Southampton - Embark Queen Elizabeth
Embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans and a ship that offers a little of the finer things in life to all passengers who sail with her. Enjoy Cunard’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and huge array of activities, including ballroom-dancing, lawn bowls and afternoon tea in the Garden Lounge.
Your day on board Queen Elizabeth can be as active and lively, or as calming and chilled as you like; there’s something on board to suit your every mood from swimming in the pool to relaxing in The Royal Spa; joining in with Book Club to browsing the Royal Arcade.
The pint-sized city of Lisbon is set across seven hills and effortlessly blends traditional and contemporary culture. Get lost in the narrow cobbled alleyways of the Alfama district with its colourful buildings and beautiful views. Or explore further afield – there are fantastic beaches within easy reach - thanks to the trams that criss-cross this charming city.
Queen Elizabeth offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day, sip coffee and nibble on croissants in Café Carinthia; enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Midships Bar; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in the Yacht Club.
The largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife is towered over by a dormant volcano, Mount Teide, and its beaches range from golden yellow to black sand as a result of its unique geology. With year-round sunshine, spectacular scenery, rich colonial architecture and abundant marine life, Tenerife has plenty of attractions for visitors.
A relaxing few days at sea gives you ample opportunity to experience all that your ship has to offer. There are so many activities to choose from; enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings and then dance the night away in the grand ballroom.
This relaxed harbour town on Namibia’s harsh Atlantic Coast is protected from the elements by Pelican Point, a long sand spit that also shields a lagoon providing a haven for wildlife. Spot a range of seabirds, including pelicans and flamingos and look out for the dolphins, whales and seals that linger around the Pelican Point Lighthouse.
Indulge in the sumptuous spa, experience Cunard’s luxurious and refined service at afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, catch a show in the Royal Court Theatre or dance the night away in the magnificent surroundings of the Queens Ballroom – it’s all up to you.
The city of Cape Town is frequently voted one of the best cities on earth thanks to its stunning natural scenery and new developments. Meet the resident Cape fur seals at the charming Hout Bay, pick up souvenirs made by craftspeople at Mariner’s Wharf, or explore Kirstenbosch Gardens with its botanical delights.
Cape Town - Disembark Queen Elizabeth and Hotel Stay
Today you’ll disembark Queen Elizabeth for an overnight hotel stay in Cape Town. There’s so much to discover in this unforgettable city: fine cuisine, fabulous beaches, vibrant culture and beyond the urban city capital, the rustic estates of Winelands destinations such as Stellenbosch. Cape Town really does have something for everyone.
On arrival in Zambia, you’ll be transferred to the luxury Royal Livingstone Hotel. Situated on the cusp of the falls, the hotel offers an unrivalled position on the banks of the Zambezi River and the unique opportunity to watch wildlife including zebras, giraffes and monkeys as they roam freely around the grounds of the hotel.
Victoria Falls - Walking Tour
Today you’ll join a walking tour to Victoria Falls, considered to be the largest waterfall in the world. Walk amidst lush rainforest, encountering increasing spectacular views of the falls which stretch for more than a kilometre across the Zambezi River and define the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. You’ll enjoy clear views of the Falls as the water tumbles down over a hundred metres into the whirlpool below.
Victoria Falls - Lady Livingstone
After a morning at leisure you’ll be transferred from your hotel to the Lady Livingstone. On board your sunset cruise you’ll be served a selection of cocktails and iced drinks alongside hot and cold snacks. The cruise meanders upstream along the length of Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, treating you to views of the Zambezi River and the surrounding game reserve.
Victoria Falls - Royal Livingstone Express
You’ll enjoy an evening on board the vintage Royal Livingstone Express steam train. Resplendent in plush fabrics and luxury leather, you’ll chug through the shimmering Zambian bushveld in luxury. Heading into the wildlife-filled Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park you might spot a giraffe, zebra or white rhino as you enjoy a delicious five-course meal – the perfect end to a magical holiday.
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