Zanzibar & the Cape

Cape Town - Zanzibar

42 days through South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi
FROM: $3500 USD + 1,950 USD Kitty
Transport:
Overland Expedition Vehicle, Jeep, Mokoro, Private Bus, Ferry, Canoe
Crew:
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary, African Camp Master
Accom:
Comfortable Hotel 4 nights
Camping 32 nights
Multishare Hostel 2 nights
Overnight Boat 1 night
Camping without facilities 2 nights
Meals:
Breakfasts x 36, Lunches x 32, Dinners x 32
Physical:
Lifestyle:
Code:
AZW
Deposit:
$290 USD per person
Foreign Travel Advice

A wonderful trip that connects Zanzibar and the Tanzanian Swahili Coast with the bustling city of Cape Town. This trip offers some of Africa's finest beaches from the white sands of Zanzibar, through to the shores of the beautiful Lake Malawi.

We visit some of Africa's best wildlife parks, such as South Luangwa, Chobe, Hwange and Etosha National Parks. But the two wildlife experiences, you will never forget, will be canoeing down through the Lower Zambezi region and walking with White Rhinos in Matobo National Park.

If you want spectacular scenery then this trip tops the bill and nowhere shows this more than the wonderful dune scapes of Namibia's Namib Desert and the vastness of the Fish River Canyon. If you are after wilderness, none is better that Botswana's incomparable Okavango Delta, which we will explore by dugout canoe. Finally, this journey has the greatest icon of them all, the incomparable Victoria Falls.

Marvel at the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls
Take advantage of many optional activities at Victoria Falls
Boat trip to spot wildlife in Chobe NP
Jeep safari in Hwange NP
Guided walking safari in search of White rhino in Matobo NP
Learn the colonial history of Southern Africa at the grave of Cecil Rhodes
Search for meerkats at the Makgadikgadi Pans
2 days wilderness safari in Okavango delta
Spot wildlife among the reeds and lillies from a canoe in the Okavango
Visit to the San Bushmen Village project near Grootfontein

Great widlife but with the bonus of good campsites and tourism infrastructure, and so the lifestyle is pretty easy. Roads are generally good but we do get you away from the tourist trail and off the beaten track. Expect to be pushed outside your comfort zone occasionally.

Take in the jaw-dropping vistas at the Fish River Canyon

Visit the famous Dune 45 and explore the other-wordly landscapes of the Sossusvlei and the Dead Vlei salt pans

Visit the seal colony at Cape Cross

Spend time exploring the area around Spitzkoppe (nicknamed the Matterhorn of Africa), a granite peak rising 1728 metres above sea level

Overland safari through Etosha National Park with excellent wildlife

Day 1 - Cape Town (11th April 2020)

Border Information: If joining in Cape Town, you will most likely enter South Africa at Cape Town International Airport (IATA code: CPT).

There will be a group meeting today at 18:00. Your leader will leave a note at reception telling you where this important meeting will take place.

The rest of the day will be free to explore the city. There is the option tonight of joining the group for dinner.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Cape Town before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Cape Town.

In Cape Town we will stay in a hotel in the popular, lively and vibrant Kloof Street with a large variety of restaurants, coffee shops, cafes and bars all within walking distance.


Accommodation: Comfortable Hotel


Daily Activities

Optional Activities

Cable car trip to the top of Table Mountain

One way ticket: 200 ZAR

Return ticket: 395 ZAR

Excursion to the former jail on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was once imprisoned

Excursion: 280 ZAR

Visit the District Six Museum to learn about the old vibrant neighbourhood that was destroyed by the apartheid government in the 1960s

Entrance: 45 ZAR

Tour to the Cape of Good Hope and the Boulders Penguin Colony

Additional boat trip to Cape Seal colony: 60 ZAR

See the sights of Cape Town on a Hop On - Hop Off bus tour

1-day ticket: 200 ZAR

Day 2 - Citrusdal (12th April 2020)
Day 3 - Noordoewer (13th April 2020)
Day 4 - Fish River Canyon (14th April 2020)
Day 5 - Sesriem (15th April 2020)
Day 6 - Solitaire (16th April 2020)
Day 7 - Swakopmund (17th April 2020)
Day 8 - Swakopmund (18th April 2020)
Day 9 - Spitzkoppe (19th April 2020)
Day 10 - Etosha NP (20th April 2020)
Day 11 - Etosha NP (21st April 2020)
Day 12 - Grootfontein (22nd April 2020)
Day 13 - Shakawe (23rd April 2020)
Day 14 - Okavango Delta (24th April 2020)
Day 15 - Okavango Delta (25th April 2020)
Day 16 - Makgadikgadi Pans (26th April 2020)
Day 17 - Makgadikgadi Pans (27th April 2020)
Day 18 - Bulawayo (28th April 2020)
Day 19 - Bulawayo (29th April 2020)
Day 20 - Hwange NP (30th April 2020)
Day 21 - Kasane (1st May 2020)
Day 22 - Victoria Falls (2nd May 2020)
Day 23 - Victoria Falls (3rd May 2020)
Day 24 - Victoria Falls (4th May 2020)
Day 25 - Livingstone (5th May 2020)
Day 26 - Lower Zambezi Area (6th May 2020)
Day 27 - Lower Zambezi Area (7th May 2020)
Day 28 - Lower Zambezi Area (8th May 2020)
Day 29 - Luangwa River (9th May 2020)
Day 30 - South Luangwa NP (10th May 2020)
Day 31 - South Luangwa NP (11th May 2020)
Day 32 - Lilongwe (12th May 2020)
Day 33 - Kande (13th May 2020)
Day 34 - Kande (14th May 2020)
Day 35 - Chitimba (15th May 2020)
Day 36 - Iringa (16th May 2020)
Day 37 - Mikumi (17th May 2020)
Day 38 - Dar Es Salaam (18th May 2020)
Day 39 - Zanzibar (19th May 2020)
Day 40 - Zanzibar (20th May 2020)
Day 41 - Zanzibar (21st May 2020)
Day 42 - Zanzibar (22nd May 2020)

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