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The Big Overlander - 47 days - On The Go Tours
47 days

The Big Overlander - 47 days

From Nairobi to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Tour Operator:
On The Go Tours
Max group size:
30
Age range:
18 to 60
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
2579
From
US $4,425
+ $2,740 Local Payment
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Highlights

  • Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent
  • Visit eight countries and spot wildlife in Africa's best game parks
  • Trek for gorillas in Uganda and relax and unwind on Zanzibar

Itinerary

Start in Nairobi and end in Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve! With the Overland Truck tour The Big Overlander - 47 days, you have a 47 days tour package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 28 other destinations in Africa. The Big Overlander - 47 days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Nairobi
  2. Day 2-3: Masai Mara
  3. Day 4-5: Eldoret & Kampala
  4. Day 6-9: Lake Bunyoni & Gorilla Trekking
  5. Day 10-11: Kampala & Jinja
  6. Day 12-13: Lake Nakuru
  7. Day 14-15: Lake Naivasha
  8. Day 16-19: Ngorongoro Crater
  9. Day 20-21: Dar es Salaam
  10. Day 22-24: Zanzibar
  11. Day 25-26: Mikumi & Iringa
  12. Day 27-29: Lake Malawi
  13. Day 30-31: South Luangwa National Park
  14. Day 32-33: Livingstone
  15. Day 34: Chobe National Park
  16. Day 35: Victoria Falls
  17. Day 36-37: Victoria Falls
  18. Day 38-39: Kasane
  19. Day 40-41: Okavango Delta
  20. Day 42: Maun
  21. Day 43: Palapye
  22. Day 44: Blyde River Canyon
  23. Day 45-46: Kruger National Park
  24. Day 47: Johannesburg
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Reviews About This Operator

  • Kenneth
    · September 1st, 2019
    Excellent tour, I would definitely recommend.
  • LisaCashmore
    · July 30th, 2019
    The crew were superb - MacKenzie was full of good advice and new exactly how to manage the hectic border crossings... Show more
  • Caeley
    · June 29th, 2019
    Phenomenal guide, driver and cook made us feel safe and welcome. Food was great. Our guide was 100% prepared at all... Show more

Dates & Availability

47 days
The Big Overlander - 47 days
From Nairobi to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What hotels do you use for the "The Big Overlander" Tour?

    The hotels listed below are ones which On The Go frequently use on this tour. Please note that On The Go reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.

    - Wildebeest Eco Camp, Nairobi
    - Naiberi River Campsite & Resort, Eldoret
    - Red Chilli Hideaway, Kampala
    - Kipepeo Village , Dar es Salaam
    - Croc Valley Camp, South Luangwa National Park
    - Shearwater Explorers Village, Victoria Falls
    - Delta Rain Bushcamp, Okavango Delta

  • What is local payment for?

    The local payment covers costs associated with the tour that need to be paid to local providers in person by your tour guide. It needs to be paid locally in cash in the advised currency to your guide on the first day of the tour.

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  • Currencies
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    Botswana
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    Kenya
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    Malawi Kwacha
    Malawi
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    Tanzanian Shilling
    Tanzania
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    Uganda Shilling
    Uganda
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    South Africa
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types D, M, G, C, E, F. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types D, M, C, E, F. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types G, C, E, F.

    Type D
    Botswana, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Zambia
    Type M
    Botswana, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Zambia
    Type G
    Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia
    Type C
    Zambia
    Type E
    Zambia
    Type F
    Zambia
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Yellow fever - Recommended for Kenya. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before September 29th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 29th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with On The Go Tours. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and On The Go Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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