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President’s Journey by Private Plane to Africa

Program No. 23539RJ
Circle the African continent and explore natural wonders and fascinating history, all while traveling by private plane!

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At a Glance

Step aboard our private plane for an unforgettable exploration through the wilds and wonders of Africa. Wheels will be up for Morocco, Namibia, South Africa, Egypt and more as you fly in a counter-clockwise loop around the continent. At every stop, our most knowledgeable naturalists, geologists and historians will share their special insight into Africa’s natural wonders and cultural treasures, including Victoria Falls, Table Mountain, the ancient temples of Luxor and a quintessential African safari in Tanzania. Now boarding: A once-in-a-lifetime adventure in learning!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking on average at least 3 miles daily, on varied and uneven terrain including desert and grassland. Many stairs, often steep and/or without handrails, including 20-30 stairs to board and deboard the plane. Hot and occasionally humid weather encountered at many field trip sites, some with little or no shade, including temperatures above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Frequent changes of time zone. Elevations up to 7,500 feet.

What You'll Learn

  • Take your business-class seat on a spacious 767 plane and jet from one iconic destination to the next across Africa.
  • Explore the Medina of Marrakesh in Morocco. Its history dates back centuries and its monuments and architectural treasures make it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • View the vibrant reds and oranges of the Sossusvlei sand dunes in Namibia on a sunrise excursion, a photographer’s paradise!
  • Delve into natural history in a safari at the Ngorongoro Crater, an extinct volcanic caldera in northern Tanzania whose floor is home to wildlife like elephants, rhinos and zebras.
  • Walk in the footsteps of the ancient Egyptians at the Valley of the Kings, an archaeological site and burial place of Egypt’s pharaohs, including Tutankhamun.

General Notes

Transport on this exclusive program is by private Boeing 767-300ER jet airplane featuring 54 passenger seats with dual aisle, 2 by 2 by 2 configuration and ‘lie flat’ Business Class seating and a social area.
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