Grand African Adventure

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Grand African Adventure - Acacia Adventure Holidays
Grand African Adventure - Acacia Adventure Holidays
Cape Town


  • Join our Cape Town Township Tour
  • Visit Sesriem Canyon
  • Spend the night in Elephant Camp
  • Enjoy Maasai Village Walk with Resident Guide
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Hotel, Camping
Jeep & 4WD, Boat, Private Vehicle, Ferry
Travel style
Overland truck, Adventure
Start in Cape Town and end in Nairobi! With the overland truck tour Grand African Adventure, you have a 56 day tour package taking you from Cape Town to Nairobi and through Cape Town, South Africa and 37 other destinations in Africa. Grand African Adventure includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
  • DIYAN STANCHEV's review about another Acacia Adventure Holidays tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Extremely emotional experience, full of colors and rich impressions. Our guide was very radiant and responsive, able to cope with difficult situations, responsible and at the same time entertaining throughout the journey. Overall, the organization was on... Read more

  • Angela Yip's review about another Acacia Adventure Holidays tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    From J'Burg all the way to Nairobi was a fantastic journey with Acacia. I have had the best time throughout the 30 days on this overland trip. Pete, the tour guide is awesome and well-organised. Francis, the driver is the super funny and friendly. They've... Read more

  • Sondre Hatteland Sørheim's review about another Acacia Adventure Holidays tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great tour guide (Crispen) and great driver (Ben)! I experienced a lot of new things, and both Crispen and Ben learned me so many new things. They led us to incredible animals, beautiful landscapes and they made the journey both interesting and comfortable.... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Cape Town to Cederberg
  2. Day 2: Cederberg to 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 Ghanzi, Botswana
  13. Day 13: Ghanzi to Maun
  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 Nakuru
  41. Day 44: 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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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services


  • TourRadar Q&A: Acacia Africa
  • Acacia Adventure Holidays
  • Experience Africa
  • This is Malawi
TourRadar Q&A: Acacia Africa

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • 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

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go


    South Africa
    Zambia and Malawi
    Tanzania , Kenya and Uganda

    Plugs & Adapters

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


    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.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    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.
    Recommended for South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    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.
    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.


    Cape Town is the starting point and Nairobi is the endpoint.
    Max group size
    16 is the maximum group size for Grand African Adventure.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Acacia Adventure Holidays to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $300 to confirm this Acacia Adventure Holidays booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 March 2019 the full payment of $4,927 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $4927 for Grand African Adventure, but the deposit of $300 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Acacia Adventure Holidays tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


    Covering a total distance of approx 9,295 km.
    • Cape Town (South Africa)
    • 167 km
    • Cederberg Mountain Catchment Area (South Africa)
    • 416 km
    • Orange River (Namibia)
    • 151 km
    • Fish River Canyon National Park (Namibia)
    • 406 km
    • Sesriem (Namibia)
    • 57 km
    • Sossusvlei (Namibia)
    • 244 km
    • Swakopmund (Namibia)
    • 117 km
    • Spitzkoppe (Namibia)
    • 333 km
    • Etosha National Park (Namibia)
    • 401 km
    • Windhoek (Namibia)
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