Africa Encompassed Southbound

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 63 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ends Cape Town
  • With gorilla permits included in the price of the trip, seek out the rare mountain gorilla on a trek through Uganda's steamy forests and spend an unforgettable hour in their presence
  • The chance to spot and get close to all of the Big Five in Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Experience the two sides of Jinja, a riverside retreat at the source of the Nile but also the adventure capital of Uganda
  • Explore the stunning Serengeti and discover animals unlike any you have ever seen
Start in Nairobi and end in Cape Town, the Africa Encompassed Southbound tour is a guided road trips tour that takes 63 days. You will visit Jinja, Harare, Cape Town and 37 other destinations in 9 different countries. Africa Encompassed Southbound is a group tour which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

Want Africa with the lot? That's exactly what you'll get on this epic adventure across ten countries. Get breathtakingly close to animals more often seen in zoos and nature documentaries, from endangered mountain gorillas and lumbering elephants to ferocious lions and tiny dik-dik antelope. Along the way, meet people from a range of cultures and communities: Zanzibar spice growers, Lake Malawi fishermen and San people. This trip will leave you humbled and amazed by the breadth of life and culture, and the beauty of nature, on this ancient and spectacular continent.
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4 - Very Good
  • Janice
  • From USA
  • On Jun 27 2019
“Our trip was very good for the money. The accommodations were adequate, our guide handled a lot of the details and we had time to explore on our own. Best for people traveling solo or as a couple.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Petr
  • From Czech Republic
  • On Jan 22 2019
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5 - Excellent
  • Rita
  • From Australia
  • On Apr 03 2018
  • Day 1: Nairobi
  • Day 2: Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Day 3: Eldoret
  • Day 4: Kampala
  • Day 5: Kalinzu Forest
  • Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 7: Kisoro
  • Day 8: Gorilla Trek
  • Day 9: Gorilla Trek
  • Day 10: Mbarara
  • Day 11: Jinja
  • Day 12: Jinja
  • Day 13: Kericho
  • Day 14: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 15: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 16: Nairobi
  • Day 17: Mto Wa Mbu
  • Day 18: Ngorongoro Crater / Serengeti National Park
  • Day 19: Serengeti National Park
  • Day 20: Serengeti National Park / Mto Wa Mbu
  • Day 21: Usambara Mountains
  • Day 22: Usambara Mountains
  • Day 23: Dar es Salaam
  • Day 24: Stone Town
  • Day 25: Zanzibar Northern Beaches
  • Day 26: Zanzibar Northern Beaches
  • Day 27: Stone Town
  • Day 28: Mikumi National Park
  • Day 29: Iringa
  • Day 30: Chitimba
  • Day 31: Lake Malawi
  • Day 32: Lake Malawi
  • Day 33: South Luangwa National Park
  • Day 34: South Luangwa National Park
  • Day 35: Petauke
  • Day 36: Lusaka
  • Day 37: Harare
  • Day 38: Great Zimbabwe Ruins / Masvingo
  • Day 39: Bulawayo
  • Day 40: Bulawayo
  • Day 41: Victoria Falls
  • Day 42: Victoria Falls
  • Day 43: Victoria Falls
  • Day 44: Chobe National Park
  • Day 45: Chobe National Park
  • Day 46: Bagani
  • Day 47: Okavango Delta
  • Day 48: Okavango Delta
  • Day 49: Bagani
  • Day 50: Grootfontein
  • Day 51: Grootfontein/San people
  • Day 52: Etosha National Park
  • Day 53: Etosha National Park
  • Day 54: Spitzkoppe
  • Day 55: Swakopmund
  • Day 56: Swakopmund
  • Day 57: Swakopmund
  • Day 58: Sesriem
  • Day 59: Sossusvlei / Konkiep River
  • Day 60: Fish River Canyon
  • Day 61: Orange River
  • Day 62: Western Cape
  • Day 63: Cape Town
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
  • Camping (with facilities) (48 nights), Camping (with basic facilities) (4 nights), Bungalow (2 nights), Chalet (3 nights), Hotel (4 nights), Hotel with shared facilities (1 night)
  • 60 Breakfast, 42 Lunch, 50 Dinner
  • Overland vehicle , 4x4 Safari Vehicle , Ferry , Minibus , Mokoro
Included Activities
  • Lake Nakuru - Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Lake Nakuru - Morning Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park - Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Bwindi National Park - Mountain Gorilla Permit & Trek
  • Masai Mara - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Kericho - Tea plantation visit
  • Masai Mara - Full Day 4x4 Game Drive
  • Ngorongoro Crater - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Mto Wa Mbu - Village walk & local dinner
  • Irente - Lushoto hike & local lunch
  • South Luangwa National Park - 4x4 Dawn Game Drive
  • Masvingo - Great Zimbabwe Ruins guided visit
  • Victoria Falls - Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust Visit
  • Chobe National Park - Dawn Open Safari Vehicle Game Drive
  • Okavango Delta - Mokoro safari
  • Okavango Delta - Nature Walk
  • Grootfontein - San Bushman cultural experience
  • Etosha National Park - Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Cape Cross Nature Reserve - Cape Cross seal colony
  • Sossusvlei - 4x4 Tour
  • Sesriem - Sand dunes visit
  • Fish River Canyon - Canyon entrance
  • Any international flights to Nairobi 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 Africa Encompassed Southbound tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 57 days before departure. For any departures within 14 November 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Africa Encompassed Southbound 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 Africa Encompassed Southbound 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.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Africa Encompassed Southbound tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.
If you have a question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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