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Days
58
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Cost/day $96
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Ultimate African Overlander - Topdeck
Ultimate African Overlander - Topdeck
Starts
Nairobi
Destinations
+32
Ends
Cape Town
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Highlights

  • Experience mountain gorillas up close
  • 3 day Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater excursion
  • See hippos in their natural habitat
  • Experience amazing Etosha National Park
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Camping, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
24
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Ship, Overland Truck, Ferry
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Overland truck
Start in Nairobi and end in Cape Town! With the overland truck tour Ultimate African Overlander, you have a 58 day tour package taking you from Nairobi to Cape Town and through Nairobi, Kenya and 27 other destinations in Africa. Ultimate African Overlander is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel, hostel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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    Amazing scenery, sights, animals, beers and food. All thanks Sam!

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    Our guide was the greatest, made a long trip not just bearable but absolute fun.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Nairobi, Kenya to Lake Nakuru National Park
  2. Day 2: Lake Nakuru National Park to Eldoret
  3. Day 3: Eldoret to Kampala, Uganda
  4. Day 4: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  5. Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  6. Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Lake Bunyonyi
  7. Day 7: Lake Bunyonyi
  8. Day 8: Lake Bunyonyi
  9. Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi to Kampala
  10. Day 10: Kampala to Jinja
  11. Day 11: Jinja
  12. Day 12: Jinja
  13. Day 13: Jinja to Eldoret, Kenya
  14. Day 14: Eldoret to Nairobi
  15. Day 15: Nairobi
  16. Day 16: Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve
  17. Day 17: Maasai Mara National Reserve
  18. Day 18: Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi
  19. Day 19: Nairobi to Arusha, Tanzania
  20. Day 20: Arusha to Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater
  21. Day 21: Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater
  22. Day 22: Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater
  23. Day 23: Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater to Bagamoyo
  24. Day 24: Bagamoyo to Dar es Salaam
  25. Day 25: Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
  26. Day 26: Zanzibar
  27. Day 27: Zanzibar
  28. Day 28: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
  29. Day 29: Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park
  30. Day 30: Mikumi National Park to Iringa
  31. Day 31: Iringa to Lake Malawi, Malawi
  32. Day 32: Lake Malawi
  33. Day 33: Lake Malawi to Malawi Beach
  34. Day 34: Malawi Beach
  35. Day 35: Malawi Beach to Chipata, Zambia
  36. Day 36: Chipata to Lusaka
  37. Day 37: Lusaka to Livingstone
  38. Day 38: Livingstone
  39. Day 39: Livingstone
  40. Day 40: Livingstone
  41. Day 41: Livingstone to Chobe National Park, Botswana
  42. Day 42: Chobe National Park to Nata
  43. Day 43: Nata to Maun
  44. Day 44: Maun to Okavango Delta
  45. Day 45: Okavango Delta to Maun
  46. Day 46: Maun to Ghanzi
  47. Day 47: Ghanzi to Windhoek, Namibia
  48. Day 48: Windhoek to Etosha National Park
  49. Day 49: Etosha National Park
  50. Day 50: Etosha National Park to Spitzkoppe
  51. Day 51: Spitzkoppe to Swakopmund
  52. Day 52: Swakopmund
  53. Day 53: Swakopmund to Solitaire
  54. Day 54: Solitaire to Sesriem Area
  55. Day 55: Sesriem Area to Fish River Canyon
  56. Day 56: Fish River Canyon to Gariep (Orange) River, South Africa
  57. Day 57: Gariep (Orange) River to Western Cape Citrus Area
  58. Day 58: Western Cape Citrus Area to Cape Town

What's included

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

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

  • April 23, 2015

    What is the local payment?

    The local payment for Ultimate African Overlander by Topdeck is a compulsory cost that is paid upon arrival to your local tour guide.

    Your guide will use the amount to cover food purchases, camping costs and other local activities mentioned in the tour itinerary.

    The other added benefit is that It also allows you to save part of the full tour price amount until the tour departs, instead of paying for the full trip upfront.

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

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

Plugs & Adapters

Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and ZambiaTanzania, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South AfricaZambia

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.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Kenya. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uganda, Malawi, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Nairobi is the starting point and Cape Town is the endpoint.
Max group size
24 is the maximum group size for Ultimate African Overlander.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 47 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 August 2018 the full payment of $5,587 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 47 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $5587 for Ultimate African Overlander, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 9,331 km.
  • Nairobi (Kenya)
  • 122 km
  • Lake Nakuru (Kenya)
  • 401 km
  • Kampala (Uganda)
  • 290 km
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)
  • 290 km
  • Kampala (Uganda)
  • 347 km
  • Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)
  • 347 km
  • Kampala (Uganda)
  • 74 km
  • Jinja (Uganda)
  • 439 km
  • Nairobi (Kenya)
  • 172 km
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
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