Great African Expedition - 57 days

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  • duration 57 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • max group size 30
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Spot incredible wildlife in the famous Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha national parks
  • Visit Kampala, unwind on the peaceful shores of Lake Bunyoni and opt for a gorilla trek into the thick jungle, to spot a family of the rare great apes in the wild
  • Spot the Big Five in the legendary Serengeti and the UNESCOlisted Ngorongoro Crater, and camp by the sea near Dar es Salaam
  • Sunbathe on pristine sandy beaches, explore historic Stone Town or join an optional visit to a local spice plantation
The trip "Great African Expedition - 57 Days" starts in Nairobi and ends in Cape Town. This is an explorer tour that takes 57 days. You will travel through Lake Bunyonyi, Orange River, Masai Mara and 23 other destinations visiting South Africa, Kenya and 7 more countries. This is a guided group tour. The trip includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Our longest tour to Africa covers nine incredible countries, from Kenya to South Africa. Spot the Big Five in the Serengeti, search for gorillas in Uganda, canoe along the Okavango Delta in Botswana and slide down Namibia's Sossusvlei sand dunes. There's more wildlife spotting to be had in the Ngorongoro Crater, Etosha and Chobe national reserves, you can marvel at Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls, relax by Lake Malawi and unwind on the sandy beaches of Zanzibar, all in 57 epic days.
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Based on 18 reviews
  • Judy
  • From Australia
  • On Nov 24 2019
5 - Excellent
Judy's review for another On The Go Tours tour
“Had a fabulous tour. Very happy I decided to explore South America. Lots to see and lots of new inputs and perspectives. Expectations were high after reading the itinerary and happy that the tour guide managed to deliver on those expectations as well. Well done. Will soon book another tour!”
  • James
  • From Canada
  • On Jul 26 2019
5 - Excellent
James' review for another On The Go Tours tour
“Amazing to explore Sri Lanka. Our tour guide was well prepared and did an excellent job. If you're looking to see Sri Lanka and generally just have a great time, do this tour.”
  • Justine
  • From Australia
  • On Oct 22 2018
4 - Very Good
Justine's review for another On The Go Tours tour
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day: 1 Nairobi
  • Day: 2-3 Masai Mara
  • Day: 4-5 Eldoret & Kampala
  • Day: 6-9 Lake Bunyoni & Gorilla Trekking
  • Day: 10-11 Kampala & Jinja
  • Day: 12-13 Lake Nakuru
  • Day: 14-15 Lake Naivasha
  • Day: 16-19 Serengeti National Park
  • Day: 20-21 Dar es Salaam
  • Day: 22-24 Zanzibar
  • Day: 25-26 Mikumi
  • Day: 27-29 Lake Malawi
  • Day: 30-31 South Luangwa National Park
  • Day: 32-33 Livingstone
  • Day: 34 Chobe National Park
  • Day: 35 Victoria Falls
  • Day: 36-37 Victoria Falls
  • Day: 38-39 Kasane
  • Day: 40 Maun
  • Day: 41-42 Okavango Delta
  • Day: 43-44 Windhoek
  • Day: 45 Etosha National Park
  • Day: 46-47 Etosha National Park
  • Day: 48 Brandberg
  • Day: 49-50 Swakopmund
  • Day: 51-52 Sesriem
  • Day: 53 Fish River Canyon
  • Day: 54 Orange River
  • Day: 55 Cederberg
  • Day: 56 Cape Town
  • Day: 57 Cape Town
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 1st night dormitory accommodation at Kenya Comfort Hotel, 2 nights twin share accommodation in Swakopmund and 50 nights camping. Tents and sleeping mats provided
  • All camping fees and appropriate equipment
  • 3 night Zanzibar Excursion including ferry transfer, accommodation, Spice Tour and Dhow Sunset Cruise
  • 2 day/1 night Okavango Delta Excursion (camping)
Meals
  • 50 breakfasts, 44 lunches and 43 dinners
Transport
  • Arrival transfer from Nairobi Airport on day 1
  • A fully equipped overland truck for transportation and game drives
  • Sossusvlei transfer for Desert Walk
  • All road taxes and tolls
Guide
  • Services of 3 person crew (leader, driver, cook)
Others
  • Mikumi National Park (transit only)
  • Park entry - Lake Naivasha NP and Victoria Falls NP. Park entry and game drive - Chobe NP, Etosha NP, South Luangwa NP, Lake Nakuru NP and Masai Mara, Ngorongoro NP, Serengeti NP
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Gorilla Permit and transfer fee: Please note that Gorillas often move across the border, between the national parks in Rwanda and Uganda, therefore itineraries often have to be changed at short notice in order to track the Gorillas in whichever National Park they have migrated to. For this reason the cost of the Gorilla Permit and relevant transfers varies, as do the applicable visa costs, dependent upon which country we need to travel into. Permits are subject to availability and need to be booked in advance.
  • International flights and visas
  • Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
  • Sleeping bag - please bring your own
  • Optional activities
  • Entrance Fees: Gorilla Permit + Transfer USD$720-870pp, paid in USD
  • Local payment - $2750pp, paid in USD
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Great African Expedition - 57 days tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 26 November 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 26 November 2021, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Great African Expedition - 57 days 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 Great African Expedition - 57 days 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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

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 sanitizing has been implemented on this trip. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and during transport.
  • Solo travelers are required to purchase a single room for your personal use.
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