Egypt is known as the cradle of history and
culture. The highlights include the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Valley of the Kings and
Queens, ancient temples and museums. The Nile, the longest river in the world, flows over 4,000
miles from its source in the mountains of east and central Africa to the Mediterranean Sea. A
cruise on the Nile combined with the game viewing of East Africa offers an educational and
Kenya is probably the best known and most affordable African safari destination. The
National Parks and Reserves occupy 7% of Kenya's land mass with new protected areas being set
aside very year. The Masai Mara, an extension of the Serengeti plains, is Kenya's premier
wildlife reserve. Kenya is an excellent choice for your first safari and for those who prefer the
comfort and amenities of lodges (although camping is also available). For those whose interests
include relaxing on a beach and watersports the Kenya coast and the Seychelle islands are easily
accessible extensions. We also organize Weddings in Kenya at the legendary Mt. Kenya Safari Club.
Tanzania is for those looking for an excellent wildlife experience and incredible scenery.
Tanzania is home to such natural wonders as Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, Lake
Tanganika, Africa's deepest and longest fresh water lake and the Ngoron-goro Crater, the largest
caldera in the world. The Serengeti ecosystem is home to the largest concentrations of wildlife
on Earth. Also available are walking safaris and chimpanzee viewing. Tanzania may be easily
combined with Kenya.
Zimbabwe is roughly the size of California and offers well managed wildlife reserves.
Within its borders are Lake Kariba, Matusadona National Park, Mana Pools, Chizarira National Park,
Hwange National Park and the legendary Victoria Falls. The wonderful and diverse range of safari
opportunities include viewing game in open land rovers, powerboat, canoe, kayak, houseboat or on
foot. An extension to Chobe National Park in Botswana can easily be arranged from Victoria Falls.
Botswana is a landlocked country about the size of France offering such natural wonders as
the Okavango Delta which fans out across the northwest corner and creates a paradise of islands
and lagoons teeming with birds and wildlife. In the northeast the famous Chobe National Park
supports great concentration of elephant and buffalo, and there is Savuti known for its population
of lion. With just one million inhabitants Botswana is one of the least populated and most
politically stable and affluent nations on the continent.
Namibia is located on the south-western coast of Africa and is one of the most sparsely
populated countries in the world. Together with the arid wilderness regions of Kaokoveld and
Damaraland, the Namib desert occupies much of the country. Areas of interest for their rare animal
species and spectacular scenery include Etosha National Park, the Skeleton Coast and the Caprivi
Zambia is a landlocked country but has many lakes and rivers, including the Zaire and the
Zambezi. A large percentage of the country is set aside for wildlife sanctuaries but the
infrastructures and management of tourist facilities are limited. The South Luangwa National Park
offers walking safaris and night game viewing. Also worth visiting is Kafue National Park and
South Africa is the most technologically advanced nation on the subcontinent. This country
is unequalled in diversity of landscapes, spectacular mountains, game reserves, broad white
beaches and the beauty of the Cape Peninsula. It is truly "a world in one country" where you can
enjoy activities such as wine tasting and nightlife combined with excellent safaris. It is also
the most accessible African country with direct flights daily from the U.S.
The Seychelles are located 1000 miles east of the Kenya coast and are composed of more than
100 pristine islands. Due to careful planning and strict rules governing tourism development, they
are unique and unspoiled. The Seychelles are an excellent choice for a honeymoon where most hotels
offer special honeymoon suites in an elegant, private atmosphere. It is also an excellent
destination for a"wind down" after your safari.
Mozambique - Mauritius offer beautiful scenery and areas of unspoiled reefs where superb
snorkeling and scuba diving opportunities exist. Many unique and endemic forms of wildlife occur
on the islands themselves.