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Africa Encompassed Northbound - Intrepid Travel
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64 days

Africa Encompassed Northbound

From Cape Town to Nairobi
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
22
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
15 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
4007
Hygiene Measures:
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Highlights

  • Soak in Africa's magic through ten countries
  • Visit Lake Nakuru National Park
  • See the picturesque Lake Bunyonyi
  • Meet gorillas in a guided trek

Itinerary

Start in Cape Town and end in Nairobi! With the Overland Truck tour Africa Encompassed Northbound, you have a 64 days tour package taking you through Cape Town, South Africa and 35 other destinations in Africa. Africa Encompassed Northbound includes accommodationin a hoteland campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Cape Town
  2. Day 2: Western Cape
  3. Day 3: Orange River
  4. Day 4: Fish River Canyon
  5. Day 5: Sesriem
  6. Day 6: Sossusvlei / Bush Camp
  7. Day 7: Swakopmund
  8. Day 8: Swakopmund
  9. Day 9: Swakopmund
  10. Day 10: Spitzkoppe
  11. Day 11: Etosha National Park
  12. Day 12: Etosha National Park
  13. Day 13: Grootfontein/San People
  14. Day 14: Grootfontein
  15. Day 15: Bagani
  16. Day 16: Okavango Delta
  17. Day 17: Okavango Delta
  18. Day 18: Bagani
  19. Day 19: Chobe National Park
  20. Day 20: Chobe National Park
  21. Day 21: Victoria Falls
  22. Day 22: Victoria Falls
  23. Day 23: Victoria Falls
  24. Day 24: Bulawayo
  25. Day 25: Bulawayo
  26. Day 26: Masvingo
  27. Day 27: Harare
  28. Day 28: Lusaka
  29. Day 29: Petauke
  30. Day 30: South Luangwa National Park
  31. Day 31: South Luangwa National Park
  32. Day 32: Lake Malawi
  33. Day 33: Lake Malawi
  34. Day 34: Chitimba
  35. Day 35: Iringa
  36. Day 36: Mikumi National Park
  37. Day 37: Dar es Salaam
  38. Day 38: Stone Town
  39. Day 39: Zanzibar Northern Beaches
  40. Day 40: Zanzibar Northern Beaches
  41. Day 41: Stone Town / Bagamoyo
  42. Day 42: Usambara Mountains
  43. Day 43: Usambara Mountains
  44. Day 44: Arusha
  45. Day 45: Karatu
  46. Day 46: Ngorongoro Crater / Serengeti National Park
  47. Day 47: Serengeti National Park
  48. Day 48: Mto wa Mbu
  49. Day 49: Nairobi
  50. Day 50: Lake Nakuru National Park
  51. Day 51: Eldoret
  52. Day 52: Kampala
  53. Day 53: Kalinzu Forest
  54. Day 54: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  55. Day 55: Kisoro
  56. Day 56: Gorilla Trek
  57. Day 57: Gorilla Trek
  58. Day 58: Mbarara
  59. Day 59: Jinja
  60. Day 60: Jinja
  61. Day 61: Kericho
  62. Day 62: Masai Mara National Reserve
  63. Day 63: Masai Mara National Reserve
  64. Day 64: Nairobi
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  • Meals
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
4 nights
Camping
52 nights
Bungalow
2 nights

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  • 4.6
  • Z
    · February 13th, 2017
    This tour was amazing! The itinerary was well thought-out and didn't leave anything to chance, or miss anything I wanted to see. It felt very comprehensive, though, of course, there's always more to see wherever you go. I was impressed with Intrepid's... Show more
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    Thank you for sharing your experience! We hope to have you travel with us again soon.
    Trip date: September 2016
  • Africa Encompassed Northbound reviewer 2
    · February 11th, 2016
    Totally awesome. most amazing eye opening and enriching experience you can ever have. all you knew about africa, forget it and learn it again. you will also be with aussies mainly, totally amazing people, will forever change your view of australia and... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2015

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Africa Encompassed Northbound
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    • Typhoid - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
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    • Rabies - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, 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, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Yellow fever - Recommended for Kenya. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, 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.
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    • For any tour departing before September 3rd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 3rd, 2021, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. 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 30 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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