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Grand African Adventure 56 Days - Acacia Adventure Holidays
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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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US $6,755
Incl: Prepaid Pass and Incl: Gorilla & Chimp Permit
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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 days tour package taking you through Cape Town, South Africa and 35 other destinations in Africa. Grand African Adventure 56 Days includes accommodation, 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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Where You'll Stay

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Reviews About This Operator

  • Sondre
    · January 2nd, 2019
    Great tour guide (Crispen) and great driver (Ben)! I experienced a lot of new things, and both Crispen and Ben... Show more
  • Oliver
    · August 1st, 2018
    Crispin is an energetic, enthusiastic and flexible tour guide who is always happy to answer all your questions. My... Show more
  • Kenneth
    · June 21st, 2018
    Liz was a support guide on our trip and was such a joy to have along! Her smiling face and amazing cooking are not... Show more

Dates & Availability

56 days
Grand African Adventure 56 Days
From Cape Town to Nairobi
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • 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

    • What is the Adventure Pass?

      Every Overland tour has an Adventure Pass which is paid to your tour leader in Africa at the beginning of the tour (or pre-paid by arrangement prior to your tour). This is separate and in addition to the Tour Price, and covers selected park entries, activities and excursions along the way where payment goes directly to the supplier to ensure local suppliers benefit directly from the income.

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    • 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, Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa and Zambia
      Type M
      Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa and Zambia
      Type G
      Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda 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, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. 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, Namibia, South Africa and Uganda. Yellow fever - Recommended for Kenya. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      • Cholera - Recommended for Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. 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 June 12th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 12th, 2021, 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 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.
    • Cancellation Policy
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      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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