Cape Town to Cairo Overview

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An adventure tour through Africa from Cape Town to Cairo.

If you've ever wanted to 'do Africa', this is the definitive trip. Visit Africa and travel from Cape Town to Cairo in 121 action-packed days. Cross the continent's entire length from the cafes and vineyards of Cape Town to the exotic charms of Cairo, taking 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. Touring South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt, this challenging expedition demands a truly adventurous spirit - but the rewards are priceless.

  • Hear the roar of the mighty Victoria Falls
  • Marvel at Lalibela's dramatic rock-hewn churches
  • Meet the San Bushmen of Namibia
  • Relax beside shimmering Lake Malawi
  • Stroll beneath giant crumbling obelisks in Aksum
  • Travel to Addis Ababa and taste spicy Ethiopian
  • Visit Gonder's ornate castles and palaces
  • Visit the Samburu National Reserve and spot the Big Five

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Finish:

    Cairo, Egypt
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

    Bungalow (2 nts), Bush camp (no facilities) (9 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (5 nts), Camping (with facilities) (53 nts), Chalet (3 nts), Guesthouse (2 nts), Hostel (3 nts), Hotel (23 nts), Overnight ferry (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Ferry, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    1/2 Day Lake Tana reed boat trip, Cape Cross seal colony, Castle Complex and Fasilidas' Bath, Chobe - Boat Cruise, Chobe - Dawn game drive, Church of Debre Berhan Sellassie, Driving and game excursions, Entrance Blue Nile Falls, Entrance Golden Mummies Museum, Entrance Simien Mountains National Park, Etosha - Game drive, Fish River Canyon, Game Drive, Lake Nakuru National Park, Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Guided excursions to tribal markets and villages, Guided tour of Aksum, Guided tour of Karnak Temple, 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, Okavango Delta - Mokoro trips & bushwalks, Palace and church ruins, Samburu community activities, San Bushman cultural experience, Serengeti - Game drive, Sesriem - Sand dunes visit, Simien Mountains trek (2 days), Tigray Rock-hewn Churches, Ura Kidane Mereth Monastery and Kebran Gabriel M KChurch, Usambara Village Education Project visit, village walk & lunch, 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 114 Dakhla Oasis

Perhaps head out on an overnight camel safari to camp by hot springs or explore the palm groves and Coptic antiquities at the Dakhla Oasis.

Day 115 White Desert Bush Camp

Relax in the morning or further explore the area before heading to the White Desert bush camp for another glorious night sleeping under the star-filled skies.

Day 116 Bahariya Oasis

Spend the day exploring the White and Black deserts, visiting Crystal Mountain and discovering the gold mummies that are housed in the fascinating museum here.

Days 117-120 Cairo

Explore the iconic Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza and the sprawling Saqqara cemetery with a local guide. There's also time to see precious, ancient treasures housed in the Egyptian Museum. Celebrate the end of a remarkable trip by exploring the markets in Cairo and picking up souvenirs.
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    • 4.65 out of 5
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      USD $3,340
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      USD $14 Karen Blixen museum
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