Extensions

Pre and Post Extensions

Want to Linger Longer?

For travellers who long for a little more time in Africa, we offer a dizzying variety of pre and post travel extensions that are some of our most popular travel options throughout the African continent. These extensions can be added to almost all of our itineraries. The Southern blue sky is the limit. Just ask!

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General information about our African Destinations

Victoria Falls – 3 Days

Victoria Falls aireal view

Victoria Falls Extension Victoria Falls, or Mosi-oa-Tunya (Tokaleya Tonga: the Smoke that Thunders), is the great waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Falls is one of the world’s three large waterfalls and a sight not the be missed. Believed to have discovered by David Livingstone
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Cape Town – 4 Days

Cape Town - 4 Days, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Consider adding a Cape Town – 4 Days extension to your African itinerary. Cape Town is one of the most gloriously gorgeous cities in the world. Boasting a unique combination of spectacular scenery, vibrant cultures, period architecture and fabulous food and wines, it is no wonder that Cape Town is considered the most enchanting city
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Botswana – 5 Days

Botswana - 5 Days extension

Intimate camps, secluded location and incredible wildlife await you on a Botswana – 5 Days extension. Botswana is true safari country: combine water and land camps and experience it all. Botswana offers its visitors traditional game drives in open vehicles, canoe and boat excursions and walking safaris. Whether you are a first-timer or a safari
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Chobe Botswana extension from Victoria Falls – 3 Days

Elephant in Chobe National Park

On our Chobe Botswana extension from Victoria Falls, guests will explore the Chobe River and the abundant wildlife and bird species of Chobe National Park. Counter-balancing the wilderness is this restful, air conditioned, en-suite Chobe Game Lodge, with graceful high arches, quarry tiled floors and barrel vaulted ceilings that create an atmosphere of cool tranquility.
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African Train Journeys – 2 Days

African train journeys

Ask any inveterate traveler: an exotic sojourn by rail is one of the most memorable aspects of a journey. Whether it is a short overnighter or a two week epic adventure, there is nothing quite so romantic and relaxing as a train ride! Come experience African train journeys with Great Safaris. South Africa boasts two
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Kruger Park Sabi Sand Game Reserve – 3 days

Buffalo one of the Big Five  in the Kruger Park Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Kruger Park Sabi Sand Game Reserve: South Africa’s finest wildlife refuge, home to all the Big Five and many other endangered species. Venture forth on morning and afternoon guided game drives, in open safari vehicles, expertly maneuvered by professional game rangers. During the quiet midday, let your five senses guide you on a thrilling walking
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Rwanda Gorilla Trekking – 4 Days

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking: gorilla close-up

The ultimate wildlife adventure, Rwanda is THE place for viewing endangered mountain gorillas and the best way to do so is with Great Safaris Rwanda Gorilla Trekking. These gentle giants, which share 98% of our DNA, are found in Volcanoes National Park / Park National des Volcans (PNV), home to mountain gorilla,  golden monkeys, spotted
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Kenya – 5 Days

Kenya - 5 Days elephants

The wildlife heart of Africa, Kenya is where the true photographic safari was born. On Great Safaris Kenya – 5 Days extension, start you own photographic safari with one night accommodation, transfers and breakfast in Nairobi. After a restful night in Nairobi, wing to the famed Masai Mara for four days of four-legged encounters. Exciting
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Tanzania – 5 Days

Tanzania - 5 Days the great migration

A frequent guest star on the Nature Channel, Tanzania is a safari purist’s dream. Our Great Safaris Tanzania – 5 Days extension highlights the Ngorongoro Crater, one of the natural wonders of the world, and the incomparable Serengeti, host to the Great Migration, an annual mass movement of millions of wildebeest (gnu), zebra and other
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Zanzibar – 4 Days

Stone Town, Zanzibar on our Zanzibar - 4 Days extension

Our Zanzibar – 4 Days extension takes us to this exotic playground off the coast of Tanzania. Zanzibar is a perfect getaway for romantic couples, families or safari-goers who are looking for a relaxing beach retreat. Old Stone Town showcases mosques and slave quarters. Located on the western coast of the main island of the
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Namibia – 8 Days

Namibia - 8 Days towering dunes

Our Namibia – 8 Days extension is an awe-inspiring exploration of this vast land, via air and land. Our itinerary stretches from the endless, rippling sands and towering dunes of Sossusvlei to the dolphin-filled waters at Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, through the stark plains of Damaraland and onto the Etosha Pan. Etosha, meaning ‘Great White
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Seychelles – 5 Days

Seychelles - 5 Days unspoilt beach

Great Safaris Seychelles – 5 Days extension takes you to “heaven for beach lovers”, the Seychelles. The Seychelles archipelago is comprised of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. Aside from its numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, it also hosts rare animals such as giant Aldabra tortoises. The main island, Mahé,
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Safari Cruise & Victoria Falls

Safari Cruise & Victoria Falls: Chobe Princess room interior

Botswana & Victoria Falls Tour Length: 6 days Zambezi River | Victoria Falls 6 Days – Botswana, Zimbabwe Our Safari Cruise & Victoria Falls is a delightful journey on Chobe Princess Safariboats, 3 nights, and Victoria Falls Safari Club, 2 nights. From $2,195 per person

Hwange Park, Zimbabwe – 4 Days

Hwange Park, Zimbabwe - 4 Days black rhinos

Easily accessible from Victoria Falls, Hwange Park in Zimbabwe is one of the oldest in Southern Africa… some safari aficionados claim that this is the genuine Africa. Hwange boasts a tremendous selection of wildlife with over 100 species of mammals, including large herbivores, and nearly 400 bird species. The elephants of Hwange are world famous
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Abu Dhabi – 4 Days

Abu Dhabi - 4 Days Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Enjoy a guided tour of Abu Dhabi. On Great Safaris Abu Dhabi – 4 Days extension, you will explore this ever-changing city and be amazed at the intricate weaving of traditional and modern lifestyles of the United Arab Emirates’ capital city. Learn about the religious foundations of Islamic faith, and admire the architecture and sounds
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Jordan – 4 Days

Visit Petra on our Jordan - 4 Days extension

History comes alive and whispers secrets of antiquity on Great Safaris Jordan – 4 Days extension. In the spectacular country of Jordan, discover Amman, its capital and one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world. Marvel at Jerash with its Roman architecture dating back 2,000 years. Inhabited since the Bronze Age, Jerash is
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Abu Simbel – Full Day

Abu Simbel - Full Day extension Temple of Ramses II

Abu Simbel – Full Day extension from $595 per person! This full day extension to Abu Simbel – one of the natural wonders of the world, includes round-trip air from Cairo or Aswan. The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with
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