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Big Five Safari Explorer - 36 days - On The Go Tours
36 days

Big Five Safari Explorer - 36 days

From Nairobi to Livingstone
Tour Operator:
On The Go Tours
Max group size:
30
Age range:
18 to 60
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
862
From
US $2,385
+ $2,100 Local Payment
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Highlights

  • Witness the circle of life in action on the African plains
  • Get up close to some of Africa’s most stealthy predators
  • Witness great herds of elephants, lions and antelopes
  • Fall in love with the natural beauty of Victoria Falls

Itinerary

Start in Nairobi and end in Livingstone! With the Overland Truck tour Big Five Safari Explorer - 36 days, you have a 36 days tour package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 25 other destinations in Africa. Big Five Safari Explorer - 36 days includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Nairobi
  2. Day 2-3: Masai Mara
  3. Day 4-5: Eldoret & Kampala
  4. Day 6-9: Lake Bunyoni & Gorilla Trekking
  5. Day 10-11: Kampala & Jinja
  6. Day 12-13: Lake Nakuru
  7. Day 14-15: Lake Naivasha
  8. Day 16-19: Ngorongoro Crater
  9. Day 20-21: Dar es Salaam
  10. Day 22-24: Zanzibar
  11. Day 25-26: Mikumi & Iringa
  12. Day 27-29: Lake Malawi
  13. Day 30-31: South Luangwa National Park
  14. Day 32-33: Livingstone
  15. Day 34: Chobe National Park
  16. Day 35: Victoria Falls
  17. Day 36: Victoria Falls
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  • Transport
  • Flights
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Reviews About This Operator

  • Kenneth
    · September 1st, 2019
    Excellent tour, I would definitely recommend.
  • LisaCashmore
    · July 30th, 2019
    The crew were superb - MacKenzie was full of good advice and new exactly how to manage the hectic border crossings... Show more
  • Caeley
    · June 29th, 2019
    Phenomenal guide, driver and cook made us feel safe and welcome. Food was great. Our guide was 100% prepared at all... Show more

Dates & Availability

36 days
Big Five Safari Explorer - 36 days
From Nairobi to Livingstone
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Upcoming departures
  • Saturday
    18 Jun, 2022
    English
    Saturday
    23 Jul, 2022
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    $3,835
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    0% Interest Instalments
  • Saturday
    16 Jul, 2022
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    Saturday
    20 Aug, 2022
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    $4,075
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  • Saturday
    13 Aug, 2022
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    Saturday
    17 Sep, 2022
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    10 Sep, 2022
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    Saturday
    15 Oct, 2022
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    8 Oct, 2022
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    Saturday
    12 Nov, 2022
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    5 Nov, 2022
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    Saturday
    10 Dec, 2022
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    3 Dec, 2022
    English
    Saturday
    7 Jan, 2023
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  • Saturday
    31 Dec, 2022
    English
    Saturday
    4 Feb, 2023
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    14 Jan, 2023
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    Saturday
    18 Feb, 2023
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    $3,475
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What hotels do you use for the "Big Five Safari Explorer" Tour?

    The hotels listed below are ones which On The Go frequently use on this tour. Please note that On The Go reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.

    - Wildebeest Eco Camp, Nairobi
    - Naiberi River Campsite & Resort, Eldoret
    - Red Chilli Hideaway, Kampala
    - Kipepeo Village , Dar es Salaam
    - Croc Valley Camp, South Luangwa National Park
    - Shearwater Explorers Village, Victoria Falls

  • What is local payment for?

    The local payment covers costs associated with the tour that need to be paid to local providers in person by your tour guide. It needs to be paid locally in cash in the advised currency to your guide on the first day of the tour.

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  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types D, M, G, 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 D
    Botswana, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Zambia
    Type M
    Botswana, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Zambia
    Type G
    Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia
    Type C
    Zambia
    Type E
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    Type F
    Zambia
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Botswana, Malawi, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Yellow fever - Recommended for Kenya. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Ideally 3 weeks 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 September 29th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 29th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with On The Go Tours. 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 65 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 On The Go Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "On The Go Tours" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
  • Cancellation Policy
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    Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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