40 Days Economic tour Cape Town to Kenya Masai Mara Adventure


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Duration: 40 Days

Price: EURO 8500


40 Days Economic tour Cape Town to Kenya Masai Mara Adventure

Itinerary

Day 1
 Cape Town, South Africa

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Sawbones! Welcome to South Africa. Famed for its stunning coastline, excellent vineyards, modern cityscape and the unparalleled beauty of Table Mountain, Cape Town is one of Africa’s most exciting cities.

Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6pm on Day 1. This is a necessary meeting to collect insurance and next of kin details.

The evening is yours to sample the heady delights of the Mother City. Head to the city centre for 5 star restaurants and funky bars, drive out to Constantia for a vineyard tour or watch the sun go down over the ocean with a cocktail at Camps Bay.

Please Note: Table Mountain cable car will be closed due to routine maintenance from 8th July to 18th August 2019. You will still be able to access the top of Table Mountain by the steep hiking trail, we also recommend using a local guide. Your Leader or hotel reception will be able to assist with arrangements.

Meals: No meals included on this day
Accommodation: Hotel
Optional Activities: Bo-Kaap Museum – ZAR30, Cape Town – District Six Museum – ZAR25, Harbour cruise – ZAR200, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – ZAR45, South Africa National Gallery – ZAR35, South African Museum – ZAR27,Table Mountain Hike – ZAR720,  Table Mountain Aerial Cable – ZAR250

Day 2
Western Cape, South Africa

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Your journey through the Western Cape takes you past lush vineyards, tiny farming towns, white sand beaches and the pounding surf of the Atlantic Ocean. Keep an eye out for whales that use this route to migrate to warmer waters. This is one of the most stunning areas of the country.

Arrive at a working farm and take the opportunity to gain a unique insight into rural African life.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Camp at the Western Cape (shared facilities and optional upgrades) (1 night)
Optional activities: Klawer – Winery visit & tasting – ZAR100
Travel Time: 6 hours

Day 3
Orange River, South Africa

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Continue up the Western Cape toward the Orange River. You will pass through Namaqualand, which is world famous for its fields of tiny wildflowers, gabled Cape Dutch buildings and wide open vistas.

The Orange River is the longest river in South Africa, flowing from its source high up in the Drakensberg mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. Truly an oasis in the desert the clear blue waters of this meandering river are surrounded by red and yellow sandstone cliffs and lush vegetation at the waterside.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Camp by the river (shared facilities and optional upgrades) (1 night)
Travel Time: 9 hours

Day 4
Fish River Canyon, Namibia

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Spend the morning on the Orange River. Take a canoe and marvel at the natural beauty of the river and the animals that visit it. Float downstream and relax. A fabulous way to discover the beauty of this region.

On the journey to Fish River Canyon, the landscape becomes more desert-like. Fish River Canyon is the Grand Canyon of Africa. Sheer sandstone cliffs drop down into a 500-metre deep valley. A majestic desert landscape with unsurpassed views, watch the rocks change colour as the sun goes down. A photographers dream.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camp at Fish River Canyon (showers and flush toilets provided) (1 night)
Included Activities: Fish River Canyon – Canyon entrance
Optional Activities: Orange River – Canoe trip – NAD495
Travel Time: 4.5 hours

Please Note: When 4 or more travellers participate in optional canoe trip the price will reduce to NAD280.

Day 5
Sesriem, Namibia

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Southern Namibia is a land of harsh extremes; a desolate desert inhabited only by nomadic tribes, a forbidding coast filled with shipwrecks, and dunes that rise as high as mountains. On today’s drive, you will see it all, stopping at markets to stock up on supplies.

You arrive at the vast dune fields near Sesriem Canyon. Watch the colours change from orange to pink as the sun sets. As night descends, lie back and wonder at the stars, the Namib Desert is one of the best places in the world to stargaze.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camp at Sesriem Canyon (shared facilities, no upgrades) (1 night)
Travel Time: 10 hours

Day 6
Sossusvlei / Bush Camp, Namibia

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Wake up before dawn and scramble to the top of the dunes for a dramatic sunrise view across a vast sea of sand. The dunes change colour with the sunrise, magnificent red, orange and gold tones provide a spectacular setting for your brunch. These dunes are the highest in the world and home to a plethora of animal life.

Onwards to Sossusvlei, this ancient salt and clay pan surrounded by dunes is a shocking white spot in high contrast to the orange dunes. Populated with 900-year-old dead trees, the pan is known as Dead Marsh. It’s ghostly appearance a startling anomaly in this desert-scape.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camp in the heart of the Namib Desert (with basic facilities) (1 night)
Included Activities: Sossusvlei – 4×4 Tour, Sesriem – Sand dunes visit
Travel Time: 4 hours

Day 7 – 9
 Swakopmund , Namibia

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This coastal town surrounded by dunes faces the pounding waves of the Atlantic. There is a quaint seaside feel to the laid back town. It is the ideal place to stop and recharge. Visit the pier, relax on the beach, sample German beer and dumplings or visit the infamous lighthouse and museum.

Swakopmund is the outdoor adventure sports mecca of Namibia, try dune surfing, skydiving, quad biking or take a hair raising trip in a 4×4 over the dunes. These off the wall activities are guaranteed to get the adrenaline pumping. It’s important to check with your leader if you are unsure about the safety of any of these options.

Keen to get out of town but not into adventure sports? Try horse riding at the Okakambe Trails or visit the Camel Farm.

Meals: Breakfast x1, Lunch x1
Accommodation: Desert Bungalow Chalet (Each of these bungalows sleeps six people, and bathroom facilities will be shared. WiFi is available.) (3 nights)
Optional Activities: Swakopmund – Swakopmund Museum – USD2, Swakopmund – Sea kayaking – USD85, Swakopmund – Seal and dolphin cruise – USD60, Swakopmund – Fishing trip – USD120, Swakopmund – Sand boarding – USD50, Swakopmund – Horse riding – USD65
Travel Time: 4 hours

Day 10
Spitzkoppe, Namibia

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The Atlantic Coast of Namibia is also known as the Skeleton Coast, a vast uninhabited coastline populated by shipwrecks, whalebones and thousands of seals. Take a trip to Cape Cross for the mesmerising sight of these seals. The sea and beach literally teem with life while you hear the cacophony of seabirds that visit here.

Spitzkoppe rises from the desert in stark contrast to the flat plains that surround it. An 800-metre mountain carved from the earth by harsh winds. This is Namibia’s Matterhorn, a rugged wild place seen by few. Explore Spitzkoppe on foot. Hike to the bushman paintings or take a guided stroll to discover the natural flora and fauna, many of which are native only to this region.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camp at Spitzkoppe (with basic facilities) (1 night)
Included Activities: Cape Cross Nature Reserve – Cape Cross seal colony
Travel Time: 6 hours

Day 11
Etosha National Park, Namibia

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Etosha is one of the worlds best places to view wildlife. Rains fall in Etosha creating rivers and watering holes that attract huge numbers of animals. This is a land of carnivores; lion, leopard and cheetah are prolific as are their prey. Elephants fell trees, giraffe pass silently through the bush and hippos bellow from the shoreline. Game is easy to spot, due to the many water holes and sparse vegetation offering few places to hide.

Game drives will take place during the evenings and early mornings when the predators are hunting.

Stay Okaukuejo Camp, enjoy the floodlit waterhole visited by many different species throughout the day and night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Okaukuejo Camp (with facilities, upgrades are not available) (1 night)
Optional Activities: Etosha National Park – Evening Game Drive – ZAR550
Travel Time: 9 hours

Day 12
 Etosha National Park, Namibia

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Enjoy a full-day game drive in Etosha National Park. Spot a significant number of antelope, elephant and other herbivores.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Namutoni Camp (with facilities) (1 night) (upgrades are available, subject to availability).
Included Activites: Etosha National Park – Overland Vehicle Game Drive

Day 13
Grootfontein, Namibia

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Grootfontien is a cattle farming town famed for its glorious jacaranda trees which cover the town with their purple leaves in the spring. Explore the town and relax, this is your base for visiting the San people tomorrow.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Grootfontein Camping (with facilities) (Upgrades available) (1 night)
Travel Time: 5 Hours

Day 14
Grootfontein/ San people, Namibia

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Visit an ancient tribe known as the San who have inhabited Southern Africa for over 20,000 years. The San people have a deep understanding of nature and live in harmony with the environment. Visit their homes, join them for a nature walk and spend time listening to their stories and songs. An invaluable chance to learn about one of the oldest ethnic tribes on the planet.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Grootfontein Camping (with facilities) (Upgrades available) (1 night)
Included Activities: Grootfontein – San Bushman cultural experience

Day 15
Bagani, Namibia

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You have arrived at the Zambezi river. This vast river is the fourth largest in Africa and is the lifeblood of the small town of Bagani where you will stay. The Zambezi nurtures all life; take a walk or boat ride along the river to see crocodiles and hippos enjoying its cool embrace. Bagaini is a royal town, the homestead of the local Mbukushu kings.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Bagaini (flush toilets, showers, WiFi and optional upgrades) (1 night)
Travel Time: 4 hours

Day 16
Okavango Delta, Botswana

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The Okavango Delta is one of the best wildlife destinations in the world. An untouched wilderness created by a vast delta fed by the Okavango river. The river floods seasonally, creating perfect conditions for a proliferation of life. Shallow rivers pass palm-fringed islands. Lush vegetation hides an abundance of animals; huge numbers of predators, the big 5, herbivores and myriad of birds.

Swap wheels for a Mokoro (small dugout canoe) as you enter the Okavango Panhandle. Enter the swamps and travel to Gao Island to meet your team.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Gao Island (No WiFi or upgrades available) (without facilities) (1 night)
Included Activities: Okavango Delta – Mokoro safari
Travel Time : 4 hours (Travel to Seronga)

Day 17
Okavango Delta, Botswana

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Spend the day exploring the wonders of the Okavango Delta before heading to Umvuvu Camp. Still deep within the delta, you can now explore on foot. Take a nature walk with your guide. Expect excellent game viewing; all the Big Five and rivers full of hippos and crocodiles. Your guide will be able to educate you on the wildlife in the area and some of the local history of the delta.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Umvuvu (usually hot showers and small bar) (1 night)
Included Activities: Okavango Delta – Nature Walk

Day 18

 Bagani, Namibia
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Return to Bagani for the night. There will be time to relax or to take part in one of the many activities on offer. Bagani offers a range of boat trips and fishing excursions. There are also many excellent hiking trails to explore.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Bagaini (flush toilets, showers, WiFi and optional upgrades) (1 night)
Optional Activities: Bagani – Boat trip – USD25
Travel Time: 4 hours

Day 19
Chobe National Park, Botswana

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Chobe National Park is famed for its huge numbers of elephants. Utterly majestic, these huge beasts roam the plains, accompanied by all of safari’s best. The Chobe River flows through this huge park giving you the option of a river safari, undoubtedly one of the best ways to witness some of the park’s many animals.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping outside of Chobe National Park (flush toilets, showers, WiFi and an ATM. Upgrades are available) (1 night)
Travel Time: 8 hours

Day 20
Chobe National Park, Botswana

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Wake before dawn for an early-morning game drive. This is when the predators are still hunting and the best time of day to spot animals or even a kill from the night before. Chobe is home to all the big 5; lion leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. Visit the river for the chance to see elephants swimming, even the crocodiles and hippos don’t mess with these breathtaking giants.

Make like the locals, day time is for relaxing. In the afternoon join a river safari or opt for another game drive.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping outside of Chobe National Park (flush toilets, showers, WiFi and an ATM. Upgrades are available) (1 night)
Included Activities: Chobe National Park – Dawn 4×4 game drive
Optional Activities: Chobe National Park – Boat Cruise – BWP270

Day 21 – 23

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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One of the Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world. A staggering curtain of water that cascades 108 metres into a narrow gorge below. In the wet season, the spray created can rise up an incredible 400 metres and the falls become an impressive raging torrent. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit this dream destination in the heart of Africa.

You will spend 3 days at Victoria Falls. Visit the falls* and cross the bridges from Zimbabwe to Zambia. Take a helicopter flight** (12 minutes or 25 minutes), white water raft in the Zambezi or bungee jump across the gorge. Visit the Devil’s Pool, a natural infinity pool where you can look over the edge of the falls into the void below.

Sounds a bit too hair-raising? Try a sunset cruise along the Zambezi or have a glass of wine in one of many restaurants or hotels with a view.

Meals: Breakfast x 3
Accommodation: Camping at Zambezi River (WiFi, flush toilets, showers and optional upgrades) (3 nights)
Optional Activities: Victoria Falls – Victoria Falls entrance – USD35, Victoria Falls – Canoe trail (full day) – USD185, Victoria Falls – Flying fox – USD50, Victoria Falls – Helicopter flight (12 mins) – USD175, Victoria Falls – Helicopter flight (25 mins) – USD334, Victoria Falls – Rafting & river boarding (half day) – USD218, Victoria Falls – Village & township tour – USD50, Victoria Falls – Canoe trail wine route – USD55
Travel Time:  3 hours

Please Note: *The Victoria Falls Tour is optional but highly recommended.
The Victoria Falls entrance fee is not included in the price of the trip, as it is mandatory for tour groups to have a local guide escort. We feel that seeing these waterfalls for the first time should be an uninterrupted sensory experience. Your leader will take you to a local activity centre where a range of activities will be on offer. We have not risk assessed all activities and only those listed in our trip notes are recommended. It is against company policy for leaders to facilitate the booking of any activities that have not been risk assessed or do not adhere to our company’s Responsible Travel policy and ethos. This includes organising transport to and from these activities in our vehicles.

**we endorse the following operator only: Zambezi Helicopter co CAA Zimbabwe. Your leader can help you arrange this.

***As this is a combination trip the composition of your group may change at this location.

Day 24
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

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Today we visit the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust. Here you can learn about the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife, human-wildlife conflict and anti-poaching efforts. You can also meet the rescued or orphaned animals currently in their care.

Bulawayo, known locally as the ‘City of Kings’ is Zimbabwe’s second largest city. Bulawayo has wide streets, colonial buildings and a laid back charm that makes it the perfect place to stop and recuperate. Take the afternoon to explore this historic city. There are many fascinating shops, upmarket restaurants and cafés.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Bulawayo (shared facilities and Wi-Fi. Upgrades) (1 night)
Included Activities: Victoria Falls – Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust Visit
Optional Activities: Bulawayo – Natural History Museum – USD10, Bulawayo – Railway Museum – USD5
Travel Time: 7 hours

Day 25
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Matobo Hills, Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe

Enjoy the day exploring Bulawayo, or take an optional safari to Matobo National Park. This is the land of the rhino and the Matobo fiercely protects the increasingly endangered animals from illegal poachers. Rangers will take you on a walking safari to track black and white rhinoceros. The park is full of game, so whilst rhinos are the main attraction, the walking safari is a fantastic chance to learn about tracking animals, and spotting rarer and less visible game on foot.

This area has great spiritual and cultural significance to the local people and there are many sites within the park where important ceremonies still take place.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities) (1 night)
Optional Activities: Matobos National Park – Rhino Tracking, Park Visit & San Rock Paintings –

Day 26
Masvingo, Zimbabwe

Masvingo

This colonial settlement – the oldest in Zimbabwe – is the perfect base from which to explore the Great Zimbabwe Ruins. The ruined city, now a World Heritage site, was first constructed in the 11th century. It’s thought to be the former royal palace of the Zimbabwean monarch. Spend a few hours exploring this intriguing site before heading off to camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Masvingo (shared facilities and upgrades and Wi-Fi are available) (1 night)
Included Activities: Masvingo – Great Zimbabwe Ruins guided visit
Travel Time: 5 –  hours

Day 27
Harare, Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe’s capital city is hip and happening. This city is buzzing with shops, bars and a pumping nightlife. It’s time to hit the streets and explore all that Harare has to offer. Keen for some cultural immersion? Head to the National Gallery, the Harare Museum or the Botanical gardens.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping in Harare (with facilities) (upgrades available) (1 night)
Optional Activities: Harare – National Archives – USD3, Harare – National Botanical Gardens – USD5, Harare – National Gallery – USD1
Travel Time: 5 – 6 hours

Day 28
Lusaka, Zambia

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Experience rural Africa on your drive from Harare to Lusaka. Zambia’s capital gives you another chance to shop it up at one of the many markets. The expat scene is thriving in Lusaka, so there are many places to eat and drink and even a spa to relax in.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Lusaka (shared facilities, and upgrades available) (1 night)

Day 29
Petauke , Zambia

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Your journey to Petauke, a small Zambian town near the Luangwa river, will take you through green fields and traditional homesteads and villages. Stalls along the road sell woven baskets, local fruit and vegetable piled high and traditional foods. Cattle are given free access to the roads. Experience Africa as the locals do and get a real insight into the way they live.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Petuake (Wi-Fi and upgrades available) (1 night)
Travel Time: 8 hours

Day 30

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

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South Luangwa National Park is a surreal idyll. The baobab trees line the sweeping Luangwa River with its wide sandy tributaries. Elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and lions visit the river to drink and bathe. The extremely rare African Wild Dog and Thornicroft are found here. Winding trails lead through the forests where over 400 species of birds reside.

A great way to experience South Luangwa and its beautiful scenery is to take an optional river trip – ask your leader for more details.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at South Luangwa National Park with basic facilities. (1 night)
Travel Time: 6 hours

Day 31
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

9 Days Best of South Luangwa Safari

Luangwa has one of the largest numbers of leopards in the. Rise early for an exhilarating morning game drive. Enjoy classic savannah scenery while keeping your eyes peeled for the parks wide ranging wildlife. Midday is the hottest part of the day here, so seek refuge from the sun and return to the camp for lunch, then head out on a village walk for a snapshot of daily life in the local community.

An optional night time game drive allows you to see all the nocturnal animals; the big cats; lion, leopard and cheetah hunting at night, as well as hyena. Hippos grunt as they come on land and bushbabies leap amongst the trees.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities) (1 night)
Included Activities: South Luangwa National Park – 4×4 Dawn Game Drive
Optional Activities: South Luangwa National Park – Night Game Drive – USD50, South Luangwa National Park – Game Walk – USD50, South Luangwa National Park – Village Walk – USD20

Day 32 – 33
Lake Malawi, Malawi

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Malawi is dominated by its lake, which covers almost a fifth of the country and provides a livelihood for many Malawian people. Standing at the edge of the glittering blue water it feels more like an ocean than an inland body of water. Beaches line its shores, the water is filled with brightly coloured fish and rocky islands offer tempting adventures further out. At night the boats of the fishermen twinkle becomingly, earning Lake Malawi the nickname the Lake of Stars. This is a magical place of calm and respite for the soul.

Meals: Breakfast x2, Lunch x2, Dinner x2
Accommodation: Camping at Kande Beach is right on the shore of the lake. (with facilities) (Upgrades available) (2 nights)
Optional Activities: Lake Malawi – Pedalos – USD25, Lake Malawi – Snorkelling – USD20, Lake Malawi – Guided village walks – USD10, Lake Malawi – Bike Hire – USD25, Lake Malawi – Canoe Hire – USD10
Travel Time: 9 – 10 hours

Day 34
Chitimba, Malawi

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Imagine soft yellow sand beaches backed by the Livingstonia and Nyika mountains. The coastline dotted with banana palms and papaya trees. Chitimba has a tropical climate and a laid back atmosphere. Spend the day at the beach, go on a boat ride, try your hand at fishing or just grab a beer and chill with the locals.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Chitimba (Wifi available) (with facilities) (1 night)
Travel Time: 8 hours

Day 35
Iringa, Tanzania

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Travel up the side of Lake Malawi marvelling at the incredible scenery. Lake views soon make way for villages with houses of mud and straw and the endless tea plantations. Today you cross into Tanzania and its southern highlands. Sit back, relax and watch as the countryside rolls by. Iringa is a small town with some fantastic views across the valley.

Set up camp on the grounds of a farmhouse situated on the outskirts of this pleasant settlement.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping in Iringa (Wi-Fi and upgrades available) (with facilities) (1 night)
Travel Time: 9 – 10 hours (Travel to Tanzania)

Day 36
Mikumi National Park, Tanzania

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Mikumi National Park, situated at the foot of the thickly wooded Uluguru Mountains, is Tanzania’s fourth largest national park. The open flatlands of the Mkata Floodplain are impressive, albeit less well known than the Serengeti. Tanzania’s migratory animals are here; wildebeest, zebra, and many types of herbivore gather in huge numbers, attracting predators. Lion perch on top of termite mounds contemplating their supper. The wide-open vistas are dotted with Baobabs, known as the upside-down tree for its unusual appearance. Spend the day exploring the park before returning to camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping in Iringa (Wi-Fi and upgrades available) (with facilities) (1 night)
Optional Activities: Mikumi National Park – Afternoon 4×4 Game Drive – From USD80 – USD230

Please Note: The optional 4×4 game drive price will depend on the number of travellers joining in on the safari.

Day 37
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Dar es Salaam is Tanzania’s biggest port city, a frenetic, lively place that merges modern living with traditional customs. Kitenge clad mama’s greet dhow fishing boats each morning on the sandy beaches. At the same time the expats and city dwellers head home from trendy bars. It’s tropical climate tempered with cool sea breeze gives it a laid back charm less typical of Africa’s other cities.

Travel to Dar’s Kipepeo Beach, a white sand paradise on the edge of the Indian Ocean.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Kipepeo Beach (with facilities). An upgrade is usually possible (subject to availability) (1 night)
Travel Time: 7 hours

Day 38
Stone Town, Tanzania

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Zanzibar, the sensuous island of spices, idyllic beaches, winding cobblestone alleyways and fragrant bazaars. A place rooted in history, its crystal clear waters, swaying palms and proliferation of thatched beach bars seem a world away from its dark past.

Zanzibar’s capital, Stone Town, is an enticing mix of vibrant markets, shops, mosques, palaces and courtyards. Explore it’s maze of tiny cobbled alleys. Wind past ramshackle buildings that hiding curio shops and secret coffee houses. This is a place best explored on foot.

As the sun sets head to a beachfront bar and watch for dolphins as you sip a cool beer and enjoy freshly caught fish.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Night in Stone Town at a basic inn with double/twin-share rooms and access to Wi-Fi. (1 night)
Optional Activities: Stone Town Tour – Dharajani Market, Joseph’s Cathederal, Palace Museum, Forodhani Food Market – USD20, Zanzibar – Prison Island Tour – USD25
Travel Time: 1 hour (Travel to Stone Town by ferry)

Please Note: As this is a combination trip, the composition of your tour group may change at this point. A group meeting will be held to discuss the next leg of your itinerary. Please note the Zanzibar portion of your itinerary could have more passengers than the maximum group size of 22 as we have an overlap of trips starting and finishing in Zanzibar.

Day 39 – 40
Zanzibar Northern Beaches

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Spend two days on the white sands and sparkling blue seas of the northern beaches. This is the Indian Ocean at its best, whale watch from the shore or take to the sea for an indescribable underwater world of tropical fish, brightly coloured coral and large pelagics.

‘Pole Pole’ as the locals say, ‘slowly slowly’, nothing is rushed on Zanzibar, you are as welcome to spend the day watching dhows bob across the ocean or snooze the day away in a hammock.

During this time there is an optional tour of the spice plantations. Zanzibar has grown spices such as cinnamon, ginger and vanilla for 100’s of years. Learn all about the history of the trade that made Zanzibar such a hot commodity over the centuries. Sample tea made with spices.

Meals: Breakfast x 2
Accommodation: Bungalow (2 nights)
Optional Activities: Zanzibar – Spice tour – USD25, Zanzibar – Dhow Trip – USD60, Zanzibar – Snorkelling – USD60

Pre Departure

What are adventure tours?

If you’re a traveller that loves adventure, and you want to immerse yourself in African nature and heritage, our camping and exploration tours are what you need. You will see the beauty of the African landscape and enjoy the hospitality of local residents while travelling on our trips. You will also meet a fantastic group of people who go with you on your tour groups. If your fitness level is excellent, and you are attracted to trekking through dense forests to see mountain gorillas and travelling long distances with nothing to see but a never-ending landscape, then an adventure tour is for you.

What does a typical day look like?

Every day on an adventure tour will give you a new and exciting experience. You will learn fantastic things, like cooking scrumptious meals over a campfire and setting up camp if you don’t know how to do so already.

What you can expect from a camping or accommodated overland tour is an early morning wake up call. You’ll enjoy the breathtaking sights of an African sunrise while sipping on a warm cup of tea or coffee. You’ll have some breakfast before packing up the campsite or checking out of your accommodation if you’ve chosen the comfort traveller package. We’ll then hit the road as a tour group, where you can see the best of nature that Africa has to offer.


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