Cape Town to Kenya In Depth Overview

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      USD $3,450
      CAD $3,470
      AUD $3,355
      EUR €2,685
      GBP £2,090
      NZD $4,300
      ZAR R26,800
      CHF FR3,110
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      USD $5,856*
      CAD $6,031*
      AUD $6,015*
      EUR €4,535*
      GBP £3,681*
      NZD $7,453*
      ZAR R51,012*
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Travel into the heart of Africa from Nairobi to Cape Town

Be blown away by incredible wildlife-viewing experiences in East and South Africa, and unwind on some of the world's best beaches, on this Cape Town to Kenya In Depth safari tour. Revel in the exhilaration of going on game drives through the Masai Mara, the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater to spot the Big Five, then relish free time to relax on the beaches of Tanzania and the exotic Spice Islands of Zanzibar. Head through Malawi and Zimbabwe, stopping off to appreciate the might of Victoria Falls, before travelling through Botswana and Namibia. Explore Murchison Falls National Park, stand in awe of the Makadikadi Salt Pans, navigate the Okavango Delta - gliding past herds of buffalo - and spend two nights camping and viewing waterholes in Etosha National Park. Continue overland through Namibia, take up the challenge of optional adventure activities in Swakopmund, cross the Namib Desert and climb the world’s highest sand dune, before ending the trip in cosmopolitan Cape Town.

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Finish:

    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bungalow (1 nt), Bush camp (no facilities) (2 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (1 nt), Camping (with facilities) (41 nts), Hotel (5 nts)
  • Transport:

    Ferry, Mokoro, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    2 day canoe trip on the Lower Zambezi, Cape Cross seal colony, Crater service fee, Fish River Canyon, Game Drive, Hwange National Park, Game drives, Guided Safari Walk, Matobo, Masai Mara - Game drive, Ngorongoro Crater - Game drive, Painted Dog Conservation Centre, Serengeti - Game drive, Usambara Village Education Project visit, village walk & lunch, Village visit, Visit Sand Dunes, Sesriem, Visit Victoria Falls, Zanzibar Spice tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1480kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    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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    USD $3,450
    CAD $3,470
    AUD $3,355
    EUR €2,685
    GBP £2,090
    NZD $4,300
    ZAR R26,800
    CHF FR3,110
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    USD $5,856*
    CAD $6,031*
    AUD $6,015*
    EUR €4,535*
    GBP £3,681*
    NZD $7,453*
    ZAR R51,012*
    CHF FR5,391*
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    USD $114
    CAD $118
    AUD $117
    EUR €88
    GBP £72
    NZD $146
    ZAR R1,000
    CHF FR105
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Cape Town to Kenya In Depth Summary

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Day 1 Cape Town

Dominated by spectacular Table Mountain, Cape Town is a city that keeps on giving with its beautiful coastlines, world-class cuisine, excellent wineries and beautiful architecture.

Day 2 Citrusdal

Teeming with hot springs and a great place to camp and hike, Citrusdal is a sweet town set amongst the beautiful scenery of South Africa's Western Cape.

Day 3 Noordoewer

Located on the north bank of the Orange River near the South African border, Noordoewer is a great place to see by canoe.

Day 4 Fish River Canyon

A truly spectacular sight to behold, especially at sunset, Fish River Canyon's orange-pink hues and momentous size are awe-inspiring.

Days 5-6 Sesriem

With the Sesriem Canyon close by and the incredible Sossusvlei sand dunes at its doorstep, tiny Sesriem serves as a gateway to these Namibian wonders.

Days 7-8 Swakopmund

Swakopmund sits on Namibia's Atlantic Coast, virtually surrounded by the Namib Desert, and has beautiful colonial architecture and a large array of adventure sports on offer.

Day 9 Spitzkoppe

With its 700 million-year-old granite peaks, prehistoric rock art and dramatic vistas, Spitzkoppe is another of Namibia's wondrous landscapes.

Days 10-11 Etosha National Park

With excellent game viewing and stunning landscapes, Etosha National Park was established in 1907 and is home to hundreds of animal, reptile and bird species.

Day 12 Windhoek

In Windhoek, it almost feels as if you've stepped out of Africa and into Europe with its Germanic architecture, cosy street cafes and modern malls.

Day 13 D'Kar

Once someone's farm, D'Kar is now a very small rural village that has a handicraft initiative called Kuru, which supports the San Bushmen.

Day 14 Maun

Maun is a small town in Botswana that's the gateway to the Okavango Delta. Despite its touristy veneer, it still retains its rural feel.

Days 15-16 Okavango Delta

Full of animals, islands and unforgettable scenery, the Okavango Delta is the world's largest inland delta and is best explored by mokoro (dugout canoe).

Day 17 Maun

With donkeys competing with cars on the streets and cattle sellers operating alongside Delta tour operators, Maun has more on offer than the spectacular Okavango Delta.

Days 18-19 Makgadikgadi Pans

The spectacular Makgadikgadi Pans are massive salt pans that are desolate (yet arresting) in the dry season and abundant in animals and birdlife during the wet.

Days 20-21 Bulawayo/Matobo National Park

Also known as the 'City of Kings', Bulawayo is Zimbabwe's second-largest city and still retains the parks, tree-lined streets and buildings of its colonial past. Matobo National Park has remarkable granite hills and valleys, over 3,000 rock art sites and is the resting place of Cecil Rhodes, the founder of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).

Day 22 Hwange National Park

Founded in 1928 and the largest game reserve in Zimbabwe, Hwange National Park has a wealth of beautiful landscapes and a tremendous selection of wildlife.

Days 23-25 Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a town on the Zimbabwean side of the falls, with spectacular views and a reputation as the adventure capital of Zimbabwe.

Day 26 Choma

Choma is a small, friendly Zambian town halfway between Lusaka and Livingstone with a small market and smattering of shops.

Days 27-29 Lower Zambezi

With big populations of hippos and crocodiles - among the usual suspects - the Lower Zambezi is a fabulous spot to take to the river and see Africa from the water.

Day 30 Luangwa River

See amazing sunsets and hear a symphony of animal calls while camping on the banks of the winding Luangwa River.

Days 31-32 South Luangwa National Park

Famed for its walking safaris, South Luangwa National Park holds an abundance of Africa's favourite animals and classic savanna scenery.

Day 33 Lilongwe

As the cosmopolitan capital of Malawi, Lilongwe has a number of great restaurants, cafes and markets, which are often interspersed with areas of greenery.

Days 34-36 Lake Malawi

Home to a huge variety of freshwater fish and beautiful beaches, the expansive waters of Lake Malawi play a central role in the lives of many local Malawians.

Day 37 Iringa

Overlooking the Ruaha River, Iringa is a picturesque town with a relaxed vibe, some good places to eat and a wonderful crafts centre.

Day 38 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 39-41 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 42 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.

Day 43 Marangu

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

Day 44 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 45-46 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. Photographic opportunities abound in the Ngorongoro Crater, a massive volcanic caldera with so many animals, it's hard to know where to look first.
    • 51
    • UDOVC
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,450
      CAD $3,470
      AUD $3,355
      EUR €2,685
      GBP £2,090
      NZD $4,300
      ZAR R26,800
      CHF FR3,110
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $2,660
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $5,856*
      CAD $6,031*
      AUD $6,015*
      EUR €4,535*
      GBP £3,681*
      NZD $7,453*
      ZAR R51,012*
      CHF FR5,391*
      *
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.