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Serengeti, Falls & Cape Town Overland: Sunsets & Safaris

Serengeti, Falls & Cape Town Overland: Sunsets & Safaris
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40 Days

Highlights

Search for the "big five" across Africa, snorkel the turquoise waters of Zanzibar, get wet at Victoria Falls, cruise the Okavango in traditional canoes, catch the sunset at the Fish River Canyon, explore cosmopolitan Cape Town, Meet bushmen in the Kalahari Desert, Taste local wines and regional favourites, Camp at the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater

What's included

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Breakfast
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Marvel at some of the world's highest sand dunes, float through the Okavango Delta, and meet the San Bushmen in the blazing Kalahari Desert on this epic overland adventure. Explore eight countries all in one 40-day trip, beginning in Kenya and moving down towards Africa's southernly tip. Our Landos (overland adventure vehicles) are an adventurous and inexpensive way to enjoy the region’s intriguing combination of wilderness and rural villages, while camping under Africa’s big sky will provide a unique perspective. Take the road less traveled and come away with jaw-dropping photographs and a deeper understanding of this incredible continent.
Serengeti, Falls & Cape Town Overland: Sunsets & Safaris
Starts
Nairobi
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40 Days
Ends
Cape Town

Itinerary

  • Arrive at anytime. Prepare for tomorrow’s early morning by checking out the Hotel Boulevard Bar with your newest friends. Travelling can take a lot out of you so sit back, fill those food and drink needs, and spend a chill night becoming familiar with your group and CEO.
  • Cross through the semi-arid lands of the Maasai people to Arusha.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Enjoy a wildlife safari drive en route to the camp site in the central Serengeti.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Enjoy a wildlife safari drive in the Serengeti during the day, and finish the evening camping at the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Venture down to the crater floor, and take in a final safari experience viewing the high concentration of wildlife bound by the crater walls.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Hit the road, and enjoy the varied landscapes on the way to the Indian Ocean coast.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Drive to Dar es Salaam, then hop on a ferry to Zanzibar and transfer to the picturesque island beaches.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Take the day to enjoy paradise. Opt to go diving, snorkelling, take a sailing trip, or just sit back and relax.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Travel back to Stone Town for a final night on this enchanting island.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Ferry to Dar es Salaam then continue to Baobab Valley.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Spend another day on the road, and journey south to Iringa. Visit a crafts centre that supports the local community.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Cross into Malawi and travel to beautiful Lake Malawi.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Travel to another beautiful beach area on Lake Malawi.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Enjoy a traditional dinner in a local home, and opt to explore by foot, go snorkelling, or take a village tour.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Cross the border into Zambia.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Stop for lunch, and a visit of the craft workshop, at the G Adventures-supported Tribal Textiles Market & Courtyard Cafe. Opt for an afternoon, or night, wildlife safari drive in South Luangwa National Park.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Enjoy a free day to explore South Luangwa NP, a wildlife haven. Opt to go on a walking safari (seasonal), night drive, or visit a nearby local village.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Sit back and enjoy a day of driving, taking in the scenery.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Continue travelling across Zambia, cross the border into Zimbabwe and finish at the lovely town of Victoria Falls.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Spend the day exploring your beautiful surroundings. Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
  • Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
  • Cross the border from Zimbabwe into Botswana at the Kazungula border post. Opt to take a wildlife viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River or a wildlife safari drive in an open safari vehicle in Chobe National Park.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Opt to do a morning safari drive before travelling south to Gweta. Camp under ancient baobab trees.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Opt to catch a bird's-eye view of the delta on a scenic flight.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Enjoy a wildlife walk, a traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) excursion, and birding.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Spend the night at the G Adventures supported Dqae Qare San Lodge & Camp, and meet the local San Bushmen. Optional walk to learn survival skills from the locals.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Opt to explore the city centre of Windhoek after a long drive and a border crossing.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Visit the G Adventures supported Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop, just outside of Windhoek, to pick up a tasty packed lunch, then continue up to Waterberg Plateau. Spend the afternoon hiking the trails of the national park, or relaxing by the pool.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Enter Etosha National Park and enjoy a short safari drive in the Lando as you drive towards our camp.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in Etosha National Park.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Travel south and enjoy the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Travel through the coastal region to the adrenaline capital of Swakopmund.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Fill free time with sandboarding, skydiving, or a living desert tour.
  • Arrive in the area in the afternoon where we will be camping on the edge of the Namib Desert. Opt to walk with a local expert who will explain the desert and its mysteries.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Explore the Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area. Then opt to continue on to the breathtaking Sossusvlei Dunes, and climb the well known Dune 45.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Enjoy the sunset at Fish River Canyon.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Head to the border and cross into South Africa. Camp at the scenic Orange River and opt to go canoeing.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Travel past large plantations of rooibos tea and view dramatic Western Cape scenery.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Visit the G Adventures supported !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, before arriving in vibrant Cape Town. Enjoy beautiful views of Table Mountain, and opt for a final night out with the group.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Depart at any time.
    Meals: BREAKFAST