Ultimate Africa: Safari Drives & the Savannah

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 55 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-39 yrs
  • max group size 22
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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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
  • Search for the "big five".
  • Witness giant sand dunes and the massive Victoria Falls.
  • Ride in 4x4 safari vehicles and traditional canoes.
  • Meet mountain gorillas.
The trip Ultimate Africa: Safari Drives & The Savannah starts in Cape Town and ends in Nairobi. This is an explorer tour that takes 55 days. You will travel through Gweta, Chitimba, Orange River and 37 other destinations visiting Zambia, Zimbabwe and 7 more countries. This is a guided group tour. The trip includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Now's the time to explore Africa on your terms with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. 55 days may sound like a lot of time, but once you reach south and east Africa, you'll see there's a lifetime of epic landscapes, rare wildlife, and unique people to meet and discover. Track the "big five" across open savannah, explore the Okavango Delta in a traditional mokoro canoe, and encounter gorillas deep in the Ugandan wilderness to get a real feel for how large Africa truly is. Travel comfortably aboard our overland adventure vehicle, the Lando, and enjoy wilderness camping that will bring you closer to the region’s wildlife. Try not to blink, the time will fly by.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 100 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • From British
  • On Feb 01 2020
4 - Very Good
Review for another G Adventures tour
“Good trip....worth the money. Tour leader Hendri is a great guy who never loses his warm smile.”
  • Anonymous
  • From British
  • On Aug 07 2019
5 - Excellent
Review for another G Adventures tour
“We covered so much! Saw lots of wildlife, fantastic nature, delicious food. The CEO was ace!”
  • Kasra
  • From USA
  • On Nov 18 2018
4 - Very Good
Kasra's review for another G Adventures tour
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Cape Town
  • Day 2: Cape Town/Cederberg
  • Day 3: Cederberg/Orange River
  • Day 4: Orange River/Fish River Canyon
  • Day 5: Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert
  • Day 6: Namib Desert
  • Day 7: Namib Desert/Swakopmund
  • Day 8: Swakopmund
  • Day 9: Swakopmund/Spitzkoppe
  • Day 10: Spitzkoppe/Etosha National Park
  • Day 11: Etosha National Park
  • Day 12: Etosha National Park/Waterberg Plateau
  • Day 13: Waterberg Plateau/Windhoek
  • Day 14: Windhoek/D'kar
  • Day 15: D'kar/Maun
  • Day 16: Maun/Okavango Delta
  • Day 17: Okavango Delta/Gweta
  • Day 18: Gweta/Kasane
  • Day 19: Kasane/Victoria Falls
  • Day 20: Victoria Falls
  • Day 21: Victoria Falls
  • Day 22: Victoria Falls/Lusaka
  • Day 23: Lusaka/South Luangwa
  • Day 24: South Luangwa
  • Day 25: South Luangwa/Chipata
  • Day 26: Chipata/Kande Beach
  • Day 27: Kande Beach
  • Day 28: Kande Beach/Chitimba
  • Day 29: Chitimba
  • Day 30: Chitimba/Iringa
  • Day 31: Iringa/Dar es Salaam
  • Day 32: Dar es Salaam/Zanzibar Beach Resort
  • Day 33: Zanzibar Beach Resort
  • Day 34: Stone Town
  • Day 35: Stone Town/Bagamoyo
  • Day 36: Bagamoyo/Arusha
  • Day 37: Arusha/Serengeti National Park
  • Day 38: Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro
  • Day 39: Ngorongoro/Arusha
  • Day 40: Arusha/Nairobi
  • Day 41: Nairobi
  • Day 42: Nairobi/Masai Mara
  • Day 43: Masai Mara
  • Day 44: Masai Mara/Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Day 45: Lake Nakuru National Park/Eldoret
  • Day 46: Eldoret/Kampala
  • Day 47: Kampala/Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 48: Gorilla Trek
  • Day 49: Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 50: Lake Bunyonyi/Kalinzu Forest Reserve
  • Day 51: Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Mburo National Park
  • Day 52: Lake Mburo National Park/Jinja
  • Day 53: Jinja
  • Day 54: Jinja/Eldoret
  • Day 55: Eldoret/Nairobi
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Participation camping (39 nts), simple hotels (5 nts, single or twin-share), permanent tented camp (3 nts), hostels (3 nts, multi-share with 3-4 people), full-service camping (2 nts), basic bush camping (2 nts).
Meals
  • 50 breakfasts, 44 lunches, 37 dinners
    Note: Allow USD330-430 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Lando (overland adventure vehicle), mokoro, 4x4 safari vehicles, minibuses, ferry, walking.
Staff & experts
  • 2 CEOs (Chief Experience Officers) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, certified safari guides/drivers, camp crew, certified mountain gorilla trackers, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, Yzerfontein
  • Your G for Good Moment: Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop, Windhoek
  • Your G for Good Moment: Dqae Qare San Lodge & Camp, Dekar
  • Your G for Good Moment: Lusumpuko Women's Club Lunch, Victoria Falls
  • Your G for Good Moment: Tribal Textiles Market & Courtyard Cafe, Mfuwe
  • Your G for Good Moment: Café Ubuntu , Maai Mahiu
  • Your G for Good Moment: AidChild Equation Cafe & Gallery, Kayabwe
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
  • Your Discover Moment: Swakopmund
  • Your Discover Moment: Victoria Falls
  • Your Local Living Moment: Kande Beach Local Dinner, Kande Beach
  • Your Discover Moment: Jinja
  • Entrance to Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei Dunes, and Spitzkoppe
  • Entrances and wildlife safari drives in Etosha, and Serengeti National Parks
  • Waterberg Plateau visit
  • Okavango Delta overnight bush camping excursion
  • Ngorongoro Crater visit
  • Zanzibar excursion
  • Guided tour of spice plantation
  • Wildlife safari drives in Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Safari in Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi with permits
  • Guided chimp trek
  • Transfer from Jinja to Nairobi
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
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 Ultimate Africa: Safari Drives & the Savannah 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 Ultimate Africa: Safari Drives & the Savannah tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 25 August 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 August 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Ultimate Africa: Safari Drives & the Savannah 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 Ultimate Africa: Safari Drives & the Savannah 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.

Age Requirement

Minimum age of 18 years for this trip.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : 18-to-ThirtysomethingsFast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.
  • 2. Service Level : CampingCamping most nights with some hotel/hostel stays to start and throughout; affordable public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 4 - DemandingSome high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
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 protocols have been adhered to.
  • This tour has been limited to a group size of 12 participants to protect against COVID-19. The tour will furthermore adhere to any local government restrictions on group sizes to ensure that everybody are kept safe.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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