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Africa Encompassed Southbound

Africa Encompassed Southbound

Looking for Africa with the lot? Ask and you shall receive on this epic trip across ten countries in 63 unforgettable days. Get breathtakingly close to animals more often seen in zoos and nature documentaries, from endangered mountain gorillas and lumbering elephants to ferocious lions and tiny dik-dik antelope. Along the way, meet people from a range of cultures and communities: Zanzibar spice growers, Lake Malawi fishermen and San people. Nairobi to Cape Town and all the adventure in between – this trip will leave you amazed by the breadth of life and culture and the beauty of nature gracing this spectacular continent.

Activities

  • Lake Nakuru – Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Lake Nakuru – Morning Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park – Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Bwindi National Park – Mountain Gorilla Permit & Trek
  • Kericho – Tea plantation visit
  • Masai Mara National Reserve – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Masai Mara National Reserve – Full Day 4×4 Game Drive
  • Ngorongoro Crater – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Mto Wa Mbu – Village walk & local dinner
  • Irente – Lushoto hike
  • Irente – Local lunch
  • Mikumi National Park – 4×4 Game Drive
  • South Luangwa National Park – 4×4 Dawn Game Drive
  • South Luangwa National Park – 4×4 Afternoon Game Drive
  • South Luangwa – Jewellery workshop Project
  • Masvingo – Great Zimbabwe Ruins guided visit
  • Victoria Falls – Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust Visit
  • Chobe National Park – Dawn Open 4×4 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 – 4×4 Tour
  • Sesriem – Sand dunes visit
  • Fish River Canyon – Canyon entrance

Highlights

  • With permits included in your trip, seek out the rare mountain gorilla on a trek through Uganda’s steamy forests and spend an unforgettable hour in their presence.
  • Get the chance to spot and get close to all of the Big Five and more in Masai Mara National Reserve, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Etosha National Park and Chobe National Park, among others.
  • Experience the two sides of Jinja – a riverside retreat at the source of the Nile, but also the adventure capital of Uganda.
  • Chill out on the northern beaches of Zanzibar enjoying white sand and sparkling blue sea of the Indian Ocean, and cross over to Africa’s Atlantic coastline for seafood spreads and dune bashing experiences.
  • Meet with village communities during your African adventure, including the colourful Maasai tribespeople, the hunter-gatherer traditions of the San communities, and local fisherman on Lake Malawi.

07/02/2023 through 11/13/2024
07/02/2023 through 11/16/2024

Day 1 Nairobi
Day 2 Lake Nakuru National Park
Day 3 Eldoret
Day 4 Kampala
Day 5 Kalinzu Forest
Day 6 Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 7 Kisoro
Day 8 Gorilla Trek
Day 9 Gorilla Trek
Day 10 Mbarara
Day 11 Jinja
Day 12 Jinja
Day 13 Kericho
Day 14 Masai Mara National Reserve
Day 15 Masai Mara National Reserve
Day 16 Nairobi
Day 17 Mto wa Mbu
Day 18 Ngorongoro Crater / Serengeti National Park
Day 19 Serengeti National Park
Day 20 Serengeti National Park / Mto wa Mbu
Day 21 Usambara Mountains
Day 22 Usambara Mountains
Day 23 Dar es Salaam
Day 24 Stone Town
Day 25 Zanzibar Northern Beaches
Day 26 Zanzibar Northern Beaches
Day 27 Stone Town
Day 28 Mikumi National Park
Day 29 Iringa
Day 30 Chitimba
Day 31 Lake Malawi
Day 32 Lake Malawi
Day 33 South Luangwa National Park
Day 34 South Luangwa National Park
Day 35 Petauke
Day 36 Lusaka
Day 37 Harare
Day 38 Great Zimbabwe Ruins / Masvingo
Day 39 Bulawayo
Day 40 Bulawayo
Day 41 Victoria Falls
Day 42 Victoria Falls
Day 43 Victoria Falls
Day 44 Chobe National Park
Day 45 Chobe National Park
Day 46 Bagani
Day 47 Okavango Delta
Day 48 Okavango Delta
Day 49 Bagani
Day 50 Grootfontein
Day 51 Grootfontein/San people
Day 52 Etosha National Park
Day 53 Etosha National Park
Day 54 Spitzkoppe
Day 55 Swakopmund
Day 56 Swakopmund
Day 57 Swakopmund
Day 58 Sesriem
Day 59 Sossusvlei/Konkiep River
Day 60 Fish River Canyon
Day 61 Orange River
Day 62 Western Cape
Day 63 Cape Town

Bulawayo

Located in southern Zimbabwe, it is the countries second largest city and an important industrial center.

Dar Es Salaam

The capital, largest city (1.4 million) and industrial port of the country, it was founded in 1862 by the Sultan of Zanzibar (lies off the coast). It was the capital of the German East Africa Company from 1891 – 1916.

Harare

The capital of Zimbabwe, it was originally called Salisbury after the then British Prime Minister. Name was changed in
1980 upon independence for Chief Neharawe who was the local ruler of the area in 1890 when the British South Africa Company arrived. Harare is now the center of industry and commerce for the country with a population over 680,000.

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