Trip reference number: 400
Trip Operator: Oasis Overland
This One Off Expedition will take you to many destinations that are off the regular Africa Overland route. Destinations include Mutarazi Falls National Park in Zimbabwe and we will explore Gorongosa National Park and the Northern Mozambique coastline before venturing to Lake Nyasa and Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania. We travel to Murchison Falls in Uganda before embarking into Northern Kenya and Lake Turkana making our way to Ethiopia, where we exploreone of the lowest places on the planet - The Danakil Depression. Djibouti will be an adventure in itself, as not many overlanders travel this route. We cross the Sudanese desert before following the mighty Nile to Alexandria. Days 1 to 11 South Africa
Cape Town to the Cederburg Wilderness Area
Stellenbosch- wine tour
Fish River Canyon -Africa’s Grand Canyon
Sossusvlei Sand Dunes-the world’s highest dunes
Swakopmund - quad biking, dune sledding & buggies, tandem sky diving & more!
Cape Cross Seal Colony.
Days 12 to 22 Namibia
Brandberg Mountains in Demaraland.
Cheetah park - an up close & personal experience with these amazing cats.
Etosha National Park - game drive by day & relax at floodlit water holes by night to spot rhino, elephant, giraffe, lion, leopard amongst a horde of other wildlife.
Okavango Delta - 2 night mokoro canoe trip on the delta to spot elephant, crocodile, hippo, buffalo, zebra plus more.
Chobe National Park - river game cruise.
Victoria Falls - view these spectacular falls from Zimbabwe or Zambia, and try your hand at grade 5 whitewater rafting, or a kayaking trip. Something for all - Flight of Angels (microlite or helicopter), sunset cruises, gorge swing, abseil, bungy jump, jet boating and more! Adrenaline Heaven!
Days 23 to 32 Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls - view these spectacular falls from Zimbabwe or Zambia, and try your hand at grade 5 whitewater rafting, and kayaking trips. Something for all - Flight of Angels (microlite or helicopter), sunset cruises, gorge swing, abseil, bungy jump, jet boating and more! - Adrenaline Heaven.
Included overnight train journey between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls.
Bulawayo - the second largest city in the country.
Matobo National Park - an optional safari with a difference! Allowing you to game walk to get up close and see the elusive Black Rhino.
Cecil Rhodes’ Grave & Ancient Rock Paintings.
A privately run game ranch, where you can go game viewing on horse back makes for a very different experience.
Great Zimbabwe Ruins - a Shona village, from where the name ’Zimbabwe’ is derived.
Harare, the capital.
Days 33 to 38 Zimbabwe
Mutarazi Falls National Park - view these spectacular falls, try your hand at rafting, kayaking, ziplining and nature walks.
Gorongosa National Park - take a safari by foot, canoe or 4x4.
Days 39 to 48 Explore Northern Mozambique coastline islands and beaches.
Days 49 to 63 Tanzania
Lake Tanganyika - sunset Dhow trip.
Katavi National Park.
Kigoma - you have the opportunity to visit Gombe Stream National Park.
Days 64 to 75 Rwanda / Uganda
Kigali Genocide Memorial.
Mountain Gorilla trek. Trek to see these incredible creatures, the closest species related to man.
Murchinson Falls -take a boat trip to see the amazing falls.
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
Kampala - Uganda’s capital, take a city tour or visit a Chimpanzee Sanctuary on Lake Victoria.
Days 76 to 89 Jinja - the source of the Nile, whitewater rafting, quad biking or visit a local education project.
East Africa Rift Valley.
Samburu National Park - game drive in expedition vehicle.
Days 90 to 96 Ethiopia
Days 97 to 111 Addis Ababa, the capital.
Harar - explore the city and hyena men.
Spend a week exploring the country.
Days 112 to 127 Ethiopia
Visit the 12th century rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.
Explore the city markets in Mekele.
Take a 3 day 4x4 trip into the Danakil Depression.
Visit the holy city of Axum.
Trek the Simeon Mountains.
Days 128 to 134 Sudan
Khartoum, the capital.
Visit Hamed al Nil Tomb - experience the largest market in Sudan: Omdurman Souq, as well as visit the daily camel market or take a boat trip on the Nile.
Pyramids at Meroe.
Follow piste tracks through the Nubian Desert.
Ferry€ross Lake Nasser from Wadi Halfa to Abu Simbel
Days 135 to 148 Egypt
Abu Simbel - visit the great stone monuments of Ramses II.
Aswan - stroll along the corniche, visit the temple at Philae or Elephantine Island.
2 day traditional felucca sailboat cruise to Edfu & Kom Ombo.
Luxor - take a day tour to the Valley of Kings & Workers, also visit Karnak & Luxor Temples.
Red Sea Coast - relax on the beach for a couple of days or try your hand at various watersports such as snorkelling, windsurfing or scuba diving in the cool clear blue waters of the Red Sea.
Cairo - Day tour to the Pyramids + Sphinx at Giza and the Egyptian History Museum (accompanied by an Egyptologist guide). 21 Week - Africa - FALSE Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website
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