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Grand African Adventure 56 Days - Acacia Adventure Holidays
56 days

Grand African Adventure 56 Days

From Cape Town to Nairobi
Tour Operator:
Acacia Adventure Holidays
Age range:
18 to 39
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
27393
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$5,995
-20%
US $4,796
+ $2,320 additional upfront costs
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Highlights

  • Join our Cape Town Township Tour
  • Visit Sesriem Canyon
  • Spend the night in Elephant Camp
  • Enjoy Maasai Village Walk with Resident Guide

Itinerary

Start in Cape Town and end in Nairobi! With the overland truck tour Grand African Adventure 56 Days, you have a 56 day tour package taking you through Cape Town, South Africa and 37 other destinations in Africa. Grand African Adventure 56 Days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Cape Town to Cederberg
  2. Day 2: Cederberg Area to Gariep Orange River
  3. Day 3: Orange River to Fish River Canyon
  4. Day 4: Fish River Canyon to Sesriem Area
  5. Day 5: Sesriem to Sossus On Foot Camp, Khomas Region
  6. Day 6: Sossus On Foot Camp, Khomas Region to Swakopmund
  7. Day 7: Swakopmund
  8. Day 8: Swakopmund to Spitzkoppe
  9. Day 9: Spitzkoppe to Etosha National Park
  10. Day 10: Etosha National Park
  11. Day 11: Etosha National Park to Windhoek
  12. Day 12: Windhoek to Omaheke Region, Namibia
  13. Day 13: Omaheke Region, Namibia to Maun, Botswana
  14. Day 14: Maun to Okavango Delta
  15. Day 15: Okavango Delta to Maun
  16. Day 16: Maun to Nata
  17. Day 17: Nata to Kasane
  18. Day 18: Kasane to Livingstone
  19. Day 19-20: Livingstone
  20. Day 21: Livingstone to Lusaka
  21. Day 22: Lusaka to South Luangwa National Park
  22. Day 23: South Luangwa National Park
  23. Day 24: South Luangwa to Kande Beach, Malawi
  24. Day 25: Kande Beach
  25. Day 26: Kande Beach to Chitimba Beach
  26. Day 27: Chitimba Beach
  27. Day 28: Chitimba Beach to Iringa, Tanzania
  28. Day 29: Iringa to Mikumi National Park area
  29. Day 30: Iringa to Dar es Salaam
  30. Day 31: Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
  31. Day 32-34: Zanzibar Island
  32. Day 35: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
  33. Day 36: Dar es Salaam to Marangu
  34. Day 37: Marangu to Arusha
  35. Day 38: Arusha to Serengeti National Park
  36. Day 39: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater
  37. Day 40: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
  38. Day 41: Arusha to Nairobi
  39. Day 42: Nairobi
  40. Day 43: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park
  41. Day 44: Lake Nakuru to Eldoret
  42. Day 45: Eldoret to Kampala, Uganda
  43. Day 46: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  44. Day 47: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  45. Day 48: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Lake Bunyonyi
  46. Day 49-50: Lake Bunyonyi
  47. Day 51: Lake Bunyoni to Kampala
  48. Day 52: Kampala to Jinja
  49. Day 53-54: Jinja
  50. Day 55: Jinja to Eldoret, Kenya
  51. Day 56: Eldoret to Nairobi
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Camping

Reviews About This Operator

  • Kieran
    · June 08, 2018
    Liz Is amazing. So full of caring and love. She was an absolute pleasure to have as a guide. Miss you Liz!
  • Kat
    · June 02, 2018
    This tour was so amazing, I would do it again in a heartbeat! Sammy is simply the best guide out there!
  • A
    · June 02, 2018
    Everything about this tour was wonderful! Would do it again in a heartbeat! Sammy is the best!

Dates & Availability

56 days
Grand African Adventure 56 Days
From Cape Town to Nairobi
No credit card fees
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FAQs

    • What is the accommodations like?

      Acacia Adventures use 2-person dome tents with fly sheets, sewn-in groundsheets, zip-up insect screens and foam mattresses. Acacia mainly use campsites, which usually have reasonable wash and shower facilities, electricity points and sometimes even a small shop, bar or swimming pool. In the Okavango Delta on day 14 Acacia use twin share pre-erected tents with basic en-suite facilities. In the Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater there are basic facilities. On Zanzibar Acacia use basic tourist class local hotels.

    • What time does the tour start?

      This tour start early morning on Day 1 - it is therefore recommended to book a pre-trip accommodation and arrive a day earlier.

    • What is the transport like?

      You will be travelling with safari truck, mocoro, river boat, 4x4 safari vehicle and fast ferry

    • What is the maximum group size?

      You can expect maximum of 24 travellers in your group

    • Are there any age requirements on this tour?

      Yes, this tour is suitable for travellers who are 18-39 years old only

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    Good to Know

    • About the countries

      Currencies

      R
      Rand
      South Africa
      $
      Dollar
      Namibia
      P
      Pula
      Botswana
      ZK
      Kwacha
      Zambia and Malawi
      S
      Shilling
      Tanzania , Kenya and Uganda

      Plugs & Adapters

      South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and TanzaniaZambiaZambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda

      Visa

      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.

      Vaccines

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Cholera - Recommended for South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Malawi and Uganda. Recommended for Kenya. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 1 month before travel.
      • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 28 May 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 May 2020, a minimum payment of $300 is required to confirm your booking with Acacia Adventure Holidays. 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 61 days 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 Acacia Adventure Holidays will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for Acacia Adventure Holidays tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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