Grand Africa: Cairo to Cape Town

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 48 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Cairo, Egypt
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
  • Do like the locals and settle in with a coffee or mint tea in Cairo, relax on the sun deck on a fournight Nile cruise, discover Nubian hospitality and lose yourself in Cairo’s fascinating Khan alKhalili Bazaar.
  • Experience a real safari camp in the Serengeti, and witness the panoramic views from the rim of an extinct volcano at World Heritagelisted Ngorongoro Crater, with game drives at both.
  • Take some time out from your safari adventures in search of the Big Five with a few days spent on the white sands of Zanzibar – a colourful island paradise in the Indian Ocean.
  • Visit the majestic and magnificent cascades of Victoria Falls, and glide through the Okavango Delta in a mokoro (traditional dugout canoe), experiencing the ambience of these beautiful waterscapes.
Starting in Cairo and ending in Cape Town, the trip Grand Africa: Cairo To Cape Town is a guided road trip that takes 48 days. You will visit Maun, Windhoek, Orange River and 25 other destinations in 7 different countries. Grand Africa: Cairo To Cape Town is a small group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

This grand adventure takes you from one end of the African continent to the other and offers an in-depth experience that combines ancient history with wildlife and breathtaking scenery. Uncover the mysteries of Egypt and admire pharaonic treasures on a cruise up the Nile, witnessing the local rural life along the river as you meander along. Explore some of Africa's top national parks makes for one of life's most rewarding adventures, join expert Peregrine local leaders on safaris to see Africa's Big Five and rugged landscapes, and discover diverse cultures and local communities throughout the journey. Your 48-day epic journey through the heartlands of Africa will take you past nature teeming with wildlife, cities bursting with colour and communities with so much to share. Find your time to explore the diverse, spectacular and grand Africa.
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5 - Excellent
  • Matthew
  • From Australia
  • On Sep 19 2019
“An excellent tour with good organization and wise kind and strong guide Peter who deserves an excellent overall rating.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Oct 29 2018
“What a wonderful trip. The guide was excellent. He was knowledgeable, patient and present. The facilities were beautiful with breathtaking views of the mountains. I would do it all over again!”
William's review for another Peregrine Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • William
  • From USA
  • On Jul 30 2019
“Great to visit Southern Europe. Portugal and Spain are spectacular countries to visit. This group tour certainly did not disappoint. Great itinerary. Great guide and accommodations.”
  • Day 1: Cairo
  • Day 2: Cairo
  • Day 3: Cairo – overnight train
  • Day 4: Luxor
  • Day 5: Valley of the Kings – Luxor – Nile Cruise
  • Day 6: Nile Cruise
  • Day 7: Aswan
  • Day 8: Aswan
  • Day 9: Cairo
  • Day 10: Nairobi
  • Day 11: Lake Naivasha / Lake Nakuru
  • Day 12: Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Day 13: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 14: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 15: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 16: Kisii
  • Day 17: Serengeti National Park
  • Day 18: Serengeti National Park
  • Day 19: Ngorongoro Highlands
  • Day 20: Ngorongoro Highlands
  • Day 21: East Coast Zanzibar
  • Day 22: East Coast Zanzibar
  • Day 23: Zanzibar (Stone Town)
  • Day 24: Johannesburg
  • Day 25: Victoria Falls
  • Day 26: Victoria Falls
  • Day 27: Chobe National Park
  • Day 28: Chobe National Park
  • Day 29: Makgadikgadi Pans
  • Day 30: Maun
  • Day 31: Okavango Delta
  • Day 32: Okavango Delta
  • Day 33: Ghanzi – Central Kalahari
  • Day 34: Windhoek
  • Day 35: Etosha National Park
  • Day 36: Etosha National Park
  • Day 37: Damaraland
  • Day 38: Damaraland
  • Day 39: Swakopmund
  • Day 40: Swakopmund
  • Day 41: Sesriem
  • Day 42: Sossusvlei / Sesriem
  • Day 43: Fish River Canyon
  • Day 44: Fish River Canyon
  • Day 45: Orange River
  • Day 46: Trawal
  • Day 47: Cape Town
  • Day 48: Cape Town
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
  • Hotel (12 nights), Overnight sleeper train (1 night), Cruise ship (4 nights), Lodge (14 nights), Feature Stay Lodge (4 nights), Permanent tented camp (5 nights), Feature Stay tented camp (2 nights), Beach resort (2 nights), Houseboat (2 nights), Cultural village (1 night)
  • 46 Breakfast, 30 Lunch, 35 Dinner
  • Private vehicle , Riverboat , Overnight sleeper train , Boat , 4WD safari vehicle , Custom-built overland vehicle , Houseboat , Mokoro , Plane
Included Activities
  • Cairo - The Egyptian Museum headset
  • Cairo - Pyramids and Sphinx
  • Luxor - Valley of the Kings (3 tombs)
  • Luxor - Tut Ank Amon Tomb
  • Aswan - Felucca Ride
  • Abu Simbel - Abu Simbel temples
  • Abu Simbel - Flights to and from Abu Simbel
  • Cairo - Gayer Anderson
  • Cairo - Home Cooked Meal
  • Cairo - Khan al-Khalili Bazaar
  • Cairo - Ibn Tulun Mosque
  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Lake Naivasha - Boat trip
  • Lake Naivasha - Elsamere Conservation Centre
  • Lake Nakuru - Afternoon Game Drive (4x4)
  • Lake Nakuru - Morning 4x4 Game Drive
  • Loita Hills - Cultural talk and village visit
  • Masai Mara - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Kisii - Soapstone factory visit and demonstration
  • Serengeti - Game Drive (Overland Vehicle)
  • Serengeti - Sundowner in the Park
  • Serengeti - Private Dinner
  • Ngorongoro Crater - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Zanzibar - Included Flight to Johannesburg via Dar es Salaam
  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer (shared)
  • Victoria Falls - Entrance & Visit
  • Victoria Falls - Premium Zambezi River Cruise
  • Victoria Falls - Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust Visit
  • Chobe National Park - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Chobe National Park - River Safari Cruise
  • Makgadikgadi Pans - Meerkat Pan Experience
  • Makgadikgadi Pans - Sunset & Sundowner
  • Okavango Delta - Houseboat River Cruise
  • Okavango Delta - Speedboat Cruise
  • Okavango Delta - Mokoro tours & game walks
  • Central Kalahari - San Cultural Experience
  • Etosha National Park - Overland Vehicle Game drives
  • Damaraland - Twyfelfontein Bushman Paintings
  • Damaraland - Twyfelfontein Heritage Site
  • Damaraland - Petrified Forest
  • Damaraland - Living Museum of the Damara
  • Sesriem - Sesriem Canyon
  • Sesriem - Dune 45
  • Sesriem - Sossusvlei Salt Pan
  • Fish River Canyon - Sunrise and Picnic Breakfast
  • Orange River - Canoe trip
  • Trawal - Olifants Wine & Cheese Tasting
  • Cape Town - Cape Malay Cooking Class
  • Any international flights to Cairo 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 Grand Africa: Cairo to Cape Town tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Grand Africa: Cairo to Cape Town tour. You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 55 days of departure.


A deposit of 600 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 55 days before departure. For any departures within 24 May 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Grand Africa: Cairo to Cape Town 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.


For this Grand Africa: Cairo to Cape Town 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.

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