Egypt, Gorillas & Zanzibar Overview

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Travel overland from Cairo to Dar es Salaam on an adventure tour

See the wealth of attractions Africa has to offer. From the great Pyramids of Giza, through the Valley of the Kings, down the mighty Nile, across the vast Nubian desert, over the Simian and Bale Mountains, through the Omo Valley and on to the ports of Dar es Salaam, this epic adventure tour encapsulates the best of the African landscape. Spot Africa's famous wildlife, interact with traditional tribes and try their authentic African cuisine, stay in the midst of the African wilderness, and soak up the lively, cosmopolitan vibe of the modern cities. Don't miss a thing with this action-packed African trip.

  • Feel the mist rise from the epic Blue Nile Falls
  • Discover the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela
  • Visit the fragrant spice plantations of Zanzibar
  • Search for gorillas near the Rwandan border
  • Gaze at ancient tomb paintings in the Valley of the Kings
  • Experience sublime wonder of the Pyramids of Giza
  • Explore the castles and palaces of Ethiopia's Gonder
  • Follow the River Nile through the arid Nubian Desert

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cairo, Egypt
  • Finish:

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (18 nts), Camp site (1 nt), Camping (with basic facilities) (2 nts), Camping (with facilities) (43 nts), Hostel (3 nts), Hotel (31 nts), Lodge (4 nts), 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, Chimpanzee trekking, Dairy farm visit, Elsamere Conservation Centre, Entrance Blue Nile Falls, Game Drive, Lake Nakuru National Park, 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, Guided walk, Kariandusi School Project Visit, Kazinga Channel boat cruise, Kigali - Genocide Memorial, Kushite temples and pyramids at Jebel Barkal, 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, Simien Mountains trek (2 days), Tigray Rock-hewn Churches, Usambara Village Education Project visit, village walk & lunch, Visit to Samburu tribal community and cultural project, Visit to Temple of Edfu, Visit to Temple of Sulb, Visits to Crystal Mountain and Black Desert, Zanzibar Spice tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    3046kg 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. 2. Please note that in order to confirm your booking on this trip we will require a scanned copy of your passport at time of booking. 3. 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 102-104 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 105 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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