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Itinerary: Cape Town to Kenya Overland

Cape Town to Kenya Overland

Wild deserts, mountains & beautiful coast of Namibia. Big game encounters in Etosha, Chobe Serengeti NP & Ngorongoro Crater. Island camping in the Okavango Delta and Africas greatest spectacle, Victoria Falls.

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Cape Town to Kenya Overland

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Daily Highlights * covered by Optional Safari Pass
01 Depart Cape Town, Township Tour LD
02 Gariep (Orange) River BLD
03 Fish River Canyon, Namibia BLD
* 04 Sesriem, Namib Naukluft NP 4 x 4 transfer BLD
05 Sossus On Foot Camp BLD
06 Swakopmund B
07 Swakopmund B
08 Spitzkoppe BLD
09 Etosha National Park, Game Drives BLD
10 Etosha National Park, Game Drives BLD
11 Windhoek BL
12 Kalahari, Bushman walk, Namibia BLD
13 Maun BLD
* 14 Okavango Delta, Mokoro & walking safari wilderness experience BLD
15 Maun BLD
16 Elephant Sands, Nata BLD
* 17 Kasane, Chobe National park, Game Drive and Fish Eagle Cruise BLD
18 Waterfront, Livingstone, Zambia B
19 Waterfront, Livingstone, Zambian Victoria Falls Visit B
20 Waterfront, Livingstone B
21 Lusaka BLD
* 22 -23 South Luangwa NP BLD
24 Malawi Beach BLD
25 Malawi Beach, Cultural Village Walk BLD
26 Chitimba BLD
27 Chitimba BLD
28 Tanzania Border, Iringa BLD
29 Mikumi National Park area BLD
30 Mikumi, Dar es Salaam BLD
31 Ferry to Zanzibar B
32 Zanzibar B
33 Zanzibar B
34 Zanzibar B
35 Ferry to Dar es Salaam BD
36 Marangu / Moshi BLD
37 Arusha BLD
* 38 3-day excursion - Serengeti National Park, Afternoon Game Drive BLD
* 39 Serengeti National Park, Morning Game Drive, Ngorongoro Crater BLD
* 40 Ngorongoro Crater, Morning Game Drive, Arusha BLD
41 Arusha, Namanga, Nairobi BL

Day 1 – 7
We begin our safari with a township tour in cosmopolitan Cape Town. We then travel north to camp beside the beautiful Orange (Gariep) River in Namibia. We enjoy awesome views over the dramatic Fish River Canyon and climb the world’s highest dunes in the Namib Naukluft Park. We relax for a few days and enjoy adventure activities on offer in the coastal town of Swakopmund – try skydiving, quad-biking or just soak up the atmosphere in one of Swakopmund’s many fine cafes.

Day 8 – 12
We leave the coastal town of Swakopmund to Damaraland and camp amongst the eerie rock formations at Spitzkoppe before arriving in Etosha National Park to glimpse Namibia’s wildlife drinking at its year-round waterholes. Before crossing the border into Botswana we take a cultural bushman walk to learn about life in the Kalahari.

Day 13 - 15
In Botswana, we embark on an exciting wilderness experience amongst the tranquil islands and watery channels of the Okavango Delta. By day we game view on foot and from our relaxing mokoro canoes. We stay at a tented camping for a unique experience and at night, with nothing but the nocturnal sounds of the African bush; it offers a wonderful opportunity to be at one with nature.

Day 16 – 21
Continuing to Chobe National Park, we have a game drive amidst beautiful scenery and relax on a sunset River Cruise. We hope to see the African fish eagle and perhaps also elephant, hippo and buffalo coming to the river to drink. From Chobe, we cross into Zambia and arrive at our camp on the banks of the Zambezi, near Livingstone. We visit Victoria Falls and take time out to enjoy this, Africa’s ‘Adventure Capital’. Optional activities here include white water rafting, bungy jumping, scenic flights and game walks.

Day 22 – 34
From Livingstone, we drive north, via Lusaka to South Luangwa National Park for 2 days in this magnificent National Park before crossing the border of Malawi. We reach Lake Malawi for a day or two on the beach. There’s also the opportunity to meet the Malawi people, some of the friendliest in Africa, on a village walk. Crossing the border into Tanzania we hit the coast, passing by the Mikumi National Park to the bustling capital Dar es Salaam. We cross by ferry to exotic Zanzibar, explore the intriguing alleyways of old Stone Town and relax on the northern beaches, enjoying the Indian Ocean at its best.

Note As we leave the truck on the mainland, basic tourist class accommodation on Zanzibar is included in the Local Payment but for the sake of flexibility meals are left for your own account. Typically we spend one night in Stone Town and the next two nights in the north of the island at one of the beaches. Your tour leader will be available to assist if you experience any problems but there are no set activities - the time is entirely at leisure

Day 35 – 41
Returning to ‘Dar’ we travel north to Tanzania’s safari capital, Arusha. On the way, weather permitting glimpse the snowy peak of magnificent Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. In Arusha, shop for curios, visit a snake park, and meet the people of a Masai village. We transfer to 4x4 vehicles for an excursion to the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. The Serengeti and Ngorongoro are two of the best game reserves in Africa and promise spectacular scenery, remote camping and plenty of exciting wildlife encounters. We return to Arusha before crossing into Kenya and finishing our journey in Nairobi, where our tour ends.

GB £ 3090

PLUS optional Adventure Pass US $ 1400.00
Adventure Pass to be paid in the currency listed on the website (usually US dollars in clean, un-torn post 2008 edition notes) directly to your Tour Leader in Africa at the beginning of the tour, or pre-paid by arrangement.

The Optional Adventure pass covers the following:
Township Tour
Sossusvlei 4 x 4 transfer
Okavango Delta Excursion
Chobe Game Drive
Chobe Sunset Cruise
South Luangwa NP, game drive
Serengeti 3 day excursion

Included in Price:
Fully equipped safari vehicle, camping and cooking equipment, all road tolls and vehicle taxes, all ground transportation, services of two crew, sleeping mattress, meals as indicated.

Not Included:
Adventure Pass excursions, visas, travel insurance, flights, departure taxes, airport transfers, sleeping bag, optional activities, tips, drinks, items of a personal nature and Zanzibar meals (4 nights).

Note: This tour can be booked as an accommodated tour. Please request rates at the time of booking. Discounts do not apply.

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