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Iconic Africa: Journey Across Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia & Kenya

Program No. 24830RJ
From Mt. Kilimanjaro to Victoria Falls, experience some of east and southern Africa’s most iconic natural wonders, home to lions, elephants and more.

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At a Glance

What comes to mind when you think of east and southern Africa? Experience Africa's great diversity, abundant wildlife and local cultures with a focus on conservation in different regions. Along the way, explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from Botswana's famed Okavango Delta, home to a third of the world's elephants, to Zambia's Lower Zambezi River, adjacent to Zimbabwe's Mana Pools. Experience sustainability and empowerment projects in local communities with local leaders. Whether your favorite natural wonder is Victoria Falls, Mt. Kilimanjaro or just viewing the large populations of lions, buffalo and leopards, at the end of your adventure, you’ll know the answer when asked about Africa's most iconic sites!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily on uneven terrain. Game drives in open-air safari vehicles can be bumpy and dusty; stamina and flexibility are required. Elevations up to 7,500 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Embark on safari game drives to experience wildlife in their natural habitats, including elephants, rhinos and leopards.
  • Marvel at the iconic natural wonders across east and southern Africa, including Mt. Kilimanjaro and Victoria Falls, the world’s largest sheet of falling water.
  • Visit local communities to learn about conservation efforts and participate in supporting community projects.

General Notes

Please refer to the “Travel Information” section on the Road Scholar website, the start/end time listed in your first informational packet or contact the provider if you plan on booking your own flights for correct arrival and departure dates. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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