Africa Encompassed Northbound Overview

Jump aboard this epic tour from Cape Town to Nairobi. From safaris in Tanzania and Kenya to gorilla trekking in Uganda, the stunning East east of Africa's awaits.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $7,038
      CAD $7,262
      AUD $7,122
      EUR €4,665
      GBP £4,116
      NZD $7,931
      ZAR R71,291
      CHF FR5,649
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Join an epic journey that travels north across Africa from Cape Town to Nairobi

Get ready for 60 days of action, adventure and authentic experiences full of vast landscapes, incredible wildlife, welcoming people, natural wonders, towns rich in cultural traditions and modern cities humming with life. 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 animals in the Ngorongoro Crater. Meet the San Bushmen, embark on 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. This is a trip you’ll be talking about for a lifetime.

  • Be a part of the lively atmosphere in Nairobi
  • Behold the beauty of Cape Town
  • Cruise into a hippo haven on the Kazinga Channel
  • Enjoy a gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda
  • Meet the San Bushmen of Namibia
  • Relax beside shimmering Lake Malawi
  • Take a game drive through the incredible Ngorongoro Crater
  • Travel on safari through the Serengeti plains in Tanzania

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Finish:

    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    52 breakfasts, 49 lunches, 48 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Bungalow (2 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (5 nts), Camping (with facilities) (41 nts), Chalet (3 nts), Dormitory (3 nts), Hotel (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    4x4 Safari Vehicle, Ferry, Mokoro, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Cape Cross seal colony, Chimpanzee Trekking Kibale National Park, Chobe - Dawn game drive, Etosha - Game drive, Fish River Canyon, Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Lake Mburo National Park, Lake Nakuru - Game drive, Mountain gorilla trek & permit, Ngorongoro Crater - Game drive, Queen Elizabeth National Park Game Drive, Saidia Children's Home Project, San Bushman cultural experience, Sesriem - Sand dunes visit, Sossusvlei 4x4 Tour, Village Education Project (Marangu) visit, village walk & lunch, Visit Victoria Falls, Zanzibar Spice tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    3011kg 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.

  • Total price from

    USD $7,038
    CAD $7,262
    AUD $7,122
    EUR €4,665
    GBP £4,116
    NZD $7,931
    ZAR R71,291
    CHF FR5,649
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $117
    CAD $121
    AUD $118
    EUR €77
    GBP £68
    NZD $132
    ZAR R1,188
    CHF FR94
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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'.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $7,038
      CAD $7,262
      AUD $7,122
      EUR €4,665
      GBP £4,116
      NZD $7,931
      ZAR R71,291
      CHF FR5,649
      *
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