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29 Day East African Explorer - Topdeck
29 Day East African Explorer - Topdeck
Good
3 reviews
Starts
Johannesburg
Destinations
+18
Ends
Nairobi
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Highlights

  • Experience #islandlife on postcard-perfect Zanzibar
  • Keep your eyes peeled for the Big Five at Kruger
  • Get up close to some of the worlds most amazing animals
  • Enjoy a cultural evening to get to know the friendly locals
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
24
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Ship, Overland Truck, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Safari, Overland Truck
Operator
Topdeck
Start in Johannesburg and end in Nairobi! With the discovery tour 29 Day East African Explorer, you have a 29 day tour package taking you from Johannesburg to Nairobi and through Johannesburg, South Africa and 17 other destinations in Africa. 29 Day East African Explorer includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Pretoria, South Africa to Hazyview
  2. Day 2: Hazyview
  3. Day 3: Hazyview to Tshipise
  4. Day 4: Tshipise to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  5. Day 5: Bulawayo
  6. Day 6: Bulawayo to Livingstone , Zambia
  7. Day 7: Livingstone
  8. Day 8: Livingstone
  9. Day 9: Livingstone to Lusaka
  10. Day 10: Lusaka to South Luangwa
  11. Day 11: South Luangwa
  12. Day 12: South Luangwa to Kande Beach
  13. Day 13: Kande Beach
  14. Day 14: Kande Beach to Chitimba Beach
  15. Day 15: Chitimba Beach
  16. Day 16: Chitimba Beach to Iringa, Tanzania
  17. Day 17: Iringato to Mikumi National Park
  18. Day 18: Mikumi National Park to Dar es Salaam
  19. Day 19: Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
  20. Day 20: Zanzibar
  21. Day 21: Zanzibar
  22. Day 22: Zanzibar
  23. Day 23: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
  24. Day 24: Dar es Salaam to Marangu
  25. Day 25: Marangu to Arusha
  26. Day 26: Arusha to Serengeti National Park
  27. Day 27: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater
  28. Day 28: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
  29. Day 29: Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater to Nairobi, Kenya

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

3 Reviews

Excellent
33%
Good
67%
Average
0%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
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  • Written on November 15, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    Be prepared for long travel days and hard camping. It is not for the week of heart but if you can handle it, it is an amazing unique journey that is something really special.

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  • 29 Day East African Explorer reviewer 2
    Written on November 15, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely go go go ! It's a fantastic experience to be camping in the middle of so many national parks and surrounded by the real African wildlife. A once in a lifetime for sure !

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  • A
    Written on June 5, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Absolutely loved the tour!! Our guide was fantastic! :)

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Questions & Answers

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

  • What is the local payment?

    The local payment for East African Explorer 29 Day 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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    Dec 12, 2019
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    Jan 9, 2020
    to Nairobi
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    Feb 6, 2020
    to Nairobi
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    Feb 6, 2020
    from Johannesburg
    29 Days
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    Mar 5, 2020
    to Nairobi
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    Feb 20, 2020
    from Johannesburg
    29 Days
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    Mar 19, 2020
    to Nairobi
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    Mar 5, 2020
    from Johannesburg
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    Apr 2, 2020
    to Nairobi
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    Mar 19, 2020
    from Johannesburg
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    Apr 16, 2020
    to Nairobi
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    $104
    USD $3,361
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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

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

Plugs & Adapters

South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia and TanzaniaZimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and KenyaZambia

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 South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya. 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, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Malawi. Recommended for Kenya. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.

Policies

Location
Johannesburg is the starting point and Nairobi is the endpoint.
Max group size
24 is the maximum group size for 29 Day East African Explorer.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 3 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 3 January 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Topdeck. 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 47 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
Cancellation policy
TourRadar is an authorised Agent of Topdeck. Please familiarise yourself with the Topdeck payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
Payment methods
The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 5,780 km.
  • Johannesburg (South Africa)
  • 434 km
  • Kruger National Park (South Africa)
  • 167 km
  • Tshipise (South Africa)
  • 316 km
  • Matobo National Park (Zimbabwe)
  • 472 km
  • Chobe National Park (Botswana)
  • 179 km
  • Livingstone (Zambia)
  • 376 km
  • Lusaka (Zambia)
  • 468 km
  • South Luangwa National Park (Zambia)
  • 240 km
  • Lilongwe (Malawi)
  • 165 km
  • Lake Malawi (Malawi)
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