

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SUGGESTED ITINERARIES

    Three City Itineraries:
  • Dubai - Abu Dhabi - Madagascar (Antananarivo)
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  • The United Arab Emirates and Madagascar!. Explore Dubai (known for luxury shopping, extraordinary skyscrapers and the best desert safari) and Abu Dhabi (capital of the United Arab Emirates and the richest city in the world. After that, take a flight to Antananarivo (the capital city of Madagascar, in the island’s Central Highlands. Overlooking the city, the Rova of Antananarivo palace complex was the center of the Merina kingdom from the 17th century). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Dubai and out Antananarivo
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Dubai
    • Transfer Dubai to Abu Dhabi
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Abu Dhabi
    • Flight from Abu Dhabi to Antananarivo
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Antananarivo
    • Ramadan is a month of spirituality and purification during which participants abstain from eating, drinking, and smoking. Ramadan is typically celebrated in late winter or early spring.
      Please verify dates before booking travel because food and entertainment services in hotels and other public places may be affected.


  • Cape Town - Chobe National Park - Victoria Falls
    9 nights from $6,844*
  • Wild, exotic and cosmopolitan South Africa is at your disposal with this holiday package! Start in Cape Town (a singularly beautiful city crowned by the magnificent Table Mountain National Park); then, flight to Chobe National Park (home to Africa’s largest elephant population, diverse landscapes and abundance of wildlife and birdlife around the Chobe River, and in close proximity to a number of Southern Africa’s other safari must-sees). Then, visit Victoria Falls (one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and the major waterfall on the Zambezi River in Africa). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cape Town and out of Victoria Falls
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Cape Town
    • Flight from Cape Town to Chobe National Park
    • Transfer from the Airport to the Hotel in Chobe National Park
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Chobe National Park
    • Transfer from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Victoria Falls


  • Cape Town - Johannesburg - Chobe National Park
    6 nights from $4,972*
  • Get away from it all with this customizable package that lets you visit Africa, for a trip that won't be forgotten. Begin in South Africa, visiting these two main cities; Cape Town (known for its harbor, its high water quality, fantastic facilities, safety and cleanliness and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point) and Johannesburg (The City of Gold; its an incredibly friendly, unstuffy city, with a lot to see and do there). After that, travel to Botswana and enjoy a pleasant stay in Chobe National Park (home to Africa’s largest elephant population, diverse landscapes and abundance of wildlife and birdlife around the Chobe River, and in close proximity to a number of Southern Africa’s other safari must-sees). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cape Town and out of Kasane Intl. Airport
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Cape Town
    • Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Johannesburg
    • Flight from Johannesburg to Kasane Intl. Airport (Botswana)
    • Transfer from Kasane Intl. Airport to Hotel in Chobe National Park
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Chobe National Park (Botswana)
    • Transfer from Hotel in Chobe National Park to Kasane Intl. Airport


  • Cape Town - Kruger National Park - Chobe National Park
    6 nights from $6,361*
  • Get away from it all with this customizable package that lets you visit South Africa, for a trip that won't be forgotten. Begin in Cape Town (known for its harbor, its high water quality, fantastic facilities, safety and cleanliness and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point) and Kruger National Park (South Africa's best-known national game reserve with a rich and diverse wildlife; home to the Big Five: lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, and rhinoceros and profusion of trees and mountains). After that, travel to Botswana and enjoy a pleasant stay in Chobe National Park (home to Africa’s largest elephant population, diverse landscapes and abundance of wildlife and birdlife around the Chobe River, and in close proximity to a number of Southern Africa’s other safari must-sees). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cape Town and out of Kasane Intl. Airport
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Cape Town
    • Flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Transfer from Airport in Hoedspruit to Hotel in Kruger
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Kruger National Park
    • Transfer from Hotel in Kruger to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Kasane Intl. Airport (Botswana)
    • Transfer from Kasane Intl. Airport to Hotel in Chobe National Park
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Chobe National Park (Botswana)
    • Transfer from Hotel in Chobe National Park to Kasane Intl. Airport


  • Cape Town - Nairobi - Kigali
    9 nights from $2,698*
  • South Africa, Rwanda and Kenya are combined perfectly in this vacation package. Visit: Cape Town (known for its harbor, high water quality, fantastic facilities, safety and cleanliness and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point); and up next, catch a flight to Nairobi . Lastly, fly to Kigali (capital city of Rwanda, it is the major arrival point for tourists visiting Rwanda`s national parks and tracking mountain gorillas). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cape Town and out of Kigali
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Cape Town
    • Flight from Cape Town to Nairobi
    • Transfer from Nairobi Airport to Nairobi Hotel
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Nairobi
    • Transfer from Nairobi Hotel to Nairobi Airport
    • Flight from Nairobi to Kigali
    • Transfer from Kigali Airport to Kigali Hotel
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Kigali
    • Transfer from Kigali Hotel to Kigali Airport


  • Cairo - Nairobi - Cape Town by Air
    8 nights from $2,194*
  • Three amazing countries; Egypt, Kenya and South Africa, full of history, and natural beauty, in one incredible vacation package. Start in Cairo (famous for some of the world's most famous monuments, including the Giza pyramids, the Great Sphinx and the ancient temples of Luxor). Next, take a flight to Nairobi (famous for extra ordinary wild life parks and natural beauty that will take your breath away), and finally catch a last flight to Cape Town (known for its harbour, its high water quality, fantastic facilities, and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Fligh into Cairo and out of Cape Town
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Cairo
    • Flight from Cairo to Nairobi
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Nairobi
    • Flight from Nairobi to Cape Town
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Cape Town
    • Ramadan is a month of spirituality and purification during which participants abstain from eating, drinking, and smoking. Ramadan is typically celebrated in late winter or early spring.
      Please verify dates before booking travel because food and entertainment services in hotels and other public places may be affected.


  • Cape Town - Kruger National Park - Chobe National Park
    6 nights from $6,361*
  • Get away from it all with this customizable package that lets you visit South Africa, for a trip that won't be forgotten. Begin in Cape Town (known for its harbor, its high water quality, fantastic facilities, safety and cleanliness and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point) and Kruger National Park (South Africa's best-known national game reserve with a rich and diverse wildlife; home to the Big Five: lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, and rhinoceros and profusion of trees and mountains). After that, travel to Botswana and enjoy a pleasant stay in Chobe National Park (home to Africa’s largest elephant population, diverse landscapes and abundance of wildlife and birdlife around the Chobe River, and in close proximity to a number of Southern Africa’s other safari must-sees). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cape Town and out of Kasane Intl. Airport
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Cape Town
    • Flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Transfer from Airport in Hoedspruit to Hotel in Kruger
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Kruger National Park
    • Transfer from Hotel in Kruger to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Kasane Intl. Airport (Botswana)
    • Transfer from Kasane Intl. Airport to Hotel in Chobe National Park
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Chobe National Park (Botswana)
    • Transfer from Hotel in Chobe National Park to Kasane Intl. Airport


  • Johannesburg - Kruger National Park - Cape Town
    6 nights from $2,369*
  • Wild, exotic and cosmopolitan South Africa is at your disposal with this holiday package!. Start in Johannesburg ("The city of Gold ", commonly known as Jo`burg or Jozi, this rapidly changing city is the vibrant heart of South Africa); then, flight for a truly safari experience to Kruger National Park (South Africa's best-known national game reserve with a rich and diverse wildlife; home to the Big Five: lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, and rhinoceros and profusion of trees and mountains). Finally, catch a flight to Cape Town (known for its harbor and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Johannesburg and out of Cape Town
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Johannesburg
    • Flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Transfer from Airport in Hoedspruit to Hotel in Kruger
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Kruger National Park
    • Transfer from Hotel in Kruger to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Cape Town
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Cape Town


    In Depth City Itineraries:
  • Cape Town - Kruger National Park - Johannesburg - Mauritius
    8 nights from $2,928*
  • Discover and enjoy an unforgettable stay in South Africa, visiting Cape Town (a singularly beautiful city crowned by the magnificent Table Mountain National Park), Kruger National Park, Johannesburg ("The city of Gold ", commonly known as Jo`burg or Jozi, this rapidly changing city is the vibrant heart of South Africa) and Mauritius (rightly famed for its sapphire-blue waters, powder-white beaches and luxury resorts that provide a front-row seat onto some of the most beautiful views in the Indian Ocean). Connect these destinations with flight and transfers. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cape Town and out of Mauritius
    • 2 nights in Cape Town
    • Flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Transfer from Airport in Hoedspruit to Hotel in Kruger
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Kruger National Park
    • Transfer from Hotel in Kruger to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Johannesburg
    • 2 nights in Johannesburg
    • Flight Johannesburg to Mauritius
    • 2 nights in Mauritius


  • Cape Town - Kruger National Park - Johannesburg - Victoria Falls
    8 nights from $4,904*
  • Wild, exotic and cosmopolitan South Africa is at your disposal with this holiday package! Start in Cape Town (a singularly beautiful city crowned by the magnificent Table Mountain National Park); then, flight for a truly safari experience to Kruger National Park (South Africa's best-known national game reserve with a rich and diverse wildlife; home to the Big Five: lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, and rhinoceros and profusion of trees and mountains). Then, visit Johannesburg ("The city of Gold ", commonly known as Jo`burg or Jozi, this rapidly changing city is the vibrant heart of South Africa). Finally, catch a flight to Victoria Falls (one of the greatest attractions in Africa and one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, it is also considered to be the largest fall in the world). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cape Town and out of Victoria Falls
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Cape Town
    • Flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Transfer from Airport in Hoedspruit to Hotel in Kruger
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Kruger National Park
    • Transfer from Hotel in Kruger to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Johannesburg
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Johannesburg
    • Flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Victoria Falls


  • Cape Town - Kruger National Park - Johannesburg - Zanzibar
    8 nights from $3,022*
  • An exciting adventure through South Africa at your disposal in this package. Start with a pleasant stay in Cape Town (a singularly beautiful city crowned by the magnificent Table Mountain National Park), then, Kruger National Park and Johannesburg ("The city of Gold ", commonly known as Jo`burg or Jozi, this rapidly changing city is the vibrant heart of South Africa). After that, catch a flight to Zanzibar (a Tanzanian archipelago off the coast of East Africa). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cape Town and out of Zanzibar
    • 2 nights in Cape Town
    • Flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Transfer from Airport in Hoedspruit to Hotel in Kruger
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Kruger National Park
    • Transfer from Hotel in Kruger to Hoedspruit Airport
    • Flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Johannesburg
    • 2 nights in Johannesburg
    • Flight Johannesburg to Zanzibar
    • 2 nights in Zanzibar


  • Cape Town - Chobe National Park - Victoria Falls - Zanzibar
    8 nights from $4,702*
  • The African Essential!. Discover amazing natural wildlife landscapes and best safari experiences visiting: Cape Town (known for its harbor, facilities, safety and cleanliness and for landmarks such as Table Mountain and Cape Point) in South Africa. After that, travel to Botswana, to explore Chobe National Park (home to Africa’s largest elephant population, diverse landscapes and abundance of wildlife and birdlife around the Chobe River, and in close proximity to a number of Southern Africa’s other safari must-sees). Continue in Zimbabwe where Victoria Falls (one of the Seven Natural Wonders, famous for being the largest waterfall in the world, in the wet season) awaits you!. Finally, discover The Spice Island in Tanzania ; Zanzibar (with its mix of idyllic beaches, history -Stone Town being the capital- and diverse culture). These destinations are connected by intercity flights and Airport/Hotel-Hotel/Airport Transfers. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cape Town and out of Zanzibar (Tanzania)
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Cape Town
    • Flight from Cape Town to Kasane Intl. Airport (Botswana)
    • Transfer from Kasane Intl. Airport to Hotel in Chobe National Park
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Chobe National Park (Botswana)
    • Transfer from Hotel in Chobe National Park to Hotel in Victoria Falls
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Victoria Falls
    • Flight from Victoria Falls to Zanzibar
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Zanzibar


  • Cape Town - Kruger National Park - Chobe National Park - Victoria Falls
    8 nights from $5,419*
  • Enjoy an unforgettable stay in South Africa, visiting Cape Town (a singularly beautiful city crowned by the magnificent Table Mountain National Park), then fly to Kruger National Park, after thata, take a transfer to Chobe National Park (home to Africa’s largest elephant population, diverse landscapes and abundance of wildlife and birdlife around the Chobe River, and in close proximity to a number of Southern Africa’s other safari must-sees) and last, but not least, take one last transfer to Victoria Falls (one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and the major waterfall on the Zambezi River in Africa). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cape Town and out of Victoria Falls
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Cape Town
    • Flight from Cape Town to Kruger National Park
    • Transfer from the Air Force Base Hoedspruit Airport to the Hotel in Kruger National Park
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Kruger National Park
    • Transfer from Kruger National Park Hotel to Air Force Base Hoedspruit Airport
    • Flight from Air Force Base Hoedspruit Airport
    • to Kasane Int Aiport
    • Transfer from Kasane Int Aiport to Hotel in Chobe National Park
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Chobe National Park
    • Transfer from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Victoria Falls


  • Cairo - Nairobi - Zanzibar - Johannesburg by Air
    9 nights from $2,433*
  • An undeniably unique adventure through Africa, combining amazing cities in Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. Spend your days visiting Cairo (famous for some of the world's most famous monuments, including the Giza pyramids, the Great Sphinx and the ancient temples of Luxor), Nairobi (with extraordinary wild life parks and natural beauty that will take your breath away), Zanzibar (known for its mix of exotic beaches, famous spice plantations, history -Stone Town being the capital- and diverse culture) and Johannesburg (this rapidly changing city is the vibrant heart of South Africa). Flights are between cities. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Fligh into Cairo and out of Johannesburg
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Cairo
    • Flight from Cairo to Nairobi
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Nairobi
    • Flight from Nairobi to Zanzibar
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Zanzibar
    • Flight from Zanzibar to Johannesburg
    • Hotel for s nights in Johannesburg
    • Ramadan is a month of spirituality and purification during which participants abstain from eating, drinking, and smoking. Ramadan is typically celebrated in late winter or early spring.
      Please verify dates before booking travel because food and entertainment services in hotels and other public places may be affected.


  • Paris - Dubai - Nairobi - Johannesburg by Air
    10 nights from $5,126*
  • What better combination for your vacation than the sophistication of France and Dubai; and the wild nature and beauty of Kenya and South Africa. With this package, visit Paris (the "City of Light" is the world's most visited capital), Dubai (where traditional eastern influences meet with the modern comforts of western culture), Nairobi (the "Green City in the Sun”, famous for extra ordinary wild life parks and natural beauty that will take your breath away) and Johannesburg (this rapidly changing city is the vibrant heart of South Africa). Connect to each destination by flight. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Paris and out of Johannesburg
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Paris
    • Flight from Paris to Dubai
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Dubai
    • Flight from Dubai to Nairobi
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Nairobi
    • Flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Johannesburg
    • Ramadan is a month of spirituality and purification during which participants abstain from eating, drinking, and smoking. Ramadan is typically celebrated in late winter or early spring.
      Please verify dates before booking travel because food and entertainment services in hotels and other public places may be affected.


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  • Surfing in Africa

    South Africa is a magnificent country from east to west spanning almost 1,864 miles of stunning coastline with dozens of fantastic surfing destinations.

  • South African Cuisine

    South African cuisine is very diverse, just like its culture, that is why it’s nicknamed “The Rainbow Nation”. The cuisine here is filled with influences from South Africa, Europe, and English blends.

  • City and Beach Holidays in the Middle East

    City and Beach Holidays in the Middle East offer visitors some fantastic activities and opportunities for sun-filled skies, glorious beaches, and cutting-edge cities.

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