Cairo to Cape Town Overview

Tour Africa on an adventure from Cairo to Cape Town. Travel through Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa.

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Discover Africa on an adventure from Cairo to Cape Town.

If you've ever wanted to 'do Africa', this is the definitive trip. In 119 action-packed days, cross the continent's entire length from Cairo to Cape Town - an epic adventure from north to south. Travel through Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa. You'll take in a dizzying array of natural wonders and cultural encounters, be humbled by the welcoming smiles of local villagers, wander vibrant modern cities and encounter iconic African animals in the wild. This overland trip provides the unique opportunity to experience the true essence of Africa from the ground level - a once-in-a-lifetime journey to remember. This challenging expedition demands a truly adventurous spirit, but is rewarding in return.

  • Explore Ethiopia's castles and palaces in Gondar
  • Keep up with the frenetic pace of Kenya's capital Nairobi
  • Ride a ferry through stunning landscapes to Sudan
  • Sample the spicy delights of Zanzibar
  • Seek out elephant herds in Botswana
  • Soak up the cosmopolitan vibe of South Africa's Cape Town
  • Visit Egypt's famous pyramids in Cairo
  • Walk in the footsteps of Egypt's pharaohs through the Western Desert

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cairo, Egypt
  • Finish:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

    Bungalow (2 nts), Bush camp (no facilities) (16 nts), Camp site (1 nt), Camping (with basic facilities) (7 nts), Camping (with facilities) (53 nts), Chalet (3 nts), Hotel (31 nts), Lodge (1 nt), Overnight ferry (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Ferry, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    1/2 Day Lake Tana reed boat trip, Awassa Children's Project, Blue Nile Gorge, Cape Cross seal colony, Chobe - Boat Cruise, Chobe - Dawn game drive, Elsamere Conservation Centre, Entrance Blue Nile Falls, Fish River Canyon, Game Drive, Lake Nakuru National Park, Game drives, Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Guided tour of Aksum, Guided tour of Gonder, Guided tour of Karnak Temple, Guided tour of rock churches, monastery & visit to local school at Lalibela, Guided tour of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Guided trip to Meroe Pyramids, Naqa Temple and Musawwarat Temples, Guided visit of Lake Abiyata, Guided visit to the Giza Pyramids, Guided visit to Valley of the Kings and other West Bank ruins, Hwange National Park, Kushite temples and pyramids at Jebel Barkal, Matobo National Park - Guided walking safari, Mto Wa Mbu - Village Walk & market Visit, Ngorongoro Crater - Game drive, Okavango Delta - Mokoro trips & bushwalks, Quiver Tree Forest walk, Samburu - Game Drive, San Bushman cultural experience, Serengeti - Game drive, Sesriem - Sand dunes visit, Simien Mountains trek (2 days), Tigray Rock-hewn Churches, Visit to Samburu tribal community and cultural project, Visit to Temple of Edfu, Visit to Temple of Sulb, Visit Victoria Falls, Visits to Crystal Mountain and Black Desert, Zanzibar Spice tour

  • Notes:

    This is a combination trip. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details.

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Day 116 Fish River Canyon

Relax by the Fish River Canyon - one of the largest canyons in the world.

Days 117-118 Orange River/Western Cape

Cross into South Africa and travel along the Orange River by canoe or simply laze by the scenic riverbanks.

Day 119 Cape Town

The Vic Falls to Cape Town trip ends among the cafes and vineyards of the stunning bayside city of Cape Town.
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