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Cairo to Zanzibar 2018

Solo Travellers 45 Years & Over
Thursday 22 March to Sunday 15 April 2018 ex Australia

Accommodation

 Destination

 Hotel Name

Nights of Stay

 Cairo

 Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel

3

 Nile River Cruise

 Movenpick MS Royal Lotus

2

 Nile River Cruise

 Movenpick MS Royal Lily

2

 Cairo

 Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah Hotel

1

 Stone Town, Zanzibar

 Tembo House Hotel & Apartment

2

 Kiwengwa Beach, Zanzibar

 Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa

2

 Nairobi

 The Lazizi Premier Hotel

2

 Samburu

 Samburu Game Lodge

2

 Mt. Kenya

 Serena Mountain Lodge

1

 Lake Nakuru

 Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

1

 Lake Naivasha

 Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

1

 Maasai Mara

 Sarova Mara Game Camp

2

Accommodation is subject to change and every effort is made to avoid this. However if a change does become necessary, accommodation of a similar standard will be used.  

LE MERIDIEN PYRAMIDS HOTEL, Cairo
Le Meridien Pyramids comprises elegantly decorated guestrooms. Enjoy incredible views of the majestic Pyramids of Giza from your sun lounge beside the pool. There are a variety of restaurants to choose from offering Mediterranean, International, Egyptian and Mexican food as well as 2 cafes, including a traditional Shisha cafe. Hotel amenities include dry cleaning, currency exchange, laundry, gift shops and spa services. 

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi (public areas); fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool. 

NOTE: You will travel on either of these vessels below.  Vessels are rotated and will not be confirmed till approximately 2 weeks prior to sailing.  Both vessels are 5 star.

MOVENPICK MS ROYAL LOTUS, Nile Cruise
The Royal Lotus cruiser has 60 cabins of approximately 22 sqm and 2 Royal Suites. You can sit and relax in comfort at the Crescent Lounge and Bar which is located on the Salon Deck and features a semi-circular bar, dance area and panoramic windows. Alternatively, the Observation Bar offers breathtaking views and is the perfect place for a sunset cocktail or mid-morning coffee and cookies. The Lotus restaurant offers many dishes from Egypt and from around the world. The Deluxe cabins are tastefully furnished and include an en-suite shower room, individually controlled air-conditioning, TV, minibar, climate control, hairdryer and telephone. There is a plunge pool linked to a jacuzzi located on the Sun Deck with sun lounges and a choice of Bedouin style low seating or large, comfortable lounges. On the third deck is a fully equipped gym which also has a Nile view. Also don't forget to sample some ice-cream from the Movenpick ice-cream bar, delicious.

MOVENPICK MS ROYAL LILY, Nile Cruise
The Royal Lily flagship cruiser comprises 56 cabins of approximately 22 sqm and 4 Royal Suites. The Deluxe cabins are tastefully decorated and include an en-suite shower room, individually controlled air-conditioning, TV, minibar, climate control and telephones. The expansive restaurant is located under the main deck and offers mouth-watering buffets featuring authentic Egyptian, international and vegetarian dishes accompanied by a selection of local and imported wines, spirits and liqueurs. The Salon Deck has large panoramic windows and a relaxing lounge which serves afternoon tea and other refreshments. There is a pool on the sundeck and a fully equipped gym and massage room. Also don't forget to sample some ice-cream from the Movenpick ice-cream bar, delicious!  

SOFITEL CAIRO NILE EL GEZIRAH HOTEL, Cairo
The Sofitel El Gezirah is a luxury hotel with a private promenade along the Nile. It is within a walking distance from the Opera house and Cairo Tower, as well as the Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. The hotel offers seven restaurants, which include Moroccan, Egyptian and international specialties. There are also five bars including the trendy Ana's bar and the library tea lounge. 

Facilities: air-conditioning; satellite TV, free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box and swimming pool. 

TEMBO HOUSE HOTEL & APARTMENTS, Stone Town
Situated in the heart of Stone Town by the picturesque seafront, Tembo House has a history like no other. It has played numerous roles in the history of Zanzibar including that of the American Consulate, while also playing host to numerous celebrities including Mahatma Ghandi and Freddie Mercury and his family who used to vacation here from time to time. In a prime location, Tembo House is the perfect place to stay while in Stone Town with major attractions and historical sites nearby. 

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; fridge/minibar; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

BLUEBAY BEACH RESORT & SPA, Kiwengwa Beach
Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is situated on a beautiful white, sandy beach on the island of Zanzibar. The Resort is set on a picturesque 30-acre site with its guestroom cottages located on rising ground overlooking verdant gardens, the public areas, the pool, over 1,000 beautiful palm trees and the sparkling white beach. 

Facilities: air conditioning; free wifi (public areas); fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities 

THE LAZIZI PREMIERE HOTEL, Nairobi
The Lazizi Premiere offers a luxurious and elegant experience, only minutes from the airport. The hotel features a contemporary café with a round the clock menu offering local and global cuisine, a coffee shop that offers the best handpicked flavors and a unique culinary experience. The property also features free WiFi, a spa centre and a year-round outdoor pool.

Facilities: free wifi; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; fitness centre.  

SERENA MOUNTAIN LODGE, Mt. Kenya
The only ‘tree hotel’ ever to be built on the slopes of Kenya’s legendary Mount Kenya, this lodge offers unrivalled game viewing whilst combining a glorious panorama of mountain vistas with an ancient rainforest. The traditionally timbered dining room is surrounded by windows and has been built on stilts so as to seemingly float above the liana-strung forest. Additionally the lodge offers a private water hole and salt lick, a rooftop viewing deck, guided forest walks, massage and beauty services and a gift shop. 

Facilities: wifi available; safe deposit box (at reception) 

SAMBURU GAME LODGE, Samburu
Samburu Game Lodge is set amongst 10 acres of pristine forest on the western bank of the Uaso Nyiro River within the Samburu National Reserve in northern Kenya. This is true wilderness and home to varieties of animals and birds rarely seen in other parts of the country. Here the Beisa Oryx, Gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, the Reticulated giraffe and Blue Shanked Somali ostrich can all be found. All rooms are decorated using the finest materials and fabrics, with en suite bathrooms and private balconies overlooking the river. 

Facilities: wifi available; safe deposit box (at reception); outdoor swimming pool 

SAROVA LION HILL GAME LODGE, Lake Nakuru
Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled along the Lion Hill overlooking the spectacular flamingo rimmed Lake Nakuru. Its location affords panoramic views of the lake and picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park. The lodge is cleverly laid out in such a way that most rooms and sitting areas offer stunning views of the lake and the park. 

Facilities: free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities 

LAKE NAIVASHA SOPA LODGE, Lake Naivasha
Set on 200 acres of Lake Naivasha’s southern shortline in Africa’s Great Rift Valley, this resort blends in perfectly with its natural surroundings and even has resident giraffe. Being one of Kenya’s most upmarket destinations, it is the ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside and nearby National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries. 

Facilities: wifi available; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities 

SAROVA MARA GAME CAMP, Maasai Mara
The rolling plains around this luxury camp are teeming with wildebeest, gazelles and zebras during the migration months. The camp offers an unparalleled plethora of activities and experiences from luxury tented living to bird-watching, sport fishing and a unique insight into the Maasai culture. The camp offers spacious luxurious tents constructed in canvas with large windows, wooden flooring and a permanent roof. All have en-suite bathrooms with large mirrors, hot and cold running water and showers. All tents offer spectacular views and have a large wooden deck with a comfortable day bed, chairs and table to enjoy the tranquil and relaxing surrounds while you listen to the natural sounds of nature. 

Facilities: free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

  

Hotel descriptions are taken from hotel provided information and edited to suit our page.

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Encounter Travel provides holidays for solo travellers. Since 2006 we've been creating tour, cruise and resort packages for solo travellers that like to share their travel experiences. Visiting destinations across Australia and around the globe our holidays include short tropical escapes, leisurely touring, cruises and active walking trips.   


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