Africa Encompassed Northbound Overview

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,795
      CAD $3,865
      AUD $3,995
      EUR €2,795
      GBP £2,395
      NZD $4,760
      ZAR R36,555
      CHF FR3,445
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      USD $3,555
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $7,350*
      CAD $7,716*
      AUD $7,925*
      EUR €5,393*
      GBP £4,750*
      NZD $8,966*
      ZAR R74,358*
      CHF FR6,590*
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

An epic journey from South Africa to Nairobi

Venture out and witness vast landscapes, natural wonders, towns rich in cultural traditions and modern cities humming with life on this epic tour of Africa. Get ready for 60 days of action, adventure and authentic experiences that will create lasting memories. Starting amid the cosmopolitan cafes and vineyards of Cape Town and finishing in the bustling streets and markets of Nairobi, travel through remote parts of the continent seeing immense canyons, verdant mountains, exotic beaches and simple villages along the way. Stop to witness the power of Victoria Falls, the sweeping beauty of the Serengeti and the awesome scale of the Ngorongoro Crater. Meet the San Bushmen, sample traditional food cooked by the Chagga people, enjoy a gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda and be warmed by the welcoming smiles of locals in Malawi. Camp on balmy beaches in Tanzania, trek through steamy rainforest in Rwanda and see cheeky chimps at play in Uganda. These are experiences to remember forever - this is Africa Encompassed.

  • Be a part of the lively atmosphere in Nairobi
  • Canoe down the Okavango Delta in Botswana
  • Experience peaceful wilderness in Lake Mburo National Park
  • Meet the San Bushmen of Namibia
  • Relax beside shimmering Lake Malawi
  • Track playful chimps in the Kibale Forest
  • Visit the mighty Victoria Falls
  • Witness the stark beauty of the rocky Spitzkoppe

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Finish:

    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    55 breakfasts, 49 lunches, 48 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Bungalow (2 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (5 nts), Camping (with facilities) (44 nts), Chalet (3 nts), Dormitory (3 nts), Hotel (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    4x4 Safari Vehicle, Ferry
  • Included activities:

    Cape Cross seal colony, Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale National Park, Chobe - Boat Cruise, Chobe - Dawn game drive, Etosha - Game drive, Fish River Canyon, Game drive, Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Hwange National Park, Kazinga Channel boat cruise, Kigali - Genocide Memorial, Lake Mburo Walking safari, Lake Nakuru - Game drive, Matobo National Park - Guided walking safari, Mountain gorilla trek & permit, Queen Elizabeth National Park Game Drive, San Bushman cultural experience, Sesriem - Sand dunes visit, Sossusvlei 4x4 Tour, Usambara Village Education Project visit, village walk & lunch, Visit Victoria Falls, Zanzibar Spice tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1741kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This trip requires an additional non-refundable deposit ( AUD1000, USD1000, EUR650, NZD1000, GBP500, CAD1000, ZAR6500, CHF900 ) in order to secure a gorilla permit. We also require full passport details at time of booking. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. 2. This is a combination trip. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. 3. A single supplement is available on this trip. 4. This trip finishes upon arrival in Nairobi on Day 60. Please do not book any flights until after 9pm this evening.

  • Trip price from

    USD $3,795
    CAD $3,865
    AUD $3,995
    EUR €2,795
    GBP £2,395
    NZD $4,760
    ZAR R36,555
    CHF FR3,445
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  • Total price from

    USD $7,350*
    CAD $7,716*
    AUD $7,925*
    EUR €5,393*
    GBP £4,750*
    NZD $8,966*
    ZAR R74,358*
    CHF FR6,590*
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  • Per day from:

    USD $122
    CAD $128
    AUD $132
    EUR €89
    GBP £79
    NZD $149
    ZAR R1,239
    CHF FR109
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Africa Encompassed Northbound Summary

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Days 49-50 Kibale Forest National Park

The most accessible of Uganda's major rainforests, Kibale Forest National Park is home to the highest concentration of primates in the world, with twelve different species recorded.

Day 51 Queen Elizabeth National Park

Beautifully set between two lakes in the Great Rift Valley, Queen Elizabeth National Park plays host to a wide array of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, Ugandan kobs and waterbucks.

Day 52 Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi - meaning 'place of many little birds' - has an amazing variety of waterbirds and some of the most picturesque scenery in Uganda.

Days 53-55 Gorilla Trek

The small Rwandan town of Ruhengeri is the gateway to Volcanoes National Park, one of the last remaining sanctuaries for the mountain gorilla.

Day 56 Lake Mburo

Home to hippos, crocodiles and a variety of waterbirds, Lake Mburo National Park is also one of the best places to see the gigantic eland antelope.

Days 57-58 Jinja

Located at the source of the Nile, Jinja offers some of the world's best whitewater rafting and plenty of other exhilarating activities for adventurers and adrenaline junkies.

Days 59-60 Eldoret/Nairobi

An ideal training ground for middle and long distance athletes due to its high altitude, Eldoret is home to some of Kenya's most famous runners. Lively Nairobi is the gateway to some of Africa's best national parks and is nicknamed 'the safari capital of the world'.
    • 60
    • UXODC
    • 4.83 out of 5
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,795
      CAD $3,865
      AUD $3,995
      EUR €2,795
      GBP £2,395
      NZD $4,760
      ZAR R36,555
      CHF FR3,445
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $3,555
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $7,350*
      CAD $7,716*
      AUD $7,925*
      EUR €5,393*
      GBP £4,750*
      NZD $8,966*
      ZAR R74,358*
      CHF FR6,590*
      *
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