Colonial Splendour


Step back in time and experience the elegance, grandeur of yesteryear. Taking in three of Africa’s most iconic destination all while staying at some of the continent’s most iconic hotels.

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Day 1
Arrival in Cape Town where you will be met for your private transfer to your hotel.
Rest of the day is at leisure tax and settle in.
Overnight on bed and breakfast basis at the Mount Nelson Hotel

Day 2
After breakfast you will be met by your private guide for your full day tour of the fabled Cape Peninsula. Start your journey along the Atlantic seaboard to Hout Bay for a boat based visit to “seal island” before continuing over the beautiful Chapman’s Peak Drive. Visit the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point before starting your return journey to the city. En route visit the penguin colony on Boulders’ Beach.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Mount Nelson Hotel

Day 3
After breakfast you will be met by your private guide for your full day tour of the beautiful Cape winelands. During the day you will visit the towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek including visits to some of the area’s most celebrated wine estates.
Return to the city in the late afternoon
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Mount Nelson Hotel

Day 4
Your private guide will meet you this morning for a half day tour of the city, including a trip up Table Mountain (weather permitting), the colourful bo-kaap and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
The afternoon is at leisure in Cape Town.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Mount Nelson Hotel

Day 5
Private transfer to Cape Town for your flight to Victoria Falls. On arrival you will be met for your private transfer to your hotel.
Afternoon private guided tour of the majestic Victoria Falls, when in full flood, the largest curtain of water in the world.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Victoria Falls Hotel – deluxe central room

Day 6
Full day at leisure in Victoria Falls with a wealth of activities available, from helicopter trips over the falls to white water rafting and kayaking on the Zambezi.
Late afternoon transfer to the banks of the Zambezi for a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi Explorer – Signature Lounge.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Victoria Falls Hotel – deluxe central room 

Day 7
Morning at leisure before your private transfer to the airport for your flight to Nairobi, where you will be met for your private transfer to your hotel.
Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the House of Waine

Day 8
After breakfast transfer to Wilson Airport for your flight to the Masai Mara National Reserve where you will transfer to your camp.
Lunch at the camp followed by your first afternoon safari, returning at sunset to your camp for dinner.
Overnight on a fully inclusive basis at Cottar’s 1920’s Safari Camp

Days 9 & 10
Two full days on safari at Cottar’s 1920’s Safari Camp, located in the south eastern area of the Masai Mara, which has some of the highest concentrations of rhino in the Masai Mara, and are seen often by guests at Cottars. Guests at Cottar’s benefit from a private 7,000 acres concession that borders the Masai Mara and the Serengeti and provides a a wildlife corridor for game crossing between the two reserves. In addition, Cottar’s boasts the highest percentage of gold rated guides (the highest guiding qualification in Kenya) in Kenya.
Overnights on a fully inclusive basis at Cottar’s 1920’s Safari Camp

Day 11
After one final morning safari and breakfast you will be met for your transfer to the airstrip for your flight to Nairobi Wilson. Here you will be met and transferred to the House of Waine. Here you will have access to the hotel swimming pool, gardens and shower facilities to relax and a dinner served before your transfer to Jomo Kenyatta Airport for your outbound flight.

Prices:

From: £3,945.00 / €4,670.00 / $5,175.00 per person
Based on low season travel 2020

Based on 2 people travelling on a double/twin share basis.

What’s included:

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • All activities as per the itinerary including park fees
  • Return flights Nairobi – Masai Mara

  • All transfers as per the itinerary on a private basis

  • All excursions in Cape Town and Tour of Falls in Victoria Falls on a private basis, with private vehicle and English speaking guide

  • Local drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) at Cottar’s 1920s Camp
  • Laundry at Cottar’s 1920s Camp

  • Protected Trust Services coverage, including supplier failure insurance.

What’s Excluded:

  • All flights (except Nairobi – Masai Mara return)

  • Any meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any optional excursions
  • Any items of personal expense – i.e. drinks (except as mentioned), laundry, telephone calls etc

  • Any gratuities for guides/rangers

  • Travel Insurance

  • Visas
Belmond Mount Nelson

Belmond Mount Nelson

The Grande Dame of Cape Town, for more than a century the Belmond Mount Nelson has been an icon of grace and sophistication cosseted below Table Mountain.

The Victoria Falls Hotel

The Victoria Falls Hotel

The Victoria Falls Hotel is unquestionably one of the most iconic and historic hotels in Africa and a destination in itself when visiting the mighty Victoria Falls.

House of Waine Nairobi

House of Waine

The House of Waine is an 11-roomed boutique hotel set in 2.5 acres of beautiful gardens providing a luxury escape from the hustle and bustle of vibrant Nairobi.

Cottars 1920 camp Kenya

Cottar’s 1920’s Safari Camp

The Cottar’s 1920’s Safari Camp reflects the elegance of original safaris in a glorious setting looking out of the Maasai Mara with views continuing to the plains of the Serengeti.