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Go wild over Africa with Topdeck

26 November 2012

Go wild over Africa with Topdeck

Leading youth travel brand Topdeck has launched its 2013/14 Africa brochure featuring 17 trips which include wildlife spotting in the Maasai Mara, gorilla trekking in Uganda and climbing the world’s tallest sand dunes in Namibia.

A 5% early payment option applies to all trips, which range from seven to 58 days, when booked and paid in full six months in advance.

They include the new Rivers Lakes & Mountains which travels from Johannesburg to Nairobi with highlights including a Kruger National Park safari, a cruise in Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls and optional gorilla and chimp treks from NZ$4299* per person + US$1120 local payment for the 44-day itinerary. The 36-day itinerary travels from Livingstone to Nairobi from NZ$3539* + US$970 local payment.

Topdeck has also introduced the 56-day Grand African Adventure travelling from Cape Town to Nairobi from NZ$4936* + US$1620 local payment which includes Namib Naukluft Park, a night in Cheetah Park, a safari in Etosha National Park, a cultural walk in the Kalahari, Victoria Falls and Lake Malawi.

An additional US$560 permit applies to both itineraries for those wishing to take part in gorilla and chimp trekking excursions.

Other trips include the 22-day Zanzibar, Victoria Falls & Kruger which features three nights on the magical ‘Spice Island’ of Zanzibar from NZ$2209* + US$610 local payment.

All trips feature small group sizes of no more than 24 people (average of 16) and travel overland in safari trucks which include lockers, power points and a freezer. Accommodation is a combination of hotels, hostels and campsites staying in two-person dome tents with thick foam mattresses. Most meals are included in each trip.

Other discounts are available on Topdeck’s Africa program including a 5% past passenger saving.

For more information contact Topdeck on 0800 525 366 or visit www.topdeck.travel or your local travel agent.

*Terms and conditions apply. Advertised prices include 5% early booking discount. Discount applies to basic trip price only and for trips booked and paid six months in advance. Discount does not apply to local payments, optional activities or gorilla and chimp permit. Discounts are subject to availability.

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