Gorillas to Cape Adventure Overview

The ultimate African adventure tour. See chimps in Kenya's Kibale Forest, go on a gorilla safari in Rwanda and see elephants in Botswana's Okavango Delta. This tour is unforgettable experience of wildlife, culture, food and epic landscapes.

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Trip Validity

  • 2012-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Travel into the heart of Africa from Nairobi to Cape Town

A close encounter with gentle giants on a gorilla safari in Rwanda is an extraordinary African experience that will always stay with you - and it's just one of the many wildlife experiences this unforgettable African overland adventure has to offer. Roam the verdant plains, rainforests, papyrus-fringed lakes and acacia woodlands of Kenya and Uganda's game parks to spot lions, rhinos, chimps, antelopes, hippos, leopards, flamingos and more in their natural habitats. Also witness some of the most stunning lansdcapes on the planet - the power of Victoria Falls, Malawi's great lake, the sand dunes of Namibia and the beauty of Fish River Canyon are but some. The staggeringly beautiful African countryside and incredible array of animals will provide memories that last a lifetime on this Gorillas to Cape Adventure.

  • Soak up the atmosphere in Nairobi city
  • Visit the Kariandusi School Trust project
  • Explore Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Spot the Big Five in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Take a trip to a Rhino Sanctuary
  • Meet chimpanzees at Budongo Forest Reserve
  • Discover the wilderness of Lake Mburo National Park

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Finish:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bungalow (1 nt), Bush camp (no facilities) (6 nts), Camping (with facilities) (56 nts), Hostel (3 nts), Hotel (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Ferry, Mokoro, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    2 day canoe trip on the Lower Zambezi, Cape Cross seal colony, Chimpanzee trekking, Fish River Canyon, Game Drive, Lake Nakuru National Park, Game drives, Guided walk, Kariandusi School Project Visit, Kazinga Channel boat cruise, Kigali - Genocide Memorial, Masai Mara - Game drive, Mountain gorilla trek & permit, Murchison Falls Game Drive, Murchison Falls Launch trip, Ngorongoro Crater - Game drive, Painted Dog Conservation Centre, Serengeti - Game drive, Usambara Village Education Project visit, village walk & lunch, Visit Victoria Falls, Zanzibar Spice tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    2060kg 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. We also require a scanned copy of your passport at time of booking. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. 2. 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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About Botswana , Kenya , Malawi , Namibia , Rwanda , South Africa , Tanzania , Uganda , Zambia , Zimbabwe

Gorillas to Cape Adventure Summary

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Day 46 Choma/Livingstone

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

Days 47-49 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 50 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 51-52 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.

Days 53-54 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.

Day 55 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 56-57 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 58 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.

Day 59 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 60 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.

Days 61-62 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 63 Spitzkoppe

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

Days 64-65 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 66 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.

Day 67 Bethanie

One of the oldest settlements in Namibia, the small town of Bethanie was founded by the London Missionary Society, who failed to influence the locals with their church.

Day 68 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.

Day 69 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 70 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 71 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.
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