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Uk To Cairo (42 Weeks) Trans Africa

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 293 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • max group size 24
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-38571
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Fes, Morocco
  • Ends Giza Governorate, Egypt
  • +28
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Cross the vast Sahara Desert
  • Discover Africa's best kept secrets and pristine beaches in Sierra Leone
  • Visit a fetish market to see the still thriving religion of Voodoo
  • Trek in search of wild chimpanzees in Bossou near the Liberia border
  • Travel through some of the densest jungles and toughest terrains
  • Climb the active volcano Mount Cameroon
  • Game drive by day and relax at floodlit water holes by night in Etosha National Park
  • Explore the area of Sossusvlei home to some of the world's highest sand dunes
  • Discover the enormity of Victoria Falls
  • Take a 4x4 safari through the Ngorongoro Crater an
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Starting in Fes and ending in Giza Governorate, the trip "Uk To Cairo (42 Weeks) Trans Africa" is a guided overland journeys tour that takes 293 days. You will visit Cape Town, Cairo, Dakar and 26 other destinations in 17 different countries. "Uk To Cairo (42 Weeks) Trans Africa" is a group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

This epic expedition through Africa encompasses all the incredible landscapes, culture & wildlife you could imagine. From the harshness of the Sahara desert, the dense jungles of central Africa and the amazing wildlife of East Africa, the varied landscapes and cultures that make up this continent will leave an indelible mark on you forever. There will be times when it will be extremely tough - harsh terrains, bad roads and extremes of weather, but it will all be worth it! You will discover a continent most travellers only dream of - whilst having the experience of a lifetime!
  • Day 1-8 : Uk To Fes
  • Day 9-24 : Fes To Western Sahara
  • Day 25-34 : Western Sahara To Dakar
  • Day 35-56 : Dakar To Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Day 57-78 : Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary To Accra
  • Day 79-86 : Accra To Lome
  • Day 87 - 107 : Lome To Limbe
  • Day 108-124 : Limbe To Congo
  • Day 125-133 : Congo To Mitadi​​
  • Day 134-144 : Mitadi To Namibian Border
  • Day 145-163 : Namibia To Cape Town​
  • Day 164-169 : Cape Town
  • Day 170-178 : Cape Town To Free State
  • Day 179-185 : Free State To Johannesburg
  • Day 186-194 : Johannesburg To Victoria Falls
  • Day 195-206 : Victoria Falls To Harare
  • Day 207-213 : Harare To Lake Malawi
  • Day 214-220 : Lake Malawi To Zanzibar Back To Dar Es Saalam
  • Day 221-228 : Dar Es Salaam To Nairobi
  • Day 229 : Nairobi
  • Day 230-238 : Nairobi To Kampala
  • Day 239-246 : Kampala To Jinga
  • Day 247-255 : Jinga To Addis Ababa
  • Day 256-262 : Addis Ababa To Bahidar
  • Day 263-271 : Bahidar To Sudan
  • Day 272-278 : Khartoum To Wadi Halfa
  • Day 279-285 : Wadi Halfa To Luxor
  • Day 286-293 : Luxor To Cairo
  • Accommodation - approx. 95% camping & 5% simple hostel/hotels
  • 4 nights accommodation on Zanzibar
  • Meals - approx. 65%
  • Return ferry to Zanzibar
  • Lake Nasser Ferry
  • All transport on Oasis Expedition Truck
  • All road tolls and ferry crossings
  • Guided tour of Fes
  • Guided tour of Volubilis
  • Services of Oasis Crew
  • Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Trek to see wild Chimpanzees in Guinea
  • Entry into Yamoussoukro's Notre-Dame de la Paix, the world's largest basilica
  • Entry into Cape Coast Castle
  • Kakum National Park canopy walk
  • Boat trip to Ganvie Stilt Village
  • Etosha National Park
  • Cape Cross Seal Colony
  • Cheetah Park
  • Spitzkoppe Rock formations
  • Sossusvlei Sand Dunes
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Stony Point Penguin Colony
  • Cape Agulhas
  • Cango Calcite Caves
  • Ostrich farm
  • Garden Route
  • Addo Elephant National Park - Game drive
  • Drakensburg Mountains
  • Royal Natal National Park
  • Chobe National Park
  • Overnight sleeper train Vic. Falls to Bulawayo (if available)
  • Private Game Ranch
  • Lake Malawi village walk
  • Mikumi National Park
  • Marangu - the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro
  • Lake Nakuru National Park and game drive
  • Lake Naivasha
  • Entry into Meroe Pyramids
  • Red Sea Coast
  • Pyramids & Sphinx day tour
  • Camping and Cooking equipment
  • Local Payment of USD 3550 (2022) or USD 3900 (2023) or USD 4100 (2024) payable at the start of the trip
  • Flight from UK to Gibraltar/Malaga
  • Visas
  • 6 day lay-over costs in Cape Town
  • Gorilla Trekking Permits (bookable as an Add on)
  • Optional Excursions as listed in the Pre-Departure Information
  • Flights
  • Airport Taxes & Transfers
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals - approx. 35%
  • Drinks, snacks and personal expenses
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Uk To Cairo (42 Weeks) Trans Africa tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 23 October 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 October 2022, a deposit of 243 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Uk To Cairo (42 Weeks) Trans Africa 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 Uk To Cairo (42 Weeks) Trans Africa 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed throughout the tour.
  • 'Mini-bubbles' will be created on board the truck in Overland Tours for extra hygiene and infection control. Travelers may be required to take regular PCR tests before crossing borders between countries.
  • It is highly recommended that all travelers are fully vaccinated before the tour.
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