Classic Africa Safari

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 39 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore some of Africa's premier regions for viewing wildlife – the Serengeti, Masai Mara, Etosha and Chobe – and venture through the spectacular World Heritagelisted Ngorongoro Crater by 4WD.
  • Visit the Maasai, known for their vibrant red dress and elaborate jewellery, and enjoy a fascinating talk, full of insights into this remarkable and ancient culture.
  • Riding a traditional mokoro along the Okavango Delta, taking in the thundering Victoria Falls and watching the sunset from your houseboat are some of the many ways you'll Africa’s beautiful waterscapes.
  • As eerie as they are fascinating, the sand dunes of the Sossusvlei can be seen in all their blazing beauty from the top of Dune 45.
Start in Nairobi and end in Cape Town, the Classic Africa Safari tour is a guided road tour that takes 39 days. You will visit Fish River Canyon, Zanzibar, Nairobi and 21 other destinations in 7 different countries. Classic Africa Safari is a small group tour which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

From the vast grasslands of East Africa and the wildlife of Botswana to the desert landscapes and diverse cultures of Namibia and South Africa, this continent truly has it all. Spend 39 unforgettable days travelling from Nairobi to Cape Town, embarking on multiple 4WD safari game drives in the Masai Mara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, all filled with panoramic vistas and wondrous wildlife. Relax on the pristine shores of Zanzibar and soak up the natural wonders at Makgadikgadi Pans and Victoria Falls. Continue by overland vehicle to Okavango Delta and Chobe River, and in Namibia, see how vast herds of herbivores make Etosha National Park one of the continent’s premier game-viewing destinations. Wind up discovering Damara culture, scaling dunes and canyons before tasting the wines of South Africa. With local leaders on call each step of the way and a keen group of adventurers joining you, see the sweeping savannas and search for the Big Five on an epic safari through Africa's best.
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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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  • Mohammed
  • From UK
  • On Apr 29 2019
“Very Good”
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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.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Nairobi
  • Day 2: Lake Naivasha / Lake Nakuru
  • Day 3: Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Day 4: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 5: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 6: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 7: Kisii
  • Day 8: Serengeti National Park
  • Day 9: Serengeti National Park
  • Day 10: Ngorongoro Highlands
  • Day 11: Ngorongoro Highlands
  • Day 12: East Coast Zanzibar
  • Day 13: East Coast Zanzibar
  • Day 14: Stone Town
  • Day 15: Johannesburg
  • Day 16: Victoria Falls
  • Day 17: Victoria Falls
  • Day 18: Chobe National Park
  • Day 19: Chobe National Park
  • Day 20: Makgadikgadi Pans
  • Day 21: Maun
  • Day 22: Okavango Delta
  • Day 23: Okavango Delta
  • Day 24: Ghanzi – Central Kalahari
  • Day 25: Windhoek
  • Day 26: Etosha National Park
  • Day 27: Etosha National Park
  • Day 28: Damaraland
  • Day 29: Damaraland
  • Day 30: Swakopmund
  • Day 31: Swakopmund
  • Day 32: Sesriem
  • Day 33: Sossusvlei / Sesriem
  • Day 34: Fish River Canyon
  • Day 35: Fish River Canyon
  • Day 36: Orange River
  • Day 37: Trawal
  • Day 38: Cape Town
  • Day 39: Cape Town
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (8 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)
Meals
  • 38 Breakfasts, 26 Lunches, 30 Dinners
Transport
  • Custom-built overland vehicle , 4WD safari vehicle , Houseboat , Mokoro , Boat , Plane , Private vehicle
Included Activities
  • 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
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • 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 Classic Africa Safari 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 Classic Africa Safari 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.

Payment

For any tour departures within 24 January 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 January 2021, a deposit of 600 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 55 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Classic Africa Safari 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 Classic Africa Safari 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:
  • Purpose-built overland vehicles are used for the Southern Africa portion of this trip, while 4WD safari vehicles are used in East Africa. While these vehicles are not air-conditioned, all windows open to allow fresh air flow. Be prepared for some dust, heat and wind.
  • This itinerary features some long travel days, which can be exacerbated by bumpy African roads. It is recommended that you pay close attention to the given approximations of driving hours.
  • Overlanding is the perfect journey for those travellers with an open mind and the spirit for adventure. However it may be quite different to any style of travel you have experienced before. For more information, head to www.peregrineadventures.com/africa-overland
  • 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 don't need to be a professional athlete to go on an overland safari, but you will need a good level of physical resilience and movement, especially for entering and exiting the vehicles. There's also a half-day canoe activity along the Orange River on this trip.
  • Namibia summer (November–March) can be very hot and humid with maximum temperatures around 30-35°C and peaks of over 40°C in the desert. Botswana temperatures rise in the hot dry period of September and October before the rains hit and temperatures can get as high as 34-38°C. Please carefully consider the time of the year you wish to travel and your suitability to that season.
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.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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