Kenya to Cape Town

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 48 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
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Glide through the lilyfilled waterways of the Okovango Delta on a mokoro (a small dugout canoe) and escape civilisation with an overnight stay at your island camp.
  • Be mesmerised by the staggering force and beauty of Victoria Falls, and experience firsthand why it’s known as the ‘smoke that thunders’ – a natural wonder that must be seen to be believed.
  • Chill out on the northern beaches of Zanzibar, enjoying white sands and the sparkling blue of the Indian Ocean, and consider learning about the island's spice trade on a guided visit to the local plantations.
  • Listen to the songs and stories of Namibia’s San people, the oldest inhabitants of southern Africa, and gain an insight into their traditional customs and beliefs.
The Kenya To Cape Town trip starts in Nairobi and ends in Cape Town. The Kenya To Cape Town trip is a road trip that takes 48 days. You will travel through Mto Wa Mbu, South Luangwa National Park, Petauke and 26 other destinations visiting Kenya, Zimbabwe and 6 more countries. This is a guided group tour. The trip includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Travel from Kenya to Cape Town through some of Africa’s most incredible sights on this jaw-dropping 48-day overland journey with Lonely Planet and Intrepid. Explore Kenya’s bustling capital, keep your eyes open for the Big Five in the vast savannas of the Serengeti, hike through lush mountain terrain and traverse sprawling desert plainsin Namibia. Sample unique flavours, meet warm and welcoming local communities, relax beachside in Zanzibar, and prepare for an unforgettable southbound adventure through some of Africa's best.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 100 reviews
Lone's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Lone
  • From Denmark
  • On Dec 11 2019
“This is my first group trip. I am a woman and I travel alone. The tour offered culture and nature. I am interested in arts and crafts, so I saw some relevant museums. The social unity of the group was good. The hotels were fine. The trip is recommended.”
Amber's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Amber
  • From USA
  • On Jul 31 2018
“This tour was fantastic.
My tour guide, Kelly, was super knowledgeable, funny, and a pleasure to be around!
The group of people from different countries, regions, and ages made it the best tour I have been on.

Below are a few highlights:
1. BBQ in the Grampians
2. Bay of Martyrs
3. Seeing koalas and kangaroos in their natural habitat
4. The scenery along the Great Ocean Road
5. A boomerang lesson
6. The entire trip was lovely.”
Subhash's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Subhash
  • From Britain
  • On Sep 28 2019
“First solo trip for me, but the tour group staff (and guests for that matter) were excellent - the travelling times whilst long, were well worth it - our Intrepid guide Tshepo and driver Cosmas made the trip effortless with good organisation, clear communication and always timely starts/finishes - the information provided at each location, picture opportunities given, fun activities, good food and basically everything else, made this my favourite trip to date - will defo be doing another Africa tour with Intrepid.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Nairobi
  • Day 2: Mto wa Mbu
  • Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater / Serengeti National Park
  • Day 4: Serengeti National Park
  • Day 5: Serengeti National Park / Mto wa Mbu
  • Day 6: Usambara Mountains
  • Day 7: Usambara Mountains
  • Day 8: Dar es Salaam
  • Day 9: Stone Town
  • Day 10: Zanzibar Northern Beaches
  • Day 11: Zanzibar Northern Beaches
  • Day 12: Stone Town
  • Day 13: Mikumi National Park
  • Day 14: Iringa
  • Day 15: Chitimba
  • Day 16: Lake Malawi
  • Day 17: Lake Malawi
  • Day 18: South Luangwa National Park
  • Day 19: South Luangwa National Park
  • Day 20: Petauke
  • Day 21: Lusaka
  • Day 22: Harare
  • Day 23: Great Zimbabwe Ruins / Masvingo
  • Day 24: Bulawayo
  • Day 25: Bulawayo
  • Day 26: Victoria Falls
  • Day 27: Victoria Falls
  • Day 28: Victoria Falls
  • Day 29: Chobe National Park
  • Day 30: Chobe National Park
  • Day 31: Bagani
  • Day 32: Okavango Delta
  • Day 33: Okavango Delta
  • Day 34: Bagani
  • Day 35: Grootfontein
  • Day 36: Grootfontein/San people
  • Day 37: Etosha National Park
  • Day 38: Etosha National Park
  • Day 39: Spitzkoppe
  • Day 40: Swakopmund
  • Day 41: Swakopmund
  • Day 42: Swakopmund
  • Day 43: Sesriem
  • Day 44: Sossusvlei/Konkiep River
  • Day 45: Fish River Canyon
  • Day 46: Orange River
  • Day 47: Western Cape
  • Day 48: Cape Town
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Camping (with facilities) (36 nights), Camping (with basic facilities) (2 nights), Camping (without facilities) (1 nights)Bungalow (2 nights), Chalet (3 nights), Hotel (3 nights)
Meals
  • 45 Breakfasts, 30 Lunches, 36 Dinners
Transport
  • Overland vehicle , 4x4 Safari Vehicle , Ferry , Minibus , Mokoro
Included Activities
  • Ngorongoro Crater - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Mto Wa Mbu - Village walk & local dinner
  • Irente - Lushoto hike
  • Irente - Local lunch
  • South Luangwa National Park - 4x4 Dawn Game Drive
  • Petauke - Jewellery workshop project
  • 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
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 Kenya to Cape Town 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 Kenya to Cape Town tour. You can cancel the tour up to 24 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 23 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 23 days before departure. For any departures within 11 November 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Kenya to Cape Town 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 Kenya to Cape Town 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:
  • This is an overland trip. That means you’ll be travelling with a group in a purpose-built vehicle, visiting remote communities, setting up your own tent, occasionally roughing it in the bush with no facilities, and getting the best possible views of the Big Five. While the trucks don’t have air conditioning, they do have sliding windows which let in the breeze and make it even easier to take spectacular snaps of the local wildlife. The drive days can be long, but it’s as much about the journey as the destination, and half the fun is the camaraderie. For more info on this style of travel, see our Africa overland page: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/africa/overland
  • Camp in the Serengeti National Park itself without fences between you and the animals. Your leader will brief you on the safety measures the group will need to take for the two nights spent in the park.
  • 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.
  • At Usambara Mountains the group will do a an easy hike to the beautiful Irente viewpoint.
  • We use mokoros (small dugout canoes) to pass through the shallow waterways of the Okavango Delta to get to our campsite for the night.
  • The overland vehicle is large enough to seat up to 22 passengers and carries all the camping equipment needed for the duration of this trip. 
  • Some passengers on this trip will have been travelling together prior to the start of your trip. To see what you're missing check out our Africa Encompassed Southbound trip.
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