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Africa East & South between Zanzibar and Cape Town (Zanzibar to Cape Town)

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42
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Cost/day $78
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Africa East & South between Zanzibar and Cape Town (Zanzibar to Cape Town) - Dragoman
Africa East & South between Zanzibar and Cape Town (Zanzibar to Cape Town) - Dragoman
Excellent
3 reviews
Starts
Cape Town
Destinations
+30
Ends
Zanzibar
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Highlights

Start in Cape Town and end in Zanzibar! With the overland truck tour Africa East & South between Zanzibar and Cape Town (Zanzibar to Cape Town), you have a 42 day tour package taking you through Cape Town, South Africa and 31 other destinations in Africa. Africa East & South between Zanzibar and Cape Town (Zanzibar to Cape Town) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Overland Truck, Ferry
Travel style
Overland truck

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  • Africa East & South between Zanzibar and Cape Town (Zanzibar to Cape Town) reviewer 1
    Written on September 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip itself was just absolutely stunning! I have never seen so many wild animals and such beautiful landscapes before. Also the african culture and the way the africans live is an inspiration no one should miss. My tourleader Ben was an absolute legend. Never had any issues with booking accommodation our activities. He was always there for me and my group and he could sort literary everything out. He is a hard worker but at the same time one of the funniest and kindest guys I have ever met! Same goes to my co-leader and driver Emma, who was always up for a good story. All in all the trip can only be described as the best time of my life!
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  • D
    Written on September 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    If you’re looking to get off the beaten track then Dragoman is definitely the tour operator for you! Even from the start of the booking process the agents were always there to help out on the phones or via email if you had any questions (so much so that I ended up going to Cape Town earlier as per there guidance, and was such a good bit of guidance as was incredible). From the welcome meeting Ben showed that he lived and breathed Dragoman. The passion and enthusiasm he showed throughout our journey, made every day exciting (somehow even a big truck day seemed like an adventure). He was so knowledgeable and always had time to answer questions, no matter what time of the day it was! PMA was always high on his agenda and this shone through onto all passengers meaning that every day everyone was so excitied and buzzing for each day! He was informative and always gave you the tools to know what was possible to do in each destination, but not in a handholding way like you might get with other tour operators! Ben was a crucial part of the trip and I think he was one of the main reasons that I ended up adding an extra 17 days onto my journey with Dragoman as I had the best adventure of my life so far! Bens an absolute credit to Dragoman and couldn’t rate him highly enough! On a side note I went to Africa thinking I would lose weight (oh how wrong I was) because the cooks (The king/Mash LEGENDS) would cook an absolute storm up every day....who thinks of cooking a lasagne on hot coals in the middle of a bush camp on the Zambezi?!?! Already looking forward to my next adventure with Dragoman and couldn’t thank Ben, Emma, Kingston, Sampson and Mash enough for making it such a good journey!! Until next time!!
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  • A
    Written on September 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    What an adventure! If you’re someone that wants to get off the beaten track and really get to the depths of different countries and see things that no other tour operators are doing, Dragoman is the one for you! From the start the booking process was easy, agents always available if I needed to call them to ask questions and nothing was too much hassle. Even from the start I got advice, letting me know how much there is to do in Cape Town (which actually made me change my flights and decide to go out earlier). From the welcome meeting you could tell that Ben lived and breathed Dragoman. The passion and enthusiasm he gave from the offset made you so excited about each and every day (even when he had just driven massive days). He was knowledgable about every aspect and if you needed anything he was always there to help out. He always gave me the tools to know what was available in each destination and what we could do but in a way which wasn’t handholding, which I feel you get from other tour operators. We were always informed in the evening what was happening the day after so we were all clear what time we had to be up for a drive or activity. PMA was always high and couldn’t of asked for a safer, more energised and organised tour leader! I think Ben was one of the reasons I ended up extending my trip up to Zanzibar because I was having such an incredible time and he was at the core of that! On a side note if you’re going to Africa thinking you’ll lose weight (not gunna lie I thought I was going to) then please know that this is not the case and the cooks on my trips (The King and Mash) were absolutely incredible and they whip up an absolute storm for every single meal.......like who thinks bush camping, let’s make a lasagne?!?! Already looking forward to booking my next adventure with Dragoman, and can see why people keep going back for more! Thanks Ben and Dragoman, it was an adventure of a lifetime!
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Itinerary

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  1. Day 1: Zanzibar
  2. Day 2: Zanzibar
  3. Days 3 to 4: Zanzibar
  4. Day 5: Dar Es Salaam
  5. Day 6: Iringa-Mikumi
  6. Day 7: Chitimba
  7. Days 8 to 9: Chitimba-Kande
  8. Day 10: Lilongwe
  9. Days 11 to 12: South Luangwa National Park
  10. Day 13: Luangwa River
  11. Day 14: Lower Zambezi Area
  12. Days 15 to 16: Lower Zambezi Area
  13. Day 17: Livingstone
  14. Day 18: Victoria Falls
  15. Day 19: Victoria Falls
  16. Day 20: Victoria Falls
  17. Day 21: Chobe National Park-Kasane
  18. Day 22: Hwange National Park
  19. Day 23: Bulawayo
  20. Day 24: Bulawayo-Matobo National Park
  21. Day 25: Makgadikgadi Pans
  22. Day 26: Makgadikgadi Pans
  23. Day 27: Shakawe
  24. Days 28 to 29: Okavango Delta
  25. Day 30: Grootfontein
  26. Days 31 to 32: Etosha National Park
  27. Day 33: Spitzkoppe
  28. Days 34 to 35: Cape Cross-Swakopmund
  29. Day 36: Sesriem & Soussusvlei-Namib Desert
  30. Day 37: Bethanie-Sesriem & Soussusvlei
  31. Day 38: Fish River Canyon
  32. Day 39: Noordoewer
  33. Day 40: Citrusdal
  34. Day 41: Cape Town
  35. Day 42

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

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

  • What is the group size of this tour?

    Dragoman are a leader in Overland journeys, using custom built overland trucks that carry a maximum of 22 people.

  • What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for Africa East & South between Dar es Salaam and Cape Town (from Cape Town to Dar Es Salaam) 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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    "From a young age I knew travel and exploration would be a large part of my life. Growing up in South..."

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  • Heather, 57 years old23rd September 2018
    Was very clear website to navigate, any questions were handled straight away by the chat line and of course the prices and discounts were great

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Rand
South Africa
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Dollar
Namibia and Zimbabwe
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Pula
Botswana
ZK
Kwacha
Zambia and Malawi
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Shilling
Tanzania

Plugs & Adapters

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

Policies

Location
Cape Town is the starting point and Zanzibar is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Dragoman to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Dragoman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 December 2018 the full payment of $3,265 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3265 for Africa East & South between Zanzibar and Cape Town (Zanzibar to Cape Town), but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Dragoman tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 6,571 km.
  • Cape Town (South Africa)
  • 158 km
  • Citrusdal (South Africa)
  • 451 km
  • Noordoewer (Namibia)
  • 106 km
  • Fish River Canyon National Park (Namibia)
  • 143 km
  • Keetmanshoop (Namibia)
  • 97 km
  • Bethanien (Namibia)
  • 269 km
  • Sossusvlei (Namibia)
  • 244 km
  • Swakopmund (Namibia)
  • 123 km
  • Cape Cross (Namibia)
  • 129 km
  • Spitzkoppe (Namibia)
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