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East African Explorer 29 Days - Acacia Adventure Holidays
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29 days

East African Explorer 29 Days

From Pretoria to Nairobi
Tour Operator:
Acacia Adventure Holidays
Age range:
18 to 39
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
4932
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+ $1,050 Prepaid Pass
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Highlights

  • Visit Kruger National Park
  • Journey to Matobo National Park
  • Visit South Luangwa National Park
  • Travel to Serengeti National Park

Itinerary

Start in Pretoria and end in Nairobi! With the Overland Truck tour East African Explorer 29 Days, you have a 29 days tour package taking you through Pretoria, South Africa and 20 other destinations in Africa. East African Explorer 29 Days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Pretoria to Hazyview
  2. Day 2: Kruger National Park
  3. Day 3: Hazyview to Tshipise
  4. Day 4: Tshipise to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  5. Day 5: Matobo National Park
  6. Day 6: Bulawayo to Livingstone, Zambia
  7. Day 7-8: Livingstone
  8. Day 9: Livingstone to Lusaka
  9. Day 10: Lusaka to South Luangwa National Park
  10. Day 11: South Luangwa National Park
  11. Day 12: South Luangwa National Park to Kande Beach, Malawi
  12. Day 13: Kande Beach, Malawi
  13. Day 14: Kande Beach to Chitimba Beach
  14. Day 15: Chitimba Beach
  15. Day 16: Chitimba to Iringa, Tanzania
  16. Day 17: Iringa to Mikumi National Park area
  17. Day 18: Iringa to Dar es Salaam
  18. Day 19: Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
  19. Day 20-22: Stone Town to Kendwa Beach
  20. Day 23: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
  21. Day 24: Dar es Salaam to Marangu
  22. Day 25: Marangu to Arusha
  23. Day 26: Arusha to Serengeti National Parke
  24. Day 27: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater
  25. Day 28: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
  26. Day 29: Arusha to Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Accommodation
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  • Meals
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  • Insurance
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
4 nights
Camping
24 nights

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  • East African Explorer 29 Days reviewer 1
    · January 12th, 2019
    From J'Burg all the way to Nairobi was a fantastic journey with Acacia. I have had the best time throughout the 30 days on this overland trip. Pete, the tour guide is awesome and well-organised. Francis, the driver is the super funny and friendly.... Show more
    Acacia Adventure Holidays commented on this review
    Thank you Angela for the great review. Pete and Francis will be thrilled to hear they made your holiday such a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Regards, the Acacia Africa team
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    Trip date: December 2018
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    · June 20th, 2018
    Colin made the trip memorable an asset to the organization. Thank you for the amazing an ease of travelling.
    Acacia Adventure Holidays commented on this review
    Thank you for taking the time to review our 29-day East African Explorer Overland Tour. We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with us. We shall pass on your compliments to your Acacia tour guides :-)
    Trip date: June 2018
  • R
    · June 20th, 2018
    Fantastic vibe throughout the whole trip! Colin and Robinson were happy to help where and whenever! A tour I would highly recommend to everyone
    Acacia Adventure Holidays commented on this review
    Dear Rachel - Thank you for recommending the tour and Acacia Africa. We hope to see you again for another Africa adventure. We shall pass on your compliments to your Acacia tour guides.
    Trip date: June 2018
  • A
    · June 11th, 2018
    The itinerary for the African safari planed by Mama Liz made my trip a mesmerizing experience as I was able to enjoy all the beauty of the wild while she cared for all the big and little details that no one is prepared for during a trip like this. She... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2018
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    · June 7th, 2018
    Justin was such a fun and bright guy and the tour was just incredible
    Trip date: December 2017
  • East African Explorer 29 Days reviewer 6
    · June 5th, 2018
    Everything.was great
    Acacia Adventure Holidays commented on this review
    Hi Marcelo, Great to hear you enjoyed your trip with us - hope to see you again in future! Cheers The Acacia Africa Team
    Trip date: June 2018
  • East African Explorer 29 Days reviewer 7
    · June 2nd, 2018
    Such an amazing experience, led by the best tour guide.
    Acacia Adventure Holidays commented on this review
    Hi Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you again on another adventure in the near future.
    Trip date: June 2018
  • East African Explorer 29 Days reviewer 8
    · June 2nd, 2018
    The whole experience was fantastic
    Acacia Adventure Holidays commented on this review
    Hi Murray, Great to hear you enjoyed your trip with us - hope to see you again in future! Cheers The Acacia Africa Team
    Trip date: June 2018
  • East African Explorer 29 Days reviewer 9
    · February 17th, 2013
    Great tour, great guides
    Trip date: January 2013

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29 days
East African Explorer 29 Days
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does this tour offer halal and vegetarian meal options?

    The tour operator confirmed that they can offer vegetarian meals but not halal.

  • 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 G, D, M, 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 G
    Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Zambia
    Type D
    Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Zambia
    Type M
    Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa 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 Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Recommended for Kenya. Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Ideally 10 days 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 15th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 15th, 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.
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