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Cruise Holiday African Cruise Safari – Durban to Rome – MSC Orchestra – 16 April 2023

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   Fabulous 29 Night Package

Includes

2 Night Hotel Stay at the 4 star Southern Sun Maharani - Durban

Two-Day Safari with an overnight stay in St. Lucia, Zululand

Includes all transfers, and meals, boat safari, and game drives

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YOUR HOLIDAY HOME AT SEA

From active to relaxing cruise holidays, Orchestra succeeds in providing plenty of both. You can choose to spend a morning in, the tranquil spa where a soothing massage and cleansing sauna await; or improve your golf swing with the Virtual Golf Simulator. When you’ve worked up an appetite, there are plenty of restaurants to try offering a wide variety of different cuisine's.

YOUR CRUISE HOLIDAY INCLUDES
  •  2 Night Hotel Stay Durban
  •  All Flights
  •  All Port & Fee's
  •  Guided Tour
  • SHIP DETAILS
  • SHIP CABINS

MSC ORCHESTRA

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Built 2007
  • Length 964 ft
  • Beam 106 ft
  • Tonnage 92,400 gt
  • Decks 13
  • Passengers 2550
  • Crew 1054
  • Lounges & Bars 16
  • Restaurants 6
  • Pools 3 & 8 Jacuzzies
  • Elevators 20

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African Cruise Safari – Durban to Rome – MSC Orchestra – 16 April 2023 Cruise Holiday Itinerary

Day 1-2
16 Apr 2023
Fly from the UK

We hope you have a pleasant flight.

Day 2
17 Apr 2023
Southern Sun Maharani Hotel - Durban - 1 night Stay

Durban is an attractive city, whose long beachfront and glass buildings look out onto the Indian Ocean. Inland, spectacular landscapes and Africa’s unique wildlife are waiting to captivate you. Durban is a wonderfully multicultural gem of a city, which is home to the largest Indian population outside of India. The Victoria Street Market feels like its epicenter.  

Day 3-4
18 Apr 2023
Saint Lucia - Safari

Saint Lucia  Safari The Greater St Lucia Wetlands is a truly remarkable conservation area and includes a substantial marine reserve. The park is centered on Lake St Lucia, separated from the ocean by a line of dunes, covered in forest vegetation, that tower to 200 meters in height. The lake and dune barrier form two of the five ecosystems that comprise the park.

Day 4
19 Apr 2023
Southern Sun Maharani Hotel - Durban - 1 night Stay

Durban is an attractive city, whose long beachfront and glass buildings look out onto the Indian Ocean. Inland, spectacular landscapes and Africa’s unique wildlife are waiting to captivate you. Durban is a wonderfully multicultural gem of a city, which is home to the largest Indian population outside of India. The Victoria Street Market feels like its epicenter.  

Day 5
20 Apr 2023
Durban - Embark MSC Orchestra

Durban is an attractive city, whose long beachfront and glass buildings look out onto the Indian Ocean. Inland, spectacular landscapes and Africa’s unique wildlife are waiting to captivate you. Durban is a wonderfully multicultural gem of a city, which is home to the largest Indian population outside of India. The Victoria Street Market feels like its epicenter.  

Day 6-8
21 Apr 2023
At Sea - Cruising The Indian Ocean

At Sea You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun onboard or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace of the company of newfound friends.

Day 9
24 Apr 2023
Reunion - La Possession

La Possession Reunion. La Possession is one of the communes found in the French overseas department of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. The commune is located on the island's Northwest Side, a few kilometers from the island's capital, Saint-Denis. This well-known tourist destination has been blessed with a tropical climate that matches well with its white sandy beaches. To balance all that off is the beautiful volcanic landscape that gives the region marvelous and simply overwhelming mountain scenery

Day 10
25 Apr 2023
Mauritius

Mauritius. Mark Twain once said, “You gather the idea that Mauritius was first made and then heaven was copied after Mauritius” This tropical island, once the home of some celebrated pirates is now best known for its luxury hotels and incredible beaches. Explore the Indian temples, colonial houses, botanical gardens. Walk with Lions or swim with Dolphins. Yangon, Myanmar

Day 11-12
26 Apr 2023
At Sea

At Sea You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun onboard or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace of the company of newfound friends.

Day 13-14
28 Apr 2023
Mahe, Seychelles - Overnight Onboard

Mahe Seychelles. By far the largest and most developed of the Seychelles islands, Mahé is home to the country's capital, Victoria, and to about 90% of the Seychelles' population. As such it's both as busy as Seychelles gets, and home to the largest selection of resorts and activities, from the hiking possibilities across the rugged interior of Morne Seychellois National Park to diving pristine sites and snorkeling.    

Day 15- 21
30 Apr 2023
At Sea

At Sea You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun onboard or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace of the company of newfound friends.

Day 22
07 May 2023
Aqaba

Aqaba is a Jordanian port city on the Red Sea's Gulf of Aqaba with dusty, sandy hills and stunning white beaches. Full of history and natural beauty, the town is home to Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This city is 2,200 years old and carved out of the surrounding cliffs. Visit Wadi Rum, an extraordinary desert and mountain region taking you past endless mountains and dunes.  

Day 23-24
08 May 2023
Suez Canal - Cruising

Relax by the pool or enjoy one of the many shipboard activities, the food is fabulous not to mention the cocktails, or simply enjoy the scenery.

Day 25
10 May 2023
At Sea

At Sea You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun onboard or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace of the company of newfound friends.

Day 26
11 May 2023
Heraklion

Heraklion. is an ideal starting point for visitors to explore the many sights of this beautiful Greek island. Visit the Venetian Walls or the Fountain of Morosini close to the aromatic fruit and vegetable market. The shops range from chic boutiques to herb shops and souvenirs stores. Alternatively, sit in a local café or taverna and watch the world go by Greek-style!  

Day 27
12 May 2023
At Sea

At Sea You’ll always find a place to bask in the sun onboard or find the outdoor whirlpools, swimming pools and ample sun loungers, or simply relax with a book or a cocktail and enjoy the peace of the company of newfound friends.

Day 28
13 May 2023
Naples

Naples. Under the shadow of  Vesuvius, Naples is best known for its medieval and Baroque architecture. With Pompeii on its doorstep and as many churches as Rome, there's a lot to see in this city on the  Bay of Naples. Sip a glass of Lacryma Christi wine from the slopes of Vesuvius or shop on Via San Gregorio Armeno. Or simply relax with a Margherita pizza at one of the many piazza cafés.  

Day 29
14 May 2023
Rome - (Civitavecchia)

Civitavecchia (Rome). Often described as the Eternal City. Filled with breathtaking treasurers of almost every description. The Vatican's Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum, and the Trevi Fountain. Take a walk along the famous Via Veneto which came to fame in the 1960’ as the center of la dolce vita (the sweet life) attracting jet setters and stars from around the world.  

Day 29
14 May 2023
Fly to UK

Have a safe journey and enjoy your flight.

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African Cruise Safari – Durban to Rome – MSC Orchestra – 16 April 2023

Africa & Indian Ocean Cruises

Africa, a vast continent of 50-plus immensely diverse nations, offers a broad array of cruising possibilities. Wedged between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans and capped off by the Mediterranean Sea, Africa features a generous coastline. Cruises provide a practical and exciting way of getting acquainted with Africa’s rich native cultures, legendary landscapes (from rolling dunes to sweeping savannas to rain forest-blanketed isles), and majestic wildlife. An exotic adventure there awaits, all from a comfortable floating home base.

This Africa Cruise Safari begins in subtropical Durban in Kwazulu-Natal.

After checking into Durban’s Maharani Hotel overlooking the Indian Ocean, enjoy a day of relaxation.

The following morning you will be collected from your hotel and taken by road into Zululand on your way to the incredible St. Lucia.

st.-lucia

On arrival, you will begin your two-day stay with a two-hour Boat cruise on the St. Lucia Estuary. Get up close to the resident Hippos and Nile Crocodiles basking on the banks of the estuary. The estuary is home to over 800 Hippos and 1200 Nile Crocodiles. The magnificent birdlife includes over 450 species along with the fabled African Fish Eagle. Enjoy your evening meal at a local restaurant before enjoying your first night in the African Bush.

St-Lucia

The following day you will be collected nice and early (5:00 am) as you depart for the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve. Here you will have the opportunity to see Africa’s famed Big Five, plus Cheetah and Wild Dogs. Your Game Ranger knows what your expectations and with years of experience in the reserve, they will go out of their way to ensure one of the most memorable days of your life. Both breakfast and lunch will be served in the African bush. In the afternoon you will be driven back to your hotel in Durban hotel for a further one night stay Before boarding the MSC Orchestra.

 

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