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Eastern Trans Africa (Nairobi to Cairo) - Dragoman Overland
72 days

Eastern Trans Africa (Nairobi to Cairo)

From Nairobi to Cairo
Tour Operator:
Dragoman Overland
Max group size:
22
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
72308
From
US $8,025
+ $2,340 Kitty
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Itinerary

Start in Nairobi and end in Cairo! With the adventure tour Eastern Trans Africa (Nairobi to Cairo), you have a 72 day tour package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 39 other destinations in Africa. Eastern Trans Africa (Nairobi to Cairo) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Nairobi
  2. Day 2: Naivasha
  3. Days 3 to 4: Naivasha-Naro Moru
  4. Day 5: Samburu Village
  5. Day 6: Samburu National Reserve
  6. Day 7: Moyale
  7. Day 8: Konso
  8. Day 9: Arba Minch-Konso
  9. Days 10 to 11: Arba Minch
  10. Day 12: Awassa-Wendo Genet
  11. Days 13 to 15: Bale Mountains National Park
  12. Days 16 to 17: Lake Ziway
  13. Day 18: Awash National Park
  14. Days 19 to 21: Harar
  15. Days 22 to 23: Addis Ababa
  16. Day 24: Addis Ababa
  17. Day 25: Debre Markos
  18. Days 26 to 28: Bahir Dar
  19. Day 29: Awra Amba
  20. Days 30 to 32: Lalibela
  21. Day 33: Mekele
  22. Day 34: Danakil Depression
  23. Day 35: Mekele
  24. Days 36 to 37: Axum
  25. Day 38: Debark
  26. Days 39 to 41: Simien Mountains National Park
  27. Days 42 to 43: Gondar
  28. Day 44: Gedaref
  29. Day 45: Khartoum
  30. Days 46 to 47: Khartoum
  31. Day 48: Naqa-Musawwarat
  32. Day 49: Meroe-Karima
  33. Days 50 to 52: Karima-Wawa
  34. Day 53: Wadi Halfa
  35. Day 54: Abu Simbel
  36. Days 55 to 57: Aswan
  37. Day 58: Nile Felucca-Aswan
  38. Days 59 to 61: Luxor-Edfu
  39. Days 62 to 64: Marsa Alam
  40. Day 65: El Quseir
  41. Day 66: Eastern Desert-Zafarana
  42. Day 67: Port Said
  43. Days 68 to 69: Alexandria
  44. Day 70: Cairo
  45. Day 71: Cairo
  46. Day 72: Cairo
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Camping

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.5
  • 4.6
  • A
    August 18, 2019
    The best holiday i've ever had a wonderful time had a great group of people the weather was lovely and hot and had the best driver by the name of Ben got us all the way in Caprice to Cairo doing my next trip with Dragoman in 2020 Accra to Dakar.
    Dragoman Overland commented on this review
    Thank you for your great review and wonderful to hear that you've already booked to travel with us again.
    Trip date: February 2019
  • Eastern Trans Africa (Nairobi to Cairo) reviewer 2
    April 11, 2018
    Wildlife in Kenya; Samburu village; rock churches of Lalibela; Simien Mountains; Meroe Pyramids in Sudan; Khartoum; Abu Simbel; oasis, pyramids and temples in Egypt; royal tombs at the valley of the kings. Fellow travellers, tour guides, bush camping!!
    Dragoman Overland commented on this review
    We're delighted that you had such a good trip with Dragoman. The Eastern Trans Africa is an amazing tour. Thank you for the five star review!
    Trip date: January 2014

Availability

72 days
Eastern Trans Africa (Nairobi to Cairo)
From Nairobi to Cairo
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    Feb 8, 2021
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    Apr 20, 2021
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  • Monday
    Feb 7, 2022
    Tuesday
    Apr 19, 2022
    Sharing a twin room
    $8,200
    + $2,340
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FAQs

  • What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for Nile Route between Cairo and Nairobi (from Nairobi to Cairo) 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

  • About the countries

    Currencies

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    Kenya
    Br
    Birr
    Ethiopia
    £
    Pound
    Sudan and Egypt

    Plugs & Adapters

    KenyaEthiopia and SudanEthiopiaEthiopiaSudan and Egypt

    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.

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Recommended for Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Egypt. Ideally 10 days before travel.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before 27 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 27 March 2020, 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 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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