Wildlife and the Falls - 1 NIGHT JOHANNESBURG, 4-NIGHT SAFARI CRUISE, 2 NIGHTS VICTORIA FALLS, 2 NIGHTS JOHANNESBURG, 3 NIGHTS GREATER KRUGER NATIONAL PARK


Day 1 :
ARRIVE IN JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
After being greeted at the airport by an AmaWaterways Representative, transfer to the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa in the desirable Sandton neighborhood. The hotel’s extensive gardens have captured the spirit, grace and elegance of a bygone era.
Day 2 :
KASANE, BOTSWANA – ZAMBEZI QUEEN – EMBARKATION
Fly to Kasane, Botswana where you’ll be transferred to the Chobe River. Tender boats will take you to the Zambezi Queen moored on the Namibia side of the river. Settle into your stateroom and in the evening, enjoy a Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner. (B,D)
Day 3 :
ZAMBEZI QUEEN
Embark on an exhilarating morning boat safari exploring the Chobe River’s diverse game. Afterwards, return to the Zambezi Queen for lunch. During the afternoon, you’ll meet an environmentalist, who’ll share his insight on Chobe National Park and the its animals. Later in the day, enjoy another thrilling boat safari. (B,L,D)
Day 4 :
ZAMBEZI QUEEN
Join a full-day safari of Chobe National Park in open-top 4x4 vehicles. Be on the lookout for elephants, giraffe, zebra, sable, warthog and cape buffalo. For lunch, take a seat under the trees and savor a delicious picnic. (B,L,D)
Day 5 :
ZAMBEZI QUEEN
Start the day off with an unforgettable visit to a typical African village to experience the local culture. Spend time with the village children as well as its elders. After lunch on board, you can go on a boat safari, bird watch or fish. Enjoy a festive African- themed dinner hosted by your crew—complete with music and dancing. (B,L,D)
Day 6 :
ZAMBEZI QUEEN – DISEMBARKATION – VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE
Go on a river safari aboard a double-decker barge, providing an unusual viewpoint to observe hippos and elephants. Later in the morning, transfer to Victoria Falls. Spend the afternoon at leisure and in the evening, join a cocktail reception aboard a vintage steam train, followed by dinner. (B,D)
Day 7 :
VICTORIA FALLS
A local guide will take you on a tour of the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. You’ll learn about its history, and the flora and fauna that make this area so unique. In the evening, embark on a private sunset cruise along the Zambezi River. Relax on board as you observe a variety of game while enjoying a delicious mix of tapas with drinks. (B)
Day 8 :
VICTORIA FALLS – JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
After breakfast, you’ll be taken to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Transfer to the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and enjoy a free evening at leisure. (B)
Day 9 :
JOHANNESBURG
Take a fascinating tour of Johannesburg and its rich history from colonialism to apartheid, and finally democracy. Get an in-depth look at Soweto’s unique neighborhoods, the center of the uprising against the apartheid state. Walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela, visiting the Mandela House located on Vilakazi Street and along the way enjoy a township lunch. Before dinner, gather with a local expert for an informative discussion and afterwards enjoy a multi-course dinner. (B,L,D)
Day 10 :
JOHANNESBURG – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK AREA
Fly to the Greater Kruger National Park in the morning where you’ll be transferred to your luxurious game lodge. This region is one of the world's most spectacular, game nature reserves, which you'll discover on your late afternoon game drive in search of the country's "Big Five" and other native wildlife. Spend your first night and every night, if you wish, gathering with fellow travelers, sharing stories of the day’s adventures or simply gazing up at the stunning star-filled African sky. (B,L,D)
Day 11 :
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK AREA
The early morning is the perfect time to go on safari as the wildlife is prolific. Your open-air vehicle provides the perfect way to explore your private game reserve, located just a stone’s throw from the game-rich Kruger National Park. The rest of the morning can be spent enjoying the facilities at your lodge. Later in the day, you’ll go on another game drive deep into the bush, where you may encounter South Africa’s top predators: cheetahs, hyenas and lions. (B,L,D)
Day 12 :
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK AREA
Go on two exhilarating game drives today, as well as enjoy ample leisure time at your game lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 13 :
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK AREA – JOHANNESBURG
Be treated to an early-morning game drive before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Afterwards, transfer to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg for your connecting flight home or extend your journey with four nights in magical Rwanda. (B)
Note: Please do not schedule your onward flight until after 4:30 p.m.
(B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)

TOUR PRICES & DEPARTURE DATES:

2019 SAILINGS

1 Night Johannesburg, 4-Night Safari Cruise, 2 Nights Victoria Falls, 2 Nights Johannesburg, 3 Nights Greater Kruger National Park

EMBARK DATE SHIP NAME PRICES
June 2 Zambezi Queen $13,595
June 16 Zambezi Queen $13,595
July 7 Zambezi Queen $13,595
July 21 Zambezi Queen $13,595
August 4 Zambezi Queen $13,595
August 18 Zambezi Queen $13,595
September 1 Zambezi Queen $13,595
September 15 Zambezi Queen $13,595
September 29 Zambezi Queen $13,595
October 13 Zambezi Queen $13,595
October 20 Zambezi Queen $13,595
November 3 Zambezi Queen $13,295
November 10 Zambezi Queen $13,195
November 17 Zambezi Queen $12,995

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