Cape Town to Nairobi (DCN)
Marvel at the world's highest sand dunes, float through the Okavango in a dug-out mokoro canoe and meet the San Bushmen in the blazing Kalahari Desert on this epic overland adventure. Journey across nearly half of the African continent—from the southern tip of Africa to Kenya—and soak up the vibrant colours, culture and scenery of seven countries. Our overland trucks are an adventurous and inexpensive way to enjoy the region’s intriguing combination of wilderness and bright city lights, while camping under Africa’s big sky will provide a unique perspective. Take the road less travelled and come away with jaw-dropping photographs and a deeper understanding of this incredible continent.
Highlights: Seeing the Big Five from 4x4 safari vehicles, experiencing cosmopolitan Cape Town, exploring spice plantations and the immense Fish River Canyon, cruising in dugout canoes, gazing at Victoria Falls and giant sand dunes.
Joburg to Nairobi Overland (DAJB)
Connecting two major hubs, this overland journey will take you from Johannesburg to Nairobi and into the stunning wilderness of the six countries that lie in between. Track Africa’s Big Five on game drives in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro and head to the Okavango Delta for game walks and mokoro canoe excursions. Inhale the mists of Victoria Falls and the fragrant air of spice plantations in Zanzibar. You'll make your discoveries by using a combination of a 16-person minibus and a rugged overland truck. Combine this with bush camping, a social atmosphere and a comprehensive itinerary and you have one hell of an adventure.
Highlights: Marvelling at Victoria Falls, tracking rhinos at the Khama Rhino Sanctuary, being overwhelmed with 4x4 game drives in Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, immersing yourself in ancient cultures with traditional dancing, realizing that not all strolls are created equal on a game walk in the Okavango Delta, spending three glorious days on exotic Zanzibar.
Like action, adventure and wildlife documentaries? Then you’re going to flat-out love this trip. The itinerary reads like a special double-issue of your favourite travel mag: towering sand dunes, impossibly deep canyons, game drives in Etosha, Kruger and Matobo National Parks, the bone-shaking roar of Victoria Falls, Shangaan village tour, campouts under a sprawling blanket of stars—and that’s just a sample! With expert CEOs and loads of optional activities available each day, you’ll run out of time before you run out of things to do, see and experience.
Highlights: Cruising the Okavango Delta in dug-out canoe, meeting the San Bushmen, marvelling at Fish River Canyon, gazing out across Victoria Falls, spotting the Big Five in Etosha and Kruger national parks, walking in search of rhinos and searching for wildlife from a 4x4 in Matobo National Park, witnessing Shangaan traditions, discovering the less-visited Zimbabwe.