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Ethiopia, Gorillas & the Cape (Gondar to Cape Town) - Dragoman Overland
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114 days

Ethiopia, Gorillas & the Cape (Gondar to Cape Town)

From Gondar to Cape Town
Tour Operator:
Dragoman Overland
Max group size:
22
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
47349
From
US $19,170
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Highlights

  • Witness sunrise over the world's oldest desert, the Namib
  • Embark on a game drive through Etosha National Park
  • Snorkel, swim and soak up the sun in beach town Nungwi
  • Visit contrasting Addis Ababa and safari central Nairobi
  • Learn from members Africa's oldest tribe, the San people

Itinerary

Start in Gondar and end in Cape Town! With the Adventure tour Ethiopia, Gorillas & the Cape (Gondar to Cape Town), you have a 114 days tour package taking you through Gondar, Ethiopia and 69 other destinations in Africa. Ethiopia, Gorillas & the Cape (Gondar to Cape Town) includes accommodationin a hoteland hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Gondar
  2. Day 2: Gondar
  3. Day 3: Simien Mountains NP
  4. Day 4: Simien Mountains NP
  5. Day 5: Simien Mountains NP
  6. Day 6: Simien Mountains NP
  7. Day 7: Axum
  8. Day 8: Axum
  9. Day 9: Mekele
  10. Day 10: Danakil Depression
  11. Day 11: Mekele
  12. Day 12: Lalibela
  13. Day 13: Lalibela
  14. Day 14: Lalibela
  15. Day 15: Awra Amba
  16. Day 16: Bahir Dar
  17. Day 17: Bahir Dar
  18. Day 18: Bahir Dar
  19. Day 19: Debre Markos
  20. Day 20: Addis Ababa
  21. Day 21: Addis Ababa
  22. Day 22: Addis Ababa
  23. Day 23: Harar
  24. Day 24: Harar
  25. Day 25: Harar
  26. Day 26: Awash NP
  27. Day 27: Lake Ziway
  28. Day 28: Lake Ziway
  29. Day 29: Bale Mountains NP
  30. Day 30: Bale Mountains NP
  31. Day 31: Bale Mountains NP
  32. Day 32: Awasa
  33. Day 33: Arba Minch
  34. Day 34: Arba Minch
  35. Day 35: Arba Minch
  36. Day 36: Konso
  37. Day 37: Moyale
  38. Day 38: Samburu Village
  39. Day 39: Samburu National Reserve
  40. Day 40: Naro Moru
  41. Day 41: Naro Moru
  42. Day 42: Naivasha
  43. Day 43: Nairobi
  44. Day 44: Nairobi
  45. Day 45: Kericho
  46. Day 46: Jinja
  47. Day 47: Jinja
  48. Day 48: Nakitoma
  49. Day 49: Kaniyo Pabidi
  50. Day 50: Murchison Falls NP
  51. Day 51: Murchison Falls NP
  52. Day 52: Mpanga Forest
  53. Day 53: Queen Elizabeth NP
  54. Day 54: Queen Elizabeth NP
  55. Day 55: Bwindi Impenetrable NP
  56. Day 56: Bwindi Impenetrable NP
  57. Day 57: Lake Mburo
  58. Day 58: Jinja
  59. Day 59: Nakuru NP
  60. Day 60: Nakuru NP
  61. Day 61: Masai Mara
  62. Day 62: Masai Mara
  63. Day 63: Nairobi
  64. Day 64: Nairobi
  65. Day 65: Amboseli NP
  66. Day 66: Arusha
  67. Day 67: Tarangire NP
  68. Day 68: Serengeti NP
  69. Day 69: Serengeti NP
  70. Day 70: Arusha
  71. Day 71: Lushoto
  72. Day 72: Lushoto
  73. Day 73: Zanzibar
  74. Day 74: Zanzibar
  75. Day 75: Zanzibar
  76. Day 76: Zanzibar
  77. Day 77: Dar Es Salaam
  78. Day 78: Iringa
  79. Day 79: Chitimba
  80. Day 80: Kande
  81. Day 81: Kande
  82. Day 82: Lilongwe
  83. Day 83: South Luangwa NP
  84. Day 84: South Luangwa NP
  85. Day 85: Luangwa River
  86. Day 86: Lower Zambezi Area
  87. Day 87: Lower Zambezi Area
  88. Day 88: Lower Zambezi Area
  89. Day 89: Livingstone
  90. Day 90: Victoria Falls
  91. Day 91: Victoria Falls
  92. Day 92: Victoria Falls
  93. Day 93: Kasane
  94. Day 94: Hwange NP
  95. Day 95: Bulawayo
  96. Day 96: Matobo NP
  97. Day 97: Makgadikgadi Pans
  98. Day 98: Makgadikgadi Pans
  99. Day 99: Shakawe
  100. Day 100: Okavango Delta
  101. Day 101: Okavango Delta
  102. Day 102: Grootfontein
  103. Day 103: Etosha NP
  104. Day 104: Etosha NP
  105. Day 105: Spitzkoppe
  106. Day 106: Swakopmund
  107. Day 107: Swakopmund
  108. Day 108: Namib Desert
  109. Day 109: Sesriem
  110. Day 110: Fish River Canyon
  111. Day 111: Noordoewer
  112. Day 112: Citrusdal
  113. Day 113: Cape Town
  114. Day 114: Cape Town
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
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Where You'll Stay

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Reviews About This Operator

  • PeterBullock
    · May 1st, 2019
    I have been travelling regularly for around 40 years and to date this has been the best holiday with a itinerary that... Show more
  • Alex
    · November 29th, 2018
    The tour was excellent and the crew the best. Really enjoyed all the activities and the places visited. The tour... Show more
  • DThompson
    · December 15th, 2019
    My fourth trip with Dragoman says it all.Professional people both at the UK base and on the trip. My next one with... Show more

Dates & Availability

114 days
Ethiopia, Gorillas & the Cape (Gondar to Cape Town)
From Gondar to Cape Town
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  • Tuesday
    14 Dec, 2021
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    6 Apr, 2022
    $19,170
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    13 Dec, 2022
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    5 Apr, 2023
    $19,805
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for Africa East & South between Gondar and Cape Town with Gorillas (from Cape Town to Gondar) is a group fund for this tour. The group fund pays for camping, hotels, food while camping, activities the group does as a whole (based on the itinerary mentioned above and in the brochure).

    The Kitty allows the group to be flexible as the hotels and campsites are not pre booked and booked by the crew while travelling which makes the whole itinerary more adabtable than the traditional tours. Sometimes you can stay an extra night at one location due to a special activity happening at the location, based on the groups wishes. All of these costs are paid at cost price and Dragoman makes no money out of it. Therefore, if money is left over in the Kitty after the tour, it will be paid back to the group members.

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Good to Know

  • Currency
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    Ethiopia
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    Kenyan Shilling
    Kenya
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    Malawi Kwacha
    Malawi
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    Namibia Dollar
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    Tanzanian Shilling
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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, L, J, G, C, E, F. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types D, M, L, J, C, E, F. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types L, J, G, C, E, F.

    Type D
    Botswana, Ethiopia, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Zambia
    Type M
    Botswana, Ethiopia, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Zambia
    Type L
    Ethiopia
    Type J
    Ethiopia
    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, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Botswana, Ethiopia, 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 Ethiopia and Kenya. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Ethiopia, 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 19th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 19th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Dragoman Overland. 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 60 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 Dragoman Overland will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "Dragoman Overland" 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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    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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