Gulf of Guinea to the Cape

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 85 days
  • tour type Group
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Accra, Ghana
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discovering an unexplored route down the west of the continent.
  • Wild camping in local villages on route
  • 2 day overland safari through Etosha NP with excellent wildlife
  • Wildcamp and hike in the stunning wild mountains of Spitzkoppe
Start in Accra and end in Cape Town, the trip Gulf Of Guinea To The Cape is a guided trekking trip that takes 85 days. You will visit Yaounde, Kinshasa, Bethanie and 22 other destinations in 10 different countries. Gulf Of Guinea To The Cape is a group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

This is a real exploratory journey, which we will only run once a year. No two trips will be the same as this is an ever changing part of Africa and many of the places that we visit are seldom travelled through. To date it has proved an amazingly rewarding experience for the select band of travellers who have joined us; and they are a select band, as you will need to apply directly to join this trip.

So saying, this is an unbelievable journey across some amazing places. Starting in Ghana, we cross Togo and Benin, and then Nigeria. In the south of Nigeria, we cut through jungle roads into tropical Cameroon and then south into Gabon. The splendours of Gabon, its wildlife, forests and beaches are actually second to NONE in Africa. Then the expedition 'hots up', crossing Congo-Brazzaville and the DRC, before entering one of the real gems of African travel, Angola and then on into Namibia and finishing in Cape Town.
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“Amazing as always. I enjoyed travelling with other people from all walks of life. I also enjoyed getting off the beaten track. Lake Khovsgol was a definite highlight but so was the rest of the trip.”
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Accra
  • Day 2: Accra
  • Day 3: Akosombo
  • Day 4: Akosombo
  • Day 5: Mont Klouto
  • Day 6: Mont Klouto
  • Day 7: Central Togo
  • Day 8: Togoville
  • Day 9: Grand Popo
  • Day 10: Pendjari NP
  • Day 11: Pendjari NP
  • Day 12: Abomey
  • Day 13: Abomey
  • Day 14: Grand Popo
  • Day 15: Grand Popo
  • Day 16: Ouidah
  • Day 17: Ganvie
  • Day 18: Nigeria
  • Day 19: Nigeria
  • Day 20: Nigeria
  • Day 21: Nigeria
  • Day 22: Nigeria
  • Day 23: Nigeria
  • Day 24: Nigeria
  • Day 25: Nigeria
  • Day 26: Nigeria
  • Day 27: Cameroon
  • Day 28: Cameroon
  • Day 29: Cameroon
  • Day 30: Cameroon
  • Day 31: Cameroon
  • Day 32: Cameroon
  • Day 33: Cameroon
  • Day 34: Cameroon
  • Day 35: Cameroon
  • Day 36: Gabon
  • Day 37: Gabon
  • Day 38: Gabon
  • Day 39: Gabon
  • Day 40: Gabon
  • Day 41: Gabon
  • Day 42: Republic of the Congo
  • Day 43: Republic of the Congo
  • Day 44: Republic of the Congo
  • Day 45: Republic of the Congo
  • Day 46: Republic of the Congo
  • Day 47: Republic of the Congo
  • Day 48: Republic of the Congo
  • Day 49: Republic of the Congo
  • Day 50: Republic of the Congo
  • Day 51: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 52: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 53: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 54: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 55: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 56: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 57: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 58: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 59: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 60: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 61: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 62: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Day 63: Angola
  • Day 64: Angola
  • Day 65: Angola
  • Day 66: Angola
  • Day 67: Angola
  • Day 68: Angola
  • Day 69: Angola
  • Day 70: Angola
  • Day 71: Angola
  • Day 72: Etosha NP
  • Day 73: Etosha NP
  • Day 74: Windhoek
  • Day 75: Spitzkoppe
  • Day 76: Swakopmund
  • Day 77: Swakopmund
  • Day 78: Sesriem
  • Day 79: Bethanie
  • Day 80: Fish River Canyon
  • Day 81: Noordoewer
  • Day 82: Citrusdal
  • Day 83: Cape Town
  • Day 84: Cape Town
  • Day 85: Cape Town
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • 83 Breakfasts
  • 63 Lunches
  • 63 Dinner
Transport
  • Overland Expedition Vehicle, Jeep, Boat
Guide
  • Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Accra and from Cape Town are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Gulf of Guinea to the Cape tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Gulf of Guinea to the Cape tour. You can cancel the tour up to 61 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 60 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 60 days before departure.

Travel Insurance

Gulf of Guinea to the Cape tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Gulf of Guinea to the Cape tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Local Payment The local payment is a group fund, paid separately from the trip price on the first day of the tour. It covers everything that the group does together on the ground. This is primarily hotel accommodation and campsite fees, meals whilst camping (but not while eating in restaurants), and included activities and puts money directly back to the local community. The local payment, or kitty system, is unique to overlanding tours and provides maximum flexibility and best value on the road - you can see exactly what is being paid for, you get everything at cost price, it keeps costs competitive by leveraging group expenses and saves on administrative costs. The fund is run by the tour guide, and any excess left over at the end is returned equally to the group. Local prices are estimated in USD when we print the brochure then reviewed monthly as local costs and exchange rates vary throughout the year. It's therefore important once you book your trip to check the website regularly and just before departure for any changes to the amount.

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