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Travel from Addis to Zanzibar on an overland tour through Africa

Journey to Africa and travel through some of the continents greatest highlights on an overland adventure. From the fun-loving atmosphere of Addis Ababa, through the traditional tribal villages of the Omo Valley and the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Nairobi, to the beach paradise and spice plantations of Zanzibar, this trip is sure to expose you to all the wonders Africa has to offer. Taste authentic cuisine, search for the Big Five on game drives, interact with the local culture and kick back on pristine beaches. And that's just the beginning!

  • Head on a guided gorilla trek at Ruhengeri
  • Search for Africa's Big Five in the Masai Mara
  • Taste Africa's delights on the spice island of Zanzibar
  • Meet majestic rhinos at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Visit tribal villages and learn traditional customs in the Omo Valley Region
  • Spot giraffes and zebras in the Samburu National Reserve
  • See hippos wallowing in the waters of Lake Naivasha

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Finish:

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (7 nts), Camp site (1 nt), Camping (with basic facilities) (2 nts), Camping (with facilities) (33 nts), Hostel (3 nts), Hotel (6 nts), Lodge (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Ferry, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Awassa Children's Project, Chimpanzee trekking, Dairy farm visit, Elsamere Conservation Centre, Game Drive, Lake Nakuru National Park, Guided visit of Lake Abiyata, Guided walk, Kariandusi School Project Visit, Kazinga Channel boat cruise, Kigali - Genocide Memorial, Masai Mara - Game drive, Mountain gorilla trek & permit, Murchison Falls Game Drive, Murchison Falls Launch trip, Ngorongoro Crater - Game drive, Samburu - Game Drive, Serengeti - Game drive, Usambara Village Education Project visit, village walk & lunch, Visit to Samburu tribal community and cultural project, Zanzibar Spice tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1654kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This trip requires an additional non-refundable deposit ( AUD1000, USD1000, EUR800, NZD1250, GBP650, CAD1000, ZAR8000, CHF900 ) in order to secure a gorilla permit. We also require a scanned copy of your passport at time of booking. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. 2. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

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Days 44-46 Nairobi/Masai Mara

Located in south-west Kenya, the Masai Mara is the quintessential African experience with sparse open plains, dramatic skies and the world's most iconic animals living within its boundaries.

Day 47 Arusha

Situated close to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Mount Kilimanjaro, Arusha is a relaxed, friendly city with a wealth of famous sites on its doorstep.

Days 48-49 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater

Teeming with animals and home to the famous migration of the wildebeest, the Serengeti is a marvel with rolling plains, iconic acacia trees and mesmerising skies.

Day 50 Mto Wa Mbu

Photographic opportunities abound in the Ngorongoro Crater, a massive volcanic caldera with so many animals, it's hard to know where to look first. Situated around halfway between Arusha and Ngorongoro, Mto Wa Mbu is a tiny town located near three rivers which is known for its curios and red-skinned bananas.

Day 51 Marangu

Nestled at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro, Marangu is a small village surrounded by stunning vistas and lush forest.

Days 52-53 Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam lies by the Indian Ocean and is abuzz with busy streets, laidback restaurants, colourful markets, interesting architecture and lots of water-based activities.

Days 54-56 Zanzibar

Famed for its fragrant spices and infamous for its slave-trading history, Zanzibar mixes divine beaches, an atmospheric main town and Middle Eastern flair with an African beat.

Day 57 Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam roughly means 'haven of peace' and has a long history of trade with India, the Middle East and Germany, making it a fascinating blend of cultures.
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