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Nile Route between Cairo and Zanzibar with Gorillas (Zanzibar to Cairo)

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Nile Route between Cairo and Zanzibar with Gorillas (Zanzibar to Cairo) - Dragoman
Nile Route between Cairo and Zanzibar with Gorillas (Zanzibar to Cairo) - Dragoman
Starts
Zanzibar
+58 Destinations
Gorilla Trek
Ends
Cairo
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Highlights

Start in Zanzibar and end in Cairo! With the overland truck tour Nile Route between Cairo and Zanzibar with Gorillas (Zanzibar to Cairo), you have a 105 day tour package taking you through Zanzibar, Tanzania and 54 other destinations in Africa. Nile Route between Cairo and Zanzibar with Gorillas (Zanzibar to Cairo) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Camping
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Overland Truck, Boat, Ferry
Travel style
Overland truck

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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: Lushoto
  6. Day 7: Arusha-Marangu
  7. Day 8: Tarangire National Park
  8. Days 9 to 10: Ngorongoro Crater-Lake Manyara National Park
  9. Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater-Arusha
  10. Day 12: Amboseli National Park
  11. Day 13: Nairobi
  12. Day 14: Nairobi
  13. Day 15: Kericho
  14. Days 16 to 17: Jinja
  15. Day 18: Nakitoma
  16. Day 19: Kaniyo Pabidi
  17. Days 20 to 21: Murchison Falls National Park
  18. Day 22: Hoima
  19. Days 23 to 24: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  20. Days 25 to 26: Bwindi
  21. Day 27: Lake Mburo National Park-Lake Mburo
  22. Days 28 to 29: Jinja-Nakuru National Park
  23. Day 30: Nakuru National Park
  24. Days 31 to 32: Maasai Mara National Reserve
  25. Day 33: Nairobi
  26. Day 34: Nairobi
  27. Day 35: Naivasha
  28. Days 36 to 37: Naivasha-Naro Moru
  29. Day 38: Samburu Village
  30. Day 39: Samburu National Reserve
  31. Day 40: Moyale
  32. Day 41: Konso
  33. Day 42: Arba Minch-Konso
  34. Days 43 to 44: Arba Minch
  35. Day 45: Awassa-Wendo Genet
  36. Days 46 to 48: Bale Mountains National Park
  37. Days 49 to 50: Lake Ziway
  38. Day 51: Awash National Park
  39. Days 52 to 54: Harar
  40. Days 55 to 56: Addis Ababa
  41. Day 57: Addis Ababa
  42. Day 58: Debre Markos
  43. Days 59 to 61: Bahir Dar
  44. Days 62 to 64: Lalibela
  45. Day 65: Mekele
  46. Days 66 to 67: Danakil Depression
  47. Day 68: Mekele
  48. Days 69 to 70: Axum
  49. Day 71: Debark
  50. Days 72 to 74: Simien Mountains National Park
  51. Days 75 to 76: Gondar
  52. Day 77: Gedaref
  53. Day 78: Khartoum
  54. Days 79 to 80: Khartoum
  55. Day 81: Naqa-Musawwarat
  56. Day 82: Meroe-Karima
  57. Days 83 to 85: Karima-Wawa
  58. Day 86: Wadi Halfa
  59. Day 87: Abu Simbel
  60. Days 88 to 90: Aswan
  61. Day 91: Nile Felucca-Aswan
  62. Days 92 to 94: Luxor-Edfu
  63. Days 95 to 96: Marsa Alam
  64. Day 98: El Quseir
  65. Day 99: Eastern Deserts-Zafarana
  66. Day 100: Port Said
  67. Days 101 to 102: Alexandria
  68. Day 103: Cairo
  69. Day 104: Cairo
  70. Day 105: Cairo

What's included

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  • Guide

  • Transport

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Videos

  • Main Page Video
  • What Is Overlanding?
  • Dragoman - 2017
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Questions & Answers

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

  • What is the kitty payment?

    Dragoman's Kitty for Nile Route between Cairo and Dar es Salaam with Gorillas (from Dar Es Salaam 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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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

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Shilling
Tanzania , Kenya and Uganda
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Birr
Ethiopia
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Pound
Sudan and Egypt

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 Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Sudan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Sudan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Sudan. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uganda. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Egypt. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Zanzibar is the starting point and Cairo 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 16 December 2018 the full payment of $10,735 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 $10735 for Nile Route between Cairo and Zanzibar with Gorillas (Zanzibar to Cairo), 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 10,668 km.
  • Zanzibar (Tanzania)
  • 71 km
  • Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
  • 266 km
  • Lushoto (Tanzania)
  • 229 km
  • Arusha (Tanzania)
  • 88 km
  • Marangu (Tanzania)
  • 173 km
  • Tarangire National Park (Tanzania)
  • 164 km
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Tanzania)
  • 88 km
  • Lake Manyara (Tanzania)
  • 88 km
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Tanzania)
  • 153 km
  • Arusha (Tanzania)
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