Ultimate Africa

54 days, Nairobi to Cape Town

Spanning eight countries, this journey is full of diverse cultures, abundant wildlife, spectacular landscapes and a ton of adventure. Track the 'Big 5' across open savannah, explore the Okavango in a dugout mokoro canoe, encounter gorillas deep in the Ugandan wilderness—do it all on this ultimate 54-day adventure and get a feel for how large Africa really is. Travel aboard our overland truck is well paced, while wilderness camping will bring you closer to the region’s wildlife. In the company of an expert CEO, you’ll also have opportunities to meet locals who offer a fascinating glimpse into rural life. This truly is ultimate Africa.
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This trip is being discontinued in 2013. If you are interested in this life changing experience for next year, have a peek at a similar trip that runs northbound, from Cape Town to Nairobi - tour code DAUA.

Spanning eight countries, this journey is full of diverse cultures, abundant wildlife, spectacular landscapes and a ton of adventure. Track the 'Big 5' across open savannah, explore the Okavango in a dugout mokoro canoe, encounter gorillas deep in the Ugandan wilderness—do it all on this ultimate 54-day adventure and get a feel for how large Africa really is. Travel aboard our overland truck is well paced, while wilderness camping will bring you closer to the region’s wildlife. In the company of an expert CEO, you’ll also have opportunities to meet locals who offer a fascinating glimpse into rural life. This truly is ultimate Africa.

54 days

Nairobi to Cape Town

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Trip Code: DKUA

Spanning eight countries, this journey is full of diverse cultures, abundant wildlife, spectacular landscapes and a ton of adventure. Track the 'Big 5' across open savannah, explore the Okavango in a dugout mokoro canoe, encounter gorillas deep in the Ugandan wilderness—do it all on this ultimate 54-day adventure and get a feel for how large Africa really is. Travel aboard our overland truck is well paced, while wilderness camping will bring you closer to the region’s wildlife. In the company of an expert CEO, you’ll also have opportunities to meet locals who offer a fascinating glimpse into rural life. This truly is ultimate Africa.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Overland

From North America to Africa, our Overland trips are perfect for those looking for a truly authentic backcountry experience. Using a combination of camping and hotel accommodation, our overland tours open up a continent's most amazing vistas and remote locations.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Rating: Demanding

Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 22, Avg 20

Age requirement: 15+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

54 days

Nairobi to Cape Town

N/A
Trip Code: DKUA
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Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Cape Town to Nairobi. See Ultimate Africa

What's Included

  • Entrances and game drives in Lake Nakuru, Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo, Serengeti, and Etosha National Parks, Ngorongoro Crater visit with game drive, Guided Mountain Gorilla Trek, 4 Day Zanzibar excursion, Spice Plantation entrance with guided tour, Okavango Delta entrance with mokoro excursion, Sossusvlei Dunes entrance, Fish River Canyon entrance

Accommodations

Simple hotel (7 nts), Participation camping (40 nts), Full Service Camping (2 nts), Multishare guesthouse (2 nts), Basic bush camp (2 nts).

Meals

53 breakfasts, 46 lunches, 40 dinners. (Allow USD250-320 for meals not included.)

Transportation

Overland vehicle, 4x4 Safari vehicles, Minibuses, Ferry, Walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO)/Cook and Driver; Certified Safari Guides/Drivers, Certified mountain guide, Experienced gorilla trackers.

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Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

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Ultimate Africa

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