Cape Town to Kenya

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 49 days
  • tour type Group
  • tour_type Group tour
  • age requirement 15+ years old
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  • Starts Cape Town, South Africa
  • Ends Nairobi, Kenya
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • With included wildlife viewing experiences like game drives, tracking walks and safaris, you are guaranteed to encounter a diverse array of Africa’s iconic wildlife.
  • Wake up before dawn and scramble to the top of a massive Sesriem dune for a dramatic sunrise view across a vast sea of undulating sand.
  • Glide down Botswana's Okavango Delta on a mokoro, with a local at the helm using a pole to guide your journey through the rich waterways.
  • Discover the largest ruins in subSaharan Africa – Great Zimbabwe. This World Heritagelisted site dates back to the 11th century.
Starting in Cape Town and ending in Nairobi, the Cape Town To Kenya tour is a guided road trip that takes 49 days. You will visit Iringa, Usambara Mountains, Petauke and 29 other destinations in 9 different countries. Cape Town To Kenya is a group tour which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

Travel from coast to coast and through the heart of southern Africa on a 49-day overland journey with Lonely Planet and Intrepid. Begin in beautiful Cape Town and voyage through desert landscapes, rolling savannas and lush mountainscapes. Cruise lakes, delta waterways and feel the spray of massive waterfalls. Spend time getting to know locals in rural villages and enjoying the rhythms of buzzing cities. From game drives in national parks full of iconic animals to enjoying the simple pleasure of lying on a pristine beach, this grand journey is the perfect way to discover everything that makes this part of the world so special.
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  • Gurpreet
  • From India
  • On May 20 2019
“The trip was awesome and our tour guide Mohammad was such a wonderful and knowledgeable person. He was very helpful and made sure everyone was comfortable. He also helped me by telling me about places i can go to in my free time in Amman”
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Cape Town
  • Day 2: Western Cape
  • Day 3: Orange River
  • Day 4: Fish River Canyon
  • Day 5: Sesriem
  • Day 6: Sossusvlei / Bush Camp
  • Day 7: Swakopmund
  • Day 8: Swakopmund
  • Day 9: Swakopmund
  • Day 10: Spitzkoppe
  • Day 11: Etosha National Park
  • Day 12: Etosha National Park
  • Day 13: Grootfontein/San People
  • Day 14: Grootfontein
  • Day 15: Bagani
  • Day 16: Okavango Delta
  • Day 17: Okavango Delta
  • Day 18: Bagani
  • Day 19: Chobe National Park
  • Day 20: Chobe National Park
  • Day 21: Victoria Falls
  • Day 22: Victoria Falls
  • Day 23: Victoria Falls
  • Day 24: Bulawayo
  • Day 25: Bulawayo
  • Day 26: Masvingo
  • Day 27: Harare
  • Day 28: Lusaka
  • Day 29: Petauke
  • Day 30: South Luangwa National Park
  • Day 31: South Luangwa National Park
  • Day 32: Lake Malawi
  • Day 33: Lake Malawi
  • Day 34: Chitimba
  • Day 35: Iringa
  • Day 36: Mikumi National Park
  • Day 37: Dar es Salaam
  • Day 38: Stone Town
  • Day 39: Zanzibar Northern Beaches
  • Day 40: Zanzibar Northern Beaches
  • Day 41: Bagamoyo
  • Day 42: Usambara Mountains
  • Day 43: Usambara Mountains
  • Day 44: Arusha
  • Day 45: Karatu
  • Day 46: Ngorongoro Crater / Serengeti National Park
  • Day 47: Serengeti National Park
  • Day 48: Mto wa Mbu
  • Day 49: Nairobi
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Camping (with facilities) (37 nights), Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nights), Camping (without facilities) (1 night), Bungalow (2 nights), Cabin (3 nights), Hotel (2 nights)
Meals
  • 46 Breakfasts, 29 Lunches, 38 Dinners
Transport
  • Overland vehicle , 4x4 Safari Vehicle , Ferry , Minibus , Mokoro
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Fish River Canyon - Canyon entrance
  • Sossusvlei - 4x4 Tour
  • Sesriem - Sand dunes visit
  • Cape Cross Nature Reserve - Cape Cross seal colony
  • Etosha National Park - Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Grootfontein - San Bushman cultural experience
  • Okavango Delta - Mokoro safari
  • Okavango Delta - Nature Walk
  • Chobe National Park - Dawn Open Safari Vehicle Game Drive
  • Victoria Falls - Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust Visit
  • Masvingo - Great Zimbabwe Ruins guided visit
  • Petauke - Jewellery workshop project
  • South Luangwa National Park - 4x4 Dawn Game Drive
  • Irente - Lushoto hike
  • Irente - Local lunch
  • Kisongo - Cooking class, crafts & village walk
  • Ngorongoro Crater - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park - 4x4 Game Drive
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Cape Town and from Nairobi 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 Cape Town to Kenya tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cape Town to Kenya tour. You can cancel the tour up to 24 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 23 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 10 February 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 10 February 2021, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 23 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Cape Town to Kenya 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 Cape Town to Kenya 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.

Is this trip right for you:
  • This is an overland trip. That means you’ll be travelling with a group in a purpose-built vehicle, visiting remote communities, setting up your own tent and occasionally roughing it in the bush with no facilities – but unrivalled access to the wilderness. For more info on this style of travel, see our Africa overland page: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/africa/overland
  • We use mokoros (small dugout canoes) to pass through the shallow waterways of the Okavango Delta to get to our campsite for the night.
  • At Usambara Mountains the group will do an easy hike to the beautiful Irente viewpoint.
  • Camp in the Serengeti National Park itself without fences between you and the animals. Your leader will brief you on the safety measures the group will need to take for the two nights spent in the park.
  • There are many optional activities on this trip. Please take this into consideration when budgeting.
  • The overland vehicle is large enough to seat up to 22 passengers and carries all the camping equipment needed for the duration of this trip.
  • As the early bird catches the worm, the early camper sights the animals. There will be many early starts either to make use of the better safari time or to beat the morning traffic on long travel days.
  • You may also want to check out our Africa Encompassed Northbound trip if you have more time to explore in Africa.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Departures will be limited to an average group size of 10 travellers to ensure COVID-19 safety for all travellers.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this tour. Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing, physical distancing is highly encouraged, and frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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